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The Switch to Outdoor LED Lighting Has Completely Backfired

To reduce energy consumption, many jurisdictions around the world are transitioning to outdoor LED lighting. But as new research shows, this …

Research

The 25 Best Inventions of 2015

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Inventions

A cheap and effective way to stop deforestation

With every passing day, it becomes increasingly urgent that the world do more to reduce its carbon emissions. The good news is that we’ve not yet exhausted the low-hanging fruits of this effort—especially those found in tropical forests.<p>Forests are good carbon sinks, which means they lock away more …

Ecology

7 Crucial Morning Rituals, According to a Mindfulness Expert

I think we can all agree that the morning is the most important part of the day. If you have a peaceful and productive morning, you’ll be ready to …

Meditation

​DNA data storage landmark: Now it's 215 petabytes per gram or over 100 million movies

Synthetic DNA could be the answer to the world's accelerating data-storage needs, and now researchers have shown that it can have a much higher …

Genetics

Physicists extend quantum machine learning to infinite dimensions

Physicists have developed a quantum machine learning algorithm that can handle infinite dimensions—that is, it works with continuous variables (which …

Machine Learning

8 Tips for Speaking Persuasively and Getting What You Want

It’s hard to hold a conversation when your eyes are glued to your phone. According to communication expert Sonya Hamlin, author of <i>How to Talk So</i> …

'Artificial atom' created in graphene: Scientists have created tiny quantum dots in graphene

Scientists have created tiny quantum dots in graphene<p>When they are confined to a small space, the behavior of electrons can only be explained by …

3tags.org

Check out this $239 tablet that dual-boots Windows 10 and the Android-based Remix OS

Chuwi isn't exactly a brand with global recognition, but the Chinese firm has launched a wide range of Windows 10 devices in recent months. From the …

Mobile Technology

How to Exercise Your Brain for Better Thinking Skills

Not so very long ago, scientists and doctors believed that the number of neurons, cells, and pathways that were present in our brains at birth were …

Not Just Memorizing Memorizing: There is A Science Behind Effective Studying

The final days before a big exam can be nerve-wracking, to say the least. Just about every student knows the feeling of being wired on caffeine after pulling an all-nighter cramming all too well. As if that isn't bad enough, the feeling of getting a C or lower can seriously crush your spirits after …

Study Skills

WATCH: This Simple Triangle Will Change The Way You Think About Maths Forever

Because logarithmic notation is bad.<p>Okay, let's get something straight right off the bat - logarithmic notation in maths is bad and doesn't make a …

Mathematics

Earth - There are microbes that eat and poo nothing but electricity

Some microbes have developed the ultimate stripped-down diet. They do not bother with food or oxygen. All they need to survive is pure electrical energy.<p>They often live in muddy seabeds or along the banks of rivers. Finding them is easy: biologists can coax them out of hiding by sticking an …

Biology

There’s a better way to get smarter than brain-training games – Jeffrey M Zacks

Is it just me, or is everybody out there looking for a quick fix? There is something highly compelling about the idea that there is a secret switch …

The Brain

Injecting Stem Cells Directly Into the Brain Lets Stroke Patients Walk Again

Previously immobile stroke patients might be able to walk again, thanks to a promising new technique that endows the brain with greater power to …

Stem Cells

Scientists Develop 'Bionic Leaf' That Turns Sunlight Into Liquid Fuel

The days of drilling for oil are numbered.<p>Westend61 via Getty Images<p>Scientists at Harvard University have found a way to create liquid fuels using …

Harvard

Five Awesome Science Courses You Can Take Online Completely Free

Science often gets a bad rap for being inaccessible. But it’s actually never been easier to satisfy your curiosity on subjects ranging from computer …

10 Quick Ways To Boost Memory, Based On Research - PsyBlog

Boosts in all types of memory come from these simple activities.<p>1. Draw it<p>Drawing pictures of words helps build stronger and more reliable memories, …

The Brain

Try These Equipment-Free Exercises to Improve Your Posture

If you have back pain or bad posture from too many hours spent slumped over a desk, Dr. Eric Goodman wants to help. The creator of the Foundation …

The Bird That Thinks It's a Chain Saw

Australia is home to a strange, yet wonderful, animal diversity. Although the Land Down Under is mainly known for it’s unusual marsupials, venomous …

Music Production

The 17 equations that changed the world

In 2012, Mathematician Ian Stewart came out with an excellent and deeply researched book titled "In Pursuit of the Unknown: 17 Equations That Changed the World.<p>His book takes a look at the most pivotal equations of all time, and puts them in a human, rather than technical context.<p>"Equations …

Mathematics

Scientists Identify ‘Ground Zero’ for Alzheimer’s Disease

A neurotransmitter may play a role in Alzheimer's prevention.<p><b>FOX's Alex Hein reports:</b><p><i>Researchers have identified 'ground zero' for Alzheimer's in the brain: The place the disease appears to strike first and a region they say may be more important to keep sharp than previously thought.</i><p><i>The locus</i> …

What to Eat to Keep Your Mind Sharp | Inc.com

How solid is the science behind the so-called "healthy brain" diet?<p>Researchers from around the world have served the scientific community with new data recently that help explain why a Mediterranean diet is good for brain health, <i>Scientific American</i> reports. While there is no single ingredient that …

Holistic Medicine

Scientists say this behavior can make men more attractive to women

Scores of psychological studies suggest that, for guys, attractiveness isn't just about the way you look.<p>From being a talented musician to walking a dog, there are plenty of traits and behaviors that can amp up your sex appeal to women — especially if you're looking to land a long-term relationship.<p>…

AOL

Scientists Found a Way to Control Machines With Your Mind, No Brain Surgery Required

The US military is looking for ways to insert microscopic devices into human brains to help folks communicate with machines, like prosthetic limbs,</i> …

Scientists Win Approval to Use Gene Editing Technology on Human Embryos

CRISPR-Cas9 may soon be used on viable embryos for the first time.<p>CRISPR has been a hot topic lately, and it's not hard to see why: It's the kind of genetic editing science fiction has predicted for years at an incredibly low cost. But to date, it hasn't been used on human embryos. It seems that's …

Science: This Is How Our Eyes Differ From Animal Eyes

The eye is a photographer’s greatest tool, but many of us know relatively little about how it actually works. It turns out there’s a whole variety of …

Optometry

Giant supernova in the sky smashes previous record, stuns scientists

There's breaking a record, and then there's blowing it to smithereens. Astronomers using relatively small telescopes around the globe have spotted the brightest supernova ever seen, shining about 20 times brighter than the 100 billion stars in the entire Milky Way galaxy — or, put another way, as …

Scientists create microscopic submarines with light-powered molecular motors

Researchers at Rice University have revealed a breakthrough in nanotechnology that could someday quite literally change the world as we know it. Led …