Technology


China leads S. Korea and US in 5G race

CHINA is slightly ahead of South Korea and the United States in the race to develop fifth generation wireless networks, or 5G, a recent US study showed. The survey released by the CTIA, a US-based industry ...

April 22, 2018, Sunday


VR is new arcade mainstream

GAMERS wearing headsets and wielding rifles adorned with flashing lights battle a horde of zombies, letting out the occasional terrified shriek. The virtual reality arcade in Singapore is part of a wave ...

April 22, 2018, Sunday


YouTube faces child privacy probe

READ carefully through the fine print of YouTube’s terms of service and you might notice that you’ve affirmed you are old enough to watch it. “If you are under 13, then please do not use the service,” ...

April 15, 2018, Sunday


Research links financial risk to brain structure

IN the future, your eligibility for a specific investment portfolio might be decided by a brain scan test. A study published recently in the journal “Neuron” suggests a person’s ability to tolerate economic ...

April 15, 2018, Sunday


Switzerland is virtual currency hub

Switzerland has become a global hub for cryptocurrencies and the blockchain technology they are built on, with investors flocking to the wealthy Alpine nation to get in on the virtual action....

March 30, 2018, Friday


Brain scanner game changer in neural care

BRITISH scientists have unveiled a next-generation wearable brain scanner that can be donned like a helmet and allows patients to move freely while being scanned, potentially revolutionizing neural care ...

March 25, 2018, Sunday


Robots breaking new ground in construction industry innovation

AS a teenager working for his dad’s construction business, Noah Ready-Campbell dreamed that robots could take over the dirty, tedious parts of his job, such as digging and leveling soil for building projects. Now ...

March 25, 2018, Sunday


Cloning your beloved pet is not just a celebrity trend anymore

AFTER photographer Monni Must’s 28-year-old daughter Miya committed suicide while in the midst of an abusive relationship, the grieving mother adopted Miya’s spunky black Labrador, Billy Bean. Last year, ...

March 18, 2018, Sunday


Global warming extinction threat

GLOBAL warming could place 25 to 50 percent of species in the Amazon, Madagascar and other biodiverse areas at risk of localized extinction within decades, a report said. The lower projection is based ...

March 18, 2018, Sunday


State of the art: masterpieces under the X-ray

THIS really is state of the art research. Experts at the Mauritshuis museum in The Hague are using the latest technology to take a long, hard look at one of their most prized paintings, Johannes Vermeer’s ...

March 4, 2018, Sunday




 

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