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Ryuko Matoi from Kill la Kill

Today's Daily Cosplay: <br>Previous Daily Cosplay:<p>September 6, 2016<p>Kill la Kill<p>If you want to support my works and get some special rewards - become my …

These Spooky Space Sounds Compiled by NASA Will Make Your Skin Crawl

Just in time for Halloween.<p>Just in time for the culmination of this year's spooky season, NASA has debuted a playlist of sounds from space. And even …

Scientists have spiders producing enhanced web that can hold a human

The ingenious construction method takes advantage of metabolic processes already active in the arachnids.<p>"We already know that there are biominerals …

Video gamers tasked with helping develop new molecule for controlling CRISPR

A few years ago, a team of researchers at Stanford University launched a video game called <i>Eterna</i>. The game was designed to harness the brain power of …

With the Anthouse Pet Companion Robot, your dog will never be alone

As any dog owner knows, there is nothing sadder than a big pair of puppy dog eyes. It’s a phenomenon that occurs every morning as owners leave for …

SpaceX Spacesuit Looks Just as Otherworldly as You'd Imagine

Elon Musk reveals photo showing sleek white suit with contrasting trim and big tinted visor.<p>SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has released the first picture of the SpaceX spacesuit, and it's just as sleek and otherworldly as you might imagine. The photo, posted on early Wednesday on Musk's Instagram account, …

Space

This Week in Science: August 19 - 25, 2017

For the first time ever, a woman in China is cryogenically frozen<p>The world's first album composed and produced by an AI is unveiled<p>A newly released …

No coding skills required: This Android app allows wannabe cybercriminals to build custom ransomware

A free tool available on hacking forums allows budding hackers to build their own Android ransomware simply by filling out a few forms.<p>A ransomware …

How to cook steaks to medium, medium rare, and medium well

Just a few short blocks from the New York Stock Exchange, another Wall Street institution sits at its centuries-long perch at the triangular intersection of William and Beaver streets.<p>Delmonico's is widely considered to be one of the very first sit down restaurants in America, born at a time when …

Researchers Used CRISPR to Successfully Increase HIV Resistance in Animals

Engineering a Mutation<p>Of the many diseases that have plagued humanity, HIV is proving to be one of the trickiest to cure. The virus’ ability to …

All of NASA's out-of-this-world images are now in one place

Finding a particular NASA image used to mean digging around a bunch of separate websites. Not anymore!<p>NASA first announced that all of its photo archives would be made available on one easily searchable website in late March. But an interview with some of the minds behind the merger, courtesy of …

Archives

Science hero Neil deGrasse Tyson delivers his most inspiring message yet

Scientific discovery has transformed the world, bringing us life-saving medicine, globe-trotting transportation, and the powerful, tiny computer …

As Strong As Morphine: This Natural Painkiller Grows in Your Backyard

From injury to disease, pain is a very common ailment or symptom that can take down the toughest of the tough. It’s so prevalent that we are seeing a …

Pain

First CRISPR Human Trial Approved in the U.S.

An advisory panel at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has approved a proposal to use the gene-editing technology CRISPR on human cells. It’s …

Jennifer Doudna, inventor of gene editing technology CRISPR Cas9, is coming to Disrupt

Berkeley professor of chemistry and molecular and cell biology and the inventor of the revolutionary CRISPR Cas9 gene editing technology Jennifer Doudna is going to join us for the first time on our Disrupt stage in SF this September.<p>We’ll chat with Doudna about her discovery of a tool called Cas9 …

Want to Get Into Tabletop RPGs? Here Are 6 Games to Get You Ready

Plenty of io9 readers are already obsessed with role-playing games; to you guys, we say take five. It’s the rest of you that we’re talking to, those …

Velano Vascular raises $17 million for a needle-free blood draw device

Blood drawing and testing may have been tainted by the Theranos scandal last year, but that hasn’t kept investors from backing Velano Vascular. The San Francisco-based startup, which has developed a needle-free device to draw blood, today announced a new investment of $17 million. This technology …

​DNA data storage landmark: Now it's 215 petabytes per gram or over 100 million movies

Synthetic DNA could be the answer to the world's accelerating data-storage needs, and now researchers have shown that it can have a much higher …

Genetics

This Speck of DNA Contains a Movie, a Computer Virus, and an Amazon Gift Card

Meet the storage format that never goes obsolete.<p>In 1895, the Lumiere Brothers—among the first filmmakers in history released a movie called <i>The Arrival of a Train at La Ciotat Station</i>. Just 50 seconds long, it consists of a silent, unbroken, monochrome shot of a train pulling into a platform full …

Genetics

Why Frequent Sex Makes for Happier Humans

In social science, it’s not enough to know <i>that</i> things happen, but <i>why</i> they happen. Like, for instance, the finding that having sex once a week makes …

Psychology

Scientists Uncover Genes That May Help Combat Aging and Disease

“Late-Life Cyclers”<p>Scientists and physicians alike agree that the circadian cycle, an organism’s “biological clock,” plays an important role in …

Marijuana *might* not be safe to smoke because of bacteria and fungus, according to research

Well, this is a bummer: Some marijuana is full of bacteria and fungus that makes it unsafe to smoke, according to new research.<p>California researchers …

20 Years After Dolly the Sheep, What Have We Learned About Cloning?

Today marks the 20th anniversary of the announcement of Dolly the sheep, the first mammal cloned from an adult cell. Her creation left a lasting …

Genetics

First Gene Drive in Mammals Could Aid Vast New Zealand Eradication Plan - MIT Technology Review

Scientists working in coördination with a U.S. conservation group say they’ve established an evolution-warping technology called a “gene drive” in …

Reason why you can use The Pirate Bay, ExtraTorrent, RARBG, Torrentz2 and others more freely in 2017

You can now use The Pirate Bay, ExtraTorrent, RARBG, Torrentz2, YTS.ag, 1337x, TorrentProject, EZTV.ag, TorrentDownloads, Limetorrents.cc, Can I …

The experimental gene therapy treatment that helped one woman fight cancer

<i>February is National Cancer Prevention Month. It's a disease that more than a million Americans are diagnosed with each year, according to the National Cancer Institute. This morning in our special series "War on Cancer," TODAY takes a look at the latest advances in the fight against this deadly</i> …

Genetically-modified humans: what is CRISPR and how does it work?

Targeted, genetic modification in humans is no longer in the realm of science fiction. Both the UK and US governments have approved the use of a …

Automatic Coloring Site Can Colorize Your Manga Drawings - Interest

Manga software developer Taizan unveiled his PaintsChainer automatic coloring software on Twitter on Friday. On the PaintsChainer website, users can …

Ibuprofen for people with back pain has no significant effect - new study

Common over-the-counter painkillers such as ibuprofen makes hardly any difference for people suffering from back pain, scientists have said.<p>A new study found that only one in six patients treated with non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, known as NSAIDs, achieve any significant reduction in …

Pain

We Might Finally Know What Triggered Living Cells to Evolve For The First Time

Breaking out from the primordial soup.<p>Modern science has advanced significantly over the last couple of decades. We’ve managed to answer several of …