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25 Greatest Internet DJ Mixes of All Time

Streams from Flying Lotus, Disclosure, DJ Snake and more<p>There's no substitute for experiencing a skilled DJ in a killer space, mixing live. Still, …

10 Citrus Recipes to Brighten Cold, Dreary Days

Cold weather giving you the blues? Try brightening up your winter recipes with some fresh citrus fruits! Lemons, limes, grapefruits and oranges are at their sweetest and juiciest during the cold winter months, and they add a refreshing burst of flavor that will make you think of sunshine.<p><b>1. Citrus</b> …

Spices

Why the Arctic is climate change's canary in the coal mine - William Chapman

17 Ways to Age-Proof Your Brain

What’s good for your body is good for your brain. That means eating a balanced diet with lots of fruits and veggies and not much sugar, saturated …

The Brain

The 5 Most Important Molecules in Your Body

Artificial Intelligence

How electronic tissue could help paralyzed people walk again

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg<p>One of the biggest challenges facing next-generation electrode implants – think cochlear …

Elasticity

Genetics of malaria drug resistance revealed

<b>The genetics underpinning resistance to a frontline malaria drug, artemisinin, have been revealed, scientists say.</b><p>In South East Asia, malaria parasites have developed tolerance to the treatment, and there are fears that this will spread.<p>Now, in the largest genetic study to date, scientists have …

Genetics

Neil deGrasse Tyson Selects the Eight Books Every Intelligent Person on the Planet Should Read

In December of 2011, <b>Neil deGrasse Tyson</b> — champion of science, celebrator of the cosmic perspective, master of the soundbite — participated in Reddit’s Ask Me Anything series of public questions and answers. One reader posed the following question: <i>“Which books should be read by every single</i> …

Climate change: Could we engineer greener humans?

In the far future, might we consider changing human biology to avoid the worst effects of climate change? Frank Swain explores an intriguing thought experiment.<p>Climate change is one of the biggest threats facing humankind, and as the stakes are raised, many are proposing ambitious solutions – from …

Immune System

Neuroscience: ‘I built a brain decoder'

What are you looking at? Scientist Jack Gallant can find out by decoding your thoughts, as Rose Eveleth discovers.<p>Jack Gallant can read your mind. Or at least, he can figure out what you’re seeing if you’re in his machine watching a movie he’s playing for you.<p>Gallant, a researcher at the University …

The Brain

Google Has a Huge New Business You Probably Don’t Know About

This post is in partnership with Fortune, which offers the latest business and finance news. Read the article below originally published …

Google Play

The best science and technology pictures of the week

The most impressive pictures from the worlds of science and technology this week, from a smart new contact lens to a four-winged dinosaur.<p><b>More galleries</b><p>Incredible lightning and a stranded whale<p><b></b>Futuristic dancers and swirling stars<p>Sci-fi balloons and hungry whales<p>Robot giraffe and double …

Photos

Why do we laugh?

Our picks of the week from around the web, including how to flawlessly predict anything, the function of laughter and the man who saved the dinosaurs.<p>Superintelligence<br>Caspar Henderson | Guardian | 17 July 2014<br>Discussion of new books by philosopher Nick Bostrom and natural scientist James Lovelock. …

Singularity

Atomic structure of essential circadian clock protein complex determined

Structural biologists have made important progress towards better understanding the functioning of the circadian clock. The circadian or inner clock …

The surgeon who operates from 400km away

Doctors are controlling scalpel-wielding robots in real operations from afar, finds Rose Eveleth. Is this the future of surgery?<p>When Mehran Anvari picks up a surgical instrument and cuts into somebody’s flesh, he doesn’t use his own hands. In fact, he’s not even in the room. He operates on patients …

Medical Technology

Will the roads of tomorrow be interactive? Will they glow in the dark?

Designer and social innovator Daan Roosegaarde discusses how his love for public spaces inspired him to invent glow-in-the-dark road paint and other innovative solutions

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

Scientists have built an 'off switch' for the brain

Scientists have developed an “off-switch” for the brain to effectively shut down neural activity using light pulses.<p>In 2005, Stanford scientist Karl …

Fantastical Clouds Magically Suspended in Empty Rooms

Amsterdam-based artist Berndnaut Smilde is best known for his fantastical <i>Nimbus</i> series, in which individual clouds appear to magically float in empty rooms. The haunting images portray the airy nimbuses drifting through gorgeous Rococo rooms, Gothic cathedrals, and abandoned factories, evoking a …

Art

Breathtaking Macro Portraits of Bees by Sam Droege

Bees have received an enormous amount of publicity lately due to the massive decline in their numbers across the globe. While most tend to focus on …

FDA Approves Segway Inventor's Mind-Controlled Robotic Arm

The era of real cyborgs has begun. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) gave its first approval for the sale and marketing of a prosthetic arm …

25 Ways to Use Oranges

1570 f2<p>Oranges are available year-round, but during winter (when citrus is in season) they give us the little burst of tropical elements and vitamin …

This makes a soft and subtly tangy loaf that's perfect for tuna fish sandwiches and jam-smeared toast alike. Beginner Sourdough Sandwich Loaf: http://thekitc.hn/1du3cs2

The K5 security robot will begin patrolling one Silicon Valley campus this year

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Credit: Knightscope<p>The Knightscope K5 robot’s 5-foot-tall bullet-shaped frame is impressive. Studded with cameras and sensors …

Why Traffic To These Google Alternatives Is Soaring

What you look for on the Internet reveals a lot about you, which is why a growing number of people are turning to services that do not track their searches and offer greater privacy protections than Google.<p>“The consciousness is only slowly building on the dangers,” says Robert Beens, CEO of Dutch …

Editing Your Life's Stories Can Create Happier Endings

<b>Listen · 8:54</b><p><b>Toggle more options</b><p><b>Download</b>• <b><br>Transcript</b><p>It was a rainy night in October when my nephew Lewis passed the Frankenstein statue standing in front of a toy store. The 2 1/2-year-old boy didn't see the monster at first, and when he turned around, he was only inches from Frankenstein's green …

Researchers generate kidney tubular cells from stem cells

Investigators have discovered a cocktail of chemicals which, when added to stem cells in a precise order, turns on genes found in kidney cells in the …

Odor receptors discovered in lungs: Just like ones in the nose, but instead of conjuring up a cup of coffee they might make you cough

Your nose is not the only organ in your body that can sense cigarette smoke wafting through the air. Scientists have showed that your lungs have odor …