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Sun’s blood pressure benefits ‘may outdo cancer risks’

The health benefits of exposing skin to sunlight may far outweigh the risk of developing skin cancer. Edinburgh University research suggests sunlight helps reduce blood...

Chilean engineers use plants to generate energy

Three young Chilean engineers designed a mobile phone charger taking energy from plants after six years of research and work.   E-Kaia, as the...

World’s fastest camera invented – and it takes 4.4 trillion frames per second

  High speed cameras allow researchers to see things that they would normally miss, from the beating wings of a hummingbird to how a...

Russian-US crew return to Earth from mission on board ISS

An international three-man crew onboard a Russian-made Soyuz capsule touched down successfully on the cloudless central Kazakhstan steppe this morning after 123 days at...

Brazil releases ‘good’ mosquitoes to fight dengue fever

Brazilian researchers in Rio de Janeiro have released thousands of mosquitoes infected with a bacteria that suppresses dengue fever. The hope is they will...

What is thought to be the world’s first bitcoin ATM opens in Vancouver

A bitcoin ATM, said to be the first in the world, opened yesterday at a coffee shop in Vancouver. The ATM at Waves Coffee...

An insect’s view of the world recreated by a camera

We now have our first glimpse at how insects see the world, thanks to researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The miniature...

Japanese engineers to build 60-foot Gundam robot

Japanese engineers have unveiled plans to create a moving version of the world famous Gundam robot from the 'Mobile Suit Gundam' anime series. The...

Malaria vaccine shows early promise in clinical trials

According to researchers, malaria vaccine has shown promising results in early stage clinical trials. Researchers found the vaccine, which is being developed in the...

New PS4 Bundle Comes With Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection

Sony has announced that a new PlayStation 4 bundle will be released in October and will come with “Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection.” Made to...