How many times have you seen posts on tech sites about “hidden iPhone features” and thought to yourself, these tricks aren’t really hidden at all. We’ve even had a few articles here on BGR with tips that
One spring morning in Tucson, Arizona, in 1994, an unknown philosopher named David Chalmers got up to give a talk on consciousness, by which he meant the feeling of being inside your head, looking out
This week I am writing about 5 companies that I expect to see making waves this year on the London start-up scene. Right now, London is the most popular destination in Europe for Tech founders. Favourable
Quidsi's founders, Marc Lore and Vinit Bharara, made a killing, but the sale wasn't entirely sweet. Before the acquisition, Amazon had more-or-less declared a pricing war against Diapers.com. Amazon started
Our annual list of the best-and-brightest in healthcare and science was so dense that we decided it was time for a spin-out. This year there are two lists: this one, for entrepreneurs who are changing
Les Baugh has robot arms he controls with his mind. In a historic research project at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory over the summer, Baugh became the first bilateral shoulder-level
Gold is getting smoked. On Sunday night, gold was down more than 4% to as low as $1,143 an ounce after voters in Switzerland on Sunday rejected a measure that would have required the Swiss National Bank
Amazon is planning to test drones in Cambridge, England, as the battle to offer consumers same-day deliveries heats up. The US company announced with considerable fanfare late last year that it was considering
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Promising early results from a clinical trial at the Mayo Clinic out this week suggest that a modified version of the measles virus can be used to target cancer cells and put the condition into remission.
There are times at which I wish psychiatrists hadn't permanently co-opted the phrase: "How did that feel?" For there must have been a fine panoply of emotions beating inside the body of a man who received
Gravitational waves detected in the aftermath of the Big Bang suggest one universe just might not be enough. Bored with your old dimensions—up and down, right and left, and back and forth? So tiresome.
The pacemaker of the future looks crazy You're looking at what might be the pacemaker of a decade from now: a custom-made membrane, developed by researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
2013 was a great year for productivity. The email problem hasn’t been completely solved, but apps like Mailbox and Dispatch have taken away much of the pain of the task. Meanwhile, we have plenty of choices
Finnish researchers have attempted to pinpoint the ways in which our emotions affect our bodies. The study, published in the Proceedings of the National Academies of Sciences, asked 773 participants to
Last winter, as 2012 settled into its long sleep, I resolved for the new year to read less stuff on the internet and to devote the time won back to reading books. The list below, presented in the order
Federal regulators this month opened a new era in the treatment of a deadly liver virus that infects three to five times more people than HIV. Now the question is: Who will get access to the new drug hepatitis
Taking a single aspirin tablet before bed can reduce the risk of suffering a heart attack in the morning, a new trial has suggested Taking aspirin before going to bed might reduce the risk of suffering
While the brain sleeps, it clears out harmful toxins, a process that may reduce the risk of Alzheimer's, researchers say. During sleep, the flow of cerebrospinal fluid in the brain increases dramatically,
Isohunt, the third most popular search engine for Bittorrent files, will close and pay the Motion Pictures Association of America (MPAA) $110m, ending a long-runng legal battle. The move comes just ahead
"Photographs are our collective memory of war. Luckily, most of us don't ever experience it first-hand," Tucker told ShutterLove, a photography website. The survey has now been collected in a museum exhibition