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The Deep Chest Workout

<b>The Deep Chest Workout</b>If you’re looking to put more size on your chest, look past those same old bench-press routines you’ve been doing—you know, the …

Scientists Target New Painkillers From Spider Venom

Ingredients in venom could lead to new, nonaddictive treatments for chronic pain<p>Scientists in Australia, home to some of the most poisonous creatures on Earth, have made an important discovery about spider venom that eventually could lead to a new class of painkillers.<p>Spiders use their venom to …

Painkillers

Indiegogo Darling Canary Hits Best Buy For $249

Canary, the all-in-one smart home monitoring system that launched on Indiegogo in summer of 2013, is today available in retail locations for the first time.<p>This is a relatively big deal considering just how few crowd-funded hardware products ever make it out of the lab and into a retail location. …

British robots glimpse inside the Fukushima nuclear plant

Japan may be obsessed with robots, but it is a British company that has solved the "impossible" problem of visualising the radiation leaks inside the crippled reactor buildings at Fukushima<p>State-of-the-art British imaging technology has been deployed at Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant to …

Robots

A Brewing Problem

What's the healthiest way to keep everyone caffeinated?<p>“I don't have one. They're kind of expensive to use,” John Sylvan told me frankly, of Keurig K-Cups, the single-serve brewing pods that have fundamentally changed the coffee experience in recent years. “Plus it’s not like drip coffee is tough …

Coffee

12 Incredible Abs Exercises You Should Know

Everything you need to do to get a stronger core without doing a single solitary crunch. For everyone from fitness rookie to hardcore exerciser.<p>Thumbnail from Thinkstock.

Spark's Internet Button Is An IoT Remote With IFTTT Built In

We last spoke to Spark late last year when it had just announced the Photon, its $19 kit for building internet-enabled products. Now it’s back with the Spark Internet Button which takes the connectivity of the Photon and its predecessor, the Core, and hooks it up with the internet automation …

Chameleons don’t change colour, they use smart mirrors

Video: Chameleons use crystals to change colour<p>It takes just 2 minutes for panther chameleons to change colour from demure green to flashy bright …

Nature Communications

Last Word Archive | New Scientist

23 May 2018<p>When water freezes on the surface of rock, metal, plastic and many other materials, it can be very difficult to remove. What makes the …

Snowboarding

Proteins Found In The Brain Might Help Speed Up Flu Recovery While You Sleep

Research may back up the age-old advice to 'sleep it off'<p>To get over the flu, all it might take is a little extra brain protein and a lot more sleep.<p>Researchers at Washington State University at Spokane have been trying to come up with another way to treat influenza beyond yearly vaccinations. …

How the 'Internet of Things' will impact consumers, businesses, and governments in 2016 and beyond

For more than two years, BI Intelligence has closely tracked the growth of the IoT. Specifically, we've analyzed how the IoT ecosystem enables entities (i.e. consumers, businesses, and governments) to connect to, and control, their IoT devices in 16 environments, including manufacturing, the …

Teen Inventor Sets His Sights on New Tests for Cancer, Pollution

Emerging Explorer Jack Andraka doesn't plan to stop with his prize-winning test for pancreatic cancer.<p><i>Editor's Note: Jack Andraka is one of National Geographic's 2014 Emerging Explorers, a program that honors tomorrow's visionaries—those making discoveries, making a difference, and inspiring people</i> …

Exercise has the power to change our DNA: study

Scientists were able to home in on the changes that had taken place after exercise at cell level <br>photo: Shutterstock.com<p>Scientists in Sweden have …

Passive smoking can damage the DNA of sperm, study in mice suggests

Passive smoking may cause mutations in the DNA of sperm, according to a study in mice. The finding suggests that men exposed to second-hand smoke could pass on any resulting genetic abnormalities to their children.<p>Men who smoke are known to be at higher risk of developing abnormalities in their …

DNA Study Shows Why Neanderthals, Modern Humans Are So Different

By Sharon Begley<p>NEW YORK (Reuters) - How can creatures as different in body and mind as present-day humans and their extinct Neanderthal cousins be 99.84 percent identical genetically?<p>Four years after scientists discovered that the two species' genomes differ by a fraction of a percent, geneticists …

Black Death Altered European Genes, DNA Study Suggests

The Black Death of the 14th century may be written into the DNA of survivors' descendants, new research finds.<p>The study reveals that Roma people (sometimes known as gypsies, although this is considered a derogatory term) and white Europeans share alterations to their genetic code that occurred …

Mother's Diet At Time Of Conception May Alter Baby's DNA (STUDY)

By: By Charles Q. Choi, Live Science Contributor<p>Published: 04/29/2014 01:56 PM EDT on LiveScience<p>A woman's diet at the time of conception might cause lasting changes in the DNA of her children, potentially influencing their development, researchers say.<p>In a new study, researchers analyzed the diets …

About half of kids' learning ability is in their DNA, study says

You may think you're better at reading than you are at math (or vice versa), but new research suggests you're probably equally good (or bad) at both. The reason: The genes that determine a person's ability to tackle one subject influence their aptitude at the other, accounting for about half of a …

How One DNA Study Is Changing Our Story

Photo: Courtesy of The Genographic Project.<p>Genetically speaking, I am just so boring. Growing up, my mom told me to identify as Northern European …

Sugary soft drinks may be linked to accelerated DNA ageing – study

Consumption of sugary soda drinks such as cola and lemonade may be linked to accelerated DNA ageing, say researchers who have studied the impact of the drinks in more than 5,000 people.<p>High-sugar fizzy drinks have been under fire from campaigners for contributing to obesity and type-2 diabetes, but …

How This 25-Year-Old Made $66,000 In A Month By Teaching An Online Course

"When I got home, my dad was super nice and bought me an iPhone 4, and it was my first introduction to apps," the 25-year-old remembers. "I was like, 'These things are crazy! They can do anything!'"<p>Since that first introduction, Walter, who graduated from Brigham Young University with an …

Google's Timelapse project shows how the Earth has changed over a quarter of a century

Google has expanded its mapping platform to launch a new project called Timelapse, taking you back through time to see how our planet has changed over the last 25 years. To create its new interactive HTML5 animations, Google teamed up with the US Geological Survey (USGS), NASA, and TIME to combine …