#Science

“They're usually these people that have been fucked by the system who are trying to unfuck themselves.”

The rise of the homegrown biohackers

Thu, October 19th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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“Individual faces and other physical traits were predicted using whole genome sequencing data.”

Everything that makes you is in your genome and can be predicted

Fri, September 8th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

523

“Silicon Valley’s newfound urge to postpone aging indefinitely is an attempt by the super wealthy to extend their own lives.”

The plan is to extend life by decades using a cheap pill

Sun, August 27th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

629

“First confirmed case of the gene editing of human embryos in the US.”

Genetically modified human embryo made

Sat, July 29th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

495

Teleportation Achieved

Photon entanglement from Earth to space

Wed, July 12th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

539

"How will that impact human evolution going forward?"

The end of random mutations

Sat, May 20th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1367

"If we develop these anti-aging technologies, who will have access to them?"

Questions from the war on aging

Fri, May 5th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

493

"Work that paves the way for the creation and exploitation of entirely new life forms."

Programmable genetically engineered microbes

Thu, January 26th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

501

Everything You Need to Know About CRISPR

Explained so that even you can understand

Thu, November 3rd, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

583

"What about becoming disease-resistant, weight gain resistant, and even slowing down the aging process?"

Rewriting the genome from scratch

Sat, October 15th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

676

"Is it possible that you're pooping all wrong?"

The best position for pooping

Sun, August 7th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

587

"How can you put one person’s head on another’s body?"

China wants to perform full-body transplants

Sat, June 25th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

784

"Researchers used the thoughts of one human's brain to control the physical actions of another."

Brain-to-brain communication

Thu, June 23rd, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

787

"Gene editing can now change an entire species forever."

Tue, June 14th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

838

"If I give you my renewable hydrogen the only thing you’ll do is blow up balloons with it."

Genetically engineered bacteria turns Hydrogen and CO2 into alcohol fuel

Wed, June 1st, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

727

"First successful example of telomere lengthening via gene therapy in a human individual."

Getting biologically younger

Mon, April 25th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

536

"It is literally a programming language for bacteria."

Programming language for DNA sequence

Mon, April 4th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

694

"Venter says that the cell constitutes a brand new, artificial species."

Synthetic Biology

Sun, March 27th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

633

Childhood Amnesia

Why Can't You Remember Being a Baby?

Thu, March 17th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

711

In Layman's Terms: Gravitational Waves

In case you were wondering what the big deal was

Sat, February 13th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

770

CRISPR Based Gene Editing Tool for $120

Now everyone can be a kitchen table scientist

Sat, January 16th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

868

Growing Human Organs Inside Pigs and Sheep

Human-animal chimeras

Fri, January 15th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

926

"Most biologists aren't interested in making designer babies or mutant species."

CRISPR works

Thu, December 31st, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

986

December Has the Longest Days of the Year

By about 30 seconds

Wed, December 23rd, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

772

Eradicating Mosquitoes Responsible for Malaria with Genetic Editing

Won't cause any ecological impact

Mon, December 14th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

858

Apparently We Don't Live Inside a Hologram

That's great news, right?

Tue, December 8th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1019

Hijacking Evolution with Gene Editing

Flouting the laws of inheritance and evolution

Thu, November 19th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1009

Using Sound to Grab Objects and Move Them

Sonic Tractor Beam

Thu, October 29th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

920

"This achievement may someday make it possible to use pig organs for transplantation into humans."

Using Crispr to edit pig's genome to produce organs for humans

Fri, October 23rd, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

814

Brain Implant Allows Paralysed Person to Type Six Words per Minute

BrainGate2

Sun, October 11th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

718

"When did modern humans branch off as an independent species?"

Where human evolution is taking us

Sat, October 10th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1282

Electromagnetic Wormhole Created in a Lab

There are some giant nerds out there, hats off to them

Thu, September 3rd, 2015 21:15 by capnasty NEWS

925

Fusion Reactor Breakthrough Claim

Sat, August 29th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1096

Brain in a Test Tube

Researchers grow human brain in a lab

Thu, August 20th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1219

The Workout Pill

Mon, August 10th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1007

"If things work out, 10 years from now we should see some farms making petrochemical replacements."

Main ingredient of plastic could be made with bacteria and sunlight

Thu, August 6th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1013

Generating Electricity from Human Movement to Power Smart Gadgets

Mon, July 20th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1315

"Wiring animal brains together so they could collaborate on simple tasks."

Networking monkey brains

Tue, July 14th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

941

"DNA as a molecule has many things wrong with it."

New DNA letters created in the lab

Sat, July 11th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1044

What Was Lost (or Gained) from Shifting from Paper to Screens

Reading on a screen encourages skimming

Fri, July 10th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

984

Hacking Photosynthesis

And plants change their colour

Tue, July 7th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1040

Supercomputer Links Cancer to DNA Crosses

Mon, June 22nd, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1183

Using an Electron Microscope to Photograph a Needle in an LP Groove

Wed, June 17th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1086

"Gravity may simply not exist."

Understanding gravity

Tue, June 9th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1084

"A group of Chinese scientists just reported that they modified the genome of human embryos."

This was never done before

Thu, April 23rd, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1547

Solar-Powered Artificial Photosynthesis

Artificial process can convert carbon dioxide into useful chemicals

Tue, April 21st, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1267

Graphene Oxide Absorbs Radioactive Waste in Water

Sat, April 18th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1490

Scientists Seeking to Ban a Particular Genome-Editing Technique

"A technique invented in 2012 makes it possible to edit the genome precisely and with much greater ease."

Tue, April 7th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1360

Gender Swap Using VR Headsets

The Machine to Be Another

Sat, March 28th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1133

Simulating Voices by 3D-Printing Vocal Tracts and Larynx Through DNA-Based Predictions

Sun, March 22nd, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1418

The Only Roadblock to a Head Transplant Is Ethics, Not Science

Otherwise we're good to go

Sat, February 28th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

2000

"In less time than it takes to make a cup of coffee, a sketch emerges inferred solely from DNA."

DNA-generated portraits

Wed, February 25th, 2015 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

1456

Why Asparagus Makes Your Pee Smell

We've all been secretly wondering that

Tue, February 17th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1370

Using Super Mario to Understand How the Human Brain Works

Wed, February 4th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1390

Eggs Can Now Be Unboiled

Tue, January 27th, 2015 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

1406

Experiment, a Crowdfunding Platform for Scientific Research

By scientists, for scientists

Thu, December 11th, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

880

World's Simplest Electric Train

Fri, December 5th, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

998

Segmented Sleep Lost to Artificial Light

Mon, November 10th, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

860

How to Detect Time Dilation

"Behold the COSMOTRON 5000!!!"

Wed, October 29th, 2014 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

856

Scientists Sceptical of Lockheed Martin's Promised Fusion Reactor

Fri, October 17th, 2014 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

1041

Schrödinger's Cat Experiment Explained

It's all about the strange nature of quantum superpositions

Wed, October 15th, 2014 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

1013

The Ability to Regrow Organs Might Be Dormant in Humans

Sun, October 12th, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1157

TED-Ed Explains Where Genes Come From

Thu, October 9th, 2014 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

986

Understanding the Brain With a Massive Electrode Array System

Tue, October 7th, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

814

Open Source Platform for Fruit Fly Brain Emulation

Mon, September 29th, 2014 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

935

Cloaking Using Readily Available Materials

Sun, September 28th, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

945

It Takes Longer for Each New Generation to Finish School, Get a Job, Marry, and Have Children

Sun, September 21st, 2014 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

867

Evolution All Leads to the Same Place

Fri, September 12th, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1165

Solid Light

Transforming light into a crystal

Thu, September 11th, 2014 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

1036

DIY Brain Hackers

Wed, September 10th, 2014 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

1248

Human Skin Neurons Perform as Well as Those in the Brain

Skin can figure out the shape of things it's touching

Wed, September 3rd, 2014 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

951

You Can't Smell Your Own Home

Fri, August 29th, 2014 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

925

We Could Be Living in a Two Dimensional Holographic Universe

Thu, August 28th, 2014 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

987

Telepathy Now Possible

"An international research team transmitted words from one person’s brain to another by mapping electrical currents in the brain and the spine."

Wed, August 27th, 2014 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

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How Optical Illusions Trick the Brain in Making Assumptions

Thu, August 14th, 2014 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

888

"We form a sense of whether a stranger is trustworthy in less than one tenth of a second."

Fri, July 25th, 2014 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

918

Earth's Magnetic Poles are Getting Ready to Flip

Wed, July 23rd, 2014 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

960

Modified Measles Virus Used to Kill Cancer

Fri, May 16th, 2014 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

722

Cancer Killing Nanorobot

Fri, May 9th, 2014 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

974

Evolution of the Universe Recreated in a Lab

Thu, May 8th, 2014 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

747

"Blood from young mice reverses ageing in old mice."

Mon, May 5th, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

951

Producing Jet Fuel Out of Thin Air

Sat, May 3rd, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

863

"And the worst is yet to come." Scientists' Warning on Climate Risk

Wed, April 2nd, 2014 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

783

How to Make Dry Ice With a Pillow Case and a Fire Extinguisher

Tue, April 1st, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

701

Exercise Is Good for Your Eyes

Fri, March 28th, 2014 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

749

Why Roller Coaster Loops Are Not Perfect Circles

Sat, March 22nd, 2014 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

817

Lack of Sleep Kills Brain Cells

Thu, March 20th, 2014 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

700

Evidence Proving Big Bang Theory Found

Tue, March 18th, 2014 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

1035

30,000 Year Old Giant Virus Found Frozen in Siberia, Still Works

Tue, March 4th, 2014 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

694

"Extinction is the core of humanity's relation with nature." De-Extinction of Animals is Really Happening

Fri, February 28th, 2014 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

807

"If cravings are running your life, try playing Tetris."

Wed, February 26th, 2014 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

736

How to Make Yourself Do What Needs to Be Done When You Really Don't Want To

Mon, February 24th, 2014 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

874

"Scientists are predicting that we're on track for a sixth mass extinction."

Thu, February 13th, 2014 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

724

TED Pop-Up Presentation Explains Pangaea

Sun, February 9th, 2014 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

1921

Researchers Create Embryonic-Like Stem Cells Out of Regular Skin or Blood Cells

Wed, January 29th, 2014 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

616

Brains of the Elderly Are Slower Due to Massive Amount of Information Stored

Sat, January 25th, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

797

Why the Solar System is Flat

Tue, January 14th, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

663

"Sleep Has to Have a Basic Evolutional Function [or] it would have been eliminated."

Tue, January 14th, 2014 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

660

Academic Paper Tries to Track Down Time Travellers Using the Internet

Sat, January 4th, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

680

Object Levitation Using Sound

Fri, January 3rd, 2014 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

739

Duplicating Nature's Million-Year Process of Creating Crude Oil Down to Minutes in the Lab

Wed, December 18th, 2013 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

728

Simulations Seem to Indicate that the Universe is an Hologram

Thu, December 12th, 2013 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

609

The Milky Way Contains Billions of Potentially Habitable Planets

Wed, November 6th, 2013 12:06 by capnasty NEWS

775

If You Want People to Trust You, Apologize for the Rain

Tue, October 22nd, 2013 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

630

Lonely Planet Found Not Orbiting a Star

Fri, October 11th, 2013 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

681

Researchers Pass Crucial Milestone to Reach Self-Sustaining Nuclear Fusion

Mon, October 7th, 2013 21:49 by capnasty NEWS

755

Canadian Researchers Develop Cheap, Spray-On Solar Cells

Mon, October 7th, 2013 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

701

Visit CERN With Google Street View

Thu, October 3rd, 2013 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

614

Insect With Built-In Mechanical Gears

Wed, September 18th, 2013 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

824

Six People of Average Strength Actually Required to Tip a Sleeping Cow

Wed, September 11th, 2013 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

695

Single Injection Reverses Down Syndrome in Newborn Mice

Fri, September 6th, 2013 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

688

How Consciousness Works

Fri, August 23rd, 2013 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

657

Why We Sleep

Tue, August 20th, 2013 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

757

The Sun's Magnetic Field is About to Flip

Fri, August 9th, 2013 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

816

Kickstarter Bans Future Projects Featuring Genetically Modified Organisms

Fri, August 9th, 2013 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

759

Using Computers to Understand the Brain, in Order to Build Better Computers

Wed, August 7th, 2013 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

658

The Cycle of Poop

Sat, August 3rd, 2013 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

667

Watching Objects Explode in Slow Motion After Being Dropped From 4 Stories High

Fri, August 2nd, 2013 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

974

Evolution Has Made the Brain Register Rejection as Actual Physical Pain

Sat, July 27th, 2013 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

750

Feeling Your Phone Vibrating When It Actually Isn't Is All Part of Healthy Brain Functions

Thu, July 18th, 2013 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

804

Temporo-Parietal Junction: the Part of the Brain that Decides What Goes Viral on Social Media

Thu, July 11th, 2013 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

820

Scientists Discover Cockatoos Can Crack Locks

Sat, July 6th, 2013 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

734

Growing Human Organs for Harvest in Animals As Soon as Next Year

Tue, June 25th, 2013 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

758

U.S. Court Rules Human Genes Cannot Be Patented, Artificial DNA Can

Sun, June 16th, 2013 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

753

Small Electroshocks to the Brain Improve Arithmetic Skills

Mon, May 27th, 2013 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

735

Scientists Recreate Conditions of Life on Earth 3 Billion Years Ago Proving RNA's Role to Life

Wed, May 22nd, 2013 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

685

We're One Step Closer to Cloning Humans

Mon, May 20th, 2013 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

764

Region of the Brain That Controls Ageing Discovered

Sun, May 5th, 2013 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

744

Parasite That Makes Mice Fearless of Cats

Thu, May 2nd, 2013 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

714

Decoding Fish DNA to Determine When Fins Turned into Feet

Sun, April 21st, 2013 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

716

Playing Tetris May Help Treat PTSD and Flashbacks

Fri, April 19th, 2013 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

692

"If an astronaut cries in space, do their tears fall?"

Thu, April 18th, 2013 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

790

Watching Evolution in Action Using Virtual Creatures

Tue, April 16th, 2013 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

684

Brain-Training Games Make You Better at Playing Games “but not at anything anyone might care about in real life.”

Thu, April 11th, 2013 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

633

“Many of the most successful scientists in the world today are mathematically no more than semiliterate.”

Tue, April 9th, 2013 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

693

Global Warming: 1,600 Years of Ice in Andes Melted in 25 Years

Sun, April 7th, 2013 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

673

Study: You Should Not Stretch Before a Workout

Thu, April 4th, 2013 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

696

Moshpits Simulator

Mon, April 1st, 2013 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

875

Mixing Water and Sounds

Fri, March 15th, 2013 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

690

Short Animation Explains DNA

Thu, March 14th, 2013 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

625

How To Lose the Most Amount of Weight With the Least Amount of Work

Tue, March 12th, 2013 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

707

African Berry With Most Intense Colour in the World Has No Actual Colour Pigmentation

Thu, March 7th, 2013 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

819

"Scientists now have the knowledge and the tools to bring extinct species back to life."

Bring out your dead

Wed, March 6th, 2013 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

759

The Cubli: Cubes That Can Jump Up and Balance

Fri, March 1st, 2013 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

865

The Centrifuge Brain Project

Wed, February 6th, 2013 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

1165

"The mental exhaustion of urban living."

Tue, February 5th, 2013 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

802

Science Uses Puppets and Babies to Prove Humans Are Generally Good

Thu, January 24th, 2013 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

721

The World's Largest Scale Model of the Solar System? It's In Sweden and it's as Big as the Country Itself

Fri, January 11th, 2013 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

882

We Almost All Died on Tuesday

Wed, December 12th, 2012 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

736

The Human Brain Can Read and Do Math Unconsciously

Tue, November 20th, 2012 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

749

Belly Button Biodiversity

Fri, November 16th, 2012 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

899

Fingerprints Remain the Same for Life

Tue, November 6th, 2012 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

772

Tolkien Estate Bans Scientists From Calling Tiny Prehistoric Hominids 'Hobbit'

Thu, November 1st, 2012 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

758

Why is the Sky Dark at Night?

Wed, October 3rd, 2012 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

916

MIT: Tinfoil Hats Not That Good at Stopping Mind Control Rays

Wed, October 3rd, 2012 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

812

Acoustic Levitation: Using Soundwaves to Levitate Liquids

Wed, September 19th, 2012 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

891

Water Bears: Microscopic Organism Capable of Surviving in the Vacuum of Space

Wed, September 19th, 2012 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

1616

Lava Pour No. 5: Pouring Lava Over Ice

Mon, September 3rd, 2012 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1046

NASA's Curiosity Successfully Lands on Mars

Mon, August 6th, 2012 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

767

Climate Scientists, Who Are Generally Reluctant to Point Fingers, Link U.S. Drought to Climate Change

Fri, August 3rd, 2012 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

1109

The Nocebo Effect: Telling a Patient an Harmless Substance is Harmful Can Be Powerful Enough to Kill

Sat, July 28th, 2012 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

750

"We took a rat apart and rebuilt it as a jellyfish."

Wed, July 25th, 2012 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

752

OMG Space: the Solar System Done to Scale, In One Big, Scrollable Website

Wed, July 18th, 2012 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

1021

Physicists: Batman's Cape Not Safe For Gliding

Fri, July 13th, 2012 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

737

Relativistic Baseball: What would happen if you tried to hit a baseball pitched at 90% the speed of light?

Wed, July 11th, 2012 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

733

Stephen Hawking Loses $100 Bet Over Whether the Higgs-Boson Actually Existed

Tue, July 10th, 2012 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

773

Challenges of Getting to Mars: Curiosity's Seven Minutes of Terror

Wed, June 27th, 2012 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

1000

Time is Running Out: Spanish Scientists Predict How Time Will Stop Completely

Fri, June 22nd, 2012 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

826

Apple Sets the Screen of Each Laptop in its Stores At Exactly the Same Angle

Thu, June 21st, 2012 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

700

How We Are All Related

Fri, June 15th, 2012 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

648

Brian Greene: "Our universe is not the only universe."

Wed, May 30th, 2012 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

768

"Creating an HIV vaccine is like trying to fire a gun at millions of shielded, moving targets that can eat your bullets." Why We Have No Cure for AIDS

Fri, May 11th, 2012 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

678

Dinosaurs' Farts: Silent but Deadly

Tue, May 8th, 2012 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

650

The Science Behind Memorable Quotes

Fri, April 6th, 2012 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

770

We're Running Out of Helium Thanks to Party Balloons

Tue, March 27th, 2012 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

815

Ability to Learn is Affected by How Soon We Go to Sleep

Mon, March 26th, 2012 09:00 by capnasty NEWS

639

Adam Savage: How Simple Ideas Lead to Scientific Discoveries

Tue, March 20th, 2012 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

745

Point by Point Rebuttal on Why the Global Warming Skeptics Are Wrong

Sat, March 3rd, 2012 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

634

Wearing a Lab Coat Does Make You Smarter

Fri, March 2nd, 2012 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

762

Star Trek Analytic: "When Kirk 'makes contact' with an alien woman, the survival rate of red-shirts increases by 84%"

Wed, February 15th, 2012 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1911

The Scale of the Universe: Cary Huang's Interactive Site Puts Big and Small Into Perspective

Mon, February 13th, 2012 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

1263

A History of the Sky: a Year-Long Time-Lapse Study of the Sky

Thu, December 1st, 2011 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

632

The Odds of You Existing are Close to Zero

Wed, November 23rd, 2011 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

2192

Mind Controlled Slot Car Racing

Tue, November 22nd, 2011 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

663

Constraints Improve Creativity

Thu, November 17th, 2011 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

686

Your Subconscious Knows a Lot More Than You Do

Thu, November 10th, 2011 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

778

Not Quite Mind Reading, But We're Getting There

Fri, November 4th, 2011 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

630

LabRats: You May Now Begin the Experiment

Wed, October 19th, 2011 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

2437

The Strange Powers of the Placebo Effect

Mon, October 10th, 2011 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

820

Neutrinos: Stubbornly Disproving Einstein?

Wed, October 5th, 2011 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

847

Schrödinger's Cat Explained in Just Under Two Minutes

Thu, September 29th, 2011 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

679

Three Men Named Jesus Christ Are Sitting in a Room

Thu, September 29th, 2011 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

750

Reprogramming White Blood Cells to Kill Cancer

Wed, September 14th, 2011 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

945

Time is Real, Immortality is Next and We All Live 80 Milliseconds in the Past

Tue, September 6th, 2011 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

717

False Modesty and Why Smart People Don't Brag as Much

Thu, September 1st, 2011 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

736

Myth: Humans Celebrate Diversity and Respect the Point of View of Others

Fri, August 26th, 2011 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

768

High Speed Video of Pistols Firing Underwater

Tue, August 23rd, 2011 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

834

Study: People View Criticisms of Their Favourite Brand as a Threat to Their Self Image

Fri, August 19th, 2011 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

691

How To Make a Pet Dinosaur

Tue, August 16th, 2011 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

839

The Batman Equation

Thu, August 4th, 2011 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

1488

Swedish Man Arrested For Trying to Split Atoms in His Kitchen

Wed, August 3rd, 2011 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

651

Why 60 Seconds, 60 Minutes But 24 Hours?

Wed, July 27th, 2011 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

843

How Far Away is the Moon? (The Scale of the Universe)

Thu, June 23rd, 2011 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

704

We Are All Inattentive Superheroes

Fri, May 27th, 2011 22:00 by capnasty NEWS

697

The Most Information, The Fewest Words

Tue, May 17th, 2011 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

832

The Illusion of Being Observed Can Make Us a Better Person

Mon, May 16th, 2011 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

743

Browse Your Body With Google

Wed, May 11th, 2011 22:00 by capnasty NEWS

1731

The Top 10 Psychology Studies of 2010

Wed, April 13th, 2011 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

829

The Economist's Modest Proposal: Talking to Our Alien Neighbours Using a Neutrino Based Communication Network

Wed, April 13th, 2011 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

722

Watching a Star Fall Into a Black Hole

Fri, April 8th, 2011 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

833

Simple Eye Grown Out of Stem Cells

Thu, April 7th, 2011 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

788

Bottle of Water + Microwave Oven = Dangerous Explosion

Sun, April 3rd, 2011 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

873

How Zombies Work: Zombie Autopsy 101

Mon, March 28th, 2011 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

691

Study: People Make Better Long Term Decisions When They Really, REALLY Have to Pee

Tue, March 8th, 2011 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

699

Shuttle Discovery's Final Flight

Wed, February 23rd, 2011 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

1455

Paul Revere's Midnight Ride Effect

Wed, January 26th, 2011 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1253

Italian Scientists Claim to Have Demonstrated Cold Fusion

Mon, January 24th, 2011 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

838

Cloning Mammoths: Just Like Jurassic Park But Without Jeff Goldblum

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