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Chameleon's colour magic revealed

Scientists discover chameleons have nanocrystals in their skin that means they can change colour<p>Chameleons use tiny crystals in their skin to change colour, scientists have discovered.<p>In a groundbreaking study that fundamentally alters our understanding of the <b>lizard’s ability to switch hue</b>, …

Apple's ‘force touch’ and 'taptic engine' explained

Apple’s new super-thin MacBook comes with a new trackpad technology that detects the force of a tap or press and is expected to be added to the iPhone next year. But what is “force touch”, how does it work and what on earth is a “taptic engine”?<p>Beyond the hype and buzz around the Apple Watch launch …

Lung cancer stem cell therapy to be trialled in UK

Trial will involve 56 patients with metastatic lung cancer who will undergo treatment using genetically modified bone marrow stem cells<p>British patients will be the first in the world to receive a pioneering cell therapy that scientists hope will transform the treatment of lung cancer.<p>The treatment …

Hands-on: Office for Mac 2016 is Vastly Improved, Yet Familiar

One of the main questions you’ll get if you ever coerce someone to migrate from a PC to a Mac is “does it run Microsoft Office?” For as long as anyone can remember, that’s been hard to answer with a straight face.<p>Office for Mac <i>existed</i>, but it was woefully out of date and lacking in functionality. …

Software

Video games are good for children (sort of)

Why spending time playing video games instead of doing homework could help boost teenagers’ grades<p>Playing video games can help boost teenagers’ results in crucial subjects such as maths and science, a major international study suggests.<p>Pupils who enjoy gaming in moderation scored slightly higher …

“The Drop Box”: Saving Unwanted Babies, Changing Hearts

The film describes how, because Pastor Lee is known for his dedication to protecting human life and the disabled in particular, one day a disabled …

Nvidia's Shield console launches in UK late 2015

Nvidia is a company best known for its components -- high-powered graphics cards, the Tegra systems-on-a-chip for mobile devices, even the occasional …

Gramovox Bluetooth Gramophone

In an era where modern technology dominates, the revival of the 1920s-era gramophone comes as a bit of a surprise. The Gramovox Bluetooth Gramophone …

Zotac ZBOX PI320 Pico Mini PC Announced

Zotac has announced <b>ZBOX PI320 pico</b>, their latest <b>mini PC</b> for the pico series. Need an excellent performance portable working station? The Windows 8.1 …

Gear & Gadgets

Satechi Bluetooth Buttons

Remote control buttons for iOS and Android devices with Bluetooth 3.0. One each for voice command, camera and media playback. Comes with a steering …

The Soundbar Killer

0<p>SHARES<p>Like soundbars that were all the rage a couple of years ago, most soundbases—flat, deep speakers that you set you TV on top of; also called …

The 2015 Sony World Photography Awards

The Sony World Photography Awards, an annual competition hosted by the World Photography Organisation, just announced its shortlist of winners. This year's contest attracted 173,444 entries from 171 countries. The organizers have been kind enough to share some of their shortlisted images with us, …

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