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How methane rivers carved deep canyons into Saturn's moon Titan

The discovery of the network of canyons similar to the Grand Canyon is yet another example of the similarities between Titan and Earth.<p>Much like the …

Scientists crack programmable quantum computer challenge

Researchers have created the first programmable quantum computer using a technique called ion trapping.<p>Researchers have developed a small quantum …

Scientists Have Figured Out How to Use Bacteria as Living Hard Drives

A data dump with a difference.<p>Computers are becoming more like living beings, and now it looks like living beings are becoming more like computers. …

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CRISPR Just Got One Step Closer to Editing Human Genes With Ease

Leveraging the pre-existing power of CRISPR, a team of researchers has made an important adjustment to the groundbreaking gene-editing tool that …

Entanglement: Gravity's long-distance connection

When Albert Einstein scoffed at a “spooky” long-distance connection between particles, he wasn’t thinking about his general theory of …

Quantum Mechanics

Brain activity pattern as unique as fingerprint

Your brain scans are quintessentially you, says a new Yale study.<p>Each of us is unique, with our own strengths, weaknesses and idiosyncrasies. While …

Einstein ring helps weigh a black hole

Astronomers have “weighed” only the nearest supermassive black holes. Now, with a gravity lens and Einstein ring, they’ve weighed one 12 billion …

Black Holes

Russian scientist says he is stronger and healthier after injecting himself with 'eternal life' bacteria

Anatoli Brouchkov has willingly become a human guinea pig for the 3.5 million-year-old bacteria<p>If injecting yourself with 3.5 million-year-old bacteria could keep you looking and feeling youthful and healthy without having to fork out for a gym membership, would you do it?<p>Russian scientist Anatoli …

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New mathematics gallery at the Science Museum – in pictures

Images from Zaha Hadid Architects explain its design for a £5m maths gallery at London’s Science Museum, due to open in 2016

First evidence for water-ice clouds outside our solar system

The first evidence for water-ice clouds on an object beyond our solar system. It’s a brown dwarf, one of our closest neighbors, only 7 light-years …

Lost: Huge Chunk Of Europa's Icy Crust

If you have any information about the whereabouts of this missing ice block, please contact NASA.<p>Europa, long one of the Solar System's most fascinating worlds, might be subject to forces very similar to those that form the surface of Earth: plate tectonics.<p>One of the four largest moons of Jupiter, …

Rosetta scientists target 'head' of the comet for Philae lander

Scientists have picked a prime landing site on the "head" of a comet for the next stage of the Rosetta mission.<p>The project, led by the European Space Agency (ESA) with partners including NASA, recently placed the Rosetta probe in an orbit 30km (18 miles) from the surface of Comet …