Claude Muresan

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EU Parliament votes to End Visa-Free Travel for Americans!

Strasbourg, France The European Parliament, that meets in Strasbourg, France, voted to end visa-free travel for Americans within the EU. This move is …

Elon Musk confirms satellite plans, announcement '2 - 3 months away'

This weekend the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> published rumors linking everyman billionaire Elon Musk to an internet-via-satellite project and tonight he addressed those rumors. In a tweet Musk said his company SpaceX is "in the early stages of developing advanced micro-satellites operating in large …

What We Can Learn From Humans Who Don't Age

A closer look at the science behind two unusual little girls, who have appeared on Dateline and Good Morning America.<p>Perhaps you've seen them on <i>Dateline</i>, or <i>Good Morning America</i>. Gabrielle Williams and Brooke Greenberg are girls who don't seem to age at the same rate as the rest of us. Nine-year-old …

The Best Cities For Raising A Family

Raleigh, N.C., has built a solid economy around financial services, software and energy, a major retail shipping operation and its renowned Research Triangle.<p>The metro area is also blessed with quality schools, low crime, lots of oak trees and a low cost of living relative to its residents’ rising …

20 Fabulously Free Things to Do in D.C.

Let freedom ring! Did you know that amid the trappings of office, pomp and ceremony, and glitz and glamor of Washington, D.C., you’ll find more …

Romanian prime minister leaves his office because of 'presidential spying'

Romania's prime minister moves office to escape alleged covert surveillance by the country's president<p><b>Romania's</b> prime minister has moved out of his office because he suspects the country's president may have bugged his phone as part of a bitter political feud.<p>Victor Ponta packed his bags, cleared …

Historical Timeline of Computable Knowledge: 20,000 BC-0

20,000 BC<p>20,000 BC: Arithmetic<p>Counting abstract objects<p>The invention of arithmetic provides a way to abstractly compute numbers of objects.<p>3500 BC: …

New drugs provide cure for hepatitis C, research finds

Twenty-five years after scientists first identified the hepatitis C virus, doctors are declaring victory over an infection that afflicts more than 3 million Americans and kills more of them than HIV.<p>In a series of clinical trial results, a new generation of antiviral medications was able to clear …

Medicine

Medical first as noses are 'regrown'

Swiss surgeons make pioneering breakthrough to rebuild the nose by growing patients' nasal tissue<p>Surgeons have rebuilt the noses of five skin cancer patients by growing the nasal tissue.<p>They successfully rebuilt their nostrils with a revolutionary technique in which cells were taken from their …

Nano-Robots That Compute With DNA Installed Into Living Cockroach

Gives a whole new meaning to the term "computer bug."<p>Scientists have inserted DNA-based nanobots into a living cockroach, which are able to perform logical operations. Researchers say the nanobots could eventually be able to carry out complex programs, to diagnose and treat disease.<p>These DNA …

We may already know how we will cure death—but should we?

A pair of advocates—they do legitimate research too, but their ardor is so intense, it’s hard to call them scientists—believe that they will, within their lifetimes, make ours the first generation of humans to live forever.<p>Their quest is elegantly laid out in <i>The Immortalists</i>, a new documentary …

Singularity