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Vanishing point: five ways to become invisible

From HG Wells to JK Rowling, invisibility has long been the stuff of fiction. Not any more. Here Philip Ball explains five methods that scientists are researching to make things 'disappear'<p>Here's how you could become invisible in the middle ages: grind up an owl's eye with a ball of beetle dung and …

How Scientists Can Sniff Out Methane on Alien Worlds

Astronomers now have a powerful new tool to sniff out methane on alien planets. The organic molecule, considered one of the building blocks of life, could be key to finding organisms beyond Earth.<p>Using supercomputers, a team of scientists developed a new absorption spectrum for methane that's 2,000 …

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The Best Slow Cooker Meatballs for Supper

Though I can still hardly believe it, I am already in my third trimester of pregnancy. I'm only counting down the weeks and days now and the big day is approaching quickly. With the impending arrival of a fourth baby to my already busy house, I am taking meal planning very seriously these days. …

Hubble Telescope to Start Hunt for Icy World Beyond Pluto

Changing Planet<p>Artist’s depiction of the New Horizons spacecraft encountering a Kuiper Belt object.<br>Credit: Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Southwest Research Institute (JHUAPL/SwRI)<p><b>NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope will begin searching for an icy world beyond Pluto that could use</b> …

Gene Editing Could Erase HIV

Scientists have used gene editing for years to manipulate genetic material—but what if it could be used to end HIV?<p>The diagnosis of HIV is not what …

Scientists condemn 'crazy, dangerous' creation of deadly airborne flu virus

Scientists have created a life-threatening virus that closely resembles the 1918 Spanish flu strain that killed an estimated 50m people in an experiment labelled as "crazy" by opponents.<p>US researchers said the experiments were crucial for understanding the public health risk posed by viruses …

The Moon Is Slightly Less Young Than We Maybe Thought It Was

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The moon might be about 60 million years older than we thought, according to new research, which …

A Breakthrough Device For Landing On Mars Hits A Major Testing Snag

NASA said in a news release on Wednesday evening that the launch of its fly-saucer-shaped vehicle scheduled for Saturday, June 14, won't happen due to "unfavorable weather conditions."<p>In order to launch from the U.S. Navy's Pacific Missile Range Facility in Kauai, Hawaii, the winds have to be …

Sun Emits 3 Powerful X-Class Solar Flares in 2 Days

Starting on June 10, the sun emitted a series of powerful solar flares, known as "X-Class" flares, which were observed in brilliant colors by NASA's …

Helicopter drones and driverless cars now working in tandem

Helicopter drones are now working in tandem with driverless cars.<p>That’s the gist of a massive experimental undertaking that will pair a Sikorsky Blackhawk helicopter, the helicopter of choice for the U.S. military, and a driverless off-road vehicle.<p>This is a controlled experiment that will show how …

Series Creates Dreamlike Black and White Landscapes Through Lengthy Exposures

Greek fine art photographer Vassilis Tangoulis creates beautiful, dreamlike landscapes through lengthy exposures in his black and white series “Misty …

Wedding Photos Use Wildfire as a Unique Backdrop and Go Viral

This last weekend, photographer Josh Newton created some of the most memorable wedding photos we have ever seen. Set against the backdrop of a raging …

How to Use Scotch Tape to Perfect Your Liquid Eyeliner

Luckily, sketching on exotic cat eyes just got a whole lot easier thanks to this one sticky trick.<p>Let's face it: Unless you have a degree in geometry, the steady hands of a surgeon, or an inclination for art, mastering the technique of liquid eyeliner is just plain hard. Luckily, sketching on …