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U.K. study reveals how ionizing radiation damages DNA, increasing cancer risk

Researchers in Britain say they have discovered how ionizing radiation — such as gamma rays or X-rays used in nuclear medicine — leaves behind a …

Relaxation Benefits Introverts More Than Extraverts in Boosting Creativity

Everybody loves creativity. Organizations spend large sums of money on programs designed to "unleash creativity"-- from Edward de Bono's lateral …

A Bruce Springsteen show makes you feel like the best version of yourself

A man I know, a friend of a friend, has fallen in love with ayahuasca, the hallucinogen used in tribal ceremonies in South America. Every so often he heads off to the rainforest, where he joins a retreat and purges his soul. He returns to London, and explains that he feels as though his self, his …

Wembley

Apple patent hints at 'bone conduction' headphones

A newly awarded patent shows Apple is researching bone conduction technology to improve voice call quality in its EarPod headphones.<p>A patent awarded to Apple on Tuesday shows the company is researching the use of bone conduction technology to improve voice call quality in its EarPod headphones.<p>US …

Patents

A Spacecraft Just Measured Movement Less Than the Width of an Atom

A million miles from Earth, a European Space Agency satellite carrying two floating cubes of gold-platinum alloy showed that it's possible to measure …

Physics

Top 10 Secret Levels in Video Games

How many have you found?<p>Some of our favorite gaming memories involve hours and hours of investigating a level's many nooks and crannies, only to …

Top 10

Someone Hacked a Nintendo Power Glove to Control a Drone

The future is here, and it's a discontinued game controller from the '80s.<p>The Nintendo Power Glove may not have been a commercial success, but computer engineering grad Nolan Moore has given it a new life as a wireless drone controller. Moore took apart the controller, replacing the ancient …

Drones

Mom says Apple's Siri helped save baby's life

Technically Incorrect: A mom discovers her 1-year-old child has stopped breathing. So, she shouts to her iPhone.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>The baby monitor showed Stacey Gleeson that her 1-year-old daughter Giana had turned blue.<p>She …

Siri

What Would Happen If Humans Suddenly Disappeared From The Planet?

It’s the stuff of Hollywood horror films and post-apocalyptic video games: How would Earth look if we all just suddenly disappeared off the map?<p>Love …

Paranormal

Is a Pig With a Human Brain Still a Pig?

Using gene editing, scientists hope to use pigs to grow human pancreases and, potentially, other organs. What happens when a pig has a human …

Genetics

We may soon finally know what a black hole actually looks like

<b>(CNN) —</b> Despite what Christopher Nolan's "Interstellar" and fancy NASA visualizations may have led you to believe, we've never actually seen a black hole.<p>We know they're there. There's one at the center of our Milky Way galaxy, Sagittarius A*, for that matter.<p>But while Sagittarius A* is around 24 …

Universe

Google’s new app makes your iOS Live Photos less shaky and more awesome

Apple’s Live Photos are, by design, something most people don’t really think about. You just take your still photos as you always would, and iOS automatically captures a bit of footage from before and after the photo was taken and turns it into a little animation.<p>Sometimes these animations are</i> …

Apps

Nintendo NX Going To Have The Best VR Technology

A new rumor has recently sprouted which reports that the NX’s mass production has been delayed until late 2016/early 2017 in order to improve its …

14. Hitman

If you've been keeping up with Hitman's monthly release schedule - one that's actually been a resounding success, as each map is HUGE, positively …

InterAct

This 75-year-old NASA legend has been working in secret for 10 years building a startup that wants to outdo Intel and Google

After leaving NASA, Goldin spent some time bouncing around and studying robotics before accepting a position as the president of Boston University in 2003. He never officially held the position, however, because the school terminated his contract a day before he was slated to start (though he still …

It’s lazy to blame video games for young men’s educational failures

Online video games are to blame for a decline in young men entering higher education. This is the neat claim made in a recent op-ed published by the <i>Times</i> under the subheading “The gender imbalance in higher education may not be as complicated as it looks”. Emboldened by a recent report from the …

Columbia University

Xbox One price drops to $299 ahead of E3

If Microsoft is hoping to quell rumors of new Xbox hardware at E3, it isn't doing the greatest job. The company has permanently cut the prices of Xbox One consoles by $50 across the board, lowering the base price to $299 -- even some of the nicer multi-game 1TB bundles now sell for $319. These are …

How to Be Smarter Than Your Brain

Among all the sciences, neuroscience is a special case. Because it studies the brain, which is our interface with the mind, neuroscience covers the widest possible range of mysteries, from biology to metaphysics. No one doubts that we live in a golden age for studying the brain's biology, but this …

How a 16-year-old kid built his dream video game company with no money

He's not the typical kid programmer. In fact, he's barely a programmer at all, he says (he knows some C#). He considers himself a businessman.<p>But that hasn't stopped him from going after his dream: to work in the video game industry.<p>"I always wanted an internship at a video game company, but no one …

The 12 most visually arresting games on Xbox One

From the scenic grandeur of The Witcher and Rise of the Tomb Raider, to the handcrafted beauty of Ori and the Blind Forest, here are some of the most evocative visual experiences on Microsoft’s latest console

Tomb Raider