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9 Hilarious Wedding Invitations That Simply Can’t Be Ignored

The expectation of a picture-perfect storybook wedding often turns what is supposed to be a beautiful time in two people’s lives into a stressful, …

White matter might matter much more than we thought

Look up ‘myelin’ in any neuroscience textbook and you’ll find something along these lines: It is a fatty substance that forms a sheath around axons, and gives the fibre bundles their white appearance when viewed under the microscope. The myelin sheath insulates the fibres, and helps them to carry …

Epigenetics 101: a beginner’s guide to explaining everything

Epigenetics is one of the hottest fields in the life sciences. It’s a phenomenon with wide-ranging, powerful effects on many aspects of biology, and enormous potential in human medicine. As such, its ability to fill in some of the gaps in our scientific knowledge is mentioned everywhere from …

Tornadoes: The Science Behind the Destruction

Atmospheric scientists aim to improve their forecasts.<p>At least 29 people are dead after a string of tornadoes hit states in the Southern and Midwestern U.S. over the past few days. The National Weather Service predicts more severe weather on Tuesday.<p>How tornadoes form and how they die is not fully …

Carl Sagan Writes a Letter to 17-Year-Old Neil deGrasse Tyson (1975)

Carl Sagan, the turtleneck-sporting astrophysicist from Cornell, was the greatest communicator of science of his generation. Not only did he publish …

Scientists Discovered the Egyptian Secret to Moving Huge Pyramid Stones

The question of just how an ancient civilization—without the help of modern technology—moved the 2.5 ton stones that made up their famed pyramids has …

Flying Car Moves from Science Fiction Toward Reality

Flying cars have long been the stuff of science fiction, though plenty of entrepreneurs and visionaries have struggled to make the concept a reality – including no less than the original Henry Ford.<p>The group of Massachusetts Institute of Technology alumni that developed the Transition flying car …

Flying Car

The 'Post-Antibiotic Era' of Drug Resistant Disease Is Almost Here

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Get ready to crawl into a hole, forever: Gonorrhea, urinary tract infections, and pneumonia are just …

The Big Chill-Out: How Meditation Can Help With Everything

Changing the way your genes express themselves, coaxing you to actually understand yourself, and finally letting you really relax: Meditation is well worth getting familiar with.<p><i>Are tweets, statuses, pins, pokes, and pixels dominating your life? This week, as part of our #unplug series, we’re</i> …

4 Smart Ways to Challenge Yourself | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

The idea of challenging yourself is one of the pillars of personal development. By challenging yourself, you grow as a person and you learn to trust …

How an Elimination Diet Can Change Your Health

How an Elimination Diet Can Change Your Health. Do you struggle with unexplained symptoms such as bloating, brain fog, <b>weight gain</b>, headaches, or …

New drug makes brain cancer cells explode

Cells belonging to the most aggressive form of brain cancer are blown to smithereens<p>By screening over 1,000 different types of molecules, scientists have managed to identify a compound that can literally blow up tumor cells belonging to the most aggressive form of brain cancer — glioblastoma …

The bacteria that chat back and tell you how they are

Do you speak bacteria? The first conversations with microbes are already under way.<p>Manuel Porcar at the University of Valencia in Spain and his …

Deaf people get gene tweak to restore natural hearing

IN TWO months’ time, a group of profoundly deaf people could be able to hear again, thanks to the world’s first gene therapy trial for deafness.<p>The …

There's A New Republican Health Care Proposal And It's Actually Not That Bad

This is the most comprehensive Republican proposal to date that includes features of the president's health care law and centers it around solid conservative ideas.<p>It focuses on eliminating many of the mandates and requirements in Obamacare while keeping many of its popular features.<p>Here's a …

Health Care

What America can learn from Europe about income inequality

<b>(AP/J Pat Carter)</b><p>Our GDP growth is currently outpacing Europe’s, but their future still looks brighter. Here’s why<p>George R. Tyler<p>March 18, 2014 12:15pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on The Globalist.<p>The fact that GDP growth in the United States currently outpaces European growth by a large …

6 Futuristic Construction Materials That Will Change The Way We Build Stuff

Scientists are constantly on the look out for lighter, stronger, and more energy-efficient materials. Here's a glance at some materials that will change the way we build things in the future.<p>Graphene is extremely thin and strong.<p><b>What it is:</b> Graphene is a substance made of pure carbon. The carbon is …

Engineering

17 Emerging Energy Technologies That Will Change The World

<i>Policy Horizons Canada worked with futurist and data visualizer Michell Zappa of Envisioning to produce a report called MetaScan 3: Emerging Technologies and accompanying infographics. We are reproducing the summary for emerging energy technologies.</i><p>We have included predictions based on consultation …

Energy

Higgs Boson May Be Composed Of Tiny 'Techni-Quark' Particles, Physicists Say

<i>Updated April 4 at 10:51 a.m. ET.</i><p>The Higgs boson — a particle thought to explain how other particles get their mass — is tiny, but it may not be the tiniest particle yet. Theories have long predicted the existence of even smaller particles that might make up the Higgs, and recent research suggests …

FCC chairman says there will be no Internet 'fast lane'

LOS ANGELES -- Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler tried once again to reassure the public that he's not gutting Net neutrality regulation.<p>During a speech at the NCTA's Cable Show here on Wednesday, he told cable operators that if they think they'll get access to an Internet fast …