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13-foot-tall Korean mech suit aims to assist with Fukushima cleanup

You probably don't know Vitaly Bulgarov's name – but you've almost certainly seen his work before. His highly technical, futuristic robot designs …

6 Worst Effects of Fast Food on the Body

Food is a fuel for our body and we need to be careful what we eat because the food has a direct influence on how you feel as well as on your general …

Slow Poison: 15 Foods That Are Slowly Killing You

<b>Processed Meats</b><p>Many of the meats used in most fast foods contain nitrates, a preservative that interferes with the body’s natural ability to process …

Slow Poison: 15 Foods That Are Slowly Killing You

Slow Poison: 15 Foods That Are Slowly Killing You<p>The foods mentioned in this article are probably your favorite because they taste great but you …

Diamond Batteries Made of Nuclear Waste Can Generate Power For Thousands of Years

Nuclear Diamonds<p>Scientists from the University of Bristol Cabot Institute are hitting two birds with one stone, thanks to their lab-made diamond that …

Bionic Eyes Are Coming, and They'll Make Us Superhuman

MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE<p>With an estimated 285 million people worldwide with visual impairment, many treatments and technological innovations have long …

These Solar Panels Pull Clean Drinking Water Straight From The Air

With pilot programs in Ecuador, Jordan, Mexico, and the U.S., the technology could provide a reliable, clean water to many people who don’t have it today.<p>When a family in Guayaquil, Ecuador turns on the tap for a glass of water, it doesn’t flow from city pipes–there are no city pipes. Instead, a …

Clean Energy

Scientists Accidentally Discover Efficient Process to Turn CO2 Into Ethanol

The process is cheap, efficient, and scalable, meaning it could soon be used to remove large amounts of CO2 from the atmosphere.<p>Scientists at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee have discovered a chemical reaction to turn CO2 into ethanol, potentially creating a new technology to help …

The World's First Home Robotic Chef Can Cook Over 100 Meals

Apparently, having a home cooked meal from the kitchens of Thomas Keller, Alain Ducasse and Gordan Ramsay could become a reality. In 2018, Moley will launch the world’s first fully-automated and integrated intelligent cooking robot—a robotic kitchen that has unlimited access to chefs and their …

Kitchens

First Baby Born Using New Three Parent Technique

A child with three biological parents was reportedly born in early April—a milestone for a controversial method of in vitro fertilization (IVF) meant …

Silkworms were fed graphene to produce 'super silk' and it could be the future of wearables

Graphene just keeps getting better and better. The so-called super material – a one-atom-thick layer of carbon that has proven to be incredibly …

NASA Just Successfully Launched a Spacecraft to an Asteroid

NASA’s asteroid-skimming spacecraft just blasted off into space without a hitch, completing the first step in a seven-year journey that will …

Philae has been found – now every ounce of science can be wrung out of it

Just as the Rio Olympics finish, the European Space Agency find their long-lost celestial triple jump champion, the Philae space probe. The washing-machine-sized Philae captured the world’s attention on 12 November 2014, when it landed on comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko.<p>No one – myself included – who …

Space

A New Documentary Promises to Prove We're Not Alone in the Universe

Film distributor The Orchard just picked up the rights to release a documentary called <i>Unacknowledged: An Exposé of the Greatest Secret in Human</i> …

Nasa ends year-long Mars simulation on Hawaii

<b>A team of six people has completed a Mars simulation in Hawaii, where they lived in near isolation for a year.</b><p>Since 29 August 2015, the group lived in close quarters in a dome, without fresh air, fresh food or privacy.<p>Experts estimate that a human mission to the Red Planet could take between one …

Space Station

Jupiter Is So Freaking Massive, It Doesn't Actually Orbit The Sun

Whoa!<p>Jupiter, the fifth planet from the Sun, gas giant, and subject of the Juno mission, is huge. <i>Huge</i>.<p>It's so huge, in fact, that it doesn't actually …

DIY Homemade Organic Pesticides - Quiet Corner

Ever wonder what farmers did hundreds of years ago to fight off crop pests? Long before the invention of harmful chemical pesticides (yes, the kind …

4 Critters You Should Stop Killing Now!

Summer has finally arrived, and many of us have been anxiously awaiting the warmer weather that accompanies it. As you spend more time outside, <i>your</i> …

Insects

The five cult documentaries that you need to see

This article isn’t for dumb baby losers who have only made a surface effort to get into cult documentary film and “liked” Louis Theroux on Facebook. A crash course in cult requires repeat viewings of <i>Paris is Burning</i> (1990) and <i>Grey Gardens</i> (1975). Not until you can spell O-P-U-L-E-N-C-E in the same …

Track Down

The Biggest U.S. Government Cover-Up Ever?

U.S. Congressman Thomas Massie calls the revelations “shocking.”<p>Former U.S. Senator Bob Graham claims there’s been a “cover-up.”<p>And former FBI agent …

3tags.org

Pluto Is Still Extremely Weird in the Latest Image From NASA

NASA has released a new image of Pluto’s Tartarus Dorsa, the ‘bladed’ region to the east of the heart-shaped formation known as the Tombaugh Region. …

HIV Genes Successfully Edited Out of Immune Cells

Researchers from Temple University have used the CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing tool to clear out the entire HIV-1 genome from a patient’s infected immune …

3tags.org

Scientists Have Removed HIV From Human Immune Cells Using a New Gene-Editing Technique

They've managed to shut down HIV replication permanently.<p>Using the much-touted CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing method, scientists have demonstrated how they …

Why Haven't We Met Aliens Yet? Because They've Evolved into AI

Movies and television have led us to think of aliens as green, slimy creatures traveling around in flying saucers. Nonsense.<p>While traveling in Western Samoa many years ago, I met a young Harvard University graduate student researching ants. He invited me on a hike into the jungles to assist with …

These $150,000 Prefab Houses Don’t Need Any Energy From The Grid

Deltec’s factory-built houses get their power from solar panels—and incredible gains in efficiency.<p>When a home-building company called Deltec Homes first launched in 1968, they focused on designing houses that could survive a hurricane. Now one of their main focuses is a different challenge—how to …

CRISPR Gene Editing Has Even More Potential Than We Thought, According to a New Study

CRISPR gene editing! It slices! It dices! It's one of the most talked-about biological advances in modern science for its ability to precisely and …

Early photojournalism captures life on the streets of Victorian London

'Street Life in London'<p>Scraping and hustling at the center of an empire<p>1877<p>From 1873 to 1877, Scottish photographer John Thomson collaborated with …