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Nicocigs Advertisement Banned by ASA

by Jenny Richards Since 2003, the general advertisement of cigarettes has been banned and now electronic cigarettes seem to be suffering the same fate with the recent announcement that e-cigarette brand ‘Nicocigs’ must change and adjust their advertisement accordingly. According to news.uk.msn, the advertisement produced by Nicocigs, which was headlined with the phrase ‘kicks butts’…

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Empathy Can Flow Across Species, Confirms New Research

For ages, people and a variety of animals have lived together as members of a single habitat. Part of this ecological kinship is reflected in the biological as well as social traits that exist in similar forms across species. The latest research carried out by scientists at Lund University of Sweden confirms this cross-species relationship.…

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Carbyne Possibly World’s Hardest Material, Suggests New Research

by Edward Lakatis Diamond may not be the hardest known substance on this planet after all, for a new study by researchers in Houston, Texas, finds Carbyne as the hardest substance. ECN reports that Boris Yakobson and his research group at Rice University in Houston, Texas, calculated various properties of Carbyne, including tensile strength, tensile…

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Gems and Jewelry Business Rising in America

by Edward Lakatis Gem and jewelry business has been one of the most profitable professions for humans dating back to centuries in the history of human civilizations. The passion continues and grows today as new designs and polishing techniques give a dazzling look to individual pieces of gems, and the eye of camera follows them around…

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Scientists Announce Landmark Invention of Carbon-Nanotube Computer

by Edward Lakatis Scientists in California have made news worldwide by announcing a new invention that can possibly revolutionize the world of electronics, especially of nanotechnology. The invention in question is the first computer based on carbon-nanotubes. As reported by World Science, the article describing the carbon-nanotube computer was published in the September 25th issue of…

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Living Kidneys Printed in 3D by Chinese Researchers

by Edward Lakatis China has made the landmark invention in living organ generation as the world’s first living kidneys coming out of a bio printer is news that has taken science and technology enthusiasts by storm. Last month 3ders.org reported the invention of the first 3D bio printer at the Hanghou University of Science and…

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Demand for Banning Foie Gras Drawing Attention Worldwide

Fiona Munro has started an important petition on Care2 to stop a cruel practice in French cuisine. Foie Gras, made from livers of abused ducks and geese. In the petitioner’s words, it is “cruelty promoted as luxury.” The petition states: “This is totally unacceptable and cruel. Due to free trade laws, UK being one of…

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Soccer Events Raise Risk of Domestic Violence

Soccer lovers – and there are hundreds of millions around the world – need to watch their feelings during the major soccer events as a new study points to association between soccer events and domestic abuse. From the World Science news, Lancaster University researchers reportedly have found that during the three soccer world cup events…