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Physicists Prove That Spooky Action At a Distance Is Real

Entanglement is one of the strangest aspects of quantum mechanics, whereby two subatomic particles can be so closely connected that one can seem to …

Quantum Physics

The Truth About Your Brain

<b>Because the human brain is usually covered with a skull and scalp and hair and sometimes even a hat, we don't know much about it.</b> We know it looks like a cauliflower, but aside from that, it's mostly conjecture. For this reason, there have been many misconceptions about the brain. Popular Science …

183 scientists sign letter asking BMJ to retract its bogus nutrition investigation

The investigation has 'no place in the pages of a prominent scientific journal'<p>More than 180 scientists from around the world have signed a letter urging the <i>British Medical Journal</i> to retract its bogus investigation of the 2015 US dietary guidelines report. As <i>The Verge</i> previously reported, the …

Physics Still Hasn't Solved Some Everyday Mysteries

I spent several days in California last week (thus the lack of blogging), and spent most of Sunday flying back to Albany. I had my camera with me on the plane, and as we were descending into Albany, I used it to snap a few photos out the window, because the fall foliage was very pretty. In the …

Physics

Building Multidisciplinary Research Fields: The Cases of Materials Science, Nanotechnology and Synthetic Biology

Amos, M. 2006. <i>Genesis machines: The new science of biocomputing</i>. New York: Atlantic Books.Google Scholar<p>Barry A., Born, G., and G. Weszkalnys. 2008. …

'Werewolf' Cats Exist...and You Can Own One

Move over black cats, Halloween may have found a new featured feline.<p>A “creepy” new breed of cat called Lykoi -- Greek for “wolves” -- have made …

‘Frankensteinfeld’, An Animated Mashup of ‘Seinfeld’ and ‘Frankenstein’ About the Classic Monster Performing Stand-Up

<i>What’s the deal with fire? Fire bad? Why fire bad?</i><p>“Frankensteinfeld” by Fox Animation Domination High-Def is an animated mashup of <i>Seinfeld</i> and</i> …

Photographer Completely Transforms Herself into a New Character for Every Day of October

Photographer Amanda Chapman is a Christmas baby, but her favorite holiday has always been Halloween. In fact, the enthusiasm for this season has helped her and her family get through a rough period in their lives—in August 2012, Chapman’s husband, Greg, was diagnosed with cancer. As a mother of two …