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Making sense of wearables

Convincing the world of the viability of a wearable-driven future rests upon wearables freeing themselves from the shackles of their predecessors<p>We have seen the new category of “wearable technology” generate great hype and headlines over the past few years. There was the initial hysteria over the …

Sinkhole swallows car: lucky escape, China

Jupiter's gaseous eye, a moon impaled and a Halloween sun – in pictures

This month’s pick of the best space-related imagery has a theme: pareidolia, or the human tendency to see meaningful shapes and patterns where none exists<p>Eye of the storm: Nasa released this close-up of Jupiter and its Great Red Spot, taken by Hubble on 21 April as the shadow of the Jovian moon, …

How do germs spread (and why do they make us sick)? - Yannay Khaikin and Nicole Mideo

Why a Swordfish’s Sword Doesn’t Break

Wildlife<p><b>A swordfish’s “sword” is its most prominent feature, but scientists have only now discovered the unusual properties that keep the sword strong and ready to slash.</b><p>A study published Monday in the <i>Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences</i> reveals that the fish have an unusual way to …

Scientists Implicate More Than 100 Genes In Causing Autism

The hunt to find genes that cause autism has been a long slog, one hampered by a lack of technology and families willing to be tested.<p>But the effort is starting to pay off. On Tuesday, researchers at more than 50 laboratories said they had identified more than 100 genes that are mutated in children …

Three glasses of milk a day can lead to early death, warn scientists

Drinking three glasses of milk doubles the risk of early death and does not prevent broken bones, new research has shown<p>Milk has long been recommended by doctors and nutritionists for boosting calcium intake and helping to keep bones strong.<p>But research suggests that it does little to strengthen …