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The world's first glasses-free holographic phone is coming, and it's not from Apple

Forget the iPhone 8 and Galaxy Note 8.<p>RED, the company that makes professional digital cameras for shooting Hollywood movies, is making a …

Galaxy Note

Why does light keep us awake and darkness make us sleepy?

Many of us have heard that going to sleep when it is dark outside is healthy, as light and darkness influence our circadian rhythm. But how exactly …

H2-Oh! Scientists Show Water Can Exist as Two Different Liquids

Forget what you think you know about H2O.<p>Water is one of the most fundamental molecules on Earth, and yet scientists are only just beginning to wrap …

Chemistry

You Can Get Your Whole Genome Sequenced. But Should You?

There are 3 billion ways for something to go wrong with your DNA. But diseases caused by an error to a single gene—what geneticists call "big ticket" …

MIT already has your flying car in miniature form

Some drones fly, others drive. Those that can do both, however, can reach places other machines can't, making them ideal for search and rescue -- or package delivery. That's why a team from MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) have developed a fleet of autonomous …

Flying Car

A group of Dutch children may sue their sperm donor father on grounds that they 'should not exist'

Midway through the BBC's write-up of this strange case is this doozy of a sentence:<p>As the father of a child and a resident of the perverse plane of existence in which we all find ourselves, I must object to the potentially dangerous precedent that could be set here.<p>If you can sue a lying sperm …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Trump's Fiscal Plans for NASA

While the space agency would see cuts across most of its programs, it has been spared the worst compared to the government’s other research agencies.<p>The White House’s newly released budget request for NASA includes cuts across most of the space agency’s programs, representing a nearly 3-percent …

Space Science

Is Intelligence Genetic?

A study has found 52 genes responsible for intelligence, raising questions.<p><b>By Raffaele Ferrari, UCL</b><p>Exactly what constitutes intelligence, and to what …

Genetics

Scientists can see through walls with Wi-Fi to create 3D holograms

Wi-Fi is everywhere — and as the electromagnetic waves are beamed out from routers to connect our devices to the internet, they also travel through …

​History rewritten, with Europe the birthplace of mankind

The history of human evolution continues to evolve.<p>Up until now, experts have believed human lineage split from apes some 7 million years ago in Africa. But now scientists have traced the first hominid species to Europe instead some 7.2 million years ago.<p>An international team of researchers shook …

Evolution

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New technology could produce babies from skin cells - and that's a problem

Washington D.C., Dec 20, 2017 / 12:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Within the next 10-20 years, a new and controversial fertility technology called in vitro …

Genetics

World's thinnest hologram paves path to new 3-D world

An Australian-Chinese research team has created the world's thinnest hologram, paving the way towards the integration of 3D holography into everyday …

A Teen Created the World's Lightest Satellite & NASA Is Going to Launch It

Tiny Space Cube<p>Not very many people can claim that they’ve sent something they made into space. One of those who will soon be sending his own …

Space Exploration

Stem cell breakthroughs bring unlimited supply of lab-made blood closer

For the first time ever, blood-producing stem cells have been generated in a lab. Two separate teams of researchers have come up with differing …

Cell Biology

A Teenager Just Built The World's Lightest Satellite - And NASA's Launching It

What a legend.<p>An Indian teenager has won an international competition to build a functioning satellite, and not only has he produced what is …

Space Exploration

The World's First Floating Light Rail

Seattle built some of the longest highway bridges that float on water. Soon, one of them will carry a train system, too.<p>Seattle already has the world’s longest floating bridge, and next month, it’s going one step further: building the world’s first floating light rail line.<p>The undertaking is part …

19 of the coolest images from NASA's Operation IceBridge

Ice ice baby<p>In 2009, NASA’s Ice, Cloud, and Land Elevation Satellite (ICESat) stopped taking pictures after six years in orbit. ICESat-2 wasn't going to pick up the slack until 2015—and the project has since been delayed until 2018. That's a long time in the life of Earth’s rapidly changing polar …

Antarctica

AeroMobil starts taking pre-orders for its ‘first edition’ flying car

Flying-car company AeroMobil revealed its new model today, and is set to start taking pre-orders for the limited first edition run of the hybrid vehicle. The company had promised to offer a commercially available flying car in 2017, and this somewhat makes good on that promise, though pre-orders …

Flying Car

This Dirt-Cheap Drug May Help You Survive A Heart Attack

Metoprolol is a dirt-cheap drug found in the cabinets of grandpas and migraine sufferers across the world. The beta-blocker is a sturdy, reliable medication that’s been on the market for decades. And, it turns out, the entire time it’s been out there, it may have held the key to help surviving …

Medicine