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Health Benefits of Grapes

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The Science That Makes Car Engines Sound So Different

The physics of engine notes, explained.<p><b>What separates a Porsche flat-six from a Toyota Avalon V-6</b>—aside from the bank angle, the power output, the engine location, and your interest in owning one? At full throttle, the Porsche belts out an aggressive mechanical rasp while the Avalon mutters a …

Engines

World-record 43 Tbps data transfer speed set by Danish researchers

Using a new type of optical fiber, researchers at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) have transmitted data over a single optical fiber at a …

Mysterious iPhone 6 running iOS 7 hacked together from leaked parts

The Chinese are so good at cloning Apple’s upcoming products that they regularly release fully functional doppelgangers of the next iPhone before Apple has even officially announced it. But these are ‘clones’ in only the vaguest sense, because they always have one major problem: they run Android, …

Sleeping with light on increases risk of obesity

Sleeping with too much light in the room increases the risk of obesity in women, research finds<p>Leaving a light on when sleeping can increase the risk of obesity in women, research has shown.<p>Greater exposure to light at night raised both Body Mass Index (BMI) and waist size in more than 113,000 …

Can you trust your ears?

Check out these audio illusions!<p>Eleanor Imster has helped write and edit EarthSky since 1995. She was an integral part of the award-winning EarthSky …

Physicists Prove Surprising Rule of Threes

More than 40 years after a Soviet nuclear physicist proposed an outlandish theory that trios of particles can arrange themselves in an infinite …

Scientists Discover a Jewel at the Heart of Quantum Physics

Physicists reported this week the discovery of a jewel-like geometric object that dramatically simplifies calculations of particle interactions and …

New Quantum Theory Could Explain the Flow of Time

Coffee cools, buildings crumble, eggs break and stars fizzle out in a universe that seems destined to degrade into a state of uniform drabness known …

World's tiniest motor can fit inside a cell and spin as fast as a jet engine

Developed by researchers at the Cockrell School of Engineering at the University of Texas, a microscopically tiny motor is the smallest, fastest, and longest-running nanomotor to date.<p>At under one micrometer in size -- 500 times smaller than a grain of salt -- the motor is small enough to fit …

Nanotech

New quantum effect lets electrons whiz through materials - Futurity

Scientists have discovered a quantum effect that lets electrons dash through the insides of new materials with very little resistance.