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The 51 Most Beautiful Places On Earth

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We Created AI, and Now They Are Teaching Us

Catastrophic Forgetting — Forgotten<p>The latest research from DeepMind is proving how inspired the idea to model neural networks of the human mind …

It's Official: Time Crystals Are a New State of Matter, And Now We Can Create Them

Peer-review has spoken.<p>Earlier this year, physicists had put together a blueprint for how to make and measure time crystals - a bizarre state of …

Hmm, this moon looks remarkably like the Death Star

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you ask Star Wars fans, they will tell you the connection is strong with this one.<p>This week, NASA released a stunning photo of Tethys, a large moon circling Saturn. But all people are talking about is how strangely similar it looks to the Death Star.<p>Like the Death Star, Tethys has a …

The benefits and harms of marijuana, explained by the most thorough research review yet

A new report looks at more than 10,000 studies on marijuana. It has good and bad news for pot users.<p>Marijuana has been with humans in some way or another for thousands of years. But after all this time, there is still a lot of public debate about what, exactly, pot’s risks and benefits are.<p>A recent …

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Space Is Apparently Terrible For Your Penis

At the end of the week, our minds tend to wander, as work is slowing and our cranial circuitry is freed up to deal with the big questions. What is the meaning of life? How could Will Ferrell eat that much candy pasta? And most importantly, how would our genitals work in space? Poorly, as it turns …

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Recommended Reading: Physicists Wonder: Does Time Really Exist Or Does It Just Look That Way?

As it turns out, time is a pretty complicated thing. And I'm not talking about measuring it, or making little devices to chime out the hours, either. …

Humans can now move complex robot arms just by thinking

Most robotic arm systems required a very complex and very invasive brain implant… until now. Researchers at the University of Minnesota have created a new system that requires only a sexy helmet and a bit of thinking, paving the way to truly mind-controlled robotic tools.<p>“This is the first time in …

Science Could Reverse Ageing, Extending Average Lifespan To 108

They've figured out a way to rejuvenate cells.<p>The average life expectancy in the UK could leap to 108 after scientists discovered a way to rejuvenate …

Scientists to test theory about light that could completely change our view of the universe and prove Einstein wrong

Scientists might be about to completely upend our entire understanding of the universe.<p>A theory about the speed of light that has long been …

Military 'Phaser' can blast a swarm of drones from the air in a single shot

The US Army is testing a weapon with the capability to invisibly knock a drone from the air, mid-flight.<p>The ‘Phaser’ — named after Star Trek’s handheld lasers — is a high-powered microwave radiation transmitter perched atop a 20-foot shipping container. The diesel-powered device directs a brief …

Scientists develop drug that 'could cure HIV and Aids'

Scientists have developed a drug they hope could lead to a cure for HIV and Aids.<p>Reseachers in Israel have identified a protein they claim can reduce …

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Year 2040: Technology will have changed the world in an unimaginable way

Experts are predicting the coming of something called the technological singularity. In simple terms this refers to two things. First, that …

Why Don't Galaxies Just Pass Through Each Other Instead Of Colliding?

<i>When two galaxies collide they eventually coalesce to form a single (larger) galaxy. By far most of the mass of a galaxy is Dark Matter which feels no friction and suffers not from collisions. Why then do not the dark matter components of the galaxies simply pass through each other and continue</i> …

The best long-term stocks to buy

Many investors prefer to load up on stocks when indexes are down, because that environment is fertile ground for producing solid returns over time. However, while broad market rallies can make a stock-picker's job more difficult, they still leave plenty of great deals around -- particularly for …

Unusual quantum liquid on crystal surface could inspire future electronics

For the first time, an experiment has directly imaged electron orbits in a high-magnetic field, illuminating an unusual collective behavior in …

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The Universe Might Have a Delete Button - And It Could Destroy Physics as We Know It

Eep.<p>Here’s something to think about - physicists have proposed that the Universe could have a 'self destruct' mechanism, whereby everything in …

These 21 Truly Scary Netflix Movies Will Scare The Pants Off You This Halloween

There are times when you want to watch a family-friendly spooky movie—and then there are times when you want to watch a horror film that will freak …

The dark universe: 4 big questions

Altmetric: 21<p>More detail<p>Outlook<p>Neil Savage<p>Astronomy and astrophysics<br>• Cosmology<br>• Particle physics<p>Scientists have theories about dark matter and dark …

The Arrow Of Time: Why Do We Remember The Past But Not The Future?

Time — it’s something we are always running short of. But what if someone came along and told you that our perception of the arrow of time — that …