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Mysterious signal sent from an unknown source in deep space and picked up by a new £12 million telescope in Canada is one of 'only two dozen' fast radio bursts ever detected

A brief burst of radio sent from an unknown source across the universe has been picked up by the state-of-the-art CHIME telescope in Canada.<p>The …

Space

Scientists Claim to Have Solved the Mystery of the Bermuda Triangle

Spoiler: it isn't a time portal.<p>British oceanographers from the University of Southampton believe the mystery of the Bermuda Triangle has been busted. After an investigation lasting decades, they’ve concluded that ships are being sucked into the ocean by "rogue waves" over 30 metres in height.<p>The …

Bermuda

Breakthrough Therapy Seems to Rid Woman of Advanced Breast Cancer

Breakthrough Regenerates Enamel, May End Tooth Decay

Up until now, it has been impossible for enamel to regenerate on a patient's tooth – but this new study means that tooth decay may be a thing of the …

The quantum leap with EMF Motor

<i>Twenty years ago, this Engineer co-developed a new concept of electric motor, which was supposed to be far superior to the traditional motor. The</i> …

Extracting drinking water from dry desert air is no longer a pipe dream - Science News - ABC News

Imagine you're stuck in the Australian desert. Your car has broken down, and there's no sign of another person for miles.<p>A survival expert will tell …

How to listen to what Amazon's Alexa has recorded in your home

If you're worried about what exactly Amazon's Echo-connected speaker has been recording in your home, there's an easy way to find out.<p>Amazon makes all recent recordings available for listening in the companion Alexa app for iOS and Android.<p>Amazon has said consistently that the Echo speakers only …

Smart Homes

12 of the best beach towns in southern Europe

Šibenik, Croatia<p>It’s known as the gateway to Krka national park and the Kornati islands, but this 1,000-year-old city has enough in itself to keep visitors happily busy for days. A slow amble along its waterfront goes past bars, restaurants and the 15th-century Cathedral of St James, a Unesco world …

European Travel

How to be happy in today’s crazy world: 3 secrets from research

Sometimes it feels like the world is actively conspiring against your happiness. Now before you start folding your tin foil hat, let me say that you …

Happiness

Largest solar-powered boat ever built

This record-setting boat is epic in more ways than one<p>This zero emission boat is powered completely by solar energy. PlanetSolar's MS Tûranor has a little over 5,500 square feet of solar panels. The boat broke many Guinness World Records including fastest crossing of the Atlantic by solar power, …

World Records

50 Best Places to Travel in 2018

1 of 50<p>Šolta, Croatia<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 50<p>Grenada<p>3 of 50<p>Los Cabos, Mexico<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 50<p>Fiji<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 50<p>Archipelago Sea, …

How to move Windows 10 to an SSD

Are you looking to upgrade your hard drive to that long-awaited SSD or hybrid drive? Congratulations! But first, you’ll have to move your operating …

Windows 10

A Hawaiian island got about 50 inches of rain in 24 hours. Scientists warn it's a sign of the future

Since the 1940s, the Hawaiian island of Kauai has endured two tsunamis and two hurricanes, but locals say they have never experienced anything like the thunderstorm that drenched the island this month.<p>"The rain gauge in Hanalei broke at 28 inches within 24 hours," said state Rep. Nadine Nakamura of …

Weather

Now you can see China's solar power boom from space

China is the world's biggest emitter of greenhouse gases, but it's also leading the world in clean energy investment and deployment. The growth in …

Unusual eruptions at world's largest active geyser in Yellowstone

(Reuters) - The world's largest active geyser has erupted three times in the past six weeks at Yellowstone National Park, including once this week, in a pattern that is unusual but not at all indicative of a more destructive volcanic eruption brewing beneath Wyoming, geologists said on …

National Parks

The Arabian Sea’s Suffocating ‘Dead Zone’ Is Even Larger Than We Imagined

Since the early 1960s, scientists have known about the so-called “dead zone” in the Gulf of Oman, a patch of water practically devoid of all oxygen. …

Arabian Sea

Move Over, Double Helix: A New Form of DNA Has Just Been Discovered

This is the first time it's ever been seen in a living cell.<p>When we learn about human genetics in high school biology class, one of the most basic …

Scientists use graphene to squeeze light to just one atom thick paving the way for tiny switches and sensors

Breakthrough in light compression heralds dawn of a new age of technological possibilities<p>Graphene is regarded as one of the ultimate materials we …

The 7 Most Luxe Eco-Resorts in the World

There’s no shame in wanting to relax and be pampered among jaw-droppingly beautiful surroundings while you’re on vacay. But if you’re keen on …

Costa Rica

What to Do If a Rattlesnake Bites You

Most people who live in Arizona never see a snake for their entire lives, except maybe at the Phoenix Zoo or Wildlife World Zoo. If you are …

Since 2016, Half of All Coral in the Great Barrier Reef Has Died

A new study warns it has become a “highly altered, degraded system.”<p>Once upon a time, there was a city so dazzling and kaleidoscopic, so braided and water-rimmed, that it was often compared to a single living body. It clustered around a glimmering emerald spine, which astronauts could glimpse from …

Great Barrier Reef

Are we on the brink of a stem cell revolution?

It has now been decades since stem cell technology emerged as the next great breakthrough in modern medicine, with the bold potential for one day curing everything from heart disease to cancer. Today, that optimism doesn’t appear to have diminished.<p>It’s easy to recall the excitement. In the late …

Kiwi breakthrough could help fight disease, climate change

New proteins created by Kiwi scientists have been dubbed "a huge step forward" that could help combat everything from disease to climate …

Relief in sight: Pain researchers announce breakthrough

For the past four years, Dr Meritxell Canals and Professor Chris Porter have led a 22-strong team at Melbourne's Monash Institute of Pharmaceutical …

Adelaide scientists pioneer cancer breakthrough

Adelaide scientists have made a promising breakthrough in the fight against cancer, by reprogramming the body's immune system to find and destroy …

Breakthrough: Researchers create a novel protein ‘mat’ that can soak up pollution | more lifestyle

In a breakthrough, scientists have created novel protein mats that can soak up and trap chemical pollution. Despite years of effort to stabilise …

Cape Town drought is a global harbinger, says NASA scientist

<b>HARI SREENIVASAN:</b><p>Is Cape Town’s water crisis a cautionary tale for the rest of us? Joining me from Los Angeles to discuss the global implications is …

Global warming of just two degrees will lead to weather extremes that could STARVE the planet

Weather extremes caused by moderate climate change could starve the planet, scientists warn, because it could destroy all the crops.<p>The study, led by …

NASA discovers record-tying eighth planet via Google AI

US Space Agency NASA announced on Thursday that applying artificial intelligence to Kepler telescope star data uncovered a new planet in a distant …

Here's How I Reduced Robocalls by About 95 Percent

The unsolicited calls made to your cell phone are a huge annoyance--and here's what to do.<p>Have you been getting a lot of robocalls lately? Yeah, join the club.<p>You know what I mean. These are unsolicited calls made to your cell phone. They come in waves - sometimes ten or eleven in a row, …