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  • iPhone 6 will not get sapphire glass, report suggests
  • Microsoft 'selfie' smartphone: Is it a good idea?
  • Former F1 boss Max Mosley sues Google for publishing sex party photos

iPhone 6 will not get sapphire glass, report suggests

iPhone 6 will not get sapphire glass, report suggests

The rumor that the upcoming iPhone 6 is sporting the sapphire glass will remain just a rumor. Issues such as lower yield rates and sapphire glass processing have been cited.

Microsoft 'selfie' smartphone: Is it a good idea?

Microsoft 'selfie' smartphone: Is it a good idea?

Microsoft is getting ready to debut two new high-end handset, one being a selfie smartphone and the other a smartphone featuring Nokia’s 41-megapixel PureView camera.

Former F1 boss Max Mosley sues Google for publishing sex party photos

Former F1 boss Max Mosley sues Google for publishing sex party photos

Max Mosley, former head of Formula One, is suing Google for continuing to publish photos of him participating in a sex party. The photos were originally released by the now-defunct News of the World tabloid in 2008.

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Earth

Mystery of the World Trade Center ship solved thanks to tree rings

Colonial-era ship found at World Trade Center site built in Philadelphia around 1773, experts say. Wood used was the same kind found in that city's historic Independence Hall.

SCIENCEOcean acidification putting Alaskan fisheries and communities at risk

Environment

Ocean acidification putting Alaskan fisheries and communities at risk

The fishing industry in Alaska will most likely be disrupted by climate change and ocean acidification, a new NOAA study shows. Alaskan communities may be at risk of economic distress if they do not find alternate sources of income soon.

SCIENCESaturn’s moon Enceladus has 101 geysers reaching down to subsurface ocean

Space

Saturn’s moon Enceladus has 101 geysers reaching down to subsurface ocean

Scientists have discovered 101 geysers leading to a subsurface ocean on one of Saturn's moons, Enceladus. This shows the presence of a liquid ocean under the ice, scientists say.

LifeElectrical pattern in brain discovered to mark susceptibility to stress

Health

Electrical pattern in brain discovered to mark susceptibility to stress

Researchers at Duke University Medical Center found that the electrical signaling pattern between two brain regions related to fear and stress determine the brain's response to chronically stressful situations, shedding light on a possible predictor of stress-related mental illness that goes beyond genetics.

SCIENCEDitch your glasses for a vision-correcting display

Ditch your glasses for a vision-correcting display

Scientists at UC Berkeley and MIT have developed a prototype of a vision-correcting display that allows users to view screens without glasses or any form of corrective lens.

SCIENCEPangolins, world's most illegally-traded animals, will be eaten to extinction

Environment

Pangolins, world's most illegally-traded animals, will be eaten to extinction

Eight species of pangolins, a scaly anteater native to Asia and Africa, have been added to the list of threatened species. Could these 'walking artichokes' go the way of the dodo?

SCIENCEMars rover Opportunity makes record-breaking drive

Space

Mars rover Opportunity makes record-breaking drive

NASA rover on Mars breaks the distance-driving record for any vehicle on another world. Opportunity rover racks up 25 miles, beating previous Russian record.

LifeCheesecake Factory takes a prize but restaurant chain likely not thrilled about winning

Health

Cheesecake Factory takes a prize but restaurant chain likely not thrilled about winning

Big calories, salt and sugar are why Cheesecake Factory entrees took three out of nine winning spots on an extreme food ranking. But the most unhealthy meal may be over at Red Robin, according to the list.

LifeTargacept reports failure of overactive bladder drug, set to kill program

Health

Targacept reports failure of overactive bladder drug, set to kill program

Targacept is stopping the development of a medication for overactive bladders after the drug failed to show a major reduction in incontinence.

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