Samuel Hsiao

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The Wrong Way to Legalize Marijuana?

Ohio may be on the brink of creating America’s first marijuana ‘monopoly.’<p>On the surface, Ian James sounds like any other idealistic marijuana advocate: He’s critical of the war on drugs, he touts the economic and tax benefits of legalization and uses the familiar rebuttal against the “think of the …

Cannabis

This Heroic Captain Defied His Orders and Stopped America From Starting World War III

It’s truly amazing that anybody survived the Cold War.<p>Over the past decade numerous stories have come out about Soviet and American military …

The Amazing Sunken Cities Of The Ancient World

Sunken Cities Of The Ancient World: Bay of Cambay, India<p>The Bay of Cambay was discovered by marine scientists in early 2002. The city is located 120 …

Archaeology

Netanyahu, Hitler, al-Mufti Al-Hussaini and the Holocaust

It is remarkable to see Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu debase himself with revisionist history by suggesting grand theories on one of the …

Israel

Researchers Are Turning to Game Theory to Tackle Space Debris

Removing space debris is important for securing safe satellite missions.<p>Rogue pieces of space debris present a massive threat to present and future space activity. And as well as being a logistical problem, it can also get political.<p>According to Karl Tuyls, a professor of computer science at the …

Space Exploration
Mathematics

How Long Can Europe’s Welfare States Welcome Refugees and Migrants?

The growing refugee crisis in Europe is clearly a humanitarian issue. But if leaders don’t bring some common sense into the equation, the …

The science of blood

Fake blood is an essential accessory if you're going for a gory halloween look with your costume this year.<p>There's a lot of chemistry in the substance it sets out to mimic; we can explain the colour, smell, and different types of blood with the aid of chemistry (and some biology thrown in for good …

Medical Research

Cells Can’t Divide And Invade At The Same Time

And that could lead to a totally new strategy in combatting cancer<p>Just like the X-Men, mutations endow cancer cells with unique abilities that normal, healthy cells just don’t have. For example, cancer cells, unlike normal ones, can invade other cells, causing the disease to metastasize to new …

The Myth of Space Mining

We hear it all the time whenever the arguments are made for space travel and interplanetary commerce: 'We can mine the asteroids and comets and sell the ores for millions of dollars!' In reality, these pronouncements tend to underestimate both the astronomical realities and what actual ore …

Who is George Boole and why is he important? Today's Google Doodle explained

Today is the 200th anniversary of the 19th century mathematics genius birth and he has been honoured with a special Google Doodle<p>George Boole was a British mathematician whose work on logic laid many of the foundations for the digital revolution. The Lincolnshire-born academic is widely heralded as …

Mathematics

Video Explainer: The Math Inside the Shape of DNA

Everyone knows what the iconic right-handed helix of DNA looks like, with its inter-linking string of molecules forming a pleasing, gentle twist. But …