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On 2022 We Might See a Supernova With Our Naked Eye

Scientists have predicted an event that will be the first of its kind and will happen in just five years time. In 2022, two binary stars (stars that …

Universe

There's a 20% chance you have a particular form of synesthesia

Roughly 4.4 percent of the global adult population experiences a rare condition called synaesthesia, which causes the brain to confuse sensory information and turn smells into sounds, or numbers and words into tastes and colours.<p>But scientists might have just identified a specific form of …

The Brain

Indian tailor confesses to sexually assaulting hundreds of schoolgirls

A tailor in India has confessed to abducting, molesting and raping hundreds of schoolgirls over the last decade, said Delhi police, uncovering what may be one of the biggest serial paedophile cases in the country in recent times.<p>Sunil Rastogi, a 38-year-old married man with five children, was …

Crime

11 Christmas morning coffee drinks that will destroy your Christmas Eve hangover

If you need one more thing to add to your list of ‘things to look forward to on Christmas morning‘, we’re here for you. We don’t know about you, but …

The Top 10 Metal Albums of 2016

Edged Circle Productions<p><b>9. Reptilian, Perennial Void Traverse</b><br>Norwegian extreme-metal label Edged Circle Productions does a stellar job finding and …

Invisible Rivers In The Sky Are Changing Our Planet

Did you know there are rivers in the sky?! Find out how these weather phenomena alleviate droughts, but also cause deadly floods.<p>It sounds like a …

Climate Change

Scientists Have Identified That Mysterious, Metallic Sound Coming From The Mariana Trench

We've never heard anything like it.<p>After months of speculation, scientists have finally identified the most likely source of a creepy audio recording …

From Trump and his new team, mixed signals on climate change

WASHINGTON (AP) — He brushed off climate change as a Chinese hoax, then called it the real deal and finally declared that "nobody really knows." …

Clean Technology

Earth’s Crust Is Getting Thinner Than Ever, Thanks to a Rapidly Cooling Interior

The thinnest it’s been in 170 million years.<p>If you looked back at Earth 170 million years ago, you’d find a very different planet. The world’s …

NASA scientist warns Earth is due for an extinction-level event

In news certain to take the bounce out of your step, a NASA scientist says Earth is due for an "extinction-level" event that we basically would have …

Space Travel

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The Creators Of ‘Stranger Things’ Shed New Light On The Fates Of A Couple Characters

<b>This post contains spoilers from the first season of Stranger Things. You have been warned.</b><p>Everyone and their mother watched Netflix’s latest smash hit, <i>Stranger Things</i>, and while we wait for official word on the show’s still unannounced second season, theories are starting to spring up all over the …

2016 August 20 - Gamma rays and Comet Dust

<b>Gamma-rays and Comet Dust</b> <b><br>Image Credit & Copyright:</b> Daniel López (El Cielo de Canarias)<p><b>Explanation:</b> Gamma-rays and dust from periodic Comet …

Astronomy

Amy Schumer's Mom Left Her Dad for Her Best Friend's Father

Amy Schumer‘s work has always been vaguely personal, from her TV Show (<i>Inside Amy Schumer</i>) to the movie <i>Trainwreck</i>. But in the just-released book of …

Multiple Sclerosis

Could dark energy be caused by a reaction to what’s in the Universe?

The force of empty space isn’t always zero. Here’s how an electromagnetic experiment might be the key to dark energy.<p><i>“Another very good test some</i> …

Scientists came to a fascinating conclusion after looking at the DNA of thousands of people with depression

Yet for decades, scientists have known surprisingly little about what genes are linked with the development of Major Depressive Disorder (MDD).<p>A new study aims to change that. In their paper, published Monday in the journal Nature Genetics, a team of scientists pinpointed 17 genetic tweaks, or SNPs …

New Hubble Space Telescope photos give us a deep look into a distant part of the universe

A cosmic lens is giving scientists a glimpse at distant galaxies never observed before.<p>A new photo taken by the Hubble Space Telescope reveals a …

LOOK: San Antonio mayor officially declares July 21 'Tim Duncan Day'

The city of San Antonio celebrates the greatness of Tim Duncan on July 21<p>Tim Duncan quietly retired from the NBA as the Spurs announced the major …

Basketball

How the Immune System Controls Social Behavior

Researchers have found a new mechanism that could explain the link between social dysfunction and immune dysfunction.<p>More and more, we are discovering that the mind and the body are not separate. The brain is not just an ivory tower that sends orders from on high to a body that just does what it’s …

Scientists Have Discovered Nearly One Hundred New Parts Of The Brain

Yesterday, scientists at the Human Connectome Project debuted new work that featured 97 new regions of the brain, including what they believe those regions are responsible for in humans. It’s incredible stuff, but it can also be confusing if you’re not a neuroscientist. What’s a connectome, and how …

Don't Read This If You Like Beer

It's hot outside, and it might be time for a frosty one to combat the summer temperatures. Now you will know what that will cost you.<p>Beer producers said earlier this month they’ll start putting calorie counts on their labels, something consumer groups have been demanding for more than a decade.<p>One …

Calories

This Terrifying NASA Image Shows The True Power of Super Typhoon Nepartak

Stay safe, guys.<p>Taiwan has been battered by super typhoon Nepartak, which made landfall on Friday morning, ripping off rooftops, flipping cars, and …

The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

<b>1. Gawker has won court approval to kick off the process of selling itself.</b> Gawker filed for bankruptcy last month to shield itself from the $140 million judgment against the company over its publishing of a Hulk Hogan sex tape.<p><b>2. Reid Hoffman says LinkedIn joined Microsoft because it's harder than</b> …

Could Vanishing Stars Be A Clue To Alien Life?

Twinkle, twinkle, little star, how I wonder where you went<p>There are lots of ways to search for technologically advanced aliens. We can listen for them with radio telescopes. We can analyze the atmospheres of other plants to search for biosignatures, or look for their laser light shows.<p>So far we …

Massive planet found within a triple-star system

It defies what researchers thought was possible<p>More than 340 light years away, a giant planet is trapped in a dance with three stars. It’s a unique world, where suns rise and set three times a day, and where one year lasts more than half a millennium. It’s so bizarre that the existence of such a …

NASA 360 Degree Juno Mission Presentations (video)

Now that the Juno probe has entered Jupiter’s orbit the team at NASA that has already had an amazing mission at a cost of $1.1billion to NASA will …

Building a better bowtie - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

Bowtie-shaped nanoparticles made of silver may help bring the dream of quantum computing and quantum information processing closer to reality. These …