Drashtant

144 Flips | 4 Magazines | 25 Likes | 67 Following | @Perfectdo | Keep up with Drashtant on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Drashtant”

Watch: Short videos that TED says will recharge your brain

With more than 100 speakers over five days, attending TED conferences can be an emotional roller coaster ride, as attendees flit from talks on virtual reality to racial prejudice, climate change to Google art, incarceration to drones. TED uses brief videos in between talks to reset the mood and …

Music Videos

New Technique Allows Scientists to Read Minds at Nearly the Speed of Thought

An experiment by University of Washington researchers is setting the stage for advances in mind reading technology. Using brain implants and …

ScienceCasts: Historic Vegetable Moment on the Space Station

Who Cares What the Back of a TV Looks Like?

Over the past few days I’ve heard top executives from two massive electronics companies brag about the design of their television. Normal! Well, it …

Neuroscientists explain why control freaks are ineffective leaders

Whether you're an IT manager locking down access and permissions to IT-business collaboration tools, or a micromanager who forces a process on her employees to get work done, you may be negatively affecting business productivity.<p>Historically, leaders have controlled employees rather than connecting …

Why Do Some People Find Deepak Chopra Quotes Deep And Not Dung?

In what may well be the first-ever paper to evaluate susceptibility to pseudo-profound BS, Gordon Pennycook and colleagues have found that people who are more susceptible to BS score lower for verbal and fluid intelligence, are more prone to “conspiratorial ideation,” and more likely to “endorse …

A syringe with tiny sponges can seal a gunshot wound in seconds

A bunch of tiny sponges could change the way first responders treat gun victims and wounded soldiers.<p>Oregon-based startup RevMedx designed the XSTAT …

Medicine

This Bandage Glows Fluorescent Green When You’re About To Get An Infection

Researchers at University of Bath may have figured out a way to solve a major issue in medicine: diagnosing and treating wound infections.<p>Color-changing fabrics and textiles have led to some novel lines of clothing, but researchers are envisioning uses for the technology that go beyond mere …

Don't give blood, grow it in a lab

Back In 2007, the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (Darpa) issued an open call for a project. It required applicants to make a bioreactor …

Stem Cells

26 incredible innovations that improved the world in 2015

From the start, 2015 was ripe for world-changing innovation.<p>In early January, we saw Bill Gates drink clean water converted from sewer sludge and …

Developing Countries

13 of the best best science books of 2015

To help sort through 2015's books, the <i>Science News</i> staff offers its must-read picks, many of which have been previously reviewed in the magazine.<p>Read those reviews at the links below or in our Editor's Pick: Favorite books of 2015.

Books

What will happen in 2016?

World news,Syria,Yemen,Greece,China,US elections 2016,Cyprus,Hillary Clinton,Bernie Sanders,Donald Trump,Marco Rubio,Ben Carson,Asia Pacific,Europe,Middle East and North Africa,US news,Barack Obama,Democrats,Republicans,Ted Cruz,Xi Jinping,United Nations,The Economist,Ashley …

Big Idea: Marijuana Reaches New Highs

Reduced restrictions will make it easier for scientists to study pot's potential<p>It’s now easier to buy marijuana in the U.S. for personal consumption than it is for scientists to procure it for research: 23 states and D.C. have legalized it (at least as medicine), and several others may have it on …

The Science Books We Loved Most in 2015

Looking for a good holiday read? There was no shortage of excellent popular science books this year, from memoir, alternate science histories, and …

Science News' favorite books of 2015

This biography of Alexander von Humboldt explores how the 19th century German naturalist’s expeditions helped lay the groundwork for our modern …

Books

Can blocking fat transport increase lifespan?

Animals from tiny worms to human beings have a love-hate relationship with fats and lipids. Cholesterol is a famous example of how they are both …

Biology

This New Injectable Foam Can Repair And Regrow Degenerating Bones

This is awesome.<p>Researchers in France have developed a special kind of injectable foam that could be a significant help in repairing bones damaged by …

Imperial College London

NASA tested a 3D-printed rocket engine, and it worked

NASA has been developing the technology to 3D-print an entire rocket engine, and it recently tested a collection of the parts it has already made. The successful rocket firing is a fiery proof of the future of this technology.<p>When you think of 3D printing, you may think of the kind of small, …

Space

How to Realize Your Creative Potential and Become a Better Photographer

Anyone who does anything worth doing wants to be the best. Maybe not the best ever, maybe not the best in the world, but everyone wants to maximize …

WIRED Awake: 10 must-read articles for 21 December

Your WIRED.co.uk daily briefing. Today, SpaceX delays its rocket launch and attempted booster landing by 24 hours, Facebook leaves Adobe Flash by the …

The 10 most important things in the world right now

<b>1. One person has died and at least 14 others were injured on Sunday night after a car ran into pedestrians on the Las Vegas strip.</b> The incident happened near the hotel and casino where the Miss Universe pageant was being held.<p><b>2. Spain's People's Party, led by Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy, won the</b> …

The Periodic Table Song

ScienceCasts: Space Vision

Will This Hypnotize You?

Why Isn't It Faster To Fly West?

Your Brain On Illusions (The LAB)

Scanners and Brain Computer Interfaces | HowStuffWorks NOW

How Long Will You Live?

Science Blasts God Out of the Brain with Magnets | HowStuffWorks NOW