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Augmented reality brings maps to life

ByWillKnight(Image:GerhardReitmayr

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Explosives linked to London bombings identified

ByGaiaVinceTracesofexplosivesfoundatahouseinLeeds

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The power to follow your every move

ByDuncanGraham-RoweJACKisrunninglate

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Matrix-style ‘bullet-time' in multiplayer gaming

ByDuncanGraham-RoweInastrangeexampleofthecyber-worldimitatingHollywoodimitatingthecyber-world

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Novel warhead may bust the deepest bunkers

ByDavidHamblingDESPITEtheintelligencefailurethatledtheBushadministrationtobelieveIraqhadweaponsofmassdestruction

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Soft cash in, hard cash out

ByDanaMackenzieMONEYmakestheworldgoaround

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Invention: Eye-tracking displays

ByBarryFoxForover30years

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Brain-chilling chip to switch off seizures

ByDanielPendickJONATHANisoutside

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Cutting edge technology could reveal bombers

ByDeboraMacKenzieLASTweek’sdevastatingbombattackinLondon

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New Antarctic base will ski to safety

ByGaiaVinceTheBritishAntarcticSurvey’snewbasewillbebuiltonskissoitcanbemovedaroundandescapethefateofitspredecessor–whichisdriftingouttosea.Thenewbase

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The power to follow your every move

ByDuncanGraham-RoweJACKisrunninglate

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Details of US microwave-weapon tests revealed

ByDavidHamblingVOLUNTEERStakingpartintestsofthePentagon’s“less-lethal”microwaveweaponwerebannedfromwearingglassesorcontactlensesduetosafetyfears.TheprecautionsraiseconcernsabouthowsafetheActiveDenialS

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Paying through the mouth

Awristwatchthatmonitorsarecoveringcardiacpatient’svitalsignsandsendsthemtotheirdoctorviathecellphonenetworkwillbelaunchedearlyin2006.Theaimistoallowsoftwareatthesurgerytoautomaticallyworkoutifthepatie

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Creepy crawlies to explore other worlds

ByLewisDartnellINCOUNTLESSB-moviesgiantalieninsectoidsinvadetheEarthandwreakhavoc

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Ear recognition may beat face biometrics

EAR-shapeanalysiscouldbebetterthanfacerecognitionatautomaticallyidentifyingpeople.MarkNixon

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One screen, two different views

ANLCDdisplaythatletsyouwatchyourfavouritesoapoperaonTVwhilesomeoneelsesurfstheinternetusingthesamescreenhasbeendevelopedbyconsumerelectronicsfirmSharp.Thescreencansimultaneouslydisplaytwoimages

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Ear biometrics may beat face recognition

ByDuncanGraham-RoweAnewtypeofear-shapeanalysiscouldseeearbiometricssurpassfacerecognitionasawayofautomaticallyidentifyingpeople

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Europe says no to software patents

AFTERyearsoffiercelobbying

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Simulated society may generate virtual culture

ByWillKnight(Image:BenPaechter)Virtualcomputercharactersmoreaccustomedtobattlingderangedalienmonstersareabouttotakepartinauniquesocialexperiment.Asocietyofvirtual“agents”–eachwitharemarkablyrealist

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How to beat spammers at their own game

ByCelesteBieverDON’Tthinkaboutblockingspam–imagineinsteadthatyouareplayingagameagainstthespammers

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Petrol workers accident prone on drive home

ByMickHamerPETROLstationworkersaremorethantwiceaslikelytohaveanaccidentwhiledrivinghomeasonthewaytowork.Thisisthefirstconfirmationofalinkbetweenlow-levelexposuretopetrolfumesandroadaccidents.Evenmotor

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Nanowires may provide innards for quantum computers

SEMICONDUCTINGnanowirescouldonedaystoreandprocessdatainquantumcomputers.AteamofresearchersledbySilvanoDeFranceschioftheDelftUniversityofTechnologyintheNetherlandsmadenanowiresoutofindiumarsenide

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Switching off TV transmitters, ready or not

AdecisiontoswitchoffanalogueTVtransmittersbeforemostpeoplehavedigitalsetsmaycostUSconsumersatleast$3.5billion.CongressisexpectedtoapproveproposalstoshutdownexistingterrestrialanalogueTVtransmissionsat

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Roaches get a robot buddy

AGROUPofcockroacheshavefoundafriendinamatchbox-sizedrobotcalledInsbot.DevelopedattheSwissFederalInstituteofTechnologyinLausanne

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'Bullet-time' effect seen in real-time games

InastrangeexampleofthecyberworldimitatingHollywoodimitatingthecyberworld

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Should service providers pay for net attacks?

ByPaulMarksIMAGINEacomputercriminalisthreateningtomountadamagingattackonyourcompanyunlessyoupaythousandsofdollars.Thethreat

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Invention: Tooth decay probe

ByBarryFoxToothdecayoftengoesundetecteduntiltoolate.EarlysignsofdamageareusuallyhiddenfromsightanditisunhealthytotaketoomanyX-rays.NowresearchersworkingfortheNationalInstitutesofHealth(NIH)intheUShave

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IEA's U-turn on energy growth

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Clean green hydrogen-making machine created

ByDuncanGraham-RoweAnefficient

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Artificial earthquake batters replica house

ByNewScientiststaffandAFP(Image:NetworkforEarthquakeEngineeringSimulation)Asimulated6.7-magnitudeearthquakewassetoffinaNewYorklaboratoryonTuesdaytotesthowahousewouldstanduptotheshaking.Thetestwasca

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'Audio telescope' could save planes from birds

ByTomSimoniteAn“audiotelescope”thatcanidentifydifferentspeciesofbirdbytheircallscouldsoonhelpprotectplanesfromcrashing.Whenplanescollidewithbirds

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Blueprint for a Neanderthal

ByDanJonesFORTHOSEtryingtoreconstructourevolutionaryhistory

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Could surgeons use headlights in place of lasers?

ByPaulMarksItwasareallight-bulbmomentforJeffreyGordonandhisteam.Theyhaddevelopedadevicethatwouldusesunlightratherthanexpensivelaserstoperformsurgicalproceduressuchaszappingtumours

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Shattered Nerves, by Victor Chase

ByBernardDixonUNLIKEmanyauthorsonbionics

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Buyer beware: the rise of food fraud

ByKateRaviliousTakealookatthebasmatiriceinyourlocalshop.Areyousureitisthefine

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The word: Egosurfing

HAVEyoueverputyournameintoasearchengineseewhattheinternethastosayaboutyou?Ortoseehowpagesaboutyourankcomparedtothoseofotherswhoshareyourname?Ifso

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Software devises best plan for tackling forest fires

ByTomSimoniteSoftwarethatgeneratesaplanofactionfortacklingforestblazesisbeingtestedbyfire-fightersinSpain.Thesystemrapidlydecideshowbesttoallocatetheresourcesneededtoputoutaspreadingfire.“Theideaistos

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Compact radar tracks movement through a wall

ByTomSimonite(Image:CambridgeConsultants)Alaptop-sizeddevicethatcanpeerthroughwallscouldletpoliceorsoldierscheckwhetheranyoneislurkinginsideabuildingbeforeburstingin.Itcouldalsohelpemergencyworkersq

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Nano-welds herald new era of electronics

ByTomSimoniteTheworld’ssmallestconstructionsiteistakingshapeinalaboratoryinSwitzerland

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E-voting glitches plague midterm elections

ByJeffHechtTechnicalglitchesandusabilityflawscausedproblemswithmanyelectronicvotingsystemsinTuesday’smidtermelections.Expertssaythesystems

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'Evanescent coupling' could power gadgets wirelessly

ByCelesteBieverAphenomenoncalled“evanescentcoupling”couldallowelectronicgadgetstostartchargingthemselvesassoonastheirownerwalksintotheirhomeoroffice.Researchershavebeenlookingforawaytomakeawirelesscha

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A fly's-eye view for spies in the sky

ByTomSimoniteWHENautonomousaircraftstartbuzzingoverourheadslikegiantinsects

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True cost of cluster bombs

Clusterbombsareaneffectiveweapon.Sinceenteringwidespreaduseinthe1960stheyhavecaused2000militarycasualties.Theyhavealsokilledorinjuredanestimated98

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Has Netflix given away the answers in its software competition?

ByZeeyaMeraliTHERE’s$1millionatstakeinacompetitionbeingrunbyanonlineDVDrentalfirm.Ifyouarethinkingofentering

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ISPs 'should be responsible' for hacker attacks

ByPaulMarksInternetserviceproviders(ISPs)shouldbemadelegallyliableforthedamagecausedby“denialofservice”(DoS)attackscarriedoutviatheirnetworks

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Take a leaf out of nature's book to tap solar power

ByDuncanGraham-RoweINJUSTonehourenoughsolarenergyreachesEarth’ssurfacetomeetallofourenergyneedsforanentireyear.Ifwecouldcomeupwithawaytoharnessthissunlightefficiently

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Electron beams shrink carbon nanotubes to order

ByTomSimonite(Image:ACS)AwayofcontrollablyshrinkingcarbonnanotubeshasbeendevelopedbyUSresearchers.Theysaythetechniquecouldsomedaybeusedtomakefastercomputersandothernovelelectronicdevices.Carbonnanot

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'Googling' could help doctors' diagnoses

ByPeterAldhousEveryhypochondriacwithwebaccesshasdoneit:triedtodiagnosetheirsymptomsusingGoogle.Inthehandsofamateurs

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Cooking up 'nanorust' could purify water

ByZeeyaMeraliAnewrecipefor“nanorust”couldgivedevelopingnationsacheaptoolforremovingarsenicfromdrinkingwater.Arseniccontaminationislinkedtobladdercancerandisabigprobleminmanyplaces

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Review: The Star Wars Enigma, by Nigel Hey

ByJeffHechtFORmany

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