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Can the Phenomena of Ghosts Be Proved or Disproved by the Large Hadron Collider?

It’s a split audience when it comes to ghosts in that some people believe they’re real and some will swear on their lives they seen one. While others …

Quinoa could solve the world's looming food shortage, say scientists who cracked the plant's gene code

It has become a byword for metropolitan, health-conscious dining, but new research suggests quinoa could be destined for a far more important future.<p>Scientists believe the “supercrop” could solve the problem of feeding the world’s growing population.<p>The resilient seed, which was once the "mother …

There Were Huge Wolf-Sized Otters in China 6 Million Years Ago

Scientists have found evidence of a wolf-sized otter relative that lived in southwest China’s wetlands 6 million years ago.<p>The researchers from China …

Mining

US scientists create metallic hydrogen on Earth ending 80-year quest for 'holy grail of high-pressure physics'

US scientists have succeeded in squeezing hydrogen so intensely that it has turned into a metal, creating an entirely new material that might be used as a highly efficient electricity conductor at room temperatures.<p>The discovery, published in the journal Science on Thursday, provides the first …

Chemistry

NASA has revealed the most compelling evidence yet that Europa may be able to support life

The Hubble Space Telescope first caught a glimpse of water vapor jutting off the surface of Jupiter's tiny moon Europa in 2013. But scientists were skeptical, so a team performed follow-up observations throughout 2014 to see if these jets of water would reappear. Sure enough, Hubble caught three …

Astronomy

Scientists Make Major Discovery While Studying The Brain On No Sleep

Conventional wisdom suggests that the longer you go without sleep, the more tired you should be. But if you’ve ever pulled an all-nighter, you’ve probably experienced the opposite phenomenon: At 4 a.m., you can barely keep your eyes open. Then, it’s 8 a.m. and you’re wide-awake with seemingly …

Sleep

8 Foods You Should Never Eat Before Bed

Some of these will definitely surprise you.<p>Groggy today, but not sure why? It may have something to do with what you ate for dinner last night. While it's a well-known fact that you shouldn't be slamming coffee and sweets right before hitting the hay, it turns out a lot of healthy foods may also be …