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There Could Be a Dangerous Problem With Using CRISPR on Humans, New Research Shows

Dammit.<p>You know already about the promise for CRISPR-Cas9 - it might revolutionize fields from medicine to agriculture.<p>It might also eventually cause …

The Tardigrade is an Otherwordly Animal That Takes Otherworldly Poops

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Birds in the City Have Evolved to Solve Problems

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Israeli Scientists Uncover Therapy That Converts Cancer Cells Into Normal Ones

Cancer cells, by definition, are abnormal cells that divide with abandon and have the potential to spread throughout and wreak havoc on your vital …

Shimanami Kaido Is Japan's Scenic, Island-Hopping Bike Path

As far as sightseeing goes, bicycling is kind of underrated. You can cover a lot of ground while taking in the fresh air, and you don't even have …

How to make perfect fried rice (and I mean perfect)

I make really great fried rice. Before you silently judge me for this arrogance, know this: Behind this hubris lies the wisdom of my Chinese in-laws. …

This 3-Day Microbiome Cleanse Will Eliminate Bloat, Improve Digestion & Reboot Your Gut Health

Over two decades as a holistic, functional doctor in New York City, I have treated tens of thousands of patients who have brain fog, anxiety, and …

A Russian Scientist Injected Himself With 3.5-Million-Year-Old Bacteria

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Advanced Alien Civilizations May Get Their Energy From a Dyson Sphere

It's a fact that the more advanced humanity gets, the more energy we need. Between 1965 and 2015, the world's energy consumption nearly tripled. Who …

How NASA's Planet-Hunting TESS Telescope Will Find Habitable Worlds

NASA's next planet-hunting telescope will swing its gaze from point to point in the sky, searching for worlds that could be habitable.<p>The telescope, …

Telescopes

All of the World's Yeast Probably Originated in China

Baker’s yeast, brewer’s yeast, yeast that lives in infected toenails—they all descended from a common ancestor.<p>When scientists in France set out to sequence 1,000 yeast genomes, they looked at strains from all the places you might expect: beer, bread, wine.<p>But also: sewage, termite mounds, tree …

Biology

I Love Labneh—Here’s Why You Should Too

Keep this Middle Eastern yogurt cheese in your fridge for instant snacks and meals.<p>If you haven’t seen the word labneh popping up on restaurant menus …

The hidden healing power of sugar

Doctors are finding one way that sugar can benefit your health: it may help heal wounds when antibiotics fail.<p>As a child growing up in poverty in the rural Eastern Highlands of Zimbabwe, Moses Murandu was used to having salt literally rubbed in his wounds when he fell and cut himself. On lucky …

Diabetes

Why India celebrates Holi: The legends behind the festival of color

<b>New Delhi (CNN) —</b> It's the bold image of India most often seen in ad campaigns, films and music videos: People coming together from all walks of life to sing, dance and splash their friends and family with colored powder and water.<p>Brands such as Sony and Canon have used the vibrant festival to …

India

Neuroscience Says Doing This 1 Trick Can Help Your Children Feel More Fulfilled

It takes just a couple of minutes, but studies show this mindfulness exercise can boost compassion, resilience, and positive emotions. And it's not just for kids.<p>Say you get a nasty email from a client. Or you have to fire an employee. Or you're pitching to investors on zero sleep.<p>Entrepreneurs …

Rachael Ray's 9-Ingredient Carbonara Recipe Is an Internet Favorite

The Food Network's Rachael Ray knows comfort food, and her carbonara recipe is exhibit A. The chef recently shared the crowd-favorite recipe on her …

We may be closer than ever to understanding the true nature of gravity

by Brad Bergan December 11, 2017 Hard Science 18111<p>Unifying Theories<p>Quantum physicists have toiled to no avail for decades in their attempts to …

If You Want to Have Lucid Dreams, Here's a Tip From a Recent Study

We're so down for this.<p>Having a degree of control of our dreams while we're in the middle of them can be one hell of a fun ride, adding a vivid new …

How to cook the perfect carrot halwa

This sweet, buttery dessert is a near-universal treat during Diwali – but which combination of fruits, nuts and spices works best?<p>Diwali, the Hindu festival of light also celebrated by Sikhs, Jains and some Buddhists, falls today and continues until Saturday. Spiritually, it signifies the triumph …

Diwali

Consciousness Persists After Death: Scientists Confirm People Who Have Died Know They Are Dead

Recent scientific studies have confirmed that consciousness persists long after the body has died. The studies have forced medical researchers to …

An 11-Year-Old Just Became 'America's Top Young Scientist' With This Clever Invention

Congratulations!<p>Gitanjali Rao, an 11-year-old from Lone Tree, Colorado, is the winner of this year's Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge …

Healthy foods that could help stop dementia - Telegraph

What You Should Smell Like, According to Your Zodiac Sign

Lately, it seems like you can rep your zodiac sign in all aspects of your beauty routine. You can match your favorite highlighter or lipstick to your star sign, or take a page out of artist Setareh Hosseini's beauty book and dress up as your horoscope for Halloween. And now, the trend has come for …

Scientists discover neuronal effects of psychedelic drugs using human minibrains

Parsing Out Psychedelics<p>New research using human minibrains has revealed that a hallucinogenic compound known as 5-MeO-DMT triggers changes in …

Bananapocalypse: The race to save the world’s most popular fruit

In a hot, dry field near a place called Humpty Doo in Australia's Northern Territory, scientists are racing to begin an experiment that could determine the future of the world's most popular fruit, the lowly banana.<p>Dodging the occasional crocodile, researchers will soon place into the soil …

Forestry

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The Big Bang Wasn't The Beginning, After All

The Universe began not with a whimper, but with a bang! At least, that’s what you’re commonly told: the Universe and everything in it came into existence at the moment of the Big Bang. Space, time, and all the matter and energy within began from a singular point, and then expanded and cooled, …

Universe

10 things you can’t do in Dubai

A British IT worker faces possible jail time after he was arrested in Dubai for sticking his middle finger up at another motorist.<p>Jamil Ahmed Mukadam, 23, made the rude gesture as he drove to Dubai International Airport in February, but wasn’t arrested until September 10, when he returned to the …

Top 10 books about consciousness

From octupuses that might be thinking with their arms to early humans’ blind obedience to gods, these are some of the best guides to the deep enigma inside ordinary life<p>What is consciousness? At first blush this question appears to be rather simple, but with further investigation, it quickly …

Consciousness