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What are the limits of human vision?

From spotting galaxies millions of light years away to perceiving invisible colours, Adam Hadhazy explains why your eyes can do incredible things.<p>Take a look around the room – what do you see? All those colours, the walls, the windows – everything seems so self-evident, just so there. It's weird to …

New study identifies heart-specific protein that protects against arrhythmia

Researchers at the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute have identified a heart-specific form of a protein, BIN1, responsible for sculpting tiny folds in …

Greenland will be far greater contributor to sea rise than expected

Since the 1970s, limited ice thickness data has been collected via radar pinging of the boundary between the ice and the bedrock. Along the …

Finally, A Use For Tobacco That Doesn’t Kill You: Making Drugs

From producing flu vaccines to a potential cancer drug, scientists are discovering that tobacco plants are useful for things other than getting us addicted.<p>Tobacco is normally bad for our health. Now that could change, as one biotech company starts using it to make vaccines that save …

Scientists propose collider that could turn light into matter

A pair of researchers predicted a method for turning light into matter 80 years ago, and now a new team of scientists are proposing a technique that could make that method happen in the purest way yet. The proposed method involves colliding two photons — the massless particles of light — that have …

10 Great Analog Sports Cars

To make cars safer, more practical, and more fuel efficient, automakers have been replacing the weighty components in our sports cars with electronics. Despite their talents, electronics create a distance between man, machine, and roadtoday's best s<p>To make cars safer, more practical, and more fuel …

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Brains Sweep Themselves Clean Of Toxins During Sleep

While the brain sleeps, it clears out harmful toxins, a process that may reduce the risk of Alzheimer's, researchers say.<p>During sleep, the flow of cerebrospinal fluid in the brain increases dramatically, washing away harmful waste proteins that build up between brain cells during waking hours, a …

Themer will make your Android phone look amazing

One of the benefits of Android is its customisability, but that process isn't always easy for average users. An app called Themer is trying to change …

With Payment Code, PayPal Taps QR Codes And Existing Hardware For Large Retailer Mobile Payments

PayPal has been pushing ahead with its Here business, offering smaller businesses a way of taking card payments, processed by PayPal, by way of small readers attached to merchants’ smartphones. Today, the eBay division unveiled one of the new services it hopes will help it win with larger …

ION Glasses Are The Unobtrusive Notifications System You Wear On Your Face

Google Glass, Google schmass. What you really want on your face are these puppies. ION Glasses are sunglass or prescription glasses frames with a built-in LED, Bluetooth stack, and tiny button controller.<p>What do they do? Well the LED lights up to notify you of new messages – you can set different …

The Comical Irony That iOS 7 Users Are Suffering From Blue Screens Of Death

So Windows sometimes does this thing when your computer freaks the heck out, displays a blue screen, and then reboots or fails in some other way. Called the Blue Screen of Death, it’s long been a cultural meme among nerds about the shortcomings of Windows.<p>Blue Screens are more past than present, as …

Monster Turbine in-ear headphones w/ ControlTalk hands-free calling $50 shipped (Reg. $100)

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>The official Monster storefront on eBay is offering the Turbine in-ear headphones for $49.95 with free shipping. That’s $50 lower …

Watch Startup Bathys Creates An Atomic Clock For Your Wrist

While this watch may look goofy as all get-out, rest assured it holds an important spot in the history of timekeeping. It is one of the first “atomic” clocks that is accurate to a second every thousand years – provided the battery doesn’t die. Called the Cesium 133 it’s made by a small Hawaiian …

My Government Is A Complete Mess: Obamacare Websites Failing Amid Government Shutdown

The U.S. government is a complete mess. Congress could not even perform its basic constitutional duty to fund the government and had to shut down most of the public system. Amid the partisan spectacle, the White House promised that the shutdown would not interfere with a new website for comparing …

What Happens When You Combine Hi-Tech Scanning and Printing with 3D Printing? Art Forgery! (Well, Not Really)

Tim Zaman is doing a PhD in "photothermal tomography" (hi-tech imaging, to nutshell it) at Delft, presumably because his background in biorobotics …

Anatomical FlipbookL.W. Yaggy & James J. West, 1885

<b>Anatomical Flipbook</b><br>L.W. Yaggy & James J. West, <b>1885</b>

7 Classics Every Doctor Should Read

A reminder to think beyond textbooks and journals; to always be a student of the human condition<p>As the odds against future physicians learning everything about the human body have climbed toward absurdity, the need to concentrate on the essentials of medical education has intensified as never …

Scientists discover life after brain death

The brain may live on after what's long been considered brain death. New research from the University of Montreal finds that there's a deeper state of coma beyond what doctors have been considering to be the final line. Traditionally, when an EEG recording — a measurement of electrical activity …

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

This Is How Your Brain Responds To Beer vs Coffee

We all know the drinking a coffee first thing in the morning, will increase your energy levels with its caffeine boost. But how exactly does it work? …

Build an atom, complete with protons, neutrons and all requisite orbitals and electron spins. A pretty little look at the idealized, not-to-scale world of the elements. Great for a chemistry or physics reference anyway. That’s helium, carbon, iron and livermorium for those of you keeping track at home. Interested in a diagram of an atom that’s more to scale? Get yourself an 11-mile wide computer monitor and head over to this site. EDIT: An earlier version of this post said hydrogen instead of helium, because I’m a dummy and I was in a hurry.

<b>Build an atom</b>, complete with protons, neutrons and all requisite orbitals and electron spins. A pretty little look at the idealized, not-to-scale …

X doesn't mark the spot: real shape of chromosomes revealed

Time to revise the high school biology textbooks: contrary to their typical portrayal as being precisely X-shaped, chromosomes are in fact much more complex — and much messier looking. That's the finding of a new project that relied on DNA sequencing to produce accurate 3D images of chromosomes.<p>A …

Why Are Bees Disappearing?

<i>Part 4 of the</i> TED Radio Hour <i>episode</i> "Everything Is Connected."<p><b>About Marla Spivak's TEDTalk</b><p>Honeybees have thrived for 50 million years. So why have certain colonies started dying in droves in recent decades? Researcher Marla Spivak reveals four reasons with tragic consequences.<p><b>About Marla …

Blueprint Health’s newest class of digital health startups tackle genetics, hospital waste, social need

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>It’s been a big week for digital health startups: On Tuesday, San Francisco-based Rock Health held its demo day and, today, …

Court ruling presses Google over email scanning

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>A California judge has refused to throw out a class action case that claims Google’s(s goog) scanning of Gmail accounts is a …