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Wearable uses biometric sensors to ease your pain

Pain relief without the help of medication may sound too good to be true, but a new startup says it has created a wearable that does just that.<p>A new …

Venus Plane Pushed for Next NASA Next Frontiers Mission

WASHINGTON — Northrop Grumman is developing an inflatable, propeller-powered aircraft for a years-long cruise in the sulfurous skies of Venus and is …

Meet the Newest State of Matter

Jahn–Teller metals offer new hope for high-temperature superconductivity.<p>It's only slightly less exciting than it sounds: a new state of matter. The discovery, which comes courtesy of an international team led by Kosmas Prassides of Tokohu University in Japan, offers a novel material with an …

Final designs for London's controversial Garden Bridge unveiled

The Garden Bridge concept was conceived back in 1998 by British actor Joanna Lumley, but only began being developed as a feasible project in 2013. It …

How to Make Soap at Home (Even if You Failed Chemistry)

I first started making soap at a time in my life when I was enamored with doing things the long way: baking all my own bread, making my own candy, knitting my own socks. It’s a rewarding, if time-consuming, approach to life, and it gave me a lasting appreciation for goods made with quality …

6 Things You Need To Know If You Take Vitamin Supplements

Not all vitamin supplements are manufactured to the same high standards. Discover what you must know before buying and taking your multivitamins.

Berkeley Says Cell Phones Cause Tumors

Berkeley is the first city to mandate cell phone carriers inform buyers of potential radiation exposure. A neuroscientist on why it’s premature to …

How DNA sequencing is transforming the hunt for new drugs

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Drug manufacturers have begun amassing enormous troves of human DNA in hopes of significantly shortening the time it takes to identify new drug candidates, a move some say is transforming the development of medicines.<p>Technician Mike Lattari prepares a flow cell slide for loading …

Genetics

How and When to Water Your Garden

comments (12) August 5th, 2008<p>78 users recommend<p>Photo by jaygooby under the Creative Commons Attribution License 2.0.<p>1 | 2 next> View all<p>Watering a …

The Internet Is A Huge Energy Suck

But we love it anyway<p>The internet is an amazing thing. It connects the most remote, far-flung corners of the world with the busiest metropolises, allowing people around the world to learn, do business, and look at adorable puppy gifs.<p>But with great power comes ... huge energy costs? A new SciShow …

Why You Should Ditch Your Dermatologist For Acupuncture

<i>The following excerpt is from a post that originally appeared on POPSUGAR Beauty. To read the full article, visit popsugar.com/beauty.</i><p><i>Emily Orofino</i> …

What are theoretical physicists actually up to?

Ever wonder what theoretical physicists actually do? In honor of the 100th anniversary of Albert Einstein’s theory of general relativity, Brandeis …

Quantum Mechanics

The Differences Between Northern & Southern Indian Food

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Chitra Agrawal teaches us about the differences between North and South Indian cuisine by way of</i> <i>two variations on a traditional Indian side: South</i> …

Banana Vs. Apple

Both bananas and apples are popular fruit choices among U.S. shoppers. They are also both readily available year round. Bananas and apples make …

NASA Funds Research For Producing Oxygen On Mars

The ongoing quest to make a human presence on Mars a reality.<p>NASA is looking at taming Mars’ hostile environment with ecopoiesis, the creation of …

Kepler's Six Years In Science (and Counting): By The Numbers

NASA's Kepler spacecraft began hunting for planets outside our solar system on May 12, 2009. From the trove of data collected, we have learned that …

Large Hadron Collider captures incredibly rare particle decay for the first time

Experts say findings will help guide the quest to explain what physics cannot<p>For the first time, scientists at CERN have observed extremely rare leftovers from subatomic particles. The observations support a fundamental theory of particle physics, according to a paper published today in the journal</i> …

Watch gravity waves ripple through Earth's atmosphere

You might think of gravity as an invisible force here on Earth, but that's not entirely true... if you have the right computer simulation, that is. Researchers at the National Center for Atmospheric Research have developed a climate model that shows the gravity waves in the upper atmosphere, where …

Magnifying Glass Reveals In-Focus Tokyo Among a Dazzling Blurred Landscape

Japanese photographer Takashi Kitajima captures the same Tokyo scenes in two different ways and juxtaposes them in one gorgeous composition. His series is titled <i>Glassporthole</i>, and it features a diffused and blurry view of the city where the buildings, streets, and signage are fused into a dazzling …

Life in Space? The Odds Just Went Up

If ever there was a time to disobey HAL, the coolly sociopathic computer that stole the show in both <i>2001: A Space Odyssey</i> and the <i>2010</i> sequel, it’s …

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Millennials leaving church in droves, study finds

<b>(CNN) —</b> At its core, Christian life is set of sacred traditions linking generations of sacraments and Sunday school lessons, youth ministry morals and family gatherings sanctified by prayer. An unbroken circle, in the words of an old hymn.<p>In modern America, that circle may not be completely shot, …

Religion

New bill could cut $135 billion in subsidies to fossil fuel companies

Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders and Minnesota congressman Keith Ellison recently proposed the “End Polluter Welfare Act” – a bill that seeks to …

Fossil Fuels

Your Favorite Apps Know More About You Than You Realize

Earlier this week, a long-lost co-worker sent me a request on Trivia Crack. The message flashed on my iPhone’s screen, and then later popped up in my …

Apps

NASA's New Images Of Our First Asteroid, Ceres, Sheds Light On Its Greatest Mystery

At the dawn of the 19th century, the astronomy community was still reeling from William Herschel’s 1781 discovery of Uranus, the first planet discovered beyond the six (including Earth) naked-eye worlds orbiting the Sun known for millennia. While most of astronomy had consisted of star-watching, …

Astronomy

Canines and Cancer Detection: The New PET Scan?

In 1989, a 44-year-old woman went to the dermatology clinic at King's College in London. She was concerned about a mole. Well it's more accurate to say that the visit was prompted by her dog's concern. The dog, a cross between a border collie and a doberman, would incessantly sniff this mole. The …