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Where In The World Do People Live The Longest?

Posted by on January 10, 2017 in Sci-Tech, Science with 1 Comment
Where In The World Do People Live The Longest?

Do you want to live a bit longer? Maybe it’s not how you live; it’s where you live. DNews discusses 4 areas of the world where people live the longest.

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Newsflash: Facebook Messenger is Recording You Even When Your Phone is Not Being Used

Posted by on January 2, 2017 in Sci-Tech, Science, Technology with 0 Comments
Newsflash: Facebook Messenger is Recording You Even When Your Phone is Not Being Used

People have come to see multi-tasking as a virtue, and so have required companies to make communication easier and faster. Facebook Messenger, for instance, has become a powerful tool for people to connect with each other.

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Science Discovers A Song that Reduces Anxiety by 65 Percent – Listen

Posted by on January 2, 2017 in Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
Science Discovers A Song that Reduces Anxiety by 65 Percent – Listen

The researchers discovered that the song “Weightless” (video included) resulted in a striking 65 percent reduction in participants’ overall anxiety, and a 35 percent reduction in their usual physiological resting rates.

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Why Your Brain Makes New Year’s Resolutions Impossible To Keep (and What You Can Do About It)

Posted by on January 2, 2017 in Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
Why Your Brain Makes New Year’s Resolutions Impossible To Keep (and What You Can Do About It)

On the first of every year, millions of Americans make a New Year’s resolution (or two or three) that they won’t keep. Still, despite the ritual’s repeated failings, we keep trying. This yearly tradition, which dates as far back as Ancient Rome, is a reminder that humans can’t stop believing in new beginnings. Here’s some great advice for making your goals a reality.

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The Biggest Scientific Discovery of 2016 Proves Einstein Was Right Over 100 Years Ago

Posted by on December 29, 2016 in Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
The Biggest Scientific Discovery of 2016 Proves Einstein Was Right Over 100 Years Ago

With this discovery that confirmed Einstein, we humans are embarking on a marvelous new quest: the quest to explore the warped side of the universe—objects and phenomena that are made from warped space-time.
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Is This the Biggest Mistake in the History of Science?

Posted by on December 28, 2016 in Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
Is This the Biggest Mistake in the History of Science?

Long ago, anthropologists did something that we are still paying for today. Can you guess what it is?

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Revolutionary New Company Creating Meat Without Slaughtering Animals

Posted by on December 22, 2016 in Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
Revolutionary New Company Creating Meat Without Slaughtering Animals

Over the last several years, it has become increasingly apparent that factory farming and the mass slaughter of farm animals for meat is unsustainable for animals, humans, and the planet. But as consumers begin to question their attachment to traditional meat, at least one company is eager to offer a stem cell grown alternative. Memphis Meats will start with ground meats, but formed meats are on the roadmap, and could be chicken breast, steak, and even a whole turkey if the demand is there.”

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Watch: The 12 Biggest Science Stories of 2016 [1-min Video]

Posted by on December 21, 2016 in Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
Watch: The 12 Biggest Science Stories of 2016 [1-min Video]

Among New Scientist’s top stories: Gravitational waves, predicted by Einstein, were detected for the first time; Gorillas sing and hum to express contentment when they eat; Google DeepMind’s AI beat grandmaster Lee Sedol at the ancient and complex game of Go; and more

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Study Shows the Perfect Number of Hours to Work Per Week for Your Brain to Function Best

Posted by on December 21, 2016 in Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
Study Shows the Perfect Number of Hours to Work Per Week for Your Brain to Function Best

What do you think is the perfect number of hours to work every week? One study has the answer. Read this!

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Trump Team’s Demand for Climate Researcher Names Spooks Scientists – Triggers Call for Hackathon

Posted by on December 16, 2016 in Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
Trump Team’s Demand for Climate Researcher Names Spooks Scientists – Triggers Call for Hackathon

In the wake of a Trump Transition Team request to name the names of people involved in climate change work, two university professors have called for a ‘Hackathon’ to back up all data before the new president is sworn in.

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Paris Makes All Public Transport Free To Battle The Worst Air Pollution In 10 Years

Paris Makes All Public Transport Free To Battle The Worst Air Pollution In 10 Years

Air pollution has been of growing concern for many, many decades, causing environmental effects like acid rain, haze, eutrophication, ozone depletion, crop and forest depletion, global climate change, and effects on wildlife. It also wreaks havoc on human health, with long-term effects including cancer, damage to the immune, neurological, reproductive, and respiratory systems.

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Researchers on the Verge of Creating Artificial Intelligence/Human Hybrids

Researchers on the Verge of Creating Artificial Intelligence/Human Hybrids

Citing “neuroprosthetics” like cochlear implants, Bryan Johnson of Braintree envisions BCI (brain-computer interface), a synergistic relationship between the central nervous system and external computing devices. A brain-computer interface, in the context of advanced transhumanism and taken to its logical conclusion, is AI/human hybrids.

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Is a New Memory-Enhancing Device, Currently in Development, a Bad Idea?

Is a New Memory-Enhancing Device, Currently in Development, a Bad Idea?

There are some undeniable points to be made about a drug, or an implant, that can enhance intelligence: If people have the choice to enhance their mental abilities with medication or an implant, what does that mean for society? Because if we all have access to the same enhancement, would it be an enhancement, or a new reality?

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Scientists Invent Nuclear Waste–Powered Diamond Battery that Lasts Over 5,000 Years

Posted by on December 11, 2016 in Sci-Tech, Science, Technology with 0 Comments
Scientists Invent Nuclear Waste–Powered Diamond Battery that Lasts Over 5,000 Years

A team of physicists and chemists from the University of Bristol have developed nuclear waste–powered radioactive diamond batteries that last more than 5,000 years. The new technology — which uses a man-made diamond that generates a small electrical current when placed in a radioactive field — could simultaneously help solve the problems of radioactive nuclear waste, clean electricity generation, and battery life, the researchers claim.

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New Research Shows Why You Should Never Go to Bed Angry

Posted by on December 4, 2016 in Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
New Research Shows Why You Should Never Go to Bed Angry

The old adage, “Never Go to angry” now has some scientific support. Read this.

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