Dianna Smith

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Map Of The Developing Human Brain Shows Where Problems Begin

A high-resolution map of the human brain in utero is providing hints about the origins of brain disorders including schizophrenia and autism.<p>The map shows where genes are turned on and off throughout the entire brain at about the midpoint of pregnancy, a time when critical structures are taking …

Taxpayers fund teaching creationism

Taxpayers in 14 states will bankroll nearly $1 billion this year in tuition for private schools, including hundreds of religious schools that teach Earth is less than 10,000 years old, Adam and Eve strolled the garden with dinosaurs, and much of modern biology, geology and cosmology is a web of …

Bitcoin Gets Another Boost As Circle Internet Raises $17 Million

After a stormy few weeks, the ship of bitcoin seems like it’s beginning to right itself.<p>Regulators are beginning to refine their thinking around the currency, and new startups based on the cryptocurrency keep raising money. The latest of these is Circle Internet Financial, which has raised $17 …

This drone can steal what's on your phone

The next threat to your privacy could be hovering over head while you walk down the street.<p>Hackers have developed a drone that can steal the contents of your smartphone -- from your location data to your Amazon (AMZN) password -- and they've been testing it out in the skies of London. The research …

Gravitational Waves: Einstein Was Right, Again, Maybe

Cosmologists hope for a field-rocking announcement next week.<p>What's the latest cosmology gossip? According to the Guardian, the field is awash with rumors that next week, American scientists will announce the detection of gravitational waves: incredibly small ripples carrying energy across the void …

Scientists Baffled by Mysterious Force Tossing Stars Out of Our Galaxy

Something is hitting stars in our Milky Way galaxy with such force that they are reaching the million-plus mile-per-hour velocity needed to break …

Researchers are making a smartphone lens that can spot sickness

Research conducted by scientists at the University of Houston brings your phone one step closer to telling you when you're sick. Jiming Bao, an assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, and Richard Willson, a professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, together developed a …

Einstein's Lost Theory Discovered ... And It's Wrong

Earlier this week, physicists announced they'd seen evidence of ripples in the fabric of space and time from just moments after the Big Bang. Such ripples were predicted almost a century ago by Albert Einstein.<p>Einstein's theory of relativity is arguably the 20th century's greatest idea. But not …

Fireball illuminates Canadian sky – video

CCTV footage of a giant fireball, thought to be a meteorite, illuminating the Canadian skyline in New Brunswick early on Tuesday. Witnesses said they saw bright lights in the sky and a loud noise like thunder. A webcam also captured footage from above Masstown market and the Point Prim Lighthouse …