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New camera can see through human body

New camera can see through human body

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The new camera works by detecting individual photons within the human body Scientists have developed a camera that can see through the human body. The device has been designed to help doctors track medical tools, known as endoscopes, during internal examinations. Until now, medics have had to rely on […]

Jailed YouTuber: 'Not proud' of prank

Jailed YouTuber: 'Not proud' of prank

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionYouTuber Daniel Jarvis is “not proud” of his part in a fake robbery at a major London gallery A YouTuber jailed for his part in a prank on the public says he is “sorry if he frightened people”. Daniel Jarvis, 27, is a member of the Trollstation […]

Caught in the act

Caught in the act

Image copyright ktsimage Image caption Attack bots scan net address ranges looking for vulnerable servers Cyber-criminals start attacking servers newly set up online about an hour after they are switched on, suggests research. The servers were part of an experiment the BBC asked a security company to carry out to judge the scale and calibre […]

Sky taxis

Sky taxis

Image copyright RTA/Volocopter Image caption Dubai says it will begin a five-year test period of the Volocopter later in 2017 Tech companies are competing to develop the first viable passenger-carrying sky taxis, whether manned or pilotless, but how soon could these clever copters really be whizzing over our cities? And would you trust one? Dubai […]

TEDGlobal: Three words that give people an address

TEDGlobal: Three words that give people an address

Image copyright What3Words Image caption The addresses of homes in Mongolia Groceries, post and even pizza are now being delivered to remote parts of the world, previously cut off because they lacked an address. In Mongolia, people can apply for a bank account using three words to identify where they live. The system divides the […]

Ronan Hughes: Four years for man who blackmailed teen

Ronan Hughes: Four years for man who blackmailed teen

Image copyright Mid Ulster Mail Image caption Ronan Hughes was a pupil at St Joseph’s Grammar in Donaghmore and was a talented Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) player A Romanian man who blackmailed a County Tyrone schoolboy who later took his own life has been sentenced to four years in prison. Coalisland teenager Ronan Hughes had […]

Google error disrupts corporate Japan's web traffic

Google error disrupts corporate Japan's web traffic

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Online banking services were among those affected. Google has admitted that wide-spread connectivity issues in Japan were the result of a mistake by the tech giant. Web traffic intended for Japanese internet service providers was being sent to Google instead. Online banking, railway payment systems as well as gaming […]

NHS Lanarkshire apologises after malware attack

NHS Lanarkshire apologises after malware attack

Image copyright Ross Watson Image caption Services at major sites such as Wishaw General Hospital were disrupted by the cyber attack A Scottish health board has apologised after a malware attack meant appointments and procedures had to be cancelled. NHS Lanarkshire also warned patients not to attend hospital unless their visit is “essential” and said […]

Hasta la vista, baby

Hasta la vista, baby

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption “Killer robots” may seem like something from a sci-fi film, but reality is catching up More than 100 of the world’s top robotics experts wrote a letter to the United Nations recently calling for a ban on the development of “killer robots” and warning of a new arms race. […]

YouTube football team Hashtag United 'living the dream'

YouTube football team Hashtag United 'living the dream'

Image copyright Hashtag United Image caption The team show off their new kit and distinctive “hashtag” hand sign “We’re average footballers living the professional footballer dream,” says Seb Carmichael-Brown, vice-captain of amateur side Hashtag United. The squad is a group of mates, most of whom have day jobs off the pitch which have nothing to […]