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Meet the DIY mechanics retrofitting classic cars with electric motors

EV West, a car shop in California, built the world's first electric Ferrari.<p><b>Editors' note: This article is part of Dear Future, a collaboration between CNET and VICE Motherboard that looks at major innovations -- in robotics, space travel, VR and more -- shaping the world around us.</b><p>"What sound does …

The 10,000-hour rule is wrong and perpetuates a cruel myth

Carlsen's subsequent rise to chess stardom was meteoric: grandmaster status later in 2004; a share of first place in the Norwegian Chess Championship in 2006; youngest player ever to reach World No. 1 in 2010; and highest-rated player in history in 2012.<p>What explains this sort of spectacular …

Ask Ethan: Could The Universe Have Begun From A Big Bounce?

Thanks to incredible advances in science over the past century, we’ve been able to determine where our Universe came from in the past, how it got to be the way it is today and where it’s headed into the distant future. But there are still limits to what we can say: there’s a limit to how far back …

Physics

Why It Is So Dang Hard to Detect Gravitational Waves

Giant lasers and vacuum tunnels aren't easy to work with.<p>About a year ago, LIGO, the Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory, announced they had discovered gravitational waves. It was perhaps the biggest science story of 2016, in part because the LIGO scientists had been searching for …

Gravitational Waves

Epigenetics and the Direction of Anti-Aging Science

Dear Readers –<p>It’s been a deeply gratifying year for me. Twenty years ago, I first started writing that aging is something the body does to itself, a …

Biology

Russian envoys leave US after sanctions for alleged hacks

A plane carrying 35 Russian diplomats, expelled from the United States over Moscow’s alleged interference in the presidential election, took off from Washington on Sunday, Russian news agencies reported.<p>“The plane has taken off. Everyone is on board,” said the Russian embassy in Washington, quoted …

Russia

US gives detailed look at Russia's alleged election hacking

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. has released its most detailed report yet on accusations that Russia interfered in the U.S. presidential election by …

This Device Lets You Charge Your Phone on the Go Using Your Body’s Own Energy

HandEnergy is an ingenious apple-sized device that charges your phone anytime, anywhere. But what really makes this thing special is the fact that it …

Hubble Space Telescope Spots A ‘Megamaser’ In A Galaxy 370 Million Light-Years From Earth

Scientists using the Hubble Space Telescope have captured an image of a galaxy they believe contains a “megamaser” beaming out intense bursts of …

Keep your eyes on the used electric car market in 2017: Tesla sold wholesale at $30,000, Fiat 500e at $4,000

Since the resurgence of the electric car in the current decade, the used electric car market has been mostly weak aside from the occasional deal. Of course, that’s because it’s still a very small market, but it’s now about to be significantly more active primarily because of leases ending.<p>You are …

Seahorse’s genome sequenced for the first time, unlocks weird mysteries

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF<p>Researchers are using gene sequencing to unlock the mysteries of evolution and each new discovery helps us improve how we …

Tesla Gigafactory now employs over 850 workers, 1,000 more to come in first half of 2017 with production ramp up

Earlier this week, we reported on Tesla receiving $8 million in tax credit for the Gigafactory after passing an audit for job creation and investment requirements. The audit was based on Tesla’s progress at the plant as of June 2016: 331 jobs created and $450 million in investments.<p>Even though it …

How Simple Hydrogen Could Solve Renewable Energy's Biggest Problem

A promising technology that injects hydrogen into existing gas pipelines could be the key to stabilizing renewable energy generation.<p>One of the biggest problems with renewable energy is the way supply and demand can fluctuate wildly. If the wind stops blowing or the sun goes down, renewable energy …

Renewable Energy

Humans are still evolving—and we can watch it happen

Many people think evolution requires thousands or millions of years, but biologists know it can happen fast. Now, thanks to the genomic revolution, …

Top 10 Signs Of Evolution In Modern Man

Through history, as natural selection played its part in the development of modern man, many of the useful functions and parts of the human body …

DNA Tests Could Become Lifesaver For Cancer Patients

Major trials have revealed that tumor can be shrunk six times by using DNA tests at the rates of conventional medicine. Trials involving patients …

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Let’s take on untreatable diseases, says gene therapy pioneer

Log in or create a free account<p>Connect with:<p>Create an account for free access to:<p>A selection of articles hand-picked by the editors available only to …

How did we get here? DNA shows single migration from Africa 50,000 to 80,000 years ago populated world

Modern humans evolved in Africa roughly 200,000 years ago. But how did our species go on to populate the rest of the globe?<p>The question, one of the …

Former MP Chuck Strahl quits Trudeau Foundation in wake of donor revelations

Former Conservative MP Chuck Strahl has resigned as a director of the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation in the wake of revelations that a $1-million donation to the organization and the University of Montreal was made by senior apparatchiks in Chinese state-run organizations whose purpose is to …

Halderman: The presidential election was 'probably not' hacked — but the votes should be checked

J. Alex Halderman, a professor at the University of Michigan and expert on election security, wrote in a blog post on Wednesday that "the only way to know whether a cyberattack changed the result is to closely examine the available physical evidence, and that nobody is ever going to examine that …

Could Jill Stein's vote recount change the outcome of the election?

In two days, Jill Stein raised more than enough money, more than $5m, to file for recounts in Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania, though her campaign is still seeking about $2m more to cover the associated legal fees.<p>Jill Stein to formally file for Wisconsin recount as fundraising effort passes …

Los Angeles

Kellyanne Conway mocks Clinton supporters for rejecting election result

Donald Trump’s key aide Kellyanne Conway has mocked Hillary Clinton supporters for not accepting the presidential election results in a Thanksgiving morning tweet.<p>“Look who ‘can’t accept the election results’ Hillary Clinton Supporters Call for Vote Recount in Battleground States,” Conway tweeted …

Government

WTO chief says there's no indication that Trump wants to take the US out the WTO

GENEVA (Reuters) - World Trade Organization chief Roberto Azevedo said on Thursday he had no indictation that US President-elect Donald Trump wanted to withdraw the United States from the global trading body.<p>"I think that at this point in time what we have to do is be ready for a conversation," …

The military parade for Donald Trump has come early

WASHINGTON (AP) — The military parade for Donald Trump has come early. Two months before Inauguration Day festivities, an extraordinary number of …

HandEnergy Pocket Power Generator Uses Magnetic Rotors (video)

If you continually forget to charge your backup batteries to help keep your mobile devices and wearables charged during the day whilst away from the …

Reddit CEO admits to editing user comments amid Pizzagate malarkey

Steve Huffman clashes with fans of Donald Trump as the site bans a subreddit dedicated to a wild conspiracy theory.<p>Steve Huffman, CEO of Reddit, today admitted to editing several comments that criticised him on the site.<p>He made the admission on Reddit, where he posts under the username Spez.<p>Huffman …

Take it from a Canadian: Science in America is headed for dark, dark days - ExtremeTech

By on November 24, 2016 at 9:29 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>This week, we saw the first of …

Trump Administration

How DNA evidence went from air-tight to error-prone

Blind faith in any technology can be dangerous — especially when it comes to areas of forensic science such as DNA fingerprinting. For example, if …