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Prepare for a world without work

As we start the year full of good intentions to flourish at work, social scientists are warning that our careers could be over sooner than we …

Mesentery: New organ discovered inside human body by scientists (and now there are 79 of them)

A new organ has been discovered hiding in plain sight inside the human body.<p>Known as the mesentery, it was previously thought to be just a few …

Medical School

NASA's Curiosity rover spots purple rocks on Mars

Mars may appear red when viewed from Earth, but NASA's Curiosity rover has captured an up-close photo of the planet's mountainous landscape, with purple-colored rocks littered across the foreground.<p>This remarkable new photo was captured near the base of Mars' Mount Sharp. The image's three frames …

The mystery behind the extinction of dinosaurs is finally solved! - IBTimes India

The cretaceous meteor strike caused the mass extinction of dinosaurs, but other species of birds and mammals were booming up.<p>It is believed that the …

How To Use Brain Science To Be Your Best Self In 2017

Neuroscience offers some handy hacks to learn faster, focus better, and make smarter decisions this year.<p>Resolutions are often an exercise in wishful thinking. People rarely keep them, mostly because they’re vague about their goals and don’t have a plan for following through. But that isn’t the …

Self-improvement

Space Could Leave You Blind, And Scientists Say They've Finally Figured Out Why

20/20 to 20/100 in 6 months.<p>A mysterious syndrome has been impairing astronauts’ vision on the International Space Station, causing untreatable …

Space Exploration

For The First Time, Living Cells Have Formed Carbon-Silicon Bonds

Life - but not as we know it.<p>Scientists have managed to coax living cells into making carbon-silicon bonds, demonstrating for the first time that …

Chemistry

An Italian surgeon has renewed his promise to perform the world's first head transplant after a 'proof-of-concept' experiment on a dog

His latest, renewed claim comes after his collaborators released video footage to several news outlets, including a clip shown on Tuesday on Sky News. The video appears to show a dog stumbling on all fours and wagging its tail. Sky News claims the video was shot three weeks after an experimental …

Could We One Day Heal The Mind By Taking Control Of Our Dreams?

About 50 per cent of us will at some point in our lives experience “waking up” and being conscious while still in a dream – possibly, we may even be …

Hole in ozone layer is closing and will be 'healed' by 2050, scientists say

The hole in the Antarctic ozone layer is beginning to close, scientists have discovered.<p>Researchers from the University of Leeds and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the US, have confirmed the first signs of an increase of ozone, which shields life on Earth from the sun’s harmful …

France just announced plans to help India land on Mars for the first time

This mission, which is scheduled to launch in 2020 and would involve sending a satellite into orbit around the Red Planet, will mark India's second mission to Mars in history.<p>While the 2020 orbiter will not set a lander on Mars' surface, the president of French space agency National Centre for …

How to Make a DIY Running Belt for Stashing Your Phone

Grab your jersey fabric and cut out a 12 x 12-inch square. When choosing your fabric, go with a heavier weight.<p>Fold opposite ends of the fabric to meet at the center and then fold them back an inch to create a clean hem. Don’t worry about it being directly in the center — since it’s a loop, you can …

Silicon Valley to meet White House over terrorists' Web use

Top executives from several major Silicon Valley tech firms are scheduled to meet with senior White House officials as well as US intelligence and security agencies to discuss measures to counter militant groups’ use of social media for recruitment and spreading propaganda.<p>Reuters reports that …