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According To Quantum Mechanics, Reality Might Not Exist Without An Observer

If a tree falls in the forest and there's no one around to hear it, does it make a sound? The obvious answer is yes—a tree falling makes a sound …

Astronomers have filmed 4 planets orbiting an alien solar system

Located about 129 light years from Earth in the direction of the Pegasus constellation is the relatively young star system of HR 8799.<p>Beginning in 2008, four orbiting exoplanets were discovered in this system which — alongside the exoplanet Formalhaut b— were the very first to be confirmed using …

Science Needs You: Volunteer or Sign Up to the Scientists' March in Washington D.C.

<i>There are certain things that we accept as facts with no alternatives. The Earth is becoming warmer due to human action. The diversity of life arose</i> …

These Artificial Cells Are Not Alive - But They Just Passed The Turing Test

They're communicating with bacteria.<p>Scientists have built artificial cells that are so life-like, they've tricked natural cells into thinking they're …

7-Day Souping Meal Plan

"Souping" has gained popularity in recent years as a way to eat clean, lose weight and get healthy. The idea behind a soup cleanse is that you eat …

Healthy Eating

Scientists have caught viruses talking to each other—and that could be the key to a new age of anti-viral drugs

Some of the greatest scientific discoveries have been accidental. To that list, Israeli scientists have added one more. They’ve discovered for the first time an instance of viruses leaving messages for other viruses.<p>What makes the discovery remarkable is that scientists expect such communication …

Microbiology

Scientists brewing up plan to make beer on the Moon

It may not seem the most urgent question currently facing space science, but a team of researchers has nevertheless launched a plan to find out whether beer can be successfully brewed on the Moon.<p>Scientists from the University of California are designing a fermentation vessel the size of a fizzy …

How Breaking One of the Most Basic Physical Laws Might Explain Dark Energy

Fudging the law of conservation of energy offers a new perspective on dark energy.<p>A group of theoretical physicists from France and Mexico has offered a fun new what-if for dark energy, one of physics' most profound outstanding mysteries. As described in the current <i>Physical Review Letters</i>, this …