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The payment revolution starts here

On 29 April, the end of cash will come a little bit closer. The major high street banks are launching Paym, which will let you pay the window cleaner, sort out a restaurant bill or pay back that fiver you borrowed at lunch, simply by pressing a few buttons on your mobile phone. For many, it will …

Doctors want to fix you with 3D-printed tissues made from water droplets

Doctors dream of using 3D-printed tissues to patch up injuries, but current techniques tend to kill a lot of the cells used in the process. Thankfully, researchers at Oxford University spin-off OxSyBio have found a gentler way to build these materials. Their technique 3D prints water droplets …

Viral Video of the Day: Burj Khalifa BASE Jump

Felix Baumgartner's fall from the edge of space is probably the greatest jump of all time—but this is a close second.<p>Vince Reffet and Fred Fugen, …

Actress Jodie Foster marries girlfriend

<b>US actress Jodie Foster has married her girlfriend Alexandra Hedison, the actress's representative has confirmed.</b><p>Ms Foster married Ms Hedison, a photographer and actress, over the weekend, broadcaster E! first reported.<p>The Oscar-winning actress publicly came out as gay in a speech at last year's …

First transfusions of "manufactured" blood planned for 2016

According to the World Health Organization, approximately 107 million blood donations are collected globally every year. Nonetheless, blood is often …

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Cryptids and Monsters: The Nightcrawler

Almost snack time for our galaxy’s supermassive black hole

Telescopes around the world are turning to our galaxy’s center, to watch our Milky Way’s supermassive black hole consume a gas cloud.<p>Astronomers have …

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Miniature Roomba-Like Printer Hits Funding Goal

The Pocket Printer drives across a sheet of paper, leaving words behind, and its Kickstarter campaign just got $400,000 in crowdfunding.<p>The printer, if you even own one, is likely your most despised device. It's loud; it jams; it requires a fountain of ink that is literally more expensive than …

Early-Warning Telescope Could Detect Dangerous Asteroids

Asteroids

The telescope big enough to spot signs of alien life on other planets

Cerro Armazones is a crumbling dome of rock that dominates the parched peaks of the Chilean Coast Range north of Santiago. A couple of old concrete platforms and some rusty pipes, parts of the mountain's old weather station, are the only hints that humans have ever taken an interest in this …