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These Mozzarella Sticks Have One Extra Ingredient That Takes Them To A Whole New Level…

Chicken Mozzarella Sticks<p>Save<p>We all know the goodness that is crunchy, crispy, ooey-gooey mozzarella sticks, and I’m sure we all thought it couldn’t …

A Unified Theory Of How Soft, Curved Things Wrinkle

Raisins, fingers, and brains, explained<p>Do your fingertips wrinkle like raisins when you've been in the bath too long? Yes, yes, they do. That's according to a new mathematical attempt at a sort of Unified Theory of Wrinkling. The theory uses the same equation to explain wrinkles on raisins, …

Three-parent babies to be born in Britain as MPs say yes to law change

Doctors will be able to use the DNA of a 'second mother' to fix faulty genetic material in babies at risk of mitochondrial diseases like muscular dystrophy<p>Three-parent babies could be born in Britain as early as next year after MPs voted to change the law to allow the controversial IVF …

Tiny Frogs Contain Big Evolutionary Surprise

Teens who use screens more sleep less

New study shows a clear link between increased use of electronic devices during the day and less sleep at night — but what's causing it?<p>Teenagers who use smartphones, laptops, and tablets more often than their peers take longer to fall asleep and sleep for less time overall, a new study published …

Engineered antibodies grab on to HIV 'spikes' - Futurity

Engineered antibodies are more than 100 times better than our body's own defenses at binding to HIV. The findings could lead to more effective drugs.

US offers companies out-of-this-world opportunity: land rights on the moon

The United States government has taken a new, though preliminary, step to encourage commercial development of the moon.<p>According to documents obtained by Reuters, US companies can stake claims to lunar territory through an existing licensing process for space launches.<p>The Federal Aviation …

Space Exploration

Love Hot Sauce? Your Personality May Be A Good Predictor

A Myers-Briggs personality test can help you determine whether you're an extrovert. But could your love of hot sauce reveal something about your temperament, too?<p>As we have reported, back in the 1980s, a psychology professor at the University of Pennsylvania named Paul Rozin documented a connection …

Earth's Dashboard Is Flashing Red—Are Enough People Listening?

As scientists and much of the public differ on the causes of climate change, the planet keeps getting warmer … and the effects are adding up.<p>Scientists are having trouble convincing the public that people are changing the climate.<p>A Pew Research Center survey, released last week as part of a broader …

Climate Change

Science Is Beautiful: The Human Body Under The Microscope

A new book showcases the magnificent micro-world<p><i>Science Is Beautiful</i>, a new book by Colin Salter, is a compilation of images that show what the human body looks like under a microscope. With an artistic eye, the book showcases cells, microbes, and more. Here are some of our favorite images from</i> …

This ancient star has five Earth-size planets - Futurity

The discovery of five planets the size of Earth near a star that's more than 11 billion years means there's a chance very ancient life exists in the …

Tiny worms test nanoparticles for safety - Futurity

To find out how nanoparticles could affect health and the environment, scientists tested 20 types on nematodes.

Worms

Eero Wants To Replace All Your Wireless Routers

Network setup that's easy and efficient. Could it be real?<p>I'll admit it: for me, setting up networks is kind of a sport. I enjoy getting everything to work just right. But I'm weird that way--for most people, it's kind of a hassle. That's where new networking startup Eero comes in. It wants to …

Nasa rocket launches as three-year soil moisture tracking mission begins

A Nasa satellite lifted off early Saturday on a three-year mission to track the amount of water locked in soil, which may help residents in low-lying regions brace for floods or farmers prepare for drought conditions.<p>A Delta 2 rocket carrying the Soil Moisture Active Passive – or SMAP – satellite …

Space Exploration

Filmmakers Find Dam Removal Has Captured the Public’s Imagination

<b>A year after their award-winning film came out, the DamNation filmmakers share a look at the growing public support for “deadbeat” dam removal in the U.S.</b><p>This past summer, a demolition crew used a battery of explosives to destroy the last section of the 210-foot-tall Glines Canyon Dam on the Elwha …

Conservation

Mind

Cute Killers? Gray Seals Maul, Suffocate Seals and Porpoises, Studies Say

Long thought to be fish-eaters, the big-eyed animals have been observed taking on bigger prey in the North Sea.<p>It seemed a heart-warming sight: two seals apparently frolicking in the sea before slipping below the waves off the German island of Helgoland (map) in 2013.<p>Then an ominous sheet of red …

Marine Mammals

Birds flying in a V take turns in the top spot, study finds

It take a flock to fly. Over grueling, dangerous flights, Northern bald ibises will take turns at the toughest job during their migration -- leading the V-shaped formation, a new study finds.<p>The findings, described in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, shed fresh light on how …

Ouya Is Entering China's Console Market With $10 Million Deal

Over 1000 games to appear on Alibaba's set-top box.<p>Ouya has officially confirmed its $10 million investment from the Alibaba Group, as well as a …

Windows RT is officially dead

Microsoft was left alone as the last manufacturer of Windows RT-based tablets, and now the software giant is no longer producing any RT devices. A Microsoft spokesperson has confirmed to <i>The Verge</i> that the company is no longer manufacturing its Nokia Lumia 2520 Windows RT tablet. "We are no longer …

Wirecard targets summer launch for its wrist-worn digital wallet

Image copyright Screenshot of Wirecard video.Last month, Wirecard unveiled a wristband device that functioned like a digital wallet, storing credit …

Ubisoft Brings Classic Board Game Risk To Xbox One And PS4

Assassin's Creed publisher Ubisoft today released a console version of classic board game Risk for Xbox One and PlayStation 4, calling it the "next generation of strategy game entertainment."<p>Based on the board game, the video game version from Ubisoft is available now and sells for $15. It's coming …

The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask 3D - TV Commercial - IGN Video

Will you be able to save the world from the falling moon?

This Week on the PSN (February 03, 2015)

A new patch of PlayStation Plus freebies have arrived!<p>Every Tuesday, Sony drops a bunch of new stuff onto the PlayStation Network. Those with a …