Showing posts with label Science. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Science. Show all posts

April 27, 2017

Why Some Old People Act Half Their Age: It's In The Brain

Dr. Sapna Parikh
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Scientists are studying people over 80 whose memories are just as good as someone in their 50s. What sets these 'SuperAgers' apart?

April 26, 2017

Hackers Can Now Break Into Your Phone Using Music

Dr. Sapna Parikh
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New research shows sound waves can manipulate the accelerometer in your phone; what implications does this have for data security?

6 Mind Blowing Theories That Will Change Your View Of "Reality"

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Six  
Questioning our existence has always been an integral part of human nature, and there are some theories as to how and why we exist, so here's a few of them.

April 25, 2017

Why Can't You Use Your Phone On A Plane?

Michael Aranda
A screenshot of Michael Aranda  
Whether you've got the latest iPhone or the same flip phone you've had since 2002, you're still asked to turn off your device before take off. Why is that?

3 Deadly Diseases You've Probably Never Heard Of

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There are some diseases, like Zika or malaria, that get a lot of media coverage.

April 24, 2017

5 Most Heavily Guarded Places In The World

Mike Chen
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There are lots of heavily guarded places on the planet; however, for your entertainment pleasure, Mike Chen — the host of Beyond Science 2, shares five of them with us.

April 23, 2017

Why Do Some People Tolerate Spicy Food?

Hank Green
A screenshot of Hank Green  
Some people can eat raw jalapeƱos like they're apples. Why do some people have a high tolerance for spicy food while others can't stand it?

April 22, 2017

Opioids Work Really, Really Well... But We Don't Know Why

Dr. Sapha Parikh
A screenshot of Dr. Sapna Parikh  
Painkillers are incredibly good at managing pain, but the mechanism of action isn't fully understood. What do we know about how they work?

April 21, 2017

Scientist Claims Crop Circles Are Messages From Aliens And Time Travellers

Crop Circles
Crop Circles
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A scientist claimed that crop circles are not only a sign of aliens, but could also be messages from aliens and time travelers.

Why Do Humans Have Menopause?

Hank Green
A screenshot of Hank Green  
The human body is full of mysteries, but we can start to solve those mysteries with help from science and the bodies of grandma whales.

How Early Life Experience Is Written Into DNA (Moshe Szyf)

DNA
DNA
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Moshe Szyf is a pioneer in the field of epigenetics, the study of how living things reprogram their genome in response to social factors like stress and lack of food.

April 20, 2017

Impostor Syndrome: You're Doing Better Than You Think

Brit Garner
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Have you ever doubted yourself and felt like you don't deserve your job or that college acceptance letter? Well, you're not alone!

April 19, 2017

The Data Explosion: The History Of The Internet, Part 3

Michael Aranda
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Nearly twenty years after the dot-com bubble burst, the internet is an essential piece of the modern world, with the public side mostly commanded by a few powerful companies.

How Smart Are Animals, Really?

Hank Green
A screenshot of Hank Green  
Measuring 'intellect' is a difficult task.

Why Can't You Tickle Yourself?

Michael Aranda
A screenshot of Michael Aranda 
You might be susceptible to “tickle attacks,” but have you ever wondered why you can’t tickle yourself?

April 18, 2017

A Young Inventor's Plan To Recycle Styrofoam (Ashton Cofer)

Ashton Cofer
A screenshot of Ashton Cofer  
From packing peanuts to disposable coffee cups, each year the US alone produces some two billion pounds of Styrofoam — none of which can be recycled.

It's Possible To Hack NASA Satellites... But Then What?

Amy Shira Teitel
A screenshot of Amy Shira Teitel  
Satellites are just computer-controlled machines in space, and they can be hacked, but is that always a bad thing?

Do Freudian Slips Mean Anything?

Sigmund Freud
Sigmund Freud
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Freudian slips are actually an artifact of how your brain processes language!

10 Ways The World Could End Tomorrow!

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Ten  
There are countless doomsday scenarios and theories from the modern age and history, some seem unlikely while others can be questioned to be true.

April 17, 2017

How Close Are We To Space Tourism?

Matt Morales
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Going to space on vacation might be a reality sooner than you think. But the question is, can you afford it?

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