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Extending Einstein's spooky action for use in quantum networks

An international team, including researchers from Swinburne University of Technology, has demonstrated that the 1935 Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen (EPR) …

Quantum Mechanics

Earth entered new epoch on July 16 1945, say scientists

A new epoch known as the Anthropocene began when the first atomic bomb was detonated in the New Mexico in 1945, scientists believe<p>The world entered a new epoch on July 16 1945 when humans detonated the first atomic bomb, scientists have concluded.<p>Human behaviour now has such an enormous impact on …

23andMe is bringing its health reports — halted by the FDA — to the UK market

The same tests that the company isn't allowed to market in the US will be sold in the UK<p>23andMe, the genetics company, is expanding its Personal Genome Service to the UK market. Perhaps wary of the troubles that have plagued the company in the US, 23andMe notes in its UK press release that its …

HIV evolving 'into milder form'

<b>HIV is evolving to become less deadly and less infectious, according to a major scientific study.</b><p>The team at the University of Oxford shows the virus is being "watered down" as it adapts to our immune systems.<p>It said it was taking longer for HIV infection to cause Aids and that the changes in the …

Public Health

Why HIV is evolving to be less deadly

We think of viruses as trying to hurt or kill us - but in fact they're just evolving to stay alive and reproduce, and sometimes that means letting us live<p>If <b>the news that HIV is evolving to become less deadly</b> is true, then that is both good news and, in a sense, not unexpected. We tend to think of …

The role of genes in our sexual orientation - podcast

What do the latest studies into sexual orientation reveal? Plus, can we win the fight against Ebola in West Africa, and what threat does the virus really pose to people in Europe and the US?<p>What do the latest studies into our sexual orientation reveal?<br>Are there dangers in framing sexuality through …

43 Facts About Your Brain That Will Blow Your Mind

If this year's iPhone release taught us anything, it's that we're a society which craves new technology, jumping at the chance to replace last year's …

Nobel Prize

Ghost illusion created in the lab: Neuroscientists awaken 'ghosts' hidden inside the cortex (w/ Video)

Interesting experiment, not sure how they came to their conclusion though.<p>Expectation bias.<br>If you really want to find something, and you look hard …

Can A Smell-Emitting Fork Alter How We Savor Flavor?

The flavors we savor are never just about taste.<p>Our taste buds allow us to distinguish the basic characteristics of food, like sweet, salty, bitter and sour. But we use our noses to sense more subtle flavors. Our sense of smell is what allows us to savor fine wines, delicately seasoned broths and …

New Clock May End Time As We Know It

"My own personal opinion is that time is a human construct," says Tom O'Brian. O'Brian has thought a lot about this over the years. He is America's official timekeeper at the National Institute of Standards and Technology in Boulder, Colorado.<p>To him, days, hours, minutes and seconds are a way for …

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Pens Scathing Dissent On Texas Voter ID Law

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg issued a six-page dissent early Saturday morning, blasting the court's decision to allow Texas to use its new voter ID law in the November elections. She was joined in the dissent by Justices Elena Kagan and Sonia Sotomayor.<p>"The greatest threat to public …

Evidence Found Of A Particle That Is Its Own Antiparticle

In the future, the exotic particle could go into quantum computers.<p>There's a particle that physicists theorize exists that acts simultaneously as both matter and antimatter. Whoa! The particle is called the Majorana fermion, and a team of physicists is announcing today that it's seen some evidence …

Does stigma keep same-sex couples from talking about abuse? - Futurity

Researchers suspect domestic violence between same-sex couples may often go unreported because of the stigma attached to sexual orientation.

A TV News Anchor Announced His Terminal Cancer On Air, Said He'll Keep Working

Despite his prognosis, Dave Benton says he is at peace.

Ted Cruz can’t wait to run the Senate: The frightening reason why these midterms matter

Tea Party leader’s spoiling for another debt ceiling fight. It’s a sign of worse things to come if GOP wins control<p>Once again the House Republican leadership is trying to sneak through a piece of necessary legislation without it becoming a <i>whole big thing,</i> and once again Sen. Ted Cruz is "gathering" …

Cruz booed, walks off stage

Sen. Ted Cruz walked off the stage and left an event hosted by a Christian organization mid-speech after being booed on Wednesday night following comments praising Israel.<p>The Texas Republican senator and tea party icon was a keynote speaker at a Washington summit hosted by In Defense of Christians, …

Sexual assault legislation enforces affirmative consent

Jesse Franz / The Collegian<p>The California Senate took one step closer to transforming the way sexual assault is treated on college campuses Thursday, …

'Quantum jitter' to reveal if we live in a hologram - Futurity

Scientists on the Holometer experiment are trying to answer some seemingly odd questions, including whether or not we're living in a 2D hologram.

Holograms

Higgs Boson May Explain the Earliest Expansion of the Universe

Figure 1: The influence of the Higgs boson and its field (inset) on cosmological inflation could manifest in the observation of gravitational waves …

Physics

Associated Press News

Molecular engineers record an electron's quantum behavior

A team of researchers led by the University of Chicago has developed a technique to record the quantum mechanical behavior of an individual electron …

Specks of star dust likely first from beyond solar system | Reuters

CAPE CANAVERAL Fla. (Reuters) - A NASA spacecraft dispatched 15 years ago to collect samples from a comet also snared what scientists suspect are the first dust specks from interstellar space.<p>The Stardust Capsule Return is seen from NASA's DC-8 Airborne Laboratory during re-entry into Earth's …

A Temporary Tattoo to Track Your Workout and Charge Your Phone

Scientists have invented a biosensor that can monitor exercise and store electricity.<p><b>Researchers have developed a battery in the</b> form of a temporary tattoo that can monitor your workout and even make electricity from your sweat. Eventually, biobatteries like this may be able to charge your watch, …

Neil deGrasse Tyson Says Media Misled Over Speed Of Light Story

Were physicists all wrong about the speed of light? You might think so, given the stories posted recently about a new paper suggesting that light travels a bit more slowly than the 186,000-miles-a-second figure that's familiar to generations of science geeks.<p>The paper's author, University of …