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Here's Everything Science Knows So Far About The Origins of Humans

The story evolves every year.<p>The question of where we humans come from is one many people ask, and the answer is getting more complicated as new …

Evolution

Scientists are rethinking the very nature of space and time

The Nature of Space and Time<p>A pair of researchers have uncovered a potential bridge between general relativity and quantum mechanics — the two …

Physics

Inside the weird world of conspiracy theorists convinced the Earth is HOLLOW

IF you thought the ‘flat Earth’ theory was the barmiest conspiracy you’d hear about all year, think again.<p>Because there’s a growing community of …

UFOs

Dark Energy Theories Demolished: Neutron Star Collision Wipes Out Scientists' Understanding of Mysterious Force

<i>This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.</i><p>There was much excitement when scientists witnessed the violent …

Litecoin Crashes After Skyrocketing

After a stupendous bull run for litecoin, with the currency rising more than 4x in just 4 days to an all-time high of $420, ltc today seems to have …

IOTA (MIOTA) Primed to Spearhead the 4th Industrial Revolution

It is undeniably true that the single biggest potential for positive human transformation lies in the Internet of Things, IoT. This market is rapidly …

Microsoft releases quantum computing development kit preview

At the Microsoft Ignite Conference in September, Microsoft let it be known it was going to be a player in the future of quantum computing, and today the company took another step toward that goal when it released a preview of its quantum computing development kit.<p>The kit includes all of the pieces …

This Crazy Twist on Black Holes Says There Was No Big Bang

We could be living in a bouncy Universe.<p>A physicist from the University of Campinas in Brazil isn't a big fan of the idea that time started with a …

The detail-oriented woman who found a secret of the universe in a piece of “scruff”

A pulsar is a small, spinning star—a giant ball of neutrons, left behind after a normal star has died in a fiery explosion.<p>With a diameter of only 30km (18.6 miles), the star spins up to hundreds of times a second, while sending out a beam of radio waves (and sometimes other radiation, such as …

Universe

Even a Kid Can Prove the Earth Is Round: Here's How

<i>This article was originally published at</i> <i>The Conversation.</i> <i>The publication contributed the article to Live Science's</i> <i>Expert Voices: Op-Ed & …

Yes, you are probably descended from royalty. So is everyone else.

Excerpt: A Brief History of Everyone Who Ever Lived<p><i>The following is an excerpt from</i> A Brief History of Everyone Who Ever Lived <i>by Adam Rutherford.</i><p>We are all special, which also means that none of us is. This is merely a numbers game. You have two parents, four grandparents, eight great-grandparents, …

Genealogy

Scientists Move A Step Closer To Making Synthetic Life

Scientists say they have created a partly manmade bacterium that can produce proteins not found in nature. This new life form, the latest development in a field called "synthetic biology," could eventually be used to produce novel drugs.<p>The Scripps Research Institute's Floyd Romesberg and …

Check out this periodic table that tells you how to use all the elements

Visual Chemistry<p>A fun new visualization of the Periodic Table we’re all familiar with from high school can help teach how we each element from the …

Second ‘don’t eat me’ signal found on cancer cells

CD47 is an important inhibitor of cancer-killing immune cells called macrophages. Now Stanford researchers have identified another, similar way to …

Why Is Light Affected By Gravity?

<i>Why is light affected by gravity if photons are massless? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Matthew Geleta, PhD math (Cambridge); MSc maths (Oxford); BSc Hons math-phys, on Quora:</b><p><b>Why</b> …

Physics

Nobody can explain loud ‘booms’ heard worldwide

Mysterious booming sounds have left people baffled all over the planet.<p>The terrifying noises have been recorded everywhere from the Middle East to …

Dark Matter and Energy Don't Exist: Astronomer Claims to Solve Universe's Greatest Mysteries With New Model

Dark matter and dark energy—the mystery forces believed to govern the universe—may not exist after all. In a newly developed model, astronomer André …

New evidence shows the sugar industry suppressed studies linking sugar to heart disease and cancer

• <b>New evidence shows the sugar industry suppressed scientific research that linked sugar to heart disease and bladder cancer in rats.</b>• <b><br>The Sugar Research Foundation, the group funding the studies, cut the project short and didn't publish the results.</b>• <b><br>Nutritionists caution that sugar, not fat, is largely</b> …

“Oh My God, What Have I Done”: Some Early Facebook Employees Regret the Monster They Created

As the connection between the company and Russia’s influence campaign during the 2016 election ossifies, emotions in and around Facebook range from defensive to apoplectic. “I lay awake at night thinking about all the things we built in the early days and what we could have done to avoid the …

Silicon Valley

Books In Science: How Genomics Keeps Rewriting Human History

Adam Rutherford’s A Brief History of Everyone Who Ever Lived paints in broad strokes, but provides a good survey of the science of genomics and how it’s changing the story of human evolution.<p>And it’s happening at an ever accelerating rate, given the advances in the technology of genetic …

Genomics

Who Wrote The Dead Sea Scrolls? 33 New Skeletons Could Give Answers

The caves near the Dead Sea have been a source of constant debate for a long time now. A 12th cave was discovered in September 2017, which was used …

Archaeology

Bob Lutz: We are approaching the end of the automotive era.

Bob Lutz, an automotive industry legend in an article for Autonews has made a bold prediction: “Everyone will have 5 years to get their car off the …

Mysterious Particles Are Slamming Into Earth—But Why?

New observations stir up debate over an abundance of antimatter found in our atmosphere.<p>A cosmic engine is hurling strange particles at Earth—and new observations, published today in the journal <i>Science</i>, are complicating the hunt for the culprit.<p>In 2008, the space-based instrument PAMELA detected an …

Identical twins discover each other through DNA tests, meet for first time on TODAY

Katey Bennett only knew of one sibling growing up in California: Her older brother. But about three years ago, she started getting a hunch that she had a twin, perhaps one her family never knew about.<p>A genetic test proved she was right.<p>On Tuesday, Bennett met her identical twin sister, Amanda …

This Incredible Footage Shows CRISPR Editing DNA in Real Time

This has never been seen before.<p>Want to see something that makes scientists gasp? Feast your eyes on this video, showing a direct observation of …

How Traveling Back In Time Could Really, Physically Be Possible

It’s one of the greatest tropes in movies, literature, and television shows: the idea that we could travel back in time to alter the past. From the time turner in <i>Harry Potter</i> to <i>Back To The Future</i> to <i>Groundhog Day</i>, traveling back in time provides us with the possibility of righting wrongs in our own …

Physics

Scientists Devise Way to Recharge Smartphones with Light

New printed solar cells get all the juice they need from ambient light.<p><i>In brief: Researchers at Dracula Technologies have devised a method to charge cell phones with ambient light. They have created thin, flexible solar cells that can be printed in any shape or color using an inkjet …

Physicists Shrink Plans for Next Major Collider

Limited funding and a dearth of newly discovered particles are forcing physicists to cut back plans for their next major accelerator project: a …

Here's what the sun will look like when it swallows the Earth in 5 billion years

The end is coming, and we even know when: In 5 billion years, the sun, our wholesome yellow harbinger of energy, is going to swell into a red giant and consume most of the inner planets of the solar system.<p>It will also wreak gravitational and radioactive havoc on the outer planets and moons sitting …