Mitul Shah

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A.I. is ready to advise us on how to best protect Earth from deadly asteroids

When people talk about using artificial intelligence to solve humanity’s biggest problems, there are few problems bigger than our planet’s survival. …

SpaceX's Falcon Heavy Mission for Air Force Targets June Launch

SpaceX fans still flying high from last week’s Falcon Heavy rocket launch may want to mark their calendars for June.<p>The U.S. Air Force is targeting …

Hubble Captures the Death of a Giant Fart Storm on Neptune

The smelliest storm.<p>For centuries, Jupiter’s Great Red Spot — a colossal, swirling storm in the planet’s atmosphere — has hogged the attention of …

DIY faecal transplants carry risks including HIV and hepatitis, warn experts

Concerns have been raised about the growing trend for DIY faecal transplants, with experts fearing such attempts could put individuals at an increased risk of HIV and hepatitis as well as conditions ranging from Parkinson’s and multiple sclerosis to obesity and sleep disorders.<p>The transfer of …

Medicine

Blood-thinning drugs designed to cut stroke risk may actually increase it

Blood-thinning drugs may increase rather than cut the risk of stroke in some people over 65 who have an irregular heartbeat and also chronic kidney disease, according to a new study.<p>The researchers are calling on doctors to be more cautious in prescribing the drugs, called anticoagulants, until …

The “Quantum Internet” Is Just a Decade Away. Here’s What You Need to Know.

The Next Level<p>The word “quantum” sounds so advanced and complex that people tend to get hyped up about anything attached to it. While not every …

Bizarre things happen to the environment and animals during a total solar eclipse — here’s what to look out for

While the entire country will get to witness at least a partial eclipse, the lucky people who live along or travel to the 70-mile-wide streak of totality will see the moon completely block out the sun's light as it crosses between the Earth and the sun.<p>For those who will be able to watch the total …

Solar Eclipse

30+ Cheesy Vegetarian Appetizers, Because Cheese Makes Everything Better

When it comes to appetizers, we'll take everything with extra cheese, please. These 32 recipes are so good, you'd never guess they're all vegetarian (because what else do you need when you have copious amounts of cheese?). Whether you're looking for something to serve at your next girls' night in …

The Best Grocery Store Sandwich Breads Worthy of Your Lunch

Forget the artisanal sourdough movement for a second and put your mail order boule on hold. When we need that lowbrow fix of fourth-grade nostalgia, …

Groundbreaking Observation Confirms an Important Prediction of Quantum Physics

Particle accelerators have a lot of important jobs, like looking for new stuff by slamming beams of old stuff together. But a new particle …

Total solar eclipse 2017: 6 bizarre things that will happen

While there are many superstitions about eclipses, there are also a lot of weird things that happen during an eclipse that are completely real -- and super cool. Here are six incredible things to look for during the eclipse on August 21.<p>1. Animals getting confused<p>"A totally eclipsed sun is 10,000 …

Hubble's most galactically-amazing photo yet

This is roughly how our galaxy, the Milky Way, will look to the first human-spawned artificial intelligence ruminating on its existence in some massive intergalactic traveling spacecraft as it shifts its cameras backward to peer through millions of light years at its former home.<p>That's one of the …

A Potato's Ambitions

(Image: <b>Devin Bosco Le</b>)<p>Don't be judgmental, little spud. There are lots of ways that you can contribute to the world. Your dad's way makes just as …

This Is How Caffeine Actually Affects Your Brain

Over 83 percent of Americans drink coffee, making the U.S. the world’s largest consumer of the potent beans. We probably love it so much because it’s …