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Everything you know about space is wrong

Think you know a thing or two about our solar system? Turns out all those space “facts” you keep telling your mates might not be as accurate as you …

SpaceX denies report of Air Force blowing up its floating Falcon 9

Elon Musk had hoped to tow one of his rockets home after it managed to survive an experimental landing in the Atlantic Ocean, then weird reports surfaced about its fate.<p>Shortly after the celebration over SpaceX's Falcon Heavy debut began to die down, a few odd reports started to circulate that one …

Space Travel

First human eggs grown in laboratory

<b>Human eggs have been grown in the laboratory for the first time, say researchers at the University of Edinburgh.</b><p>The team say the technique could lead to new ways of preserving the fertility of children having cancer treatment.<p>It is also an opportunity to explore how human eggs develop, much of …

Genetics

Best Friends Really do Share Brain Patterns, Neuroscientists Reveal

"Our results suggest that friends process the world around them in exceptionally similar ways."<p>Whenever my best friends and I say the same thing in a …

A successful SpaceX Falcon Heavy launch gives NASA new options

The impact next week’s flight could have<p>SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket will launch for the first time next week. It might be the company’s most anticipated mission yet, and it could open up a new line of business — one that might interest NASA.<p>The new rocket will be the most powerful in the world, …

What is a Hohmann Transfer? Inside SpaceX's Plan to Launch Falcon Heavy

It’s a mission years in the making. Early in the afternoon of February 6, the window opens for the first ever launch of SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket …

Scientists discover ancient Mayan city hidden under Guatemalan jungle

Aerial laser mapping detects thousands of hidden structures in Peten region, suggesting its population was millions more than previously thought<p>Researchers using a high-tech aerial mapping technique have found tens of thousands of previously undetected Mayan houses, buildings, defence works and …

Archaeology

Dr. Arnold Gold, 92, Dies; Made Compassionate Care a Cause

Dr. Arnold Gold, a pediatric neurologist whose belief in the importance of an empathetic bedside manner led him and his wife to create a foundation to inspire young doctors to practice compassionate patient care, died on Jan. 23 in Manhattan. He was 92.<p>His wife, Sandra Gold, confirmed his …

Medicine

Scientists Just Found Naked Mole Rats Have Another Freaking Weird Superpower

Move over, tardigrades.<p>Naked mole rats may look like wrinkly skin sacks, but they have some pretty bizarre superpowers, including a total immunity to …

Biology

This NASA Probe Will Fly Closer to The Sun Than Anything Ever Before

Crazy!<p>Shortly after NASA was established in 1958, the nation's top scientists compiled a list of missions they thought the brand-new space agency …

Astronomy

The island that switches countries every six months

<b>Next week, France will hand over 6,820 sq m of its territory to Spain without a single shot being fired. But in six months' time Spain will voluntarily hand back the land to France. As Chris Bockman reports, it's been that way for more than 350 years.</b><p>The French Basque beach resort of Hendaye is the …

Royal Weddings

Jupiter's stripes reveal stunning details in new Juno probe images

The ribbons of multicolored gas that make up Jupiter's atmosphere are on display in two new images from NASA's Juno probe.<p>In one of the new images, the ribbons of gas that wrap around Jupiter's equator are shown in stunning resolution, revealing detailed structures in the clouds. With this level of …

The Magnetic Field Is Shifting. The Poles May Flip. This Could Get Bad.

The shield that protects the Earth from solar radiation is under attack from within. We can’t prevent it, but we ought to prepare.<p>One day in 1905, …

Magnetism

Landing on Europa Could Be A Quicksand Death Trap

Not great.<p>Jupiter’s icy moon Europa has piqued astronomers’ interest for years, since the moon’s frozen ocean might harbor microscopic life. But …

A Never-Before-Seen Virus Was Just Found in the Sea, and It Kills Bacteria

Their genomes are "quite different from other viruses."<p>When you think of a virus, you likely think of the microscopic agents that make life on land …

Deaths of Billionaire Toronto Couple Were Homicides, Police Say

TORONTO — The mysterious double deaths of a billionaire generic drug magnate and his philanthropist wife grew stranger still on Friday.<p>Six weeks after the bodies of Barry and Honey Sherman were found hanging in the basement of their mansion, the Toronto Police confirmed what the couple’s friends …

Murder-suicide

MIT Engineers Have Designed a Chip That Behaves Just Like Brain Cell Connections

The most promising artificial synapse to date.<p>For those working in the field of advanced artificial intelligence, getting a computer to simulate …

Two planets in unusual star system are very likely habitable, scientists say

Exoplanets orbiting Trappist-1 have thrilled astronomers since their discovery last year thanks to their Earth-like potential to harbor water<p>Scientists have identified two planets circling round a dim dwarf star as especially likely candidates to have habitable conditions, with probable water and a …

Universe

Scientists Counted All The Protein Molecules in a Cell And The Answer Really Is 42

This is so perfect.<p>Biologists have served up the answer to the ultimate question of life, the Universe, and everything.<p>That answer, as you may know, …

This Is What The Entire Known Universe Looks Like in a Single Image

Whoa.<p>Isn't it beautiful? This is an illustrated logarithmic scale conception of the observable Universe with the Solar System at the …

Universe

Tip: The Best Exercise Order for Triceps

Build your tri's and avoid elbow pain by using this sequence for triceps training.<p>1 – Train your triceps with pushdowns or "flexing" type movements …

Tip: Drop Sets – Effective for Growth or Not?

Here's what science has to say about drop sets, along with some recommendations.<p>While there's been no weightlifter Gallop poll on this, it's probably …

Best Post Workout Foods: Build Muscle and Recover Faster | Men’s Health

Photograph courtesy of Getty Images<p>3<p>Ricotta Cheese<p>As little as 9 grams of dairy protein may be enough to kick-start the muscle-building process, according to research in the <i>Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition</i>.<p>For the study, a group of healthy men chugged either a milk-based …

This Incredible Virus Attacks Brain Cancer And Actually Boosts Our Immune System

The first therapeutic virus to pass the blood-brain barrier.<p>A study attempting to show that viruses could be delivered to brain tumours has delivered …

What is bursitis of the shoulder?

Bursitis of the shoulder is a painful inflammation in the shoulder joint. It is common, treatable, and often heals within months. Rest and gentle …

Scientists have discovered a new way to fight antibiotic resistance

Two types of lab-made molecules make drug-resistant bacteria susceptible to antibiotics again, researchers report March 9 in <i>Science Translational Medicine.</i><p>The discovery could provide new tools in the fight against microbes such as methicillin-resistant <i>Staphylococcus aureus,</i> or MRSA<i>,</i> which causes …

Exercise Matters, But Does It Effectively Promote Weight Loss?

Need to lose weight? <i>Eat less. Move more.</i><p>You've probably heard those guidelines as the simplest requirements for achieving weight loss. But they also happen to be the same methods that increase bodily hunger. If you aren't convinced, try skipping a meal while adding an extra Zumba class to your …

Best Protein Powders (and the Worst)

Whether you’re an elite athlete or a weekend warrior, a vegan or a plant-based foodie, everyone is getting in on the protein trend. And with good …

China Has Officially Started Collecting an Environment Tax

The first of its kind in China.