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Einstein May Have Had An Unusually Well-Connected Brain

A new study compares Einstein's corpus callosum with those of mere mortals.<p>More than half a century after his death, we're still searching for the secrets of Albert Einstein's genius. Almost immediately after he died in 1955, the famed physicist's brain was removed from his head, dissected and …

Deep sea mining 'gold rush' moves closer

<b>The prospect of a deep sea "gold rush" opening a controversial new frontier for mining on the ocean floor has moved a step closer.</b><p>The United Nations has published its first plan for managing the extraction of so-called "nodules" - small mineral-rich rocks - from the seabed.<p>A technical study was …

Take a Look Inside a Tiny Nuclear Reactor

This year Westinghouse will begin fuel tests for its Small Modular Reactor (SMR), a downsized system that puts out 225 megawatts.<p><b>On the tail of getting the go-ahead</b> from the federal government to build the first new nuclear reactors in the U.S. in over 30 years, Westinghouse is aiming small. This …

Storming sun sets the skies aglow

A slight solar storm ejected from a powerful sunspot sparked northern lights as far south as Colorado on Friday night — and there should be more to come.<p>The heightened aurora was sparked by a burst of electrically charged particles thrown off from an active spot on the sun known as Region 1748. …

Briton picked for five-month mission on International Space Station in 2015

Britain's first official astronaut, Major Tim Peake, has been selected to fly on a five-month mission on the International Space Station in 2015, it …

The Galaxy S4 Is Samsung’s Fastest Shipping Smartphone Ever

Samsung’s new Galaxy S4 handset is on track to become the company’s “bestselling” smartphone. As long as you define “bestselling” as “bestselling to …

How cloud, big data and mobile will make the CMO the BMOC

In every shift of technology, new companies emerge to dominate new spaces while incumbents falter (and sometimes fade away). Today’s epic shift to …

New MacBook Air imminent?

Signs may point to a refresh of Apple's popular MacBook Air. Possibly next month.<p>AppleInsider said Friday that at large online retailers like MacConnection, stock has vanished for the popular 13.3-inch Air with a 1.8GHz processor and 256GB solid-state drive.<p>That said, Best Buy has stock, but it's …

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SkyDrive update brings photo timeline, more efficiency-minded features

Perhaps to celebrate passing the 250 million user mark, SkyDrive is rolling out an update which introduces some nifty time-saving features. Now, you'll be able to view all your photos -- across folders and albums -- in a timeline view, with images grouped by event and date for easy searching. There …