'Cuff electrodes' connect the prosthetic hand to the amputee's nerves
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Sunday 13 January 2013
Lack of opportunity, cash and ambition stops our students learning abroad
Tuesday 06 November 2012
Experts on voting security and computer technology warned Monday that New Jersey's plan to allow residents displaced by Hurricane Sandy to cast ballots by e-mail could be easily undermined by hacking or other forms of fraud.
Saturday 13 October 2012
A third runway at Heathrow would triple the number of early deaths from pollution linked to the airport, a new study claims.
Saturday 06 October 2012
If it strikes you that quantum physics has a hint of psychedelic weirdness, you're right if a bit late.
Tuesday 21 August 2012
The actress Dame Julie Andrews, star of Mary Poppins and The Sound of Music, is working with scientists developing artificial vocal cords that might restore her voice.
Monday 28 May 2012
It is the latest culinary invention to be hailed as the best thing since sliced bread: the non-stick ketchup bottle.
Thursday 03 May 2012
David Walter was a direct descendant of John Walter, founder of The Times, in a family that had produced more than one MP, while his mother was a cousin of Willie Whitelaw. So politics and the media were in his blood and it came as no surprise to his many friends that he spent his life in these fields. But though politicians and political journalists inhabit the same world, they are very different tribes, so it was highly unusual that he was able to operate at the highest level among both.
Tuesday 24 April 2012
The landline telephone rings only occasionally these days and more often than not, when it does, it brings a call-centre hustle of some kind. Yet every day passes in a blur of sustained, staccato communication with the outside world: can you do this? Have you seen that? Nudge, link, like, follow.
Friday 24 February 2012
The Lisbon MBA
Wednesday 11 January 2012
ICT in England's schools is a "mess" and must be radically revamped to prepare pupils for the future, Michael Gove has said.
Monday 05 September 2011
Cambridge is the best university in the world, according to a new league table which sees its rival Oxford awarded fifth place.
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