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What is the purpose of the Universe? Here is one possible answer.

The more we learn about the universe, the more we discover just how diverse all its planets, stars, nebulae and unexplained chunks of matter really …

Large Hadron Collider may have detected a new particle

The rejuvenated Large Hadron Collider might have achieved another breakthrough... provided everything lines up, that is. Two teams of CERN scientists have detected an excess of gamma ray pairs that they suspect might represent the radioactive decay of a previously unknown particle. The data is far …

DNA At the Fringes: Twins, Chimerism, and Synthetic DNA

DNA tests are thought to be conclusive proof—of crime, of family relation—but in some cases, our genetic material acts in mysterious ways.<p>Plenty of …

5 Small Changes to Keep Your Brain Sharp and Healthy

Aging doesn’t have to mean bad things for your brain—in fact, there are plenty of ways to counteract the effect that age-related changes can have on …

An intrepid group of astronomers is the only reason NASA is about to visit the last unexplored world in our solar system

<b>For a long time no one was really interested in Pluto.</b> By 1989 we'd explored all the other eight planets in our solar system. Pluto was the only one left unexplored.<p>When scientists sent Voyager 1 out into interstellar space, they didn't even bother to program it to fly by Pluto on its way out of …

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Dark matter mapped in 3-D detail - Technology & science - Space | NBC News

SEATTLE — The most detailed 3-D map of the universe ever made, stretching back over billions of years, provides the best evidence yet that mysterious "dark matter" serves as the unseen scaffolding on which everything we can see is hung, astronomers reported Sunday.<p>The findings are based on years' …

The Illusion of Time: What's Real?

<i>Robert Lawrence Kuhn is the creator, writer and host of "Closer To Truth," a public television and multimedia program featuring the world's leading</i> …

Watch NASA's Opportunity rover finish a marathon on Mars

If slow and steady wins the race, then<p>NASA’s Mars roverOpportunitytakes first place. In March, more than 11 years after it landed on the Red Planet, the scrappy little robot completed 26.2 miles, or the length of a full marathon – and now you can watch its entire epic journey in this eight-minute …

3 Food Combos That Lead to Bloating (And What to Eat Instead!)

It's not just what you eat—it's what you eat together.<p>You know that certain foods can lead to bloating, like super salty stuff and carbonated drinks (we're looking at you, Diet Coke). But it turns out that certain food <i>combinations</i> have a similar effect. Nadya Andreeva, a certified wellness coach …

Down 150 pounds, lifetime dieter feels 'unstoppable'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Danyeil Durrant was 10 years old when she first began dieting. She had no idea she would be wrestling with her eating habits for the next three decades.<p>In 2012, after years of alternating between dieting and splurging, Durrant had gone from "chubby little girl" to a morbidly obese woman. …

Tableau hits the $100M revenue mark in third quarter

Data analysis and visualization company Tableau Software had a big third quarter, increasing revenue to $104.5 million — a 71 percent increase over …