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Scientists might have just come up with a cure for aging

A new class of drugs has been identified that slow the ageing process in mice, alleviating symptoms of frailty and extending a healthy lifespan.<p>If …

Week's Best Space Pictures: Rover Drills, Stars Collide, and a Rocket Launches

Curiosity drills Mars for rocky reassurance, some stars throw tantrums as they collide, and a rocket launches to study the sun.

Is This The World's Oldest Secret Code?

These could be the oldest secret codes on the planet. Experts say the sketches on this wooden statue contain information on the creation of the world.<p>…

Stone Age

Mysterious Phony Cell Towers Could Be Intercepting Your Calls

Every smart phone has a secondary OS, which can be hijacked by high-tech hackers<p>Like many of the ultra-secure phones that have come to market in the wake of Edward Snowden's leaks, the CryptoPhone 500, which is marketed in the U.S. by ESD America and built on top of an unassuming Samsung Galaxy …

Pedal Power! How to Build a Bike Generator

Hey, DIY Cyclists: Bring your bike indoors and generate electricity while you ride.<p><b>I'm a cycling enthusiast, and when the</b> weather is bad I use a bicycle trainer in my apartment. But riding to nowhere has always felt pointless. This got me thinking about how I could use my pedaling to produce …

Researchers fully 'delete' HIV from human cells for the first time

So far, HIV has eluded a cure because it installs its genome into human DNA so insidiously that it's impossible for our immune system to clear it out. While current treatments are effective, a lifetime of toxic drugs is required to prevent its recurrence. But researchers from Temple University may …

Mysterious Man-Made Ditches Predate Amazon Rainforest

A new study published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences has revealed that a series of mysterious lines and geometric …

Changes in Earth's Landscape Are Mathematically Ordered, Not Random: Stanford Study

Channels formed in the Earth by flowing water conform to a mathematical order, a pattern, discerned recently for the first time by Stanford …

Mathematics

Buzz Aldrin Confirms UFO Sighting in New TV Show, but Not Aliens

Buzz Aldrin, the second man to walk on the moon, has said he spotted a UFO while on the Apollo 11 mission. He first made the comments publicly in a …

Paranormal

The Human Skull That Challenges the Out-of-Africa Theory

This is the account of the discovery of a skull that has the potential to change what we know about human evolution, and a suppression and cover-up …

The Origins of Human Beings According to Ancient Sumerian Texts (+Videos)

Sumer, or the ‘land of civilized kings’, flourished in Mesopotamia, now modern-day Iraq, around 4500 BC. Sumerians created an advanced civilization …

Ancient History

Scientists figured out how shrooms open your mind

It’s one thing to say that psychedelic mushrooms "open your mind," but it’s another entirely to demonstrate its dream-like effects in a scientific study. Yet, that’s what one group of researchers appear to have achieved in a study published today in <i>Human Brain Mapping</i>.<p>In the experiment, researchers …

Solar energy can’t kill old-school electric utilities

“The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated.”<p>Some readers will be familiar with that quote from Mark Twain, written after the American author’s …

Online identity companies to cash in on porn panic

"Think of the children" worries make for a business opportunity.<p>An identity authentication company is suggesting the UK online pornography industry …

India's Quest to End World Hunger

Over one third of humanity is undernourished. Now a group of scientists are experimenting with specially-bred crops, and hoping to launch a new Green …

Agriculture

5 Applications For Graphene, The 'Wonder Material,' That Could Change The Way We Live

Graphene, the pure carbon material that's just one atom thick and nearly transparent when laid out in sheets, manages to be roughly 200 times stronger than steel, even though it's 60,000 times thinner than Saran Wrap.<p>Graphene is also an excellent conductor of energy, can be synthesized from unique …

The US government doesn't want you to know how the cops are tracking you

All across America, from Florida to Colorado and back again, the country's increasingly militarized local police forces are using a secretive technology to vacuum up cellphone data from entire neighborhoods – including from people inside their own homes – almost always without a warrant. This week, …

Lamb Born With Human-Looking Face: Disturbing (Graphic Photo)

In 2010, in a village near Izmir, Turkey, a lamb was born with probably the creepiest deformity possible. It had a button nose like a human baby’s, …

Lips

Aerofex hoverbike could be yours by 2017

The Aero-X hoverbike from Aerofex is slated for a commercial release in 2017 for just $85,000. Chump change, right?<p>Aerofex's hoverbike made a pretty big splash when the Californian company showed off its working prototype all the way back in 2012, but then it went eerily silent. Now, Aerofex has …

Carbon Fiber

The Devastating Effects of a Supervolcano Eruption

Way back in 1816, Europe and North America suffered heavy rains, odd-colored snow, famines, fogs and bitter cold during the summer. It wasn't the …

Graphics related possible paths to Radical Life Extension

Again the best way to donate some affordable funds in the area of radical life extension where those funds can make the most difference is with SENS. …

How the Brain Awakens from Unconsciousness Becomes Clearer

Exactly what happens when people wake up from anesthesia or a coma has long baffled scientists, but now new research on rats suggests the path the …

The Brain

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The U.S. Army Says It Can Teleport Quantum Data Now, Too

This kind of tech has implications that extend beyond the battlefield.<p>Quantum computing could revolutionize the way we interact with information. Such systems would process data faster and on larger scales than even the most super of supercomputers can handle today. But this technology would also …

DNI James Clapper Says US Intel Community About to Experience Technological Revolution With New Satellites and Advanced Sensors

COLORADO SPRINGS: The intelligence community is on the verge of “revolutionary” technical advances. Spy satellites and other systems will be able to …

James Clapper

Weird Science: Weather Control Becomes Striking Reality

Since the 1950s, many technologies that were once considered to be science fiction have become science fact. The impossible dream of controlling the …

Conspiracies

Watch this: Sony demos two new augmented reality tricks

No, Sony's not coming out with a new augmented-reality toy just yet, but that doesn't mean it isn't working behind the scenes to make its graphics look a little more... believable. The company just posted two videos out of its PlayStation lab in Japan, both of which hint at what it could be like to …