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Graduates could pay up to $120,000 in debt, HECS architect warns

''I expect most universities will increase tuition fees to international student fee levels, which are currently about three times higher. The Group …

Higher Education

Jamie Oliver's Three Pro Methods For Perfect Scrambled Eggs

If you like your eggs scrambled, we bet it's because you've actually had some that were made right. You should consider yourself lucky, because scrambled eggs gone wrong are so easy to come by (we're looking at you, breakfast diners). You scrambled-egg fans have probably found a way to make them …

New Test Could Diagnose Asthma With A Single Drop Of Blood

The test works by gauging the speed of white blood cells.<p>While some symptoms of asthma, like wheezing, are obvious, a diagnosis of asthma is not always clear cut, especially if they don't occur when patients are with their doctors, and involve trials of lung function and tests for allergies. But …

Medicine

Your Body Can Kill Cancer. It Just Needs Better Instructions.

Researchers have been programming peoples' immune systems to recognize and destory cancer.<p>Part of what makes cancers so insidious is that they’re not invaders: They’re our own cells turned against us. That means the body usually doesn’t see them as a threat. But over the last few years, teams at …

Cancer

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10 of the Maddest Scientists Who Ever Lived

From guzzling bacteria to dueling for mathematics, these scientists pulled some of the craziest stunts in the history of the profession.<p>What would you do for science? These scientists gave everything you had to achieve some of the most important advances we know today. From guzzling bacteria to …

Virtual Reality French Experimental Theater Is The Trippiest Thing

Ever, possibly. It's also fascinating. We caught up with Benoit Marini, director of Mr. and Mrs. Dream, to talk about the play/show/dance/simulation.<p>Benoit Marini has spent years working with virtual-reality technology for the French company Dassault Systemes. As the director for the company's …

Do Plants Sleep?

I’ve been thinking a lot about sleep lately, mostly because I wrote a story on the topic for the March issue of Popular Science. Sleep, of course, is a key part of our lives as humans. We do it every night (or at least we should). We also see other animals sleep, from our pet dogs snoozing at our …

Biology

The Embassy Tactical Pen

Reading time: less than a minute.<p>Accessories<br>• American<br>• Design<br>• Gadgets<br>• Gear<br>• Survival<p>The Embassy Tactical Pen is designed to be the last pen you’ll ever need …

Gerber Gdc Money Clip

Gerber have presented a new product for edc fans. The sleek GDC Money Clip is a great solution for slimming down the contents of your pockets, not …

Scientists identify the switch that says it's time to sleep

The switch in the brain that sends us off to sleep has been identified by researchers at Oxford University's Centre for Neural Circuits and Behaviour …

Abdominal fat accumulation prevented by unsaturated fat

New research from Uppsala University shows that saturated fat builds more fat and less muscle than polyunsaturated fat. This is the first study on …

The Car That Runs On Air

Bringing new meaning to running on fumes<p>For more than a century, air cars have remained a quixotic quest of engineers—an idealistic exercise with little long-term likelihood of entering mass production. As fuels go, air has obvious upsides: It’s ubiquitous, clean, and, best of all, free. But air …

Electric Vehicles

HTC's 'flagship mid-range' Desire 816 packs a large display, decent cameras and LTE (hands-on)

That HTC "Desire 8" you've been seeing lately? It's finally unveiled as the Desire 816, a "flagship mid-range" phone that promises to be competitively priced, while also offering LTE (for EMEA and Asia) and HSPA+ (up to 42 Mbps). This pretty phablet comes with a large 5.5-inch 720p display, a …

Here’s that $200 internet-connected toothbrush no one asked for

What’s your dental hygiene routine lacking? Smartphone connectivity, obviously.<p>We can officially add toothbrushes to the internet of things: Procter & Gamble is now the second company to announce a Bluetooth-enabled electric toothbrush, and in June it will beat the previously unveiled Kolibree to …

Oral-B

Samsung’s Galaxy S5 is here with more power, more pixels, and a refined design

What do you do when you’re one of the world’s largest smartphone makers and it’s time to update your flagship device? If you’re Samsung, you trot out the new Galaxy S5, a refined and updated take on last year’s wildly successful Galaxy S4. Like the new Gear wearables, the Galaxy S5 looks and feels …

Your Favourite Alcoholic Drinks Look Incredible Under A Microscope

Whether you're a fan of cocktails, beers, liquors or a fine wine, since the dawn of time alcohol has played a key role in being the social lubricant …

Cat Parasite Found In Arctic Beluga Whales

As ice barriers melt, pathogens expand their ranges.<p>The parasite <i>Toxoplasma gondii</i> can cause heart, brain, nervous system or eye damage in people with weakened immune systems, and harm or kill developing fetuses in pregnant women. Over 60 million people in the United States carry the the parasite, …

Whales

Meet the LTE-capable Alcatel One Touch Idol 2 S (hands-on) - CNET

BARCELONA, Spain -- You'd be hard pressed to tell the Alcatel One Touch Idol 2 S apart from its twin the Idol 2. The only clue is at the bottom of the phone, where the speaker grilles are located -- the 2 S has more holes. And if you have the eyes of a hawk, the 7.4mm-thin 2 S is 0.1mm thicker.<p><b>The</b> …

Gear & Gadgets