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Barcode co-creator Joseph Woodland dies

Barcode co-creator Joseph Woodland dies

Norman Joseph Woodland was a student when he teamed up with a classmate to create the thick-and-thin line system in the 1940s. Norman Joseph Woodland, the co-creator of the barcode, has died aged 91. He was a graduate student when he teamed up with classmate Bernard Silver to create the thick-and-thin line system in the [&hellip

China flatten 700 Mountains to build City

China flatten 700 Mountains to build City

According to one of the country’s biggest construction firms, 700 mountains will be flattened at a cost of £2.2bn to make way for the new city. Five hundred square miles of land in the Lanzhou New Area, 50 miles from the city of Lanzhou, will be developed into a massive new development zone. Local government [&hellip

Talking therapy ‘reduces depression’

Talking therapy ‘reduces depression’

Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) can reduce symptoms of depression in people who fail to respond to drug treatment, says a study in the Lancet. CBT, a type of psychotherapy, was found to benefit nearly half of the 234 patients who received it combined with normal care from their GP. Up to two-thirds of people with [&hellip

Pentagon Plans New Spy Network As Big As CIA

Pentagon Plans New Spy Network As Big As CIA

The Pentagon announces ambitious plans to form a new worldwide espionage network with as many as 1,600 “agents” around the world. Defence chiefs want to establish a new intelligence network outside the CIA The Pentagon has announced plans to assemble an espionage network large enough to rival the CIA in size, according to reports. As [&hellip