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Scientists Admit We May Now Be Closer Than Ever to Understanding Time Travel

For some, the idea of realistically achieving the ability to travel through time is a thankless pipe dream. For others, each passing day is but …

How scientists solved the strange case of the missing asteroids

A couple years ago, astronomers made a surprising discovery: A significant number of asteroids were missing from the central region of the solar system.<p>The space rocks were plentiful in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter, and they appeared in their expected numbers around the neighborhood …

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OpenGL's successor is ready to improve gaming graphics

'Vulkan' gives games and apps speedier access to GPUs on PC and mobile.<p>Games on devices of all kinds could soon be running better because Vulkan, the successor to OpenGL, has finally been released officially. The new standard gives developers low-level access to discrete and on-chip graphics, …

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Gravitiational Waves Give Us A New Way To Look At The Universe

Imagine that instead of the Sun, Moon, planets and stars in the sky, all you had ever seen was clouds. Not the puffy white ones silhouetted against a blue sky, but the thick gray, expansive stratus clouds that are the hallmarks of a dreary winter. But unlike the winter clouds that last for weeks or …

The Dyson Sphere -- Not Just Science Fiction

A few years ago I wrote on The Huffington Post about author Raoul Peter Mongilardi's <i>Next To The Gods</i>, a complex, world-building four book series of science fiction. In it, the Aurocerians, an alien race of beings have created a Dyson Sphere, an impenetrable constructed barrier encompassing an …

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Heat-seeking cancer drugs could target tumours and spare healthy tissue

Bubbles containing cancer drugs which burst on contact with tumours are being developed by scientists<p>Miniature heat seeking ‘grenades’ full of cancer drugs which target tumours without damaging healthy tissue, have been created by scientists.<p>Researchers at Manchester University have repurposed …

Google Nexus 6P found not susceptible to bendgate under normal conditions [VIDEO]

Google's recently launched smartphone, the Huawei-manufactured Nexus 6P, falls into the same league as that of rival Apple's iPhones, because of its …

China to start work on supercollider by 2020, staking claim as science leader

The facility is planned to generate millions of Higgs bosons, far more than the current capacity of the Large Hadron Collider at Cern on the Swiss-French border<p>China will begin work on the world’s largest supercollider in 2020, a mega-machine aimed at increasing understanding of the elusive Higgs …

Google is merging Chrome OS and Android

Google's two operating systems will soon be one. Chrome OS is going to be combined with Android, and the combined OS could be revealed as soon as next year, according to <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>. The <i>Journal</i> reports that Chrome is essentially being folded into Android, because Android has emerged as …

Why Did Apollo Lunar Samples Have Amino Acids In Them?

A new study answers the decades-old question<p>Amino acids are fundamental building blocks of life. These molecules combine together into proteins, which are the bricks and mortar that build your body as well as digest your food, repair tissues, and perform other vital functions. So why were there …