Month: September 2020

IMAGE: EPFL professor and biophysicist Suliana Manley with student Sofia Zaganelli and a super-resolution microscope. view more  Credit: EPFL / Alain Herzog Mitochondria are present in all eukaryotic cells: in our cells, in mammalian cells, in the cells of plants and even of fungi. Mitochondria produce energy for cells to function as multicellular organisms, and are
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With Your Name, anime writer-director Makoto Shinkai went from cult favourite to award-winning internationally acclaimed household name. The film went beyond the arthouse and found a massive audience, even becoming Japan’s highest grossing anime movie. For his follow-up, Shinkai has delivered Weathering With You: the story of Morishima, a teenage runaway in Tokyo. He finds
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Warning: contains major Utopia spoilers With newly invented characters and a whole new world wrapped around bad guys/pragmatic planet savers The Harvest (the US version of The Network), Gillian Flynn’s Utopia makes considerable changes to the Channel 4 original. It’s faithful though, in most of the ways that matter – Jessica Hyde, the unforgettable Arby,
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Batwoman ended season 1 with so many cliffhangers it’s almost hard to keep track – Jake Kane was hot on the trail of his daughter, things between Sophie’s ex Julia Pennyworth were heating up, Alice killed Mouse and face-swapped Hush to look like Bruce Wayne. And then the real world gave the fictional one a
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Editor’s Note: This post is updated regularly. Bookmark this page and come back often to see the additions to the best horror movies on Hulu. Updated for September 2020 Horror can come from anywhere: an unfamiliar European hostel, a remote sleepaway camp in the woods or even just in the comfy confines of the human
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It’s safe to say that the world is a bit weird right now. Much to some people’s surprise, horror movies can often be a way for fans to make sense of things and confront their fears in a safe space. Streaming service Shudder offers a large array of horror movies, TV shows, and even podcasts
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Admit it—we all think it’d be fun to reenact an Ocean’s 11 heist in real life. To be part of a close-knit team, executing a brilliant score, getting one over on capitalism whether in the form of an evil corporation or a single individual so unfairly rich that you have to make up a word
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The DC Extended Universe just got a little more extended with the casting of actor Aldis Hodge as Hawkman. A major talent already having a big couple of years between several film and television projects, Hodge is now set to next star opposite Dwayne Johnson in Black Adam, a superhero film connected to 2019’s Shazam.
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The following contains some light spoilers for Utopia. The more common question in Utopia might be “Where is Jessica Hyde?” but “Who is Jessica Hyde?” is just as pressing. Is she friend or foe? Protagonist or antagonist? In the Amazon series, she’s both the star of a mysterious comic book that foretells viruses, biowarfare and
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A mysterious new entry in the rebooted Star Trek film franchise may be on hold over at Paramount Pictures, but its appointed writer and director, Noah Hawley, is still thinking about his approach, even as its status remains uncertain. Intriguingly, Hawley hints at a more classic-minded theme for his hibernating project, citing immortal 1982 offering
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Editor’s Note: This post is updated monthly. Bookmark this page and come back every month to see the new horror movies on HBO Max. What ever would we do without horror? So much of our day to day life is built around logic and known, verifiable facts, and for some, the rest of the time
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We love Batman: The Animated Series here at SciFiNow – the voice talents, the storylines, the characterisation and, of course, its incredibly dark, moody look. Now you can have that distinctive, noir-influenced art style on your coffee table with Mondo’s Batman: The Animated Series: The Phantom City Creative Collection! Over the years, Mondo has received
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IMAGE: A team of scientists led by the University of Tokyo uses computer simulations to study the rigidity of amorphous solids like glass view more  Credit: Institute of Industrial Science, the University of Tokyo Tokyo, Japan – Researchers led by The University of Tokyo employed a new computer model to simulate the networks of force-carrying particles
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Things are getting a little strange over at the MCU – and we’re all for it! Due later this year, Marvel Studios’ captivating new series WandaVision has its first trailer (which premiered during the 2020 Emmys Awards), and you can check it out right here… <span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;”
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Author: Aisha Saeed Publisher: Penguin Random House Price: £12.99 If you like this, try… Wonder Woman Tempest Tossed Aimed more at teens than tots, Tempest Tossed is another early years adventure for Wonder Woman that never compromises its relevance. Aimed at younger readers (around the ages of eight-twelve), Penguin Random House has released the first
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