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App helps tell your colourful pills apart

App helps tell your colourful pills apart

EVER wondered if you’ve popped the right pill? Now there’s an app to help. There are thousands of prescription pills but few colours and shapes to choose from, which can…

Hungry Africa’s breadbasket needs to grow

Hungry Africa’s breadbasket needs to grow

Home-grown wheat could be the solution to a growing hunger problem in sub-Saharan Africa. The region is one of the few in which the number of undernourished people is rising,…

Samsung says iPhone5 infringes 8 patents

Samsung says iPhone5 infringes 8 patents

Samsung Electronics said on Tuesday that Apple’s new iPhone5 infringed eight of its patents, including two standards patents and six features patents. The Korean electronics giant added infringement claims about…

Global warming will relentlessly drive sea rise

Global warming will relentlessly drive sea rise

Greenhouse gas emissions, relentlessly driving global climate change, will continue to push up sea levels for thousands of years, says a study. The study sought to model sea-level changes over…

Curiosity set to scoop up Martian soil

Curiosity set to scoop up Martian soil

NASA’s Curiosity rover is now stationed at a place on Mars where it will take its first scoop of soil for analysis. The rover’s ability to put soil samples into…

Samsung wins reconsideration of Galaxy Tab sales ban

Samsung wins reconsideration of Galaxy Tab sales ban

A U.S. appeals court ruled on Friday that a lower court should reconsider a sales ban against Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 10.1 won by Apple in a patent dispute with the…

Arunachal Pradesh to get Special Tiger Protection Force

Arunachal Pradesh to get Special Tiger Protection Force

Arunachal Pradesh will soon recruit 112 personnel to raise a company ofSpecial Tiger Protection Force (STPF) to protect the big cats from being poached, chief minister Nabam Tuki informed here…

Researchers manage to control space age jetlag

Researchers manage to control space age jetlag

Since August, NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity has been roaming all over the distant planet learning as much as it can about the Martian terrain. Its mission control team has also…

Bing Maps Now Available On iPhone 5

Bing Maps Now Available On iPhone 5

Apple recently suffered a round of criticism, something which the company isn’t really used to. The source of this negative press was the recent rolling out of iOS 6, in…

Greenpeace installs solar pump set

Greenpeace installs solar pump set

Access to energy for irrigation and other agricultural activities is an important issue for the rural Bihar. Looking at poor irrigation facilities due to non-availability of power and availability of…