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The Immortal Brain: Would You Go For It?

Last Saturday, two-time Pulitzer prize winner Amy Harmon published a fascinating article in <i>The</i> <i>New York Times</i> about a young dying woman who chose to have her brain preserved in case neuroscience could one day restore her mind back to life.<p>Harmon accompanied her article with another one, on what it …

Physics

Astronomers capture revolution of far distant planets

The best views yet of a planet moving around a star 63 light years away, have been photographed by the Gemini South telescope in Chile<p>Astronomers have captured their best view yet of a planet moving around a star in a far away solar system.<p>The researchers took a series of images of the exoplanet …

Stealth workout: Try the couch-potato friendly 2-for-1 Plank

<b>Double up with this ab workout that’s easy enough to do while watching Game of Thrones.</b><p><b>1.</b> Start in a plank. Then rock your right hip so it drops slightly toward the floor. Then switch and drop your left hip bone slightly toward the floor. Use the muscles all along the sides of your waist to do the …

A wearable tech startup is attempting to fix a problem the US could face as early as 2020

Tech needs more women.<p>Now, that concern has become the mantra for Jewelbots, an NYC-based customizable-by-code accessories startup, which sees the deficit as an opportunity for young girls interested in tech.<p>"Girls love expressing themselves through customization," says Sara Chipps, now co-founder …

Wearable Tech

15-year-old schoolboy develops test for Alzheimer's disease

Krtin Nithiyanandam has developed a test which could not only pick up the early signs of Alzheimer's disease but potentially stops it spreading further<p>A 15-year-old British boy has developed a potential test for Alzheimer’s disease which could allow the condition to be diagnosed 10 years before the …

Dementia

Should we build a village on the Moon?

The new head of the European Space Agency has a plan – for humanity to build a ‘village on the Moon’. Richard Hollingham asks him why.<p>Professor Johann-Dietrich Woerner has been in his new job as Director General of the European Space Agency (Esa) for a week. In charge of a €4.4 billion annual …

Space Science

From Superheroes to Space Aliens to Zombies, Comic-Con 2015 Had It All

The biggest show for comic book lovers, Comic-Con, finally ended over the weekend, and there was so much news that was given to the fans that we …

Swooping Hoover Dam Re-Design Creates Spectacular Views for Visitors

The Hoover Dam is one of the world's most impressive man-made structures. A staggeringly large concrete barrier measuring 222 meters high and 379 …

Japan Is Pushing Solar Energy By Turning Their Abandoned Golf Courses Into Solar Power Plants

Since 2010, it seems there’s been a boom in solar energy. Not only is it being considered as a viable energy option that may replace both coal and …

The Australian government is still hating on wind and solar power

The Australian government has taken its disdain for solar and wind energy to a whole new level.<p>On Saturday, reports emerged that the Clean Energy …