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Science

Scientists create graphene in kitchen blender

Amina Khan   Wed Apr 23 00:58:17 UTC 2014 Scientists have found that they can create high-quality graphene sheets using a kitchen blender and ordinary dishwasher detergent.

ATM skimmers going wireless

Jordan Robertson   Wed Apr 23 01:57:12 UTC 2014 Criminals engaged in ATM skimming are now exploiting wireless technology to pull off their schemes more easily.

Man flu? When is 'the flu' really just a cold

Aboriginal scientific achievements recognised 

Impulsive? A procrastinator? Blame your genes

Scientists clone stem cells matched to two adults

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Blog

New wave of Twitter hackings: where did you go wrong?

Adam Turner Have weight loss spammers found new ways to hack into our social media accounts?

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Currency

The inside story behind the rise and fall of Mt Gox bitcoin exchange

Sophie Knight Former employees of the Mt Gox bitcoin exchange say Mark Karpeles had a tight grip over the company and wouldn't share passwords or access to Mt Gox's source code.

Space

Astronomers find Earth-like planet

Nicky Phillips Scientists have discovered a planet outside our solar system that is, so far, the closest contender for Earth 2.0.

Patents

Will this PIN change the world?

Andrew Colley Man who won Microsoft patent fight planning something "much bigger".

Gadgets

Digital eyes show your emotions

Can't be bothered to show anyone what you're thinking? A Japanese scientist has the answer.

Science

The truth about memory

John Elder Many middle-aged people think they show signs of early dementia - they're wrong.

Sci-tech

'Easter Dragon' makes delivery

Irene Klotz Cargo ship makes Easter delivery to International Space Station.

Security

The hidden costs of Heartbleed

Ben Grubb Security bug set to cost millions to clean up according to one internet firm.

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Tech

Algorithm gets past CAPTCHA

Mahesh Sharma A Google algorithm can nearly perfectly decipher CAPTCHA codes online.

Sci-tech

NASA spacecraft crashes into moon

Irene Klotz A robotic spacecraft ended a mission with a planned, kamikaze crash.

Review

Password manager review

Adam Turner If remembering passwords is a chore, let a password manager take care of it .

Blogs & Columns

Gadgets on the Go

First-gen Apple TV back from the dead

Adam Turner   Wed Apr 23 04:14:32 UTC 2014 Apple refuses to discuss why the original Apple TV couldn't see the iTunes store for almost a week.

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Screenplay

Infamous Second Son: Powerful

The lively Second Son clearly has ambitions to be more serious than the PlayStation 3 Infamous games.

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Imaging

Canon IXUS 155 compact camera review

Terry Lane Canon's Ixus compacts are usually good value for customers with modest photo ambitions, but this one looks like a product of the marketing-by-numbers.

MacMan

The Mac Pro revolution

Garry Barker Over the past three or four decades, computational power has increased enormously and the cost of it has dropped dramatically.