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Big Pic: A Fruit Fly Born In Outer Space

Something seems a little off here…<p>This is a fruit fly, raised in space. Space was not directly what made it furred all over with white, but indirectly it was. The white stuff is fungus, and the fly grew it because after hatching and growing to adulthood in space, it didn't fight off a fungal …

Biology

Can flywheel technology drive out the battery from car hybrids?

Batteries are energy intensive to make and problematic to dispose of. Flywheel technology, known as Kers in the Formula One world, could be a solution<p>Consider the hybrid car. Halfway between the traditional motor and the fully electric Nissan Leaf or the Volkswagen e-Up!, they're a nod to green …

Chinese Social Media Prays for ‘Little Bunny’ Moon Rover

China’s Jade Rabbit moon rover became the most popular topic on Chinese social media Monday when Chinese state-run media reported that it was having …

When neurons grow too many (or too few) branches - Futurity

Understanding how neurons grow and change throughout life may be the Holy Grail in treating many neurological disorders, including autism and …

Neuroscience

Rare Pictures: Snow Leopards Caught in Camera Trap

Endangered big cats photographed in northern Pakistan.<p>The cat's out of the bag—or, should we say, the mountains.<p><b>Notoriously elusive snow leopards have been caught by a camera trap in northern Pakistan as part of a three-year study by scientists with the Norwegian University of Life Sciences. The</b> …

Drone with legs can perch on a branch

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$2.5 million hole-in-one prize on the table in Dubai

An ace on a par-4 in Dubai this week could net you a ton of cash.<p><b>More Golf:</b> Leaderboard | Rankings | Schedule | Equipment | FedEx Cup | Masters …

Report: NHL won't get record for fans

A counting issue will prevent Guinness from giving the NHL the world record for largest attendance at a hockey game, Yahoo! Sports reported.<p>The NHL …

What will Lupita, J-Law, and Sandra wear on Oscar night? Tell Us What You Think During Our Live #OscarsDressDebate

Oh Cate! Lupita! Sandra! The stars have already bewitched us with red carpet magic this awards season, and we are <i>still</i> a month away from the biggest …

New drug in development to reverse spread of breast cancer

A new drug is being developed that could potentially stop the spread of breast cancer in its tracks.<p>Researchers at Cardiff University in Cardiff, Wales, are working on a novel compound that targets a well-studied protein called Bcl3, which has been shown to play a crucial role in breast cancer’s …