Owen Zhang

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Genetics 2.0: Scientists Have Officially Created a New Kind of Child

When Three People Make a Baby<p>The long-held belief that we get half our genes from our father and the other half from our mother may not be as …

How healthy soils make for a healthy life

The next time you bite into an apple, spare a thought for the soils that helped to produce it. Soils play a vital role, not just in an apple’s …

Mars colonisation: SpaceX and Nasa working together to identify landing spots

One region with no rocky surface and proximity to ice has already been shortlisted.<p>Elon Musk-led SpaceX has said it is in the process of identifying …

Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains the Strange Paradoxes of Time Travel

Astrophysicist and science educator Neil deGrasse Tyson gave a fascinating interview recently to Jake Roper of Vsauce3, where he talked at length …

Thousands of worlds may lurk beyond Pluto — and a stunning new animation shows the ones we've found

You may be familiar with our solar system's eight planets — Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune. There's also their famous dwarf-planet companion, Pluto.<p>But this icy world may just be an appetizer to what lurks in a region beyond Pluto called the Kuiper Belt.<p>As this …

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Neuroscientists Have Accidentally Discovered a Whole New Role For The Cerebellum

We've only just scratched the surface.<p>One of the best-known regions of the brain, the cerebellum accounts for just 10 percent of the organ's total …

Unions slam penalty rates cut as business groups call for calm

Fast food, hospitality and retail workers will suffer cuts to their Sunday pay under major changes to penalty rates announced by the Fair Work …

Samsung’s Galaxy S8+ will reportedly have a monstrous 6.2-inch display

The beauty of edge-to-edge displays<p>Samsung’s Galaxy S8 is slated to arrive in late March, but details continue to leak in a steady stream in the lead up to the event. The latest dump of new info comes courtesy of <i>VentureBeat</i>’s Evan Blass, who posted the S8+ spec sheet on Twitter this afternoon. The …

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How smartphone light affects your brain and body

There's something incredibly powerful about the blue lights that the designers of our smartphone, tablet, and laptop screens have been able to create. The lights in these screens glow so bright that we can see them even during a sunny day. At night, they're bright enough that they've been compared …

Neuroscience Has Discovered the Secret of Creativity | Inc.com

<i>What are some good ways to foster creativity and innovation in everyday work? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p>We tend to think of creativity as this flash of inspiration that comes unbidden and when …

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3 Science-Backed Ways to Stop Overthinking Everything in Life

Overthinking is both a blessing and a curse. While some see it as a sign of a curious, analytical brain primed for problem-solving, others believe it …

Vodafone fined £4.6m for serious breaches of consumer protection rules

Vodafone has been fined £4.6m by Ofcom for “serious and sustained” breaches of consumer protection rules.<p>It is the second-largest fine ever handed out by the regulator, after a £5.7m penalty imposed on ITV in 2008 over the “abuse” of premium-rate phone lines in a number of hit shows.<p>Ofcom carried …

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