Bryan Wilkinson

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'Digital dark age' could leave historians with no records of the 21st century

Technology could mean that our lives are lost to history, according to experts.<p>As the way that we store information about ourselves develops, …

Evolving a Bigger Brain With Human DNA

Crucial DNA difference between humans and chimps boosts brain size in mice<p>The size of the human brain expanded dramatically during the course of …

Stephen Jay Gould on Fact vs. Theory: "Facts are the World's Data"

<b>Stephen Jay Gould</b> (1941-2002) was a famous 20th century scientist based in New York City, as well as one of his generation's most highly read popular …

March 2015

Study on How to Feed Your Genes: Part 1

It’s taken me more than 15 years of work – good old fashioned research combined with biohacking and self-experimenting – to figure out the …

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Scientists develop comparative search engine that helps to predict human gene function

Importantly, their method does not require that scientists have prior information about gene function, said Meyer, who is also the Mrs. George A. …

What can we learn from animal migration?

CNN's Art of Movement finds out how animals migrate and how that information could help conservation efforts.

Mental Health, Intelligence, And Wealth: What Science Says About The Religious vs. Non-Religious

Normally, I’m the quiet passenger in a taxi cab. I’ll ask the driver how he’s doing and follow through with a bit of small talk, but after a few …

Last chance to back Lucidream eXo-Skelton case for iPhone!

eXo is a strong eXo-Skeleton and an impact absorption system, providing luxurious security which protects the vulnerable areas of your iPhone 6, …

In Orlando, There's a New Challenge in the Trees

Zip-line courses may be a prerequisite for any self-respecting tourist destination, but Orlando has a reputation for taking its attractions to new heights. The recently-opened Orlando Tree Trek Adventure Park -- a series of obstacle courses set among windswept pines -- is a worthy addition. And …

The World's Most Accurate Apple Analyst Is Predicting Mind-Melting iPhone Sales

According to Ming Chi Kuo, analyst at KGI Securities, the company will report mind-melting iPhone sales.<p>In a new report picked up at Apple Insider, Kuo forecasts Apple sold 73 million iPhones. Of that, 42 million were iPhone 6s, 16 million were iPhone 6 Pluses, and the rest were a mix of other …

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Drinking Sugary Soda Makes Your Cells Age Faster, Study Suggests

Soft drinks have been linked to a number of health problems, including diabetes, heart disease, and obesity. And now a new study suggests that drinking even a single sugary soda a day can cause cells in your body to age prematurely.<p>It all has to do with telomeres, the protective caps on the ends of …

The Truth Behind Notorious Flavor Enhancer MSG

For decades, there's been a widespread misunderstanding of monosodium glutamate — aka, MSG. We debunk the long-running myth that MSG is bad for you.<p><i>Sources: York University, FDA, Smithsonian Mag, Georgetown University</i><p><i>Produced by Will Wei.</i><p><b>Follow BI Video:</b>On Twitter

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Trading Faster Than The Speed Of Reality

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Michael Wellman is a professor of computer science and engineering at the University of Michigan College of Engineering.</i><p>At 1:07 p.m. on April 23, a hijacked AP Twitter account falsely reported an attack on the White House. Seconds later, major US stock indexes started to fall. They …

How Xbox One opens the door for the next Apple TV

Imagine this.<p>It's 2014. Apple has gathered everyone together for a special event. As Tim Cook presents, he says, "Today we're introducing three revolutionary new products. The first one is a cable box. The second one is a revolutionary streaming-media device. The third is a new way to play games on …