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In Labeling Coffee a Carcinogen, California Leaps Ahead of the Science

There is a universe of difference between something that might cause cancer and something known to do so. California should take heed.<p>Maybe you were …

Will Dance Music Lure Aliens to Earth? Sónar Festival Aims to Find Out

Why Sónar Music Festival is sending music to space.<p>Alfred Darlington, a musician known as Daedelus, was given one assignment: compose a 10-second …

Meet the top 10 new species of 2018

<b>(CNN) —</b> From the tops of a massive tree all the way to the bottom of the ocean, new species from around the world make the list for this year.<p>The new species include microbes, plants, animals and even the confirmation of an extinct marsupial, based on its fossil.<p>This is the 11th annual list …

Top 10

Was There a Civilization On Earth Before Humans?

A look at the available evidence<p>It only took five minutes for Gavin Schmidt to out-speculate me.<p>Schmidt is the director of NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies (a.k.a. GISS) a world-class climate-science facility. One day last year, I came to GISS with a far-out proposal. In my work as an …

Apple’s decision to store iCloud keys in China raises human rights fears

When Apple Inc begins hosting Chinese users’ iCloud accounts in a new Chinese data center at the end of this month to comply with new laws there, …

Apple will store China's iCloud keys on local servers

Apple has already bent over backwards in a bid to keep doing business in China, but it'll have to bend a little further. As of the end of February, the company will host mainland Chinese users' iCloud keys on servers located within the country -- and they'll be jointly run by a state-backed …

How Blockchain And Batteries Flipped A Power-Line Developer To Microgrids

Ed Krapels is a curious sort of electrical-transmission developer who thinks we don’t need to develop more transmission.<p>“We need less transmission in the future, but we need better-located and better-sited transmission,” the founder and CEO of Boston-based Anbaric Development Partners told me last …

Microtransactions

The amazing pictures that tell the story of the 1970s nightclub scene in Manchester

Remember The Free Trade Hall? Pips, Rotters, The Electric Circus?<p>Manchester’s bar, club and music scene of the 1970s is celebrated in a new book, …

Instructions For A Spectacular Sustainable Garden

This could possibly be the most amazing indoor gardening structure we’ve ever seen, and people all over the world are being encouraged to build …

'I've got the sun above me': How to power your home with renewable energy

For homeowners looking to break free from the grips of Nova Scotia Power and its occasional outages, there are options.<p>To truly cut the cord, a …

Don’t worry about AI going bad – the minds behind it are the danger | John Naughton

Killer robots remain a thing of futuristic nightmare. The real threat from artificial intelligence is far more immediate<p>As the science fiction novelist William Gibson famously observed: “The future is already here – it’s just not very evenly distributed.” I wish people would pay more attention to …

Artificial Intelligence

Winners and losers from President Trump’s big speech to Congress

President Trump delivered a strong speech to a joint session of Congress on Tuesday night, an address sure to embolden both the chief executive and congressional Republicans who support him.<p>I watched, tweeted and took some notes about the best and the worst of the night. My picks are below.<p>Winners<p><b>*</b> …

Key moments from Trump's speech

The president talks immigration and health care, but the most memorable moment comes from a member of his audience.<p>President Donald Trump, who only Monday described the experience of his new job as “surreal,” stood in the well of the House Tuesday night and addressed a joint session of Congress …

Full text: Trump's address to Congress

<i>President Donald Trump's address to Congress Tuesday as delivered.</i><p>Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, the First Lady of the United States, and Citizens of America:<p>Tonight, as we mark the conclusion of our celebration of Black History Month, we are reminded of our Nation's path …

Fair Trade

An astronaut has recorded a 'first of its kind' video of mysterious blue jets of electricity

We're used to lightning that shoots down from clouds, but a lesser-known form of electricity blasts up from cloud tops — and out toward space.<p>Called blue jets, these gigantic electrical discharges are rarely photographed. Typically, only pilots who fly over active thunderstorms see or photograph …

New Study: Life On Earth May Not Have Started Here

How did life on Earth begin? Scientists have been arguing over this exact question for years. But a new experiment has, among other things, lent some serious credence to a theory that life on Earth didn’t start on Earth at all.<p>More than a year ago, scientists from the Fraunhofer Institute and the …

Research

How to Move Past Negativity in 3 Simple Steps, According to Science

At the risk of sounding, well, negative, humans are naturally predisposed to negative thinking over positive thinking. Identified as an “evolutionary …

An Ancient City Emerges in a Remote Rain Forest

Most of the important archaeological sites in Central America were “discovered” by archaeologists who, in fact, didn’t discover them at all but were led to the ruins by local people. I’ve known several Maya archaeologists who routinely started fieldwork in a new area by heading into a dive bar and …

Apple now bigger than Russia's stock market

Technology giant Apple is worth more than the combined value of all Russian public companies for the first time<p><b>Apple</b> is now worth more than Russia's stock market, new data have revealed.<p>The US technology giant's market capitalisation has overtaken the combined value of all Russian public companies …