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Humans just 0.01% of all life but have destroyed 83% of wild mammals – study

Humankind is revealed as simultaneously insignificant and utterly dominant in the grand scheme of life on Earth by a groundbreaking new assessment of all life on the planet.<p>The world’s 7.6 billion people represent just 0.01% of all living things, according to the study. Yet since the dawn of …

Biodiversity

9 Health Benefits of Lion's Mane Mushroom (Plus Side Effects)

Lion’s mane mushrooms, also known as <i>hou tou gu</i> or <i>yamabushitake</i>, are large, white, shaggy mushrooms that resemble a lion’s mane as they grow.<p>They have …

Medical Research

Yale experiment to reanimate dead brains promises 'living hell' for humans

A scientific experiment to reanimate dead brains could lead to humans enduring a ‘fate worse than death,’ an ethics lecturer has warned.<p>Last month Yale University announced it had successfully resurrected the brains of more than 100 slaughtered pigs and found that the cells were still healthy.<p>The …

InterAct

Can the science of autophagy boost your health?

<b>A little-known scientific process is being hailed as the new way to lose weight, look younger and prolong life.</b><p>Autophagy is a natural regeneration process that occurs at a cellular level in the body, reducing the likelihood of contracting some diseases as well as prolonging lifespan.<p>In 2016, …

Nobel Prize

Review: Logitech's G560 gaming speakers sound great and look even better

Logitech’s G560 are the company’s first set of gaming-specific speakers, with custom RGB lighting that syncs with your games to increase your immersion. When you can get the features to work, you have a set of speakers that both look and sound fantastic.<p>The G560 set comes with two satellite …

Gaming

NASA nuclear reactor could enable ‘unprecedented exploration’ of space

A NASA nuclear reactor known as Kilopower could result in longer, farther, and faster space travel for astronauts after successfully passing “a …

Fission

The illusion of time

BOOKS AND ARTS<p>Andrew Jaffe probes Carlo Rovelli’s study arguing that physics deconstructs our sense of time.<p>Andrew Jaffe<p>Andrew Jaffe is a cosmologist …

Quantum Mechanics

A Spooky Quantum Experiment Creates What May Be The Most Entangled Controllable Device Yet

If you've read anything about quantum computers, you may have encountered the statement, "It's like computing with zero and one at the same time." …

'The most significant development since the safety belt'

<b>Here is an extraordinary statistic: since the Volvo XC90 went on sale in the UK in 2002 it has sold over 50,000 vehicles, yet not a single person has been killed while driving it, or as a passenger.</b><p>It is, according to the independent laboratory Thatcham Research, the safest car it has ever …

Autonomous Cars

A Dutch 'boy genius' said he could get the ocean to clean itself. Turns out, he's right.

<b>In 2012 — when he was just 18 — Dutch inventor and entrepreneur Boyan Slat gave his first TEDx Talk about cleaning up the ocean .</b><p>In his talk, he laid …

Pollution

Best 3D Blu-Ray movies to watch on your PlayStation VR

With your PlayStation VR (PSVR) you have the option to immerse yourself in your favorites shows and movies, and this time with better equipment. So …

'Way to Go' Is Unlike Any Other Animated Short You've Experienced

Vincent Morisset (<i>Bla Bla</i>, Arcade Fire’s JustAReflektor.com) directed <i>Way to Go</i> which combines hand-drawn animation, 360-degree video capture, music, …

Human Soul Found? Quantum Theory Of Consciousness ‘Orch OR’ Claims Both Science And Religion Are True

Has the human soul been found by science? A controversial quantum theory of consciousness called “Orch OR” (which stands for “orchestrated objective …

New proposed particle may help detect dark matter

Researchers have proposed a new fundamental particle which could explain why no one has managed to detect the elusive ‘dark matter’ that makes up 85 …

Black holes do not exist where space and time do not exist, says new theory

(Phys.org) —The quintessential feature of a black hole is its "point of no return," or what is more technically called its event horizon. When …

Black Holes

After Earth, will space be our new home?

Some climatologists argue it may be too late to reverse climate change, and it’s just a matter of time before the Earth becomes uninhabitable – if …

Jaguar’s Bike Sense System Uses Sensors to Alert Drivers of Nearby Bicycles or Motorcycles

Jaguar recently unveiled Bike Sense, an experimental technology that alerts a driver of nearby bicycles and motorcycles in an effort to reduce …

USA vs NSA Animation