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Electrical Brain Stimulation Helps People Learn Math Faster

Just about everyone wishes they were better at math. But studying and practicing is so difficult and boring that very few people do it. If only there …

Wait for it: Ants pick perfect time to forage

<b>STANFORD (US) —</b> A biologist’s decades-long study of the collective behavior of harvester ant colonies has provided a rare real-time look at natural …

Insects

A Guide To Not Saying Dumb Things About Angelina Jolie's Double Mastectomy

A refresher in genetic mutations, breast cancer risk and the perils of overawareness<p>Angelina Jolie's announcement in Tuesday's New York Times that she has undergone a preventative double mastectomy to reduce her risk of breast cancer as a carrier of a BRCA gene mutation has garnered praise, sparked …

Mild electric shocks to brain may help students solve maths problems

People who struggle with maths problems might fare better after a course of gentle electric shocks to the brain, scientists have …

Brain-controlling magnets: how do they work?

If you were to tell people that the technology exists to manipulate the workings of people's brains, they may not believe you. That sort of thing is …

4G switch-on unlikely to interfere with Londoners' Freeview enjoyment

The expected Freeview TV signal interruption following the UK's big 4G roll-out looks unlikely to materialise after tests in London showed no sign of …

West Midlands

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Google Glass rooted and hacked to run Ubuntu live at Google I/O

Today at Google I/O the company held a session entitled "Voiding your Warranty" where employees demonstrated how to root Google Glass and install Ubuntu on it. What you're seeing above is a screenshot from a laptop running a terminal window on top and showing the screencast output from Glass on the …

MIT crafts analog circuits from living bacteria

Previous work on using organisms as circuitry has usually involved shoehorning parts of the digital world into a very analog environment. MIT has just found an approach that uses the subtlety of the natural world to its advantage: the circuits themselves are analog. By combining genes that produce …

Why Google thinks the GPU is the engine for the web of the future

For years, the internet provided users with static clumps of information stored and refreshed in databases on the back end. But as interactive games, …

Android is just the beginning: How Bluetooth is preparing for the internet of things

Last night at Google I/O, Bluetooth scored a major victory for connected consumers when Google said it would support the Bluetooth Smart Ready …

Yahoo wants to buy Tumblr. Will Facebook swoop in at the last minute?

Yahoo chief executive Marissa Mayer thinks that what Blogger did for Google, Tumblr could do for her aging Internet company — make it relevant and a …

Assassin’s Creed 4 Black Flag Trailer Released (video)

As well as releasing details of the new Assassin’s Creed 4 Black Flag bonuses available when you pre-order the game from major outlets.<p>Ubisoft …

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Is Netflix not working on Apple TV? Here’s what you can do<p>Frederick Blichert6 hours ago<p>Here are all the ways Netflix might not be working on Apple TV …

Android Beats iOS with 162.1m Shipments in Q1 2013

Android and iOS accounted for 92.3 percent of all smartphones shipped during the first quarter of 2013, according to new figures published today by the International Data Corporation (IDC).<p>The number of new smartphones delivered with Android jumped to 162.1 million in the first three months, up …

Windows Phone steals third place from BlackBerry in IDC smartphone ranking

First and second place in the smartphone OS wars is a foregone conclusion with Android and iOS (respectively) strongly entrenched, but the battle for third place is now full of intrigue. BlackBerry and Microsoft have each stepped up their games with their respective BB10 and WP8 OS's of late, but …

Samsung To Look Into Galaxy S4 Storage Issue

The Samsung Galaxy S4 is an incredibly popular handset, it is probably Samsung’s most popular smartphone to date, although there has been one issue …

Phones

Visualized: Google I/O's colorful circle of ChromeBook Pixels

Google loves to use I/O as a platform for sharing its creativity with the world. This year, one of the masterpieces is a circular edifice consisting of two lines of Chromebook Pixels, with each keyboard on the outside. Ultimately, the artistic monument appears to highlight the Pixel's touchscreen …

Two men experience ‘simulated labour pains’ to test out their theory that ‘women exaggerate everything’. Their wives watch and love every minute of it. Watch the full video here: http://bit.ly/100EJUL

Even Stephen Hawking makes mistakes – he's wrong about the Israel boycott

I followed the news of Professor Stephen Hawking's decision to decline an invitation as an honored speaker at the conference hosted by Israeli …