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Can you imagine a world where machines can be controlled by thought alone?
When you mix red and green, what do you get? White light is all of the colors, right? So, how do computer screens show you every wavelength of light? Or do they?
Cyberpsychologist Mary Aiken explains how artificial intelligence diagnostics lead to psychosomatic symptoms, and potentially explain the fourfold increase in iatrogenic death in the US since 1999.
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Iowa State University engineers have developed a new flexible, stretchable and tunable "meta-skin" that uses rows of small, liquid-metal devices to cloak an object from the sharp eyes of radar. The meta-skin takes its name from metamaterials, which are composites that...
When drugs fail, and surgery is the only remaining option on the horizon, smoking cannabis may provide an effective and safe natural alternative for the debilitating inflammatory bowel disease known as Crohn's disease. Crohn's disease is a debilitating inflammatory...
These modified bikes have laptop stands so college students can ward off obesity-related diseases while studying. Obesity is on the rise in the United States and, as a result, so are weight-related diseases of affluence . One of the best ways to prevent modern-day...
When nature defies gravity, maybe this can be something you do with your family, drive down to Oklahoma and try and figure out how this works. In the small town of Springer, Oklahoma (near Ardmore) lies an ordinary hill with a strange phenomena. If you put your...
Just days after scientists named 2015 the hottest year on record, top environmental groups Greenpeace, Sierra Club and 350.org have released a new report, Keep It In the Ground, identifying the top climate threats facing the planet. The report examines the fossil fuel...
Learn about prehistoric mass extinctions and animal die-offs.
We learned two things from this: a) physics can be fun, and b) it's totally possible to entertain your kids with...
Take a look at the ten most baffling discoveries.
How do you make something that has never existed before? Physicists Jeff Kimble and Chen-Lung Hung take us on an exhilarating adventure of exploration.
These are the latest images from NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft from Pluto, that left baffled scientists, for their breathtaking views of majestic icy mountains, streams of frozen nitrogen and haunting low-lying hazes, and for their strangely familiar, arctic look.
NASA astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko are halfway through the year they are spending aboard the International Space Station. This is a NASA chart with some fun facts about what astronauts will experience. Astronaut Kelly said: “I think the...
These incredible highly detailed photographs show our planet illuminated by moonlight.
Photography has been a medium of limitless possibilities since it was originally invented in the early 1800s. The use of cameras has allowed us to capture historical moments and reshape the way we see ourselves and the world around us.
(ANTIMEDIA) Many scientists warn that we’ve reached a point of no return when it comes to climate change. Some researchers believe we have already passed it, citing new evidence that the planet is warming even faster than worst-case forecasts from just last...
More than 21 centuries ago, a mechanism of fabulous ingenuity was created in Greece, a device capable of indicating exactly how the sky would look for decades to come — the position of the moon and sun, lunar phases and even eclipses. But this incredible invention would be drowned in the sea and its secret forgotten for two thousand years.