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December 11, 2017

Is Happiness Actually Contagious?

Smiley Face
Smiley Face
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Happiness seems like it can spread like the flu. But what does science have to say about that?

December 8, 2017

Zombie Cells Are Hiding In Your Body, Could Killing Them Stop Aging?

Julian Huguet
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After killing senescent “zombie” cells in mice, researchers were able to extend the mice’s lives by 25%. But what are these hidden cells?

December 3, 2017

We're Hardwired To Be Jealous, But Why?

Julian Huguet
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After studying monkeys in the lab, scientists found humans aren’t the only species to experience jealousy.

November 27, 2017

Do You Have ADHD Or Are You Just Tired?

Trace Dominguez
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A new study suggests that ADHD might actually be a sleep disorder — a suggestion that, if true, could revolutionise the way we treat it.

November 22, 2017

What Really Happens When Galaxies Collide

Amy Shira Teitel
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The Milky Way is on a crash course with the Andromeda galaxy, but what would a galactic collision actually look like?

November 19, 2017

Doctors Have To Trick Your Brain's Defences To Heal You, Here's Why

Julian Huguet
A screenshot of Julian Huguet 
Your body keeps your brain and your blood separate to filter out toxins and viruses. However, this barrier might be too good at its job.

Faster And More Powerful Satellite Internet Is On Its Way, Here's How

Trace Dominguez
A screenshot Of Trace Dominguez  
The ViaSat-2 satellite could provide a continuous internet connection from North America to Europe. Here's how this massive satellite works.

October 26, 2017

Quantum Teleportation Is Real, Here's How It Work

Trace Dominguez
A screenshot of Trace Dominguez  
Scientists successfully achieved earth-to-space quantum teleportation, but what exactly does that mean?

October 22, 2017

A New Source Of Fukushima Radiation Was Just Found, Now What?

Trace Dominguez
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Researchers found radioactive particles from Fukushima on beaches miles away, but how did it get there? And should we be worried?

October 21, 2017

Spying From Space: How The CIA Recovered Film From Secret Satellites

Trace Dominguez
A screenshot of Trace Dominguez  
Humans have launched hundreds of spy satellites, but the first ones required a little more creativity.

October 15, 2017

The U.S. & Russia Are Building A Deep Space Gateway, Here's What You Need To Know

Trace Dominguez
A screenshot of Trace Dominguez  
The U.S. and Russia have announced plans to put a new structure in the orbit of the moon. What will it look like?

October 8, 2017

One Shot Could Provide All The Vaccines You'll Ever Need

Trace Dominguez
A screenshot of Trace Dominguez 
Hate needles? Researchers may have found a way to combine all the vaccines you'll ever need into a single shot.

October 1, 2017

Reprogramming Skin To Grow New Organs Is Now Possible

Amy Shira Teitel
A screenshot of Amy Shira Teitel 
Scientists may have found a way to reprogram skin cells into any cell the body needs.

September 25, 2017

An Asteroid Didn't Kill The Dinosaurs, Here's A New Theory About What Did

Amy Shira Teitel
A screenshot of Amy Shira Teitel 
A new scientific model has discovered what actually happened to the earth after the asteroid impact that killed the dinosaurs.

September 23, 2017

Engineers Love To Break Airplanes Before You Fly In Them, Here's Why

An Airplane
An airplane
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Airplane technology has come a long way, but it has limits. Lucky for us, there are teams of people whose job it is to find those limits.

September 20, 2017

Tattoo Ink Isn't Regulated By the FDA, Here's What Happens Once It's In You

Tattoo
Tattoo
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A new study has found that tattoo ink nanoparticles spread throughout your lymphatic system when you get a tattoo. What else do tattoos do to your body?

September 18, 2017

The Threat To Space Travel That No One's Talking About

Trace Dominguez
A screenshot of Trace Dominguez  
If we don't clean up space debris, it could become impossible to leave Earth's atmosphere. Luckily, scientists have a plan. Well, lots of plans.

September 14, 2017

This Biomimetic Tech Could Mean Fewer Trips To The Dentist (You're Welcome)

Dentist
Dentist
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A new material inspired by mussels may be the key to fillings and crowns that never break or fall out.

September 11, 2017

There's A Good Chance Your Meteorologist Doesn't Suck, Here's Why

Trace Dominguez
A screenshot of Trace Dominguez  
Blame meteorologists for your rained-on picnics all you want, but modern weather forecasting is actually incredibly accurate.

August 24, 2017

After A Decade Of Colony Collapse, Bees Are Bouncing Back! (Sort Of)

Bees
Bees
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A new report shows bee populations are on the rise, but the hives are still facing major threats.

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