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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

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Modern forensics solve 700-year-old murder mystery

The contents of the bowels of an Italian medieval warlord have revealed his nefarious cause of death nearly 700 years later.

By 12 January 2015

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Apple's iTunes scores U2's new album. You score it free

Every iTunes customer -- more than 500 million people, but who's counting? -- get the band's new album free in what CEO Cook calls the largest record release in music history.

By 10 September 2014

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Apple hires legendary designer Marc Newson ahead of 'iWatch' launch

The esteemed Australian designer has already been working with Apple design guru Jony Ive for months ahead of a presumed wearable launch next week.

By 6 September 2014

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Plundering the fungal factories of ants for new drugs

In the search for powerful anticancer and antifungal drugs, scientists look somewhere new -- fungus-farming ants.

By 6 August 2014

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Doctor Wikipedia is top medical resource for patients and doctors

Report: Wikipedia is now the leading global resource for healthcare information, not just for patients, but doctors as well.

By 31 January 2014

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Make sure your donation gets to the people who need it

Whether we're responding to a disaster or helping to prevent one, our generosity comes from our hearts, but ensuring that our gifts have the maximum impact possible requires using our heads.

By 21 December 2013

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Jony Ive's red Mac Pro set to raise £37,000 for AIDS charity

The new Mac Pro ain't cheap, but get Jony Ive and Bono to paint it red and the price could hit £37,000.

By 29 October 2013

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Jony Ive-designed Leica M camera makes first appearance

The camera created by Apple's design chief and fellow designer Marc Newson has finally been shown off, and apparently went through 561 iterations. And yes, it's aluminum.

By 9 October 2013

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Painless microneedle patch could test for TB

Scientists at the University of Washington say their approach would be more precise and less painful than the traditional skin test that uses a hypodermic needle.

By 30 August 2013