Juan

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Antigravity gets first test at Cern's Alpha experiment

<b>Researchers at Cern in Switzerland have tested a novel way to find out if antimatter is the source of a force termed "antigravity".</b><p>Antimatter particles are the "mirror image" of normal matter, but with opposite electric charge.<p>How antimatter responds to gravity remains a mystery, however; it may …

Warming Causes Plants To Release Gases That May Mitigate Global Warming

A newly identified negative feedback loop could counteract global warming, by a teeny, tiny amount.<p>Plants could help cool down the warming world through their own climate change response, according to a new study. Trees and other plants are known to emit volatile organic compounds in response to …

The economics of declining birth rates - Futurity

U. MISSOURI (US) — Economic changes have the greatest effect on reducing family size, and …

Economics

Two-year-old girl receives new trachea made from her own stem cells

Doctors announced today that two-and-a-half year old Hannah Warren just became the youngest person in history to receive a bioengineered organ transplant, a new windpipe made of a synthetic scaffold and her own stem cells. The nine-hour long procedure was performed April 9th, at Children's Hospital …

Scientists in Uruguay Create First Glow in the Dark Sheep

Little Bo Peep would never have lost this flock. Scientists from the Animal Reproduction Institute of Uruguay (IRAUy) have created the first glow in …

Shapeshifters: phones of the future could morph on demand

Download an app, transform your handset<p>Scientists in Europe have developed prototype devices that could drastically change the way we interact with our smartphones and tablets. The six working prototypes, known as "Morphees," are thin, electronic displays capable of automatically changing shape to …

Apple Will Make A Phablet In 2014, And It Will Be The iPhone 6 [Analyst]

In Apple’s latest earnings call, CEO Tim Cook was suddenly equivocal about whether or not Apple would do an iPhone with a larger display.<p>“Our competitors have made some significant tradeoffs in many of these areas to ship a larger display,” Cook said on the earnings call. “We would not ship a …

iPhone

Enigma Makes It Easy For Anyone To Discover and Analyze Public Data

The problem with public data is that while it’s accessible to anyone, finding it in the first place and figuring out how to use it is borderline impossible. Browser-based portals are confusing or outdated, or the information is stored on static or physical media.<p>Enigma is launching today to solve …

Apple iOS 7 overhaul may push core app refresh to 2014

Apple‘s comprehensive overhaul of iOS 7 could see some of the new features delayed until 2014, insiders warn, with the challenges in redesigning the …

iOS

How Russia’s 20 biggest billionaires hide their fortunes from the government

Alisher Usmanov, Russia’s richest person, moved control of most of his US$20-billion fortune last year to a holding company based in the British …

Hackers Are Trying To Create An Untraceable And Comprehensive Financial System Using Bitcoin

As virtual currencies grow, that could have profound implications for governments trying to keep track of and regulate the flow of money across their borders. What's more, this ghost of a banking system is key to understanding that there's a real demand for bitcoin—just not as a currency in the …