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

A series of experiments has produced incredible results by giving young blood to old mice. Now the findings are being tested on humans. Ian Sample meets the scientists whose research could transform our lives<p>On an August morning in 2008, Tony Wyss-Coray sat in a conference room at the Veterans …

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Britain's first cloned dog born after £60,000 test-tube procedure

Britain's first cloned dog has been born after a £60,000 test-tube procedure, a television programme will reveal.<p>The tiny dachshund puppy, weighing just over 1lb, was born in Seoul, South Korea, at the end of last month following a competition advertised in the UK offering the procedure free of …

What Does Sound Look Like?

When light passes between areas of different air density, it bends. You've probably noticed the way distant pavement seems to shimmer on a hot day, or the way stars appear to twinkle. You're seeing light that has been distorted as it passes through varying air densities, which are in turn created …

Large Hadron Collider team announces beginning of restart

(Phys.org) —The team of scientists working at CERN's Large Hadron Collider (LHC) facility has reported to the press that the process of restarting …

Expanding particles to engineer defects: Researchers find that adding an impurity can create order

Materials scientists have long known that introducing defects into three-dimensional materials can improve their mechanical and electronic …

As if the ozone hole weren’t enough, now there’s a hole in the troposphere

Everyone knows men shouldn’t wear white dress shirts without undershirts, because then you can see their furry chests and tantalizing man-nipples and …

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Scientists discover the secret behind zombie plants

If the fungal spore outbreak in <i>The Last of Us</i> scared the hell out of you, you'll be doubly terrified to know that there are actual parasites in nature that can turn animals and plants into zombies. In fact, a group of scientists from the John Innes Centre in the UK just figured out how certain …

iFixit Confirms Why The HTC One M8 Ships With A Stellar Warranty

John Biggs said it best yesterday: “Come For The Styling, Stay For The Warranty“. Perhaps one of the best reasons to buy the new HTC One is the screen warranty, which iFixit just confirmed by awarding the new smartphone with a 2 out of 10 on its repairability scale.<p>iFixit is a DIY gadget repair …

Boot up: smartwatch chic, truth about Turkey's Twitter block, Chomper leaves Apple, and more

A burst of 8 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology team<p>Smartwatch Chic >> Tumblr<p>Now in an arm-wrestling/staring match semifinal with White Men Wearing Google Glass.<p>LAPD: All cars are under investigation >> Al Jazeera America<p>The Los Angeles Police Department says it cannot release …

Toxic Chemical Dioxane Detected In More Water Supplies

West Virginia's drinking water crisis earlier this year highlighted an unsettling truth about tap water: Treatment plants test for only a fraction of the chemicals in use.<p>Transcript<p>DAVID GREENE, HOST:<p>Earlier this year, a chemical spill in West Virginia forced officials to put a ban on drinking …

The Moment Steve Ballmer Broke Up with Microsoft

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>After thirty long years, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer finally stepped down this year, signalling the …

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World record setting experiment brings quantum computing a step closer to reality

Despite recent successes in the field, creating a quantum computer is <i>really</i> hard. For one thing quantum bits in a super positioned state (or qubits, the basic unit of data for quantum computing) have a hard time surviving at room temperature. Typically, these superposition states last for only a …

Apple Stores resort to pen and paper as point-of-sale outages continue

It’s not quite what you expect to see on those minimalist Apple Store tables: a stack of paper slips, a stapler and an old-school manual card-swipe machine – but that’s what some stores had to resort to after their Point Of Sale systems went down yesterday.<p>Store staff normally process sales with …

2013: The Year of The Video Game Story

Once upon a time, there was a man and a girl...<p>There have been some remarkable achievements in video game storytelling in 2013. While these stories …

Ancient Mars Was Beautiful Ocean World: NASA's MAVEN Mission Video

Mars was not always the cold, barren desert world it appears to be today. Billions of years ago, it had a warm atmosphere and vast life-supporting …

Space junk apocalypse: just like Gravity? | Corrinne Burns

The Kessler effect is real, and a collision between two satellites will cause havoc (just not as quickly as Hollywood would like)<p>Gravity, Alfonso Cuarón's latest cinematic showcase, opens with a horrifically mesmerising sequence of rarefied destruction. A CGI swarm of space debris triggers an …

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Revisiting The Curious Case of AMD's 'Golden Press Sample' -- So What About Nvidia?

On Monday I contributed some data to an expanding pool of evidence exploring whether or not AMD provided “golden samples” of their Radeon R9 290x graphics cards to press. At <i>minimum</i>, the data proved that there’s a serious variance in the performance of AMD’s reference cards and their retail …

Nokia's Refocus app makes its way to Lumia PureView devices

Nokia's Refocus Windows Phone application is now available, the company announced on Wednesday.<p>Microsoft's Windows Phone store is offering the free app, which allows users to snap a photo and then adjust the depth of field -- in other words, choose which parts of the image are clear and which …

ASUS Chromebook Planned For Early Next Year

In September of this year, Google promised we’d see Chromebooks from multiple device manufacturers over the months ahead. Google gave particular attention to newly-designed releases from Acer and HP, as well as new entrants ASUS and Toshiba. These Chromebooks would be powered by Intel Haswell’s …

Men stroked in their pants to shed light on chemistry that bonds relationships

Researchers have shed light on the chemistry that bonds one person to another by taking brain scans of men being stroked while in their underpants.<p>The Finnish study found that gentle stroking – which was not in sexually arousing areas – changed levels of opioid brain chemicals which work behind the …

Stephen Hawking On The Future Of CERN

Plus some cheesy jokes from one of the world's most famous living physicists<p>That Stephen Hawking, always looking for trouble. In a speech at the London Science Museum, the physicist said "physics would be far more interesting" if scientists had been unable to find evidence of the Higgs boson. Of …

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Nanosatellites Will Give Everyone Access To Space

In the future, everyone on Earth will have ubiquitous access to outer space. That might seem to be a bold statement or to border on science fiction, yet a glance back in time at the influence and trajectory of technology in our lives makes it seem almost inevitable.<p>The nascent commercial space …

Snapchat rejects $3bn Facebook buyout

Snapchat, the fast-growing messaging system, has reportedly rejected a $3bn buyout offer from Facebook.<p>The Wall Street Journal, citing sources close to the negotiations, said the all-cash offer came as other investors were valuing the loss making two-year-old company at over $4bn. At $3bn Snapchat …

Google Street View conquers Venice

With its winding network of canals, cobblestone alleys and streets, the car-free city of Venice always presented a challenge to the Google Street View team. But today, thanks to "superfit" Google employees who spent two months walking around the city with a camera strapped to their back, the …