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Elon Musk sees a future where everyone can own a Tesla

A quote attributed to writer William Gibson posits that "the future is already here, it's just not very evenly distributed."<p>Well, Tesla co-founder …

Scientists Have Discovered Nearly One Hundred New Parts Of The Brain

Yesterday, scientists at the Human Connectome Project debuted new work that featured 97 new regions of the brain, including what they believe those regions are responsible for in humans. It’s incredible stuff, but it can also be confusing if you’re not a neuroscientist. What’s a connectome, and how …

How nanotechnology research could cure cancer and other diseases

Genetic diseases may soon be a thing of the past thanks to nanotechnology, which employs tiny particles to manipulate cells and change our DNA<p>Here’s how cancer treatment often runs today: a patient develops an aggressive tumor. A surgeon operates to remove the tumor, but a few cancer cells remain, …

Cancer

Rapid eye movement sleep: Keystone of memory formation

For decades, scientists have fiercely debated whether rapid eye movement sleep -- the phase where dreams appear -- is directly involved in memory …

Sleep

This Lazy Online Shopping Trick Actually Saves You A Ton Of Money

It's a Chrome extension called Honey that does all the work for you.

General relativity caught in action around black hole

<b>GENEVA</b> — An effect of general relativity that is barely measurable on Earth has been spotted in full force around a black hole.<p>Physicists detected …

SpaceX Fails to Stick the Landing, As Expected

Another successful launch but unsuccessful landing of the Falcon 9 booster—but Elon says this time they weren't expecting anything else.<p>Elon Musk's private space company SpaceX successfully launched a satellite into orbit on Friday evening, but failed once again to land its Falcon 9 rocket on a …

Five Important Facts About Cancer That Nobody Ever Talks About

In Brief<p>The Facts:<p>Brain fog is an experience that more and more of us are becoming far too familiar with. Unfortunately, western medicine often …

Migrating Southwest: This Street Style Trend Started at the Men’s Shows

Earlier this year, Vogue.com contributor Luke Leitch wrote an article about why women should be paying more attention to the menswear shows. Aside from the fact that the line between “guys” and “girls” clothing has never been more blurred, one big takeaway was that men’s collections often hold …

Exercise Smart: How to reach your target heart rate

Despite our claims otherwise, a lot of us don’t exercise to improve the function of the most important muscle in the body: the heart.

20 things you should never say to your coworkers

Getting along with your coworkers is a beautiful thing. It can make your workday less dreary, help you focus better, and make you more productive.<p>But …

Hard Exercise Can Boost Brain Chemicals Sapped by Depression

A new imaging study shows that intense exercise boosts two critical neurotransmitters — glutamate and gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) — resulting in …

83-year-old math problem solved

It took more than 80 years, but a problem posed by a mathematician who delighted in concocting tricky ones has finally been solved.<p>UCLA mathematician …

Mathematics

Science Says Moderate Exercise Can Prevent Depression

Depression is an illness that affects the mind and body. It is not your ordinary feeling of sadness or emptiness. At its worst, depression has the …

New Alzheimer’s Treatment Fully Restores Memory Function

Of the mice that received the treatment, 75 percent got their memory function back.<p>Australian researchers have come up with a non-invasive ultrasound …

How the honey bee crisis is affecting California's almond growers

The last of the evening light had disappeared, stealing the incandescence from a million pink and white almond blossoms. Inside the modest conference room of a research facility once operated by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the South Valley Bee Club convened its regular meeting.<p>More people …

Why Honey is So Good For Skin

It’s antibacterial, antiviral, moisturizing, nourishing—and it even smells good. Honey is undeniably a fantastic thing to eat, but it is an equally …

A Blind Woman Has Regained Sight Following a Controversial Stem Cell Treatment

This is incredible.<p>Vanna Belton from Baltimore has been blind for more than five years, but after undergoing surgery where stem cells extracted from …

The $100 Sneakers All the Models Are Wearing

As we’ve seen, models these days are big fans of wearing sneakers. They’ll wear the shoe style with just about anything: a ladylike dress, a badass …

NASA: Monster El Nino + Climate Change Means ‘Not Normal’ Winter is On the Way

“Over North America, this winter will definitely not be normal. However, the climatic events of the past decade make ‘normal’ difficult to define.” — …

Global Warming

Look Effortlessly Cool at New York Fashion Week

Chuck the fur cuffs and statement bags this New York Fashion Week. Keep it simple and try these pared-down looks instead.

Fashion Week