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What is sacroiliitis?

Sacroiliitis is a painful condition where either one or both of the sacroiliac joints become inflamed. The sacroiliac joints are found where the …

Pain

How to slam dunk creationists when it comes to the theory of evolution

The 2001 discovery of the seven million-year-old Sahelanthropus, the first known upright ape-like creatures, was yet more proof of humanity’s place …

Mike Pence

11 Body Parts Grown in the Lab

1 of 13<p>Lab-grown parts<p>Regrowing a missing limb is no big deal — to a starfish or salamander, creatures that are well-known for using regenerative …

Wake Forest University

The Many-Worlds Interpretation Says There Are Infinite Timelines and Infinite Yous

<i>Our editors delve into Curiosity's top stories every day on a podcast that's shorter than your commute. Click here to listen and learn — in just a</i> …

Quantum Physics

Science may have discovered evidence that a "Dr. Strange"-style multiverse is real

Alternate universes have existed in shows like <i>Star Trek</i>, <i>Doctor Who</i>, and in comics. Sometimes science fiction turns out to be real! According to study …

Enceladus' Subsurface Energy Source: What It Means for Search for Life

A space mission that could hunt for definitive signs of life on Saturn's moon Enceladus looks even more enticing following the release of new …

Ageing is a disease. Gene therapy could be the 'cure'

In September 2015, Elizabeth Parrish flew from Seattle to Colombia to receive an experimental treatment.<p>Craig Venter wants to tackle the ultimate …

Introduction to Philosophy: A Free Online Course

From John Sanders, Professor of Philosophy at the Rochester Institute of Technology, comes <i>Introduction to Philosophy</i>. In 10 lectures, Sanders' course …

Weapons in Ancient Egypt

The ancient Egyptian military is often imagined in modern films and other media as a heavily armed and disciplined fighting force equipped with …

Unexpected new lung function discovered: Making blood

Our bodies still hold plenty of secrets, and scientists have just uncovered a doozy: the lungs play a key role in producing blood. Until now, this …

The 11 Best Sci-Fi Novels From the 21st Century You Likely Missed

Great doesn't need to mean old.<p>People tend to look to decades past for examples of great science fiction—the works Philip K. Dick, Isaac Asimov, and Arthur C. Clarke. But the 21st century is living in its own golden age of sci-fi. Along with film and TV adaptations, novels like <i>Cloud Atlas</i>, <i>The Road</i>,</i> …

A 130-Year-Old Fact About Dinosaurs Might Be Wrong

New research on the creatures’ family tree could “shake dinosaur paleontology to its core.”<p>When I first read Matthew Baron’s new dinosaur study, I actually gasped.<p>For most of my life, I’ve believed that the dinosaurs fell into two major groups: the lizard-hipped saurischians, which included the …

The Roman Empire Accidentally Killed Itself

It took just 80 years for the Roman Empire to fall apart as a political unit.<p>When Theodosius the Great died in 395, he bequeathed to his two feckless …

Read the oldest love poem in the world

"Istanbul #2461" was written by the ancient Sumerians and is etched on a clay tablet.<p>At around 4,000 years old, 'Istanbul #2461', as it's …

This Development Should Matter to Anyone with Genes

Look around the room.<p>As one of the last survivors of a family clear-cut by a genetic disease, I tend to notice stories on the periphery that a lot of other people miss on their way to the sports pages, or on their way to seeing what <i>El Caudillo del Mar-A-Lago</i> has thrown up on the electric Twitter …

What Is Time? Quantum Mechanics, General Relativity Place Fundamental Limits On Our Ability To Measure Time

What is time? The complexity of this deceptively simple question was aptly highlighted in the fourth century by Saint Augustine when he said: “If no …

How Long Before We Can Build 'Westworld' Host Robots for Real?

Humanoid robots are increasingly lifelike but it'll be a while before they can hold conversations, bleed, and of course, fuck.<p>If you've been watching <i>Westworld</i>, at some point you've probably found yourself wondering how close we are in reality to the science fiction of an immersive theme park …

Ancient Roman mythology shows an obsession with sex robots that’s lasted thousands of years

Technological advances may have made sex robots more feasible than ever before, but warnings and fantasies about them are nothing new. The basic desire for artificial, controllable sexual companions has existed for millennia.<p>At a New York University conference on the Ethics of Artificial …

Artificial Intelligence

Microsoft announces Paint 3D, the biggest update ever to the classic app

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Apps

Xiaomi aims to fill the Note 7 void with its curvy new Note 2 flagship phone

In the wake of the massive Samsung Galaxy Note 7 global recall, Xiaomi unveiled its latest Android phone for fans of large devices, the Mi Note 2, at an event in Beijing today.<p>Part of the company’s premium Mi line (Xiaomi’s Redmi devices are aimed at budget-conscious consumers), the Note 2 features …

Phones

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Could Our Universe Have Arisen From A Black Hole?

If you go back in time as far as you can, you’ll find a Universe that was hotter, denser and more energetic. If you were to extrapolate back to an arbitrarily hot, dense state, the laws of physics that describe space, time, matter and energy break down; you’ll arrive at a singularity. Yet a …

Are We Looking For Aliens In All The Wrong Ways?

A little over 80 years ago, humanity first began broadcasting radio and television signals with enough power that they should leave Earth’s atmosphere and progress deep into interstellar space. If someone living in a distant star system were keeping a vigilant eye out for these signals, they would …

Universe

Images suggest Schiaparelli Mars lander exploded on impact

It looks as if the Schiaparelli Mars landing ended not with a whimper, but a bang. According to ESA, images from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter …

Space

Astronomers built the largest map of “holes” in the universe to prove Einstein was right about gravity

Since its discovery in 2008, astronomers have been puzzled by a cosmic mystery so vexing that it has even led some to question whether the general theory of relativity—Einstein’s masterpiece theory of gravity—is wrong on cosmic scales. The trouble is that light travelling through the universe does …

Universe

CCTV Footage From Outside The Pentagon Proves 9/11 Cover-Up

Now, since I’ve been researching into September 11th, 2001, I’ve noticed many peculiar things about that are very interesting like the Pentagon …

‘Prey’ Lays Out Its Insane Alternate History In A New Trailer

<i>Prey</i> looks to be a fun, creepy survival horror shooter, coming next year, but aside from an unnerving trailer it’s not really clear why precisely you’re trapped on a luxury space station with a bunch of gross shape-shifting aliens. Fortunately, a new trailer has arrived to explain why the …

Sci-Fi's Obsession with Ancient Greece and Rome

Sometimes science fiction returns to the past for places, people, and themes to enrich its mind-journeys into the future. Such is the case with these …