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  • AUDIO: Morgan needs to work on form – Miller
    By on February 29, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments


    National selector Geoff Miller says England batsman Eoin Morgan needs to go away and work on his method after he was left out of the squad to face Sri Lanka.

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  • VIDEO: Wenger wants show of character
    By on February 25, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger says it would be “criminal” for Arsenal to sit around feeling sorry for themselves ahead of Sunday’s north London derby against Tottenham.

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  • New Version of Flashback Trojan Targets Mac Users
    By on February 25, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    wiredmikey writes with this extract from Security Week: “On Friday, researchers from security firm Intego reported that a new variant of Flashback is targeting passwords and as a byproduct of infection, Flashback is crashing several notable applications. Flashback was first discovered by Intego in September of 2011. It targets Java vulnerabilities on OS X, two of them to be exact, in order to infect the system. Should Flashback find that (more…)

  • Test-Tube Burgers Coming Soon
    By on February 20, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    ananyo writes “A burger made entirely from lab-grown meat is expected to be unveiled by October this year. But costing in excess of $250,000, it’s not going to be flying off supermarket shelves quite yet. The lab meat is produced using adult stem cells, which are then grown on scaffolds in cell-culture media. Because such lab-assembled muscle is weak, it has to be ‘bulked up’ by exposing to electric shocks. The researchers, based in the (more…)

  • Jones warns of ‘massive’ pay cuts
    By on February 20, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    “Massive” pay cuts are on the way in Welsh rugby, warns ex-national team captain Gwyn Jones amid a crisis in the professional game.

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  • BBC announces 3D Olympic coverage
    By on February 15, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    The BBC reveals which events from the 2012 Olympics it plans to broadcast in 3D.

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  • Doctors “Fire” Vaccine Refusers
    By on February 15, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    phantomfive writes “In a study of Connecticut pediatricians published last year, some 30% of 133 doctors said they had asked a family to leave their practice for vaccine refusal. Pediatricians are getting tired of families avoiding vaccines, which puts their children at higher risk of disease. From the article: ‘Pediatricians fed up with parents who refuse to vaccinate their children out of concern it can cause autism or other problems (more…)

  • Halfpenny set to kick for Wales
    By on February 11, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    Leigh Halfpenny is likely to retain Wales’ goal-kicking duties against Scotland, says coach Warren Gatland.

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  • Ask Slashdot: How To Allow Test Takers Internet Access, But Minimize Cheating?
    By on February 11, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    New submitter linjaaho writes “I work as lecturer in a polytechnic. I think traditional exams are not measuring the problem-solving skills of engineering students, because in normal job you can access the internet and literature when solving problems. And it is frustrating to make equation collections and things like that. It would be much easier and more practical to just let the students use the internet to find information for solving (more…)

  • Garth Crooks’s team of the week
    By on February 6, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments

    Do you agree with our football expert’s side this week?

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