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Search for the Decay of the Higgs Boson to Charm Quarks with the ATLAS Experiment

A direct search for the standard model Higgs boson decaying to a pair of charm quarks is presented. Associated production of the Higgs and Z bosons, …

Physics

Fiio’s new high-res music player is $200 and comes with USB-C

The Chinese audio company Fiio is launching a new music player today that includes one uncommon feature: USB-C. The new USB standard is still a rarity on music players, but Fiio’s M7 will have the port available to use for charging, syncing music, and music playback over USB-C …

Audiophile

Coming to Netflix: The Obamas Sign Deal to Produce Shows

WASHINGTON — Former President Barack Obama formally announced on Monday a multiyear production deal with Netflix in which he and the former first lady, Michelle Obama, will produce television shows and films for the streaming service.<p>The deal will give Mr. Obama an international television platform …

Michelle Obama

Scientists will use use stem cells to grow ‘mini brains’ using Neanderthal DNA

Did we somehow wake up in a Michael Crichton novel without realizing it? First, Harvard University sets out to bring the woolly mammoth back to life. …

Evolution

It Triggers the Suicide of Cancer Cells

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b>Medical cannabis has a long history as a natural analgesic,1 and is now legal in 30 U.S. states,2,3 the majority of which allow limited …

Cannabis

Robots grow mini-organs from human stem cells: Robotic approach could accelerate regenerative medicine research and drug discovery

Robotic approach could accelerate regenerative medicine research and drug discovery<p>A robotic system has been developed to automate the production of …

Stem Cells

Physicists find signs of a time crystal

Yale physicists have uncovered hints of a time crystal—a form of matter that "ticks" when exposed to an electromagnetic pulse—in the last place they …

Quantum Mechanics

How microbes living in the gut affect the brain and behaviour

Researchers at the University of Oxford have proposed an evolutionary framework to understand why microbes living in the gut affect the brain and …

Biology

A Jack Campbell Primer: What to Read, Where to Begin

If you like “boots on the ground” style military science fiction, then you’ll probably want to start with the <i>Stark’s War</i> trilogy. <i>Stark’s War</i> follows …

Gelion is a Sans Serif Typeface with a Geometric Touch

Letter Omega shared an awesome post about their new typeface. Gelion is a Sans serif with a geometric touch with a minimal contrast of strokes, …

Explore a Japanese city through the eyes of two adorable Akitas

A city in Japan’s Akita Prefecture is hoping to pique travellers’ interest by showing them the sights through the eyes of two adorable dogs.<p>Ako and Asuka, two Akita dogs that come from the snowy region in the north of Japan, were put to work by Odate City to help give people around the world a …

In Defense of the Essay: Writing as Introspection

“Reading usually precedes writing. And the impulse to write is almost always fired by reading…‘the state of reading consists in the complete …

Dead Space is FREE on Origin

Time to cut Necromorphs into tiny little pieces once again - the cult sci-fi horror game Dead Space is currently free on Origin as a part of their …

Freebies

Scientists have found the source of anxiety in the brain - and how to turn it off

Anxiety is a useful emotion, but it can result in crippling personality disorders.<p>Anxiety is a feeling of unease, such as worry or fear, which …

Former lover of the poet known as Iran's Sylvia Plath breaks his silence

Fifty years after Forough Farrokhzad’s death, Ebrahim Golestan talks about his affair with the giant of Persian literature<p>Forty miles south of London, in a quiet West Sussex village, lives a 94-year-old Iranian intellectual who has for half a century kept silent about his former lover, a giant of …

Literature

FiiO's sweet little $40 USB digital converter-headphone amplifier

The Audiophiliac plugs-in FiiO's teensy gizmo, and likes what he hears.<p>FiiO's K1 USB digital converter has been buried under a pile of crap on my desk for months, but it's not my fault. The K1 is so darned small it's easy to lose track of, but now that I've gotten around to listening to it I'm here …

Audiophile

The 10 Best Sci-Fi Shows On Netflix Streaming Right Now

<b>Last Updated: May 10th</b><p>In the world established by Joss Whedon’s famously canceled <i>Firefly</i> television series (which is sadly no longer available on Netflix), the word “shiny” shares a connotation with the word “cool.” So whenever Captain Malcolm “Mal” Reynolds or ship’s mechanic Kaylee Frye utters it …

Science Fiction

A New Generation Of Saudi Artists Pushes The Boundaries

Abdulnasser Gharem doesn't have the background you might expect for a successful artist – let alone one famous for edgy work from Saudi Arabia. He was once a lieutenant colonel in the Saudi army. He went to high school with two of the 9/11 hijackers.<p>But his first major art work sold for a whopping …

Art

With 'MartyrLoserKing,' Saul Williams Aimed To Make A Modern-Day Parable

Saul Williams is a man with a message — and he'll will use any medium available to share that message. As a writer and poet he's published five books, including <i>The Dead Emcee Scrolls: The Lost Teachings of Hip-Hop</i>. As an actor he's appeared in film and television, and recently starred in <i>Holler If</i> …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Brain training for anxiety, depression and other mental conditions

A new treatment for psychiatric disorders like depression and anxiety uses real-time scans to show patients how their brains go awry—and how to fix the dysfunction.<p>The treatment is called neurofeedback.<p>There is an urgent need for new approaches for psychiatric disorders, particularly depression. …

The Drug Lords of Tomorrow Will Be Biohackers

Brain stimulation is the future of drugs.<p>Through various sources—mainly transhumanist biohacker friends—I've been hearing about how some drug traffickers might be taking an interest in cranial implant technology.<p>If scientists can get a brain implant to give neural stimuli that affects our …

Google Nexus 6P Complaints Suggest Yet Another Major Problem

Some customers have already reported that their Google Nexus 6P has spontaneously cracked the glass which covers the rear camera. Now it seems like some people are having problems with the on-board microphone. Reports have hit both the official Google product forums, as well as XDA Developers of …

Android News