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Homo naledi, a new species of human, discovered in a cave in South Africa

Scientists find fossils of our ancient relative, who had surprisingly human-like features, in a remote cave near Johannesburg<p>Early humans buried their dead in caves, scientists have found, after discovering a new species hidden in a burial chamber.<p>At least 15 skeletons of the species - named Homo …

Humanity

The wings of the butterfly – New Hubble image of the Twin Jet Nebula

The shimmering colours visible in this NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image show off the remarkable complexity of the Twin Jet Nebula. The new image …

US durable goods orders up 2 percent in July

WASHINGTON (AP) — Orders to U.S. factories for long-lasting manufactured goods rose in July, and demand in a key category that tracks business …

U.S. Dept. of Commerce

Why Clinton's email problem won't go away

Hillary Rodham Clinton's effort to quash the rising scandal over her misuse of email when she was secretary of State has so far backfired spectacularly. Instead of cutting the story short, she has fanned the flames, and now even some of her backers in the Democratic Party are worried about the …

Government

MIT unveils world's first 'crash proof' computer

The first computer 'mathematically guaranteed' not to lose any data has been unveiled by researchers at MIT's Computer Science and Artificial …

U.S. sending top-line F-22 jets to Europe

<b>(CNN) —</b> The U.S. Air Force will soon dispatch its most advanced fighter jet, the F-22 Raptor, to Europe in a show of solidarity with allies that have concerns about Russian actions in Ukraine, Air Force leaders said Monday.<p>"Russia's military activity in the Ukraine continues to be of great concern …

Military

Why do Germany’s Electricity Prices Keep Falling?

Chancellor Angela Merkel cemented Germany’s shift toward an economy powered by renewable energy in 2010 with her “Energiewende” plan. One result has …

Startup in biotech adds two base pairs to genetic code - and life on earth may never be the same - ExtremeTech

Startup in biotech adds two base pairs to genetic code — and life on earth may never be the same<p>By on August 24, 2015 at 12:16 pm<p>This site may earn …

E.coli

How Google Could Rig the 2016 Election

Google has the ability to drive millions of votes to a candidate with no one the wiser.<p>America’s next president could be eased into office not just by TV ads or speeches, but by Google’s secret decisions, and no one—except for me and perhaps a few other obscure researchers—would know how this was …

SEO

New China stock market plunge prompts global jitters

China’s Shanghai Composite Index plunged more than 6% in its biggest drop in three weeks, amid fears that the recent change in exchange rate policy may accelerate flows of capital out of China.<p>The Shanghai Composite Index fell 6.2% to 3,748.16, its largest fall since an 8.5% dive on 27 July that …

Stock Markets

Scientists find the brain’s missing ‘pipes’

“Throw out the textbooks” and “missing link” are words rarely heard anymore in science, but that’s what researchers around the world are saying about the recent discovery of microscopic lymphatic vessels connecting the brain to the immune system.<p>That physical link was long thought absent, …

Neuroscience

Facebook canceled a student's internship after he highlighted a massive privacy issue

In May, computer science and mathematics student Aran Khanna built Marauder's Map. It was a browser plugin that made use of the fact that people who use the Facebook Messenger share their location with everyone they message with by default.<p>Upon installing the plugin, users could use it to precisely …

9 clever ways to automate your small business with IFTTT

IFTTT (If This, Then That) is a free online tool that automates actions between websites, apps, smartphones, gadgets and more.<p>Want your tagged Facebook photos backed up on Google Drive? IFTTT can do that. Wish your smartphone could turn off WiFi when its battery gets too low? IFTTT can do that, too.<p>…

Google Drive

Can we reverse the ageing process by putting young blood into older people?

On an August morning in 2008, Tony Wyss-Coray sat in a conference room at the Veterans Affairs hospital in Palo Alto, California, waiting for his lab’s weekly meeting to begin. Wyss-Coray, a professor of neurology at Stanford University, was leading a young group of researchers who studied ageing …

Alzheimer's Disease

Canada is in recession

Canadian gross domestic product unexpectedly fell 0.2% in May. This was worse than the 0.0% expected by economists.<p>"The economy has contracted in six out of the last seven months," BNP's Derek Lindsay noted.<p>The resource-rich economy has felt the crushing pain of falling commodity prices as global …

Start Your Own Business With These 10 Tools And Resources

Starting a small business is a challenge, but it can be less challenging when you are using the right tools. Luckily, there are several tools and …

Small Business

Chinese stocks close down after sudden drop

Shanghai's main index recorded a sudden drop at the end of Thursday's trading<p>Chinese stocks fell suddenly in the last hour of trading on Thursday, almost wiping out Wednesday’s rally and leaving investors in the dark about reasons for the moves.<p>The Shanghai Composite Index slumped 2.2pc to 3,705.77 …

Sol-gel capacitor dielectric offers record-high energy storage

Using a hybrid silica sol-gel material and self-assembled monolayers of a common fatty acid, researchers have developed a new capacitor dielectric …

NASA’s Kepler Mission Discovers Bigger, Older Cousin to Earth

NASA’s Kepler mission has confirmed the first near-Earth-size planet in the “habitable zone” around a sun-like star. This discovery and the …

27 startups in Asia that caught our eye

Here’s our newest round-up of the featured startups on our site this week. If you have startup tips or story suggestions, feel free to email us. …

What's the smarter investment, Ferrari stock or a Ferrari?

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is gearing up to spin Ferrari off into its own company, and float some of its shares on the stock market. But buying and trading in Ferrari stock could face a rather unlikely competitor from within.<p>As <i>Bloomberg</i> points out, the values held by classic Ferraris keeps going up, …

Louis Vuitton

Experimental simulation of quantum particles travelling through time

Lead author and PhD student Martin Ringbauer, from UQ’s School of Mathematics and Physics, said the study used photons – single particles of light – …

28 Things You Should Learn To Make If You Love Chinese Food

Your taste buds deserve so much more than orange chicken and fried rice.

Food & Dining

A $54 billion deal makes Anthem the U.S.'s biggest health insurer

Anthem Inc (ANTM) said Friday it would buy Cigna Corp (CI) in a deal valued at $54.2 billion, creating the largest U.S. health insurer by …

Amazon overtakes Walmart to become largest US retailer

Shock profit pushes up shares and gives Amazon a market cap of more than $261bn<p>Amazon overtook Walmart on Thursday night to become the largest US retailer by market capitalisation, after announcing a rare profit.<p>Shares in the online retailer, led by founder Jeff Bezos, jumped more than 16pc in …

eCommerce

Peering into energy’s crystal ball

McKinsey’s predictions were broadly on target in 2007. Here’s how things could turn out during the next eight years.<p><b>Back in 2007,</b> McKinsey did two …

Foods that double as medicine

<b>(CNN) —</b> A typical visit to the doctor might leave you with a bottle of pills and instructions to take them twice daily.<p>But a small, growing number of physicians are "prescribing" foods not only for weight management, but also to prevent and treat chronic diseases.<p>CNN spoke with medical nutrition …

Holistic Medicine