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The PS4 And Xbox One Are Already Out Of Date - Round 2

Last week I wrote a feature about my disappointment at the PS4 and Xbox One not being capable of handling 4K games, and my belief that this would lead to both consoles only enjoying a relatively short lifespan. And it soon became apparent that not everyone entirely agreed with my view. Even fellow …

Richard III Killed by Sustained Attack, Suffering 9 Wounds to Head

A new study shows Richard III died for want of a helmet, not a horse.<p>HASTINGS, ENGLAND—Lack of a helmet and not a horse—"My kingdom for a horse!" as Shakespeare has it—cost King Richard III his life, according to a study published Wednesday in the British medical journal <i>The Lancet</i>.<p>The forensic …

Injected bacteria found to reduce tumors in rats, dogs and humans

Bacteria found in soil called <i>Clostridium novyi</i> (<i>C. novyi</i>) is known to cause tissue-damaging infections. But researchers from John Hopkins Kimmel …

Cancer

Scientists Develop Technique To Produce Self-Assembling Anticancer Molecules In Minutes

Scientists from the University of Warwick have developed a simple technique for the production of a variety of self-assembling molecules that could …

Nanotech

FDA Approves HPV DNA Test That Can Replace Pap Smears

What it really means for your next trip to the gyno<p>There may be some changes coming to your routine gyno visits. Yesterday, the FDA approved a new HPV DNA test for women 25 and older, which can be used alone (without a Pap smear) to test for cervical cancer.<p>Last month, this test—called the cobas …

Enterovirus: What does wheezing sound like? When should you seek help?

The enterovirus infections that have sprung up in the Midwest have brought the words "wheezing" and "respiratory distress" into the mainstream. But how, as a parent, do you know if your child is wheezing? And when is it bad enough to contact a doctor or seek care?<p>Parents of asthmatics become adept …

Ship From Doomed Franklin Expedition Found in Arctic After 169 Years

A ship that figures in one of the greatest mysteries in Arctic exploration — the 1840s disappearance of the Franklin Expedition — has been found, Canadian authorities said Tuesday.<p>It’s not known yet whether the ship found in Canada’s Arctic is the HMS Erebus or HMS Terror, Prime Minister Stephen …

Franklin Expedition

For The First Time, Scientists Create Completely Renewable Propane

A team of British and Finnish scientists have figured out how to make small amounts of propane using Escherichia coli (E. coli), the …

Photos from the Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash site, in Ukraine (warning: graphic images)

A Ukrainian interior ministry official said the Malaysian airliner MH-17 was shot down over eastern Ukraine by pro-Russian militants on Thursday, …

Jack The Ripper Allegedly Identified Via DNA Evidence

According to DNA samples obtained from a blood-soaked shawl by one of the victims, some forensic scientists allege they've identified the 1888 serial …

Old Game Boy Ads Weren't Exactly Family Friendly

Nintendo's cultivated an image as the most squeaky clean creator on game company block, but it wasn't always that way. And by that I mean the '90s …

Retrogaming

Watch Dogs PC mod makes it look like the E3 2012 demo | PC Invasion

There’s been a lot of discussion about how Watch Dogs didn’t live up to the E3 2012 demo but this mod brings it closer to what you might have …

Mice avoid booze if their dad was a ‘drinker’

Even before conception, a father who chronically drinks to excess can shape his son’s vulnerability to alcohol use disorders, according to a new …

Alcohol

Artifact Trove at Egyptian Tomb Illuminates Life Before Pharaohs

Archaeologist uncovers human sacrifices and evidence of strife.<p>A recently discovered tomb at a key Egyptian settlement has yielded the largest trove of artifacts ever found in a tomb there—including a young man's burned and scattered bones—and is shedding new light on the ancestors of the …

Brain activity drives dynamic changes in neural fiber insulation

Myelin-insulated nerve fibers make up the "white matter" of the brain, the vast tracts that connect one information-processing area of the brain to …

The Teenage Brain Explained

Student dies and wakes up in the morgue—what happens next, it was mistake

A computer programming student was undergoing surgery in Costa Rica, when she died, experienced the afterlife, then returned to her body—in the …

Discovery of oldest human DNA in Spanish cave sheds light on evolution

Researchers have read strands of ancient DNA teased from the thigh bone of an early human who died 400,000 years ago in what is now northern Spain.<p>The genetic material was pieced together from a clutch of cells found in bone fragments – the oldest human remains ever to yield their genetic code.<p>The …

Skull of Homo erectus throws story of human evolution into disarray

The spectacular fossilised skull of an ancient human ancestor that died nearly two million years ago has forced scientists to rethink the story of early human evolution.<p>Anthropologists unearthed the skull at a site in Dmanisi, a small town in southern Georgia, where other remains of human …

Ukranian Athlete Hammers Nails Through Wood With His Bare Hands

Ukrainian athlete Denis Pakhomov uses his brute strength to hammer a series of nails through a solid piece of wood with his bare hands.<p>video via …

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Everything You've Ever Been Told About How You Learn Is A Lie

Three myths your teachers told you about how your brain learns, debunked<p>When I was in middle school and high school, teachers loved to impart various tidbits of wisdom about the way students learn during lectures, always couched in such a way as to indicate these were scientifically accepted facts.</i> …