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Scientists Find DNA Clues That Show How Humans Are Evolving Right Now

Please be wings, please be wings…<p>Evolution never really stops, so it stands to reason that we humans are still undergoing evolutionary changes. Now …

Biology

The $90 Light That Kills Bacteria in Your Kitchen Forever

Cleaning is still an excellent way to rid your kitchen of bacteria, but this LED light takes germ-killing to the next level.<p>There are only so many …

E.coli

A Twist in Our Sexual Encounters With Other Ancient Humans

A new study suggests that early humans mated with the mysterious Denisovans in two separate waves.<p>Around 41,000 years ago, a young woman died in a cold cave, high up in Siberia’s Altai Mountains. Scientists uncovered one of her pinky bones in 2008. From it, they extracted her DNA. And from that, …

Humanity

An amateur astronomer accidentally caught an exploding star on camera—and it gets better

He was excited to test his new camera, but he also captured something totally unique.<p>Victor Buso was looking forward to testing his new camera on September 20, 2016. The locksmith and amateur astronomer waited for nightfall and headed out to his rooftop observatory in the city of Rosario, …

6 Subtle Red Flags That Could Mean You’re Sleeping Way Too Much

Have you ever woken up after an unusually long night of sleep and felt, well, kind of awful? Whether you roll out of bed feeling super dehydrated, …

Sleep

George Church: "Genome sequencing is like the internet back in the late 1980s."

The pioneering geneticist on why he wants us to earn money by sharing our genomic data, his plans to resurrect the woolly mammoth and how narcolepsy helps him generate ideas<p>• How can I make money from my DNA?<p><b>A new genetic testing company called</b> <b>Nebula Genomics</b> <b>wants to help people profit from their</b> …

Genetics

This Weird Brain Change Found in Foxes Shows How Dogs Became Our Best Friends

10/12 best doggos.<p>Humans and canines have been best pals for at least the past 15,000 years. We've been taking them for walkies for at least half …

How can I make money from my DNA?

If you have your DNA sequenced, someone somewhere will be making money from the data. A new start-up aims to make sure that you get your share<p>• A share in the future of DNA: Prof George Church Q&A<p>If you unlock the secrets of your DNA by paying a company to read your genes, behind the scenes it is …

Molecular Biology

This Rare Book Shows How Insane Medicine Really Was in The 16th Century

Urine tasting, anyone?<p>Urine tasting. Bloodletting. Plague. The life of a 15th- and 16th-century doctor wasn't always savory, but it was never dull - …

In defense of extroverts | Katherine Lucas | TED Institute

Personality

Julian Baggini: Is there a real you?

YouTube

The power of introverts | Susan Cain

Personality

Who are you, really? The puzzle of personality | Brian Little

YouTube

How to Stop Overthinking

Overthinking is a byproduct of trying to control. The "human" part of our being believes that we can think our way to safety and resolution when in fact, it is a combination of our left (thinking) brain and our right (intuitive/creative) brain that we form the best decisions and conclusions for our …

How to Accept Yourself, Your Life, And Your Reality

You''ll never be able to create the right reality if you aren't willing to let the wrong reality go.<p><b>Accepting the reality</b> of your life sounds like it should be easy enough. But many, many people <b>hold to a different version.</b> It may be based in regret, disappointment, denial, or just <b>waiting for</b> …

Self-improvement

Is Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams the New Black Mirror?

The author Philip K. Dick sounded alarm bells about alternate realms and the dehumanizing effects of technological advancement decades before anyone …

36 TV Shows to Watch in 2018

The year’s most anticipated series include Lena Waithe’s The Chi, the return of Jessica Jones and American Crime Story, and more.<p>If 2017 welcomed a fleet of film mainstays to the small screen, 2018 is further bolstering television’s status as the medium of choice for actors and directors. The next …

TV

SpaceX successfully launches the world’s most powerful rocket

At long last<p>SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket took off from Cape Canaveral, Florida, this afternoon and soared to space, carrying its payload — CEO Elon Musk’s red Tesla Roadster — into orbit. The Falcon Heavy’s first flight is finally over, and despite a fudged landing in the ocean, the rocket has …

Space Travel

15 top science & tech leaders offer surprising predictions for 2018

What will the new year bring?<p>The past year has been a momentous one for science and technology. From the detection of gravitational waves (predicted almost a century ago by Einstein) to the rise of virtual currencies like Bitcoin to the creation of genetically modified human embryos, 2017 was …

Artificial Intelligence

How to quit bad habits without willpower: 3 secrets from neuroscience

Got any serious bad habits? The extra-strength ones with the FDA warning. The kind you really beat yourself up about — but still engage in all the …

Self-help

Astronauts Have Identified Unknown Microbes in Space For The First Time

No aliens... yet.<p>Wheresoe'er humans roam, there you will also find microbes. It's just a fact of life - we contaminate everything we touch.<p>Which …

Space Science

Researchers just accidentally found an effective Alzheimer’s treatment while trying to cure diabetes

Developing new treatments for ailments can be a tedious and frustrating process for scientists. Oftentimes, newly developed drugs just don’t work the …

Alzheimer's Disease

Niagara Falls Is Currently Coated in Ice And It's Absolutely Jaw-Dropping

So beautiful!<p>Historian and author Paul Gromosiak once said that winter at Niagara Falls can be so breathtaking that it "diminishes even those …

Niagara

Scientists made a virtual supernova you can walk around

At 11,000 light-years away, it's safe to say you won't be able to visit Cassiopeia A even if private space corporations start selling seats to amateur spacefarers. Thanks to a team of scientists, though, you might be able to see the 300-year-old supernova remnant up close -- or even walk inside it. …

Universe

10 Quick Changes to Fix Your Phone's Speed Issues

So you bought a shiny new phone, and a few months later you realize it isn't as fast as it used to be. We've all been there, and the issue isn't …

Apps

Samsung Suddenly 'Confirms' Radical Galaxy S9 Smartphones

Last week I exclusively revealed the final Galaxy S9 design. This week Samsung has now gone a step further by confirming both new Galaxy smartphones…<p>Picked up by GalaxyClub, Samsung has decided to break cover of both the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus by publicly submitting them to the FCC for …

Phones