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Scientists Create First Cloned Human Embryo

The process that created Dolly the sheep in 1996 has now been proven successful in humans.<p>Human cloning has arrived. For the first time, scientists have made an embryonic clone of a person, using DNA from that person's skin cells. In the future, such a clone could be a source of stem cells, for …

What Modern Humans Can Learn From The Neanderthals' Extinction

It's a fact of the archaeological record: Modern humans survived and Neanderthals did not. Why? And what does it teach us about our own survival?<p>Neanderthals were humans who went extinct between 20,000 and 30,000 years ago. Though there is some debate about who these people were, there is no …

Creationism in school: Science quiz gets it totally wrong.

This came out a while back, but I wanted to see if it could be verified before writing about it. Via Elise Andrew at “I F’ing Love Science” on …

First Else's Splay officially comes to Android as a thumb-friendly launcher (video)

Emblaze's long-canceled First Else may never come back in its original form, but to our surprise, its futuristic Splay interface has <i>finally</i> been ported to Android! Released as a free beta by the same company, this fan-shaped launcher offers a similar single-hand experience that the ALP device once …

Google Play Music All Access: Android / US-only rollout is just the start

Nearly two years ago to the day, Google introduced Music Beta at I/O 2011. But in reality, it was little more than a gigantic cloud to store 20,000 of your favorite tracks. Despite a plethora of rumors that the search giant would beat Spotify to the punch by launching a subscription-based music …

Set Course for Love With These 'Star Trek' Dating Websites

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Original 'Sonic the Hedgehog' Speeds on to Android

The original <i>Sonic the Hedgehog</i> is now available for Android through Google Play.<p>Sega released the port, which has been modified for touch controls, …

Awe-inspiring ancient sites

Taken from Lonely Planet's <i>1000 Ultimate Experiences</i>, may we present a bevy of BC (or thereabouts) beauties that have stood the test of time without losing any of their ability to drop your jaw.<p>Pyramids of Giza, Egypt<p>Egypt’s a country rich in both World Heritage sites and tourist clichés, and at the …

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Dinosaurs on film – fun, fiction and failures

With the "furore" of the next Jurassic Park film and the vexed question of whether or not some of the non-avian starts should be bedecked with …

China's plan to cram an entire city into the world's tallest building

BSB likes to market the project as the “next step in urbanization.” It will house about 30,000 people in a 202-floor building that will also include …

Updated: Italy reins in rogue stem-cell therapy

<i>Posted on behalf of Alison Abbott.</i><p>A controversial decree allowing severely ill patients to continue treatment with an unproven, and possibly unsafe, …

Mild electric shocks to brain may help students solve maths problems

People who struggle with maths problems might fare better after a course of gentle electric shocks to the brain, scientists have …