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YouTuber Is In Jail For 3.5 Years Because He Was Playing Pokemon Go In Church

Prosecutor calls for maximum sentence for YouTuber after his video criticising blasphemy law and playing Pokémon Go in church.<p>It sounds ludicrous, …

Tweaked titanium turns CO2 into solar fuel

An ability to convert carbon dioxide into energy using only the power of the sun, as plants do through photosynthesis, would be a monumental …

Atoms

Donald Trump asked astronauts in space a question only he can answer

President Donald Trump called up to the International Space Station on Monday to congratulate NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson on her record-breaking …

Donald Trump

Breakthrough in multiple sclerosis research as scientists discover possible cause of the disease

British scientists have discovered a potential cause for multiple sclerosis, in a major breakthrough that could pave the way for new treatments for the disease.<p>Scientists have found a new cellular mechanism which may cause the autoimmune disorder. Multiple sclerosis affects around 2.5 million …

I went to the March for Science and the signs are troubling

Commentary: Thousands of people marched. But was there a message that will persuade the broad masses?<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>Donald Trump has shown how tiny soundbites can turn into earfuls.<p>The truth just doesn't cut it …

Fake News

Knee replacement joints created by 3D printer for first time in breakthrough by US university

Printable synthetic cartilagewhich can be perfectly shaped to fit a knee joint has been designed by scientists in the US.<p>Duke University in North Carolina said the breakthrough will allow surgeons to 3D print replacement parts which are an exact match for a patient’s anatomy.<p>Human knees come with a …

An ultrasonic dryer may soon take over your laundry room

The ultrasonic dryer prototype uses high frequency vibration to dry your laundry quickly and with less energy.<p>Modern home clothes dryers are convenient but often take way too long to do their job. New ultrasonic dryer technology dreamed up by scientists at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory could …

U.S. Dept. of Energy

The Komodo dragon could save your life with its bacteria-fighting plasma

They may sound like mythical predators of yore, but as it turns out, the Komodo dragon could be our knight in shining armor. As it turns out, the …

Microbiology

Science proves that training AI to be ‘human’ makes it sexist and racist, too

As we get closer and closer to create artificial intelligence that can think and reason in ways that mimic a human brain it’s becoming increasingly …

Artificial Intelligence

Scientists Have Taught Probiotics To Kill Dangerous Bacteria

Probiotics are incredibly popular. Everybody’s taking a pill, eating yogurt, or going to more extreme ends to encourage “good” gut bacteria. But probiotics might be a lot more useful than just keeping you regular and helping us make Jamie Lee Curtis jokes. Scientists have taught the little buggers …

E.coli

Study Reveals That a Strange Force Is Affecting the Quantum World

Force in a Vacuum<p>The world of nanoparticles can be very different from the world we see. For starters, it’s already unique in terms of mass — these …

Quantum Mechanics

Lab-grown meat is about to go global, and one firm is feverishly paving the way

Bruce Friedrich is about to up the ante in the effort to get more people eating plant-based and cell-cultured meat. With a staff that will soon exceed 30, Friedrich’s DC-based firm is expanding its attention from the United States to the entire world.<p>Formed only a year ago, the Good Food Institute …

Sway embraces the contradiction of meditating with your smartphone

A new mindfulness app for just $2.99<p>Mindfulness is a hot commodity these days. The market around meditation and mental well-being has, in recent years, ballooned to more than $1 billion, with countless websites, YouTube series, mobile apps, and subscription services existing on top of your …

Meditation

Google will flag fake news stories in search results

Google is taking a stand against dubious and outright 'fake news' by introducing a Fact Check tag in search results. If you ask for information about a highly contested subject, Google will serve a page from a fact-checker site at the top of your results. It's a small breakout box, similar to how …

Google News

Scientists Unfold a New Quantum Theory of Gravity

An area of physics that’s been observed in black holes since the 1970’s, called the entanglement area law, has just been seen in cold helium atoms. …

Quantum Mechanics

A mysterious explosion in space has astronomers so baffled they think it might be a completely new kind of cataclysmic event

Astronomers just observed an explosion in space that might be caused by a completely new kind of event, never seen before. The Chandra X-ray Space Telescope spotted the event in a galaxy 10.7 billion light years away.<p><b>Follow Tech Insider:</b>On Facebook

Universe

Rex Tillerson says US "has spoken enough" after latest North Korean missile launch

President Donald Trump's secretary of state Rex Tillerson issued an ominous statement in response to yet another North Korean missile launch on …

North Korea

Genetics 2.0: Scientists Have Officially Created a New Kind of Child

When Three People Make a Baby<p>The long-held belief that we get half our genes from our father and the other half from our mother may not be as …

Genetics

DARPA successfully flew a model of its 24-fan electric plane

DARPA's experimental Vertical Takeoff and Landing (VTOL) aircraft, the XV-24A LightningStrike, cleared another developmental hurdle by completing its subscale flight tests in early March, according to its manufacturer, Aurora Flight Sciences.<p>The unmanned subscale demonstrator weighs in at 325 …

Aviation

New Japanese solar cell is closest to reaching maximum efficiency

Solar energy is the hottest thing in eco-living, and everybody wants in on it. People are installing solar panels in their homes, governments are creating smart grids and companies like Google want to run completely on renewable energy and help people do the same.<p>However, the more we start to …

Neuroscientists Have Accidentally Discovered a Whole New Role For The Cerebellum

We've only just scratched the surface.<p>One of the best-known regions of the brain, the cerebellum accounts for just 10 percent of the organ's total …

Neuroscience

A Bizarre Physics Law Is Making Superfluid Helium Behave Like an Actual Black Hole

"It points to a deeper understanding of reality."<p>Of all the laws of physics, this is arguably one of the strangest - scientists have discovered that …

Quantum Mechanics

The Dalai Lama Reveals the Ultimate Morning Ritual That Will Brighten Your Day

How do you usually start your day? If you’re like most of us, it involves hitting the alarm clock several times before struggling to get your body …

Sleep Meditation for Energy Healing

This beautiful sleep meditation will help you drift to sleep with the power of your own positive healing energy. So that you can wake up feeling …

Meditation

Your Complete Guide to Omega-3-6-9 Fatty Acids

By Dr. Ruairi Robertson<p>Omega-3, omega-6 and omega-9 fatty acids are all important dietary fats.<p>Interestingly, each one has a number of health …

The simple reasons why actress Jessica Biel avoids wheat and dairy

Actress<p>Jessica Bielglides into Au Fudge in West Hollywood looking lithe and radiant, wearing a cinched-waist, midi pencil skirt and silk blouse.<p>Au Fudge is her parent and kid-friendly all-in-one marketplace, creative space (you'll find cooking and other classes here) and restaurant replete with …

Cheap carbon 'roses' pull radioactivity from water - Futurity

Researchers are testing a new way to extract radioactivity from water. "This could be a major advance for the cleanup effort at Fukushima," says …

Amazon club gives your kid a science toy every month

A well-made educational toy can do a lot to foster curious young minds. But what if you're not sure where to start shopping, or wonder which toys are appropriate at your kid's age? Amazon is taking an unusual step to help out. It just launched a STEM Club that delivers one pre-selected science, …

Why Trump Ditching TPP Could Hit Drugmakers Where It Hurts

President Donald Trump’s executive order withdrawing the U.S. from a historic Pacific free trade agreement checked the box for one of his flagship …

Donald Trump
George W. Bush