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Russian Face Recognition App Promises to Destroy Public Anonymity

Posted by on May 19, 2016 in Sci-Tech, Science with 7 Comments
Russian Face Recognition App Promises to Destroy Public Anonymity

FindFace, launched two months ago and currently taking Russia by storm, allows users to photograph people in a crowd and work out their identities, with 70% reliability.

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Potential ‘Fountain Of Youth’ Gene Found by Researchers

Posted by on May 19, 2016 in Sci-Tech, Science with 1 Comment
Potential ‘Fountain Of Youth’ Gene Found by Researchers

The discovery of the gene opens a new avenue for battling those deadly conditions, and it raises the tantalizing prospect that doctors could use the gene to prevent or delay at least some of the effects of aging.

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Berkeley May 19-20 Conference on Science of Being

Written by on May 15, 2016 in Conscious Living, Science with 0 Comments
Berkeley May 19-20 Conference on Science of Being

Foundations of Mind III: Science as if Being Mattered The third annual Foundations of Mind  conference is happening this year at UC Berkeley at the International House on May 19th and 20th where some of the world’s top scholars and neuroscientists discuss cutting-edge issues related to cognition and consciousness. Speakers scheduled to make presentations at Foundations of Mind III include: […]

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Canadian Teenager Discovers Lost Mayan City by Studying the Stars

Posted by on May 12, 2016 in Sci-Tech, Science with 14 Comments
Canadian Teenager Discovers Lost Mayan City by Studying the Stars

Satellite images have thus far confirmed Gadoury’s findings, showing unnatural geometric shapes precisely where the teenager said they would be.

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Multitasking Is a Myth, and Any Attempt at It Comes at a Neurobiological Cost

Posted by on May 10, 2016 in Sci-Tech, Science with 4 Comments
Multitasking Is a Myth, and Any Attempt at It Comes at a Neurobiological Cost

Switching focus across tasks comes at a neurological cost, depleting chemicals we need to concentrate.

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Time Travel Proven Possible by Physicists Sending Photons Into ‘The Past’

Time Travel Proven Possible by Physicists Sending Photons Into ‘The Past’

Time travel has recently been proven possible by sending single particles of light through a closed timelike curve where the photon meets its older self.

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US Government Green Lights Experiments to Reanimate the Brain Dead

Posted by on May 6, 2016 in Sci-Tech, Science with 150 Comments
US Government Green Lights Experiments to Reanimate the Brain Dead

The ReAnima Project will begin recruiting patients who are all but clinically dead due to traumatic brain injury. With cooperation from their families, these patients will be kept alive by machines and administered a series of procedures meant to kickstart cellular regeneration.

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Your Heart Senses Events BEFORE They Happen (Study Shows)

Posted by on May 4, 2016 in Science with 5 Comments
Your Heart Senses Events BEFORE They Happen (Study Shows)

a truly mind-boggling set of experiments, discussed in an article in the Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine in 2004, Dr Rollin McCraty from the Heartmath Institute—a leading-edge research center for the scientific study of heart coherence and its health benefits and of other aspects of this revolutionary new science of the heart—found that the heart seems to ‘know’ the emotional future.

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New Jellyfish Looks Like an Alien Spacecraft

Posted by on May 4, 2016 in Sci-Tech, Science with 2 Comments
New Jellyfish Looks Like an Alien Spacecraft

Video captured of the jellyfish reveals a stunning sight: The organism sports two sets of tentacles, long and short, that extend from its pulsating bell. Inside the bell, which resembles a flying saucer of sorts, are red canals that seem to connect bright-yellow gonads, according to the scientists.

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NASA Releases Stunning New Close-up Color Images of Pluto (1MIN Video)

Posted by on May 3, 2016 in Earth & Space, Sci-Tech, Science, Technology with 6 Comments
NASA Releases Stunning New Close-up Color Images of Pluto (1MIN Video)

NASA has released a number of stunning colour photographs of the planet Pluto. The pictures have been compiled from four images from the New Horizons’ Long Range Reconnaissance Imager mixed with color data from the Ralph instrument. The new pictures indicate that Pluto is covered by masses of flowing ice.

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Pluto: Timelapse Video Shows Dwarf Planet Images from 1930s to 2015

Posted by on April 22, 2016 in Earth & Space, Sci-Tech, Science, Technology with 1 Comment
Pluto: Timelapse Video Shows Dwarf Planet Images from 1930s to 2015

Timelapse video showing a sequence of images just released by NASA that shows how human understanding of Pluto has evolved since the 1930s. The distant world was discovered in 1930 by astronmer Clyde William Tombaugh.

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Welcome to the Future: This Smart Contact Lens Has a Built-In Camera

Posted by on April 22, 2016 in Sci-Tech, Science, Technology with 7 Comments
Welcome to the Future: This Smart Contact Lens Has a Built-In Camera

Will your eyes soon become a camera? If Samsung has their way, your eyes may be more than a camera, as their new contact proto-type connects with other devices too.

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Do You Have ADHD? Science Says You May Have An Evolutionary Advantage (Video)

Posted by on April 21, 2016 in Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
Do You Have ADHD? Science Says You May Have An Evolutionary  Advantage (Video)

Science says ADHD may be a good thing… watch this video and learn why.

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Science Reveals Freddie Mercury’s Singing Secrets

Posted by on April 20, 2016 in Nature, Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
Science Reveals Freddie Mercury’s Singing Secrets

Freddie Mercury had one of the most memorable voices in music, and now researchers have unlocked some of the mystery behind it. For one thing, his vocal chords moved faster than normal.

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New Scientific Discovery Could Make it Easier to Diagnose, Treat Autism

Posted by on April 14, 2016 in Sci-Tech, Science with 2 Comments
New Scientific Discovery Could Make it Easier to Diagnose, Treat Autism

Researchers found a link between the activity of the neurotransmitter GABA and symptoms of autism. GABA neurotransmitters inhibit brain cells from firing in response to signals received from the external environment.

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