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Scientists Want to Align Your Internal Clock Because Timing Is Everything

Sometimes it's 7 a.m. outside, but 5 a.m. in your body.<p>In life, timing is everything.<p>Your body’s internal clock — the circadian rhythm — regulates an …

Biology

These Are The Disruptive Technologies That Will Affect Your Industry

Disruption is a hard subject to cover sometimes. The change, the intersections, the arguments about what is and is not disruption. Often it is helpful to step back and really see what is happening, where things are going and who is doing what. Richard Watson, a leading futurist and scenarios …

Imperial College London

Amazon's two secret strategies behind becoming a trillion-dollar company

Last night, Amazon became the second US company valued at over a trillion dollars, following the path tread just months earlier by Apple.<p>It’s a remarkable milestone, and Amazon’s road to a trillion was over 25 years in the making. It was entirely the product of Jeff Bezos’ leadership and cunning …

eCommerce

Physicists Just Made the Most Precise Measurement Ever of Gravity's Strength

Gravity might feel strong if you drop a bowling ball on your feet, but is in fact the weakest force. Compare it to electromagnetism: the pull of all …

Physics

These half-billion-year-old creatures were animals—but unlike any known today

So-called Ediacaran organisms have puzzled biologists for decades. To the untrained eye they look like fossilized plants, in tube or frond shapes up …

73 Years Later, the "A-Bomb" Ginkgo Trees Still Grow in Hiroshima

"There’s a huge paradox at the heart of this ginkgo story."<p>On August 6, 1945, an Allied plane dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan, creating a …

The Erosion of Cable TV Subscribers May Soon Become A Deluge

The erosion of traditional Pay TV is continuing but when a realistic broadband Internet alternative becomes available, the erosion may become a rout.<p>The latest data from eMarketer (see here) is showing that cord cutting is accelerating but not by enough to panic the cable TV companies. eMarketer’s …

Customer Service

Giant Iceberg Threatens Entire Greenland Village

Authorities are worried the iceberg could roll or break apart, triggering floods on shore.<p>If you live in Greenland, ice and cold temperatures are probably a part of your everyday life. But it’s not every day that an 11 million-ton iceberg just parks itself off your coast and dares you to do …

Volcano discovered under fastest-melting Antarctic glacier

Antarctica’s Pine Island Glacier is melting, thanks to warming waters from below. What’s more, a recent study has discovered a volcano beneath the …

Atlantic's Roepers: Huntsman could gain 60 percent in next 12-18 months

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Atlantic Investment Management's Alex Roepers recommended Huntsman Corp (HUN.N) as his best idea on Wednesday during the Delivering Alpha conference, sending the shares up nearly 4 percent.<p>Roepers said that as the company has discharged some parts of its operations, it has …

The truth about intelligence: What is it really?

When researchers talk about intelligence, they are referring to a specific set of skills that includes the abilities to reason, learn, plan and solve …

5 things we know – and 5 we don’t – about ‘Oumuamua

Mysterious ‘Oumuamua is the 1st confirmed interstellar object to pass through our solar system.<p><b>1. We know it’s not from around here.</b><p>The object known …

Elon Musk's new controversy: his donations to Republicans

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is downplaying his GOP donations and defending his environmental bona fides after revelations he gave nearly $39,000 to Protect …

Intelligent birds

New Caledonia crow<p>A discovery by Dr Sarah Jelbert of Jesus College, Cambridge, has led to the refinement of our understanding of crow intelligence. On the south-west Pacific island of New Caledonia, a crow called Emma has stunned researchers by operating a vending machine they constructed for it, …

Birds

New Jersey Dad May Lose All His Limbs from Flesh Eating Bacteria

The dad came into contact with the bacteria on a crabbing trip.<p>A New Jersey father may lose all four of his limbs after contracting a flesh-eating bacteria during a crabbing trip in Maurice River, according to the <i>Washington Post</i>.<p>60-year-old Angel Perez went down to Matt's Landing, a popular area …

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Tesla, BMW Bypass Trump’s Trade War and Score a Win for China

Less than a week into President Donald Trump’s trade war with China, global automakers have shown there are ways to bypass the battle -- and scoring …

Gravitational Waves Hold Key to Knowing How Fast the Universe Is Expanding

The universe has been expanding ever since it began. But the question on every astrophysicist’s mind is: <i>How fast?</i> Scientists have proposed more than …

CRISPR Makes Cancer Cells Turncoats That Attack Their Tumor

As an idea for wiping out cancer, it could have been ripped from the pages of a spy thriller: Take cancer cells that have departed the original tumor …

Scientists May Have Solved One of Earth’s Greatest Climate Mysteries

By on July 12, 2018 at 11:33 am<p>It can be extremely challenging to unravel the mysteries of Earth’s past climate changes, but it’s more vital than …

How Green Is Big Weed?

By<p>July 11, 2018 10:25 a.m. ET<p>In a couple of months, you'll be able to buy cannabis legally for recreational use everywhere in Canada, and that's made …

Scientists Harvest Hydrogen from Water in Microgravity, a Nifty Trick for Deep-Space Travel

A team of scientists announced they have harvested hydrogen from water in microgravity—a proof-of-principle test that may one day lead to a way to …

Apocalyptic wall of dust barrels though Arizona desert

On Monday evening in southern Arizona, cars and trucks disappeared from the usually well-trafficked Interstate 8 highway.<p>A massive dust storm, known …

Biochemists discover cause of genome editing failures with hyped CRISPR system

Researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago are the first to describe why CRISPR gene editing sometimes fails to work, and how the process …

To Boldly Go Where No Man Has Gone Before - Voyager 2

Jupiter with the great red spot shot from Voyager 1 © NASA/CalTech/JPL<p>On July 9, 1979 the interplanetary spacecraft <b>Voyager 2</b> <b></b>passed Jupiter<b>,</b> the …

There's Spooky Plasma Music Traveling From Saturn to its Weirdest Moon

Two weeks before Cassini, a robot probe, destroyed itself in a controlled dive into Saturn's whirling atmosphere, it heard the gas giant sing to its …

Recycling breakthrough: this process turns 10 plastic bags into liquid in 3 hours

Environment<p>Recycling breakthrough: this process turns 10 plastic bags into liquid in 3 hours<p>Wired<p>Business<p>Google set the example, now dozens of big …

Common heart drug recalled in 22 countries for possible cancer link

<b>(CNN) —</b> A common drug used to control blood pressure and help prevent heart failure is being recalled in 22 countries because it contains a chemical that poses a potential cancer risk.<p>Valsartan is off-patent and is used as a component of other generic medicines. Novartis, the company that …

Valsartan

4 Things the Parents of Successful Kids do Differently, According to Science

Here's what researchers say about how you can increase the chances of your kids doing well in life.<p>Every parent wants their kids to thrive, but if raising high-achieving kids was simple everyone would do it. Here's what science says about how you can help your children to succeed in life.<p>1. Let …

Why Does Water Rise? - SICK Science | Science Experiments | Steve Spangler Science

Experiment<p>Mysterious Water Suspension<p>Candle Seesaw - SICK Science!<p>Egg in a Bottle Trick with a Modern Day Twist<p>Fruit-Power Battery - SICK …