BREAKING NEWS

2009-10-14

World

Charities face fraud probe

Paris prosecutors have opened up a judicial inquiry into the activities of 17 charities, including organisations that raise funds to fight cancer, on

World

Young tsunami heroine honoured

A New Zealand girl who saw the approach of last month’s deadly tsunami that hit Samoa has been honoured. On holiday with her family, 10-year-old

Sci-tech

A pocket-sized ecosystem

Using organic waste and minerals and the sun as an energy source, pilot project Melissa aims to develop the life support systems essential for

Sci-tech

Spiderbot is coming!

At the Ben Gurion University in Israel, researchers have obviously been reading comics because their new robot is clearly inspired by spiderman

Sci-tech

400 Years of the Telescope

American film “400 Years of The Telescope” documents the last 4 centuries of astronomy. The film was shown at the Pariscience Scientific Film

Culture

Lumiere 2009

The Lumiere 2009 Grand Lyon Film Festival is underway in Lyon, France. The city is proud of being the birthplace of cinema, which was invented in

Culture

Lostprophets single release

Welsh rock band Lostprophets have just released the first single (“It’s Not the End of the World”) off their forthcoming album “The Betrayed”. Ian