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We Can Finally Read The 'Clock' That Tells How Long Human Cells Have Left to Live

This will help us understand disease.<p>Up until now, it's only been possible to track where cells are in their life cycle once they're dead. However, a …

What Your Dreams Actually Mean, According to Science

If dreams were movies, they wouldn’t make a dime. They’re often banal, frequently fleeting and they’re screened for an audience of just one. As for …

Neil deGrasse Tyson Destroys Climate Change Deniers' Favorite Argument In 1 Tweet

BOOM!<p>A go-to argument from science deniers was absolutely crushed by one of the world’s most famous scientists.<p>Some believe one reason for the consensus that human activity has caused climate change is that scientists are in cahoots with each other. But Neil deGrasse Tyson, the astrophysicist, …

5 Online Business Courses That Will Make You Much Smarter (for Free)

The list is based on the ratings of thousands of past students.<p>Thanks to technology, learners in every corner of the globe can now study nearly any subject online, often for free or next to free. But such bounty can sometimes be overwhelming. With so many offerings, which classes really benefit …

University of California

A cancer treatment that one expert called the 'most exciting thing I've seen in my lifetime' just got approved

The US Food and Drug Administration just approved a cutting-edge cancer therapy.<p>On Wednesday, the FDA approved Novartis' Kymriah, also known as tisagenlecleucel, a treatment for pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia.<p>"I think this is the most exciting thing I've seen in my lifetime," said Dr. Tim …

The Companies That Will Track Any Phone on the Planet

Tracking or tapping phones across the planet used to be a niche capability. Now, a myriad of for-profit spy companies sell border-crossing …

Physicists Just Achieved Quantum Teleportation Underwater For The First Time

Whoa.<p>Chinese scientists have successfully sent information between entangled particles through sea water, the first time this type of quantum …

This Technology Could Make You Rich -- and Change the World As We Know It

Gene editing appears poised to usher in a brave new world for biotech.<p>Revolutionary, game-changing, groundbreaking.<p>These words are probably used too …

The fountain of youth might reside deep in our brains

According to some new research, the key to living longer may reside deep in our brains. In a major breakthrough for our understanding of how the …

Neuroscience

3 important life skills nobody ever taught you

Now, let's pretend that we're having one of those intimate heart-to-heart conversations that we all ideally imagine having with our fathers.<p>Maybe we're sipping beers on the back patio, listening to the crickets and watching the moon slowly find the horizon.<p>Maybe we're laughing about some movie we …

Mach 3 Ammo Will Make Navy Guns Much More Lethal

Five-inch guns on cruisers, destroyers will destroy everything from ballistic missiles to enemy ships.<p><b>• The Navy built super-fast ammo to use in futuristic railguns.</b><p><b>• But the railguns aren't on ships yet, so the Navy is adapting the ammo for traditional guns.</b><p><b>• It could make destroyers much more</b> …

Scientists Have Discovered Why Dogs Are Humanity's Best Friend

Tell us something we don't know.<p>Scientists have confirmed what all dog owners have long known to be true, that our furry friends are in fact more …

Pets

AI researcher: “Why should a superintelligence keep us around?”

As an artificial intelligence researcher, I often come across the idea that many people are afraid of what AI might bring. It’s perhaps unsurprising, given both history and the entertainment industry, that we might be afraid of a cybernetic takeover that forces us to live locked away, …

This chip beams images onto the brain to help the blind see again

Circumventing your eyes entirely, this chip beams images from the world onto the brain to help restore sight<p>A team of university engineers has turned …

Astronomers just achieved something Einstein said was impossible

Albert Einstein himself believed it couldn't be done.<p>A few decades after he published his theory of general relativity, a colleague asked the famous physicist whether the concept could be used to calculate the weight of a star. Theoretically, yes, was his reply. If one star passed in front of …

Physics

New frontier in cancer care: Turning blood into living drugs

SEATTLE (AP) — Ken Shefveland's body was swollen with cancer, treatment after treatment failing until doctors gambled on a radical approach: They …

What Quitting Coffee Actually Does to Your Brain

For 64 percent of American adults, not a day goes by where they don’t consume at least one cup of coffee. When they sip on brew, bean freaks are also …

Neuroscience

Beyond just promise, CRISPR is delivering in the lab today

There’s a revolution happening in biology, and its name is CRISPR.<p>CRISPR (pronounced “crisper”) is a powerful technique for editing DNA. It has …

Genetics

Why Do More Intelligent People Tend To Be Atheist?

Historical evidence collected over time and data gathered through recent surveys both point to a curious fact: intelligent people tend to be …

Blasting tiny bubbles at broken pig bones makes them heal on their own

Bubble bubble oink and trouble<p>Scientists have healed severe bone fractures in pigs by blasting tiny bubbles with ultrasound in the animals’ bones. The technique encourages the pigs’ bodies to regenerate themselves, and could one day be used to help humans — especially the elderly — heal dangerous …

Homo naledi: Scientists just discovered something amazing about our early human relatives

In 2013, two recreational cavers accidentally stumbled upon pieces of human history while exploring the Rising Star cave system at the Cradle of …

Scientists Achieve Direct Counterfactual Quantum Communication For The First Time

Communication without particle transmission.<p>Quantum communication is a strange beast, but one of the weirdest proposed forms of it is called …

Quantum Physics

A neuroscientist reveals why you're so bad at remembering names

We've all been there, you're having a nice conversation with someone you just met and suddenly you realize you've forgotten their name.<p>It's embarrassing, but the good news is there's actually an evolutionary reason behind it. Dr. Dean Buonomano, professor of neurobiology at UCLA, explains why …

26 Of The Most Inspirational Lines In Literature

"Not all who wander are lost." – J. R. R. Tolkien<p><b>1.</b> “We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.”<p>– Oscar Wilde, <i>Lady Windermere's Fan</i><p>Submitted by Gina Clark, Facebook<p><b>3.</b> "Isn't it nice to think that tomorrow is a new day with no mistakes in it yet?”<p>– L.M. Montgomery, <i>Anne of</i> …

Hypnosis Has More Scientific Basis Than We Thought

There's that placebo effect again.<p><b>By Devin Terhune, Goldsmiths, University of London; Steven Jay Lynn, Binghamton University, State University of New</b> …

Psychology

ARM's latest CPUs are ready for an AI-powered future

ARM processor technology already powers many of the devices you use every day, and now the company is showing off its plans for the future with DynamIQ. Aimed squarely at pushing the artificial intelligence and machine learning systems we're expecting to see in cars, phones, gaming consoles and …

Artificial Intelligence

…what is time…

“… the distinction between past, present and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.” Einstein<p>From the earth observer’s position in space, …

Quantum Physics