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Is it possible to make a real-life Captain America?

<i>Is it possible to create a super hero? Jess Devonport, marketing and communications officer at the Society of Biology, looks at Captain America in</i> …

Exercise

It Seems More and More Certain That We Live in a Multiverse

Scientists Move Closer to Inventing Artificial Life

Synthetic biology advances with a man-made chromosome inserted into live brewer's yeast.<p>In a biological first, an international team has inserted a man-made chromosome into brewer's yeast, producing a life form that thrives and successfully passes the designer genes on to its offspring.<p>The …

Genetics

How to write a science news story

The Wellcome Trust Science Writing Prize 2014, in association with the Guardian and the Observer, is open for entries. In parallel with the competition we're publishing a series of weekly "how to …" guides for budding science journalists<p>Most journalists want to break exclusives, but a lot of what …

Neil deGrasse Tyson Lists 8 (Free) Books Every Intelligent Person Should Read

A Reddit.com user posed the question to Neil deGrasse Tyson: "Which books should be read by every single intelligent person on the planet?"<p>Below, you …

Finally, An App To Fix Your Terrible Personality

While technology has given us more ways to talk to each other, it hasn’t made us any better at it: We still rant, ramble, whine and generally irritate each other.<p>So what would happen if we let software try to fix our sub-par conversation skills?<p>That’s the question artists Lauren McCarthy and Kyle …

Water May Be Flowing On Mars Right Now

Curiosity has uncovered ancient, once-wet lakebeds, but there might be some active streams, too.<p>The intrepid Mars rover Curiosity has already confirmed that water once flowed on Mars, but that it's long since dried up. Still, that doesn't mean there's not flowing water now, too.<p>NASA data has long …

What are the newest methods being used?

At INTECOL 2013, <i>Methods’</i> Associate Editor, Barb Anderson, interviewed a number of delegates and asked them: <i>What is the newest method that you</i> …

Podcasting

Physicists Discover Geometry Underlying Particle Physics

Physicists have discovered a jewel-like geometric object that dramatically simplifies calculations of particle interactions and challenges the notion …

10 grammar rules you can forget: how to stop worrying and write proper

Guardian Style Guide author David Marsh set out to master perfect grammatical English – but discovered that 'correct' isn't always best. Here are the 10 grammar laws you no longer need to check<p>• Plus: five rules you should remember • What pop music can teach you about building sentences • A few …

Building Artificial Islands That Rise With the Sea

With an average elevation of just five feet above sea level, the Maldives—a nation comprising 1,192 islands in the Indian Ocean—is the lowest country in the world. Sea level, meanwhile, has risen by about seven inches since 1900, and scientists predict that it will rise as much as two more feet by …

Washer Necklace: a simple tutorial

For Joelys 11th birthday party last week, we made washer necklaces. They were fast easy and the girls loved them.<p>To make your own, gather a few …

Tesla's Elon Musk goes 'Iron Man' with in-thin-air, gestural design process

The Tesla Motors/SpaceX CEO and all-around mad scientist tweets that he and his team have figured out how to design rocket parts in midair, with hand gestures.<p>As if a sexy electric car; a sideways-flying, reusable rocket ship; an 800 mph subway; and a Martian metropolis weren't enough, mad …

Baking For Geeks: Learn How To Make a Cake That Looks Like Jupiter

Want to make the astronomy-loving person in your life very happy? Bake this spherical cake modeled after Jupiter, complete with layered insides …

Dessert

How To Make A DIY Anti-Surveillance Spray

It's illegal, but that's kind of the point.<p>Incendiary Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, known for his highly political art, isn't exactly a fan of surveillance cameras. When Swiss art curator Hans-Ulrich Obrist asked Ai to contribute to a Do-It-Yourself compendium full of projects from artists, Ai designed …

10 Mind-Bending Discoveries In Physics

The study of physics is the study of the universe—and more specifically, just how the hell the universe works. It is without a doubt the most …

Physics

Zagat

Nigeria's Cost & Energy-Efficient Floating Schools

The <i>Makoko Floating School</i> is an ambitious project that is currently under construction in the water community of Makoko in Lagos, Nigeria by NL, a collaborative agency whose mission is to provide architectural change for developing cities. The project seeks to create floating buildings that are …

Solar Power

The Boy Who Played With Fusion

Taylor Wilson always dreamed of creating a star. Now he’s become one<p>"Propulsion," the nine-year-old says as he leads his dad through the gates of the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama. "I just want to see the propulsion stuff."<p>A young woman guides their group toward a full-scale …

NASA's cold fusion tech could put a nuclear reactor in every home, car, and plane - ExtremeTech

NASA’s cold fusion tech could put a nuclear reactor in every home, car, and plane<p>By on February 22, 2013 at 8:39 am<p>This site may earn affiliate …

Energy