Will Gordon

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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

How Can Space Travel Faster Than The Speed Of Light?

Light speed is often spoken of as a cosmic speed limit … but not everything plays by these rules. In fact, space itself can expand faster than a …

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. …

Western New York

Camel antibodies survive trek to tumor cells

Antibodies from camels and alpacas can bring anticancer viruses straight to tumor cells, while leaving other types of cells uninfected, report …

Immunotherapy

Air filter collects 10 times its own weight

Engineers have turned a material commonly used in surgical gloves into a low-cost, highly efficient air filter.<p>It could be used to improve facemasks …

Engineering

Olive oil compound kills cancer in minutes

An ingredient in extra-virgin olive oil kills a variety of human cancer cells without harming healthy ones.<p>Scientists knew that oleocanthal killed …

Cancer Cells

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

(Reuters) - A judge in Washington state on Wednesday ruled that a florist who refused to sell flower arrangements for a gay couple’s wedding violated state anti-discrimination law, court records show.<p>Florist Barronelle Stutzman was sued by both the state Attorney General Bob Ferguson and the …

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

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

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 after just a few hours late on Wednesday night.<p>In February 2014 the Montreal-based firm launched a competition for its …

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 …

Neuroscience