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Can You Turn Fat into Muscle?

Simply put, your body can't turn fat into muscle. And the reverse is also true: Your body can't turn muscle into fat, either.<p>The reason? Fat and …

Magnets Move Blood Like Magneto, But Not in The Way You Think

We’ve all seen huge magnets do really incredible, showy things in TV and film. They helped to get Walter and Jesse out of a pinch in <i>Breaking Bad</i>, …

22 clothing items every man should own before he turns 30

We've rounded up 22 of the most important essentials that every guy should have by the time he turns the big three-oh.<p>If you're approaching or over 30, it might be time to go shopping.

Science says lasting relationships come down to 3 basic traits

Helen Fisher, biological anthropologist and author of "Anatomy of Love," put happy couples in long-term relationships into brain scanners. The results gave her an insight into what makes a relationship last.<p><b>Follow TI:</b>On Facebook

Did Humans Arrive in America a Hundred Thousand Years Earlier Than We Thought?

In 1992, Thomas Deméré, a paleontologist at the San Diego Natural History Museum, and several of his colleagues were called in to inspect an array of bones that had been unearthed by highway workers building Route 54, just south of the city. What turned up was the Pleistocene. The site was rich …

Anthropology

Is There a Link Between Our Minds and the Quantum World?

Consciousness is something that we know very little about but is often defined as being a person’s awareness of something. But, some scientists even …

Why scientists should start taking orgasm seriously

Orgasms are big business, but there’s surprising little scientific research being done into how they actually work. There are urgent reasons to fix this<p>As a DPhil student on a four-year funded programme, I had the rare luxury of a year to decide on the major focus of my research. After reading …

Science

'Unexpected' LHC discovery could rewrite our understanding of particle physics

Our set of rules describing particle physics may be under threat, according to results published by CERN.<p>Large Hadron Collider discovers five hidden …

Science: College Can Decrease Your Understanding of It. A Harvard Physicist Is Undoing the Damage

Studies show that traditional lectures tend to lower students' understanding of physics. Harvard professor Eric Mazur developed techniques that work, and innovators can learn from them.<p>If we want to improve our world, we need to know science--not just to solve problems, but to understand the …

Physics