Ruth Kuo

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Scientists may have found the key to stop people from balding and going gray

Sure, you can dye your hair if it goes gray. And you can always add a toupee or wig if you’re bald. Both of these options assume, of course, that you …

Hair

Townships Farmhouse

In the eastern townships of Quebec, the courtyard configuration for barns has been used since the mid 19th century for convenience of access and for shelter against the wind. For this working farm, our first design decision was to take the concept of the “aisle” from barns—essentially a …

Small And Compact Kitchens – Just What Tiny Apartments Need

Few things can be more annoying than living in a small place that has a tiny kitchen. Actually, a small kitchen isn’t necessarily an issue as long as …

Kitchens

Nasa announces alien life could be thriving on Saturn’s moon Enceladus

It might look like a frozen wasteland, but beneath the inhospitable surface of Saturn’s moon Enceladus, life could be thriving in warm underground seas, scientists believe.<p>Nasa’s Cassini spacecraft has picked up the first evidence that chemical reactions are happening deep below the ice which could …

Big, shiny asteroid to fly (safely) past Earth on April 19

A whopper of an asteroid will make a close approach to Earth on April 19. There's no need to panic, though; NASA says it won't collide with our planet. But it will get extremely close for an asteroid of that size.<p>Named 2014 JO25, this giant space rock measures approximately 2,000 feet across — …

Dyson is quietly working artificial intelligence into all of its home gadgets

SINGAPORE — In the brave new world of smart homes, Dyson thinks it's got a way to get a leg up over the competition: artificial intelligence.<p>The …

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Nicole Kidman to join DC's Aquaman; 'The Get Down' Actor to don villain Black Manta role

Nicole Kidman is the latest addition to Jason Momoa's Aquaman scheduled to release in 2018.<p>DC Extended Universe has been in talks with Nicole Kidman …

Thought to have lived 540 million years ago, the discovery of <i>Saccorhytus coronarious</i> fossils sheds light on the early stages of evolution<p>You won’t find it in your family album, but a tiny prehistoric creature with a bag-like body, a huge mouth and no anus has become the best candidate yet for our …

Biology

Google wants to help track public health data in world's second most populous country

Google wants to develop a tech-based solution to collect, analyze and integrate public health data in the southern Indian state of Karnataka, …

Public Health

10 of the most mind-blowing architectural spots in Budapest

If you haven’t heard of Budapest’s famous architecture, put it on your list. The city is essentially one giant open air museum: Neo-Gothic, Turkish, …

Deep learning-based system could be further developed for smartphones, increasing access to screening and aiding early detection of cancers<p>Computers can classify skin cancers as successfully as human experts, according to the latest research attempting to apply artificial intelligence to health.<p>The …

Artificial Intelligence

Something mysterious is killing 11,000 nearby galaxies

New research published January 17, 2017 by a global team of researchers focused on 11,000 relatively nearby galaxies and asked why their gas — their lifeblood for the formation of new stars — is being violently stripped away on a widespread scale. The answer, according to these scientists, relates …

Physicist Says Our Universe Could Have Spawned From a Black Hole

What if the Big Bang was a black hole?<p>According to our best understanding of the Universe, if you travel back in time as far as you can, around 13.8 …

Bennu mission: the 'Armageddon' asteroid that could collide with Earth

Nasa hopes to learn more about the secrets of the solar system with its latest groundbreaking mission to land on an asteroid.<p>OSIRIS-REx is scheduled to launch on September 8, with the aim of landing on the asteroid Bennu by 2018 and return a sample to Earth in 2023.<p>There’s a slim chance Bennu …

From Chair to Chaise: Kangura by Mussi

Designed by Italian company Mussi, this chair is more than just a comfy place to sit. Not only does it adapt to your body, Kangura’s base folds out …

Noho Next 2013

Always a high point of our NYC Design Week, Noho Design District has fast become a destination for up and coming and established designers looking to introduce their latest work outside the conventional confines of ICFF. Among the many impressive exhibitions in the area we felt Noho Next—now in its …

Experimental Lighting That Balances Like a See-Saw

It’s either the most grown up hanging mobile, or the most secretly playful piece of high end design. The Counterweight Mobile light mixes polished white oak with brass, tone, and kiln-formed glass diffusers–all of which simply hang from a thread-like cord and sway in midair, once in place.<p>Just …