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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...

Mobile app lets women report areas where they feel unsafe

An Australian city has launched a mobile phone app and website that allows people to report areas where they feel unsafe and why. The...

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...

SpaceX rocket explodes on launch pad

A rocket operated by the aerospace company SpaceX has exploded on the launch pad at Cape Canaveral where it was being test-fired ahead of...

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...

Samsung unveils new iris-scanning Smartphone in Seoul

South Korean Smartphone maker Samsung is bringing its new Galaxy Note 7 device home to Seoul. The company's newest device will come with an...

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...