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Why That Maui Wowie Doesn’t Hit You The Same Way Every Time

Humans and chimpanzees are often described as cousins, but that analogy doesn’t quite capture the true distance in the relationship. Cousins, after …

Why Is It So Hard for Women to Be Selfish?

Last November, I set aside several days to take meetings with my editors and agent in the heart of Manhattan. Over the course of five days, I saw a Broadway show, hit as many coffee joints as possible, met a friend for craft cocktails, and shopped along Fifth Avenue. I ran nonstop. I ignored text …

Time I

Some of the scientists aiming to 'bring back' the woolly mammoth originally wanted to do it using 28,000-year-old cells

Picture this: A beast with most of the features of a woolly mammoth (think long, shaggy hair, plus special adaptations to sub-zero temperatures, like subcutaneous fat and specially-adapted blood) plus a few elephant-like traits (like a slightly longer body).<p>Nope, it's not your Pottermore …

Telescopes

How To Travel In Luxury On The Cheap In 2017

This guide highlights how to book into luxury hotels and travel in style on the cheap. Whatever your budget can afford, these tips and secrets will …

3 charged in ‘roll up the rim to win’ Tim Hortons cup thefts

BELLEVILLE, Ont. — Police say two more people have been arrested in connection with the thefts of several boxes of “roll up the rim to win” cups from …

Tim Hortons

Nasa's Jupiter flyby is a confidence booster

Following last year’s computer glitch, Juno has successfully gathered data on the composition of the planet’s atmosphere<p>Nasa’s Juno spacecraft has skimmed past Jupiter’s north and south pole, returning data on the giant planet and its atmosphere.<p>The flyby took place on 2 February at 12:57 GMT. …

Astronomy

Intel Gets Closer To Offering Quantum Computing Through Everyday Silicon

Intel is already a leading name in the industry when it comes to quantum computing, and now, the world’s largest chip company is betting that it can …

Quantum Computing

Seven bucket list holidays your family should take in 2017

Whatever the age of your child, there is a world of opportunity in 2017 to challenge your family to try something new.<p>Perhaps you’ve always dreamt of seeing the Northern Lights in Scandinavia; maybe you seek a spell of island escapism in the Indian Ocean; or it may be that you wish to bring your …

European Travel

Baby pictures: The first photos of a planet being born

There are 450 light-years between Earth and LkCa15, a young star with a transition disk around it, a cosmic whirling dervish, a birthplace for …

NASA’s Saturn orbiter just sent back the most stunning photos yet

NASA’s Cassini-Huygens orbiter has been on mission for nearly two decades and it’s still delivering glimpses of Saturn that leave us in awe. The …

Astronomy

Fat Fuels Cancer's Spread in Mice

The cells responsible for cancer’s spread — and for most deaths from cancer — may have a fatal weakness according to studies in mice: a reliance on …

Elon Musk to reveal autopilot improvements for Tesla on Sunday

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is finally going to reveal new autopilot improvements for the Model S and the Model X.<p>In a Twitter post, Musk said he would be holding a Q&A session with the media on Sunday and would follow that with a post about autopilot at 3 pm ET.<p>He also apologized for the delay of the post …

Tesla

How Does Exercise Benefit Cognition?

We all know that exercise improves our physical fitness, but staying in shape can also boost our brainpower. We are not entirely sure how, but …

Scientists Spot Mysterious Object Beyond Neptune

There’s something unusual going on in the faint reaches of the solar system beyond Neptune. Researchers using the Panoramic Survey Telescope and …

Zoology

Can Psychiatry Turn Itself around?

Psychiatry needs help.<p>Mental health has become a national issue, as growing numbers of mentally ill people have filled our streets and our jails. Yet …

Key molecular signal that shapes regeneration in planarian stem cells discovered

Many living creatures possess exceptional abilities that set them apart from other species. Cheetahs can run up to 60 miles per hour; ants can lift …

Biology

'Spectacular fireballs' accompany annual meteor show

<b>Observers say the annual Perseid meteor shower was more active than usual across the UK in the early hours of Friday.</b><p>The Perseid shower occurs every August but this year scientists say a gravitational nudge by Jupiter made it more intense.<p>Some researchers were predicting up to 200 meteors per hour …

There's a mysterious object doing a crazy loop around our solar system, but scientists have no idea what it is

Astronomers have nicknamed it "Niku," which means "rebellious" in Chinese, because of the object's reckless behavior.<p>An international team of scientists discovered the object using the Panoramic Survey Telescope and Rapid Response System (Pan-STARRS) in Maui, Hawaii. The study announcing their …