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Broken bones and torn cartilage could be regrown in simple operation

The new discovery offers hope of a new treatment for skeletal disorders such as bone fractures, brittle bones, osteosarcoma or damaged cartilage<p>Broken bones and torn cartilage could be fixed in a simple operation which injects skeleton stem cells into damaged areas, scientists believe.<p>Researchers …

Watch Incredible Short Film Comprised Entirely Of Instagram Photos

Instagram is becoming more and more popular, it seems. It is becoming less and less uncommon to find people who have Instagram accounts and not …

This Brave Soul Dives Into The Center Of An Exploding Volcano

When you ask people what they did on holiday, you'll hear all the usual replies, sight-seeing, shopping, relaxing and eating.<p>But in the case of …

Sexy Photos of 40s Pin-up Girls Dressed & Drenched In Milk

Watch out boys, these 40s pin-up gals are dressed in milk and ready to rock! And don't worry, there is a calendar version.<p>This photo series combines …

Amusingly Creative Photos of People Interacting With Clouds

We all probably remember cloud watching as a kid. But this collection of cloud photos created by adults puts a whole new spin on the sport!<p>It's the …

Week's Best Space Pictures: Galaxies Stretch, Stars Tilt, and Mars Beckons

Secrets of a frozen moon, gravity playing tricks on galaxies, and the watery past of a desert world are spotlighted in this week's best space pictures.

NASA's Mars 2020 rover gets tools to search for signs of past life

It's official: The Mars 2020 rover's instruments have been chosen, and they include a super-laser and stereo vision!<p>This successor to NASA's Mars rover Curiosity may have the same skeleton as its predecessor, but its suite of scientific tools will take its exploration to the next step: looking for …

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Dinosaurs shrank to evolve into birds over 50m years

Huge meat-eating dinosaurs shrank steadily over 50 million years to evolve into small, flying birds, researchers say.<p>The branch of theropod dinosaurs which gave rise to modern birds decreased inexorably in size from 163kg beasts that roamed the land, to birds weighing less than 1kg over the …

Why Do You Love Personality Quizzes? Experts Break It Down

Personality tests are everywhere on Facebook. Which "Little Mermaid" character are you? Which city do you <i>actually</i> belong in? ESTJ or ENFP?<p>There are plenty of reasons people take these personality tests. So, which category do you fall into?<p><b>You Crave Attention</b><p>"People love it when you ask them …

How Cultures Move Across Continents

Where were the artists, politicians and religious leaders? A blue light denotes a birth while a red light signals a death. The lines connect the two.<p>Credit: Maximillian Schich and Mauro Martino<p>They may look like flight paths around North America and Europe. Or perhaps nighttime satellite photos, …

India plans to build the world's largest floating solar farm

Solar farms need three things: sunlight, photovoltaic panels and a huge expanse of land. It's the third in that list that's hampering green efforts in countries like India, where space is scarce and therefore very expensive. That's why India is copying Japan's (pictured) idea of building floating …

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Scientists create bionic particles 'inspired by Terminator'

The particles, a blend of inorganic semiconductors and organic proteins, are designed not to advance a machine race but rather to create biofuels<p>In what might come to be seen as a moment of apocalyptic hubris, scientists at universities in Michigan and Pittsburgh in the US have pioneered bionic …

Best Space Pictures: Cosmic Dust Bunnies, Hidden Black Holes, and Starry Everest Skies

Supermassive black holes cluster together while dust bunnies gain weight.<p>A lone motorcycle wends its way to Mount Everest's base camp from the Chinese side of the border with Nepal in a photograph submitted to Your Shot on May 17.<p>The 2014 Everest climbing season got off to a tragic start on April …