Dan Cochran

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Scientists Pinpoint The Real Differences Between Human and Ape Brains

It's more than just brain size.<p>Brain size is the most obvious advantage we have over our primate relatives, but it turns out that’s just where the …

Evolution

Apple Needs to Reach This Share Price to be Worth $1 Trillion

Shares of Apple (AAPL) recently traded high enough to give the company a valuation of $900 billion, adding a good deal to speculation that it will …

First asteroid seen from outside our solar system has bizarre shape

Astronomers today confirmed that an asteroid first spotted zipping through our solar system last month came from another star system. 'Oumuamua — …

Astronomy

How to Watch the 2017 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show

The Victoria's Secret Angels and their wings are ready! While images from the 2017 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show have undoubtedly filled your feeds, you can watch the whole thing play out from the comfort of your couch on Tuesday, November 28.<p>Didn’t make it to Shanghai this year for the show? No …

The Truth Behind The 'First Marijuana Overdose Death'

This is too important to get wrong.<p>A case report about the seizure and death of an 11-month old after exposure to cannabis has prompted headlines …

The Answer To Life, The Universe — And Everything? It's 63

Often, as we go through the world, the key is to ask the right question.<p>When it comes to figuring out the nature of physical reality, part of that process starts at the absolute edge of the observable universe — the cosmic horizon, a distant layer from which light has only just, in this very …

Universe

Newegg releases 2017 Black Friday ad with laptop, desktop PC, tablet deals

The online tech superstore will start its sale early on November 20 with a pair of $169.99 Asus Chromebooks and a $219 Huawei MediaPad M3 Android …

WATCH: Why You Should Always Turn on the Air Vent Above You During a Flight

The next time you go to turn off the ventilation above your seat on an airplane — whether because you're afraid of getting sick or you're downright …

Country Lifestyle

This revolutionary battery material charges your phone in just seconds

It typically takes around two hours to charge your iPhone from dead to fully juiced up. But what if you got your hands on a magical battery that …

Clean Energy

The murder of Tupac Shakur is a tragedy — but the why is not a complete mystery

Conspiracy theories give fans comfort but, in truth, the brilliant artist was ‘a sacrificial lamb in thug clothing’<p>It’s time to stop wondering who …

Mobile Stargazing: Binocular Astronomy Tips and Targets for Summer 2017

In the Oct. 21, 2016, edition of Mobile Astronomy, we examined how to use binoculars for astronomy, explained how they work and what to shop for, and …

Astronomy

These DIY Science Experiments Will Teach You a Ton, with Explosive Results

Labracadabra, a series of science videos and experiments from the folks at GE, may be designed to get you interested in the work that the company …

Towards quantum Internet: Researchers teleport particle of light six kilometres

What if you could behave like the crew on the Starship Enterprise and teleport yourself home or anywhere else in the world? As a human, you're …

How big is the universe? Attempting to answer one of astronomy’s most complex questions

The universe is a <i>big</i> place, and it’s hard to fathom the immense size given our finite ideas of distance here on Earth. Because of this, determining …

Universe

An Overview of Sports Medicine

Sports medicine is the study and practice of medical principles specifically related to athletes and individuals participating in physical fitness or …

United Kingdom

Antarctic ozone shows signs of healing

Scientists at MIT and elsewhere say that the Antarctic ozone hole shows signs of shrinking. They say they expect it to close permanently by …

This robot-powered restaurant could put fast food workers out of a job

A robot-powered burger joint is coming to San Francisco.<p>In 2012, secretive robotics startup Momentum Machines debuted a machine that could crank out 400 made-to-order hamburgers in an hour. It's fully autonomous, meaning the robot can slice toppings, grill a patty, and assemble and bag the burger …

University of Pennsylvania

Scientists Just Figured Out How This Bird Can Fly For Months Without Landing

The great frigate can stay aloft for 56 days by riding natural updrafts.<p>Plenty of birds fly vast distances on their migratory trips around planet Earth. But the most amazing of all might the frigate bird, which can stay aloft for <i>two months</i> straight without landing or resting. How the heck do they …

Birds