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Researchers 3D print a soft artificial heart that works a lot like a real one

The science of prosthetics has been advancing by leaps and bounds over the last few years, and research into soft robotics has been especially complementary. The same techniques that go into making a robot arm that flexes and turns like a real one can go into making more complex, subtle organs — …

This One Imperfection In Nuclear Physics Allowed Earth To Exist

In order to create a rocky planet that’s teeming with life, the Universe needed to create large amounts of the heavy elements required for life’s processes. To make many of those elements, such as Tin, Iodine, Selenium, Molybdenum, Zinc, and Copper, you need supernovae to have occurred many times …

Universe

The Complete Story of the Millennial Generation | Inc.com

Maturity is the ability to see and act on the behalf of others. Immaturity is not seeing things from someone else's point of view.<p>It's natural for Millennials to exude immaturity in the workplace because they lack the necessary context and experience. But unfortunately, it's all too common for …

Demographics

New map of air quality issues in the U.S.

7aa43ce3-1b35-4abb-ac6d-60208b4172e7<p>New map of air quality issues in the …

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NASA Plans for Its Next Wave of Martian Robots

The trusty robots on Mars are finally wearing out.<p>NASA has ambitions for Martian astronauts to one day tromp around the red desert, peer under rocks, …

How a solar eclipse first proved Einstein right

If space were really curved due to matter and energy, we should see light deflect. A solar eclipse provides the perfect opportunity.<p><i>“Eddington had</i> …

Aliens from another dimension might have created our universe, according to a speculative new study

Does humanity exist to serve some ultimate, transcendent purpose?<p>Conventional scientific wisdom says no. As physicist Lawrence Krauss puts it in his latest book, our evolution on this planet is just a "cosmic accident". If you believe otherwise, many would accuse you of suffering from some kind of …

We're Another Step Closer to Growing Replacement Body Organs

Stem cell secrets revealed.<p>Scientists just made a significant step toward the goal of growing replacement human organs by identifying that a protein …

The most effective individual steps to tackle climate change aren't being discussed

Governments and schools are not communicating the most effective ways for individuals to reduce their carbon footprints, according to new research.

Plant-Based Diet

Big Bang Confirmed Again, This Time By The Universe's First Atoms

The Big Bang is the leading theory as to where our Universe came from. The Universe was hotter, denser, more uniform, and smaller in the past, and is only as vast as it is today due to the fabric of expanding space. This idea was extremely controversial for many decades, until detailed observations …

Physics

Behold the Tiniest Star Ever Discovered

Astronomers at the University of Cambridge have discovered a star that’s barely bigger than Saturn, making it the smallest stellar object known to …