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The science of DIY

The science of DIY

The science of DIY

Your essential (and exciting!) guide to everyday chemistry and physics....

How to buy a car

How to buy a car

You’re buying a wonderful thing – a thing that will bring you and your family joy (interspersed with occasional consternation but, hopefully, mostly joy), safe...

Cancer wars: another breakthrough offers new hope

Scientists have identified a gene responsible for stopping the movement of cancer from the lungs to other parts of the body, indicating a new way...

Jeep Renegade: a new chapter

An impressive array of tech features – including 9-speed automatic transmission – marks the arrival of Jeep’s entry into the compact SUV category...

Chimpanzees like music with a different beat

Chimpanzees apparently like to listen to the different rhythms of music from Africa and India, according to new research published by the APA...

NIST-F2 is the most accurate clock ever made

Built by NIST, America’s new top clock will gain or lose just 1 second over the next 300 million years. Here's how the NIST-F2 atomic...

Cervélo’s Rca Project California bicycle costs 100 grand

When it hit the road in this year’s Tour de France, Cervélo’s Rca Project California became the lightest, most aerodynamic bicycle in the race’s history....

Attack of the Superhackers

Becoming a target of superhackers is all too easy. They lurk in unexpected places - and you could be their next victim...

Google’s smart contact lenses to monitor diabetes

Google's smart contact lenses incorporate electronics that can measure the glucose level in tears, replacing the finger-prick method diabetics currently use...

How we will stop planes from vanishing

Airlines are in the process of adopting a new satellite-based air traffic control technology, which will hopefully stop planes from vanishing...

The Armageddon Club launches an Intercontinental Ballistic Missile

PM gets a rare ringside seat at a Minuteman III Intercontinental ballistic missile (ICMB) launch, and meets the key-turners...

InFORM creates an interactive 3D model of objects

MIT's inFORM Dynamic Shape Display renders 3D content physically so that users can interact with the digital information in a tangible way...

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