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Quantum Experiment Shows How “Time” Doesn’t Exist As We Think It Does (Mind-Altering)

In Brief<p>The Facts:<p>John Ioannidis, an epidemiologist at the Stanford University School of Medicine, published an article titled "Why Most Published …

Paul Krugman: This is what happens “when self-indulgent politicians ignore arithmetic and the lessons of history”

Leaders “trying to run Europe on the basis of fantasy economics”<p>In his Monday column, economist Paul Krugman chided the "monstrous self-indulgence" of European leaders who were told by economists that establishing a single currency would be a horrible idea, then went ahead and established it anyway.<p>…

Krugman: “I may have overestimated the Greek government’s competence”

"The new bailout terms are even worse, but the terms being offered before were still not going to work" he added<p>The Nobel Prize-winning economist <b>Paul</b> …

Black Holes Get Even Weirder with New Stephen Hawking Theory

Black holes may be even weirder than scientists had thought, according to a new paper by famed astrophysicist Stephen Hawking.<p>The paper, which …

Living on Other Planets: What Would It Be Like?

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live on the moon? What about Mars, or Venus or Mercury? We sure have and that's why we decided to …

Yes, Germany Should Consider War Debt Gesture To Greece And Save The Euro Too

Greece’s economy is at the brink of an abyss and could pull the entire euro area behind it into the dustbin of history, ending a formidable project of economic cooperation, prosperity and peace in a continent blighted by centuries of wars and plagues, culminating in the horrors of World War …

Europe

Neurons constantly rewrite their DNA

Johns Hopkins scientists have discovered that neurons are risk takers: They use minor “DNA surgeries” to toggle their activity levels all day, every …

New Research Suggests That Our Universe Could Be a Giant Hologram

Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy?<p>As far as mind-melting ideas go, the 'hologram principle' is right up there. It predicts that, …

The "Charlie Bit My Finger" Infants Are Now Grown Ass Kids

You know you're a Millennial when viral videos have the same ability as movies to make you feel old. The CBBC checked in with the kids from "Charlie …

What is a Wormhole?

A wormhole is a theoretical passage through space-time that could create shortcuts for long journeys across the universe. Wormholes are predicted by …

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Here’s what happens when 2 proton beams collide at nearly the speed of light

The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) — the largest machine humans have ever built — specializes in hurling protons at each other at nearly the speed of …

Black holes don’t erase information, scientists say

<b>The “information loss paradox” in black holes — a problem that has plagued physics for nearly 40 years — may not exist</b><p>Shred a document, and you can …

How It Works: Death By Black Hole

A quantum quandary<p>As you fall feet first across an event horizon—the point where nothing can escape the black hole’s gravitational pull—you don’t feel anything change. But eventually, gravity is so much stronger at your feet than your head that you’re stretched apart, like Play-Doh, until you snap. …

NASA Hopes Mars Plans Flexible Enough To Survive Administrations

WASHINGTON — As NASA develops its plans for eventual human missions to Mars, the agency is deferring decisions on a number of major details, in part …

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In autism, the brain's response to speech speaks volumes

When language delays or social detachment mark a baby for a diagnosis of autism, dark clouds cast that child's future in shadow. But researchers have discovered a test that can reliably forecast, some time between a baby's first and second birthday, whether those dark clouds will linger or …

Book in Brief: How to Clone a Mammoth

“Will there ever be a real Jurassic Park?” I’ve heard this question more times than I can count. The answer is always “No“. Aside from the problem of getting a viable clone to develop inside a bird egg – one that scientists haven’t cracked yet – DNA’s postmortem decay happens too fast to give us …

Paleontology

Can our DNA turn us into criminals?

New research has found a genetic link between sex offenders in the same family – but the findings are much more complicated than that, says Neil Levy<p>Do we inherit a criminal tendency? Are some of the most reviled offences not the fault of their perpetrators, but the unlucky fruit of their genes? If …

Genetics

Jungle in the City: Wild Urban Biome Skyscraper Design

[ By Steph in Architecture & Cities & Urbanism. ]Suspended aquariums, snowy landscapes, jungles and caves can all be found in the heart of the city, …