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The best science and technology pictures of the week

The most impressive pictures from the last seven days, including limb transplants, space firsts and the end of the line for a much-loved car.<p>To see all the winners of the 2013 Olympus BioScapes International Digital Imaging Competition, click here.<p><b>More stunning image galleries:</b><p>Coldest place on …

Control a rat with your brain

We're not quite at the stage where we can communicate brain to brain with our fellow humans, but we may be on our way to communicating with other species. Or at least controlling them, thanks to a new, non-invasive interface developed by scientists at Harvard Medical School.<p>A team led by …

Neurophilosophy

Hybrid planes trying to charge into action

The airliner of the future may feel very alien to our fuel-guzzling planes, at least if one ambitious quest to build the Prius of the skies is anything to go by.<p>How would you feel about flying on an electric airliner? Current planes may be noisy, rattly, and relatively inefficient, but there’s …

Civilians dodge bullets just to get bread at Syria's 'death crossing'

ALEPPO, Syria – The daily struggle for food has become a deadly game of cat and mouse for civilians in the Syrian city of Aleppo, as they are being forced to dodge sniper bullets to buy bare necessities.<p>Dubbed the “death crossing” by locals, the front line between forces loyal to Syrian President …

The best project management apps for iPhone

Trying to manage team projects using email alone can be a real challenge. Important messages get missed, team members get overlooked when emails are …

Baby Monitors Can Be Hacked, And So Can Everything Else

Hackable baby monitors reveal the vulnerability of everyday things.<p>Baby surveillance devices: adorable and practical when used by parents, freaking creepy when used by strange adults on the internet. A couple in Houston recently discovered this firsthand when a man hacked their baby monitor and …

That's Not How You Use That: Crossing the Street With a Smartphone

Walking used to be a gentle saunter spent taking in the scenery. Now, it has evolved into a quickly moving forward stride, and an occasion for …

Android or Apple? How about agnostic?

Whether it's Apple or Android, a Nexus tablet or an iPad, it just isn't that big a deal anymore.<p>For me, that is. A couple of years ago the iPhone and iPad were easy choices. Today, Android is, well, Android. It's everywhere.<p><b>Apps:</b> Just mentioning apps in the context of Android versus iOS can be …

Apps

Mengapa Kaos Sepak Bola Disebut Jersey?

Kain jersey digemari karena sifatnya yang fleksibel, lentur dan mudah menyerap keringat sehingga nyaman digunakan untuk berolahraga. Dan, penggunaan …

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Trask Industries: Your Future

NASA Receives Hundreds of Proposals for Asteroid Projects

The space agency has received around 400 submissions for its Asteroid Grand Challenge and a proposed mission to snare an asteroid and haul it into …

Woolly mammoth DNA may lead to a resurrection of the ancient beast

The pioneering scientist who created Dolly the sheep has outlined how cells plucked from frozen woolly mammoth carcasses might one day help resurrect the ancient beasts.<p>The notional procedure – bringing with it echoes of the Jurassic Park films – was spelled out by Sir Ian Wilmut, the …

How Long Before Our Cars Can Talk To Each Other?

The National Transportation Safety Board is pushing for an accelerated rollout of vehicle-to-vehicle communication systems.<p>We've spilled a lot of virtual ink over vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-grid communications. Both are promising technologies that could substantially reduce the number of …

Samsung Galaxy Note III prototype leaks with shot of internals

The Samsung Galaxy Note III, which will be launching in September according to some rumors, has surfaced in various leaks and sketches, but most of …

Review of Google’s New Chromecast

Google is trying to change television watching again, after the tepid response to its Google TV product a few years back. This time, instead of …

Jack Longino, 'The Astonishing Ant Man,' Finds 33 New Species

While many of us spend our working days staring into an electronic box or dozing at meetings, there are some who prefer to crawl through tropical rain forests. People like "the astonishing ant man."<p>That's what his students call Jack Longino. Longino started out collecting stamps in his childhood, …

Japan's deputy leader apologises after saying 'we could learn from Nazis'

Taro Aso, Japan's deputy prime minister, has apologised for remarks in which he suggested Tokyo could learn from Nazi Germany when it comes to constitutional reform.<p>Mr Aso, also the finance minister, said his remarks "led to a misunderstanding".<p>"It is clear from all my remarks that I have an …

US and Pakistan to resume security talks

John Kerry, the US secretary of state, and his Pakistani counterpart, Sartaj Aziz, have said that the two countries will resume high-level talks over security issues.<p>Kerry also said on Thursday he had invited Nawaz Sharif, Pakistan's newly elected prime minister, to come to Washington to meet …

Edward Snowden granted asylum in Russia

National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden has been granted asylum in Russia and left the Moscow airport where he had been stranded for more than a month, according to his Russian lawyer.<p>Anatoly Kucherena said Snowden was issued papers that allowed him to leave Moscow's Sheremetyevo …

The 14 Most Innovative Gadgets Of All Time

Wireless high-speed Internet everywhere? We're getting close thanks to LTE.<p>Cars that drive themselves? Google is working on it. Appliances that sync with your smartphone? Thanks, Nest.<p>We put together what we think are the best examples of gadgets that brought us into the future or are now showing …

10 Common Startup Ideas That Haven't Broken Through... Yet

Just because you have a great idea doesn’t mean your startup will succeed, and there’s a simple reason for this: concepts don’t make companies.<p>Startups depend on everything from the capabilities of their founders to the depth of their pockets. But, just because an idea hasn’t taken off doesn’t mean …

Surf Air, The Air Travel Startup That’s Bridging The Tech Hubs Of L.A. And S.F.

There are a lot of factors that come into play when working to build a successful tech startup, and historically, a big one has been location — hence the continued focus on Silicon Valley as a major industry hub.<p>Now, location will probably always be important when it comes to building a tech …

Boot up: Industrial Silicon Valley, Snapchat, Twitter abuse and Android gets serious

A quick burst of 11 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology team<p>Not even Silicon Valley escapes history >> The Atlantic<p>The Valley was …

Apple's new suppliers are 'even worse' than Foxconn, says China Labor Watch

Just as Pegatron has managed to snatch more Apple contracts away from Foxconn, so too has it attracted greater scrutiny of the conditions faced by its 70,000 workers. China Labor Watch, the US-based worker welfare monitor, now alleges that Chinese factories run by the up-and-coming Taiwan-based …

Spectacular landscapes in HQ

Earth is a spectacularly beautiful, diverse place: filled to the brim with millions of species of plants and animals, mindblowing features that seem …