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Robin Williams, depression and the complex causes of suicide

As the tributes to the actor and comedian Robin Williams continue, so too do the arguments over the meaning of his death. Suicide is a profound act that touches many, and it would be surprising if it didn’t raise strong feelings. On the one hand we have Shep Smith of Fox News calling Williams a …

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What if Satan and Hitler Opened a McDonald's in Hell?

Hell can take many forms, but rarely is it as fun as imagined by Jake and Dinos Chapman. The English brothers' artistic oeuvre is macabre through and …

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Watch: These Brilliant 'Bots Turn Doodles Into Music

>The little cars aren't cars at all. They're instruments.<p>Suzuki's latest project, "Looks Like Music," can be found at Mudam, a contemporary art …

What is COMSOL Multiphysics? | COMSOL Blog

You may be wondering “What is COMSOL Multiphysics?” In short, COMSOL Multiphysics is a comprehensive simulation software environment for a wide array …

Watch: This Translucent Ruler Animates Math Homework

The ruler is a great educational equalizer—students in San Francisco and Sub-Saharan Africa can both learn the basics of geometry using nothing more …

Ozone hole might slightly warm planet, computer model suggests

A lot of people mix up the ozone hole and global warming, believing the hole is a major cause of the world's increasing average temperature. …

Near-death experiences are 'electrical surge in dying brain'

<b>A surge of electrical activity in the brain could be responsible for the vivid experiences described by near-death survivors, scientists report.</b><p>A study carried out on dying rats found high levels of brainwaves at the point of the animals' demise.<p>US researchers said that in humans this could give …

What Twins Reveal About The Science Of Faith

Studies of twins suggest that faith is influenced by genes.<p>I am frequently asked by journalists to recall the most surprising finding of our twin studies. The study of religion and belief in God is the one that always comes to mind, and the results are not easily accepted by many people. Most …

Waking the dead? Some things you should know about dying

But seemingly miraculous results from CPR do pose a serious challenge: how are we then to be certain that cessation of function is irreversible?<p>The …

How Realistic Is The Sci-Fi Space Thriller 'Europa Report'?

We chat with Kevin Hand, an astrobiologist who consulted on the film, about realism in space thrillers, why actors are better than robots, and more.<p>It's rare that a great space movie breaks the Hollywood traditions of big budgets, blatant abuse of physics, over-the-top special effects, factitious …

The Engadget Interview: Nokia's Stephen Elop on the Lumia 1020

As expected, the Nokia Lumia 1020 arrived with 41 megapixels in tow at today's event in New York City. Got questions? Yeah, us too. Thankfully, we had a bit of time to sit down with none other than Nokia CEO Stephen Elop, who was fresh off the on-stage Q&A, wearing a slick pair of bright yellow …

Plants 'seen doing quantum physics'

<b>The idea that plants make use of quantum physics to harvest light more efficiently has received a boost.</b><p>Plants gather packets of light called photons, shuttling them deep into their cells where their energy is converted with extraordinary efficiency.<p>A report in Science journal adds weight to the …

Rover radiation data poses manned Mars mission dilemma

<b>Nasa's Curiosity rover has confirmed what everyone has long suspected - that astronauts on a Mars mission would get a big dose of damaging radiation.</b><p>The robot counted the number of high-energy space particles striking it on its eight-month journey to the planet.<p>Based on this data, scientists say a …

How Does Superman Shave? The MythBusters Have a Few Theories

The trailers for the upcoming <i>Man of Steel</i> pose plenty of questions about Superman's long-awaited return to the big screen: Did Pa Kent <i>really</i> just say …

Sifting through atmospheres of far-off worlds

Gone are the days of being able to count the number of known planets on your fingers. Today, there are more than 800 confirmed exoplanets -- planets …

How individuality develops: Experience leads to growth of new brain cells

How do organisms evolve into individuals that are distinguished from others by their own personal brain structure and behavior? Scientists have now …

Watch Live: ISS emergency spacewalk to fix ammonia leak (Update)

Yesterday NASA reported that an ammonia leak had been discovered on the ISS. Astronauts Tom Marshburn and Chris Cassidy are embarking on an emergency spacewalk to fix the problem. NASA TV is broadcasting the walk live, and you can follow along on the somewhat safer journey past the break.<p><b>Update</b> …

The LHC Might Have Created The Smallest Drop Of Liquid Ever

A tiny drop could have big implications for our understanding of particle collisions.<p>Over the past few months, the Large Hadron Collider has been ramming protons and lead ions together in the Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS), one of its particle detectors. After each collision, some of the newly …

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The great dinosaur stampede that never was?

<b>It's billed as the world's only known example of a dinosaur stampede - but new research is challenging the established version of events at Lark Quarry, in the Australian outback, almost 100 million years ago.</b><p>Rewind the clocks 95 million years, and imagine the scene.<p>You're at the edge of a watering …

NeXTSTEP

For other uses, see Next Step.<p><b>NeXTSTEP</b> is a discontinued object-oriented, multitasking operating system based on UNIX. It was developed by NeXT …

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