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Is another human living inside you?

You may think your body and mind are your own. In fact, you are a fusion of many organisms - including, potentially, another person. Words by David Robson, photography by Ariko Inaoka.<p><i>This story is part of BBC Future’s “Best of 2015” list, our greatest hits of the year.</i> <i>Browse the full list.</i><p><i>-</i><p>Once …

Genetics

A Science Hero, Lost and Found

How To Turn Conductive Paint Into A Liquid Lightbulb Switch

Your DIY questions, answered<p>Q: How can I make conductive paint into a liquid switch that turns a lightbulb on and off? <i>--Patrick Stevenson-Keating</i><p>A: You’ll need to suspend the water-soluble conductive paint in a liquid it can’t mix with: an oil with low viscosity. We recommend clear baby oil. Put …

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Skeptic says bitcoin will “always be currency of the future”

Advertisement<p>11 Comments<p>Credit: Lightboxx/Shutterstock<p>Remember when bitcoin was going to disrupt the world’s banking system? That was two years ago …

Twitter now lets you search every tweet ever tweeted since 2006

Twitter is building a searchable public index of tweets published from 2006 on.<p>Though Twitter’s mass of public tweets are already searchable via hashtags and keywords, Twitter has wanted to make its historic catalogue of tweets available to users for a while. “Our long-standing goal has been to let …

Electrochemical cell converts waste heat into electricity

Picture a device that can produce electricity using nothing but the ambient heat around it. Thanks to research published in the <i>Proceedings of the</i> …

Major brain pathway rediscovered

A massive white matter tract at the back of the brain, overlooked for the past century, might be crucial for skills such as reading.<p>A team of neuroscientists in America say they have rediscovered an important neural pathway that was first described in the late nineteenth century but then …

Mario Kart 8 DLC Pack One review

This wonderful DLC takes Mario Kart beyond the Mushroom Kingdom - and makes a great racing game even better.<p>How wonderful it is to have F-Zero back. …

Denial of service attacks, queues, and other delays hit World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor launch

Server attacks, restarts, and long lines for players logging in marred the launch of the latest World of Warcraft expansion pack early Thursday.<p>Blizzard Entertainment’s servers staggered under everything from unanticipated quest choke points to a Dedicated Denial of Service attack, as millions of …

How to be a pickup artist (with science)

With the recent backlash against Julien Blanc and Dapper Laughs resulting in successful campaigns against them, the world of pick-up artists has lost some powerful figures. But fear not, because with this handy scientific guide you too could become the sort of immoral soulless harassment machine …

Tiny needles could target drugs to front of eye - Futurity

Microneedles just 400 to 700 microns long could offer new ways to treat two of the world's leading eye diseases.

Georgia Tech

'WireLurker' malware attacks iPhones via Mac OS X

A U.S. security firm has found that iPhone and iPad users in China are facing the threat of a new virus that attacks their mobile devices via Mac desktop and laptop computers.<p>The virus jumps from Mac OS X to the mobile device via a USB cable, says Palo Alto Networks, the U.S. firm that discovered …

These Ginger Spice Cupcakes Are Bursting With Christmas Flavor!

Connect with Us<p>On Pinterest<p>These Ginger Spice Cupcakes Are Bursting With Christmas Flavor!<p>When temperatures drop people go crazy for anything …