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Meghan Markle's First Trooping The Colour Compared To Princess Diana's

Something terrifying happened at Trooping the Colour in 1981.<p>Meghan Markle's first Trooping the Colour was momentous for so many reasons.<p>From allegedly breaking royal protocol by wearing an off-the-shoulder dress, to making her first appearance on the balcony at Buckingham Palace alongside the …

Royal Family

Block of A1 astrocyte conversion by microglia is neuroprotective in models of Parkinson’s disease

Altmetric: 67<p>More detail<p>Letter | Published: 11 June 2018<p>Seung Pil Yun,<br>• Tae-In Kam,<br>• Nikhil Panicker,<br>• SangMin Kim,<br>• Yumin Oh,<br>• Jong-Sung Park,<br>• Seung-Hwan Kwon …

Neuroscience

AI cancer detectors

More accurate than dermatologists<p>An AI system developed by a team from Germany, France and the US can diagnose skin cancer more accurately than dermatologists. In the study, the software was able to accurately detect cancer in 95% of images of cancerous moles and benign spots, whereas a team of 58 …

Cancer

Physicist Brian Greene on the three biggest science mysteries he'd like to see solved

Brian Greene is a busy man. In addition to teaching at Columbia University in New York City, the theoretical physicist has written four books, starred in a handful of TV specials and along the way has become one of the world’s leading science communicators.<p>Along with his wife, Tracy Day, Greene …

Physics

On Dualities and Equivalences Between Physical Theories

The main aim of this paper is to make a remark about the relation between (i) dualities between theories, as `duality' is understood in physics and …

Quantum Mechanics

A Swiss weedkiller robot could curb our dependence on herbicides

It takes a lot of work to keep produce aisles stocked in grocery stores — there’s the planting, tending, picking, and shipping. And even though most …

Robotics

Physicists Reconsider The Existence Of Extreme Black Holes Once Thought To Be Impossible

Gaurav Khanna at University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and his colleague Lior Burko at Georgia Gwinnett College have published findings that suggests an extreme form of black hole, once thought to be impossible, could in fact exist and be detected via gravitational waves.<p>Khanna, Professor of …

Physics

Quantum physics may be even spookier than you think

<b>Atom (Sergey Nivens via Shutterstock)</b><p>A new experiment hints at surprising hidden mechanics of quantum superpositions<p>Philip Ball<p>May 27, 2018 6:00pm (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American<p>It is the central question in quantum mechanics, and no one knows the answer: What …

Quantum Physics

Why You Shouldn't Kill Spiders, According to Entomology

You might as well just live-and-let-live.<p>I know it may be hard to convince you, but let me try: Don’t kill the next spider you see in your home.<p>Why? …

Zoology

There's a Strange New Theory For Those Mysterious Fast Radio Bursts in Space

No, still not aliens.<p>Fast Radio Bursts (FBRs) have fascinated astronomers ever since the first one was detected in 2007. This event was named the …

China's FAST telescope to get new receiver

China's Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Radio Telescope (FAST), the world's largest single-dish radio telescope, will have with a new receiver …

Abraham Ortelius: 6 Maps That Illustrate His Idea of Continental Drift

He mapped out the theory 300 years before scientists took it seriously.<p>To celebrate the anniversary of the world’s first atlas published in 1570, a …

Earth Science

From the moon’s far side, a radio receiver will listen for ancient clues to the universe’s origin

Neil Armstrong walked on the near side of our moon half a century ago. On Monday, China’s embarked on the first step of a mission to probe its far side, and even more ambitiously, search for glimpses of the universe’s origin.<p>China launched the relay communication satellite Queqiao, or “bridge of …

Curiosity — The World's Biggest Quantum Entanglement...

You know you’ve made an impact on the world when people are still testing your ideas six decades after your death. Einstein was no fan of the concept …

NASA Is Launching a Box of Lasers to Make the Coldest Spot In the Universe

With an experiment launching to the International Space Station Monday (May 21), scientists will be able to create a temperature that's 10 billion …

The Pressure Inside Every Proton is 10x That Inside Neutron Stars

Neutron stars are famous for combining a very high-density with a very small radius. As the remnants of massive stars that have undergone …

Lasers Could Make Computers 1 Million Times Faster

A billion operations per second isn't cool. Know what's cool? A million billion operations per second.<p>That's the promise of a new computing technique …

A New World’s Extraordinary Orbit Points to Planet Nine

In early 2016, two planetary scientists declared that a ghost planet is hiding in the depths of the solar system, well beyond the orbit of Pluto. …

Physicist Kate Shaw: ‘Even in conservative places, you do not have to be in conflict with scientific ideas’

<b>Kate Shaw</b> <b>is a physicist based at the University of Sussex, where she studies the data that pours out of the Atlas experiment, one of the huge detectors that forms part of the Large Hadron Collider at Cern, in Geneva. She is also the founder of</b> <b>Physics Without Frontiers,</b> <b>a Unesco-backed organisation</b> …

Physics

Spermbots Offer a Promising New Way to Target Cancer

Chemotherapy is brutal. The drugs are delivered in near-toxic doses to penetrate tumor ­tissues, indiscriminately vanquishing the patient’s appetite, …

Nano-material could allow phone's battery to last 100 times longer

The incredible honeycomb material that could allow your phone's battery to last 100 TIMES longer<p><b>Nano-material curbs the amount of heat given off by a</b> …

A Chemist Shines Light on a Surprising Prime Number Pattern

When a crystallographer treated prime numbers as a system of particles, the resulting diffraction pattern created a new view of existing conjectures …

Mathematics

Lost Footage Of Einstein Driving A Flying Car Has Been Found

You’d think that if anyone would be able to crack the problem of flying cars, it’d be Einstein, right? I mean, after all, you don’t have to be some …

10 Habits of Successful People That'll Make Your Life Easier

• <b>Every morning, make a list of the three most important things you have to do for the day that will make the largest impact.</b> This helps to cut out the …

The Next Big Discovery in Astronomy Has Already Been Found. We Just Don't Know It Yet

Earlier this year, astronomers stumbled upon a fascinating finding: Thousands of black holes likely exist near the center of our galaxy.<p>The X-ray …

Universe

Spacecraft May Have Flown Right Through a Plume of Water on Jupiter's Moon Europa

Sometimes, scientists have the answers all along—they just don’t think to ask the question. For example, it appears that in 1997, the Galileo orbiter …

Star Map From European Space Agency’s Gaia Satellite Offers Unprecedented Look At Our Place In The Universe

1.7 billion stars will be mapped from the Gaia space telescope that are as far as 8,000 light years away.<p>Tomorrow the European Space Agency will be …

These diamonds from space formed inside a long-lost planet, scientists say

Ten years ago, an Arizona astronomer spotted an asteroid that was headed straight for Earth. Swiftly he summoned the help of colleagues and casual stargazers, who tracked the space rock as it exploded in the sky, raining shrapnel down on the Nubian desert in Sudan. Students from the University of …

Earth Science