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The secrets of color-changing chameleons revealed

Scientists studying chameleon skin have discovered the secret to the lizards' color-changing prowess: Rather than relying purely on pigments, the animals use photonic nanocrystals in their skin to manipulate light with exquisite precision.<p>The findings, described in the journal Nature …

Brazil’s nutrition wisdom: No junk food, no eating alone

For years, U.S. nutritional policy has been flailing. You’ve probably already heard about the somewhat revolutionary recommendations on cholesterol …

Nutrition

FCC adopts historic Internet rules

The FCC has passed a historic measure to more strictly regulate the Internet.<p>The new rules, based on the principles of "net neutrality," act to provide equal opportunity for Internet speeds and access to websites.<p>The central question was whether network owners -- like Comcast (CMCSA) or Time Warner …

Net Neutrality

‘Big Brain’ Gene Found in Humans, But Not in Chimps

A single gene may have helped pave the way for the rise of human intelligence by dramatically increasing the number of neurons found in a key brain region.<p>This gene seems to be uniquely human: It is found in modern-day humans, Neanderthals and another branch of extinct humans called Denisovans, but …

Evolution

Baddest Bug: C. Diff Hits Half a Million Americans

More than 450,000 Americans get infected with the deadly bug Clostridium difficile each year, according to a new report. And almost all cases are caused by the overuse of antibiotics.<p>“C. difficile was responsible for almost half a million infections and was associated with approximately 29,000 …

Microbiology

SpaceX Has Pinpointed The Problem That Caused The Falcon9 Rocket To Crash Land

On Saturday, January 10, we deemed SpaceX's most recent rocket landing test a success because, although the rocket landed too hard, it successfully maneuvered its way to a tiny floating target in a vast ocean from 50 miles above the surface.<p>But that wasn't the hoped-for success of the landing — …

Space Travel

Ready For The iPhone 7? Get This Smartphone Designed To Last A Decade And Forget All About It

Do we really need all that wasteful consumerism that comes with the 18-month device upgrade cycle?<p>Worldwide, more than 1.8 billion mobile phones were sold last year–most replacing devices that were less than two years old. The average smartphone owner upgrades every 18 months.<p>Is it possible to …

Here’s How Nvidia’s New Tegra X1 Stacks Up To The K1 And Apple A8X On Paper

Nvidia’s new Tegra X1 mobile chipset is a veritable beast: It’s able to provide almost two times the graphics performance of the iPad Air 2’s A8X while also consuming just about the same amount of power, and it’s already in production, meaning tablets sporting the X1’s graphical prowess should be …

IPad Air

Six Good Reasons To Reject A Resume

The job market is not the friendliest. It’s still pretty brutal for a lot of people. Employers are quite delusional in the composition of their Help Wanted ads. The good news is that we know that underneath all that keyword-encrusted bluster, they actually need people to run their shops. They can’t …

10 Simple Hacks For Packing A Suitcase

Packing for a long trip can be problematic: you don't want to bring along too much and have to lug around a heavy bag, but you also don't want to pack too little and end up forgetting a crucial item.<p>Here are 10 tips to make packing easy.<p>1. Roll clothing up and then use air-compression plastic bags …

Clothing
Small Business

Superior Syrup: 11 Maple Experts You Need to Know About

Everyone has an old bottle or two of maple syrup sitting in their fridge, ready to deploy whenever waffles or pancakes are in the offering — but the …

Sunday Brunch: Eggs Sardou (New Orleans-Style Poached Eggs With Creamed Spinach, Artichokes, and Hollandaise)

<b>Editor's note:</b> Each Saturday morning we bring you a Sunday Brunch recipe. Why on Saturday? So you have time to shop and prepare for tomorrow.<p>More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>If there's one thing you can say about New Orleans chefs, it's that they know how to …

Citrus moscato sangria recipe

Citrus moscato sangria<p>Rate this recipe<p>107 ratings<p>Author: Layla Pujol<p>OUR LATEST RECIPES<p>Yield: For 6-8 people<p>Refreshing citrus moscato sangria recipe …

Argentina Scientists Are Now Attaching Backpacks To Collect Cow Farts

Scientists in Argentina may have just the answer to combat global warming.<p>With cows being responsible for up to 25 percent of the methane gas released in the US each year, a group of scientists at Argentina's National Institute of Agricultural Technology is now attaching backpacks to cows to …

Sharp Rise In MERS Cases May Mean The Virus Is Evolving

There's growing concern that the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome may have entered a new phase in the way it's spreading in Saudi Arabia.<p>The country has reported a sharp uptick in MERS cases over the past week. Since the deadly respiratory virus was first detected in September 2012, a total of 244 …

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The Quantified Other: Nest And Fitbit Chase A Lucrative Side Business

Last year Karl Dalal walked more than 1.5 million steps around Houston, each step tracked by the Fitbit Zip that was clipped to his clothes. “I wear it religiously,” he says. “And so does my wife.” A big reason he cared enough to keep it on was that someone else was tracking those steps, too: his …

The Selfish, Robot-Centric Case Against Manned Exploration: Underwater Edition

A little more than two years ago, James Cameron plunged 6.8 miles downward, becoming the first explorer to plumb the depths of the Marianas Trench alone.<p>Correction: It was the first time that a human explored that underwater valley solo. At least three different remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) …

How It Works: The Inner Earth

Know your planet!<p>Plate tectonics—the theory that explains the sinking, spreading, and slip-sliding of big chunks of Earth’s surface—is a bedrock of geology. But it can’t explain what happens to plates once they sink, or account for the forces that drive many of the planet’s volcanic hotspots. …

Stowaway survives Hawaii flight in jet's wheel well: A 'miracle'

Authorities said it was a "miracle" that a 16-year-old boy from Santa Clara survived a flight from California to Hawaii in the wheel well of a Hawaiian Airlines jet.<p>Security video from San Jose's Mineta International Airport verified that the teen hopped a fence and made his way to Hawaiian …

It’s all about talent, part 2: Eliminating non-compete agreements at tech companies

For the last few years, many leaders in the Massachusetts innovation community have been arguing that non-compete agreements should be eliminated.<p>Article after article has been written in support of putting this policy forward to increase the dynamism of our ecosystem and send a message to the …

NASA-backed SpiderFab robot aims to build 3D-printed spaceship parts in orbit

NASA has always built its spacecraft on Earth, but aerospace startup Tethers Unlimited is hoping to change that process by developing a system that combines 3D printing and robotic assembly to build spaceship parts in orbit. NASA is kicking in $500,000 in funding to the project, called SpiderFab, …

Five wonder materials that could change the world

Materials such as graphene and shrilk are so new that the scientists who discovered them hardly know what to do with them – they only know they might yet transform our lives<p>"The history of materials is a history of mistakes," says Mark Miodownik, a materials scientist at University College London, …

Completely Surreal Photos Of America's Abandoned Malls

An inside look at nine abandoned malls. There is nothing creepier and more fascinating.

Born To Swim?

Try this to trigger one of the cutest reflexes around. Just blow into a baby’s face and watch him or her gulp air, close eyes, and stop whatever they’re doing. Parents have used this as a way to get their little ones to stop crying – but it’s also the path to swimming.<p>The response is what’s known …

Scuba Diving

Starting fire with water

Astronauts on the ISS are experimenting with “supercritical water,” a form of water with a strange property: it can help start fire.<p>When firefighters …

Space

China plans to prove the sceptics wrong

Foreign commentators and local bloggers regularly predict that China is heading for an economic and political crisis. But the country’s leaders are …

China

Surreal landscapes around the world - Telegraph

Yellowstone National Park