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2014 Jaguar F-type V-8 S

The Pied Piper: Come, children, and be charmed by Jaguar's first true sports car in a generation.<p>Hamlin, West Virginia, is nowhere. Which is exactly the place Jaguar sports-car development has been for the past 40 years. The XK? That, good sir, is a GT. That anything small and uncompromisingly …

Bee venom makes cells grow pores and leak - Futurity

RICE (US) — The most comprehensive picture yet of bee venom’s principle toxin, melittin, could …

Zoology

Acid, Poop, and Barf: Vultures' Secret Weapons

Voyager left solar system last year, new research shows | Reuters

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) - NASA’s long-lived Voyager probe crossed into interstellar space last year, becoming the first man-made object to leave the solar system, new research shows.<p>Scientists have been waiting for Voyager to detect a magnetic field that flows in a different direction …

Is Voyager 1 still in our solar system? NASA doesn't know

In March, more than 35 years after leaving Earth, NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft traveled beyond our solar system and into a new frontier — interstellar space. Or well, maybe not. Shortly after NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory announced that Voyager 1 had broken into uncharted territory, the original …

Study refuels debate over whether Voyager 1 has left solar system

New research says NASA misinterpreted magnetic field data and that, in fact, Voyager 1 entered interstellar space July 27, 2012. Even some previous skeptics are intrigued.<p>August 15, 2013|By Monte Morin<p>An artist's depiction of a Voyager spacecraft. A study published… (NASA )<p>Voyager 1, where are …

Astronomy

Tornado Tech: How Drones Can Help With Twister Science

Oklahoma was hit particularly hard by two massive outbreaks this year in what's been another deadly season of tornadoes in the U.S. Despite technology and forecasting improvements, scientists still have plenty to learn about how and why tornadoes form.<p>Currently, one of the best ways for researchers …

Brains Of Dying Rats Yield Clues About Near-Death Experiences

A burst of brain activity just after the heart stops may be the cause of so-called near-death experiences, scientists say.<p>The insight comes from research involving nine lab rats whose brains were analyzed as they were being euthanized. Researchers discovered what appears to be a momentary increase …

Brain activity continues in rats after clinical death, study finds

"Near death" experiences are controversial to say the least. A recent <i>Newsweek</i> cover story on one such experience claimed to offer "proof" of the afterlife, only to be widely criticized by scientists for sensationalist and unscientific claims. But now comes scientific proof that for some animals — …

Possible Hints of Consciousness After Death Found in Rats

Author: Brandon Keim. Brandon Keim Science<p>Date of Publication: 08.12.13.<p>Time of Publication: 3:30 pm. 3:30 pm<p>For a brief time after their hearts stop …

Ten weird and wonderful transport concepts of tomorrow

US entrepreneur Elon Musk unveiled his vision for the Hyperloop, transporting people in a tube between cities at supersonic speed. Here we look at some of the other transport concepts pushing the boundaries of what's currently possible.<p>Elon Musk is a man who thinks big. He has already pioneered …

SpaceX

California billionaire unveils futuristic 'Hyperloop' transport | Reuters

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - California billionaire Elon Musk took the wraps off his vision of a futuristic “Hyperloop” transport system on Monday, proposing to build a solar-powered network of crash-proof capsules that would whisk people from San Francisco to Los Angeles in half an hour.<p>In a blog …

Elon Musk Hyperloop Designs: Futuristic Transit System Envisioned at Traveling Over 700 MPH

Elon Musk, CEO and Chairman of Tesla Motors and SpaceX, published open source designs for the futuristic Hyperloop transportation system on August 12.<p>…

Elon Musk

Glow-in-the-dark Rabbits Produced by Scientists (+Photo)

Researchers from the University of Hawaii and two universities in Turkey have created rabbits that glow in the dark.<p>The effect is produced by …

Rabbits