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Obama On Russian Hacking: 'We Need To Take Action. And We Will'

President Obama says the United States will respond to Russian cyberattacks that the intelligence community has concluded were part of an effort to influence the 2016 presidential election.<p>In an interview with NPR's Steve Inskeep that is airing Friday on <i>Morning Edition,</i> Obama said, "I think there …

Beijing 'seriously concerned' after Trump questions 'one China' policy

<b>Beijing (CNN) —</b> China has warned that it's "seriously concerned" after President-elect Donald Trump questioned whether the United States should keep its long-standing position that Taiwan is part of "one China."<p>Trump has signaled a willingness to confront Beijing, and his latest comments in an …

China

Narwhals Can 'See' Unlike Any Other Animal on Earth

Scientists just unlocked the secret of the unicorn whales.<p>It doesn't get much better than a narwhal. These bizarre creatures are a species of toothed …

Astronomers have found 'intriguing' shadows in new photos of alien solar systems

The scientists were even able to see "intriguing" shadows cast by clouds of gas and dust in two of the images.<p>The photos could help pop more pieces into the longstanding puzzle of how Earth came to exist.<p>Ask an astronomer how planets form, and she'll say parts of a giant wheel of gas and dust …

Astronomy

A Naked Black Hole Is Screaming Through the Universe

Millions of years ago, B3 1715+425 was just an ordinary supermassive black hole. It had a comfortable life, of devouring stars and belching deadly …

Physicists Might Have Found a Way to Break The Second Law of Thermodynamics

Wha??<p>The laws of thermodynamics are some of the most important principles in modern physics, because they define how three fundamental physical …

This Blue Alien Planet Is Not at All Earth-Like

The alien planet HD 189733b is a beautiful blue dot in a sea of inky blackness, just like Earth. But that's where the similarities between the two …

The world’s best cities revealed

Bordeaux has been named the world’s best city, according to Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2017 list.<p>Known for its occasionally left-field choices, …

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I took a $30 test that told me if I had 'superhero' genes — and it was by far the most fun test I've taken

I've done ones that told me where my ancestors came from, ones that tried to advise me how to eat and exercise, and of course, 23andMe's test.<p>But until now, I hadn't come across one that would tell me if I had "superpowers."<p>So, when I heard about Orig3n, a biotech company that offers such a test, I …

Genetics

'How we can build another Earth'

<b>(CNN) —</b> People dream of traveling to the stars. Movies like Interstellar and Avatar, and hundreds of other captivating science fiction stories, paint a picture as to what might be out there.<p>But will space travel to worlds beyond our Solar System ever become a reality?<p>Astronomers made a giant leap …

Universe

This Tool Tells You If It's Cheaper to Drive or Fly

You're going to want to bookmark this.<p>Now there's one less barrier to going on vacation. TravelMath, a website that calculates the cost of travel, can figure out if you should drive or fly to cities around the world, according to Lifehacker. The website uses a "travel cost calculator" to consider …

This Is How You Decorate Like a Fashion Designer

“I’m a big fan of hot and cold colors together,” says Williamson. “Whether it’s in an outfit or in a home, I would go as far as to say if you pick …

The US and China have now officially ratified the Paris climate agreement

The United State and China, the two nations with the most global warming emissions, have now ratified the landmark Paris Agreement, with other countries expected to follow suit.<p>US President Obama and Chinese President Xi formally ratified the Paris climate agreement as heads of state gathered at …

China wants to build a US-style aircraft carrier

China has one aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, that's designated as a training vessel and has never been on a combat deployment, but new photos suggest that they want to build a true, US-style aircraft carrier.<p>Mike Yeo of the US Naval Institute News Service reports that China has set out to develop …

Military

China is sending grape vines into outer space

With a little help from the heavens, China is hoping to feed its people more homegrown wine.<p>Among the items listed aboard the Tiangong-2 rocket’s cargo hold when it launched Sept. 15 was a selection of grape vines for cabernet sauvignon, merlot, and pinot noir, according to The Guardian. Chinese …

South Carolina

Quantum computing will cripple encryption methods within decade, spy agency chief warns

OTTAWA — The head of Canada’s electronic spy agency warned Friday the advent of super-fast quantum computers will cripple current encryption methods …

Quantum Computing

China says it has a new 'ghostly' quantum radar that can spot US stealth aircraft

The breakthrough relies on a ghostly phenomenon known as quantum entanglement, which Albert Einstein dubbed "spooky action at a distance".<p>China Electronics Technology Group Corporation (CETC), one of the "Top 10" military industry groups controlled directly by the central government, said on Sunday …

As Distrust Mounts, U.S. and China Battle Over New Rules of Global Order

BEIJING -- In many international fields, China and the United States are adhering to the same or similar rules. This is the foundation of bilateral cooperation. However, in the "new normal" of China-U.S. relations, a struggle over principles and rules has increasingly become the focus of their …

China

Quantum Teleportation Moves Out Of Lab As Scientists Achieve Long-Distance Information Transfer Via City Optic Fiber

In what is being hailed as a breakthrough in demonstrating the feasibility of quantum teleportation, two independent teams of scientists have …

Star Trek’s warp drive might become a reality

How our dream of exploring the stars might actually someday come true.<p><i>“We are what we are, and we’re doing the best we can. It is not for you to set</i> …