Samsung Galaxy S5 vs. iPhone 5s

Until Apple takes the stage to unveil the iPhone 6, this is probably going to be the biggest rivalry in smartphones: the iPhone 5s vs. the Samsung Galaxy S5. Torn between the two? Join us, as we compare the features and specs of Apple’s and Samsung’s latest flagships.

Algae’s chances as a biofuel now increased

Lab success doesn’t always translate to real-world success. A team of Michigan State University scientists, however, has invented a new technology that increases the odds of helping algae-based biofuels cross that gap and come closer to reality.

Secondhand smoke linked to pregnancy complications

Secondhand smoking is linked with pregnancy loss, including miscarriage, stillbirth and tubal ectopic pregnancy, according to new research from scientists at Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) and the University at Buffalo (UB). The study findings, published online by the journal Tobacco Control, mark a significant step toward clarifying the risks of secondhand smoke exposure.

The Samsung Galaxy S5 is here

With Samsung officially unveiling the Galaxy S5 at Mobile World Congress, we finally have the details of the Korean company’s next flagship smartphone. Read on for all the fun.

Hydrogen inexpensive production with the Sun’s help

Generating electricity is not the only way to turn sunlight into energy we can use on demand. The sun can also drive reactions to create chemical fuels, such as hydrogen, that can in turn power cars, trucks and trains.

Windows 8.1 Update 1 is Official

Microsoft announced at the Mobile World Congress that Windows 8.1 is set to receive a major update this spring, confirming that the company is working to improve its operating system on both touch and non-touch devices.

Health experts: Food pack chemicals may be harmful to human health over long term

The synthetic chemicals used in the packaging, storage, and processing of foodstuffs might be harmful to human health over the long term, warn environmental scientists in a commentary in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. This is because most of these substances are not inert and can leach into the foods we eat, they […]

Picture of the Day: Marblelike Miracle

          In a “Mindblowing Rainbow,” Vero cells from the kidney of a monkey have been exposed to a herpes virus. The virus causes them to express proteins tagged by the scientists in a rainbow of colors, bringing to mind a collection of jelly beans or marbles.   Related articles A step […]

World’s first magma-enhanced geothermal system now in Iceland

Just like solar and wind, geothermal energy is a clean power source. The problem is that, for the time being as least, harvesting it is a tad more expensive than erecting wind farms or installing solar panels.

Novel Material Stronger than Steel Made by 3D Printing [Video]

3D printing technology usually has to figure out how to use certain, existing materials in manufacturing projects, but the new one invented by German scientists was used to create a new material.

1 in 4 US Citizens Think the Sun Orbits Earth

According to the conclusions of a new study released by experts at the US National Science Foundation (NSF), it would appear that around a quarter of all people living in the United States are convinced that the Sun revolves around the Earth. 

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