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Life on Mars: when will humans live on the Red Planet?

Fifty years after the first close-up images of Mars, Rosa Silverman speaks to the science writer who believes there will be life on Mars before the 21st century ends<p>The human race was able to view the furthest reaches of the solar system in high-definition glory this week, as Nasa’s New Horizons …

Science Is Beautiful: The Human Body Under The Microscope

A new book showcases the magnificent micro-world<p><i>Science Is Beautiful</i>, a new book by Colin Salter, is a compilation of images that show what the human body looks like under a microscope. With an artistic eye, the book showcases cells, microbes, and more. Here are some of our favorite images from</i> …

30 Small Kitchen Ideas That Maximize Both Style and Efficiency

Sky-high cabinets and mirrored backsplashes are your friends here.<p>When your prep space is no larger than a closet, even one person can feel like too many cooks in the kitchen. Make the most of your counter space and cabinetry using the tricks within these petite rooms as a guide. And if you're …

‘Dead’ hearts transplanted into living patients in world first

Breakthrough by Australian surgeons at St Vincent’s hospital could save the lives of 30% more heart transplant patients<p>Australian surgeons have successfully transplanted “dead” hearts into patients for the first time – a groundbreaking procedure with the potential to significantly boost the supply …

AWS in fight of its life as customers like Dropbox ponder hybrid clouds and Google pricing

Here's Why 'The Internet Of Things' Will Be Huge, And Drive Tremendous Value For People And Businesses

Estimates for Internet of Things or IoT market value are massive, since by definition the IoT will be a diffuse layer of devices, sensors, and computing power that overlays entire consumer, business-to-business, and government industries. The IoT will account for an increasingly huge number of …

Internet of Things

California Shark Attack Involved "No Brainer" Danger

Great white shark attacks are on the rise, says an expert. But there are ways to reduce risk.<p>The attack of a 40-year-old swimmer by a great white shark in southern California on Saturday has people questioning shark fishing and beach safety.<p>The man survived the attack with serious bite injuries. …

Like in Humans, Genes Drive Half of Chimp Intelligence, Study Finds

For chimps, social skills and spatial understanding run in the family.<p>Chimpanzees and other great apes are known for their intelligence: They can learn words, play with objects, and even seem to mourn the deaths of their friends. But just as for humans, cognitive abilities vary from one animal to …

Evolution

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Putin wishes Obama happy July Fourth, calls for closer ties

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday he hoped for better ties with the United States in a July Fourth message to his U.S. counterpart, Barack Obama.<p>The Independence Day wishes come at a time when relations between the two nations are at their lowest ebb since the Cold War, fueled by …

Republicans Formally Oppose A Union For College Athletes

WASHINGTON -- After holding a hearing to air their concerns over college football players unionizing, congressional Republicans took their opposition to the idea a step further on Thursday, filing a brief with the federal labor board against collective bargaining for college athletes.<p>The brief, …

Poll taps Obama as 'worst president' since World War II

Progressive-palooza: On Obama, Occupy, and Moral Monday

Obama 2008, Occupy Wall Street, and Moral Mondays—no, they haven’t changed the world, but they certainly haven’t been failures either.<p>The last six …

Like father, not like son? Sen. Paul amplifies pro-Israel message

From his criticism of the Federal Reserve to his mean libertarian streak, Sen. Rand Paul is certainly his father's son.<p>But on the issue of Israel, the Kentucky Republican falls far from the tree. Or at least, he'd like voters to think so.<p>The first-term senator -- whose father Ron Paul was a staunch …

Michelle Obama will fight to the 'bitter end' in school lunch battle

First ladies typically avoid getting into public scraps, but Michelle Obama has jumped into perhaps her biggest battle yet.<p>She's fighting a House Republican effort to soften a central part of her prized anti-childhood obesity campaign and she says she's ready "to fight until the bitter end."<p>Mrs. …

Hillary Clinton on NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden - the full interview

Hillary Clinton, the former US secretary of state, joins Phoebe Greenwood to discuss Edward Snowden, drone strikes in Pakistan, whether the US contributed to the current threat from Isis and her inability to tell a joke<p>Hillary Clinton is in the UK promoting Hard Choices, her new memoir, and took …

Supreme Court conservatives are playing a long game

The Supreme Court led by Chief Justice<p>John G. Roberts Jr.showed again this year that it is playing a long game, writing opinions that move the law in small but steady steps in a conservative direction.<p>At first glance, many of its decisions appear modest, and the justices themselves downplayed them …

Sonia Sotomayor

Liberty, equality and Lincoln’s legacy: Is America doomed?

With Obama’s dreams of being a second Lincoln ruined by a new civil war, how long can our paralyzed country last?<p>Eleven-score and 18 years ago, our forefathers brought forth on this continent – OK, they weren’t <i>our</i> actual forefathers, in most cases – a new nation, conceived in liberty, and dedicated …

My Family's Fight for Civil Rights; Simon Mayo Drivetime; With Great Pleasure: Terry Wogan – radio review

Oona King told the story of her family's battle for civil rights in the deep south, while Wogan opened a good book<p><b>My Family's Fight for Civil Rights</b> (R4) | iPlayer<p><b>Simon Mayo Drivetime</b> (R2) | iPlayer<p><b>With Great Pleasure: Terry Wogan</b> (R4) | iPlayer<p>It was hardly the world's snappiest come-hither title, …

Obama: I'm 'doing everything I can'

State Dept. confirms US teen held by Israeli authorities amid reports he was severely beaten

The State Department confirmed Saturday that American citizen Tariq Khdeir is being held by Israeli authorities in Jerusalem and called for an investigation into reports he was severely beaten while in police custody, amid escalating violence in the Middle East country.<p>Agency spokeswoman Jen Psaki …

Congress to tour children's immigration detention center, ahead of Obama's planned $2B request

The Department of Health and Human Services is allowing members of Congress to visit a Texas immigration detention center amid growing concerns about access to such facilities housing the recent surge of children who have illegally crossed the U.S.-Mexico border.<p>The tour is scheduled to take place …

Murrieta immigrant detainee protests keep growing

The standoff over the housing of immigrant detainees in Murrieta grew Friday as protesters on both sides of the issue stood their ground.<p>Hundreds of people gathered on the road to the federal processing facility, anticipating another convoy of vehicles containing immigrants who had crossed the …

Immigration

How Iraq Became Obama’s War

The Iraq War helped Obama win the presidency, but now the problems we left behind endanger his legacy.<p>It’s so familiar. A re-elected President finds …

Most online accounts investigated by NSA belong to ordinary Internet users, report claims

Conversations intercepted by the National Security Agency are far more likely to have taken place between ordinary Internet users than legally targeted terror suspects, according to a published report.<p>The Washington Post reported late Saturday that while some intercepted messages were a source of …

India's rape epidemic: Will the US apply pressure for change to its Asian ally?

When the news of a young Indian woman brutally beaten and gang-raped on a moving bus in New Delhi went viral, vows to change the system and strip the stigma attached to victims came quickly.<p>Politicians across the country, responding to public pressure and global outrage in the wake of the 2012 …

Putin wishes Obama Happy July 4th

Russian President Vladimir Putin called for improved U.S.-Russian relations in a congratulatory July 4th message to President Barack Obama released Friday.<p>“Mr. Putin said that he hopes that ties between the two countries, which have a rich history, will continue successful development on a …

Murrieta protest over immigrant kids exposes political divisions

An immigration standoff in the Riverside County city of Murrieta - where hundreds blocked buses full of Central American child and adult detainees this week and chanted, "Send them back!" at a town hall meeting - threatens to reopen old political wounds in California as partisan forces gear up for …