• ACLU and lawyers for two Iraqis held at New York’s JFK airport celebrate • World reacts to Donald Trump’s US travel ban – live updates A federal judge has granted a stay on deportations for people who
When it comes to understanding the Universe, there are a few things everyone’s heard of: Schrödinger’s cat, the Twin Paradox and E = mc^2. But despite being around for over 100 years now, General Relativity
And the moon even has a trick up its sleeve, too. If you're lucky enough to live in a place with a clear sky this weekend, grab your binoculars, because there's going to be a lot to watch this weekend.
Dwayne's not a fan of the snooze button, so this app doesn't have one Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson gets up at 4AM pretty much daily, while the rest of us mere mortals are still fast asleep and probably drooling.
Using brain imaging, scientists have built a map displaying how words and their meanings are represented across different regions of the brain Scientists have created an “atlas of the brain” that reveals
Police in Germany have turned to social media in an attempt to shame onlookers who obstructed their attempts to rescue a seriously injured child by trying to film the incident on their smartphones. A girl
It's time to shed the winter's bad vibes in the same way we're beginning to shed itchy, acrylic clothing. Life is already tough, but this week/month/year hasn't made things any easier. The year kicked
This story and its headline have been been updated, with "alarming" being changed to "striking." See below for more details. Critics of the fast-food industry have long warned about the perils of our to
The universe is expanding about 8% faster than predicted, according to a new study published on the preprint server arXiv. If the results are confirmed, it could transform our understanding of dark matter
Photo Gallery From blind salamanders to glowing squid, a new book explores the incredible biodiversity found in places where the sun doesn’t shine. 1 Minute Read Snipe eel, phantom anglerfish, cockatoo
Our brains, with their intrinsic tendency to segregate, are designed to veer toward over-control. Psychedelics blow all that apart – and we can learn from them I was in San Francisco last week, visiting
The annual cost associated with ASD in the United States is high - presently estimated to be US$236-$262 billion. If diagnoses continue to grow at the current pace, it will exceed $460 billion by 2025,
They've succeeded more than once already. In 2012, scientists at CERN discovered the Higgs boson, and just last month the organization announced that they'd found a new class of particles known as pentaquarks.
Vitamin D supplements may help people with diseased hearts, a study suggests. A trial on 163 heart failure patients found supplements of the vitamin, which is made in the skin when exposed to sunlight,
Operators of Large Hadron Collider gear up to battle conspiracy theories By John Letzing John Letzing The Wall Street Journal Biography GENEVA—The European Organization for Nuclear Research, or CERN, gearing
April 6, 2016 11:34PM (UTC) This article originally appeared on AlterNet. From mercury in tuna and wood pulp in parmesan cheese to ground beef treated with ammonia to retard E. coli (“pink slime”), the