Lewis Newrick

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Video: Will this go faster than light?

Light speed is the ultimate speed in our universe. Why we haven’t been able to build – or even conceive of – a contraption that goes faster than …

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CES Day 3 round-up: Smartwatches, smartwatches, and smartwatches | Android Central

Archos enters the smartwatch game<p>Three wearables, starting at $50<p>If there's one thing Archos is willing to do, it's to tackle the bottom end of any …

The shadow genome: why DNA isn't destiny

Epigenetics is changing the way scientists look at genetic inheritance<p>How does a mother’s weight-loss surgery affect her child’s risk of obesity? It’s a question scientists have been struggling with since a Laval University study published in April, which looked at children born to mothers who’d …

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Why Do We Age? A 46-Species Comparison

Why we age is a tricky evolutionary question. A full set of DNA resides in each of our cells, after all, allowing most of them to replicate again and again and again. Why don’t all tissues regenerate forever? Wouldn’t that be evolutionarily advantageous?<p>Since the early 1950s, evolutionary …

Galaxy Gear smartwatch hack lets you browse the web from your wrist

Acknowledged, a full web browser may not be the most useful thing to run on a 1.6-inch touchscreen, but that's almost not the point here. What matters is that Samsung's Galaxy Gear smartwatch now has its own custom ROM, courtesy of an XDA member called fOmey. The modded software side-steps a number …

Xbox One controller prototypes included smell, projector devices

Canned concepts for the Xbox One controller included a version that created smells to match on-screen gameplay.<p>A number of other unusual ideas were …

IPhone hidden features: nine ways to extend the battery life on your smartphone device

Battery drain can be frustrating so here are nine ways to extend the battery life on your iPhone, iPad and Android<p><b>Disable the parallax effect</b><p>The parallax effect taps into the iPhone's inbuilt motion sensors and makes the home screen icons float when moving the phone around.<p>It means that when you …

PlayStation 4 Review: A Lot Of The Same

The PS4 feels a little too much like the PS3.<p>Remember: you don't really love your PlayStation. You love the games, and the PlayStation--now on its fourth incarnation--is the boxy black vessel for those games. You don't love the box any more than a toaster that plays Netflix.<p>This is important to …

A luddite link to nano-terrorists | Michele Catanzaro

Nanotechnology has incited the wrath of a sect of anarchists who see nature as the supreme good<p><i>• This article was amended on 14 November 2013 to remove an image of the Earth First logo. There was no intention to suggest a link between Earth First and any of the terrorist attacks referred to in the</i> …

Biotech boom brings new medicines and biofuels but fears about GM remain

For scientist Jack Newman, creating a new life form has become as simple as this: he types out a DNA sequence on his laptop. Clicks "send". And a few metres away in the laboratory, robotic arms mix together some compounds to produce the desired cells.<p>Newman's biotech company is creating new …