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Top 10 cool things about stars

Here’s a collection of 10 unexpected, intriguing facts about the stars of our universe – including our sun – that you probably didn’t know!<p><b>1. Every</b> …

Universe

A jump rope that produces electricity

Co-founder and CEO of Uncharted Play Jessica Matthews explains how she developed the Pulse Jump Rope, which produces electricity to power small …

E-Cigarettes Not Harmless, Should Be Regulated Like Cigs, Study Says

It's unclear whether or not they help people quit real cigarettes.<p>E-cigarettes have only been around for about a decade, and it's not yet clear what all the health effects of "vaping" might be. But according to a comprehensive review of research on health effects and usage patterns of electronic …

Public Health

Scientists propose collider that could turn light into matter

A pair of researchers predicted a method for turning light into matter 80 years ago, and now a new team of scientists are proposing a technique that could make that method happen in the purest way yet. The proposed method involves colliding two photons — the massless particles of light — that have …

Science Is Finally Making Glass That Birds Won't Fly Into

Birds flying into window panes might be the stuff of cartoon comic fodder, but the reality is bleak: Hundreds of millions of birds die from flying …

Birds

Turning light into matter

Stuart Gary<p>Related Stories<p>Diamonds are a laser's best friend, Science Online, 05 May 2014<br>• Could the Higgs have an anti-particle?, Science Online, 10 …

Stars beyond counting: A peek into the Mily Way's heart.

Look. I’m an astronomer, and a science communicator. I think about this stuff a <i>lot</i>, and it comes up in my life all the time. I’m also an amateur …

Modified measles virus destroys cancer in early clinical trial

Promising early results from a clinical trial at the Mayo Clinic out this week suggest that a modified version of the measles virus can be used to target cancer cells and put the condition into remission. Researchers intravenously delivered 10,000 times the typical dosage of measles vaccine to two …

Dolphin Exhibits May Close at the National Aquarium

Eight bottlenose dolphins could move to a first-of-its-kind sanctuary.<p>Thrusting itself to the forefront of a debate about keeping dolphins and whales in captivity, the National Aquarium in Baltimore, Maryland, has announced that it is considering retiring its eight bottlenose dolphins and moving …

Matter will be created from light within a year, claim scientists

Researchers have worked out how to make matter from pure light and are drawing up plans to demonstrate the feat within the next 12 months.<p>The theory underpinning the idea was first described 80 years ago by two physicists who later worked on the first atomic bomb. At the time they considered the …

Can methadone clinics also fight hepatitis C? - Futurity

People receiving methadone treatment for drug addiction are open to education and medical care for hepatitis C, as well, according to new research.

This pill could stop 90 percent of HIV cases in the US

But only if it reaches the right people<p>Michael Lucas has been taking Truvada, the HIV prevention pill, for about a year now. And the 42-year-old adult film director and gay porn performer readily admits that the decision wasn't all that hard to make — especially when compared with the alternative. …

Scientists propose way to turn light to matter

Scientists believe light transformed to matter shortly after the Big Bang. Two UK physicists say they now know how to change light to matter here on …

Physics