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Magnetic Field Of Huge Rogue Planet Difficult To Explain

Scientists are unable to explain the magnetic field of a huge rogue planet. NASA says the planet-sized object is 20 light-years away from Earth and …

Neutron Stars

A neutron star is the densest object astronomers can observe directly, crushing half a million times Earth's mass into a sphere about 12 miles …

What If We Actually Create Reality By Observation?

August 2, 2018 by Keith Giles<p>If we’re not here to observe the Universe, does it cease to exist?<p>What if Christ in us is what created the Universe, and …

How to build a quantum-entangled blockchain that travels through time

<i>This article is one in a series of my 🍌Banana Papers — blockchain whitepapers re-written in an easy to digest (like bananas!) manner. My goal is to</i> …

Warming Arctic could be behind heatwave sweeping northern hemisphere

This heatwave across much of the northern hemisphere could continue for weeks, and possibly even months. And accelerated warming in the Arctic …

Your Body Acquires Trillions of New Mutations Every Day

And it’s somehow fine?<p>As you read this article, the cells in your body are dividing and the DNA in them is being copied, letter by letter. So long is the human genome—more than 3 billion letters—that even an astonishingly low error rate of one in many million letters could amount to 10 new …

A cancer treatment that one expert called the 'most exciting thing I've seen in my lifetime' just got approved to treat more patients

The FDA just approved a cutting-edge cancer therapy to treat another form of blood cancer.<p>It's the second approval for Kymriah, also known as tisagenlecleucel, this time to treat patients with large B-cell lymphoma, and the first for adult patients. An August approval of Kymriah approved the …

Cancer Cells

8 men and women once sealed themselves inside this enormous fake Mars colony for 2 years — here's what it's like today

A decade before Elon Musk founded his fast-rising rocket company, SpaceX, or spoke publicly about colonizing Mars, a different billionaire captivated the world with Biosphere 2.<p>Ed Bass, an oil tycoon, spent about $250 million to build and operate that facility as a proof-of-concept for a permanent, …

Physical Geography

Scientists Genetically Engineered Flies to Ejaculate Under Red Light

Their experiments confirm that sex is pleasurable, even for animals we think of as simple.<p>Humans have spent a lot of time figuring out ways to get animals to ejaculate. They have fashioned artificial vaginas, inserted electric probes, and donned helmets that encourage birds to hump their heads. …

The first "cell-free" CRISPR tech is here to personalize cancer treatment

by Kristin Houser April 19, 2018 Enhanced Humans 47620<p>A single technology can help kill superbugs, slow cancer’s growth, and potentially help us end …

How to blow up a star

Supernova simulations are resolving a 50-year-old mystery about stellar death throes.<p>After spending three months trying to blow up a star, …

If You Thought Quantum Mechanics Was Weird, Wait Till You Hear About Entangled Time

In the summer of 1935, the physicists Albert Einstein and Erwin Schrödinger engaged in a rich, multifaceted and sometimes fretful correspondence …

Space scientists have big plans to avert an asteroid apocalypse

We're finally getting serious about planetary defense.<p>Despite what you may have read, a 1,500-foot-wide asteroid named Bennu is not going to devastate our planet on Sept. 25, 2135. Brent Barbee, an expert on space hazards at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, is clear on that point: “It’ll only …

Asteroids

MIT's Wearable Headset Can Hear The Words You Say In Your Head

This is not science fiction.<p>Lorrie Lejeune/MIT<p>The idea of humans being able to read each other’s minds has almost exclusively been the domain of …

What on Earth Is This Fiery Blob?

At first glance, it looks like a fiery monster out of "The Incredibles." Or maybe a glowing alien orb, or a giant, irritated zit popping up above the …

Now, there’s an injectable bandage that stops bleeding, speeds healing | health

An injectable bandage fabricated from a seaweed-derived gel that is used in cooking can stop bleeding and promote wound healing, according to …

Texas A&M

Voyager Is 13 Billion Miles Away and Needs a Repair: Here’s What Happened

Trickling in through the giant radio dishes of NASA’s Deep Space Network, faint whispers from a distant robotic explorer deliver a message: <i>I may not</i> …

Microsoft gambles on a quantum leap in computing

<b>In a laboratory in Copenhagen, scientists believe they are on the verge of a breakthrough that could transform computing.</b><p>A team combining Microsoft researchers and Niels Bohr Institute academics is confident that it has found the key to creating a quantum computer.<p>If they are right, then Microsoft …

Quantum Computing

Scientists Discover a Tiny Stomach Hidden Inside Lung Tumours, Because Cancer Is Changing

"Cancer cells will do whatever it takes to survive."<p>Researchers recently spotted a miniature stomach, duodenum, and small intestine hidden among the …

Oil and gas drilling blamed for sinkholes threatening to swallow parts of Texas

Oil and gas extraction in west Texas is causing the formation of massive sinkholes, according to a new study.<p>As the fossil fuel industry has expanded …

Scientists Say They Have Developed A Memory-Restoring Prosthetic For The Human Brain

Scientists may have just developed the first successful memory-restoring prosthetic for the human brain. Using technology that can truly be called a “brain hack,” they report being able to boost memory by about 35% over a baseline measurement.<p>This first-of-its-kind implant study took a novel …

Newly-discovered human organ may help explain how cancer spreads

A newly discovered network of fluid-filled channels in the human body may be a previously-unknown organ, and it seems to help transport cancer cells …

The Puzzle Of Quantum Reality

There’s a hole at the heart of quantum physics.It’s a deep hole. Yet it’s not a hole that prevents the theory from working. Quantum physics is, by …

These 4 Cosmic Phenomena Travel Faster Than The Speed of Light

Breaking the light barrier.<p>When Albert Einstein first predicted that light travels the same speed everywhere in our Universe, he essentially stamped …

Physics

3 Revolutionary Cancer Treatments

These game-changing cancer medicines are offering new hope to patients.<p>Cancer patients are living increasingly longer thanks to new breakthrough …

Marcus Aurelius - the Philosopher on the Emperor's Throne

The Statue of Marcus Aurelius in the Musei Capitolini in Rome<p>On March 17, 180 AD, Roman Emperor <b>Marcus Aurelius</b> passed away. He is often referred to …

Study Skills

Humans Were Nearly Wiped Out by This Supervolcano 74,000 Years Ago. Here's How We Survived

How to survive the apocalypse.<p>It was the closest thing to an apocalypse in 2 million years.<p>The eruption of the Mount Toba supervolcano some 74,000 …

Geology

A Bizarre Tectonic Plate "Bend" Is Causing Mexico's Terrible Earthquakes, Study Shows

And we still don't know how to predict them.<p>Six months have passed since a magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck Mexico City, toppling 40 buildings and …

Earth Science

The Transformer of Autonomous Farmbots Can Do 100 Jobs on Its Own

The first fully autonomous ground vehicles hitting the market aren’t cars or delivery trucks—they’re ­robo­-farmhands. The Dot Power Platform is a …