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Should a human-pig chimera be treated as a person?

There is a well-documented organ shortage throughout the world. For example, 3,000 kidney transplants were made last year in the United Kingdom, but that still left 5,000 people on the waiting list at the end of the period. A lucrative trade in organs has grown up, and transplant tourism has become …

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An Ice-Age Squirrel Found by Gulag Prisoners Gets Its Scientific Due

“We should be very thankful to those unnamed prisoners who saved those carcasses.”<p>I’ve never read a scientific paper that so thoroughly gripped me in the first paragraph, so I will let the authors of a new paper from the journal <i>Scientific Reports</i> speak for themselves.<p>Readers of “The Gulag …

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Watch Amy Adams Make Contact With Aliens in ‘Arrival’ Trailer

Director Denis Villeneuve follows his searing drug war drama <i>Sicario</i> with a surprising pivot to sci-fi. In the new trailer for his upcoming feature</i> …

You Could Own This Historic English Mansion for Less Than $20

<i>Manifold Garden</i> has some pretty sophisticated design references for a puzzle game. The M.C. Escher-esque video game, created by Chicago-based artist …

Portal: No Escape, A Live-Action Short Film Based on the Video Game Portal

“Portal: No Escape” is a beautiful live-action short film based on the video game Portal starring Danielle Rayne as Chell. It was directed by Dan …

The Best Virtual Reality Arcade is About to Get a Lot Better With Support for the Vive

<i>New Retro Arcade</i> is easily the best virtual reality arcade experience we’ve seen yet, but it was released prior to the introduction of motion …

Why aren't you laughing?! It's the trailer for R-rated BATMAN: THE KILLING JOKE!

We know all about the violent glory that awaits us in the <i>Batman V Superman: Ultimate Edition</i>, but 2016 actually also boasts another R-rated tale …

No Man's Sky dev talks lore and the limited edition's comic

We've learned more in recent months about how No Man's Sky plays, but details of its story have remain elusive. In a new video, developer Sean Murray discusses how the game doesn't have a story so much as it has lore.<p>"Today, I wanted to show you something new, a little bit of how we approach lore …

Stylish NASA posters imagine the future of space tourism (pictures)

Watch Stephen Hawking and Paul Rudd Face Off in a Game of Quantum Chess

Quick, who would win in a game of quantum chess: the brilliant, world-renowned theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking, or the goofy, lovable actor …

Fallout 4 guide: How to create gigantic settlements with unlimited building size

How to glitch and uncap the max build size for settlements on Xbox One and PS4.<p>Fallout 4 players have uncovered several tips and tricks that can be …

A Fallout 4 guide to getting rich, getting high, and blowing everything up (without cheating)

The fastest path to riches is farming<p><i>Fallout 4</i> is a Bethesda game, and that means it has an interesting and complicated in-game economy. Your vault survivor can scavenge for numerous resources — some common, and some scarce — which you can use to craft upgrades for your settlements and …

Lots of Fallout 4 PS4 Screenshots Leak

<b>[UPDATE]</b> The images have been taken down.<p><i>The original story is below.</i><p>New Fallout 4 screenshots from the RPG's PlayStation 4 edition have leaked. Posted on Reddit from an unspecified "presentation," the images show off the game's environments, characters, weapons, Pip-Boy, un-killable dog, and more. …

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Bubbly, floating water ball on the ISS might show a future industry

If you keep up with your viral space videos, you probably saw the below video from the International Space Station of astronaut Scott Kelly messing around with an Alka-Seltzer tablet dissolved in a floating ball of water and thought it was pretty neat.<p>When Daniel Faber, CEO of asteroid mining …

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Why Humanity's Survival May Depend on Colonizing Mars

After decades of space exploration and countless movies on the subject, why exactly does Mars continue to inspire such high levels of cultural and scientific fascination?<p>Both the red planet and NASA are coasting on a wave of newfound popularity, taking center stage in big-budget Hollywood …

New Fallout 4 Videos Offer Deep Dive Into Creation of the RPG

With just over a month to go before the release of Fallout 4, Bethesda has now published a pair of videos that dive deep into the development process behind the highly anticipated role-playing game. These new videos, taped at E3 but only just released this week, feature insight from game director …

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AutoVoice Chrome extension lets you control your phone from your computer with just your voice

AutoVoice is not a new application, but it did get a cool new update. If you use Google Chrome browser on the desktop, you can now control your …

Google slashes $50 off the price of the LG G Watch R

Believe it or not, the LG G Watch R is almost a year old and sadly its age is beginning to show as it’s considered to be one of the more chunky …

Exploring the Secrets of Assassin's Creed Syndicate's Jack the Ripper DLC Trailer - IGN Video

IGN's Chris Abbott and Jon Ryan dive into the new trailer and speculate on the story of the Jack the Ripper DLC for Assassin's Creed Syndicate.

Alzheimer's disease may be caught through medical accidents

University College London study finds it is theoretically possible to become infected through blood transfusion, brain surgery or root canal operation<p>Alzheimer's disease may be transmissible through blood transfusions and medical accidents in the same way as Creuzfeldt Jakob Disease (CJD), …

What Happens in the Assassin's Creed Movie Affects the Games

Ubisoft has shared some new details about the upcoming Assassin's Creed movie, which we saw the first official image of this week, depicting Michael Fassbender as a new character named Callum.<p>Assassin's Creed head of content, Azaizia Aymar, took over the Ubisoft Twitter account on Friday to answer …

DNA could be used to store data more efficiently than computers, scientists find

Scientists exploring archiving potential of DNA conduct test to cope with threat of 'digital dark age' find potential solution<p>DNA could be used to store digital information and preserve essential knowledge for thousands of years, research has shown.<p>Scientists exploring the archiving potential of …

Assassin's Creed Movie Director Discusses "Heart and History" of the Game

Macbeth helmer Justin Kurzel explains why he's interested in the series.<p>The long-gestating movie adaptation of Assassin’s Creed rolls before cameras …

ASSASSIN'S CREED SYNDICATE Gameplay Video Reveals New Improvements

Check Out Five Solid Minutes Of 'Fallout 4' Gameplay

<i>Fallout 4</i> is just around the corner. Bethesda made a bold move announcing the followup to its open world post-apocalyptic RPG, lifting the veil on the project at E3 just a few months before the actual release date. Because of that, they had the opportunity to announce <i>Fallout 4</i> in the form of a more …