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Relativity Isn't Relative

Will we ever... create a black hole in the laboratory?

Fears that the Large Hadron Collider could create a black hole that destroy the world may be unfounded, but if we really wanted to make one, could we actually do it, asks Matthew Francis.<p>Before the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) began operations in 2008, a small but noisy group of people were in …

Physics

A New Record: The Largest Baby Star, Ever?

Stellar birth cloud 500 times the mass of the sun, study says.<p><b>Astronomers announced this week that they may have discovered the largest baby star ever detected, nestled within a stellar nursery 10,000 light-years away.</b><p>The embryonic stellar monster, known as a protostar, sits at the center of a …

First-ever human head transplant is now possible, says neuroscientist

<i>Update: New Scientist reported Feb. 25, 2015, that Canavero will announce at a conference in June a project to make the first human head transplant possible by 2017.</i><p>Technical barriers to grafting one person’s head onto another person’s body can now be overcome, says Dr. Sergio Canavero, a member of …

Cleveland Clinic

Thousands Of Species Found In Lake Vostok Ice

In one of the most isolated places on Earth, sealed off for 15 million years, life teems. Some of it may be animal life.<p>A new study of Antarctica's largest sealed lake has found it contains genetic material from thousands of species of bacteria, fungi and other microscopic life.<p>The diverse critters …

102-year-old ship became a floating forest (6 pictures)

Homebush Bay in Sydney is the place were many 20th century ships, which are no longer used, ended up: one of them, the SS Ayrfield, is definitely the …

How does spacetime get bent?

In Einstein's universe, spacetime is supposed to be some crazy rubber sheet full of folds and bends. But the idea of curved space is not the most …

Physics

Sex is the secret to looking younger, claims researcher

Regular sex could now be the key to looking up to seven years younger, a researcher claims.<p>Dr David Weeks, former head of old age psychology at the Royal Edinburgh Hospital, said people need to be aware of the benefits of having a healthy sex life, particularly in their later years.<p>He said sex has …

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Plumbers in suits

FEW people outside finance have heard of Markit. This week afforded two examples of how the company has worked itself into the fabric of the …