Jim Corb

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Photography

Google to Gmail users: Here's how you turn on new offline working, Smart Compose

Google rolls out offline support in Gmail and its new Smart Compose feature that completes your sentences.<p><i>Video: New Gmail design is here.</i><p>As Google …

Machine Learning

The Science Behind Henrietta Lacks' Immortal Cells

Henrietta Lacks unknowingly gave a great gift to science.<p>By the time Henrietta Lacks died in 1951 at the age of 31, she had already achieved a sort …

We're About to Enter a New Era in Parkinson's Disease Treatments

Before we get to the therapeutic stuff, here is a reminder of the main problem people with Parkinson’s disease face.<p>Researchers are reasonably sure …

How to keep cool without costing the Earth

ABOUT 6% of the electricity generated in America is used to power air-conditioning systems that cool homes and offices. As countries such as Brazil, …

Stanford University

A theory that challenges Newton’s and Einstein’s gravity and nixes dark matter passed its first test

Margot Brouwer of Leiden University is brave—and you need to be, if you’re challenging Albert Einstein and Isaac Newton in one fell swoop.<p>Brouwer and her colleagues believe that the laws of gravity, as determined by Newton and further expanded by Einstein’s theory of relativity, are not quite …

Physics

Don't Panic, but Physicists in Australia Just Proved Reality Doesn't Exist

Quantum physics is weird.<p>Get ready to have your mind blown. According to an experiment led by two physicists in Australia, reality doesn’t exist. …

Facebook trawl for compo investigation 'illegal', claims lawyer

"In my entire career, I had done nothing wrong. I've never even had a parking ticket. All I've done is my job.<p>"I was a high-ranking police officer …

Researchers Just Linked Chronic Fatigue to Changes in Gut Bacteria

It's not in your head.<p>Researchers have identified biological markers in both gut bacteria and blood that can be used to diagnose chronic fatigue …