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Helen Fisher: "Why Him? Why Her?" | Talks at Google

The Nature of Love

Saturn eclipsing the Sun, imaged by the Cassini Spacecraft on July 19th, 2013

Saturn eclipsing the Sun, imaged by the Cassini Spacecraft on July 19th, 2013. Saturn’s rings and moons are brilliantly illuminated, and Venus, the Earth, Moon, and Mars are visible in the background, more than a billion kilometers away. At the time the image was taken, thousands of people on Earth were waving at Saturn as part of “The Day the Earth Smiled”. Full Resolution (9000x3500)

RNA's Secret Life Outside the Cell

For decades, researchers have been finding DNA and its sister, RNA, circulating in the body, outside the safe interior of cells where these molecules …

Heavy atoms help give black hole jets their power

Jets of a black hole known as 4U1630-47 contains heavy particles, such as iron and nickel. It helps explain why black hole jets pack such a …

Albert Einstein Reads ‘The Common Language of Science’ (1941)

Here's an extraordinary recording of Albert Einstein from the fall of 1941, reading a full-length essay in English:<p>The essay is called "The Common …

Here is the story of Romeo and Juliet: the Differential Equations Edition

Le Chatelier's principle

<b>Le Chatelier's principle</b> (UK: /ləʃæˈtɛljeɪ/, US: /ˈʃɑːtəljeɪ/), also called <b>Chatelier's principle</b> or "The Equilibrium Law", can be used to predict the …

How to Tour the World’s Greatest Science Labs

They may be at work pursuing the greatest mysteries of the physical world—yet the men and women who operate the world’s most prestigious physics and …

Circuit Scribe: Instantly Draw Functional Electrical Circuits on a Piece of Paper | Colossal

<p>The folks over at Urbana-based Electroninks Incorporated just launched a Kickstarter project for a new kind of pen that draws fuctional electronic …

Saving The Native Prairie — One Black-Footed Ferret At A Time

American pioneers saw the endless stretches of grassland of the Great Plains as a place to produce grain and beef for a growing country. But one casualty was the native prairie ecosystem and animals that thrived only there.<p>Some biologists are trying to save the prairies and they've picked a hero to …

WIRED Space Photo of the Day 2013

SatireOther Microbes That Will (Not) Make Your Startup a Unicorn<p>Author: Adam RogersAdam Rogers<p>PhysicsWhy Do You Feel Lighter at the Top of a Ferris …

Why You Can't Tickle Yourself

You can't tickle yourself because you can't surprise your own brain. But could you do it if you could trick your brain into thinking you were someone else? Host Rachel Martin talks to professor Jakob Hohwy of Monash University in Australia to learn about his experiment with illusion and reality, …

Michael Neuberger obituary

The molecular biologist Michael Neuberger's research into antibodies did much to increase our understanding of how the body defends itself against microbes – single-cell organisms including viruses and bacteria. His own death at the age of 59 came, by sad coincidence, from myeloma, a cancer of the …

China’s First Moon Rover Blasts Off to Space

Scientists launched China’s first ever moon rover early Monday, marking a milestone in the nation’s climb towards building a space program.<p>CCTV aired …