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Scientists Invent Oxygen Particle That If Injected, Allows You To Live Without Breathing

<b>New Medical Discovery</b><p>A team of scientists at the Boston Children’s Hospital have invented what is being considered one the greatest medical …

Mouse cloned from drop of blood

<b>Scientists in Japan have cloned a mouse from a single drop of blood.</b><p>Circulating blood cells collected from the tail of a donor mouse were used to produce the clone, a team at the Riken BioResource Center reports in the journal Biology of Reproduction.<p>The female mouse lived a normal lifespan and …

Here's how Elon Musk's Hyperloop might actually work

How do you get from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 30 minutes?<p>Elon Musk has made his name on big ideas, whether it's space tourism or the electric car — but his latest project, mysteriously dubbed the Hyperloop, may be more revolutionary than anything he's done. It started with a simple promise: …

New Study Shows Plants Talk to Each Other Through the Soil

<i>Image via Shutterstock</i><p>A new study conducted by Dr. David Johnson at the University of Aberdeen found that plants actually communicate with one …

The Future Of Flight: Planes That Never Need To Land

Perpetual flight is going, so get ready for planes that just keep going and going and going...<p>In 1883, Nobel laureate John Strutt, a physicist and the third Baron Rayleigh, put forward a radical idea. He had been studying the mechanics of pelican flight and proposed that the birds drew energy from …

Can Google build its own ‘Nexus car’ without the help of automakers?

Google(s goog) is weighing building its own line of self-driving cars independent of the automakers, according to new report by Amir Efrati on …

Flutter: A $20 wireless Arduino with a long reach

If the words "ARM-powered wireless Arduino" send your heart aflutter, then you might be interested in... Flutter -- a development platform with the aforementioned qualities. The <i>Kickstarter</i> project claims the device has a usable range of over half a mile, letting you nail that wireless …

Treating Insomnia With Less

Most people think of sleep as the opposite of wakefulness, a line with two poles, you slide the switch back and forth.<p>In fact, there are two regions …

A Question That Can Change Your Life

For years I’ve exercised every day — doing weights, cardio, yoga — but despite my continuous effort, I haven’t seen much change.<p>Until a few months ago.<p>Recently, my body has changed. My muscles are stronger, more defined, and I’ve lost five pounds along with a visible layer of fat. So what did I do …

4 Lessons on How to Find the Right Direction in Life

<b>“Life’s blows cannot break a person whose spirit is warmed by the fire of enthusiasm.” ~Norman Vincent Peale</b><p>“Something just doesn’t feel right,” I …

5 Techniques You Should Practice Every Morning For A Productive Day

We often find ourselves trying to figure out ways to be successful; initiating ideas that could be stepping stones towards the goals we set out. …

10 Choices You Will Regret in 10 Years

<b>“If only…”</b> These two words paired together create one of the saddest phrases in the English language.<p>Here are ten choices that ultimately lead to …

7 Skills for Successful Internet Entrepreneurship

There is no doubt that more and more entrepreneurs are scaling the Internet for opportunities that will make them rich in the shortest amount of time …

Change Your Brain, Change Your Life

Our personalities, thought patterns and emotional responses are wired into our brains, says Richard Davidson, Ph.D., author of <i>The Emotional Life of Your Brain</i>, but you can change your brain. Here are several exercises that will help rewire the neural pathways to help you think more positively, …

Consciousness

A Skyscraper Carved by the Sun's Rays

Ask anyone who lives in Manhattan about how they might improve their living spaces, and right behind square footage, they'll likely mention a desire …

Has Voyager 1 left the solar system?

THE short answer is "no, not by a long chalk". Despite excitable reporting to the contrary prompted by a press release from the American Geophysical …

NASA makes billion-pixel Mars panorama out of photos captured by Curiosity

Sure, they're mostly just pictures of sand and rocks, but we still have to thank the Curiosity rover for beaming back images of landscapes we'll never walk on. To give you a panoramic view of a Mars area called "Rocknest" with Mount Sharp visible on the horizon, NASA stitched together almost 900 …

Stain-proof shoes and water-proof phones to become a reality

Prone to spilling food or drink on your clothes? A spray on product is about to go on sale in the US that can protect your clothes from all types of liquids.<p>For those of us who are a little messy, a group of entrepreneurs have invented a superhydrophobic coating that can repel water and heavy …

Solar storm could leave Britain without power 'for months'

The risk of a catastrophic solar storm that would leave countries including the United Kingdom and United States without electricity for days or even months will peak in 2015, a new report claims.<p><b>The study</b>, a joint venture from researchers at Lloyd's of London and <b>Atmospheric and Environmental</b> …

First fully integrated artificial photosynthesis nanosystem | Kurzweil

Arrays of tree-like nanowires consisting of Si trunks and TiO2 branches facilitate solar water-splitting in a fully integrated artificial …

"In the future we might print not only buildings, but entire urban sections"

Forward-thinking 
designers are using 3D printing to blow architecture wide open, as Dezeen's editor-in-chief Marcus Fairs reports in this extract …

Sorry, you can’t hide in the dark from Google Glass any more

If you thought you could slip into the shadows and go unnoticed by someone wearing Google Glass(s goog), it’s not going to happen. Google is pushing …

Japan's 500km/h maglev train undergoes first successful test run

Japan has seen the first successful test of a new high-speed maglev train that should be able to reach speeds as high as 500km/h.<p>The L0 Series train …

Humans on Mars?

Within 20 years, it might not be science fiction anymore. Private space companies and NASA have already announced that they plan to send people to …

Mars pebbles prove that rivers altered the planet's surface

Scientists already had an inkling that water helped form the landscape on Mars, but they're now ready to confirm that claim. In a report written for <i>Science</i>, researchers state that the smooth, rounded shape of the Red Planet's pebbles and the way they overlap is identical to the gravel formation …

Asus unveils pixel-rich 4K Ultra HD desktop monitor

Christmas may be nearly six months away, but the folks at Asus have made our wish list easy this year with a 4K Ultra HD monitor intended for the …

New Samsung Chromebook may use 8-core chip for power and performance boost

The current $249 Samsung Chromebook(s goog) is already a solid value yet it may be time for a refresh. This model uses Samsung’s dual-core Exynos …