Emily Randolph

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A face in the crowd: A year after most extensive face transplant in history

For 15 years, Richard Lee Norris hid his gun-shot-shattered face from the public, wearing a mask when he left the house and shopping late at night to avoid the curious stares of children and adults. For all intents and purposes, the once sociable Norris had become a recluse.<p>Then, in 2012, Norris …

Medicine

Guantanamo criticised over inmate death

A report by the US military into the suicide of a Guantanamo detainee last year has criticised the facility's guards and medical staff for not following correct procedure.<p>Al Jazeera has obtained a copy of the report into the suicide of Adnan Latif, a 31-year-old Yemeni man who overdosed on …

Gun Group Aims To Stop Immigration Bill

What does an overhaul of the nation's immigration laws have to do with the Second Amendment right to own guns?<p>If you're the Gun Owners of America, everything.<p>The GOA, a smaller cousin of the National Rifle Association that often takes an even more aggressive approach, is branding the just-passed …

Snowden's dad worries about son's ties to WikiLeaks

The elder Snowden proposes a deal for Edward Snowden's return to the USA.<p>WASHINGTON — The father of Edward Snowden, the former defense contractor accused of disclosing details about secret U.S. surveillance programs, is concerned that his son's recent association with the anti-secrecy group …

Sprint closes deal to buy US Cellular spectrum, adds 420,000 customers

Sprint was clearly hungry for capacity when it bought spectrum from US Cellular last fall, and it's at last getting its fill -- some of it, at least -- by closing the deal today. The carrier has officially taken possession of 20MHz in airwaves across Midwestern cities like Champaign, Chicago and …

One Year After IPO, Facebook’s Biggest Bets Could Take a Long Time to Pay Off

mama_mia/Shutterstock<p>Today marks a year since Facebook’s rough-and-tumble IPO.<p>Since that disappointing day, Facebook has gone to great lengths to …

Deep sea mining 'gold rush' moves closer

<b>The prospect of a deep sea "gold rush" opening a controversial new frontier for mining on the ocean floor has moved a step closer.</b><p>The United Nations has published its first plan for managing the extraction of so-called "nodules" - small mineral-rich rocks - from the seabed.<p>A technical study was …

Papua New Guinea

Buggy hordes of cicadas sighted in Virginia ... but New York? Not yet

There's been a groundswell of 17-year cicadas in Virginia and other southern states, as revealed by a fresh wave of photos and eyewitness reports. In some areas, the outbreak has been accompanied by the insects' loud chorus call. And that's music to the ears of University of Connecticut …

Noah's Ark and the Great Flood: Did it Really Happen?

<i>“In the six hundredth year of Noah’s life, in the second month, the seventeenth day of the month, the same day were all the fountains of the great</i> …

Black Sea

UK science is falling behind in the global race

When it comes to Olympic sport, the UK is a small nation making a big impact. Last year's games saw us finish third in the medals table, behind only …

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Human cloning developments raise hopes for new treatments

Lorraine Barnes suffered a heart attack in 2005 and has lived with the consequences – extreme exhaustion and breathlessness – ever since. "I was …

Boys Killed Pets to Become Warriors in Early Russia

In Russia, dismembered dogs point to ancient initiation rite.<p><b>At first, archaeologists Dorcas Brown and David Anthony were deeply puzzled. While excavating the Bronze Age site of Krasnosamarkskoe in Russia's Volga region, they unearthed the bones of at least 51 dogs and 7 wolves. All the animals had</b> …

What Is It About Bees And Hexagons?

Solved! A bee-buzzing, honey-licking 2,000-year-old mystery that begins here, with this beehive. Look at the honeycomb in the photo and ask yourself: (I know you've been wondering this all your life, but have been too shy to ask out loud ... ) Why is every cell in this honeycomb a hexagon?<p>Bees, …

How to Capture Really Sharp Photos

One of the most frustrating experiences for a photographer is to get home from a photo trip with some great images only to find that some of the …

Landscape Photography

Photos of the Variety of Characters You’re Likely to Run Into at McDonald’s

Photographer Nolan Conway‘s project <i>Happy Meals</i> is all about finding unique people in one of the world’s most commonplace locations on earth: …

Are These Dancing Figures The Future Of Digital Fabrication?

Architect Marc Fornes doesn’t build buildings, he codes them. Now he’s testing his digital fabrication techniques with a series of dancing, aluminum sculptures.<p>There seems to be no shortage to experiments with fresh building materials these days: algae buildings, homes built from shipping pallets, …

3D Printing

Smart Dog Leash Carries Everything You Need for Walkies

Dog owners may get a lot out of having their furry friends around, but they also have to give a lot of care. Taking Poochy for a walk can almost seem …

How Google beat Apple to a streaming music service

Sources say iRadio is still mired in licensing talks and may not be ready for WWDC<p>Google's long-rumored Play Music All Access service is already out the door, while Apple's iRadio is still bogged down in licensing talks. According to music industry sources, all the haggling could prevent Apple from …

How You Doin: Mapping The World Through Pick up Lines

If you are a woman of any age, shape, or size and you've walked down a street in any city in the world, you've experienced it: the whistles the cat calls, the winks, the terrible pick up lines. The language may vary, but the message doesn't.<p>I've spent enough time in enough countries now to have …

Marin County

Where to See the Kiwi Bird in New Zealand

01 of 14<p>This is a very interesting place to visit in Northland for discovering some of New Zealand's unique wildlife. In addition to the kiwi, you …

Genetics

High School Students Devise More Accurate Climate Modeling Method

By studying the way leaves shrink when they fossilize, a team of more than 100 high school students could build more accurate models of climate change.<p>A team of high school students have co-authored a scientific journal paper with their University of Arizona grad student instructor that could have …

So You Want to Make Ice Cream for 100 People?

Last weekend, two of my dearest friends got married. And because I love them very much and don't think before I speak, I offered to make ice cream for their reception. For 110 people.<p>Making ice cream for a large crowd isn't as hard as constructing a wedding cake, but it's not like baking a …

Scientist Creates and Snaps Photographs of Microscopic Crystal Flowers

Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences postdoctoral fellow Wim L. Noorduin, along with his colleagues, have discovered an interesting way …