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Jun 19, 2018

Best evidence of rare black hole captured

Posted by in category: cosmology

Scientists have been able to prove the existence of small black holes and those that are super-massive but the existence of an elusive type of black hole, known as intermediate-mass black holes (IMBHs) is hotly debated. New research coming out of the Space Science Center at the University of New Hampshire shows the strongest evidence to date that this middle-of-the-road black hole exists, by serendipitously capturing one in action devouring an encountering star.

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Jun 19, 2018

Daily fasting works for weight loss, finds report on 16:8 diet

Posted by in category: biotech/medical

Daily fasting is an effective tool to reduce weight and lower blood pressure, according to a new study published by University of Illinois at Chicago researchers in the journal Nutrition and Healthy Aging.

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Jun 19, 2018

Leap Motion’s CAT EXPLORER

Posted by in category: futurism

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Jun 19, 2018

Solar Cells Can Now Generate Power From Raindrops

Posted by in categories: solar power, sustainability

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Jun 19, 2018

Sit anywhere with this wearable chair

Posted by in category: wearables

Sit anywhere, at any time, with this wearable chair 🤯.

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Jun 19, 2018

This personal helicopter from the 1950s

Posted by in category: transportation

This personal helicopter was way ahead of its time.

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Jun 18, 2018

Google can use AI to predict when you’ll die

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, robotics/AI

It works by matching up personal data with hospital records.

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Jun 18, 2018

Inside the controversial new surgery to transplant human wombs

Posted by in category: biotech/medical

Pioneering surgeons have made it possible to transplant a human uterus that can bear children, offering hope to millions of women who never thought they could give birth.

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Jun 18, 2018

A Neuroscientist Explains What Happens to Your Brain When You Don’t Sleep

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, neuroscience

Sleep deprivation affects nearly all parts of your brain, but it is most detrimental to simple cognitive functions that we take for granted, such as memory and staying alert.

Ph.D. neuroscience candidate Shannon Odell says scientific research suggests that sleep deprivation majorly reduces cognitive performance. Studies have shown that patients have significantly reduced their thinking ability after just one night of sleep deprivation, specifically in the hippocampus, also known as the memory center.

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Jun 18, 2018

Colony ship to nearest star only needs crew of 100 to survive

Posted by in category: space

A mission to Proxima Centauri b, the closest Earth-like exoplanet, would take over six thousand years – but you only need a small crew to get started.

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