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Scientists teach ultrasound to find and kill cancer cells

A group of physicists and biologists from Russia under the supervision of Professor Viktor Timoshenko from the National Research Nuclear University …

A 3D Animation That Compares the Scale of the Smallest Known Particles to the Universe Itself

A 3D animation by Reigarw Comparisons measures the scale of the smallest known particles to the size of the universe itself, scaling up incrementally …

Ten weird signs that you are highly intelligent, according to science

In the real world, spotting intelligent people isn’t quite as simple as looking for people who babble gibberish like Benedict Cumberbatch in Sherlock.<p>…

Psychology

Hubble Beautifully Captures The Stunning Death Of A Star Just Like Ours

Going out with a BANG.<p>NASA<p>During its final coughs of existence, our Sun will have become a vast bloated red giant.<p>Over a 100 million miles from …

Advances in epigenetics mean incredibly detailed profiles of criminal suspects might soon be reality. Is the legal system ready to use this information?<p>Picture the scene. A detective is addressing her team:<p>“The DNA test results are in. We’re looking for a white male suspect, 34–37 years old, born …

Genetics

Autism researchers discover genetic 'Rosetta Stone'

Opposing defects in a single neuronal protein lead either to epilepsy in infancy or to autism<p>Distinct sets of genetic defects in a single neuronal …

Fantasy football waiver wire: 5 wide receivers to target for Week 16

We look at the top receiver options for the final week of the fantasy season.<p>The moment of truth has arrived. Week 16 marks the championship round in fantasy football (unless you’re in one of those weird leagues that plays into Week 17), and if you’re still alive, congratulations. Lineup decisions …

The circadian rhythm of our microbes

Like most life on Earth, our gut microbes have their own circadian rhythm. Disrupting that daily routine can be bad – and keeping it in balance can …

A leading procrastination expert reveals which personality types tend to put stuff off

If you're impulsive, disorganized, or consider yourself a perfectionist, Pychyl says you might not be knocking out tasks in a timely fashion.<p>Pychyl is an associate professor at Carleton University. He has been studying procrastination for the better part of two decades, which makes him perhaps the …

12 'healthy habits' you're better off giving up

Wellness

Here's why men's and women's shirts button up on different sides

<b>The INSIDER Summary:</b><p><b>• Men's shirts have buttons on the right, women's on the left. No one's sure why.</b><b><br>• For men: probably because it was easier to reach a weapon inside.<br>• For women: probably because they had servants button their shirts.</b><p>If you're wearing a men's shirt, the buttons are usually on the …

How the Enormous Field of Physics All Fits Together

Physics has a bit of an image problem. To some, it’s a fascinating and diverse field of study. To others, it’s a trigger word for math anxiety, or an …

Physics

Congress Poised To Pass Sweeping Law Covering FDA And NIH

<b>Updated Dec. 1, 9:05 a.m.:</b> The House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly on Wednesday to approve the 21st Century Cures Act, a sprawling bill to fund medical research and revamp how drugs and medical devices are approved by the Food and Drug Administration.<p>The bill passed on a vote of 392-26. …

5 Universal Experiences That Are Different In Other Cultures

Despite our many differences, there are certain things we humans can collectively agree upon: Brussels sprouts are gross, nobody should put honking …

Southern Africa

Homeopathic Products Must Disclose That There’s No Scientific Evidence They Work

The Federal Trade Commission recently updated its labeling requirements for the alternative treatments.<p>If you're having trouble sleeping and feeling jittery, you probably don't want to consume a bunch of coffee—that's just common sense. And if you're going to pop a pain reliever for a headache, …

Here’s Why You Can’t Stop Procrastinating

<i>This article is part of</i> Tools of the Trade<i>, a weekly series in which a variety of experts share actionable tips for achieving fast and effective</i> …

Airlines Offering Travel Waivers Ahead Of Hurricane Matthew

Travelers who were planning on flying this week to or from areas affected by Hurricane Matthew, which is currently in the Caribbean and heading …

Why Does Time Go Forward Instead of Backward?

It's a more complicated question than you might think.<p>Why does time go forward and not backwards? This might seem like a simple question, but it's actually really complicated. Physicist Sean Carroll explains in a new video for Minute Physics.<p>Most of the laws of physics, like gravity and quantum …

Physics

10 Super Weird Emotions You've Felt But Could Never Describe

How often have you been in the situation where you feel something but it doesn’t fall under the typical emotional categories like ‘happy,’ ‘sad,’ …

First baby born from DNA of three parents

The first baby has been born using technology that allows for the combination of DNA from three different people, <i>CBS News</i> reports. The procedure, …

Top 20+ Smartest People Who Ever Lived

Making a list of the smartest people who ever lived may not be a smart thing to do. After all, intelligence can be measured in a variety of different …

Albert Einstein

5 Scientific Theories That Will Melt Your Brain

People think science is all tedious testing and complicated calculations, but those only happen after someone points at the Sun God and screams, "I …

Physics

Has marijuana actually got stronger since the 80s? Here's what the science says

Estimates on just how much stronger vary, however, since marijuana is a tricky thing to measure. Its status as a Schedule I drug, and its incredible variability in potency based on where it's grown and how it's ingested make it difficult to pinpoint its strength over time.<p>Andy LaFrate, president …

Evidence that 'healthy obesity' may be a myth

By Neny Herni Saturday, August 27, 2016 Healthy obesity<p>This graphic abstract above represents the findings of Ryden et al, who performed …

16-year-old devises way to make deadly breast cancer more treatable

A teenager believes he has solved the problem of how to make a deadly form of breast cancer more treatable.<p>Around 7,500 women each year are diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer, a type of disease which does not respond to today's most effective drugs.<p>Many breast cancers are driven by …

15 highly useful life hacks you can learn in a minute or less

Everyone loves a good life hack, especially if it's super quick to pick up.<p>While one minute may not seem like a lot of time to master a useful skill, …

Sinusitis

15 Small New England Towns You Need to Visit ASAP

Sit back, relax and watch the boats drift on by.<p>New England basically invented the idea of the charming all-American town. Visit these 15 to learn more about our country's history, explore the local hotspots and fall in love with the landscapes of small-town America.

New England

15+ Funny Comics That Prove Parenting Is A Science

As all moms and dads will know, being a parent isn't easy. But no matter how tough it is to raise a kid, there's always something to smile about.<p>Take …

Parenting

Two guys in a Connecticut jail cell helped change the way America does drugs

George Jung is one of America's most well-known drug dealers, having been immortalized in the Johnny Depp film "Blow."<p>But in 1974, he was a relatively low-level drug smuggler; one who had just been sentenced to four years at the Federal Correctional Institute at Danbury, Connecticut, after being …