Damon Cardenas

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Here's What Juno Discovered When It Flew Through Jupiter's Great Red Spot

That storm is older than any living human.<p>Jupiter's Great Red Spot is a storm like nothing this world has ever seen.<p>This crimson-hued anticyclone …

Astronomy

Build your first basic Android game in just 7 minutes (with Unity)

Making a fully working game for Android is much easier than you might think. The key to successful Android development— or any kind of development— is to know what you want to achieve and find the necessary tools and skills to do it. Take the path of least resistance and have a clear goal in …

Game Development

One of Our Fundamental Assumptions About Black Holes Was Just Overturned in The Lab

We have a problem.<p>Black holes are the most intense and mysterious cosmic phenomena in the Universe, and new research shows we understand even less …

Feral Cats Are Key Contributors to the Sixth Mass Extinction

A new analysis of global extinction trends might make your cat’s hunting habits sound a lot less endearing. As Gizmodo reports, new research found …

MIT scientists built a device that uses radio waves to detect your true emotions—even when you’re not showing any

“What if your wireless router could detect emotions?”<p>No one’s really asking that question. Except for, apparently, some researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab, who decided to build a wireless signaling device capable of reading …

Artificial Intelligence

Consciousness Is Made of Atoms, Too - Facts So Romantic

In his first lecture on physics to freshmen and sophomores at the California Institute of Technology, in 1961-62, Richard Feynman said:<i>If, in some</i> …

Scientists Make Lasers Out of Human Blood

Here are two words we never thought we'd put together: blood lasers. Researchers at the University of Michigan are currently developing blood-based …

A 60-Year-Old Pattern in the Stratosphere Just Reversed

For six decades, scientists have watched a steady circulating wind pattern in the tropical stratosphere repeating like clockwork every two years. Now …

Are Tiny Black Holes Created During the Big Bang Floating Around Causing Havoc?

Ever been attacked by a cadre of tiny black holes? Few of the well-adjusted would answer yes seriously. And yet, according to physicists the …

Physics

How LSD permits leaping word associations

The drug LSD may make it easier for the brain to access distantly related words, a new study finds, suggesting that the drug activates certain language networks in the brain.<p>The researchers also found that people under the influence of LSD self-monitor their own language less than people who …

Peppermint Oil Promotes Hair Growth without Toxic Signs

Abstract<p>Peppermint (<i>Mentha piperita</i>) is a plant native to Europe and has been widely used as a carminative and gastric stimulant worldwide. This …

Bioengineering

Waiting For The Next Sunspot Cycle: 2019-2030

Forecasters are already starting to make predictions for what might be in store as our sun winds down its current sunspot cycle in a few years. Are we in for a very intense cycle of solar activity, or the beginning of a century-long absence of sunspots and a rise in colder climates?<p>Figure showing …

In 1975, a Cat Co-Authored a Peer-Reviewed Physics Paper

This actually happened.<p>Let’s be real here - getting research papers published is hard. But what if you could use your cat to cut through all that …

Physics

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Implant lets paralysed man 'play guitar'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/health/1237000/1237590_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524731288_15541b69801a4d26259523406bf6c12e<p><b>In a world first, a quadriplegic man can once again move his fingers after a chip was implanted in his brain.</b><p>Ian Burkhart from Ohio in the US can …

Cleveland Clinic and CVS strike deal to deploy American Well telemedicine platform

This is about as mainstream as telemedicine can get: Customers at their corner CVS Health MinuteClinics in Ohio now can access clinicians at the …

Cleveland Clinic

Big data analytics, telemedicine, wearables rank high among $1.4B worth of health IT investments in 2016

The first quarter of 2016 saw $1.4 billion in venture capital funding and the most merger and acquisitions transactions in a single quarter to date, …

Fitness trackers: Have they helped you reach your health goals? - Health - ABC News

One in five of us own a fitness tracker, but these numbers tell us nothing about how we use the devices.<p>While there is evidence fitness trackers do …

Wearable Tech

A stamp-size smart wearable with big potential

A technology incorporated into a sticker about the size of a large postage stamp and as thin as a human hair could provide a more comfortable method …

Wearable Tech

A paralyzed man’s brain implant let him move his fingers to play a guitar video game

The chip in his brain reroutes brain signals so he can grasp objects<p>Thanks to a brain implant, Ian Burkhart can use his hand to play video games for the first time since the accident that broke his neck six years ago. The finding, published today in <i>Nature</i>, is the first instance of a person living …

Today in Science: People Get Aroused When They Touch Robot Genitals

It wasn't even a cute robot.<p>Technology is really coming at this robot sex complex from all angles. Movies like <i>Her</i> test how icky we feel, virtual reality porn edges its way into our homes, and in labs, scientists are hooking us up to robots to see how aroused we get.<p>Researchers at Stanford …

Ancient Mars bombardment likely enhanced life-supporting habitat

The bombardment of Mars some 4 billion years ago by comets and asteroids as large as West Virginia likely enhanced climate conditions enough to make …

Hot Springs

What Inhibits Eye Contact During Emotional Conversations?

Trying to look deeply into the eyes of the Mona Lisa for emotional feedback can be unnerving. Regardless of your vantage point, Mona Lisa’s eyes …

New Alzheimer’s Treatment Fully Restores Memory Function

Of the mice that received the treatment, 75 percent got their memory function back.<p>Australian researchers have come up with a non-invasive ultrasound …

Dementia

New push to keep seniors in home, community-based programs

CHICAGO (AP) — The federal government is pushing states to keep more low-income seniors out of nursing homes and, instead, enroll them in home and …

Biotech breakthrough: Sunlight can be used to produce chemicals and energy

Researchers at the University of Copenhagen have discovered a natural process they describe as reverse photosynthesis. In the process, the energy in …