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Graphene successfully interfaced with neurons in the brain

Scientists have long been on a quest to find a way to implant electrodes that interface with neurons into the human brain. If successful, the idea …


Scientists' Struggles Can Energize Students, Boost Science Grades

Stories of people who’ve had to struggle and persevere through adversity in order to reach success have long been the central themes of our favorite …

Was the Big Bang just a black hole?

Fraser Cain "Asks a Spaceman" Dr. Paul Matt Sutter – why do we call the Big Bang a singularity, when we also call black holes singularities?


NASA’s solar observatory just released this awesome one-year time-lapse of the sun

NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) is always following the sun as it orbits the Earth. As part of its ongoing mission, the SDO captures …


Your Brain Actually Works Better in Winter, According to Science

Science offers some consolation despite the terrible weather - winter actually does your brain and mood no harm.<p>February is basically no one's favorite month. By now, most of us are well and truly sick of winter, yet winter is far from done, continuing to torture us with nose-freezing temperatures …


Scientists Warn that Robots and Artificial Intelligence Could Eliminate Work

Robots and artificial intelligence have long posed a threat to humans’ jobs, but a group of scientists on Sunday issued an especially dire warning …

Artificial Intelligence

The hunt for dark matter: How scientists are edging closer to finding mystery particles

The search for dark matter is ramping up, with technological advances bringing scientists ever closer to discovering the mystery particles that, …

2004 February 15 - A Spherule from the Earth's Moon

<b>A Spherule from the Earth's Moon</b> <b><br>Credit:</b> Timothy Culler (UCB) et al., Apollo 11 Crew, NASA<p><b>Explanation:</b> How did this spherule come to be on the Moon? …

Apollo Missions

Graphene becomes superconductive -- Electrons with 'no mass' flow with 'no resistance'

Graphene is a single-atomic carbon sheet with a hexagonal honeycomb network (Fig. 1). Electrons in graphene take a special electronic state called …