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Thursday, 21 August 2014
A new study has dated the final days of the Neanderthals and found they lived at the same time as the earliest modern humans in Europe. Rather than seeing Neanderthals suddenly vanish at the time...
Wednesday, 20 August 2014
Researchers from the Institute of General Physics of the Russian Academy of Sciences, the Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry of the Russian Academy of Sciences and MIPT have made an important step...
Wednesday, 20 August 2014
Team invents non-metallic metamaterial that enables them to 'compress' and contain light. The invention of fibre optics revolutionized the way we share information, allowing us to transmit data at...
Wednesday, 20 August 2014
A team of researchers at Michigan State University has developed a new type of solar concentrator that when placed over a window creates solar energy while allowing people to actually see through the...
Wednesday, 20 August 2014
Coated tissue scaffolds help the body grow new bone to repair injuries or congenital defects. MIT chemical engineers have devised a new implantable tissue scaffold coated with bone growth factors...
Wednesday, 20 August 2014
With the much-anticipated arrival next month of electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla’s Model S to Australian shores, it’s a good time to revisit Tesla’s pledge to freely share patents. Elon Musk, co-...

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Cancer Research UK scientists have discovered that acral melanomas – the rare type of skin cancer that caused reggae musician Bob Marley's death – are genetically distinct from other more common...