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Depression Can Physically Change Your DNA, Study Suggests

More evidence that the disease is much more than a mood disorder.<p>Researchers from the UK have found evidence that depression doesn't just change our …

Weird Sub-Neptunes and Super-Earths Pop Up in Kepler's Planet Search

SAN JOSE, Calif. — One of the most common kinds of planets detected by NASA's Kepler telescope appears to be a type that doesn't exist in our own solar system, a leading astronomer on the Kepler team said Friday.<p>This type of planet has a size in the range between two and four times Earth's …

76 upcoming comic book movies, and when to expect them

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Comic Books

After Sony-Marvel deal, fans want Latino Miles Morales as new Spider-Man | Fox News

Sony and Marvel made huge waves in the superhero film world earlier this week when they announced they were teaming up to bring Spider-Man and The Avengers back together.<p>The news has gotten fans excited about a new spidey movie — but more importantly about a new Spider-Man himself.<p>Typically, the …

3Doodler 3D Printing Pen Allows One Artist to Create a Masterpiece Like Nothing Seen Before

Rachel Goldsmith’s Masterpiece<p>New forms of visual arts do not come about very often. Let’s just stop and think about it for a moment. Painting, …

Artist Atsushi Koyama Creates Incredibly Detailed Oil Paintings That Combine Human Figures and Mechanical Diagrams

Mechanical diagrams of engines, lenses, and other complex contraptions are combined with finely rendered human figures in the astonishingly detailed …

Painting

Vivid Photos of a Rare Flipped Iceberg in Antarctica

While on an expedition in Antarctica, interface designer and filmmaker Alex Cornell was treated to the rare sight of a massive iceberg that had recently flipped over, revealing an extraordinarily vivid blue underside. With the strikingly polished ice ranging in hue from light aqua to dark teal to …

Mesmerizing Tunnel Looks Like a Colorful Kaleidoscope When Walking Through One Way

Olafur Eliasson's colorful glass tunnel comes to life when you stroll through it one way, but if you look back over your shoulder, the panels appear black. The mesmerizing, kaleidoscope-like tunnel is comprised of stained glass triangles held together with bold, black piping. When viewed from one …

Miranda Lorikeet Posts Beautiful MS Paint Art Onto Tumblr

Often a forgotten application lost in the depths of your start menu, the MS Paint application never<p>Often a forgotten application lost in the depths of your start menu, the MS Paint application never seemed to have much promise, that is, until you see the artwork created by Miranda Lorikeet, whose …

Animal Oddities: Conjoined Lizards and a Human-Faced Pig

This week in animal oddities, we’re looking at (and possibly turning away quickly from) the world’s first recorded conjoined monitor lizards and a …

The Coming Boom In Brain Medicines

TONY COLES COULD have had any job he wanted in the drug industry. In five years at the helm of cancer drug developer Onyx Pharmaceuticals he increased its market cap eightfold by purchasing an experimental blood cancer drug for $800 million, developing it into a big seller and flipping the whole …