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First 'in womb' stem cell trial to begin

<b>The first clinical trial injecting foetal stem cells into babies still in the womb has been announced.</b><p>It is hoped the cells, which are able to transform into a range of tissues, will lessen symptoms of incurable brittle bone disease.<p>The trial, starting in January, will be led by Sweden's Karolinska …

Stem Cells

Deleting genes could boost lifespan by 60 per cent, say scientists

The secret of extending life by decades may lie in switching off certain genes, scientists believe, after showing that small genetic tweaks can make organisms live 60 per cent longer.<p>Ten years of research by the Buck Institute for Research on Ageing and the University of Washington has identified …

Immune System

App-controlled habitat grows just about anything in your home

You can already get smart gardening gear and smart aquariums, but wouldn't it be nice if you could get one box that handles just about anything you'd care to grow in or around your home? Jared Wolfe thinks so. His crowdfunded, internet-connected Biopod can nurture many kinds of plants and animals …

6 Tips to Make Great Photographs with the iPhone 6

When you leave home and hit the road, be it for work, play, or pretty much anything you set out to do, you should always carry a camera. There is a …

Mobile Photography

Google Puts Online 10,000 Works of Street Art from Across the Globe

<i>Circling Birdies</i> by Cheko, Granada Spain<p>Since last we wrote, Google Street Art has doubled its online archive by adding some 5,000 images, bringing …

Art

What You Need to Know About Wide Angle Lenses

Wide angle lenses are a key part of every landscape photographer’s kit; they can produce some amazing vistas and sweeping scenes, but learning to use …

Landscape Photography

Quick Tip: Head Swap in Under 2 Minutes

Lets set up the scene. You have a 55 member family shoot. You loose count the ratio of kids to adults but all you know is that the kids out number …

Top 6 Science Inventions You Probably Haven't Heard Of

<b>High school students from Southeast Asia protect the environment with inventions that challenge the status quo.</b><p>Did you know bamboo can be used to …

Intel Corporation

Free 50-minute video tutorial video shows you how to make an Apple Watch app

If you want to get quickly up to speed on the basics of creating an Apple Watch app following the release of WatchKit, developer Nick Walter has put a free 50-minute video tutorial online. You can also sign up for a full online course for just $39 on Kickstarter – saving $161 on the likely launch …

How to Brew Coffee: 8 Step-by-Step Videos from Stumptown Coffee & Bon Appétit

We got a major lesson on how to brew coffee—eight different ways—with these videos from java experts Stumptown Coffee Roasters<p>Coffee. Any way you look at it, it's become way easier to get a decent cup in the past decade or so. The rise of good coffee (and the attendant coffee nerdery) has made us …

Coffee

9 Ways to Become More Creative in the Next 10 Minutes | Inc.com

Modern culture often labels creativity as natural gift. Artists get showered with praise and proclamations of "you're so <i>talented</i>," but truthfully, talent has little to do with it.<p>Creativity is a skill to be learned, practiced, and developed, just like any other. Juggling takes practice, as does …

Creativity

Steven Pinker: 10 'grammar rules' it's OK to break (sometimes)

Among the many challenges of writing is dealing with rules of correct usage: whether to worry about split infinitives, fused participles, and the meanings of words such as "fortuitous", "decimate" and "comprise". Supposedly a writer has to choose between two radically different approaches to these …

This face-tracking projection is the craziest thing you'll see today

We've seen a whole bunch of projection-mapping videos, but this demo raises the bar, training the projection to recognize a model's face and follow her as she moves it. The result is basically real-life CGI — a real-time layer of animated light that's inseparable from the object itself. People say …

diy tattoo alternatives

get inked up...sort of.<p>Ever since Bang Bang, the New York-based tattoo artist that serves the likes of Cara Delevingne and Jourdan Dunn, handed the needle over to Miley Cyrus and a couple of weeks ago, I’ve been seriously contemplating taking my long-time tattoo dreams into my own hands, …

Surprise! Hello Kitty Is Not a Cat

Hello Kitty! You have seen her on your eight-year-old cousin’s backpack and your college roommate’s tote bag (“I . . . uh, got this when I was younger!”), on a dress worn by Lady Gaga and the track list of Avril Lavigne’s most recent album. Hello Kitty has become something of a behemoth, reportedly …

Woodworker Creates Detailed Stop-Motion Films of his Process | Colossal

<p>Designer and woodworker Frank Howarth has a passion for building things with his hands, he makes everything from shelves and chairs to toys and …

28 Secrets of Exceptionally Productive People | Inc.com

Occasionally, I stumble on my own productivity tools and strategies, but mostly I borrow them from others.<p>So does Ryan Holiday, the author of the best-selling The Obstacle Is the Way (a really great book) and the compulsively readable <i>Trust Me, I'm Lying: Confessions of a Media Manipulator.</i><p>He's also …

Productivity

14 Brilliant Bathroom Design Ideas

We all pay so much attention to keeping the rest of our home beautiful, but when it comes to the bathroom, a pretty shower mat or curtain seems to be …

Interior Design

What The Greatest Self-Help Books Of The Last Decades Can Teach You In 7 Minutes

As a writer, I’m fortunate to connect with authors and experts all over the globe who have vitally important messages to share. While each of these experts sees the world in his or her own very unique way, and shares a special filter or perspective on life, progress and success, when you peel the …

Editors’ Picks: 10 Favorite Sources for Bargain Vintage Furniture

Here at Remodelista we’ve participated in our share of eBay auctions. We’ve also have been known to obsessively check the local Craigslist listings …

Furniture

Compact Stairs – The First Step Towards A Happy Tiny Home

<b>Living in a loft</b> or a <b>tiny house</b>? Save space with compact staircases, built-in storage, narrow ladders and lots of other features designed just for …

30 Classic Home Library Design Ideas Imposing Style

Owning a home library conjures up feelings of excitement as well as promises of comfort, privacy and growth. Imagine walking in to find an almost …

There's a Right Way to Clean Your Mattress

Mattresses are on the receiving end of dead skin cells, sweat, stains, dust mites, and all manner of lovely things. Despite linens and mattress pads, …

Mattresses

This Duvet Has A Timesaving, Laundry-Saving Secret

Buying this duvet means your morning bed-making will take 80% less time. We advise you use those extra minutes to do a happy-dance<p>Notice anything special about the duvet pictured above? No? What about with a closer look?<p>Still nothing? Try this photo:<p>And there's the secret: This pant-pending duvet, …

Transform Your Furniture And Appliances With Stainless Steel Paint

You move into a new place, and everything is perfect. Except for that one white appliance that clashes with the other stainless steel pieces in the …

The Totally Free Home Refresh: 5 Things You Can Do to Instantly Re-Energize Your Space

Often I find myself tempted to buy things for my home not because I actually need new things, but because I suffer from ennui. I suppose it's the …

Dining Rooms

Smart Decorating Idea: Put Some Casters on It

(Image credit: Domino)<p>When you want to transform either the look and/or function of an existing piece of furniture, try adding casters. Whatever it …

Dining Rooms