Showing posts with label Trace Dominguez. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Trace Dominguez. Show all posts

May 27, 2017

How Your Brain Helps You Lie To Yourself

Trace Dominguez
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A new study aims to find out why and how we avoid information we don't want to hear — and how we can stop doing it.

May 18, 2017

Ants Are Growing Food And They're Better At It Than We Are

Ants On A Leaf
Ants on a leaf
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Believe it or not, ants started farming way before we did. How do they do it?

May 14, 2017

We Found Another State Of Matter: The Supersolid!

Julian Huguet And Trace Dominguez
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Scientists have created, yet another state of matter called a supersolid! But what is it, and what does it do?

May 9, 2017

Your Brain Changes All The Time, But Being A Mom Changes It Forever

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Mother's bodies go through tons of changes before and after giving birth, but so do their brains! What really makes a mom's brain different?

May 7, 2017

Starquakes Prove Space Is Violent And Metal AF

Trace Dominguez
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From so far away, stars look like peaceful dots of light, but starquakes prove otherwise.

Since Mass Exists, Can There Be Negative Mass?

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Media outlets claim researchers have created negative mass, but what they really created is negative 'effective' mass, which is a little different.

May 4, 2017

Two-Thirds Of All Cancers Are Caused By One Thing: Your DNA

Trace Dominguez
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While environmental factors can play a huge role, the number one cause of cancer is mutations from regular cell replication.

April 10, 2017

This Is How Your Brain Powers Your Thoughts

Trace Dominguez
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Scientists have figured out how our brains process thoughts and the explanation will blow your mind.

April 6, 2017

The World's Deadliest Venom Could Save Your Life

Trace Dominguez
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Some animals produce venom that is lethal to both their prey and to humans, but scientists are finding ways to use these compounds as medicine.

April 5, 2017

Neural Lace Promises To Connect Our Brains To The Internet

Trace Dominguez
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Elon Musk is funding research towards "neural lace," a brain computer interface technology that could allow our brains to compete with AI.

April 1, 2017

This Is The Only Place Antimatter Can Survive In The Universe

Trace Dominguez
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Scientists at CERN are using the Large Hadron Collider to create and study antimatter, but how are they doing it?

March 30, 2017

This Invisible Light Shows Us What Our Eyes Can't See

Trace Dominguez
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Infrared light is all around us even though we cannot see it. Find out how this invisible radiation impacts our everyday lives.

March 24, 2017

When A Satellite Goes Missing, What Can We Do?

Trace Dominguez
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Space is big and easy to get lost in. When we lose contact with spacecraft, scientists have some complicated methods to find them again.

March 17, 2017

This Giant Neuron Could Explain Where Consciousness Comes From

Trace Dominguez
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After uncovering three giant neurons, scientists could be one step closer to pinpointing where consciousness lives in the brain.

March 16, 2017

We Could Back Up The Internet On A Gram Of DNA

Trace Dominguez
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Nature's code for life is stored in DNA, but what if we could code anything we wanted into DNA?

March 13, 2017

Ocean Volcanoes May Hold Clues To Alien Life

Trace Dominguez
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Scientists think studying 'extremophiles' in toxic hydrothermal vents could teach us about potential extraterrestrial life.

March 8, 2017

Earth's Magnetic Field Is Going To Flip, Here's How We Know

Trace Dominguez
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Scientists are using clues from ancient artifacts to help them predict the future of the magnetic field.

March 3, 2017

Pluto Could Be Made A Planet Again, Along With 102 Other Celestial Bodies

Trace Dominguez
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This proposed new definition of "planets" would bring back Pluto, but would also reclassify over a hundred other celestial bodies — including our moon!

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