Jason Liam Lawlor

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Cryogenically frozen rabbit brain returned 'near-perfectly' from preservation

A breakthrough in cryogenics could be extended to preserving human brains<p>A cryogenically frozen rabbit brain has been returned from preservation in …

PM - Scientists hours away from proving last piece of Einstein's general theory of relativity 11/02/2016

MARK COLVIN: Scientists are calling it the most difficult experiment ever done. It's also been labelled the "beginning of a whole new field of …

Physics

Uber’s human drivers are mapping out the system ahead of self-driving cars

Uber built a following quickly because it was cheap and easy to book - if only its drivers weren’t protesting against their treatment<p>There is a distinct but now amusing memory I have from a little over seven years ago of looking through all the apps in the iPhone app store, which was then brand …

Physicists have detected something unbelievable from space — watch the announcement live

Rob Ludacer<p>Called gravitational waves, the ripples in the fabric of space are caused by colliding black holes, merging neutron stars, exploding …

U.S. stocks poised for sharp sell-off

It's getting ugly out there.<p>European markets are falling fast and U.S. crude oil futures are down nearly 3%, sinking back below $27 a barrel. Investors are rushing to assets such as gold and bonds, traditionally seen as safe havens, after Fed Chair Janet Yellen said market turmoil and the stronger …

Stock Markets

China’s coming crash could dwarf the great recession—says an investor who called 2008

China is heading for further financial chaos. In the near future the yuan could lose a third of its value against the dollar, the government would need to print more than $10 trillion to keep banks liquid, and financial institutions are set lose trillions of dollars in equity value.<p>That’s according …

Hedge Funds

Mobile Payments Startup Payleven Raises Another $10M

The days of Square clones popping up, everywhere you looked and capitalizing on Square’s conservative approach to global expansion, are long gone. But those startups are not. And today, one of them is announcing a Series D round.<p>Payleven, a mobile payments startup originally incubated in 2012 at …

FinTech