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Enhancing Corporeal Security By Listening In On Bacterial "Chatter"

Microbial signals can warn our bodies of a possible attack<p>Surveillance is one of the most effective ways to maintain overall public safety. By learning about the activities in the environment, one can assess the potential for threats to be realized as well as get a handle on any growing concerns. …

Woolly mammoth could roam again as extinct DNA merged with elephant

Harvard University spliced recreated genes from a woolly mammoth into the DNA of an elephant and found they functioned normally<p>A major step forward in bringing back the woolly mammoth has been taken by scientists at Harvard University who have inserted DNA from the extinct mammal into the genetic …

Lost Tomb of 'Don Quixote' Author Cervantes Found in Madrid

Writer’s colorful life included capture by pirates.<p>Researchers in Spain announced Tuesday that they believe they have discovered the 400-year-old remains of the great Spanish novelist Miguel de Cervantes beneath Madrid’s Convent of the Barefoot Trinitarians.<p>The author of the vast and playful …

Many in U.S. Face Another Dry Year as World Water Day Arrives

It’s a thirsty nation.<p>From California to the Pacific Northwest to swaths of Texas and Oklahoma, farmers, ranchers and just about anybody with a lawn or a pool are bracing for what’s expected to be another dry year.<p>Historically low snowpack in the mountains along the West Coast has heightened …

Water

The burial of Richard III: viewer's guide

How to watch the reinterment of King Richard III<p>Last week - two-and-a-half years after one of the most sensational archaeological finds of the past century - <b>the remains of King Richard III</b> were placed into a lead-lined coffin in a forensics lab at Leicester University.<p>The last Plantagenet king of …

See it! Venus, Mars, moon March 21-22, 2015

EarthSky community photos of dazzling planet Venus and the moon – with fainter Mars nearby – on the nights of March 21 and 22, 2015.<p>Thanks to all of …

This Photo Of A Pregnant Pony Uterus Just Won A Wellcome Award

Plus, some of the other astonishing finalists<p>It’s not every day you get to see the uterus of a pony displayed in such a way to reveal the five-month-old fetus that was growing inside. Captured on film, this slightly creepy museum piece is the overall winner of the 2015 Wellcome Image Awards.<p>“It …

Chevy wins Sebring for the first time in 50 years

The last time Chevrolet won the 12 Hours of Sebring outright, Jim Hall was piloting a Chaparral 2.<p>It was a banner day for Chevrolet, and Corvette in particular, at the 2015 Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring.<p>The last time Chevrolet scored the overall win at Sebring was in 1965—50 years ago. That was the …

Sports Cars

Blind Artist Relies on Touch and Texture to Create Stunningly Vivid Paintings

While art has always been a major part of John Bramblitt's life, it wasn't until he completely lost his sight that he tried to paint for the first time. From the age of 11, Bramblitt's vision was gradually stolen from him by epilepsy. By the time he was 30, seizures had rendered him completely …

Art

Sometimes You Just Need Pudding; Here Are 11 Recipes

Chocolate, vanilla, rice, and tapioca—we love all pudding equally. Here are 11 great recipes for it.<p><b>There's something very comforting about pudding</b>, whether it is of the chocolate or rice variety. It's just you, a bowl, and a spoon, ya know? We feel you. Here are 11 recipes to satiate that need.

Dessert

FBI lets suspects go to protect 'Stingray' secrets

The FBI has a secret device to locate criminal suspects, but it would apparently rather let suspects go free than reveal in court any details of the high tech tracker.<p>The device, called a "Stingray," tricks cell phones into revealing their locations. A judge's court order this week threatens to …

Surveillance

Yemeni implosion pushes southern Sunnis into arms of al-Qaida and Isis

Tribal militias compete with extremist groups for young recruits to resist advance of Shia Houthis who have taken power in Sana’a, and now Taiz<p>In a hollow in the sands of eastern Yemen, a line of pickup trucks carrying tribal fighters idled. A squat man with a shock of black hair, dressed in an …

Middle East

Carrozzeria Touring Superleggera To Build Just Five Examples Of Stunning Berlinetta Lusso: Video

Coachbuilt Ferraris aren't anything new. The sumptuous sheet metal cloaking many of Enzo Ferrari's early efforts was actually crafted by legendary …

Alfa Romeo

Afghan women carry body of lynched woman to burial

An Afghan woman who was beaten to death by a mob for allegedly burning a copy of the Quran has been buried in Kabul, her coffin carried aloft by women's rights activists in a rare protest in a male-dominated society.<p>Hundreds of people, shouting "Allah o Akbar" (God is greatest), demanded the …

Extremism

Tech Q&A: Boost cell signal, avoid a tech trap, free legal eBooks and more

<b>Boost your cell signal indoors</b><p><b>Q.</b> To save money, I canceled my home landline. I didn't realize how weak my cellphone's signal is in some rooms. Can I make it better, or is it back to the landline?<p><b>A.</b> You can buy cellphone repeaters that intercept the signal from outside, or in a room with a strong …

iPhone
Medical School

The top 50 apps for creative minds

Our pick of the best tablet and smartphone tools to enable you to make video, music, art and more<p>There’s an ongoing argument in the technology world about whether tablets and smartphones are more focused on consumption than creativity. As time has gone on, though, the number of apps helping us do …

Apps

Miracle twins beat odds after being born at 34 weeks with holes in their hearts

Premature Darcey and Eden Mold overcome uphill battles after arriving within minute of each other at Southampton General Hospital and weighing just 4lbs 13oz<p>Twin girls have overcome the odds after being born prematurely - both with holes in the heart.<p>Darcey and Eden Mold arrived within a minute of …

Medicine