Scientists plumbing the Pacific Ocean off the Hawaii coast have discovered a Second World War era Japanese submarine, a technological marvel that had been preparing to attack the Panama Canal before being scuttled by U.S. forces.
Okay, it may not be the prettiest thing in the world, but this ground breaking invention may be about to revolutionise commuter cycling forever.
The researchers, from the University’s Faculty of Engineering, have shown that mixing plutonium-contaminated waste with blast furnace slag and turning it into glass reduces its volume by 85-95 per cent. It also effectively locks in the radioactive plutonium, creating a stable end product. Could this solve Japan’s nuclear crisis?
Playing the Super Mario 64 video game causes increased size in brain regions responsible for spatial orientation, memory formation and strategic planning as well as fine motor skills.
Tests of Google’s autonomous vehicles in California and Nevada suggests they already outperform human drivers.
It was the tell-tale tartar on the teeth that told the truth. Or at least, that is what it appeared to do.
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