Ellie Teodosieva

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Hacked satellite systems could launch microwave-like attacks, expert warns

The satellite communications that ships, planes and the military use to connect to the internet are vulnerable to hackers that, in the worst-case scenario, could carry out “cyber-physical attacks”, turning satellite antennas into weapons that operate, essentially, like microwave ovens.<p>According to …

Communication Systems

Greenhouse gases are warming the world—but chilling Antarctica. Here’s why

The greenhouse gases that are warming the globe actually cool Antarctica much of the year, a new study confirms. The odd trend doesn’t break the laws …

Climate Change

5 Magazines Worth Your Time: World Oceans Edition

<i>June 8, 2018 marks the 16th World Oceans Day, a day designed to celebrate our oceans and spark a worldwide discussion about how we can all pull together to protect our most precious of resources. Dive into these five magazines to explore our oceans and maybe discover something new about the watery</i> …

Scuba Diving

What Tech Insiders Are Reading Right Now

We asked 10 people doing good work in the industry to recommend 5 books each. The result is a goldmine for summer readers.<p>Whether you’re staring at some vacation time or just always on the hunt for something good to read, we’ve got some suggestions for ya (big surprise, right?). But this time, we …

Books

Biodegradable plastic made from 'tree glue' could be on shelves within five years

Biodegradable plastic that can be tossed out with food scraps could be on the shelves within five years after scientists found an ingenious way to turn ‘tree glue’ into packaging.<p>Researchers at the University of Warwick have found that a natural glue called lignin, which holds cellulose fibres …

Biodegradation

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Understanding Maslow's Theory of Self-Actualization

Psychologist Abraham Maslow's theory of self-actualization contends that individuals are motivated to fulfill their potential in life. …

We've designed a 'flux capacitor', but it won't take us Back to the Future

The technology that allowed Marty McFly to travel back in time in the 1985 movie Back to the Future was the mythical flux capacitor, designed by …

Old as Hell Relic Galaxy Has Remained Unchanged Since the Universe Began

Big galaxies suck — and no, I’m not being rude. I just mean that they absorb other, smaller galaxies when they run into each other, like a …

Scientists Identify a "New Type of Depression"

Scientists want to develop new antidepressant drugs.<p>An estimated half of the 322 million people affected by depression don’t appear to benefit from …

Turns out writer of All Saints’ hit Black Coffee has more money than Adele and J.K. Rowling combined

So someone you probably have never heard of before is filthy, stinking rich.<p>Not breaking news, sure, however, you might recognise the song that they …

Reptilian-Mammal Fossil Unearthed In Utah, Turning Previous Theories Upside Down

The discovery of a half-mammal, half-reptile fossil points towards an "unsuspected burst of evolution."<p>The discovery of a half-mammal, half-reptile …

The history of heredity makes for a fascinating, and chilling, read

<b>She Has Her Mother’s Laugh</b><i><br>Carl Zimmer</i><i><br>Dutton, $30</i><p>The Elephant Man, novelist Pearl S. Buck and Phoebus, god of the sun, all find their way into science …

Time crystals could be the miracle quantum computing needs

Scientists at Aalto University in Finland recently published research indicating “time crystals” may hold the key to creating a quantum computer that doesn’t require near perfect-zero temperatures to operate.<p>There’s a reason you might not have heard of time crystals: they’re a wickedly difficult …

It's less than 2cm long, but this 400 million year old fossil fish changes our view of vertebrate evolution

Published today, our new paper describes a spectacular 400 million-year-old 3D-preserved fossil fish, <i>Ligulalepis</i>.<p>The 3D anatomy of the fossilised</i> …

EY and Maersk among heavyweights behind launch of marine insurance blockchain platform

More than 1,000 ships are expected to use a new marine insurance blockchain platform in the next year after its launch today.<p>The platform “Insurwave” …

UK 'chasing a fantasy' in Brexit talks, top EU official warns

The EU has accused the British government of “chasing a fantasy” and warned that it will not negotiate under threat, after a fraught week of Brexit talks in Brussels that have raised serious concerns about the future of the negotiations.<p>The whole approach of the UK government to the discussions was …

Great Britain

Echoes Of Cuba? U.S. Employee In China Hit With 'Sensations Of Sound And Pressure'

The State Department said that a U.S. government employee assigned to Guangzhou, China, has reported experiencing "vague, but abnormal, sensations of sound and pressure."<p>Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday that "the medical indications are very similar and entirely consistent" with the …

Cuba

World’s most-spoken languages may have arisen in ancient Iran

Hundreds of languages, from English to Hindustani, are all derived from a single ancestral tongue. Now DNA from ancient bones suggests that the …

Lung cancer destroyed with tea leaf nanoparticles

A new study has shown that lung cancer cells can be destroyed using nanoparticles derived from tea leaves. These tiny particles, called "quantum …

IBM warns of instant breaking of encryption by quantum computers: 'Move your data today'

Welcome to the future transparency of today as quantum computers reveal all currently encrypted secrets -- a viable scenario within just a few …

Spraying this material on desert sand will turn it into fertile land

For the past ten years, Desert Control has been testing a land treatment that promises to transform non-productive land into fertile soil. The …

Biggest Test Yet Shows Einstein Was Wrong About 'Spooky Action at a Distance'

A groundbreaking quantum experiment recently confirmed the reality of "spooky action-at-a-distance" — the bizarre phenomenon that Einstein hated — in …

New stem cell strategy aids heart regeneration after heart attack | Physiological Society

8 May 2018. New research published in <i>The Journal of Physiology</i> has indicated a potential new stem cell treatment following a heart attack, by …

New pill that detects breast cancer with fluorescent dye successfully spots tumors in mice - sparking hope for an end to false positives from faulty scans

A new pill which 'lights up' cancerous tumors has successfully spotted breast cancer in mice - paving the way to better diagnostic treatment for …

Cancer

How the Father of Computer Science Decoded Nature’s Mysterious Patterns

Many have heard of Alan Turing, the mathematician and logician who invented modern computing in 1935. They know Turing, the cryptologist who cracked the Nazi Enigma code, helped win World War II. And they remember Turing as a martyr for gay rights who, after being prosecuted and sentenced to …

For Years, Woman Mistook Brain Fluid Leaking Through Her Nose as Allergies

Her doctors had no idea, either.<p>Kendra Jackson had no idea why her nose ran all the time. For years, the Omaha, Nebraska resident lived with …

What Astronomers Are Learning From Gaia’s New Milky Way Map

A roundup of some of the most important discoveries gleaned so far from the Gaia space observatory’s new map of the galaxy.

What Does Quantum Physics Actually Tell Us About the World?

<b>WHAT IS REAL?</b> <b><br>The Unfinished Quest for the Meaning of Quantum Physics</b><br>By Adam Becker<br>370 pp. Basic Books. $32.<p>Are atoms real? Of course they are. Everybody believes in atoms, even people who don’t believe in evolution or climate change. If we didn’t have atoms, how could we have atomic bombs? But you …

Quantum Physics