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New Human Body Part Discovered

Time to rewrite the textbooks!<p>The newest addition to human anatomy is just 15 microns thick, but its discovery will make eye surgery safer and simpler. Harminder Dua, a professor at the University of Nottingham, recently found a new layer in the human cornea, and he's calling it (can you guess?) …

Earliest sunrises before summer solstice

At mid-northern latitudes in the Northern Hemisphere, your earliest sunrises of the year happen around mid-June, despite the fact that the summer …

Astronomy

Limit CT scans to prevent cancer in kids - Futurity

UC DAVIS (US) — Reducing unnecessary CT scans and lowering doses could reduce the overall …

All you need to know: June solstice 2017

It’s that beautiful time of year again in the Northern Hemisphere, when the June solstice – your signal to celebrate summer – is nearly upon us.<p>The …

10 Deadliest Animals in the World

We humans are constantly putting in efforts to make a better and safer life for ourselves, but the world remains a dangerous place. As for wild …

How Not To Be A Dad: The Latest Science Of Male Birth Control

Examining 8 promising methods of male contraception in development. Happy Father's Day!<p><i>Click here to enter the gallery</i><p>Male birth control, like flying cars, just seems like one of those things we should have by now. It's the 21st century—if they can find the Higgs Boson and bring back <i>Arrested</i> …

FYI: What Makes Tattoos Permanent?

And how does tattoo removal work?<p>It's all about the particles in the tattoo ink's pigment says Dr. Anne Laumann, MBChB, a professor of dermatology at Northwestern University.<p>Tattoo application uses a mechanized needle to puncture the skin and inject ink into the dermis or second layer of skin just …

Fancy Feet: Wild Cheetahs Excel At Acceleration

Nature documentaries always go on and on about how fast a cheetah can run. Cats in captivity have been clocked at 65 miles an hour, the highest speed recorded for any land animal.<p>And yet, scientists know very little about how the animal runs in the wild, especially when on the hunt.<p>"You can look at …

Gamers really do see the world differently - Futurity

DUKE (US) — Video game players capture more information faster for visual decision-making, but lose …

New layer of human eye discovered

Scientists have discovered a previously undetected layer in the cornea, the clear window at the front of the human eye.<p>The breakthrough, announced in …

Electric shock makes others look more attractive - Futurity

CALTECH (US) — People judged faces as more attractive after their brains were stimulated with …

Chip diagnoses infection in minutes, not days - Futurity

U. TORONTO (CAN) — An electronic chip can analyze blood and other clinical samples for …

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What is the biggest problem facing the world today? David Cameron wants to know

David Cameron wants to solve the world's biggest problem. What do you think it is?<p>The Prime Minister is launching a competition to identify the world's biggest problem. Once this has been determined, he will offer £1 million of cash to the person who works out the answer.<p>The competition is modelled …

David Cameron

How to Define Yourself as a Photographer

There comes a point in time when you will need to decide what type of photography you like and the specific genres you want to focus on. Most of us …

Photography

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Personalized Recipe Recommendations and Search

The smart cooking sidekick that learns what you like and customizes the experience to your personal tastes, nutritional needs, skill level, and more.

Travel Tip: 5 Things To Carry With You For an Impromptu Picnic

We know it's important to conserve space when traveling, particularly if you're flying or backpacking and don't have the space luxury of a car. But …

An Imbibe-Inspired Father's Day Gift Guide

Don't forget, Father's Day is this Sunday! Still stumped on what to get dad? From a complete cocktail kit to the must-have whiskey of the season, here's our guide to some favorite Father's Day finds.<p><i>And for more of the best liquid culture, click here.</i><p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>An Imbibe-Inspired Father's …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Staff Picks: The Ultimate Serious Eats Father's Day Menu

Father's Day is many things. Some of them sweet and sentimental, yes, but also a whole lot of holy-crap-what-do-I-<i>DO</i> anxieties. I'm the only child of divorced parents, so making Father's Day a special occassion falls squarely onto my shoulders. And let me tell you, Atlas ain't got <i>nothin'</i> on me. …

28 Big-Batch Summer Drinks That Know How To Get Down

Leave all that shakin' and stirrin' to the pros. Let's go find a container large enough to bathe a puppy in and fill it with booze and laugh and laugh and laugh.