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Part microbe, part machine: Bionic leaf sucks up carbon dioxide as it makes liquid fuel

A team of scientists at Harvard University says it has come up with a bionic leaf — a system that could use solar power and hydrogen-eating bacteria to generate liquid fuel. The findings, described in the journal Science, offer an alternative path to making carbon-neutral solar fuels.<p>Part microbe …

Can Monsanto Save the Planet?

<b>By Beth Kowitt</b><p>Photograph by Ryan Donnell for Fortune Magazine<p>June 6, 2016, 7:15 AM EDT<p>The world’s most vilified company—now a takeover target—has a …

Researchers Have Finally Peered Behind Jupiter's Colourful Clouds

Wow wow wow.<p>Astronomers working with the Very Large Array – a radio telescope located in New Mexico – have finally managed to peer past Jupiter’s …

7 Ways to Keep Your Information Safe on the Internet

It’s almost unavoidable to buy products online or give our personal information to trusted websites. Unfortunately, that information isn’t always …

This Mind-Blowing Theory About Dark Matter Will Make You See Space Differently

Dark matter and the nature of black holes are two of the biggest mysteries in astrophysics, and now a new theory has linked the two together: Dark …

Dark Matter

Mars is emerging from an ice age that ended about 400,000 years ago

Climate change affects the Red Planet as well<p>Mars is emerging from an ice age, according to a new study. Studying the Martian climate and how it changes over time can help scientists better plan future missions to Mars and even understand climate change here on Earth, the study authors say.<p>Models …

Voyager Probe Badly Damaged After Smashing Into End Of Universe

PASADENA, CA—Confirming that several components had broken off the craft and that most of its scientific instruments were no longer operational, …

In Silicon Valley, young white males are stealing the future from everyone else

You can’t predict the future, but in Silicon Valley you can invent it. This is the mantra of a handful of companies that continue to serve up a series of digital delights, which are about to get far sweeter and more satisfying due to Big Data, the Internet of Things, robotics and ultimately, …

Silicon Valley

U.S. Government Study Links Cellphone Radiation With Cancer (In Rats)

A two-and-a-half-year study carried out by U.S. federal agencies points to a link between cellphone radiation and heart and brain tumors—at least, in …

Cancer

Breathe a sigh of relief — actual scientists say GMOs are safe to eat

The Internet would give you cause to think genetically modified foods are responsible for almost every societal problem out there, from cancer and …

Scientists made see-through wood that's stronger than glass

Researchers at the University of Maryland were able pull away color and chemicals from a block of wood to leave it impressively see-through. The result is a material that is both stronger and more insulating than glass, with better biodegradability than plastic. "We were very surprised by how …

Japanese 3D Galaxy Map Confirms Einstein Was One Smart Dude

On June 30th, 1905, Albert Einstein started a revolution with the publication of theory of Special Relativity. This theory, among other things, …

This stunning cloud atlas can tell us a lot about life on Earth

Every single day, two NASA satellites named Aqua and Terra criss-cross the Earth, snapping thousands of photos of our planet. Quite often, clouds obscure their view. It can be a little annoying.<p>But recently, two scientists realized that those clouds themselves can actually reveal a surprising …

Prince's Vault Containing Unreleased Music Is Drilled Open: Report

<i>Musical genius Prince died April 21 at the age of 57. Subscribe now for an inside look into his private life and shocking death, only in …

James Cameron Announces 4 Avatar Sequels

Good news for Sam Worthington! At 20th Century Fox’s CinemaCon presentation Thursday, director James Cameron took the stage to announce that his …

The Dollar Is Strong. Here's Where You Should Fly to Spend It

How about South America?<p>The dollar is very strong right now, and while that might not always be something to cheer, it can make traveling to certain …

Gap stock plunges on weak sales

Gap shares plunged on Friday in the wake of another weak sales report.<p>The stock price for Gap Inc. (GPS) plunged 14% in afternoon trading, the day after the clothing retailer said that its sales had declined year-to-year for the five weeks that ended April 2.<p>Net sales dropped more than 15% from …

Don't Fear the Cleaver: 6 Reasons to Start Buying Meat at Butcher Shops

Belcampo Meat Co.'s Anya Fernald explains why and how you should be cooking better-for-you meat.<p><b>Anya Fernald</b> of California’s Belcampo Meat Co. knows humane, sustainable meat from top to bottom, pasture to butcher, counter to restaurant (the company owns 20,000 acres of farmland and six butcher …

BBQ

Cure for HIV and AIDS could be only a few years away after scientists prove they can snip away the virus

A cure for HIV and AIDS could be just a few years away after scientists proved they can snip away the virus from infected cells and prevent the …

Under Armour becomes latest brand to experiment with 3D-printed trainers

American company Under Armour has joined the list of sportswear brands incorporating 3D printing into shoes with the launch of lattice-soled trainers …

Why Pre-Shampooing Your Hair Is Actually an Amazing Idea

It's like retinol for your strands.<p>I hate washing my hair. My thick, curly texture makes it super tedious, time-consuming, and I'd even go as far as to say soul-sucking. Me in the shower = Flossie Dickey at her 110th birthday party.<p>At first, I thought the hair scientists at Living Proof were out of …

New discovery explains how T. Rex became the giants of the dinosaur world

The newly-discovered remains of a horse-sized dinosaur sheds light on the evolutionary history of Tyrannosaurus rex<p>The discovery of remains belonging to a new species of horse-sized dinosaur is shedding light on how Tyrannosaurus Rex (T. Rex) became one of Earth's top predators, according to …

Paleontology

American women who want to move to Canada if Trump wins may want to read this first

AS A CANADIAN — and with it being International Women’s Day — it makes me sad to see a news report from the CBC that the wage gap between men and …

Louis C.K. Rips Donald Trump in Epic Email: 'The Guy Is Hitler'

Louis C.K. ripped Donald Trump in an epic email to fans Saturday, comparing the mogul to Hitler and pleading with his Trump-supporting fans to cease …

SunPower Corporation: More Solar Bang For Less Buck

Source: SunPower Corporation<p>In back-to-back announcements, <b>SunPower Corporation</b> just reminded investors that solar companies are more than just stocks. While analysts are busy diving deep into cash flow statements and earnings announcements, SunPower released news that, once again, proved it's a …