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Imam opens his warm mosque to Istanbul's stray cats and kittens

There are thousands of stray cats in Istanbul, Turkey. It's a city some continue to refer to by its past name, Constantinople, or by its rightful pun …

Tiny 3D Glasses Prove Too-Hip Praying Mantises Have 3D Vision

Researchers attached little 3D glasses to the bugs' eyes with beeswax and tempted them with 3D prey on a screen.<p>Researchers from the University of Newcastle have demonstrated that praying mantises see the world in 3D. To prove it, they made tiny 3D glasses that they affixed to the mantises' eyes …

A study of over 200,000 twins is starting to reveal the links between cancer and our genes

The study, published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association, found that cancers of various types run in families.<p>Overall, researchers found that about 33 percent of the population's variance in cancer risk was due to genetics, but the figure ranged widely for different types of …

Cell-Phone Distracted Parenting Can Have Long-Term Consequences: Study

Few things require more hands-on attention than a young child. And there’s little that’s more distracting than the constant bleeping of our cells …

Neuroscience

Kuddly, a company that charges $2 for professional pet advice, raises $1.5M

Marketplace for veterinarian services Kuddly announced today that it fetched a $1.5 million investment for its seed round in October. The investment came from Exponential Partners and will allow Kuddly to fuel growth and tech development, the startup said.<p>The mobile-first service offers pet owners …

'Electronic Plants' Grow Wires Inside Themselves to Form Living Machines

Inside most plants is a complex network of cells and pathways that pass water, nutrients and information from the roots to the leaves and everywhere in-between. Eager to take advantage of this "vascular circuitry," researchers at Linköping University in Sweden managed to get the plant to …

Nanotech

New Leica 0.95 Special Edition Noctilux and D-Lux

The Hammock Sky Tent 2 keeps you cozy while camping

When you go camping, there are two options for where you can sleep if you have the right gear. You can either sleep on the ground, or in a hammock. …

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