Elizabeth Shearer

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How to be happy in today’s crazy world: 3 secrets from research

Sometimes it feels like the world is actively conspiring against your happiness. Now before you start folding your tin foil hat, let me say that you …

Happiness

A young boy in Oregon died from flesh-eating bacteria after crashing his bike — here's what to look out for

An 8-year-old boy from Oregon named Liam Flanagan died on January 21 from a case of necrotizing fasciitis, also known as flesh-eating disease, that he'd contracted after a bicycling accident.<p>It's a devastating story that shows just how dangerous these rare infections can be, and Flanagan's parents …

The Magnetic Field Is Shifting. The Poles May Flip. This Could Get Bad.

The shield that protects the Earth from solar radiation is under attack from within. We can’t prevent it, but we ought to prepare.<p>One day in 1905, …

Magnetism

Scientists have discovered the origins of the most mysterious particles in the universe

These so-called "cosmic messenger particles" are some of the highest energy particles known to science.<p>In the field of particle physics, one of the …

Philippines warns powerful volcanic eruption may still come

LEGAZPI, Philippines (AP) — A Philippine volcano which has repeatedly disgorged fountains of lava, ash and molten rock and driven more than 78,000 …

Geology

Physicists just made Star Wars-style 3D projections a reality

Not a Hologram<p>For many sci-fi fans, a truly working hologram is Princess Leia asking Obi Wan Kenobi for help. While that’s clearly science fiction, a …

Physics

Earth and Mars Experience Mysterious Mega-avalanches

In July 2016, a massive avalanche ripped through the Aru Mountains in western Tibet. The circumstances surrounding the event were highly mysterious. …

Ancient lake reveals a colourful past

Archaeologists say they may have discovered one of the earliest examples of a 'crayon' – possibly used by our ancestors 10,000 years ago for applying …

Archaeology

X-ray experiments suggest high tunability of 2-D material

To see what is driving the exotic behavior in some atomically thin - or 2-D - materials, and find out what happens when they are stacked like Lego …

Nanotech