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Possible Link Found Between Bacterium And Multiple Sclerosis

A new study found MS-like brain damage in a mouse infected with this bacterium.<p>Nobody knows exactly what causes multiple sclerosis, an autoimmune disease that affects the brain and spinal cord, though a combination of environmental and genetic factors plays a part. But new research suggests that, …

Microbiology

‘Sweden’s Atlantis’ at Bottom of Baltic Sea: 11,000-Year-Old Settlement Uncovered

A team of divers led by Södertörn University archaeology professor Björn Nilsson has uncovered artifacts from what could be the oldest known …

Archaeology

Google Buys AI Startup, Hires Ethics Board To Oversee It

So we're good! Nothing to worry about here. Move along.<p>In an apparent move to feed its smart-hardware ambitions, Google has bought an artificial intelligence startup, DeepMind, for somewhere in the ballpark of $500 million. Considering all of the data Google sifts through, and the fact that it …

Artificial Intelligence

White Roofs Keep Cities Cooler Than 'Green' Ones, Study Finds

Both are better than traditional black roofs, which drive up summertime temperatures and energy use in cities.<p>What's the greenest roof? A white one. White-painted roofs are three times more efficient than "green roofs"—rooftops that are planted over with grass or other greenery—at countering global …

Scientists prove that fears and memories can be inherited via sperm - ExtremeTech

By on December 4, 2013 at 11:53 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Darwin’s theory of evolution, …

Wormholes are just quantum entangled black holes, says new research - ExtremeTech

By on December 5, 2013 at 10:23 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Two separate research groups, …

Our universe is a hologram, and we're floating inside of it, suggests new research - ExtremeTech

Our universe is a hologram, and we’re floating inside of it, suggests new research<p>By on December 16, 2013 at 8:31 am<p>This site may earn affiliate …

From eons to hours: new process can pressure-cook algae into crude oil - ExtremeTech

By on December 19, 2013 at 9:39 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>A new discovery could let …

Algae

Sugar-powered biobattery has 10 times the energy storage of lithium: Your smartphone might soon run on enzymes - ExtremeTech

By on January 21, 2014 at 2:01 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>As you probably know, from …

South Korea to spend $1.5 billion on 5G mobile network that's '1,000 times faster' than 4G - ExtremeTech

South Korea to spend $1.5 billion on 5G mobile network that’s ‘1,000 times faster’ than 4G<p>By on January 22, 2014 at 10:15 am<p>This site may earn …

Enormous Craft Detected On Moon, The Secret Is Out

<i>This article is from TurnerRadioNetwork.com</i><p>At least one enormous object of unknown origin has been visually verified as having landed on our moon. As …