Journey through quail embryo wins Nikon science video prize
Sequential images of a ten day old quail embryo have won Portuguese biologist, Gabriel G. Martins first prize in this year's Nikon Small World in Motion Photomicrography Competition. The entry was one of hundreds submitted for the contest, which aims to highlight the latest techniques of scientific imaging.
An Israeli company has devised a technology that allows wheelchairs and bicycles to travel more comfortably over bumps and down stairs. Softwheel says its 'symmetrical selective in-wheel suspension' system is designed to absorb the impact of obstacles in the road, and could be adapted to suit any vehicle with wheels. Jim Drury reports.
US troops arrive in Poland as the interim government in Ukraine resumes an offensive against pro-Russia separatists in the east of the country. Ivor Bennett reports on the breakdown of an Easter truce agreement, and how the threat of more sanctions from the US could hit markets.
Kiev to resume security operation to disarm eastern separatists
The apparent torture and death of a city councilor in eastern Ukraine helps prompt the central government in the capital Kiev to resume its security operation to eliminate armed separatists. Mana Rabiee reports.
Use the Force and your lightsaber and become a Jedi Master in the new Jedi Adventure “Dark Side Rising”, duel the universe’s most powerful villains in “Duels of Fate”, drive at breakneck speed in exciting podraces, rampage and destroy cities as a giant Rancor monster, and dance for Jabba the Hutt!
“Kinect Star Wars” is the most natural and intuitive Star Wars gaming experience ever. Harnessing the controller-free power of Kinect for Xbox 360 and the beauty of 3-D graphics soon you will be able to do the same from the comfort of your living room. Using full body motions, players can use the Force, battle with a lightsaber and more, no controller required.
Don’t forget you can also share the Force with friends through co-op, competitive and duel modes. Easy jump in and out lets a second player join in instantly on the Jedi action. Additionally, the Xbox 360 Limited Edition “Kinect Star Wars” console bundle will feature an exclusive C-3PO unlockable for Dance Mode. You can get your hands on a copy when it launches worldwide on April 3rd*, 2012.
*Launches on April 13th, 2012 in France