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30 Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

Here’s how to get a great workout—wherever you are<p>The number one reason to train with just your bodyweight is ridiculously obvious: You can burn calories and work your muscles anywhere. But if your bodyweight arsenal only includes basic pushups, situps, and squats, it’s time for a major upgrade.<p>In …

10 Genius Exercises You Aren’t Doing

These movements can make your workout—and your body—better

How Can Space Travel Faster Than The Speed Of Light?

Space

Human DNA enlarges mouse brains

Researchers have increased the size of mouse brains by giving the rodents a piece of human DNA that controls gene activity. The work provides some of …

What Happens To Your Body When You're Stressed

When your car dies or a deadline looms, it triggers a chain reaction<p>Life is full of stressful situations. Whether you’ve stepped in front of a speeding bicycle or are bombing a job interview, here’s the chain reaction that’s triggered.<p><b>1. Alarm Signal</b><p>When you hear, see, or otherwise perceive a …

Nasa films fireball meteor flying over New York, Pennsylvania and Ohio

Nasa confirms visible space rocks visible from three American states<p>Western New York, Pennsylvania and Ohio woke up to a bright fireball streaking through the sky early on Wednesday morning.<p>The meteor, <b>Nasa</b> confirms, was travelling around 45,000mph with an altitude of 100km above sea level. …

Camel antibodies survive trek to tumor cells - Futurity

Antibodies from camels and alpacas could be a way to deliver anticancer viruses straight to tumor cells, while leaving other types of cells …

Air filter collects 10 times its own weight - Futurity

Engineers have turned a material used in surgical gloves into a low-cost, highly efficient air filter for breathing masks and window screens.

Olive oil compound kills cancer in minutes - Futurity

A compound in extra-virgin olive oil kills cancer cells in minutes, not hours. Now scientists think they understand how it works.

Humans Can Only Distinguish Between About 30 Shades Of Gray

Just a random fact we thought you might like to know<p>Of course, that's a rough estimate. Depending on the lighting conditions, surface texture, and background color, people may be able to distinguish a few more or a few less shades. Note that the image at the top of this story is an optical …

Lab-made blood cells may curb brain cancer

Mouse study suggests it's possible to use the immune system to hunt glioblastoma<p>Teaching T cells to hunt cancer has spurred remissions in two kinds of leukemia. A new study suggests the technique may also work to treat glioblastoma, a type of brain cancer.<p>Today's study, published in <i>Science</i> …

Washington state judge rules against florist who refused gay wedding

LGBTQ

Watch a hawk defend its turf against a quadcopter in the only way it knows

KU-KAW!<p>Not since James Cameron's 2009's masterpiece <i>Avatar</i> has there been such a struggle over the use of resources, and machine versus animal. That is one way you could describe this 39-second clip of a hawk defending its turf against a quadcopter drone flown by a puny earthbound human. Luckily a …

PornHub can't keep it up: huge New York billboard ad taken down

The porn site launched a cheeky advert in Times Square, but the billboard ad mysteriously disappeared a few hours later<p>PornHub’s gigantic erection in Times Square, New York, has been mysteriously taken down.<p>The company’s first real-life billboard – which measured 54x48 feet – came down prematurely …

BRAIN initiative is underway, funding new ways to map cells, circuits

Scientists will aim to capture the workings of the human brain in comprehensive recordings, to watch the brain while in motion and to reimagine the world's most complex biological organism as a buzzing network of interlocking circuits with the award of $46 million in study grants announced …

Human Genome Project