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Scientists have found a way to photograph people in 3D through walls using Wi-Fi

This fact is easy to take for granted, yet it's the reason we can surf the web using a wireless router located in another room.<p>But not all of that microwave radiation makes it to (or from) our phones, tablets, and laptops. Routers scatter and bounce their signal off objects, illuminating our homes …

Why These Researchers Think Dinosaurs Were Merely Minutes Away From Avoiding Extinction

Incredible bad luck.<p>From our standpoint 66 million years later, it's easy to assume the demise of the dinosaurs was an inevitability.<p>But an …

Earth Science

A growing human-made bubble in space could be great news for our future on this planet

Humans aren't just changing the surface of Earth, we're also changing the space around us. We've created a bubble around Earth that NASA probes discovered. It's invisible to the naked eye but could prove incredibly useful in the near future for our way of life.<p><b>Follow Tech Insider:</b>On Facebook

Two Physicists Say Time Travel Is Mathematically Possible

<i>Our editors delve into Curiosity's top stories every day on a podcast that's shorter than your commute. Click here to listen and learn — in just a</i> …

Physics

How to protect your computer against the ransomware attack

Microsoft reneges on update policy to push out patch for unsupported Windows XP and Windows 8 to help defend against ransomware attack<p>Friday’s ransomware outbreak, which used recently revealed weaknesses in Microsoft’s Windows operating system to spread further and faster than any before, has …

Ransomware

A giant lava lamp inside the Earth might be flipping the planet's magnetic field

If you could travel back in time 41,000 years to the last ice age, your compass would point south instead of north. That’s because for a period of a …

Earth Science

Does A Black Hole Die If It Has No Fuel?

If black holes are in the centers of galaxies, can the black hole die if it does not suck anything?<p>Black holes are indeed at the centers of every large galaxy like our own Milky Way, and our Milky Way’s black hole is a good example of ‘normal’ black hole behavior, at least for galaxies living near …

Physicists outline 10 different dimensions and how you’d experience them

Does string theory excite you? Mathematically, it holds up. Aspects about it suggest not one but several different dimensions, ones we’re not …

Physics

The Next Phase Of Human Evolution Could Include Immortality

People may merge with machines.<p>What will humans be like in 1,000 years? They will likely be taller, bionic and maybe even immortal.<p>TechInsider looked at the possible future of the human race after another 10 centuries of evolution and found people and machines could literally join together ― …

15 Foods You Should Never, Ever Eat

Hard-and-fast food rules are made to be broken. But some common foods are seriously bad for you. "It doesn't mean you'll get sick, get cancer, or die …

Millions of Android Devices Could Be Secretly Spying on Users, Researchers Claim

Researchers believe some popular smartphones may be listening a little too closely to your activities.<p>A team from the German Technical University of …

Scientists studying cancer stumble on 'breakthrough' in search for baldness cure

A cream or ointment may soon cure baldness or stop hair turning grey, a new study suggests.<p>The cells that makes hairs and turns it grey was accidentally discovered by US scientists as they explored how certain cancer tumours form.<p>The breakthrough could one day identify possible treatments for …

Ask Ethan: How Far Is The Edge Of The Universe From The Farthest Galaxy?

When we look out into the Universe, there’s light everywhere we can see, for as far as our telescopes are capable of looking. But at some point, there’s a limit to what we’ll encounter. One limit is set by the cosmic structure that forms in the Universe: we can only see the stars, galaxies, etc., …

Equations

The New Antiaging Superfood You Should Be Eating Every Day

Living<p>The Of-The-Moment Superfood That Will Make Your Workouts So Much More Effective<p>Living<p>Jaime King Gets Real About Prioritizing Her Mental And …

Anti-aging

Turns Out The Powerhouse of Our Cells Could Be Running at a Scorching 50°C

Wha??<p>A surprising new study suggests that mitochondria, the 'powerhouse of the cell', actually run at a temperature that's far warmer than the human …

Biology

These wings are called “irresistible” for a reason

Back in the early 1980s, I came up with a chicken wing recipe. It started as a refrigerator-clearing exercise, using a little of this and that from …

Recipes

Researchers Have Finally Uncovered a Key Mechanism Behind Devastating Autoimmune Diseases

Why our cells turn against us.<p>Researchers have discovered how certain molecules in the body can cause autoimmune diseases, showing the first …

Immunotherapy

Gene-Editing Technology Has Successfully Targeted Cancer's "Command Centre"

CRISPR is killing it.<p>The CRISPR gene-editing tool has already shown a lot of potential for helping doctors treat the most stubborn diseases, and now …

What's The Largest Galaxy In The Universe?

Our Milky Way contains some 400 billion stars, spanning 100,000 light years in diameter.<p>Yet compared to other galaxies, it’s not even especially large.<p>In our own local group, the Andromeda galaxy is significantly larger, reaching 220,000 light years across.<p>Interacting spiral galaxies can have their …

Universe

Does fasting on alternate days work? A new study weighs in

<b>(CNN) —</b> Whether you watch what you eat by counting your daily calories or practicing intermittent fasting, either approach can be effective for weight loss, a new obesity study suggests.<p>Intermittent or alternate-day fasting requires routinely alternating between eating little or no food and then …

Holistic Medicine

Fuel from CO2? Experiment brings it a step closer to reality

It won't immediately solve our energy woes, but does increase our control over light-induced chemical reactions.<p>April 28, 2017 —A YouTube video …

How to photograph the night sky like a pro

Gear up and look up<p>It’s a familiar story for those of a certain generation: As a kid growing up in the 1960s, Roger N. Clark was inspired by the NASA space program. By the time he was in junior high, he built his own reflecting telescope (grinding the primary mirror himself, no less). Clark pursued …

We May Have Uncovered the First Ever Evidence of the Multiverse

Too Cold<p>For years, scientists have been baffled by a weird anomaly far away in space: a mysterious “Cold Spot” about 1.8 billion light-years across. …

This anti-inflammatory food pyramid will help you build the ultimate healthy diet

Inflammation is right up there with sugar in terms of scary wellness words. You’ve probably heard the laundry list of ailments it’s tied to: acne, …

This Guy Gorged On Fish For A Year To See If Omega-3 Really Boosts Your Health

"All that fish I ate."<p>You've probably heard some buzz about "omega-3" fatty acids promising all sorts of health benefits. It's the kind of buzz that led 18.8 million American adults to take omega-3 fish oil supplements in 2012, and helped created a global omega-3 industry worth more than $30 …

27 Lifesaving Charts For Anyone Who Loves Baking

Learn everything about ingredient substitutions, easy conversions, and much more.

Bacteria May be Reason Some Foods Cause Heart Disease, Stroke

Researchers trying to figure out how meat causes heart disease came up with another possible explanation Monday: an essential nutrient found in meat and eggs might be a culprit.<p>They found evidence that choline may feed gut bacteria that in turn produce a compound that makes blood sticky and prone …

Joy Bauer's Drop 10 TODAY grocery list

This list provides the ingredients you’ll need to follow the Drop 10 Meal Plan. Before heading to the store, be sure to review the food plan (breakfast, lunch and dinner) and figure out which meals and recipes you will — and will not — be eating so you can cross off unnecessary items.</i> …

Nutrition

Mesmerizing maps show where the most educated Americans live

Kyle Walker, an assistant professor of geography at Texas Christian University, has created an interactive dot map visualizing US neighborhoods by educational attainment.<p>Each dot represents between 25-500 people over the age of 25, and each is color-coded based on how far those people have gone in …

A Map of Human History, Hidden in DNA

The computational biologist John Novembre uses our genetic code to rewrite the history of humanity.<p>QUANTA MAGAZINE: What got you thinking about …