From carrots to corn, plants have evolved with human intervention so that they are now drastically different than they once were when our Paleolithic ancestors consumed them. This intriguing video highlights these things and more.
Physicists at MIT have created a very strange and exciting new form of matter. Read about it now.
This Studies show that the same positive feedback in oxytocin release occurs when a mom gazes at her newborn infant, occurs when dogs make the so-called puppy eyes at their owners.
An ELAN – a glowing blob of gas – is a very rare thing to see, but this one is one of the rarest, because Astronomers can’t find its power source.
Researchers from the University of California, Berkeley, have tracked emotions such as compassion, joy, love, and so on versus the levels of interleukin-6 (IL-6). The researchers found that those who regularly have positive emotions have less IL-6—and they noticed the strongest correlation with one particular emotion: awe.
Physicist Nassim Haramein talks “brainlessness,” consciousness and how it’s possible to think and function without a brain (something to THINK about!)
Trapped inside massive crystals deep in a Mexican cave, creatures have been discovered that subsist on iron, sulfur, and other chemicals. The researchers say the microbial lifeforms are new to science but have been tucked away for tens of thousands of years.
The quantum mechanics phenomena include particles that seem to be in more than one place at a time, or to communicate with each other over great distances without explanations. Likewise, quantum communication of faraway particles – something Albert Einstein called “spooky action at a distance” – is actually due to interaction of nearby worlds.
With scientists performing a famous experiment and proving that reality does not exist until it is measured. The bizarre nature of reality as laid out by quantum theory has survived another test.
Is the time we experience in our day-to-day lives real? Is our interpretation of time actually how the world is structured? Could time be broken up into particles like matter? These questions fuel Greene’s curiosity, and their most likely answers indicate that time travel into the future is very much possible.
In the 1980s scientist, Benjamin Libet conducted an experiment. He ‘discovered’ that what seems to be free will or the conscious choice to do or not do something is really just the observance of something that has already happened. This completely rocked the foundations of what most thought of as a prerequisite for being human and the long-held religious view that free will must always be honored.
The experiment looked for synchronicity (a meaningful event at a specific time), which is what they found at the peak of the festival, when some 50,000 plus participants were intently focused on the burning of a giant man in effigy. All Random Number Generators exhibited significant deviations from randomness at precisely the moment when the effigy was ignited
Is the land under New Zealand an actual continent? Read this and decide.