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How to Freeze Your Brain and Live Forever (Maybe)

Companies have refined cryonics technology to better preserve peoples' brains after death. But so far, no one knows how to turn a cryogenically frozen​ brain back into a living person.<p>Josh Bocanegra has a vision for the future, and it involves eternal life. Bocanegra, the CEO of tech startup Humai, …

Scientists create the first ever autistic monkeys

<b>These are the first monkeys ever to have autism.</b><p>They were genetically modified by Chinese scientists to carry a gene linked to autism in humans.<p>According to Nature, the team says they've started showing classic signs of the disorder, including poor social skills.<p>It's hoped the research could lead …

All the Ways Humans Try to Kill Mosquitos—and Why We're Still Losing

Mario Tama—Getty Images<p>Felipe Dana—AP<p>Ueslei Marcelino—Reuters<p>Felipe Dana—AP<p>Christophe Simon—AFP/Getty Images<p>Ueslei Marcelino—Reuters<p>Christophe …

Steven McCarroll, the director of the Stanley Centre for Psychiatric Research, Beth Stevens, an assistant professor of neurology at Boston Children’s Hospital, and Eric Lander, the director of the Broad Institute, discuss efforts to understand if there is a link between molecular and cellular …

Genetics

Space X unfurls its astronaut parachutes for the first time

Space X has taken another step towards transporting human crew to the International Space Station, with a first successful test of its capsule …

Prosthetic leg with hoofed foot discovered in ancient Chinese tomb

The 2,200-year-old remains of a man with a deformed knee attached to a prosthetic leg tipped with a horse hoof have been discovered in a tomb in an ancient cemetery near Turpan, China.<p>The tomb holds the man and a younger woman, who may or may not have known the male occupant, scientists say.<p>"The …

Ripples in galaxy help locate dark-matter satellites of Milky Way

Astronomers from RIT, UC Berkeley find invisible galaxy predicted by new field of 'galactoseismology'

This is the mistake almost everyone makes when buying a new camera

The best single piece of advice I've ever received as a photographer wasn't about technique. It was about equipment.<p>It came from my friend and photo-mentor Candice Cusic, a wedding photographer and photojournalist who won a Pulitzer Prize as part of a Chicago Tribune team in 2000. I was getting …

How to take amazing travel photos: 8 tips from a pro

I have many self-improvement goals, including “learn how to host an excellent dinner party” and “master intermediate plumbing.” I consider myself an advanced beginner, having repaired many running toilets and clogged drains.<p>Also on my list was the goal to improve my photography skills. But it …

Scientists May Have Just Discovered The Key To Halting Alzheimer's

Brain inflammation plays a big role in the disease's progression.<p>Curbing brain inflammation may help people treat and prevent Alzheimer's disease, according to a landmark new study.<p>Researchers at the University of Southampton in England conducted a series of experiments showing a chemical that …

Stop Thinking So Much

The cult of thought runs strong. You’re told that the world is becoming a better place simply because information is becoming more readily …

Farm in a box: Shipping containers reused for fresh produce

BOSTON (AP) — Shipping containers have been turned into housing, art, even playgrounds. Now, a Boston company is recycling them into high-tech mobile …

Scientists just saw light coming from around a black hole for the first time

<i>Editor’s note: An earlier version of this article incorrectly described the light as emanating from within a black hole, rather than beside it.</i> …

Black Holes

Crops Can ‘Communicate’ Their Needs Through Revolutionary IoT Technology Phytech

<i>This article was first published by The Times of Israel and was re-posted with permission.</i>Sygenta, one of the world’s biggest agriculture technology …

This Lake Fell off a Cliff

(Photo: Northwest Territories Geological Survey)<p>This is what Peel Plateau Lake in the Northwest Territories of Canada looks like now.<p>(Photo: Scott …

5 Ways Faking Confidence Leads to Authentic Happiness

<b>Sometimes you have to work with what you’ve got!</b><p><i>Fake it ’til you make it</i> — We hear this advice all the time.<p>But, does the approach really work?<p>When …

Happiness

CamperEx Show Highlights: Trailers, Caravans & Motorhomes

As dedicated tent campers, we weren’t expecting to fall in love with a trailer or motorhome, but fall in love we did at CamperEx 2016. Read on for …