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Top 10 physics breakthroughs listed

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Top 10 physics breakthroughs listed

  Landing on a comet, nuclear fusion with lasers and a tractor beam are among the 10 physics breakthroughs of 2014, as chosen by a leading science magazine. The Philae spacecraft's touchdown on comet 67P was named as the year's most significant advance by Physics World. It was singled out for its "fundamental importance to space science". The first detection of neutrino particles from the main reaction that powers the Sun and a new holographic memory device also made the shortlist. Dr Hamish Johnston, editor of physicsworld.com, said:...

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Text messaging turns 22: Five facts you didn’t know about SMSes

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Text messaging turns 22: Five facts you didn’t know about SMSes

By tech2 News Staff /  08 Dec 2014   Text messaging or SMSes might be one of the lesser-used features in the smartphone age, but the fact remains that no one has yet been able to fully replace it. People turn to text messaging for emergency communication, businesses still rely on SMS marketing to reach to customers and most organisations use text messages as an official form of communication after email. As the Short Message Service (SMS) turns 22 this month, here’s a look at five interesting facts you probably didn’t know about...

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The Heartbleed Hit List: The Passwords You Need to Change Right Now

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The Heartbleed Hit List: The Passwords You Need to Change Right Now

An encryption flaw called the Heartbleed bug is already being called one of the biggest security threats the Internet has ever seen.

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This Flying Ambulance May Save Wounded Soldiers from Certain Death

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This Flying Ambulance May Save Wounded Soldiers from Certain Death

Removing wounded soldiers from the battlefield has always been a dangerous proposition, not just for the wounded but for the Medevac team as well. So instead of sending more soldiers into harm’s way, one Israeli aeronautic company wants to whisk the wounded away aboard a UAV

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Amazon Sees Delivery Drones as Future

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Amazon Sees Delivery Drones as Future

Scott Mayerowitz, AP Business Writer  This undated image provided by Amazon.com shows the so-called Prime Air unmanned aircraft project that Amazon is working on in its research and development labs. Amazon says it will take years to advance the technology and for the Federal Aviation Administration to create the necessary rules and regulations, but CEO Jeff Bezos said Sunday Dec. 1, 2013, there's no reason Drones can't help get goods to customers in 30 minutes or less. (AP Photo/Amazon) Amazon.com said it's working on the so-called Prime Air...

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