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Merry Christmas! Here’s some glowing bacteria for you (via: CURB)

Merry Christmas! Here’s some glowing bacteria for you (via: CURB)

A mix of mouse stem cells that have been encouraged to develop into specialized cells

A mix of mouse stem cells that have been encouraged to develop into specialized cells. Each color is a specific cell type that developed from the previously uniform collection of cells. (via)

Common Drug Has The Potential To Slow Aging, Boost Cancer Recovery

Some exciting research from the University of Montreal has found that the drug metformin, commonly prescribed for diabetes and polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), has the potential to slow aging and fight cancer. The study, published in <i>Aging Cell</i>, found that metformin reduces the body’s production of …

California city launches free public WiFi to all residents

This week, Santa Clara broke some new ground by blanketing its entire city with free public WiFi. The public WiFi network spans across 19 square …

Wi-Fi

U.S. Army conducts parachute test jumps using latest IOTV body armor

In February, two-dozen scout paratroopers with the 82nd Airborne Division's 3rd Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment made two daylight parachute jumps …

Military

3D Printing: How Long Till The Revolution?

I can’t wait! 3D Printing: How Long till the Revolution? from the Farnell/Newark Group and designed by Neo Mammalian Studios takes a stab at …

Journey sweeps the 13th annual Game Developers Choice Awards

At tonight's 13th annual Game Developers Choice Awards, held at the Game Developers Conference, PlayStation exclusive <i>Journey</i> swept the floor, winning all six category nominations, including Game of the Year, Innovation Award, Best Game Design and Best Visual Arts.<p><i>Far Cry 3</i> and <i>The Walking Dead</i> won …

Please Don't Panic: A Texas Biodefense Lab Loses A Vial Of Virus

Terrible news! For baby mice.<p>Call it a bureaucratic coincidence. The same day the Government Accountability Office called for stricter standards at biological threat defense labs, a biodefense lab in Galveston, Texas, lost a vial of virus. Which is a great reason to panic, if you are a baby …

Genetic testing for prostate and breast cancer comes a step closer

Research announced on Wednesday brings us a step closer to genetic testing for prostate and breast cancers. Although we are really excited about …

Scientists unravel genetic causes of prostate, breast and ovarian cancer

A national screening programme for prostate cancer could be introduced by the NHS following an international effort by more than 1,000 scientists to …