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Science & Technology | Science & Space

Curious 23andMe twin results show why you should take DNA testing with a grain of salt | TechCrunch

If you’ve ever enthusiastically sent your spit off in the mail, you were probably anxious for whatever unexpected insights the current crop of DNA testing companies would send back. Did your ancestors hang out on the Iberian peninsula? What version of y

Science & Technology | Science

Rain spotted on Saturn's moon Titan, which may be home to alien life | Fox News

Saturn's moon Titan, which some scientists have theorized could be the home to extraterrestrial life due to the presence of surface liquid, is providing another surprise to researchers — the sight of fresh rainfall.

Science & Technology | Science & Space

Astronomers spot black hole spinning unbelievably fast as it swallows up a star – BGR

Black holes are some of the most interesting features of our universe, but they're also not very well understood. Studying distant black holes in any great detail is very difficult due to the fact that nothing, including light, can escape their grasp once

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

New Israeli Smartphone App May Revolutionize Communication for Deaf People | Jewish & Israel News Algemeiner.com

A new smartphone app developed by students at the Holon Institute of Technology (HIT) will facilitate communication by deaf people...

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israeli Researchers Raise $1M For Revolutionary Eye Drops That Could Replace Glasses | Technology News

Ophthalmologists at Shaare Zedek Medical Center and Bar Ilan University are building a biotech company that expects to market the 'nanodrops' by 2020.

Science & Technology | Science

Scientists Reveal Vast World of Creatures Living 3.5 Miles Underground

A vast underground ecosystem has been revealed by scientists, 3.5 miles deep, weighing hundreds of times more than the total biomass of humankind.

Health & Fitness | Health News

Study of 14,000 Nonagenarians Says Alcohol, Java Drinkers, Those Overweight In Their 70s Live Longer

“What allows people to live to age 90 and beyond?” Researchers at the University of California Irvine Institute for Memory Impairments and Neurological Disorders (UCI MIND) have been asking nonagenarians that very question for the last 15 years. And t

Science & Technology | Science

Apollo astronaut thinks sending humans to Mars is ‘almost ridiculous’

Mars is the hottest topic in the space science world these days, with new rovers, orbiters, and landers finding out new and exciting things about the Red Planet with startling regularity. Multiple …

Science & Technology | Tech News

[Best of 2018] IBM proved quantum computers can do things impossible for classical ones

The debate over whether quantum computers will ever be able to do anything better than classical ones is over. A team of researchers just proved they can.

Health & Fitness | Health & Fitness

This is your brain on video games

Given the immense power that games have to alter our consciousness, it’s natural to wonder what long-term effects they might have on our brains.

Science & Technology | Biology & Medicine

The Reservoir - bioGraphic

In Bangladesh, a bat-borne virus you've probably never heard of is poised to become the next pandemic—and medicine alone may not be sufficient to stop it. Is an ecological intervention the answer?

Science & Technology | Science & Space

1st image from inside sun's atmosphere | Space | EarthSky

NASA's Parker Solar Probe has now swept within the sun's corona, or outer atmosphere.. No other spacecraft has ever come this close to the sun's surface! And, it's going to get closer.

Science & Technology | Science

NBC's Katy Tur, France's Riots And Climate Change Panic Mode -- Mona CharenMona Charen: NBC's Katy Tur, France's Riots A

Both the American Psychiatric Association and the American Psychological Association have reported an increase in climate change anxiety.

Science & Technology | Science & Space

OSIRIS-REx has Finally Caught up with Asteroid Bennu. Let the Analysis and Sample Collection Commence! - Universe Today

OSIRIS-REx has reached the asteroid Bennu. It will spend a year studying Bennu from orbit before descending to the surface and collecting a sample.

Science & Technology | Physics & Cosmology

Bringing balance to the universe: New theory could explain missing 95 percent of the cosmos

Scientists at the University of Oxford may have solved one of the biggest questions in modern physics, with a new paper unifying dark matter and dark energy into a single phenomenon: a fluid which possesses 'negative mass." If you were to push a nega

Politics | Politics

Andrew Light, Obama official, helped prepare dire National Climate Assessment

A former Obama administration official with ties to a liberal advocacy group funded by Democratic megadonors George Soros and Tom Steyer helped prepare the Fourth National Climate Assessment, whose dire predictions have since been attacked as overblown.

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

For wind farms, a bit of separation is a good idea | Cosmos

Putting facilities too close together reduces overall efficiency, research finds. Samantha Page reports.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

NASA will live stream the landing of its OSIRIS-REx asteroid probe – BGR

The Mars InSight lander only just touched down on the Red Planet, but NASA is already gearing up for the landing of another incredibly interesting mission.

Science & Technology | Science & Space

Here's How to Watch the Insight Landing on Mars on Monday

In a few days, humanity will once again reach out and touch the surface of a foreign world.

Science & Technology | Science

Global Warming: Media Ignore Sharp Drop In Global Temperatures Over Past Two Years

NASA data show that global temperatures dropped sharply over the past two years, which would seem contrary to global warming predictions. Not that you'd know it, since that wasn't deemed news.

Miscellaneous | Religion & Spirituality

Did a mysterious extinction event precede Adam and Eve? | Fox News

In one of the most provocative and misunderstood studies of the year, scientists in the U.S. and Switzerland have made an astonishing discovery: All humans alive today are the offspring of a common father and mother – an Adam and Eve – who walked the

Science & Technology | Science

DNA recovered from snow helps scientists track elusive wildlife

Researchers are using environmental DNA to help monitor and measure populations of rare snow-dwelling species like Canadian lynx.

Science & Technology | Science

What ancient DNA reveals about the first humans in the Americas

Newly sequenced Native genomes showcase a wealth of surprises, from previously unknown populations to unique high-altitude adaptations.

News | National News

New Vaccine Could Cut Number Of Alzheimer's Cases In Half

A new Alzheimer's vaccine developed by scientists at the University of Texas Southwestern could conceivably cut the number of dementia cases in half.

Science & Technology | Paleontology

Your 'Fat-Toothed' Relative May Not Make It for Thanksgiving. He Vanished from Earth 300 Million Years Ago.

A reptile with an impressive back sail that lived 300 million years ago is more closely related to humans than it is to dinosaurs.

Science & Technology | Science

Do Proteins Hold the Key to the Past?  | The New Yorker

Sam Knight on the new methods that are allowing a group of scientists to reëxamine the world’s libraries and archives, in search of the hidden lives of authors.

Science & Technology | Biology & Medicine

The microscopic structure of a cat’s tongue helps keep its fur clean - How cats groom themselves

T.S. ELIOT’S mystery cat, Macavity, besides being a criminal mastermind able to evade the combined ranks of British law enforcement, had a coat that was “dusty from neglect”. Criminality is one thing, but this truly strains the imagination. Real cat

Science & Technology | Paleontology

Kepodactylus - Pteros

The only specimen of this large Jurassic pterosaur was found with a skeleton of Stegosaurus.

Science & Technology | Science

Oumuamua: Why humans should be open minded about life in outer space

Scientists in Hawaii have detected the first object to enter our solar system from the outside. Although they were unable to get a clear look at it before it left, experts say its more likely to be a natural object we're never encountered rather than some

Science & Technology | Science

Trump Is Right About Poor California Forest Management

Views expressed in this article are the opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of The Epoch Times.

Science & Technology | Science

Lack of sunspots to bring record cold, warns NASA scientist - Ice Age Now

“It could happen in a matter of months,” says Martin Mlynczak of NASA’s Langley Research Center. ________________ “The sun is entering one of the deepest Solar Minima of the Space Age,” wrote Dr Tony Phillips just six weeks ago, on 27 Sep 2018.

Science & Technology | Science

Ozone layer hole will 'totally heal within 50 years' - CNN

The hole in the Earth's ozone layer is expected to fully heal by sometime in the 2060s, climate change experts predict in a new UN report.

Science & Technology | Science & Space

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe Just Smashed Two Records in a Single Day

NASA’s historic mission to “touch the Sun” just reached two important milestones: It now holds the record for the closest approach to the Sun by a human-built object—and also the record for the fastest spacecraft ever sent into space.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

NASA to Host Briefing on November Mars InSight Landing | NASA

NASA's upcoming landing of the first-ever mission to study the heart of Mars will be the topic of a media briefing at 1:30 p.m. EDT Wednesday, Oct. 31 at NASA Headquarters in Washington.

Pets & Animals | Animals

The film debut of the Antarctica “headless chicken monster,” a rare sea cucumber — Quartz

Scientists accidentally discovered a deep-sea swimming cucumber in the waters off Australia during a marine conservation project.

Science & Technology | Science

Alum (aluminum sulfate) turns polluted lakes from green to clear. Is it safe?

Aluminum sulfate, or alum, is increasingly being used to fight algae blooms spurred by an over abundance of phosphorus from human activity.

Miscellaneous | Interesting & Helpful Information

Science around trauma and memory shifting how police respond to victims

Police are now learning to accommodate include fragmented memories, dissociation and a kind of involuntary paralysis known as “tonic immobility.”

Science & Technology | Science

What if the most powerful nuclear bomb exploded in space

During the Cold War, the US government launched a 1.4 megaton bomb into space. Starfish Prime, as the test was called, was the highest-altitude nuclear test in history. But what would happen if we tried the same experiment with a 50 megaton bomb, like the

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

The Universe Has A Speed Limit, And It Isn't The Speed Of Light

Nothing can go faster than the speed of light in a vacuum. But particles in our Universe can't even go that fast.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Voyager 2 probe may be on the edge of interstellar space

NASA's Voyager 2 probe may be close to joining its sibling and entering interstellar space. The vessel has been detecting a five percent increase in cosmic rays...

Science & Technology | Archaeology & Anthropology

Lasers Reveal 60,000 Ancient Maya Structures in Guatemala - HISTORY

“This is HOLY [expletive] territory,” tweeted one archaeologist about the discoveries.

Science & Technology | Science

Photographing Indigenous Communities Under Threat in the Amazon

With the threat of displacement looming, photographer Charlie Hamilton James set out to showcase daily life with these vulnerable groups.

Science & Technology | Science

Harvest Moon, Hurricane, and More of September's Best Space Pictures

Also see a rare weather event swirl in the clouds of Jupiter, and get a glimpse at an iconic rocket's final launch.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Dwarf planet 'The Goblin' discovery redefining solar system | Science | The Guardian

Massively elongated orbit suggests object is influenced by theoretical giant Planet Nine in Oort Cloud region

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

The ancient earthquake detector that puzzled modern historians

The earthquake detector that existed long before we knew what earthquakes really were.

Science & Technology | Science

Trump administration to review human fetal tissue research | Science | AAAS

Food and Drug Administration contract canceled after pressure from antiabortion groups and lawmakers

Science & Technology | Science

Neanderthals used their hands like tailors and painters | Science | AAAS

Our closest cousins used a precise grip more often than some of our direct ancestors

Miscellaneous | Interesting & Helpful Information

Heather Heying: Free Speech on Campus

Heather Heying at the US Department of Justice forum on Free Speech on College Campuses - 9/17/2018. Help support Heather's work on patreon: https://www.patr...

Science & Technology | Science & Space

Japanese Probe Deploys Tiny Hopping Robots Toward Big Asteroid Ryugu

Japan's Hayabusa2 probe, which has been circling the asteroid Ryugu since late June, has deployed two little "rovers" called MINERVA-II1A and MINERVA-II1B toward the space rock's surface.

History | History

Discovery of Galileo’s long-lost letter shows he edited his heretical ideas to fool the Inquisition

Exclusive: Document shows that the astronomer toned down the claims that triggered science history’s most infamous battle — then lied about his edits.

Science & Technology | Paleontology

Dickinsonia Is the Oldest Known Animal, Steroids Show - The Atlantic

Scientists have finally confirmed that a weird ribbed oval called Dickinsonia is an animal.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

NASA's New Spacecraft Takes First Photo, Finds First Exoplanet

NASA's TESS spacecraft just took its first photo of the night sky, and researchers using that image have found a planet around another star.

Science & Technology | Science

The Full Moon Has a Denser Electrified Atmosphere

New measurements show what happens to the moon’s thin exosphere when the lunar orb slips into Earth’s protective magnetic bubble.

Advice & Self-Help | Psychology & Relationships

First PTSD Study During Warfare By Israeli Researchers Provides Early Symptom Indicators | Health News

Joint research by the University of Haifa and Natal during Operation Protective Edge in 2014 looked at reactions and experiences as the conflict unfolded.

Science & Technology | Science

See the Power of Storms Across the Solar System

While the tempests of Earth are not to be underestimated, our planetary neighbors can whip up whirlwinds of cosmic proportions.

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

A whale of a tale | symmetry magazine

Scientists looking for tiny particles off the coast of Italy stumble upon a much bigger research subject.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Meet The Four-Dimensional Numbers That Led to Modern Algebra

Strange, long-forgotten numbers called quaternions are undergoing a revival in computer graphics, math, and physics.

Science & Technology | Technology

The reality of quantum computing could be just three years away | TechCrunch

Quantum computing has moved out of the realm of theoretical physics and into the real world, but its potential and promise are still years away. Onstage at TechCrunch Disrupt SF, a powerhouse in the world of quantum research and a young upstart in the fie

Science & Technology | Science & Space

Meet Jocelyn Bell Burnell, the Pioneer Who Found the First Pulsar

When Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell discovered the first pulsar 51 years ago, she revealed a new tool for solving many mysteries of the cosmos.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Hubble captures mysterious nebula in gorgeous new image – BGR

You might think that with so many telescopes at its disposal NASA and the astronomy community at large would have plenty of time to gaze at whatever they want, but space is just so big that even some of the most interesting anomalies in the sky fall throu

Science & Technology | Science

Volcano lights up snowy sky in stunning photo | Fox News

An incredible photo shows the Villarrica volcano in Chile lighting up a snowy sky.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Dads Pass On More Than Genetics in Their Sperm | Science | Smithsonian

Seminal research reveals that sperm change their cargo as they travel the reproductive tract—and the differences can have consequences for fertility

Miscellaneous | Interesting & Helpful Information

Meet the Rosehip Neuron: A Newly Discovered Cell in the Human Brain | Smart News | Smithsonian

The neuron is not found within lab mice, possibly explaining why mouse studies often do not translate to human brains

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Send NASA's Mars Rover Opportunity Support As It Battles Epic Dust Storm

While engineers continue to try to revive the Mars rover Opportunity, you can show your support by sending the rover a digital postcard.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station had to plug this hole with their thumb – BGR

Yesterday, Russian space organization Roscosmos and the European Space Agency broke the news that the International Space Station had sprung a leak. That's a pretty big deal for the astronauts who are riding what amounts to a floating science laboratory,

Science & Technology | Science

Spurred by opioid epidemic, new pain drugs may lower the risk of overdose and addiction | Science | AAAS

By slowing action or targeting different receptors, altered opioids or alternatives aim to sidestep abuse

Science & Technology | Science

Study Repressed For Finding Trans Kids May Be Social Contagion

'Rapid-onset gender dysphoria' may be a social contagion linked with having friends who identify as LGBT and internet use, finds a Brown study.

Cars & Motorcycles | Autos

LEGO built a life size, drivable Bugatti from over a million Technic pieces | TechCrunch

In what just might be the wildest thing anyone has ever built from LEGO, the company behind the bricks has built a full-size, driveable model of the Bugatti Chiron supercar. Seriously.

Health & Fitness | Health

98.6 Degrees Is A Normal Body Temperature, Right? Not Quite | WIRED

Fever is a more flexible concept than people assume, as new crowdsourced data helps show.

Science & Technology | Biology & Medicine

This fix for nerve 'insulation' could prevent MS progress - Futurity

In multiple sclerosis, the immune system damages the myelin sheaths that cover nerves. New research identifies a potential way to rebuild it.

Science & Technology | Science

This bright purple ribbon—named STEVE—is an entirely new celestial phenomenon | Science | AAAS

Once thought to be an aurora, Strong Thermal Emission Velocity Enhancement is caused by a “fundamentally different” mechanism

Science & Technology | Science

A Gut--and Liver--Check to Get a Bead on Alzheimer's - Scientific American

Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the world and shape our lives.

Science & Technology | Science

When did a massive volcano blow this island to bits and rock the ancient world? | Science | AAAS

Revised radiocarbon data help reveal exactly when the Thera volcano blew its top

Science & Technology | Science

NASA shows incredible image of the Sun 'exploding' | Fox News

NASA has unveiled an incredible image of the Sun exploding but fear not – this violent reaction happens on a near constant basis and is nothing to worry about, experts say.

Science & Technology | Science

The neuroscience of religious and spiritual experience

Have you ever wondered what happens in the brain when you believe in God? We take a look at neuroscientific studies that may explain spiritual experience.

Science & Technology | Science

Bilingualism: What happens in the brain?

With the number of bilingual individuals increasing steadily, find out how bilingualism affects the brain and cognitive function.

Science & Technology | Science

This carbon-sucking mineral could help slow down climate change

Magnesium carbonate is formed by naturally sequestering carbon from the air. But it does it very, very slowly. Now scientists have found a way to speed up the process.

Science & Technology | Science

Wheat’s complex genome finally deciphered, offering hope for better harvests and nonallergenic varieties | Science | A

Wheat researchers thrilled to have new help in finding genes and breeding in traits—“It's like walking with a Google map”

Science & Technology | Science & Space

Astronomers Make a Surprising Discovery from 12.5 Billion Years Ago

A team of astronomers has made a surprising discovery: 12.5 billion years ago, the most opaque place in the universe contained relatively little matter.

Science & Technology | Science

End of the Rainbow? New Map Scale is More Readable by People Who Are Color Blind - Scientific American

Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the world and shape our lives.

Science & Technology | Physics & Cosmology

The Big Bang Wasn’t The Beginning, After All – Starts With A Bang! – Medium

The Universe began not with a whimper, but with a bang! At least, that’s what you’re commonly told: the Universe and everything in it came into existence at the moment of the Big Bang. Space, time…

Pets & Animals | Other Kinds Of Animals

This Colorful New Seahorse Is the Size of a Grain of Rice

Researchers have discovered a tiny new species of pygmy seahorse that inhabits the boulder-strewn coasts of Japan.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Nasa probe will still be circling Sun at end of Solar System, say scientists

Nasa's new solar spacecraft is so indestructable that parts of it will be circling the Sun until the Solar System ends, eight billion years from now, scientists have said.  The US space agency launches its Parker Solar Probe on Saturday, which will trave

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Today the Parker Solar Probe Is Named for Him. 60 Years Ago, No One Believed His Ideas About the Sun. - The New York Tim

Eugene N. Parker predicted the existence of solar wind in 1958. The NASA spacecraft, scheduled to launch on Saturday, is the first named for a living person.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

NASA wants you to build your own Mars rover - CNET

The Jet Propulsion Lab's DIY Curiosity rover costs billions less than the real thing.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

The Mysterious Bronze Objects That Have Baffled Archeologists for Centuries | Mental Floss

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

Psychology | Psychology

Scientists Explain Why You Can't Stop Going Back to the Same Places | Inverse

In a study released last week in Nature "Human Behavior" a team of mathematicians explain that at any given time people regularly return to a maximum of 25 places. They say that it's not necessarily the same 25 places, but when you begin going t

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Blood moon: Photos of the lunar eclipse taken by astronaut in space - Business Insider

German astronaut Alexander Gerst, who lives aboard the International Space Station, used his camera to take stunning photos of the total lunar eclipse, or blood moon, from orbit on July 27, 2018.

Science & Technology | Science & Space

What Is the Most Massive Star?

The most massive known star is R136a1, more than 300 times as massive as the sun.

Science & Technology | Science & Space

Underground Lake Found on Mars? Get the Facts.

The 12-mile-wide reservoir could solve a Martian mystery—and offer a new target in the hunt for extraterrestrial life.

Science & Technology | Science

Watch Live: Longest 'Blood Moon' Eclipse of the Century

The record-setting lunar eclipse paired with an extra-close Mars will soon have sky-watchers seeing red.

Science & Technology | Science

Using DNA to identify deceased US troops - CNN

North Korea has turned over what they say are an initial 55 cases holding remains believed to be of US troops killed during the Korean War.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Milky Way's Black Hole Provides Long-Sought Test of Einstein's General Relativity - Scientific American

Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the world and shape our lives.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Global Warming Linked to Higher Suicide Rates across North America - Scientific American

Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the world and shape our lives.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Longest total lunar eclipse of 21st century coming Friday

The longest total lunar eclipse of the century is coming Friday, and it will transform the moon into a reddish orange color for more than 100 minutes, according to NASA. The eclipse won't be visible from North America, Noah Petro, a scientist for the NAS

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Saturn’s moon Titan looks absolutely incredible in new infrared images – BGR

NASA's Cassini orbiter is dead. It's been dead since late last year, having completed an extended mission and a series of daring dives through Saturn's iconic rings, and ultimately found itself slamming through the planet's thick atmosphere where it was e

Science & Technology | Fun Science Stuff

12 Of The Saddest Science Facts Of All Time

It's lonely spacecraft and abandoned animals all the way down. I'm so sorry.

Miscellaneous | Fun Stuff

Curious Kids: If an insect is flying in a car while it is moving, does the insect have to move at the same speed?

If the insect wants to stay right in front of your nose, it must fly forwards just a little bit when the car is speeding up. But when the car is at constant speed, it only needs to hover.

Science & Technology | Science

Astronomers have found a new crop of moons around Jupiter, and one of them is a weirdo - The Verge

Ten more moons have been confirmed to orbit around Jupiter, bringing the planet’s total known satellite count to 79. That’s the highest number of moons of any planet in the Solar System.

News | National News

Here's what we know about Lockheed Martin's mysterious SR-72 - Business Insider

In 2013, Lockheed Martin announced development of the the successor to the SR-71 Blackbird spy plane.

Psychology | Personality

Do You Like ‘Dogs Playing Poker’? Science Would Like to Know Why - The New York Times

A growing number of psychologists are focusing their studies on aesthetics and the question of why we like what we like.

Psychology | Personality

This Is Your Brain on Fatherhood | Science | Smithsonian

What clownfish stepfathers and Dad-of-the-Year foxes teach us about paternal neurochemistry in the animal kingdom

News | Interesting Stories

Swift Gene-Editing Method May Revolutionize Treatments for Cancer and Infectious Diseases - The New York Times

Scientists report that they have discovered a way to tweak genes in the body’s immune cells by using electrical fields.

News | News

Israel announces mission to land spacecraft on the Moon

Israel announced on Tuesday that it will launch its first lunar mission in December, with the hopes of becoming the fourth country to land a spacecraft on the moon in February 2019.

Science & Technology | Archaeology & Anthropology

Ancient Human Ancestors Had to Deal with Climbing Toddlers

Australopithecus afarensis toddlers had a special grasping toe that helped them hold on to their mothers and escape into the trees, reports a study published today (July 4) in Science Advances.

Pets & Animals | Animals

What happens if someone catches the Loch Ness Monster? - BBC News

Scottish Natural Heritage said it would "dust off" a document prepared almost 20 years ago for such an event.

History | History

The Science of Saving the Declaration of Independence

How science helped—and harmed—efforts to preserve the U.S.'s founding documents.

Psychology | Personality

Is There Scientific Proof of Psychic Ability?

New research argues that legitimate, statistically significant evidence for psi, or psychic ability, does exist, despite the predominance of criticism and mockery of such studies in the psychology field.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Astronomers captured the first image of a baby planet

Thanks to European Southern Observatory's (ESO) Very Large Telescope, a group of astronomers have taken the first photograph of a planet being formed around a y...

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

The Medicine of the Future is Here – And It’s Alive! | FTI Journal

The FTI Journal is a quarterly publication from FTI Consulting, Inc., the global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations protect and enhance their enterprise value.

Science & Technology | Science & Space

Interstellar Visitor 'Oumuamua Is a Comet After All

It turns out that 'Oumuamua, our first known interstellar visitor, is a comet after all.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Will Probiotics Ever Live Up to the Hype? - The Atlantic

Changing your microbiome takes more than just swallowing a pill full of bacteria.

Advice & Self-Help | Addiction & Recovery

A Landmark Study on the Origins of Alcoholism - The Atlantic

By studying rats in a smarter way, scientists are finally learning something useful about why some drinkers become addicted and others don’t.

Science & Technology | Science & Space

NASA showcases gorgeous new photo of Jupiter that looks almost too amazing to be real – BGR

Man, Jupiter sure is weird. The gas giant is one of the most-photographed objects in our Solar System thanks to its mesmerizing, swirling cloud tops, but NASA's latest photo of the colossal planet is even more jaw-dropping than usual.

Health & Fitness | Sleep

Brain Changes Linked to Sleep Need - Sleep Review

We've all experienced going to bed tired and waking up refreshed, yet how that happens at the molecular level remains a mystery.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

NASA's Curiosity rover takes stunning selfie during massive dust storm on Mars

NASA's Curiosity rover has taken an incredible selfie image during an unprecedented massive dust storm on Mars.

Science & Technology | Science & Space

Three baby planets detected around a faraway star for the very first time - Science News - ABC News

They orbit a star 330 light years away and they're already as big as Jupiter — but these planets are just getting started.

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

Cryospheric Sciences | Marine Ice Sheet Instability “For Dummies”

MISI is a term that is often thrown into dicussions and papers which talk about the contribution of Antarctica to sea-level rise but what does it actually mean and why do we care about it? MISI stands for M arine I ce S heet I nstability. In this article

Pets & Animals | Animals

500 million-year-old claw-faced sea monster was a killing machine | Fox News

if you could dip your head into the oceans of Earth as they appeared 500 million years ago, you might see what looked like a spiny, disembodied claw cruising through the depths while trying to stuff an unfortunate piece of prey into its circular, fang-fil