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Human 'suspended animation' trials to start this month

The researchers behind it don't want to call it suspended animation, but it's the most conventional way to explain it. The world's first humans trials will start at the UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh, with 10 patients whose injuries would otherwise be fatal to operate on. A team of …

20 best iPhone and iPad apps this week

Seamus Heaney: Five Fables, D-Day: Hour by Hour, Toca Town, Disney Karaoke: Frozen, TwoDots, BattleHeart Legacy and more<p>It's time for our weekly roundup of the best new iPhone and iPad apps and games to have emerged on Apple's App Store.<p>As ever, prices are correct at the time of writing, but may …

The Other Tunnel

Iraq report to include Blair-Bush talks

LONDON — British officials have agreed to make public some details of the exchanges between then-Prime Minister Tony Blair and U.S. President George W. Bush before the invasion of Iraq — but the full versions of the conversations will remain secret.<p>A British inquiry into decisions and mistakes in …

31 Craziest Moments From the Cannes Film Festival

Sylvester Stallone, Justin Bieber, and Viggo Mortensen, oh my!<p>Last week, dozens of our most prized possessions (famous people) gathered in Cannes, France to publicly celebrate and privately get hammered at the Cannes International Film Festival. The festival, which continues until next Sunday, is …

Watch 'Game of Thrones' mysteries explained (or disproved) with science

Sure, works of fiction are hardly subject to the rules of science, but the folks behind <i>It's OK To Be Smart</i> set out to explain many of the enigmas surrounding <i>Game of Thrones.</i> In the PBS digital short that awaits after the break, topics like the plausibility of Daenerys' dragons, winters that last a …

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Research project Cider allows unmodified iOS apps to run on Android

Cider, an operating system compatibility layer, allows iOS applications to run natively on Android devices.<p>Developed by computer science students from Columbia University, Cider effectively tricks iOS apps into running on Android’s Linux kernel just as they would on Apple’s XNU kernel.<p>Quoting from …

iOS Apps

Project Ara’s secret weapon? A smaller phone

Advertisement<p>9 Comments<p>Credit: Image courtesy of Google.<p>Google’s(s goog) wildly ambitious modular phone, Project Ara, has a lot going for it: Serious …

Terror in the skies: The true faces of drone war

The military develops increasingly advanced tools for remote-controlled destruction, at a staggering cost<p>Enemies, innocent victims, and soldiers have always made up the three faces of war. With war growing more distant, with drones capable of performing on the battlefield while their “pilots” …

A Tale of Two Leaders

A Bionic, Mind-Controlled Arm, From the Inventor of the Segway

The FDA just approved a prosthetic arm that amputees can control with their brains.<p>The Segway was supposed to change everything ... until it became the preferred transportation of walking tours and shopping mall security. But now its inventor, Dean Kamen, is back with a new creation that might be …

TV election debate moderators 'too white and too middle class', say Lords

Lords want broadcasters to encourage voter participation via online hubs and to include ethnic minority and female presenters<p>A House of Lords committee has called for the monopoly of white middle aged presenters who fronted the 2010 election television debates to be broken up. The select committee …

Officials Confirm Second U.S. Case of MERS

<i>Updated 3 p.m. ET</i><p>Federal and state health officials confirmed a second U.S. case of the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome on Monday, less than …

Public Health

Modi on course to be India's next leader, exit polls show | Reuters

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi is set to become India’s next prime minister, four major exit polls showed on Monday, with his opposition party and its allies forecast to sweep to a parliamentary majority in the world’s biggest ever election.<p>Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi, …

Olmert sentenced to six years for bribery

Israel's former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has been sentenced to six years in prison for taking bribes, in a corruption case that resulted in the first criminal conviction of a former head of government.<p>Olmert, 68, had denied wrongdoing in a property deal that took place while he was in his …

Iran, 6 powers work on text of nuke deal

VIENNA (AP) — Nuclear talks between Iran and six world powers have entered an ambitious new stage with the two sides sitting down to start drafting the text of a final deal.<p>The negotiating round that began Wednesday comes a little more than two months before a July 20 target date for an …

Hungary court finds 92-year old communist guilty of war crimes | Reuters

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - A Budapest court on Tuesday found a former senior official in the Hungarian Communist Party guilty of war crimes during the suppression of the 1956 anti-Soviet uprising.<p>Former Communist Party leader Bela Biszku escorted by police during his trial in Budapest on May 13, 2014. …

ICC to investigate claims of abuse by UK forces in Iraq

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/1076000/1076502_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524643411_2572bc3894ce1128eff27e8c7f71a0b9<p><b>An initial investigation into claims that UK forces abused Iraqi detainees is to be opened by the International Criminal Court (ICC).</b><p>The ICC will analyse …

Armed Forces

Ukraine separatists sanction Obama

President Obama won't be traveling to eastern Ukraine anytime soon, even if he wanted to.<p>One of the regions seeking to break away from Ukraine has placed travel bans on Obama and other world leaders, citing in part their own sanctions on Russia over its incursion into Ukraine.<p>In addition to Obama, …

Ukraine crisis: France and Germany warning to Russia

The leaders of Germany and France have warned of further EU sanctions against Russia, if presidential elections fail to take place in Ukraine later this month.<p>In a joint statement, Angela Merkel and Francois Hollande also said referendums planned for Sunday by pro-Russian separatists in eastern …

Russia

Why Hold Ukraine Referendums The World Knows Are Shams? Putin Has His Reasons

Vladimir Putin must be following the sham referendum in east Ukraine with satisfaction and delight. He has outfoxed Barack Obama, John Kerry, Angela Merkel, and the European Union once again. Not only has he escaped sanctions with his “wink and a nod” instructions to the separatist rebels to …