Tag Archives: Technology/Internet

13Apr/15

Liquid metal discovery paves way for shape-shifting robots

Scientists in China produce droplets of liquid metal that can change shape and move of their own accord, bringing researchers a step closer to creating a “Terminator-style” shape-shifting robot. Matthew Stock reports.
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13Apr/15

Smart fabric generates electricity

SUWON, SOUTH KOREA (REUTERS/SUNGYUNGKWAN UNIVERSITY)- Wearable technology is said to be the future.

But how to keep devices charged could be a problem.

Now South Korean researchers say they have a solution – a ‘smart’ fabric that generates electricity.
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01Apr/15

Internet giants drive into the electric vehicle space

(BVO) – Pull over, auto giants – tech companies are moving into the fast lane.

With Internet-enabled electric vehicles making inroads worldwide, Chinese Internet players Baidu, Alibaba and Tencent have each announced plans to develop their own smart EVs.
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31Mar/15

UK scientists use medieval remedy to kill superbug MRSA

UK (Next Media) – UK Scientists successfully recreated and used a thousand-year-old Anglo Saxon remedy to kill hospital superbug MRSA.

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, otherwise known as the superbug MRSA, is a bacteria resistant to many antibiotics. It can cause skin infections and more severe problems such as bloodstream infections and pneumonia in patients in hospitals or nursing homes, according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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31Mar/15

China suspected of launching massive cyber attack against GitHub

China (Next Media) – US coding website GitHub says it is facing the largest cyber attack in its history. China is thought to be behind the attack, which began on Thursday and is ongoing.
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