Jake Holland

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Skip The Kerosene With These Smartphone Controlled LED Lanterns

Continued advances in the connected home are slowly paving the way for a day when we never have to get up off the couch. That day isn't here yet, …

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A Pen That 3-D Prints Bone Right Onto Patients

The device could eventually let surgeons apply stem cells more directly<p>One of the greatest promises of 3-D printing is that we'll one day be able to print organs on-demand. Need a new liver? There it is, at the push of a button.<p>Anticipating that future, scientists from the University of Wollongong …

Would a Psychopath Cheat a Psychopath Test?

I'm a fan of endeavours that bring science to the general public in a fun and accessible way, like the DIY Science Zone at this year's GeekGirlCon or anything Neil DeGrasse Tyson does, ever. That also includes citizen science, in which the general public can actually participate in experiments, …

Psychology

Are you right-brained or left-brained?

Follow these instructions to find out which side of your brain is dominant and how it may explain your personality.<p>In no particular order, I am visual, outspoken, artistic, impulsive, intuitive, a daydreamer and disorganised. I am right-brained, according to this uncannily accurate guide to …

Dial down Tourette Syndrome tics without drugs

The discovery of a mechanism in the brain that controls the physical and verbal tics in adolescents with Tourette syndrome may lead to new non-drug …

Neuroscience

The Soviet Union spent $1 billion on mind-control experiments

The Soviet Union's arms race with the United States during the Cold War included an expensive effort to develop mind-control weapons, the <i>Physics arXiv Blog</i> reports. Drawing on a new paper published by researcher Serge Kernbach, the blog describes the USSR's extensive efforts around what they called …

Kidney grown from stem cells by Australian scientists

Australian scientists grow world's first kidney from stem cells in a breakthrough that could alleviate the demand for organ transplants<p>Scientists in <b>Australia</b> have grown the world's first kidney from stem cells – a tiny organ which could eventually help to reduce the wait for transplants.<p>The …

BlackBerry set to lose two more executives as leadership cull continues

A source close to the beleaguered BlackBerry has told <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> that two senior staff members will soon be leaving the smartphone manufacturer. Chris Wormald, head of BlackBerry's mergers and acquisitions, will reportedly be leaving by the end of December, while Rick Costanzo, …

Top-selling iOS app QuizUp full of “shocking” security holes, some now fixed

QuizUp, which has been one of the top-selling iOS apps for the past week or so, is full of “shocking” security holes, claims Kyle Richter, the developer behind the popular competing (so..) trivia game Trivium in a blog post.<p>What I found was at first surprising; then shocking […]They actually send …

1 in 10 Twitter accounts is fake, say researchers

An illustration picture shows the Twitter logo reflected in the eye of a woman in Berlin. Some researchers say Twitter has understated the number of fake accounts. Fabrizio Bensch<p>What's in a Twitter handle? Apparently a lot of green, judging by opportunists around the world who are trying to cash …

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Speeding taxi runs into crowd of tourists on Moscow sidewalk<p>Children watching the World Cup celebrate after goal<p>Trump administration picks Texas city …

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World Headlines: Scotland Unveils Independence Blueprint

<b>Britain, Guardian</b><p>First Minister Alex Salmond has released a blueprint for independence, urging Scotland's 4 million voters to create of fairer, richer country when they vote in a referendum on Sept. 18 2014.<p>"It will no longer be possible for governments to be elected and pursue policies against the …

A snapshot of one minute on the internet, today and in 2012

Industry reports from investment banks are turgid things, rarely fit for human consumption. A recent report about big data from boutique bank GP Bullhound, however, contains this gem.<p>This is not entirely accurate: The number of photos uploaded to Facebook every minute now exceeds 243,000 (pdf, …

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