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Kodi 18 will support Leanback suggestions and Google voice search on Android TV

Kodi, formerly known as XBMC, is an open-source media player that is available on a variety of platforms - including Android. If you use Kodi on your …

Quantum Physics is Bringing Our Wildest Sci-Fi Dreams to Life

Spooky Subatomic Space<p>Think of every amazing future technology you’ve seen or read about in science fiction, or imagined yourself. Big innovations …

Quantum Mechanics

Scientists Have Found ‘Time Crystals,’ A Bizarre New Form Of Matter

How much do we know about time? Not much, if you think about it. For the thing we value most of all, we’re largely ignorant of what time is and how time works (at least from a physics standpoint). But we’re slowly learning that time is much stranger than we thought, to the point where its oddities …

Star Trek's Warp Drive Might Become A Reality

Most of us alive today have never known a world where human spaceflight didn’t exist. Yet before we walked on the Moon, had an International Space Station, sent spacecraft to all the planets and even out of the Solar System, we had <i>Star Trek</i>, which brought even bigger dreams into the public …

Scientists Have Just Uncovered a Major Difference Between DNA And RNA

Time to update the textbooks.<p>A new study has shown for the first time that RNA - the older molecular cousin of DNA - splits apart when it tries to …

Genetics

The EPA’s secret whitewash

<b>ANALYSIS/OPINION:</b><p>The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is trying to use the prestigious National Academy of Sciences (NAS) to cover-up the …

Hackers are using this nasty text-message trick to break into people's accounts

It requires a second level of proof of who you are — typically a code sent to your phone — before you can log in. This prevents anyone from gaining unauthorised access to your account, even if they manage to get hold of your password.<p>However, hackers and hijackers are managing to find ways around …

10 Proven Ways To Grow Your Brain: Neurogenesis And Neuroplasticity

Scientists once thought the brain stopped developing after the first few years of life. But new research has shown that the brain can form new neural pathways and create neurons even in adulthood (Neuroplasticity and Neurogenesis).<p>Exercise for 30 minutes per day or meditation stimulates the …

The deepest part of the ocean is really noisy

Looking for some quiet? Look somewhere else.<p>If you've ever sat around wishing you could hear what the deepest parts of the ocean sound like, then your strange but valid desires can finally be satisfied! Researchers from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association, Oregon State University, and …

AP Interview: Oscar-nominated auteur paints solitary spirit

TOKYO (AP) — The coming-of-age story is familiar: A shy girl has problems fitting in and concocts an imaginary friend. The originality of the …

Zika Virus: A New Threat and a New Kind of Pandemic

The leader of infectious disease research in the U.S. government says that the pandemic of Zika virus spreading across the global south, which may be causing an epidemic of birth defects in South America, heralds a new kind of infectious disease threat. It is exploding at the same time and in the …

Public Health

Did one random mutation spark multicellular life?

Researchers studying a sponge-like creature say they’ve found evidence that one mutation more than 600 million years ago may have paved the way for …

Biology

Samsung's 2016 looks like it's going to be tougher than expected

In a statement on Monday, Samsung said Chief Executive Kwon Oh-hyun told employees in a New Year's address that low global growth will persist this year, with greater uncertainty stemming from issues such as financial risks for emerging countries.<p>The comments, which didn't disclose specific …