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Mind-Altering Cat Parasite Just Got Linked to a Whole Lot of Neurological Disorders

"This study is a paradigm shifter."<p>The brain-dwelling parasite <i>Toxoplasma gondii</i> is estimated to be hosted by at least 2 billion people around the …

Neuroscience

Massive Government Report Says Climate Is Warming And Humans Are The Cause

It is "extremely likely" that human activities are the "dominant cause" of global warming, according to the most comprehensive study ever of climate science by U.S. government researchers.<p>The climate report, obtained by NPR, notes that the past 115 years are "the warmest in the history of modern …

Climate Change

Flip-Flop Qubit Could Make Silicon the King of Quantum Computing

A quantum computing breakthrough could rival the superconducting approach favored by Google and IBM Photo: Quentin JonesDr. Guilherme Tosi and …

Gut bacteria may 'hack' your body clock, affecting weight

A new study conducted in mice suggests that gut bacteria influence the intestinal circadian clock to promote a higher intake and retention of lipid …

Does apple cider vinegar work for hair growth?

Apple cider vinegar has never been so popular and is credited with all manner of health benefits, from aiding weight loss to stabilizing blood sugar …

Hair Care

This dude went from 136 kg to 64 kg and he has a step-by-step guide for you

This dude went from 136 kg to 64 kg and he has a step-by-step guide for you<p>All his childhood, Naynesh Chainani was your typical chubby kid. As he …

The kidney stone diet: Five foods to prevent them

Passing a kidney stone is often described as one of the most painful things a person will ever experience. As many as 1 in 10 people will develop …

1 Simple Technique Made Warren Buffett Billions. Here's How You Can Use It for Your Business | Inc.com

My mind on my money, money on my mind. If you owe me ten dollars, you ain't giving me nine. --Jay-Z<p>With an estimated net worth of $76 billion (that's growing steadily), Warren Buffett is unquestionably one of the most successful investors in history.<p>Over his 52-year stint as CEO of Berkshire …

Investing

Glowing Crystal Has the Quantum Internet Within Reach

And the key element is already found in fluorescent lights and old TVs.<p>The quantum computer has the potential to revolutionize the 21st century, …

Quantum Computing

Dissolvable electronic devices could be the future of secure, environmentally friendly tech

Research labs across the world are developing technology that could solve the difficulty of discarding electronics in an environmentally friendly …

Cancer: Novel cell death technique may be better than chemo

Chemotherapy, radiotherapy, and immunotherapy are typically used to treat cancer, but they do not work for all patients with the disease. In a new …

This Common Ingredient in Antiseptic Soap Is Messing With Your Cell Biology

Check the label.<p>A common class of antiseptic found in everything from mouthwash to spermicides has been found to impair the workings of our cells' …

'Jellyfish' galaxies reveal feeding habits of monster black holes

Glowing "jellyfish" galaxies have revealed a new way to power some of the most powerful objects in the universe. The same process that feeds the most voracious black holes at the galactic centers may also create dangling "tentacles" of newborn stars, a new study found.<p>While most galaxies, including …

4 Flight Discounts You Didn't Know About

Skip the desperate search for a promo code and try one of these programs instead.<p>Can U.S. travelers catch a break? Carriers have largely done away with bereavement discounts, the spread of ultra-low-cost airlines means extra fees around every corner, and headlines have been shrieking about the …

Individualized Skin Cancer Vaccines Have Success In Two Clinical Trials

A new method for treating melanoma skin cancer has shown promise in two clinical trials. Unlike uniform removal or drug treatment of cancerous cells …

Watch where you warp: Our galaxy is full of black holes

If we ever get to the point where we're able to warp Star Trek-style around the galaxy, we'll have to be especially careful of getting sucked into one of the many millions of black holes in the Milky Way.<p>You might think of the mysterious objects and their mind-bendingly strong gravity as rare, but …

Black Holes

Dark Matter May Be Trapped in All the Black Holes - Facts So Romantic

<i>This isn’t the first time scientists have suggested black holes might be dark matter, but we thought the possibility had been decisively ruled out.</i> …

Is Space Full of Quantum Foam?

Look at space under a microscope and what do you see? Nothing. Magnify 1,000 times. Nothing. Magnify 1,000,000 times. Still nothing. Magnify …

Need a new password? Don't choose one of these 306 million

Troy Hunt, the security expert behind Have I Been Pwned (HIBP), has released 306 million previously-pwned passwords in a bid to help individuals and companies ramp up their online security. The passwords have been mined from dozens of data breaches, and now anyone can download them for free.<p>HIBP …

Cybersecurity

Dream Job Alert: NASA Is Hiring Someone to Protect the Planet From Aliens

Who ya gonna call?<p>The public is invited to apply to NASA's Planetary Protection Officer position, a full-time job with the main concern of "avoidance of organic-constituent and biological contamination in human and robotic space exploration." Yes, reader, that means the government is hiring a …

Earth Overshoot Day: From this day on we're using an unsustainable amount of the Earth's resources

Today marks Earth Overshoot Day - the day by which the human race will have used more of Earth's natural resources than the planet can renew in the whole year.<p>Put simply, we use more ecological resources and services than nature can regenerate and this puts the Earth on an unsustainable …

Carbon Emissions

Scientists Just Revealed a Hidden Secret About The Sun's Inner Core

The beginning of new solar physics.<p>The innermost region of the Sun is hidden from our eyes, and it looks like this stealth has enabled the core to …

Hyperloop One’s full-scale pod reaches 192 mph in new Nevada track test

Hyperloop One has achieved a new milestone in terms of making its Hyperloop vision a physical reality: The company completed a test on July 29, 2017 at its full-scale Nevada test track that travelled at high speed, running nearly the entirety of the 500 meter (1640 foot) test route. XP-1, the …

Lose 10 Pounds in One Week With This Fat-Melting, Thyroid Enhancing Diet

Are fish oil and weight loss really connected? Scientists from the University of Brazil have uncovered evidence that ordinary fish oil supplements — …

Humans came from galaxies, far, far away, scientists say

Humans are at least partly made from matter that created when suns exploded in distant galaxies, scientists say.<p>New research suggests that half the matter in the Milky Way — our home galaxy — comes from other galaxies throughout the universe.<p>As reported in Engadget, scientists from Northwestern …

Scientists build DNA from scratch to alter life's blueprint

NEW YORK (AP) — At Jef Boeke's lab, you can whiff an odor that seems out of place, as if they were baking bread here.But he and his colleagues are …

Zuckerberg and Musk are both wrong about AI

During an impromptu Facebook Live interview, Zuck said there’s no doomsday coming.<p>Back in 2015, a group of business leaders and scientists published …

Your Brain Doesn't Contain Memories. It Is Memories

Recall your favorite memory: the big game you won; the moment you first saw your child's face; the day you realized you had fallen in love. It's not …

How machine learning will spark a revolution in insurance

Siddhartha Dalal got his introduction to probabilistic analysis in the wake of the 1986 Space Shuttle Challenger disaster. Dalal’s research on behalf …