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Juice mission: Deal signed to build Jupiter probe

<b>Airbus and the European Space Agency have signed the contract that will lead to the construction of a satellite to go to study Jupiter and its icy moons.</b><p>Known as Juice, the mission is due to leave Earth in 2022 and arrive at the giant planet 7.5 years later.<p>The 350m-euro deal struck between …


Hairdressing, Shanghai style

<b>Photographer Jonathan Browning has been based in China since 2007, and his latest work shows staff at High Street favourite Wenfeng being trained in the art of hairdressing and beauty treatments.</b><p>"Hair salons are abundant in China," says Browning. "They are inexpensive and include perks like shampoo …


Children 'physically weaker than previous generation', a leading teacher has said

Bob Drew blamed the use of mobile phones and tablet computers for their inability to hold a pencil properly<p>Children today are physically weaker than previous generations because of their constant use of mobile phones and tablet computers, a leading head has warned.<p>“We have noticed very weak upper …


A rifle's journey from Belgium to Gaza

<b>Three years ago, arms experts spotted a single advanced Belgian rifle in the hands of militants in Gaza. But how had a group listed by the EU and the US as a terrorist organisation obtained the weapon? Arms expert Nic Jenzen-Jones and the BBC's Thomas Martienssen have tracked its journey.</b><p>On 2 …

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Epson's PaperLab turns useless trash into fresh sheets of paper

Like a tiny recycling plant for your office<p>Epson has developed what it says is the first ever in-office paper recycling machine. You feed used documents into one end of the PaperLab, and out the other comes clean, white, printable sheets. It's speedy too, churning out 14 A4 sheets every minute …


Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo Gets Priced in Germany

Not too long ago, Samsung unveiled the trimmed down version of their flagship phablet dubbed as the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo. The Korean OEM did …

Apprenda brings Java support, better policy embrace, to the masses

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Apprenda<p>Apprenda, which last year promised to add Java support to its .Net-focused Platform-as-a-Service, is now …