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Smartphone app to give earthquake warning
Smartphone earthquakeDecember 2, 2013 ET
A smartphone app designed to give early warning of earthquakes could be ready as early as next year, according to scientists at the World Science Forum in Rio de Janeiro.
Russia sent giant Louis Vuitton suitcase museum home
Louis Vuitton MoscowNovember 28, 2013 ET
Louis Vuitton opened a massive suitcase-shaped museum to commemorate the 120th anniversary of its flagship location at the Red Square's GUM department store. However, it is to be dismantled and sent home almost immediately after it's been finished.
GPS industry exists thanks to brain differences
GPS brainNovember 27, 2013 ET
If you think people with GPS devices in their cars are just too lazy to remember their way, you'd be wrong: The brains of people who immediately know their way after travelling along as a passenger are different from the brains of people who always need a GPS to get from one place to another.
China plans to launch a lunar probe
China moon Chang'e-3November 26, 2013 ET
China plans to launch a lunar probe to the Moon early next month that will mark the soft-landing of a Chinese spacecraft on the surface of an extraterrestrial body for the first time.
World's first green helicopter tested
VolocopterNovember 26, 2013 ET
Germany's aviation company e-Volo successfully tested the first helicopter which is noiseless and emission-free and named Volocopter.
Germany the most beloved country worldwide
GermanyNovember 25, 2013 ET
A survey conducted by the BBC on which country has the most positive influence on world affairs put Germany at the top of the list. The United States did poorly, while China, Russia, and Israel saw their rankings decline.
Jack Daniel's honors Frank Sinatra
Frank Sinatra Jack Daniel'sNovember 25, 2013 ET
The true and timeless relationship between Frank Sinatra and Jack Daniel's has received a salute with the Canadian launch of Sinatra Select.
Stroke mortality down, reason remains mystery
StrokeNovember 23, 2013 ET
A group of scientists, including one University of Alabama at Birmingham expert, says that for more than 100 years fewer people have been dying of stroke, yet it is still unclear why this decline remains constant.
How to power solar cell without sun
Solar powerNovember 22, 2013 ET
Stanford University scientists have created a silicon-based water splitter that is both low-cost and corrosion-free. The novel device could help pave the way for large-scale production of clean hydrogen fuel from sunlight.
A new step towards quantum computing
Jose Ignacio PascualNovember 21, 2013 ET
The researcher Jose Ignacio Pascual of nanoGUNE, together with researchers of the Free University of Berlin, has developed a method to manipulate magnetism in atoms and made another step toward quantum computers.
How teens choose their friends
Teens friendsNovember 20, 2013 ET
A national study led by a Michigan State University scholar finds that the courses students take have powerful effects on the friendships they make.
Liquid crystal that twists and bends
Liquid crystalsNovember 19, 2013 ET
Liquid crystals are used in devices such as mobile phones, computer screens and televisions. That's why any science breakthrough in this field can have a tremendous impact on technology, lives and economy.
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