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This Scandinavian Design Trend Is Proven to Boost Happiness

<i>Hygge</i> might have been the décor buzz word of 2016, but this year, a Swedish concept is set to change the way we decorate our homes and look after our …

7 Easy Veggie Chili Recipes That Prove You Don't Need Meat to Make It Hearty

Chili is one of those cozy dinners we make once a week come wintertime. We’re pretty much always craving a spicy, warm bowlful. Bonus: It’s one of …

Five Independent Signs Of New Physics In The Universe

Since the Large Hadron Collider at CERN turned on, it’s brought with it an incredible slew of results. Large numbers of rare, exotic and unstable particles have been created, and their decays have been measured to unprecedented precision. The Higgs boson has been created and observed to have a mass …

Physics

Physicists Say They've Manipulated 'Pure Nothingness' And Observed The Fallout

In the quantum vacuum, no one can hear you scream.<p>According to quantum mechanics, a vacuum isn't empty at all. It's actually filled with quantum …

Signals from space aliens? Scientists disagree

The claim of two scientists that they may have found evidence of intelligent aliens is raising some astronomers' eyebrows.<p>Appearing in the journal Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, the pair's study reports that 234 stars (out of over two million surveyed) have signals in the …

Future medical breakthroughs may come from an unexpected industry

Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, recently announced a $3 billion effort to cure all disease during the lifetime of their daughter, Max. Earlier this year, Silicon Valley billionaire Sean Parker donated $250 million to increase collaboration among researchers to develop immune therapies …

Genetics

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Scientists want to build a giant detector in space that will let them ‘listen' to the collision of galaxies

Detecting that same thing in space.<p>On Tuesday, at a press conference at the European Space Astronomy Center, scientists announced that they're one step closer to building a giant detector in space called the Laser Interferometer Space Antenna (LISA) that will be able to detect ripples in the fabric …

What Species Would Become Dominant On Earth If Humans Died Out?

In a post-apocalyptic future, what might happen to life if humans left the scene? After all, humans are very likely to disappear long before the sun …

Striking views of our Solar System

<b>Fog on Mars, storms on Jupiter and fiery flares on the Sun - stunning close up images of our nearest planetary neighbours are going on show at London's Natural History Museum.</b><p>What would you see if you travelled to the surface of Mars? Or were able to drift in and out of Saturn's rings?<p>A new …

Heartbreaking pictures show mother kangaroo reaching for joey one last time before dying in male companion's arms

A mother kangaroo has been captured reaching out to cuddle her joey one last time before she died.<p>The photographer, Evan Switzer, captured the moment on a bushland property in River Heads, Queensland, Australia.<p>He noticed what was going on while he was on a walk on the property on Monday …

Sorry, Cat Haters, Science Isn't On Your Side

What research actually says about felines<p>Some people just don't like cats. That's okay. Some people don't like pizza. Or dogs. Or Harry Potter. But some cat-haters aren't satisfied with not owning cats themselves. They need to drag the rest of us down with them.<p>The first thing you notice when you …

If Cats Could Speak Human, What Would They Say?

The attempt to translate cat behavior and sounds<p>Chelsey Coombs doesn’t understand her cats. Her 18-month-old male tuxedo cat, Creature, “follows you into the bathroom—you can take a bath or a shower and he just sits there and watches,” she says. He jumps around a lot, meowing insistently whenever a …

New battery could power electric car from London to Edinburgh on single charge

Cambridge scientists hail breakthrough in lithium-air battery development - but say real-life usage is still a decade off<p>Electric cars could drive from London to Edinburgh on a single charge using a new battery technology being developed at Cambridge Univeristy, scientists have said.<p>The lithium-air …

5 Things To Know About The Search For Dark Matter

We know dark matter exists, but now comes the hard part: figuring out what exactly it is<p>It makes up a quarter of the universe. Without it, galaxies would fall apart, and stars would spin off into space. Dark matter is five times more abundant than normal matter (the stuff that makes up trees and …

How Physicists Quantum Teleported Information Over 62 Miles

Bringing us one step closer to a quantum Internet<p>Teleportation isn’t real, at least not as it’s depicted in fiction. No one has ever made a material object -- be it Harry Potter or Captain Kirk -- physically disappear from one location and reappear elsewhere. But information … that’s a different …

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Ceres: Bright spot on dwarf planet is a twofer, NASA spacecraft finds

NASA's Dawn spacecraft has snapped even clearer views of Ceres, but its surface just keeps getting curiouser and curiouser. A strange bright spot on the dwarf planet now appears to have a companion spot shining right next to it.<p>Bright spots are often thought to have icy origins, though a Dawn …

Most new parents might welcome having baby's genome sequenced

Parents welcoming a new baby into their family are no longer content to count fingers and toes to assess their infant's state of health: In a survey released Thursday, nearly half said they would be "very" or "extremely" interested in having their newborn's genome sequenced, and fully a third more …

How Dogs Understand What We Say

Scientists — and anyone who lives with a canine — know that dogs pay close attention to the emotion in our voices. They listen for whether our tone is friendly or mean, how the pitch goes up or down and even the rhythms in our speech.<p>But what about the meaning of the words we say?<p>Sure, a few …

5 FUTURE FORECASTS THAT WILL CHANGE THE WORLD - h+ Media

• authors Gray Scott<p>When I tell people that I’m a technology futurist and a philosopher, the first thing they ask is “what’s a technology futurist?”<p>I …

Are Telepathy Experiments Stunts or Science? - MIT Technology Review

Two scientific teams this year patched together some well-known technologies to directly exchange information between human brains.<p>The projects, in …

Gravity may have saved the universe after the Big Bang, say researchers

(Phys.org) —New research by a team of European physicists could explain why the universe did not collapse immediately after the Big Bang.<p>Studies of …

Scientists Search for Evidence of the Multiverse in the Big Bang’s Afterglow

Author: Jennifer Ouellette. Jennifer Ouellette Science<p>Date of Publication: 11.18.14.<p>Time of Publication: 8:00 am. 8:00 am<p>Like many of her colleagues, …

Psychology: How many senses do we have?

We often talk of having five senses as a universal truth. In reality, there may be more – or fewer – depending on the way you look at the question. Christian Jarrett explains the controversy.<p>Some myths about the brain, such as the idea we only use 10% of our grey matter, are notorious, especially …

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Scientists Achieve Direct Brain-To-Brain Communication Between Humans

Telepathy is the stuff of science fiction. But what if the dystopian futurists were on to something? What if our brains could directly interact with each other, bypassing the need for language? The idea isn't quite so far fetched, according to a recent University of Washington study in which …

Want to live to 120? Here’s how ....

Britons could live to 120 if they just exercised more, ate healthily and took beneficial drugs such as statins, scientists say<p>In an era that is obsessed with youth, it is unsurprising that so much time is devoted to fighting the ravages of age.<p>But a new study suggests that slowing the ageing …