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Scientists Have Invented a Mind-Reading Machine That Visualises Your Thoughts

"We can take someone’s memory... and pull it out from their brains."<p>If you think your mind is the only safe place left for all your secrets, think …

The Brain

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What’s Mother’s Day If You’ve Been Born In A Machine And Raised By Robots?

Technology Photo credit: Could a robot raise a child without the need for a mother? Shutterstock/Linda BucklinAs far-fetched as it may seem today, …

Babysitting

Pregnancy: Cooperative Paradise Or Conflict-Driven Battle Between Mother And Child?

Health and Medicine Photo credit: There’s a battle for resources going on in there. Christian Glatz, CC BY-NC-NDPregnancy sounds like the ultimate …

Pregnancy

NASA's Celebrating Earth Day With The Most Mind-Blowing Photos Of Our Planet

Earth Day gives us a chance to reflect on the amazing planet we live on and how we can work together to preserve it. And there's no better way to see just how lucky we are than by getting a glimpse of Earth from space.<p>That's why NASA has compiled some of its favorite photos of the Blue Planet. The …

App calms ADHD children before bedtime

Scientists have designed an app to help parents of children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) plan their kid’s daily schedule. …

Autism

Everything you see is an illusion, scientist warns – and reality is MUCH weirder

It sounds like something you’d hear at a yoga retreat – or from someone who has fried their brain on LSD.<p>But the reality we all see might actually be …

Evolutionary Biology

Antimatter unveils the secrets of liquid crystals

Liquid crystals combine such contradictory features as the chaos of liquid molecules, and the ordering characteristics of crystals. Thanks to an …

Physics

This company raised a million dollars to print 360º photographs onto spheres

Virtual reality might be the buzz of the town, but a new company called Scandy wants the world to know that the world of 360º content isn’t destined …

Virtual Reality

These Are the Most Unpopular Baby Names of 2016

Just like fashion trends and crazy hairstyles, baby names are subject to the ebb and flow. There’s a reason why those grandma names sound so well, grandma-like. While Charlotte, Sophia and Liam are just a few of the most popular baby names being picked by new parents today, there are a few that …

Fashion Trends

What is Easter all about? Resurrection or eggs and bunnies?

Walk past any store's Easter display and you're guaranteed to see bunnies, eggs, and candy. What you probably won't see is much evidence of the Easter story itself, as told in the Bible's four Gospels: that Jesus was arrested, beaten, and crucified, only to be resurrected on Easter Sunday.<p>But …

Eggs

Easter Eggs Are Design Canvases for These Zoetrope Animations

Let’s focus on what Easter’s really about: eggs.<p>All holidays are increasingly disappointing as you get older, but few have as precipitous a fall-off in excitement as Easter. It goes from a festive day of games, chocolates, and bunnies, to a holiday about the zombie-ish resurrection of a murder …

Eggs

Is breakfast really the most important meal? Scientists sort fact from myth

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day – really?<p>Maybe not as important as people say, according to the latest results from a three-year …

'X-Ray Vision' T-Shirt Shows Inner Workings of the Human Body

A new crowdfunded project aims to create a virtual reality T-shirt that allows users to feel like they are peering inside the shirt-wearer's anatomy …

Augmented Reality

Something Unexpected Could Be Determining If Your Children Are Male Or Female

Did you know that ancient viruses hide within our own genome? It’s been common knowledge among biologists that about 8 percent of our DNA is actually …

Tanned skin can reduce body’s vitamin D production

Working on your summer tan already? Don’t overdo it or you may risk weak teeth and bones.<p><i>A man sunbathes at Greenwich Park in London. Let’s hope he</i> …

Scientists have figured out how to program living cells

Imagine a future where you can be injected with bacteria carrying designer DNA that releases cancer-fighting drugs when it finds a tumor in your body.<p>…

E.coli

Vitamin D can produce 'amazing' improvements in heart function, study finds

A daily dose of vitamin D3 can dramatically improve heart function in people with chronic heart failure, British researchers have found.<p>The study, …

Biomedicine

Photographer captures the not-so-glamorous side of pregnancy

With her first photo series, “Best Case Scenario,” Hoboken, New Jersey lifestyle photographer Danielle Guenther captured the chaos and beauty of everyday parenting moments, from attempting to breastfeed a newborn to dining out with little kids while they wreck the restaurant.<p>In her new series, …

Pregnancy