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Can We Protect Mars Explorers From Deadly Cosmic Radiation?

As NASA eyes on a manned mission to Mars, Peter Guida—a medical scientist at the NASA Space Radiation Laboratory in Brookhaven, N.Y.—is trying to tackle one of the biggest obstacles: hazardous radiation in space. He tells PopMech what cosmic radiation is and how we can protect astronauts against it.<p>…

Earth may have underground 'ocean' three times that on surface

Scientists say rock layer hundreds of miles down holds vast amount of water, opening up new theories on how planet formed<p>After decades of searching scientists have discovered that a vast reservoir of water, enough to fill the Earth’s oceans three times over, may be trapped hundreds of miles beneath …

Dinosaurs were neither cold-blooded nor warm-blooded, study finds

Dinosaurs have long been thought of as slow, lumbering, cold-blooded animals, akin to reptiles like the crocodile and the lizard – but there’s been increasing signs in recent years that they may have been warm-blooded, as mammals and birds are. New research out of the<p>University of New Mexicoin …

Dinosaurs

Scientists find evidence of 'oceans’ at Earth's centre

In a discovery that could explain why water covers so much of our planet's surface, scientists find evidence of vast underground “oceans” trapped hundreds of miles beneath the Earth's surface<p>These huge hidden reservoirs, which may represent nearly three times the water on the world’s surface, would …

How To Make A New Planet Home

Three simple steps for an intergalactic exit plan<p>The recipe for creating a habitable planet turns out to be surprisingly simple: Just add water—and atmospheric gases. Mars has both, relics from four billion years ago when the planet was warm and wet. “When it comes to Mars, and only Mars, the …

Inventions

When NASA Paid Researchers To Learn To Talk To Dolphins

Plus, the strange relationship one researcher developed while living with a dolphin for six months<p>In 1965, as a part of a NASA-funded project, a woman lived for six months in rooms flooded with a few feet of seawater. For a roommate, she had an adolescent male dolphin.<p>The project is now old …

Startup To Launch 'SteamBoy' Handheld Steam Console

A startup, which isn’t associated with Valve, is working on a handheld Steam console to rival the PS Vita and Nvidia Shield. Called SteamBoy, and developed by a company called the SteamBoy Machine Team, the forthcoming console will be the first handheld device to run Steam OS.<p>It’s expected to …

The Resurrection of Diablo 3

This post has not been edited by the GamesBeat staff. Opinions by GamesBeat community writers do not necessarily reflect those of the staff.<p>Diablo III lost me.<p>It had me, lost me, had me again (very shortly), and then lost me indefinitely.<p>This ship had sailed LONG ago, Blizzard; there was no way in …

'The Lion King': 20 Things You Didn't Know About the Disney Classic

Sure, you've seen "The Lion King" dozens of times. You own the soundtrack and you've caught the Broadway show. Maybe you even had "Lion King" sheets and went to bed singing "Hakuna Matata."<p>And what "Lion King" fan doesn't know about the scene where stars supposedly spell out "SEX"? We bet there are …

Apple CEO Tim Cook Described As Less Hands-On, More Interested In Broad Implications With iWatch

Apple CEO Tim Cook is the subject of a new profile in the New York Times today, and the profile includes plenty of background information about the executive and his commitment to human rights and environmental issues. But it also contained some information about the rumored iWatch project, how …