Conversations about the swine flu tend to revolve around who has it, where it has appeared, what the symptoms are, and how to prevent it. But there's little conversation about the risks and havoc of the swine flu online.
Mobile phones, CD players, and satellite TV are all technology that most of us use every day. But it wouldn’t have been possible without the inventions of Russian physicist and Nobel Prize laureate Zhores Alferov.
The fastest train in Russia is almost ready to welcome its first passengers. The high tech monster can travel at up to 300 km/h and will cut more than an hour off journey times between Moscow and St. Petersburg.
Security officials in the US are increasingly concerned about so-called “biohacking” – a recent phenomenon where amateur scientists grow bacteria and viruses to carry out home-based genetic experiments.