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Scientists Capture HIV Spreading Through The Body In Real Time

Which could lead to better ways to stop it<p>Scientists know a lot about HIV—how it's transmitted, the virus' life cycle, and where it likes to hang out in the body. But they haven't had a good understanding of how it moves between cells in the body, and they have never been able to actually watch it …

Obama On Oregon Shooting: 'We've Become Numb To This'

President Barack Obama sounded exasperated on Thursday as he once again responded to a mass shooting, this time talking about the rampage at an Oregon community college earlier in the day.<p>Obama expressed frustration that it was necessary for him to frequently console victims' families and that he …

Guns

We used physics to show what it’s like to take Tesla's newest car for a spin

From 0 to 60 mph in just 3.2 seconds, Tesla's new Model X has what they're called a "Ludicrous Mode" that can accelerate you faster than most roller coasters. But that's not the most exciting thing about this car.<p>We've broken this car down with science to show you what's cool and what's downright …

Tesla

The 13 dumbest things to do with your money in your 20s

Time is on your side when you're young, and a head start in saving and investing can result in massive financial gains later down the road.<p>It's equally important to get into the routine of making smart decisions. "You don't want to start bad habits in your 20s that will lead to potential financial …

Personal Finance

Chinese scientists want to sell these teensy genetically-engineered pigs as pets

Now, another group of researchers have created genetically engineered "micro-pigs" which they want to sell as pets, Nature News recently reported.<p>Researchers at the genomics institute BGI in Shenzhen used gene editing to modify Bama pigs.<p>Bama pigs are already teensy — they weigh about half as much …

Genetics

30 places to see before you turn 30

Amazing destinations around the world cater to the particular strengths and challenges of the twenty-something set.<p>These spots might be more physically challenging or tougher on your schedule.<p>They might be easier on the wallet, or a reveler's playground best appreciated while you can still stay up …

European Travel

A British lord created a device that runs on free electricity from the air

The internet of things—millions of connected sensors, beacons, and wearables analyzing and mapping microscopic bits of data to make our lives better—is widely assumed to be the next big trend in digital technology. But however small a sensor may be, it still requires some energy to function—and, …

Internet of Things

This is the spacecraft Lockheed Martin wants to build to support human deep-space missions

Lockheed Martin has unveiled an ambitious proposal for a new spacecraft that would be used to resupply the International Space Station, launch commercial payloads, and support deep-space missions. The craft is composed of two main parts, a servicing vehicle named Jupiter and a cargo container …

Space Exploration