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SpaceX launches a reused Dragon atop a reused Falcon 9 for the first time

SpaceX has moved one step closer to its dream of affordable, efficient reusable space flight: Today for its CRS-13 resupply mission for the International..

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These are 15 of the best photos scientists took in 2017 — and they show the world in stunning ways

For their jobs, scientists explore the most unique corners of our world, observing the beauty of nature. There's lots of incredible photo opportunities.

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10 Psychological Concepts That People Don’t Get

Many aspects of human psychology that are consistently difficult for students to understand. Here is a list of 10 for starters.

Health & Fitness | Sleep

Sleep Statistics - Research & Treatments

Need to know more about Sleep Statistics? Find expert research & treatment advice from the American Sleep Association - Official Site.

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Free-fall experiment could test if gravity is a quantum force

The effort to reconcile general relativity with quantum mechanics always hits one snag: gravity. An experiment could finally tell us if it is a quantum force

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Scientists found a new Earth-sized planet nearby… and it might be habitable

Forget Mars, scientists have discovered a new Earth-sized, possibly habitable, planet just 11 light years away. Known as Ross 128b, the newly discovered..

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Physics Breakthrough in 50-Year Search for 'Holy Grail' Particle Tetraquark

A combination of three quarks creates a hadron, which, when stable, we know as a proton or neutron. Now, researchers are about to publish what they say is proof that the tetraquark exists, that it’s stable, and that they can generate it in the Large Ha

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WiFi Experiment Done By A Group Of 9th Grade Students Got Serious International Attention. THIS Is Why…

Researchers from England, Holland and Sweden have shown great interest in the experiment done by 5 girls from northern Jutland in 9th grade. They did an experiment for a biology test, so brilliant, that it has attracted international attention among ackno

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Something scorching hot is melting Antarctica from below, and NASA thinks they know what it is – BGR

Antarctica is a weird place. Scientists have long studied the behavior of its massive ice sheets and the land underneath them in the hopes of understanding the unique geological quirks of the continent, but are frequently puzzled by new discoveries.

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How to Order Starbucks Coffee with a Commodore 128

On Thursday, Paul DeCarlo became the first person to order a Starbucks Dark Roast coffee from a Commodore 128.

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Even more evidence points to alien life on Saturn's icy moon Enceladus

Scientists have discovered that a subsurface ocean on Enceladus could have existed for billions of years, providing plenty of time for microbial alien life to emerge and evolve. One of Saturn’s icy moons, Enceladus is considered one of the best bets f

Health & Fitness | Sleep

We’re in a ‘Dream Deprivation’ Epidemic

A new paper argues that a lack of dream sleep is a widespread public-health problem, one with dire implications for waking life.

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Proxima Centauri: Our Closest Cosmic Neighbour May Have an Entire Solar System We Never Knew About

Just last year, scientists announced they had spotted a planet orbiting the star nearest our sun, Proxima Centauri. The discovery is described in a new paper accepted for publication in The Astrophysical Journal Letters. "It’s the first indication o

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Mysterious void in Great Pyramid of Giza could finally reveal how pyramids were built

A mysterious void has been discovered in the Great Pyramid of Giza and Egyptologists believe it could finally shed light on how the ancient tombs were constructed. The enigmatic gap, which is around 100ft long is situated directly above the Grand Gallery,

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10 Spacetime Mysteries That Quantum Gravity Could Solve

We travel through spacetime every day, but still don't really know how it works.

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New Wormhole Could Resolve the Black Hole Information Paradox

A new theory is percolating among physicists that presupposes the existence of a traversable wormhole.

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“Self-regulating” nanoparticles can burn cancer without harming healthy cells | TechCrunch

Researchers at the University of Surrey and Dalian University of Technology in China have created a form of nanoparticle that can heat up and kill cancerous..

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NASA Twin Study: Year in Space Changed Scott Kelly All the Way to His DNA

In the space agency’s Twins Study—which investigates the effects of space travel on human health—researchers found that being in space encourages methylation, which is the biological process of switching genes on and off. “Some of the most exciti

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How the Soviet Concorde crashed and burned

With just 55 completed flights and two fatal crashes, the Concorde's Soviet rival, Tupolev Tu-144, was one of civil aviation's biggest failures.

Science & Technology | Technology

Intel to ship new Nervana Neural Network Processor by end of 2017

This morning at the WSJ's D.Live event, Intel formally unveiled its Nervana Neural Network Processor (NNP) family of chips designed for machine learning use cases.

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In A First, Scientists Spot Light Amid Gravitational Waves Emitted By Colliding Stars

Scientists for the first time have detected both gravitational waves and light from the collision of two dead, incredibly dense neutron stars.

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Experiment Confirms a Crucial Property of Electrons, Unfortunately

When it comes to physics, fewer things are more exciting than proving something wrong. Proving theories wrong has led to entirely new fields of study. The fruits that come from wrongness can be so rewarding that scientists devote a considerable amount of time to probing well-known theories, hoping to find a crack.

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Intel moves towards production quantum computing with new 17-qubit chip

Intel's quantum computing efforts have yielded a new 17-qubit chip, which the company has just delivered to its partner in that field, QuTech in the Netherlands. 17 isn't some magic number in the quantum world, nor does this chip do any special tricks ot

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Mystery of the Universe’s Missing Matter Finally Solved by Scientists

The universe is missing half its matter. Scientists believe most of the universe—about 70 percent—is made up of dark energy, the mystery force thought to be driving its expansion. About a quarter is dark matter, and the remaining five percent is norma

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What elephants teach us about cancer prevention

Elephants naturally avoid cancer after 55 million years of evolution. Scientists are studying if they can extract lessons that could help people.

Health & Fitness | Sleep

Nobel Prize in medicine: US body clock scientists win

Three US scientists have landed the Nobel Prize for Medicine for their discoveries explaining the inner workings of our biological clock.

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First, They Came for the Biologists - WSJ

The postmodernist left on campus is intolerant not only of opposing views, but of science itself.

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Scientists made the first 'unhackable' quantum video call

Following extensive testing earlier this year, China has now deployed its quantum communications work in the form of the first ever quantum-safe video call.

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What Science Really Says About Negative Emotions

Pretending unwelcome feelings don't exist isn't helping. Here's what to do instead.

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Gravity Could Be the Result of Random Quantum Fluctuations

A new theory takes a feature of a quantum mechanical model and shows how it can generate gravity.

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Juno Jupiter Images: NASA Captures Gas Giant in Incredible Detail During Close Approach

Each flyby, a community of Jupiter fans that spans the globe chooses what features JunoCam should focus its lens on. Occasionally more of the frame is black than Jupiter. Here, the image processor was particularly intrigued by the dark ring visible just

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Cassini, NASA's 13-year Saturn mission, has ended - CNN

Contact has been lost with the Cassini spacecraft after it completed a "death dive" into the upper atmosphere of Saturn and transmitted its final signal, according to NASA.

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Betelgeuse: The impending Supernova you need to know about

Check out this incredible video of the Betelgeuse 'killer' star - 1,400 times larger than our Sun that would swallow up Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars and even Jupiter. The Betelgeuse star is a famous one among amateur astronomers not only for its size and b

Health & Fitness | Health News & Tips

Experiences in Childhood Can Alter Your DNA For The Rest of Your Life

Childhood is a defining period in anybody's life, but for many of us it seems those early life experiences could change the body right down to a genetic level.

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Hubble Telescope Views Blistering Pitch-Black Planet WASP-12b

Twice the size of any planet in our solar system, WASP-12b has the capability to trap at least 94% of the visible starlight falling into its atmosphere.

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Follow Cassini’s final moments before it plunges into Saturn

For the last thirteen years, Cassini has been orbiting Saturn, sending back extraordinary images and data from the ringed planet and its moons.

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The Air Force's 'rods from god' could hit with the force a nuclear weapon — but with no fallout

A bundle of telephone-pole sized tungsten rods, dropped from orbit, reaching up to 10 times the speed of sound.

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America's longest-orbiting female astronaut has safely returned home

After spending 665 days whizzing 254 miles above the surface of Earth aboard the International Space Station, Astronaut Peggy Whitson has successfully reentered the atmosphere and set down safely in Kazakhstan.

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SpaceX finishes testing Falcon Heavy's first stage cores

SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket has been in the works for so long that it almost feels like the stuff of legend at this point (Elon Musk first unveiled it in 2011), but there are signs that it might make that promised November launch.

Science & Technology | Technology

IBM is teaching AI to behave more like the human brain

Since the days of Da Vinci's "Ornithoper", mankind's greatest minds have sought inspiration from the natural world for their technological creations.

Family & Parenting | Family & Parenting

What the First Year of Life Looks Like Through the Eyes of a Baby | Mental Floss

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

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NASA’s Hubble Detects Signs of Water on Potentially Habitable TRAPPIST-1 Planets

Several of the planets orbiting a nearby star may harbor “substantial amounts” of water, astronomers say, including three planets situated in a habitable part of the star’s solar system. The star—called TRAPPIST-1—is an ultracool dwarf star 40 l

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Does The Universe Have Physical Boundaries?

Does the universe have physical boundaries? This question was originally answered on Quora by Viktor T. Toth.

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‘Nano-hashtags’ could provide definite proof of Majorana particles

Will the quantum chip that is presented today in Nature by researchers from TU/e among others be able to provide definitive proof of the mysterious Majorana particles?

Pets & Animals | Animals

Scientists film fish at deepest-ever depth (8,178 meters!) in Mariana Trench [Video]

The Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (Jamstec) recently released incredible footage (filmed on May 18, 2017) which captured a snailfish in the Mariana Trench at a depth of 8,178 meters - considered to be the deepest point ever for film

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Exclusive: We may have detected a new kind of gravitational wave

Rumours are swirling of a new kind of gravitational wave, created by colliding neutrons stars, rather than black holes. Now Hubble has joined the hunt

Science & Technology | Science

The Next Solar Eclipse: Eclipse Maps for the Next 50 Years | Time.com

We've listed every total solar eclipse for the next 50 years, after the one on August 21, with maps showing each eclipse's projected path

Miscellaneous | Los Angeles Stuff

Best Ways to Experience the Solar Eclipse in LA

On Monday, August 21, 2017, a total solar eclipse will be visible in totality within a band across the entire contiguous United States. Before we head out to enjoy our weekend, we wanted to make sure you get the best view and experience on Monday!

Science & Technology | Wildlife

Elusive Butterfly Sighted in Scotland for the First Time in 133 Years | Mental Floss

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Eclipse 2017: A Unique Chance for Science

On Aug. 21, the Moon will cast its shadow down on Earth, giving all of North America the chance to see a solar eclipse. Within the narrow, 60- to 70-mile-wide band stretching from Oregon to South...

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NASA's voyager spacecraft still sending data back to Earth after 40 years in operation

NASA's Voyager 1 and 2 spacecraft are coming up on their 40-year anniversaries of exploration this August and September.

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NASA's New Plasma Rocket Ready For Testing

The engine could be much more efficient than standard chemical rockets.

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Here's how to see other planets during the total solar eclipse

If you look to the sky during the total solar eclipse on August 21, planets will appear. Here's how to see them.

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Women's Brains Have More Blood Flow Than Men's, New Study Shows

Scientists have discovered a new difference between the sexes: women's brains seem to be more active than men's brains, in terms of blood flow through specific regions.

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Physicists Capture the Elusive Neutrino Smacking Into an Atom's Core

By measuring how a nucleus bounces off a neutrino, scientists crack a window into the personality of the shyest particle.

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Nano aluminium offers fuel cells on demand – just add water

The accidental discovery of a new aluminium alloy could lead to portable hydrogen and could kick-start the struggling hydrogen economy

Family & Parenting | Kids

3 Glow-in-the-Dark Recipes

Glow your own way with recipes that combine science and a wow-worthy special effect. Try one of these three glow-in-the-dark food ideas.

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Ripples In Spacetime: From Einstein To LIGO And Beyond

There's a new book out on gravitational waves, and it covers the history, science, people, and possibilities unlike any other.

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In a first, scientists rid human embryos of a potentially fatal gene mutation by editing their DNA

A mutation implicated in a heritable heart condition has been corrected in human embryos using the CRISPR–Cas9 genome editing technique. Are designer babies next?

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Mars rover sends home spectacular panorama

NASA's Mars rover Opportunity continues to perform some amazing feats despite being long overdue for its expected retirement. The rover, having ventured to a somewhat mysterious site that researchers call Perseverance Valley, has been doing its best to he

Science & Technology | Science

Scientists Have Reversed Brain Damage in a 2-Year-Old Girl Who Drowned in a Swimming Pool

Researchers in the US have reported what they believe is a first-of-its-kind reversal of brain damage, after treating a drowned and resuscitated toddler with a combination of oxygen therapies.

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Jupiter's Great Red Spot may die within your lifetime

The super-storm has been a prisoner of Jupiter's jet streams for perhaps 350 years, yet has shrunk by more than 50% since the 1800s.

Science & Technology | Science & Space

A new generation of giant rockets is about to blast off

SpaceX's long-awaited Falcon Heavy rocket is just one of a handful of heavy-lift rockets being developed by companies and NASA.

Cars & Motorcycles | Cars

To End Distracted Driving, MIT Figures Out How People Really Drive | WIRED

MIT researchers are working on an algorithm to limit distractions when they can be the most dangerous.

Politics | The War On Gender

I’m a Pediatrician. How Transgender Ideology Has Infiltrated My Field and Produced Large-Scale Child Abuse.

Transgender ideology is intruding into the lives of the most innocent among us, and with the apparent growing support of the medical community.

Science & Technology | Science

Mars' version of Niagara Falls is pretty intense

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter snapped a new photo of what could be evidence of a 'lava fall' on Mars.

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NASA Rocket Launch Will Create Blue-Green and Red Clouds on Sunday

As long as the weather holds—the launch has been postponed four times already.

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You Look Familiar. Now Scientists Know Why.

Researchers reported on Thursday that they had figured out how the brain stores and retrieves information about faces.

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What Makes a Genius?

Some minds are so exceptional they change the world. We don’t know exactly why these people soar above the rest of us, but science offers us clues.

Science & Technology | Science

Why Do We Have Blood Types?

When my parents informed me that my blood type was A+, I felt a strange sense of pride. If A+ was the top grade in school, then surely A+ was also the most excellent of blood types – a biological mark of distinction.

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Why Your Brain Has 2 Halves

Scientists have long known that the two halves of human brains perform different functions. Now, researchers look at why this is beneficial.

Health & Fitness | Sleep

Scientists Can Now Tell If Someone Is Dreaming from Their Brain Waves

People who are in a deep slumber may not be able to say whether they're dreaming, but their brain waves may reveal it.

Science & Technology | Science & Space

Why Are the Mountains on Mars So Much Taller Than Those on Earth? | Mental Floss

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

Miscellaneous | Other Kinds of Whatnot

4 Scientific (And Not So Scientific) Things To Know About Daylight Saving Time

Daylight Saving Time starts this weekend in the United States. Here are some scientific and non-scientific things that you need to know about it.

Science & Technology | Science & Space

NASA's MAVEN Discovers How Mars Lost Its Atmosphere

Mars used to be a warm, wet world, filled with oceans, rivers, and maybe even life. But no longer. Here’s how it happened.

Science & Technology | Science

SpaceX to fly two space tourists around the moon in 2018

Elon Musk said two tourists will travel around the moon in 2018 with SpaceX.

Science & Technology | Science

The Universe Is as Spooky as Einstein Thought - The Atlantic

In a brilliant new experiment, physicists have confirmed one of the most mysterious laws of the cosmos.

Health & Fitness | Health Articles

Leaky Gut Implicated in Autoimmune Disorders

Reducing gut inflammation may reduce symptoms and improve overall health.

Health & Fitness | News Items

The Stem-Cell Revolution Is Coming — Slowly

Where are the miracle treatments we were promised? A Nobel Prize-winning scientist explains.

Advice & Self-Help | Couples and Relationship Support

Your choice of a life partner is no accident

Study uses DNA to discern people’s preferences in mates, and suggests how such choices shape our genomes

News | Health & Wellbeing

Doctors Perform Groundbreaking Surgery for Stroke

Doctors at the Cleveland Clinic have performed the first deep brain stimulation (DBS) for stroke procedure to help people regain motor function.

News | Health & Wellbeing

The Science Behind Gratitude - How to Practice Gratitude

The benefits of practicing gratitude are nearly endless. People who take time to reflect upon the things they're thankful for are happier, sleep better, express more compassion and kindness, and even have stronger immune systems. Here's how you can make g

Health & Fitness | Health Articles

Anti-inflammatory medications and the risk for cardiovascular disease: A new study, a new perspective - Harvard Health Blog

Newly released results from a large study suggest that the anti-inflammatory drug celecoxib may not pose risks to cardiovascular health as once believed.

Politics | Politics

In the VP Debate, Mike Pence Got Implicit Bias Pretty Wrong | WIRED

It's not racism, not demeaning, and worth understanding---especially if you want to fix it.

Science & Technology | Science

What Happened To The Object That Created Our Moon?

What happened to the object that slammed into the Earth to create the Moon? Was it destroyed entirely, or does it linger in one place?

News | Health & Wellbeing

Study links two genes to breast cancer survival - @Scienmag

Testing for the activity of two genes could pick out women who are at increased risk of dying from their breast cancers, suggests a new study of almost 2,000 patients. Women whose tumours had a spec..

Science & Technology | Science & Space

Watching a star explode after 'hibernating' - CNN.com

Amidst the billions of stars in the Milky Way, astronomers have witnessed the evolution of one as it exploded in a classical nova after hibernating for years.

Health & Fitness | Health News

Your Brain Has A 'Physics Engine' And Scientists Have Located It

The brain knows instinctively how to predict when accidents are about to happen.

Science & Technology | Science

How to Beat Dengue and Zika: Add a Microbe to Mosquitoes - The Atlantic

After 30 years of development, virus-beating insects are finally being deployed in megacities around the world.  

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Stem cell therapy trial for ALS and MS patients at Jerusalem hospital shows stunning results

"It is a matter of definitely less than 10 years, maybe less than five, that we can have this treatment available," professor says.

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Review of Pain Gone Pen, can it really help with Pain? | Stem Cells Freak

DONT BUY pain gone pen before reading this comprehensive review!! Is it a legitimate answer to pain relief or yet another gimmick? Get your facts straight!

Psychology | Hypnosis Information

Study IDs Changes in Specific #Brain Areas During #Hypnosis

The power of hypnosis to alter your mind and body is thanks to changes in a few specific areas of the brain, according to a new study from the Stanford University School of Medicine. Researchers used functional magnetic imaging to scan the brains of parti

Science & Technology | Technology

NASA astronauts head underwater to simulate Mars missions

Once a year, NASA's astronauts make a big change -- trading their vocation of conducting scientific experiments in space for one of underwater research. For the...

Science & Technology | Technology

NASA's Curiosity rover can now fire its laser on its own. What could possibly go wrong?

NASA's Curiosity rover can now fire its laser on Mars at will. I'm sure it will use this power responsibly.

Politics | Politics

A physicist has calculated the probability Melania Trump didn't plagiarise her speech - ScienceAlert

A Canadian physicist has calculated that there's only a one-in-87-billion chance that Melania Trump wasn't heavily influenced by Michelle Obama's 2008 speech when she addressed the Republican National Convention last night.

Science & Technology | The Ocean & The Environment

Scientists Develop Underwater Microscope For Peering Into Coral | Mental Floss

The new tech allows researchers to view organisms that are as small as one-hundredth the width of a human hair.

News | Health & Wellbeing

#VagusNerve Stimulation Dramatically Reduces #Inflammation

There is growing evidence that stimulating the vagus nerve can improve well-being in many ways—including the reduction of chronic inflammation.

News | Health & Wellbeing

#Silence is Important to the #Brain

A 2013 study on mice used differed types of noise and silence and monitored the effect the sound and silence had on the brains of the mice. The silence was intended to be the control in the study but what they found was surprising. The scientists discover

Miscellaneous | Other Kinds of Whatnot

11 Ways Space Travel Will Change in the Next Decade | Mental Floss

So long, space race; hello, international cooperation. Here are 11 ways we can expect space programs to change over the next 10 years.

News | Health & Wellbeing

Growing Pains for Field of Epigenetics as Some Call for Overhaul

Studies of so-called epigenetic marks, crucial to our development, have met with growing skepticism over their findings.

News | Health & Wellbeing

The Nuances of Vitamin D—and How to Get Enough of It

Weve been interested in the role vitamin D plays in our overall health for a while—particularly as it emerges that so many of us are quite deficient, particularly in the age of sitting inside all …

Miscellaneous | Other Kinds of Whatnot

Why do we really need space travel?

To paraphrase Einstein 'Passion without science is blind, and science without passion is lame'. The case for human expansion into the cosmos is ...

Science & Technology | Science

Where's the Edge of the Universe?

The universe is expanding, but what's it expanding into? Nothing! Astrophysicist Paul Sutter explains this baffling concept, plus how the universe can expand but not have an edge.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Want to Be Smarter? Science Says Do This

If you've tried eating walnuts or working crossword puzzles to get smarter, think again.

Science & Technology | Science

WATCH: How to solve the famous 'grandfather paradox' of time travel - ScienceAlert

What if you went back in time and killed your grandfather? Would you still be born? Or would you have killed yourself?

News | Health & Wellbeing

New Cancer Treatments

These four recent developments are all science, no hype.

Science & Technology | Tech

9 amazing photos that'll make you inspired by how far technology has come

Sometimes, while waiting for quantum computers to become a thing , or complaining that your stupid laptop keeps dying on 5 percent battery , it's easy to forget just how far technology has come over the past 50 years. Sure, we can all list off a...

Science & Technology | Science

This comet looks like a sprinkler twirling through space

The Hubble recorded images as a jet burst off a comet as it made its way around the sun.

Miscellaneous | Interesting & Helpful Information

Here Is The Memory Trick Backed By Science

A technique that everyone can benefit from, whatever their artistic talent.

Science & Technology | Science

Bright flash of light marks incredible moment life begins when sperm meets egg

Human life begins in bright flash of light as a sperm meets an egg, scientists have shown for the first time, after capturing the astonishing ‘fireworks’ on film.

News | Health & Wellbeing

Alzheimer's could be helped with meditation

Researchers at Jena University Hospital in Germany found chemicals behind the feel-good feeling produced by meditation may also provide a boost.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israeli drug makes Alzheimer’s symptoms disappear in mice - Science

Despite optimism, bitter truth is that over 99 percent of clinical trials for Alzheimer’s treatments end in failure.

Pets & Animals | Pets & Animals

Science Explains How It Feels To Be A Cat

Cats can be independent, aloof and mysterious. Learn science-backed information that explains what it really feels like to be a domestic cat.

Entertainment | It doesn't get any better...

Tapeworms and Other Parasites Can Make Good Guests

Some researchers argue that thinking of internal species as enemies, and eradicating them, is a potentially harmful mistake.

Science & Technology | Science

How Fast Does Earth Move Through The Universe? - Forbes

According to relativity, there’s no universal frame of reference. But the Big Bang gave us one anyway.

Politics | Politics

Another Climate Alarmist Admits Real Motive Behind Warming Scare

Global warming alarmists have effectively sown fright but done a poor job of hiding their real motivation. Another reveals what’s driving the climate scare.

Science & Technology | Tech

Citizen scientists, you can now DIY your own DNA analysis with Bento Lab | TechCrunch

Want to know if you have the "athlete gene" or if you're actually related to the weirdos who claim you as a family member? Get your collection tubes ready,..

Health & Fitness | News Items

Baby Boomers

Baby Boomers, by Healthcare Today: updated automatically with a curated selection of articles, blog posts, videos and photos.

Health & Fitness | News Items

Exercise Slows Brain Aging By 10 Years | TIME

Being more active can be an effective way to combat memory and cognitive problems

Science & Technology | Science

Photographer snaps thrilling space station image from his backyard - CNET

An amateur astrophotographer takes on the challenge of getting a stunning shot of the ISS and succeeds. It's all in the timing.

News | Health & Wellbeing

Is Your Medicine Right for Your Metabolism? - WSJ

A drug that brings relief for some patients might cause harmful side effects in others. More genetic tests aim to help predict how people might respond to many common medications.

News | Health & Wellbeing

B12 and the Brain

The vital vitamin might mean everything when it comes to brain health.

News | Health & Wellbeing

How Gut Bacteria Are Shaking Up Cancer Research - Bloomberg Business

Top scientists at Roche Holding AG and AstraZeneca Plc are sizing up potential allies in the fight against cancer: the trillions of bacteria that live in the human body.

Health & Fitness | News Items

New Procedure Allows Kidney Transplants From Any Donor

The procedure, reported in The New England Journal of Medicine, involves a reboot of a patient’s immune system and could also work for lung and liver transplants.