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The Three Meanings Of E=mc^2, Einstein's Most Famous Equation

For hundreds of years, there was an immutable law of physics that was never challenged: that in any reaction occurring in the Universe, mass was conserved. That no matter what you put in, what reacted, and what came out, the sum of what you began with and the sum of what you ended with would be …

Physics

Science Discovers Why Some People Are Motivated to Succeed While Others Aren't

People who seem naturally motivated really are. If you're not, you can motivate yourself.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are mornings when I look over my to-do-list and just keep staring blankly at it. Instead of getting to work, I keep checking my inbox, news …

Merging Neutron Stars Deliver Deathblow To Dark Matter And Dark Energy Alternatives

If you ask an astrophysicist what’s the greatest puzzle in the Universe today, two of the most common answers you’ll get are <i>dark matter</i> and <i>dark energy</i>. The stuff that makes up everything we know of here on Earth, atoms, which is in turn made up of other fundamental particles, adds up to only around …

Nobel Prize-winning detectors revealed a cosmic cataclysm

<b>(CNN) —</b> Every time a new telescope has been turned on, we have learned something fundamental about our universe.<p>Galileo's first telescope saw the moons of Jupiter and forever destroyed the idea that the Earth was at the center of the universe. Edwin Hubble used the Mount Wilson Observatory in 1917 …

Physics

We may be about to solve one of the biggest mysteries in the universe

The discovery of gravitational waves in February is leading to remarkable new insights in physics. One of the most promising is identifying what dark matter is made of, the elusive missing majority of the universe that we know is out there but can't detect directly. NASA Cosmologist Alexander …

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Time: The Grandest Illusion

by Angie Jones - Get free updates of new posts here<p>Have you ever noticed how slippery time truly is? It’s gone in the blink of an eye when we’re …

The Contagious Cancer That Jumped Between Species

It has spread from one clam species to another, and is one of now eight transmissible tumors.<p>In the northwest coast of Spain, a delicious clam called the golden carpet shell is suffering from an extraordinary type of cancer—a contagious leukemia.<p>Almost every other case of cancer in …

Biology

Gene-Editing Tool Approved For Use in Humans

Brace yourself for <i>GATTACA</i> comparisons. A powerful gene-editing tool that could pave the way for genetic engineering has been approved for use in …

Genetics

New antimicrobial material joins fight against antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Last month, the Review on Antimicrobial Resistance warned of a possible future in which emerging superbugs render current antibiotics ineffective, …

Gene editing technique could transform future

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/health/1246000/1246254_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524629189_84817b0ff5891e3e3ff4f8fef99fe124<p><b>CRISPR - get to know this acronym. It's good to know the name of something that could change your future.</b><p>Pronounced "crisper", it is a biological …

How is this possible? Mysterious microbe is missing mitochondria

Imagine meeting another human who lacks a heart, lungs or some other crucial organ, and yet seems to be functioning completely normally. An international team of scientists has discovered the single-celled version of this conundrum: a eukaryotic microbe that has lost its mitochondrion, which …

Biology

SpaceX: our Falcon rockets are more powerful than we thought

If you thought SpaceX was already making a fuss over the capabilities of both its existing Falcon 9 rocket and the upcoming Falcon Heavy, you haven't seen anything yet. The company has posted updated specs showing that both vehicles are more powerful than previously thought. A Falcon 9 is now known …

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9 Things Enormously Productive People Refuse to Do | Inc.com

Have you ever wondered why some people are more productive than others? What's the magic formula?<p>I have had the privilege of working with and coaching some outstandingly successful men and women who are out there changing the world in a profound way. Each one of them is extremely busy, but they're …

Motivation

7 Things People With Social Anxiety Do

Social anxiety disorder goes beyond being shy or introverted. It involves an extreme fear of social interaction, and it interferes with an individual's daily life. The symptoms usually begin around age 13 and persist into adulthood. But most people with social anxiety wait at least 10 years to get …

How Does The Human Brain Create Consciousness?

<i>How does the brain create consciousness? 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 Yohan John, Ph.D in Cognitive and Neural Systems, on Quora:</b><p><i>Does</i> the brain create consciousness? I’m not so sure. At …

5 Productive Habits to Start Your Day

Kick your day off right with these simple but effective tech-based productivity hints.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate …

Why Consciousness Is Still a Mystery -- Sorting Out the Clues

No one doubts that it's hard to figure out where consciousness comes from, and when a problem persists for thousands of years -- which is literally true in this case -- it's worthwhile sorting out the clues that might lead to an answer. Some are better than others, and a few may be completely …

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15 Habits to Make Yourself Mentally Strong This Year | Inc.com

In business, there are times when you need to be mentally acute to make tough decisions.<p>In leadership, there are times when you need to be mentally tough to navigate through complex information.<p>In life, there are times when you need to be mentally sharp, to make good decisions fast.<p>In those times …

Self-help

Living cells ‘hacked’ and hijacked by MIT

Scientists at MIT have proven they can ‘hack’ living cells and programme them to carry out new tasks.<p>In the same way that computer language tells a machine how to operate, researchers have shown it is possible to write DNA ‘code’ and insert it into bacteria to alter how they function.<p>They hope that …

4 Blocks That Stand Between You and Your Success

<b>Success is your birthright.</b><p>Whether it's success in your career, your personal life, or both... it truly is your birthright. Success is yours to have, and to experience. But the truth is, many people fail to reach their desired level of success because they run into blocks that prevent them from …

HIV Genes Successfully Edited Out of Immune Cells

Researchers from Temple University have used the CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing tool to clear out the entire HIV-1 genome from a patient’s infected immune …

Genetics

10 Quantum Truths About Our Universe

Even most of the pros don’t know all 10.<p><i>This post was contributed to Starts With A Bang by Sabine Hossenfelder. Sabine is a theoretical physicist</i> …

Quantum Physics

A golden age of ancient DNA science begins

If I had taken a straw poll among anthropologists 10 years ago asking them how far genetic research would come in the next decade, I doubt anyone …

Anxiety Could Be The Reason You Made A Bad Decision

It disrupts decision-making pathways in the brain, neuroscientists find.<p>Anxiety doesn't just affect the way we feel -- it can also have a significant impact on our daily behaviors, including our ability to make sound decisions.<p>A new study from neuroscientists at the University of Pittsburgh finds …

Gravitational waves explained

A century after Albert Einstein rewrote our understanding of space and time, physicists have confirmed one of the most elusive predictions of his …

Entanglement: Gravity's long-distance connection

When Albert Einstein scoffed at a “spooky” long-distance connection between particles, he wasn’t thinking about his general theory of …