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How to ghost your internet provider with a secret IP address

Two new projects just launched that could hinder internet-service providers’ ability to eavesdrop on their customers, helping internet users protect …

Information Security

Battling skin cancer with a piece of tape instead of a scalpel

Put down the scalpel and bring out the tape.<p>That’s the prescription from La Jolla’s DermTech, which offers skin tests for melanoma using a special …

I Tried Direct Neurofeedback and the Results Surprised Me

Transhumanism—the movement of using science and technology to improve the human being—covers many different fields of research. There are exoskeleton …

The Brain

Here Are The Top 10 Most Unnecessary Medical Treatments, According to Scientists

Way too much of a good thing!<p>A recent literature study on medical care in the US has put forward ten diagnostic procedures and treatments that were …

Medicine

Is This the Most Romantic Restaurant in the World?

<i>Originally published by Travel + Leisure</i><p>There are few experiences more memorable (or romantic) than eating a delicious meal while surrounded by a …

Manuka Honey May Be the Next Powerhouse Natural Ingredient

It has impressive healing, soothing, and bacteria-battling powers.<p><b>This article was originally published in the February 2017 issue of ELLE.</b><p>Honey, that sticky, delicious goodness produced by bees, has been used by humans for thousands of years—and not just to satisfy a sweet tooth. It appears in …

'Concierge' docs offer 24/7 access, spa treatments and more — for a price

Every Saturday morning, dozens of cyclists and walkers gather in Redlands outside a restored Victorian to exercise with Dr. Steven Wilson.<p>With its huge bike rack and organic vegetable garden out back, it's not what you'd expect from your primary care doctor's office.<p>But this isn't your typical …

Slick Alien-Horned 3D Sculptures Seem to Spin Forever

‘BLOOMS 2’ is here to entice, astonish, and make you excited about math.<p>With a tessellating texture and self-moving body that hops into action as if balanced on a turntable, an elegant 3D sculpture dazzles with its pristine mathematical design. Engineered by the technically-deft John Edmark, the …

Sculpture