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Scientists Achieve On-Demand Quantum Teleportation For The First Time

Quantum teleportation, more reliable than ever before, at greater distances than ever before.<p>Quantum teleportation has taken another step forward, thanks to two complimentary experiments, one from ETH Zurich and one from the University of Tokyo. The researchers have demonstrated the most reliable …

Why Are Some People So Smart? The Answer Could Spawn a Generation of Superbabies

• Author: John Bohannon. John Bohannon Science<br>• Date of Publication: 07.16.13. 07.16.13<br>• Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>Zhao Bowen is late for a …

Cancer Diagnosed With Tool Similar to ‘Star Trek’ Tricorder

BARI, Italy—An Italian scientist’s search for a better landmine detection method brought him to the unexpected discovery of a device to detect a more …

Star Trek

All Charged Up: Engineers Create A Battery Made Of Wood

The big idea behind Joe's Big Idea is to report on interesting inventions and inventors. When I saw the headline "An Environmentally Friendly Battery Made From Wood," on a press release recently, I figured it fit the bill, so went to investigate.<p>The battery is being developed at the Energy Research …

By Caspar David Friedrich The wanderer above the sea of fog Posted by Lara

Eduardo Paolozzi, at Pallant House

This retrospective is hard-going at times, but it also confirms Eduardo Paolozzi was far more than just the pioneer of pop art, says Alastair Smart.<p>My late mother was a fiercely proud <b>Italian</b>, who wouldn’t have a bad word said in the house about any compatriot who’d found fame in the UK. This …

Art

Tran Nguyen http://www.mynameistran.com/ A&P

Pic of the Day: Spectacular Split-Shot Taken in Antarctica

The upcoming book, The Masters of Nature Photography features ten amazing portfolios from ten of the world's top nature photographers. They are all past winners of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition which is run by the Natural History Museum and BBC Worldwide. The book showcases 120 …

Nature

By Behrooz Haghighi combination: digital , & ink & color pencil print on paper ترکیبی: دیجیتال کار شده با فتوشاپ و مرکب و مداد رنگی اندازه A4 چاپ روی کاغذ عکس

Radek Rola (1979), Poland http://www.oisingallery.com/ A&P

Kelardasht 1877 Kamal-ol-molk (1847–1940) https://commons.wikimedia.org/ A&P

By Pablo Picasso Posted by Lara

تابلوی "پیر چنگی" اثر حسین بهزاد مینیاتور 1338/06/03 چنگ زد بسیار و گریان سر نهاد چنـگ بالین کرد و بر گـوری فتـاد اهدائی پرویز بهزاد مینیاتور به موزه استاد بهزاد _ کاخ سعدآباد

Uncle Sadigh Shirazi by Kamal-ol-molk in 1892 Kamal-ol-molk (1847–1940) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kamal-ol-molk posted by Lara

Kamal-ol-molk, Self portrait 1921 Kamal-ol-molk (1847–1940) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kamal-ol-molk posted by Lara

Painting by Kamal-ol-molk in 1892 Kamal-ol-molk (1847–1940) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kamal-ol-molk posted by Lara

Beggar Girls. Painting by Kamal-ol-molk in 1889 Kamal-ol-molk (1847–1940) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kamal-ol-molk posted by Lara

An Entire Amusement Park Crushed Into a Cube

In a fascinating sculpture entitled <i>Once</i> by James Dive, we see an entire amusement park crushed into a 4 x 4 meter (13.12 ft) cube.<p>James is a member …

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Why we created The Incomplete Map of the Cosmic Genome

I am often lucky enough to be the biggest idiot in the room. In the past few years, I have found myself meeting particle physicists of repute, …

A Submarine In Space And Other Amazing Images From This Week

Can a human being live longer than 120 years?

A human cell can divide roughly 50 times before it dies out. It's called the Hayflick limit, and it's become a real headache for the anti-aging science. As long as the limit holds, it suggests a maximum human lifespan of 120 years — but a new crop of research suggests the limit may not be as hard …

What The X-47B Reveals About The Future Of Autonomous Flight

Five things you need to know about the X-47B, the U.S. military's first unmanned, autonomous combat jet.<p>When the Navy's X-47B drone screamed skyward off the aircraft carrier <i>USS George H.W. Bush</i> in May, those of us standing on the flight deck knew we were witnessing history: a robot flying …

Earth is steadily leaking plasma out into the universe

Earth looks like such a solid and stable blue marble from outer space. But looks can be deceiving. Our planet is actually quietly leaking the equivalent of about 90 metric tons of plasma into outer space every day, according to new data collected by the European Space Agency's Cluster mission. …

These Contact Lenses Give You Telescopic Vision

The lenses magnify stuff up to 3X. Finally, the future we've been waiting for.<p>So this is pretty much one of those things you've always wanted from the future, right? Researchers have created a prototype contact lens-and-glasses system that lets you zoom in on something to 2.8X magnification. The …

Space Wind Really Does Exist

We detect a plasmaspheric breeze.<p>More than 20 years ago, researchers proposed the existence of a space wind--a steady flow of charged particles--inside the Earth's magnetosphere, the region of space governed by our magnetic field. After years of theoretical work, Iannis Dandouras, an astrophysicist …

The Future Of Flight: Planes That Never Need To Land

Perpetual flight is going, so get ready for planes that just keep going and going and going...<p>In 1883, Nobel laureate John Strutt, a physicist and the third Baron Rayleigh, put forward a radical idea. He had been studying the mechanics of pelican flight and proposed that the birds drew energy from …

In Milky Way, 60 billion planets in habitable zone? - Futurity

U. CHICAGO / NORTHWESTERN (US) — A new study that calculates the influence of cloud …

Universe

Why This Guy Implanted Headphones In His Ears

For DIY biohacker Rich Lee, earbud implants are about more than self-expression: they're also a matter of survival.<p>Rich Lee, a 34 year-old salesman from St. George, Utah, and a self-described Grinder, recently had sound-transmitting magnets implanted in his ears. Paired with a media player and …