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Astronomers just discovered one of the most massive objects in the universe hiding behind the Milky Way

Through the thick fog of our own galaxy, astronomers have spotted an ultimate prize: one of the largest known structures in the universe.<p>Called the Vela supercluster, the newly discovered object is a massive group of several galaxy clusters, each one containing hundreds or thousands of galaxies.<p>"I …

Universe

A Mysterious Structure Occupies Up to 47% of Every Chromosome, Study Finds

There's more to chromosomes than just DNA.<p>In high school, we’re taught that in the nucleus of every cell, DNA molecules are tightly packed around …

SPOTTED: Is that a fleet of UFOs taking off from the moon? [VIDEO] - IBTimes India

While some dismiss it as optical illusion, many viewers believe the video shows aliens departing from the moon's surface.<p>A video showing a fleet of …

Canadian scientists’ claim of extra-terrestrial life sparks interest

The science community is keeping a wary eye on a Canadian research team's claim of finding possible homes for life in outer space.<p>The researchers from Universite Laval in Quebec City say analysis of some unusual signals has helped them identify 234 potential systems that might be playing host to …

Could We Turn Other Planets and Moons Into a Second Earth?

This planet of ours, it ain’t gonna last forever. And though who the heck knows what’s going to happen to the world that far off into the future (or …

New study links autism to mutations in mitochondrial DNA

Autism is a developmental disorder affecting over 3.5 million Americans. While there is no known cure for it, there are options for treating some of …

When Everything's Going Wrong At Work, This Is The Personality Trait You Need

When <i>Shawshank Redemption</i>’s Andy Dufresne is wrongly convicted of murdering his wife and sentenced to life in prison, he takes the slow way out.<p>Every night from his cell he digs a little further toward freedom. Each morning he gathers the debris in his two fists and then releases it down his pant …

Psychology

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What a Lack of Eye Contact Says About You, According to Science (and How to Fix It)

Failing to meet someone's gaze could send not-so-flattering messages about who you are and what you're capable of.<p>What you do with your clothes, hair, accessories, posture, gestures--it all conveys deep, rich meaning. But your eyes send messages, too, and failure to maintain good eye contact with …

All the Marvel movies ranked from best to worst - including Doctor Strange

Ahead of the release of Marvel's mind-bendingly bonkers new comic book adaptation Doctor Strange, which opens in UK cinemas on Tuesday, we take a look at the studio's films so far...ranked by our film critics in order of best to worst.<p>Not too sure about their verdict? Scroll down and vote in the …

The Universe Might Have a Delete Button - And It Could Destroy Physics as We Know It

Eep.<p>Here’s something to think about - physicists have proposed that the Universe could have a 'self destruct' mechanism, whereby everything in …

Lewis Hamilton vs Nico Rosberg: What must Mercedes team-mates do to secure title and who will seal the drivers' championship?

<b>What do Hamilton and Rosberg need to do to win the title?</b><p>For Nico Rosberg the task is straightforward. It does not require him adding to his nine victories this season. He just needs to finish second twice and third once. The German insists he is still racing for wins but the temptation to play it …

Motor Racing

Google Pixel teardown reveals fixing an iPhone 7 might be easier

It’s only been a week since the big G started shipping its brand new Google Pixel line of smartphones, but iFixit has already managed to take the device apart and document its ins and outs.<p>One of the more interesting takeaways from iFixit’s teardown review is that the Pixel shows “almost zero …

Theresa May offers 'direct Brexit line' to Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland

Prime minister's move comes as SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon pushes for a second referendum.<p>Theresa May will offer the devolved governments of Scotland, …

Physicist Says Our Universe Could Have Spawned From a Black Hole

What if the Big Bang was a black hole?<p>According to our best understanding of the Universe, if you travel back in time as far as you can, around 13.8 …

Europe's Mars probe destroyed after plunging to surface

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Images taken by a NASA Mars orbiter indicate that a missing European space probe was destroyed on impact after plummeting to the surface of the Red Planet from a height of 2-4 km (1.2 to 2.5 miles), the European Space Agency said on Friday.<p>The disc-shaped, 577-kg (1,272 lb) …

Olympic gold medallist Mack Horton thanks fan who noticed cancerous mole on his chest

Olympic champion Mack Horton has thanked an anonymous spectator who potentially saved his life by noticing an abnormal mole on his chest.<p>The …

Samsung tested its Galaxy Note 7 batteries in-house

The batteries that power Samsung's smartphones (including <i>that</i> Galaxy Note 7), are tested in a lab that's owned by the company. While it tests to ensure its phone batteries are certified by US wireless industry group the CTIA, Samsung's certified lab is housed inside its own testing facilities, …

Galaxy Note

The International Space Station Has Been Recording Detailed Videos of North Korea

Spooky.<p>From a lofty perch about 250 miles (400 km) above Earth, an ultra-high-definition video camera called Iris is recording unprecedented views of …

Scientists solve riddle of why the sky is dark at night

Answering the question of why the sky is dark at night might seem childishly simple, but it has puzzled scientists for generations.<p>If the universe is infinite, or holds a colossal number of stars, why isn’t it as bright when the Sun goes down, as in the middle of the day? Surely such a huge number …

Panasonic's smart mirror finds your flaws, prints makeup to fix them

Panasonic has discovered a profitable new business in the last few years: beauty tech products. Facial moisturizing tech, hair dryers and very relaxing eye masks that I <i>may</i> have tested out (multiple times) at my local Japanese tech store. This time, the tech giant pitched its latest beauty concept …

Panasonic

Curiosity Rover Snaps Amazing Selfie on Mars Mountain (Photo)

NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has taken a gorgeous selfie that shows the rugged, mountainous landscape the six-wheeled robot will be exploring during …

Apple told to pay $302m in patent trial

Apple has been ordered to pay $302.4 million (£235.2m) in damages for infringing on patents awarded to VirnetX for secure computer and mobile communications.<p>A US court in Texas said Apple's FaceTime infringed two patents for security technology, including secure communication links and virtual …

Leaked Images Reveal Google 'Pixel' Smartphones Ahead of October 4th Event

U.K. mobile retailer Carphone Warehouse was today guilty of publishing a series of visuals and spec slides for Google's upcoming own-branded smartphones, a day ahead of their official unveiling (via <i>9to5Google</i>).<p>Due to be announced at the company's October 4th San Francisco event, Google's 5-inch …

Solicitor dies from sepsis five days after scratching her hand gardening

A mother of two died from sepsis after scratching the back of her hand while she was gardening, her family has revealed.<p>Lucinda Smith, 43, went to see her GP after feeling pain in her shoulder following the minor scrape, in March last year.<p>The doctor diagnosed a trapped nerve and prescribed …

Google Makes The Case For A Hands-Off Approach To Self-Driving Cars

Last year, Ford asked people if they could imagine themselves buying or riding in a self-driving vehicle.<p>Out of the eight countries surveyed, India and China had the highest positive answers at 84 percent and 78 percent, respectively, compared to the U.S. and U.K. at 40 percent and 30 percent, …

Traffic police deliberately run down and kill dog loose on dual carriageway

North Wales police say decision was ‘not taken lightly’ but there was ‘high risk for a serious collision’ on the A55<p>A dog that was running loose on a dual carriageway was deliberately run down and killed by traffic police, North Wales police have confirmed.<p>In a statement issued on their website the …

North Wales

Search narrows for Planet Nine along sprawling orbit of thousands of years

French astronomers say they have used modelling to halve the area where theoretical new satellite, 10 times the mass of Earth, might be<p>A group of French scientists have said they are closer to pinning down the location of Planet Nine, the mystery potential new addition to the list of major …

The smartwatch fashionable enough for the New York streets

Tech watches have become all the rage in the timepiece industry, thanks to the Apple Watch. But most of these smartwatches just aren't fashionable.</i> …

Black hole sun: Planets orbiting freezing cold dark voids could hold life and power a microwave

Planets that orbit a black hole could theoretically sustain life despite freezing temperatures, say researchers. The theory uses the opposite …