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High-dose vitamin C injections Shown to Annihilate Cancer

<b>Groundbreaking new research on the cancer-fighting potential of vitamin C has made the pages of the peer-reviewed journal Science Translational</b> …

NGC 4696: Ravenous Supermassive Black Hole Creates A 'Cosmic Oddity'

A team of astronomers have, using the Hubble Space Telescope, captured a stunning new image of the spiral galaxy NGC 4696 — a "cosmic oddity" located …

The science behind how WiFi internet connectivity works

Our Telegraph video series, How It Works, breaks down the basics of everyday technology, revealing how the products we use on a daily basis actually work.<p>The video above reveals how WiFi internet connectivity works, connecting to a computer by converting electronic data into digital signals via an …

Scientists have trained pigeons to diagnose breast cancer

A new study his revealed that pigeons are surprisingly adept when it comes to spotting cancerous cells<p>Doctors train for years in order to be able to correctly diagnose cancer - but could they soon be replaced by pigeons?<p>Well, no. Obviously not.<p>However, scientists have now discovered that pigeons …

First genetically modified salmon cleared to enter human food chain

The Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA) in the US has approved production of the first gentically modified animal which will enter the food chain before 2018<p>The first genetically modified animal will enter the human food chain within two years after GM salmon was cleared for production in the US, …

Pigeons Are Actually Pretty Good At Identifying Malignant Cancer

But don't fire your doctor yet<p>Diagnosing cancer can be a challenging task. Often, pathologists have to quickly decide whether a microscopic group of cells looks malignant or benign, or whether a small lump seen on a mammogram is suspicious. For this reason, pathologists go through four years and …

Cancer

How Can You See Without Seeing?

<i>Part 2 of the</i> TED Radio Hour <i>episode</i> Adaptation<p><b>About Daniel Kish's TED Talk</b><p>Daniel Kish has been blind since he was 13 months old, but has learned to "see" using a form of echolocation.<p><b>About Daniel Kish</b><p>When he was 13 months old, Daniel Kish lost both eyes to retinal cancer. He taught himself to …

Science

Sea Mollusk Sees With Hundreds Of Armored Eyes

It's a looker<p>Tough armor is great at protecting creatures from predators. But one little marine mollusk has armor that's even more useful. In fact, its armor doubles as eyes.<p>Now, eyes are not known for being tough: You can scratch them, jab them, they're soft little orbs. And notably, they're made …

University of South Carolina

Can A Parasitic Worm Make It Easier (Or Harder) For A Woman To Conceive?

The giant roundworm looks a lot like an earthworm. It's pinkish, up to a foot long and can live for two years.<p>Right now, the worms are living comfortably in the small intestines of about a billion people worldwide. They're the most common worm infection in humans. The worms typically don't cause …

Immune System

New fertility test warns women if they are running out of eggs

One in 10 women suffer from premature ovarian ageing which can make motherhood impossible if left too late<p>Women hoping to become mothers can now check if they are at risk of running out eggs prematurely with a new test designed to end the heartache of infertility.<p>One in 10 women will suffer from a …

Sharp debuts mosquito-catching air purifier

The Japanese appliance maker hopes to help tackle two major problems Southeast Asians are struggling against -- polluted air and mosquitoes.<p>Mosquitoes are pesky insects in most western countries, but in tropical areas they're a legitimate threat to public health. Now, Japanese appliance maker Sharp …

Mosquitoes

Study shows humans are evolving faster than previously thought

Results of largest ever genetics study of a single population could also help refine dates for major events during human evolution<p>Humans are evolving more rapidly than previously thought, according to the largest ever genetics study of a single population.<p>Scientists reached the conclusion after …

Northern Europe

Please Don’t Call it Art

— Daido Moriyama.<p>Moriyama is something of a photography god — in my opinion. His photographs have that honest quality that shines when the camera is …

Liquid body armor could save you from a bullet

A Polish firm is the latest to concoct unassuming-looking fluids that harden on impact, making for lighter, more flexible protection on the battlefield and beyond.<p>Faced with the threat of bullet fire, most people probably won't be giving much thought to the material inside their bulletproof vest. …

Engineering

Holograms Will Let Doctors See 3-D Views of Our Insides

The world of biomedical imaging is flat. And it needs to catch up with the 21st century and start seeing the world as a round, three-dimensional …

This Camera Survived Three Months at the Bottom of the Ocean

Underwater photographer John Ng was diving off the coast of the Maldives last month when he noticed something stuck among the rocks and coral reef at …

Lumix

Tools: 6 Things to Know About Chopsticks

Here in the U.S., we love our sushi rolls, ramen, and carryout Chinese. This means, of course, that we’re pretty familiar with chopsticks—if not totally adept at using them. But beyond the knack they have for grasping just the right bite of tofu, or the satisfying “snap” a fresh wooden pair makes …

OLED researchers working to make flat, futuristic lighting a reality

A new program at New York's Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute seeks to make OLED lighting more practical to manufacture -- and more affordable for consumers.<p>Organic light emitting diodes (OLEDs) might be the next big thing in lighting. Like regular LEDs, they promise dramatic cuts in power …

OLEDs

Inside the Most Futuristic Science Labs in the World

Last month, we took a look at the headquarters of the most beautiful science laboratories and research institutes in the world. Now it’s time to go …

‘Great Cannon’ Is China’s New Weapon That Shoots Down Internet Sites

China is widely suspected to be behind the recent attacks on Github and internet freedom group Great Fire. Now we have the most concrete evidence that indeed it was, and it looks like it did so using a new weapon to boot.<p>That’s according to a report from Citizen Lab — an ICT, security and human …

Human Rights

Top NASA Scientist: We’ll Find Signs of Alien Life ‘Within a Decade’

Humanity is on the verge of discovering alien life, high-ranking NASA scientists say.<p>"I think we're going to have strong indications of life beyond Earth within a decade, and I think we're going to have definitive evidence within 20 to 30 years," NASA chief scientist Ellen Stofan said Tuesday …

Astronomy

Watch A Flock Of Drone Butterflies Flutter Around [Video]

Complex machines mimic simple beings<p>Festo is building a mechanical menagerie. The German industrial design firm specializes in bio-inspired robots, which may find a use in future factories, like these exoskeletal gloves or this elephant-inspired robotic arm. Others are more whimsical, like this …

Drones

Tutorial: Focus Stacking for Landscape Photography

<i>Max Foster lives in Minneapolis, MN and specializes in travel photography from around the world. He focuses on landscape and cityscape images, and</i> …

How To Photograph Strangers

Approaching strangers on the street and asking them if you can photograph them for your portfolio can be very intimidating for most photographers. …

Nasa's Curiosity rover finds water below surface of Mars

Mars has liquid water just below its surface, according to new measurements by Nasa’s Curiosity rover.<p>Until now, scientists had thought that conditions on the red planet were too cold and arid for liquid water to exist, although there were known to be deposits of ice.<p>Prof Andrew Coates, head of …

Magnetism

Here’s Why Apple Is Building Solar Farms in China

Apple just agreed to back two large solar farms in China. It’s the biggest deal of its kind for a U.S. company operating in China. For China, the …

Renewable Energy

Tyson Latest to Eliminate Antibiotics in Chicken Flocks

In some of the biggest news on the topic <b></b>of routine antibiotic use in agriculture, Tyson Foods says today that they plan to eliminate most human-use antibiotics from their meat chicken flocks by 2017.<p>Tyson is the biggest chicken producer in the United States, so this announcement marks the largest …