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Are Space And Time Quantized? Maybe Not, Says Science

Throughout the history of science, one of the prime goals of making sense of the Universe has been to discover what’s fundamental. Many of the things we observe and interact with in the modern, macroscopic world are composed of, and can be derived from, smaller particles and the underlying laws …

Quantum Mechanics

Why I’m Raising My Kids Without TV

It's not about screen time. It’s about sheltering them — in moderation.<p>We don’t have a TV, and we’re not getting one.<p>I could pretend it’s about …

Parenting

Elementary School Homework Probably Isn’t Good for Kids

A powerful combination of superstition and questionable research ensures young kids hit the books instead of just, you know, reading them.<p>Many …

When Panic Attacks Shrank My World

I still don’t understand how it happened. I had some sort of mental breakdown a year and a half ago. The “breakdown” was an intense dissociative …

Longing for a Roadmap In Merging My Personalities

<b>I have a dissociative disorder that includes multiple personalities.</b> Right now, with my psychologist’s help, <b>I am trying to merge us so we can be one</b> …

Mental Health

Proof Of 'God Playing Dice With The Universe' Found In The Sun's Interior

Deep inside the Sun’s interior, the fusion of lighter nuclei into heavier ones causes a tiny amount of mass to be lost, converted into energy via the famous <i>E = mc2</i>. At temperatures of 4,000,000 K or above, all the way up to 15,000,000 K in the Sun’s very center, hydrogen and helium isotopes build …

Physics

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X-ray laser turns molecule into tiny 'black hole' - Futurity

A single blast from the world's most powerful X-ray laser created a void in a molecule that pulled in electrons—kind of like a black hole eating …

Global Warming Creating Global Intelligence Gap Via Mind-Eating Parasites

For an affluent Western country, the United States has an usually high proportion of its people living in warm-to-tropical climates, which are …

Public Health

Can You Predict Your Scores on an Important Personality Test?

The Big Five model is a very big deal to psychologists, and has been for decades. At the moment, it is the most respected, widely studied method for …

Why Science Will Never Know Everything About Our Universe

The Universe itself may be finite or may be infinite; the jury is still out. But one thing is certain: the part that’s accessible to us is finite. Even with the expanding Universe, even with all the galaxies and stars and planet and molecules and atoms and subatomic particles in it, there’s only so …

Dark Matter

Vanadium Dioxide, A Metal That Conducts Electricity But Not Heat

Scientists have discovered “exotic electrical and thermal properties” in a material known as vanadium dioxide which may be applied to develop more …

Why The Most Productive People Do These Six Things Every Day

The secrets behind four-minute meetings and scrapping your to-do list.<p>Of all our available resources, everyone has the same number of hours in a day. Some, however, happen to get more done. Are they faster or smarter? Do they have more help? Perhaps. But they’ve also learned tricks that can help …

Introduction to Psychology: A Free Course from Yale University

Taught by Yale professor Paul Bloom, this course presents an Introduction to Psychology and tries to explain what makes us tick:<p>What do your dreams …

Psychology

Five beauty looks to copy this weekend

BEAUTY INSPIRATION<p><b>From Elsa Hosk’s cat-eye liner to Gisele’s wavy mane and Barbara Palvin’s wine-colored lips, browse this week's best hair and</b> …

Physicists Uncover Strange Numbers in Particle Collisions

At the Large Hadron Collider in Geneva, physicists shoot protons around a 17-mile track and smash them together at nearly the speed of light. It’s …

Why Our First Alien Encounter Could Happen Soon

We could discover life on the nearest Earth-like planets within the next ten years.<p>It’s one of the great questions of our age: Are we alone in the universe? A long line of films—from <i>Contact</i> to <i>Close Encounters of the Third Kind</i> to the latest entry, <i>Arrival</i>—have explored whether intelligent life is …

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New era of 'cut and paste' humans close as man injected with genetically-edited blood

A world where DNA can be rewritten to fix deadly diseases has moved a step closer after scientists announced they had genetically-edited the cells of a human for the first time using a groundbreaking technique.<p>A man in China was injected with modified immune cells which had been engineered to fight …