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Beyond Sunsets, Beyond the Northern Lights, This Beauty is Out of This World

The Chandra observations of these low-mass stars were made of the region known as the "Wing" of the Small Magellanic Cloud (SMC), one of the Milky …

A Smartwatch That Tells Time With Scent

An idea that doesn't stink<p>Most smartwatches constantly pester their wearers about appointments, e-mails, or even calories they have left to burn. Aisen Caro Chacin, who teaches physical computing at the Parsons New School for Design in New York, has built one that doesn’t blast stressful reminders. …

Team identifies 13,000 fish with only one glass of water - Futurity

Using a glass of water from Monterey Bay Aquarium's 1.2 million gallon tank, scientists were able to identify most of the 13,000 fish swimming there.

Technique measures how the proteins in your body vibrate - Futurity

Researchers have for the first time observed in detail the vibrations of lysozyme, an antibacterial protein found in many animals.

Mysteries of the Unseen World

The current René Magritte exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art in NYC (which concludes on 12 January), titled "The Mystery of the Ordinary," showcased surrealist paintings by the Belgian artist that challenged the way the viewer would perceive the "ordinary." In a similar—and more …

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fMRI scan indicating increased brain activity associated with happiness after a 20-minute walk vs. 20 minutes sitting. Go outside! 

fMRI scan indicating increased brain activity associated with happiness after a 20-minute walk vs. 20 minutes sitting. Go outside!

The iPad App That Sold 4 Billion Pages of Comics in 2013

For the third year running, digital comics platform ComiXology closed out 2013 as the most profitable non-game App on iPad. It's testament to …

Noted: A Dead-Simple App for Jotting Things Down

Note-taking, at its essence, is an impulsive act. When you hear something you need to write down, all it takes is a few simple gestures—grab a …

Cadillac Has Changed The Logo On All Its Cars

Cadillac is in the midst of a resurgence, and the debut of the gorgeous ATS Coupe at the Detroit Auto Show today makes its future look even brighter.<p>At the reveal, GM's luxury brand made another, less spectacular announcement: It's changing its logo. The new look was first shown in August on the …

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HSBC Global Connections — Helping businesses grow internationally

Thomas Schickler, Global Head of Liquidity and Investments, HSBC<p>There has been considerable discussion about the implications for corporates …

HSBC Global Connections — Helping businesses grow internationally

Sathya Ram, Regional Head of Clearing and Foreign Currency Payment Products of Global Payments and Cash Management for Asia-Pacific, HSBC<p>Although the …