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This DNA-Testing Startup Is Making A Comeback

Two years after the FDA cracked down, the Silicon Valley startup is reinstating the health portion of its direct-to-consumer tests.<p>In November 2013, 23andMe suffered a devastating blow: The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) forbade the DNA-testing company from providing health-related information …

Molecular Biology

In 125 years, millions of people have looked at this painting. No one really saw it until recently.

I'm not easily impressed, OK?<p>I know Van Gogh was a genius. If the point of this were "Van Gogh was a mad genius," I would not be sharing this with …

Art

8 Awesome Images of Black Holes: Nature's Crazy Loons

Scientists recently discovered a gigantic "over-massive black hole." Here are some of the coolest pics of other black holes doing their part to …

We already knew the Earth was not the center of the universe, but now we know exactly where it is.

Scientists have mapped more than 8,000 galaxies to find the Earth's official address, and it turns out the universe is even bigger than we …

Universe

Does cancer follow the rules of math? This scientist certainly thinks so — and she's onto something.

In 2005, at the age of 22, Franziska Michor finished her doctorate in evolutionary biology at Harvard University.<p>Michor was born in Vienna, Austria, …

Cancer

WATCH: FREE MOVIE Lloyd Pye: Where Did We Come From?

Lloyd Pye attempts to answer the ultimate question that our ancestors and we have been asking for years, where did humans really come from? This very …

Neuroscience: Searching For God In The Brain

The doughnut-shaped machine swallows the nun, who is outfitted in a plain T-shirt and loose hospital pants rather than her usual brown habit and long …

NASA Went to Space and All Humans Got Was This Acne Treatment

How astronaut technology has found its way into drugstores and hospitals<p>Earlier this week, researchers from Imperial College London announced that they had developed a way to make dialysis more effective for patients with kidney failure—inspired by, of all things, outer space.<p>Specifically, the …

Photographer Captures the Grace and Elegance of a Dancer Using High Speed Photography and Milk Powder

Photographer Jeffrey Vanhoutte using high-speed photography captured the powerful but graceful dance movements of a professional acrobatic dancer …

Dance

Android customization - how to factory reset your Android device, and a few things you should do first

Last week on our Android customization series, we helped out the beginning Android users in the crowd, showing off how to install a new icon pack on your Android device. This week is still a somewhat beginners task, we’ll look at performing a factory reset on your Android device.<p>More than just a …

Android News

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The Next Einstein May Be A 27-Year-Old Iranian Woman

It’s hard not to love Einstein. He was a scientist who made predictions so ridiculously accurate that they couldn’t be proved correct until long after his death. Here’s an amazing example: in 1916 he theorized that a pulsar would attract its orbiting white dwarf at a rate of 7mm per day. At the …

Equations

Help NASA discover new asteroids with this free app

You can now help NASA find new asteroids. At South by Southwest today, the space agency released its asteroid tracker desktop software, produced in conjunction with asteroid mining company Planetary Resources in an online competition. The software, which will run on any standard Mac or PC, will …

2014's Most Innovative Beauty Products

2014 may seem like a distant memory now, but the beauty products that made an impression last year are still fresh on the mind. Innovation is of the utmost importance these days; consumers are more savvy than ever, making us harder to impress. With so many products on the market, discerning the …

Skin Care

Vibrating Wand Makes Your Guitar Sound Like a Different Instrument

Inventor Paul Vo's latest crazy musical innovation is a hand-held wand that changes the sound of guitars like magic.<p>Hold it up to a guitar string, …

Stephen Colbert, as you’ve never seen him, shares emotional story of his uncle's D-Day service

His grave at Arlington National Cemetery reads: ANDREW EDWARD TUCK III, 1st Lieutenant, United States Army. But to comedian Stephen Colbert he was Uncle Eddie, a hero of Normandy and his mother’s beloved younger brother.<p>Tuck was in F-Company of the 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne, …

The Biggest Thing In The Universe Is So Gigantic It Shouldn't Exist At All (VIDEO)

What's the biggest known structure in the universe?<p>Astronomers used to think it was a "filament" of galaxies known as the Sloan Great Wall. But recent research suggests a different structure is even bigger -- and its size has astronomers scratching their heads.<p>Meet the Hercules-Corona Borealis …

Associated Press News

Gravitational Waves: Einstein Was Right, Again, Maybe

Cosmologists hope for a field-rocking announcement next week.<p>What's the latest cosmology gossip? According to the Guardian, the field is awash with rumors that next week, American scientists will announce the detection of gravitational waves: incredibly small ripples carrying energy across the void …

Physics