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Game Development

The Storied History of the Spooky Physics Behind China's Teleportation Success

God does not play dice with the universe. He plays an ineffable game of his own devising, which might be compared, from the perspective of any of the …

Quantum Mechanics

E. Coli Outbreak Tied to Romaine Lettuce Expands to 16 States

<i>Updated Friday April 20, 4 p.m., from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Based on new information, the C.D.C. is expanding its warning to consumers to cover all types of romaine lettuce from the Yuma, Ariz. growing region. This warning now includes whole heads and hearts of romaine</i> …

E.coli

Breakthrough: Researchers fix Alzheimer's gene

Groundbreaking research shows, for the first time, how the most well-known genetic risk factor for Alzheimer's disease causes signs in human brain …

Dementia

The 15 highest-paying jobs in tech, according to LinkedIn

<b>• IT jobs and other tech roles are supposed to be in-demand and well-compensated.</b><p><b>• But, when it comes to the realms of tech, IT, and software, senior gigs are still the most lucrative.</b><p><b>• That's according to the salary data that LinkedIn put together in order to figure out which tech jobs earn the</b> …

Employment

Here Is the Gender Pay Gap in Every U.S. State — and What Could Be Behind It

There are some huge differences.<p>Women in America earn around 80 cents on the dollar compared to men. That means that, across the board, women have to …

Demographics

This Beachbody Trainer's Raw Before and After Will Change How You Think About Bodybuilding

Scrolling through Instagram, it's easy to assume that fitness or bikini competitors look perfect all the time. Here's a reminder that's not the case at all. Beachbody trainer Autumn Calabrese, creator of the 21 Day Fix and the 80 Day Obsession, posted these comparison photos with the caption, "Can …

Fitness

Scientists Have Discovered a New Stem Cell That Could Heal Brain Damage

This could be a game-changer.<p>A newly discovered type of stem cell could help brains repair themselves from injury or even debilitating diseases like …

Neuroscience

Ranked: 20 Best Gaming Consoles Of All Time

Though they’ve only been around for a bit more than half a century, home video game consoles have had a long and tumultuous lifespan. And the …

Retrogaming

The Best Video Game The Year You Were Born

From 1971 to present, these are the games that moved an entire industry forward<p>From pixels to polygons, here's what was destroying gamers' thumbs the year you were born.

Retrogaming

57 Ways to Lose Weight Forever, According to Science

The ultimate list of research-backed weight loss tips that will keep the pounds off for good.

Nutrition

Toddler died of drug overdose after parents left her over 22 hours. Many unanswered questions remain

Twenty-two-and-a-half hours.<p>That's how long state police said a Greencastle, Pa., couple waited before checking on a 3-year-old daughter. Police said Brittany Higgins' daughter was put to bed at 10:30 p.m. on Jan. 5. The mother's boyfriend "peeked" in about 12 hours later, and later told police he …

Crime

Doctors inject lab-grown genes into boy's eyes to treat blindness

On the morning of March 20, eye surgeon Jason Comander injected viruses carrying lab-grown genes into the eyes of a boy whose vision had been …

Medicine

Make any headphones wireless with this $20 Bluetooth receiver

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, …

Tech Trends

Ten Machine Learning Algorithms You Should Know to Become a Data Scientist

Machine Learning Practitioners have different personalities. While some of them are “I am an expert in X and X can train on any type of data”, where …

Machine Learning

The Nintendo Switch turned its lack of power into a strength

What the Switch’s strange game library is bringing to the system<p>The Nintendo Switch has one of the strangest, and most interesting, libraries in modern gaming. That wouldn’t have happened if it were closer to its competition in terms of hardware power.<p>Nintendo has always been comfortable doing its …

This Map Shows the Average Income in Every State—and What It's Really Worth

$50,000 goes further in Ohio than New Hampshire.<p>Geography can transform a paycheck. That is: How much your wages are actually worth depends largely …

Demographics

Why Do All The Planets Orbit In The Same Plane?

Our Solar System is an orderly place, with the four inner planets, the asteroid belt, and the gas giant worlds all orbiting in the same plane around the Sun. Even as you go farther out, the Kuiper belt objects appear to line up with that same exact plane. Given that the Sun is spherical and that …

Universe

The 33-Year Quest for the Perfect Run of 'Super Mario Bros.' Is Almost Over

These days, new records aren't about seconds, but milliseconds. Eventually, it just might not be possible to beat the game any faster.<p>“Oh my gosh,” muttered Super Mario Bros. speedrunner Kosmic, as he snaked through a tough section of 8-4, the final stage in the game. “C’mon, man.” Moments later, …

Retrogaming

Can We Change The Past?

Who has no regrets about things done in the past? Wouldn't it be nice if, somehow, we could go back to tweak a couple of bad decisions?<p>This sounds (and as we will see, <i>is,</i> to a certain extent) like science fiction.<p>The laws of physics prohibit traveling backwards in time for many reasons. If we did …

Quantum Mechanics

Alzheimer's Has Been Reversed in Mice With This Single Enzyme Treatment

Really promising!<p>Researchers were able to reverse the formation of amyloid plaques, which gradually kill neurons in patients with Alzheimer's …

I Fell For A Game Just Because Of Its Map

On my first try, I didn't like <i>Dandara</i> very much, despite praise for the game from my colleague whose taste in <i>Metroid</i>-like adventures I've since …

Indie Gaming

TRAPPIST-1 worlds likely terrestrial and water-rich

Terrestrial means more like Earth than Jupiter or Saturn. Water-rich means a potential for life. New insights about the 7 planets orbiting the nearby …

Solar system with seven Earth-size planets may contain worlds with liquid water

An alien planetary system that features seven roughly Earth-size planets is beginning to reveal its secrets. This week, scientists announced new …

Here's How Drinking Hot Tea Could Increase Your Risk of Cancer

Smoking cigarettes and drinking too much alcohol both raise your risk for developing esophageal cancer, which affects the tube connecting the throat …

Cancer

Huge reserves of water ice discovered on Mars could speed manned missions

Mars Rover

Magic Leap's mixed reality headset is real, and it looks totally steampunk

After years of boasting about its game-changing augmented reality technology, Magic Leap finally revealed its first headset, the Leap One.<p>Set to ship …

Surgeon admits to branding initials onto patients’ livers

Patients of Dr. Simon Bramhall probably weren’t expecting an autograph on their transplanted organs. That didn’t stop the surgeon from signing their …

PSX 2017: Dreams Is Beautiful, Complicated, and Has Endless Potential

Media Molecule’s creation game is so much deeper than LittleBigPlanet.<p>Dreams is a hard game to explain. It is a game, but it’s also a creation tool, …

Google Docs

The 5 Best Mobile Games Of 2017

While not as massive a year for mobile as 2016, this year still had an array of fantastic gems. Across the multitude of games released on mobile on a daily basis, the ones that stood out the most were inventive takes on puzzle games, retro callbacks to the past, and fascinating new experiences that …