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Science & Tech
Google chrome Rrolls out Ad blockers
16 Feb 2018
Sourcepoint CEO Ben Barokas discusses Google and online advertising with Emily Chang on "Bloomberg Technology."
300 x faster WiFi promised by light ray technique
14 Feb 2018
Eindhoven University of Technology researchers say their prototype device can provide WiFi speeds hundreds of times faster than current commercial systems, using infrared rays of light.
Turtle's tumour treated with electrochemotherapy
13 Feb 2018
Veterinary surgeons use electrochemotherapy to successfully treat a green sea turtle with fibropapilloma; a cauliflower-like tumour growth that develops as a result of a herpes-like virus.
Wind of Change: The Do-it-Yourself Windmill
9 Feb 2018
A group of German students has developed a kit that enables anyone to build their own windmill in a week - from local materials. Having built one in Berlin, they're now inspiring others as far away as Sierra Leone.
Star Wars inspired arm allows amputee to play piano
9 Feb 2018
A prosthetic arm developed at Georgia Institute of Technology allows amputee to play the piano
Radar tracking reveals how bees refine their flightpath
6 Feb 2018
A study of humble bumblebees reveals how they hone their routes and improve their flightpath between flowers to save both time and energy, as Stuart McDill reports.
Danish app saves food from trash can
5 Feb 2018
Each year, 11 million tons of food ends up in the bin in Germany. Now, a Danish app wants to help restaurants save their leftovers from the trash can.
Nissan develops slippers that park themselves
1 Feb 2018
Nissan's self-parking slippers could be the ultimate in luxury.....or laziness. The Japanese auto firm is showing off the fancy footwear at its corporate HQ in Yokohama.
Apple's chips business threatens Qualcomm, Intel
31 Jan 2018
Bloomberg's Mark Gurman discusses how Apple built a chip powerhouse to rival Qualcomm and Intel on "Bloomberg Technology."
Fake followers under fire on social media
30 Jan 2018
Renee DiResta, Data for Democracy's head of policy, and Rami Essaid, Distil Networks co-founder, discuss the impact of fake accounts on social media with Emily Chang on "Bloomberg Technology."
Brain-controlled robotic hand enhanced by sensory feedback
30 Jan 2018
Scientists from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL) are developing a hand exoskeleton controlled by brainwaves which they say enhances the performance of brain-machine interfaces.
Mining woes in DR Congo, and fact-checking claims about migrants
29 Jan 2018
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