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'Demonic possession is real and victims seeking exorcism should not be ignored': Prominent psychiatrist on the world beyond

It is a phenomenon that is on the rise throughout the world: The number of cases of demonic possession - and demands for priests to carry out exorcisms - is, according to multiple sources, soaring.<p>Medical science remains sceptical. However, a Princeton-and-Yale-educated mainstream psychiatrist …

Scientists create the first 3D-printed human corneas

Newcastle University researchers have devised a groundbreaking experimental technique that could help millions on the corneal transplant waiting list. By using a simple 3D bio-printer, Professor of Tissue Engineering Che Connon and his team of scientists were able to combine healthy corneal stem …

Newcastle University

Small asteroid zipped through Earth’s atmosphere

The IAU confirmed that the asteroid originally designated ZLAF9B2 – now called 2018 LA – disintegrated at a height of 30 miles (50 km) over South …

The strange tale of the hovertrain, the British hyperloop of the 1970s

On February 7, 1973, in a damp field in rural Cambridgeshire, a train floated precariously through the sky. Research Test Vehicle 31 reached 104mph …

Can the wonderful octopus help make wheelchairs obsolete?

There’s a lot we can learn from the octopus. Scientists working in the field of soft robotics have been devising smart materials, smart skins and …

A debate over plant consciousness is forcing us to confront the limitations of the human mind

The inner life of plants arouses the passions of even the mildest-mannered naturalists. A debate over plant consciousness and intelligence has raged in scientific circles for well over a century—at least since Charles Darwin observed in 1880 that stressed-out flora can’t rest.<p>There’s no doubt that …

Consciousness

This Brilliant Video Explaining Einstein's Special Theory of Relativity Won a Teenager $400K

Genius.<p>Eighteen-year-old student Ryan Chester won US$400,000 back in 2015 for this video explaining Einstein's Special Theory of Relativity, as part …

The Next Big Discovery in Astronomy? We Probably Found It Years Ago — But Don't Know It Yet

<i>This article was originally published at The Conversation. The publication contributed the article to Space.com's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & …

What Is Spacetime?

Physicists believe that at the tiniest scales, space emerges from quanta. What might these building blocks look like?<p>People have always taken space …

Quantum Mechanics

How to avoid the Amazon Prime price hike this week

As most of you are probably aware of by now, Amazon Prime is going up in price this week. On Friday, Amazon is raising the subscription price of its …

Close-up photos of Russia's new 'stealth' jet reveal its true purpose — and it's a big threat to the US

Russia's "fifth-generation," "combat-tested," "stealth" fighter jet has a lot of dubious claims made about it, but recent close-up photography of the plane from Russia's Victory Day parade on May 9 reveals it's just not a stealth jet.<p>Russia has tried to sell the plane as a stealth jet to India, but …

Aviation

Scientists Warn That Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano Could Erupt 'Ballistic Rocks'

Geologists are warning that Hawaii's Kilauea volcano — which has been belching toxic gas and oozing lava into a residential area for the past week — could erupt explosively in the coming weeks.<p>The possibility of such a sudden eruption will increase as lava flows from Kilauea's summit crater down …

Geology

A Rogue Star Hurtling Towards The Solar System Is Going to Arrive Sooner Than We Realised

Yikes...<p>According to new calculations, we may have a little less time to prepare for a star on course to kiss the edges of our Solar System.<p>Yep. …

What Is Consciousness?

Scientists are beginning to unravel a mystery that has long vexed philosophers.<p>Consciousness is everything you experience. It is the tune stuck in …

Consciousness

Israel has hit nearly all Iranian infrastructure in Syria, military claims

Most intense Israeli incursion since 1973 follows Iran’s alleged attack on Golan Heights<p>Israel and Iran have been urged to step back from the brink after their most serious direct confrontation, with Israeli missiles being fired over war-torn Syria in a “wide-scale” retaliatory attack many fear …

Middle East

Israel retaliates after Iran 'fires 20 rockets' at army in occupied Golan Heights

• Israeli military says projectiles were launched from Syria<br>• IDF says military was ‘moving’ against Iranian targets in Syria<p>Arch-enemies Iran and Israel edged closer to all-out war on Thursday after Israel’s military said its positions in the Golan Heights were fired at with a barrage of Iranian …

Middle East

How to download a copy of identifiable information that Apple stores about you

Like other technology companies, Apple stores information about you on its servers.... Read the rest of this post here"How to download a copy of …

The Results of a 100,000-Person Quantum Experiment Seem To Violate Einstein’s Theory of Local Realism

The largest participatory experiment in quantum physics is helping physicists better understand the nature of reality by eliminating free will from the equation.<p>When you close your eyes, you don’t assume that the world is no longer there simply because you can’t see it. Similarly, everything we …

The military just created an AI that learned how to program software

Tired of writing your own boring code for new software? Finally, there’s an AI that can do it for you.<p>BAYOU is an deep learning tool that basically …

Computer Science

What Does Quantum Physics Actually Tell Us About the World?

<b>WHAT IS REAL?</b> <b><br>The Unfinished Quest for the Meaning of Quantum Physics</b><br>By Adam Becker<br>370 pp. Basic Books. $32.<p>Are atoms real? Of course they are. Everybody believes in atoms, even people who don’t believe in evolution or climate change. If we didn’t have atoms, how could we have atomic bombs? But you …

Quantum Physics

Everything You Should Know About Your Clitoral Hood

Illustrations by Ruth Basagiotia<p>Let’s cut to the chase. If you’ve ever used a hand mirror to get an up-close look at yourself <i>down there</i>, then you’ve …

Lips

The best apps for translating text on iOS

Communicating in different languages shouldn’t be a barrier. In a diverse world, being able to understand or make sense of different languages can be …

Scientists Have Figured Out When And How Our Sun Will Die, And It's Going to Be Epic

Too bad humans won't be around to see it.<p>What will our Sun look like after it dies? Scientists have made new predictions about what the end will look …

Spotify’s free tier is its main weapon in the fight against Apple Music

Rumors have been swirling around Spotify’s big event in Manhattan for weeks on end now. But we’ve known since the invites went out that the big show is about one thing, and one thing alone: free.<p>The feature has long been rumored to be a thorn in the side of record labels and artists everywhere. …

Apple Music

Supergirl May Have Finally Fixed Its Mon-El Problem for Good

For the last season and a half Supergirl has had a big issue with one of its main characters. Mon-El has too often been the complete antithesis of …

Lingerie Model in Fur

Want to Get Smarter? Just Look at This Color

And if you want to be more creative, look at a different color instead.<p>You know a number of strategies that let you work smarter, not harder. You know how to sound smarter. You even know that taking regular walks can improve your memory function and even take years off your brain.<p>But there's an …

Incredible New Gif Shows Cosmic 'Snow' on the Surface of a Comet

I think I’m going to let this one speak for itself:<p>What you’re looking at is the surface of the comet 67p/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, which is orbited by …

Space

Company director used laser jammer so he could escape fines while giving speed cameras the finger

Company director, Timothy Hill, jammed speed cameras with a laser in order to escape fines whilst sticking his finger up at them, a court has heard.<p>The 67-year-old fitted a laser jammer to his white Range Rover which meant that his speed came up blank.<p>Hill drove past mobile speed camera vans on the …

Antioxidant found to wind back the clock on blood vessel function by up to 20 years

Much mystery surrounds the physiological processes by which humans age, but scientists are learning more all the time. With this knowledge come new …