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Richard Feynman's 100th birthday is a celebration of science

<b>(CNN) —</b> This week marks what would be the 100th birthday of legendary American physicist Richard P. Feynman. In a world in which many people think of the socially awkward Sheldon Cooper in the television show The Big Bang Theory as being a typical scientist, Feynman was the quite the opposite. And …

Richard Feynman

Do you have to pay parking tickets? Your rights explained

You may not know the difference between a Parking Charge Notice and a Penalty Charge Notice - but one is much easier to fight.<p>Indeed, experts reckon …

Personal Finance (UK)

5 Shoulder Stretches for Tight Shoulders

Between sitting at a computer all day, staring down at our phones, and lugging around ridiculously heavy bags, it’s not surprising that shoulder pain is a rising health concern among young women.<p>The truth is, most concentrated tension is caused by misalignment, which causes muscles to firm up and …

The Time an Engineer Accidentally Started the Space Race and Changed the Course of History

We tend to look back on the white-hot 12 years between Sputnik I and Neil Armstrong and say, "Well <i>of course</i> the United States won the Space Race," …

Books

Heal Your Lower Back Pain With These 5 Yoga Poses

<b>In the United States lower back pain is one of most common complaints.</b> The Mayo Clinic states that most people will experience low back pain at some …

Yoga

5 Yoga Poses That Will Get Rid Of Lower Back Pain — For Good

Whether your lower back pain stems from an injury or is simply caused by sitting too much, an aching back can put a serious cramp in your …

Deep sea explorers spot 'ghost shark' - CNN Video

Explorers on a research mission to the Marianas Trench region captured amazing video of undersea creatures and geology.

Just how supermassive is a supermassive black hole?

Scientists studying a black hole in a nearby galaxy have devised a new method of determining its mass, far more precise than previous measurements.<p>In …

Animals of the week: 29 April 2016

National Parks

Why Does Gravity Move At The Speed Of Light?

If you looked out at the Sun across the 93 million miles of space that separate our world from our nearest star, the light you’re seeing isn’t from the Sun as it is right now, but rather as it was some 8 minutes and 20 seconds ago. This is because as fast as light is — moving at the speed of light …

Physics

A Yoga Sequence to Build Strength for Arm Balances

Yoga

Police seek to rein in RSPCA as animal cruelty prosecutor

The RSPCA is facing a backlash from senior police officers who do not want the charity to be the main body which pursues hunts or pet owners through the courts, on the eve of major review of how animal cruelty cases are prosecuted.<p>The National Police Chiefs Council – which represents chief …

RSPCA

Chinese researchers have genetically modified human embryos—yet again

Less than a year ago, when a group of leading researchers was calling for a moratorium on the use of a revolutionary technology, Chinese researchers shocked the world by using it to genetically modify human embryos. The worry was that unfettered access to the technology might enable such embryos to …

A yoga pose to help open tight hips | Toronto Star

The Family Practice Health Centre at Women’s College Hospital provides comprehensive primary care for women and men of all age groups, from newborns …

Astronomers say they've found biggest structure in universe

A newly identified cosmic feature is so enormous that it has left some of the finest minds in astronomy well and truly boggled. The BOSS—named after the Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey—is a wall, or supercluster, of at least 830 galaxies connected by filaments of gas, which <i>Smithsonian</i> …

What are gravitational waves? Ripples across the universe.

<b>Correction:</b> A earlier version of this story referred to Kelly Herbst, a physicist and astronomy curator at the Virginia Living Museum, as he. Herbst is a woman. This story has been updated.<p>You probably heard the news last month: Scientists detected something called gravitational waves, and they are …

The long road to detecting gravity waves

The January e-mail from Syracuse University physicist Peter Saulson caught me off guard. It probably shouldn’t have, since I had been anticipating …

Einstein's genius changed science's perception of gravity

Albert Einstein opened humankind’s eyes to the universe.<p>Before Einstein, space seemed featureless and changeless, as Isaac Newton had defined it two …

Growing underground: the hydroponic farm hidden 33 metres below London

Forget everything you were taught in biology – plants don't need sunlight to grow. Growing Underground is a farm 33 metres below Clapham, south …

15-Minute Yoga Routine to Unlock Tight Hips

Photo: Abi Carver.<p><b>Tight hips are incredibly common for surfers and getting loose is essential if you want to be the best surfer you can be, injury</b> …

Gravitational waves will unlock these 'revolutionary' secrets of the universe

Ripples in the fabric of space, called gravitational waves, are careening across the universe, right through everything and everyone.<p>Scientists from the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) experiment have detected some of the waves— a feat Einstein thought impossible 100 …

The Week in Review: Einstein’s Gravitational Waves Theory Confirmed

A team of physicists announced their “biggest scientific breakthrough” on Thursday, as Albert Einstein’s gravitational waves theory was proven correct. The scientists, from the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) Scientific Collaboration, confirmed that distortions in space, …

First head transplant successfully carried out on monkey, claims surgeon

WARNING: Graphic picture. Italian surgeon Dr Sergio Canavero claims the first head transplant has been carried out on a monkey<p>A surgeon claims to have carried out the first head transplant on a monkey ahead of plans to attempt the controversial procedure on a human by the end of next year.<p>Italian …

4 Ways Your Workout Should Change After You Turn 40

There’s no getting around biology: with the passage of time, we all become a little stiffer, squishier, wobblier. But that said, the 40-something you …

The New Gene-Editing Technique That Reveals Cancer’s Weaknesses

CRISPR can finally tell us which human genes are essential—and which matter specifically to cancer cells.<p>Humans have between 20,000 and 25,000 genes, but which of these really matter? Which are essential, and which are merely optional add-ons?<p>It’s crazy to me that we still don't know, even though …

Genetics

It doesn't have to hurt: How to use soft rollers and balls to gently melt away aches and pains

All sorts of fitness buffs have taken to using foam rollers on backs and arms and legs, but it's often a no-pain, no-gain venture. That made no sense to the developer of a gentler way to self-massage muscles and other troublesome areas of the body.<p>"If you are in pain, why would you cause pain to …

6 Trainers Share Their Favorite Ways to Strengthen Without Using Weights

See ya never, barbells.<p><b>RELATED:</b> 7 Squat Variations You NEED to Try<p><b>RELATED:</b> 9 Butt Exercises for a Super-Toned Tush

Exercise

The Workout For Every Muscle in Your Body

You’ve done singles, splits, circuits, intervals, and everything else under the sun to hammer the hell out of the body fat that lives on your body. …