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These Nanoparticles Could Clot Your Blood Faster—And Save Your Life

Scientists develop artificial platelets that could speed the clotting of blood in wounded soldiers, car accident victims, or others in danger of rapid blood loss.<p><b>Blood-clotting nanoparticles injected just after an explosion</b> injures a soldier could dramatically reduce blood loss and increase …

Scientists discover one of the most Earthlike planets yet

Can Gliese 832c support life, or is it just a super-Venus?<p><i>Sci News</i> is reporting that astronomers at the University of New South Wales have discovered an Earthlike planet just 16 light-years away. The planet, dubbed Gliese 832c, is orbiting a red dwarf star half the mass and radius of our own sun. …

40 Clever Life Hacks to Simplify your World

Back in January the Sifter posted <i>50 Life Hacks to Simplify your World</i>. The post went on the be one of the most shared articles in the history of the …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

Astronomers Detect An X-ray Signal That Hints At Dark Matter

Astronomers at NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory have detected a mysterious X-ray signal coming from Perseus galaxy cluster. Although the signal still requires more investigation, there’s a possibility that it represents a concrete discovery of a form of dark matter.<p>Dark matter is still something of …

Scientists simulate time travel using light particles

We may never see practical time travel in our lifetimes, if it's possible at all. However, a team at the University of Queensland has given the Doc Browns of the world a faint glimmer of hope by simulating time travel on a very, very small scale. Their study used individual photons to replicate a …

New Study May Explain Why Stress Can Cause Heart Attacks

Scientists may have identified the connection between chronic stress and heart attacks, according to a new study: white blood cells.<p>“[They] are …

Medical Research

Biotech Whiz Kid Nathan Han Wins World’s Largest Science Fair

Because of his age, Nathan Han had difficulty finding a Boston area research lab willing to overlook liability issues and allow a fifteen-year-old to …

New Exoplanet Could Be Earth's Cousin — Or Something Totally Alien

Astronomers are one step closer to discovering Earth Two. They have found an exoplanet slightly larger than our own, orbiting a star at a distance …

High-School-Age Heroes Create Ketchup Lid That Doesn't Squirt Water

The condiment game has changed<p>What is one of The Worst Things In The World? (In the listicle sense, not the human tragedy sense.) Answer: when you empty the first squirt of ketchup from the bottle and it's a watery, brown, puddle-like mess, and you can feel each individual shard of your slowly …

White matter might matter much more than we thought

Look up ‘myelin’ in any neuroscience textbook and you’ll find something along these lines: It is a fatty substance that forms a sheath around axons, and gives the fibre bundles their white appearance when viewed under the microscope. The myelin sheath insulates the fibres, and helps them to carry …

This space-age insulation company you’ve never heard of is planning to go public

Things you never thought you wanted to know about: insulation. But here’s why at least one next-gen super-efficient insulation company is interesting.<p>…

5 Sky Events This Week: Penguin Solar Eclipse, Comet Encounters Whirlpool

Changing Planet<p>This week a comet glides past the iconic Whirlpool galaxy. Courtesy: K. Rhode, M. Young, and WIYN/NOAO/AURA/NSF<p><b>From an exotic solar eclipse to a comet buzzing a galaxy, a veritable cosmic buffet of celestial sights greets sky-gazers this week.</b><p><b>Age of Aquarids.</b> Starting Monday, April …

2014 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

The 26th annual National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest is under way, and entries will be accepted for another six weeks, until June 30, 2014. First prize winner will receive an 8-day Alaskan expedition for two. National Geographic was once more kind enough to allow me to share some of the early …

Nanorobots that hide in your blood like viruses could someday fight cancer

When it comes to fighting disease, your body’s defense system doesn’t like enlisting outside help. Overcoming this “locals only” attitude has been a huge handicap for scientists trying to make medical nanorobots, but now a team from Harvard thinks they’ve developed a disguise that will help the …

Immune System

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