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This house looks like it has one floor. But it has two!

Today on homify 360°, we fall in love at first sight. And the object of our affection is a charming rustic villa with heaps of architectural …

Dining Rooms

How global warming will someday end life on Earth

The Sun might not be responsible for the short-term warming we’re experiencing now, but in the end, it’s all that matters.<p><i>“We have known since the</i> …

Climate Change

Samsung rumored to move to a 4K UHD display for the Galaxy S8

There certainly is a lot happening in Samsung‘s hardware department. Following a general slowdown of the immense growth smartphones have enjoyed over the past lustrum in particular, OEMs are preparing for a new wave of next-generation devices.<p>Amid the numerous experimental projects the company is …

Second layer of information in DNA confirmed

Leiden theoretical physicists have proven that DNA mechanics, in addition to genetic information in DNA, determines who we are. Helmut Schiessel and …

Genetics

Origin of mystery deep-sea mushroom revealed

<b>Australian scientists have used genetic material to pinpoint the origin of the deep-sea mushroom, an unusual gelatinous creature first dredged up near Tasmania in 1986.</b><p>The organisms have a cylindrical stalk capped by a flat, semi-transparent disc that houses visible channels branching …

Earth - There are weird bursts of energy coming from deep space

The Universe is never short on the bizarre and the unknown. From black holes to exotic planets, scientists have plenty to ponder.<p>Lately, though, one puzzle has been especially baffling: mysterious flashes in the sky called fast radio bursts.<p>These bright bursts of radio waves shine for only a few …

Flying is for suckers! These new mini-submarine drones take a GoPro underwater

While shooting without someone behind the camera is normally a job for the drones (or robots), Seawolf takes that concept underwater with …

We may soon finally know what a black hole actually looks like

<b>(CNN) —</b> Despite what Christopher Nolan's "Interstellar" and fancy NASA visualizations may have led you to believe, we've never actually seen a black hole.<p>We know they're there. There's one at the center of our Milky Way galaxy, Sagittarius A*, for that matter.<p>But while Sagittarius A* is around 24 …

Universe

Chemical Attraction: Why Mosquitos Zone In On Some People, But Not Others

Everyone who has ever been camping or walking in the wild with friends can’t have failed to notice how insects seem to prefer some people’s flesh to …

Remarkable New CRISPR System Targets RNA, Rather Than DNA

The future of genetic modification lies in CRISPR. This gene-editing technique, remarkable as much for its simplicity as for its effectiveness, …

Massive tsunamis on Mars could have shaped the planet's surface

Two massive tsunamis may have rocked Mars when the planet was covered with oceans billions of years ago, according to a new study. The tsunamis may have been caused by meteorite impacts, researchers say. And signs of their passing provide the latest evidence that Mars was a wet planet full of water …

8 of the most compelling places we could discover alien life outside our solar system

And those are just the ones we've detected. Scientists now believe that, on average, every star in the Milky Way has at least one planet orbiting it.<p>And there are more than 100 billion stars in our galaxy alone.<p>With numbers like those, its hard to believe that we're all alone.<p>Exploring these …

Gene editing can now change an entire species -- forever

CRISPR gene drives allow scientists to change sequences of DNA and guarantee that the resulting edited genetic trait is inherited by future …

Genetics

HTT licenses safe, cheap Hyperloop levitation tech

In 2013, Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk shared his idea for a blazing-fast and environment-friendly mode of transport: a train inside an airless tube, which he called Hyperloop.<p>Several research teams and companies ran with Musk’s idea, and it looks like Hyperloop Transportation Technologies is …

Watly: The computer that provides clean water, energy, internet access

<b>(CNN) —</b> Touted by its creators as the "world's largest solar-powered computer," it could offer a quantum leap for development across rural Africa.<p>The Watly machine, created by an Italian-Spanish start-up of the same name, resembles a futuristic space capsule. But its mission is to provide …

Mobile Devices

This vitamin stops the aging process in organs, say Swiss researchers

Improved muscle stem cell numbers and muscle function in NR-treated aged mice: Newly regenerated muscle fibers 7 days after muscle damage in aged …

Bring Back the Woolly Mammoth!

DNA Wars in Cambridge<p>Three Cambridge biotech startups are vying for control of a revolutionary gene-editing tool called CRISPR-Cas9. On the line are …

Why Can't We Fire Electrons Across Space For Wireless Power?

<i>My understanding of how old tube-type televisions worked is that a “gun” at the back of the tube – the cathode – fired electrons at the screen. So, my question is, if it is possible to “fire electrons” through space, why is it not easy to transmit electrical power wirelessly?</i><p>Your understanding of …

Wireless Charging

Noah’s ark island is saving vulnerable species in Australia

It’s a conservationist’s dream. Two endangered Australian mammals are bouncing back from the brink of extinction after being relocated to a remote, …

Here's how 4 brilliant sci-fi authors see the end of the world

But I have to confess this to you: Sometimes, the exercise of disappearing into a fictional story about how our world might end is just pure fun for me. It lets me think about the hard realities likely headed our way from the comfortable remove of an imaginary story. From that perspective, the …

Elon Musk says Tesla's live-saving Bioweapon Defense Mode is real

We’ve all slightly lost our faith in what carmakers say since that tiny emissions cheating thing by Volkswagen turned it into the new Samsung in the eyes of the tech world.<p>Well, in a bid to prove it’s no liar on its green creds, Tesla’s showed off the results of a test that pumped …

'Solar kids' who stop moving at night perplex doctors in Pakistan

Medics baffled by two brothers who behave normally in day but lapse into catatonic state as soon as sun sets<p>The two brothers have come to be known as the “solar kids” and their case has completely mystified Pakistani doctors. Shoaib Ahmed, 13, and his brother Abdul Rasheed, nine, are normal, active …

Medicine

The way you're revising may let you down in exams – and here's why

Most people practise the wrong tasks, reveals a psychologist. Take your head out of those textbooks for a few minutes and read his advice<p>Even the most dedicated study plan can be undone by a failure to understand how human memory works. Only when you’re aware of the trap set for us by …

Study Skills