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First-Ever Drone Swarm Attack Has Struck Russian Military Bases, Sources Claim

We knew this day was coming.<p>Ever since technological advancements made drones possible, people have warned of the potential dangers of weaponised …

Russian Military

Adi Shankar to produce animated series based on Assassin's Creed for Ubisoft

Adi Shankar, the producer behind Netflix’s upcoming animated series based on Castlevania, has announced his next video-game adaptation. The creator …

Anime

40 congressional lawmakers write letter to expel Turkish personnel involved in attack on protestors

"This may be how they deal with dissenters in Turkey, but here in America that's against the law," Rep. Randy Hultgren (R., Ill.) said in a statement about the letter. "Our country is founded on the rights of free speech and freedom of peaceful assembly.<p>Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan's security …

Rights & Freedoms

Scientists Have an Experiment to See If the Human Mind Is Bound to the Physical World

Spooky Action<p>Perhaps one of the most intriguing and interesting phenomena in quantum physics is what Einstein referred to as a “spooky action at a …

Quantum Mechanics

Scientists discovered crystals that defy physics, and we don't know what to believe anymore

Today in your daily dose of science, scientists discovered crystals that defy physics. Prepare to have your mind blown, because we have no idea what …

Scientists Just Took a Big Step Towards Creating Artificial Life

Designer organisms are almost here.<p>Scientists have taken a major step forward in developing complex artificial life, by successfully synthesising six …

Scientists in the UK believe they have a blueprint for the first ever quantum computer

World<p>Immigration debate is fuelling populism in Italy, but not for the reasons you think: View<p>"Italy, with its low birth-rate, is likely to become increasingly diverse in the coming years. Its poor economy is actually dampening rather than fuelling anti-immigrant populism by keeping economic issues …

This Ravenous Black Hole Broke a Star-Devouring Record

The star was in for a grotesque fate when it wandered near a black hole. And it didn’t end quickly — not when the black hole mangled and gnashed it …

Black Holes

Does an anomaly in the Earth's magnetic field portend a coming pole reversal?

The Earth is blanketed by a magnetic field. It’s what makes compasses point north, and protects our atmosphere from continual bombardment from space …

Asteroid attack? Astronomers ponder fourth close pass of 2017

Yet another space rock is set to give Earth a close shave. We ask a professional sky watcher if we should be freaking out just yet.<p>For the fourth time since the start of 2017, a small celestial body will pass closer to Earth than the distance between us and the moon. Recently discovered asteroid …

Astronomy

The Purpose of Sleep? To Forget, Scientists Say

Over the years, scientists have come up with a lot of ideas about why we sleep.<p>Some have argued that it’s a way to save energy. Others have suggested that slumber provides an opportunity to clear away the brain’s cellular waste. Still others have proposed that sleep simply forces animals to lie …

Neuroscience

What is String Theory And Why Humanity Absolutely Needs It

String Theory<p>For decades, scientists have theorized about what lies beyond the third dimension and if there can exist a unified theory to explain all …

Physics

The Tail of This Black Hole Was Randomly Hiding in Our Galaxy

Tucked away in our galaxy’s corner, there’s a silent black hole on the loose. In a recent study in the January issue of <i>The Astrophysical Journal</i> …

Universe

Matter-Antimatter Asymmetry: CERN’s LHCb Experiment Detects Hints Of Charge-Parity Violation In Baryons

Why does the universe we live in exist? After all, our current understanding of the Big Bang — the phenomenon that gave rise to the universe roughly …