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A pill that delivers the health benefits of diet and exercise without any of the effort is one step closer to becoming a reality.

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Technology Review

Australia, is planning to sell solar cells that can double as the facades on buildings. Both companies have already developed dye-sensitized solar cells based on earlier technology, but the recent advances could make the cells cheaper and significant

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Reuters

Japanese scientists have cloned mice whose bodies were frozen for as long 16 years and said on Monday it may be possible to use the technique to resurrect mammoths and other extinct species.

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Technology Review

A microscopic device that could swim through the bloodstream and directly target the site of disease, such as a tumor, could offer radical new treatments. To get to a tumor, however, such a device would have to be small and agile enough to navigate t

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HealthDay

British researchers say they've identified a "hate circuit" in the brain. This hate circuit shares part of the brain associated with aggression, but is distinct from areas related to emotions such as fear, threat, and danger, said rese

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LiveScience

50 years ago, a chemist conducted a famous experiment to investigate how life could have started on Earth. Recently, scientists re-analyzed his results using modern technology and found a new implication: The original sparks for life on our planet co

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AP

"Buckypaper" looks like ordinary carbon paper, but don't be fooled by the cute name or flimsy appearance. It could revolutionize the way everything from airplanes to TVs are made. 10X lighter but 500X stronger than steel, it conducts el

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LiveScience

Rabiei’s invention isn’t the first metal foam, but she says it’s the strongest. The main weakness of existing metal foams is the varying sizes of their cells — tiny pockets of space inside the material. Instead, Rabiei used cells of standard sizes an

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News.BBC.co.uk

A University of California Los Angeles team found searching the web stimulates centres in the brain that control decision-making and complex reasoning.

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Newsweek

those who reported using the Internet regularly in their everyday lives showed twice as much signaling in brain regions responsible for decision-making and complex reasoning, compared with those who had limited Internet exposure.

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Technology Review

Gecko tape: Arrays of carbon nanotubes with a vertically aligned section (lower left) and a branched, tangled upper layer (lower right) mimic the structures of gecko feet but are 10 times more adhesive.

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ABCnews.go.com

Professor Cervino shows a visitor what he calls "the electric oyster reef project." He's installed a series of spiral-shaped bands of metal in the shallow water. At low tide, they jut from the water like giant strands of DNA.

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LiveScience

Scientists think land beasts evolved from ancient creatures that left the sea and evolved lungs and legs. If the new finding is real it pushes the advent of walking back 30 million years earlier than any previous solid finding.

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CBS 60 Minutes

The jury is still out on whether electric cars can ever be really practical, but the computer geeks in California are betting that their inventiveness can beat out Detroit's cumbersome bureaucracy in producing a viable e-car.