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Greenpeace co-founder: No scientific proof humans are dominant cause of warming climate

A co-founder of Greenpeace told lawmakers there is no evidence man is contributing to climate change, and said he left the group when it became more interested in politics than the environment.<p>Patrick Moore, a Canadian ecologist and business consultant who was a member of Greenpeace from 1971-86, …

Planet bonanza: NASA announces discovery of 715 new worlds

NASA says its Kepler telescope has discovered a bonanza of 715 planets outside our solar system, pushing the number of planets discovered in the galaxy to about 1,700.<p>Scientists used a new confirmation technique to come up with the largest single announcement of a batch of exoplanets — what planets …

Law prof: Obama power grab threatens to make president 'government unto himself'

Constitutional law professor Jonathan Turley issued a dire warning Thursday about the growth of executive power under President Obama, saying if left unchecked the U.S. president could "effectively become a government unto himself."<p>"It didn't begin with President Obama, but it certainly accelerated …

Tate may let you explore museum galleries using robots or 'Minecraft'

Come July, you might find yourself exploring Tate Britain's art galleries with a remote-control robot, inside the world of <i>Minecraft</i>, through an interactive animation, or within a collection of online comments. Only one of these elaborate proposals will be turned into a reality though, and the Tate …

Inside The Robot Internet

By Camille Sweeney and Josh Gosfield4 minute Read<p>Twenty-five years ago Tim Berners-Lee first proposed the World Wide Web–perhaps man’s greatest …

Within a few years, a self-powered robot could be mowing your lawn

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Credit: EcoMow Technologies<p>Around the time of World War II, fuel rations caused Europeans to look to alternative means to …

Do men lose weight faster than women?

<b>The rumor: Men lose weight more quickly than women</b><p>Many people believe that when it comes to weight loss, men have an advantage. Anecdotal stories of ladies sweating and struggling to lose a pound or two compare to tales of men cutting back on the junk, hitting the gym and watching the weight drop …

This Woman Invented a Way to Run 30 Lab Tests on Only One Drop of Blood | WIRED

Phlebotomy. Even the word sounds archaic—and that’s nothing compared to the slow, expensive, and inefficient reality of drawing blood and having it …

The Best Desktop Computers of 2018

Packing more power and flexibility than laptops, and more stylish designs than in the past, desktops are still an appealing option. Here are some of …

Computer Hardware

An end to computer viruses? Start-up claims it can stop malware

An Israeli start-up claims its software will put an end to all viruses and malware, even anticipating attacks and blocking them before they are created.<p>That’s because viruses are copycats, said Liran Tancman, CEO and co-founder of the 10-person software firm Cyactive. Creating new code for each new …

NASA Invites Private Companies To The Moon

The space agency is looking for partners to develop technologies for commercial lunar cargo transportation. What this means, exactly, is unclear.<p>NASA is officially looking to work with private companies to develop commercial robotic lunar landers that can deliver cargo to the moon's surface. The …

The Science of Stupid: Galileo is Rolling Over in His Grave

So here’s a fine howdy-do for Galileo Galilei: Exactly one day—<i>one flipping day</i>—after the great man’s 450th birthday, on Feb. 15, 2014, a study by …

Electrify Any Bike For Extra Pedal Power

Upgrade your old two-wheeler.<p>Who wants to be a sweaty mess after biking to work? “No one,” is the answer FlyKly is banking on. The start-up has created an electrified rear wheel that can retrofit onto almost any bike. Pedaling becomes effortless, and co-workers will thank you.<p>Motor<p>The 250-watt <b>motor</b> …