Rahul Patel

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Is This Where God Lives in the Brain? An Epilepsy Case Study

Religion and science don’t often mix. But in the case of religious experiences -- bright lights, booming voices, visions of God, angels, devils or …

Neurology

How Fast Is Earth Moving?

As an Earthling, it's easy to believe that we're standing still. After all, we don't feel any movement in our surroundings. But when you look at the …

Astronomy

This might be the most detailed map of the human brain we've ever seen

Imagine that the first map you ever saw of the United States was simply a rough outline of the country's borders with only about half the state …

The Brain

NASA Finds More Than 100 New Planets, And Some May Support Life

The Kepler telescope.<p>NASA has just discovered 100 new exoplanets — and they say some could support life.<p>NASA recently announced that an international …

The Scientific Mystery of a Man Living with 90% of His Brain Missing

What we think we know about our brains is nothing compared to what we don’t know. This fact is brought into focus by the medical mystery of a …

The Brain

This Tiny Camera Takes Pictures Of Space That Would Make NASA Blush

The Tiny1 is a point-and-shoot designed for astrophotography.<p>Ever been out under a beautiful night sky, and tried to take a picture of it with your smartphone or a handheld camera? If so, you know how bad the results usually are: the sky-filling moon in a sea of bright stars reduced to a smudge of …

Want to Be Happier? Science Says Do These 5 Simple Things Every Day

Is it possible to improve your happiness simply by doing these things for only two minutes per day? Yes, says a Harvard-trained happiness researcher and best-selling author.<p>Can you improve your happiness simply by breathing for two minutes a day? Apparently so, says Shawn Achor, Harvard-trained …

The Best Resort Hotels in India

Our readers chose properties that offer lavish accommodations in some of India’s most popular destinations.<p>If you’re looking to stay in a hotel that …

Here's Why We Still Don't Understand Prime Numbers

There's so much we don't know.<p>Prime numbers are one of the most basic topics of study in the branch of mathematics called number theory.<p>Primes are …

Samsung unveils world's first UFS memory cards — the successor to microSD

What comes after microSD cards for removable storage? Samsung has the answer: UFS. The company announced today the world's first removable UFS (Universal Flash Storage) memory cards, offering storage capacity of either 32, 64, 128, or 256 gigabytes, and performance speeds that simply blow older …

This innovation could change space travel forever

In the final hours of Monday, July 4, NASA's Juno spacecraft completed a tricky maneuver with pinpoint accuracy, and in doing so, became the second …

Massive 'lava lamp' blobs deep inside Earth have scientists puzzled

Two continent-size blobs of hot — and possibly molten — rock can be found deep underground, about halfway to the center of the Earth, according to a new study. These curious structures — each of which is so large that it would be 100 times taller than Mount Everest — could be made up of materials …

Earth Science