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Why Norwegian drivers are slowing down

Norwegian drivers have been reducing their speeds year by year. Not surprisingly, baby-boomers and their older brothers and sisters are getting the blame. Researchers hit the roads to look into the matter.

Scientists send world’s fastest data signal

Scientists have set a new world record: the largest amount of data, equal to twice the world’s daily Internet traffic, sent through a single fibre cable.

Meet your new physician: Dr Google

OPINION: In theory, internet search engines like Google and Bing can make early diagnoses and may even save lives.

Studying astronaut headaches could help patients on Earth

A cure for headaches and impaired vision may be found by studying astronauts in space as well as patients on Earth.

Creative machines: The next frontier in artificial intelligence

Artificial intelligence is making huge advances but it still struggles to be creative or collaborate with us.

New satellite will test Einstein’s theory

A new satellite is launched that will test Einstein's general theory of relativity. Alongside it is a miniature satellite, designed and built by students to monitor shipping around Greenland.

Gamers solve problems faster than a computer

Humans routinely find better solutions to difficult quantum mechanical problems than computers, shows new research.

This drone will obey a winking eye

Video: Watch the underwater drone that can be guided by facial expressions.

3D-printed organs give insights to complex anatomy

Inexpensive 3D-printers create detailed plastic models of organs and help scientists study complex anatomical structures.

Scientists discover ‘reverse photosynthesis’

Sunlight combined with a special enzyme breaks down the chemical bonds in plants. It is called reverse photosynthesis and has industrial applications, say scientists.

World's fastest chip could make the Internet eco-friendly

Scientists have invented the world's fastest chip, which could help improve the eco-friendly credentials of the Internet.

Scientists develop explosives-detecting liquid

Scientists have developed a liquid that fluoresces when in close proximity to explosives--may even replace sniffer dogs.

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