What do you get when you combine behavioural science with big data and use the new Frankenstein hybrid to better influence people's thoughts, opinions and desires?
disease and depression...(Natural News) Balancing activities like Tai Chi, yoga and meditation are touted for their ability to promote a sense of well-being and reduce stress, but is there more to it than meets the eye? While these exercises are know
Tesla stock is popping this morning after Tesla investors and Elon Musk fanboys got some much-anticipated, if largely expected, news on the rollout of the Model 3 when shortly after 11pm Pacific time Elon Musk tweeted that the mid-range model has pas
Evidence of Hidden dimensions could be revealed with high frequency gravitational wave detectors
Scientists working in „connectomics", a research field occupied with the reconstruction of neuronal networks in the brain, are aiming at completely mapping of the millions or billions of neurons found in mammalian brains.
Carnegie Mellon University scientists can now use brain activation patterns to identify complex thoughts, such as, "The witness shouted during the trial."
Breakthrough for the generation of fully functional skin tissue and other tissues will follow
Dr Su Metcalfe is a woman who could be on the verge of curing multiple sclerosis.
Graphene dialysis membrane is ten times faster at filtering and will become 100 times faster
A look at the scientific evidence for panspermia.
No landing this time, though
One of the major reasons why hundreds of billions of dollars are poured into solar energy is that people are looking for "emissions free", "clean" energy.
For months and months, Charlie Gard's parents have been fighting for his life. Charlie has a rare genetic condition and resulting brain damage that has robbed him of his ability to move his arms and legs, eat or breathe on his own. The 10-month-ol
Water is way weirder than you might think.
By now, "Here Are Some Stupid Things on the Internet of Things" has become a full-on article genre. There's even a Tumblr dedicated to the idea: "We Put a Chip in It," it's called.
(Natural News) The answer to preventing colon cancer could be literally dangling in front of you. That is, if you're in a vineyard. Scientists have recently discovered that grapes could hold the answer to killing colon cancer stem cells.
using phones and computers to avoid the same damage as sunbathing...Experts have long warned that UV rays from the sun are harmful to our skin. But according to one skincare specialist, our smartphones and computers can cause just as much damage as
Adam Crowl considers spaceships if EM-Drive is verified as a real thing.
Stable flight of a laser sail is an essential requirement of beam-driven propulsion. Centauri Dreams talked to James Benford about work towards stable beam flight. It places considerable demand upon the shape of the sail and beam.
Here's an idea whose time has come: A flu shot that doesn't require an actual shot.
OneWeb Satellites, a 50-50 joint venture between would-be constellation operator OneWeb and satellite manufacturer Airbus, has inaugurated the first serial-production line for its planned 900 communications satellites for OneWeb's low Earth orbit c
A student team from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, took top honors last weekend at the 2017 Spaceport America Cup in New Mexico.
Growing human skin in the laboratory has advanced to the point where it's used to create skin grafts for burn victims, but it hasn't been possible to do the same with non-mammals – until now.
Physicists from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln have created the brightest light ever produced on Earth, and it could be the first step towards more powerful X-ray technology.
In the past, "mind reading" systems have been able to guess what single-digit number a person might be thinking of, but deeper thoughts have been beyond the technology's reach.
(Natural News) GREENWASHING Alert: Artificial meat is positioned as "saving the planet" but it's almost all made from the very same GMOs and toxic herbicides and pesticides that are killing the planet.
One study published earlier this year in the Journal of Research in Personality goes so far as to suggest that openness to experience changes what people see in the world. It makes them more likely to experience certain visual perceptions. In the stu
(Natural News) Statins are a type of cholesterol-lowering drug typically prescribed to patients at risk of cardiovascular disease. Although they may provide relief from heart conditions, the same can't be said of their effects on the brain.
and whether it's going to rain, researchers claim...Facebook and Twitter can be used as crystal balls to foresee events before they happen
Donald Trump--or at the very least, someone with ready access to Donald Trump's Twitter account--has been blocking as many vocal critics as he can get his perfectly proportioned hands on.