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Saturn's Newest Ring Is Mind-Bogglingly Big

A giant ring around Saturn is even larger than thought, spanning an area of space nearly 7,000 times larger than Saturn itself, researchers say.<p>"We …

NASA's new plan for dealing with Earth-killing asteroids: Nuke 'em

In hopes of averting a space rock calamity, <i>The New York Times</i> reports that NASA has just sealed a deal with the National Nuclear Security Administration —a branch of the Department of Energy that's "responsible for enhancing national security through the military application of nuclear …

Asteroids

Pluto Probe Spies Weird 'Dark Pole' on Big Moon Charon (Photos)

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft has spotted a strange dark patch at the pole of Pluto's big moon Charon, further whetting researchers' appetites ahead …

Crash Course Astronomy: The outer solar system.

Where does the solar system end?<p>You might think of the solar system as being the Sun, a bunch of planets*, and various asteroids and …

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Malaika Firth, Model

'I grew up in Kenya until I was 7 before moving to London. I didn't live in the posh end. I lived in the streets—East London. It wasn't chic. I feel …

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We Want Amanda Seyfried's Perfect Summer Hair

We're calling it early: Amanda Seyfried wore the coolest hairstyle of the summer at the <i>Ted 2</i> premiere.<p>Seyfried arrived with her supershiny hair braided and gathered into one of the most unusual and beachy-cool ponytails we've seen in a long time.<p>I spoke to Renato Campora about how he created the …

The Definitive Guide to Frizz-Free Hair

With summer's wonderfully balmy days come the unfortunate humidity factor—and your hair may suddenly have become the mouse to the thermostat’s cat. And while there’s something to be said for the power of occasionally embracing a little seasonal frizz—isn’t it a comfort to know you don’t have to? …

The 3-Day Packing List

<i>Andreea Diaconu travels a lot. “It's about three to four times a week,” she says. “Usually Paris to New York, then back to London, then Paris again.</i> …

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Superfast Lasers Create A Hologram You Can Touch

At quadrillionth-second bursts<p>The halls of science fiction are well-decorated with dreams of holograms—Jules Verne introduced holography to literature in 1893 with <i>The Castle of the Carpathians</i>, and how else would we know that Obi-Wan was Leia’s only hope?<p>Now, researchers at the Digital Nature …

Holograms

Best photos: Venus and Jupiter after sunset

People around the world are capturing the very bright planets Venus and Jupiter as they draw closer in the west after sunset this month.<p>Venus and …

Week's Best Space Pictures: Auroras Bloom and an Exoplanet 'Bleeds'

The northern lights bloom over Earth, while radiation blasts an exoplanet's atmosphere.<p>Feed your need for heavenly views of the universe with our pick of the most awe-inspiring space pictures. This week, researchers capture echoes from a double star, engineers protect a billion-dollar telescope, …

The real reason your eyes go red after swimming isn't chlorine, but urine

Think your red eyes at the pool are caused by chlorine? Think again<p>Bloodshot eyes after swimming is not as a result of chlorine but in fact caused by urine contained in the pool, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has revealed.<p>Contaminants in the pool, including urine and sweat, bind to …

Swimming

These Mini Robots Could Form An Injection Gun In Your Bloodstream

“large impulsive forces to penetrate tissue”<p>We’ve seen robots designed to move inside bodies before. Carefully shaped magnetic objects, these miniature robots are moved by external magnetic forces, like those found in MRI machines. Last month, researchers from Boston Children’s Hospital and the …

Aratana's experimental appetite stimulator succeeds in study on dogs

(Reuters) - Animal health drugmaker Aratana Therapeutics Inc said its experimental appetite-stimulating drug was found effective in dogs in a pivotal study.<p>Aratana shares jumped 21 percent in extended trading on Friday.<p>The study showed that an oral 3 mg/kg dose of the drug, AT-002, given daily for …

FDA

SpaceX Hopes Third Time's a Charm for Rocket Landing Attempt

SpaceX stands ready to launch a much-needed load of supplies to the International Space Station this weekend on the heels of a failed supply run by Russia. The company will also try again to pull off a feat it's failed at twice beore: land the first stage of its Falcon 9 rocket on a floating ocean …

This Bricklaying Robot Can Build A House In Two Days

Replacing ancient human art with mechanical precision<p>An engineer in Perth wants to mechanize one of humanity’s oldest jobs. His robot is named “Hadrian,” after the Roman Emperor who built a wall in Northern Britain, and it can lay 1,000 bricks an hour. With a building plan programmed in, it …

Scientists: Earth Endangered by New Strain of Fact-Resistant Humans

MINNEAPOLIS (The Borowitz Report)—Scientists have discovered a powerful new strain of fact-resistant humans who are threatening the ability of Earth to sustain life, a sobering new study reports.<p>The research, conducted by the University of Minnesota, identifies a virulent strain of humans who are …

Biology

Horses that heal: how equine therapy is helping people find peace of mind

Horses make great companions for psychotherapy because they can mirror and respond to human behavior. And crucially, ‘there’s no judgment with a horse’<p>It’s Saturday night in downtown Long Beach, California, and laughter can be heard from the streets below. Sarah Smith is sprawled on her bed, …

Psychotherapy