Joel Tay

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Race is on to set up Europe's electric car charging network

MUNICH (AP) — Charging an electric car away from home can be an exercise in uncertainty — hunting for that one lonely station at the back of a rest-area parking lot and hoping it's working.<p>In Europe, some of the biggest automakers are out to remove such anxieties from the battery-only driving …

Electric Vehicles

German carmakers in a spin ahead of diesel ban ruling

© Reuters. A journalist stands in front of the Volkswagen powerplant in Wolfsburg<p>By Edward Taylor and Markus Wacket<p>FRANKFURT/BERLIN (Reuters) - A …

European Union

Ants armies use human-style battlefield medicine and treat each others' open wounds - new study

Ant armies employ a system of battlefield evacuation and emergency medicine similar to that used by humans, researchers have discovered.<p>Groundbreaking new observations of mass raids on termite colonies revealed the open wounds of injured ants are swiftly tended to by comrades in a bid to save them …

We Have Reached Peak Pharma. There’s Nowhere to Go But Down.

Rising costs and declining discovery rates are the hallmark of resource depletion. It happened with gold and oil and it is happening now with …

I gave up Starbucks for a week and drank this high-fat, buttered coffee drink instead — here's the verdict

<b>• Bulletproof Coffee, a "biohacking" wellness brand, is bringing a bottled version of buttered coffee to market.</b><p><b>• The ready-to-drink product will roll out to over 400 Whole Foods stores nationwide this fall.</b><p><b>• The drink taps into a Silicon Valley diet craze that has techies eating lots of fat.</b><p>This …

Silicon Valley is obsessed with meditation, and there’s new evidence it changes the brain for the better

The idea of sitting in a quiet room doing nothing for a few minutes each day might sound absurd — unless you understand how meditation works.<p>By giving our bustling mind a dedicated break from its day-to-day worries, meditation appears to empower it to run more efficiently . A growing body of …

Meditation

New Research Suggests Memory Loss in Alzheimer's Patients May be Reversible

A Targeted Approach<p>New research from a team at MIT indicates symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) affecting patient’s memories may be reversible. AD …

Dementia

Infected DNA successfully hacks computer in terrifying experiment

Remember a few month ago when we were all laughing at Harvard scientists for putting a GIF inside a strand of DNA? Now that bridge between technology …

The electric car revolution may hit the world 'harder and faster' than predicted

Electric vehicles are still rare sightings on most roads today. But in a couple of decades, more than a third of all passenger cars will run on …

For years, we’ve been told fat clogs our arteries. Now, scientists say that’s all wrong.

Fats have a PR problem.<p>In part, it’s because fats are so calorically dense. For every gram of fat, we get nine calories of energy; carbs and proteins both only yield four each for the same amount. If you’re trying to lose weight, fats aren’t your friend. But they also come with potential health …

Scientists Found a Good Use for Surplus Sperm

A team of German scientists were wondering how to deliver medications into the female reproductive tract and realized, hey, why come up with …

The Trappist-1 system sounds wonderful, but would humans survive the interstellar journey? - IBTimes India

So does NASA's discovery mean that we'll be off to our new home sometime soon? Hardly, in fact humans might never set foot in the Trappist-1 system; …

Mining 24 Hours a Day with Robots - MIT Technology Review

Each of these trucks is the size of a small two-story house. None has a driver or anyone else on board.<p>Mining company Rio Tinto has 73 of these …

Mining

Elon Musk teases huge upgrades for Tesla’s Supercharger network

One of the smartest things Tesla did to help boost sales of the Model S was to rollout an all encompassing Supercharger network which enabled Tesla …

2016 Has Been A Golden Year For Strategy Games

As you may have noticed from being on the internet or talking to other human beings, 2016 has been a bit of a shitshow. But if there’s one piece of …

Bang & Olufsen's fancy Beoplay H9 headphones come with noise cancellation

Bang & Olufsen's headphone selection was a little lacking so far: The company's flagship over-ear wireless headphones, the Beoplay H7, don't have …

Scientists to test theory about light that could completely change our view of the universe and prove Einstein wrong

Scientists might be about to completely upend our entire understanding of the universe.<p>A theory about the speed of light that has long been …

Humans may dream of traveling to Mars, but our bodies aren’t built for it

Reports of a new space race tell of NASA’s plan to send astronauts to Mars in the 2030s and SpaceX Chief Executive Elon Musk’s ambition to get private explorers there first. This race, however, can’t be won with either’s current technology, regardless of their spending or commitment.<p>The barrier is …

National Academy of Sciences

Remarkable theory says there's no gravity, no dark matter, and Einstein was wrong

Gravity is something all of us are familiar with from our first childhood experiences. You drop something - it falls. And the way physicists have …

Dark Matter

How Top Swimmers Can Go Faster: It's All in the Fingers

The best way for competitive swimmers to hold their fingers is to spread them slightly apart so they rake the water, a new study finds.<p>In the hunt …

A Space Debris Solution From a Fishing Net Maker

Space isn’t so empty these days. Earth’s orbit is cluttered with more than half a million bits of debris, mostly rocket and satellite remnants that …

'Chapter 22' looms over some U.S. oil and gas bankruptcy survivors

(Reuters) - At Global Geophysical Services LLC headquarters in a Houston suburb, a few employees are winding down what is left of an oil and gas industry data provider that only three years ago had a staff of more than 1,000 and offices around the world.<p>A pump jack is seen at sunrise near …

Oil

Captain America Has Outburst in Front of Trump Tower

New York, NY: Steve Rogers, the star-spangled hero of World War II known as Captain America and leader of New York’s premiere superhero group the …

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Why the Human Lifespan Ends at 122

The oldest human to have ever lived died at the age of 122—and that was nearly 20 years ago. A recent analysis of global demographic data suggests …

Medicine

China's most powerful leader since Mao is facing the most crucial test of his political career

After taking less than four years to consolidate his image as China's most powerful leader since Mao Zedong and emerging as a world leader as host of the recent G20 summit in Hangzhou, President Xi Jinping might be more confident about pursuing his ambitious national rejuvenation programme as he …

China

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Trump’s no Einstein: But his ignorant, illiterate answers to the campaign science quiz reflect a non-stupid strategy

<b>Donald Trump; Albert Einstein (AP/Chris Carlson/Photo montage by Salon)</b><p>Trump says there’s no climate change, and no money to fix it — but his non-answers aren’t as dumb as they seem<p>Andrew O'Hehir<p>September 13, 2016 10:59am (UTC)<p>Both major-party presidential candidates responded to a question about …

Public Health

Physicists Say Twin Towers Destroyed by Controlled Demolition on 9/11

<b>(</b><b>ANTIMEDIA</b><b>)</b> <i>—</i> Christmas has come early for “conspiracy theorists” around the world. An academic report published by <i>Europhysics News</i> in time for the …

Skyscrapers

Run Windows on Mac easier than ever with new Parallels Desktop 12

Parallels Desktop, a go-to program for anybody wanting to run Windows on a Mac, just got more powerful and convenient to use. The Parallels Desktop 12 update, brings increased speed as well as a suite of handy new tools that simplify everyday tasks.<p>“This is the best Windows-on-Mac performance in …