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Cancer Drug Proves to Be Effective Against Multiple Tumors

The 86 cancer patients were a disparate group, with tumors of the pancreas, prostate, uterus or bone. One woman had a cancer so rare there were no tested treatments. She was told to get her affairs in order.<p>Still, these patients had a few things in common. All had advanced disease that had resisted …

Cancer

How HDMI 2.1 makes big-screen 4K PC gaming even more awesome

There's a new HDMI standard coming out, with a feature called Game Mode VRR that combats motion blur and input lag. Here's how it supercharges the future of gaming.<p>An open secret on the PC gaming world is that 4K TVs double as great PC monitors. Or potentially great, anyway. Big-screen gamers have …

Televisions

40 of the best Android apps of 2016

This year saw a great crop of new and updated apps to make your Android device more useful, productive and entertaining.<p>We’ve rounded up 40 of the best ones we tested all through 2016 – flip through our list, find your favorites and be sure to let us know which ones you’re rocking on your own …

Einstein nailed it! Gravitational waves do exist

Scientists prove Einstein's theory after observing the collision of black holes.<p>Scientists just discovered Einstein's ripples in the fabric of spacetime.<p>A century ago, Albert Einstein's General Theory of Relativity changed human understanding of space and time. From a fixed speed of light to the …

Physics

4 bodies were unearthed in Jamestown, Virginia — and the archaeological community is freaking out about it

They had four bodies and several dozen possible names. For archaeologist Bill Kelso and historian James Horn, it felt like a high-stakes game of Clue. The mystery was set in Jamestown, Virginia, on the grounds of the first permanent English colony in America.<p>Jamestown is a strange place to be an …

Did The Big Bang Really Start The Universe? New Theory Offers An Alternative

We've all heard of the Big Bang. It's the explosive event that occurred at the beginning of our universe, according to a long-running theory. Even …

How Can Space Travel Faster Than The Speed Of Light?

Light speed is often spoken of as a cosmic speed limit … but not everything plays by these rules. In fact, space itself can expand faster than a …

Universe

Science to look forward to in 2015

The next 12 months may offer lots of discoveries alongside a few looming threats.<p>It’s a new year, but it’s not just any new year. 2015 is shaping up …

Physics

CES 2015: The Ultimate Gadget List

CES 2015 is now over. With journalists and tech companies alike now escaping the Nevada desert all that remains is for us to look back at some of the …

Freelance Hackers Will Bust Into Your Boyfriend's Email ... For A Fee

The freelance economy, a boon both to those unable to assemble Ikea furniture and corporate giants averse to employee benefits, will continue to grow in 2015, some predict. Enter Hacker’s List, the obvious upgrade in the so-called “movement” of extreme short-timers in our increasingly computerized …

10 Cancer Symptoms Most People Ignore

They asked participants if, in the last three months, they'd experienced a host of different symptoms (some of which could be possible signs of cancer), ranging from persistent coughing and unexplained weight loss to having low energy. If they had experienced any of these symptoms, they were asked …

What's Best On Snow And Ice: Four-Wheel Drive Versus All-Wheel Drive

With shoppers flocking to new-car dealers’ at rates not seen since the onset of the Great Recession, and at the most bone-chilling and snow-ridden time of the year, we’d bet many of them are taking a closer look at cars and trucks that fare best under extreme climatic conditions. But what kind of …

Breast cancer breakthrough as Cambridge University finds gene behind killer disease

Cambridge University and the Wellcome Trust’s Sanger Institute have discovered the gene responsible for triple negative breast cancer<p>Scientists have identified the gene behind one of most aggressive forms of breast cancer in a breakthrough which could bring life-saving new …

Cancer

Why vultures don't get sick, despite eating a diet of rotting animals

Vultures' faces and large intestines are covered with bacteria that is toxic to most other creatures, but these birds of prey have evolved a strong …

iPhone encryption stops FBI, but not this 7-year-old

When it comes to privacy, Matthew Green is a guru. This college professor knows all about NSA spying, encryption, computer security -- the works.<p>Yet he's met his match: his 7-year-old son.<p>You see, Green owns an iPhone 6 Plus. That means everything on the phone is encrypted until Green -- and only …

Plant-based gel can stop traumatic bleeding in seconds

Biotech startup Suneris has developed a plant-based polymer it says functions like "Lego building blocks for the body," drastically reducing the amount of time it takes to stop a wound from bleeding.<p>When bleeding from a traumatic injury begins, time is of the essence. VetiGel, a new plant-based gel …

Medicine