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Ancient Worms Frozen In Permafrost For 42,000 Years Are Reanimated And Everyone Thinks The Apocalypse Is Here

A study has managed to bring two worms that had been frozen for thousands of years in permafrost back to life.<p>According to a new study, ancient worms …

A Meteor Shower Arrives Tonight on an Incredible Night for Stargazing

Travel<p>By Dustin Nelson Published On 07/26/2018<p>@dlukenelson<p>By Dustin Nelson @dlukenelson Published On 07/26/2018<p>July has been an outstanding month for …

NASA's Hubble telescope delivers stunning new space pictures

NASA spacecraft spies electric-blue clouds over Antarctica

These noctilucent, or night-shining, clouds are seeded by debris from disintegrating meteors. They glow electric blue when they reflect sunlight.<p>The …

NASA's $1 Billion Probe Just Sent Back Mind-Meltingly Gorgeous New Images of Jupiter

?<p>NASA's $US1 billion Juno spacecraft completed its 10th high-speed trip around Jupiter on December 16.<p>The robot gets relatively close to the gas …

5,000-year old rock art found in India is likely the oldest depiction of a supernova

Imagine looking up at the sky one night and finding two moons. If it happened in 2017, Twitter would be abuzz with people posting photos. News channels would get astronomers to explain what’s happening, and they’d say it’s not a supernatural phenomenon but likely an exploding star—a supernova. …

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This Brown Dwarf Is The Biggest Star-Planet Hybrid Scientists Have Ever Found

It’s not quite a star, yet not a planet either. But it’s the largest of its kind scientists have ever found.<p>Researchers have described a brown dwarf …

Scientists turn spinach leaf into working heart tissue

Researchers have managed to turn a spinach leaf into working heart tissue and are on the way to solving the problem of recreating the tiny, branching networks of blood vessels in human tissue.<p>Until now, scientists have unsuccessfully tried to use 3D printing to recreate these intricate …

Whatever you do, don’t say yes when this chatbot asks, 'Can you hear me?' - Los Angeles Times

It's the most cunning robocall scam I've encountered — and the fact that I've fallen for it more than once tells you how successful it can be.<p>The phone rings. You pick it up and say "hello." There's a brief silence and then a woman's voice says, "Oh, hi there!" She offers an embarrassed laugh. "I'm …

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How to watch DVDs and Blu-rays for free in Windows 10

There's a hilariously prescient sight gag in an old episode of "The Simpsons."<p>Homer is walking through the town dump when he passes a big pile of VCR tapes. The sign above reads, "Betamax." Next, another pile, this time with a sign reading, "Laserdiscs." Finally, he walks past an empty space; the …

Critics have it all wrong about the new 'Mass Effect' game

So when the reviews dropped this week, my heart sank a bit.<p>My colleague Ben Gilbert called "Andromeda" the worst game in the "Mass Effect" series. Others have pointed out the games bugs and glitches. And others claimed the story and characters lacked the depth and excitement from the original …

Mass Effect Andromeda

SETI Institute

We are live with SETI Institute Senior Astronomer and host of Big Picture Science Seth Shostak, CEO Bill Diamond, and Trustee Jonathan Knowles today …

Touring Trappist-1: 'Incredible' star system could host life

Milky Way and Andromeda Galaxies Apparently Launch ‘Spitballs’ at Each Other

"A single shredded star can form hundreds of these planet-mass objects.”<p>In the center of our Milky Way galaxy, 26,000 light years from Earth, lives a supermassive black hole called Sagittarius A*. Its mass, equivalent to about four million Suns, is stuffed entirely behind an event horizon …

Planetary Scientists: Alien Life Might Not Need Planets to Evolve and Survive

Life in a Cold Brown Dwarf<p>In the hunt for a celestial body that could host life (specifically, life like that found on Earth), scientists have …

Hubble Space Telescope Photographs IC 3583 — A Distant Type II Irregular Galaxy

Nearly 30 million light-years from Earth, in the direction of the constellation Virgo, lies an irregular galaxy named IC 3583. On Friday, NASA and …

'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2' trailer features so much Baby Groot

"Now, whatever you do, don't push this button," says Rocket to a totally-understanding-not-at-all-and-about-to-blow-up-the-team Baby Groot.<p>The new trailer for "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2" (embedded below) proves that just like in the first film, Groot is arguably going to be the star here, …

Marvel Cinematic Universe

Cop arrests beaver perusing fake trees in a dollar store

Usually, destructive behavior inside a store is a serious offense, but a dollar store in Charlotte Hall, Maryland had to deal with a very different sort of criminal on Monday. Store employees called in the St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office to apprehend a wayward beaver.<p>The Sheriff's Office shared …

This 1995 Hubble Photo Changed Astronomy Forever

And most people have never seen it.<p>In its 26 years in space, the Hubble Space Telescope has taken thousands of incredible, awe-inspiring images in …

Having More Than 8 Fillings Could Increase Mercury Levels in Your Blood

*Furiously brushes teeth*<p>Bad news for those of us who have mouths full of old-school, metallic dental fillings: researchers have found that having …

One AA battery is all you need to run this 1,000 core processor

A 1,000 core processor powered by a AA battery. It’s not science fiction: graduate students at the University of California in Davis designed such a …

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Rare 'strawberry moon' glows on the summer solstice Monday

June 20, the longest day of 2016, happens on a Monday, which already feels like the longest day of the week. There's an extra special astronomical occurrence to go along with the summer solstice for the Northern Hemisphere this year. We're also getting a strawberry moon.<p>The name "strawberry moon" …

Why a global threat sharing program is vital to protect global infrastructure

Daniel Riedel Contributor<p>Daniel Riedel is the chief executive of security consultancy New Context and author of the forthcoming book Lean Security.<p>We live in a time where the global sharing of threat intelligence is not only possible; it’s vital to the security of our global infrastructure, and the …

Interior Design Ideas For Sleeping Six People In A Room

Sleepovers, extended family, and unexpected guests all make having extra sleeping space necessary. But why stop at just one extra bed when you could …

Patty Melt Recipe

<i>The patty melt is a classic. And it’s surprisingly easy and quick to slap one together at home. Here’s how to make it.</i>Adapted from George Motz | The …

Why the US never fully adopted the metric system

Mitchell has been recognized as an outstanding teacher by Barnes & Noble, RadioShack, and the Boy Scouts of America. She's also won numerous awards, including the American Chemical Society's James Bryant Conant Award, which recognizes outstanding high-school chemistry teachers. She says the recent …

The 6 Physical Features Men Can't Resist, According to Science

They just can't help themselves.<p>We all know that every time a man gives us the once-over, he's probably thinking about sex. But now, science can explain why men are constantly checking us out. Turns out, there's a specific formula for their once-over. Some of it's silly, but most of it you can …

​Google's AI software is moving into your iPhone

Google's artificial intelligence software, smart enough to help vanquish the world's top Go player and answer your email, is coming to your iPhone.<p>On Monday, Google published an early version of TensorFlow (the 0.9 release candidate) that adds support for iOS, the software that powers Apple iPhones …