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The Real Jurassic Park: Scientists Attempt to Clone a 40,000-Year-Old Woolly Mammoth

We haven't figured out a way to clone dinosaurs yet (and would we really want to?), but we may be able to clone another prehistoric...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 19 November 2014 - 2:16PM

Infographic: The Insignificance of Humanity in the History of Time

Human history feels like a very long time to us, but in reality, our existence is a mere speck in the lifespan of the universe. So...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 19 November 2014 - 1:48PM

Crystallizing Cancer Drugs Look Like Beautiful Spaceship Battles

X-Ray crystallography is essential for the development of specific drug therapies for various diseases, as the structure of the...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 14 November 2014 - 2:17PM

Physicist Provides Scientific Explanation for Why No One Can Lift Thor's Hammer

In the recently released Avengers: Age of Ultron footage that premiered during Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., the Avengers step up one by one...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 12 November 2014 - 2:13PM

Rosetta's Philae Lander Is the First Spacecraft to Land on a Comet

Raucous cheers broke out at the European Space Agency when they received confirmation at 11:03 am that the Rosetta Philae lander...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 12 November 2014 - 11:06AM

We May Not Have Discovered the Higgs Boson After All

When CERN scientists discovered a particle that was experimentally proven to be the elusive Higgs boson, it was touted as one of the...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 07 November 2014 - 2:00PM

Why Getting Rescued By The Flash Would Probably Kill You

Physics is a pesky thing in comics. Superheroes are usually breaking the laws of physics by definition, but we still demand some kind...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 06 November 2014 - 10:44AM

Scientists Claim They've Found a Way to Reverse the Aging Process

We're going to live forever, like in Fame. Wait, that's not a sci-fi movie, like in- Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 04 November 2014 - 1:21PM

New Study Claims There Is One Past and Two Futures

Why does time tend to move forward rather than backwards, or in both directions simultaneously? A new study from a trio of physicists...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 03 November 2014 - 12:22PM

Scientists Predict Teleportation and Time Travel Will Happen Within Children's Lifetimes

At the Big Bang UK Young Scientists and Engineers Fair, in which aspiring young scientists compare their predictions for the future of...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 31 October 2014 - 2:23PM

The Cause of the Interstellar Famine, and Why It Could Happen in Real Life

In the upcoming Christopher Nolan film Interstellar, astronauts travel through a wormhole in order to find another habitable planet,...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 30 October 2014 - 5:38PM

The Most Amazing Microscope Pictures of 2014

Who knew the microscopic world could be so stunning? The winners of Nikon's annual photomicrography competition were announced today,...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 30 October 2014 - 2:15PM

Robots and Humans Try to Read Each Other's Minds

The relationship between humans and technology took a strange turn today when two studies were released, one which detailed humans...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 29 October 2014 - 4:23PM

Scientists Propose that Parallel Universes Are Not Parallel

Parallel universes are a staple of science fiction, and by definition should not have any contact or interaction with our known...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 24 October 2014 - 4:42PM

Scientists May Have Directly Detected Dark Matter for the First Time

Dark matter is one of the most mysterious substances in the universe, and has eluded detection for almost a century. Now, researchers...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 16 October 2014 - 11:31AM

Watch: Video of the World's Eight Most Beautiful Chemical Reactions

Who says science can't be beautiful? Scientists and tech experts from University of Science and Technology of China and the Tsinghua...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 08 October 2014 - 1:28PM

Neutrino Experiment Could Reveal Why Any Matter Exists

In a new experiment from Fermilab that began yesterday, weakly interacting particles called neutrinos will be blasted 500 miles in...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 07 October 2014 - 12:33PM

Listen to the Higgs Boson in Musical Form

Happy birthday, CERN! For its 60th anniversary, CERN scientists played a piece composed from a musical translation of data from the...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 03 October 2014 - 3:36PM

Physicists Discover Particle That's Both Matter and Antimatter

The elusive antimatter's existence was officially confirmed relatively recently, but physicists from Princeton University have already...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 03 October 2014 - 11:08AM

A Majority of Atheists Believe in Extraterrestrial Life

According to a survey conducted by David Weintraub, an astronomer at Vanderbilt University, a majority of atheists believe in...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 02 October 2014 - 1:48PM