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MoD gravity sensor breakthrough to 'see underground or through walls'

A scientific breakthrough in a Ministry of Defence research project could pave the way for a scanners that one day could see underground or through walls.<p>A team of scientists including experts at the MoD’s Porton Down labs have developed a new device that can detect tiny fluctuations in gravity.<p>The …

2 Accelerators Find Particles That May Break Known Laws of Physics

At the smallest scales, everything in the universe can be broken down into fundamental morsels called particles. The Standard Model of particle …

Genetically modified human embryos should be allowed, expert group says

Controversial research has ‘tremendous value’ to science, say members of Hinxton Group, although they are not in favour of allowing GM babies to be born<p>Research involving genetic modification of human embryos, though controversial, is essential to gain basic understanding of the biology of early …

We Have a New Internet—And the Silicon Valley Titans Built It

Google. Amazon. Facebook. Yahoo. These vast online empires don’t just rule the modern Internet, they built it piece by piece. Here’s how.<p>Software<p>To …

New Fusion Milestone Lasted Just 5 Milliseconds — NOVA Next | PBS

Progress in fusion research can seem contradictory at times. Take Tri Alpha Energy, for example, a company founded by physicist Norman Rostoker …

Why DNA editing needs to stop

In April 2015, a paper by Chinese scientists about their attempts to edit the DNA of a human embryo rocked the scientific world and set off a furious debate. Leading scientists warned that altering the human germ line without studying the consequences could have horrific consequences. Geneticists …

What is Relativity?

Albert Einstein was famous for many things, but his greatest brainchild is the theory of relativity. It forever changed our understanding of space …

Big Bang, Deflated? Universe May Have Had No Beginning

If a new theory turns out to be true, the universe may not have started with a bang.<p>In the new formulation, the universe was never a singularity, or …

Every new movie and TV show you can stream on Netflix this week (Apr. 5 – Apr. 11)

It’s that time of the week again, and BGR is bringing you a roundup of the best new Netflix movies and shows for your streaming pleasure. A lot of …

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Woolly Mammoth DNA Successfully Spliced Into Elephant Cells

But don’t expect mammoth clones anytime soon<p>A group of researchers are getting closer to bringing the extinct woolly mammoth back to life. Geneticist George Church’s lab at Harvard University successfully copied genes from frozen woolly mammoths and pasted them into the genome of an Asian …

Will autocorrect make you too predictable?

Computers can now identify what you will say before you know yourself, and as philosopher Evan Selinger argues, this could subtly shape your conversations without you realising.<p>Do you know what you really want? Right now, there are computers all over the world busily trying to tell you the answer – …

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The Successes And Failures Of Building Powerful PCs

<i>Wasim Salman writes about videogames using short, mechanical sentences. He also sometimes builds PCs, and has written this article for us about the</i> …