Vanessa Swanner

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STUDY: Uranus Opens And Closes Daily To Release Solar Wind

On Monday, scientists revealed that Uranus opens and closes on a daily basis in order to release Earth's solar wind.<p>[Insert Middle School-style joke …

Prehistoric fossils suggest modern dogs evolved from a single population of wolves

Did humans domesticate dogs once, or twice?<p>The dogs of ancient Europe probably looked a lot like the mutts roaming Europe today, new DNA discoveries from dog fossils suggest. In the ongoing debate over how many times dogs were domesticated from wolves, this new study suggests it happened just …

Anthropology

Think Twice About Escaping Earth to an Exoplanet

Exploring the galaxy will only give our problems more room to expand.<p>How did we lose the universe? When, last month, NASA announced the discovery of seven new Earth-like exoplanets orbiting TRAPPIST-1, a dwarf star only 40 light years from us, it felt strange: not the beginning of something, but …

Alex Jones

This 'map of the universe' is the first full model of Einstein's theory of relativity

Scientists have modelled the universe using Einstein's full theory of relativity.<p>The research teams – from a number of European and US institutions – …

Physics

A fish inside a jellyfish: One-in-a-million photo | CNN Travel

(CNN) — An Australian ocean photographer has captured a one-in-a-million example of the cruelty of life in the deep -- a fish peering out into the ocean, helpless, from inside a jellyfish.<p>Tim Samuel, a self-described "ocean obsessed... lover of photography and adventures," captured the image off …

Turtles

Probiotics Are Useless, GMOs Are Fine, and Gluten Is Necessary

A roster of nutrition-myth-busting studies were published this week.<p>The biggest nutrition fads of the last few years have all taken huge blows in the last week. But will anyone listen?<p>Over the last seven days, a roster of myth-busting nutrition studies were published showing probiotics are …

Diets

Kanye West leaves Ellen DeGeneres speechless: 'I'm sorry for the realness'

"Well, it's not daytime television anymore," Ellen DeGeneres said Thursday on her show after a rambling, nearly unbroken, nearly 6½-minute oration by her guest, Kanye West.<p>"We're gonna take a break," she added, looking for the right words after she'd managed to sneak in only a few dozen of them …