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Face of history’s ‘cruelest man’ revealed for first time in 440 years

Scientists have put a face to a notorious name after digitally reconstructing the visage of one of history's greatest monsters — Ivan The Terrible.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Apple could allow audio chat with no cell or WiFi needed

Apple is developing technology that would allow any number of willing people in close proximity to start an audio chat, using only an iPhone and a headset like AirPods, with no WiFi or cell service needed.

Science & Technology | Science

What is quantum gravity?

Quantum gravity is an attempt to unite the incompatible worlds of quantum mechanics and gravity. We explore it in more detail here.

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

ChatGPT just (accidentally) shared all of its secret rules – here's what we learned

Saying 'hi' revealed OpenAI's instructions until the company shut it down, but you can still find them

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

World's largest nuclear fusion reactor is finally completed. But it won't run for another 15 years. | Live Science

ITER, a $28 billion fusion reactor in France, has finally had its last magnetic coil installed. But the reactor itself won't fire up fully until 2039 at the earliest.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Shattered Russian satellite forces ISS astronauts to take shelter in stricken Starliner capsule | Live Science

ISS astronauts, including the stranded Butch Willmore and Sunni Williams, have sought refuge inside their docked spacecraft after the Resurs-P1 satellite splintered apart in orbit.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

NASA predicts 'once-in-a-lifetime event' this summer – 5 things you need to know

NASA scientists say an impending nova event this summer will be so bright that it can be seen from Earth with the naked eye. "It’s a once-in-a-lifetime event," NASA said.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

The 1st 'major lunar standstill' in more than 18 years is about to occur. Here's how to see it. | Live Science

A major lunar standstill is about to occur. The phenomenon happens every 18.6 years when the moon rises and sets at its most extreme points on the horizon, while also climbing to its highest and lowest point in the sky.

Science & Technology | Science & Space

SpaceX reveals new sleek spacesuits ahead of upcoming historic mission | Popular Science

The Extravehicular Activity (EVA) suits will be worn during the Polaris Dawn spacewalk and feature HUD visor displays.

Science & Technology | Science

NASA exoplanet hunter finds 'weird' world surviving a star's relentless bombardment — it's named Phoenix

NASA's TESS exoplanet hunter has discovered a weird world called Phoenix that has managed to hold on to its atmosphere despite being relentlessly bombarded with radiation from its red giant star.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Capacitor Breakthrough: 19-Fold Increase in Energy Storage Potential

The latest advancement in capacitor technology offers a 19-fold increase in energy storage, potentially revolutionizing power sources for EVs and devices.

Science & Technology | Science

How Eye Contact Deepens Human Connection | The Epoch Times

Our eyes have receptors for oxytocin and phenylethylamine, both considered love chemicals associated with bonding.

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel May 5, 2024

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel May 5, 2024 The highlights include: Israel shows gratitude to all its supporters during the current war. An Israeli startup allows you to grow your own replacement bones. The first Arab women to become Universit

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Tweak to Schrödinger's cat equation could unite Einstein's relativity and quantum mechanics, study hints | Live Science

Physicists have proposed modifications to the infamous Schrödinger's cat paradox that could help explain why quantum particles can exist in more than one state simultaneously, while large objects (like the universe) seemingly cannot.

Pets & Animals | Animals!

Why Do Birds Fly South for the Winter?

Genetics, seasonal changes, and Earth's magnetic field all play a role.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

'Light Speed' Electrons Discovered Moving in 4 Dimensions For The First Time : ScienceAlert

An elusive behavior of electrons has finally been isolated from more mundane electron activity in a real-world material.

Science & Technology | Technology

Former Google employee: How a ‘code red’ meeting and ChatGPT led execs to take 'shortcuts' in Gemini AI launch

A former high-level Google employee detailed significant structural issues at the company and said they cut corners to compete with ChatGPT and launch Gemini.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Billions of cicadas are about to emerge, creating a once-in-a-lifetime spectacle

Two large broods of cicadas in the Midwest and southeastern U.S. are set to surface simultaneously—something that hasn't happened in over 200 years.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

See the X-59, NASA's new supersonic jet

NASA’s new supersonic jet, the X-59, goes so fast it can’t have a windshield. Here’s how pilots will fly it.

Science & Technology | SCIENCE

Non-antibiotic drugs may cause antibiotic resistance

Numerous nonantibiotic drugs have potent antibacterial activity and can adversely impact the human microbiome. The mechanistic underpinning of this toxicity remains largely unknown. We investigated the antibacterial activity of 200 drugs using genetic ...

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How the SR-71 Was Retired for Good (Even Though It Was the Fastest Plane Ever)

X It could cross continents in just a few hours, and at 80,000 feet, the Blackbird could survey 100,000 square miles of the ground below per hour. No other U.S. Air Force aircraft could fly faster or higher than the Lockheed SR-71 “Blackbird,” and on its

Psychology | Psychology

Adolescent Stress Alters Brain Genes, Affecting Adult Behavior

A new study reveals that excessive stress during adolescence can lead to long-lasting changes in gene expression in the brain, particularly those related to bioenergy functions.

Pets & Animals | Animals

Here’s how your cat experiences the world

Cats use the same five senses as humans, but they view the world differently. Understanding them could make us better cat parents.

Pets & Animals | Other Kinds Of Animals

How Do Baby Birds Breathe Inside Their Eggs?

Discover the fascinating ways eggs provide everything a baby bird needs, including oxygen through a sophisticated system of membranes and air pockets.

Science & Technology | Science

James Webb Space Telescope spots neutron star hiding in supernova wreckage

Using the James Webb Space Telescope, astronomers spotted a neutron star in Supernova 1987A, the aftermath of a stellar explosion in the Large Magellanic Cloud.

News | News

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Feb. 4, 2024

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Feb. 4, 2024 Israel’s resilience in the wake of the Oct 7 onslaught has astounded many of its overseas supporters and opponents alike. Israel is making an astonishing comeback, as this week’s positive newsle

Science & Technology | Technology

AI researchers find AI models learning their safety techniques, actively resisting training, and telling them 'I hate you'

AI is obviously the topic of the moment and, while we seem to have gotten past the dichotomy of Terminator / saviour, a major source of concern remains the safety of this technology. This is not just

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

How dark is space?

Space is dark, but how dark? Why is it not bright with starlight and could two spaceships travelling in deep dark outer space see each other?

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Quantum batteries could charge by breaking our understanding of time

Causality is key to our experience of reality: dropping a glass, for example, causes it to smash, so it can’t smash before it’s dropped. But scientists have now demonstrated how that understanding of time can be violated to charge a quantum battery.

Psychology | Psychology

Scientists solved the mystery of what makes people scared of heights

This phenomenon, termed acrophobia, can escalate to a debilitating extent and has intrigued neurologists and psychologists for years.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

One of the brightest stars in the sky will 'blink out' on Dec. 12. Here's how to watch. | Live Science

Betelgeuse, the most famous red supergiant star and one of the sky's brightest, will disappear for up to 12 seconds during an ultra-rare occultation by asteroid 319 Leona.

Psychology | Psychology

Our Brains Completely Distort How Time Actually Happens — Here’s How To Take Advantage Of It

Researchers are attempting to understand how our interaction with our environment shapes our experience of time.

Politics | Climate Change

Climate Data Refutes Crisis Narrative

On September 16, with great fanfare, California Attorney General Rob Bonta announced his office had filed a lawsuit against five major oil companies.

Science & Technology | Science

Amazing Advance in Spinal Repair Allows Injured Mice to Walk Again

Researchers have reversed 'irreversible paralysis' in mice with complete spinal cord injuries using gene therapy.

Science & Technology | Science

Mind-Blowing Experiment Reveals Antimatter Falls in Gravity

As far as gravity is concerned, both matter and its charge-flipped 'mirror' twin, antimatter, deserve a big, warm hug.

Health & Fitness | Psychology!

Groundbreaking MIT study challenges conventional science about sleep

Many people report experiencing increased energy, emotional stability, and a greater sense of well-being when they get more sleep

Science & Technology | Science

Twists in Spacetime Might Explain Some of The Brightest Objects in The Universe

A 3D model of a black hole's erratic feeding pattern reveals a potential explanation for the bizarre behavior of quasars with a dimmer switch.

Science & Technology | Science

TOUCHDOWN! NASA Just Returned to Earth With The Largest Asteroid Samples Ever

A seven-year space voyage came to its climactic end Sunday when a NASA capsule landed in the desert in the US state of Utah, carrying to Earth the largest asteroid samples ever collected.

Science & Technology | Science

James Webb Space Telescope detects 1st evidence of carbon on Jupiter's icy moon Europa

The discovery made using NASA's powerful space telescope brings scientists a step closer to determining if the salty water oceans of Europa could support life.

Science & Technology | Science

Powerful observatories reveal 5 breathtaking corners of the universe hidden to human eyes (images)

NASA has highlighted a new set of vibrant cosmic images, each one painted by the observatories that help us see what our eyes cannot.

Science & Technology | Science

Small moonquakes caused by Apollo lunar lander module, study finds

The Apollo 17 lunar lander module left behind by US astronauts on the moon’s surface could be causing moonquakes, or small tremors, a new study revealed.

Health & Fitness | Health

Tinnitus: A Common Incurable COVID-19 Vaccine Adverse Event, Doctors Share Ways to Help

In this series, we evaluate some of the lesser-known yet common adverse events that are appearing in the research literature as well as in doctors’ clinics and, more importantly, how to deal with them ...

Health & Fitness | Health

After Long Silence on ‘Long Vax,’ Science Magazine Links Autoimmune Disorders to COVID Shots • Children's Health D

After years of organizing and advocacy by people suffering autoimmune injuries from the COVID-19 vaccine, one of the world’s top scientific journals reports on the existence of “Long Vax.”

Pets & Animals | Animals!

Why Do Goats Have Such Weird Eyes?

The shape of an animal’s pupils is a clue to its place in the food chain.

Science & Technology | Science

Physicists discover what lies beyond a black hole's event horizon

Gravity exists in three dimensions within a black hole's geometry, whereas particle physics resides on its surface in two dimensions.

Entertainment | Entertainment

The Influence of Star Trek and Science Fiction on Real Science

For Star Trek Day, learn about the relationship between sci-fi and real-life science in this excerpt from

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Newly discovered comet visible in night sky this weekend

A comet called Nishimura discovered just a month ago could be visible to the naked eye this weekend, offering stargazers a once-in-a-437-year chance to observe the celestial visitor.

Politics | Politics

'This Is Extremely Dangerous': Inside the Biden Administration's Push To Swap Science for 'Indigenous Knowledge'

Just five days before President Joe Biden entered the White House, his team handed the Washington Post an exclusive story: As president, Biden would keep his campaign promise of "following the science" by turning the White House Office of Science and Tech

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CTECH: Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Sept. 4, 2023

CTECH: Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Sept. 4, 2023 SentinelOne CEO downplays takeover talk, calls Wiz “a nice little startup.” Tomer Weingarten was speaking after the cybersecurity company he founded raised its full-year forecast

Science & Technology | Science

What are fast radio bursts? | Space

Fast radio bursts — fleeting blasts of energy that are brighter than entire galaxies — remain mysterious. Here's what we know (and don't know) about FRBs.

Politics | Climate Change

1,600 Scientists Humiliate the Climate Ghouls Once and for All –

The report starts with a proposition everyone with an ounce of gray matter agrees with: Scientists should study science and politicians should stay out of it.

Politics | Politics

Bret and Heather 188th DarkHorse Podcast Livestream: Play the Hand You Are Dealt

In this 188th in a series of live discussions with Bret Weinstein and Heather Heying (both PhDs in Biology), we discuss the state of the world through an evolutionary lens. In this episode we discuss

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Aug. 28, 2023

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Aug. 28, 2023 Israel’s usual high summer temperatures may explain why so many Israelis are indoors energetically working on innovations to make a better world.  Renewable energy developments include relea

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CTECH: Latest Innovation & Technology News Aug. 25, 2023

CTECH: Latest Innovation & Technology News Aug. 25, 2023 Why did Jensen Huang credit an Israeli company for Nvidia’s remarkable success? The CEO of Nvidia directly credited the purchase of Israeli company Mellanox as an important part of the success

Pets & Animals | Animals

Rare spotless giraffe born at Tennessee zoo believed to be only one in the world | Fox News

Brights Zoo in Limestone, Tennessee, has welcomed a rare solid-colored reticulated giraffe into its family. Now, zoo officials are asking for help naming the baby giraffe.

News | News

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Aug. 20, 2023

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Aug. 20, 2023 I may have taken an extended holiday recently, but Israel’s innovators and high achievers certainly haven’t. The 50 positive articles in my latest newsletter are some of the best, but o

Pets & Animals | Animals!

Can Dogs See in the Dark? Everything We Know About How Dogs See at Night

When the sun goes down, what does your pup see? We talked to veterinarians to find out how much dogs can see in the dark.

Science & Technology | Technology

The buttons on Zenith’s original ‘clicker’ TV remote were a mechanical marvel - The Verge

The Space Command is an elegant Star Trek-esque gadget that pioneered a battery-less way of controlling the television.  

Science & Technology | Science

10 Facts About Neutrinos, the Weirdest Particles in the Universe

Trillions of neutrinos zoom through you every second. Here's what you should know about these mysterious, nearly mass-less subatomic particles.

Politics | Opinion

Boycotting Israeli science harms everybody

  As Israelis further test the enduring stamina of their democratic principles this week on the issue of judicial reform,

Science & Technology | Science

The closest planet to Earth? Probably not the one you’re thinking of

There has recently been some confusion over which of the planets of the Solar System is closest to Earth.

News | News

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel July 16, 2023

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel July 16, 2023 This newsletter edition is entitled “Chai-Tech”, merging the term “Hi-Tech” with “Chai” – the Hebrew word for “Living” / “Lives”. T

Politics | Op-Ed

Electric Cars Are a Scam

The left likes to treat skeptics of electrical cars as if they were Luddites. Truth is, making an existing product less efficient but more expensive doesn't really meet the definition of innovation.

News | News

TAU: Discovery that may Lead to Personalized Medicine for Infectious Diseases

TAU: Discovery that may Lead to Personalized Medicine for Infectious Diseases   Personalized medicine exists today in a subset of diseases such as cancer, but there is almost no use of personal medicine tools in the field of infectious diseases. Base

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Yes, You Can Control Your Dreams: The Strange Science of Lucid Dreaming | Discover Magazine

Once dismissed as a new age fad, lucid dreaming has gained attention as a possible performance enhancer and therapeutic tool.

Advice & Self-Help | Couples and Relationship Support

The power of science communication: 5 questions for Heather Berlin

This neuroscientist is combining research, clinical work, and communication skills to bring science into popular culture

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

Mars helicopter Ingenuity phones home, breaking 63-day silence

NASA's Mars helicopter Ingenuity has phoned home after 63 days of silence, and all appears to be well with the little rotorcraft.

Science & Technology | Science

Quantum computers could overtake classical ones within 2 years, IBM 'benchmark' experiment shows

A new experiment by IBM computers shows that quantum computers could soon outperform classical digital computers at practical tasks in the next two years.

News | News

What Really Happens When A Sub Implodes

Just what is an implosion and what would happen if you were unfortunate enough to be caught in one? Science has the answers and we've collected the info here.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Have Scientists Solved Stephen Hawking's Black Hole Paradox?

Scientists say they solved the Hawking information paradox, which states that information can neither be emitted from a black hole or preserved inside forever.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Entangled quantum circuits further disprove Einstein's concept of local causality

A group of researchers led by Andreas Wallraff, Professor of Solid State Physics at ETH Zurich, has performed a loophole-free Bell test to disprove the concept of "local causality" formulated by Albert Einstein in response to quantum mechanics.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Google Quantum AI braids non-Abelian anyons for the first time

Our intuition tells us that it should be impossible to see whether two identical objects have been swapped back and forth, and for all particles observed to date, that has been the case. Until now.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Scientists Actually Built a Working Tractor Beam: How It Works

Scientists built a working tractor beam—the first example of one that pulls objects visible to the naked eye. That's a huge deal.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Scientists believe they have discovered a portal to the Fifth Dimension

In a new study, scientists say that a particle that links to a fifth dimension can explain dark matter. (The previous article has been up...

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Voyager 2 Gets a Life-Extending Power Boost in Deep Space | WIRED

The NASA team hopes the iconic spacecraft and its twin can continue taking data beyond the solar system past their 50th birthdays.

Science & Technology | Science

White Dwarf Star Enters Its Crystallization Era, Turning Into A 'Cosmic Diamond'

To us, stars may resemble cut jewels, glittering coldly against the velvet darkness of the night sky.

Science & Technology | Science

After Going to Space, You Need to Spend At Least Three Years on Earth Recovering From Brain Damage

A new study shows and it can take as long as 3 years on Earth to recover from brain swelling suffered in space.

Politics | Gender Insanity

Poll: Support For Gender Binary Increases In America

A new poll released by the Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI) reveals that an increasing majority of Americans support the idea that there are only two genders.

News | News

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel June 4, 2023

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel June 4, 2023 Our world is far from being perfect. It’s therefore inspiring to see that so many of the articles in this week’s Positive Israel newsletter feature Israelis who are determined to make th

Science & Technology | Science

Scientists X-ray a Single Atom for the First Time

It took quantum tunneling and a particle accelerator to get the job done

Science & Technology | Science

12 Billion Miles Away: NASA’s Voyager 2 Continues Science Quest With Innovative Power Strategy

The plan will keep Voyager 2’s science instruments turned on a few years longer than previously anticipated, enabling yet more revelations from interstellar space. Launched in 1977, the Voyager 2 spacecraft is more than 12 billion miles (20 billion kilome

Politics | Covid 19

Unfollow the Science: 300 COVID Articles Pulled, Many Over Lack of Ethical Standards

More than 300 COVID-19-related articles have been retracted — long after they’d done their damage — due to a lack of scientific truthfulness and ethical guidelines, according to Retraction Watch...

Politics | Climate Change

‘No Correlation’: Steve Milloy Slams Climate Alarmists’ Extreme Weather Claims

As usual, climate alarmists need to chill out. Junk Science’s Steve Milloy slammed recent scare-mongering that man-made climate change is supposedly causing increasing extreme weather events. “There i...

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel 5/21/23

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel 5/21/23 The upcoming Jewish festival of Shavuot (Pentecost) celebrates the Revelation at Mount Sinai. Appropriately, Israelis have been revealing more innovations and activities to benefit humanity. Recent medic

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

Sounds Mount Everest Makes At Night Explained In Netflix Documentary

There's an interesting reason why Mount Everest makes seriously disturbing sounds at night. Find out more here...

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Reflection Questions - As assigned in Nature's Prose, Spring 2012 - by Heather Heying

Eleven years ago, I taught Nature’s Prose, a full-time academic program for first-year college students. Field trips, curricular activities, and readings were diverse and unusual, and assignments included five sets of “Reflection Questions” on which, every second Thursday, I asked students to think and write.

Science & Technology | Science

The Milky Way galaxy may be a different shape than we thought

New measurements suggest that the traditional view of the Milky Way as a galaxy with four major spiral arms could be wrong.

Science & Technology | Science

Neuroscientists Finally Understand An Elusive Mechanism Involved in Memory Creation

Researchers may have pinpointed the spot where brains store memories, which could help develop new neurological drugs.

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel May/14/23

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel May/14/23 Israel should be the first country to go to for solutions to the world’s biggest problems. In medical matters, its First Aid is second to none. In the latest Positive Israel newsletter, Israeli d

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Boom! Astronomers just watched the largest explosion in space rage for 3 years

The blast lasted for three years and is over ten times as powerful as the brightest supernova .

Entertainment | Miscellanneous Trek

All The Technology Star Trek Predicted Accurately

"Star Trek" has long captivated audiences worldwide with its vision of the future. Here are all of the real technologies that "Star Trek" predicted accurately.

Health & Fitness | Health

Here's what happens to the brain when you have a concussion.

Here's a video of what happens to the brain when you have a concussion.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

This goofy-looking fish was found 27,000 feet deep | Popular Science

'We have spent over 15 years researching these deep snailfish; there is so much more to them than simply the depth.'

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

NASA scientists claim warp drive may soon become reality

Warp drive is said to possess the capability of having a propulsion system that can travel faster than light speed travel.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Bajau people 'evolved bigger spleens' for free-diving - BBC News

In an example of human natural selection, Asia's Bajau people have evolved bigger spleens for diving.

Politics | Politics

How the ‘Unvaccinated’ Got It Right

Scott Adams is the creator of the famous cartoon strip, Dilbert. It is a strip whose brilliance derives from ...

Miscellaneous | Judaism

How the Universe Came to Be: Torah and Science

Religion is often accused of explaining a scientific discovery after the
fact. But the record on how the universe came to
be presents a different sequence of events.

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

NASA's black hole animation is jaw-dropping

NASA released a new black hole animation that shows the colossal size of black holes compared to our solar system and other cosmic objects.

Science & Technology | Technology

‘Godfather of AI’ quits Google with regrets and fears about his life’s work - The Verge

Geoffrey Hinton, whose trailblazing work on neural networks won him the ‘Nobel Prize of computing’ has quit Google to speak freely about the risks of AI now that Google and Microsoft on locked in fierce competition that might be impossible to stop.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Brain Activity Decoder Can Reveal Stories in People’s Minds - UT News

News, stories, and opinions on science, technology, health, education, business, policy, campus life, and more from The University of Texas at Austin.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Watch a rocket-powered spaceplane fly for the first time

After flying for the first time on March 29, Dawn Aerospace’s rocket-powered spaceplane, the Mk-II Aurora, flew again the very next day.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Alignment of galaxies millions of light years away supports general relativity

Scientists from research institutions including Kyoto University have confirmed that the intrinsic alignments of galaxies have characteristics that allow it to be a powerful probe of dark matter and dark energy on a cosmological scale.

Pets & Animals | Animals

Do Cats Remember People? | Daily Paws

Do cats remember people? There are numerous reasons to believe they do, especially with humans they bond with regularly. An animal behavior expert explains.

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

How a Guy From a Montana Trailer Park Overturned 150 Years of Biology - The Atlantic

Biology textbooks tell us that lichens are alliances between two organisms—a fungus and an alga. They are wrong.

Science & Technology | Science

How Music Can Prevent Cognitive Decline

Listening to or practicing music had positive implications on cognitive decline in older adults by stimulating the production of gray matter in key brain areas, a new study reveals.

News | News

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel April 16, 2023

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel April 16, 2023 It’s hard to be positive when a tragedy occurs such as that to Lucy (Leah) Dee and her daughters Maia and Rina. All I can report is that the organs Lucy donated have benefited five Israelis

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

The Brain’s Support Cells May Play a Key Role in OCD

A newly discovered cellular mechanism that involves astrocytes, as well as neurons, appears to be involved in repetitive behaviors and OCD.

Science & Technology | Science

2 newfound black holes are the closest ever to Earth and like nothing seen before

The two black holes lie just 1,560 and 3,800 light-years from our planet, respectively.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

What is the double-slit experiment, and why is it so important?

The double-slit experiment is one of the most important demonstrations in quantum physics, and it completely upends what we thought we knew about reality.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Radical NASA Propulsion Concept Could Reach Interstellar Space in Under 5 Years : ScienceAlert

A newly proposed propulsion system could theoretically beam a heavy spacecraft to outside the confines of our Solar System in less than 5 years – a feat that took the historic Voyager 1 probe 35 years to achieve.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Leonardo da Vinci Was Jewish - Tablet Magazine

Italian historian Carlo Vecce set out to debunk rumors of da Vinci’s foreign origins, but a newly discovered document changed his mind

News | News

Tel Aviv U – Demonstrates Innovative Technology Alternative for Psychiatric Meds

Tel Aviv U – Demonstrates Innovative Technology Alternative for Psychiatric Meds An innovative technology-driven treatment was found to be as effective as psychiatric medications like Cipralex A new clinical trial conducted at Tel Aviv University ha

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Scientists find secret ingredient in da Vinci paintings

It was originally believed to have been from contamination, but researchers now say it was intentional.

Entertainment | Entertainment

William Shatner documentary 'You Can Call Me Bill' will help expand access to space

The non-profit organization Space For Humanity will receive 25% of the proceeds from the new William Shatner documentary "You Can Call Me Bill."

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

‘First To the Moon’: Documentary Commemorates Apollo 8, First Flight to Leave Earth Orbit – PJ Media

Apollo 11 was the epitome of a world-defining event. Everybody who was alive in 1969 remembers Neil Armstrong saying, “That’s one small step for [a] man, one giant leap for mankind.” Similarly, the ne...

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

How a magician-mathematician revealed a casino loophole - BBC Future

When a gang of gambling cheats sussed out how to beat the house, they inadvertently highlighted a loophole from a shuffled deck. It took a magician-turned-mathematician to reveal how.

Politics | Politics

CDC Director Rochelle Walensky claiming vaccinated people can't spread COVID-19

In testimony to U.S. Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on May 19, 2021 CDC Director Rochelle Walensky claimed: "Data have demonstrated even if you were to get infected during post-vaccination, you can’t give it to anyone else."

Miscellaneous | Other Stuff

DNA From Beethoven's Hair Reveals a Surprise Almost 200 Years Later : ScienceAlert

One stormy Monday in March, 1827, the German composer Ludwig von Beethoven passed away after a protracted illness.

Science & Technology | Science

Astronauts that hibernate on long spaceflights is not just for sci-fi. We could test it in 10 years.

First hibernation studies with human subjects could be feasible within a decade, a European Space Agency (ESA) researcher thinks.

Politics | Politics

Fauci vs. Fauci

A compilation of countless lies and contradictions on Gain of Function, Lab Leak Theory, Masks, Lockdowns, Vaccine Side Effects and Masks.

Science & Technology | Science

Researchers Discover Unknown Molten Layer Below Earth’s Surface

Scientists have recently discovered that there is a layer of partly molten rock under the surface of earth’s crust—a discovery crucial to understanding the movement of tectonic plates.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Salicylates and Pandemic Influenza Mortality, 1918–1919 Pharmacology, Pathology, and Historic Evidence

Abstract. The high case-fatality rate—especially among young adults—during the 1918–1919 influenza pandemic is incompletely understood. Although late deaths sho

Science & Technology | Science

Mars Mystery: Almost Perfectly Circular Sand Dunes - Videos from The Weather Channel

The High-Resolution Imaging Experiment, or HiRISE, aboard the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter spotted the dunes as it studied how frost thaws at the end of Mar’s winter. - Videos from The Weather Channel | weather.com

Science & Technology | Science

Boom! Japanese astronomer catches meteorite smashing into the moon (video)

Japanese astronomer Daichi Fujii captured the telltale flash of a meteorite impacting the moon, causing a brief flash on our celestial neighbor's nightside.

Health & Fitness | Masks

The Real Science on Masks: They Make No Difference

Face coverings do nothing to reduce the spread of Covid, according to a new, gold standard scientific review.

Science & Technology | Tech

SpaceX rolls out rocket for NASA's Crew-6 astronaut launch (photos)

The Falcon 9 rocket and its Crew Dragon Endeavour will launch on Monday, Feb. 27.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

NASA to launch Israel’s first space telescope in 2026

Israel’s first space telescope will enter geostationary orbit in 2026, where it will scan the universe for events such as stars colliding or exploding and the impact of giant black holes, the Weizmann Institute of Science announced Tuesday.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israeli scientists test new approach to treat Alzheimer's

Researchers develop molecule that helps prevent the reduced metabolic mechanism associated with disease, preventing cognitive skill decline in mice.

Science & Technology | Science

'Hidden' planet at edge of our solar system could be five times the size of Earth

Scientists believe that a huge planet which has never been seen by astronomers could be lurking, almost invisibly, at the dark edges of our solar system.

Science & Technology | Science

CO 2 Breath Control (Regulation of Respiration): O2 vs. CO2

CO2 Breath Control (Regulation of Respiration): O2 vs. CO2 : Oxygen and carbon dioxide are major factors in breath control or regulation of respiration

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SpaceX's interplanetary rocket fires up engines in unprecedented test | CNN Business

SpaceX attempted to ignite all 33 engines in a test fire of its gargantuan Super Heavy rocket booster. The trial marks the company's first static fire test for what is expected to be the most powerful launch vehicle ever built.

Science & Technology | Science

Part of The Sun Has Broken Off And Formed a Vortex... What The Heck Is Going on?

For all that the Sun is a ubiquitous and vital part of our lives, a lot about it remains baffling.

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CTECH: Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Feb. 9, 2023

CTECH: Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Feb. 9, 2023 She-VC | “Our philosophy is that a woman shouldn’t have to give up on anything to pursue her career.” Shelly Hod Moyal and Mor Assia, Co-CEOs and founding partners at iAngels, tell

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See the green comet near Mars in the night sky this week

Comet C/2022 E3 (ZTF) will be close to Mars in the Taurus constellation from Feb. 9 through Feb. 14, making it easier to locate as it dims in the night sky.

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Neuroscientists listened in on people’s brains for a week. They found order and chaos.

The study shows that our brains exist between chaos and stability—a finding that could be used to help tweak them either way.

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Feb. 5, 2023

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Feb. 5, 2023 This week’s newsletter is packed with life-enhancing creations from the minds of Israeli scientists, entrepreneurs and innovators. Cell therapy to fix genetic diseases; Artificial Intelligence

Science & Technology | Climate

The Climate Alarmist’s TRUE Fear

By Andy May Is it just me, or are the climate alarmists more unhinged than usual lately? Al Gore screaming about boiling oceans and rain bombs is just part of it. As Eric Worral has reported, the BBC blamed global warming for the lack of snow, just after

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Randomized controlled trials: masks do nothing

Cochrane Library, an extremely well-regarded service that aggregates a database of high-quality medical studies and analyzes them, has published a new analysis of randomized controlled trials on physi...

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Green comet flaunts its tail in dazzling deep space photo

A new image from astrophotographer Miguel Claro shows a close-up view of comet C/2022 E3 (ZTF) on Jan. 22, 2023 immersed in a colorful starfield.