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'Aliens tried to save America from nuclear war': UFOs shot at missiles in White Sands to protect Earth, claims former astronaut

• <b>Comment made by Edgar Mitchell, the sixth man to walk on the moon</b> <b></b>• <b><br>He says UFO stories from high-ranking military officials back up claim</b> <b></b>• <b><br>'Test missiles</b> …

Here's What We Actually Know About The Dangers Of Pot

As told by real scientists who evaluated real scientific research and oh my god is anyone else hungry?

'Super batteries' to be 3D printed from graphene ink

Manchester Metropolitan University is embarking on a project to 3D print "super batteries" from graphene ink.<p>Wonder material graphene has been widely …

Graphene

Scientists Discover a New Part of the Human Body

<i>Sponsored Links</i><p>by Jordan Rosenfeld <br>mentalfloss<p>When you woke up this morning, you did so with an entirely new body part—at least in the eyes of …

Discovery Paves Way for New Kinds of Superconducting Electronics

June 22, 2015<p>By Kim McDonald<p>Physicists at UC San Diego have developed a new way to control the transport of electrical currents through …

Living on Other Planets: What Would It Be Like?

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live on the moon? What about Mars, or Venus or Mercury? We sure have and that's why we decided to …

Astronomy

Big Rip: how the universe could tear itself to shreds

It started with a Big Bang and it'll end with a Big Rip. Maybe.<p>A new mathematical model has been revealed that supports the idea that the universe …

Universe

WATCH: FREE MOVIE Lloyd Pye: Where Did We Come From?

Lloyd Pye attempts to answer the ultimate question that our ancestors and we have been asking for years, where did humans really come from? This very …

Meet the ‘living dead’: Forensic scientists’ new weapon

The bacteria in and on our bodies can betray some of our deepest secrets – even after we die. Linda Geddes investigates.<p>In the seconds after you breathe your last breath, the living dead take over. Now that your blood no longer flows, oxygen levels within your body plummet and degrading chemical …

Biology

Scientists: Ted Cruz's Climate Theories Are a "Load of Claptrap"

Last night, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), a probable candidate for the GOP presidential nomination, shared his thoughts about climate change with …

Global Warming

Detection of mini black holes at the LHC could indicate parallel universes in extra dimensions

If mini black holes are detected at the LHC, then it would arguably support several ideas: parallel universes, extra dimensions, string theory, and …

Physics

Robotic Spider Dress Powered By Intel Smart Wearable Technology

<b>Smart Spider Dress, powered by Intel Edison, blends fashion with robotics and wearable technology to express the wearer’s emotions and protect their</b> …

Terminator-inspired tech could give traditional 3D printing a run for its money

If you've had a filling or other similar types of dental work done in the past decade or so, your dentist may have filled in voids in your teeth with …

3D Printing

Sustainable Food in the City: 10 Smart Urban Farm Designs

The world’s largest indoor farm has already proven just how amazingly successful food production can be outside of standard agricultural setups, and …

The Science of Near-Death Experiences

Empirically investigating brushes with the afterlife<p>Near-death experiences have gotten a lot of attention lately. The 2014 movie <i>Heaven Is for Real</i>, about a young boy who told his parents he had visited heaven while he was having emergency surgery, grossed a respectable $91 million in the United …

University of Michigan

How to Prevent the Next Ebola

In a pair of editorials, Bill Gates lays out a plan to fight outbreaks on a global scale.<p>Brian D'Cruz, a Virginia emergency-room doctor, spent the winter volunteering in a Doctors Without Borders Ebola treatment center in Conakry, Guinea. One of the myriad obstacles he encountered was that the …

Disease

Discovery of 'Foreign' DNA in Human Genome Challenges Darwin's Theory

<b>How will the scientific community deal with these new anomalies?</b><p>Scientists are now finding clues as to the beginning of the creation of Earth. …

Do Microbes Get Stressed?

Welcome back. Here is the second part of my three-part series on stress, in which I explore whether the organisms I talk about most on this blog—plants, microbes, and insects—get stressed out. For more on why I’m doing this, check out last week’s post about plant stress.<p>This week I’ve been thinking …

Microbiology

DNA Nanobots Set To Seek and Destroy Cancer Cells In Human Trial

This year, researchers hope that tiny robots built entirely of DNA will help save a critically ill leukemia patient. These DNA nanobots are designed …

Cancer Cells

Islamic State blamed for Tunisia attack after killing of Libyan cell leader

Twenty people were killed after gunmen attacked Tunisia's national museum including French, Polish and South African tourists<p><b>Up to 17 tourists killed in Tunisia as hostages freed by counter-terror forces - latest</b><p><b>Islamic State</b> militants were blamed on Wednesday night for a <b>massacre of 20 foreign</b> …

Nanotubes: Like carbon fiber, but 20 times stronger

They're the stiffest, strongest material known to man, and they could revolutionize car design forever.<p>Now that carbon-fiber composites have migrated from the world of blank-check motorsports to semiaffordable production cars such as the BMW i3 and Chevrolet Corvette, what's next? Is there another …

Nanotech

How The Sync Project Will Use Music as Data-Driven Therapy

Music can have various psychological effects on us: numerous studies conclude that certain genres can enhance our moods, boost concentration, trigger emotional reactions or pump up our energy levels. We also have specific musical tastes and preferences – but why do we like some songs more than …

Front-Facing Camera

FEMA won’t give money to states that don’t plan for climate change

Climate deniers like Rick Scott just may be forced to reconsider their anti-science opinions<p>Rick Scott may have found a way of making climate denial state policy, but the Florida governor is going to have a hard time ignoring this. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) just updated its …

Climate

Jupiter's Moon Ganymede Has a Salty Ocean with More Water Than Earth

A salty ocean is lurking beneath the surface of Jupiter's largest moon, Ganymede, scientists using the Hubble Space Telescope have found.<p>The ocean on …

Astronomy

The 16 Most Bizarre And Beautiful Homes We've Ever Seen

A look at one-of-a-kind homes.<p>As homeowners shift toward more sustainable, off-the-grid, DIY habitats, unique homes are inevitable. Here we look at 16 innovative, bizarre, and one-of-a-kind homes and what makes them stand out.

Victoria (Australia)

'Northern lights' observed on Mars

<b>A Nasa spacecraft orbiting the Red Planet has detected a mysterious aurora that reaches deep into the Martian atmosphere.</b><p>The Maven mission observed these "Christmas lights" for five days leading up to 25 December last year.<p>Scientists have also discovered a dust cloud at high altitude, which does …

Astronomy

Pay attention, climate deniers: Earth just experienced its warmest winter on record

Senator Inhofe and company should try looking beyond D.C.<p>Sen. James Inhofe's infamous climate-denying stunt, in which he held up a snowball on the senate floor as "proof" that global warming is a hoax, wasn't just, as President Obama described it, disturbing. It was also extremely narrow-minded, as …

Global Warming

New genetic map of the UK shows which invasions created Britain's DNA

Britain has a long history of invasions: over the past two millennia, various armies from the Romans to the Anglo-Saxons conquered the bulk of the British Isles. A new genetic analysis of the country has revealed which invading force had the greatest impact on its DNA.<p>Britons share the most DNA …

Archaeology

Scientists Claim to Solve Riddle of Life’s Chemical Origins

Chemistry

How dark matter could cause mass extinctions - Futurity

A new study links Earth's movement through dark matter with mass extinction events, such as volcanic eruptions and comet strikes.

Dark Matter