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Researchers Have Identified Why Our Bodies Reject Transplanted Organs

We could stop rejection at its source.<p>Researchers have identified a previously hidden link between our immune system and the activation of cells that …

Microsoft to Acquire LinkedIn for $26.2 Billion

Deal is for $196 per LinkedIn share, a 50% premium to Friday’s close<p>Microsoft Corp. snapped up LinkedIn Corp. for $26.2 billion in the largest acquisition in its history, betting the professional social network can rev up the tech titan’s software offerings despite recent struggles by both …

Satya Nadella

[VIDEO] A mysterious fireball has been sighted in the skies over Florida

The sighting of this giant, luminous fireball striking through the sky was observed by the people of Alabama and Georgia too.<p>This week has seen a …

Humanity is cosmically special. Here’s how we know.

<i>Howard A. Smith is a lecturer in the Harvard University Department of Astronomy and a senior astrophysicist at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics.</i><p>As we give thanks for our many obvious blessings, let’s reflect on a blessing that is less well known, a gift from modern astronomy: how we …

Gut microbes switch host genes on and off under influence of diet

New research provides further evidence of the important role that gut microbes play in health - by revealing they alter host gene expression in a …

Biology

Help astronauts poop and be richly rewarded

Pooping in space "isn't glamorous, but it is necessary for survival," an astronaut explains—yet it's presenting quite a challenge for NASA. See, while the International Space Station has a pretty fancy toilet, an astronaut must wear a diaper during launch and landing activities or while …

Is there another ‘you’ out there in a parallel Universe?

Even if the Universe grows to infinity, there might not be enough space to hold all the possibilities.<p><i>“We are actually living in a million parallel</i> …

Dark Matter

'Shockingly Stupid': Trump to Eliminate NASA Climate Research

By Nika Knight<p>President-elect Donald Trump plans to entirely eliminate all climate research at NASA, a move that climate scientists warn will send us …

Climate Change

Is there life on Mars? Evidence of aliens may have been found on the Red Planet – in 2007

Evidence of alien life on Mars may have already been found by Nasa’s rover but scientists failed to notice, a new study suggests<p>In 2007, the Spirit rover photographed intriguing finger-like rock formations at the Home Plate plateau, a 300 square foot area in the Gusev crater near the Martian …

When We Find Intelligent Aliens, They Will Be Machines

Any intelligent aliens that humans manage to contact probably won't look much like you or me, or the squid-like creatures in the new film …

Why Theoretical Physicist Sylvester James Gates Sees No Conflict Between Science and Religion

An active proponent of education, diversity and communication, Sylvester James Gates is known for both his research in theoretical physics and his …

Lose Weight and Feel Great With the Anti-Inflammatory Diet

The anti-inflammatory diet can make you feel great! "How," you ask. By cutting out or significantly reducing your consumption of pro-inflammatory …

Dukan Diet - Lose Weight Quickly and Keep It Off Forever - New French Diet

Do you want to lose 20 pounds or more quickly? If you haven't tried the Dukan Diet, keep reading this article. Created by a French doctor Pierre …

This Intriguing Aircraft Concept Aims to Eliminate Airport Lines and Terminals

While the Germans are busy developing the world’s first vertical takeoff and landing electric jet, the Swiss are looking to revolutionize the air travel industry with a new modular approach.<p>Conceived by Switzerland’s École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Clip-Air proposes a plane with a single …

Travel Industry

The Greatest Foods That Can Be Made In A Waffle Iron

Cinnamon rolls, chocolate chip cookies and even Sunday spaghetti can waffle.<p>Waffles mean different things to different people. In the U.S., we eat them for breakfast topped with whipped cream and a ton of maple syrup. But in Europe, where they're more of a snack, you’d have a hard time finding a …

Breakfast

US warns of 'credible threats' to citizens in Turkey as it launches strikes on Isis

The United States warned its citizens about “credible threats” to tourist areas in Turkey, on the same day that Turkish police exploded a bag and the US announced new strikes on the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq.<p>In Istanbul, the US embassy sent an “emergency message” email to Americans that …

Middle East

How Google Glass will shatter notions of privacy

Google Glass is Google’s unintentional public service announcement on the future of privacy. Our traditional bogeyman for privacy was Big Brother and …