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Mouse implanted with ovaries made by 3D printer gives birth, offering new hope for infertile women

LONDON — Infertile women have been offered new hope after scientists created ovaries on a 3D printer and used them to produce healthy offspring.For …

Bioengineering

These trippy pictures are actually painkillers from up close

Painkillers are, for better or worse, the world’s most-used drugs. If you’re one of the millions of people popping them every now and then, they might not look like anything special. But when you look closer, they’re actually small works of art.<p>Photographer Peter Juzak has been shooting various …

Painkillers

Here's Why This Airline Wants to Make its Flights Free (Yes, Free)

Thereby eliminating one of the biggest excuses to not travel.<p>You know that epic, conquer-the-world feeling you get when you manage to score a great …

Yotam Ottolenghi’s squash recipes

Whether you use butternut, coquina or queen, make sure you put squash on the menu this autumn<p>If roast chestnuts are the defining smell of autumn, orange is surely the season’s colour, both outside and inside the kitchen. We have orange leaves on the trees (and ground), fires both inside and out, …

'Nightmare Machine' is an AI project that uses our own fears against us

It’s safe to say that there’s a paranoid subset of our readers that fear the future as it relates to AI. Those people should look away now.<p>Artificial intelligence already scares people. It makes sense; we have entire generations raised on ‘The Terminator’ in which ‘Skynet’ is hell-bent on …

Marijuana's effects on the body, brain, heart and sperm: All your weed questions answered

With five more states voting on whether or not to legalize recreational marijuana come November, millions more Americans are closer than ever to …

7 Remarkably Powerful Keys to Happiness and Success (According to Science)

The good news is that happiness and success are things we can get more of.<p>Do you ever feel like you're always striving towards something--like a doing well at a job, finishing a project, or even meeting a deadline--without fully reaping the potential benefits that come after attaining it because …

5 Ways to Boost Your Metabolism and Lose Weight Quickly

The food that you eat determines whether you are fat or thin, food is more powerful than any diet pills for losing weight. Eating the right foods at …

The World's Most Poisonous Creatures Could Get You High and Save Your Life

In her new book, <i>Venomous</i>, molecular biologist Christie Wilcox goes in-depth exploring the culture and history of venom. VICE sat down with her for a chat about her interest in the world's deadliest creatures.<p>A large dose from the dreaded Australian box jelly, a.k.a. <i>Chironex fleckeri</i>, can …

Nintendo is releasing a miniature NES with 30 built-in games

Launches in November for $59.99<p>Nintendo is bringing back the NES — only a little smaller.<p>Today the company announced what it's calling the Nintendo Entertainment System: NES Classic Edition. It looks just like a NES, only a lot tinier, and it comes with 30 games built in. You can connect it to your …

Scientists Fit Hundreds of Megabytes of Data onto DNA

The most durable storage in history is in our own bodies.<p>Researchers at the University of Washington, working with Microsoft, have encoded 202 megabytes of data onto synthetic DNA molecules. In a breakthrough for storage, researchers fit more than a hundred books, the Universal Declaration of Human …

TV remote control for dogs has a 'paws' button

You're watching football, rooting for your favorite team, when all of a sudden the television changes over to a nature special on the secret lives of cats. "Bad Floofypants! Turn the channel back!" And that's the moment you regret hooking your dog up with its own TV remote control. This could be …

Pets

Life on Saturn’s frozen moon: Scientists believe they’ve discovered a habitable world

<b>(NASA)</b><p>Enceladus contains a source of energy and a subterranean ocean. The challenge now is how to explore its surface<p>Annie Sneed<p>June 29, 2016 9:15am (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>Saturn’s frozen moon Enceladus is a tantalizing world—many scientists are …

JAPAN: China's military buildup is making the world 'greatly worried'

Ties between China and Japan, the world's second- and third-largest economies, have long been plagued by a territorial dispute, regional rivalry and the legacy of Japan's World War Two aggression.<p>China and Japan dispute sovereignty over a group of uninhabited East China Sea islets, while in the …

How Chevron Plans to Use UAVs and AI to Deliver Big Profits

Image Source: Pixabay.com<p>Artificial intelligence and UAVs are two emerging technologies with big potential. Due to the continual breakthroughs in semiconductors, natural language processing, and other technologies, some scientists think that AI could eclipse human intelligence as soon as 2029. …

‘Avalanche’ of pot dispensaries popping up across Canada is leaving some cities without an answer

TORONTO — A recent spike in the number of storefront marijuana dispensaries in parts of the country is prompting calls for the government to regulate …

Cannabis

Apple Recovered More Than A Ton Of Gold From Recycled Devices

The company salvaged about $43.6 million worth of gold, reducing the need for future mining efforts.<p>Helping the environment pays back -- in Apple’s case, to the tune of millions.<p>The tech company says it recovered more than a ton of gold from recycled devices last year -- 2,204 pounds, according to …

Sustainability

10 Silly Fun Science Experiments You Can Easily Do at Home

Other than youth and recess and summer vacation and nap time and candy and junk food and energy and fast metabolism and hope and excitement and …