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Everybody likes a good alcoholic beverage every now and again, but you may want to rethink your nightly cocktail. Alcohol might do more harm than it does anything, specifically to your brain. Study after study suggests that alcohol in moderation may promote heart...
A new theory in neuroscience suggests consciousness is an intrinsic property of everything, just like gravity. The theory, called Integrated Information Theory, states that consciousness appears in physical systems that contain many different and highly interconnected...
To consider how being constantly connected through computers and mobile devices has encroached on our working lives, consider the experiment about the frog in a pan of boiling water. A frog in a pan of cold water that is gently heated will not realise it’s boiling to...
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Take this perception test to see how visually intelligent you are.
From using children to unknowing subjects, these five experiments left people affected for the rest of their lives.
Some may think that smoking marijuana while pregnant would help with nausea and various aches and pains. But is it bad for the baby?
Project Sunroof puts Google’s expansive data in mapping and computing resources to use, helping calculate the best solar plan for you.
Bill Nye once thought of GMO foods as ethically hazardous, but with thorough industry regulations and growing food pressures, he’s come to embrace the genetic mutants on our plates.
As urban populations continue to rise, innovators are looking beyond traditional farming as a way to feed everyone while having less impact on our land and water resources. Vertical farming is one solution that’s been implemented around the world.
Have Gravitational Waves finally been detected by LIGO?
Here are 4 steps to defog your windshield twice as fast in the morning and the science behind why it works.
Are these machines possible without violating the laws of physics?
The Big Bang theory is so often proclaimed as the likeliest cause of our Universe’s existence. But there are alternatives theories that deserve to be looked in to. Here are 10 of the best!
We all know how long a day on Earth takes, but what about the place were the sun never goes down.
While there’s a vast amount of space yet to be explored, it’s easy to forget how much we’ve already learned. And this video shows you how small our little planet actually is.
Mark Z. Jacobson’s new digs is the perfect home for the prominent renewable energy advocate.
The Solar Impulse 2 landed in Seville on Thursday, completing its historic trip across the Atlantic Ocean.
Thought to be the fastest chip designed in a university lab A microchip containing 1,000 independent programmable processors has been designed by a team at the University of California, Davis, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. The energy-efficient...