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Inhibiting enzyme common to all mammals shows anti-aging potential

Researchers have uncovered a new target in the quest to extend the lifespan of mammals. Inhibiting a common enzyme found in all mammals, including …

LHC Measurements Hint at Entirely New Physics Just Outside Our Reach

More tests are needed, though.<p>During the mid- to late-twentieth century, quantum physicists picked apart the unified theory of physics that …

Strange Atomic Ripples in Graphene Could Unlock Clean, Limitless Energy

Holy crap.<p>By all measures, graphene shouldn't exist. The fact it does comes down to a neat loophole in physics that sees an impossible 2D sheet of …

Graphene

Humans are just starting to understand this nearly invincible creature — and it's fascinating

Scientists are just starting to understand the tardigrade. It can survive boiling water, outer space, and extreme radiation. Following is a transcript of the video.<p>This funny looking little guy can survive boiling hot water, outer space, and decades without food or water. It's called a "tardigrade" …

What You Need to Know About Neurotransmitters

Neurotransmitters Definition and List<p>Neurotransmitters are chemicals that cross synapses to transmit impulses from a neuron to another neuron, …

We Can Now Store Light as Sound, And It's a Game Changer For Computing

One step closer to computers that process data at the speed of light.<p>Last year, scientists took a big step towards creating the next generation of …

Quantum Computing

Breaking: An Entirely New Type of Quantum Computing Has Been Invented

"It's amazing no one had thought of it before."<p>Australian researchers have designed a new type of qubit - the building block of quantum computers - …

Experiment reveals evidence for a previously unseen behaviour of light

Light is useful, versatile and perplexing. We see with it - that is, we make sense of our surroundings (sometimes) using signals that our eyes send to our brains when light impinges upon them. We also use it to “see” far beyond the limits of our own sense organs. We peer deep into space, or – as at …

Physics

Quantum Computer Programming: What You Need to Learn to Get Started?

Quantum computers, at long last, finally seem to be coming into their own with the promise of being far superior from its competition by years end. …

Quantum Physics

Quantum Theory Rebuilt From Simple Physical Principles

Physicists are trying to rewrite the axioms of quantum theory from scratch in an effort to understand what it all means. The problem? They’ve been …

Quantum Mechanics

Elusive Majorana Particle Takes Major Step Towards Quantum Computing

A long-theorized quasiparticle inches closer to discovery and its enabling of quantum computing Image: Eindhoven University of TechnologyAn …

The basis of the universe may not be energy or matter but information

There are lots of theories on what are the basis of the universe is. Some physicists say its subatomic particles. Others believe its energy or even …

Physics

Scientists Have Created a Super-Thin Fabric That Harvests Energy From Our Movements

They call it "twistron".<p>A twisted fibre made of gel-coated carbon nanotubes could be the very thing we need to steal energy from our surroundings …

Black holes could delete the Universe

In their latest video, Kurzgesagt takes a look at black holes, specifically how they deal with information. According to the currently accepted …

How to Solve the Information Paradox In the Event a Black Hole Deletes the Entire Universe

In a highly informative yet somewhat terrifying animation, design house Kurzgesagt explains the concept of black holes (see previous video), the …

‘Diamond rain’ proven possible on Uranus and Neptune

Following up on a long-held theory that intense pressure within the ice giants of our solar system could lead to “diamond rain,” researchers were …

Astronomy

Cyborg Bacteria Covered in Tiny Solar Panels Are Changing The Future of Clean Fuel

"These bacteria outperform natural photosynthesis."<p>In an effort to improve the efficiency of natural photosynthesis, a researcher at the University …

Clean Energy

An Electric Revolution: New Study Shows Fluid-Like Motion of Electrons in Graphene

Be Like Water<p>In graphene, electrons move in strange ways. Their unusual and fluid-like behavior was observed by scientists at the National Graphene …

The “Quantum Internet” Is Just a Decade Away. Here’s What You Need to Know.

The Next Level<p>The word “quantum” sounds so advanced and complex that people tend to get hyped up about anything attached to it. While not every …

Quantum Computing

Infographic of the fascinating timeline of the far future

Timeline of the far future is one of my favorite pages on Wikipedia. It details what might happen to humanity, human artifacts, the Earth, the solar …

Nanochip could heal injuries or regrow organs with one touch, say researchers

A novel device that reprogrammes skin cells could represent a breakthrough in repairing injured or ageing tissue, researchers say.<p>The new technique, called tissue nanotransfection, is based on a tiny device that sits on the surface of the skin of a living body. An intense, focused electric field is …

Cell Biology

Watch outer space for free on a live stream

Of course you have to sign up<p>A company called Slooh, which provides live streams of outer space via telescope, is opening up its sightings of eclipses, full moons, asteroids, and comets to anyone with an internet connection — for free. All you need to do is sign up on their website.<p>Slooh owns seven …

A New Quantum Understanding is About to Turn Chemistry on Its Head

Entirely New Discoveries<p>In a world of quantum oddities, the phenomenon of indistinguishability, the impossibility of distinguishing between two …

Obesity cure possible after discovery of fat 'switch'

Scientists have discovered the precise brain mechanism that causes the body to hold onto fat, raising hopes of a cure for obesity.<p>For the first time, lab trials have explained how the brain’s ability to sense insulin in the body, levels of which are raised after a meal, is coordinated with …

New Research Suggests We Can Stop Human Cells From Aging

The Mechanisms of Aging<p>For a phenomenon that affects all living beings, there’s nothing simple about aging. Experiments that focus on understanding …

Scientists discover how the brain's hypothalamus controls ageing – and manage to slow it down

If you are reading this and you don’t smoke, then your major risk factor for dying is probably your age. That’s because we have nearly eliminated …

Firestorm brewing as scientists work to create synthetic human DNA

Last May a seemingly commonplace meeting kicked off a firestorm of controversy. More than 100 experts in genetics and bioengineering convened at …

Negative Mass: Scientists Create Fluid That Moves Forward When You Push It Back

<i>Updated</i> | Physicists in the U.S. have created a fluid with “negative mass”—meaning that when you push it away, it accelerates towards you. That means …

Vast halo of hydrogen gas engulfing the entire Milky Way seen for the first time

The enormous halo of hydrogen gas makes up a big portion of the galaxy's ordinary matter.<p>Much of our galaxy's mass is not contained in the central …

Researchers capture first 'image' of a dark matter web that connects galaxies

Researchers at the University of Waterloo have been able to capture the first composite image of a dark matter bridge that connects galaxies …