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Brains May Teeter Near Their Tipping Point

In a renewed attempt at a grand unified theory of brain function, physicists now argue that brains optimize performance by staying near — though not …

Neuroscience

Everything You Need to Know About Using CBD for Pain and Anxiety

The compound, found in the cannabis plant, is thought to be good for muscle pain, headaches, and anxiety, among other things. But what does the research say?<p>James Joliat, a 35-year-old video producer in Denver, has long experienced muscle and joint pain—mostly related to sports injuries. He says he …

Cannabis

This Is Your Brain on Binaural Beats

How these otherworldly sounds may help you hear your way to a happier, healthier you.<p>For as long as she can remember, Jessica Trimberger has lived …

Brainwaves

Earth's dismal water future, mapped

Satellite data and images are provocative, even disturbing. They confront us with a global view that can be at once breathtaking, like a piece of art, and yet, in this era of rapidly changing climate, they paint a picture of the demise of the environment. How and if we will respond to what we see …

Climate Change

La NASA tiene un plan para asegurar el agua frente al cambio climático

Después de un invierno inusualmente seco, el final de la estación sacudió a California (EE. UU.) con una tormenta que provocó <b>la acumulación de varios</b> …

24 Crazy Facts About Quantum Physics That’ll Blow You Away

Do you like surfing deep inside your mind?<p>How about learning new things and getting lost in the infinite world of knowledge?<p>We’ve done our research …

Quantum Physics

13 terrazas de Madrid que dan la bienvenida al verano

¡Por fin arranca la <b>temporada de terraceo!</b> Un <i>afterwork,</i> una comida o una cena con amigos pero ya apetece al aire libre para disfrutar de las buenas …

What Happens After Death? New Theory Suggests Consciousness Moves To Another Universe?

A book titled “<i>Biocentrism: How Life and Consciousness Are the Keys to Understanding the Nature of the Universe</i>“ has stirred up the internet, because …

The 6 best blockchain jobs of the future

Use of the blockchain is growing, and businesses will need skilled professionals to gain a competitive edge.<p>While blockchain adoption remains slow, …

Quantum blockchain to use entanglement in time

There is a real fear that quantum computing will upset the cryptographic basis of current blockchains; a quantum blockchain would remove that. In a …

The world’s first Quantum blockchain is a “quantum time machine”

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF<p>The introduction of Quantum computers threaten to undermine the encryption that supports all of today’s blockchain …

12 Dozen Places To Educate Yourself Online For Free

<b>“Self–education is, I firmly believe, the only kind of education there is.” <br>Isaac Asimov</b><p>I struggled throughout grade school, not because I found the …

7 trucos de Excel para trabajar mejor (y ganar tiempo)

Excel es uno de los programas más complejos y completos de la suite de Microsoft: gracias a él, puedes hacer todo tipo de cosas, desde calcular tu …

A seat designed to make you healthier!

Wanting to design a seat that guides you into sitting cross-legged, Gao Fenglin’s Meditation Seat can only be sat on in a certain way, directing the …

Harvard Scientists Say Doing This Can Lower Your Blood Pressure. Hint: It's All in Your Head

Harvard researchers have made an interesting discovery: Mindfulness can lower your blood pressure by changing how your genes operate.<p>You know that fight-or-flight feeling: tense muscles, pounding heart, rapid breathing, and sky-high blood pressure. We're a nation of stressed-out workers tackling …

Scientists discover how to harness the power of quantum spookiness by entangling clouds of atoms

From tunnelling through impenetrable barriers to being in two places at the same time, the quantum world of atoms and particles is famously bizarre. …

Poking something sharp into a plain silicon crystal turns it into a solar cell that might shoot past today’s efficiency limits Illustration: Mark …

Solar Panels

Why Physicists Are Saying Consciousness Is A State Of Matter, Like a Solid, A Liquid Or A Gas

A new way of thinking about consciousness is sweeping through science like wildfire. Now physicists are using it to formulate the problem of …

Google's New AI Head Is So Smart He Doesn't Need AI

Google’s heavy investment in artificial intelligence has helped the company’s software write music and beat humans at complex board games. What …

MIT just discovered a way to mass-produce graphene in long rolls

Scientists used to make graphene-based membranes in small batches in a laboratory. But a new breakthrough at MIT enables researchers to spool out …

How to Build a Mini Supercomputer for Under $100

Wei Lin built a scalable computing cluster comprised of $7 chips.<p>Supercomputers are used by governments and research institutions around the world to solve some of science’s most complex problems, such as hurricane forecasting and modeling atomic weapons. In most cases, a supercomputer is actually …

Raspberry Pi

A Spooky Quantum Experiment Creates What May Be the Most Entangled Controllable Device Yet

If you’ve read anything about quantum computers, you may have encountered the statement, “It’s like computing with zero and one at the same time.” …

Cómo usar 1.1.1.1 y 1.0.0.1, los nuevos servidores DNS más rápidos del mundo

Cloudfare —que tenía la red— y APNIC —que tenía la dirección IP— presentaron ayer un nuevo servicio DNS para consumidores llamado 1.1.1.1. Puesto que …

Olvídate de las DNS de Google, DNS 1.1.1.1 es más rápida y privada

El <b>servicio DNS</b> es vital para el correcto funcionamiento de Internet.<p><b>Cloudflare</b> ha estrenado hoy su nueva dirección <b>DNS 1.1.1.1</b> que asegura ser <b>más</b> …

Cómo enviar un WhatsApp a cualquier número, sin añadirlo antes a tus contactos

Hoy veremos <b>cómo puedes enviar mensajes a cualquier número de WhatsApp</b> sin añadirlo antes a tus contactos. Es un truco muy sencillo que te servirá …

Material Guide: The Benefits of Building With Concrete

After an unprecedented year of earthquakes, hurricanes, and fires, a bright light has been shed on the benefits of building with concrete.<p>From its affordability to its light-weight substance, there are many advantages of choosing wood as a construction material. However, despite how easy timber, …

Therm-a-Rest NeoAir XLite

“This Therm-a-Rest pad has the lowest weight for the insulation (R-value is 3.2) and cushion (2.5 inches) that I’ve found. It packs down to the size …

Cycling

Don’t Die in the Woods Survival Tent

Price: $17 | BuyThis compact and lightweight pouch belongs in every outdoor travel kit. It packs an emergency 2-person tent made from tear-resistant, …

When Opioids Make Pain Worse

When patients arrive in the emergency room, nearly all but those with the most minor complaints get an IV.<p>To draw blood, give medications or administer fluids, the IV is the way doctors and nurses gain access to the body. Putting one in is quick and simple, and it's no more painful than a mild bee …

LSD Study Reveals Unprecedented "Harmonic" Reorganization of Brain

The drug appears to hit a "reset" button in the brain.<p>Ongoing neuroscience research on psychedelic drugs like LSD and psilocybin is increasingly …

Neuroscience