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Spheree takes a globular approach to displaying 3D models

Although viewing a 3D digital model of an item allows you get a sense of the "real" object, it certainly doesn't help if you're looking at that three-dimensional model on a flat screen. That's ...

18 hours ago from Gizmag

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New technology may identify tiny strains in body tissues before injuries occur

Researchers at Washington University in St. Louis have developed algorithms to identify weak spots in tendons, muscles and bones prone to tearing or breaking. The technology, which needs to ...

18 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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Bombarded by explosive waves of information, scientists review new ways to process and analyze Big Data

Big Data presents scientists with unfolding opportunities, including, for instance, the possibility of discovering heterogeneous characteristics in the population leading to the development ...

Tue 26 Aug 14 from

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Smartphones set out to decipher a cryptographic system

While carrying out her master thesis on computer science, Ramasany Gowthami participated in the creation of an Android app by means of which users get together to crack a modern cryptographic ...

Mon 25 Aug 14 from

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Watch a man in a DIY Iron Man suit survive a storm of fireworks

Colin Furze has a thing for superheroes. The British inventor has already used his engineering talents to build DIY devices inspired by the X-Men — including retractable Wolverine ...

Mon 25 Aug 14 from The Verge

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Microsoft researchers use social media to teach Skype how to translate languages in real-time

( —A few months ago, Microsoft made headlines by announcing at Code Conference that Skype would soon be able to translate language between speakers in real time—that product, which ...

Tue 26 Aug 14 from

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US warns shops to watch for customer data hacking

The US Department of Homeland Security on Friday warned businesses to watch for hackers targeting customer data with malicious computer code like that used against retail giant Target.

Sat 23 Aug 14 from

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The high-tech hunt for James Foley's killer

Scotland Yard and the FBI are using voice-recognition technology and video analysis to identify the masked Islamic State member who killed a US journalist

23 hours ago from Newscientist

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Hacking Gmail with 92 percent success

( —A team of researchers, including an assistant professor at the University of California, Riverside Bourns College of Engineering, have identified a weakness believed to exist in ...

Thu 21 Aug 14 from

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