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Bots were responsible for bitcoin’s stratospheric ascent, anonymous report claims

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>Credit: Gigaom Illustration<p>An authoritative-looking report has appeared that suggests bitcoin‘s meteoric rise late last year — …

ARU’s financial future hinges on next broadcast deal to avoid disaster

THE ARU recorded a $19.5 million surplus for 2013, but its financial future remains beholden to the next television broadcast deal.<p>The historic …

Suspended-animation trials to begin on humans

Knife- and gunshot-wound victims will be placed in suspended animation as the first human trials begin on this emergency life-saving technique.<p>This month, the world's first attempts at placing humans in suspended animation using a new technique will take place at the UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in …

Pigs

Inside the Looming Food Crisis

Extreme weather, booming populations make building the food supply a challenge.<p>We don't worry much about food, especially when it is plentiful and cheap. Only when prices rise do we we pay much attention to any potential problems with the food supply. In the United States food has been relatively …

A Second Life For Exoplanet Hunter Kepler

The Kepler space telescope, famed for its exoplanet discoveries, gets a new mission after equipment troubles put it out of commission last year.<p>After five years' work, and a disappointing mechanical failure, NASA's exoplanet-hunting Kepler telescope is moving into the second phase of its …

Universe

Budget blueprint stuck in a bygone era

<b>As a potential budget solution, the Invalid and Old Age Pension Act of 1908 is an absolute corker. Since we're heading towards greater inequality</b> …