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This Is How Reading Changes Your Brain & It's Even More Wild Than You'd Think

I'm in grad school right now, and we've been reading three of Irish writer Samuel Beckett's very challenging novels. TBH, the reading sort of makes …

Why the Bull Market in Stocks Has Died, for Now

Ouch<b>.</b><p><b>It's All Over</b><p>Stocks are plunging. Justin Timberlake is now a creepy old guy wearing clothing meant for 16-year-olds. A teen trying to enjoy …

A little-known token may be fueling Bitcoin's rise. Critics say it's a scam.

Bitcoin has been on a run. Despite its recent dip, the cryptocurrency has impressed skeptics and believers alike in its monumental rise in value …

Cryptocurrency

Searching for the Dark: The Hunt for Axions

The cosmos is mostly made of something we cannot see. That was the conclusion astronomers started to reach in the 1930s by looking at galaxy …

Breakthrough study shows how plants sense the world

Plants lack eyes and ears, but they can still see, hear, smell and respond to environmental cues and dangers—especially to virulent pathogens. They …

Neuroscience

The atomic dynamics of rare everlasting electric fields

By ricocheting neutrons off the atoms of yttrium manganite (YMnO3) heated to 3,000 degrees Fahrenheit, researchers have discovered the atomic …

Physics

11 Things People Think Are Terrible For Your Diet That Actually Aren't

Whee!<p>I'm used to the shaming look I get from my peers when I crack open a can of sugar-free Red Bull. The questions – and judgement – never end. …

Planet killer: Mysterious 'winking' star in outer space spotted devouring planets that rotate around it [VIDEO]

RZ Piscium, located 550 light-years away from Earth, is surrounded by dust clouds that could be the remains of destroyed planets.<p>A team of US …

X-ray image shows newly born elements

The elements that make up our bodies and everything around us are born inside stars. This new X-ray image shows them being released into …

14 Ways Our Perception of The Universe Changed Forever in 2017

2017 was an incredible year for space science.<p>Down here on Earth, scientists around the globe are constantly watching, observing, measuring and …