Astronauts to hibernate for Mars journey?
Crew could be intravenously fed and put in hibernation for transit time to Mars, which under best-case scenario would take 180 days one-way…
by Times of India
U.S. may keep nuclear warheads handy for giant asteroid threat
Nuclear warheads no longer considered necessary for national defense may be used against asteroids on a collision course with Earth.
by Jim Algar

New map exposes previously unseen details of seafloor
Mysteries of the deep come alive as satellite data bring thousands of uncharted sea mountains and new clues about deep ocean structures into focus. Accessing two previously untapped streams of satellite data, scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego and their colleagues have created a new map of the world’s seafloor, creating […]
by EurekAlert!
Security bug in Xen may have exposed Amazon, other cloud services
No telling how long the vulnerability has been exploited.
by Sean Gallagher

Hong Kong protesters use a mesh network to organize
FireChat came in handy for protesters in Taiwan and Iraq this year
by Aviva Rutkin and Jacob Aron
Study Reveals Death of Ancient Stars Led to Universe
Current solar systems, stars formed from mass left by ancient stars.
by Mark Prigg

New York Scientists Unveil 'Invisibility Cloak'
“This is the first cloaking device that provides three-dimensional, continuously multidirectional cloaking.”
by Caurie Putnam
MIT Develops Underwater Robot To Patrol Ship Cargo
Robot developed via 3D printing.
by Jordan Ecarma


Apple: We Will No Longer Unlock Most iPhones, iPads for Police, Even With Search Warrants
“Unlike our competitors, Apple cannot bypass your passcode and therefore cannot access this data”
by Craig Timberg
Comcast Denies Allegations of Tor Crackdown
Comcast doesn’t have the best record when it comes to modifying, throttling, and even blocking its users’ traffic.
by April Glaser

The Number Of Volcanic Eruptions Is Increasing And That Could Lead To An Extremely Cold Winter
The number of volcanoes that are erupting continues to rise, and scientists cannot seem to explain why this is happening.
by Michael Snyder
Study: People Would Rather Work for a Robot Boss
Let your emotions rise before the machines do.
by Eric Schiffer

Teenager from India invents device that can convert breath to speech
Device to help those with speech impediments.
by Science Alert
Putting Smartphone Zombies In Their Place
Special sidewalks in China separate people absorbed in their smartphones from others.
by Danny Crichton

Woman found functioning without a cerebellum in her brain
Woman reached the age of 24 while missing a large part of her brain.
by sciencealert.com.au
Scientists: 'Extreme' Solar Storm Heading to Earth
“There’s been a giant magnetic explosion on the sun.”
by Seth Borenstein