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The Only Minestrone Soup Recipe You Need - Turntable Kitchen

It’s soup weather! And yes, I did make this recipe before we took our tree out, but aren’t those twinkly lights so pretty? I don’t know about you, …

Researchers measure single atoms in a graphene 'petri-dish'

Researchers working at The University of Manchester have shown new possibilities for observing nanomaterials in liquids by creating a graphene …

Scholars Have Found a Rare Copy of Heretical Writings on Jesus And His 'Brother'

This didn't make it into the Bible.<p>Near what is today the Egyptian town of Nag Hammadi, some 1,400 years or so ago, somebody buried a whole bunch of …

Theology

This Stunning New Image of the Fornax Cluster Will Make You Feel Small

Space is the ultimate slice of humble pie; it has a way of making a person feel small and insignificant, because within the context of the universe, …

The New Yorker’s newest President Trump cover is the most brutal one yet

An evil clown emerging from the forest. A fitting analogy for the presidency?<p>The New Yorker's newest cover is both brutal and inevitable. "It" was rebooted as a franchise this year, and the Joker still won't die. American Horror Story's latest season "Cult" stars Sarah Paulson as a woman with …

Comet rings are combining to form new planets - Futurity

Narrow dense rings of comets are forming planets on the outskirts of at least three distant solar systems. But why it's taking so long is "a big …

Stephen Hawking's Ph.D Thesis Is Now Crashing Cambridge's Website [Updated]

You might not want anyone to read the work you put together as a university student—I sure don’t. But we’re not Stephen Hawking, world-famous …

There's a New Quantum Material That Mimics Human Brains in an Unexpected Way

The future of AI.<p>Scientists have discovered a quantum material that could represent the future of artificial intelligence – not because it retains …

What Is MSG, Anyway? Here's Everything You Need To Know

It stands for monosodium glutamate, but there's a lot more to it.<p>MSG is one of the most notorious ingredients in the United States. The Japanese ingredient that’s commonly used in Chinese restaurants stateside, has been blamed for making people feel ill with symptoms ranging from headaches to …

'Mind-blowing' cows hold clue to beating HIV

<b>Cows have shown an "insane" and "mind-blowing" ability to tackle HIV which will help develop a vaccine, say US researchers.</b><p>In a first for immunisation, the animals rapidly produced special types of antibody that can neutralise HIV.<p>It is thought cows evolved a supreme immune defence due to their …

Scientists used gene editing to fix a flaw in tomato breeding

Humans have been crossing plants and selecting their best traits for thousands of years in pursuit of the perfect tomato. Now, scientists have …

Genetics

Slow Down! Researchers Spot Possible Speeding 'Renegade' Supermassive Black Hole

Astronomers have spied the possible aftermath of a colossal black hole collision that happened in the center of a galaxy far, far away.<p>Usually, …

Black Holes

Tabby's star dims again, multiple telescopes to examine its spectra

(Phys.org)—Telescope operators around the world have been notified that "Boyajian's star" (officially known as KIC 8462852) has dimmed again, …

Watching magnets morph liquid rocket fuel is hypnotically beautiful

This liquid rocket fuel becomes magnetised when near a magnetic field. So it dances and morphs when magnets are moved around it.<p>It is called ferrofluid and it was invented by NASA's Steve Papell to be a rocket fuel that could work in zero gravity due to its magnetic qualities.<p>Magnet Expert Ltd …

This Chia Pudding Tastes Like Ice Cream

Now that we have your attention...<p>A few years ago, my good friend and trained herbalist <b>Christine Buckley</b> was staying at my apartment. She opened a mason jar of chia pudding, pushed it in my face, and said, “You have to eat this. You’ll like it.” Now, I’m one of those contrarian people when it comes …

Breakfast

Here's What The Nuts You Snack On Actually Do For Your Body

Each nut has its strength.<p>We’ve all heard that nuts make a healthy snack in moderation, despite their high fat content. Even Barack Obama has admitted to eating a handful of (seven) almonds every day. A study from 2015 found that eating a small handful of nuts a day could help you live longer, and …

Physicists Discover an Unexpected Force Acting on Nanoparticles in a Vacuum

Nanoparticles can be pushed by pure nothingness.<p>Researchers have discovered a new and unexpected force that acts on nanoparticles in a vacuum, …

A black hole in the middle of the Milky Way is about to be photographed for the first time

The internet may seem like a black hole sometimes, but soon enough we’ll be able to see the real, interstellar kind. Sort of.<p>We can’t <i>actually</i> see …

Hubble just spotted something massive coming out of Uranus

The Hubble space telescope has spotted a huge shimmering region on Uranus – and it’s caused by powerful bursts of solar wind.<p>No giggling at the back, …

Astronomy

This Unseen Form of Radioactive Decay Could Help Explain Where All The Antimatter Is

Seriously, where is it.<p>The mystery of where all the antimatter is gets to the heart of why you and I, and everything else in the known Universe, …

Octopuses Do Something Really Strange to Their Genes

It might be connected to their extraordinary intelligence.<p>Octopuses have three hearts, parrot-like beaks, venomous bites, and eight semi-autonomous arms that can taste the world. They squirt ink, contort through the tiniest of spaces, and melt into the world by changing both color and texture. They …

Biology

Researchers Observe Superfluid Helium Behaving Like a Black Hole

One of the strangest laws of physics has been demonstrated by scientists this week as they show the forces at play in superfluid helium are the same …

How A Grandma's Modest Closet Found Its Way Into The Metropolitan Museum Of Art

Sara Berman's belongings became an unlikely meditation on immigration, re-invention and feminine independence.<p>Sara Berman kept her closet in perfect order ― shoes lined up in an unerring row, crisply ironed white shirts stacked one atop the other, her signature bottle of Chanel 19 perched within …

Scientists turn spinach leaf into working heart tissue

Researchers have managed to turn a spinach leaf into working heart tissue and are on the way to solving the problem of recreating the tiny, branching networks of blood vessels in human tissue.<p>Until now, scientists have unsuccessfully tried to use 3D printing to recreate these intricate …

Astronomers to Peer Into a Black Hole for 1st Time with Event Horizon Telescope

<i>This article was originally published at The Conversation. The publication contributed the article to Space.com's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & …

Follow These Pro Hacks for the Best Homemade Biscuits Ever—and You Only Need 3 Ingredients

Flaky buttermilk biscuits from scratch are totally worth it.<p>Making buttery, flaky biscuits from scratch sounds like a lot of work. Measuring tons of …

We're About to Enter a New Era in Parkinson's Disease Treatments

Before we get to the therapeutic stuff, here is a reminder of the main problem people with Parkinson’s disease face.<p>Researchers are reasonably sure …

Watch researchers modify caterpillars, revealing wing development inside cocoons

Biologist Nipam Patel and his team at UC Berkeley study how butterflies develop wing shape and color by performing surgery on caterpillars, creating …

A Teenager Just "Delighted" NASA By Pointing Out a Significant Error in Their Data

A British school student recently contacted NASA to point out that there was an error in data recorded on the International Space Station (ISS), …

Inventing a new kind of matter

Imagine a liquid that could move on its own. No need for human effort or the pull of gravity. You could put it in a container flat on a table, not …

Inventions