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Turning waste into renewable energy sources

Volunteers are working with marginalised communities in Argentina to turn recycled materials into solar power stations. It is hoped this will empower people to...

Technology enables diamond dealers to recognize a stone’s clarity grade

An Israeli high-tech company has invented a machine that it says can instantly grade the clarity of polished diamonds. It's a development the company...

Apple adds touch-screen functions to Macbook Pro

Apple unveiled long-awaited updates to its laptop computer range on Thursday, aiming to spark consumer interest in a product line often overshadowed by newer...

Assessing the pros and cons of electric vehicles

Hundreds of electric vehicle enthusiasts have been assessing the new age of driving in Australia. The fourth Melbourne electric vehicle expo was a chance...

Treatments detecting Down’s syndrome causing controversy

A new test available on the NHS will enable women to find out whether their baby has Down’s syndrome, at no risk to the...

Young men and boys face fertility fears after cancer treatment

There are calls to provide more fertility support services for teenage boys diagnosed with cancer. Cancer treatment can cause infertility and many young men...

Drones help farmers fight drought

Drought hit farmers in California are using drones to help them save precious water. Rules governing small commercial drones were recently relaxed in the...

World’s largest indoor theme park opens in Dubai (Video)

The world's largest indoor theme park, which features popular Marvel and Cartoon Network-branded rides, has opened in Dubai. The 1.5 million square-foot indoor amusement park...

Bar blocks phone signals to encourage conversation

A gin bar on Britain's south coast has turned to technology to prevent its customers from using their mobile phones inside. The owner of...

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 comes with iris scanner

Samsung revealed its latest smartphone, which features an iris scanner. You will be able to unlock the Galaxy Note 7 by just looking at...