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Without Soil or Sunlight, Scientists Harvest First Vegetables in Antarctic Greenhouse

Posted by on April 6, 2018 in Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
Without Soil or Sunlight, Scientists Harvest First Vegetables in Antarctic Greenhouse

Scientists at Germany’s DLR Institute of Space Systems were successfully able to grow eight pounds of greens, 70 radishes, and 18 cucumbers without soil or sunlight. Temperatures outside reached -6 degrees Fahrenheit.

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Stephen Hawking Leaves Behind ‘Breathtaking’ Final Multiverse Theory

Posted by on March 19, 2018 in Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
Stephen Hawking Leaves Behind ‘Breathtaking’ Final Multiverse Theory

Colleagues have revealed that Stephen Hawking’s final academic work was to set out the groundbreaking mathematics needed for a spacecraft to find traces of multiple big bangs. Currently being reviewed by a leading scientific journal, the paper, named “A Smooth Exit from Eternal Inflation,” may turn out to be Hawking’s most important scientific legacy.

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Stephen Hawking’s Final Warnings to Humanity

Posted by on March 15, 2018 in Sci-Tech, Science, Technology with 0 Comments
Stephen Hawking’s Final Warnings to Humanity

In recent years, Stephen Hawking, who suffered from Lou Gehrig’s disease, a neurodegenerative disorder, was outspoken on a variety of issues, often addressing societal, environmental, and existential dilemmas plaguing humanity. Here are Hawking’s final warnings to humanity.

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Stephen Hawking Says He Knows What Happened BEFORE the Big Bang

Posted by on March 6, 2018 in Earth & Space, Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
Stephen Hawking Says He Knows What Happened BEFORE the Big Bang

Hawking’s answer to the question “What was there before there was anything?” relies on a theory known as the “no-boundary proposal. In in a lecture on the no-boundary proposal, Hawking wrote: “Events before the Big Bang are simply not defined, because there’s no way one could measure what happened at them. Since events before the Big Bang have no observational consequences, one may as well cut them out of the theory, and say that time began at the Big Bang.”

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

Posted by on March 4, 2018 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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Largest Study Of Its Kind Finds Alcohol Use Biggest Risk Factor For Dementia

Posted by on February 21, 2018 in Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
Largest Study Of Its Kind Finds Alcohol Use Biggest Risk Factor For Dementia

A study of adults diagnosed with dementia in France, found that of the 57,000 cases of early-onset dementia (before the age of 65), the majority (57%) were related to chronic heavy drinking.

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New Study Finds Alcohol Damages the Brain More Than Cannabis

Posted by on February 18, 2018 in Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
New Study Finds Alcohol Damages the Brain More Than Cannabis

The researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder also concluded that years of exposure to cannabis does not affect the size or integrity of white or grey matter in the brain. As The Daily Mail reports, the grey matter enables brain function whereas white matter controls communication.

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7 Amazing New Brain Hacks Backed By Science

Posted by on February 12, 2018 in Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
7 Amazing New Brain Hacks Backed By Science

This should go without saying, but it needs to be said regarding brain hacks backed by science: don’t take anything for granted. Not even science. Science changes every day. Research changes all the time. Don’t make the same mistake that theists make. Don’t believe in the research. Research it. Think about it. Tear it apart. Re-imagine it. Who knows? Maybe you’ll discover something that puts the research in this article out to pasture.

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Meet the Scientists Whose Garden Unlocked the Secret To Good Health

Posted by on January 29, 2018 in Sci-Tech, Science with 5 Comments
Meet the Scientists Whose Garden Unlocked the Secret To Good Health

After understanding that microbes are the real reason their garden is almost evergreen, the scientific couple decided to use the same microbes theory to themselves as the secret to good health.

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Science Has Found the Emotion You Need to Stay Healthy

Posted by on January 24, 2018 in Sci-Tech, Science with 6 Comments
Science Has Found the Emotion You Need to Stay Healthy

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.

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Scientists and Activists Call for Ban on Human Gene Editing

Posted by on January 22, 2018 in Sci-Tech, Science with 17 Comments
Scientists and Activists Call for Ban on Human Gene Editing

Many of us are fascinated with the idea of playing ‘God’, and gene editing is the perfect platform to do so. However a group has arisen to voice their discomfort with the idea of editing human genes to create what is called a designer baby, on the grounds that it is not ethical nor would it be safe.

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Experiment Confirms Quantum Weirdness: Reality Does Not Exist Until It Is Measured

Posted by on January 18, 2018 in Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
Experiment Confirms Quantum Weirdness: Reality Does Not Exist Until It Is Measured

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.

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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 December 31, 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 71 Most AMAZING Innovations of All Time [VIDEO]

Posted by on December 25, 2017 in Sci-Tech, Science, Technology with 0 Comments

Also included on the list of the most amazing innovations are: agriculture, sailing ships, the internal combustion engine, the camera, and many more.

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Neuroscientists Discover a Unique Link Between Breathing and The Brain

Posted by on December 8, 2017 in Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
Neuroscientists Discover a Unique Link Between Breathing and The Brain

Scientists found that “volitional control and awareness of breathing engage distinct but overlapping brain circuits.” What does this mean? Basically, when we voluntarily control the breath, even if we just focus on the breath, we create additional access and synchronicity between different parts of the brain.

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