Mohamed Elsayed

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This Quantum Theory Predicts That The Future Might Be Influencing The Past

No, seriously.<p>One of the weirder aspects of quantum mechanics could be explained by an equally weird idea – that causation can run backwards in time …

Are Plants Conscious?

Animal rights activists have done stellar work in foregrounding the question of creature-consciousness: no meat-eater is now ignorant of the fact …

If doctors are right, investors should know about this “discovery of the century”

Doctors say a relatively unknown technology out there could soon cure diabetes and blindness.<p>There’s a relatively unknown technology out there that doctors say could soon cure diabetes and blindness… as well as almost any genetic defect.<p>As you might imagine, this “Discovery of the Century” could …

Is Time Travel Possible? Scientists Explore the Past and Future

How would you like to head back to the future in a DeLorean car? Or travel with the crew of the USS Enterprise to save the whales? These two examples …

Time Travel

You Lose Consciousness Every Minute of Every Day Suggests New Study

The world surrounding you right now appears to be fully realized, perceived by you in a continuous stream of information. But a new study suggests …

Why Jordan Peterson Is Wrong About Atheism

May 26, 2018 by Martin Hughes<p>Jordan Peterson’s main problem with atheism, as can be seen from the above clip, is that atheism is, supposedly, morally …

Most Parents Want to Test Their Unborn Kids’ Genes For Disease Risk

Every parent-to-be wants a healthy baby. And, when offered an opportunity, most couples want to know which disease-causing genes, or risk factors, …

Honoring the millennial friendship between Jews and China

Unlike their experience in Europe, Russia and many other Christian and Muslim countries in the world, the Jews have never experienced discrimination …

Abu Dhabi's problem with the Muslim Brotherhood

How the United Arab Emirates' broad definition of 'extremism' has impacted regional politics since 2011.<p>In March 2011, buoyed by the revolutions sweeping the region, a group of 132 Emirati intellectuals and activists petitioned President Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan to institute reforms. They were …

British arms exports to Israel reach record level

Figures reveal defence firms’ sales at new high, as Prince William prepares for visit to Ramallah and Jerusalem<p>British defence contractors are selling record amounts of arms to Israel, new figures reveal, just days after it was confirmed that Prince William will represent the UK government on a …

Spy stories: Former Mossad chief talks Iran, nukes and the life of a spy

Shabtai Shavit reveals details of secret meetings, his view on a range of nuclear and defense issues and how he was almost swept up in the Pollard …

To kill a superbug

Scientists and political leaders have warned for years of the looming health peril posed by so-called superbugs — bacteria that have gained resistance to current antibiotics. Researchers across the globe are locked in an international arms race to find new, more potent antibiotics. This is a battle …

7 Natural Ways To Keep Cockroaches & Other Bugs Out Of Your House

Summer means rosé all day, pool floats, and uninvited house guests that won't leave, and I don't mean your couch-surfing friends. These freeloaders …

'Disturbing' half human-half CHICKEN embryos are created in the lab in an effort to shed light on how cells transform into a fetus

It sounds like something you might hear in a nightmarish sci-fi film.<p>Scientists in New York have created half human-half chicken embryos in what some …

Genetics

Questioning Truth, Reality and the Role of Science

In an era when untestable ideas such as the multiverse hold sway, Michela Massimi defends science from those who think it hopelessly unmoored from …

Philosophy

An Argument Against Every General Theory of Consciousness

As a philosophical expert on theories of consciousness, I try to keep abreast of the most promising recent theories. I also sometimes receive …

Want to Get Rich? Ten 1-Sentence Personal Finance Rules Anyone Can Follow to Become a Self-Made Millionaire

Sometimes the best advice on personal finance comes in 1-sentence bites.<p>Every month I get a number of advance copies of personal finance books.<p>Each includes tens of thousands of words that promise and occasionally deliver something new, even though wealth building, like losing weight, can be summed …

Getting Undergrads to See the Value of Philosophy: A Survey

Andrew Mills, associate professor of philosophy at Otterbein College, is interested in learning about how philosophers get the non-philosophy-majors …

Humans are terrible at monogamy. So why do we want it so badly?

There’s lots of evidence that monogamy is an unnatural system that humans invented. The experts explain in our new Netflix show.<p>From the time we’re kids, we’re bombarded with fairy tales about finding our one true love. Love songs, rom-coms, and stories across cultures and continents all preach a …

Brain Scans of Transgender Youth Could Put an End to Gender Dysphoria

Brain imaging could change everything for transgender youth.<p>Approximately 1.4 million Americans are transgender. Despite scientific evidence to the …

Bernard Lewis, Influential Scholar of Islam, Is Dead at 101

Bernard Lewis, an eminent historian of Islam who traced the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, to a declining Islamic civilization, a controversial view that influenced world opinion and helped shape American foreign policy under President George W. Bush, died on Saturday in Voorhees Township, …

Science Unlimited? The problem with scientism

A Beirut Nightclub Has Been Shut Down For Playing Verses from the Quran

We've heard of wacky things happening in nightclubs, but this is one takes the cake.<p>A nightclub in Beirut is under investigation by the order of the Governor of Beirut, Ziad Chebib, after a video circulated on social media showing the club playing Quran verses, said the <b>Daily Star</b>.<p>This is not the …

A New World’s Extraordinary Orbit Points to Planet Nine

In early 2016, two planetary scientists declared that a ghost planet is hiding in the depths of the solar system, well beyond the orbit of Pluto. …

PayPal Alum: How Blockchain Will Change Investing and Why Real Estate Will Be First

There’s a lot of hype about turning property into digital tokens and trading it on a blockchain—but so far no one is actually doing it. That’s going …

The Amish understand a life-changing truth about technology the rest of us don’t

The Amish have negotiated a pact with modernity. Whereas much of the contemporary world sees technological progress as inevitable, even a moral imperative, the Amish ideal lives in the past, circa 1850.<p>It’s not that the Amish view technology as inherently evil. No rules prohibit them from using new …

The Past and Future of In Vitro Fertilization

In vitro fertilization, better known as IVF, is an assisted reproductive technology in which fertilization takes place in the lab instead of inside …

The three levels of self-awareness you need to hit before you know yourself

Self-awareness is like great sex: everyone thinks they have a ton of it, but in reality no one knows what the fuck they’re doing.<p>The fact is that the majority of our thoughts and actions are on autopilot. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing either. Our habits, routines, impulses, and reactions carry …

Self-help

What Counts As A Schrödinger Cat?

“Schrödinger’s Cat” is probably the most infamous thought experiment in the history of <i>gedankenexperimenten</i>. You’ve undoubtedly heard the set-up: a cat is placed in a box with a diabolical device containing a single unstable atom that has a 50% chance of undergoing a radioactive decay in the next …

Quantum Physics

Earth Shatters Climate Record, Sending Planet Toward 'Worst Case Scenario'

April was the 400th “consecutive month with above-average temperatures.”<p>April 2018 was the 400th “consecutive month with above-average temperatures” …