Liberal Democrats' leader Nick Clegg bested Prime Minister Gordon Brown and Conservative Partly leader David Cameron in the first of three televised presidential-style debates ahead of the British election on May 6.
The opposition Green Movement in Iran is planning a series of large protests in early February, culminating in an attempt to co-opt a massive pro-regime march to commemorate the victory of the 1979 Islamic Revolution.
Japanese technology group Murata Manufacturing's robots, the bike-riding Murata Boy (l.) and unicycling Murata Girl are seen. Electronic eyes made of ultrasonic sensors tell the robots when they are about to bump into something and their robotic brains help them change direction. The robots can be also be guided by humans using bluetooth technology found in phones and computers.
Researchers find that dust has kept half of the universe’s starlight from our view.