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The 9,000 RPM Revolutionary

From the first days of amateur biotech, hackers have reverse engineered cheaper alternatives to pricey lab equipment. The most prominent has been the OpenPCR, an inexpensive version of a DNA copy machine, which is used in every molecular biology lab. Hacks of other lab staples have slowly trickled …

Sorry, lobbyists! Europe’s post-Snowden privacy reform gets a major boost

Tough times loom for U.S. cloud companies selling into Europe. On Monday, the European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home …

The Girl's Guide to Wine

Photo: Courtesy of Jerusha Frost/Twitter<p>What does a girl have to do to get a drink around here? If she's a sommelier, she just has to show up to work. If she's us…well, it's a little more complicated. As the weather gets cold and the New York City Wine & Food Festival heats up this weekend, we …

How the Towie look took over Britain

When The Only Way Is Essex finally reaches the end of its run – the show is now in its 10th series, so that moment may come soon – its most lasting gift to society will be the legacy of its stars' grooming habits. Not the vajazzles, nor the male cleavage. The female Towie aesthetic has seeped into …

Sony HMZ-T3W wearable display is up for pre-order in the US, costs $999

US buyers who want to swap large displays for wearable screens might want to check out Sony's online store, where the HMZ-T3W is now available for pre-order for $999. Hirai and Co. claim this third iteration of the head-mounted display comes with dual OLED monitors that simulate sitting 65 feet …

Forget Terabit networks; new multicore fibers could signal the Petabit age

Some interesting experiments in fiber optics could dramatically improve the data rates of our backbone internet networks. Researchers at the …

After Silk Road's demise, online drug dealing moves to new sites

Can one of these three digital black markets step in for the fallen billion-dollar empire?<p>Patrons of the Silk Road, by far the largest online marketplace for buying illegal drugs, were understandably alarmed when the FBI seized and shut down the site earlier this week. The black market's customers …

FastMail Claims its Email Service is Immune to NSA Demands

Paid-for email service FastMail returned to independence last month after its staff bought the company free of Opera, and now the Australia-based firm is positioning itself as NSA-proof.<p>While not explicitly focused on secure email, like say Lavabit — which heroically shut down in the face of …

The Best Bras to Wear Under Backless, Strapless, and Other Tricky Tops

That halter dress or backless blouse has been hanging in your closet, waiting for its moment in the limelight, for far too long. Hey, we get it: It's hard to figure out what bra...

The Famous Feynman Lectures on Physics: The New Online Edition (in HTML5)

Caltech and The Feynman Lectures Website have joined forces to create an online edition of Richard Feynman's famous lectures on physics. First …

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This Is How Your Brain Responds To Beer vs Coffee

We all know the drinking a coffee first thing in the morning, will increase your energy levels with its caffeine boost. But how exactly does it work? …

Build an atom, complete with protons, neutrons and all requisite orbitals and electron spins. A pretty little look at the idealized, not-to-scale world of the elements. Great for a chemistry or physics reference anyway. That’s helium, carbon, iron and livermorium for those of you keeping track at home. Interested in a diagram of an atom that’s more to scale? Get yourself an 11-mile wide computer monitor and head over to this site. EDIT: An earlier version of this post said hydrogen instead of helium, because I’m a dummy and I was in a hurry.

<b>Build an atom</b>, complete with protons, neutrons and all requisite orbitals and electron spins. A pretty little look at the idealized, not-to-scale …

Science warns against drilling the most biodiverse rainforest on Earth

The Ecuadorian government is currently racing ahead with plans to drill for oil in the core of what is arguably the most biodiverse corner of the planet: Blocks 31 and ITT of the famed Yasuní National Park. This new aggressive push for oil drilling comes as a stunning backlash to the failure of a …

Stanford scientists create world's first carbon nanotube computer

Computers of the future could be even smaller, faster, and more efficient — all by doing away with the very material that currently comprises their core.<p>In a finding that builds on earlier work from several institutions, including IBM, a team of electrical engineers at Stanford University today …

The Big Bang May Not Have Spawned The Universe After All

Our universe might actually be the result of the collapse of a four-dimensional star.<p>According to a new paper posted on Arxiv, the Big Bang may not have been what we think it is. In fact, there may have been no Big Bang at all--our universe may have come from an entirely different source.<p>The Big …

The 10 Most Awesome College Labs Of 2013

Infrared Cameras Now Small Enough to Be in Your Phone

FLIR, a major manufacturer of infrared sensors, introduces a prototype camera small enough to go into your smartphone. Will your next phone be capable of thermal imaging?<p><b>Put away those night-vision goggles.</b> FLIR, a leading manufacturer of infrared sensors, has married a smartphone to its …

The Future Of Smartphone Security

Unlock your phone with invasive identification methods!<p>Modern smartphones usually offer some kind of security option to let you into the phone. The iPhone has the a four-digit PIN-like passcode, Android phones have a swiping pattern, Windows Phone has a numeric or text-based password. Those work …

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Reader's Dilemma: How Can I Help My Friend Be Better at Flirting With Guys?

Pinterest<p>Our reader loves her friend, but she's afraid her friend isn't giving guys the chance to see how great she is. Let's discuss...<p>She writes:<p>My best friend "Amy" is terrible with men, and I haven't been able to think of a way to help her out without offending her. Amy's heart is in the right …

Returning freshness and youthfulness to your skin

Image:© Valua Vitaly/Fotolia<p>With the help of the contemporary dermatology, solutions can be found for all facial skin problems. Skin becomes perfect …

Jason Wu's Collection of Lingerie-Inspired Slip Dresses Had Me at Hello

When talking about Jason Wu, there is often a temptation to bring up Michelle Obama, considering she has been a champion of the designer since entering the White House and, most notably, worn his gowns for two inaugurations.<p>Following Wu's runway show, inevitably, someone will ask: Which looks will …

Tudor-era tombs reconfigured using 3-D

Science News<p>Using 3-D modeling, British researchers have digitally reunited two elaborate Tudor-era tombs with some of their original parts that were lost during King Henry VIII's anti-Catholic offensive.<p>Thomas Howard, third Duke of Norfolk, commissioned the monumental tombs in the 16th century. …

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NSA surveillance: how to stay secure | Bruce Schneier

NSA,Surveillance,World news,Data and computer security,Data protection,Technology,Internet,US news,The NSA files<p>The NSA has huge capabilities – and if it wants in to your computer, it's in. With that in mind, here are five ways to stay safe

Sony announces the Xperia Z1 smartphone, ready for release in late September

The IFA tech show has started in Berlin, and one of the first companies to hold a press conference is Sony, where among several cameras, the Vaio Fit …

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Sony’s ‘lens-style’ cameras for smartphones are real, weird, and … awesome?

<i>Check out our review of the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-QX100 lens-style camera.</i><p>Believe it or not, the rumors were true: Sony today officially announced …

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Sony QX ‘lens-style’ cameras for your smartphone: Is this the future of point-and-shoots?

By on September 4, 2013 at 3:03 pm<p>It’s no secret that the conventional point-and-shoot camera is dying a slow death — killed by the convenience and …

Sony’s Head-Scratcher of a Camera: The Lens-Style Cyber-Shot QX10 and QX100

The worst-kept secret in Sony’s digital imaging line has finally been revealed.<p>Sony today announced its new “lens-style” camera at the IFA trade show …