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Stephen Hawking Warns Our Time as The Ruling Species on Earth Is Running Out

We're at a "point of no return."<p>Stephen Hawking fears it may only be a matter of time before humanity is forced to flee Earth in search of a new home.<p>…

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This might be the coolest visualization of evolution ever

Watch these bacteria evolve antibiotic resistance in just 12 days<p>In this video, you can literally see evolution happening over the course of just days.<p>Researchers at Harvard and the Technion–Israel Institute of Technology have set up what’s essentially a giant rectangular petri dish, called the …

Microbiology

Scientists Have Figured Out How Our Brains Sharpen Our Memories While We Sleep

We snooze to lose.<p>We all know that if we want what we've studied during the day to stick, it's best to get a good night's sleep. And while scientists …

Neuroscience

Quantum Breakthrough: Physicists Have Once More Created Time Crystals

Out of Balance<p>Time crystals are strange. At the very least, they are a contradiction. A time crystal is quantum phenomenon that demonstrates movement …

Quantum Physics

Physicists Have Found a Metal That Conducts Electricity But Not Heat

Defying one of the most fundamental laws of conductors.<p>Researchers have identified a metal that conducts electricity without conducting heat - an …

Gorgeous 8K Timelapse Captures All Four Seasons in Norway

One year of planning, one year of shooting, and four months of post-production is a lot of time to spend on a single timelapse, but photographer …

18-Year-Old Creates Surreal Artworks to Express Emotions

Growing up can be a challenge, especially in the teenage years. Some people use writing or art as a creative outlet for all the emotions they keep inside.<p>Sebastian Eriksson is an 18-year-old up-and-coming surrealist artist living in Sweden. Not only is his artwork amazing, it's extremely …

Korean Artist Makes Visual Puns from Pop Culture | Monday Insta Illustrator

Can you guess the meanings behind @hi_bin's humorous drawings?<p>Tiny visual puns mashed with iconic characters make up the Instagram profile of illusrations by @hi_bin: Batman and the Joker in a heated game of ping-pong, Ghengis Khan on a gameshow, Ronald McDonald and Colonel Sanders play Scrabble, …

Back to the Future Day: What the franchise sneakily got right

Many seismic events have shaken the world in the past 30 years -- the fall of Communism, the rise of the Clintons and Bushes, the invention of the iPhone, the realization that suspenders are a bad look for anyone under the age of 70.<p>One constant, however, has been "Back to the Future." The 1985 …

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Gut microbes differ in people with anorexia

People with anorexia nervosa have very different microbial communities living in their guts compared to healthy individuals, report researchers. This …

Anorexia

Your ‘mind’s eye’ can make its own decisions

The part of the brain responsible for seeing can essentially make decisions just like the brain’s traditional “higher level” areas.<p>Neuroscientists …

The Brain

It’s time we dispelled these myths about autism

These four misconceptions about autism are damaging and in desperate need of debunking, says Steve Silberman.<p>The history of autism is, in part, a history of myths: of myths enshrined as facts by medical experts, of myths shaping societal attitudes towards a highly complex condition, and eventually, …

Autism

Why elephants could hold the cure for cancer

Elephants carry 20 copies of a tumour suppressing gene called TP53 which stops damaged DNA reproducing and causing tumours, scientists have found<p>Elephants may hold the key to fighting cancer after scientists found that they carry a large number of genes which suppress tumours.<p>Researchers have long …

Deleting genes could boost lifespan by 60 per cent, say scientists

The secret of extending life by decades may lie in switching off certain genes, scientists believe, after showing that small genetic tweaks can make organisms live 60 per cent longer.<p>Ten years of research by the Buck Institute for Research on Ageing and the University of Washington has identified …

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An Information Theory of Losing Consciousness

What happens to 'us' when we're not longer aware of 'us.'<p>Unconsciousness is more than just weird, it's unnerving. All of a sudden, we're just <i>gone</i> for many hours at a time, left only with a sometimes improbable-seeming return ticket to awareness. We dream briefly (and only briefly), but otherwise …

Security: A Guide to Basic Computer Forensics

Security<p>A Guide to Basic Computer Forensics<p>Tom Cloward and Frank Simorjay<p>At a Glance:<p>The Fundamental Computer Investigation Guide for Windows<br>• The …

The Hillary Clinton Email Investigation May Offer a Crash Course in Computer Forensics

The private email server used by Hillary Clinton during her tenure as Secretary of State has now been turned over to the FBI. According to reports based on information from the company that had managed the email network, that server is "blank" and "no longer contain[s] useful data."<p>This doesn't …

We Need a Code of Ethics to Govern Digital Forensics

Let me begin with a disclaimer: I am neither a digital forensics practitioner nor do I play one on television.<p>I am, however, a professor in, and …

Humanities

Why Do People Share What They Do? Here’s What Neuroscience, Psychology, and Relationships Tell Us About Highly Shareable Content

What makes you stop scrolling through an article, open up a social media app and hit the share button?<p>Is it logic, emotion, or something else?<p>Turns …

Infographics

60-year-old Buddhist priest arrested for panty theft, would’ve got away if not for his high heels

It stands to reason that, <b>upon reaching the age of 60 years, a man will find himself in possession of knowledge that he wants to share with younger</b> …

High Heels

The world’s most unique underwater adventures

For most, the depths of the ocean are shrouded in mystery.<p>Few often venture below the surface of the deep blue sea, and even fewer have explored its far-reaching corners.<br>Slideshow: 11 Totally Unique Underwater Adventures Around the World<p>Heck, according to the National Ocean Service, in all of the …

Thousands of microbes found in house dust

<b>The dust in our homes contains an average of 9,000 different species of microbes, a study suggests.</b><p>Researchers from the University of Colorado at Boulder analysed the dust found in 1,200 households across the United States.<p>They discovered that the types of bacteria and fungi varied depending on …

Stephen Hawking explains how to (sort-of) escape a black hole

<i>This post has been corrected.</i><p>If you find yourself stuck inside a black hole, Stephen Hawking says not to panic: You may die, but all traces of your existence may not be lost forever.<p>Current science suggests that a black hole’s gravity is so strong that absolutely nothing—not even light—can escape …

Physics

Could 3-D Printed Rhino Horns Put Poachers Out of Business?

Within just a few short years, 3-D printing has gone from a little known technology with limited novelty potential for mass consumers to one of the …

The Future Of The Internet, According To Its Father

Geeking out with Vint Cerf<p>The Internet has changed a lot over its 30-something years. That terrible dial-up noise is gone; the Ethernet cord has been cut; Tinder happened. What’s next? If anyone knows, it’s Vint Cerf, Google’s vice president and chief Internet evangelist. He is considered a “father …

Let’s Spend Some Time Gazing at the Magnificence of Pluto

Wow, space is really something.<p>In the next few days, NASA will begin releasing the first-ever high-resolution photos of Pluto, one of the largest remote, non-planetary objects orbiting the sun. Taken days ago by a probe launched from Earth nearly a decade ago, the photos are part of a mission to …