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How Living Near the Starvation Point Can Extend Lifespan

Depriving ourselves of food to the point of near-starvation doesn’t sound very appealing, but it could prolong our lives and prevent the onset of …

Do we all need to eat more protein?

Casual gym-goers are often advised to guzzle down a high-protein drink as part of their routine. But is it really necessary? Watch the video above to find out.<p>A few decades ago, only the most serious bodybuilders would supplement their diets with protein powder; today, thanks to some clever …

The eternity drive: Why DNA could be the future of data storage

<b>(CNN) —</b> How long will the data last in your hard-drive or USB stick? Five years? 10 years? Longer?<p>Already a storage company called Backblaze is running 25,000 hard drives simultaneously to get to the bottom of the question. As each hard drive coughs its last, the company replaces it and logs its …

Genetics

How giving your loved-one the silent treatment can do more harm than arguing

People who sulk or expect their partner to mind read their mind end up even unhappier in their relationship<p>It is a tactic every couple knows but new research has found that people who give their loved-one the silent treatment end up only making themselves unhappy.<p>Being withdrawn is a form of …

Machine Intelligence Cracks Genetic Controls

Author: Emily Singer, Quanta Magazine. Emily Singer, Quanta Magazine Science<p>Date of Publication: 12.29.14.<p>Time of Publication: 8:00 am. 8:00 am<p>Every …

Is The Human Species Still Evolving?

Bill Nye The Science Guy speculates on the future of mankind<p>Is there a <i>Homo superius</i> just around the next corner, waiting to take our place? Let’s think about what it would take: If we were to give rise to a new species, something would have to happen to us to create a bottleneck or isolated place …

Evolution

Why Are Some People Early Birds and Others Night Owls?

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora.</i><p><b>Answer by Suzanne Sadedin, Ph.D. in zoology from Monash University:</b><p>Advertisement<p>Your sleep cycle is …

How the Heart Is Like a ‘Little Brain’: Which Is Really in Control?

Modern science has verified what the ancients believed about one’s heart—that the heart is a center of higher wisdom. It can actually remember things …

A Mind-Controlled Robotic Hand With A Sense Of Touch

Getting closer to lifelike<p>Denis Aabo Sørensen lost his left hand nine years ago, while handling fireworks. Since then, he has used prosthetic hands, but never one like this. Last year, a team of European engineers created for him a prosthetic hand that connects directly to the remaining nerves in …

Why Babies Fake Cry – and Why It Isn’t Fake

Death, taxes, and babies crying – these are things you can rely on. Babies have hunger cries, pain cries, overstimulation cries, and another amorphous category known as the fake cry – which happens when nothing is actually wrong, but baby is still trying to get attention.<p>Researchers in Japan …

University of British Columbia

Blood-type diet doesn’t work, study finds

The theory behind the popular blood-type diet is false, new research shows.<p>Popularized in Peter D’Adamo’s book <i>Eat Right for Your Type</i>, the theory …

Ten weird and wonderful images of our world in 2013

Some of the most bizarre and beautiful pictures captured in 2013, from a flying electric bike to some decidedly operatic mudskippers.<p><b>More amazing image galleries of the year:</b><p>The year in weather<p>The year in space<p>The year in design and architecture<p>The year in wildife<p>People of the year<p>The year in …

Cause of aging reversed in mice: Human trials may start next year

With the wide-ranging benefits of reducing disease and enabling a longer, healthier life, reversing the causes of aging is a major focus of much …

Medicine

Graphene - the new wonder material

Scientific interest rolls in for a material that is more solid than steel and a better conductor than copper<p>The molecule is priceless but it is not a matter of cost – a few hundred dollars per kilo. The value lies in its potential. The molecule in question is called graphene and the EU is prepared …

Scientists discover DNA body clock

A US scientist has discovered an internal body clock based on DNA that measures the biological age of our tissues and organs.<p>The clock shows that while many healthy tissues age at the same rate as the body as a whole, some of them age much faster or slower. The age of diseased organs varied hugely, …

How to use body language to get served first at a bar

Scientists have identified the body language that ensures bartenders will serve you first in a busy bar.<p>In a busy bar it can often be a struggle to get served a drink as customers compete for the attention of the bartender.<p>Now scientists have identified the key elements of body language that can …

What's the point of sleep?

Almost as much as eating food or tormenting the local wildlife, my cats love to sleep. Which is probably why I get on so well with them, because I'm also quite partial to a good nap. The trouble with sleep is that no one's quite sure why we actually do it. But a new paper published in the Journal …

5 Body Parts Scientists Can 3-D Print

Watch Lab-Grown Heart Tissue Beat On Its Own [Video]

Be still my heart.<p>A team of scientists from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine has created lab-grown human heart tissue that can beat on its own, according to a new study in <i>Nature Communications</i>.<p>In 2008, a University of Minnesota study showed that the original cells from a rat heart …

New immunity-boosting drug helps body kill cancer

A new type of drug that “revs up” the immune system to destroy cancer is being tested on humans for the first time.<p>Scientists at the University of Southampton have developed the treatment in an attempt to tackle cancers, such as those of the pancreas, head and neck, that are particularly hard to …

Y chromosome traced back to ‘Adam’

<b>U. MICHIGAN / STANFORD (US) —</b> Y chromosomes from men all over the world reveal that our male most recent common ancestor likely lived in the same …

Feet of a Sphinx Statue Found at Archaeological Dig in Israel

Researchers have found the feet of a Sphinx statue at an archaeological dig site in Israel. The Sphinx feet were found at a site in Tel Hazor …

Xbox One, PS4 'are a generation ahead' of best PC, says EA

Both the Xbox One and the PlayStation 4 are more advanced than the best PC money can buy today, according to EA's chief technology officer Rajat …

2013 Invention Awards: Hot Savings

An HVAC system powered by an 18-wheeler’s exhaust.<p>Semitruck drivers idle their engines to heat or cool their vehicles' cabs—a practice that burns a billion gallons of fuel each year. Small engines on the back of a cab, called auxiliary power units (APUs), get the job done with less fuel, but …

It's Activision's turn to demonstrate real-time face rendering tech

Oh to be on the cusp of a new generation of console gaming. What are they capable of? How real will games look?! One trend has been demonstrating the …

Using the HTC One infrared remote to watch TV