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A 'revolutionary' new technology can turn mice clear — and might one day map your brain

When you're a scientist trying to understand a disease, it's common to experiment on rodents, slice up their tissues for glass slides, and pop those specimens under a microscope.<p>This basic approach has barely changed in a century, and it's not hard to see why: It's relatively simple, cheap, and …

Protein

How 'Human' Is This Newly Discovered Species?

The discovery of a new human-related species, named <i>Homo naledi</i>, has thrown the evolutionary biology world for a loop. The newfound species<i>,</i> uncovered …

These 11 apps and websites will make you miss your childhood

Product Hunt, a discovery website that shows you the newest startups and products, has collected a bunch of websites and apps that will make you want to relive the past. Product Hunt founder Ryan Hoover even wrote a blog post about how he thinks the emotional power of nostalgia makes it a perfect …

Apps

Google publishes Windows vulnerability despite no fix from Microsoft

Google has openly published a Windows 8.1 vulnerability that allows low-level users to gain administrator privileges. The security flaw was revealed earlier this week despite one big problem: there's still no fix from Microsoft. As such, the elevated privileges vulnerability remains a legitimate …

LG announces a curved, 34-inch monitor that's tailor-made for gamers

You're going to see lots of curved things at CES 2015. TVs, all-in-one PCs, and plenty of desktop monitors. LG's one of the main pushers of curved displays, and tonight it's announcing one of those products before we head for Las Vegas. The 34-inch UltraWide desktop monitor has been designed for …

Jaguar's 'Ghost Car' Navigation System Is Straight Out Of Science Fiction

Jaguar just unveiled a proposed new navigation system that's unlike anything we've ever seen.<p>Most modern navigation systems instruct drivers using a series of arrows or at best a pictographic representation of a highway exit. However, Jaguar's new experimental system abandons the arrows and instead …

Land Rover

The Death Of The Password Starts Today (Maybe)

Your voice (or fingerprint or iris) is your passport to the online world<p>Passwords are a pain. They're incredibly important for the security of our data, and yet they're hard to remember and keep track of. Plus, it seems like we constantly have to change them as the result of some new hack or …

How to Use Shutter Speed in Photography

Learning how to use shutter speed effectively can create lively pictures and give motion to your subject without blurring your picture. Let’s define …

Shutter Speed

The studio that made Tony Hawk's Pro Skater closed, here's its billion-dollar story

The year 1999 was crowded by a slate of big-budget, high-profile video games like <i>Mario Party, Shenmue</i> and <i>Silent Hill</i>. Nobody expected a skateboard game made by a 12-person team to be one of the biggest titles of the year. In the following nine years, Tony Hawk's Pro Skater established itself as a …

Apple reportedly readying record production for iPhone 6

Apple is apparently going big with its next-generation iPhone, both in terms of screen size and production volume.<p>The handsets, which Apple has yet to announce, will sport much-rumored 4.7- and 5.5-inch screens, according to The Wall Street Journal. Betting that larger screens will attract more …

Leaked ‘Windows 9’ screenshots offer a closer look at the new Start Menu

An early look at Microsoft's next version of Windows<p>Microsoft provided an early look at its new Start Menu for a future version of Windows earlier this year, but freshly leaked screenshots are offering an even closer look at the company’s progress towards its major desktop revamp. Two screenshots …

'Mouse Elbow' is an injury competitive video game players get

I can relate. Last summer I got a bad case of typist's groin.<p>The DotA 2 championships are underway right now. But one notable high-level gamer is not participating. Clinton Loomis, better known as "Fear" has been ailing recently. His affliction? Mouse elbow.<p>This is a real thing in gaming circles, …

Nico Rosberg wins German GP

HOCKENHEIM, Germany -- Nico Rosberg won the German Grand Prix on Sunday to stretch his lead in the Formula One drivers' championship over Mercedes …

Sport picture of the day: Felipe Massa flips up

Mark Wohlwender<p>First published on Sun 20 Jul 2014 09.50 EDT