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PLANETARY COLLISION THAT FORMED THE MOON MADE LIFE POSSIBLE ON EARTH

Most of Earth's essential elements for life-including most of the carbon and nitrogen in you-probably came from another planet.

BIRTH OF MASSIVE BLACK HOLES IN THE EARLY UNIVERSE REVEALED

The light released from around the first massive black holes in the universe is so intense that it is able to reach telescopes across...

 
 
 

RESEARCHERS FIRST TO USE CRISPR/CAS9 TO CONTROL GENETIC INHERITANCE IN MICE

Biologists at the University of California San Diego have developed the world's first CRISPR/Cas9-based approach to control genetic...

CLIMATE CHANGE TIPPING POINT COULD BE COMING SOONER THAN WE THINK: STUDY

Global carbon emissions reached a record high in 2018, rising by an estimated 3.4 percent in the U.S. alone. This trend is making scientists,...

 
 
 

SCIENTISTS RECONSTRUCT ANCIENT LOST PLATES UNDER ANDES MOUNTAINS

The Andes Mountains are the longest continuous mountain range in the world, stretching about 7,000 kilometers, or 4,300 miles, along...

MORE THAN RUFFLED FEATHERS: MOCKINGBIRDS SHOW HEIGHTENED AGGRESSION AFTER LEAD EXPOSURE

Mockingbirds exposed to sub-lethal levels of lead in urban areas display significantly heightened aggression, said Morris Animal Foundation-funded...

 
 
 

MICROSOFT'S BING SEARCH ENGINE GOES OFFLINE IN CHINA

The Microsoft-run search engine Bing was unavailable in mainland China late Wednesday, raising concerns among some social media users...

REMOTE-CONTROL PLASMA PHYSICS EXPERIMENT IS NAMED ONE OF TOP WEBCAMS OF 2018

Want to create your own plasma? You can create and control a plasma from the comfort of your own device.

 
 
 

NEW TECHNOLOGY USES LASERS TO TRANSMIT AUDIBLE MESSAGES TO SPECIFIC PEOPLE

Researchers have demonstrated that a laser can transmit an audible message to a person without any type of receiver equipment. The...

NETFLIX FINALLY ACCEPTED IN HOLLYWOOD CLUB-BUT NOT FULLY

By earning its first-ever Oscar nomination for best picture with "Roma," Netflix has propelled itself into Hollywood's club of elite...

 
 
 

ASTRONOMERS FIND STAR MATERIAL COULD BE BUILDING BLOCK OF LIFE

An organic molecule detected in the material from which a star forms could shed light on how life emerged on Earth, according to new...

NASA REPLACES ASTRONAUT ON BOEING'S FIRST CREW LAUNCH

NASA has replaced an astronaut assigned to Boeing's first launch with a crew.

 
 
 

AN ICY FORECAST FOR RINGED SEAL POPULATIONS

Arctic sea ice is now declining at a rate of 12.8 percent per decade - 2012 had the lowest amount of summer ice on record. The drastic...

FIDGET SPINNER AS CENTRIFUGE SEPARATES BLOOD PLASMA

Some people use fidget spinners-flat, multi-lobed toys with a ball bearing at the center-to diffuse nervous energy or whirl away stress....

 
 
 

NEW WATER SPLITTING CATALYST COULD MAKE IT EASIER TO GENERATE SOLAR FUEL

Water splitting, the process of harvesting solar energy to generate energy-dense fuels, could be simplified thanks to new research...

WHAT MAKES THE DEADLY PUFFERFISH SO DELECTABLE

Some people consider pufferfish, also known as fugu, a delicacy because of its unique and exquisite flavor, which is perhaps seasoned...

 
 
 

CHEMISTS WARM UP TO PREPRINT SERVERS

Preprint servers-online sites that post scientific manuscripts for free, prior to peer review-are well-established in fields such as...

HOW DID URANUS END UP ON ITS SIDE? WE'VE BEEN FINDING OUT

Uranus is arguably the most mysterious planet in the solar system - we know very little about it. So far, we have only visited the...

 
 
 

CONSERVATION EFFORTS HELP SOME RARE BIRDS MORE THAN OTHERS, STUDY FINDS

Land conservation programs that have converted tens of thousands of acres of agricultural land in Illinois back to a more natural state...

WOMEN ARE BETTER THAN MEN AT THE FREE THROW LINE

As basketball season comes into full swing, consider another competition - the one between the blue and pink teams.

 
 
 



Hulu's cheapest plan will soon cost just $5.99 per month

Hulu's cheapest plan will soon cost just $5.99 per month

One week after Netflix announced its biggest price hike yet, Hulu has today revealed its own plans to modify its pricing structure. But unlike its rival, not everything is... Read more ...

Far Cry New Dawn initial review: A post apocalyptic shooter that isn't grimy

Far Cry New Dawn initial review: A post apocalyptic shooter that isn't grimy

Far Cry New Dawn took us by surprise when it was announced at the end of 2018. We thoroughly enjoyed Far Cry 5 and looked forward to a return to Hope County at some point, but... Read more ...

Is the Xbox One Kinect still worth buying in 2019?

Is the Xbox One Kinect still worth buying in 2019?

Best answer: No way, no how. Kinect is a dead accessory, with canceled support by Microsoft. A second hand unit will still function for the small library of available games and... Read more ...

Microsoft fights fake news with NewsGuard integration in its mobile Edge browser

Microsoft fights fake news with NewsGuard integration in its mobile Edge browser

In a bid to fight fake news read while on your phone, Microsoft's mobile Edge browser on Android and iOS now includes the NewsGuard extension. The addition, noted by The... Read more ...

A ‘Farming Simulator 19' esports league will crown Europe's best virtual farmer

A ‘Farming Simulator 19' esports league will crown Europe's best virtual farmer

Giants Software is turning Farming Simulator 19 into a full-fledged esports league, with 10 separate European tournaments being held before crowning the ultimate team of... Read more ...

PUBG's Vikendi Snow Map Now Available On PS4 And Xbox One In New Update

PUBG's Vikendi Snow Map Now Available On PS4 And Xbox One In New Update

Follow its launch on PC and mobile last month, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds ' newest map, Vikendi , has now arrived on consoles. PUBG Corp. has released a new update for the... Read more ...

Adobe just bought in big on gaming

Adobe just bought in big on gaming

This morning Adobe acquired Allegorithmic, the makers of the application family called Substance. With this buy, Adobe just became a big name in 3D textures and material... Read more ...

These accessories complete your Chromebook perfectly

These accessories complete your Chromebook perfectly

Your Chromebook is a productivity machine, and to keep productive, sometimes you need more than just the laptop itself. These accessories will help you maximize the experience... Read more ...

Nintendo Is Holding Open Tournaments For Super Smash Bros. Ultimate And Splatoon

Nintendo Is Holding Open Tournaments For Super Smash Bros. Ultimate And Splatoon

Nintendo is kicking off 2019 with major tournaments in both Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and Splatoon 2 and, whether you're a beginner or a pro, everyone is invited to get in on... Read more ...

Amazon has made its own autonomous six-wheeled delivery robot

Amazon has made its own autonomous six-wheeled delivery robot

Amazon is entering the robot delivery game with an electric hamper on wheels it's calling the Amazon Scout. The e-commerce giant is the latest company to try its hand at this... Read more ...