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Puzzle through a classic ethical dilemma and decide: how do we determine the value of a life, whether human or non-human?--To protect against a possible resu...
Aging is inevitable, but what if it wasn't? Let's take a look at the latest science and how it might be possible to slow our own aging. What's the difference...
Everything you need to know about the extremely powerful greenhouse gas.For more information about our sources and the how we calculated our 100 molecules, c...
What if we could use the power of DNA to create a sustainable, circular economy? In a talk about breakthrough science, synthetic biologist Jason W. Chin describes his team's work rewriting the genetic…
The enigmatic saga of one of astrophysics' most wanted particles.
One of our great scientists, Stephen Hawking, said that “The development of full Artificial intelligence could spell the end of the human...
Caltech scientists explain the strange phenomenon of quantum entanglement in everyday language.
In a digital world that clamors for clicks, news is sensationalized, and “facts” change all the time, here’s how to discern what is trustworthy and what is hogwash.
«Science is not some big immovable mass. It is not infallible. It does not pretend to be able to explain everything or to know everything.»
Physicists are building neural networks out of vibrations, voltages and lasers, arguing that the future of computing lies in exploiting the universe’s complex physical behaviors.
When a theory breaks, you learn how to build it better.
«ASK WEIRD QUESTIONS Einstein had a wild imagination. He asked himself questions like: What would he feel if he rode an elevator through outer space? What would he see if he chased a beam of light?»
The science you can come across today can often appear to be full of contradictory claims. One study tells you red wine is good for…
«The peer-review process is, in fact, designed, not to detect fraud or data manipulation, but to select for what is noteworthy.»
Every memory leaves its own imprint in the brain, and researchers are starting to work out what one looks like.
Tiny genetic sequences in a mother’s bacteria seem to hop into the infant’s bacteria, perhaps ensuring a healthy microbiome later in life.
Five reasons why including ChatGPT in your list of authors is a bad idea
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The scientific evidence is clear: the only celestial body that can support us is the one we evolved with. Here’s why
The finding involves mice, but represents an important milestone in understanding what causes cells to age
A new scientific finding has uncovered why we get more viral colds, flu and Covid in winter and during cold snaps.
The real reason that we cannot travel faster than light speed is far more interesting than the textbook answer.
«On the bright side, now that you know about spacetime, the next time your boss gets on your case for just sitting there, you can tell them that they are being unreasonable. You’re moving as fast as possible.»
President James Garfield died because the best doctors in the country didn’t believe in germs, probing Garfield’s bullet wound after an assassination attempt with ungloved, unwashed fingers that…
«some truths have to be experienced firsthand to be understood.»
Consciousness is your awareness of yourself and the world around you. This awareness is subjective and unique to you.
«all our decisions and actions are actually made unconsciously, although we fool ourselves into believing that we consciously made them»
Thanks to observations of gravitational waves recorded in 2017, we now know that gravity and light travel at the same speed.
Why the greatest scientific experiment in history failed, and why that's a great thing
«This extremely bad system is worse than nothing because it fools people into thinking they’re safe when they’re not.»
After decades in the shadow of the reigning model for Alzheimer’s disease, alternative explanations are finally getting the attention they deserve.
This week, the world's population ticks over a historic milestone. But in the next century, society will be reshaped dramatically — and soon we'll hit a decline we'll never reverse.
There will always be "wolf-criers" whose claims wither under scrutiny. But aliens are certainly out there, if science dares to find them.
Metabolism studies reveal surprising insights into how we burn calories—and how cooperative food production helped Homo sapiens flourish
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