Huy Nguyen

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Scientists create anti-atom beam — but use it for good, not evil

Creating an antimatter beam sounds like something only a mad scientist would do, but there's nothing mad about the beam of antihydrogen atoms that scientists generated for the first time at Europe's CERN research center.<p>The researchers behind the technical achievement, revealed Tuesday in the …

Physics

Transparent electronics are so light and thin they can sit on a contact lens

The ultimate wearable may be one we hardly even recognize is there. Swiss Federal Institute of Technology researchers published a paper (subscription …

Asylum seekers on boats turned back to Indonesia say Australian Navy mistreated them

Two men who claim they were on asylum seeker boats towed back to Indonesia by the Australian Navy have told the ABC they were mistreated before being …

Tech News & Analysis - Wall Street Journal

Dow Jones, a News Corp company<p>News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information …

PM - US plan to destroy Syrian chemical weapons at sea 29/11/2013

PETER LLOYD: The United States government is considering a plan to destroy Syria's deadliest chemical weapons at sea.<p>US officials say the stockpile …

Syrian war 'damaging a generation of children', United Nations warns

Hundreds of thousands of children caught up in Syria's brutal civil war are having their "innocence ruthlessly exploited", many of them having …

Snowden leaks: Google 'outraged' at alleged NSA hacking

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1023000/1023762_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524630138_4eb363efa8379459f9fe02a3d817672e<p><b>Google has expressed outrage following a report that the US National Security Agency (NSA) has hacked its data links.</b><p>An executive at Google said it …

Copyright Pirates Vow To Fight On After Filesharing Site Isohunt Walks The Plank

Internet pirates are preparing to set sail for new waters following the shutdown of the decade-old filesharing site Isohunt. Following a long court battle, the world-famous site agreed to switch off the lights for good today and pay out a mammoth $110 million settlement, although there’s little …

Isohunt search engine for Bittorrent to shut down and pay MPAA $110m

Isohunt, the third most popular search engine for Bittorrent files, will close and pay the Motion Pictures Association of America (MPAA) $110m, ending a long-runng legal battle.<p>The move comes just ahead of a formal court battle which Isohunt, set up by Gary Fung of Canada, was certain to lose. The …

The World Today - WHO confirms air pollution causes cancer 18/10/2013

SCOTT BEVAN: Air pollution has been making us sick for centuries. It has long been known to cause heart and lung disease, but now the World Health …

Lampedusa deaths: look at how Europe responded

Just look at the contrasting response of Europe to the drowning of hundreds of African asylum seekers on their way to the Italian isle of Lampedusa - …

Nairobi shooting: Kenya police in stand-off with terrorists after 39 shoppers killed in mall massacre

An unknown number of hostages are being held by gunmen inside a shopping centre in Kenya's capital Nairobi, more than 17 hours after terrorists from …

The Kakapo, a rare New Zealand parrot, has been judged the second ugliest animal in the world after the slimy pink Australian blobfish. We think the Kakapo has been hard done by. What do you think? Read the story: http://bit.ly/18UzKtp Photo: NZ Department of Conservation

The discovery that dung beetles use the Milky Way to navigate is among the achievements being awarded at this year's Ig Nobel Prizes. The Ig Nobel awards, which famously honour achievements that "make people laugh, and then make them think", were presented at Harvard University on September 12. Read the full story here: http://bit.ly/14KQVR0 Photo by Emily Baird

Hundreds risk jail to import illegal drug promoted by euthanasia campaigners

A lethal drug promoted by euthanasia campaigners as a peaceful way to die is easily being illegally imported into Australia.<p>Known as the "peaceful …

Syria's chemical weapons to be destroyed by mid-2014 under deal agreed by US and Russia

The United States and Russia have agreed on a proposal to eliminate Syria's chemical weapons arsenal, averting the possibility of any immediate US …

Japan to be nuclear-free as last reactor switched off

Japan has begun switching off its last operating nuclear reactor for an inspection, with no date scheduled for a restart amid strong public hostility …

The World Today - Scientists warn of the risk of hundreds of thousands of contaminated sites 16/09/2013

ELEANOR HALL: Australia has more than 150,000 sites that are potentially contaminated with toxic waste and experts say that only a tiny fraction of …