Evan White

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The Real Science Behind the Crazy Night Vision Eyedrops

When I called up the Columbia scientist whose mouse experiments inspired two biohackers to squirt chemicals in their eyes to induce “night vision,” I …

Fish

Woolly Mammoth DNA Inserted into Elephant Cells

The idea of bringing extinct animals back to life continues to reside in the realm of science fiction. But scientists have taken a small step closer …

Genetics

5 Questions Financial Advisors Love To Hate

With over 600,000 financial advisors to choose from, it’s hard to make heads or tails on who to trust with your hard-earned life savings. There isn’t much of litmus test available to decipher the good from the bad and the truly exceptional from the mediocre. There is one thing that may help empower …

Creationists Have Questions. I Have Answers.

After writing yesterday about the now-famous/infamous debate between Bill Nye and Ken Ham, I don’t want to make this blog all creationism all the …

Fact or Fiction?: Dark Matter Killed the Dinosaurs

Every once in a great while, something almost unspeakable happens to Earth. Some terrible force reaches out and tears the tree of life limb from …

Seniors Want to Leave Something for the Kids

Grandkids are great but retirees have "other fish to fry" during retirement as one financial planner puts it. Check out some of these unusual retirement situations that are a far cry from the golf course.

How One Startup Is Elevating Camping With A Tree House You Carry With You

After a design theft in China and amid a growing market, how the tree-tent company Tentsile is making waves in camping and ecotourism.<p>Alex Shirley-Smith was a tree house architect. In 2013, fed up with designing custom-made suspended abodes that bordered on the extravagant for his wealthy …

Kumiko: The exquisitely delicate side of traditional Japanese woodwork

A few weeks ago we introduced you to the world of traditional Japanese woodwork, a technique that uses no nails or hardware, just precise joints, to …

Learn How To Transfer A Photo Onto Wood, Easy and Astonishing!

Advertisements<p><b>You will need</b><br>-A piece of wood<br>-A laser printed copy of your photo on copier paper, the copy should be the mirror image of how you would …

Strange lights on dwarf planet Ceres have scientists perplexed

A dwarf planet is shining two bright lights at a NASA spacecraft right now, and our smartest scientists are unsure what they are.<p>As bizarre as that …

Human DNA makes mice grow bigger brains

If most of our genes are the same as those of chimpanzees, how’d we humans evolve such big brains?<p>New research shows it’s possible to pick out key …

The professor who 'cured' his cancer with a cocktail of everyday pills and 20 years on remains disease-free

Ben Williams' aggressive brain tumour was treated with conventional therapies - and with a mix of common drugs, including those for acne, insomnia and high blood pressure, as revealed in a new documentary. Could this approach work for others?<p>ONE day, some two decades ago, Ben Williams set out from …

nanoFlowcell Quantino is a saltwater-powered sports car that can drive up to 621 miles

Saltwater-powered cars may be the wave of the future. nanoFlowcell AG has announced plans to reveal a second concept car at the Geneva Motor Show …

After Thousands of Years, Earth's Frozen Life Forms Are Waking Up

What's happening in Siberia's thawing permafrost and Greenland's melting glaciers sounds borderline supernatural. Ancient viruses, bacteria, plants, …

Biology

Hand Tool Woodworking Instruction and Thoughts

Hand Tool Projects for the Beginner<p>Its Get Woodworking Week and time to think about the things that encourage others to get started with woodworking. …

How to survive the Canadian wilderness, as shown by Ray Mears

Wild places sometimes demand silence. Not the eerie emptiness of no-sound silence, but living, breathing wilderness silence. A gentle breeze in the branches of forest trees, water lapping on the shores of a lake, an unidentified scurrying through the undergrowth, the enchantment of birdsong. A …

Joe's Guide to Zion National Park - Photography in Zion FAQ (Page 3)

PHOTOGRAPHY IN ZION NATIONAL PARK<p>Frequently Asked Questions: Page 1 2 3<p>4. What wildlife photography opportunities are there in Zion?<p>Although I am …

Russian Photographer Captures The Cutest Squirrel Photo Session Ever

Talented Russian nature photographer Vadim Trunov has had close encounters with squirrels before, but this is the first time we’ve seen his photos of …

Nature Photography

Should we give up on the dream of space elevators?

Elevators that can whisk people and cargo up from the planet’s surface into space could spell an end to polluting rockets. But making them reality is a challenge. Nic Fleming investigates.<p>Elon Musk is considered by many to be visionary – a pioneer of private exploration, and the man behind the …

Engineering

Bill Nye destroys climate deniers’ most infuriating deflection

<b>(MSNBC)</b><p>Nye appeared on MSNBC’s “The Reid Report” on Monday evening<p>Joanna Rothkopf<p>February 17, 2015 2:17pm (UTC)<p>On Monday afternoon, Bill "The Science Guy" Nye spoke with MSNBC's Joy Reid about climate change and the brutally cold weather the Northeast has been experiencing.<p>"Let's not confuse …

Vice Wars: How 3-D Printing Will Revolutionize Crime

Right now, the world’s three largest illicit trades are drugs, exotic species and arms, and roughly in that order. Drugs are by far the biggest category, accounting for slightly less than 1 percent of global commerce or, according to a 2003 UN report, $321.6 billion dollars a year. Exotic species, …

After 15 years, DSCOVR is headed to deep space to defend against solar storms

After 15 years and multiple delays, the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) spacecraft is on its way to deep space. Launching atop a Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) Falcon 9 rocket, DSCOVR leapt off the pad at Space Launch Complex 40 and took to the skies at 6:03PM ET yesterday. The …

We should never have told people to stop eating fat

Restrictions on eating fat have been questioned recently: Documentaries like "Fed Up" make the argument that sugar is a bigger problem than fat in today's obesity and diabetes epidemic, and a well-cited recent study found that saturated fat did not seem to be as bad for heart health as guidelines …

14 Foods You Should NEVER Eat

Put these on your do-not-buy list.<p><i>This article was written by Leah Zerbe and Emily Main and repurposed with permission from</i> Rodale News<i>.</i><p>What's the one food you refuse to eat? Peas? Tofu? Liver and onions? Whatever it is, it's probably because you don't like the way it tastes, not necessarily …

Can we bring back the woolly mammoth? It isn’t as outlandish as you might think

When Dolly the sheep was cloned from the mammary cell of a Finn-Dorset sheep in 1996, the public imagined growing identical copies of all sorts of …

The Coming Boom In Brain Medicines

TONY COLES COULD have had any job he wanted in the drug industry. In five years at the helm of cancer drug developer Onyx Pharmaceuticals he increased its market cap eightfold by purchasing an experimental blood cancer drug for $800 million, developing it into a big seller and flipping the whole …

Immune System