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Earth like Planet Is Made Of Diamond

Earth like Planet Is Made Of Diamond

A super-Earth-sized exoplanet in a nearby planetary system is likely made mostly of carbon, which means it is made partly of diamond, according to a new study. The main reason…

Launch Your House Into Space [Infographic]

Launch Your House Into Space [Infographic]

The folks at the Movoto Real Estate blog are thinking ahead, to when we’ll be getting off of this rock and colonizing the universe–by strapping our homes to rockets and…

From Hubble Space Telescope, The Deepest-Ever View Of The Universe.

From Hubble Space Telescope, The Deepest-Ever View Of The Universe.

Take a deep breath, stargazers: this is the farthest we’ve seen into the heart of the universe. The eXtreme Deep Field, or XDF, as the photo’s called, shows about 5,500…

Clothes Could Soon Scrub Pollution Directly From The Air

Clothes Could Soon Scrub Pollution Directly From The Air

Washing machine and dryer are both energy intensive machines, but soon your rinse cycle could start giving something back. A liquid laundry additive called “CatClo” (for “catalytic clothing”) developed by…

New Black Hole Discovered

New Black Hole Discovered

We could say NASA has just discovered a never-before-seen black hole, but it might also be true to say a new black hole just threw up signal flares and shouted…

SpaceX gets serious with first crucial supply mission

SpaceX gets serious with first crucial supply mission

SpaceX’s trial run back in May was successful, making Dragon the first commercial spacecraft to dock with the ISS. But the capsule was carrying only non-critical supplies on that mission.…

App helps tell your colourful pills apart

App helps tell your colourful pills apart

EVER wondered if you’ve popped the right pill? Now there’s an app to help. There are thousands of prescription pills but few colours and shapes to choose from, which can…

Hungry Africa’s breadbasket needs to grow

Hungry Africa’s breadbasket needs to grow

Home-grown wheat could be the solution to a growing hunger problem in sub-Saharan Africa. The region is one of the few in which the number of undernourished people is rising,…

Samsung says iPhone5 infringes 8 patents

Samsung says iPhone5 infringes 8 patents

Samsung Electronics said on Tuesday that Apple’s new iPhone5 infringed eight of its patents, including two standards patents and six features patents. The Korean electronics giant added infringement claims about…

Global warming will relentlessly drive sea rise

Global warming will relentlessly drive sea rise

Greenhouse gas emissions, relentlessly driving global climate change, will continue to push up sea levels for thousands of years, says a study. The study sought to model sea-level changes over…