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Adaptive vs. Responsive Web Design: What Offers the Best UX?

For many of us who have been taking part in making websites a more friendly experience for users, you have turned to Responsive Web Design (RWD) for …

Web Design

3D Hubs opens recycling centres for failed 3D prints

Failed 3D prints like this can now be recycled at a 3D Hubs centre | image: @cloelkes<p>“As the biggest network for 3D printing we’re most likely also …

3D Printing

Scientists map genes at work in human embryos' earliest days

A team of scientists in Sweden has broken open the genetic recipe for a human embryo's first three days of development, chronicling what happens in the crucial hours that follow the union of egg and sperm.<p>The order in which a human's 23,000 genes awaken and start the process of building a person …

The Guardian view on human genome editing: find, replace – and cure

Replacing faulty coding in DNA offers giddying potential to banish diseases. But editing embryos is fraught with perils that must be considered with great care<p>More than 10,000 diseases result from mutations in one or other of the 20,000 genes in the human genome. The disorders are rare. But across …

Genetics

Is Cloning Possible For Extinct Animals? Mammoth Lab Created By Russia, South Korea Scientists

The mighty mammoth, which walked the earth for hundreds of thousands of years before dying out during the ice age, may do so again. In a joint …

Scientists Discover Over 100 New Marine Species in the Philippines

<b>Scientists conducting a multi-year exploration of the Coral Triangle have potentially discovered over 100 new marine species. According to the</b> …

Scientists Use DNA 'Velcro' To Print Human Tissue In The Lab

A new technique could one day solve the intractable problem of organ shortages.<p>We need more organs. At any given moment, more than 123,000 Americans are waiting for an organ transplant. Each year, 6,500 of them die for want of a donor. Moreover, between 15 and 50 percent of patients lucky enough to …

San Francisco

The origins of neurodegenerative disease: Science’s latest medical breakthrough

Animal experiments reveal how a newly discovered prion triggers a rare Parkinson’s-like illness<p>Scientists claim to have discovered the first new human prion in almost 50 years. Prions are misfolded proteins that make copies of themselves by inducing others to misfold. By so doing, they multiply and …

Underwater robots seek and kill invasive starfish

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Robots

What is biohacking and why should we care?

The big question about biohacking is, what is it? That’s a question my editors and my friends all asked me as I prepared a story for the PBS NewsHour …

Biotechnology

We Are Sequencing the Genomes of the World, and It's Giving Us a New Vision of Life

In one fell swoop, the world of genomics got a massive present: 45 new, fully sequenced bird genomes. This bonanza came in 2014 out of a four-year mega-sequencing project involving hundreds of researchers from more than 80 institutions across 20 countries. It represents just one tip of the huge …

2 climbers crawled through a suffocatingly tiny cave and discovered a new human ancestor that could be 'one of the greatest fossil discoveries of the past half century'

A couple of cavers stumbled across the remains of at least 15 individuals in South Africa's Cave of Stars. The species, which is named Homo naledi ("naledi" means "star" in the South African language Sotho)<i>,</i> had a small brain, yet remarkably humanlike features. And the bones appear to have been …

A Combination Supermoon and Lunar Eclipse Is Coming This Month

It's been more than 30 years since we've seen this in the sky.<p>Mark your calendars: The night sky is going to look stunningly gorgeous on September 27. <i>The Huffington Post</i> reports that a rare combination of a supermoon and a total lunar eclipse will light up the sky that night.<p>Such a combination is …

How 'Human' Is This Newly Discovered Species?

The discovery of a new human-related species, named <i>Homo naledi</i>, has thrown the evolutionary biology world for a loop. The newfound species<i>,</i> uncovered …