Mina Youssef

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Astronomical Jackpot: Quasar Quartet Is Spotted for First Time

A giant nebula in the early universe hits the jackpot when it comes to rare, bright objects known as quasars, boasting four within surprisingly close proximity to one another. The first known quasar quartet lies in a cloud of cool gas that could provide a clue to the objects' unusual …

Injectable gel makes inroads against blindness and stroke

Brian Ballios still remembers the moment, 18 months ago, when he was staring at a monitor in a darkened room at the University of Toronto watching a closeup of a mouse's eye that he had injected with retinal cells grown from stem cells in his lab.<p>The mouse was born blind – genetically engineered so …

Prosthetic electrodes will return amputees' sense of touch

For all the functionality and freedom that modern prosthetics provide, they still cannot give their users a sense of what they're touching. That may soon change thanks to an innovative electrode capable of connecting a prosthetic arm's robotic sense of touch to the human nervous system that it's …

#TheDress: have researchers solved the mystery of its colour?

Gold and white or blue and black? Why did people see The Dress so differently? Researchers believe the key might lie in our exposure to artificial light<p>The image of The Dress that went viral this year and split friends and families over the colour of its stripes has sparked a fresh debate among …

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Google's Glass team is hiring, and it looks like they're working on a whole family of new products

The team working on Glass — the futuristic and oft-maligned head-mounted computer — is now focused on developing "smart eyewear and other related products," according to several job postings on Google's website.<p>The description signals a potential expansion of the Glass team's efforts and suggests …

Microsoft ban for 'Gears of Wars' leakers only knocks them offline

Remember that Xbox One <i>Gears of War</i> remaster leak from a few weeks back? Well, the folks who gave word about it and then proceeded to upload video of the game in action have apparently had their Xbox Live accounts "permanently disabled" and supposedly "all of their Xbox One privileges" have been …

This ATLAS Robot Takes It Higher and Higher

DARPA knows how to take it to the limit<p>Rocky, meet ATLAS and PETMAN.<p>I don't even want to spoil this for you by saying too much about this training montage video of the Boston Dynamics robot with "Push It To the Limit" playing over the footage. Just watch it and feel joy again. And then go to the …

Mercedes-Benz F015 Concept

On a sunny day in Alameda, California, we waited patiently at the end of an abandoned naval airstrip for the silver torpedo-like Mercedes-Benz F015 Concept car to drive itself down and pick us up. Mercedes created this concept not as evidence of autonomous driving technology, but to showcase the …

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Cristoforetti Set for Endurance Record, as Expedition 43 Return Reportedly Delayed to Mid-June

If Soyuz TMA-15M’s return date moves to the 11-13 June timeframe, Samantha Cristoforetti will establish a new record for the longest single space …

Healthy Lunch Ideas for Weight Loss

Uncooked food has become a common weight loss idea. Many people are scared away by the name alone. Uncooked food seems to bring to mind images of …

7 Foods to Put You in a Better Mood (and 3 to Avoid!)

<b>A quick note from our founder-</b><p>Over the past year, my friend Dave at PaleoHacks has been working on a secret cookbook with world-renowned Le Cordon …

Weight Loss

European Space Agency Director Wants to Set Up a Moon Base

The successor to the International Space Station (ISS) should be a permanent moon base, says incoming European Agency Space leader Johann-Dietrich …

How to Go Paleo With Your Family

More and more parents are following a paleo diet plan and taking their kids along with them. Experts share how to get started with the paleo lifestyle -- and what to be wary of.<p>A growing number of families are turning to the principles of the paleo diet, aka the paleolithic or caveman diet, for …

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Mars Plans Advance (and Occasionally Fade)

In the last two months, there has been significant news about the European-Russian 2018 mission and about NASA’s 2020 rover. NASA also has announced …

Hayabusa

The first mission to return a sample of material from the surface of a near-Earth object, the Japanese Hayabusa spacecraft, which also carried a …

11 Serious Concerns About Vegetable Oils (No. 2 is Scary)

Fats in the diet are highly controversial.<p>Saturated fat was previously blamed for raising cholesterol and causing heart disease, but this has now …

As they age, the Obamas are even more serious about fitness, their trainer says

It's been more than six years since Barack and Michelle Obama took up residence in the White House and inherited two of the most demanding jobs in the world. They're on my side of 50 now, a time when, like it or not, your body will begin to betray you if you don't attend to it almost fanatically. …

The Best Way to Lose Belly Fat Starting Today

If you have proper help, you can lose belly fat naturally, without the need for surgery or drugs. Losing weight is important on a number of counts. …

NASA’s Hubble Space finds Halo of Gas surrounding Andromeda Galaxy

NASA’s Hubble Space telescope has discovered a huge halo of gas surrounding Andromeda galaxy, the closest galactic neighbor. Andromeda is about 25 …

Google Goggles- A Great Image Search App for Teachers

May 9, 2015<br>Google Goggles is one of the best Android apps for image search. Google Goggles allows you to conduct an extensive search on any physical …

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World’s Richest Eighty People Own the same Amount as World’s Bottom Fifty Percent | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

<i>Oxfam’s recent report, “WEALTH: HAVING IT ALL AND WANTING MORE” contains shocking figures that the press haven’t sufficiently publicized; so, the</i> …

Can Magnesium Reduce Your Risk of Diabetes?

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>Magnesium is often thought of primarily as a mineral for your heart and bones, but this is misleading. Researchers have now detected …

Recycled Bottle Greenhouse: Build Your Own

<b>Inexpensive Greenhouses from Waste Materials</b><br>We've seen bottles recycled into buildings before, but it seems only logical that their ideal reuse would …

20 Incredible Stories of Weight Loss Through Running

Jennifer Hittle<p>Jennifer accomplished what a lot of people dream about: She shed more than half her body weight, and she has maintained her 140-pound weight for 12 years. "Before, I would say something like 'Look at you, you're so fat you can't even make it around the block. You're breathing so …

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Researchers: Fracking Responsible for 4.0-Magnitude Texas Earthquake

© AP Photo / Tony Gutierrez<p>Texas Energy Committee Passes Bill Blocking Municipal Fracking Regulations<p>The earthquake hit at 5:58 p.m. near Venus, …