Israelis developing remote controlled weapon systems

Israel defence industries,
pioneers in many ways are working on a futuristic battlefield
scenario where armies use remotely operated robotic weapons.

Sat-nav systems ‘pose risk to drivers’

Satellite navigation devices could prove to be a big distraction for drivers, thus increasing the risk of getting involved in an accident, say researchers.

Slow changes to Earth systems can amplify global warming

A new study has found that slow changes such as melting ice sheets amplified the initial warming caused by greenhouse gases about 4.5 million years ago during the early Pliocene.

Scientists discover `kernel` to make systems more reliable

Scientists have created a
"kernel" the basis of a computer`s operating system, a milestone which they
claim will pave the way for a new generation of software with
unprecedented levels of reliability.