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Scientists, who lack the samples to carry out their research in the fight against mental illnesses, are calling for gifts of nature to mark the spirits. After your death, your brain can still serve science. Problem: Too few people still accept to give their supreme...
To many people who don't believe in any religion, Buddhism is generally seen as a "good" kind of religion. It doesn't start wars and has powerful things to say about the mind and mental self control. But what does the neuroscience say? In an interview with RedOrbit,...
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...
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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?
In California, dead trees are big news. In June, the U.S. Forest Service reported that 66 million trees had died since 2010 as the state has experienced a prolonged drought. Drought stress has weakened trees' natural defenses to native bark beetles, resulting in a...
A new study found that viral levels in Rio’s water are 1.7 MILLION times what Europe or the U.S. consider “worrying.” With the Olympic Games just around the corner in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, doctors are warning athletes to keep their mouths closed while in the water. ...
Stop and smell the roses or grab some food or chat with locals on the nation’s longest greenway. Soon, traveling from Florida to Maine and back won’t require a car.
You actually know more about it than you may think!
Explaining Einstein’s relativity theory doesn’t have to be boring, as proved by young Ryan Chester in this video.
Have Gravitational Waves finally been detected by LIGO?
This video explores how the Yarkovsky effect occurs and how it can change the orbits of asteroids—changing near misses to impacts or impacts to near misses.
A 360-degree immersive virtual reality (VR) viewing experience, featuring exclusive astronaut training footage from NASA’s Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory (NBL) in Houston, Texas.
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!
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.
Mark Z. Jacobson’s new digs is the perfect home for the prominent renewable energy advocate.