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This Is The First Photo of The Entire Earth Taken in 43 Years

We live in a beautiful world.<p>There is no shortage of spectacular images of our planet, but since the famous 'Blue Marble' photo taken back in 1972, …

Space

'Heartbreak' stem cells could repair damage of heart attack

An injection of newly discovered stem cells could encourage the heart to regenerate and reverse damage, scientists believe<p>Stem cells capable of repairing the irreversible damage of a heart attack have been discovered by scientists in a breakthrough which could offer new hope for hundreds of …

Stem Cells

Chernobyl fires threaten release of radioactivity equivalent to major nuclear accident

<i>The fires first reported in the Chernobyl region on April 26th (the anniversary of the 1986 accident) threaten a major release of radioactivity,</i> …

NASA's seemingly impossible space engine looks more possible after its latest test

A group of NASA scientists have been working on a potentially revolutionary space engine that doesn't require rocket fuel and could make a trip to Mars in just 10 weeks. Or, they could be looking at a scientific error in violation of one of classical physics' core rules. They've been trying to …

Space Travel

First World War explosive could reverse diabetes, says Yale University

Munitions workers exposed to the chemical DNP lost weight. Now Yale University scientists think it could be used to fight diabetes<p>A chemical which caused munitions factory workers to lose weight inexplicably in the First World War could cure diabetes, scientists at Yale University believe.<p>DNP …

Soon, A Giant Balloon Could Leisurely Float You To The Edge Of Space

World View sets a new record in the quest to conquer the stratosphere<p>It’s a dream of many to visit the great wide vacuum that is outer space—but getting there can be pretty intense. You know, like the part where you have to strap yourself into a 60-ton rocket accelerating upward at 18,000 miles per …

Star Buzzed Earth During Neanderthal Times

Close encounters can hurl a cosmic hailstorm of comets, some of which might collide with Earth.<p>Seventy thousand years ago, when modern humans were on the verge of migrating from Africa and before Neanderthals died out, an alien star flew through the outer reaches of the solar system.<p>Passing less …

In a Curious Case for Astronomers, a Brown Dwarf Goes Missing

Scientists trained one of the world's largest telescopes on the star and found nothing.<p>Astronomers are trying to crack a strange new case: the mystery of the missing dwarf star.<p>Using one of the biggest telescopes in the world, the ESO's Very Large Telescope in Chile, researchers were on the hunt …

Artificial intelligence and nanotechnology 'threaten civilisation'

Technologies join nuclear war, ecological catastrophe, super-volcanoes and asteroid impacts in Global Challenges Foundation’s risk report<p>Artificial intelligence and nanotechnology have been named alongside nuclear war, ecological catastrophe and super-volcano eruptions as “risks that threaten human …

Singularity

Microscopic gold tubes can both detect and destroy cancer cells

There's no doubt that doctors would prefer to treat cancer as soon as they spot it, and it looks like nanotechnology might give them that chance. Researchers at the University of Leeds have successfully tested gold nanotubes that are useful for both imaging and destroying cancer cells. Since the …

Without naming names, Apple CEO Tim Cook jabs firms selling user data

Why did the CEOs of Google, Facebook and Yahoo decline invitations to attend President Obama's speech at Stanford's cybersecurity conference? Only they know for sure.<p>But they did avoid the embarrassment of sitting in the audience while<p>AppleCEOTim Cookobliquely lambasted the kind of companies they …

The 10 best iPhone widgets you should be using

We've collected the 10 best apps that use widgets creatively to keep you up to date and entertained — all from your iPhone's lock screen.<p>From alerting you to when you've only reached your data cap to showing you the best headlines from The New York Times, these widgets pack some power.

Apps

A Warning From the Heart of Malaria Research

A Veteran Doctor Fears the Rise of a Drug-Resistant Strain Will Help the Disease Spread<p>By<p>Shirley S. Wang<p>Shirley S. Wang<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@ShirleySWangWSJ<p>Google+<p><i>Bangkok</i><p>Despite a sharp drop in malaria-related deaths over the past decade, a veteran doctor here, in the heart of the …

Public Health

Eve the robot scientist discovers new drug candidate for malaria

Meet Eve: she's darn smart, can make the process of finding new drugs a lot faster and cheaper -- and she costs around $1 million. That's because Eve is a robotic scientist developed by researchers from the Universities of Aberystwyth and Cambridge, the same team who created her predecessor (you …

Measuring This Brain Region Could Predict Depression And Anxiety Years Before It Hits

We all encounter challenges and obstacles in life, such as divorce, death, illness and unemployment. But while some people are highly resilient and able to cope with these stresses, others struggle deeply, and may experience anxiety and depression as a result.<p>So why is it that some of us thrive in …

Neuroscience

Rise of the robots: how long do we have until they take our jobs?

Google’s Ray Kurzweil predicts robots will reach human levels of intelligence by 2029 – if they overcome current limitations<p>They have mastered the art of poker, helped write a cookbook and can cope with a basic conversation. The decision by a Japanese bank to staff their frontdesk with a bevy of …

Artificial Intelligence

Tip of the Day: Easily Add Up To 20 Widgets to Your iPhone or iPad

iOS 8 finally brought the ability to customize the iPhone and iPad interface by allowing you to add widgets to the Today screen in Notification Center. In an earlier post, I explained the simple steps for doing this. You simply swipe down from the top of the display to view the Notification Center …

Widgets

Greek Statues Uncovered to Reveal Caryatids’ Ancient Robes

Archaeologists have uncovered the expertly crafted robes of two female stone statues standing guard at the entrance of a huge Macedonian tomb, dating back to the era of Alexander the Great, under excavation in Greece.<p>Excavators got their first glimpse of the wavy-haired statues — known as caryatids …

Archaeology

How to Get a Free iPhone 6 and Some Cash, Too

If you’re desperate for an iPhone 6, then you’re in luck: Competing trade-in programs between major U.S. carriers have made it so that many customers …

Mobile Technology

New to nature No 133: Aulacoseira coroniformis

This single-celled alga known as a diatom helps tell the tale of a Florida ecosystem's evolution<p>Diatoms – single-celled algae – are abundant in both fresh and salt waters and are among the most common types of phytoplankton. By some estimates diatoms are responsible for one-fifth of the …

China And Russia Reportedly Plan To Build One Of The Largest Seaports In North Asia

The seaport is expected to be able to handle some 60 million tonnes of cargo a year, China's state-run People's Daily Online reported late Wednesday -- comparable to Britain's busiest port Immingham or Le Havre in France, according to European Commission statistics.<p>The new facility will be located …

China

Physicists build first 500 GHz photon switch

In their research, the engineers in the Photonic Systems Laboratory of UC San Diego's Qualcomm Institute demonstrated that fast control becomes …

Bush in 2007 delivered eerily accurate warning about Iraq unrest

A prophetic warning from then-President George W. Bush before he left office about what would happen if the U.S. withdrew troops from Iraq too soon is getting new attention in light of the Islamic State’s gains, as each of his predictions appears to be coming true.<p>Bush, as discussed on "The Kelly …

What I Wish I'd Known About Running a Startup

<i>This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>I knew building a startup would be hard. I knew it would be slow. I knew we had to do lots of customer development and build something people want.<p>But there were things I didn’t know.<p>A lot of the work is actually email<p>Someone asked me recently what a …

How game devs can hire the best talent, even without salaries

Nine Dots is a small indie start-up. The studio was founded three years ago, and we're currently a team of seven full-time developers.<p>Here's the catch: until recently, no one was paid a salary in the company. Fellow indie developers and start-up entrepreneurs always ask me the same thing: Where and …

Here are seven cool projects made possible with Intel's tiny computer

Thinking about using Intel Edison for your next builder project, but feeling a little uninspired? Don't worry: IDF 2014 is rife with examples of how to use the company's new development board. In the weeks leading up to the conference, Intel employees and partners alike used it to build robots, …

10 Things In Tech You Need To Know Today

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