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Romanian scientists create artificial blood

Romanian scientists have created a blood-like liquid that could be used in surgery or for transfusions in case of accidents. The artificial blood contains a protein from sea worms. It has been tested on mice and the team behind the work says the results are encouraging.

Google launches Nexus 5 Android 'Kitkat' smartphone http://gu.com/p/3jhn7/fb Successor to the popular Nexus 4 smartphone arrives with the latest Android version 4.4 ‘Kitkat’

An artist's impression of the 'Statue of Unity’ to honour Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, India’s first deputy prime minister, will stand at 597ft when completed in 42 months' time. It will be almost twice as high as the Statue of Liberty in New York, which is 305ft. http://fw.to/YydUMYU

July 2012

Fitbit Force review

I’ve come to a sobering conclusion about myself: I’m not a very active person. Despite maintaining a gym membership and only the best intentions, I still prefer to read, watch TV, and play games. This is precisely why I’ve never invested in a fitness-tracking gadget — if I’m not moving that much, …

Scientists invent ‘death test’ that will tell us how long we have to live

Scientists have developed a ‘death test’ that can tell people how long they have to live.<p>The non-invasive procedure involves applying a painless …

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Action Bronson: The 10 NYC Rap Albums Every Man Should Listen To

<b>Action Bronson is a big guy,</b> and it looks like he's about to blow up. The 29-year-old Queens native — whose new EP, <i>SAAAB Stories</i> (with three As), is out this week — has been heating things up over the last two years, earning gushing accolades from <i>The New York Times</i> and Pitchfork. Born Ariyan …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Don't look Mac in anger: 20 years of change for Apple

In 1993, Future Publishing (which also publishes TechRadar) launched MacFormat magazine. There were lots of good reasons to launch an Apple magazine …

iPad Mini

You’re going to get wet

BEFORE Hurricane Sandy tore through New York and New Jersey, it stopped in Florida. Huge waves covered beaches, swept over Fort Lauderdale’s concrete …

Florida

Google tests balloons to beam internet from near space

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/technology/986000/986887_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524653668_fd0c8b5ffa090126f5cb4f6f02a87680<p><b>Google is launching balloons into near space to provide internet access to buildings below on the ground.</b><p>About 30 of the superpressure balloons are …

Sony’s PS4 gets Redbox Instant, Flixster and exclusive Sony content – but no big TV play

Sony (s SNE) unveiled key details of its upcoming PS4 game console Monday night in Los Angeles, and showed off a decidedly different take on TV and …

Immigration consternation

A POLL conducted in the first half of May by Ipsos-MORI on behalf of <i>The Economist</i> shows that the public’s concern about crime has fallen to its …

Gaddafi billions found in SA

The hunt for slain Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi's missing billions has moved to South Africa, where a fortune in cash, gold and diamonds is …

Six Days

• <b>Author:</b> Jeremy Bowen<p>The Six-Day War was an extraordinary human drama. It swept up a generation of Israelis and Arabs whose children still cannot live peacefully in the world the war created. Today, Israel is the superpower of the region. It has nuclear weapons but has never been able to digest the …

The Lady In The Tower

• <b>Author:</b> Alison Weir<p>On 2 May, 1536, in an act unprecedented in English history, Anne Boleyn, Henry VIII's second wife, was imprisoned in the Tower of London. On 15 May, she was tried and found guilty of high treason and executed just four days later. Mystery surrounds the circumstances leading up to …

American Slavery: History in an Hour

• <b>Author:</b> Kat Smutz<p>Love history? Know your stuff with History in an Hour.<p>From the first slaves arriving in Jamestown in 1619, the cotton fields in the Southern States and shipbuilding in New England, to the slaves who laid down their lives in war so that Americans could be free, American Slavery in …

Slavery in Haiti.

A lot of people who I think don't genuinely believe that the interests of foreigners should play no role in our thinking about immigration policy at …

Steve Biko: a giant of South Africa's struggle

Steve Bantu Biko was a giant of the struggle against South Africa's white minority rule and arguably its most famous martyr. But he was never a …

Malcolm X's grandson killed in Mexico City, US officials confirm

Malcolm Shabazz, grandson of political activist Malcolm X, died while traveling in Mexico, US officials confirmed Friday. He was 28.<p>Two US officials …

Malcolm Shabazz and Malcolm X: The Honor and Burden of Being a Namesake

The grandson and namesake of Malcolm X also died too young. Allison Samuels on the young man she knew.<p>It can take close to a day to get from …

Malcolm the Younger

The burdens of a public life, of living as a symbol of some vast and unquenched yearning, are well-known, but few among us understand with the terrible insight of the Shabazz family what it means to die that way. Malcolm Shabazz, activist, blogger, and grandson of Malcolm X, died Thursday in Mexico …