Monday, July 24, 2017

Your brain suppresses perception of heartbeat, for your own good

Researchers from EPFL have discovered that the human brain suppresses the sensory effects of the heartbeat. They believe that this mechanism prevents internal sensations...

Evidence of a prehistoric massacre extends the history of warfare

Skeletal remains of a group of foragers massacred around 10,000 years ago, on the shores of a lagoon in what is now southwestern Turkana,...

Humans began altering natural world 6,000 years ago

Scientists have found an abrupt change about 6,000 years ago in how terrestrial plant and animal species coexisted, right about the time human populations...

Life exploded on Earth after slow rise of oxygen

It took 100 million years for oxygen levels in the oceans and atmosphere to increase to the level that allowed the explosion of animal...

World’s first warm-blooded fish is faster and smarter than its cold-blooded cousins

All fish are cold-blooded, right? Not anymore, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries’ Southwest Fisheries Science Center. NOAA researchers published a paper...

Physicists Send Particles Of Light Into The Past, Proving Time Travel Is Possible?

Scientists from the University of Queensland, Australia, have used single particles of light (photons) to simulate quantum particles travelling through time. They showed that one...

Self-sufficient floating home to create its own water and energy

Living on a houseboat may seem very romantic, but the day-to-day misery of hauling water from shore and listening to the thump of the...

Mysterious radio pulses from outer space

Astronomers have tied the origin of a Fast Radio Burst to a highly magnetized, gas-filled region of space, providing a new hint in the...

What is the universe made of?

Matter known as ordinary, which makes up everything we know, corresponds to only 5% of the Universe. Approximately half of this percentage still eluded...

Scientists get first glimpse of black hole eating star, ejecting high-speed flare

Astrophysicists has for the first time witnessed a star being swallowed by a black hole and ejecting a flare of matter moving at nearly...

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