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Scientists Fear Grid Failures During Solar Minimum

Posted by on July 10, 2017 in Earth & Space, Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
Scientists Fear Grid Failures During Solar Minimum

It isn’t the lack of sun activity that is worrying those who study the sun, it’s what happens after the solar minimum occurs.

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The First Battery-Free Cellphone Makes Calls Using Ambient Radio Signals or Light

Posted by on July 9, 2017 in Sci-Tech, Science, Technology with 0 Comments
The First Battery-Free Cellphone Makes Calls Using Ambient Radio Signals or Light

University of Washington researchers have invented a cellphone that requires no batteries—a major leap forward in moving beyond chargers, cords and dying phones. Instead, the phone harvests the few microwatts of power it requires from either ambient radio signals or light.

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What Caused the First Human Death in Self-Driving Car: Sensors “Aren’t Sophisticated Enough…”

Posted by on July 6, 2017 in Sci-Tech, Technology with 13 Comments
What Caused the First Human Death in Self-Driving Car: Sensors “Aren’t Sophisticated Enough…”

Tesla’s sensors were not “sophisticated enough to overcome blindness from bright or low contrast light.” Videographers know how easily blown-out light that is too bright can ruin an otherwise well-composed shot. Cameras can do a lot, but digital sensors aren’t usually good at compensating for this issue.

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Biotech Firm Claims New Medical Research Will Give Life To the Dead

Posted by on July 5, 2017 in Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
Biotech Firm Claims New Medical Research Will Give Life To the Dead

Majority countries define brain-dead as the irreversible and permanent loss of brain function, which is used to confirm death. However, Ira Pastor Bioquark’s CEO and researchers claim that dead patients’ brains can be resurrected through extracting, harvesting and then re-introducing their own stems cells into the body.

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A Remote-Controlled Robotic Doctor Is Gearing Up For Action

A Remote-Controlled Robotic Doctor Is Gearing Up For Action

A new robot under development can send information on the stiffness, look and feel of a patient to a doctor located hundreds of miles away. With the help of the robot, a doctor can talk to a patient, maneuver robotic arms, feel what the robot senses and get ultrasounds.

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Scientific and Spiritual Implications of Psychic Abilities – Russell Targ

Posted by on July 2, 2017 in Sci-Tech, Science with 3 Comments
Scientific and Spiritual Implications of Psychic Abilities – Russell Targ

What do the healer, the mystic, the psychic, and the spy all have in common? They are all in touch with their non-local mind and our community of spirit. Physicist Russell Targ, co-founder of the previously SECRET psychic research program, describes the very best evidence for extrasensory perception, precognition, intuitive diagnosis and distant healing.

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Stephen Hawking Urges Moon Landing to ‘Elevate Humanity’

Posted by on June 30, 2017 in Earth & Space, Sci-Tech with 0 Comments
Stephen Hawking Urges Moon Landing to ‘Elevate Humanity’

Professor Hawking, speaking at the Starmus Festival celebrating science and the arts, said that humanity should aim to build a lunar base in 30 years’ time and send people to Mars by 2025. He further said that the goal would re-ignite the space program, forge new alliances and give humanity a sense of purpose.

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Scientists Find Clever Way To Help You De-Clutter Your Home

Posted by on June 29, 2017 in Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
Scientists Find Clever Way To Help You De-Clutter Your Home

Researchers found that people were more willing to give away unneeded goods that still had sentimental value if they were encouraged to take a photo of these items first, or find another way to preserve the memories.

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The Mere Presence Of Your Smartphone Reduces Brain Power, Study Shows

Posted by on June 28, 2017 in Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
The Mere Presence Of Your Smartphone Reduces Brain Power, Study Shows

The findings suggest that the mere presence of one’s smartphone reduces available cognitive capacity and impairs cognitive functioning, even though people feel they’re giving their full attention and focus to the task at hand.

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The Science and Psychology of Love

Posted by on June 26, 2017 in Psychology-Psychiatry, Sci-Tech, Science with 4 Comments
The Science and Psychology of Love

We simply call this mysterious feeling “love” but believe it or not, there is a complexity behind the wheel driving us to cogitate our involvement in this feeling—some sort of devoted and passionate feeling. Science has sought long to detect the basic phenomenon behind amity and has concluded at many stages that love is the most alluring feeling in our life aiding us to thrive. Fidelity compels us to accelerate the process of reproduction. Staying over the rainbow and in love with the world is not a casual nexus.

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Extra-Virgin Olive Oil Preserves Memory, Protects Brain Against Alzheimer’s

Posted by on June 26, 2017 in Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
Extra-Virgin Olive Oil Preserves Memory, Protects Brain Against Alzheimer’s

In a study published online June 21 in the Annals of Clinical and Translational Neurology, the researchers show that the consumption of extra-virgin olive oil protects memory and learning ability and reduces the formation of amyloid-beta plaques and neurofibrillary tangles in the brain — classic markers of Alzheimer’s disease.

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Drinking More Water Associated With Numerous Dietary Benefits, Study Finds

Posted by on June 23, 2017 in Sci-Tech, Science with 7 Comments
Drinking More Water Associated With Numerous Dietary Benefits, Study Finds

A new study has examined the dietary habits of more than 18,300 US adults, and found the majority of people who increased their consumption of plain water by 1 percent reduced their total daily calorie intake as well as their consumption of saturated fat, sugar, sodium and cholesterol.

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How Nature Can Make You Kinder, Happier, and More Creative

Posted by on June 22, 2017 in Nature, Sci-Tech, Science with 5 Comments
How Nature Can Make You Kinder, Happier, and More Creative

We live with ubiquitous technology designed to constantly pull for our attention. But many scientists believe our brains were not made for this kind of information bombardment, and that it can lead to mental fatigue, overwhelm, and burnout, requiring “attention restoration” to get back to a normal, healthy state. Nature can restore depleted attention circuits, which can then help us be more open to creativity and problem-solving.

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Meditation and Yoga Can ‘Reverse’ Molecular Reactions In DNA That Causes Ill-Health and Depression

Posted by on June 20, 2017 in Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
Meditation and Yoga Can ‘Reverse’ Molecular Reactions In DNA That Causes Ill-Health and Depression

“Millions of people around the world already enjoy the health benefits of mind-body interventions like yoga or meditation, but what they perhaps don’t realize is that these benefits begin at a molecular level and can change the way our genetic code goes about its business.” – Lead investigator Ivana Buric from the Brain, Belief and Behavior Lab

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Researchers Discover The One Trick To Make People Eat More Vegetables

Posted by on June 15, 2017 in Psychology-Psychiatry, Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
Researchers Discover The One Trick To Make People Eat More Vegetables

According to the study of 28,000 diners, “labeling vegetables indulgently resulted in 25% more people selecting the vegetable than in the basic condition”.

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