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NASA's Juno probe gets its first close look at Jupiter

Soaring about 2,600 miles (4,200 kilometers) above the planet's clouds, NASA's Juno space probe had its closest-ever look at Jupiter Saturday.<p>The …

100% Renewable Energy Is Possible, Here's How

If our transition to renewable energy is successful, we will achieve savings in the ongoing energy expenditures needed for economic production. We …

New Horizons visit to mysterious Kuiper Belt object 2014 MU69 approved

New Horizons, the first-ever spacecraft to get a close look at Pluto has been given the go-ahead to explore another object never before visited by a …

Experts Says a 'Space Base' Halfway Between The Moon And Earth Could Be Built in 10 Years

We can't wait.<p>The European Space Agency (ESA) has announced an ambitious plan to build a space base between Earth and the Moon, which astronauts …

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How an Indian doctor built a billion dollar company by making heart surgeries affordable

Even in a country of 900,000 odd doctors, 62-year-old Devi Prasad Shetty stands out—and how.<p>In his three decades in the profession, Shetty has conducted more than 15,000 heart surgeries—including India’s first neonatal cardiac surgery in 1992—and held the distinction of serving as Mother Teresa’s …

NASA's new spaceship looks sleeker than a sports car

SpaceX already has a contract with NASA to deliver supplies to the ISS, but now it has finally convinced the space agency that its Dragon spaceship can safely transport humans.<p>Take a look inside the sleek new space capsule that future astronauts will travel in.

The 25 Best Inventions of 2015

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Garmin's latest sports watch gets a new heart rate sensor

Garmin has launched a trio of GPS running watches, including the first equipped with the company's new wrist-based heart rate sensor. The Forerunner 235 uses the "Garmin Elevate" optical sensor that displays heart rate and training zone directly on the wearable. (Its last model, the Forerunner 225 …

31 dazzling sunsets from around the world

Even the most mundane destinations turn into dazzling dreamscapes at sunset.<p>And when the sun sets on the world's most beautiful landmarks? We'll let …

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50 apps to improve your smartphone

Photograph: Yui Mok/PA<p>The Rightmove app takes the stress out of house-hunting.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/9/16/1442402799090/a29fb90d-ae79-44f6-9f7b-2bcb648e7925-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Yui Mok/PA<p>The Rightmove app takes the stress out of …

Productivity Apps

Vote For Zoltan If You Want To Live Forever

The founder of the Transhumanist party plans to upgrade humanity, and he’s running for president in 2016<p>Zoltan Istvan didn’t see the half-buried bomb. He was reporting on a story about Vietnam’s forgotten landmines when he wandered off the path to look at the scar of an explosion on the jungle …

Ask Anything: Why Don’t Woodpeckers Get Brain Damage?

Short answer: Excellent skull design.<p>One day in 1976, psychiatrist Philip May asked his colleague at the University of California, Los Angeles a peculiar question: “Why don’t woodpeckers have headaches?” May specialized in treating schizophrenia, but proposed a radical shift: How, he wanted to …

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SMILE Is A New Energy Solution

Henrik Pranov is on a mission to provide low-cost solar technology to the developing world. The inventor has developed SMILE, which is unique and …

5 Prescription Drugs That Can Cause Memory Loss (And What You Should Take Instead)

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Pharmacogenetics: What It Is and Why You Need to Know

Pharmacogenetics is the study of how genes affect a person's response to drugs. This relatively new field allows us to combine pharmacology and genomics to develop effective and safe medication dosages which are specific to an individual's DNA makeup. This means minimizing side effects from the …

High Blood Pressure

Dynamic Duos: How To Get More Nutrition By Pairing Foods

What are the makings of a great salad? You need fresh greens, of course, and then a layer of colorful vegetables like tomatoes and carrots.<p>That's a good start. But to help the body absorb more of the nutrients packed into this medley, you may want to add something else: a cooked egg.<p>A small study …

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Organizing Your Home

Getting your house organized will go a long way to maximizing efficiency. There is no single right way to do it: The trick lies in finding the way that works best for you. For the kitchen, a few basic organizing concepts can get you started.

Blood chemical predicts brain decline

<b>Scientists have discovered a chemical in blood that indicates whether people will have declining brain function.</b><p>Looking for the earliest signs of Alzheimer's disease, they analysed levels of 1,129 proteins circulating in the blood of more than 200 twins.<p>These were compared with data from …

Scientists film death of white blood cell for first time and discover alert system

Australian and US scientists capture on video each stage of death of a human white blood cell, revealing the dying cells apparently try to alert their neighbours<p>In a world first, Melbourne scientists have captured on video each stage of death of a human white blood cell, a phenomenon never seen …

Immune System

The Solar Bike Is The World’s Greenest Electric Bike! – Never Has To Be Connected To The Power Grid

Whenever the green community is asked if there is a vehicle that a single person can use for short travel distances (or long if they like) yet …

SpaceX records fall to Earth with a GoPro

When you drop a GoPro from space, two pretty obvious things happen.<p>One is that the camera gradually descends back to Earth, turning and twisting …

What Do Minimalists Do With All Their Stuff?

If you’ve ever started a spring cleaning project, you know that it can be an overwhelming task. There are times when life just gets overwhelming and …

Tiny Wind & Solar Powered Home Lets You Live Off The Grid Anywhere In The World

Ecocapsules, designed by Bratislava-based Nice Architects, promise to let anyone live off the grid for up to a year. Each unit is equipped with solar …

This Silent, Straw-Like Wind Turbine Can Fit In Your Backyard

“Noise is the biggest issue for residential,” says David Suriol, who co-founded Spain-based Vortex Bladeless with David Yañez and Raúl Martín. …

Can Music Be Used as Medicine?

Biometric trackers are helping scientists tap into the body's response to songs and sound.<p>“Because you listened to Drake, how about Future next?”<p>Pandora, Spotify, and other music-streaming services try to predict what users might like to listen to, based on their tastes and what’s popular with …

14 stunning landscapes you’ll only find in New Zealand

WHATEVER KIND OF TERRAIN you’re into, chances are you can find it in New Zealand. But what really sets New Zealand apart is the fact that all of the …

72 Hours in Queenstown

Wedged between the Southern Alps and the pristine waters of Lake Wakatipu lies Queenstown. It’s a 12,500-person oasis of thriving, bustling modernity …