Mario Alejandro Delgadillo G

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Bionic ears: let's hear it for cochlear implants…

Sitting at the kitchen table rolling a ball of Play-Doh, Oliver Campbell is a picture of childhood contentment. At just under two years old he is experimenting with words and is happily peppering his creative endeavours with them. But inside Oliver's head something extraordinary is happening. …

Invisible women: can you spot the mothers in these photographs?

With exposure times of half a minute, Victorian mothers wanting a portrait of their children had to disguise themselves as chairs, couches and curtains to hold them still. The results, captured in Linda Fregni Nagler's book The Hidden Mother, are both touching and unsettling

How a Canadian town is teaching polar bears to fear humans in order to save them

You mentally undress your friends, Tony Blair, the lollipop lady. Your thoughts are X-rated. You wonder if you're a paedophile – or just losing your mind. A sufferer describes the nightmare – and dark comedy – of living with pure OCD http://t.gu.com/opUpO Photograph: Linda Brownlee for the Guardian

Antarctic ice at greater risk of melting than presumed, spy satellite data shows

It's long been acknowledged that climate change is having an impact on some of the world's ice sheets: glaciers in Greenland, for instance, experienced massive ice loss due to above-average temperatures last year, and a recent report suggests that the Arctic might be entirely ice-free as early as …

US hopes to stop chemical weapons by hiring scientists before they can create any

Remnants of the Soviet Union's bioweapons program may still be floating around Russia, be it actual chemicals or the highly trained scientists capable of making them. That's a scary thought for members of the United States' defense community, and as part of an effort to keep the region in check, …

Scientists grow tiny brain 'organoids' for study

The blobs mimic the anatomy of developing human brains, allowing researchers to study a 3-D model.<p>August 28, 2013|By Eryn Brown<p>Using stem cells, scientists have grown human "brain organoids"… (Madeline A. Lancaster )<p>Scientists have figured out how to grow human stem cells into "cerebral organoids" …

Biotechnology

Nintendo announces 2DS handheld, world scratches head

<b>Update:</b> Scratch what we said before about the Nintendo 2DS having two screens because it apparently has one.<p>A source from Nintendo of America has …

Samsung to show off 98-inch Ultra HD video wall, 31.5-inch 4K monitor at IFA 2013

As surely as there will be another round of tradeshows this fall and winter, companies like Samsung will be there with bigger and better tech to show off, which consists of new 4K displays this time around. At IFA 2013, Samsung plans to show off this 98-inch commercial Ultra HD "video wall", as …

96-Year-Old Man's Love Song to His Late Wife Tops iTunes Charts

Earlier this summer, Illinois-based music recording studio Green Shoe Studio launched a singer-songwriter contest open to the public in the hopes of getting to know local talent, but they had no idea that 96-year-old Peoria resident Fred Stobaugh would enter with a heartwarming song dedicated to …

Documentaries

Life on earth 'began on Mars'

Evidence is mounting that life on Earth may have started on Mars. A leading scientist has claimed that one particular element believed to be crucial to the origin of life would only have been available on the surface of the red planet.<p>Professor Steven Benner, a geochemist, has argued that the …