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Ask Engadget: best device for the elderly?

We know you've got questions, and if you're brave enough to ask the world for answers, then here's the outlet to do so. This week's Ask Engadget inquiry is from Douglas, who wants to help his aunt get online. If you're looking to ask one of your own, drop us a line at <b>ask [at] engadget [dawt] com.</b><p>"I …

In Milky Way, 60 billion planets in habitable zone? - Futurity

U. CHICAGO / NORTHWESTERN (US) — A new study that calculates the influence of cloud …

Loch Ness Monster Mystery Explained by Seismic Activity: Reports

The Loch Ness monster mystery could be the result of an active fault line underlying the Loch Ness in Scotland, a researcher said this week.<p>Italian …

Stem-Cell Transplants Erase HIV In Two Men

Two cancer patients in Boston no longer show any evidence of HIV infection, researchers announce.<p>Two men with HIV seem to have been cleared of the virus after receiving stem-cell transplants to treat their lymphoma, scientists announced Wednesday at an International AIDS Society conference in Kuala …

How close are we to getting superpowers?

What would your superpower be? If it's x-ray vision, your dream could be a step closer to reality. Next month, at a technology conference in Hong …

New fingerprint technology that means evidence can no longer be wiped away

We all know the scene in the movies where the criminal wipes his gun and the door handles with his hankie so as not to leave any trace of his …

Gravity-Defying Particles Travel Up A Waterfall

The expected rules of physics are no match for a determined tea leaf.<p>Back in 2008, Sebastian Bianchi, then a physics undergrad at the University of Havana in Cuba, was making tea when he noticed something that seemed to defy the most basic rules of physics: Tea leaves from his cup had floated …

These Contact Lenses Give You Telescopic Vision

The lenses magnify stuff up to 3X. Finally, the future we've been waiting for.<p>So this is pretty much one of those things you've always wanted from the future, right? Researchers have created a prototype contact lens-and-glasses system that lets you zoom in on something to 2.8X magnification. The …

What Happens In Your Brain When You Try To Do Impressions

Sympathies to the researcher who had to listen to amateur impressions all day.<p>Scientists have identified what happens in our brain when we mimic a foreign accent or impersonate another person, according to a recent study from the <i>Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience</i>.<p>The researchers, led by psychologist …

Why learn a foreign language? Benefits of bilingualism

Learning a foreign language is more than just a boost to your CV or handy for travelling. It will make you smarter, more decisive and even better at English, says Anne Merritt.<p>Physiological studies have found that speaking two or more languages is a great asset to the cognitive process. The brains …

DVD Review - Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn (2012)

<b>Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn</b>, 2012.<p>Directed by Stewart Hendler.<br>Starring Tom Green, Anna Popplewell, Enisha Brewster, Osric Chau, Kat De Lieva, Mike …

Spec Analysis: Xbox One

As a core gamer, it's difficult not to be frustrated by the manner of yesterday's Xbox reveal. Microsoft set out to champion its innovative platform, …

Skobbler updates Android app with turn-by-turn navigation and offline maps, offers free light option

Skobbler has had some success in the mobile mapping market, thanks in part to iOS's historical first-party weakness in the area. But, with Apple offering its own solution and Google breaking Maps free from the OS-update chains, it's facing a more difficult landscape in which to make its mark. So it …

Mild electric shocks to brain may help students solve maths problems

People who struggle with maths problems might fare better after a course of gentle electric shocks to the brain, scientists have …

The Atlanticist delusion

OVER the course of its lengthy obsession with escaping the European Union, the Conservative Party has often self-harmed. It has lost four leaders and …

Geopolitics

Google, NASA quantum computing project could bring stronger machine learning to the masses

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / pixeldreams.eu<p>It’s been almost two decades since Peter Shor came up with a a breakthrough algorithm for …

Google Music vs Spotify

On Wednesday at Google IO, the Android maker and search king unveiled Google Music All Access.<p>Priced at $9.99 a month, it gives users unlimited …

Arrested Development

Amazon paid £3m tax on £4bn UK sales Online retailer's tax charge brings to £6m the total corporation tax raised from Amazon.co.uk in a decade http://gu.com/p/3fpgb Photograph: Chris Radburn/PA

This electromagnetic coil can detect brain injuries wirelessly

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: Cesar A. Gonzalez<p>This head-mounted coil can’t read your mind, but it can tell if you’ve experienced<p>brain trauma. The …

$349 Nvidia Shield mobile gaming console is high-powered and premium priced

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Nvidia(s nvda) debuted its Project Shield gaming console in January and now the full details are available. On Tuesday, the …

Brain’s big frontal lobe not what makes humans smarter, says study

The study suggests that supposedly more ‘primitive’ areas, such as the cerebellum, were equally important in the expansion of the human brain.<p>Human …

Nokia Lumia 925 vs HTC One vs Samsung Galaxy S4 vs iPhone 5

With the advent of the Nokia Lumia 925, it's time to pit it against the big phones of the last few months.<p>With the exception of the iPhone 6 or …

Phones

President Obama welcomes PM to Washington

2013 US TV cancellations, renewals and show pick-ups

With the spring TV season coming to an end that means networks are either renewing or cancelling their shows for the upcoming fall season. This year …

Women Don't Like Hearing Other Women Complain About Their Bodies

"OMG I'm so fat" is just as annoying as you thought it was.<p>Women who talk about eating, exercise or their bodies in a negative way--what researchers call "fat talk"--are less well-liked than those who say positive things about their bodies, according to a study presented at the Midwestern …

FYI: Why Do Old People Get So Hairy?

Scientists explain what causes hair to grow everywhere but the head as we age.<p>You've seen it at the local pool, at the beach, or even on your own grandpa. Old grizzled men with enough back hair to knit an afghan. Rampant tufts of hair springing out of dark nasal and ear cavities and eyebrows that …

How brain lets eyes track 95 mph fastball - Futurity

UC BERKELEY (US) — Our brain “pushes” forward moving objects to look closer than they …

Secret streets of Britain’s Atlantis are revealed

A University of Southampton professor has carried out the most detailed analysis ever of the archaeological remains of the lost medieval town of …

Watching Your Brain Freak Out On A Scanner Calms You Down

People who observed their own brain activity using real-time fMRI feedback were better able to control and reduce their anxiety, a new study says.<p>In a quirky new experiment, researchers at Yale University found that simply showing people what their anxious brains look like was enough to help those …

The Week In Numbers: The Brightest Explosion Ever, A Ticket To The Moon, And More

<b>3.6 billion light-years</b>: the distance from Earth of a recently observed gamma-ray burst, the brightest explosion NASA scientists have ever seen<p><b>$25,000</b>: the fine internet providers face per day if they refuse to spy for the FBI<p><b>200 horsepower</b>: the oomph in the turbodiesel engine of this …