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US engineers unveil Passive Wi-Fi, consumes less power

As I’m sure you’ve noticed, your smartphone’s Wi-Fi antenna is only of the biggest drains on your battery, especially when you’re constantly streaming large chunks of data from the web, such as a video. It would be great to cut down that power consumption and researchers from the University of …

The Antarctic ozone hole has finally started to ‘heal,’ scientists report

In a major new paper in the influential journal Science, a team of researchers report strikingly good news about a thirty year old environmental problem. The Antarctic ozone “hole” — which, when it was first identified in the mid-1980s, focused public attention like few other pieces of …

Global Warming

When Bad Things Happen To Good Science Journals

A deeply flawed new study tries to challenge the basic scientific understanding that “wet areas are likely to get wetter and dry areas drier in a …

A biodegradable water bottle could be the solution to our massive plastic problem

Ari Jónsson<p>Plastic bottles can lay around in landfill sites or the ocean for centuries.<p>While our planet struggles to cope with our ever-increasing …

12 Ways Your Body Changes How Your Mind Perceives the World

Ever since René Descartes, scientists and philosophers have wrestled with the relationship between our minds and our bodies. Today, science and …

University of Chicago

India Says The Cost of Solar Power Is Now Cheaper Than Coal

The moment we've been waiting for.<p>To anybody who's been reading the headlines on investment into clean energy production, it's clear that India has …

Fossil Fuels

Are We Fundamentally Good or Evil? Neuroscience Has an Answer

What underlies every box office hit, bestselling novel, and most compelling video games? A fight between good and evil, of course.<p>The argument over …

Content Marketing

How Does The Human Brain Create Consciousness?

<i>How does the brain create consciousness? originally appeared on Quora –</i> <i>the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights</i>.<p><b>Answer by Yohan John, Ph.D in Cognitive and Neural Systems, on Quora:</b><p><i>Does</i> the brain create consciousness? I’m not so sure. At …

Can Your Genes Make You Kill?

Science's search for the roots of violence<p>The killer read his Bible. He drank. Heavily. It was a fall night in 2006, when Bradley Waldroup walked out of his rural trailer in southeastern Tennessee, carrying his .22 caliber hunting rifle. His estranged wife and her friend, Leslie Bradshaw, had just …

Secret Photos Reveal Where Donald Trump Grows His Hair

BREAKING NEWS: The original habitat used to grow Donald Trump’s hair has been located in Tromsø, Norway, one of the northernmost cities in the world. …

Donald Trump

Scientists find 13 genetic 'superheroes' resistant to severe childhood illnesses

A tiny number of people in the world carry genetic mutations that were thought to guarantee the development of severe childhood diseases, but these …