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  1. You Have the Power to Physically Reshape Your Brain

    Neuroplasticity is the idea that we can shape our brains mentally and physically through controlling our stimulus. Meditation and physical exercise have been shown as two of the most effective ways of doing this. The post You Have the Power to Physically Reshape Your Brain appeared first on…
  2. NASA Is Fast-Tracking Plans to Explore a Metal Asteroid Worth $10,000 Quadrillion

    NASA's mission to visit the asteroid 16 Psyched has been fast-tracked and should happen in 2026. The agency will look at but not extract metals from the $10,000 quadrillion asteroid, which is worth more than the global economy. The post NASA Is Fast-Tracking Plans to Explore a Metal Asteroid Worth $10,000 Quadrillion appeared first on…
  3. The Solar Industry Is Creating Jobs 17 Times Faster Than the Rest of the U.S. Economy

    Jobs in the solar field in the United States grew at a rate 17 times faster than the overall economy. This was part of a larger trend towards jobs in renewable energy and away from more dangerous, less sustainable jobs in fossil fuels. The post The Solar Industry Is Creating Jobs 17 Times Faster Than the Rest of the U.S. Economy appeared first on…
  4. Wagers, Contests, and Competitions That Inspired Scientific Breakthroughs

    The scientific community continues to debate whether the field is served better by fostering collaboration or competition. Cases can be made for both sides, but history demonstrates that a little friendly competition can sometime fuel innovations. The post Wagers, Contests, and Competitions That Inspired Scientific Breakthroughs appeared first on…
  5. In Just a Few Short Years, CRISPR Has Sparked a Research Revolution

    CRISPR is allowing scientists to make great strides in many fields in the relatively short time it's been in use. Advances have been made in medicine, nutrition, biology, and more. The post In Just a Few Short Years, CRISPR Has Sparked a Research Revolution appeared first on…
  6. Watch: Would a Twin on Earth Really Age Faster Than One Traveling Through Space?

    MinutePhysics explores the Twins Paradox and uses it to describe how special relativity, Lorentz transformations, and time dilation work. This quick video makes the potentially confusing concept of special relativity easy to grasp. The post Watch: Would a Twin on Earth Really Age Faster Than One Traveling Through Space? appeared first on…
  7. Watch: Do We Really Share 99% of Our DNA With Chimps?

    A video by MinuteEarth explains, unravels, and unearths the science behind the claim that we are almost identical to apes. The statistic depends on what measurement you take. The post Watch: Do We Really Share 99% of Our DNA With Chimps? appeared first on…
  8. The Smallest Changes in Temperature Can Have a Huge Impact on Our Planet

    It's not just hot air, it's hot water too: climate change causes extreme weather all over the world with even a small rise in global temperatures. This video shows how the ocean absorbs heat and causes more extreme weather. The post The Smallest Changes in Temperature Can Have a Huge Impact on Our Planet appeared first on…
  9. We Still Know Very Little About How AI Thinks

    AI is becoming more and more ubiquitous, with reports of advancements or new applications coming almost daily. How much do we know about how it thinks, and how are we trying to find out more? The post We Still Know Very Little About How AI Thinks appeared first on…
  10. New Explanation for Dark Energy? Tiny Fluctuations of Time and Space.

    A new study from the University of British Columbia postulates that the Universe is expanding due to fluctuations in space and time. Conflicting theories have contributed to confusion, but the study could lead to a better understanding of dark energy. The post New Explanation for Dark Energy? Tiny Fluctuations of Time and Space. appeared first on…