Pieter van der Werff

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Exercise May Reduce the Risk of These 13 Cancers

Here's another reason to get active: Exercise may reduce the risk of 13 types of cancer, a new study finds.<p>Researchers analyzed information from 1.4 …

Cancer

Why would scientists want to build human genomes from scratch?

Nothing can stay secret for long. Last week, more than 130 people met at Harvard Medical School to discuss making large genomes from scratch. The …

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Corn Producing 50 Percent More Kernels Could Be Key To Ending Hunger

“There’s great concern that we won’t be able to feed everybody in the coming years.”<p>Science just came through in a big way for small farmers in developing countries.<p>Researchers from Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory have found a way to boost crop yields from maize, according to a release from the lab. …

Never Eating Corn Again

<i>Maize</i> is an upcoming adventure game from Finish Line Games that begins when government scientists misinterpret a memo and create sentient corn, a …

Fair Trade

How to Be Truly Curious: 3 Ways to Avoid Being Nosy

“I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious." - Albert Einstein<p>Not only is curiosity the catalyst that can lead to new scientific discoveries-- for it was Albert Einstein who said, "I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious"--but scientific research indicates that …

Albert Einstein

The ocean within Jupiter's moon Europa may be just right for life

Jupiter's icy moon Europa may have the chemical composition needed to support life, according to new research.<p>A new study published in the journal</i> …

Someone got Windows 95 running on Xbox One

Xbox One has long been known as the home of top games such as Halo, Forza and Gears.<p>Now, Xbox One can also be known as the home of top computer …

This Guy Made A Movie Trailer With Strangers On The Street And It's Perfect

"No script. No budget. No plan."

Assassin's Creed: five things we learned from the first trailer

Michael Fassbender’s movie already looks better than Warcraft, with Marion Cotillard on top femme fatale form and director Justin Kurzel embracing the video game<p>Along with Duncan Jones’s Warcraft it’s been billed as the video game movie that might just make us forget all about the cinematic crimes …

You Can Now Visit Harry Potter's Childhood Home at Number 4 Privet Drive

While you may never receive your own acceptance letter to Hogwarts, you can at least now go see the thousands that got delivered to Number 4 Privet …

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