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Can a Pill Fix Your Hearing?

Listen up, baby boomers (and others): Your damaged hearing may soon be improved—and it won’t require inserting a beige gizmo in your ear. Advances in …

Ocean Waves Could Supply the World's Power and Drinking Water

A new kind of renewable energy technology in use off Australia’s coast converts the relentless movement of the ocean’s waves into what is potentially …

Here's Why the Stock Market Is About to Collapse

The global economy is in what is known as a Kondratiev Winter, and the stock market is at a tipping point. This is where nominal to incremental highs …

New test reveals risk of Alzheimer’s disease in just three hours

A cheap blood test which can identify people who are at high risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease in just three hours, has been developed by scientists.<p>People carrying the APOE4 genetic mutation are up to 12 times more likely to develop dementia in later life, making them ideal candidates for …

How Genetic Engineering Via CRISPR Will Change Our Lives

If you were told just a couple of decades ago that you would be one day carrying in your pocket a small device more powerful than any computational …

Building Solidity From Quantum Weirdness

<b>One of the biggest pastimes of quantum physicists is pondering the nature of reality. However, when you move from everyday objects like chairs and</b> …

Quantum Physics

How Does Exercise Benefit Cognition?

We all know that exercise improves our physical fitness, but staying in shape can also boost our brainpower. We are not entirely sure how, but …

The Brain

How to catch everything that goes through my wifi router?

0<p>I read through the wireless capture and the other hub/switch/tap capturing, but I'm very confused.<p>What I want to do is capture all of the info from …

Wi-Fi

MIT Invented A Single Sensor To Monitor The Power Used By Every Gadget In Your Home

Forget annoying smart appliances and an app for every gadget. Monitor all your home energy use in unprecedented detail.<p>Perhaps you want to monitor the gadgets and appliances in your home, but you don’t want to buy a ton of extra gadgets to do it. That’s a shame, because knowing how much electricity …

Antimatter changed physics, and the discovery of antimemories | Cosmos

One of the most intriguing physics discoveries of the last century was the existence of antimatter, material that exists as the “mirror image” of …

5 Dividend Stocks That Want to Pay You Even More Money

If the <b>S&P 500's</b> sideways grind has taught investors any lessons in 2015, it's the fact that dividends matter. After all, as of this writing, dividend …

7 Hobbies Science Says Will Make Your Brain Works Smarter And Faster

Who needs Tony Robbins when you can motivate yourself? Overcoming the emotional hurdle to get stuff done when you’d rather sit on the couch isn’t …

The best way to colonize Mars is crazier than Elon Musk's idea of dropping nukes on the planet

Yet the Red Planet holds great promise, and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk recently discussed its future with comedian and television host Stephen Colbert.<p>Musk, who hopes to build a colony of 1 million people on Mars, told Colbert that there are two ways to warm the global temperatures on Mars, which would …

Hacking sleep: Meet the transhumanists making sleep obsolete

Not everyone wants to sleep in. A growing transhumanism community wants to sleep less, and better, and they’re going to great lengths to make it …

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Creator of photonic crystals wins Newton medal

<b>The US physicist who first discovered "photonic crystals" which can repel, trap and steer light is to receive the Newton Medal, the BBC can reveal.</b><p>This is the highest honour given by the Institute of Physics in London.<p>Prof Eli Yablonovitch of the University of California, Berkeley, proposed and …

Could This Be The First Airplane To Fly On Mars? NASA Thinks So

NASA is preparing to test a new flying wing aircraft, and if all goes according to plan, the drone could be the first man-made object to take flight …

Boeing just patented a drone that can fly forever

This week the US Patent and Trademark Office approved an application from Boeing's James J. Childress and John J. Viniotis for an autonomous drone that can be recharged without landing.<p>Today the amount of time a drone can spend in the air is limited by the amount of fuel or electricity the unmanned …

The "Yemen Cyber Army" Hacked The Saudi Government

The Saudi foreign ministry confirmed to BuzzFeed News that it had been hacked. The breach includes the passport information of U.S. nationals who visited Saudi Arabia, as well as internal government communications.<p>SAN FRANCISCO — A group calling itself the Yemen Cyber Army has released a cache of …

Off3r Is Tinder For Finding Your Next Equity Crowdfunding Investment

Q: What do you get when you combine the swipe-to-like mechanism, popularized by dating app Tinder, with a wealth of potential equity crowdfunding investment opportunities?<p>A: an aggregator-sorter app called Off3r, that’s launched in the U.K. today (on iOS and Android) — promising to apply Tinderish …

Crowd Funding

Close-up look at new Virgin Galactic spaceship

Virgin Galactic have been building a new spaceplane in a hangar in the desert in the US.<p>Eight months ago in October 2014, Virgin Galactic's spaceplane broke apart during testing over the Californian desert, killing one of the pilots.<p>The BBC's transport correspondent Richard Westcott takes a look at …

Four ways to break the universe's speed limit

BI Answers: What can travel faster than the speed of light?<p>When Albert Einstein first predicted that light travels the same speed everywhere in our universe, he essentially stamped a speed limit on it: 670,616,629 miles per hour.<p>But that's not the entire story. In fact, it's just the …

Steam To Show Off Virtual Reality Hardware Next Week

Steam has a big surprise for us today: it has quietly dropped a hint that next week at the Game Developers Conference it’ll be showing off “SteamVR hardware.”<p>A page on the Steam site says that the “Steam universe is expanding” and provides this tiny hint at what we’ll actually see:<p>Steam is bringing …

Sense sleep tracker now available for purchase, shipping to backers today

After a wildly successful Kickstarter campaign in 2014 that raised $2.4 million, Hello is today announcing that the Sense sleep tracker is shipping for Kickstarter backers and pre-orders of the devices.<p>Sense is a sleep tracker with a difference; instead of demanding you wear a device or asking you …