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Photograph: Mike Blake/Reuters<p>American biologist and technologist Craig Venter whose company Human Longevity Inc plans to create a database of a million human genome sequences by …

Medicine

Google could be about to destroy the language barrier

An update to Google's mobile apps will convert your phone into a universal translater that can take your voice and convert it into recognisable audio in 80 languages, allowing you to have a natural conversation with somone even if you can't speak their language<p>Google will launch a live translation …

Language Learning

Super-dense pulsing star ducks behind invisibility cloak

The pulsar is now all but invisible to even the largest telescopes on Earth.<p>Joeri van Leeuwen, astrophysicist

Universe

Any.do Releases a Web Version of Its Popular To-Do List Apps

Productivity app maker Any.do has released a Web version of its to-do list. The move comes as part of a trend for mobile-first developers that have grown big enough to warrant a Web service as well.<p>Any.do for the Web includes Planning and Focus Modes that toggle between a multi-folder and a single …

‘OK Google’ now available to all US Chrome desktop users

Wouldn’t you like some hands-free Googling? Well, you’re in luck! The “OK Google” voice activated search feature is now available to all US Chrome desktop users with their language set to English. To get started, open a new browser tab, select the microphone icon in the search box and enable voice …

Google and Netflix Are Teaming Up Against Internet Providers

In its heated debate with Comcast over who should pay for the delivery of online content to customers’ homes, Netflix just got a big co-sign from …