Emil Rodin

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Scientists create self-cleaning paint

Researchers from University College London have developed a resilient super-hydrophobic paint, impervious to water and oils, that cleans itself<p>A new paint that makes robust self-cleaning surfaces has been developed by a team led by UCL researchers.<p>The coating can be applied to clothes, paper, glass …

Nanotech

Seeing red? The mind-bending power of colour

One person sees a blue and black dress, another a white and gold one. Why? Once dismissed as hippyish, the science of colour is finally being taken seriously<p>If you give the patient one pill, he perks up. If you give him another pill, he calms down. That might not surprise you. What might, though, …

First full body transplant is two years away, surgeon claims

Doctor plans to graft a living person’s head on to a donor body using procedures he believes will soon be ready<p>A surgeon says full-body transplants could become a reality in just two years.<p>Sergio Canavero, a doctor in Turin, Italy, has drawn up plans to graft a living person’s head on to a donor …

Italy

Strongest material known to man? A limpet's tooth

Limpet's teeth are the strongest material known to man, it has emerged, as researchers consider the impact that the discovery could have on engineering and design in the future<p>Scientists believe they may have found the strongest natural material known to man, one that could be copied to make the …

Here's a great illustration of just how huge Apple is

Apple is enormous.<p>On February 10, Apple became the first company to close a trading session with a market cap over $700 billion. At its current market cap, Apple is more than twice the size of Microsoft.<p>Topping the $700 billion mark follows a quarter in which Apple sold more than 74 million iPhones …

Zimbabweans given just £3.25 for life savings by bankrupt government

Zimbabweans offered £3.25 for life savings say Robert Mugabe "stole" their money after being offered less than "five quid" for life's savings<p>Many Zimbabweans who saved for their old age will be offered £3.25 for their life's savings and pensions by the country's bankrupt government.<p>Zimbabwe's …

Researchers develop 100Gbps light-based wireless network

Oxford researchers are working on a wireless communications system that uses light rather than radio waves to send data<p>Researchers at Oxford University are developing a wireless networking technology that uses light to beam information through the air at more than 100 gigabits per second (Gbps).<p>The …

Nanotech

Facebook still suspending Native Americans over 'real name' policy

Changes to Facebook’s “real name” policy have failed to stop users from being suspended from the site, leading activists to renew their push to have the tech giant change its policy.<p>Dana Lone Hill, a Native American, had her account reinstated last week after being asked to provide multiple forms …

Internet

China's inflation figures just hit a five-year low.

China's inflation figures just hit a five-year low. Price growth is falling for consumers, and companies producing goods are already recording sharp deflation.<p>Why does it matter? One simple reason: debt.<p>China's debts as a proportion of GDP climbed to <b>245%</b> in 2014 from <b>144%</b> in 2007. That debt is worth …

Mars One mission: 100 hopefuls shortlisted for chance to leave Earth forever

The Mars One project aims to put the first humans on the Red Planet by 2024<p>Amateur astronauts hoping to make history by leaving Earth to live on Mars have been shortlisted for the one-way trip of a lifetime.<p>The final 100 candidates from the Mars One project have been whittled down from more than …

How Silicon Valley is trying to cure ageing

Death has always been considered one of life's only real certainties, but now some of the world's top scientists are challenging the assumption<p>Humanity has long been in search of the mythical Fountain of Youth, from Alexander the Great to knights of the Crusades.<p>But now Silicon Valley scientists …

Revealed: the science behind teenage laziness

They may lie in, act selfishly and take risks, but research by a leading neuroscientist suggests that adolescents may be right when they say nobody understands them<p>Teenagers really get a bad time,’ says Sarah-Jayne Blakemore. ‘It is amazing how it seems to be totally acceptable – even …

Soldiers could have their bones copied and 3D printed in case of injury

Experts say that soldiers could be scanned before deploying and a 'twin' kept online so that new bones could be 3D printed if they are injured<p>Soldiers could be scanned before they enter the battlefield and a virtual 'twin' kept online so that new bones could be 3D printed when they get injured, …

Eric Elliott’s essential JavaScript links or The way of the parrot, not · Super-Script

There is a ton of learning material about JavaScript on the web, and as a developer looking to achieve “mastery” in JavaScript, AngularJS and …

What Should I Charge? How to Justify Your Freelance Rates

When I first started freelancing, I thought I knew how to price myself. I charged $50 an hour because, well, it’s what my equivalent hourly rate was …

Verizon to let you opt out of 'supercookies'

Following an outcry from privacy advocates, Verizon says it will give users the ability to shut down supercookies that track their online activities.<p>Supercookies aroused concerns last year when it was discovered that Verizon and AT&T were using them to keep tabs on your Web browsing. Verizon uses …

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