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Army of Nanorobots Successfully Strangles Cancerous Tumors

Tiny moving robots made of DNA are being used to deliver cancer drugs.<p>Nearly 1.7 million new cases of cancer are detected in the United States each …

Cancer

This motocross bike is lightweight, powerful, and completely electric

This completely electric motocross bike is called the LMX 161, and it could be the future for all motocross bikes.<p>The LMX 161 weighs just 42kg and has the same power you would find in an 85cc engine powered motocross bike, making it both powerful and lightweight.<p>The 3000-watt electric engine can …

Clogged arteries may be down to bacteria, not diet

The fat molecules in the plaques that clog up our arteries and raise risk of heart attack and stroke may come from bacteria that live in our mouths …

Medical Research

Ride around in style on the URB-E, a fast and compact new electric scooter

URBAN626, a Pasadena-based startup that was primarily funded by local investors has recently launched their URB-E line of electronic scooters. The URB-E weighs in at around 30-35lbs, giving you the ability to drive up to 20 miles, and can reach speeds of up to 18 MPH. This new electronic scooter …

Your Appendix May Not Be Useless After All

The organ may be a safe haven for healthy bacteria<p><i>This article originally appeared on Time.com.</i><p>The appendix, notorious for its tendency to become …

Biology

Eating bananas regularly could prevent heart attacks and strokes, study finds

Eating bananas every day could help prevent heart attacks and strokes, new research reveals.<p>High in potassium, foods like bananas can stop fatal …

Everything you need to know about armpit detox

Armpit detoxification can help the body rid itself of toxins that have built up on the skin. It may also help to reduce the capacity of sweat glands …

Putin and Saudi king turn the page on decades of tensions

MOSCOW (AP) — In a major break with decades of rivalry, Russia and Saudi Arabia on Friday struck a slew of deals, including contracts for Russian …

Silicon Valley's LSD habit is exploding, and now a 27-year old is offering how-to tutorials over Skype

Paul Austin's favorite way to open a TED talk is by telling his audience that he took LSD that day.<p>Austin, 27, bills himself as a professional microdosing coach. After personally experimenting with the regimen — which involves taking tiny, "sub-perceptual" doses of LSD or another psychedelic for up …

Could some ADHD be a type of sleep disorder? That would fundamentally change how we treat it.

Over the past two decades, U.S. parents and teachers have reported epidemic levels of children with trouble focusing, impulsive behavior and so much energy that they are bouncing off walls. Educators, policymakers and scientists have referred to attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, as …

Autism

2 scientists are locked in a race to develop a groundbreaking vaccine for heroin, but it might not be a 'magic bullet'

Two scientists are locked in a race to develop a groundbreaking vaccine for heroin. But many addiction experts and health officials warn that the medicine is unlikely to be the end game for the current opioid crisis and is a decade from reaching the market, at the earliest.<p>Dr. Kim Janda, a chemist …

A medical breakthrough that hacks genes to fight cancer just got approved, and it's the beginning of 'a big new field of medicine'

The drug, called Kymriah, is a highly personalized cancer treatment called CAR T-cell therapy (CAR is short for chimeric antigen receptor).<p>It's a type of cancer immunotherapy, which harnesses the body's immune system to take on cancer cells. In this case, the therapy removes a person's cells, …

Harley-Davidson’s first Electric bike

Harley-Davidson Project LiveWire<p>Remember this iconic motorcycle? It was used by Scarlett Johansson aka The Black Widow in an engaging chase sequence …

DARPA project aims to make modular computers out of ‘chiplets’

The Defense Department’s research arm has officially kicked off its effort to create a modular computing framework, with pieces pulled from a mix-‘n-match set of “chiplets.” Producing something this weird will take a village, the agency suggested — in fact, “an enormous village rife with …

Intellectual Property

Chile’s Energy Transformation Is Powered by Wind, Sun and Volcanoes

CERRO PABELLÓN, Chile — It looks and functions much like an oil drilling rig. As it happens, several of the men in thick blue overalls and white helmets who operate the hulking machine once made a living pumping crude.<p>But now they are surrounded by snowcapped volcanoes, laboring to breathe up here …

South America

How to spot and treat colorectal cancer

After a twenty-year period in which the development of colorectal cancer among white Americans under the age of 55 was reported as declining, new evidence shows an increase in the disease. A recent study conducted by the American Cancer Society, using data from the National Center for Health …

The Electric Zero DS ZF6.5 Is the Tesla Model 3 of Motorcycles

For 10 years, California-based Zero Motorcycles Inc. has been carefully breaking into the broader bike market, offering power­ful emission-­free …

11 Free Apps I Couldn't Live Without as a Photographer

This is not your typical list of must have photography apps — no Snapchat, Instagram, or Photoshop here. Although you might not have heard of many of …

Light starts shipping the L16, its 16-camera pocket DSLR challenger

Light’s L16 was a radical design concept when it was originally introduced in October, 2015 — but the concept has become a reality, as the company is now shipping the first production units to its pre-order customers. The final design is quite similar to the concept it showed off back then, with a …

Mobile Photography

In the hunt for new antibiotics, scientists hit pay dirt

Scientists have discovered a new kind of antibiotic — buried in dirt. Tests in animals show that it is effective against drug-resistant bacteria, and it could lead to desperately needed treatments for deadly antibiotic-resistant infections.<p>Almost our entire arsenal of antibiotics was discovered in …

Biology

Alta Motors Receives $27 Million In Funding Round

<i>Global investor appetite grows for Alta's expanding suite of transportation technologies as the company breaks new energy density thresholds</i><p><b>Brisbane,</b> …

Motocross

Unu Electric Scooter

Thanks to a sophisticated Bosch engine, battery pack, and regenerative braking technology, the Unu Electric Scooter is one of the cleanest ways to …

Batteries

How medical marijuana can help those with ADD and ADHD focus | Salon.com

So what’s the next best contender? According to research, cannabis.<p>A 2013 study published in the Journal of Substance Use & Misuse found that people were self-medicating, in order to deal with and manage hyperactivity and impulsive — two major components of ADD/ADHD.<p>The study surveyed about 280 …

2017 Zero DSR Motorcycle Review And Test Ride: Silent Running

I’ve ridden a few electric motorcycles over the years, and I love the technology. Every year, the bikes keep getting better and more sophisticated, and I inch closer to adding one to my garage. The latest candidate was the 2017 Zero DSR.<p>Zero Motorcycles, based in Scotts Valley, California, has been …

This electric bike is powerful enough to tow an SUV

This e-bike is powerful enough to tow an SUV.<p>It's powered by one 48V battery with a 750W motor that has an 85-mile range.<p>The cycle is called the "Moar Fat Tire Ebike" and it has a top speed of 30 mph when used with the pedals.<p>It is still a prototype at this stage but developers hope to retail it …

Capture the Beauty of Long Exposures with Your Camera’s Live View Mode and an ND Filter (VIDEO)

Greg Benz is a Minneapolis-based photographer known for his stunning landscape and cityscape images, and he creates some real magic by using his …

Landscape Photography

The world’s best mesh Wi-Fi system now boosts any router you already have

By now you’ve undoubtedly heard about mesh Wi-Fi systems even if you don’t already own one. These next-generation wireless internet solutions use a …

The New Guide To Learning Photography – The Old One Was Backwards

Familiarize yourself with your camera, learn the exposure triangle, learn composition rules, and then learn everything else (visual story telling, …

These Two Lightroom Tutorials Are Guaranteed to Improve Your Nature & Landscape Photographs

Most landscape and nature photographers consider Lightroom’s Graduated Filter to be almost indispensable for processing their images. The ability to …

These Folding Landscape Photos Will Mess With Your Brain

Photographer Aydın Büyüktaş has published a new series of photos as part of his delightful <i>Flatland</i> series, which shows landscapes folding upon …