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Long-term study finds video games linked to aggressive behaviour in children

A three-year study has found that long-term participation in violent video games may increase violent thoughts and behaviour in children.

By 25 March 2014

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Bad online behaviour relies on group acceptance

It's not exactly news that anonymity causes some to feel they have carte blanche to behave badly online; but new research suggests overall group attitudes can change this.

By 9 January 2014

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Get married online with Ikea

The Swedish DIY-furniture manufacturer has launched a service that allows users to hold a virtual wedding online.

By 14 April 2015

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Clandestinely control your smartphone by stroking your hair

A hair extension interwoven with sensors would allow users to secretly open and control smartphone apps.

By 13 April 2015

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Anti-piracy code: Three strikes and you're outed

The day after a landmark piracy judgement gave Dallas Buyers Club the right to chase individual pirates, a new three-strikes scheme will "facilitate" this process for all rights holders through ISPs.

By 8 April 2015

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Unpowered exoboot takes some of the hard work out of hiking

This lightweight, wearable exoskeleton fits around your foot and ankle and can reduce the amount of energy you expend on walking.

By 2 April 2015

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Festo unleashes new robotic swarm of ants and butterflies

Biology-inspired robotics company Festo has revealed its latest animal robots -- cooperative ants and lightweight butterflies.

By 27 March 2015

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New shape-shifting 'punk' frog knows how to blend in

A frog found in the cloud forest of Ecuador has a neat trick -- it can change the texture of its skin, and it's the first vertebrate known to do so.

By 25 March 2015

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Scientists capture the first image of light behaving as both a particle and a wave

Researchers have achieved the first ever pictorial evidence that light can simultaneously behave as a particle and as a wave.

By 4 March 2015

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Vintage X-rays reveal the hidden effects of corsets

In 1908, a doctor used X-rays to highlight the damaging effects of tight corsets on a woman's body.

By 26 February 2015