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Twitter Filed A Lawsuit To Protect This Account's Right To Free Speech — And It Worked

The company refuses to reveal the user's identity.<p>Twitter is pushing back against the U.S. government in order to protect its users' right to free …

Trump Administration

The Cell Atlas

In 1665, Robert Hooke peered down his microscope at a piece of cork and discovered little boxes that reminded him of rooms in a monastery. Being the …

Amphibians

Wired Health 2017: Best of consumer innovations

Wired Health is a yearly event that showcases fresh technology that is making waves in medical science. New products on display show how medical …

Digital Health

New breakthrough gives AI a human memory

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF<p>Unknown to many AI’s are amnesiacs, they forget almost everything they’re taught, but now a new human like memory system …

Get your hands on the Nintendo Switch at PAX South

At least eight games will be playable<p>PAX South attendees will be able to try out the Nintendo Switch at the show, Nintendo confirmed today.<p>The company is bringing the upcoming console and upward of eight launch-window games to the convention, which takes place this weekend in San Antonio, Texas. …

Facebook's Oculus Cuts Virtual Reality Headset Price to Spur Sales

Facebook Inc.'s Oculus division is looking to get virtual-reality headsets into more homes by way of a significant price drop.<p>The social-media …

BioLite’s new CampStove 2 improves on the original in just about every way

Previous Next<p>1 of 9<p>When BioLite first introduced the CampStove in 2012, it was seen as an innovative product designed mainly for use by casual …

Gear & Gadgets

This triceratops is a Smithsonian icon. Now he’ll be fed to a T. rex.

When a dinosaur nicknamed “Hatcher” was cobbled together a century ago, he was the first triceratops the world had seen in 66 million years. And he looked the worse for it.<p>The triceratops mount that went on display in 1905 was stooped and awkward. No one had yet found a complete skeleton of this …

Wellness Wednesday: The health benefits of drinking tea

<i>Welcome to Wellness Wednesdays, where each week we'll show you how to make your life just a little bit better. From fitness to food, mindfulness and even love, check back each week for more tips on making this your best year yet.</i><p>Are you a coffee lover? You might want to switch to tea — your body …

Tea

7 Habits That Will Significantly Enhance Your Day

Socrates once said, “The soul, like the body, accepts by practice whatever habit one wishes it to contact.” You are what you put energy into. If you focus on developing good daily habits, it can lead to a more positive and fulfilling life. But when you’re lost in the hustle and bustle of the world, …

Will Democracy Survive Big Data and Artificial Intelligence?

<i>Editor’s Note: This article first appeared in</i> Spektrum der Wissenschaft, Scientific American<i>’s sister publication, as “D</i><i>igitale Demokratie statt</i> …

Artificial Intelligence

IBM's Watson will help diagnose heart disease when doctors may have missed the signs

Getting treatment for heart disease depends on a diagnosis from doctors, who can occasionally miss the subtle signs of trouble.<p>IBM thinks it can help …

Biologists Plan to Bring the Woolly Mammoth Back to Life by 2019

Back From the Dead<p>CRISPR/Cas9 has allowed for some pretty significant developments. Researchers have used the technique to cure sickle cell disease, …

Cats are full of mind-controlling parasites but owning one probably doesn't cause mental illness

At last, some good news<p>Cat owners can breathe easy: there’s little danger that your beloved tabby will make it more likely for you to develop a mental illness. New research has cleared the name of cats, helping put to rest the debate over whether the creatures are dangerous because they host a …

It's Been 20 Years Since We Cloned A Sheep. Why Haven't We Cloned Humans Yet?

It’s been 20 years since scientists in Scotland told the world about Dolly the sheep, the first mammal successfully cloned from an adult body cell. …

Genetics

UPS Showcases New Delivery Drone, Fucks Up

Everybody knows by now that the delivery drone ambitions of companies like FedEx and UPS amount to marketing stunts. But what happens when those …

Drones

The ‘untranslatable’ emotions you never knew you had

From gigil to wabi-sabi and tarab, there are many foreign emotion words with no English equivalent. Learning to identify and cultivate these experiences could give you a richer and more successful life.<p><i>This story is featured in BBC Future’s “Best of 2017” collection. Discover more of our picks.</i><p>Have …

The seven ways you are totally unique

From your walk and your body odour to the shapes of your ears and your backside, scientists are finding many surprising ways of identifying you from the other seven billion people in the world.<p>At first glance Erin and Audri Nelson look identical. They have the same chocolate coloured hair, they …

How the world’s biggest cities are fighting smog

More than three million people die from the effects of air pollution every year. But some increasingly high-tech solutions may soon help us all breathe more easily.<p>For three days in March 2016, 10 London pigeons became famous. Seeing pigeons take to the sky from Primrose Hill in north London was …

Pollution

How solar may save Ukraine's nuclear wasteland

The Ukrainian government wants to turn part of the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone into a solar farm. Could the site of the world's worst nuclear accident get a new lease of life?<p>In April 1986, the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant suffered a catastrophic meltdown. The resulting explosion released some of the …

Big History Project

× <b>What does it mean to be human?</b> Submit your video for a chance to win $5,000 - and a job!<p>Big History examines our past, explains our present, and …

We're Just One Of Several Different Human Species

Don't be so vain, we're not even the first humans to walk on Earth. Though the exact number is debated, some scientists believe as many as six human …

Anthropology

10 Best backpacks for carry-on only travel

After making the mistake to travel with a checked bag (albeit small) on our first trip together, we’ve decided to do whatever we can and stick to …

3 Useful Hiking & Backpacking Tips

Are you usually punctual or late? Do you finish things within the time you stipulate? Do you hand in your reports/work on time? Are you able to …

Modular Multipurpose Backpacks : modular backpack

Flink has created a highly innovative modular backpack that allows you to pack your bag in a purposeful manner that is customized to the activity you …