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NASA is honoring the space vision and legacy of President John F. Kennedy, who was born 100 years ago Monday.
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A computational artist uses computer programming to produce moving artistic images.
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The first graphene-based camera has now been developed. It is capable of imaging visible and infrared light at the same time. The camera will be useful for many applications such as night vision, food
New research challenges established medical practice that all heart attack patients should be on beta blockers.
The quest to develop a cure for HIV has long been plagued by a seemingly simple question: how do doctors determine if someone is cured? The virus has a knack for lying dormant in immune cells at level
Scientists have unveiled a connection between sleep disorders and neurodegenerative conditions like Parkinson's Disease. The work reveals REM-active neurons are responsible for turning on and off drea
Overheated cities face climate change costs at least twice as big as the rest of the world because of the 'urban heat island' effect, new research shows.
A team of scientists has designed a powerful bacterial sensor with a stable gene circuit in a colonizing bacterial strain that can record gut inflammation for six months in mice. This study offers a s
A new class of 'miracle materials' has been discovered by a team of researchers who say that these organic-inorganic hybrid perovskites could be a game changer for future spintronic devices.
A new study that analyzes global satellite observations shows that vegetation alters climate and weather patterns by as much as 30 percent. The researchers used a new approach and found feedbacks betw
The visual cortex, the human brain's vision-processing center that was previously thought to mature and stabilize in the first few years of life, actually continues to develop until sometime in the la
A new way to recover almost 100 percent of the water from highly concentrated salt solutions has now been developed by researchers. The system will alleviate water shortages in arid regions and reduce
Two-factor authentication isn't always the most convenient way to verify your identity, but it's our best bet right now in terms of security. Companies like NEC are trying to come up with something be
Canadians were treated to a spectacular display of northern lights on Saturday night and into Sunday morning, and some were fortunate enough to photo
NASA is set to release new details this week about the agency's unprecedented mission to "touch the sun."             
Despite the recent WannaCry ransomware attack, bitcoin has surged to over $2500. I had a discussion with an informed blockchain expert about the effect this hack would have on the fintech industry in
Researchers have developed a glass microchip for ultrafast separation and purification of DNA fragments. The chip, moreover, is easy to produce and cheap.
LONDON (Reuters) - British Airways (BA) said it would take steps to ensure there was no repeat of a computer system failure that stranded 75,000 passengers over a holiday weekend and turned into a pub
It's hard to make friends as an adult. It's even harder if you're a new mom, when the friends who made up your regular brunch-and-happy-hour crew don't all pivot into parenthood at the same time.
Researchers have analyzed whether self-regulation would be a good predictor of resilience. This study shows that helping these young people to bounce back from adversities by acquiring self-regulation
In its efforts to help curb the spread of false news around the world, Facebook has added new tools for users to aid in monitoring the site.
Researchers in a New York cabbage patch are planning the first release on American soil of insects genetically engineered to die before they can reproduce
Economists say countries should ramp up the price of carbon emissions to as much as $100 by 2030 to stop catastrophic global warming
By observing the soot particles formed in a simple flame, researchers have developed a computational model capable of simulating soot production inside the latest gasoline automobile engines1.
For a long time, researchers thought of the visual cortex as a brain area that determines what you perceive based on information coming from the eyes. Neuroscientists now show that the area is also in
Body- and sex related problems constitute a distinct group of psychological ailments that is most common in middle aged women, according to scientific research.
A new type of neuron that might play a vital role in humans’ ability to navigate their environments, report investigators. The discovery is an important step towards understanding how the brain code
If the mother is stressed over a longer period of time during pregnancy, the concentration of stress hormones in amniotic fluid rises, as proven by an interdisciplinary team of researchers. Short-term
A method that determines not only whether a chemical or substance is allergenic, but also how strong its potential for causing hypersensitivity is has now been developed by researchers. This will aid

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