Tessa Edwards

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Experiment Confirms That Reality Doesn’t Exist If You're Not Looking at It

Anna LeMind, <i>Guest</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>According to a well-known theory in quantum physics, a particle’s behavior changes depending on whether there is an …

Robots Can Now 3D-Print Steel Bridges

Coming soon to a park near you ... if you live in Amsterdam<p>You know that saying "we'll cross that bridge when we come to it"? There's a group in Amsterdam that has decided that's not good enough. Instead, they're planning to 3D print a steel bridge in mid-air.<p>3D printers are additive technologies …

Is another human living inside you?

You may think your body and mind are your own. In fact, you are a fusion of many organisms - including, potentially, another person. Words by David Robson, photography by Ariko Inaoka.<p><i>This story is part of BBC Future’s “Best of 2015” list, our greatest hits of the year.</i> <i>Browse the full list.</i><p><i>-</i><p>Once …

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This Hypnotic Video of a Snake Race Tells Us Something About Physics

In this video, snakes are forced to slither between two boards. The boards are placed successively closer together until the poor snake is wriggling. …

This 3-Minute Animation Will Change Your Perception of Time

We've only just begun...<p>We all know that Earth is old, but it's hard to put into perspective just how old it is.<p>After all, what does 4.5 billion …

Scientists revive microscopic water bears after 30 years of deep freeze

The hardy tardigrade sets a new personal best<p>In the Animal Olympics event of Surviving Horrible Things, tardigrades would take home the gold, silver, and the bronze. These eight-legged, microscopic creatures — also known as "water bears" — are probably the hardiest animals in existence, able to …

Our Oceans Will Have More Plastic Than Fish By 2050

The world's oceans will contain more plastic than fish by the year 2050, a new study suggests.<p>As of 2014, the ratio of plastic to fish by weight was …

Lizard Found Preserved In Amber Is 99-Million-Years-Old, Scientists Say

"It's kind of a missing link."<p>March 5 (Reuters) - A fossilized lizard found in Southeast Asia preserved in amber dates back some 99 million years, Florida scientists have determined, making it the oldest specimen of its kind and a "missing link" for reptile researchers.<p>The lizard is some 75 million …

Dinosaurs