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New drug in development to reverse spread of breast cancer

A new drug is being developed that could potentially stop the spread of breast cancer in its tracks.<p>Researchers at Cardiff University in Cardiff, Wales, are working on a novel compound that targets a well-studied protein called Bcl3, which has been shown to play a crucial role in breast cancer’s …

Volvo speeds ahead with autonomous cars on Swedish roads by 2017

100 autobots will take to Gothenburg's streets in autonomous vehicle trial<p>If there's one name synonymous with safety and caution in the car world, it's Volvo. You might be surprised, therefore, to hear that the Swedish carmaker is taking the lead in putting self-driving cars on public roads, with a …

British town will introduce fleet of driverless cars by 2015

The British town of Milton Keynes will get a fleet of 20 driverless cars by 2015, the UK's business secretary Vince Cable has said. The "pods" will carry up to two people, travel along special pathways, and reach a top speed of 12 miles per hour (19km/h). In 2017, the project — costing £1.5 million …

Why Google And Others See A Future With Driverless Cars

October had proven to be a busy month in the driverless car arena. While Nissan Motor Company unveiled its new Autonomous Drive Leaf electric car at CEATEC in Japan, Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk announced his company is working on a self-driving vehicle that could be available within the next three …

Nokia is working on self-driving cars with Mercedes-Benz

When Nokia(s nok) announced the sale of its mobile phone business to Microsoft(s msft), I surmised that what was left – certainly on the location …

Naturally secreted chemicals could make you invisible to mosquitos

Mosquitos are undoubtably one of nature's most annoying lifeforms — annoying at the best of times, and disease-carriers at the worst. Humanity has made many efforts at repelling the troublesome insects, with the chemical DEET being perhaps the most well known example, but a group of scientists from …

Here’s what connected cars will be doing by 2020

<i>Pavan Mathew is Global Head of Connected Car for Telefonica Digital.</i><p>Many of us dream of autonomous cars. Just imagine the relaxation of completely hands-free driving that is both seamless and safe, unlocking new time for us to work, talk, and learn while going from point A to point B. A recent …