Zachary Bradford

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Changing a Common Belief About Brain Injury

As a scientist, I am impassioned to share research findings that upend conventionally-held wisdom about the brain - modifying viewpoints that are obsolete, wrong, and disabling.<p>The journal <i>Neuropsychological Rehabilitation</i> has just published the results of a study conducted by our interdisciplinary …

Korea The First Country With REAL Robocops...And They're Already In Use.

Presenting the first Robocop..er..Robo-guard! A prison in South Korea became the first in the world to field test robotic prison guards, and you …

Rosetta space orbiter to be moved closer to Philae lander comet

Mission will improve contact between orbiter and Philae lander after agency says data already received is ‘amazingly exciting’<p>The Rosetta space orbiter is to be moved closer to the comet hosting the pioneering Philae lander to establish a better with link the probe after it sent back signals last …

Archaeologists Decipher Name of 'Ancient Astronaut' Maya Tomb

Weird Science<p>MEXICO CITY — Researchers in Mexico say they have decoded the hieroglyphic name on the Palenque tomb of ancient Maya King Pakal, revealing it to read "The House of the Nine Sharpened Spears," more than 60 years after the crypt was discovered.<p>Mexican archaeologist Alberto Ruz Lhuillier …

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This 1km-long Astroid Could WIPE OUT Mankind To Fly Past Past Earth Soon

It has long been speculated that at some point the world will eventually come to an at. The question has been throughout time how will the end of the …

Cancer patient takes BRCA1 gene mutation patent decision to high court

Yvonne D’Arcy is hopeful the high court will overturn a ruling that gives private companies the right to control certain mutations in human genes<p>A long-running fight to stop private companies from owning the rights to isolated human gene mutations has reached Australia’s high court, and is the last …

Scientists just created the coldest substance on Earth, and it has some really weird properties

Scientists have created such superchilled atoms, these are the coldest molecules (which are two or more atoms chemically connected) ever created, the scientists said. The achievement could reveal the wacky physics thought to occur at jaw-droppingly cold temperatures.<p>At normal everyday temperatures, …

Old electric car batteries will have a big future. Here's why

Finding a way to reuse old electric car batteries has been a longtime goal for the auto and clean energy industries. Now, after years of research, …

The politics of motherhood are complex and passionate

As soon as I opened the magazine a few weeks ago, I knew it would end in tears. The headline was “The Big Easy” and it was a story about one woman’s …

Solar-Powered Airplane Is About To Make History

Aviation history is in the making -- no fossil fuels necessary.<p>Solar Impulse 2, the revolutionary airplane powered exclusively by sunlight, is about to depart on the longest leg of its around-the-world journey.<p>The 4,000-mile flight from Japan to Hawaii will kick off as soon as weather permits. …

New Photos Of Mysterious Bright Spots On Ceres Are The Sharpest Yet

Those weird bright spots on Ceres just got... even weirder.<p>NASA on Wednesday released new photos of the dwarf planet, which sits between Mars and Jupiter in our solar system's asteroid belt. The images show the faraway world's cratered surface -- and a mysterious cluster of glowing spots -- in …

Team MIT's robot lost the DARPA challenge but won over the crowd

At the DARPA Robotics Challenge last week, a robot drove in on a red UTV. The vehicle slowly came to a halt on the obstacle course as it reached the door of a simulated disaster building. The driver, a six-foot-two Atlas humanoid, sat motionless for many minutes. About half a dozen researchers …

This One Simple Thing Can Make Your Life Much Better

Many people have written to me saying they love all the research on bettering themselves but need that first step on how to shoehorn it in to their …

6 Reasons to Upgrade to RebelMouse from WordPress

The huge gap between current CMS offerings and what the world needed occurred to me during my time as CTO of The Huffington Post. When we were …

Truck full of sharks crashes while heading to an aquarium

One shark has died after a truck carrying four sandbar sharks from Florida to the New York Aquarium in Brooklyn blew a tire on I-95 in Volusia …