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Extra-thin LEDs put a screen on your skin

It's almost a light-up tattoo.<p>Eventually, wearable displays might be so thin that they effectively blend into your skin. University of Tokyo researchers have developed an optoelectronic skin whose polymer LEDs and organic photodetectors are so thin (3 micrometers) that they practically blend in …

Breakthroughs

Japan's population declines for first time since 1920s – official census

Fall of nearly one million in official figures shows that demographic problems will be a reality for country in the future<p>Japan’s population has fallen by nearly one million, according to new statistics – the first decline since official census records began in the 1920s.<p>The country lost 947,345 …

Demographics

Women attracted to dark and brooding men because they want to find a mate

Researchers say women like men with 'Dark Triad' features because of a primitive desire to find a mate who appears mentally strong, confident and physically attractive<p>Women really are drawn to men with the dark, brooding looks that suggest they are mad, bad or dangerous to know, according to new …

Why We're Not Prepared for The Coming Decades of Sea Level Rise

Sea levels rose faster in the 1900s than in any of time over the previous 2,800 years, and will continue to rise at record rates without drastic cuts …

If you think vaping is a safe alternative to cigarettes, read this

VAPING MIGHT BE CONSIDERED TO BE A MORE ACCEPTABLE and healthy alternative than smoking traditional tobacco cigarettes, but recently presented …

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 …

Asteroids

Oldest known case of Neanderthal-human sex revealed by DNA test

Traces of DNA found in remains Neanderthal woman show date of first human-Neanderthal couplings is tens of millennia earlier than previously thought<p>A Neanderthal woman who lived and died in a Siberian cave 50,000 years ago has led researchers to the oldest known case of sex between modern humans …

Is it a bird? Is it a bat? No, it's the future of drone technology

Inspired by bats and birds, the wings of a new type of unmanned Micro Air Vehicle can respond to air currents and change shape during flight<p>It flies like a bird, it was inspired by a bat and it could in every sense take off: a new British unmanned Micro Air Vehicle (MAV) can skim over the waves, …

Dancing With an Octopus, or Why We Need Human Exploration

Adventure<p><i>Introducing</i> Way Finding<i>, a new column about our sense of wild places</i><br>A few months ago, I needed to talk to someone about failure. Not failure generally, but a specific form of human failure. I was thinking about how we—meaning, I suppose, humanity—had given up on ourselves by offloading …

Ex-Mozilla Team Unveils “Sense,” An Intelligent, Secure Hub For The Smart Home

With the emerging ecosystem of connected devices – often dubbed the “Internet of Things” – consumers are rightly worried about the security and privacy implications associated with always-on hardware in their homes that listen, watch, observe and then store data in the cloud. Today, a company …

Two drugs may help improve IQ and brain development in preemies

By Lindsey Tanner<p>CHICAGO — Two blood-building drugs injected soon after birth may give premature babies a lasting long-term edge, boosting brain development and IQ by age 4, a first-of-its-kind study found.<p>The study was small but the implications are big if larger, longer studies prove the drugs …

The Brain