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Nasa twins to embark on year-long space experiment

Scott Kelly has found an unusual way to maintain a youthful advantage over his twin brother Mark. Next month, he will blast off on a year-long mission on board the International Space Station, a journey that will have one unintended consequence. During his 12 months in space, Scott will age less …

Space Science

Apira Science's iGrow: lasers in the service of ending baldness

For men and women who are losing their hair<p>"We have peer-reviewed science!" says Jeff Braile, the president of Apira Science's medical device division the moment I walked up to their booth at CES. Clearly he was familiar with my oeuvre.<p>The company's iGrow laser therapy was approved by the US Food …

5 Predictions For The World In 2039

You will probably live to see a time when we can make backup copies of your brain.<p>Natalia Hatalska says there are two types of people in the world: those “who take one day at a time” and “those who have a vision, look far ahead [and] see its opportunities and threats.” She puts herself in the …

Tiger draws more attention to story

Tiger Woods in a small way can relate to us (formerly) ink-stained golf scribes. He's written his own column for a website, and in addition to the …

How to add a dedicated number row to the Google Keyboard

It takes a few steps, but the Google Keyboard has some useful options tucked inside<p>Here's one of those things that's been around for a little bit, …