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Scientists in Chicago prise open Egyptian mummy's coffin

Team start conservation work on 2,500-year old Minirdis, part of Chicago Field Museum’s collection of 30 complete human mummies from Egypt<p>Once the lid was off the wood coffin holding the 2,500-year-old mummified remains of a 14-year-old Egyptian boy, scientist JP Brown could relax.<p>The conservator …

'Final Fantasy 7' Headed For PS4

One of the most commonly requested remakes in the Final Fantasy canon has always been that of Final Fantasy 7. This also being the first game in the series that used 3D graphics on the original PlayStation back in 1997.<p>More recently players could download the archived version via the PlayStation …

Killing rats to save birds as glaciers recede

Glacier melt means rats can reach bird nests on South Georgia, an island north of Antarctica and east of the Falklands. What to do? Send in …

China develops new rocket for manned moon mission

First launch of Long March-9 will take place around 2028, Chinese state media reports<p>China is developing a huge rocket that will be used for its first manned mission to the moon, state media said Monday, underscoring Beijing's increasingly ambitious space programme.<p>The first launch of the Long …

What the heck is 5G? The mobile world is just as unsure as we are

Advertisement<p>12 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Max Krasnov<p>The world’s biggest mobile industry group, the GSM Association, released a new report on …

Obesity pill to ‘replace treadmill’ being developed by Harvard University

Harvard scientists have found a molecule which can transform bad fat into good fat<p>A pill which would help the body burn away excess fat is being developed by Harvard University who claim it could one day ‘replace the treadmill.’<p>Scientists discovered how to trigger a molecule which can turn ‘bad’ …

Harvard

Is El Nino here? Not quite yet, scientists say

Despite warm waters in the equatorial Pacific Ocean, the latest update from NOAA explains why El Nino has still not fully developed.<p>El Nino, a phase …

Weird Animal Question of the Week: What's the Most Toxic Snake?

Technically, it's the inland taipan—but other snakes are more dangerous.<p>Snakes are sneaky-even questions about them can wiggle right out of your grasp.<p>When Arocha Musa of Kampala, Uganda, wrote in asking, "What makes the cobra the most dangerous snake?" we quickly realized two things: Cobras aren't …

Hacker Group Lizard Squad Takes Down Sony's PlayStation Network

Fresh on the heels of what appears to be a major attack on Sony Pictures by the North Korean government, the Japanese tech company was hit again Sunday night.<p>This time the company’s PlayStation Network was taken down. Sunday night, PSN users were greeted with an error message.<p>“We are currently …

The Coolest Thing About The New 'Legend Of Zelda' For Wii U

Nintendo had a good showing at the Game Awards Friday night.<p>The company won Developer of the Year, took Best Fighting Game for <i>Super Smash Bros.</i> and Best Racing Game and Best Family Game for <i>Mario Kart 8.</i><p>(You can read about all the winners of the 2014 Game Awards here.)<p>But perhaps the very best …

5 Ways Einstein Was a Regular Guy

A new, free digital archive of his personal papers reveals what we all share with the 20th century's greatest mind.<p>Life isn't always easy, even when you're a genius. But what else do you have in common with Albert Einstein?<p>A free archive of the famed physicist's writings released on Friday might …

Is now a good time to switch to Apple’s iCloud Drive?

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>Long time Apple users may recall iDisk, an online file storage solution for Macs originally associated to your iTools account. …

Here's a fresh look at PS4-exclusive horror thriller Until Dawn

At The Game Awards last night Sony showed off new gameplay of its PlayStation 4 exclusive horror thriller Until Dawn.<p>Until Dawn, developed by the …

Andean Pumas Bring National Park in Argentina Back to Life

Researchers are just beginning to understand how these big cats are influencing their habitat.<p>Mountain lion. Cougar. Puma. The big cat with many names deals in death. But in San Guillermo National Park, Argentina, <i>Puma concolor</i> is bringing the high Andean habitat back to life.<p>A mix of wind-swept …

This Giant Tree Protects Urban Wildlife By Keeping It Floating Away From Dangerous People

City waterways could provide more space for new habitats in which urban nature can flourish.<p>As cities sprawl and get more crowded, most don’t have much space left for urban wildlife–at least not on land. A Dutch architect plans to begin using city waterways to build floating habitats for …

Habitats

How Cloud Computing Imperfections Work With Real Businesses

However perfectly we build the new world of cloud computing, we will never be totally up in the air (so to speak) in an on-demand only world. This is not due to any actual or inherent imperfections in the cloud computing firmament as such, it is more a case of how business realities drive …

As Dawn approaches, new image of dwarf planet Ceres

1 Ceres is the largest and most massive object in the main asteroid belt, between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter. Dawn will reach it in March, …

Astronomy

As Hagupit Nears Philippines, Here's What You Need to Know About Typhoons

For starters, nearly 90 percent of these big oceanic storms are called typhoons and cyclones, not hurricanes.<p><i>Update: Hagupit made landfall Saturday at 9:15 p.m. local time near the town of Dolores on the southeastern Philippine island of Samar. The storm—downgraded from its supertyphoon</i> …

Week's Best Space Pictures: Mars Dust Blows, Stars Glow, and Volcano Explodes

Wintry views of the stars lead to vistas of volcanoes, clouds, and contrails in the week's best space pictures.

SteamWorld Heist is coming to all non-mobile platforms

SteamWorld Heist, the turn-based strategy spin-off/sequel to SteamWorld Dig, is coming to all the platforms, developer Image & Form has …

The next Deus Ex game will look a little something like this

Eidos-Montréal has announced its upcoming proprietary engine to be used in the next Deus Ex game.<p>Entitled Dawn Engine, the publisher released the …

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare just received its "biggest title update yet"

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare's "biggest title update yet" is now live on PS4 and Xbox One, Sledgehammer Games announced on its forum.<p>The new patch …

Eye-Tracking Menus Let You Order Pizza Without Thinking About It

Because the eyes are the window to the stomach<p>Sure, you <i>could</i> order a pizza instantly through your Xbox, or by using hand gestures on an interactive tabletop at the restaurant. But what if you don’t know what you want? Well, Pizza Hut wants to help you by reading your subconscious mind, and it’s not …

YouTube's view counter wasn't ready for 'Gangnam Style'

In 2012, South Korean singer PSY took the world by storm with his "Gangnam Style" music video, which eventually turned into a super, mega hit and an overall internet sensation. Along the way, the video also became the first one ever to get to 1 billion views on YouTube, a number that hasn't stopped …

High-tech rooftop mirrors bounce sun's heat back into space

Stanford researchers suggest a unique place to store excess heat -- the coldness of outer space -- which could help keep buildings cooler and help save energy.<p>You know how they say that in brainstorming, there are no bad ideas? Kudos, then, to the person at Stanford University who, during a …

Clean Energy

Shovel Knight has sold over 300K copies

Shovel Knight has sold more than 300K copies, developer Yacht Club Games has announced.<p>That's petty good considering that Shovel Knight began life as …

Construction has been approved for the world's largest telescope

The world's largest telescope is finally going to see the light of day. The European Southern Observatory's Council announced earlier today that it had greenlit the planned construction project in Chile, which means that humans will have access to the aptly named "European Extremely Large …

Final Fantasy 13 PC will get 1080p support next week

Final Fantasy 13's PC release in October was met with a worrisome amount of disappointment and anger as its resolution was locked to 1280x720. …