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Have scientists at Harvard and MIT found a cure for obesity?

Snipping out bad DNA code could prevent or even cure obesity in those people with a faulty gene, say scientists from two top US universities<p>A cure for obesity could be just an injection away after scientists at Harvard and MIT discovered that a tiny DNA tweak causes the metabolism to burn up excess …

A Linux company that spent 17 years competing with Windows is officially over

Although Mandriva generated €553,000 in revenue in 2013, that wasn't enough to make it thrive in 2015.<p>For decades, Mandriva has been trying to take on Microsoft Windows with a Linux version of a desktop PC. Its claim to fame was a deal in 2007 with the Nigerian government in which it beat out …

Microsoft Edge is already beating IE, Chrome and Firefox in JavaScript benchmarks

Microsoft has yet to complete its development of Windows 10, but it is already promoting the improvements in performance for Microsoft Edge, the …

25 Mac Tools for Productive Coding

1. A Modern Browser<p>Chrome and Firefox are fast and have debugging consoles that are critical for web developers. You should still test in Internet …

WATCH: FREE MOVIE Lloyd Pye: Where Did We Come From?

Lloyd Pye attempts to answer the ultimate question that our ancestors and we have been asking for years, where did humans really come from? This very …

Here's How We'll Terraform Mars With Microbes

Gary King, a microbiologist at LSU who studies the most extreme organisms on Earth, can't help but wonder whether our planet's toughest microbes could change the face of Mars<p>Back in April, NASA's Curiosity rover found evidence ofliquid water on Mars. Still, this is no life-friendly oasis: The water …

Pumping iron failing to make you leaner? Blame your genes

You're a regular in the gym's weight room, grunting and sweating in hopes of turning fat into muscle and maybe even losing some weight. And yet your goal eludes you.<p>New research on women finds that some are resistant to resistance training. For these women, the new study suggests, a welter of …

Microsoft Opens Preview For iOS and Android Conversion Tool

Willing to be a guinea pig? Microsoft has today opened up applications for developers who are interested in testing out its new tools that can convert an Objective C, Java or C++ mobile app to Windows 10.<p>The iOS tools, called “Project Islandwood” allow you to import your XCode projects directly …

Google and Mozilla Dump China’s Domain Handler Over Security Missteps [Updated]

A major web security certificate issuer is dumped by Google and Mozilla after mishandling the keys to its castle.<p>Making good on their threats to dump companies that violate stringent standards for the root of trust for web-based encrypted sessions, Google and the Mozilla Foundation have removed the …

Information Security

Microsoft Office Lens comes to iPhone and Android

Microsoft continued its expansion of app offerings on iOS with the release of Office Lens today. This is one of Windows Phone’s most downloaded apps …

Microsoft Office

10 Awesome JavaScript Libraries Worth Checking Out In 2015

Advertise here with BSA<br>TweetEvery web developer wants to be creative when it comes to developing truly outstanding web applications. Thanks to the …

Google Releases a Tool to Launch Android Apps on Desktops

Google has opened up its App Runtime for Chrome (ARC) to developers so they can run their apps on any desktop with a Chrome browser, reports Ars Technica.<p>ARC is a project that allows Android apps to run on Chrome OS, and it was previously limited to a small group of developers who got to …

The World's Biggest Physics Experiment Is About to Reboot

The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is the most audacious physics experiment in human history. Now scientists are about to restart the giant particle …

Solar eclipse: amazing picture from International Space Station was photoshopped

The Twittersphere was left agog by this image from the International Space Station. Unfortunately it was not as it appeared.<p>A lie spreads around Twitter faster than the truth can get its boots on, and the solar eclipse was no exception when this apparently stunning picture showing the eclipse from …

NASA tests LEAPTech: a crazy experimental 18-engine electric wing

NASA is testing their latest experiment; the new idea is the LEAPTech electric wing. LEAPTech stands for Leading Edge Asynchronous Propeller …

Aviation

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Why men lose their memory younger than women

Men are affected by memory loss earlier than women, according to a study. Why does it happen and what can we do to stave it off?<p>Men over 40 have worse memories than women of the same age, <b>according to a study</b> carried out by American scientists.<p>The research showed that the hippocampus area of the …

Highest paying programming languages

These Are the Highest-Paying Programming Languages [INFOGRAPHIC] » Highest paying programming languages<p>Posted Mar 10, 2015 by Kira M. Newman.

Astronomers Find a Long-Lost Ocean on Mars

The ancient sea covered a fifth of the planet's surface, to a depth of at least a mile.<p>Astronomers using some of the world's most powerful telescopes have determined that an ocean at least a mile deep covered a significant fraction of the Martian surface four billion years ago.<p>The research, …

Space Travel

Mark Zuckerberg reveals his one rule for hiring

'It's a pretty good test and it has served me well,' Facebook founder tells audience at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona<p>As the founder of one of the most successful companies on the planet, when <b>Mark Zuckerberg</b> gives job advice it’s a good idea to listen.<p>Speaking at the Mobile World Congress in …

10 jQuery plugins for data visualization on your website

People enjoy the visual representation such as bar graphs, pie chart, scatter pots and other web visualization more than the text. They are eye …

Has Ryan Giggs lost patience with Louis van Gaal's philosophy at Manchester United?

United assistant's stony-faced reaction to Ashley Young's late winner at Newcastle suggested a difference in opinion over how the team should play<p>Even those closest to Ryan Giggs at <b>Manchester United</b> will admit he can be a difficult man to read, somebody well-skilled at keeping his true emotions …

Homer Simpson 'discovered the Higgs boson'

Homer Simpson predicted the mass of the Higgs boson particle 14 years before it was discovered, a writer claims<p>Homer Simpson predicted the mass of the Higgs boson in a 1998 episode of The Simpsons, according to a science writer.<p>In The Wizard of Evergreen Terrace episode, Homer is shown in front of …

SpaceX Successfully Launched Two Satellites

At 10:50pm on Sunday, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket successfully lifted off from Cape Canaveral, Florida. On board were satellites for two different customers, Eutelsat and Asia Broadcast Satellite (ABS).<p>The two companies jointly financed both the satellite construction and launch. The satellites …

Astronomers Find a Dusty Galaxy That Shouldn't Exist

A object from the very early universe is bafflingly rich with dust that theory says shouldn't have formed yet.<p>Peering back in time to find the very earliest objects in the universe, an international team of astronomers has discovered a galaxy that shouldn't be there at all.<p>The problem, the …

US needs a Mars colony, Buzz Aldrin tells senators

The United States must do more than just plant a flag on Mars if it wants to continue as a leader in the field of space exploration, Apollo 11 moonwalker Buzz Aldrin told senators this week.<p>"In my opinion, there is no more convincing way to demonstrate American leadership for the remainder of this …

Strange lights on dwarf planet Ceres have scientists perplexed

A dwarf planet is shining two bright lights at a NASA spacecraft right now, and our smartest scientists are unsure what they are.<p>As bizarre as that …

The invisible downside of cheating in life

People who take shortcuts can trick themselves into believing they are smarter than they are, says Tom Stafford, and it comes back to bite them.<p>Honesty may be the best policy, but lying has its merits – even when we are deceiving ourselves. Numerous studies have shown that those who are practised …

Psychology