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Moto G4 leaks in real life with redesigned camera housing, front-loaded fingerprint sensor

With four of this year’s big-name smartphone makers having already announced — and some launched — their most important smartphones for 2016, our attention can turn to the rest. For the past few years, the Moto G has undoubtedly been Motorola’s (now Lenovo’s) most important device range. With …

Spaced repetition: a hack to make your brain store information

Using spaced repetition as a study technique is effective because you are deliberately hacking the way your brain works<p>Late night dates with a 600-page textbook and a multipack of Red Bull are a familiar encounter for many people. Whether in school, university or work, we all find ourselves in …

The Brain

4 strategies for remembering everything you learn

1/<p>Force yourself to recall.<p>benjamingolub/flickr<p>The least-fun part of effective learning is that it's hard. In fact, the " Make It Stick " authors …

11 Spiced Cocktails To Choose From For Your Holiday Party

<i>The holidays are all about celebratory moments, so we paired up with Simply Organic to find recipes you'll want to share with friends (and make again and again).</i><p><b>A list, in no particular order, of what we like from a winter cocktail: spiced, citrusy, maybe creamy, and if not warm, then warming.</b> No, …

We already knew the Earth was not the center of the universe, but now we know exactly where it is.

Scientists have mapped more than 8,000 galaxies to find the Earth's official address, and it turns out the universe is even bigger than we …

Home Depot

Ice Age Human Footprints in Canada Reveal a Walk on the Beach Taken 13,000 Years Ago

Hugs, handshakes, butt pats: Touching among humans is, well, a touchy subject. As kids we were taught that there’s good and bad touches—and it only …

Anthropology

DNA detectives win Nobel Prize for cancer cure breakthrough

British based Tomas Lindahl was awarded the Nobel Prize for chemistry for discovering that DNA must be able to repair itself when damaged<p>Scientists who discovered how cells repair damaged DNA, a breakthrough which could lead to a cure for cancer, have won the Nobel Prize for chemistry.<p>Sweden’s …

If we live in one of multiple universes, here's how we could find out

The existence of parallel universes may seem like something cooked up by science fiction writers, with little relevance to modern theoretical physics.<p>But the idea that we live in a "multiverse" made up of an infinite number of parallel universes has long been considered a scientific possibility — …

Quantum Mechanics

How to get GM butterfly? Make parasitic wasp inject deadly virus into caterpillar, study finds

Nature is full of surprises, and its newest twist is a blessing and a curse for butterflies. Wasps have managed to genetically modify the creatures …

A New Genre of Super-Strong Origami Is Being Invented By These Engineers

A new generation of meta-materials are emerging from a 17th century source.<p>That’s the gist of a new paper in the Proceedings of the National Academy …

Apple's iPad Pro proves Microsoft was right about the Surface

If you’ve been on the internet at all this week, you probably know that Apple launched a bunch of new devices. But the most shocking announcement wasn’t the new iPhones, redesigned Apple TV or fancy new Hermès watches.<p>It was a version Microsoft’s Surface – or at least something that looks a lot …

How Big Can Entanglement Get? - The Nature of Reality — The Nature of Reality | PBS

Our intuition has evolved to deal with the macroscopic world: the world of things you can hold in your hand and see with your naked eyes. But many of …

Quantum Physics

Royal Jelly Isn't What Makes a Queen Bee a Queen Bee

For decades, scientists thought an excess of something special, a substance called royal jelly, elevated a regular honey bee larva to a queen. New …

Magnetic wormhole connecting 2 regions of space created for the first time

The device could have applications in medicine, opening up ways to make MRIs more comfortable for patients<p>"Wormholes" are cosmic tunnels that can …

Magnetism

Sticky DNA Could be the Key to Making Organs in a Lab - MIT Technology Review

Before scientists can build human organs in the lab, they need to figure out how to build tissues that work like those in the body. A new method, in …

Nanotech

Has Stephen Hawking solved the mystery of black holes?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Black holes have a way of capturing our imagination. That's why when Stephen Hawking recently talked about them the media went wild.<p>But what was he really saying? Was it a breakthrough moment?<p>At the Hawking Radiation Conference organized by Laura Mersini-Houghton, a professor of physics at …

Universe

At IFA, Huawei made a mockery of good technology and trade shows

At IFA, Huawei did something so silly and stupid it may just be the moment we can look back on as a low-point for announcing products at trade shows. In using its newest smartphone to weigh an orange on-stage, we’ve learned a bit about hardware — and a lot about Huawei.<p>From The Verge:<p>There are …

Is Our Universe One of Many? Here's How We Can Find Out

The existence of parallel universes may seem like something cooked up by science fiction writers, with little relevance to modern theoretical …

Quantum Mechanics

Super-Strong Material Inspired By Squid Teeth Is Self-Healing

To repair, just add water<p>A team of researchers led by engineers from Penn State University has created the first material that heals itself in the presence of water, according to a study published yesterday in <i>Scientific Reports</i>. The material, inspired by squid teeth, could be used to repair devices …

Penn State

LHC signal hints at cracks in physics' standard model

An intriguing signal from the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) might prove to be the crack that prises apart the standard model — physicists’ current best …

Physics

What Will The Battleship Of The Future Look Like?

Will there even be battleships in the future?<p>Just like video killed the radio star, airplanes killed the battleship. After a few centuries of innovation, large, gun-firing ships suddenly found themselves in World War II outranged and outmatched by flat-topped vessels with no guns at all. Aircraft …

Military

20 kilometer high space elevator tower planned

Ambitious plans to build a twenty kilometer (12.4 miles) tall space elevator tower have been announced by a Canadian space technology firm.<p>Although this distance is a mere fraction of that reached in space missions, Thoth Technology says its ThothX Tower will make a major cost reduction in space …

Aspirin could help boost cancer treatment, experts find

'Exciting' study results show anti-inflammatory pain killer suppresses cancer molecule that allows tumours to evade body's immune defences<p>Cancer treatment could be more effective when it is combined with aspirin, new research suggests.<p>The anti-inflammatory pain killer suppresses a cancer molecule …

Scientists turn to aspirin to turbo-charge cancer immunotherapy

LONDON (Reuters) - Giving cheap aspirin to cancer patients may turbo-charge the effectiveness of expensive new medicines that help their immune systems fight tumors, experiments on mice suggest.<p>Immunotherapy promises to revolutionize cancer care by offering a better, longer-lasting response with …

20 kilometer high space elevator tower planned

Ambitious plans to build a twenty kilometer (12.4 miles) tall space elevator tower have been announced by a Canadian space technology firm.<p>Although this distance is a mere fraction of that reached in space missions, Thoth Technology says its ThothX Tower will make a major cost reduction in space …

Why is the NHS vaccination for meningitis B not provided to everyone? | Jenny Rohn

The NHS can’t afford to protect everyone from this rare but often fatal bug: babies over six months miss out. Here’s what you need to know if your child is not eligible for the vaccine<p>Bacterial meningitis is the worst nightmare of every parent roused by a screaming child at three in the morning. …

Public Health

Hendo's hoverboard technology could help NASA control satellites

In space, no one can hear you shred<p>Last October, we rode a hoverboard. No, not the hoverboard you saw Lexus create last month for a brand activation, but one made by a little company called Arx Pax. It hovered thanks to "Magnetic Field Architecture" (MFA), a fancy name for what the company's …