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Zen Foxes: Photographer Documents Wild Foxes Enjoying Themselves

These photos by Roeselien Raimond, a Dutch nature photographer who specializes in taking beautiful photos of wild foxes, show how foxes are experts …

Nature Photography

What Does Quantum Theory Tell us About Free Will?

One often hears that quantum theory saves free will from classical Newtonian or even Darwinian determinism. Investigating such claims, however, …

Physicists find ways to increase antihydrogen production

(Phys.org)—There are many experiments that physicists would like to perform on antimatter, from studying its properties with spectroscopic …

'Another Earth' Film Grounded In Cutting-Edge Physics

In a film entitled "Another Earth" that hits theaters in limited release July 22, a planet practically identical to our own appears in the sky. …

Universe

Nuclear fusion, the clean power that will take decades to master

<i>This article is part of The Conversation’s worldwide series on the Future of Nuclear. You can read the rest of the series here.</i><p>Nuclear fusion is what …

Nuclear Energy

Strange Object Found -- "The Long-Sought 'Missing Link' That Creates a Neutron Star or Black Hole"

Astronomers using the National Science Foundation's Very Large Array (VLA) have found a long-sought "missing link" between supernova explosions that …

Graphene produces a working 3D holographic display

A wide viewing angle, full-colour, holographic 3D display has been built using graphene-based materials.<p>Since "Help me, Obi Wan, you're my only hope" hit the big screens in 1977's "Star Wars," we've been dreaming of a full-3D holographic display. Mastering the technology isn't easy, though. We've …

Nanotech

Our Favorite Cheesecake Recipes

Fruit-topped, chocolate-laced, fun-sized, no-bake, made with cream cheese or ricotta -- cheesecake is as adaptable as it is irresistible. Whether you're seeking New York-style tradition or holiday whimsy, there's a cheesecake recipe for every occasion.<p>Topping cheesecake with shimmering fruit is …

Alternative Fuel

No More Science Fiction: 3D Holographic Images

Three dimensional holographic images and floating displays outside a screen have long been a favorite of science fiction movies such as the rescue …

Nanotubes with 2 walls might be 'tunable' - Futurity

Nanotubes with two walls are stiffer and stronger than those with just one, but it turns out they also have some promising electronic properties.

Nanotech

Popping The Cork On 170-Year-Old Shipwrecked Champagne

Sunken bubbly inspires new experiments in underwater aging<p>Losing a shipment of over 160 bottles champagne in the Baltic Sea must have been a huge blow to European importers back in the early 1800's. But their loss is definitely our gain. Discovered on the seafloor in 2010, the shipwrecked cargo has …

Wine

This Week's Night Sky: See an Eclipse of Two Jupiter Moons

In the middle of the week, the Lyrid meteor shower creates a late-night show.<p>Earth’s moon poses with picturesque worlds this week, as it cozies up to Venus and multicolored stars. And mid-week, a cosmic harp, the Lyrid meteors, will generate fiery notes across the sky.<p><b>A cosmic quadrilateral.</b> About …

'Grey's Anatomy,' 'Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word' Recap: Take the Stockings, Leave the Sponge

<b>Note: Do not read on if you have not seen Season 10 Episode 9 of ABC's "Grey's Anatomy," titled "Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word."</b><p>This show is always the best when the operating room is more of a backdrop for the drama and I present tonight's episode as exhibit A. Apologies for the legalese, but …

A Carbon Tax Would Cut The Deficit By $1 Trillion

A carbon tax of $25 per ton of emissions would cut the deficit by $1 trillion over a decade, according to the Congressional Budget Office (CBO).<p>The …

Alter e-bike uses a hydrogen fuel cell to expand range

The hydrogen fuel cell is arguably better suited to the e-bike than it is to the car, at least at the moment. It's not practical to carry around a …

McDonald's to spend $3B on new, remodeled Golden Arches

McDonald's Corp. said Thursday it plans to spend about $3 billion next year to open 1,500 to 1,600 new restaurants and remodel about 1,000 others.<p>As part of that expansion, it will add another window to speed up its drive-thru service.<p>The world's biggest hamburger chain, which recently has …

McDonald's