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10 Innovators Who Changed the World in 2013

These brilliant engineers, designers, and dreamers captured our imagination by creating swarms of smart rescue robots, cars that drive themselves, and a rugged rover that could change the way we think about exploring the Red Planet.<p>These brilliant engineers, designers, and dreamers captured our …

Inside Paradox, the strangest company in video games

Paradox Interactive is a strange company. Now, don't get me wrong, strange can often be a good thing and I certainly am not using this term …

Chemistry's Biggest Loser: Official Atomic Weights Change For 19 Elements

The periodic table gets a few tweaks.<p>Cadmium, are you looking a bit chubbier these days?<p>Improved measurements of different elements and their isotopes have changed the official atomic weights of 19 elements, the International Union of Applied Chemistry and the U.S. Geological Survey announced …

Human evolution: the next stages

There have been a number of speculations lately concerning the eventual form humankind will take, particularly with regards to the role technology …

Antimatter Particles Detected Erupting From Solar Flares

Some weird stuff up there<p>In the surge of energy of solar flares, physicists have now detected antimatter particles streaming away from the sun.<p>Researchers already knew that the reactions that fuel the sun create antimatter particles called positrons, among other particles. However, this is the …

Miracle material: the graphene revolution

The race is on to harness the potential of graphene, a substance that is harder than diamond, yet incredibly flexible, and the world’s best conductor of electricity.<p>Kostya Novoselov tends to wear an air of slight distraction. But when a problem or topic of conversation sparks his curiosity, his …

'Superfoods' shown to fight prostate cancer

Superfoods have been shown to fight prostate cancer, in a ground-breaking study.<p>Men who had been treated with surgery or radiotherapy for the disease were given a capsule containing essence of pomegranate, green tea, turmeric and broccoli.<p>At the end of a six-month trial, their PSA levels - a …

8 web apps that are better than their desktop equivalents

Just a few years ago, even hinting that a web app could compete with a desktop equivalent would be ludicrous. There's no comparison in processing …

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On Guardian Science: Roll over Einstein: meet Weinstein http://bit.ly/1ac8WVi What are we to make of a man who left academia more than two decades ago but claims to have solved some of the most intractable problems in physics? Photograph: AP

The upcoming PS4 games for 2018 and beyond

With a wealth of games now added to the line-up from Sony's E3 showing, it's a hugely exciting time to own a PS4. And it feels like the console is …

Red Dead Redemption