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One Chart That Explains How the U.S. Marines Fight

More than just naval infantry, the service fights in the air and on land…from the sea.<p>The U.S. Marine Corps was founded in 1775 to conduct ship to ship fighting and amphibious warfare. In the more than two hundred years since, the Marines have evolved into America's crisis response force.<p>A typical …

8 Awesome Science Resources That You Can Access For Free Online

Including ALL of Feynman’s lectures.<p>There's nothing worse than wanting to expand your knowledge, satisfy your curiosity, or just confirm some weird …

New Stem Cell Treatment Using Fat Cells Could Repair Any Tissue in The Body

Human trials are expected in 2017.<p>In a world first, Australian scientists have figured out how to reprogram adult bone or fat cells to form stem …

Scientists Have Discovered a Weed Addiction Gene

In the past it may have seem fun to poke fun at your stoner friends but after a team of scientists have discovered a pot addiction gene, it may no …

Cannabis

A Massive Aquaponic Lettuce And Fish Farm Will Grow In A Brooklyn Warehouse

In a year, a startup plans to produce 180,000 pounds of food for local grocery stores and restaurants.<p>“We build industrial-scale ecosystems.” So says Jason Green, CEO and co-founder of Edenworks, a Brooklyn-based urban farming startup. Unlike a typical indoor farm–a sterile environment, sometimes …

Breakthrough in diagnosis of melanoma skin cancer

Researchers have revealed a remarkable link between malignant melanoma and a non-coding RNA gene called SAMMSON. The SAMMSON gene is expressed in …

Cancer

Nanotechnology Can Help Deliver Affordable, Clean Water

Clean drinking water is essential for good health and disease prevention. But according to the World Health Organization, some 663 million people — …

Nanotech

Rage Disorder Linked with Parasite Found in Cat Feces

Uncontrollable, explosive bouts of anger such a road rage might be the result of an earlier brain infection from the toxoplasmosis parasite, an …

University of Chicago

GE has a crazy new plan to harvest CO2 from the atmosphere and use it to store solar energy

If there’s one “resource” the planet has too much of, it’s carbon dioxide. One of the primary components to the greenhouse gases thought to be …

Washing Machines

Earth - What is the real reason we sleep?

There are a few things we literally cannot live without. Oxygen is one. Another is food and water. And then there is sleep: forcibly keep an animal awake for long enough and you will kill it. The same almost certainly applies to humans.<p>This fact alone tells us that sleep must be doing something …

Sleep

Cancer Breakthrough: Scientists Find 'Achilles Heel' Of Tumours

A breakthrough discovery about cancer tumours could lead to revolutionary "bespoke" treatments for patients, scientists have said.<p>Researchers have …

Cancer

Does mental illness enhance creativity?

It’s widely held that it does – but what does the evidence say?<p>Everyone can cite famous people from Vincent Van Gogh and Virginia Woolf to Tony Hancock and Robin Williams, who were exceptionally creative and experienced mental health problems. There are so many examples that it seems obvious that …

Engineers have found a way to harvest wind energy from trees

Imagine if a world full of forests generated all the energy we need. That dream could become reality with a new form of wind power production that …

Are we more than molecules?

Novelists, poets and artists can help us to piece together the mystery of human consciousness, says Mark Haddon<p>My son’s nine-year-old friend Yahya said it most succinctly. Why is life in the first person?<p>We think. We feel. We are aware of ourselves and the world around us. We have consciousness. We …

The Only Two Exercise Moves You Need To Get An Incredible Workout

The key to choosing exercise moves for an effective workout really depends on what your goals are. If you're aiming to accomplish a serious feat of …

Solar Cells Will be Made Obsolete by 3D rectennas aiming at 40-to-90% efficiency

Solar Cells Will be Made Obsolete by 3D rectennas aiming at 40-to-90% efficiency<p>Right now efficiency is only one percent, but professor Baratunde …

Interesting Engineering

There's Some Complex Physics In These Photos of Ink Falling Through Water

Spherical Rayleigh-Taylor Instabilities, to be exact. That’s what happens when two fluids of different densities collide under the force of gravity. …

Polymer breakthrough could revolutionize water purification

We've all seen the Febreze air fresheners, which employ a derivative of corn starch to trap invisible air pollutants in the home and remove unwanted …

Nanotech

8 Fascinating Things We Learned About The Mind In 2015

Memory erasing is just the beginning.<p>As the New Horizons spacecraft made its historic flight to Pluto and some scientists explored the far reaches of our solar system, others were making some incredible advances in their exploration of the inner workings of the mind.<p>Studies published this year shed …

Elon Musk just made an incredibly important point about solar energy

Visionaries like Elon Musk know how underrated solar power is.<p>In an interview on December 15 at the American Geophysical Union meeting, Musk mentioned that if we covered just a corner of Utah or Nevada with solar panels, we could power the entire US, as Nature News' Lauren Morello reported.<p>This …

NASA Initiative Puts Space Age Technologies At Entrepreneurs’ Fingertips

In late November, Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin managed to do what most refer to as the ‘Holy Grail of Rocketry’ — successfully send a rocket 62 miles into space and then, in a carefully controlled descent, land it upright just four-and-a-half feet from the center of its Launchpad.<p>While Bezos and Blue …

Space Exploration

Solar Powered 'Farm from a Box': Everything You Need to Run an Off-Grid Farm

Shipping containers already make great micro-homes, but one California-based company is using shipping containers to create micro-farms. Farm from a …

Off-grid

Scientists Invent A Liquid With Holes In It

Unique porous fluid could suck up and lock away unwanted molecules<p>You've heard of holy water, but what about hole-y water?<p>In a paper published this week in <i>Nature,</i> researchers announced that they have developed a liquid with its molecules structured in such a way that they have 'holes' within the …

NASA confirms that the ‘impossible’ EmDrive thruster really works, after new tests

Engineer Roger Shawyer’s controversial EmDrive thruster jets back into relevancy this week, as a team of researchers at NASA’s Eagleworks …

Sunrise in the WEST: Scientists warn North could be SOUTH as Earth's magnetic poles SWITCH

GETTYThe sun could rise in the west<p>Climate researchers believe we are heading towards a reversal of the planet's magnetic field, which some fear will …

Earth Science

The House That Calculus Built Can Be Yours for Just $17.2 Million

Most people cringe in horror at the mere mention of calculus, but one man loved it so much, he designed his Toronto dream house around it. And now …

This wind turbine can think for itself

These undulating wooden blades are harvesting wind. The €60,000 (£43,000) Hercules turbine is built by Italian company ENESSERE and can provide up to …

Winning astronomy photos of the year show our amazing universe (pictures)

The Rich Really Are Different

Is extreme wealth inequality in the U.S. something that government can or should address? The answer depends on how it arises. If everybody has a …

Economics