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Facebook plans satellite ‘in 2016′

The social network's founder Mark Zuckerberg has announced that Facebook is to launch a satellite that will provide internet access to remote parts of...

A skin patch therapy that may help MS sufferers

Multiple sclerosis is a debilitating nervous system disorder that has traditionally been treated with injectable drugs and more recently pills. In Poland a team...

New Chrome is faster and will save your battery

Google has released a new version of Chrome that it claims will make your browser faster and give your laptop battery extra life. Chrome is...

Hobbit robot to help the elderly

This robot is bringing the latest technology to perhaps the largest group of technophobes in society - the elderly. The user-friendly robot can pick up...

New eco-freindly gadgets on display at the 2012 Green Festival

Eco gadgets are proving a hit at this year's Green Festival which is being held over the weekend in San Francisco, California. The annual...

Apple patent hints that iPhone 7 EarPods could be wireless

Apple has been granted a patent for new EarPod headphones, which could hint at what's going to ship with the new iPhone 7. The new...

Transwall Touchscreen Display Allows For Two-Sided Interaction

Touchscreens have typically been a one-sided affair. Most of the interaction is done from one side of the screen, usually with the one...

Building machines from muscle: University of Illinois demonstrates “walking” bio-robot

If you're going to deploy robots in biological settings – for example, inside the body – it makes a lot of sense...

A Tasmanian sea snail may hold the key to curing herpes

Australian scientists are developing a powerful new drug to prevent the herpes virus. It's based on a protein found in the blood of Tasmanian...

3D printing technology guides heart surgery for baby in China

Doctors in China have performed the first successful open heart surgery using a 3D-printed heart model to save a nine-month-old baby suffering from a...