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Battery-powered planes could become Ubers of the air

A battery-powered single-engine plane just completed its first test flight.<p>Eco-friendly electric cars have been around for years, and now it seems that what works on roads may soon be showing up in the skies. An all-electric single-engine airplane recently made its inaugural test flight in …

Kitchen of Thomas Jefferson's Enslaved Chef Is Uncovered

NEW ORLEANS —James Hemings was one of the most masterful chefs in the young United Sates. He trained in aristocratic kitchens in France and …

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Everything You Need To Know About Cardiology

Mounting evidence suggests 'hobbits' were wiped out by modern humans' ancestors 50,000 years ago

It might not yet be enough to convince a jury, but mounting evidence suggests ancestors of modern humans wiped out the world's only known population of hobbits.<p>A race of 3.5ft tall humans - known as "hobbits" - were using stone tools on the Indonesian island of Flores 50,000 years ago but then …

4 Tips For Alzheimer's Prevention

Officially, Alzheimer's disease is the sixth most common cause of death among Americans. But a 2014 study in the journal Neurology re-examined "cause of death" entries on death certificates and medical records, and researchers estimated that the true numbers of Alzheimer's-related deaths are much …

Why the Sun keeps going 'blank' and what this means for Earth

For the second time this month, the sun has appeared completely blank.<p>Paul Dorian, a meteorologist at Vencore Weather posted an image from Nasa, …

Scientists say there's a surprising way to change people's political views

Dan Ariely of Duke University said he was fascinated by a 2014 Israeli study in which researchers used a counterintuitive tactic to change people's political views.<p>Instead of going the usual route and explicitly telling people their beliefs were irrational, the researchers used a strategy called …

Psychology

What Is Dragon Fruit and Does It Have Health Benefits?

Dragon fruit is a tropical fruit that has become increasingly popular in recent years.People enjoy it for its unique look and taste, and there’s …

Nutrition

Some companies plan Brexit hiring freeze, says IoD

<b>Some companies are likely to impose a hiring freeze following Britain's vote to leave the European Union, according to a leading business group.</b><p>The Institute of Directors (IoD) surveyed 1,000 of its members and found that a quarter planned to freeze recruitment.<p>The results suggested that almost a …

Great Britain

Giant Artwork Reflects The Gorgeous Complexity of The Human Brain

The new work at The Franklin Institute may be the most complex and detailed artistic depiction of the brain ever.<p>Your brain has approximately 86 billion neurons joined together through some 100 trillion connections, giving rise to a complex biological machine capable of pulling off amazing feats. …

Neurophilosophy

EU parliament leader: we want Britain out as soon as possible

President Martin Schulz says speeding up of UK exit being considered after ‘continent taken hostage because of Tory party fight’<p>A senior EU leader has confirmed the bloc wants Britain out as soon as possible, warning that David Cameron’s decision to delay the start of Brexit negotiations until his …

Great Britain

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Scientists Just Discovered Where HIV Began

Birthplace of the disease that won't die.<p>Diseases, while disastrous, often come and go in the public eye. We hear about ebola, but then another one …

New Implantable Drug Could Ease Opioid Addiction

A new medication, the first of its kind, has just been approved by the Food and Drug Administration for people addicted to heroin and prescription painkillers.<p>As an implantable version of a drug designed to ease withdrawal symptoms, the FDA-approved Probuphine is a new hope for those caught in the …

Why does E=mc^2?

Einstein’s most famous equation didn’t have to be this way, but it is, all the same.<p><i>“Science is global. Einstein’s equation, E=mc^2, has to reach</i> …

5 Facts About Outer Space That Hardly Anyone Knows

<i>What are five odd or generally unknown facts about outer space? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights</i>.<p><b>Answer by Leo Abrahamian, on Quora:</b><p>I think I can blow your mind on this one …<p>1.<b>The universe is flat</b> …

The Universe Is Expanding Faster Than We Thought

And it's giving Einstein a run for his money<p>A beautiful thing about science is that it’s constantly revised. In 1929, Edwin Hubble discovered that the universe was expanding. This means that the galaxies around ours are moving away from us as space is also expanding. As my Astronomy 101 professor …

Universe

The Exercise Benefit You Aren't Thinking About

A new small study serves as a reminder that breaking a sweat is a drug-free way to improve mood and alleviate symptoms of health issues like ADHD and …

6 Ways to Improve Your Sleep Patterns

Credit<p>Spending too many nights tossing and turning? Well, you're not alone.<p>The cure for daytime fatigue or inconsistent sleep patterns can often be linked to daily routines, overall lifestyle of an individual and some health predicaments faced by some individuals. Sometimes people struggle to …

Sleep

Mars and Earth closest they've been for 11 years

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's a great time to get a close-up look at Mars, even if you don't have a telescope.<p>The red planet is closer to Earth than it has been for 11 years: On May 30, Mars will be about 46.8 million miles (75.3 million kilometers) from Earth. Yes, that's still a long way off, but sometimes Mars …

Detroit Public Schools Shut With Teachers In 'Sickout' Protest Over Pay

"There's a basic agreement in America: When you put in a day's work, you'll receive a day's pay."<p>(Reuters) - Detroit Public Schools closed nearly all of its 97 schools on Monday as hundreds of teachers called in sick to protest the cash-strapped city's revelation that it will soon run out of money …

Education

94 Detroit Schools Closed Due to Teacher 'Sickout'

Nearly every Detroit public school is closed on Monday during a mass “sickout” among teachers protesting pay. All told, 94 of Detroit’s 97 schools …

Gene therapy reverses sight loss and is long-lasting

<b>A genetic therapy has improved the vision of patients who would otherwise have gone blind.</b><p>A clinical study by British scientists has shown that the improvement is long-lasting and so the therapy is suitable to be offered as a treatment.<p>The researchers will apply for approval to begin trials to …

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Is There A Zero-Point For Measuring Astronomical Speeds?

<i>Since you know how fast stuff in the universe is moving, where is the point of reference that is not moving at all, to base the speeds at which stuff travels?</i><p>This one has a quick answer and a longer explanation. The quick answer is that there is <i>no absolute</i> point of reference that defines motion for …

NASA finds cosmic dust speeding through our solar system

<b>(CNN) —</b> NASA just discovered some special particles floating in our cosmic neighborhood.<p>The Cassini spacecraft, which has been orbiting Saturn since 2004, has detected alien dust that came from outside our solar system.<p>Scientists suspect that this dust is interstellar in origin because it moves …