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Scientists Discover a Jewel at the Heart of Quantum Physics

Physicists reported this week the discovery of a jewel-like geometric object that dramatically simplifies calculations of particle interactions and …

This is NOT What Evolution Looks Like

Why is yawning contagious? - Claudia Aguirre

Faster-Than-Light Drive

Instead of using rockets or thrusters, a craft equipped with warp drive would move by distorting space.<p>The warp drive proposed by Miguel Alcubierre would achieve faster-than-light speeds by distorting space-time. The device would generate a field of negative energy that would squeeze or stretch …

Scientists discover DNA body clock

Newly discovered mechanism could help researchers understand ageing process and lead to ways of slowing it down<p>A US scientist has discovered an internal body clock based on DNA that measures the biological age of our tissues and organs.<p>The clock shows that while many healthy tissues age at the same …

Sleep: Why We Need It and What Happens Without It

3 Odd Facts About Pigeons

What If You Stopped Sleeping?

Quantum computing videos help explain the next frontier in computation - ExtremeTech

By on August 28, 2013 at 10:30 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>PHD Comics is almost absurdly …

First human brain-to-brain interface allows remote control over the internet, telepathy coming soon - ExtremeTech

By on August 28, 2013 at 7:03 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>The first human-to-human, …

The Brain

Work Is Broken; Let's Hack It

Just passing Labor Day in the USA makes an excellent time to consider something we all know and feel instinctively: <b>Work is fundamentally broken</b>. I used to think it was just a little chipped in the corner, so we turned it around to show another face and pretended no one would notice. No, it is not …

Why Do We Clap?

The Man Who Invented Modern Probability - Issue 4: The Unlikely

If two statisticians were to lose each other in an infinite forest, the first thing they would do is get drunk. That way, they would walk more or …

7 Amazing Living Fossils

Want to see history? You could go to a museum--or you could go to the zoo and check out these animals that haven't changed for tens of millions of years.<p>Researchers recently uncovered a new and remarkable animal in the fossil record in China: <i>Rugosodon eurasiaticus</i>, a chipmunk-like creature that was …

Hard disk hacking - Intro

Intro<p><i>Apart from this article, I also gave a talk at OHM2013 about this subject. The video of that talk (minus the first few minutes) is now …

Why Go Is An Excellent Modern Programming Language | Code Engineered

Since I began talking about the Go programming language I've been asked why I like it so much. This post is a response to those questions. For those …

OSI: The Internet That Wasn’t

<b>If everything had gone according to plan,</b> the Internet as we know it would never have sprung up. That plan, devised 35 years ago, instead would have …

General Motors

This Student Project Could Kill Digital Ad Targeting

Meet Rachel Law, a 25-year-old graduate student from Singapore, who has created a game that could literally wreak havoc on the online ad industry if …

Taste Receptors Found In Mouse Testicles. Tasticles?

Organoleptic receptors where you least expected them.<p>Researchers at the Monell Chemical Senses Center made a startling discovery while investigating the sense of taste in mice: not only do mice have taste receptors on their testicles, but any attempt to remove these taste receptors results in …

Carl Sagan, Stephen Hawking and Arthur C. Clarke - God, The Universe and Everything Else (1988)

How big is the ocean? - Scott Gass

Can We Really Touch Anything?

A Checklist for Personal Efficiency

At the end of the day, there are two ways to excel in business: Right strategy and personal effectiveness. Strategy is often a complex matter, and personal effectiveness is simpler, but very few do it well.<p>Yet the potential gains when you maximize how efficiently you perform can be astronomical. …

BigBrain & Supermoon

Watch Live: Adorable Baby Snow Leopards

Author: Joe Hanson. Joe Hanson Science<p>Date of Publication: 06.21.13.<p>Time of Publication: 1:59 pm. 1:59 pm<p>Your browser does not support iframes.<p>These …

Scientists peek at memories being made - Futurity

USC (US) — Using microscopic probes, researchers can see the physical changes that occur when …

USC

The magic of QR codes in the classroom - Karen Mensing