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Contact lens with built-in telescope could help people with blinding disease

<b>(CNN) —</b> Lights, mirrors, action! Scientists are developing smart contact lenses embedded with miniscule mirrors that can magnify your vision by almost three times.<p>The 1.55mm-thick lenses incorporate a thin reflective telescope made of mirrors and filters; when light enters the eye it bounces off …

Medical Technology

LA Film and TV Designers, Dive Site Developers, Marine Biologists Building Artificial Reefs

Los Angeles-based Reef Worlds, whose team includes film and television designers, dive-site developers, and marine biologists, are designing next …

Scuba Diving

Forest-cutting can have an immediate effect on climate, Nature report finds

"Tropical deforestation on many scales influences local, regional, and even global climate. Deforestation-driven changes to water availability and …

Climate Change
Biotechnology

11 Terrible Resume Mistakes That Are Keeping You From Getting Hired

The resume is virtually a prerequisite to gainful employment. But for such an important document, it's astounding how much can go wrong.<p>Bad grammar, flowery language and too many words are just some of the mistakes that can make potential employers toss your resume in the trash.<p>The U.S. job market …

Employment

David Beckham launches '7' fund for kids in danger around the world | Reuters

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Soccer legend David Beckham pledged to change the lives of millions of children on Monday as he launched “7”, a new fund with UNICEF to protect the world’s most vulnerable youngsters.<p>David Beckham attends a press conference to mark his 10 years as a UNICEF …

David Beckham

Corning fires up new super scratch-resistant glass

The glassmaker reveals Project Phire, a new Gorilla Glass-like material that's both extremely sturdy and hard to scratch.<p>Corning, whose Gorilla Glass display covers front Apple's iPhones and Samsung's Galaxy smartphones, is developing a new material that combines the toughness of Gorilla with a …

Mobile Technology

Smart body panels will let you know when someone dents your car

Ever come back to your car to find that someone dinged it while you were away? You might have a better chance at catching the culprit in the future. Germany's Hella is developing a smart body panel that uses a grid of foil-like pressure-sensitive electronic sensors (plus special algorithms) to …

Nasa researches Star Trek warp drive for future space travel

Nasa scientists are developing a Star Trek-style “warp drive” that may eventually allow spacecraft to travel to the stars faster the speed of light.<p>Dr Harold White, a physicist at Nasa’s Johnson Space Centre, is conducting research to create a warp in space and time.<p>These so called “warp bubbles” …

Pennsylvania grandfather charged in starving of seven-year-old boy | Reuters

PITTSBURGH (Reuters) - The grandfather of a boy who Pennsylvania authorities say was starved nearly to death, appeared in court on Tuesday to face 14 charges including aggravated assault, false imprisonment and attempted first-degree murder.Dennis Beighley, his wife Deana Beighley and step-daughter …

Is Kim Jong Un still in charge of North Korea?

Events in North Korea have left the world wondering: Where's leader Kim Jong Un and is he still running perhaps the most isolated country on Earth?<p>Some analysts speculate Kim may have been ousted by an old guard from the era of his late father, whose 2011 death put the son in power.<p>First, Kim Jong …

Asia sees spike in dengue fever outbreaks

Southern China is suffering from its worst outbreak of dengue fever in two decades, with 1,000 new cases of the potentially fatal mosquito-borne disease emerging each day, according to official media reports.<p>Local health authorities in China warned the situation was "severe," with six deaths and …

The Curing Room | London transfer | Pleasance Islington

It’s not for the faint-hearted.<p><b>The Curing Room</b>, <i>David Ian Lee’s</i> powerful and provocative play caused a huge stir at this year’s Fringe with brave …

Hackers charged with stealing over $100m in US army and Xbox technology

Indictment unsealed on Tuesday reveals Department of Justice charged four people in international computer hacking ring<p>Four men have been charged with breaking into the computer systems of Microsoft, the US army and leading games manufacturers, as part of an alleged international hacking ring that …

New Technology Attempts to Stop Rape Culture: Can It?

Yesterday, California Governor Jerry Brown signed the “Yes Means Yes” affirmative action bill into law, making the state the first to take such a …

After Santa Barbara Killings, Questions About Police Dealing With Mental Health Issues

In the weeks and months leading to Friday's killing spree in Santa Barbara, local law enforcement confirmed they had interacted with the alleged …

Crime

Bellabeat launches 3 new devices to help moms track their babies' health

Moms constantly worry about their kids’ health — but pregnancy and the first year of a baby’s life can be particularly nerve-wracking.<p>Bellabeat, a company that got its start with a gadget for listening to and tracking babies’ heart rates while still in the womb, knows this very well, and today it’s …