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God of War vs. Super Mario Odyssey: The only tech comparison you need

God of War is Sony’s latest blockbuster release for the PlayStation 4. It is getting praise from critics for its combat, characters, and writing. It is also gorgeous, but how does it stack up to Super Mario Odyssey? We’re about to find out in the the only technical analysis that matters.<p>On paper, …

Santa Monica

The Magnetic Field Is Shifting. The Poles May Flip. This Could Get Bad.

The shield that protects the Earth from solar radiation is under attack from within. We can’t prevent it, but we ought to prepare.<p>One day in 1905, …

Magnetism

This Infographic Breaks Down 52 of The Most Common Misconceptions

You'd think that in the age of the internet, where more information than we can possibly consume in several lifetimes is at our fingertips, stubborn …

Infographics

Scientists have discovered a new form of matter called "Excitonium"

New Matter<p>Researchers at the University of Illinois have announced an exciting finding — the discovery of a new form of matter: excitonium. This …

New Semi-Synthetic Organism Can Make Molecules We've Never Seen Before

We have expanded the DNA.<p>Scientists have expanded the building blocks of DNA to create a stable semi-synthetic organism that can produce biological …

Genetics

The First Interstellar Object to Visit Us Is More Incredible Than We Ever Expected

It has travelled for hundreds of millions of years.<p>The first asteroid observed visiting our Solar System from elsewhere isn't just unusual in its …

Scientists Have Tried First-Ever Gene Editing Directly Inside a Patient's Body

There's no turning back now.<p>In a bold first-of-its-kind experiment, scientists have edited a person's genes directly inside living tissue in an …

Nonviral nanoparticles carry CRISPR to most successful gene edits ever

Scientists at MIT have developed a new way to carry the CRISPR gene-editing tool to the target area of the genome. Normally the system uses harmless …

This Renewable 'Instant Coal' Could Be The Fuel of The Future

It's highly efficient.<p>The world is shifting from fossil fuels to renewable energy in a big way right now, but a group of scientists has come up with …

What makes zombie ants obey

Zombie ant fungus doesn’t attack ants’ brains. Instead, the fungus invades an ant’s entire body, forming an interconnected 3-D network, forcing the …

Penn State

Human Mini-Brains Growing Inside Rat Bodies Are Starting to Integrate

"We are entering totally new ground here."<p>Stem cell technology has advanced so much that scientists can grow miniature versions of human brains — …

Neurophilosophy

Scientists think they've discovered a fourth type of fuel for humans — beyond carbs, fat, and protein

The nutrition label on a shot-size bottle of this clear, odorless liquid defies traditional explanation. It contains 120 calories — roughly the equivalent of a hearty slice of bread — yet it has no fat, no protein, and no carbohydrates.<p>Those calories instead come from ketones, an ingredient that …

Nutrition

Gel grows more stem cells with 100x less space - Futurity

Stem cells show a lot of medical promise, but need a lot of space to grow in sufficient numbers. Growing them in a new gel could solve that issue.

Physicists Just Discovered Such an Explosive Type of Fusion They Almost Hid The Results

"Luckily, it is a one-trick pony."<p>A pair of physicists discovered a new kind of fusion that occurs between quarks – and they were so concerned with …

What is dark matter?

Cosmologists are heading back to their chalkboards, as experiments designed to figure out the nature of dark matter come up empty.<p>The past few …

Dark Matter

Trick bacteria's little 'limbs' to stop a biofilm - Futurity

A method to trick bacteria into thinking they sense a surface could help keep boats clean, humans healthy, and pipes gunk-free.

Freaky-looking bug stuns the internet

It's orange. It’s furry. It pulses. It has tentacles.<p>It’s not an animatronic alien from a movie set.<p>Nor is it a mythical chimera straight from a medieval manuscript.<p>This footage was originally posted to social media, and has become a talking point for many users on Reddit and Facebook after being …

South-east Asia

Everything we know about the mysterious SR-72 — Lockheed Martin's successor to the fastest plane ever

In 2013, Lockheed Martin announced development of the successor to the SR-71 Blackbird spy plane.<p>The SR-71 was capable of reaching speeds over three times the speed of sound, and the SR-72 is intended to have even more impressive specs. <i>Following is a transcript of the video.</i><p><i>The SR-72 is the</i> …

Aviation

Introduction to CRISPR Genome Editing

What CRISPR Is and How It's Used to Edit DNA<p>Imagine being able to cure any genetic disease, prevent bacteria from resisting antibiotics, alter …

Genetics

Scientists witnessed the most spectacular event in the universe, and now we know where gold comes from

In a carefully orchestrated series of press conferences, papers, and journal studies that were sent out together today, scientists from around the …

Universe

Introduction to Holography

How Holograms Form Three-Dimensional Images<p>If you're carrying money, a drivers license, or credit cards, you're carrying around holograms. The dove …

Augmented Reality

Yellowstone’s supervolcano could erupt much faster than anyone thought

There’s a dangerous giant sitting dormant in the United States, and when it finally wakes up it has the potential to cause utter devastation. I’m …

Yellowstone National Park

Elusive 'Tree Lobster' Insect Was Just Officially Brought Back From The Dead

Declared extinct 30 years ago.<p>A species is back from the grave, thanks to the hard work of an international conservation effort. The Australian Lord …

Google Just Revealed the Secret of Its Quantum Computers

Google is working on something big in its labs.<p>Google is working on a computer that could unlock the true potential of artificial intelligence, and …

Quantum Computing

The world's tropical forests now emit more CO2 than all US cars and trucks combined

Scientists have a wake-up call for the world.<p>Tropical forests are now a threat in our fight against climate change. They emit more CO2 than all US cars and trucks combined, according to a study recently published in Science. This wasn't always the case.<p>After all, trees absorb CO2 from the …

Trucks

These award-winning microscope photos reveal a bizarre universe just out of reach

To honor the beauty and scientific importance of microscopic photographs— also called micrographs — the Nikon Small World image contest hands out awards and prizes to researchers and hobbyists who capture the most impressive images.<p>A handful of independent judges picks the contest's 20 best …

Nikon

A Rare Element From The Edge of The Periodic Table Is Breaking Quantum Mechanics

This is amazing.<p>There's a lot we don't know about the actinides. On the periodic table, this series of heavy, radioactive elements hangs at the …

Chemistry

How Bat Echolocation Works

Bats have superpowers and they are awesome<p>Echolocation is the combined use of morphology (physical features) and sonar (SOund NAvigation and Ranging) …

The mythical giant rat is real, and it’s four times larger than anything you’ve seen

Stories of strange, never-before-documented creatures are pretty common around the world, and most of them are little more than legends. So, it’s not …

Evaporating Water Could Power Almost 70% of The US Electrical Grid

But there's a catch.<p>It's not every day scientists say a new kind of renewable energy could satisfy the majority of our power needs, so when they do, …

Renewable Energy