Researchers have been programming peoples' immune systems to recognize and destory cancer. Part of what makes cancers so insidious is that they’re not invaders: They’re our own cells turned against us.
Soon you might start wishing there were more cockroaches in your neighborhood. Osaka University and the Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology have co-developed a fuel cell that could be used create
Here are some links on infestations, contagions, and controls from around the web this past month. Have more? Add them in the comments. In outbreak news Infectious diseases aren’t just a problem somewhere
The darling of particle physics might be the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at Cern, but as a practical tool it's no match for the UK's Diamond Light Source. Located at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory
Our pick of the week from around the web, including event horizons reassessed, the drug revolution no-one can stop, and Stephen Fry on the Mac at 30. The drug revolution nobody can stop Mike Power | Matter
In June 2013, I described how sequencing the highly abnormal genomes of cancer cells can identify some of the mutations that drive the progress of the disease (and how that’s only the beginning of the
Apple aired a new iPad advertisement during the NFL playoff game between the San Francisco 49ers and the Carolina Panthers today, and it’s all about creativity. It’s no secret that Apple wants to push
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has signed landmark legislation banning the sale of tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21. When the new law comes into force next May retailers will be also
So far, development on Glass has been extremely limited by the tools put in the hands of app creators. Namely the Mirror API with its constant need for an internet connection and limited functionality.
Still waiting for those Cadillac ELRs to roll off the production line and onto the forecourt? Well, when they do, turns out they'll be OnStar-enabled and Smart Grid ready. The OnStar EV-specific mobile
Spots. We have all had them and we all hate them. Particularly when we are in those delicate teenage years when discovering a zit on the end of your nose can feel like the end of the world (or at least
Among the military aircraft attracting the most attention at the Dubai Air Show is one of the US Navy's latest pieces of kit - the P-8A Poseidon. The anti-submarine and anti-ship aircraft is in its last
Microsoft's Xbox One is to be released on November 22, between the Sony PlayStation 4's US debut on 15 November and its UK release on 29 November. It has an improved Kinect motion sensor but slightly raw
On April 22nd, 2016, Engadget published an updated review of the Xbox One, complete with a higher score of 84 and detailed impressions of the newer UI. Your new running shoes have WiFi, but there are --
Xbox One’s compulsory Kinect peripheral may not be everyone’s cup of tea, but Andy Robertson thinks it’s one of the best decisions Microsoft has made. Playing Kinect Sports Rivals only made him more sure