Daily Archives: June 23, 2010

iPhone 4 and Apple’s silence on pollution in China

Apple has whipped up a storm of anticipation for its new iPhone, which goes on sale in the UK tomorrow, but it’s been silent on questions about the phone’s environmental impact in China, says Ma Jun Of course as consumers … Continue reading

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Can baby ‘bot help Japan reproduce?

Yotaro cries, giggles, and kicks when you tickle him. He sneezes and his nose runs. When he is upset, his rattle calms him down. An average baby — sort of — since Yotaro is a robot. His inventors hope he … Continue reading

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HOME: The Movie

We are living in exceptional times. Scientists tell us that we have 10 years to change the way we live, avert the depletion of natural resources and the catastrophic evolution of the Earth’s climate. The stakes are high for us … Continue reading

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