For a few hundred dollars, anyone can start doing genetic editing in the comfort of their own home. Written By Joseph Neighbor This December, the signatory nations of the Biological Weapons Convention
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Scientists have managed to destroy cancerous tumours by using an experimental drug derived from the seeds of a fruit found in north Queensland rainforests. The drug, called EBC-46, was produced by extracting
My body is sitting in my office in Arlington, Virginia. But at the same time, I am also standing in a conference room in Palo Alto, California. I’m test-driving Beam, a remote-control robot avatar that
Formula One is making a switch from the current naturally aspirated 2.4-liter V8 found in the back of every car, to a new, 1.6-liter turbocharged V6. Suffice it to say, things are going to change. The
Low-cost iPhone seemingly confirmed as plastic-bodied and not yet in mass production from Pegatron working conditions report
The report on working conditions at Chinese iPhone manufacturer Pegatron appears to confirm that the low-cost iPhone does indeed exist, is plastic and is not yet in mass production. The introduction to
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Oculus Rift developer forum user Teddy0K, has developed a first-person cover-based shooter demo using the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset and the Razer Hydra motion controller. As demonstrated in video
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New observations suggest your jewelry may have originated from colliding stars. Twinkle, twinkle! Pirates have hunted it. Monarchs have exploited it. Jewelers have sold it. But where did gold come from?
Tyrannosaurus rex is perhaps one of the most famous animals to have ever roamed the Earth. This huge, fierce meat-eater has graced Hollywood films as the perpetual villain, and it has played a notorious
Aww. Come here, little guy. Robot spider! Sounds terrifying. But the T8--an octopod 'bot made from 3-D printed parts--is actually charming. For your viewing pleasure, watch it dance like a drunk high-school
This twin turbocharged V8 powered luxury car offers supercar performance with 508 horsepower on tap, but is refined enough to be the perfect daily driver that is as capable in snow as it is on the tarmac.