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The Answer To Life, The Universe — And Everything? It's 63

Often, as we go through the world, the key is to ask the right question.<p>When it comes to figuring out the nature of physical reality, part of that process starts at the absolute edge of the observable universe — the cosmic horizon, a distant layer from which light has only just, in this very …

Dark Matter

Putin Rival Ties Kushner Meeting to Kremlin Bankers

A prominent exiled Russian oligarch said in an exclusive interview with NBC News that he is nearly certain Russian President Vladimir Putin tried to collaborate with the Trump campaign, and that he believes a top Russian banker was not "acting on his own behalf" when he held a controversial meeting …

Parent allegedly throws brick at teacher’s face for taking student’s phone away

A 46-year-old Pittsburgh, Pa., teacher is recovering in hospital after allegedly being physically assaulted by a student’s parent on …

Five questions to ask your doctor to get the best cancer treatment

In April, a surgeon in the U.K. was convicted for carrying out hundreds of cancer operations on women who didn't need surgery. Some of the victims had their breasts removed unnecessarily. One of these women told the court she had lost her marriage, home and job as a result of the surgeon's …

Earth might be our Solar System’s last habitable planet after all

Earth is a fantastic place to be right now, but that won’t always be the case. If humanity doesn’t manage to completely destroy the planet for …

The Strange Similarity of Neuron and Galaxy Networks - Issue 50: Emergence

Christof Koch, a leading researcher on consciousness and the human brain, has famously called the brain “the most complex object in the known …

These Scientists Have a Plan To Cheat Death. Will It Work?

Resurrecting the dead may be out of the question, but new research points to better ways to care for patients with critical brain injuries.<p>Nothing is as certain as death. Yet humans have come up with ways to push it further and further. The heart stops beating? Do CPR. The lungs fail? Use a …

Stem Cells

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Physicists Are Probing The Centre of Our Galaxy to Find The Missing Fifth Force of Nature

"If true, it's revolutionary."<p>Our current understanding of the Universe states that it's governed by four fundamental forces: gravity, …

Physics

We May Be on the Brink of a New Age in Human Evolution

Accelerating Evolution<p>Very soon, we could witness an acceleration in human evolution like never seen before, argues Caleb Sharf, director of …

Ripples in Space-Time Might Indicate That We Live in a Multiverse

Hunting for Extra Dimensions<p>As important as gravity is to us here on Earth, it is actually surprisingly weak in comparison to other fundamental …

Physics

Physicists 'breed' largest ever Schrödinger's cat – and it could help unlock the quantum world

Physicists have created the largest experimental version of Schrödinger's cat – or the quantum superposition of two states – to date, and they …

Quantum Physics

Is Another Universe Sitting Too Close To Us On The Multiverse Bus?

Since the 1960s, astronomers have been aware of the electromagnetic background radiation that pervades the Universe. Known as the Cosmic Microwave …

These 'Waves' May Let Us See the Big Bang's Earliest Moments

I wonder if people who were alive when Galileo first turned his telescope to the heavens in 1610, when he discovered the moons of Jupiter, realized that it was a seminal moment in human history. The discovery changed everything. It showed that not all celestial objects orbit the Earth and set the …

Low levels of simple chemical associated with aging, DNA damage

Treatment with a simple chemical restores DNA repair to aging mice.<p>Approximately ten thousand times each day, the DNA in our cells receives some …

Not one, not two, but five new particles discovered with the Large Hadron Collider - ExtremeTech

By on March 24, 2017 at 8:41 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Operating at unprecedented …

Physics

Theoretical Physicists Suggest There's a Portal Linking The Standard Model to Dark Physics

Um, what?<p>Theoretical physicists have put forward a new hypothesis that aims to connect the world of visible physics to the hidden forces of our …

Dark Matter

David Rockefeller — Philanthropist, Banker And Collector — Dies At 101

David Rockefeller, who died Monday morning at the age of 101, leaves a legacy that eludes a simple description. At once the grandchild and heir of oil tycoon John D. Rockefeller and a globe-trotting billionaire banker in his own right, Rockefeller also earned a reputation as a prodigious patron of …

House Republicans Would Let Employers Demand Workers' Genetic Test Results

A little-noticed bill moving through Congress would allow companies to require employees to undergo genetic testing or risk paying a penalty of …

Health Care

Recent Claims Invalid: Emergent Gravity Might Deliver A Universe Without Dark Matter

Gravity is one of the four fundamental forces of nature, which means it’s not derived from anything else – it just is. At least, that’s according to our presently accepted theories. But this may be about to change.<p>Physicists today describe the gravitational interaction through Einstein’s Theory of …

Dark Matter

You Are the Universe: Discovering Your Cosmic Self and Why It Matters

<i>Now a New York Times Bestseller! "A riveting and absolutely fascinating adventure that will blow your mind wide open!" —Dr. Rudolph E. Tanzi</i><p>Read an …

Scientists Are About to Switch on a Telescope That Could Photograph a Black Hole's Event Horizon

We're about to peer into the abyss.<p>Black holes are among the most fascinating objects in the known Universe. But despite the fact that they're …

Etymotic and Grado are the masters of unsweetened music

Are you ready for a lean and clean audio diet?<p>Audio companies design their sound in much the same way that synthetic food producers design their flavor. As one group weighs up macronutrients, the other tries to balance frequencies. And just as adding sugar can make unpalatable things enticing, so …

The James Webb Space Telescope Will Truly Do What Hubble Only Dreamed Of

In 1990, NASA launched the Hubble Space Telescope. This observatory would come to revolutionize not only our scientific understanding of the Universe, but would reveal to humanity, for the first time, what our Universe actually looked like. We could peer inside the densest, most gas-and-dust-rich …

Universe

Want to Raise Successful Boys? Science Says Do This (but Their Schools Probably Won't)

Students--and especially boys--need hours of physical activity every day. They don't get enough because their schools won't let them.<p>This is a story about successful kids (especially boys), common sense, and research.<p>Most of us spend hours each day sitting at work. Science says it's killing us, and …

Standardized Testing

A jet stream of liquid iron has been found deep in the heart of the Earth's core

Jet streams are typically associated with weather patterns, storms and the changing of the seasons but they don't just appear in the atmosphere. The …

Jet Stream

Evolution Made Really Smart People Long to Be Loners

Psychologists have a pretty good idea of what typically makes a human happy. Dancing delights us. Being in nature brings us joy. And, for most …

Psychology

A Controversial New Gravity Hypothesis Has Passed Its First Test

Einstein might have been wrong.<p>A controversial new hypothesis that suggests our understanding of gravity is wrong has just passed an important first …

Dark Matter

Legal age for pot sales disappoints members of Canada’s medical community

Members of Canada's medical community are disappointed over a federal task force's recommendation to allow cannabis sales to those 18 and over, with some warning unrestricted access could have a detrimental impact on developing brains.<p>As the government moves toward legalization, it also faces the …