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You don’t know if that’s beef: The animals mixed into your meat might shock — and disgust — you

Meat substitution scandals are becoming more common: When researchers test meats, they often find unexpected things<p>Species substitution is rampant in the seafood industry, but how often do our furry and feathered protein sources get swapped? Was Horsegate the exception or the rule?<p>In 1995, …

How Deadly is a Brain Tumor? Now the DNA Can Tell

Researchers have come up with a new way of classifying brain tumors that can more accurately predict how serious one is, and that may lead to better drugs for treating them.<p>The new method looks at the specific DNA mutations that characterize a tumor — in this case a type of brain tumor called a …

Why We Finally Have the First True 'Smartphones'

Paul Thompson—FPG/Getty Images<p>Keystone/Holton/Getty Images<p>Kypros/Getty Images<p>Lyn Alweis—Denver Post/Getty Images<p>Bill Dow—NBC/Getty Images<p>Mark …

Bill Clinton

Apple Finally Learns AI Is The New UI

But is it too late to beat Google?<p>“Most people make the mistake of thinking design is what it looks like,” Steve Jobs once said. “That’s not what we think design is. It’s not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.”<p>It’s an ironic quote, given the countless examples of Apple …

Material Design

Four Things Billionaires Won't Tell You

How iOS 9 could save the iPad

Faced with declining sales, the iPad needs a shot in the arm. CNET's Luke Westaway says the new features revealed in iOS 9 could change the fate of Apple's tablet.

Work-hard, play-hard lifestyles 'can lead to depression'

Getting fewer than eight hours sleep a night while of working age increases risk of depression in retirement, study finds<p>Work-hard, play-hard adults who do not get enough sleep in their prime could end up miserable when they are older, according to new research.<p>A lack of sleep during their working …

America's Largest Mental Hospital Is a Jail

At Cook County, where a third of those incarcerated suffer from psychological disorders, officials are looking for ways to treat inmates less like prisoners and more like patients.<p>It was 9 o’clock in the morning at Cook County Jail, but in the subterranean holding cells where dozens await their …

Large Hadron Collider restarts experiments after two-year upgrade

Particle collider that proved existence of the "God particle" will now operate at massively increased energy levels<p>The hunt for dark matter moved a step closer on Wednesday as the Large Hadron Collider began experiments for the first time in 27 months.<p>Scientists at Cern promised a ‘new era of …

Physics

Features the next iPhone should steal from the MacBook and Apple Watch

Sometimes it seems like smartphones can't bring any new or notable innovations to the table. For the iPhone, a big design change and lots of improvements hit last fall, and -- if Apple stays true to form -- we'll see an "S" update this year that means a more sedate list of internal changes and a …

Mobile Technology

First baby born from IVF technique which eliminates inherited disease

A pioneering IVF technique allows babies at risk from inherited illnesses to be born free of disease<p>The first baby has been born in Europe from a new IVF procedure that checks embryos for devastating genetic disorders.<p>Lucas Meagu was at high risk of inheriting a rare form of muscular dystrophy …

Former Apple, NASA and Pixar developers launch beautiful Olio smartwatch

The Apple Watch is a high-tech timepiece from a powerhouse company, but what do you call a smartwatch designed by some of the brightest alum from …

One Year In, Nadella Is Planning Microsoft’s Long And Short Game

Golfers like to talk about their long game and their short game. Maybe it’s useful to look at Microsoft’s strategy that way too. Since Satya Nadella took over just over a year ago as CEO at Microsoft, he has started to redirect the company, looking at the short term, while perhaps beginning to …

Windows 10

New app promises to give your iPhone a 32MP camera

How would you like an app that transforms your regular 8-megapixel iPhone 6 camera into a 32-megapixel one?<p>Okay, so it’s not <i>exactly</i> as miraculous as it sounds, but photography app Hydra is a worthy tool to add to your virtual camera bag. It works by taking a series of up to 60 small images and then …

Apple sued over 'shrinking' gadget storage

<b>Apple is facing a lawsuit for not telling users about the amount of storage required by its flagship operating system.</b><p>The legal complaint revolves around iOS 8 and the amount of storage it reserves for itself on iPods, iPhones and iPads.<p>The complaint alleges that it takes up so much space that far …

Donkey or elephant, this dating app will help you find your mate

Politics makes for strange bedfellows. But it doesn’t have to.<p>The creators of a new dating app helps singles connect based on politics to help find like-minded matches on hot-button issues like guns, abortion, gay marriage and climate change.<p>So if size (of government) does matter, candiDate is …

Teachers Will Embrace Students’ Smartphone Addiction In 2015

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Joe Mathewson cofounded learning platform Firefly when he was 14.</i><p>These are heady days for education technology. In fact, with big investments in outfits like Everspring and Udemy, I’d say 2014 was the biggest year yet in edtech. However, if you thought that was impressive, you haven’t …

Education Technology

Apple now says Watch ‘coming early 2015′ for several European countries on its website, matching US release window (updated)

<b>Update</b>: Apple has reverted all of these changes listed below. Aside from the US site, the respective pages for all other regions now say that Apple Watch will be ‘Available in 2015’ again. The change to early 2015 seems to have been a mistake.<p>Apple’s online pages for Apple Watch have today been …

The Apple Watch Will Be A Failure, Or A Smash Hit — There Is No In Between

The Flint Center is where Steve Jobs introduced the original Macintosh. It's also where he introduced the iMac.<p>It was not an accident Apple chose this historic venue to reveal the Apple Watch.<p>When Tim Cook took the stage at the Flint Center, here's what he said:<p>It is great to be back in the Flint …

Infinity

Blind From Birth, But Able To Use Sound To 'See' Faces

A brain area that recognizes faces remains functional even in people who have been blind since birth, researchers say. The finding, presented at the Society for Neuroscience meeting this week, suggests that facial recognition is so important that evolution has hardwired it into the human …

Balloons symbolize fall of Berlin Wall

BERLIN (AP) — The citizens of Berlin on Sunday released almost 7,000 balloons into the night sky, many carrying messages of hope to mark the 25th …

Storyteller: The Photographs of Duane Michals - Photographs by Duane Michals | LensCulture

<i>I think photographs should be provocative and not tell you what you already know. It takes no great powers or magic to reproduce somebody’s face in a photograph. The magic is in seeing people in new ways.</i><p>—Duane Michals<p>Some artists search for a technique, a genre, a style (a voice?) and once they …

Sex will soon be just for fun not babies, says father of the Pill

Prof Carl Djerassi claims advances in fertility treatment make it safer for parents without fertility problems to consider IVF<p>Sex could become purely recreational by 2050 with large numbers of babies in the Western world born through IVF, the professor who invented the contraceptive pill has …

Catholic bishops veto gay-friendly statements leaving Pope Francis the loser

Final report of Roman Catholic extraordinary synod on the family removes talk of ‘welcoming’ gay people<p>Pope Francis appeared on Saturday night to have lost out to powerful conservatives in the Roman Catholic church after bishops scrapped language that had been hailed as a historic warming of …

Ebola fears causing spike on cocoa prices - CNN Video

The threat of Ebola and the fear that it will spread into the Cocoa Belt have caused prices to jump. Isa Soares reports.The threat of Ebola and the fear that it will spread into the Cocoa Belt have caused prices to jump. Isa Soares reports.

UPDATE 1-Nurse infected with Ebola in Spain cleared of disease | Reuters

(Adds details, background)<p>MADRID, Oct 21 (Reuters) - A Spanish nurse infected with Ebola in Madrid while caring for a priest who later died of the virus has been cleared of the deadly disease after testing negative two times in a row, doctors said on Tuesday.<p>“We consider her cured of the Ebola …

Spanish nurse infected with Ebola given all clear

A Spanish nurse who contracted Ebola while caring for two infected priests at a hospital in Madrid was officially cleared of the disease on Tuesday after a second and conclusive test for the virus came out negative.<p>"The criteria set by the World Health Organization for curing the Ebola virus have …

There Is No Ebola ‘Hysteria’

There is no evidence that the public gave in to excessive concern, let alone panic.<p>‘We can’t give in to hysteria or fear,” President Obama announced …