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Gene Editing: The Next Step In Self-Evolution?

With humans on the cusp self-evolution, a new report emphasizes the need for a societal conversation that we’re not likely to have.<p>Last week, two …

Genetics

Supersolids produced in exotic state of quantum matter

A mind-bogglingly strange state of matter may have finally made its appearance. Two teams of scientists report the creation of supersolids, which are …

7 of the Most Ambitious Plans to Transform the World's Iconic Cities

Because sometimes even the greatest cities need a change.<p>Whether due to a sheer influx of people or the changing face of our environment, cities need to find ways to modernize and adapt to the growing world. In some cases, this change will occur slowly and organically. Other times, cities take a …

You’ll Soon Be Able to Drive Your Aston Martin Car to Your Aston Martin Residence

The new condo building, set to open in 2021, will change the Miami skyline<p>James Bond could now top the Aston Martin DB5 sports car that he totaled in …

Here's Why It's So Hard to Start a Business in the U.S.

A new report from the World Bank ranks the United States 51st in the world when it comes to the ease of launching a new company. So what's making life so difficult for the nation's entrepreneurs?<p>Hey, at least we beat the crap out of Malta.<p>In the World Bank's annual report on the ease of doing …

The Potential Threat of Vacuum Decay, The Most Efficient Way to Destroy the Universe

Kurzgesagt explained the potential threat of vacuum decay, the most efficient way to destroy the universe. Although it is only theoretical at this …

Strange messages coming from the stars are ‘probably’ from aliens, scientists say

Scientists have heard hugely unusual messages from deep in space that they think are coming from aliens.<p>A new analysis of strange modulations in a …

Whenever you lie, your brain adjusts to make telling bigger whoppers easier, study finds

Telling small lies causes changes in the brain that lead people down a “slippery slope” towards increasingly large acts of dishonesty, according to a …

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9-Year-Old Boy Graduates High School and Starts College, Wants to Become Astrophysicist: 'I Want to Prove That God Does Exist'

At 9 years old, William Maillis is like a lot of other boys his age, enjoying video games, knock-knock jokes, sports and hanging out with friends. …

High School

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Time Might Only Exist in Your Head, Say Physicists

Universal time doesn’t add up.<p>Out of all the pressures we face in our everyday lives, there’s no denying that the nature of time has the most …

Researcher Uses CRISPR To Edit DNA Of Healthy Human Embryos In Controversial World First

Should we edit human DNA? This is one of the most controversial questions of our time, and an intense and sometimes acrimonious debate has raged over …

Genetics

Now — And The Physics Of Time

Time is elusive and enigmatic. The moment <i>now</i> is ephemeral.<p>Quandaries and confusion about time date back as far as Aristotle and Augustine, and as recently as Einstein and Feynman.<p>Physicists understand much about time, how its flow varies depending on velocity and gravity, but they haven't reached …

Physics

Elon Musk Mars mission will send people to die on Red Planet on hope of colonising it

Tech billionaire Elon Musk plans to send people to die on Mars so that his private space company can colonise it, he has said.<p>The PayPal co-founder's …

Teleportation of light particles across cities in China and Canada a 'technological breakthrough' - Science News - ABC News

Scientists have shown they can teleport photons across a city, a development that has been hailed as "a technological breakthrough".<p>Teleportation key …

Quantum Physics

This Guy’s Perspective Images Are Actually Kind of Mind-Blowing

So there’s just something really cool when people play with perspective to create amazing images. There are a ton of those on the internet that are …

Ronald Reagan

Chinese airline sparks backlash after warning passengers to beware of ethnic minority areas in London

A Chinese airline has sparked a race row after its in-flight magazine warned travelers to London to dodge the city’s ethnic minority areas.<p>The article-- which appeared in the in-flight magazine Wings of China, distributed on Air China – has been branded as "racist," "outrageous" and "insulting" by …

China

The Extraordinary Link Between Deep Neural Networks and the Nature of the Universe - MIT Technology Review

In the last couple of years, deep learning techniques have transformed the world of artificial intelligence. One by one, the abilities and techniques …

Deep Learning

This is what really happens when swords hit armour

I had this steel breastplate on and I was holding a huge pike when I learnt a cool fact about swords. This actually happened by the way. I learnt …

BOMBSHELL: Creator of D-Wave Quantum Computer: Artificial Intelligence is the "altar of an alien god"

Right now is the beginning of the Artificial Intelligence era, this is the era of quantum computing; this is the period that mankind “stands at the …

Quantum Computing

The pink glow of these Tokyo streets are like scenes from a stunning anime film

Transport yourself to a <b>bustling, real-life anime world</b> with this breathtaking photo collection.<p>Tokyo is always a fascinating place to visit at any …

Japan

Why An AI-Judged Beauty Contest Picked Nearly All White Winners

It’s another troubling example of an emerging trend.<p>Beauty pageants have always been political. After all, what speaks more strongly to how we see each other than which physical traits we reward as beautiful, and which we code as ugly? It wasn't until 1983 that the Miss America competition crowned …

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Meet Dragonfly 44, the galaxy made of 99.9% dark matter

A massive galaxy consisting almost entirely of dark matter has been discovered, using the world’s most powerful telescopes.<p>Dark matter is the …

You could fit the entire human race into a sugar cube — and 13 other facts to put the universe into perspective

It's full of exploding stars and immortal jellyfish and it's been kicking around for almost 14 billion years.<p>Here are 14 awesome facts to put it all into perspective.

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Physicists Believe They've Discovered a Fifth Fundamental Force of the Universe

Although physics may seem complicated to the uninitiated (or even to the trained professional, for that matter), it’s worth remembering that physics …