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Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi claims victory as India's next PM - CNN.com

<b>New Delhi (CNN)</b> -- Narendra Modi, the leader of the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party, claimed victory as India's next Prime Minister on Friday, bringing to power a man whose controversial past at one point led the United States to deny him a visa.<p>Official results show his party winning at …

The best science and technology pictures of the week

The most impressive pictures from the worlds of science and technology this week, from low-level aerial fire-fighting to a pair of hugging bears.<p><b>More galleries</b><p>Blazing skies and moody twisters<p>Amazing air displays and breathtaking nature<p>Plane trails and tadpole stars<p>Volcanic plumes and home-made tanks<p>…

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Split brains reconnect via alternate routes

Scientists uncover how patients born without a corpus callosum can still communicate information between right and left brain.<p>Your brain is divided …

This is your brain on meditation

The brain processes more thoughts, feelings during meditation than when you are just relaxing, study shows.<p>Mindfulness. Zen. Acem. Meditation …

Scientists discover 'brakes' to stop cancer-causing 'car-crashes' in cells

(Medical Xpress)—Cancer Research UK scientists have discovered a new role for a protein that may put the brakes on cancer by stopping DNA from …

France and the UK will run out of fossil fuels within the next five years

The UK will run out of its own gas, coal, and oil within the next five years, according to a report released by the Global Sustainability Institute at Anglia Ruskin University. And France, which continues to rely heavily on nuclear energy, could run out of its remaining fossils fuels within the …

Database tracks 200 years of jellyfish - Futurity

Scientists have created the world's first global database that maps two centuries of jellyfish populations in the world's oceans.

Hubble Space Telescope Catches Jupiter's Great Red Spot At Its Smallest Size Ever [PHOTO]

Jupiter's Great Red Spot is a massive feature that has been observed for close to 200 years. Recently, the raging storm has been shrinking at an …