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The Great SIM Heist: How Spies Stole the Keys to the Encryption Castle
Science & Tech  (tags: Edward Snowdon, NSA, The Intercept, privacy, spying, surveillance, US, Britain, SIM cards, worldwide cell phones, Gemalto )

Judy
- 1556 days ago - firstlook.org
Snowden documents: American and British spies hacked into the internal computer network of the largest manufacturer of SIM cards in the world, stealing encryption keys used to protect the privacy of cellphone communications across the globe...
'Mini-Liver' Advance for Research - Could Minimize the Use of Animals in Research
Science & Tech  (tags: research, science, health, humans, liver, prize, Britain, good news )

Giana
- 1914 days ago - uk.news.yahoo.com
An international prize has been awarded for British research that could prevent many thousands of animals suffering in laboratories.
Genetically-Modified Purple Tomatoes Heading for Shops
Science & Tech  (tags: Britain, GMO Foods, Shops, Canada, science, environment )


- 1947 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The prospect of genetically modified purple tomatoes reaching the shelves has come a step closer.
Gower Cave Reindeer Carving Is Britain's Oldest Rock Art
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, history, art, rock art, cave art, humans, Wales, Britain )

Pia
- 2521 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A reindeer engraved on the wall of a cave in south Wales has been confirmed as the oldest known rock art in Britain. The image in Cathole Cave on Gower was created at least 14,000 years ago, said Bristol University.
Meteor Witnessed Across Britain
Science & Tech  (tags: Meteor, witnessed, across, Britain )

Agnes
- 2638 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Police forces say they have received a number of calls reporting what is believed to have been a meteor. Reports of a "bright light" and an "orange glow" came in across the north of England and Scotland at about 21:40 GMT amid fears a plane had crashed.
Set to Launch, Our Nuclear Leviathan: The Enormous Scale of the Biggest Submarine Ever Built in Britain
Science & Tech  (tags: Nuclear reactor, biggest submarine, Britain, science )

Nancy
- 3085 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Her nuclear reactor could power a city the size of Southampton, she will never need refuelling and she can use her guided ­missiles to pulverise an enemy more than 1,000 miles away.
Home Sweet Stone-Age Home: Britain's First House at 10,500 Years Old Is Uncovered By Archaeologists
Science & Tech  (tags: Stone age Home, Britain, archaeology, wooden hut )

Nancy
- 3210 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
It is cramped, draughty and unlikely to win any design awards. But, according to archaeologists, this wooden hut is one of the most important buildings ever created in Britain.
Artefacts Hint at Earliest Neanderthals in Britain
Science & Tech  (tags: Artefacts, Britain, Neanderthals, science, research )

Sophie
- 3279 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
The finds push back the presence of Neanderthals in Britain by 40,000 years or more, said Dr Francis Wenban-Smith, from Southampton University.
ON THIS DAY - 1991: Sharman Becomes First Briton in Space
Science & Tech  (tags: on this day, uk, britain, england, space, astronaut, soviet union, woman, first, helen sharman )

Chrissy
- 3658 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
Britain's first astronaut, 27-year-old Helen Sharman from Sheffield, has blasted into orbit. The Soviet Soyuz TM-12 space capsule made a textbook launch from the Baikonur cosmodrome in the Soviet republic of Kazakhstan at 1350 BST carrying Miss Sharman an
Wolfram Alpha "Knowledge Engine" the New Nerd on the Block - World
Science & Tech  (tags: knowledge, wolfram alpha, internet, tech, knowledge engine, search engine, physicist, britain, england, uk )

Chrissy
- 3659 days ago - blogs.news.com.au
A NEW site that aims to catalogue "as much of the world's knowledge as possible" and use it to answer every question imaginable has the tech industry buzzing. Developed by British physicist Stephen Wolfram, the Wolfram Alpha "knowledge engine" was this
ON THIS DAY - 1960: Radio Telescope Makes Space History
Science & Tech  (tags: on this day, telescope, radio telescope, jodrell bank, britain, uk, england, space, universe )

Chrissy
- 3724 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
The British radio telescope at Jodrell Bank in Cheshire has set a new space record making contact with the American Pioneer V satellite at a distance of 407,000 miles. The previous record, about 290,000 miles, was set by the Soviet satellite Lunik III, wh
104 Products on Shelves Already Contain Toxic 'Grey Goo' By Stealth, Say Friends of the Earth | the Daily Mail
Science & Tech  (tags: nanoparticles, medicine, skin cream, food, dangerous, toxic, products, friends of the earth, europe, uk, britain, drugs, vitamins, anti-bacterial, risk, health, body )

Ceci
- 4091 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Potentially toxic chemicals are being incorporated into food, packaging, health supplements and other products by stealth, it is claimed. Manufacturers boast that nanoparticles can deliver drugs or vitamins more effectively, kill harmful bugs in food or
Ministers Consider UK Astronauts - UK/Britain
Science & Tech  (tags: uk, britain, astronauts, space, exploration )

Chrissy
- 4119 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
The government is to launch a formal review into whether British astronauts should take part in the international exploration of space. The review has been prompted by growing fears that the UK might lose out in the next wave of space travel.
   

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