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'Comb' measures tricky terahertz waves - Futurity

Chemists have created a device, dubbed a "comb," that generates and detects terahertz waves over a wide spectral range with extreme precision.

Plantwatch: A rare glimpse of a field full of ‘the snaky flower’

The snake’s head fritillary can be seen in breathtaking abundance at Iffley Meadows, Oxford<p>In a meadow near the centre of Oxford grows the fabulous and rare snake’s head fritillary, one of Britain’s most exquisite wild flowers. It is now in bloom and looks like a Tiffany lampshade, with translucent …

Nature

Scientists in China edit human genome in embryos for the first time

New study confirms rumors in the scientific community, heralds new debate over the ethics of human genetic engineering<p>For the first time ever, scientists have reported editing the genetic code in human embryos. The work, carried out by researchers in China, sought to remove a gene responsible for a …

A Possible Probiotic For Bats

Bacteria from bat skin may be the answer to White-Nose Syndrome<p>Bats in North America have a real problem. It’s a fungus called <i>Pseudogymnoascus destructans</i> although it’s more commonly known by the disease it causes, white-nose syndrome. Millions of bats have died over the last decade leaving the …

Stolen 2,600-Year-Old Sarcophagus Returns to Egypt

FRED HIEBERT, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC ARCHAEOLOGY FELLOW:<br>We’re looking at a series of artifacts that actually came from Egypt, were stolen and recovered by U.S. customs agents in the United States.<p>We have just a few artifacts that are going back to Egypt from a major antiquities smuggling case that …

Archaeology

Top 10 things about brown recluse spiders

It’s their active season. Here are some things you might not know.<p>It’s brown recluse spider season. That’s the spider with the violin markings on its …

The Deep History of the Sea’s Bone-Eating Worms

Bones are symbols of death. That makes sense. Before X-rays and CT scans allowed us to look inside ourselves, we’d only see our skeletons after death and decay had stripped everything else away. Not to mention that poison labels, the Jolly Roger, and visages of the Grim Reaper have all reminded us …

Paleontology

Some of us are simply born delicious – mosquitoes can taste it

I am extremely attractive to females. I just wish they weren't of the blood-sucking insect type<p>You might not be able to tell from my photograph, but I am extremely attractive to females. More specifically, the blood-sucking females of the genus Culicidae. I’d rather be attractive to humans, to be …

Insects

Navy Makes Armor Clear As Clay

Well, transparent clay, that they made armor out of<p>It’s a transparent armor so good it might turn the phrase “glass cannon” on its head. The Naval Research Laboratory developed a manufacturing process to reliably make a strong, transparent ceramic that also allows infrared cameras to look through …

Engineering

French Company Plans To Make Custom Perfume That Smells Like Your Loved One

Immortalize the scent of a dead relative<p>People find all sorts of inventive ways to continue the legacy of their recently deceased relatives. Some start charity funds; others hang on to photographs or old keepsakes. But as Katia Apalategui, a 52-year-old French insurance saleswoman, mourned the …

Scientists Discover Massive New Magma Chamber Under Yellowstone

There's more to Yellowstone National Park than meets the eye. Much more, as it turns out.<p>You might already know that a supervolcano dominates the famous park that is situated on land in Wyoming and Montana. A shallow subsurface magma chamber has long been known.<p>But now a second, much larger …

Earth Science

Why Aren’t We Eating More Bugs?

Scientists say it’s time to start appealing to our tastebuds rather than logic<p>Crispy cricket tacos, bee larvae sandwiches, banana worm bread--you may already know that bug-based recipes are all the rage lately. But even in the face of evidence that eating bugs is good for the planet, you might …

Food

IRN: Women in Iran are finally allowed to watch volleyball!

It is still not clear whether the new law will come into force from the next season or from the next year, but the most important thing is that women …

Women's Sports

Iran's female sports fans may finally get bleacher seats instead of jail time

Back in June, the Iranian national volleyball team was playing a key game against Italy in Tehran.<p>It was an exciting time for the Iranian team, which was knocking off global powerhouses as it played in volleyball's World League, and a group of women in Tehran wanted to join in on the fun. So they …

Marilyn Manson: ‘I created a fake world because I didn’t like the one I was living in’

After a lifetime of being an outsider, Marilyn Manson, born Brian Warner, is coming to terms with his past. In a frank and soul-searching interview, he talks to Carole Cadwalladr about the loss of his mother, growing up angry – and why he’s ready for fatherhood<p>The Marilyn Manson who emerges from …

Siblings

Marilyn Manson Just Made an Unexpected Comeback

"Jesus loves you," Marilyn Manson deadpans to an audience member at New York City's Terminal 5. The Antichrist Superstar, legally named Brian Warner, is currently embarking on the "Hell Not Hallelujah" tour with the band carrying his stage namesake and seems far removed from the disaster he'd …

Music

Panic! At The Disco: This Is Gospel [OFFICIAL VIDEO]

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Ryan Ross “not against” reuniting with Panic! At The Disco? - News - Alternative Press

Last week, Ryan Ross’ manager, Shane Morris, blasted off a series of tweets at Brendon Urie and Ross, saying Ross should work with Panic! At The …

158-year-old redwood may be UK's oldest living Christmas tree

A cultural agency in the United Kingdom says it has discovered the oldest living Christmas tree in all of Britain. While the 158-year-old tree hasn't …

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The Great Old Ones: In Celebration of Our Tree Elders

<i>Photograph from the 1917 “The National Parks Portfolio” (via Internet Archive Book Images)</i><p>Trees are fascinating — if left undisturbed by humans and …

Giant Tree Sculpture Cast from the Trunk of a 140-Year-Old Hemlock | Colossal

<p>Recently unveiled at the MadArt space in Seattle, Middle Fork is the lastest sculptural work by artist John Grade who worked with countless …

Fresh snowdrop flowers on wooden background at easter | Stock Photo

Musician nearly blinds himself by tattooing his eyes completely black

<b>Notice anything strange about this young man?</b><p>Probably that he has had his eyed tattooed completely black (the process of which reportedly almost made …

'New York Magazine' names G-Dragon and Taeyang as one of the best dressed people in 2014

<i>"The K-pop icons caused a frenzy with their crazy hair, gender-bending clothes, and face tattoos at the menswear and couture shows. Our inner</i> …

Did ZHU Just Reveal Himself As Skrillex At Stereosonic?

Ever since he first burst on to the scene with his mysterious <i>Nightday EP</i>, the question on all of our minds has been simple: Who is ZHU? The anonymous …

Skrillex

This Toddler's Killer Dubstep Dance Moves Will Even Blow Skrillex Away

This kid really knows how to tear up the dance floor.<p>A video uploaded to YouTube illustrates the unbearable cuteness that is a little dancer named Tegan. But don't get us wrong -- he's not just an adorable face. He's also got some serious dance moves.<p>Watch as Tegan completely kills it at the 1:03 …

6 Ways to Deepen Your Spiritual Relationship to Nature

Do you love spending time in the natural world? Do you love how you feel when you’re with trees, mountains, rivers and animals, even if you don’t …