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Fish Can Recognize Your Face, Study Shows

The sea just might be watching you. By training fish to spit at photos of human faces, a new study has found that one species of tropical fish has …

Driverless vehicle rules split automakers

As federal officials work to finalize guidelines for autonomous vehicles, automakers and other interested parties are at odds over several hot-button …

New Physics Beyond The Higgs?

Late last year, when most people were getting ready for the holidays, physicists at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) machine at CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, made a startling announcement: Their two massive detectors had identified a small bump in the data with an energy …

Use the Dank Science of Marijuana to Get a Better High

You've done it, America: Thanks to the rise in marijuana legalization, weed dispensaries operate more like craft beer shops instead of the head shop …

Switzerland winds up superconductivity - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

The unusual electronic properties of some superconducting materials permit lossless and dense electrical currents at very low temperatures, even in …

What It Looks Like Going 133 Mph for 16 Minutes and 58 Seconds

Michael Dunlop averaged 133.393 mph to set the record at the course.<p>Every year, the Isle of Man hosts the craziest of all events in the motorsports world. Motorcyclists ride around the island flat out, trying to go as fast as they can.<p>And this isn't a small island. The entire layout of the course …

Four new element names to be added to the periodic table

Forget earth, wind, water and fire – there are four new elements in town. The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) has announced …

Prosthetic arms inspired by 'Deus Ex' are coming next year

Remember that prosthetic arm, inspired by <i>Metal Gear Solid</i>, that Konami developed for a British amputee? Well, it seems the company has started a trend. Square Enix and Eidos-Montréal have now teamed up with Open Bionics, a specialist in low-cost prosthetics, to develop some designs based on the …

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Second layer of information in DNA confirmed

Leiden theoretical physicists have proven that DNA mechanics, in addition to genetic information in DNA, determines who we are. Helmut Schiessel and …