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Thursday, September 20, 2018

Google Glass: on privacy and public accountability

Beta testers of Google’s Glass technology have been busy both exploring the capabilities of the device, and uncovering its immediate problems. Though some find...

New fossils shed light on whale evolutionary past

Scientists carrying out projects in California’s Laguna Canyon have identified several new species of early toothed baleen whales. Amongst the scientists were palaeontologist, Meredith...

Understanding the Higgs Boson

The Standard Model of particle physics is a theoretical framework explaining the forces exerted on and the interactions between elementary, subatomic particles. Because of...

Apple’s new iPhone isn’t so new

Slightly before daybreak on 20 September 2013, hordes of crusading consumers gathered around the world with a common purpose. Valiant in their goal, they...

It’s skin deep

Laura Ritchie is 53-year-old diabetic mother of two from Aberdeen. In 2010 low blood sugar caused her to lose consciousness in the bath and...

Clean energy for the United Arab Emirates

Is it possible for a major oil producing country to also be one of the largest and major 'green energy markets'? Abu Dhabi a world...

Save the Fish

Declining global fish stocks is largely a problem of too many hooks in the water, reports the World Wildlife Foundation (WWF). Overfishing threatens to...

Branding’s new frontier: Sound?

The consumer is increasingly devious, and we are all in a permanent battle to avoid direct marketing and advertising; we skip through ads in...

Science versus Pseudoscience: How do consumers draw the line?

In humanity's perpetual race to improve our health, we are inundated with ‘miracle products’ marketed to help us win. Fad diet pills, magic oils,...

The Fossil Fuel Industry: Not as bad as its reputation

The fossil fuel industry has long been the focus of much dislike. The general argument posits that, not only seeking to prolong our dependence...