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Kuliyapitiya Central College wins Robot competition 

Kuliyapitiya Central College has clinched the championship and the runners-up trophy of 2017 Robotics Competition. Tholangamuwa Dudley Senanayaka Central College organized Sri Lanka’s first...

Solar plane circles globe for first time

The first round-the-world solar powered flight has been completed, after the Solar Impulse aircraft touched down in Abu Dhabi. Bertrand Piccard piloted the plane for...

New amazing metal is so hydrophobic it bounces off water like magic

Scientists at the University of Rochester have created a metal that is so extremely hydrophobic that the water bounces on it as if it...

Could battery power overtake petrol cars in the fast lane?

Will battery power one day replace growling petrol engines fitted on top-of-the line hyper cars? At the Geneva Motor Show, several auto makers are debuting...

Doctors aim to help people with sleep disorder

Australian doctors are offering some hope to those suffering from ' Delayed Sleep Syndrome'. They are conducting a trial to see if a simple...

New ideas for how Earth core formed

Experiments on samples of iron and rock held at immense pressures have led to new ideas of how Earth's core formed. Scientists from Stanford...

Pokemon Go gets social in bid to restart craze

Mobile game 'Pokemon Go' is getting social in a bid to recreate the craze which sent legions of players hiking around cities and battling...

Google unveils music streaming technology

Internet giant Google showcased its latest services including new features for maps and search, a new music-streaming service and enhancements to its Google Plus...

Kirobo becomes first humanoid robot launched into space

The first talking humanoid robot, Kirobo, took off from Japan's Tanegashima Space Centre, Kagoshima Prefecture, early this morning. Japanese rocket, H-IIB Transfer Vehicle, left...

Scientists tag London bees to devise a survival plan

Scientists in London are using a novel technique to try to save the world's bees. It involves tagging hundreds of the insects to track...