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I Tried The Insanely Effective Acne Treatment Nobody Talks About

It finally cleared up the chronic acne that even antibiotics, IPL, lasers and Accutane couldn't.<p>It finally cleared up the chronic acne that even …

Strange Atomic Ripples in Graphene Could Unlock Clean, Limitless Energy

Holy crap.<p>By all measures, graphene shouldn't exist. The fact it does comes down to a neat loophole in physics that sees an impossible 2D sheet of …

Graphene

This Overlooked Theory Could Be The Missing Piece That Explains How The EM Drive Works

What if it doesn't break the laws of physics?<p>Ever since the EM drive first made headlines, science lovers have puzzled over how the propulsion system …

Physics

How to catch a tardigrade

Immunotherapy offers hope to lung cancer patients

The prognosis of lung cancer patients remains the worst of all, with an average survival time of only six to nine months.<p>The World Health …

If you can’t explain something in simple terms, you don’t understand it

In the early 1960s, Richard Feynman gave a series of undergraduate lectures that were collected into a book called the Feynman Lectures on Physics. …

Scientists Have an Experiment to See If the Human Mind Is Bound to the Physical World

Spooky Action<p>Perhaps one of the most intriguing and interesting phenomena in quantum physics is what Einstein referred to as a “spooky action at a …

Quantum Physics

IBM unveils its most powerful quantum processor yet

IBM's two quantum computing platforms just took a leap forward in processing power. The company announced today that it has successfully built and tested its two most powerful quantum computers yet -- the research and business-focused Quantum Experience universal computer and the prototype …

The Netflix Model Could Help Fight Cancer

It starts with unlocking the hidden patterns found in cancer genetics data.<p><b>By Elana Fertig, Johns Hopkins University</b><p>Two years ago, former President …

Genetics

The Quantum Thermodynamics Revolution

As physicists extend the 19th-century laws of thermodynamics to the quantum realm, they’re rewriting the relationships among energy, entropy and …

Microsoft launches updates to PowerApps and Flow

Microsoft’s business-centric IFTTT competitor Flow and its ‘low-code’ PowerApps platform are both getting major updates today. While these are obviously different services that solve different issues, both aim to help non-developers make better use of their existing data and services without having …

Findings raise possibility that a future therapy that rids the body of senescent cells might protect against the ravages of old age<p>Purging retired cells from the body has been shown to undo the ravages of old age in a study that raises the prospect of new life-extending treatments .<p>When mice were …

Medicine

5 Quick Tips for Healthy Guts and a Healthier Immune System

Our gut flora is the game changer in managing our immunity. <b>The human gastrointestinal tract house constitutes about seventy percent of the immune</b> …

Wellness

OK, WTF Is a Time Crystal?

Physicists have made a new phase of matter called a time crystal—but what does that even mean?<p>Last month, a team of physicists from UC Berkeley said they'd created a blueprint for a new phase of matter called a time crystal. Their paper, in <i>Physical Review Letters</i>, turned what was once a pretty far …

Physicists Uncover Geometric ‘Theory Space’

A decades-old method called the “bootstrap” is enabling new discoveries about the geometry underlying all quantum theories.<p>In the 1960s, the …

Researchers Have Found a Way to Delay Aging

Focusing on the Cell’s Power House<p>More and more, scientists are becoming convinced that aging is a disease that can be stopped or, at least, slowed. …

Aging

Will the Discovery of Time Crystals Change Our Perception of the Space-Time Continuum?

Time crystals are structures that have the ability to move through time. They can change shape without using any energy and always go back to their …

Valerie Berry, Jeremy Lee, Imen McDonnell, Mark Diacono

Baking

The Mind-Bending Mathematics Behind Quantum Computers

And if you've had your coffee, maybe you can even understand half of it.<p>Quantum computing is a lot to wrap your mind around. To put things very simply (as Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau did recently, with surprising eloquence) regular computers are made up of bits—ones and zeros—which are …

Quantum Physics

Brand New Math May Explain Strange Phenomena in Space-Time

Of Patterns and Disturbances<p>Mathematicians from the University of Utah have developed a new mathematical theory that could explain how waves and …

Discovery of time crystals could radically change our understanding of the space-time continuum

Consider a structure that moves not in space but time, crystals that change shape and move perpetually without energy, and always return to their …

Quantum Physics

U.S. judge rules Google must turn over foreign emails

<i>(Reuters)</i> – A U.S. judge has ordered Google to comply with search warrants seeking customer emails stored outside the United States, diverging from a federal appeals court that reached the opposite conclusion in a similar case involving Microsoft.<p>U.S. Magistrate Judge Thomas Rueter in Philadelphia …

Microsoft releases an app to help you swap work shifts

If you're a shift worker, you might not have to worry about haggling for shift swaps in the near future. Microsoft has released its previously teased work scheduling app, StaffHub, and it promises to make life much easier for everyone from nurses to customer support reps. The Office 365-based …

Apps

The science-backed way to actually hack your DNA—and slow aging

When it comes to gracefully getting older, most women have a few regular habits they swear by, like drinking collagen-spiked beverages and slathering …

End of fillings in sight as scientists find Alzheimer's drug makes teeth grow back

Fillings could be consigned to history after scientists discovered that a drug already trialled in Alzheimer's patients can encourage tooth regrowth and repair cavities.<p>Researchers at King's College London found that the drug Tideglusib stimulates the stem cells contained in the pulp of teeth so …

Insurance firm Fukoku Mutual Life Insurance is making 34 employees redundant and replacing them with IBM’s Watson Explorer AI<p>A future in which human workers are replaced by machines is about to become a reality at an insurance firm in Japan, where more than 30 employees are being laid off and …

Artificial Intelligence

Scientists discovered an absurdly easy way to seem convincing

Over the holidays it's best to avoid any arguments, whenever possible. But if you can't, you may want to bring some scientific ammunition for your side of the discussion.<p>It turns out that if you want to convince someone that your explanation for something is the best way to explain it, you might …

A Gift Guide for the Bookworm in Your Life

So many books...so little time.<p>There's nothing better than giving the gift of reading. Well, I guess you could give the give of <i>driving</i>, but this is in a more realistic price range. Luckily, 2017 brought us lots of choices covering science, technology, animals, mathematics, and space, and these are …

George Washington

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> …

Nutrition