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Scientists Discover 'Treasure Trove' Of Earth-Sized Planets Orbiting Nearby Dwarf Star

It could be our best chance of finding alien life.<p>WASHINGTON — To the delight of science enthusiasts, NASA has announced the discovery of seven Earth-sized planets orbiting a single star a mere 39 light-years away.<p>In a highly anticipated press conference Wednesday, the space agency provided details …

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17 Profound Quotes From The Dalai Lama That Will Make You Realize That Kindness and Compassion is the Only Answer

The Dalai Lama is one of the most inspirational spiritual teachers living today. From the age of 16, he was inducted with enormous responsibility in …

A minimalist explains how a psychological trick called 'the beginner's mind' could make your life easier

A lot of joy could be found with the same practice.<p>And it is simple: practice seeing life with a beginner's mind.<p>I'm stealing this of course from Zen Buddhism's shoshin and Shunryu Suzuki's "Zen Mind Beginner's Mind," and I've written about it numerous times. But it's more fundamental than most …

Why you need to pay attention to the rise of 'Atlanta' star Lakeith Stanfield

"Last time I came here and landed at the airport there were about three people there with my headshot asking me to sign my autograph," Stanfield told Business Insider over the weekend. "This time I get here there are about 50 people and there were so many things I had to sign my wrist was getting …

The Carter Documentary Showed Us How Small Lil Wayne’s World Was

The erstwhile film illuminated Wayne’s dedication, and its price.<p>Before Lil Wayne angrily dismissed the Black Lives Matter movement in an early …

10 Biggest Scientific Achievements of 2016

2016 was a fantastic year for scientific discovery and achievement. Taking a look back at the biggest scientific achievements over the last 12 …

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Science can’t be driven by ideology: Why you should be worried about Donald Trump’s climate change search

<b>AP10ThingsToSee - Members of the glaciology unit of Peru's national water authority walk on the Pastoruri glacier in Huaraz, Peru, Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014. (AP)</b><p>Fears of a purge have been raised at the Department of Energy. But what happens when science conflicts with belief?<p>Paul N. Edwards<p>December …

Gravitational waves, lab-grown bones and bullet-shredding foam: The year in science

But turn your attention to the scientific landscape and things look a lot more hopeful. This was the year in which we took gene editing to new …

Photos: Incredible New Species Discovered in 2016

1 of 11<p>New species<p>Would you like to cross paths with a hairy tarantula from Colombia or a Thai newt that looks like a "Star Trek" Klingon?<p>If the …

Here are the qualifications of all 13 people who served as Secretary of Energy before Rick Perry

That's all in addition, of course, to maintaining the nation's nuclear arsenal.<p>Unlike those who've filled the role before him for the last decade, Perry has no scientific background. He also once forgot the name of the Energy Department on a debate stage, the now-famous "Oops" gaffe that helped end …

Trump wasn’t elected as a culture warrior. He may govern as one.

Among other moves, Republicans may use religious-freedom laws to curtail LGBTQ rights<p>Before the election, it was common to hear experts say the “culture wars” were over, and that the left had won. True, there were debates about how progressives could most effectively consolidate their gains, and …

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The 100 Best Songs of 2016

In 2016, everything felt more intense. The most visible pop music was also some of the most political. The saddest songs came from people who passed away days after releasing them. Debut singles from some of the most anticipated releases sounded broken. One of the best songs of the year received …

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Scientists Have Made a Diamond That's Harder Than Diamond

Nature's toughest material just got upgraded.<p>When most people think about the hardest naturally occurring material on Earth, they think of diamonds - …

Engineering

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Orlando Nightclub Attack Was Deadliest Mass Shooting in U.S. History

Phelan M. Ebenhack—AP<p>Carlo Allegri—Reuters<p>Steve Nesius—Reuters<p>Christopher Morris—VII for TIME<p>David Goldman—AP<p>Christopher Morris—VII for …

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Brexit: All you need to know about the UK leaving the EU

<b>Here is an easy-to-understand guide to Brexit - beginning with the basics, then a look at the negotiations, followed by a selection of answers to questions we've been sent.</b><p>What's happening now?<p>The UK has voted to leave the European Union. It is scheduled to depart at 11pm UK time on Friday 29 …

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DNA clue to how humans evolved big brains

<b>Humans may in part owe their big brains to a DNA "typo" in their genetic code, research suggests.</b><p>The mutation was also present in our evolutionary "cousins" - the Neanderthals and Denisovans.<p>However, it is not found in humans' closest living relatives, the chimpanzees.<p>As early humans evolved, they …

Evolution

Giraffes face 'silent extinction' as population shrinks nearly 40%

The giraffe, the tallest land animal, is now at risk of extinction, biologists say.<p>Because the giraffe population has shrunk nearly 40 percent in just 30 years, scientists put it on the official watch list of threatened and endangered species worldwide, calling it “vulnerable.” That’s two steps up …

Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Multitask, According to an MIT Neuroscientist

<i>This article is part of</i> Tools of the Trade<i>, a weekly series in which a variety of experts share actionable tips for achieving fast and effective</i> …

Nigeria: Who's Running Boko Haram?

Boko Haram (file photo).<p>analysis<p>This past week, a dispute over the leadership of the Nigerian-based extremist group Boko Haram unfolded in what some …

Nigeria: Making Sense of Boko Haram's Factions - Who, How and Why?

Boko Haram.<p>analysis<p>How do Boko Haram's separate factions differ in term of operations and ideology?<p>The Islamist militant group Jamaat Ahlis Sunna …

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