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Scientists Demonstrate Chemical Bits Are Stable Enough To Store Information

Researchers from the Institute of Physical Chemistry at the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw have demonstrated it is possible to use chemical …

Happy Birthday, Dynamite: Interesting Facts About the Explosive Material

Today (May 7), marks the 150th anniversary of one of Alfred Nobel's patents for dynamite, which was first patented in 1867.<p>The explosive forever …

Nobel Prize

Building Project Mercury: Test Flight Photos of NASA's First Spaceship

Big Joe<p>Credit: NASA<p>On September 9, 1959, the Big Joe launch vehicle took off for a suborbital test of the Mercury capsule. After a successful launch …

Only 10 Light-Years Away, there’s a Baby Version of the Solar System

Astronomers are understandanly fascinated with the Epsilon Eridani system. For one, this star system is in close proximity to our own, at a distance …

Astronomy

See the Moon and Jupiter Pair Off in Tonight's Sky!

If your sky is clear early on this evening (May 7), be sure to check out the south-southeast sky a couple of hours after sundown. There, located …

Astronomy

The US Air Force’s X-37B spaceplane is back home after its fourth mission

The robotic vehicle spent 719 days in space<p>The US Air Force’s secret robotic spaceplane is back on Earth after its longest mission yet. The X-37B embarked on its fourth trip to space in 2015 and landed earlier this morning at Orlando’s Kennedy Space Center.<p>The landing marks the completion of the …

Military

12-year-old girl beats Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawking in IQ test

A 12-year-old girl has scored higher in an IQ test than Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawking.<p>The so-called genius benchmark is set at 140 and Rajgauri …

Millions of Android Devices Could Be Secretly Spying on Users, Researchers Claim

Researchers believe some popular smartphones may be listening a little too closely to your activities.<p>A team from the German Technical University of …

Watch: Neil deGrasse Tyson issues ridiculous attack on climate change skeptics

World-famous astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson says people who disagree with the theory humans are causing catastrophic global warming are “missing a piece of their education,” “do not fully understand what science is,” and a danger to “informed democracy.”<p>In an interview with Fareed Zakaria on …

Scientists use gene editing to eliminate HIV DNA in live mice

A team of scientists have snipped away HIV DNA from the genome of live mice using a CRISPR system, and the rodents lived to (kinda) tell the tale. It's still much too early to call the method a possible cure, but the fact that it worked on a living animal opens up a lot of possibilities. Will it …

Genetics

Scientists studying cancer stumble on 'breakthrough' in search for baldness cure

A cream or ointment may soon cure baldness or stop hair turning grey, a new study suggests.<p>The cells that makes hairs and turns it grey was accidentally discovered by US scientists as they explored how certain cancer tumours form.<p>The breakthrough could one day identify possible treatments for …

Tumors

I f**king hate science

<b>(AP/Dennis Van Tine)</b><p>Neil deGrasse Tyson’s streamlined astrophysics book and the perils of popular scientism<p>John Semley<p>May 7, 2017 3:00pm (UTC)<p>In late July 2014, a Twitter user named @dogboner posted a photo of a man on a subway train working on his laptop, accompanied by the caption, “Some guy …

Stephen Hawking