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Why our brains may be 100 times more powerful than believed

A new study out of the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) has found that one part of the neurons in our brains is more active than …


These Folding Landscape Photos Will Mess With Your Brain

Photographer Aydın Büyüktaş has published a new series of photos as part of his delightful <i>Flatland</i> series, which shows landscapes folding upon …

Google Earth

What Happens If All The Coral Dies?


Low-cost DNA sequencer uses Nokia 1020's camera as a microscope

If the Nokia 1020 has a memorable feature, it's surely the phone's 41-megapixel camera -- the same one a team of researchers are now using for their phone-based DNA sequencer and molecular analyzer. The scientists from the University of California, Los Angeles, Sweden's Stockholm University and …

Here's what NASA saw when it landed on Saturn's largest moon

When NASA landed on Saturn's largest moon, Titan, it became the farthest space landing in history. Here are the actual images from that landing.<p><i>Video courtesty of NASA.</i><p><b>Follow Tech Insider:</b>On Facebook


Europe's Bold Plan for a Moon Base Is Coming Together

The ESA's Director General calls it "Moon Village," and the rest of the world seems to be coming around to the idea.<p>Imagine an international research station on the moon, where astronauts and cosmonauts and taikonauts and any other-nauts from around the world conduct science experiments, gather …

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