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Physicists have made the second-ever observation of interacting photons

Strange Photons<p>Those of us who grew up watching Luke and Leia on screen have probably wondered at one point or another why we don’t have lightsabers. …

Quantum Mechanics

"Walking Fish" Discovery Scraps Evolutionary Theory of Human Locomotion

Forget what you learned in high school biology.<p>Filed Under Animals & Biology<p>Walking is a lot more complicated than putting one foot in front of the …

Biology

The Biggest Myth In Quantum Physics

In everyday life, there are certain rules we take for granted: cause-and-effect, for instance. Something occurs, and that causes other things to occur dependent on what happened at the start. Different causes lead to different effects. But in the case of quantum physics, the standard rules are …

Quantum Mechanics

Science Says This Is the Simplest Way to Remember More of What You Read

Hit pause. Reflect on the content. Excel. Repeat.<p>Whether it's Facebook content, Bill Gates' favorite book or the latest critical business report, most of us enjoy reading or have to do quite a bit of it through the day. But in the rush to do everything in less time, you might be missing a crazily …

Productivity

New Study: Marijuana Smoke Exposure Not Linked To Poor Lung Health

• Facebook<br>• Google+<br>• Pinterest<br>• LinkedIn<br>• StumbleUpon<br>• E-mail<br>• Reddit<br>• Love This<p>COLORADO: Long-term exposure to cannabis smoke is not associated with significant …

Medicine

Blockchain Explained: How It Works, Who Cares and What Its Future May Hold

Best known as the immutable database that runs underneath cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum, blockchain is poised to play a critical role in …

Blockchain

Suicidal Woman Drove Into Oncoming Traffic, Killing Young Father, Police Say

A California woman is facing murder, assault with a deadly weapon, and vandalism charges for allegedly causing the Jan. 7 highway wreck that killed a …

Crime

The Game-Changing Blockchain Announcement You Probably Missed Last Week

Blockchain's non-currency applications are beginning to gain steam.<p>The past year and change has truly been incredible for cryptocurrency investors. …

Blockchain

An Ancient Virus May Be Responsible for Human Consciousness

You've got an ancient virus in your brain. In fact, you've got an ancient virus at the very root of your conscious thought.<p>According to two papers …

Biology

Whales can mimic human speech, and you have to hear it to believe it

We’ve known for some time that orca whales are incredibly intelligent creatures, capable of advanced social behaviors and coordinated hunting …

Air Pollution

New research reveals genetic evidence of "muscle memory"

New research led by at team at Keele University has revealed that human skeletal muscle has an epigenetic memory determined by earlier growth. This …

Genetics

The Magnetic Field Is Shifting. The Poles May Flip. This Could Get Bad.

The shield that protects the Earth from solar radiation is under attack from within. We can’t prevent it, but we ought to prepare.<p>One day in 1905, …

Magnetism

The Startling Link Between Sugar and Alzheimer's

A high-carb diet, and the attendant high blood sugar, are associated with cognitive decline.<p>In recent years, Alzheimer’s disease has occasionally been referred to as “type 3” diabetes, though that moniker doesn’t make much sense. After all, though they share a problem with insulin, type 1 diabetes …

Diabetes

Scientists achieve high power with new smaller laser

An international team of scientists has produced the first high-powered, randomly polarised laser beam with a "Q switch" laser, which typically emits …

Chemistry

Sticky poop: Causes, treatment, and when to see a doctor

• Causes<br>• Prevention<br>• Overall health<br>• Seeing a doctor<br>• When is it normal?<br>• Outlook<p>Bowel movements can be a sensitive topic for many people. However, their color, …

Microbiome

Groundbreaking medical marijuana case lets little girl go back to school

<b>(CNN) —</b> A little girl was back in a school she loves in Schaumburg, Illinois, last week, but only after a federal judge said it was OK for her to bring her prescription medication with her.<p>Eleven-year-old Ashley Surin was not allowed to attend class because she wears a medical marijuana patch and …

Cannabis

Scientists Have Figured Out Why Human Skin Doesn't Leak

Despite us losing 500 million skin cells per day.<p>Our skin might give us grief sometimes, but one thing we can always depend on it to do is not start …

Skin Care

Deep Learning in Computer Vision

<b>About this course:</b> Deep learning added a huge boost to the already rapidly developing field of computer vision. With deep learning, a lot of new …

Machine Learning

The Y Chromosome Is Disappearing. Here's What That Means For Men

The Y chromosome may be a symbol of masculinity, but it is becoming increasingly clear that it is anything but strong and enduring.<p>Although it …

Synthetic species made to shun sex with wild organisms

NEWS<p>Correction 16 January 2018<p>Engineered organisms that cannot breed with wild counterparts could prevent transgenic plants from spreading genes to …

Biology

The biggest hacks and data breaches of 2018 (so far)

There's already been a number of high profile cybersecurity incidents in 2018, despite it only being mid-January. We'll be charting the biggest …

Why an Old Theory of Everything Is Gaining New Life

Twenty-five particles and four forces. That description—the Standard Model of particle physics—constitutes physicists’ best current explanation for …

8 subtle signs your body's telling you your diet is all wrong

Our bodies have clever ways of protesting<p>There's one very obvious way you can tell if your diet isn't healthy: putting on weight. But it's certainly …

Brain Cells Share Information With Virus-Like Capsules

The Arc gene, which is critical for animals’ ability to learn from experiences, has an incredible origin story.<p><i>Updated: January 12, 2018, 5:05 P.M. ET</i><p>When Jason Shepherd first saw the structures under a microscope, he thought they looked like viruses. The problem was: he wasn’t studying …

Biology

Steve Madden On The Question You Must Ask Yourself to Build a Company of Value

The apparel company founder shares his business philosophy.<p><i>Editor's Note: Entrepreneur's</i> <i>"20 Questions"</i> <i>series features both established and up-and-coming entrepreneurs and asks them a number of questions about what makes them tick, their everyday success strategies and advice for aspiring …

Accelerating light beams in curved space

By shining a laser along the inside shell of an incandescent light bulb, physicists have performed the first experimental demonstration of an …

New exotic phenomena seen in photonic crystals

Topological effects, such as those found in crystals whose surfaces conduct electricity while their bulk does not, have been an exciting topic of …

Scientist Says Human Brains Are Connected By ‘Wi-Fi,’ Resulting In Gut Feelings

New research might have answered the question of where the human “gut feeling” comes from — a virtual equivalent of “Wi-Fi” in our brains that picks …

Will you kill someone if the situation arises? People's decision-making can now be predicted, here's how

"The findings give us a glimpse into what is the nature of morality," said Dr Marco Iacoboni, director of the Neuromodulation Lab at UCLA's …

Are you left-handed? Scientists have discovered the reason behind it

Past research suggests being right or left handed is connected to the human brain.<p>People have been wondering for a long time why only 10 percent of …