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Here's new evidence that Google Glass is moving forward

But a new job listing on the company's website hints that Google's Glass efforts are moving forward, and perhaps nearing the stage of volume production.<p>Google's Glass team is looking for an Advanced Technology Manufacturing Engineer, FATP. The FATP, the listing explains, stands for "final assembly, …

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The Best Book I Read This Year

Staff selections from a year of reading<p><i>The Atlantic</i>'s editors and writers share their favorite titles—new, classic, or somewhere in between—from a year of reading.<p>We want to hear what you think. Submit a letter to the editor or write to letters@theatlantic.com.

New crystal material could lead to shape-shifting displays

Scientists at the University of Michigan have developed a type of material that can change its appearance when subjected to light. The material is host to crystals that react to different wavelengths of light, moving into new shapes and patterns on the fly, without the need for an underlying …

China tests hypersonic missile vehicle

China has for the first time tested a hypersonic missile vehicle designed to travel several times the speed of sound, according to the Pentagon.<p>The test makes China the second country after the United States to conduct experimental flights with hypersonic vehicles, a technology that could allow …

Breaking Bad Comes True: Blue Meth On Rise in New Mexico

Federal investigators in New Mexico said Tuesday that blue-tinted meth inspired by the hit TV show <i>Breaking Bad</i> is on the rise in New Mexico, where …

Assault Charges Filed Against Alleged NM School Shooter

Felony assault charges have been filed against the seventh grade student accused of Tuesday's middle school shooting in Roswell, N.M.<p>Mason Campbell, …

A history of experimental planes and flying machines from the 1950s - Telegraph

Skull of Homo erectus throws story of human evolution into disarray

The spectacular fossilised skull of an ancient human ancestor that died nearly two million years ago has forced scientists to rethink the story of early human evolution.<p>Anthropologists unearthed the skull at a site in Dmanisi, a small town in southern Georgia, where other remains of human …

Brains Sweep Themselves Clean Of Toxins During Sleep

While the brain sleeps, it clears out harmful toxins, a process that may reduce the risk of Alzheimer's, researchers say.<p>During sleep, the flow of cerebrospinal fluid in the brain increases dramatically, washing away harmful waste proteins that build up between brain cells during waking hours, a …

CERN cloud experiment sheds doubt on climate-skeptic theory

Scientists at CERN have been throwing world-class technology and researchers at a simple question: what makes clouds form? A new paper from the so-called CLOUD group has unearthed two important discoveries concerning the effects of ionizing radiation and amine vapors on cloud formation.<p>Only a …

Glass Theft Auto: Google Glass Hack Beams Grand Theft Auto’s GPS Straight To Your Eye

You know, it’s been a while saince I’ve written up some clever Google Glass hack simply because it was awesome. Let’s fix that.<p>Looking to test the concept of using Glass as a second screen, Android developer Mike DiGiovanni has managed to capture Grand Theft Auto’s oh-so-crucial in-game GPS …

Mixing up math class can boost test scores

High school students in the US get higher scores on a standardized math test if the topics—such as algebra, geometry, etc.—aren’t separated into …

Human remains believed uncovered in search at Florida boys school

The first of many to die at a Florida reform school infamous for inflicting beatings and abuse is identified in official records only as "Unknown colored boy."<p>Researchers say he died in 1911. But his name, final resting place, and the reason for his early death remain a mystery.<p>He's not alone.<p>The …

Watch: The Best Science Vines

Amazing science videos, in six-second bites.<p>On August 15th, GE put forth a call: make the best science-themed Vine video you can. Vines are short, 6-second clips, often looping, made with a simple app and very little editing features. Pause and record are pretty much all you get. But the responses …

Facebook isn't making you depressed, but the internet is

Status update: the link between Facebook and depression isn't so simple<p>Another day, another "Facebook makes you miserable" headline. For the last few years, the social network, which now claims nearly 700 million daily users worldwide, has been the subject of an endless stream of stories in the …

Human Urban Activity Makes Animals Develop Bigger Brains

A study finds urban mammals have significantly larger brains than their rural cousins.<p>Humans aren't just changing the climate, causing earthquakes and you know, generally adapting the world to suit our whims. Human activity might also be driving increased brain size in animals! Woo, evolution!<p>In a …

Squeeze The Bacteria Out Of Water With A New Gel

In an emergency, clean drinking water can be tough to find. Floods, earthquakes and hurricanes can make our usual sources of water potentially unsafe.<p>After the 2004 tsunami in the Indian Ocean left many without access to clean water, researchers from Nanyang Technological University in Singapore …

5 Body Parts Scientists Can 3-D Print

Nanotech roundup: a cheap oil guzzler, vitamin lasers, and quantum algae

Suck it up<p>Aerogel is a remarkable material. Made entirely from carbon, it is the lightest material on Earth, weighing a seventh as much as air. In addition, it can absorb 900 times its own weight in oil. Highly porous, ultralight solids such as this have many possible applications beyond mopping up …

Why Some Coral Reefs Might Survive Climate Change

But it's not going to be easy for many species<p>The world is clobbering coral reefs, home to 25 percent of all marine species. Agricultural runoff pollutes the water around them; coastal developments tear them up; overfishing kills their inhabitants; and carbon dioxide emissions make the oceans too …

Pictures: Top 10 Newly Discovered Species of 2012

Glowing cockroaches and a destructive fungus make the grade in Arizona State's list of top 10 new species of 2012.

'Dramatic decline' warning for plants and animals

<b>More than half of common plant species and a third of animals could see a serious decline in their habitat range because of climate change.</b><p>New research suggests that biodiversity around the globe will be significantly impacted if temperatures rise more than 2C.<p>But the scientists say that the losses …

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How to spot a murderer's brain

In 1987, Adrian Raine, who describes himself as a neurocriminologist, moved from Britain to the US. His emigration was prompted by two things. The …

Plants Can Talk

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Just when moral vegetarians thought their meal of choice wasn't sentient, it turns out that plants …

Time-lapse map chronicles decades of global change as seen from space

Satellite imagery can serve as a time machine, revealing dramatic change in just a few seconds — but can you imagine documenting almost three decades' worth of all that change, across most of our planet's land mass? A team of imaging experts, computer scientists and journalists did. Now they've …