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Scientists Discover Mutated Fish That Have Become 8,000 Times More Resistant to Toxic Waste

The future of fish.<p>Researchers have discovered that a fish living off the east coast of the US has evolved to be 8,000 times more resilient to toxic …

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When was the determination of the speed of light and how fast does light really travel?

The speed of light was determined 340 years ago today, and Google has marked the occasion with a Doodle.<p>Who figured out the speed of light?<p>Light speed was discovered in 1676 by a Danish astonomer called Ole Roemer.<p>But Roemer wasn't the first person to try and measure light's speed. Galileo set …

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Who Invented Agriculture First? It Sure Wasn't Humans

You may think of ants as picnic pilferers. After all, who hasn't had to ward off ants stealing crumbs from picnic tables or hoarding tiny pieces of food from kitchens? But a new study shows that they're in fact hard working farmers. Or at least one species of ants is. It lives in Fiji and has been …

‘If we find ET, don’t talk to it’, says the man who wants to find ET

<b>The question of whether there is intelligent life elsewhere in the universe has been asked by people for many years.</b><p><i>By Charley Lineweaver, ANU</i><p>But if …

The food that was popular the year that you were born - and what it says about the decade you grew up in

One minute everyone is stock-piling cupcake tins and perfecting their frosting skills, the next cupcakes are old news and ramen is the food of the …

There Are Many Ways The World Could End, But Scientists Think These Are The Most Likely

Hello darkness my old friend.<p>Our atmosphere, proximity to the Sun, and countless other beautiful coincidences not only permit living things to …

NASA's 'Impossible' EmDrive Could Actually Work, Even If It Breaks The Laws Of Physics

Even NASA doesn't know how it works.<p>NASA scientists have determined that an ‘impossible’ engine that could take us to Mars in just 10 weeks does …

Why All Humans Need to Eat Meat for Health

<b>With veganism trending, many people are convincing themselves that plant-based foods can suffice when it comes to daily nutritional needs, removing</b> …

Decadent Thanksgiving Desserts

The best fellowship occurs when sharing great food together. These recipes are meant for those occasions. They're holiday-pretty and wonderfully …

NASA's Impossible EmDrive Thruster Passes Peer Review

Following months of speculation, NASA’s controversial EmDrive — a theoretical reactionless engine that promises to transport humanity to far away …

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Heavy Screen Time Rewires Young Brains, For Better And Worse

There's new evidence that excessive screen time early in life can change the circuits in a growing brain.<p>Scientists disagree, though, about whether those changes are helpful, or just cause problems. Both views emerged during the Society for Neuroscience meeting in San Diego this week.<p>The debate …

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New Method to Slow Brain Aging

Until recently, <b>Alzheimer’s disease</b> was viewed as an incurable consequence of aging.<p>Nearly everyone predicted an <b>explosion</b> of <b>dementia</b> victims as the …

It's Official: NASA's Peer-Reviewed EM Drive Paper Has Finally Been Published

It works.<p>After months of speculation and leaked documents, NASA's long-awaited EM Drive paper has <i>finally</i> been peer-reviewed and published. And it …

Physics

How video games train the brain to justify killing

Let's play a game. One of the quotes below belongs to a trained soldier speaking of killing the enemy, while the other to a convicted felon …

Newly discovered genetic code controls bacterial survival during infections

Dedon and colleagues have previously shown that stresses such as radiation or toxic chemicals provoke yeast cells to turn on a system that makes …

Stunning new theory of gravity suggests there's no such thing as dark matter

A new theory of gravity explains the way galaxies rotate without the need for the theoretical presence of dark matter, according to a renowned expert …

Holy speed boost Batman! Brazilian free-tailed bats found to be the fastest flying animals

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, the fastest flyers in the entire animal kingdom are Brazilian free-tailed bats, which can fly at 100mph.<p>A new study …

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Impossible Spaceship Engine Called "EmDrive" Actually Works, Leaked NASA Report Reveals

Though scientists are still trying to figure out how it doesn’t violate the laws of physics.<p>YouTube / Kaleb Austin Hopper<p>Will Sabel CourtneyView Will …

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What Does the Way Your Mind Wanders Reveal about You?

During downtime, some of us daydream while others might focus on a to-do list, or get stuck in a negative loop. Psychology has traditionally defined …

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MIT and NASA unveil "morphing" airplane wing that could revolutionize aviation

NASA and MIT just unveiled a new “morphing” aircraft wing that could revolutionize aviation. The flexible wing designed by NASA’s MADCAT team could …

What your home will look like when you live on Mars

Put those retirement plans on hold. There’s a chance that, sooner or later, you might have to move further than you were thinking. As far as Mars.<p>On Thursday, to mark the launch of its new six-part docudrama <i>Mars</i>, National Geographic will unveil the first ever Mars showhome, giving earthlings an …

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The Science Behind Baking the Most Delicious Cookie Ever

<i>This post originally appeared on Time and Ozy.com.</i><p>You like soft and chewy. He likes thin and crispy. If only there were a chocolate chip cookie …

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Archaeologists Have Found The First Ever Fossilised Dinosaur Brain, And It's Surprisingly Complex

This is incredible.<p>Dinosaurs have a fearsome reputation for their hunting abilities but less so when it comes to their intelligence. This is partly …

Every Episode of Black Mirror, Ranked

Where do Season Four's six episodes fit in with the rest of the series?<p>When <i>Black Mirror</i> premiered six years ago on Channel 4 in the U.K., it landed with high acclaim and cult status. With its third and fourth seasons, produced by Netflix, the cult has burst out into the mainstream. The twelve new …