The Scottish government has announced a ban on fracking operations to allow a full public consultation on the controversial matter.
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Despite estimates that the global population will rise to 10 billion people by 2050, it will still be possible to enjoy a high standard of living, a new analysis tool indicates.
Taiwanese electronics manufacturer Foxconn wants to reduce its workforce with the help of robots and automation.
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The amount of methane leaking and being vented during hydraulic fracturing operations is potentially so great that it cancels out the positive effect on global warming of mining a less polluting shale gas, according to Jane Burston, an expert from the National Physical Laboratory.
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The face of E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial stared back at Billy Harley, owner of the Uig Hotel, Isle of Skye, from inside the tree trunk Harley was chopping to make firewood for the bar of his hotel
One view from the Amazon Tall Tower Observatory, in Sao Sebastiao do Uatuma, which monitors conditions in the middle of the Amazon forest
A 5mm-square nano-sized Bible on a semiconductor. The tiny Bible contains the original Greek version of the New Testament
Viktorija Pashuta, a photographer from Latvia, imagines what social networks would look like if humanised
The 40-seater Bio-Bus, the UK's first bus powered by gas generated from food waste and human sewage
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Bionic Boots, developed by Keahi Seymour from Solihull, UK. Inspired by the stride of an ostrich, high-tensile springs imitate the achilles of those animals to allow any human to run at approximately 25mph
Sculptor Olaf Holzapfel's installation 'Drei Bruecken' ('Three bridges') in the forest near Dresden, Germany.
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A model of a suspended monorail system on display at the 2014 China International Industry Fair in Shanghai, China
The New Born Fame cot mobile enables a baby to post pictures of itself to Facebook and Twitter whenever it plays with the device
The Quinny longboardstroller: cruise through the city with your child on this environmentally-friendly hybrid.
Margot Krasojevic's Hydroelectric Tidal House, a concept house designed to harness the power of waves
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