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Octopuses Do Something Really Strange to Their Genes

It might be connected to their extraordinary intelligence.<p>Octopuses have three hearts, parrot-like beaks, venomous bites, and eight semi-autonomous arms that can taste the world. They squirt ink, contort through the tiniest of spaces, and melt into the world by changing both color and texture. They …

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The science of strength: Seven ways muscle makes us healthier

"We need some fat in our bodies but the problem with having less muscle and more fat is that our internal chemistry gets out of balance and …

What Will it Take for Europeans to Push Back?

'Draconian and dangerous': Despair over fresh crackdown on asylum seekers

David Manne, executive director of the Melbourne-based Refugee Legal, said it was a "draconian and potentially very dangerous" move that could see …

Liberal electorates among hardest hit by penalty rate changes

Based on data from the 2011 Census, Trade Minister Steve Ciobo's Gold Coast electorate of Moncrieff tops the list of retail, accommodation and food …

Breakthrough Comes as Physicists Observed the Light Spectrum of Antimatter for First Time Ever

Physicists at CERN have been jumping with joy this month as they discovered how to measure the light emitted by an antimatter atom, for the first …

Rat-grown organs cure diabetic mice

Could cross-species organ growth solve human shortages?<p>Japanese scientists are experimenting with ways to use rats to solve organ shortage problems …

TUT Workout: 4 Day Muscle Building Workout Split

Workout Summary<p>Main Goal<p>Build Muscle<p>Workout Type<p>Split<p>Training Level<p>Advanced<p>Program Duration6 weeks<p>Days Per Week<p>4<p>Time Per Workout60-75 …

What Happens To Your Body When You Always Lift the Same Amount Of Weight

The good, the bad, and the ugly<p>Much like our breakfast of choice or what we wear, most of us tend to gravitate to routine when it comes to our lifting workouts: We often use the same amount of weight, over and over. No shame—it’s particularly comforting to select a weight size you know you can …

How to Build a Home Gym for Only $50

Want to know how to build your own gym for only $50?<p>Follow John Papp and me at Xceleration Fitness as we show you a simple and inexpensive way you …

BEST MIDDLEWEIGHT STREETBIKE: Yamaha XSR900

<b>Yamaha</b> has pulled off the hat trick with its versatile and affordable 847cc inline-three sport-standard platform. On the heels of taking Best …

Scientists Just Identified 97 Brand-New Regions in Our Brains

Makes you think.<p>Scientists have created the most detailed map of the human brain ever, using brain scans of hundreds of people to identify almost 100 …

Street Legal: Paul Miller's Yamaha TT500 tracker

Yamaha’s lightweight, wheelie-prone TT500 is one of the all-time great off-road bikes. So how do you improve on a machine already close to perfection?<p>When Canadian Paul Miller found himself with a basket case ’77 TT500, he decided to try. He’s built an elegant and nimble street tracker that, …

Drop of blood can show biological age and predict Alzheimer's Disease

True biological age is written in the genes and can now be read by scientists using a simple blood test<p>A blood test which shows how well people are ageing can predict the onset of diseases like Alzheimer’s, researchers believe.<p>Scientists have identified a set of genes which must be functioning …

U.S. Ebola survivors: Where are they now?

<b>(CNN) —</b> "It's your worst nightmare," Nancy Writebol says.<p>"There's vomiting. There's diarrhea. There's weakness... There's fever. There's a rash.<p>"It just attacks the body and begins to attack your organs. And as the disease progresses, a lot of people do bleed out."<p>Writebol describes the virus that …

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What Will The Battleship Of The Future Look Like?

Will there even be battleships in the future?<p>Just like video killed the radio star, airplanes killed the battleship. After a few centuries of innovation, large, gun-firing ships suddenly found themselves in World War II outranged and outmatched by flat-topped vessels with no guns at all. Aircraft …

'I can go to jail': Michelle Carter's text to friend about Conrad Roy suicide messages

She counselled him to overcome his fears, researched methods of dying by suicide painlessly and lied to police, his family and her friends about his …