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NASA Reveals Stunning New Photos Of Dwarf Planet Ceres

Just released by NASA: striking close-ups of the mysterious world Ceres, taken by a robotic probe turned paparazzi.<p>“These pictures are new to you and new to us too,” says Marc Rayman of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California. “It’s a wonderful flood of data.”<p>Every 27 hours, NASA’s …

Astronomy

Is This Stock the Next Biotech Acquisition Target?

Optimism is growing that this cancer drug developer will be the next biotech to be acquired.<p><b>Tesaro, Inc.</b> (NASDAQ:TSRO) shares are rallying this week …

Google bans Play Store apps that put ads on your lockscreen

Ads in apps aren’t necessarily a bad thing, but when they invade portions of the phone you can’t avoid or constantly have to interact with, that can cross a line. Lockscreen ads have shown up quite frequently in apps on the Play Store, but that’s no more, thanks to a policy change by Google.<p>First …

10 guys get very real about the reasons why they cheated

I'm hearing a lot of excuses here, people.<p><b>1.</b> “I was feeling trapped in my current relationship. That doesn’t really excuse cheating but <b>I really felt like I couldn’t leave but I wanted to</b>. I met someone who really showed me my value and helped me through it, and it got romantic before we meant for …

Northeastern biophysics study makes exciting advancements for the future of DNA sequencing

A Northeastern research team has developed new technology that optimizes DNA sequencing using nanophysics and electric currents. In a paper published …

Genetics

10 things your BFF actually needs to hear from you during their breakup

Ever had a BFF who had their heart crushed? Obliterated? Puréed into a gray sludge? Seeing your best friend fall to pieces over a breakup can hurt …

After Surge in Orders, Airlines Now Balk at Wide-Bodies

At the International Paris Air Show this week, much of the excitement at the aerial displays will come from the latest souped-up versions of the smaller Airbus and Boeing planes. But the chatter at the lavish dinners is likely to focus on a more worrisome topic: a recent slowdown in orders for the …

The Rewards - And Reality - Of The Motherhood Juggle

Last week I took my three-year-old daughter to a Cartier event in Sydney. It seemed like a grand idea. She had her new Marie-Chantal for Marks & …

How Scientists Think CRISPR Will Change Medicine

With the advent of CRISPR, a new way to edit DNA, the field of genomic technology has never been more exciting. The implications have yet to be seen, …

Tracing genetic chaos in 100 lung cancer patients could help predict survival

Just as rolling yarn into a ball prevents it from becoming tangled, our cells package long strands of DNA into neat bundles called chromosomes.This …

Nasa wants to put a giant magnetic shield around Mars so humans can live there

It may be a dry and desolate world now, but Mars was once an active planet covered in oceans with a thick atmosphere. If we're to colonise the Red …

Theresa May To Revive David Cameron's Failed EU Migrant Benefits Crackdown

Downing Street admits there's no 'magic bullet' to curb immigration.<p>Hannah McKay/PA Wire<p>The crackdown on migrant benefits that David Cameron failed …

Downing Street

Samsung seemingly attempting to patent … the Apple Watch

The never-ending patent battle between Apple and Samsung may have the design world on Apple’s side, but that doesn’t seem to be deterring Samsung from seeking to copy more Apple products. <i>Patently Apple</i> spotted what looks to be exact drawings of the Apple Watch in a patent application for a …

Extreme Landings Pro

Take full control.<p>Test your piloting skills and handle the most critical flight conditions known to man.<p>Cope with emergencies and incidents inspired …

Apple's Live Photos Take Up About 2x Space of Normal Images

One of the novel new features coming in the iPhone 6s is the new <i>Live Photos</i> feature which captures an additional 3 seconds of video surrounding photos on the new iPhones. The new feature is on by default and allows you to take photos as usual. Apple describes it:<p>A still photo captures an instant …