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For the First Time, Planets Have Been Discovered in ANOTHER Galaxy!

The first confirmed discovery of a planet beyond our Solar System (aka. an Extrasolar Planet) was a groundbreaking event. And while the initial …

Researchers Have Discovered How to Facilitate an Organism’s Regeneration

Fortunate Accident<p>What started as a sudden lab dilemma has turned into a discovery of how to facilitate an organism’s regeneration even in the …

A Giant Molecule Has Been Created From Two Atoms

THEY COME IN TWOS<p>Two physicists at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology were able to create diatomic molecules the size of bacteria—like <i>E.coli</i>, …

The Next Stage of Evolution: How Will the Human Species Evolve?

Evolution<p>One could argue that everything we do is to secure our future as a species. We travel the stars, probe the Earth, explore the ocean’s …

Regenerative Biology: Scientists Discovered A New Molecule That Regenerates Bone Tissue

<b>Regenerating Bone Tissue</b><p>The incidence of bone disorders, particularly in populations where aging is tied to rising obesity rates and poor physical …

New CRISPR Gene Editing Method Can Edit Single Letters of DNA

Refined techniques<p>CRISPR has revolutionized the world of gene editing. It has allowed scientists to conduct advanced research into diseases, research …

Geneticists Radically Alter the Genetic Code of E. Coli

Re-engineering Life<p>Editing genes and the genetic code of organisms has proven to be particularly controversial, conjuring statements of “playing God” …

GMOs Led the Fight Against Zika and Ebola. And They'll Combat The Next Great Pandemic

The Great Reach of GMOs<p>The shadow of the Zika virus hangs over the Rio Olympic Games, with visitors and even high-profile athletes citing worries …

This is your brain on pot: Neuroscientist studies long-term effects of medical marijuana

BELMONT — Staci Gruber vividly remembers her first hit of marijuana, back when she was in college. It made her so paranoid, she locked herself in a …

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Physicists Just Confirmed Evidence of A Possible Fifth Fundamental Force

Forces of Nature<p>To date, there are four conventionally known fundamental forces that hold the universe together—gravity, electromagnetism, and the …

Medicine Shown to Reverse Alzheimer's in Mice

Scientists have discovered that the pain reliever mefenamic acid – usually given to help with period pain – has a notable side effect: it also …

Physicists Propose A Way to Make Magnetic Fields That Are Stronger Than Any on Earth

The Faraday Effect<p>In the quest to harness the powers of the Faraday effect, which would allow better control and management of nuclear fusion as well …

Perpetual bliss would completely undermine our will to accomplish anything at all – that’s why perfect contentment has probably been evolved out of us<p>In the 1990s, a psychologist named Martin Seligman led the positive psychology movement, which placed the study of human happiness squarely at the …

Happiness

Blinking DNA Proves Molecules in Living Cells Glow on Their Own

CELLS THAT TWINKLE<p>For years, textbooks have been preaching that macromolecules within living cells, such as DNA, RNA, and proteins, do not absorb …

IBM Just Made Artificial Neurons to Help Computers Mimic Our Brains

Cognitive Computing<p>Even after all the developments in computers, the human brain remains by far, the most complex, sophisticated, and powerful …

Understanding Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)

Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a serious psychological condition that's characterized by unstable moods and emotions, relationships, and …

Mental Health

Could Dark Energy Be Caused By Frozen Neutrinos?

When the Universe began from its hot, dense, rapidly expanding state — from the Big Bang — there was no way of knowing it would have turned out this way. The Universe could have recollapsed almost immediately, or it could have rapidly expanded away into oblivion before a single atom formed. …

Dark Matter

The 6 Talks a Couple Needs to Have Before Marriage

Unless your Facebook feed is very different from mine, you must have noticed that wedding and engagement season is in full swing. Looking at the …

Meet The Man Who Lives Normally With Damage to 90% of His Brain

The father of two lives a normal life.<p>A French man who lives a relatively normal, healthy life - despite damaging 90 percent of his brain - is …

The hunt for dark matter: How scientists are edging closer to finding mystery particles

The search for dark matter is ramping up, with technological advances bringing scientists ever closer to discovering the mystery particles that, …

The Science of How What We Believe Becomes Our Reality - Part I

<b>"Mind is the Master Power that molds and makes, and we are mind. And ever more we take the tool of thought, and shaping what we will, bring forth a thousand joys, or a thousand ills. We think in secret, and it comes to pass, environment, is but our looking glass."</b> <b>-- James Allen</b><p>At some point we have …

Physicists Test Classic Paradox 'Maxwell's Demon' with Beams of Light

New experiments revisit a classic paradox of thermodynamics.<p>In 1867, renowned physicist James Clerk Maxwell wrote a letter to fellow physicist and middle-name enthusiast Peter Guthrie Tait in which he outlined a thought experiment that seemed to allow for the violation of the second law of …

How We Entered a New Era of Astronomy

It all began with a chirp.<p>Last week, a new era of astronomy began as Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory executive director David Reitze stood before a packed room at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, uttering the words we've been waiting a century to hear: "We've detected …

Stephen Hawking: Black Holes Have 'Hair'

Black holes may sport a luxurious head of "hair" made up of ghostly, zero-energy particles, says a new hypothesis proposed by Stephen Hawking and …

Cheap and effective, CBT became the dominant form of therapy, consigning Freud to psychology’s dingy basement. But new studies have cast doubt on its supremacy – and shown dramatic results for psychoanalysis. Is it time to get back on the couch?<p>Dr David Pollens is a psychoanalyst who sees his …

Psychology

‘Researchers have found that CBT is roughly half as effective in treating depression as it used to be’<p>Everybody loves cognitive behavioural therapy. It’s the no-nonsense, quick and relatively cheap approach to mental suffering – with none of that Freudian bollocks, and plenty of scientific backing. …

Psychology

The Geysers on Saturn's Moon Enceladus Are Mysteriously Losing Steam

SAN FRANCISCO — The famous geysers on Saturn's icy, ocean-harboring moon Enceladus aren't what they used to be.<p>The geysers, which blast material from …

Researchers discover a universal law of superconductivity

The immutable laws that govern our universe – such as those that reign over the observable world in classical mechanics and those that rule the …