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These Artificial Cells Are Not Alive - But They Just Passed The Turing Test

They're communicating with bacteria.<p>Scientists have built artificial cells that are so life-like, they've tricked natural cells into thinking they're …

Artificial Intelligence

Image: Hubble's best image of Alpha Centauri A and B

The closest star system to the Earth is the famous Alpha Centauri group. Located in the constellation of Centaurus (The Centaur), at a distance of …

7 Remarkably Powerful Keys to Happiness and Success (According to Science) | Inc.com

Do you ever feel like you're always striving towards something--like a doing well at a job, finishing a project, or even meeting a deadline--without fully reaping the potential benefits that come after attaining it because you're so burnt out? Chances are, you're not the only one.<p>Very often, people …

Happiness

The Impossible Propulsion Drive Is Heading to Space

Enough argument. It's time to actually test this crazy thing.<p>The EmDrive, a hypothetical miracle propulsion system for outer space, has been sparking heated arguments for years. Now, Guido Fetta plans to settle the argument about reactionless space drives for once and for all by sending one into …

A Graceful Robot: Disney's "Jimmy The Robot" Moves With Fluid Motion

When we think about robots, heavy industrial metal beasts often come to mind. People often associate the word ‘robot’ with drones, or AI. They …

Robotics

A strange thing happened in the stratosphere - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

This disruption to the wind pattern – called the “quasi-biennial oscillation” – did not have any immediate impact on weather or climate as we …

AI chauffeurs, virtual red carpets and surprise road trips: here are BMW's cars of the future

In 100 years, BMW has grown from its humble roots as a small Bavarian business entity, evolving into an aircraft engine and motorcycle manufacturer, …

Autonomous Cars

Jupiter's North Pole Unlike Anything Encountered in Solar System

NASA's Juno spacecraft has sent back the first-ever images of Jupiter's north pole, taken during the spacecraft's first flyby of the planet with its …

Astronomy

Samsung Gear S3 Frontier and Classic Smartwatches Announced

Samsung announced Gear S3, its latest smartwatch at IFA 2016. Using two charming models, the smartwatch fits for different users’ lifestyles, and …

Hands On With Fossil's New Q Smartwatch Lineup

Fossil's six new Q smartwatches are designed to appeal to analog and digital fans alike.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn …

Wearable Tech

Michael Kors Access Bradshaw review: An Android Wear smartwatch you'll actually want to wear - Pocket-lint

Michael Kors is a fashion label with a huge presence, so when it announces a smartwatch it's a big deal, just as it was when Tag Heuer and Guess did …

Wearable Tech

Stop what you’re doing and buy these $38 headphones

The Carbo Tenore could cost ten times as much and they’d still be a steal<p>Words fail me. I’ve seen — or, more accurately put, <i>heard</i> — the audio price-performance curve shattered into tiny little pieces and I’m still reeling from it. The Carbo Tenore ZH-DX200-CT earphones from Japan’s Zero Audio are …

Consumer Tech

Tesla's powerful new battery, and more in the week that was

Tesla makes the world's best electric cars - but they're not content to rest on their laurels. The company just launched a powerful new battery that makes the Model S the fastest production car you can actually buy. Meanwhile, autonomous vehicle startup nuTonomy has beat Uber to the punch by …

POKÉMON GO Could Be Made Hands-Free with Smart Glasses in the Near Future

<i>Pokémon Go</i> is forcing an entire generation of kids (and adults) to do something we had phased out of human society: walk around. That’s burden …

Pokémon Go

Scientists Create Life That Reads a New Language in the Letters of DNA

Redefining what cells understand when they interpret the genetic code.<p>Marc Lajoie is working on a new type of genetically engineered life: organisms that read a new language of DNA. That is, they have the same letters in their DNA—A,C,G, and T—but they read and interpret them in a totally different …

Emerging Gear: Outdoor Products This Week

A peek at emerging products, culled from crowd-source sites like Kickstarter, PR campaigns, and industry scoops on the sometimes cutting-edge, …

A Physics Professor Explains the Science of Smashing Bricks Without Breaking Your Hand

Few things in life inspire the sort of jaw-dropping amazement as witnessing someone smash bricks with his bare hands for the first time. I’d always …

Greetings From Mission Control At NASA JPL

We're on the scene for the Juno spacecraft's arrival at Jupiter tonight<p>PASADENA, Calif. — Coming to you from the center of the universe.<p>After a 9am Pacific time press briefing, the Juno team updated the world with what we can expect from this evening's exciting arrival of Juno at Jupiter. The team …

Astronomy

NASA team begins testing of a new-fangled optic - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

It's an age-old astronomical truth: To resolve smaller and smaller physical details of distant celestial objects, scientists need larger and larger …

Time Traveler who spent 2 years in the future — year 2749 — tells all

In these videos (featured at the end of the article), a Time Traveler, who spent 2 years in the future in 2749 and returned to the present tells …

Travel Photography

Milky Way's spinning 'halo' helps reveal how galaxy formed

Out beyond our solar system are billions of other planets, starts, moon rocks and solar systems. Beyond that, however is an enormous, hot, gaseous halo of matter. It stretches for hundreds of thousands of light years, and could be the key to sorting out why there's not as much matter in the Milky …

Juno Faces Moment of Truth at Jupiter

PASADENA, Calif.—Apart from the sun, no celestial body has influenced life on Earth as much as Jupiter. The shape of the solar system is largely its …

Astronomy

Amazing Spider Silk Continues to Surprise Scientists

We already know that spider silk is something of a wonder material, but scientists are still discovering more awesome things that it can do. An …

HTC Gets Bullish on Vive's Future in China, Setting Up 10,000+ 'Experience Sites' This Year

The best way to sell people on VR is to show it to them, and HTC is going to be doing just that in China.<p>China Daily is reporting that the creator of …

3tags.org

Can Quantum Physics Solve Time Travel's Most Famous Paradox?

Maybe you can go back in time and kill your grandfather.<p>If you have ever sat down and thought about time travel for even half a second, you have grappled with the Grandfather Paradox. Of the many mind-boggling questions raised by the specter of time travel, it is probably the most common. What …

Scientists have discovered a cell that does something they thought was impossible

Known as the "power house" of the cell, these little subunits within the cell provide the organisms with energy and were thus thought to be essential.<p>But it now seems that actually they might not be that essential, as researchers describe the first eukaryote known that lacks mitochondria.<p>Other …

Biology

Radioactive metal from nearby supernova is raining down on Earth — but we’ll be fine

We get hit by about one nucleus a year<p>The radioactive leftovers of recent star explosions close to Earth have been found in space for the first time. The rare material, called iron-60, was detected by a NASA spacecraft over the past 17 years, according to a new study published today in <i>Science</i>. …

Universe