Ignacio Loaiza

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Are Artificial Sweeteners Really Bad For You?

Artificial sweeteners have gotten a bad rap in the press for as long as they’ve been in use. But is it just the result of a fear of science or do …

Capsaicin

<i>Guest post by Earlene Mulyawan</i>Whether it is adding chili flakes to top off your pizza, Tabasco to your omelet, chili oil to your ramen, there’s no …

Neuroscience

What Makes Popcorn Pop? – The Chemistry of Popcorn

Today (19th January) is apparently National Popcorn Day, so what better time to look at the chemistry behind it? This graphic takes a brief look at …

Scientists Have Confirmed a Brand New Phase of Matter: Time Crystals

Constant motion without energy.<p>For months now, there's been speculation that researchers might have finally created time crystals - strange crystals …

Phone Charging Tech Creates Energy From Movement

We rely on our cell phones to get through the day. These handheld mini-computers keep us connected, but they also keep us tethered. While portable …

NASA Made an EmDrive, and It Works, But We Still Don’t Know Why

There’s a new engine that might just might, be able to propel humanity to the stars. It’s called the EmDrive. You might have heard about it not too …

Physics

Unlocking the Physics of Our Universe: Unusual Numbers Found in Particle Collisions

Finding Patterns<p>Mathematicians and physicists have noticed a strange coincidence occurring between their respective fields: the values computed from …

A giant experiment that cracked a 100-year mystery of physics just came back online — and it's more powerful than ever

In February 2016, physicists declared the century-long search for gravitational waves was over.<p>Einstein predicted the existence of such ripples in the fabric of spacetime in 1915, but he doubted their weak signatures could be detected.<p>But more than 1,000 researchers in September 2015 used the Laser …

Physics

A Nobel prize-winning physicist identified three simple steps to mastering any subject

I wasn’t always a good learner. I thought learning was all about the hours you put in. Then I discovered something that changed my life.<p>The famous Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman understood the difference between “knowing something” and “knowing the name of something,” and it’s one of …

Self-improvement

Google's AI can translate language pairs it has never seen

Google's AI is not just better at grasping languages like Mandarin, but can now translate between two languages it hasn't even trained on. In a research paper, Google reveals how it uses its own "interlingua" to internally represent phrases, regardless of the language. The resulting "zero-shot" …

How Do Bikes Stay Up?