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This Plastic Can Repair Itself

And it could someday mean self-healing smartphone screens<p>Forty years ago, plastic surpassed steel as the most widely used material in the world. Sure, the affordable and malleable polymers have brought plenty of convenience to modern life (Tupperware! Teflon! Velcro!) as well as taking on …

Carnivorous Fossil Beast Lived Like a Civet

The entire Cenozoic history of the world is often laid out something like this: dinosaurs were in charge until 66 million years ago, when a wayward asteroid decided otherwise, and then mammals breathed a sigh of relief as they took over. About 60 million years after that the first humans swung down …

Moon overhead makes rainfall lighter, scientists conclude

The Moon actually influences Earth's weather, scientists have found, as it causes bulges in the atmosphere which affect rainfall<p>When deciding whether to take an umbrella, a quick glance at the Moon is probably the last place you look.<p>But according to scientists Earth’s closest neighbour actually …

The Future Of Listening Is Now Ready For Your Ears

Doppler Labs' Here earbuds want to change the way the world hears<p>I’m standing in the middle of the subway platform, press a button on my smartphone, and the entire world seems to melt away. Everything around me is close but silent, and suddenly I’m more a spectator of the world than a …

The Brain

So THAT'S The Reason We Should Be Eating Kale

The past couple of years, the kale conversation has centered around making fun of how trendy this green is, or talking about how its popularity has finally peaked. (By the way, it hasn't.) When really, what we should all be focusing on is why this green became such a fixture in healthy eating (and …

Healthy Eating

The Health and Psychology Mysteries of Virtual Reality

Within a few years, if not sooner, we’ll have fully entered the age of consumer virtual-reality products. Prices will go down, the quality of the …

Nissan's Full Display Mirror lets racers see through solid objects

When your race car doesn't have a rear window, and your side mirrors aren't providing much help, it's up to camera technology to fill in the gaps.<p>Usually, technology created for motorsport tends to trickle its way downward to regular passenger cars -- high-end carbon-ceramic brakes are an excellent …

Le Mans

Robot revolution: rise of 'thinking' machines could exacerbate inequality

Global economy will be transformed over next 20 years at risk of growing inequality, say analysts<p>A “robot revolution” will transform the global economy over the next 20 years, cutting the costs of doing business but exacerbating social inequality, as machines take over everything from caring for …

The Future

High-power sound waves used to blast cancer cells

British doctors develop revolutionary new therapy that can precisely target tumours without surgery<p>British doctors are developing a revolutionary new therapy for cancer and associated conditions based on the use of high-powered beams of ultrasound.<p>The researchers – working at the Institute of …

Cancer

Here's how much bankrupt 50 Cent is paying one of the big law firms working for him

Three different law firms are tied to Jackson's bankruptcy, according to the electronic docket for the US Bankruptcy Court for the District of Connecticut.<p>One of those firms, Robins Kaplan, filed its first fee statement this week — giving a glimpse into how much money the rapper with the …

Bankruptcy