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Can you live a normal life with half a brain?

A few extreme cases show that people can be missing large chunks of their brains with no significant ill-effect – why? Tom Stafford explains what it tells us about the true nature of our grey matter.<p>How much of our brain do we actually need? A number of stories have appeared in the news in recent …

Ripples in Space-Time Could Reveal 'Strange Stars'

By looking for ripples in the fabric of space-time, scientists could soon detect "strange stars" — objects made of stuff radically different from the …

Sleeper spaceship could carry first humans to Mars in hibernation state

<b>Atlanta (CNN) —</b> Six astronauts lie motionless in a row of compartments with medical monitoring cables connected to their bodies, as their space ship cuts through the silent blackness that separates Earth from Mars.<p>They're sound asleep and will be for the extent of their six-month trip, having been …

7 Books That Will Change Your Life

<i>"When people ask me a good book to read I don't know what to tell them. There are 200-500 good books." -- James Altucher</i><p>People often comment on how I am always reading something new and frequently ask for my a good book recommendation. It might be the most common (and most difficult) question I am …

Self-improvement

Prepare to Be Shocked

Four predictions about how brain stimulation will make us smarter<p>Several years ago, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency got wind of a technique called transcranial direct-current stimulation, or tDCS, which promised something extraordinary: a way to increase people’s performance in …

Physicists Observe New Particle That's Also Its Own 'Antiparticle'

After decades of searching, physicists at Princeton University say they've observed an elusive particle that behaves both like matter and antimatter.<p>Yes, the discovery is an exciting step forward for particle physics, but it may also help advance the creation of powerful quantum computers.<p>In the …

Astronaut Bio: S. Wilson (07/2014)

<b>PERSONAL DATA:</b> Born in 1966 in Boston, Massachusetts. Enjoys snow skiing, music, stamp collecting and traveling.<p><b>EDUCATION:</b> Graduated from Taconic …

Space Exploration

The Colleges Whose Graduates Earn The Most

After 10 years of work experience, which graduates earn the most? It turns out that Ivy Leaguers from Harvard, Yale and Princeton are not at the top of the list, though they’re close. Instead the No. 1 and 2 schools are a science and technology college, Harvey Mudd, a 59-year-old school with just …