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To better teach physics, let students decide - Futurity

An updated approach to a pendulum experiment in physics suggests that a new approach to lab courses could boost critical thinking.

Super head lice warning as scientists discover almost all species are resistant to treatments

As the new school term looms, parents will be alarmed to know that nits are increasingly resistant to the most popular treatments<p>Head lice are becoming immune to common treatments, scientists have revealed, meaning parents are fighting a losing battle with nits in their children's hair.<p>With the …

First almost fully-formed human brain grown in lab, researchers claim

An almost fully-formed human brain has been grown in a lab for the first time, claim scientists from Ohio State University. The team behind the feat hope the brain could transform our understanding of neurological disease.<p>Though not conscious the miniature brain, which resembles that of a …

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How our brain hides (and gets back) scary memories - Futurity

Our brain can hide terrible memories to protect us from reliving stressful events. But if suppressed too long, they can cause anxiety, depression, …

Why Thousands Of People Are Willing To Die On Mars

More than 200,000 aspiring space explorers volunteered for a one-way trip to Mars. Are they insane?<p><i>Editor's note: Mars One recently narrowed its pool of candidates to 100 people--many of whom we featured in the November 2014 issue (part of which exists here). We've reposted this story for your</i> …

Sea Snail’s Teeth Just Dethroned Spider Silk As The Strongest Biological Material

Introducing the limpet as the heavyweight champion of the animal kingdom<p>The strongest biologic material in the world rivals the strength it takes to turn carbon into diamonds. It doesn’t come from one of the biggest creatures, but rather the tiny teeth of a sea snail.<p>Until now, spider silk has …

Universe Is Expanding Symmetrically, 'Real-Time' Analysis Shows

The universe is expanding — and it is doing so at the same rate in all directions, according to new measurements that appear to confirm the standard model of cosmology.<p>Astrophysicist Jeremy Darling of the University of Colorado Boulder came to this conclusion after employing a research strategy …

Focaccia Recipe - Italian Flat Bread with Rosemary and Sea Salt

The Genius of Whisper, the Massively Popular App You Haven't Heard Of

It's anonymous. It's ephemeral. It's PostSecret optimized like FarmVille.<p>I have a secret to tell you: There is a mobile app you've probably never heard of that gets 2.5 <i>billion</i> page views a month, substantially more than all of CNN. It's called Whisper, and the youths just love it.<p>Here's how it …

Man creates 'invisible headphones' by implanting magnets into his ears

A man has implanted magnets into his ears to use as invisible headphones in a remarkable example of DIY transhumanism.<p>Rich Lee, a self-described …

How To Hack A Cockroach So You Can Control It With Kinect

Oh yes, there's a video.<p>We've already covered their DIY project to build your very own mind-controlled cyborg cockroach, but now the North Carolina State University researchers have taken roach control to a whole new level. The team created an interface that sends a cockroach scurrying in any …

Europa Is The New Mars: How Sci Fi Follows Science

With the upcoming release of the major motion picture Europa Report, a couple of Jet Propulsion Lab scientists explain how science fiction has evolved in response to our growing understanding of space.<p>As evidence has mounted in recent decades that Jupiter's moon Europa hosts a potentially habitable …

How Google, Yahoo, Apple, Facebook, and Amazon track you (infographic)

Americans are starting to perk up about privacy after the reveal of a government surveillance program called PRISM. But it’s important to know how tech companies generally track your data and what you’re agreeing to in those terms of service agreements.<p>Google, Facebook, and Yahoo all rely pretty …

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Bodysuit lets you feel the video game

<b>A high-tech, skin-tight shirt incorporates haptic feedback to let you feel the action when you play your favourite games.</b><p>First, there was the Oculus …

Always On - GoPro camera gets torture tested with liquid nitrogen at CES

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NEW MARIO KART + Nintendo E3 Booth Tour!!