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Strange Atomic Ripples in Graphene Could Unlock Clean, Limitless Energy

Holy crap.<p>By all measures, graphene shouldn't exist. The fact it does comes down to a neat loophole in physics that sees an impossible 2D sheet of …

Jumping Spiders Can See Galaxies Far, Far Away

Telescopic eyes that can peer into alternate galaxies.<p>Spiders are already scary impressive, what with their speed, cunning hunting skills, and …

Spiders

Scientists defy Einstein's prediction and use relativity to measure a star's mass

Astronomers scanning the skies with NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have pulled off a feat that even Albert Einstein had declared all but impossible: they've witnessed the subtle bending of one star's light by another star's gravity and used that distortion to measure a star's mass.<p>The findings, …

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Long-Lasting Quantum Coherence Observed: New Discovery Could Help Overcome Key Obstacle In Creation Of Quantum Computers

The world of subatomic particles, governed by the laws of quantum mechanics, is one that would appear extremely weird to us denizens of a macroscopic …

The Hubble Telescope Looked 13 Billion Years into the Past This Week

Out on the weekend.<p><i>(Permanent Musical Accompaniment To The Last Post Of The Week From The Blog's Favourite Canadian)</i><p>OK, this guy is having <i>waaaayyyy</i> too much fun being president.<p>On Thursday, he got to sit in a simulator and try to dock with the International Space Station, as only the gang at …

A Fake Black Hole In A Lab May Have Proved Stephen Hawking Right

"Hawking radiation" has been detected in a strange model black hole, and it may explain a few mysteries.<p>Scientists have seen “Hawking radiation” for the first time in a sort-of model black hole constructed in a laboratory.<p>It was Stephen Hawking who first proposed, in 1974, that small amounts of …

CRISPR 101: A crash course on the revolutionary gene editing tool that’s changing the world

For something that’s been called “a household name for molecular biologists,” many of you have probably never heard of CRISPR, and don’t know why you …

Second layer of information in DNA confirmed

Leiden theoretical physicists have proven that DNA mechanics, in addition to genetic information in DNA, determines who we are. Helmut Schiessel and …

What’s the next big leap for 3D graphics?

You may remember a YouTube video from a few years back that makes incredible claims: that right now, on current hardware, we can build game worlds …

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The Secret Life of Brothers and Sisters: Five lessons for parents who want their children to get on

We all know how our relationships with our parents may shape the kind of person we become, and our own future romantic liaisons – but what about the relationships we have with our siblings? As everyone who has a brother or sister will know, dealing with your familial other halves can be …

Ask Ethan: Can Gravitational Waves Let Us Peek Inside A Black Hole?

Since LIGO first directly detected gravitational waves from merging black holes, scientists have taken a renewed interest in learning all about them. After all, with new data, a new technique and a new way of looking at the Universe, perhaps there are a whole slew of new discoveries that are now …

A relationship expert reveals 4 signs that you're a perfect match

1. You travel the same way.<p><i>Marc Piscotty/Getty Images.</i><p>One of the easiest ways to tell if you're a good match with your partner is to plan a trip …

Relationships

This Neuroscience Hack Can Make You Unstoppable

Because your brain recreates your memories, you can train it to automatically create memories that propel you forward.<p>Successful people always find ways to manage their emotions and thoughts. Steve Jobs, for example, used mindfulness meditation to remain centered and focused. Many CEOs have …

The Brain

9 Proven Study Hacks Every Student Should Know

Here are some helpful study hacks that will train your brain and help you work smarter towards your exams. These study tips are Proven by Science.<p>1. …

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11 Basic Practices of Emotionally Intelligent People

Easy in theory, difficult in practice.<p>Emotions. They're complicated.<p>On one hand, they're a natural and vital part of our lives. They motivate us, regulate us, empower us. But they can also limit us greatly--if we don't understand the effect they have on us and others.<p>So how do we improve our …

Emotional Intelligence

Maps have ‘north’ at the top, but it could’ve been different

Why are almost all modern maps the same way up? Caroline Williams explores the intriguing history that led to this orientation – and discovers why it shapes how we see the world in more ways than we realise.<p>Imagine looking at the Earth from space. What is at the top of the planet? If you said the …

Physicists Have Mixed Matter And Light at Room Temperature For The First Time

Whoa.<p>In a lovely demonstration of light's quantum effects, physicists in the UK have just mixed a molecule with light at room temperature for the …

Quantum Physics

Earth - There are microbes that eat and poo nothing but electricity

Some microbes have developed the ultimate stripped-down diet. They do not bother with food or oxygen. All they need to survive is pure electrical energy.<p>They often live in muddy seabeds or along the banks of rivers. Finding them is easy: biologists can coax them out of hiding by sticking an …

The Key to Life on Earth May Have Been Projectile Sun Barf

These solar storms can inform the search for alien life.<p>As we all know, the Sun is a real mensch. Without it, Earth would be a sad frozen husk devoid of life and light, which sounds a lot less interesting than being a lush ocean world that has yielded dinosaurs, dire wolves, and whatever this thing …

Space Travel

Scientists just confirmed there's a second layer of information hidden in our DNA

That's something biologists have known for years, and they've even been able to figure out some of the proteins responsible for folding up DNA. But now a group of physicists have been able to demonstrate for the first time through simulations how this hidden information controls our evolution.<p>Let's …

10 Research-Proven Tricks To Seem Smarter Than You Are

It's great to be smart, but intelligence is a hard thing to pin down. In many cases, how smart people <i>think</i>you are is just as important as how smart you actually are.<p><i>"I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow." -Woodrow Wilson</i><p>Much of how you do in life comes down to …

There’s a way to train our brains to cope with stress that changes chemistry “as much as any antidepressant”

Stress is often perceived as the villain of contemporary culture: the nagging tension that keeps us chained to our desks during the day, awake all night, and makes us dangerously unhealthy.<p>But Ian Robertson, a cognitive neuroscientist at Trinity College Dublin and author of the upcoming book ‘<i>The</i> …

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