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Durant proud of Curry, NFL players for using stage to inspire change

Kevin Durant respects people who do the right thing and inspire positive change.<p>As such, he has Stephen Curry's back after the Golden State Warriors …

Basketball

Science Minister Greg Hunt tells CSIRO to maintain 'pure public good' science

Speaking exclusively to Fairfax Media, Mr Hunt said the document did not repudiate Dr Marshall's stewardship, although he accepted it was something …

4 Steps to Having More “Aha” Moments

The owner of a graphic design firm worries that her clients have dried up despite her best efforts. Even a seemingly bulletproof marketing plan that worked in the past is now yielding crickets. What should she do? And how exactly should she go about deciding what’s best for her business?<p>Your …

Limerence: The potent grip of obsessive love

After a breakup there's the expectation that you'll eventually move on. But what if you can't? What if the impulse to think about an ex became all-consuming -- months, even years later? What if it never goes away?<p>You'll find a few sufferers of this particular hardship on the "Limerence" subreddit, …

Best Nigerian Blog

The following day, Ayo came back to the house so early and went straight to his room where he met his wife and son sleeping. Ayo: Adaobi! Adaobi! He …

Alphabet Wants To Fight Disease By Altering Your Body’s Electricity

Verily Life Sciences, Google's former life sciences division, is teaming up with GlaxoSmithKline, one of the world's biggest pharmaceutical companies, to form a new company dedicated to the emerging field of "bioelectronics."<p>In its quest to create solutions for intractable medical problems, from …

This Cyborg Stingray Is the Coolest Thing You'll See All Day

An international team of researchers has developed an eerily realistic robotic stingray that blurs the line between animal and machine. Fueled by …

Harvard Scientist Engineers Bacterium That Inhales CO2, Produces Energy -- A 'Bionic Leaf'

The chemist who gave us the artificial leaf has genetically engineered bacteria to absorb hydrogen and carbon dioxide and convert them into alcohol fuel.<p>When Harvard Professor of Energy Daniel G. Nocera announced he was working with bacteria last year, other scientists cautioned it would be …

University of Chicago

Rare evolutionary event detected in the lab

It took nearly a half trillion tries before researchers at The University of Texas at Austin witnessed a rare event and perhaps solved an …

Science reveals what it may say about your personality if you're still friends with your ex

A study published by researchers at Oakland University found that people with "dark" personality traits — i.e., those who are generally disagreeable, manipulative, and exploitative — were more likely to be friends with former flames for practical and sexual reasons.<p>Here's how the researchers …

Psychology

Can Songs Help You Learn Scientific Concepts?

My 5-year-old doesn't know much about astrophysics, but she'll cheerfully tell you that a shooting star is not a star, but a meteor — a bit of science trivia that she picked up from an album of children's songs about science by the band <i>They Might be Giants</i>.<p>The idea of learning science through music …

Scientists find a massive coral reef just chilling in the Amazon

Viewed from above, the spot where the world's largest river meets the sea looks like an Impressionist painting. Satellite images of the mouth of the Amazon show brick-red tendrils of water spilling into the deep blue of the Atlantic. The sediment-laden freshwater billows and plumes in the salty …

Sneaky Octopus Makes Daring Escape Through Aquarium's Drain Pipe Into Pacific Ocean

Plants and Animals Photo credit: Inky the octopus left without even saying goodbye. National Aquarium of New ZealandEveryone loves a good prison …

Prison Breaks

Extremely rare whales make big showing in Cape Cod Bay

BOURNE, Mass. (AP) — Cape Cod is seeing a lot more of some singularly welcome tourists: endangered right whales enticed by the fine dining possibilities of its plankton-rich bay.<p>Experts tracking the majestic marine mammals — among the rarest creatures on the planet — say nearly half the estimated …

The Five-Second Rule Is Actually (Sort Of) Legit, According To Science

The five-second rule has long-since been regarded as the most dubious of principles. Sure, we all know a guy who swears by it (I know a guy who swears by it who once ate a soft pretzel he found discarded under his seat at a Phillies game, so I don’t even <i>know</i> what rule that would fall under), but is …

Ocean-Based Biology Lab Lets Scientists Study Sea Organisms Up Close

"Lab-in-a-box" puts marine science way out there.<p>A new means of studying sea organisms that doesn't entail bringing them back to dry land could set a …

Unknown species: Giant jellyfish, pink blobs and a fish with teeth - Top five creatures that scientists do not understand

Every now and then, a species turns up and scientists just have not got a clue what it is, whether it be because they have the same characteristics …

Meet The Couple Traveling The World On $750 Per Month

Backpacking on the cheap through south east Asia or Central America is the bread and butter of frugal travelers. Backpacking on the cheap through Europe and Australia? That is a different feat. But thanks to a slow schedule, a penchant for housesitting and flexible itinerary, travel writers and …

Turn Your Smartphone Into A Solar Panel

And let the device recharge itself<p>Instead of searching for an outlet to keep your phone alive, what if all you needed was some sunshine? An MIT startup has created a transparent coating that transforms surfaces into solar panels.<p>The Trick<p>Typically solar panels soak up photons from the sun’s rays …

Clean Energy

Detection and Quantification of Microparticles from Different Cellular Lineages Using Flow Cytometry. Evaluation of the Impact of Secreted Phospholipase A2 on Microparticle Assessment

1. Gyorgy B, Szabo TG, Pasztoi M, Pal Z, Misjak P, et al. (2011) Membrane vesicles, current state-of-the-art: emerging role of extracellular …

Artist Handcrafts Pocket-Sized Paintings Waiting to Be Discovered within Charming Lockets

NYC-based artist Khara Ledonne paints magical, miniature worlds that double as works of wearable art. Ironically, she started out by painting huge murals when she was only 16 years old and living in Washington state. She then transitioned over to sign painting when she moved to New York City in …

Washington State

Science Says That Technology Is Speeding Up Our Brains’ Perception of Time

It's not just you, this year went really fast.<p>Every year, it feels like time speeds up a little more. One day it's Easter and then before you know …