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Tattoo biobatteries produce power from sweat

In the future, working up a sweat by exercising may not only be good for your health, but it could also power your small electronic devices. Researchers will report today that they have designed a sensor in the form of a ...

How does exercise work in zero-G?

Here's the thing about going to the International Space Station: No one can predict what you'll need to do during your six-month stay there. Maybe something breaks and you need to go "outside" to fix it, in a spacesuit. Maybe ...

Explainer: Is your Wi-Fi secure?

James Lyne from IT security firm Sophos recently carried out a two-day public awareness exercise as part of the InfoSec 2014 conference.

London-based banks simulate giant cyber-attack

Dozens of London-based banks joined other financial institutions in the capital on Tuesday for a giant exercise to test their defences against a cyber-attack, officials said.

Enough lying about

ESA's volunteers recently finished their third and last session lying in bed in the interest of spaceflight and science. They can return to their normal lives after spending their last 21 days in bed with their feet up – ...

Stoats make a splash

Stoats are generally considered capable of swimming up to about 1.5km, but the discovery of a stoat on Rangitoto Island (3 km offshore) in 2010, and another on Kapiti (5 km offshore) in 2011 suggested they may be able to ...

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