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Australia scientists develop 'bionic spine' which could help paralysed patients walk

Device can be inserted in the brain – without brain surgery – and could allow paralysed patients to operate robotic limbs “using thought alone”

Scientists in Australia have developed a “bionic spine” which could enable people with spinal cord injuries to walk again by controlling a tiny paper …

Australia

Awesome images show ‘Moonlets’ colliding with Saturn’s rocky rings

A newly-released image of Saturn’s ‘moonlets’ from the European Space Agency has delighted astronomy enthusiasts.

In the extraordinary picture, the small satellites can be seen disturbing the rings encircling Saturn, our solar system’s second-largest planet at almost 100 times the size of …

Astronomy

Researchers Just Discovered Hundreds of Galaxies Hidden Behind the Milky Way

Astronomers just uncovered hundreds of hidden galaxies a mere 250 million light years away from Earth—well within our own galactic neighborhood. But …

Milky Way Galaxy

Production Tip: The How Why of Punchy Drum Compression

Everyone knows that you need to use a compressor, but after dropping it on the channel the punchiness is still elusive for some. Let me tell you the …

Percussion

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We're One Step Closer to Creating Hydrogen Gas from Solar Energy

Its one the biggest questions facing the solar power industry today. How do you get a solar panel to supply a reliable, steady supply of electricity—even after nightfall or during cloudy days?

One way is to store excess solar power in batteries for later use. But scientist and engineers are …

Energy

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Dario Rossi: Garage Jam Session

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This self-filling water bottle harvests clean drinking water from the air

An Austrian start-up has revealed plans to start selling a self-filling water bottle that extracts humidity from the air and condenses it into …

Drinking Water

Scientists have extended the lifespan of mice by up to 35 percent - with no adverse effects

A new study has shown that the lifespans of mice can be extended by up to 35 percent by simply clearing out senescent cells - defunct cells that stop …

Scientific Research

The future of medicine could be found in this tiny crystal ball

A Drexel University materials scientist has discovered a way to grow a crystal ball in a lab. Not the kind that soothsayers use to predict the …

Big Ideas

Poker Hand Rankings: What Beats What in Poker

Those of you who have been playing poker for a while will no doubt be aware of which Texas hold’em hands beat others, but not everyone is well-versed …

Poker

PokerStars Named "Best Online Poker Operator" For The Fourth Consecutive Year

On February 1, PokerStars was awarded the '2015 Poker Operator of the Year' title at the ninth edition of the International Gaming Awards (IGA), a …

Online Poker

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NASA to send 13 tiny satellites into deep space in preparation for manned Mars mission

In NASA’s first Space Launch System testflight, 13 shoebox-sized satellites called CubeSats will be sent into deep space to learn, among other things, how the environment will affect astronauts on a future Mars mission.

The SLS, which replaces the Space Shuttle Program, is set to launch for the …

NASA

Black hole's twin jets shine bright, somehow

Astronomers have published new images of a bright jet of material, long enough to cross the Milky Way three times, fired into space by the black hole at the heart of a distant galaxy.

The observations confirm the existence of a second jet, blasting in the opposite direction.

The study uses this …

NASA

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Watch the Sun's Magnetic Field Twist and Turn

Up close, the sun is a roiling mass of plasma with a surface that's whipped into a frenzy by its self-generated magnetic fields. While invisible to …

NASA

New invention revolutionizes heat transport

"Our research started already in 2011 and advanced little by little. It feels really great to achieve a fundamental scientific discovery that has …

Physics

China posts hundreds of never-before-seen HD color photos of the moon

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Astrophotography

Physics of brain wrinkles copied in a jar

Scientists have reproduced the wrinkled shape of a human brain using a simple gel model with two layers.

They made a solid replica of a foetal brain, still smooth and unfolded, and coated it with a second layer which expanded when dunked into a solvent.

That expansion produced a network of furrows …

Physics

Methane Saturn

The soft, bright-and-dark bands displayed by Saturn in this view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft are the signature of methane in the planet's …

NASA