Brian dos Santos

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ScienceAlert Deal: 8 Insanely Cool Things You Can Do With Raspberry Pi

Mine for Bitcoins.<p>If you've been living under a rock these last few years, you might have missed the huge interest in the tiny computers called …

BREAKING: Physicists Just Smashed a Quantum Light Measurement Limit

An achievement decades in the making.<p>Scientists have set a new record in optical measurements using photons, achieving a level of precision that …

The reason a calorie-restricted diet extends your lifespan is in your genes

You've probably seen some headlines in recent years heralding the correlation between a lowered caloric intake and increased lifespan. The topic has …

The 'Ivanka drop-by': Trump's not-so-secret meeting trick

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump has a longtime habit in high-profile meetings that's no "Art of the Deal" secret: a casual drop-by from daughter Ivanka Trump.<p>Take Wednesday's meeting with congressional leaders: Ivanka Trump, who also serves as a White House adviser, "entered the Oval Office to 'say …

This Garlicky Herb Condiment Is What Your Breakfast Has Been Missing

Although it looks like a classic basil pesto, proper attention should be paid to zhoug. This spicy, garlicky, herby paste is so exciting, after …

Researchers Have Discovered the Mechanism for Memory Retrieval

Where Memories Form<p>New research suggests that the subiculum, a part of the hippocampus that is rarely studied, is central to the memory retrieval …

Neuroscience

Researchers May Have Just Discovered an Entirely New State of Matter

Altered States<p>In a new study published in <i>Nature</i>, researchers lead by a team from the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) reveal that they may have …

Improving understanding of the quantum world with quantum dots

Quantum behavior plays a crucial role in novel and emergent material properties, such as superconductivity and magnetism. Unfortunately, it is still …

Scientists Just Revealed a Hidden Secret About The Sun's Inner Core

The beginning of new solar physics.<p>The innermost region of the Sun is hidden from our eyes, and it looks like this stealth has enabled the core to …

The Latest: 2 US troops killed in Afghanistan convoy attack

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The latest on developments in Afghanistan (all times local):<p>9:30 p.m.<p>The Pentagon says that two U.S. service members were …

Afghanistan

Image: Intense star formation in the Westerhout 43 region

Hidden from our sight, the Westerhout 43 star-forming region is revealed in full glory in this far-infrared image from ESA's Herschel space …

Scientists raise concerns about rise of 'ghost trees'

PORT REPUBLIC, N.J. (AP) -- They’re called "ghost forests" -- dead trees along vast swaths of coastline invaded by rising seas, something scientists …

Ecology

Gravity waves detected in Sun’s interior reveal rapidly rotating core

Scientists using the ESA/NASA SOHO solar observatory have found long-sought gravity modes of seismic vibration that imply the Sun’s core is rotating …

Solar Cycle

DNA discovery identifies living descendants of Biblical Canaanites

DNA research is shining new light on the Biblical Canaanite civilization, which existed thousands of years ago in the Middle East.<p>The ancient civilization, which created the first alphabet and is mentioned frequently in the Bible, has long fascinated historians. LiveScience reports that, because …

New magnetic topological semimetal for more efficient electronics

A recent discovery by a team of researchers led by Tulane University advances fundamental knowledge that could one day lead to more energy-efficient …