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Japan hostage killing: Critical test for PM Shinzo Abe

<b>Sunday's announcement of the killing of Kenji Goto, the second of two Japanese hostages captured by Islamic State (IS) militants, represents a major political challenge for the Japanese administration of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.</b><p>It also raises important questions about the future security of …

Scientists uncover new clues to repairing injured spinal cord

Frogs, dogs, whales, snails can all do it, but humans and primates can't. Regrow nerves after an injury, that is—while many animals have this …

Electricity-Eating Bacteria Are Real and More Common Than We Thought

In the extreme world of bacteria, stunts such as living in hot springs or without oxygen are, like, totally unimpressive. But then there are bacteria …

13 Google Search Tricks That Make Life A Whole Lot Easier

You <i>think</i> you know how to Google? You don't know how to Google.<p>Even the most seasoned Googler might not know every tip and trick available with just a few extra keystrokes in the search bar. Consider this your instructions manual for the world's most popular search engine.<p>Define A Word<p><b>The Scenario:</b> …

A new way to look at math

Proton's Magnetism Measured With Greatest Precision Yet

In an attempt to solve the mystery of the Universe’s missing antimatter, physicists have achieved the most precise measurement yet of the proton's inherent magnetism.<p>Publishing in Nature on 28 May, a group of researchers has mastered a technique to measure the magnetic moment of a proton — the …

Cell vs. virus: A battle for health - Shannon Stiles

All living things are made of cells. In the human body, these highly efficient units are protected by layer upon layer of defense against icky …

Viruses

What the Synapses in Your Brain Actually Look Like

Without synapses, your neurons wouldn't be able to communicate and your brain would be little more than a ball of meat. Exactly what synapses look …

Neuroscience

Super Mario World is the key to parallel universes

This has to be the best example of the <i>Many Worlds</i> hypothesis by Hugh Everett, a theory that postulates that an infinite number of parallel universes …