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Yahoo Mail app for iPhone updated with news and a Google Now rival

Yahoo is rolling out a significant update to its Mail app for iPhone today with new tabs designed to make your inbox feel more personal. The tab for your inbox is now joined by News, which offers a personalized stream of stories from the Yahoo News team, and Today, which includes weather, stock …

How to make petrol with bacteria

Scientists have found a way of harnessing bacteria found in our stomachs to make petrol<p>Researchers in South Korea have harnessed the <i>Escherichia coli</i> bacteria that help us to digest food – and sometimes cause food poisoning – to produce a replacement for petrol from fossil fuels.<p>As this video from …

A Line Of Jewelry Inspired By Illicit Drugs

We are craving Designer Drugs: a new line of jewelry from Aroha Silhouettes, designed after the hybrid molecular structures of illicit substances.<p>These wearable vices were inspired by a “fantasy laboratory” where dangerous drugs are turned into glitzy bling. Hailing from New Zealand, designer Tania …



Made of baked meringue cookies and assembled with dots of melted chocolate, these little red cap mushrooms make for a friendly place setting at the Thanksgiving table, and they’re a sweet treat to boot! Just for fun, the mushroom “stems” are dipped in cocoa and matcha tea powders for a freshly …

How to predict severe reactions to China's new flu - Futurity

A genetic marker can accurately predict which patients will experience severe reactions to a new strain of influenza currently found in China.

Hydrogen Car: Pros, Cons, Costs

Epoch Times is taking a look at each of the major options for green driving. Hydrogen cars are not currently sold commercially, but some will be …

Biofilm bacteria linger on toys, books, cribs - Futurity

Bacteria that cause ear infections and strep throat can live on commonly handled surfaces for longer than previously thought, a new study shows.

Waiting for The Flu’s New Year’s Evolution

Every year around this time, the age-old practice of making New Year’s Resolutions takes center stage as millions of people promise to adopt social behavior patterns that will help them live and thrive. Most of these promises follow a similar code of conduct – dieting, exercising more, being nicer …

Public Health

How a retrovirus can kick-start brain repair - Futurity

A retrovirus regenerates neurons after a brain injury and in Alzheimer's models. The method may lead to therapies for an array of neurological …

Low-calorie diet restricts 'parasitic' DNA - Futurity

As mice age, cells in tissues such as the liver and skeletal muscle lose control over rogue sequences of DNA called "retrotransposable elements."

Are We Genetically Inclined To Be Materialistic?

People tend to hate to lose stuff they already own. This trait, known as the endowment effect, is likely handed down to us by evolution, since it is visible cross-culturally as well as in non-human primates. However, new research suggests certain cultures place a brake on this evolutionary trait, …

Virus grows a temporary tube to inject DNA - Futurity

During an infection a certain type of virus forms a tube-like structure to deliver DNA. The tube dissolves when the job is done.

Time lapse of epithelial cells undergoing mitosis

Time lapse of epithelial cells undergoing mitosis.

100 years of x-ray crystallography – video animation

X-ray crystallography is one of the greatest innovations of the 20th century. This animated journey through its 100 year history begins with the pioneering work of William and Lawrence Bragg in 1913 and ends on the surface of Mars. To date 28 Nobel Prizes have been awarded to projects related to …

Radiation Physicist Beautifully Colorizes X-Ray Images of Nature

<b>Hanging Begonia, Chameleon</b><p>In late October, at the TEDx event in Groningen, Netherlands, one man stood on the stage and gave a fascinating talk about how his life's work had taken him on a journey to becoming an artist. Arie van't Riet studied radiation physics at Delft University of Technology and …