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Researchers prove the arrow of time is irrelevant to quantum computers

An international team of scientists recently published groundbreaking research indicating quantum computers aren’t handicapped by a classical view of time. Grab a cup of coffee, we’ll explain.<p>The researchers set out to determine if quantum computers could be used to overcome one of classical …

Quantum Physics

Reversing wrinkled skin and hair loss in mice by restoring mitochondrial function

1.<p>Alberio, S., Mineri, R., Tiranti, V. & Zeviani, M. Depletion of mtDNA: syndromes and genes. <i>Mitochondrion</i> <b>7</b>, 6–12 (2007).<p>2.<p>Ryan, M. T. & Hoogenraad, …

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5 Actionable Steps to Overcome Negative Thinking

Negative thinking only compounds your challenges. Lay the groundwork for success with these positive and practical tips.<p>Do you remember playing with building blocks as a kid? It was fun to place one upon the other until, ultimately, they all came crashing to the ground, leading to fits of laughter. …

How artificial intelligence is revolutionizing customer management

A few years back, cloud computing transformed customer management, giving every small and medium business access to unified data and communication platforms without the need to make heavy investments in IT infrastructure and staff. This time around, the next revolution in the space is being driven …

Why exercising on an empty stomach is the secret to weight loss

You may think you need food to fuel your workouts, but you are wrong.<p>Recently, the advice that suggests loading up on carbohydrates before exercise has been called into question. Yes, consuming carbs before exercise can increase performance in certain fields like sprinting and sports that use power …

Jupiter is oldest planet in solar system, ancient meteorites show

By Ben Guarino<p>, Reporter<p>Jupiter formed in a geologic blink. Its rocky core coalesced less than a million years after the beginning of our solar system, scientists reported Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Within another 2 million or 3 million years, that core grew to …

Astronomy

Apparently, there's a smart way to procrastinate, and we're ready to sign up for it

There seems to be a right way to procrastinate, and we’ve been doing it wrong. Dr. Josh Klapow, a clinical psychologist and co-host of the radio show …

Is Inflationary Cosmology Science?

[tl;dr: Check out this article in <i>Scientific American</i> by Ijjas, Steinhardt, and Loeb suggesting that inflation isn’t science; this response by Guth, …

Mind-Blowing New Theory Connects Black Holes, Dark Matter, and Gravitational Waves

The past few years have been incredible for physics discoveries. Scientists spotted the Higgs boson, a particle they’d been hunting for almost 50 …

Ivanka Trump, Education Secretary DeVos promote STEM careers

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ivanka Trump and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Tuesday exhorted young girls to pursue careers in science, technology, …

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Here are the winners of the 2017 PEN Literary Awards

Writers from all over the world came together to celebrate books Monday night at the 2017 PEN Literary Awards Ceremony.<p>The ceremony is an annual …

Tomb Of Jesus Is Restored In Jerusalem

A restoration team Monday announced the completion of a historic renovation of one of Christianity's holiest sites — the shrine that, according to tradition, houses the tomb of Jesus.<p>The ornate shrine, called the Edicule, sits in the center of Jerusalem's Church of the Holy Sepulchre, one of the …

The "Day Without a Woman" strike, explained

On International Women’s Day, women across the world will strike against President Trump and the social injustices that helped him rise to power.<p>March 8 is International Women’s Day, which is usually celebrated in the US with a feel-good awareness campaign about the importance of women’s rights. …

Feminism

The week in patriarchy: Texas doctors fight for right to lie to pregnant women | Jessica Valenti

A new bill would let doctors lie to prevent abortions and – look, over here! – Ivanka Trump is trying to distract us from Trump’s misogyny with feminism<p>These days it’s hard to keep too many things in your head at once – there’s a new scandal unfolding every day, from Mike Pence’s emails (emails!) …

Feminism

A US Supreme Court discussion of free speech and social media got comically postmodern

During oral arguments this week in a case before the US Supreme Court, the justices mostly seemed to agree that access to social media is worthy of constitutional protection.<p>And why shouldn’t it be? The web, and specifically social media, is where civic life happens now. As justice Elena Kagan put …

Social Media

SpaceX says it will fly two space tourists around the moon in 2018

Elon Musk, the founder and CEO of the rocket company SpaceX, says that two private individuals have hired his firm to fly a manned mission around the moon in late 2018.<p>Musk said that the two individuals had not given his company permission to release their names, but that they knew each other and …

What Is The Universe's Third Most Common Element?

In the earliest stages of the Universe, it was too hot to form neutral atoms or even atomic nuclei, as they’d immediately be blasted apart by a collision. By time the Universe had expanded and cooled enough that we could form stable nuclei, things were sparse enough that we wound up with 75% …

Helium

14 Best Science-Fiction Books to Read

These days, it seems like the headlines being splashed across our TVs, phones, and computer screens seem more like they're from a book or movie than actual real life. It's all enough to make you think to yourself, "Wait, did they just... is this a science-fiction novel?"<p>Not quite — this is all very …

Which technologies present the most risk in 2017?

CERT presents a list of potentially troublesome areas.<p>A lot of exciting new technologies are emerging or maturing that will likely play an …

11 Things Every Great Leader Does (Or Says) When Communicating

Listening before speaking and remembering someone's name are just two communication habits that make you an even more admired leader.<p>A. Reflective Listening<p>Reflective listening is a skill that involves digesting what someone has shared and summarizing it back to them. This demonstrates a true …

Emotional Intelligence

When Giving Critical Feedback, Focus on Your Nonverbal Cues

Giving feedback may be one of the most difficult challenges a manager faces. On the one hand, you have to be honest; on the other hand, you don’t want to alienate your employee. You tread a fine line between maintaining cordiality and successfully getting your point across.<p>A positive workplace …

Row over size of crowd at Trump inauguration escalates as press secretary Sean Spicer rounds on press

The row over how many people attended the inauguration of Donald Trump escalated with his Press Secretary, Sean Spicer, rounding on journalists at his first formal press briefing.<p>Mr Spicer refused to take questions from journalists at the briefing in the White House. Instead he harangued …

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The Best and Worst Presidential Memoirs

Jefferson set an impossibly high standard for subsequent presidents in many areas, including memoir. No one matched him until Grant, and since then …

New York’s Governor Just Safeguarded Free Access to Birth Control and Medically Necessary Abortions for More Than 2 Million Women

In the hours before the Women’s Marches that swept across the U.S. and the rest of the world on Saturday, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced some <i>good</i> reproductive rights news for women in his state—namely, safeguarding women’s free access to most forms of birth control and medically necessary …

Health Care

Trump's Cabinet, By the Numbers

<i>First Read is a morning briefing from Meet the Press and the NBC Political Unit on the day's most important political stories and why they matter.</i><p><b>Trump’s cabinet, by the numbers</b><p>With NBC News confirming that former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue is President-elect Donald Trump’s pick for Agriculture …

Scientists unleash graphene’s innate superconductivity

Already renowned for its potential to revolutionize everything from light bulbs and dental fillings through to semiconductors and motorcycle helmets, …

Trump executive order first strike at ending 'Obamacare'

WASHINGTON (AP) — In an opening salvo against "Obamacare," President Donald Trump signed an executive order Friday night that appears aimed squarely …

Health Care

Worldwide, people rally in support of Women’s March on Washington

Protesters gather the day after the inauguration of Donald Trump as new President of the United States.<p>Protesters gather the day after the inauguration of Donald Trump as new president of the United States.<p>By Karla Adam<p>, Reporter<p>LONDON — Inspired by the Women’s March on Washington, people in cities …

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