Liam Pansegrauw

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9 Salads And Sides To Flag For The 4th Of July

Fireworks, friends and -- most importantly -- food! Flag these easy salad and side recipes for your Independence Day party. They're keepers.<p><b>1. Baby Spinach Salad with Fresh Goat Cheese</b><p>Usually we think of fresh berries as something to eat for breakfast or dessert, but here they make an elegant …

Powerful 'Electric Wind' Sucked Venus' Oxygen into Space

Venus has an "electric wind" strong enough to strip water's building blocks from the planet's atmosphere and fling them into space, new research …

Why The US Government Is Allowing Genetic Engineering On Humans

In the hierarchy of existential threats to humanity (at least in science fiction), the genetically engineered human race is close second to killer robots. Ever since Darwin was used to justify racism, people have been worried that as we exert more control over the human genome, we might become less …

LELO's Reinvented Condom: HEX

Sponsored by LELO<p>We are all, by now, acutely aware of the benefits of condoms—offering protection from STDs and unwanted pregnancy. Despite all the research and wisdom gained regarding sexual health, the last 70 years have seen few advancements in condom technology—until now. Swedish pleasure …

Sexual Health

Design Is a Job. 30 Honest Quotes by Mike Monteiro

For plenty of people design is a synonym of art. And for some creative guys who do not make their living or their business that way, it perhaps is. …

How Technology Could Help Predict Terrorist Attacks

The internet has become a weapon for terrorists, who use social media and other technologies to organise, recruit and spread propaganda. So is it …

Kids in Love Review

Kids<p>in Love takes you back to a time when it’s possible to become completely beguiled and enamoured by new people. Now, we sneer at fellow passengers …

Tough gun laws in Australia eliminate mass shootings

Australia has seen zero mass shootings in the 20 years since it enacted strict gun control laws and a mandatory gun buyback program, researchers …

Earth - Can we predict when we will die?

Death is inevitable - but is it predictable? Some researchers think it might be.<p>They say that experiments with fruit flies have revealed a new and distinct phase of life that heralds the approach of death. It’s a stage of life they call the death spiral - and they think humans might experience it …

Biology

Scientists anxious to watch space junk's plunge to Earth

A cadre of scientists from around the world will be focused Wednesday on garbage delivery.<p>It may be the most closely watched trash drop-off in history, and it will certainly be at one of the highest altitudes. The trash truck of interest is a robotic spaceship crammed with two tons of junk from the …

Space Exploration

Why Pluto may have an ocean under its icy shell - Futurity

"The possibility that you could have vast liquid water ocean habitats so far from the sun...is absolutely incredible," says Noah Hammond.

CRISPR Gets Federal Approval For Human Testing

Still needs FDA approval to move forward<p>CRISPR has received federal approval for its first human trials, though the editing will not be at the embryonic level.<p>A federal panel gave the go ahead to the study, which will remove, edit, and replace T-cells in humans today, though it still needs approval …

Scientists crack mystery of Venus’s vanished water | Toronto Star

By human standards, a descent onto Venus mirrors a fall through different circles of hell. As visitors approach, they would first pass through a …

Gene-editing tool CRISPR may soon be used to treat humans for the first time

The controversial gene-editing tool CRISPR may soon be used to create custom blood cells that hunt cancer — its first use to treat humans. A study at the University of Pennsylvania received an initial approval from the ethical gatekeepers at the National Institutes of Health this week, the …

Earth's mini Moon has been circling us for nearly a century, Nasa finds

Earth has been followed by a mini Moon for nearly a century – and scientists have only just spotted it.<p>A tiny asteroid has been orbiting us for years …

Virgin Atlantic just used behavioral science to ‘nudge’ its pilots into using less fuel. It worked

In an unusual experiment that could have major implications for the role of corporations in fighting climate change, Richard Branson’s Virgin Atlantic Airways recently teamed up with economists to try to “nudge” the company’s pilots to use less fuel, using a variety of behavioral interventions.<p>And …

University of Chicago

Why NASA is Legally Required to Go to Jupiter—and Why That's Good

For a planet that has absolutely no chance of harboring life, Jupiter gets a lot of love from Earth. Five NASA spacecraft have flown by or orbited it …

Scientists Successfully Convert Waste Plastic Into Fuel

The oceans are full of garbage. One of the most depressing facts about humanity’s degradation of the natural world is the presence of the Great …

Pollution

Scientists just got one of the best measures yet of a fundamental of physics

<i>This post has been updated.</i><p>Beneath three glass bell jars, in a locked vault in the basement of a highly secure facility outside Paris, sits the world's most important kilogram.<p>Ever since 1889, when the General Conference on Weights and Measures (CGPM) made the imperious pronouncement, "this …

Physics