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Sketchy report claims Pegatron has received 15% of orders for Apple’s 4.7-inch iPhone 6

At this point, we’ve seen just above every rumored schematic, mockup, and render of Apple’s upcoming iPhone 6. Rumors suggest that Apple will launch its next generation flagship smartphone in 4.7-inch and possibly 5.5-inch variations later this year.<p>According to the Industrial and Commercial Times …

The Feeling Skin Is An iPhone Charge Case With A Configurable LED Light On Its Back

A bizarre, “organically” shaped iPhone case called The Feeling Skin was spotted at this week’s TechCrunch Disrupt Startup Alley, purporting to be the first “smart battery case” for iPhone. The project, which would compete with things like Mophie cases for example, is designed so that it doesn’t …

2014 Bible of Bike Tests Roundtable Reels: Giant Trance Advanced SX 27.5

Giant Bicycles up the ante with new 650b model. Find out why it got our pulses pounding.<p><b>Few bike companies have forged more boldly into the</b> …

Goodbye Twitter fridges, hello 3D-printed food

At CES 2014, the smartest home appliances aren't smart at all<p>CES has long been the best place in the world to find a bunch of insane and impractical home appliances. Last year saw the category reach its drunk-on-tech nadir, best exemplified by Samsung's incongruous efforts to push Evernote onto …

Sheer genius: Silicon Valley as a separate state

I'm going to give you a choice.<p>You can have all the nerds or all the wine.<p>Come on, you've only got 30 seconds to decide.<p>No, I haven't already hit the Christmas cabernet franc. Instead, I've merely been bathing in the frank proposal to split California into six separate states.<p>As TechCrunch reported …

Anti-ageing compound set for human trials after turning clock back for mice

Australian and US researchers hope an anti-ageing compound could be trialled on humans as early as next year, following a key breakthrough that saw the ageing process reversed in mice.<p>The study, involving Harvard University and the University of NSW, discovered a way of restoring the efficiency of …

Will Self-Driving Cars Mean The End Of Highway Fatalities?

A new study says that 21,700 lives would be saved each year if 90 percent of U.S. vehicles were autonmous.<p>Autonomous cars are coming, slowly but surely. Over the past several years, automakers (and Google, of course) have unveiled an array of self-driving technologies, with some promising to …

Scientists discover DNA body clock

A US scientist has discovered an internal body clock based on DNA that measures the biological age of our tissues and organs.<p>The clock shows that while many healthy tissues age at the same rate as the body as a whole, some of them age much faster or slower. The age of diseased organs varied hugely, …

The psychology of spiritualism: science and seances

As the evenings get darker and the first hint of winter hangs in the air, the western world enters the season of the dead. It begins with Halloween, continues with All Saints' and All Souls' days, runs through Bonfire Night – the evening where the English burn effigies of historical terrorists – …

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 …

Why do we sleep? To clean our brains, say US scientists

Scientists in the US claim to have a new explanation for why we sleep: in the hours spent slumbering, a rubbish disposal service swings into action that cleans up waste in the brain.<p>Through a series of experiments on mice, the researchers showed that during sleep, cerebral spinal fluid is pumped …

Get Rid Of Pills: Happiness Could Trigger A Dose Of Meds

An implant releases medication in response to dopamine.<p>Taking a medication every day, or multiple times a day, is way too much work. You're bound to forget every once in a while. So what if you could program a cell to release the medication for you? In a study published this week, a group of …

Xbox One Vs. PS4: The Top 12 Cross-Gen Video Games

<i>Talking ’bout next generation…</i><p>Recently, we discussed the top ten <i>next-gen only</i> video games headed to PS4 and Xbox One. But there’s a lot more <i>cross-gen</i> games coming out, landing on both next and current-gen systems.<p>Today we’ll look at video games slated for release on systems ranging from the Xbox …

Imaginary friends help kids become better problem solvers, study finds

Play dates with an imaginary friend could help children become better problem solvers down the road. According to <i>The Wall Street Journal,</i> researchers have found that children who keep imaginary friends eventually develop better internalized thinking, which separately has been found to help children …

Lemon-lime Soda Hangovers: Scientists Find a Good Hangover Cure

Lemon-lime soda is a good cure for hangovers, according to a new study.<p>A group of researchers in China has concluded that while some beverages …

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If You Can Smell This, You May Not Have Alzheimer's

A new diagnostic test involves a dollop of peanut butter.<p>You may not have heard of "the peanut butter test," but it could become a fantastically low-cost and non-invasive way to test for Alzheimer's. After all, what's less invasive than asking someone to smell some delicious peanut butter?<p>"The …

Parkinson's drug could prove to be new treatment for multiple sclerosis

A drug used to treat Parkinson's disease may provide an effective new therapy for multiple sclerosis (MS), research suggests.<p>Early tests on mice show that benztropine stimulates the production of nerve-repairing cells.<p>Scientists hit on the drug after screening 100,000 compounds for their abilitly …

Alzheimer's treatment: landmark study gives hope for simple pill

A landmark British study has raised the prospect of a pill that could treat brain diseases such as Alzheimer's by halting the death of neurons.<p>The research, performed on sick mice, is at a very early stage and it could be a decade or more before any medicine is developed.<p>But experts say the results …

FYI: Does Stress Make You Hungry?

Yes, but only for junk food.<p>Much of what scientists know about stress eating comes from cramming animals into Plexiglas tubes. When researchers subject lab rats to this particular discomfort for several hours every day, the rodents lose their appetites for healthy pet food. But if given access to …

Watch Bill Nye Dance To Daft Punk

That really weird dream you had that one time has finally come true!<p>Have you heard? Bill "The Science Guy" Nye, professional Man of Science, was on the television program <i>Dancing With The Stars</i>. Because there is no semblance of justice in this universe, he was voted off this week. Before that, he …

21 Emotions For Which There Are No English Words [Infographic]

That sort of painful, sort of bittersweet, sort of wistful feeling you get looking out the window or driving at night or listening to a far-off train whistle? There's a word for that in Japanese.<p>Few of us use all--or even most--of the 3,000 English-language words available to us for describing our …

15 more must-see iPhone 5S slow-motion videos

The iPhone 5S has been out for more than a week, and the collection of slow motion videos has ballooned in size.<p>Earlier this week we posted 15 of our early favorites people had shot in their initial weekend with the device. Now we've put together another 15 that show off what people are doing when …

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Medical records handed to pharmacies have no constitutionally protected privacy, says the DEA

Like emails and documents stored in the cloud, your prescription medical records may have a tenuous right to privacy. In response to a lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) over the privacy of certain medical records, the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is arguing that …

DogVacay, the Airbnb for mutts, goes mobile with new a iPhone app

If you’re looking to book a room for Fido on the fly or want to see photo updates of your canine companion while on the road, then DogVacay might …

Genetic disorder in kids misdiagnosed as autism

Children with a genetic disorder called 22q11.2 deletion syndrome are often misdiagnosed with autism because the two conditions share similar …

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Can a blood test detect autism? Google Ventures is betting it can

As autism grows more prevalent, early detection is crucial<p>The chances a child will receive a diagnosis of autism has increased 72 percent over the last five years, a dramatic rise that has stumped many health care experts. While there is no cure for autism, early detection and treatment in the form …

Getting Ready for iOS 7: How to backup your device and set up iOS 7

Apple has announced that iOS 7 will be available tomorrow, September 18th. Before installing the update, it is recommended that you have a backup of your data. This how-to is going to walk you through backing up your iOS 6 device and transitioning it over to iOS 7:<p>First things first, let’s discuss …

How To Run Like Mo Farah

Ever wanted to run like a double Olympic gold athlete? Science Correspondent Richard Gray takes a 3D gait test and picks up some tips on how to run like Mo Farah.<p>The Telegraph's <b>Science Correspondent Richard Gray</b> asked biomechanics experts at Run 3D, a spin out company from the University of Oxford, …