• Physicists create reversible laser tractor beam

    Physicists have built a tractor beam out of lasers that can both repel and attract objects across distances 100 times farther than previously possible.

  • Earth's Magnetic Field Could Flip in Our Lifetime

    A pilot looking down at her plane controls and realizing magnetic north is hovering somewhere over Antarctica may sound like a scene from a science-fiction movie, but new research suggests the idea isn't so far-fetched in the relatively near future. A magnetic field shift is old news. The poles…
  • The Uncertainty Of Economics: Exploring The Dismal Science

    Learning about the study of economics can help you understand why you face contradictions in the market.

  • Cricket-Pakistan include three uncapped players in test squad

    KARACHI, Oct 18 (Reuters) - Pakistan included three uncapped players on Saturday in their squad for the two-test series against Australia in the United Arab Emirates. Batsman, Haris Sohail, pace bowler Imran Khan and leg spinner Yasir Shah were named in a squad trimmed down to 16. Sohail, a…

  • Comet Buzzes Mars in Once-in-a-Lifetime Flyby

    A comet zoomed by Mars today (Oct. 19) in an extremely rare close encounter that scientists billed as a "once-in-a-lifetime" event that may help researchers better understand the earliest days of our solar system. At the time of closest approach, the comet barreled by at 126,000 mph (203,000 km/h)…
  • Secretive X-37B space plane returns to Earth, two years on

    The Air Force says that the almost one-of-a-kind spacecraft "conducted on-orbit experiments" in the the longest-ever mission for the X-37B program.

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  • What It's Like to Spend a Month Under the Sea

    As his record-breaking 31-day mission underwater drew to a close, Fabien Cousteau was in no rush to go topside. "I felt like I could stay down another month," Cousteau said. Cousteau, 47, belongs to a "watery family." He's the grandson of the late Jacques Cousteau — perhaps the most famous ocean…
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    Missing Student Searchers Find Human Remains

    Forensic tests are underway to identify the human remains found in rural Virginia on Saturday. A crew found the remains while searching for missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham. (Oct. 20)

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  • How to Become an Expert in the Field of Possibility

    If you're going to think thoughts you might as well think big ones.First off, it's free. Second, it feels better to think in terms of possibility and creativity, rather than thinking thoughts that are tethered to our conditioned way of seeing things. That is, incorrectly. Third, that's how science…

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  • Rare white rhino dies in Kenya, only six remain

    NAIROBI (Reuters) - A rare northern white rhino has died in Kenya, a wildlife conservancy said on Saturday, leaving just six of the animals left alive and bringing the famed African species one step closer to extinction. While there are thousands of southern white rhinos still roaming the plains of…

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  • Watch Earth roll by live in HD, streamed from the ISS

    Get your relaxing Internet fix by sitting back and watching the Blue Marble roll away in real-time under the orbit of the ISS.

  • CDC to revise Ebola protocol, Pentagon preps team

    ATLANTA (AP) — Revised guidance for health care workers treating Ebola patients will include using protective gear "with no skin showing," a top federal health official said Sunday, and the Pentagon announced it was forming a team to assist medical staff in the U.S., if needed.

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    Nikon Small World 2014 (50 photos)

    Now celebrating its 40th year, Nikon Small World is widely regarded as the leading forum to recognize proficiency and photographic excellence of photography taken under the microscope. To select the winners, competition judges analyzed entries from all over the world covering subjects ranging from…

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  • Saturn’s Death Star Look-Alike

    Mimas, the wobbly little moon orbiting Saturn, is a ringer for the space station from ‘Star Wars,’ but that’s not the only odd thing about it—it may have a huge ocean under its surface.

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  • Science meets voodoo in a New Orleans festival of water

    By Kathy Finn NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Perhaps no other city in the United States is as well-suited as New Orleans to wed a scientific discussion of environment with a celebration of the occult. That's exactly what unfolded on Saturday at "Anba Dlo," an annual New Orleans festival where prominent…

  • Nexus 9 Benchmark Leak Hints At Impending Tablet Performance Throw-Down Vs. iPad Air 2

    Google's recent announcement of their forthcoming Nexus 9 tablet came with a surprise specification bomb-drop that almost no one expected.  We had heard rumblings previously that Nvidia's 64-bit Tegra K1 might be powering the device but seeing it confirmed last week, when the chip is such a…

  • When Those Who Know Won’t Share

    Teamwork may be important in the workplace, but research shows that individual workers find various rationales for keeping knowledge to themselves.

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