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Animated fantasy film charms Japan and soars to top of box office

Makoto Shinkai’s Your Name features a gender-swapping storyline that rekindles themes of classic Japanese literature<p>Themes of body swapping, the search for love and a frantic quest to save a town from imminent destruction have combined to propel a Japanese animated film to box office gold, and …

Anime

Star Wars Director's Portal Movie Could be Announced Soon

Earlier this year, Star Wars director JJ Abrams confirmed that the Portal and Half-Life movies are still on the way, despite the fact that not much has been said about them. Now, he's reiterated that's the case and also teased that the Portal movie may be announced soon.<p>"We have a meeting coming up …

J.J. Abrams

Why Does Time Go Forward Instead of Backward?

It's a more complicated question than you might think.<p>Why does time go forward and not backwards? This might seem like a simple question, but it's actually really complicated. Physicist Sean Carroll explains in a new video for Minute Physics.<p>Most of the laws of physics, like gravity and quantum …

Cancer pill fights disease and gives lifelong protection

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Zoom into a microchip video causes brain meltdown in my sorry skull

Zooming into a computer chip going from a digital camera's zoom to a scanning electron microscope leaves me as dizzy and amazed as zooming into the …

Is Elon Musk About To Blow The Roof Off The Electric Car Industry?

As high-tech and eco-friendly as electric cars may be, they're not an easy sell to consumers. Not only are they expensive -- considerably more …

World Future Society

Your Journey Begins Here<p>Each of us has a story to share about the moment or experience that led us down a path of curiosity about the future . . …

Real-Time Wastewater Analysis Shows What Drugs Are Being Used Where

Drugs have been found in wastewater around the world.<p>When people take drugs, they end up in the water, either unchanged or broken down into specific metabolites. Increasingly, water can be tested to gauge how much drug use is going on in an area, and a new study shows that the level of illegal …

Medicine

Scientists condemn 'crazy, dangerous' creation of deadly airborne flu virus

Scientists have created a life-threatening virus that closely resembles the 1918 Spanish flu strain that killed an estimated 50m people in an experiment labelled as "crazy" by opponents.<p>US researchers said the experiments were crucial for understanding the public health risk posed by viruses …

Swimming ant is Michael Phelps of the insects

How Male Dwarf Spiders Use Chastity Belts to Safeguard Their Fatherhood

As a courtesy to bug-phobes, some of the more lurid images in this post will be hidden until and unless you press this button.<br>SHOW<p>Animals don’t have actual chastity belts. But male creatures have evolved some interesting ways to try and ensure they’re the only ones who can access a particular …

Zoology

WiFi tech lets scientists monitor your vital signs through walls

MIT's CSAIL lab has just taken its very cool but kinda creepy WiFi motion tracking to a new level: monitoring your vital signs from another room. Last we saw, the same researchers bounced low-powered WiFi signals (100x less than a home router) off of individuals to finely track their position …

Human In Robotic Exoskeleton To Kick Off The World Cup

The brain-controlled augmented suit was developed to give mobility to victims of paralysis.<p>The most significant moment of the 2014 World Cup may take place not in the tournament's final match, but in its earliest minutes. If all goes according to plan, at the opening ceremony in Sao Paolo tomorrow, …

Robotics

This pill could stop 90 percent of HIV cases in the US

But only if it reaches the right people<p>Michael Lucas has been taking Truvada, the HIV prevention pill, for about a year now. And the 42-year-old adult film director and gay porn performer readily admits that the decision wasn't all that hard to make — especially when compared with the alternative. …

The beauty of mathematics – in pictures

The book 50 Visions of Mathematics is a collection of 50 short essays by 50 maths writers and a foreword by Dara O Briain. Launched on Wednesday to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications, it also contains 50 images supplied in response to an open call …

How sex chromosomes evolve - Futurity

To understand how human sex chromosomes have changed so dramatically over time, scientists are studying this plant.

Human heart beats using nearly billion-year-old molecular mechanism

(Phys.org) —We humans have been around for about 2.5 million years, but the beating of our hearts is controlled by something much older than <i>Homo</i> …

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Couple in so-called 'Gone Girl' case convinced more suspects still out there: Part 6<p>California city to settle with couple in so-called 'Gone Girl' …

New York City

Stephen Hawking freaks out about artificial intelligence

The physicist warns we could making the “worst mistake in history.” But Google’s self-driving cars aren’t scary<p>Stephen Hawking, certified genius, is freaking out aboutour Skynet future. In an article for The Independent, the theoretical physicist and author of "A Brief History of Time" warns that …

Rise, O Machines: Why Hollywood's Best Robot Stories Are About Slavery

<i>Almost Human</i> wasn’t great television. But the short-lived series—it was cancelled this week by Fox after a single season—had its moments.<p>The pilot showcased the casual murder of an android cop by the show’s human protagonist, and his sneering disgust towards the robot replacement assigned to him. …

Blade Runner

Deadly respiratory disease MERS hits US for the first time

The first case of Middle East Respirator<p>y Syndrome Coronavirus infection (Mers-CoV) has been confirmed in the US, the CDC reports. The virus was first detected in Saudia Arabia in November 2012, but it had not yet reached North America.<p>The infected patient, a healthcare provider, likely caught the …

Where Genes Come From

In today’s <i>New York Times</i>, I’ve written a story about a simple but important question: where do new genes come from?<p>Some four billion years ago, when cellular life emerged, a typical primordial microbe likely had only a small set of genes. Today, however, genes abound. We, for example, have 20,000 …

17 Emerging Energy Technologies That Will Change The World

<i>Policy Horizons Canada worked with futurist and data visualizer Michell Zappa of Envisioning to produce a report called MetaScan 3: Emerging Technologies and accompanying infographics. We are reproducing the summary for emerging energy technologies.</i><p>We have included predictions based on consultation …

Energy

Scientists Discovered the Egyptian Secret to Moving Huge Pyramid Stones

The question of just how an ancient civilization—without the help of modern technology—moved the 2.5 ton stones that made up their famed pyramids has …

A Youtube Phishing Attack You Need to Watch Out For

The 'Post-Antibiotic Era' of Drug Resistant Disease Is Almost Here

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Get ready to crawl into a hole, forever: Gonorrhea, urinary tract infections, and pneumonia are just …