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'Weak evidence' light alcohol use in pregnancy harms

September 12, 2017 12:55 am0 comments
'Weak evidence' light alcohol use in pregnancy harms

There is “surprisingly limited” evidence that light drinking during pregnancy poses any risk to the baby, say UK researchers. They reviewed all the available studies done on the topic since the 1950s and found no convincing proof that a drink or two a week is harmful. The Bristol University team […]

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Green light for UK driverless car road trials

June 21, 2017 6:09 pm0 comments
Green light for UK driverless car road trials

A demonstration of driverless cars in Nuneaton will be followed later this year by trials on public roads. Autodrive – a collaboration between Jaguar Land Rover, Ford and Tata Motors – showed off how autonomous cars can talk to each other. It included warning drivers when an emergency vehicle was […]

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E3 2017: Light tech lets gamers share one screen

June 14, 2017 9:35 pm0 comments

[unable to retrieve full-text content] MirraViz lets several gamers use one screen at the same time, without seeing one another’s gameplay. BBC News – Technology

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Nvidia-powered Max-Q Laptops Target Thin and Light Gaming

May 31, 2017 4:39 pm0 comments
Nvidia-powered Max-Q Laptops Target Thin and Light Gaming

Most gaming laptops are very obviously gaming laptops thanks to their substantial girth and weight. After all, it takes a lot of cooling to keep a high-power GPU running in such a small case. Nvidia is looking to change that with the Max-Q technology it announced at Computex in Taipei. By optimizing […]

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Lorde's new song, Green Light: All you need to know

March 2, 2017 12:49 pm0 comments
Lorde's new song, Green Light: All you need to know

After a week of elaborate teases, pop star Lorde has finally unveiled her long-awaited new single, Green Light. Inspired by a heartbreak, it juxtaposes downbeat lyrics with a euphoric chorus, over a driving percussion loop. The song received its first play on BBC Radio 1, where Mistajam made it his […]

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Leaked PDF sheds light on Microsoft’s Project Scorpio, 4K gaming plans

January 24, 2017 7:09 pm0 comments
Leaked PDF sheds light on Microsoft’s Project Scorpio, 4K gaming plans

Details on Microsoft’s Project Scorpio and how it might handle 4K gaming have been hard to come by ever since Microsoft announced the new platform. All we’ve known are a few basic specs, like the platform’s memory bandwidth (320GB/s), eight-core CPU, and available computational horsepower (6TFLOPS). Now we have more […]

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New Year celebrations: Fireworks light up Sydney Harbour

December 31, 2016 7:25 am0 comments
New Year celebrations: Fireworks light up Sydney Harbour

A massive fireworks display has lit up Sydney Harbour as Australia’s largest city ushered in 2017. Some 1.5 million revellers had been expected to turn out on the waterfront. Earlier, Auckland in New Zealand became the first major world city to welcome the New Year. Many cities around the world […]

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George Michael's philanthropy comes to light after his death

December 27, 2016 9:25 am0 comments

Tales of George Michael’s philanthropy have come to light in the wake of his death – including how he funded a couple’s IVF treatment. Former Deal or No Deal producer Richard Osman, who now co-presents Pointless, told how one contestant’s partner had said she needed £15,000 for treatment. The next […]

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Boris Johnson makes light of 'semi-parodic' pro-EU column

October 16, 2016 10:28 am0 comments
Boris Johnson makes light of 'semi-parodic' pro-EU column

Boris Johnson has defended his writing of a pro-EU article days before he publicly backed Brexit, saying the article was “semi-parodic” and the UK’s decision to leave was right. In a newspaper column drafted in February, and now published by the Sunday Times, he suggested staying in the EU would […]

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How the street light got a hi-tech makeover

October 7, 2016 3:12 am0 comments
How the street light got a hi-tech makeover

Next time you’re out after dark, spare a thought for the humble street light. It’s not so humble anymore. Not only are light bulbs getting sharper and more energy efficient as they are upgraded to LEDs, but they increasingly help fight crime, promote safe cycling and even protect turtles. That’s […]

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