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Breakthrough Peanut Allergy Treatment Still Amazingly Effective After 4 Years

This is a serious step forward.<p>If you're one of those people who can't even be in the same room with a deadly food allergen such as a peanut, you …

Researchers May Have Just Discovered an Entirely New State of Matter

Altered States<p>In a new study published in <i>Nature</i>, researchers lead by a team from the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) reveal that they may have …

A New Computing Technology Mimics Aspects of Human Thought

Forget To Learn<p>Researchers have developed a new computing technology that learns how to forget less important memories and hold on to critical …

Blood Test Finds Cancer Before Symptoms Start

Researchers say they have taken a big step towards developing a test that can tell people if they have cancer long before the first symptoms show up.<p>The blood test detected the majority of cancers in people with four of the biggest cancer killers: breast, colon, lung and ovarian cancer, the team at …

Cancer

NASA is about to find out if a supercomputer can survive a year in space

Testing the limits of software.<p>On Monday, at 12:31 p.m. Eastern time, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifted off on a resupply flight for the International Space Station, and among its cargo, in addition to ice cream, was something else very cool: a supercomputer.<p>The machine, made by Hewlett Packard …

We Just Figured out How to Activate Stem Cells to Treat Baldness

External Problem. Internal Solution.<p>Researchers have already explored ways to use stem cells to treat everything from diabetes to aging, and now, a …

Stem Cells

The 7 Biggest Unanswered Questions in Physics

If Isaac Newton suddenly popped out of a time machine, he’d be delighted to see how far physics had come. Things that were deeply mysterious a few centuries ago are now taught in freshman physics classes (the composition of stars is one good example).<p>Newton would be stunned to see enormous …

Physics

5 Technological Innovations That Could Change the World

Scientists and technology companies are working to make us smarter, safer, and healthier -- and connect us all like never before.<p>Technology is often …

Earth Overshoot Day: From this day on we're using an unsustainable amount of the Earth's resources

Today marks Earth Overshoot Day - the day by which the human race will have used more of Earth's natural resources than the planet can renew in the whole year.<p>Put simply, we use more ecological resources and services than nature can regenerate and this puts the Earth on an unsustainable …

Carbon Emissions

Sunscreen made from DNA would last forever

Earth's yellow sun is the source of its power.<p>A DNA-based sunscreen that not only stops harmful ultraviolet (UV) light, but also becomes more protective the longer you expose it to UV rays? That’s the dazzling premise behind a recent study published in the journal <i>Science Reports</i>.<p>While sunscreen …

Scientists are creating a cell-phone battery that charges instantly

Researchers at Drexel University’s College of Engineering are working on a special material that will one day provide the capacity for instant battery charging. This is made possible by super-conductive two-dimensional MXene material.<p>The quest for a better battery has been ongoing since Alessandro …

Stem cell brain implants could 'slow ageing and extend life', study shows

Scientists have slowed down the ageing process by implanting stem cells into the brains of animals, raising hopes for new strategies to combat age-related diseases and extend the human lifespan.<p>Implants of stem cells that make fresh neurons in the brain were found to put the brakes on ageing in …

Medicine

This could lead to future interstellar communication.

New Loophole-Free Bell Test<p>One of the most interesting (and confusing) phenomena in quantum physics is quantum entanglement. We observe this quantum …

Neuroreality: The New Reality is Coming. And It's a Brain Computer Interface.

The Virtual World<p>With the release of the Oculus Rift in March 2016, the age of virtual reality (VR) truly began. VR tech had been generating buzz …

Stunning sunfish discovery: Researchers find new species

The elusive new species, named the Hoodwinker Sunfish, was found by a team of experts from Australia's Murdoch University.<p>The giant fish, which had eluded discovery for centuries, was uncovered by Marianne Nyegaard, a doctoral student at Murdoch University’s School of Veterinary and Life …

Baffling New 'Angel Particle' Is Matter and Antimatter at Once

An explosive theoretical particle just appeared in an antimatter test.<p>Scientists have long accepted that every particle that exists has its own …

Physics

A Solution to Our Clean Energy Problem May Lie Right Beneath Our Feet

On Iceland’s Reykjanes Peninsula, a short drive from the country’s capital, a team of scientists and engineers is pursuing what they see as an energy …

New Drug Treats Same Type of Brain Cancer Sen. John McCain has

<i>Tune in to NBC’s “Nightly News with Lester Holt” at 6:30 p.m. ET for more information.</i><p>As John McCain returns to the U.S. Senate this week, neurosurgeons who specialize in brain cancer say the main concern for his continuing recovery from surgery for aggressive glioblastoma is tiny malignant cells …

10 Secrets About the Moon Landing

48 years ago, we landed on the moon. So let's celebrate with these little known facts about the Apollo 11 mission and a collection of retro rocket …

Scientists Have Reversed Brain Damage in a 2-Year-Old Girl Who Drowned in a Swimming Pool

She was in the water for 15 minutes.<p>Researchers in the US have reported what they believe is a first-of-its-kind reversal of brain damage, after …

Swimming Pools

For just $99 you can bring AR to the iPhone 7 | Trusted Reviews

<b>There are almost limitless options for mobile virtual reality, many of which don’t require you to spend any money at all.</b><p>Augmented reality is a …

Disney announces a Westworld-like, fully immersive Star Wars resort

Holy sh—<p>If you were excited for Star Wars Land, now officially called Galaxy’s Edge, Disney’s theme park division has an announcement for you.<p>Disney confirmed today it is working on a fully immersive Star Wars experience for visitors to walk around, eat, drink and sleep in. It’s a hotel, one that …

Walt Disney Company

Could we actually find evidence for the multiverse?

<b>Perimeter Associate Faculty member Matthew Johnson and his colleagues are working to bring the multiverse hypothesis, which to some sounds like a</b> …

11 Scientific Advances Of The Past 100 Years Gave Us Our Entire Universe

Exactly 100 years ago, our conception of the Universe was far different from what it is today. The stars within the Milky Way were known, and were known to be at distances up to thousands of light years away, but nothing was thought to be further. The Universe was assumed to be static, as the …

Universe

A New Drug Can Fix Abnormal Brain Activity in Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer’s Breakthrough<p>For the first time, researchers have shown that a common epilepsy drug can normalise disrupted brain activity in patients …

An Exciting New Cancer Treatment Has Just Been Endorsed by FDA

We can reprogram immune cells!<p>Food and Drug Administration advisers on Wednesday enthusiastically endorsed a first-of-its-kind cancer treatment that …

This battery-free cellphone sucks power out of thin air

Researchers from the University of Washington have developed the very first battery-free phone. Its sound quality is pretty shitty, but imagine not having to charge your phone because it harvests light and radio waves from your surroundings. Sweet.<p>“We’ve built what we believe is the first …

Clean Energy

Don’t waste time brushing your own teeth — Amabrush does it better, faster

Most people spend a few minutes brushing their teeth before starting their day and after the day is through. While it may not seem like a lot of time …

Dentistry

This Quantum Theory Predicts That The Future Might Be Influencing The Past

No, seriously.<p>One of the weirder aspects of quantum mechanics could be explained by an equally weird idea – that causation can run backwards in time …