Christopher Campbell

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Genetics 2.0: Scientists Have Officially Created a New Kind of Child

When Three People Make a Baby<p>The long-held belief that we get half our genes from our father and the other half from our mother may not be as …

Genetics

Physicists Attack Math’s $1,000,000 Question

Physicists are attempting to map the distribution of the prime numbers to the energy levels of a particular quantum system.<p>Prime numbers, the …

Mathematics

A Finder's Guide To Facts

Are we really in a post-truth era? Somebody on the Internet said so. Many people, actually.<p>The presidential campaign was filled with falsehoods. Our president-elect no longer poses as a truth-teller: Aides and supporters say we should not take him literally. That's good for him, since he endorsed a …

Journalism

Boeing, Iran Air Clinch $16 Billion Deal for 80 Planes

Iran announced Sunday it had finalized a $16.8 billion deal with Boeing to purchase 80 passenger planes — an agreement made possible by last year's landmark nuclear agreement.<p>Iran's state-run IRNA news agency reported that 50 Boeing 737s and 30 Boeing 777s would be delivered over the next decade, …

The Brain Damage That Hides Half the World

A rare condition called hemispatial neglect reveals the invisible seams in human consciousness.<p>When I was a graduate student 25 years ago, I met a man I’ll call Mr. X, who had recently recovered from a stroke to the right side of his cerebral cortex. Like many people with a neurological disability, …

20 Small gardens you can have in a corner

Created: 08 September, 2016<p>Even when our space is limited, there are always a few ideas that can serve as inspiration for us to bring nature indoors …

Landscaping

How An Undergraduate Discovered Tubes Of Plasma In The Sky

The discovery by an undergraduate student of tubes of plasma drifting above Earth has made headlines in the past few days. Many people have asked how …

Make Skittles Popcorn In 4 Easy Steps

It's an age-old question foodies have pondered for years: sweet or savory? I definitely have a bit of a sweet tooth when it comes to desserts, and …

Skittles

This Mental Trick Will Make You 3 Times More Charming, According to Science

This clever psychological hack makes it three times more likely you'll leave a good impression.<p>There's a tension at the heart of human psychology -- we love flattery but we hate fakery. Which is both a challenge and and an opportunity for networkers.<p>When meeting a new acquaintance, the best way to …

Women of Color

Biomineral shell formation under ocean acidification: a shift from order to chaos

Altmetric: 66<p>More detail<p>Article |<p>Open | Published: 15 February 2016<p>Susan C. Fitzer<br>• , Peter Chung<br>• , Francesco Maccherozzi<br>• , Sarnjeet S. Dhesi<br>• , Nicholas …

Google Scholar

Decoding the Dark Matter of the Human Genome

In 1994, researchers from Harvard and Stanford published a paper in which they described three mice: one was yellow and fat, one mottled and fat, and the last one was brown and lean. An ordinary image, except for one thing: despite being so different, all three mice were genetically identical.<p>If …

Mental Floss

Quietly, the new space race between SpaceX and Boeing burns hot

Whichever company flies astronauts first in 2017 gains bragging rights.<p>It’s been half a century since the United States finally dusted Russia in the …

Vertical Seaweed Gardens Are The New Way To Feed Ourselves From The Overfished Oceans

GreenWave, on Long Island, is a winner of this year’s prestigious Buckminster Fuller Institute prize.<p>When Bren Smith first started cultivating seaweed in the Long Island Sound, his friends “laughed him off the water.” “They said I was growing arugula at sea,” he says.<p>Now, after 15 years of …

How to make money and help the planet

Worried about climate change? Now there's an easy investment for that.<p>The first fossil fuel free stock ETF launched Thursday. The fund's rigorous screening process excludes not only oil, gas and coal companies, but also tobacco, weapons or gambling stocks.<p>It's called the Etho Climate Leadership …

Investing

Ingestible Sensor Can Measure Your Vitals

Like a FitBit that listens to your body from the inside<p>Doctors can learn a surprising amount about your health by simply listening to your body. The pulse and breathing rate in particular can indicate if a patient is stressed, or exercises often, or if he has a heart condition doctors should be …

Antibiotic resistance: World on cusp of 'post-antibiotic era'

<b>The world is on the cusp of a "post-antibiotic era", scientists have warned after finding bacteria resistant to drugs used when all other treatments have failed.</b><p>They identified bacteria able to shrug off the drug of last resort - colistin - in patients and livestock in China.<p>They said that …

Climate Change Is Making It Possible To Farm The Alaskan Tundra

For Alaskan farmers, there’s an upside to melting permafrost.<p>Alaska has heated up about twice as fast as the rest of the U.S. over the last 60 years. While that’s leading to a long list of problems–wildfires, roads sinking as permafrost melts, threatened fisheries–it also means that now it’s …

Congress has passed the first US space law for asteroid mining

For aspiring asteroid miners—there are more than you think—the challenges of extracting metals from the inner solar system go beyond the fuss of getting prospecting platforms into space. There are important legal considerations, too.<p>Existing space laws were written for governments, since at the …

Space Exploration

Blue Origin Makes Historic Reusable Rocket Landing in Epic Test Flight

The private spaceflight company Blue Origin just launched itself into the history books by successfully flying and landing a reusable rocket.<p>Powered …

Space Travel

If we blocked the sun, we could reset the climate

The Paris climate talks hope to set out how we can reduce the amount of carbon we’re pumping into the atmosphere. But emissions cuts alone may not be enough. Atmospheric CO2 is the blanket that keeps our planet warm and any further emissions will mean more global warming. Observations in recent …

Climate Change

Old MacRobot Had a Farm

When is a vegetable farm not a vegetable farm? When you take away the humans, automate the work, and create a vegetable factory in its place. In …

Google and NASA Have A New Quantum Computer

Meet the D-Wave 2X<p>It looks like the holiday season came early for Google’s Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab.<p>Google, NASA, and the Universities Space Research Association announced today that they’re getting the D-Wave 2X, the newest and most powerful quantum computer on the market. The 2X …

Researchers Map A Protein ‘Tree Of Life’ For Species Across The Animal Kingdom

We're not so different after all<p>Proteins are a vast network of worker bees in our body, all carrying out different functions, from facilitating muscle movement to initiating thought. Roughly 20,000 unique proteins are synthesized by our genes, and work together in combination to execute complex …

Crucial Food Chain Bacteria Altered by Climate Change

<i>By Emma Howard, The Guardian</i>Climate change will have irreversible and unprecedented impacts on crucial ocean microorganisms that could trigger …

Apple built an ‘electronic city’ online 21 years ago that still stands out as one of its most puzzling flops

So the notion of creating a safe, familiar-looking space for early cyber surfers must not have seemed too outlandish for the Apple executives who came up with the plan.<p>But the short-lived online service that Apple rolled out that year, dubbed eWorld, failed miserably and the digital buildings that …

Fossilized Human-Sized Sea Scorpion Found In Meteorite Crater

If you sea scorpion, say scorpion<p>If you think scorpions are scary today, be very glad that you weren't around 467 million years ago. Today, these stealthy stingers are found on land, but back then, scorpion ancestors ruled the seas.<p>In a study published today in <i>BMC Evolutionary Biology</i>, scientists …

Watch the wind swirl across Earth with this awesome map

<i>This story was originally published by CityLab and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.</i><p>Though software engineer Cameron …

Glassdoor's 25 Best Jobs In America For 2015 Includes Data Scientists And Software Engineers

Eight of the 25 best jobs in America for 2015 are tech-related and have more openings that candidates available to fill them. According to Glassdoor, there are 104,828 openings for software engineers, and the average base salary is $98,074. Software engineers have a Glassdoor Job Score of 4.6, …