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Empty Japanese factories converted into high-tech farms
Thursday, 10 July 2014
Struggling to keep up with the competition coming out of South Korea and China, Japanese electronics companies are shutting down their factories and converting them into agricultural spaces.
Death of the computer mouse? Meet the 3DTouch.
Thursday, 10 July 2014
Researchers in the US have developed the 3DTouch, a thimble-like device that sits on the end of your finger and allows you to interact with a virtual world in three dimensions.
Tropical fish are invading and destroying kelp forests
Wednesday, 09 July 2014
They might be beautiful, but migrating tropical fish are consuming more than their fair share of kelp and seagrass.
New blood test can detect Alzheimer’s with almost 90 percent accuracy
Wednesday, 09 July 2014
Researchers in the UK are working on a blood test that can predict Alzheimer’s disease with 90 percent accuracy in people with mild memory problems. 
This can make you stop putting too much money into slot machines
Wednesday, 09 July 2014
A new program may help gamblers quit before it’s too late.
Error-free football matches could soon be a reality
Wednesday, 09 July 2014
No more mistakes! This ball can tell if a team has scored or not -- and the technology could also be used in rugby. 
Are the Earth's magnetic poles about to flip?
Wednesday, 09 July 2014
Data collected by the Swarm satellites reveals that the Earth’s magnetic field has changed significantly during the past six months.
New device allows the blind to read written text in real time
Wednesday, 09 July 2014
An audio reading device to give the vision impaired cheap and easy access to printed words is being developed by scientists in the US.
The world’s largest mall is being built in Dubai
Wednesday, 09 July 2014
The Mall of the World could be the first step towards developing cities without pollution.
India is building a massive, floating solar power plant
Tuesday, 08 July 2014
India will install a 50 megawatt solar power plant on a 1.27 million square metre floating platform by the end of the year.

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