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12 Sanity-Saving Suppers For Busy Families

Between homework, sports and carpools, getting dinner on the table every night can be stressful. But dinnertime doesn’t need to be difficult. From Easy Chicken Curry to 30-Minute Asian Beef Bowls, all of these simple recipes will have the entire family looking forward to mealtime — even you.<p>1. Easy …

Cooking

Changing a flower's color with the CRISPR gene-editing tool

It often takes years of careful cross-breeding for horticulturalists to turn flowers certain colors, but scientists can dig right in and change them …

Genetics

An artificially intelligent baby could unlock the secrets of human nature

Life Lessons<p>BabyX, the virtual, artificially intelligent creation of Mark Sagar and his new company, Soul Machines Ltd., looks, sounds, and acts so …

5 Android apps you shouldn't miss this week! - Android Apps Weekly

Welcome to the 208th edition of Android Apps Weekly! Here are the headlines from the last week:<p>Google launched an experimental WebVR app this week. The app lets you play with music. Inside Music shows the various layers of music as balls. Each ball controls a layer of music. Thus, you can turn them …

Apps

This Newly Discovered Ant Has a Metal Spike on Its Head And Was Probably a Vampire

We're glad that thing is trapped in amber.<p>Scientists have discovered a new type of 'hell ant' - a species with terrifying spiky mouthparts reinforced …

Insects

Woman Loses Her Engagement Ring in Garden, Finds It 13 Years Later Wrapped Around a Carrot

Well, this is a new one.<p>In September of 2004, Mary Grams, an 84-year-old woman from Alberta, Canada, lost her engagement ring while doing some yard …

The 10 Most Significant Scientific Discoveries Of the Year (So Far)

The year 2017 has catapulted us into a science-fiction future, from human cell regeneration for growing organs, to banishing genetic disease through …

NIAID

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Australian Grand Prix

10 mega myths about farming to remember on your next grocery run

Most of us don’t spend our days plowing fields or wrangling cattle. We’re part of the 99 percent of Americans who eat food, but don’t produce it. Because of our intimate relationship with food, and because it's so crucial to our health and the environment,people should be very concerned about how …

Agriculture

CT scans find possible tunnel in Mexico's Teotihuacan ruins

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Archaeologists at Mexico's Teotihuacan ruins have found evidence that the city's builders dug a tunnel beneath the Pyramid of the Moon and researchers said one of its purposes may have been to emulate the underworld.<p>The National Institute of Anthropology and History said …

Archaeology

It's Possible to Keep Schrodinger's Cat Alive Without Ever Opening The Box

Just keep shaking it.<p>Researchers have used an artificial atom to show it's possible to keep Schrödinger's cat alive indefinitely, but also accelerate …

Quantum Mechanics

Can This Quantum-Computing Genius Beat Out IBM and Google?

Few people can say they’ve brought about a quantum leap in their field. But if all goes well for Chad Rigetti, this summer he will join them, by …

Quantum Computing

Real Musicians Evaluate Music Made by Artificial Intelligence

This Irish folk algorithm is a surprisingly good original composer.<p>Artificial intelligence has already proven its worth at performing routine tasks. But how good can it be at artistic creativity? A group of researchers at Kingston University and Queen Mary University of London are exploring the …

Artificial Intelligence

Study Reveals New Insights Into a Strange Force That Can Both Pull and Push Objects

Pushing and Pulling<p>If you follow all the strange news about the physics of the universe, you may have already come across the topic of blackbody …

Watch a Simple Experiment Make Sense of Quantum Mechanics

“No One Understands Quantum Mechanics”<p>Quantum mechanics: a branch of physics that is, to many, confusing and misunderstood. It encompasses and deals …

Scientists May Have Found a Simple Solution to a 40-Year-Old Space Mystery

“Sherlocking” our Galaxy<p>While scientists have already uncovered answers to some of the universe’s greatest mysteries, there’s still a great deal we …

Universe

Sofia Coppola’s ‘The Beguiled’ Brings Lust and Female Fury to Cannes

Feminist auteur Sofia Coppola returns to Cannes with an elegantly erotic Southern tale, in which women's passions boil over with dangerous results.<p>In …

Sofia Coppola

Opiate for the Masses: “Game of Thrones” is the latest series to feed our spinoff habit

Waning shows extend their lives with sequels and prequels. Dead ones are born anew. Welcome to TV’s undying lands<p>What a terrific time to be a television viewer who doesn’t believe in letting go.<p>Oh sure, there will always be cancellations and series finales to contend with; we’re smack in the middle …

TV

How the Solar Industry Is Getting Ready for the Great American Eclipse

You've seen the panels. And now you know about solar's incredible potential. Which means you probably have some questions. So let's get to it.<p><b>How do</b> …

Solar Power

Scientists Have Discovered What Really Happens in The Skin When You Have Eczema

One step closer to a cure.<p>For the first time, scientists have pinpointed a bunch of processes that go wrong in the skin for people who have eczema …

Track Down
Quantum Computing

Researchers Just Found a Way to Create Better Bionic Eyes

Easy on the Eyes<p>Anyone who’s ever had a stray eyelash or a piece of dust land in their eye can attest to the pain even the tiniest foreign object can …

Monash University

Neil deGrasse Tyson Pokes Holes In ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2’ And More Of This Summer’s Big Films

Neil deGrasse Tyson is known for throwing cold water on a variety of fictional topics these days, especially when it comes to the science portion of science fiction. So to give him another platform and also get his thoughts about The Rock’s feats of strength, <i>The Late Show</i> asked the astrophysicist …

How Much Do We Really Know About the Speed of Light?

Light-Speed, Explained<p>In one of his videos from earlier this year, YouTuber Joe Scott, host of “Answers With Joe,” takes on the <i>glaring</i> question of …

This Robot Completes a 2-Hour Brain Surgery Procedure in Just 2.5 Minutes

Doc Bot<p>Brain surgery is precision business, and one slip can spell doom for affected patients. Even in one of the most skilled jobs in the world, …

Robotics

Microsoft unveils Surface Laptop and Windows 10 S

In this week's wrap-up, Redmond introduces a surprisingly traditional laptop running a new version of Windows 10 that targets the education market.

Consumer Tech

The best fidgety gadgets that aren't fidget spinners or cubes

Gear & Gadgets

Over 200 Android apps are silently spying everyday on users with ultrasonic beacons

The apps have 'millions of downloads'; some belong to 'reputable' firms like McDonald's and Krispy Kreme.<p>Hundreds of Android apps are surreptitiously …

'I blew it': Warren Buffett laments missing out on Google

Even the world's most famous investor, also known as the Oracle of Omaha, has regrets.<p>Warren Buffett admits he missed the boat on investing in two of today's most successful tech companies: Google (GOOG) and Amazon (AMZN). Both are among the largest companies in the world today.<p>Buffett said he …

Investing

A millennial asked Warren Buffett what value his firm adds — here's what he said

The apparent "millennial" (Loomis' word) wanted to know what value Berkshire offers the companies in which it invests, and by extension the firm's own shareholders. Apple gives the world iPhones, while 3G Capital improves operations, he argued, but what does Berkshire do?<p>The investment conglomerate …

Investing