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Artist Uses Fire and Soot to Paint Elegant Illustrations

Qubec-based artist Steve Spazuk uses fire to create elegant illustrations out of soot. As he demonstrates in the video below, the fire painter manipulates the flame from a candle or a torch to mark a sheet of paper with trails of soot, which he then etches into using delicate tools like feathers, …

Art

Magical Photos of Abandoned Homes Inhabited by Wild Animals

For <i>The House in the Woods</i>, photographer Kai Fagerström captured magical communities of wild animals living in abandoned cottages surrounding his …

The 20 photographs of the week

The aftermath of the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, the conflict in Gaza and Israel, the Commonwealth Games and a flying carpet – the best photography in news, culture, nature and sport from around the world this week

Humorous Self-Portraits Defy the 10 Commandments

<i>You Shall Not Take The Lord’s Name In Vain</i><p>For <i>10 Commandments</i>, New York City-based photographer Anna Friemoth transforms herself into a well-rounded …

These Giant Merging Galaxies Shed New Light On Star Birth

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has spotted a strange celestial "string of pearls" wrapped around the hearts of two merging elliptical galaxies.<p>The curly string is about 100,000 light-years long and sports blue "pearls" — actually huge young star clusters — every 3,000 light-years along the way, …

High-Flying Rocket Plumes And Other Amazing Images Of The Week

Is IBM Making Plans For The End Of Silicon?

As chips get smaller, chipmakers investigate new methods and materials.<p>Since the computer age began, microchips have consistently been shrunk to smaller and smaller sizes. Moore’s Law, articulated in 1965 by Intel co-founder Gordon Moore, predicts, fairly accurately to date, that the number of …

Quantum Computing

Antibody Treatment Developed For Dogs With Cancer

It could one day be used to treat your dog.<p>Dogs, like people, can get cancer--and research has shown that canine and human cancers can be very much alike. Austrian scientists recently found that the receptor proteins that coat the surface of various canine tumors are 91 percent similar to human …

Genetically-engineered moths make spider silk for flameproof pants

Spider silk is widely considered a superfibre, a near magical material with potential medical and military applications. The problem is that …

Pictures of the week: The Oldest Living Things In The World, by Rachel Sussman

Each week, the Guardian Weekend magazine's editorial team choose a picture, or series of pictures, with a powerful or surprising story to tell. This week, their choice is Rachel Sussman's The Oldest Living Things in The World

Google Marks D-Day's 70th Anniversary with Online Exhibit

Google has released a new collection as part of its Cultural Institute to mark the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings.<p>The exhibit features a staggering 470 documents and images, including a copy of the prayer Franklin D. Roosevelt gave on D-Day, a top secret progress report from General …

Spectacular Science Experiment Photography by Caleb Charland

Call him an artist, a photographer, a scientist or all three. Caleb Charland is back with a new set of work that asks him to wear many different hats. When we first came across his scientific experiments, back in July 2010, we were blown away by the way he could make us look at everyday objects in …

Led Zeppelin

Response To Nuclear Kitty Litter Is Moving Fast

Inaction following the first radioactive leak at the world’s only deep geologic nuclear waste repository was threatening to stamp the most successful government program in history with an undeserved scarlet letter. Fortunately, the State of New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory and the U.S. …

How to Fold a Shirt in Three Seconds

If you are a constant traveler (and even if you aren't), you know that time is of the essence. In order to avoid spending precious time folding shirts, here is a trick to have it ready and folded in just three seconds!<p><b>Step 1:</b><p>The first thing you need to do is to pinch two inches from the collar, and …

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Scientists uncover a secret of aging: Young blood helps restore elderly mice

A group of studies focused on properties of blood linked to rejuvenation, and human clinical trials are coming soon<p>Three studies, two from Harvard and one from Stanford, track the miraculous ability of young blood to rejuvenate both mental and physical abilities in aging mice. Harvard reported …

Think The Cassette Tape Is Dead? Then Why Did Sony Just Squeeze 185TB Of Data Onto One?

Vinyl is making a comeback, but for all intents and purposes the reign of cassette tapes is long since over, right? Perhaps not, if Sony has anything to say about it. At today’s International Magnetics Conference (Intermag) in Europe, the company is presenting a method of data storage utilizing …

Nanowires three atoms wide could lead to paper-thin gadgets

What's that odd shape, you ask? That's the world's thinnest nanowire -- and it could be the key to a future wave of flexible devices. In blasting single-layered, semiconducting materials with an electron beam, Vanderbilt University student Junhao Lin has created wires that measure just three atoms …

Wallpaper of the Week - Confucius

The wallpaper of this week is the image created in our last tutorial/case study. It features a very inspiring positive quote by Confucius saying …

Confucius

Scientists Confirm The Existence Of Element 117

The official Periodic Table of the Elements is one step closer to adding element 117 to its ranks. That’s thanks to an international team of scientists that was able to successfully create several atoms of element 117, which is currently known as Ununseptium until it’s given an official name.<p>The …

The Day When Our Antibiotics Stop Working Is Coming Very Soon

We are close to entering a “post-antibiotic era.” It’s not a place we want to go.<p>It’s hard to overestimate the importance of antibiotics. These drugs have literally been one of the cornerstones of modern civilization, minimizing deaths from all kinds of common infections, and saving society …