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New solar cloud identified after space weather study

<b>A new form of solar cloud has been identified by research into "space weather" led by Dundee University.</b><p>Dr Miho Janvier worked alongside colleagues in Paris and Buenos Aires to study a new kind of magnetic cloud emanating from the Sun.<p>The cloud is a smaller, distinct version of those caused by …

Buenos Aires

How energy loss can make lasers more intense - Futurity

Scientists have demonstrated a more effective—yet counterintuitive—way to boost the intensity of lasers.

This Revolutionary New Reactor Could Change Civilization As We Know It

<b>The news:</b> For years, nuclear fusion has been the holy grail of alternative energy: Unlike fission, which splits atoms to create energy, fusion is the …

Saturn’s Death Star Look-Alike

Mimas, the wobbly little moon orbiting Saturn, is a ringer for the space station from ‘Star Wars,’ but that’s not the only odd thing about it—it may …

2014 Could Be the Hottest Year on Record

The earth could be heading for its warmest year on record, meteorologists at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced on …

Our unique 'microbial aura' travels with us wherever we go

Every individual has a unique “microbial aura” that we spread constantly wherever we go, according to research published recently in the journal Science.<p>"Your bacterial community [is] a composite of all of the decisions and interactions you’ve ever made in your life. Unless you lived exactly the …

Lockheed's Fusion Promise: What We Know So Far

Can the company do what's never been done before?<p>Researchers at Lockheed Martin made headlines this week with the announcement that they are on the fast track to building a nuclear fusion reactor. But experts responded with skepticism.<p>Fusion promises unlimited clean, renewable energy without the …

Robot can perform brain surgery through the patient's cheek

A surgical robot can perform corrective epilepsy brain surgery in a much safer and less invasive way.<p>For a percentage of epilepsy patients, medication is less effective at controlling seizures, or it doesn't work at all. For these patients, there is another option: brain surgery. This is usually a …

The Brain

Paralysed man Darek Fidyka walks again after pioneering surgery

Medical team regrow cells of patient’s severed spine in breakthrough that offers hope to millions with disability<p>A man who was completely paralysed from the waist down can walk again after a British-funded surgical breakthrough which offers hope to millions of people who are disabled by spinal cord …

Watch a self-driving Audi become 'the fastest autonomous car on the planet'

Audi put a big exclamation point on its self-driving technology — "piloted driving," as the company calls it — with an adrenaline-filled demonstration in Germany over the weekend. The car in question was a 560-horsepower RS7 rounding the course at Hockenheimring during the finale of this year's DTM …

We rode a $10,000 hoverboard, and you can too

It's impossible to talk about hoverboards without invoking a particular movie title, so we're not even going to try: Remember that awesome scene from <i>Back to the Future Part II</i>? It's one step closer to reality: A California startup just built a real, working hoverboard. Arx Pax is attempting to …

Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong Shares His Vision For The Future Of Bitcoin

Right after opening its doors to Europe, Coinbase co-founder and CEO Brian Armstrong joined Alex Wilhelm on stage today at TechCrunch Disrupt Europe to discuss the future of bitcoin. The conversation covered everything happening right now around bitcoin, from regulatory issues to bitcoin’s price …

AT&T will sell you the giant Galaxy Mega 2 on October 24, will charge a reasonable $150

Samsung is known for making some pretty outlandish phablets, including the 7-inch Galaxy W and the 6.3-and-5.8-inch Galaxy Mega. In mid September, …

Phones

GE to sell Link LED lightbulbs controlled by Wink app

General Electric has announced plans to sell a new family of LED lightbulbs, the Link, that can be controlled remotely anywhere in the world by the …

Building Google's low-cost cardboard version of an Oculus Rift (pictures)

Virtual Reality

Make Your Own Electric Bicycle With the Ultimate DIY Ebike Guide

Electric bicycles have become a popular form of transportation for many in cities across the world. As a green alternative to cars and public …

The Space Elevator Concept

The space elevator was first proposed in 1895, but it might even predate that. The idea of a giant tower that can carry us from Earth to outer space …

Space Travel

Add days of battery life to iOS devices with these powerful USB portable batteries from Lumsing and RAVPower

Let’s keep it real here folks. Apple’s iPhones and iPads have amazing battery life but it is also fairly easy to kill the battery with a few hours of heavy use. That includes gaming, tethering, watching videos and just plain old-fashioned “usage”. Since Apple (thankfully) doesn’t have a removeable …

Google's cardboard VR headset is no joke -- it's great for the Oculus Rift

Virtual reality may be one of the most important new frontiers in tech. But its pioneers still need to sell the public on the idea of reality-escaping face computers. Enter Google Cardboard.<p>When Google announced a do-it-yourself virtual reality kit made of cardboard at its I/O developer conference …

Virtual Reality

America's Contribution To A New Generation Of Physics

Stand in front of it and you are standing in the path of the most powerful beam of neutrinos in the world, which is emerging from a nearby particle accelerator at Fermilab, America's main particle-physics laboratory.<p>With any other kind of accelerator, standing in the beam would have spectacular and …