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The Human Brain Can Create Structures in Up to 11 Dimensions

"We found a world that we had never imagined."<p>Last year, neuroscientists used a classic branch of maths in a totally new way to peer into the …

The Brain

The Most Sensitive Dark Matter Detector Releases Its First Results

Around eighty-five percent of the matter scientists have detected in the universe comes from something we can’t feel or see. It’s a seemingly …

Light-Based Laptops Can Run A Staggering 20 Times Faster

For the past four decades, the electronics industry has been driven by what is called “Moore’s Law,” which is not a law but more an axiom or …

Elon Musk's masterplan for humanity's future is beyond your wildest sci-fi dreams

Elon Musk is about to become a CEO of another company. Yes, the guy who's already the CEO of Tesla and SpaceX will take on lead duty at a new company …

Humans Can Now "Print" Genetic Code and Engineer Life

We have learned how to manipulate the code of life. Why this hasn’t received more attention is beyond me.<p>Synthetic Biology is a multidisciplinary …

Biology

We May Finally Have a Way of Mass Producing Graphene

The Miracle Material for All<p>Hailed as the future’s 2D miracle material, graphene has remarkable applications. Graphene is essentially a one-atom …

Was It Wrong for Scientists to Create a Pig-Human Hybrid Embryo?

Scientists at the Salk Institute in California have created a part-human, part-pig embryo. Bioethicist Arthur Caplan told us about the ethical concerns involved in mixing human and animal DNA.<p>An experiment reported on Thursday in <i>Cell</i>, a peer-reviewed scientific journal, announced a purported …

U.S. scientists create metallic hydrogen, a possible superconductor, ending quest

CHICAGO (Reuters) - U.S. scientists have succeeded in squeezing hydrogen so intensely that it has turned into a metal, creating an entirely new material that might be used as a highly efficient electricity conductor at room temperatures.<p>The discovery, published in the journal Science on Thursday, …

Chemistry