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In Painkiller Trials, Placebo Effect Is Becoming More Powerful

Phenomenon prevents more drugs from hitting the market<p>Painkiller manufacturers are confused. Their drugs have maintained the same efficacy at relieving symptoms for the past 25 years, but the placebo effect has gotten stronger in drug trials conducted in the U.S., according to an analysis of 35 …

Pain

Old people ask all the right questions about 3D printers

"It's fantastic," a very serious woman says after someone explains what a 3D printer is. Someone elsed guessed it was a lanyard maker. Almost everyone reacted with skepticism when they were told they were going to try to use it themselves.<p>3D printing is a still emerging technology that, at its …

Why three curries a week could lower risk of death

People who ate spicy food three times a week cut their risk of dying by 14 per cent, a study by Harvard University found<p>Curry really could be the spice of life after scientists discovered that eating hot food regularly can lower the risk of dying prematurely.<p>A study of nearly 500,000 Chinese people …

A space rock worth $5.4 trillion is flying by Earth this weekend — here's how to watch

Underneath the surface of some asteroids is a treasure trove of a type of mineral, called platinum, that is rare on Earth but extremely lucrative — 1,000 cubic centimeters of platinum is worth close to $1 million. And asteroids have a lot more than that in addition to other rare and precious …

Brazil-led team discovers Jupiter-like planet

Brazil-led team discovers Jupiter-like planet<br>July 16, 2015, 4:15 am<p>Scientists have been discovering planets outside our solar system for a few years …

Astronomy

Souped-up cotton gives clothing new powers - Futurity

High-tech clothing can charge phones, fight malaria, and more, "yet remain as flexible and as comfortable as a t-shirt or an old pair of jeans."

Clothing

This Man Is Smarter Than Tesla And Einstein

There have been many great minds that have roamed the planet Earth and have passed the torch to the next generation. Einstein and Tesla are …

Someone Put A Map Of Australia Through Google's Neural Network And It's Terrifying

Google's Deep Dream robot can't be stopped. Now the hyper-intelligent nightmare-bot terrorising the internet has taken on a map of Australia, and …

Reddit Moderators Are Fed Up: “I Thought It Couldn’t Get Worse”

"I am not proud to be a part of Reddit, or my contributions to Reddit, and I haven't been for years," one moderator told BuzzFeed News. Ellen Pao, meanwhile, apologized Friday over the recent "transition."<p>Starting Thursday night, large sections of Reddit were set to private and have 'gone dark' in …