Apple wins $1bn in patent suit against Samsung

Apple won more than $1 billion in a massive US court victory over Samsung on Friday, in one of the biggest patent cases in decades—a verdict that could have huge market repercussions.

Addressing the need for microscopic speed

Researchers at the University of Leicester have developed a new form of digital microscope which can create an image 100 times faster than regular equipment – without losing image quality.

Sunbathing helps these bugs stay healthy

Sunbathing may be healthy – at least for one group of North American insects that apparently uses the activity to fight off germs, Simon Fraser University scientists have found.

Higgs boson provides a musical spin

A decades-long quest for the elusive Higgs boson has sparked a creative rush in music, with compositions ranging from a-capella and rap to a hypnotic symphony.

Venezuelan election heats up via social media

With tweets, Facebook pages and YouTube videos, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez and rival Henrique Capriles are waging an online battle ahead of the country's October 7 elections.

Sri Lanka braces for oil slick

Sri Lanka mobilised 500 volunteers on Friday to prepare for an oil slick heading towards its coast after a cargo vessel sank off-shore due to bad weather, a disaster official said.

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