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The issue of sexual orientation has been a very controversial issue since nations in the West began to recognize Gays, Lesbians, Bisexuals and Transgender (LGBT) rights. An important part of the current LGBT debate is the belief that sexual orientation is...
Although theoretical physicist and cosmologist Stephen Hawking is not a soothsayer, he has in the past predicted the future of humanity. Hawking has warned us on countless occasions about how humans are actively pursuing Artificial Intelligence (AI) without...
Human consciousness is perhaps one of the most complicated puzzles that scientists have been struggling to put together for ages. Even though we’ve advanced an incredible amount in science, we still have yet to get a grasp on it. But believe it or not, scientists may...
Mind & Brain
We live in a world where we spend most of our lives indoors and online. Most people live in urban settings and natural views are rare to come across in daily life. I personally have been a hiker for a long time and I have always known that nature had a soothing effect...
So many of us seek happiness as our greatest goal in life. What if I told you that trying to be happy was making you unhappy? New research is starting to show us that the pursuit of happiness is getting the way of actually being happy. How can this be? It's because we...
This will come as no surprise to an avid reader, but science is now proving that a great book can make your brain come alive. Not only does reading improve your memory, but science is showing that it helps us reduce stress, improve empathy and helps stave off...
Health & Psychology
No, it's not "all in your head." Depression and all of its relatives are manifestations of glitches in the immune system and inflammatory pathways—not a neurochemical deficiency disorder. Psychiatry: A Very Special Specialty Psychiatry, unlike other fields of...
Turns out you have TWO brains!
The new transparent adhesive patch that can consistently deliver a prolonged high dose of the painkiller ibuprofen directly through the skin.
Carbon dioxide concentration in the atmosphere stayed above 400 parts per million (ppm) during September—a time when CO2 levels typically hit the yearly low—raising fears that the planet has reached a point of no return.
If human-caused climate change continues unabated our world could change dramatically.
Multiple lines of scientific evidence show that the climate system is warming. But what is realyy warming the Earth?
How can we know that North Korea and Iran (to name a few) are exploding nuclear weapons if no inspectors have ever been granted access to suspected nuclear sites in these countries?
Why is street lights are yellow and why it is neccesary?
You actually know more about it than you may think!
SpaceX founder Elon Musk has outlined his highly ambitious vision for manned missions to Mars, which he said could begin as soon as 2022 – three years sooner than his previous estimates.
Scientists believe Venus was once Earth-like. How is this possible and what caused the planet to turn toxic?
The final view is a close-up of the sky around the star cluster Terzan 5 taken with the Hubble Space Telescope.
Your microwave clock might not use *that* much power, but add it to your plugged in tv, computer, DVR, etc.? That’s a lot of wasted energy.
When A.I. meets science, interesting things occur. The next few years may be very interesting for the scientific community.
For a long time, solar power has been very much hated from a cost-benefit standpoint but things are starting to turn around for the technology. Around the world, progress is being made to make solar power a viable alternative.