Science

  • This photo shows a mysterious mechanism of the sun that has baffled scientists for centuries

    From 93 million miles away, we earthlings are blissfully unaware of the sheer magnitude of...

    Business Insider
  • Oxford University unveils new Hadid-designed Middle East wing

    By Farah Nayeri OXFORD, England (Reuters) - Zaha Hadid, the Iraqi-born architect, has designed a futuristic addition to the Oxford University campus: a curvy bridge building for St. Antony's College's Middle East Centre that was inaugurated on Tuesday. The 11 million pound cost has been covered by…

    Reuters
  • What you need to know about space travel

    I want to visit space before I die. I have no practical reason to do so. I just want to. Surely I'm not alone. There's something about the concept of space exploration that I pine to achieve. Which is a little silly, considering I haven't seen most of the planet I live on. And that I am not a…

    The Verge
  • Protect Your Teen from HPV, Prevent Deadly Cancers (Op-Ed)

    Dr. Alix Casler is medical director of outpatient pediatrics for Orlando Health Physician Associates, assistant clinical professor of pediatrics for the UCF and FSU Colleges of Medicine, and a consultant for Merck and Sanofi Pasteur. Before the introduction of the measles vaccine in 1963, nearly 4…

    LiveScience.com
  • How Far the Internet Revolution Has Come: Who Has Yet to Get Online

    The push to get the world online has never been greater, with some of technology's biggest companies leading the charge to find innovative ways to connect people.

    ABC News
  • So, Synthetic Cadavers Are A Thing...

    As long as there have been medical schools, medical students have been dissecting dead bodies to learn the finer points of human anatomy. But now there’s a high-tech twist to this gruesome rite of passage, with artificial cadavers going toe-to-toe with the real thing.One artificial cadaver, made by…

    Huffington Post
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    iPhone 6c Image Leaked on Apple Website

    Photo on Apple's site appears to show rumored device.

    ABC News Videos
  • The Hartman Hole is a 2015 EC&M Product of the Year Category Winner

    CARSON, CA / ACCESSWIRE / May 26, 2015 / An OSHA compliant hole plug for cored, or formed holes in floors and walls on new construction and remodel projects. The plug also can be used for any open pipe ...

    Accesswire
  • White House: ethics of human genome editing needs further review

    The White House said on Tuesday the ethical issues associated with gene-editing on the human genome need further study by the scientific community and should not be pursued until issues are resolved. "The administration believes that altering the human germline for clinical purposes is a line that…

    Reuters
  • Navy medical research lab in Connecticut gets new commander

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A psychiatrist with lengthy service aboard submarines, Navy Capt. Steven Wechsler for the past three years has led a little-known medical research laboratory in Groton, where teams of scientists work to better understand the wellness of sailors serving in the undersea fleet.

    Associated Press
  • Procter & Gamble puts skin in 3D bioprinting game

    Forget 3D printing of cheap plastic figurines and toys, the next frontier for the technology involves printing living human tissue. Procter & Gamble has become the latest household name to explore 3D bioprinting, ...

    Financial Times
  • Sally Ride was the first American woman in space, but her work on Earth meant just as much

    Today would have been Sally Ride's 64th birthday. Ride, who became the first American woman in space on June 18, 1983, died of pancreatic cancer in 2012. Instead of waxing philosophic about the honor of being the first American woman in space, seeing Earth from above, or any of the other possible…

    Vox.com
  • Eating Disorders Are Deadly, But Who's to Blame? (Op-Ed)

    Brian Cuban is author of "Shattered Image: My Triumph Over Body Dysmorphic Disorder" (Net Minds 2013), which chronicles his first-hand experiences living with and recovering from eating disorders, drug addiction and body dysmorphic disorder (BDD). Brian shared his experiences at the EIC Media…

    LiveScience.com
  • What's hot? Life sciences challenge tech in global innovation

    By Ben Hirschler LONDON (Reuters) - The life sciences industry is increasingly taking over from the tech sector in driving global innovation, according to a Thomson Reuters analysis of global patents. With more patents applied for or granted in 2014 than in any other year in history, humankind has…

    Reuters
  • High School Teachers Can Help Teens Soar With Aviation, Aerospace

    "Most kids have had the experience of flying in an aircraft and most people when they fly in an aircraft they feel one of two things," says Rebecca Vieyra, an Albert Einstein distinguished educator fellow at NASA and a former high school physics teacher. Teaching students about how flight occurs is…

    U.S.News & World Report
  • Modern Human Leg Mummified Using Ancient Egyptian Methods

    The team adhered to ancient Egyptian techniques to mummify part of the human body, which had been donated to science. The findings, detailed Friday (May 22) in the journal The Anatomical Record, give researchers some fascinating new clues about the ancient Egyptian embalming process. "We wanted to…

    LiveScience.com
  • Independence Group to buy Sirius Resources for $1.4 billion

    If approved at shareholder meetings in late August, the deal will create a midtier mining company producing commodities ranging from gold to nickel and zinc.

    MarketWatch
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    Honest Trailers: Armageddon

    Strap in for a mega-dose of Michael Bay-hem in 1998's second movie about a giant rock hurtling towards Earth from outer space - Armageddon!!

    Screen Junkies
  • Mozambique agriculture plan could displace 100,000 farmers: activists

    By Chris Arsenault ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Mozambique is mulling a plan to lease 240,000 hectares of prime farmland to investors to grow crops for export, threatening to displace more than 100,000 local residents, activists and academics said, citing a leaked document. The Lurio River…

    Reuters
  • Cool Map Thing: Fascinating Maps Prove San Francisco Is Just As Hilly Underwater As It Is on Land

    Image via US Geological Survey Stunning new maps of the seafloor off of California's coastline have emerged from a years-long effort to chart our coast's underwater depths using all manner of technologies, from swath sonar data to something called acoustic...

    Curbed San Francisco