Nasser Aljazan

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Given a multiverse, does astrology work somewhere? | Jon Butterworth | Life & Physics

Whether they exist or not, we can at least think of four different kinds of multiverse. Or maybe five.<p>I find it amazing that the scientific method (or methods, if you prefer) is powerful enough to start classifying different types of multiverse. Max Tegmark has had a go at it, as described here by …

First full body transplant is two years away, surgeon claims

Doctor plans to graft a living person’s head on to a donor body using procedures he believes will soon be ready<p>A surgeon says full-body transplants could become a reality in just two years.<p>Sergio Canavero, a doctor in Turin, Italy, has drawn up plans to graft a living person’s head on to a donor …

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The 12 most important moments in science in 2014

Photograph: Keith Vanderlinde<p>Auroras over the 10-metre telescope and Bicep (background imaging of cosmic extragalactic polarisation) at Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station. The 10-metre South Pole Telescope and Bicep both collect data on cosmic microwave background radiation and black …

Scientist Gives Himself Fecal Transplant To Try A Hunter-Gatherer's Microbiome

Why a field researcher from America has exposed his colon to the gut microbiome of a tribesman from Tanzania<p>It's not often we encounter a story that begins with a line like this:<p>“AS THE SUN set over Lake Eyasi in Tanzania, nearly thirty minutes had passed since I had inserted a turkey baster into …

Marriott fined $600K by FCC for Wi-Fi blocking scam

PRWeb<p>Today, the FCC announced that Marriott International, Inc. would pay $600,000 to the FCC for intentionally slowing down and disabling customers Wi-Fi networks so that Marriott could cash in one those customers purchasing an expensive Marriott Hotel Wi-Fi package.<p>In March 2013, the FCC received …

The Moto X returns: high-end specs, aluminum frame and leather back

As a half dozen of my colleagues toil away in Berlin bringing you the latest news from the likes of Samsung and Sony, I'm more than 4,000 miles away in the city of Chicago. Specifically, I'm in Motorola's headquarters, which spans 600,000 square feet across four floors high atop the Merchandise …

The new Moto G keeps the amazing price, improves the screen

Along with the new Moto X, Motorola also unveiled a new Moto G today. And yes, Motorola apparently doesn't like renaming things, because it doesn't have a new one -- it's still simply the Moto G. And seeing as this humble device was the company's best-selling smartphone of all time, it certainly …

Sprint LivePro Review

Sprint LivePro review: lots of functions for a lot of money

While we get to see some fantastic Android devices each and every day, rarely do we come across one that offers multiple unique capabilities in a single package. The Sprint LivePro, manufactured by ZTE, is one such device. First announced back in January during CES 2014 and officially launched by …

Is it a phone? Is it a camera? It’s the Lumix DMC-CM1

The point-and-shoot digital camera market continues to shrink as more folks rely on their smartphones for nearly all of their camera needs. As a result, we’ve seen several OEMs introduce cameras that further enhance the photography experience, including devices like the Galaxy K, which give us a …

Deal: up to 78% off SanDisk MicroSD cards, Flash Drives, and SSDs!

SanDisk is nearly ubiquitous when it comes to storage options. They have been a trusted supplier of micro SD cards for Android devices for years and there are many people who won’t buy anything else. They also have frequent sales via the Amazon Gold Box Deals and now they are having another one. …

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PC sales continue to drop while Chromebook sales rise. Is Microsoft in trouble?

Microsoft, once the mightiest technology company to walk the earth, has seen some hard times of late, including mounting losses in their Surface tablet/laptop division. On the other hand, manufacturers of the highly portable, laptop form-factor, Chromebook are doing fairly well for themselves.<p>This …

The universal USB connector we’ve been waiting for is almost here

The group overseeing the development of USB standards released the technical specifications for the USB 3.1 Type-C connector, which will eventually replace the various types of USB connectors on the market.<p>The first details about USB Type-C were released in December 2013, while in April, we saw the …

The OM/ONE will be the most unique bluetooth speaker $179 can buy

Bluetooth speakers come in all shapes and sizes, but we can guarantee the OM/ONE will turn the most heads. Om Audio has created the very first levitating bluetooth speaker. That’s right… the freaky accessory literally floats while playing your favorite tunes.<p><b>You might like: Best bluetooth speakers</b> …

Supermoon lights up skies around the world – in pictures

Satellite at perigee stage, meaning at closest point to Earth, and will be 14% larger and 30% brighter than normal

Which Android manufacturer are you rooting for?

Back in May, we reported on a survey that claims 106% of the smartphone profit pie (not a typo) is eaten up by Apple and Samsung. It’s true that most consumers think of Sammy or Apple when it comes to smartphones, but there are a variety of different manufacturers out there, particularly in the …