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South Korean researchers have developed a technology that could lead to the creation of glasses-free 3D films at cinemas

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...This would not be possible in a cinema where the audience needs to be able to watch the screen from a wide variety of angles. The study was carried out at Seoul National University and appears in the journal Optics Express. South Korean researchers have developed a technology that could lead to the creation of glasses-free 3D films at cinemas “This new method seems to be a viable one for p...

Navsop relies on the same signals used by mobile phones, TVs, radios and wi-fi rather than navigation satellites

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...pean Space Agency are developing Galileo, a separate 20 billion-euro project.   Related search articles:current event on body systems body systems current events science current events on body systems surface 2 shows as mobile browser current events about body systems current events on excel current fingerprinting technology Current Events About the Body human systems current events New inci...

Cybathlon will take place in Zurich on October 8, 2016

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...e or prototypes from research labs. There will be two medals for each competition, one for the pilot and one for company that developed the device. Cybathlon will take place in Zurich on October 8, 2016 Bionic limbs and exoskeletons are becoming much more technically advanced, offering those wearing them much more realistic movements. Prof. Hugh Herr, from the Massachusetts Institute of Technolog...

Eric Schmidt has called for civilian drone technology to be regulated, warning about privacy and security concerns

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Eric Schmidt, Google chief and one of the world’s influential figures in digital technology, has called for civilian drone tech to be regulated, warning about privacy and security concerns. Cheap miniature versions of the unmanned aircraft used by militaries could fall into the wrong hands, Eric Schmidt told The Guardian newspaper. Quarrelling neighbors, the Google chief suggested, might en...

Parkinson's disease early detection

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...all. All they have to do is to make certain vocal sounds like “ah,” speak some sentences and answer a few questions. Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed a technology that analyzes tremors, breathiness and other weaknesses in people’s voices, which are believed to be one of this neurological condition’s earliest symptoms. Researchers have a...

Cao Haibo was detained at his home in Yancheng in October last year after he set up a website and online chat groups advocating democracy and constitutional government

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...g Intermediate People’s Court said it involved state secrets, his wife, Zhang Nian, was quoted as saying. Cao Haibo was detained at his home in Yancheng in October last year after he set up a website and online chat groups advocating democracy and constitutional government Zhang Nian said the court had presented evidence that her husband had “created an online discussion group, and pu...

New Jersey residents told they can vote via email as the Northeast scrambles to prepare polling stations after Sandy

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As the East Coast tries to get back on its feet after the damage from Hurricane Sandy, New Jersey has announced that residents can vote by email in the upcoming presidential election. Flooding, damaged roads and power outages have forced many Jerseyites from their homes and the electronic option will allow first responders who are working away from home and those displaced by the storm to cast th...

Telomere chromosome

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...the successively earlier onset of cancer down generations. Mutations in two DNA repair genes, BRCA1 and BRCA2, characterize some, but not all, instances of hereditary breast cancer. Non-BRCA1/2 breast cancer families are heterogeneous, suggesting the existence of other genes conferring susceptibility. The group has investigated the role of telomere length in hereditary breast cancer based on prev...

Francesco Schettino, the captain of doomed Costa Concordia cruise ship and the man who is now at the centre of one of Italy's worse maritime disasters, is currently under arrest

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...21;. Costa Crociere CEO Luigi Foschi said Francesco Schettino changed a pre-programmed route to make a manoeuvre that was “unauthorised, unapproved and unknown to Costa”. “The captain has the authority to take the decisions on board. In this case, the captain decided to change the route and he went into waters that he did not know in advance,” Luigi Foschi said. Italian new...

Ashton Kutcher's transformation into Steve Jobs has been shown off in its entirety thanks to the first official photo for the upcoming biopic being released

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...es while close attention has been paid to detail, including old computers sitting in the background. Ashton Kutcher, 34, is taking on the icon in jOBS, which tells the story of Steve Jobs’ pioneering life. Ashton Kutcher’s transformation into Steve Jobs has been shown off in its entirety thanks to the first official photo for the upcoming biopic being released Earlier this year Ashton...

The Start button, an iconic part of Microsoft's operating system, is missing from the latest test version of the upcoming Windows 8

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The Start button, an iconic part of Microsoft’s operating system since it was introduced in Windows 95, is missing from the latest test version of the upcoming Windows 8. The Start button evolved to become the operating system’s “launchpad”, offering access to software, files and search functions. Earlier test versions of Windows 8 had flattened the recognizable “orb” – but the...

Legal battle rages between Apple and Samsung over alleged similarities between their touchscreen smartphones and handsets

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Samsung sources revealed this week that the company was considering legal action to ban Apple’s upcoming iPhone 5 in Europe, after one of its executives admitted a similar move was planned in Korea. Since Apple launched iPhone, there is no secret that Samsung makes many of the components inside it, in fact, even Samsung‘s CEO has admitted: “Apple is our biggest customer.” But when Sam...

Angelina Jolie is certainly in need of regular touch-ups for her latest role and was spotted being pampered on the set of Maleficent in Buckinghamshire

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...e something that’s good for young girls in this, because it sounds like you’re saying they should be a villain. [Maleficent] is actually a great person. But she’s not perfect. She’s far from perfect.” Angelina Jolie was seen taking her family to see musical Wicked based on the novel by Gregory Maguire while in London, which similarly tells the story of the Wicked Witch Of The West before she turns...

Researchers have found that the teams responsible for the Flame and Stuxnet cyber-attacks worked together in the early stages of each threat's development

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...used in Flame, Kaspersky said. “The list includes the names of mutually exclusive objects, the algorithm used to decrypt strings, and the similar approaches to file naming,” Alexander Gostev said. Recently, a New York Times investigation – based on an upcoming book – singled out the US as being responsible for Stuxnet, under the direct orders of President Barack Obama. The...

Syrian opposition groups are preparing for a crucial meeting on Sunday in the Qatari capital, Doha, to discuss how to form a more united front

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...ing use of air power to strike areas held by the rebels, who lack anti-aircraft weapons to deter the attacks. The SNC will be looking to broaden its ranks and agree on a common platform at the conference. However, other groups and opposition figures will also be present, including respected dissident Riad Seif. Riad Seif is being apparently being suggested by the US as the head of a new government...

J.K. Rowling released the first chapter of a new Harry Potter story about the Quidditch World Cup

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J.K. Rowling is continuing to expand Harry Potter’s wizarding world with her new website, Pottermore.com. On Friday, J.K. Rowling released the first chapter in a new, 2,400-word story about the Quidditch World Cup. Although Quidditch has been part of Harry Potter series from the beginning, and Harry and Ron even attend the massive World Cup in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, which was releas...

American Horror Story fans received some shocking news in this week's episode

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...er all the dead bodies of her fellow coven members. In order to prevent the inevitable, she told the Axeman (Danny Huston) that Fiona planned to leave him once she got her powers back. Once he had proof, the Axeman used his, well, axe on Fiona, killing her and leaving her body in the swamp. American Horror Story fans received some shocking news in this week’s episode Even though the season...

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer first appeared in a 1939 book written by Robert L. May, one of the Montgomery Ward's advertising copywriters

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...ast year, when Dartmouth archivist Peter Carini came across it while looking for something else. “No one on staff currently knew we had it. I pulled it out and all the pieces started falling out. It was just a mess,” Peter Carini said. The scrapbook, which has since been restored and catalogued, includes Robert L. May’s list of possible names for his story’s title character – fro...

Footlights novella was the basis for Charlie Chaplin’s 1952 film Limelight

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Footlights – Charlie Chaplin’s only known novella – has been published, 66 years after it was written. Footlights – the basis for his 1952 film Limelight – has been reconstructed by Charlie Chaplin’s biographer, David Robinson. Drafts of the work were uncovered in the Chaplin archive at the Cineteca di Bologna in Italy. The novella will be launched on Tuesday at BFI...

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...current photo scandal is certainly no laughing matter in the wake of recent reports that he sexually assaulted male masseurs. The New York Daily News reported today that one of the two accusers was offered $125,000 by Team Travolta to keep his mouth shut. Though John Travolta’s lawyer, Marty Singer, calls the claims “completely false”, John Truesdale is firmly standing by his story. The form...

Scientists claim that low-calorie substitutes in food and drink may actually make fool your body into gaining weight

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...tty tissue than those on regular high-fat crisps. Study co-author Professor Terry Davidson said: “We are looking at an animal model, but there are similarities for humans, and based on what we found, we believe that our findings question the effectiveness of using fat substitutes as part of a long-term weight loss strategy.” The study findings appear online in Behavioural Neuroscience, which is pu...

Boxun has reported for several weeks on the scandal surrounding Bo Xilai

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Boxun.com, the US-based Chinese-language website that has reported extensively on the Bo Xilai scandal in China, says it was crippled for several hours by a concerted hacking attack. The Boxun website had to move to a new webhost after the denial-of-service attack on Friday, its manager said. Boxun has reported for several weeks on the scandal surrounding Bo Xilai. Bo Xilai was removed from key p...

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...ing the history of its account holders’ visits to sites in its advertising network. User’s age and gender are decided by those of other Google users who have visited the sites you visit, leading to the mistakes. One blogger from tech site Mashable found this week that Google’s Ad Preferences page assume that she was middle-aged – and a man, simply because her interests included t...

India will impose a ban on the use of foreign cloud-based email services to send official communications, before the end of the year

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...s imperative in view of the security concerns that exist in other countries,” Kapil Sibal said at the time. One of the minister’s officials has now confirmed the plan is close to implementation. “Our effort will be to operationalise the policy by mid or end-December,” said J Satyanarayana, secretary at the Department of Electronics and Information Technology, at a conferenc...

PlayStation 4, Sony next-generation gaming console, has been announced at an event in New York

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...background while they can return to their game. The firm said it wanted to make sharing video clips as common as it is today to share screenshots. Another new feature is that gamers can let one of their friends connect to their machine and take control of their character to help if they have got stuck, or allow several friends to watch their live progress as spectators. This facility uses technol...