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Science: An Earth-Sized Planet May Be Hiding At The Edge Of The Solar System

We already know that the solar system is more complicated than we thought, especially with the revelation of Planet Nine potentially out there. And if that weren’t enough, it turns out a planet the size of Mars might be lurking much closer to Earth.<p>Researchers at the University of Arizona have been …

In a World-First, Scientists Have Achieved 'Liquid Light' at Room Temperature

A Frankenstein mash-up of light and matter.<p>For the first time, physicists have achieved 'liquid light' at room temperature, making this strange form …

Scientist says there are over 100 planets in our solar system

Most of us grew up learning that there are nine planets in our solar system. Back in 2006 that all changed, when Pluto was demoted from being labeled …

Why Do We Die?

It is tempting to set up religion against science in any discussion of life, death, and purpose. But religion and science are different kinds of …

Biology

Panpsychism is a crazy theory about consciousness — and it's probably true

Common sense tells us that only living things have an inner life. Rabbits and tigers and mice have feelings, sensations, and experiences; tables and …

This biology teacher destroyed transphobic myths with one science lesson

“Alternative facts” have become par for the course in 2017, so it’s more important than ever to use good, old-fashioned “real facts” to combat …

Too much social media 'increases loneliness and envy' - study

Facebook and Instagram help us to stay connected with family and friends, but spending too much time on social media could actually make you feel more alone, a new study suggests.<p>The more time a young person spends on social media, the more likely they are to feel socially isolated, according to …

Social Media