Russell Foster is a circadian neuroscientist: He studies the sleep cycles of the brain. And he asks: What do we know about sleep? Not a lot, it turns out, for something we do with one-third of our lives. In this talk, .....
NASA's Chandra X-ray observatory has noticed collision of dwarf Galaxy with Big Spiral Galaxy called NGC 1232.
A new study seems to back up previous proposals that the level of complexity of your brain activity largely determines whether you’re conscious or not.
Whenever you send a text message, upload a photo, or check your news feed, your phone or computer directs a small amount of power to its radio, and uses that power to beam out a signal.
Each of the three simple geometric figures represents a basic orientation toward being and knowing. Their relation to each other on the scroll presents Sengai’s observation concerning the relationships among their respective modes of thought. Through
Nascent iodine offers thyroid protection from radiation – as we were clearly reminded during the nuclear disaster at Fukushima in 2011.
When we think of futuristic fashion, our minds often lean toward the minimalist designs of Star Trek or Tron. But maybe what we wear in the future will have more to do with what we eat than what we want to look like.
When I got home last night, I read every page of Elon Musk's 57-page plan for the Hyperloop.
The New Zealand developers of a personalised jetpack said Tuesday that aviation regulators have issued the device with a flying permit, allowing for manned test flights.
As Edward Snowden continues to expose the connection between Internet companies and NSA surveillance programs like PRISM, the popularity of alternative Internet services continues to boom.
With the semiconductor industry still on the path of Moore's law, researchers have already been toying with single-molecule electronics ......
A new type of water cleanup technology that can effectively and efficiently remove organic contaminants from large quantities of water, without using any added chemicals, could be a huge step forward for aquaculture and the world's growing farmed....
If you're connected to natural health circles, you've probably been privy to a lot of the buzz about fluoride (it's a subject that just doesn't seem to permanently go away).
A cohort of scientists from the U.S. and Great Britain have made a breakthrough discovery with regards to solar technology that could revolutionize the way we harvest light for energy.
Is the Earth Expanding, Or drifting apart as held by the Pangaea Theory?Neal Adams proposes that there was a Pangaea "super-continent" in the past, but that the change to is due to the Earth expanding, not continental drift and tectonic plate movemen
Current conditions are similar to those that have produced many active Atlantic hurricane seasons in the past.
A side effect of bringing a giant robot to a well-attended conference is that people notice. After the WIRED Mech debuted, it went wide.
NASA's Space Launch System (SLS) Program has just passed what's called a Preliminary Design Review, meaning that we're one step closer to sending this explosive stick of awesomeness into orbit.
Many people have a voyeuristic streak, but going out and staring into your neighbor's window could land you in the slammer for being a pervy creep.
We've heard the phrase "mind over body," numerous times, but what exactly does that mean?
Sony has unveiled a head-mounted image processing unit based off its Personal 3D Viewer visor that allows surgeons to easily see inside a patient's body in either 2D or 3D.
Update: It looks like the Kickstarter project has hit a snag. According to the project's page: "HOLOVISION: A Life Size Hologram is the subject of an intellectual property dispute and is currently unavailable."
Researchers in the U.S. are reporting that a newly-developed vaccine against malaria, called the PfSPZ Vaccine, is the first to show that it can provide full protection against the illness, and it will now start clinical trials in Africa.
And is it already too late?!
As scientists prepare to submit the genetically engineered rice for regulatory approval, some locals protest.
Four million people laugh at the same cat in unison, probably.
Newly trialled native algae species provide real hope for the development of commercially viable fuels from algae, a University of Queensland scientist has found. Dr Evan Stephens and the team at UQ's Institute for Molecular Bioscience, in collabor
Thanks to Goodyear, the airship revival is no longer dead. Working with ZLT Zeppelin Luftschifftechnik, a German Zeppelin manufacturer, Goodyear's new airships will carry more and maneuver better than their non-rigid predecessors. The zeppelins will
Sixty seniors, with an average age of 73 and who did not have dementia, were involved in the study.
Despite the many complex technical and safety problems inherent in any attempt to land humans on Mars, NASA officials say the space agency is working out the details for just such a mission.