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Father i.o is an MMO crossed with laser tag and Pokémon Go

Games are now so caught up in immersing players in virtual environments, says Francesco Ferrazzino, that they've forgotten the value of real-world …

Augmented Reality

Opera's free VPN is now available in its main desktop browser

But Netflix has already blocked it<p>VPNs or virtual private networks are services that reroute your traffic through different countries. They're good if you want a little more anonymity or are trying to find your way around geoblocks, but they usually cost money. Not in Opera's latest browser, …

Consciousness Is Made of Atoms, Too - Facts So Romantic

In his first lecture on physics to freshmen and sophomores at the California Institute of Technology, in 1961-62, Richard Feynman said:<i>If, in some</i> …

Physics

Twisted Light Could Dramatically Boost Data Rates

<b>It was just 24 years ago that researchers reported</b> the discovery of something remarkable about light: Certain beams, traveling through space with a …

What are synthetic biologists doing to plants, and what are plants doing to synthetic biology?

This is perhaps the most difficult to write about. It can be hard and in many ways pointless to try to summarise the various different ideas and …

Biology

Einstein’s Masterpiece: Celebrating a Century of the General Theory of Relativity

It is not often that a centenarian is just as spry and vital as the day she was born, but that’s the case with the general theory of relativity.<p>More …