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Baldness: How close are we to a cure?

Baldness is an accepted part of the aging process for some, and a source of distress for others. Hair loss affects millions of men and women, yet …

hair loss

British Scientists May Have Cured An HIV Patient For The First Time In History

HIV is now undetectable in one man's blood after researchers in the UK administered a groundbreaking new treatment.<p>It seems as though the medical …

Fossils cast doubt on human lineage originating in Africa

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Fossils from Greece and Bulgaria of an ape-like creature that lived 7.2 million years ago may fundamentally alter the understanding of human origins, casting doubt on the view that the evolutionary lineage that led to people arose in Africa.<p>Scientists said on Monday the …

NASA Just Discovered a Manmade Space Bubble Around Earth

NASA just learned that Very Low Frequency Radio Waves from Earthbound technologies reach into space, creating a protective “bubble” that shields the …

Ancient Chinese Medicine Outright Blocks Sperm From Egg

Regular birth control and Plan B all wrapped up in one method, and without any of the annoying side effects.<p>What if there was a birth control that …

Pregnancy

Dealing with spaceflight's dirty secret

One of the dirty secrets of spaceflight is that, in space, there's no such thing as laundry day. That's because no one has figured out an economical …

How on Earth Does NASA Have a Spacesuit Crisis?

A critical NASA report lays out the challenge for spacesuit designers.<p>It’s incredible that NASA can send a spacecraft on a 1.7-billion mile journey …

Scientists Just Surgically Removed HIV DNA From Live Animals

Hide and Seek<p>Recent estimates by the United Nations say as many as 36.7 million people worldwide are known to have HIV. Of these, roughly 1.2 million …

Lyrebird Can Listen and Copy Any Voice in One Minute

The resulting artificial voices do sound a little robotic, but are clearly identifiable as being the original speaker.<p>PCMag reviews products …

South Korean presidential candidate campaigns with 'Starcraft' maps

How should politicians connect with younger voters? How do you cut through the relentless waves of promises, speeches and the rest? If you're South Korean presidential candidate Moon Jae-in, you take to <i>Starcraft</i>. Perhaps even more surprisingly, he's actually a <i>legitimate, tenable</i> candidate who could …

Moon Jae-in

Breakthrough in multiple sclerosis research as scientists discover possible cause of the disease

British scientists have discovered a potential cause for multiple sclerosis, in a major breakthrough that could pave the way for new treatments for the disease.<p>Scientists have found a new cellular mechanism which may cause the autoimmune disorder. Multiple sclerosis affects around 2.5 million …

Multiple Sclerosis

3 maps that explain the geopolitics of nuclear weapons

North Korea has received a lot of focus due to a recent missile test and the expectation of another nuclear test. It is a poor country whose nuclear program has allowed it to punch above its weight internationally. This has also forced superpowers to approach it with great caution.<p>Nuclear bombs are …

AeroMobil starts taking pre-orders for its ‘first edition’ flying car

Flying-car company AeroMobil revealed its new model today, and is set to start taking pre-orders for the limited first edition run of the hybrid vehicle. The company had promised to offer a commercially available flying car in 2017, and this somewhat makes good on that promise, though pre-orders …

'Space Hamburger' Spotted in Astronomical First

A newborn star buried deep inside the Orion Nebula is feeding on a giant, dusty "space hamburger," researchers have discovered.<p>This astronomical …

Universe

Giving young blood to older animals raises tantalizing possibilities for people

Dracula may have been on to something. It wasn’t just blood, but the blood of youth that was the secret to staying alive for centuries.<p>The rejuvenating effect of young blood has been demonstrated in strange, draculoid experiments first done 150 years ago. Two genetically compatible animals, one …

Double Blind

Astronomers May Finally Have the First Picture of a Black Hole

Westford, Massachusetts<p>Using a massive telescope network, scientists have data in hand that could open new frontiers in our understanding of gravity.<p>For the monster at the Milky Way’s heart, it’s a wrap.<p>After completing five nights of observations, today astronomers may finally have captured the …

Black Holes

An Australian Mechanic Just Discovered 4 New Planets Thanks to a TV Show

Science is for everyone.<p>You don't need to be a professional astronomer to find new worlds orbiting distant stars. Darwin mechanic and amateur …

Large asteroid is going to come ‘very close’ to Earth: NASA

It’s a close encounter that’s almost earth-shattering.<p>A large asteroid will fly close to our planet this month but scientists are promising …

Space

Good luck finding a safe VPN

If you're most people, you just found out about the FCC's internet privacy rules by way of their untimely demise. Thanks to the FCC's new chief, Congress, and Donald Trump, ISPs are now free to track you like crazy and sell your data to the four directions. As a result, interest in VPNs exploded …

Scientists have discovered an atmosphere around an Earth-like planet for the very first time

It marks progress in the search for life beyond our solar system<p>Scientists have found an atmosphere around the planet known as GJ 1132b, making it …

Planetary Habitability

Graphene sieves are a cheaper way of making saltwater drinkable

A graphene-based sieve developed by a team of researchers from the University of Manchester could give millions of people access to clean water. See, it's highly efficient in filtering the salt out of saltwater and could lead to a less energy-intensive desalination process. The team's sieve is made …

Cure For Cancer? Stem Cell Research Discovery Kills 'Disease-Causing Intruders,' Scientists Discover

Researchers at UCLA successfully created an artificial thymus capable of killing "disease-causing intruders" responsible for the growth of cancerous …

The 2017 total solar eclipse will be livestreamed from 100,000 feet

If you won't be in the path of the total solar eclipse on August 21, don't worry. NASA, in partnership with the two-year-old online video platform …

Astronomers Have Officially Found a Candidate For Planet Nine

We're in business.<p>An intense three-day crowdsourced search for an undiscovered planet in our solar system has produced four possible candidates.<p>The …

Quantum Physics is Bringing Our Wildest Sci-Fi Dreams to Life

Spooky Subatomic Space<p>Think of every amazing future technology you’ve seen or read about in science fiction, or imagined yourself. Big innovations …

'Doomsday' Library Joins Seed Vault in Arctic Norway

The so-called doomsday seed vault located underground on a remote island in the Arctic Ocean has gained a neighbor, and the new vault, opened March …

NASA Just Unveiled Plans For Its Moon-Orbiting Spaceport: Deep Space Gateway

Stargate is real.<p>NASA's goal of getting humanity to Mars has been developing for years, but while the space agency has been busily building and …

Couple stage fake engagement to get free food in restaurant

These two teenagers, 19-year-old Cati Domitrovich and 17-year-old Alex Nagle, both from Texas, were dining out at a restaurant last weekend when Alex got down on his knee, took a ring from his pocket and asked Cati if she would do him the honour of being his wife.<p>Except, as you already know from …

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Weekend Roundup: The End Of (Human) History

Homo Deus author Yuval Noah Harari talks about what it means to be human in an age when the algorithm is merging big data and biology.<p>Francis Fukuyama famously declared that the triumph of liberal democracy and free markets after the Cold War heralded “the end of history.” Yuval Noah Harari now …