Andrew Tursi

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Scientists Observe Earth's Mysterious Hum on the Ocean Floor

Even in the absence of giant earthquakes, this planet is still emitting a quiet hum. Researchers have measured it at the ocean’s depths.<p>Scientists …

There's a Reason Time Seems to Speed Up as You Age - But It's Possible to Slow It Down

Stop the ride, we want to get off.<p>Ask an older person to recall their most vivid memories, and there's a good chance that many of them will come from …

Scientists Find the Chemical That Suppresses Unwanted Thoughts in the Brain

When there's not enough of it, unwanted memories take over.<p>The brain does what it can to suppress unwanted thoughts, but we often end up wrestling …

Dogs really do put on 'puppy eyes' to get what they want

Have you ever wondered whether your pooch is trying to tell you something by giving you puppy dog eyes?<p>Well, scientists believe that our canine friends really are attempting to communicate using that pout or those irresistible pleading eyes.<p>Researchers found that dogs raise their eyebrows when they …

Google's Machine Learning Software Has Learned to Replicate Itself

Oh good.<p>Back in May, Google revealed its AutoML project; artificial intelligence (AI) designed to help them create other AIs.<p>Now, Google has …

Machine Learning

Have Scientists Found a Way to 'Turbocharge' the Human Brain?

Science<p>In preliminary research, people learned faster and made fewer mistakes when a particular brain region was electrically stimulated.<p><i>In brief:</i> <i>What if you could improve your mental aptitude and performance by directly stimulating specific parts of the brain? That's what a team of researchers</i> …

Three ideas about time that will bend your mind - Science News - ABC News

According to some of the latest physics, time isn't exactly what we think it is. In fact, it may not even exist at all!<p>When our best scientific …

Trump’s Threats on Health Law Hide an Upside: Gains Made by Some Insurers

It has not been a market for the faint of heart.<p>Supporters of the Affordable Care Act achieved a major victory this past week when, thanks to cajoling and arm-twisting by state regulators, the last “bare” county in America — in rural Ohio — found an insurer willing to sell health coverage through …

How Does Earth Move Through Space? Now We Know, On Every Scale

Ask a scientist for our cosmic address, and you’ll get quite a mouthful. Here we are, on planet Earth, which spins on its axis and revolves around the Sun, which orbits in an ellipse around the center of the Milky Way, which is being pulled towards Andromeda within our local group, which is being …

Associated Press News

To bin or not to bin? How to tell if these 10 foods are safe to eat (regardless of their use-by date)

Customers should implement a "sniffing test" instead of relying on use-by dates for certain foods, according to Wrap, the Government's food waste group.<p>A report from Wrap found that supermarkets are encouraging people to throw food in the bin earlier than necessary by using potentially misleading …

Craig Venter Mapped The Genome. Now He's Trying To Decode Death

<b>THE WORLD’S MOST EXTREME</b> physical exam starts in the world’s plushest exam room, complete with a couch, a private bathroom and a teeming fruit plate. It will be my home for an entire day. First come the blood tests, vial after vial. Then two 35-minute sessions in an MRI tube, where REM and U2 try …

Cleveland Clinic