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Big brains, no fur, sinuses … are these clues to our ancestors' lives as 'aquatic apes'?

It is one of the most unusual evolutionary ideas ever proposed: humans are amphibious apes who lost their fur, started to walk upright and developed …

Kickstarter must not fund biohackers' glow-in-the-dark plants

Who wouldn't want a flower that can glow in the dark? And what if it were pitched as the coming wave of a sustainable future, in which luminous …

NASA creates eye-popping 160-megapixel image of our two nearest galaxies (video)

NASA is determined to bring the final frontier closer than ever -- or at least a small, photographic slice of it. Using NASA's Swift satellite, astrophysicists at Goddard Space Flight Center and Pennsylvania State University were able to create a stunningly detailed survey of the two galaxies …

New input can warp fresh memories

<b>IOWA STATE (US) —</b> It may be possible to alter memory simply by suggesting different information, but timing and context are key.<p>“If you reactivate a …

The Brain

Trust in science would be improved by study pre-registration

In an ideal world, scientific discoveries would be independent of what scientists <i>wanted</i> to discover. A good researcher would begin with an idea, …

Neil deGrasse Tyson's remake of Carl Sagan's 'Cosmos' headed to Fox in 2014

Neil deGrasse Tyson's reboot of astrophysicist Carl Sagan’s groundbreaking documentary series, <i>Cosmos: A Personal Journey,</i> is finally on its way to television. Fox made the official announcement during its advertising upfront presentation at New York’s Beacon Theatre on Monday, reports <i>The Los</i> …

Brain’s big frontal lobe not what makes humans smarter, says study

The study suggests that supposedly more ‘primitive’ areas, such as the cerebellum, were equally important in the expansion of the human brain.<p>Human …

A Cannabinoid That Looks Like THC Could Be Key To Diagnosing PTSD

Researchers have pinpointed a set of biological markers that could help diagnose PTSD--and, eventually, treat it.<p>A molecular imaging study has pinpointed a set of biological markers that could help diagnose post-traumatic stress disorder more accurately, and might even lead to a pharmacological …

Scientists Clone Human Embryos To Make Stem Cells

Scientists say they have, for the first time, cloned human embryos capable of producing embryonic stem cells.<p>The accomplishment is a long-sought step toward harnessing the potential power of embryonic stem cells to treat many human diseases. But the work also raises a host of ethical concerns.<p>"This …

Embryonic stem cells: Advance in medical human cloning

<b>Human cloning has been used to produce early embryos, marking a "significant step" for medicine, say US scientists.</b><p>The cloned embryos were used as a source of stem cells, which can make new heart muscle, bone, brain tissue or any other type of cell in the body.<p>The study, published in the journal …

Making New Elements

How scientists create superheavy atoms.<p>Last year, scientists in Germany set out to create the heaviest known element in the universe: element 119. For five months, they attempted to fuse the atoms of two lighter elements to form one large atom with 119 protons in its nucleus. Like other …

PayPal’s Cash For Registers Tries To Outdo Square And Groupon With Its Own Bid To Rule The Register

PayPal today announced Cash for Registers to encourage merchants to switch to PayPal-powered point-of-sale solutions. The program is part of the payment giant’s bid to be the kingpin among local merchants looking for lower-cost ways of accepting credit card payments. The announcement comes on the …

Recon Jet

In 2010 Recon released the world's first Heads-Up-Display-enabled snow sport goggles, capable of displaying real-time statistics like speed, altitude, time and temperature on a full-color micro LCD screen. Now, three years later, the innovative company introduces a faster, smaller, more advanced …

Wearable Tech

The Next Tesla: Stocks To Watch As Shorts Get Squeezed

Billionaire hedge fund manager David Tepper told CNBC Tuesday that he feels for the short sellers who have been counting on a market pullback for months and been left wanting.<p>“They better have a shovel to get themselves out of the grave,” he said, referring to the fact that some of the …

MORGAN STANLEY DECLARES: Tesla Is America's 4th Automaker

Last night, Morgan Stanley's Adam Jonas wrote that the debate on Tesla had changed. "The debate has moved on from questions of viability to measuring the success and sustainable competitive advantage of the business, triggering a dramatic compression of the stock's implied risk premium," he …

Stocks Are Jumping, And Traders Are Freaking Out About A Possible 'Melt-Up' In Markets

Stocks are jumping (up about 1%) and yet the VIX (which is a measure of volatility and fear) is also jumping.<p>This is odd, because usually the VIX goes up when markets are falling.<p>What gives?<p>Well it turns out that investors are fearful right now, but they're not fearful of a market decline.<p>Investors …

Out Of Nowhere, Apple Stock Just Got A 'Smackdown'

Very odd.<p>Despite markets being up, Apple is down over 2.7%.<p>There isn't much to explain the move.<p>One trader IMs:<p>Hearing nothing on the Smackdown in AAPL right now - really accelerating - odd, apple's VIX is DOWN on the day<br>Best explain I got AAPL was 450 stops being elected<br>AAPL's VIX waking up now, …

Tesla's path to the upgradable car

At Tesla's sunny headquarters in Palo Alto, Calif., I asked CTO JB Straubel when to expect the next model upgrade for the Model S. He quickly dismissed the automaker cliche of updates based on model years, saying that Tesla would release new features for the Model S as his team finished creating …

Tesla

Customers Don’t Want Ads, They Want A Conversation

Marketing is rapidly transforming into a dialogue between buyers and sellers or collaborative marketing. Crowdtap CEO Brandon Evans on the five trends driving the shift.<p>It is becoming clear that the future of social marketing, and marketing in general, will be built around collaboration. Social …

Customers

3 Apps to Help You Write a Marketing Plan

3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You might have a great product or an excellent service but your business won't grow unless people know you're out there. That requires marketing -- online, mobile, on Google, Facebook, direct mail or even printed flyers on …

Marketing

5 Excellent Productivity Tools for Remote Workers

<i>This post originally appeared on the American Express OPEN Forum, where Mashable regularly contributes articles about leveraging social media and</i> …

5 Secrets to Winning More Sales

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Sales is king in the new economy. Your success will be determined by your ability to generate revenue and sell, not just your products and services, but also yourself.<p>Here are five signs you're well positioned to succeed at the …

Business Strategy

#7: How to Get More Facebook Fans - Amy Porterfield | Online Marketing Expert

FREE DOWNLOAD<p>Looking for list-building ideas and inspiration?<p>This free (and highly detailed) cheat sheet will give you 20 smart strategies to help …

10 Questions to Ask Before Determining Your Target Market

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The better you understand your customer, the faster your business will grow. But new ventures often struggle to define their target market and set their sights too broadly.<p>"We often overestimate the market size, and in many …

Small Business

Growing Your Design Business

So you’ve launched your own creative business, and you’re starting to grow. That’s great! But good growth won’t just <i>happen</i>. Just like a junior …

5 Bootstrapped Startup Tips to Survive the First Year

<i>Brian Casel is a designer and founder of a few bootstrapped startups. Connect with Brian on Twitter @CasJam.</i><p>Bootstrapping a startup is no easy task. …

How To Sell Without Selling - Copyblogger

If you want a simple way to make your emails more profitable, without any hard pitching or looking even remotely “salesy”, then give me a few minutes …

5 Tips for Finding the Right Idea

Ask any entrepreneur and they will tell you—building a business around the right idea is easily the toughest part of getting started. Will this idea …