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“The Morning Briefing” is SmartPlanet’s daily roundup of must-reads from the web. This morning we’re reading about the war on cybercrime.
March 26, 2012, 2:50 AM PDT | By Charlie Osborne
With over 800,000 people suffering from dementia in the UK, David Cameron vows to increase research funding.
March 25, 2012, 11:04 PM PDT | By Sarah Korones
As China is hiking up their wage index, the fashion industry is moving their factories back west–even as far as Detroit in the United States.
March 25, 2012, 10:21 PM PDT | By Ina Damm Muri
Sharing patents doesn’t make necessarily make losers out of inventors, suggests a new economics study. We need more studies like this to make sense of the costs and benefits of sharing ideas.
March 25, 2012, 9:25 PM PDT | By Hannah Waters
Scientists fear that we might exhaust the world’s helium supply in only 30 years.
March 25, 2012, 8:38 PM PDT | By Ina Damm Muri
A new eye tracking device could make it much easier for doctors to detect brain tumors in children.
March 25, 2012, 8:20 PM PDT | By Sarah Korones
Researchers are working to understand the background noise of the “normal” brain to improve imaging studies and to diagnose disease.
March 25, 2012, 7:51 PM PDT | By Hannah Waters
About 7,500 handwritten scripts of Isaac Newton is now online and is shedding new light on his view on science, theology, alchemy and even black magic.
March 25, 2012, 5:12 PM PDT | By Ina Damm Muri
Google expands its Street View service by capturing thousands of images of the Amazon.
March 25, 2012, 3:54 PM PDT | By Sarah Korones
A video from ClimateDesk explains the science behind algae-based fuel and tackles whether it’s economically feasible.
March 25, 2012, 3:34 PM PDT | By Hannah Waters