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The importance of beating buffering
Streaming video over mobile networks could be greatly improved by smart prioritization of visually important data, report investigators

Prince Charles co-authors Ladybird climate change book
Prince Charles co-authors a book for adults in the style of the well-known children's series

Gadget boom sees e-waste in Asia spike 63 per cent in 5 years
A boom in gadgets and a growing middle class has contributed to a spike in e-waste in East and South-East Asia, raising environmental concerns

Two-thirds of packaged foods, drinks in Canada have added sugars
An analysis of over 40,000 commonly available packaged foods and beverages in Canada has found that 66 percent of these products -- including some infant formulas and baby food products and many so-called 'healthier' foods such as yogurt, juice, breakfast cereals, and snack bars -- have at least one added sugar in their ingredients list, according to new research

Smoking related imagery absent from only one James Bond movie to date
Smoking related imagery is conspicuous by its absence from only one Bond movie since 007 first graced cinema screens in 1962, finds a new analysis

Vader systems creates liquid metal 3-D printer for manufacturing
A father and son team have created a liquid metal 3-D printing machine that could represent a significant transformation in manufacturing The machine is so novel it represents a quantum leap in the ability to print three-dimensional objects in metal Other metal printers exist, but most use a process of laying down powered metal and melting it with a laser or electron beam

Diversification key to resilient fishing communities
Fishing communities can survive, and even thrive, as fish abundance and market prices shift if they can catch a variety of species and nimbly move from one fishery to the next, a new study finds

For first time ever, x-ray imaging captures material defect process
A new approach has been uncovered to detail the formation of material defects at the atomic scale and in near-real time, an important step that could assist in engineering better and stronger new materials

A breath of fresh air: Improving zinc-air batteries
A three-layer nanoparticle catalysts improve zinc-air batteries, report scientists

Markers for prostate cancer death can identify men in need of more aggressive treatment
A prostate specific antigen (PSA) nadir greater than 05 ngmL following radiation and androgen deprivation therapy appears to identify men prior to PSA failure who are at high-risk for dying early as a result of treatment failure for their prostate cancer, research shows

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