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Crusading former Pentagon chief says nuke danger is growing

WASHINGTON (AP) — Late in a life lived unnervingly near the nuclear abyss, William J. Perry is on a mission to warn of a "real and growing danger" of …

Smart Bandage Has Embedded Electronics To Track And Treat Your Wound

A hydrogel bandage with bonded electronics can automatically deliver medicine to a wound when necessary.<p>Researchers from MIT have developed a new type of bandage that incorporates electronics and drug reservoirs to monitor and care for a wound. The durable hydrogel bandage is supple and flexible, …

U.S. Health Care Is on the Cusp of Bundled Payments

Close to 50 years ago, in March 1967, a landmark article described how to change the unit of analysis in medical care from an individual service to a medical episode. It’s a simple concept, after all: Instead of looking at and analyzing a set of seemingly disjointed services, group them into an …

Health Care

Data to become new profit centre for car makers

With all cars expected to be connected by 2025, car makers will begin to battle over ownership of in-car behavioural data<p>New cars have become far more than just a means of getting from A to B thanks to the connectivity that is being built into them.<p>With more and more of these connected cars having …

Internet of Things

An unspoken option if climate talks fail: Geoengineering

PARIS (AP) — It's the option climate negotiators here are loath to talk about.<p>What if they fail to curb global warming and the environment gets so …

Bourdain's First Book With Roads & Kingdoms Is a Food Guidebook

Just eat.<p>Two words that encapsulate Anthony Bourdain’s approach to travel and appreciation of other cultures. Want a better understanding of the …

Roads

Clinton seeks crackdown for those breaking Wall Street rules

WASHINGTON (AP) — Just days before the first Democratic debate, Hillary Rodham Clinton released a series of proposals aimed at cracking down on bad …

Forbes Welcome

How blue whales bulk up on tiny krill

<b>Washington</b>: The blue whale is the largest creature on Earth and perhaps the biggest that ever lived, so it is no surprise it has a huge appetite. But …

Water on the red planet: Nasa reveals major discovery – in pictures

View images of Martian briny flows of water from analysed spectral data from the CRISM instrument onboard Nasa’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter

Mars

Nepal mulls Everest age and disability restrictions

<b>The Nepalese government is considering banning anyone deemed too young or too old or with a severe disability from climbing Mount Everest.</b><p>A spokesman said under new proposals, no-one younger than 18 or older than 75 would be allowed to climb.<p>The ministry of tourism could also insist that all …

Researchers draft the first comprehensive tree of life

It's very poetic to talk about a tree of life, where every species can trace its roots, but actually <i>illustrating</i> this tree is no mean feat when Earth has been home to at least 2.3 million known species. However, scientists have finally given it a shot. They've published the first draft of a …

Duke University

'Invisibility cloak' could turn beer bellies into six-packs

Ultra-thin skin created by US scientists can be laid over 3D shapes to make them look flat using thousands of nanoscale dots to reflect light<p>Harry Potter donned his to explore Hogwarts undetected, but an invisibility cloak made by US scientists could find a far more pressing use: making beer …

Nanotech

Self-driving cars: from 2020 you will become a permanent backseat driver

Driverless cars will revolutionise motoring, claim the manufacturers. But is the greatest danger that they will be too safe?<p>In the BMW museum at the company’s solidly futuristic headquarters, next to the old Olympic stadium site in Munich, you can view a century of evolving mechanical desire. BMW …

Autonomous Cars

Photograph: AP<p>Adam Driver as Kylo Ren in Star Wars: The Force Awakens.<p>84<p>http://media.guim.co.uk/4e0a52f4edd8e12afb960a2f46ff3152bcb3b68e/327_0_1430_858/140.jpg<p>140<p>Photograph: Film Frame/AP<p>Daisey Ridley as Rey, left, and John Boyega as Finn, in a scene from Star Wars: The Force …

US oil output set for sharpest fall since 1992, says industry body

<b>The International Energy Agency (IEA) has predicted US oil output next year will see the steepest fall since 1992 thanks to low oil prices.</b><p>US oil production has increased to a record high in recent years as high prices made investment worthwhile.<p>Prices halved over the past year as demand fell in …

Snakebite antidote is running out

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/1191000/1191980_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524624717_1c2bf995b9c6391d7f505d87ec0e3eac<p><b>The world is running out of one of the most effective snakebite treatments, putting tens of thousands of lives at risk, warn experts.</b><p>Medicins Sans …

Fender Goes Digital So You Don’t Quit Guitar

Ninety percent of people trying to learn guitar quit in the first year. That’s a big problem for the musical instrument industry, but also a big opportunity for one of the top guitar makers — Fender. If Fender can use digital tools like a new tuner app it’s building to keep musicians engaged, it …

Guitar

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

12 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like …

Creativity

NASA's prettiest spaceship yet will take actual photos of alien worlds

PlanetQuest is NASA's effort to search for new Earths, exoplanets like ours that would probably contain life too. They're doing some really cool …