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Trashed thesis
Four years ago when Michael Persinger — a neurologist from the Laurentian University in Sudbury, Canada — claimed to have invented electromagnetic headsets capable of stimulating religious or spiritual feelings in humans, even die-hard atheists had reservations on the findings ...  | Read.. 
Digital body map tailors' new toy
Technology has never got so handy for the tailors. Bodymetrics, a state-of-the-art body mapping system, is now allowing designers to create perfectly fitting clothes. A new denim range, Digital Couture ...  | Read.. 
Machines as small as viruses
Is it possible to cram the 24 volumes of the Encyclopaedia Britannica on the head of a pin' Theoretically speaking, it is feasible. In 1959, physicist Richard Feynman ...  | Read.. 
Threat perception
Dr John Kenner, the main character in Michael Crichton’s latest thriller State of Fear, accuses the US of creating artificial hurricanes, explosions and earthquakes ...  | Read.. 
Trashed thesis
New stars
Feather appeal
Bacteria code
Shift of focus
Guinea pig nation
Trial of patience
See-through trick
In another development in flexible organic electronics, engineers at the University of Tokyo have come up with the world's first credit card-shaped flexible plastic sheet image scanner. Light-emitting plastics are already being used in flexible compu ...  | Read.. 
E-mail guard
Eyesight sensor
No fear factor
Almost everywhere food is sold these days, you are likely to find products claiming to contain no genetically modified substances. But unless you are buying wild mushrooms, game, berries or fish, that statement is untrue. ...  | Read.. 
 
Traps for molecules
New culprits on the prowl
Needless care
Vegetarianism's role in BP vindicated
Tobacco and cervical cancer
Sperm-sorter for test-tube baby
US beckons, so does obesity
QED: Expert spokesperson
An indian cardiologist said last week that the British government's recent approval of over-the-counter (OTC) sale of a cholesterol-lowering drug called simvastatin should be a wake-up call for Indian doctors. At a press conference organised by an Ind ...  | Read.. 
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