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  • Mansell’s words incredible – Hamilton
    By on May 10, 2014 | Comments Off  Comments


    In his latest column for BBC Sport, Lewis Hamilton talks striving for perfection, driving his AC Cobra and Spanish F1 fans.

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  • Luke Prosthetic Arm Approved By FDA
    By on May 10, 2014 | Comments Off  Comments

    necro81 writes: “The FDA today approved the Luke prosthetic arm for sale. The Luke Arm, created by Dean Kamen’s DEKA R&D Corp., was a project initiated by DARPA to develop a prosthetic arm for wounded warriors more advanced than those previously available. The Arm can be configured for below-the-elbow, above-the-elbow, and shoulder-level amputees. The full arm has 10 powered degrees of freedom and has the look and weight of the arm it replaces. Through (more…)

  • Elderly Mice Perk Up With Transfused Blood
    By on May 6, 2014 | Comments Off  Comments

    Some exciting news, as reported by the Wall Street Journal, might make you glad that human blood is a renewable resource: “Giving old mice blood from young ones makes them smarter and improves such functions as exercise capacity, according to reports from two research teams that point to new ways to study and potentially treat diseases of aging. In one study, researchers at Stanford University and the University of California, San Francisco found (more…)

  • VIDEO: Liverpool play open football – Pulis
    By on May 5, 2014 | Comments Off  Comments

    Crystal Palace manager Tony Pulis says Liverpool “play very open football” after the Reds conceded three goals in the last 11 minutes to draw 3-3 at Selhurst Park.

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  • Thorpe out of hospital after infection
    By on May 1, 2014 | Comments Off  Comments

    Five-time Olympic champion swimmer Ian Thorpe is released from hospital after recovering from a shoulder infection.

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  • Report: 99 Percent of New Mobile Threats Target Android
    By on May 1, 2014 | Comments Off  Comments

    MojoKid writes: “Google’s open source Android platform has the distinction of being the most popular mobile operating system in the world. That’s great in terms of dominating the market and reaping the rewards that come with it, but it’s also for that very reason that Android finds itself the target of virtually every new mobile malware threat that emerges. According to data published in F-Secure’s latest Mobile Threat Report (PDF), over 99 percent (more…)