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Hackers are using this nasty text-message trick to break into people's accounts

It requires a second level of proof of who you are — typically a code sent to your phone — before you can log in. This prevents anyone from gaining unauthorised access to your account, even if they manage to get hold of your password.<p>However, hackers and hijackers are managing to find ways around …

Scientists Use Lasers To Regrow Teeth From Stem Cells

Imagine if a trip to the dentist to treat a cavity didn’t involve a filling, root canal, or crown. What if a simple light treatment could actually …

Google's Larry Page Is Secretly Investing in Flying Cars

The Google cofounder poured millions into small R&D startups.<p>Bloomberg Businessweek reports that Larry Page, cofounder of Google, is personally funding two startups, Zee.Aero and Kitty Hawk, both dedicated to developing a flying car.<p>Zee.Aero was founded in 2010 by inventor and NASA scientist Ilan …

Startups

CarbFix turns a power plant's CO2 emissions into rock

Apparently, pumping carbon dioxide into volcanic basalts is a pretty effective carbon capture technique. Back in 2012, scientists began an experiment in Iceland called the CarbFix Project. Since then, they've been injecting tons of carbon dioxide waste from a geothermal plant in the country into …

Black Holes Could Be 'Back Doors' to Another Universe, Say Physicists

How to tunnel to another world.<p>A physical object, such as a person or a spacecraft, could theoretically make it through a wormhole in the centre of a …

Tesla's New Model S 60 Has a 75kWh Battery That's Software Limited

You can have a new Model S for $5000 less than before, but it'll cost $8500 to unlock its full capability.<p>While the entry-level Model 3 is still a few years away, Tesla now has a slightly low-cost version of its Model S sedan, the Model S 60. This isn't strictly a new car, though: It's the Model S …

Tesla

10 of the wildest, most awesome off-road cars on the planet

Apple creates a new company to sell solar energy

Apple has a new product quite unlike the ones you're used to: solar energy. The tech giant has formed a new subsidiary called Apple Energy LLC in order to sell surplus solar power generated by its farms in Cupertino and Nevada. As <i>The Verge</i> notes, the company's newest environmental responsibility …

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Truck turns its own heat into power

A 195-year-old discovery is behind a new system that will save vehicles hundreds of litres of fuel and reduce their carbon emissions by as much as 2 …

Arctic Circle

World's top insurer ditches $2 billion tobacco investment

The world's largest insurer is ditching tobacco assets worth $2 billion, saying it can't continue to invest in an industry that kills six million people per year.<p>AXA (AXAHY) said it would sell 224 million euros ($250 million) worth of stocks in tobacco companies immediately. The French insurer, the …

Public Health

Iran and India sign port deal, other economic agreements

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — India said Monday it will invest up to $500 million in a deal to develop a strategic port in Iran and both countries planned a …

Revealed: How copyright law is being misused to remove material from the internet

When Annabelle Narey posted a negative review of a building firm on Mumsnet, the last thing on her mind was copyright infringement<p>Writing a bad review online has always run a small risk of opening yourself up to a defamation claim. But few would expect to be told that they had to delete their …

Copyright

10 things men should do every day (according to science)

We all know the basics – exercise, eat vegetables, never look at booze or bacon, etc – but what else should we be doing every day for a better, healthier, happier life?<p>To paraphrase the slogan of a popular sugary treat, only science has the answer ...<p>1. Play computer games<p>Ever wanted a bigger …