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Carl Sagan’s Prediction Of Today’s Society From Two Decades Ago Comes True

Posted by on February 1, 2017 in Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
Carl Sagan’s Prediction Of Today’s Society From Two Decades Ago Comes True

Carl Sagan: “I have a foreboding of an America in my children’s or grandchildren’s time — when the United States is a service and information economy; when nearly all the manufacturing industries have slipped away to other countries; when awesome technological powers are in the hands of a very few, and no one representing the public interest can even grasp the issues; when the people have lost the ability to set their own agendas or knowledgeably question those in authority; when, clutching our crystals and nervously consulting our horoscopes, our critical faculties in decline, unable to distinguish between what feels good and what’s true, we slide, almost without noticing, back into superstition and darkness.”

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Biologist Proves That Measles Is NOT a Virus – Wins Supreme Court Case Against Doctor

Posted by on January 30, 2017 in Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
Biologist Proves That Measles Is NOT a Virus – Wins Supreme Court Case Against Doctor

A supreme court ruling in Germany brings attention to the fact that the measles have never been proven to be a virus.

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Researchers Discover DNA-Editing Technique: Fixes Broken Genes, Delays Ageing and Cures Incurable Diseases [Video]

Posted by on January 29, 2017 in Sci-Tech, Science, Technology with 0 Comments
Researchers Discover DNA-Editing Technique: Fixes Broken Genes, Delays Ageing and Cures Incurable Diseases [Video]

The discovery of the recent CRISPR means DNA altering has now caught up with human beings. Soon, we could see genetically modified human beings. In October 2016, we reported that a private biotechnology company in the United States, Editas Medicine is preparing to produce the first genetically modified human beings on Earth by 2017.

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The Global Doomsday Clock Is Almost at Midnight: Here’s What It Means

Posted by on January 29, 2017 in Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
The Global Doomsday Clock Is Almost at Midnight: Here’s What It Means

The new position of doomsday clock minute hand is the closest it’s been to the top since the hydrogen bomb tests of 1953. “It’s two and a half minutes to midnight,” the group stated, “The probability of global catastrophe is very high, and the actions needed to reduce the risks of disaster must be taken very soon.”

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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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