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Color-changing gloves detect airborne toxins with shades of blue

Researchers say new materials could enhance both lab and food safety<p>Researchers in Germany have developed new color-changing gloves designed to alert lab workers to the presence of invisible toxic chemicals. Created by scientists at the Fraunhofer Research Institution for Modular Solid State …

Thousands of Airline Pilots Witness UFOs

WASHINGTON—Airline pilots see unidentified flying objects but very few report it because of ridicule.<p>According to the National Aviation Reporting …

Flight of the RoboBee: Harvard scientists develop tiniest flying robots

Scientists at Harvard University have developed tiny winged robots that mimic insects in nature. They are as agile as real flies.<p>The tiny creatures are made out of carbon fibre and about half the size of a paper clip, weighing less than one-tenth of a gram. They were developed by a team of …

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Move over Google Glass, Canadian companies want in on augmented reality

Wearable computers coming down in price, starting to appeal to businesses for things like training<p>Augmented reality – looking at the world through an …

Next WhatsApp Update To Bring iCloud Support, Push-To-Talk & More [Rumour]

The world’s most popular cross-platform instant messaging application WhatsApp, that now handles a total of 20 billion messages per day, is rumoured …

Asian carp caught in Grand River near Lake Erie

Authorities say a single, live grass carp was caught near Dunnville, Ontario<p>An angler near Dunnville, about a half hour south of Hamilton, didn't …

Days for iPhone tracks the minutiae of your life and makes it fun

Days is a new iPhone app from developer Wander that tracks the various moments in your day through photos.<p>While not a journal in the traditional …

Canada wrestles with bee-killing crop pesticides

Government recommends mitigation measures, not ban<p>Canadians beekeepers, farmers and regulators are wrestling with how to protect bees from popular …

Cannibal sharks eat siblings in utero

Phenomenon known as embryonic cannibalism<p>For sand tiger sharks, a deadly kind of sibling rivalry begins even before birth — and that's bad news for …