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The IceCube Neutrino Detector at the South Pole Hits Paydirt

A single subatomic collision has opened a new door in astronomyAfter 3.9 billion years of hurtling unhindered through the vast reaches of the …

Physics

The Muslim Evil-Eye Amulet Discovered in a Jerusalem Parking Lot

A fascinating little amulet found in Jerusalem is a reminder of the long worldwide obsession with warding off the evil eye.<p>Every few months, it …

Archaeology

Google is helping users limit targeted ads

Facebook isn't the only one offering tighter controls over ad privacy. Google has introduced a revamped Ad Settings that should make it easier to both learn how ads target you and, more importantly, to reduce that targeting. You now see all the ad targeting factors in one view, with both …

This $40 box instantly adds gigabit Ethernet anywhere in your home

If you thought having wired gigabit internet in your home was just a dream, think again. You don’t need to pay some company $1,000 to run Cat6 …

Wi-Fi

Bosch jet thruster blasts your motorcycle out of a skid

Modern motorcycles have gained safety features like antilock brakes and even (experimental) self-balancing, but riders still highly exposed in crashes. Bosch is trying to stop accidents in the first place in a crazy new way: using jet thrusters. Let's say you've leaned into a steep curve, hit a …

These Lizards Are Full of Green Blood That Should Kill Them

They somehow seem to have evolved this weird trait several times.<p>In 1969, two biologists wrote about three lizards from New Guinea whose insides were green. The color ranged from a deep blue-green to a vivid lime hue, and it was everywhere. The lizards’ bodies, when dissected, revealed green bones, …

NHS preparing to offer ‘game-changing’ cancer treatment

The NHS is preparing to fast-track a “game-changing” cancer treatment into hospitals, its chief executive has said, calling for the manufacturers to help by setting an affordable price.<p>Simon Stevens said CAR-T therapy, which has been licensed in the US but not yet in the UK, could be approved for …

Cancer

Einstein's 'Spooky Action' Has Just Been Demonstrated on a Massive Scale For The First Time

This is blowing our minds.<p>For the first time, scientists have managed to show quantum entanglement – which Einstein famously described as "spooky …

Swedish archaeologists uncover brutal 5th century massacre

Archaeologists in Sweden have uncovered startling evidence of a massacre more than 1500 years ago, when the inhabitants of a small village were struck down in their houses or as they fled along the street, and their bodies left to rot where they fell – with their treasures including beautiful …

Archaeology

Apple is now replacing batteries for cheaper MacBook Pro laptops

Apple is replacing batteries on a number of MacBook Pro laptops.<p>As first spotted by MacRumors, Apple said on Friday that certain 13-inch MacBook Pro laptops without the Touch Bar, made between October 2016 and 2017, have a component that could cause the computer's built-in battery to swell.<p>Apple …

MacBook Pro

Physicists Just Discovered an Entirely New Type of Superconductivity

"No one thought this was possible in solid materials."<p>One of the ultimate goals of modern physics is to unlock the power of superconductivity, where …

Elon Musk's brain implant start-up reportedly planned to test on animals

Neuralink, a company cofounded by Elon Musk that aims to develop brain implants for boosting people's mental capabilities, had plans to test products …

San Francisco

Stephen Hawking submitted a final scientific paper 2 weeks before he died — and it could lead to the discovery of a parallel universe

Stephen Hawking submitted his final scientific paper just a week and a half before he died, and it lays the theoretical groundwork for discovering a parallel universe.<p>Hawking, who died Wednesday at 76, was coauthor to a mathematical paper that seeks proof of the "multiverse" theory, which posits …

'Proton' battery uses cheap carbon instead of lithium

A big challenge for the EV and renewable energy revolution is that the much-needed batteries are made from lithium, a relatively rare and pricey metal. Rather than focusing on other metals like magnesium, a team of scientists from RMIT University in Melbourne have figured it out to build …

Black holes might be portals to alternate universes

Black holes are called “black holes” for a reason. No one knows what lies beyond that impenetrable darkness, and there is no spacecraft in existence …

Ancient cave paintings turn out to be by Neanderthals, not modern humans

A new analysis shows ancient cave paintings were too old to have been painted by modern humans<p>A new discovery that Neanderthals were painting cave walls more than 64,000 years ago has anthropologists rethinking the history of art. Found deep in Spanish caves, the rock art was once thought to be the …

Disney’s lawsuit against Redbox may have backfired

Disney's attempt to prevent Redbox from buying its discs for rental and resale may have blown up in the House of Mouse's face. <i>The Hollywood Reporter</i> describes how District Court Judge Dean Pregerson sided with Redbox to shoot down a Disney-mandated injunction. In addition, Pregerson contended that …

3D-printed smartphone microscope is good enough for scientists

Your smartphone could soon be a fully functional microscope capable of examining samples as small as 1/200th of a millimeter. Australian researchers have developed a clip-on device that requires no external light or power sources to produce a clear picture of microscopic organisms and cells from …

This Is the Amount of Money You Need to Be Happy, According to Research

It may be lower than you think<p>Money really can buy happiness, as it turns out — but you might not need as much as you think.<p>A large analysis …

Latin America

Uber’s new CEO could probably win at 10 dimensional chess

The courtroom has been cleared, the lights are off in the spillover room on the 19th floor and the initial takes are in on the Uber vs. Waymo trial.<p>Uber will give Alphabet, the parent company of both Waymo and the search giant Google, some $244 million worth of stock, and agree to ensure that no …

Intellectual Property

Supreme Court Pass Means Pennsylvania Must Redraw Congressional Maps In 10 Days

<b>Updated at 4:08 p.m. ET</b><p>Pennsylvania will soon have new congressional maps.<p>The United States Supreme Court has decided not to block a state court ruling requiring Pennsylvania's Legislature to immediately redraw its legislative boundaries.<p>Pennsylvania's state Supreme Court had previously ruled those …

This $6 electronics screwdriver repair kit belongs in your toolbox

<b>Update:</b> This deal has expired.<p>The Intey Magnetical Precision 58-piece Electronics Repair Tool Set falls to just $5.52 when you use code <b>JM7NB3HC</b> at …

Intel is making smart glasses that actually look good

Exclusive first look at Vaunt, which uses retinal projection to put a display in your eyeball<p>The most important parts of Intel’s new Vaunt smart glasses are the pieces that were left out.<p>There is no camera to creep people out, no button to push, no gesture area to swipe, no glowing LCD screen, no …

Wearable Tech

New Blood Test For Alzheimer's Is So Precise It Could Predict It 30 Years Ahead

It was accurate in 90% of patients tested.<p>Scientists have developed a new blood test where a tiny drop of blood could be enough to predict the onset …

Want to Fall in Love With Your Partner Again? Science Says to Ask Them These 36 Questions

Love is more than a feeling; it's a choice.<p>Relationships are hard. They can bring out the best in us, yes, but also the worst. They test the very essence of our beings: our capacity for forgiveness; our ability to trust (both ourselves and another); the true extent of our self-love; the strength of …

Relationships

We spend less time on Facebook, but it still makes loads of money

The past few weeks haven't been easy for Facebook. After announcing an overhaul to its News Feed earlier this month, one that places emphasis on people's interactions over content from brands, the company has been taking heat for its new approach. Not only because Facebook is leaving publishers who …

There's No Way Mueller Will Indict Trump

Those hoping the special counsel will prosecute the president are engaging in fantasy.<p>The latest revelations about President Trump have, once again, excited the interest of the public, leading to speculation that Special Counsel Robert Mueller may have amassed sufficient evidence to charge the …

Donald Trump

Scientists Discover a Bone-Deep Risk for Heart Disease

It’s been one of the vexing questions in medicine: Why is it that most people who have heart attacks or strokes have few or no conventional risk factors?<p>These are patients with normal levels of cholesterol and blood pressure, no history of smoking or diabetes, and no family history of …

Medical Research

Captured USS Pueblo displayed as N. Korean propaganda prize

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Fifty years after it was seized by North Korea, the USS Pueblo is the only U.S. Navy ship held captive by a foreign …

In an Unexpected Move, Amazon Just Made Its Biggest Announcement Since Acquiring Whole Foods

This could be the biggest thing since self-driving cars.<p>There are no cashiers. There aren't even checkout lanes. And there definitely aren't any lines.<p>At Amazon's new grocery store, you just grab stuff off the shelves, bag it yourself and walk out. Everything gets automatically charged to your …

eCommerce