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iPhone 8 and beyond: Future smartphone developments, from graphene and lithium-air batteries to holograms ...

Macworld UK - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
It was discovered by the Soviet-born physicist Andre Geim at the University of Manchester, where it continues to be studied. (Entertainingly, Geim is the only scientist so far to be awarded both a Nobel and an Ig Nobel prize.) If you'd like to read ...
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Live! EuroScience Open Forum: Day one

The University of Manchester (press release) - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
Nobel (and Ignobel) Prize winner Professor Sir Andre Geim. There are more than 4,500 scientists, science fans and journalists in town for the next three days and outside the conference a full programme of events for the whole family to enjoy.

An important breakthrough in science: a machine that sorts Skittles by colour

htxt.africa - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Today's applicant for the (Ig)Nobel Prize in engineering: the Arduino Color[sic] Sorter, a machine that will automatically sort your Skittles by colour.

Biodiversity, GMOs, Gene Drives and the Militarised Mind

Inter Press Service - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
... ecofeminist, philosopher, activist, and author of more than 20 books and 500 papers. She is the founder of the Research Foundation for Science, Technology and Ecology, and has campaigned for biodiversity, conservation and farmers' rights, winning ...
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