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This Extraterrestrial Stone Contains Compounds Not Found Anywhere Else in Our Solar System

Whoa!<p>A small pebble found in Egypt is decidedly Not From Around Here.<p>The Hypatia stone, as it is known, is not only extraterrestrial in origin. It …

Science Says This Playlist is a Must-Listen While Tripping on Mushrooms

If you’ve been filling your psychedelics playlist with stoner EDM or ‘70s rock, you are probably depriving yourself of a better trip.<p>While the health …

Turning Carbon Emissions Into Fuel Sounds Like Perpetual Motion, But Real

Not exactly the clean energy you're used to.<p>Factories and manufacturing plants power almost everything we do on a daily basis, but they also cause …

Clean Energy

22 lessons from Stephen King on how to be a great writer

Renowned author Stephen King writes stories that captivate millions of people around the world and earn him an estimated $17 million a year.<p>In his …

How to lower your bills: Tips from the FBI’s top hostage negotiator

Ever feel like the cable company or your phone service provider is charging too much? Ever feel helpless to do much about it? You’re not crazy.<p>When …

Self-help

As North Korea crisis shakes up world, Beijing is considering abandoning its support for Pyongyang

<b>Beijing:</b> North Korea's nuclear antics have rattled its alliance with China to the point that Beijing is allowing the previously unthinkable to be …

Scientists return from studying the lost, sunken continent of Zealandia

"Zealandia, a sunken continent long lost beneath the oceans, is giving up its 60 million-year-old secrets through scientific ocean drilling," says …

Earth Science

'Love Hormone' Experiment Shows How the Brain Tricks Us Into Making Friends

"What is more important than understanding what allows us to feel good about each other?"<p>Oxytocin is famously known as the “love drug” because it’s …

Neuroscience

A startup claims to have found a solution to stabilize nuclear fusion

Guiding Instability<p>Solar energy is revolutionizing how we power houses, cities, and even cars. The energy we get from the Sun, however, is just a …

Physics

New Discovery Points to Life on Earth Nearly 4 Billion Years Ago

Way older than we previously thought!<p>Time to add even more candles to life's birthday cake – around another 150 million of them, to be precise.<p>Rocks …

IT'S OFFICIAL: Gravitational Waves Were Just Detected With The Greatest Precision Ever

This is a huge step forward.<p>A massive international team made history in 2016 when they announced that, for the first time ever, they'd confirmed the …

Black Holes

Turkey shrugs off worries over Russian defense system

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has dismissed concerns within NATO over his country's decision to purchase Russian-made …

Israel just showed what a ‘red line’ is really supposed to mean

A red line’s a red line. That was Israel’s message Wednesday, when it struck a major Syrian arms facility from the air.<p>Jerusalem officials declined …

Middle East

Gregory Berns Knows What Your Dog Is Thinking (It’s Sweet)

Dr. Gregory Berns, 53, a neuroscientist at Emory University in Atlanta, spends his days scanning the brains of dogs, trying to figure out what they’re thinking. The research is detailed in a new book, “What It’s Like to Be a Dog.”<p>Among the findings: Your dog may really love you for you — not for …

Osama Bin Laden

The idea of creating a new universe in the lab is no joke

Physicists aren’t often reprimanded for using risqué humour in their academic writings, but in 1991 that is exactly what happened to the cosmologist …

Scotland will begin funding Universal Basic Income experiments

Expanding the Experiment<p>Scotland is about to join the slowly expanding list of countries that are experimenting with Universal Basic Income (UBI). …

Ethanol cancer treatment could eliminate tumors for just a few dollars

Ethanol-Based Cancer Treatments<p>Researchers from Duke University have achieved a 100 percent cure rate for squamous cell carcinoma in a hamster model …

Soon, broken bones could be fixed using gene therapy and microbubbles

Better Than Bone Grafts<p>Fixing broken limb bones after serious injuries can challenge even the most skilled orthopedic surgeons. Too much bone loss …

Stem Cells

A Million Years From Now, Another Star Will Visit Our Solar System

This may be a problem for any humans still around.<p>Right now, our sun is fairly isolated. The closest star to our solar system is Alpha Centauri, which is four light-years away—a blink of an eye in cosmic terms, but still extremely distant to us humans.<p>In 1.3 million years, however, that will all …

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 …

Physics

Scientists Just Found The First Evidence That The Trappist-1 System Might Contain Water

Back in business!<p>Earlier this year, NASA announced the discovery of Trappist-1, a planetary system containing seven Earth-sized planets that could …

Astronomy

Light-controlled nanoscale buzz saws kill cancer cells by drilling holes in them

Rice University scientists broke records in 2005 when they constructed the world’s smallest car, a single-molecule “nanocar” boasting a chassis, …

Google reveals the top things people want to find out ‘How to’ do

Google has a new website compiled using search data and built by its News Lab, working together with Xaquin G.V., an interactive visual data journalist. The site uses data related to searches made by users about “How To” do things, which represents a massive amount of activity on Google, it turns …

Mobile Devices

A New Cancer Treatment Could Be More Effective Than Chemotherapy

by Karla Lant August 30, 2017 Health & Medicine 39548<p>Caspase Independent Cell Death (CICD)<p>Scientists have discovered a new process to kill cancer …

Cancer

US flies bombers, fighters in show of force against N. Korea

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The United States flew some of its most advanced warplanes in bombing drills with ally South Korea on Thursday, a clear …

HIV and the common cold in the firing line of potential new treatment for viral disease

Scientists have long struggled with finding effective ways to fight back against viral infections. An international investigation led by a team from …

Immunotherapy

Chocolate-Butterscotch Swirl Cheesecake

Blondie lovers, take note -- you're going to flip for this cheesecake. The impressive-looking chocolate and butterscotch swirls are easy to make with …

Dessert