We’re Close to a Universal Quantum Computer, Here’s Where We’re At

From Seeker. Quantum computers are just on the horizon as both tech giants and startups are working to kickstart the next computing revolution. U.S. Nuclear Missiles Are Still Controlled By Floppy Disks – https://youtu.be/Y8OOp5_G-R4 Read More: Quantum Computing and the New Space Race http://nationalinterest.org/feature/quantum-computing-the-new-space-race-26349 “In January 2017, Chinese scientists officially began experiments using the world’s…

What Do Artificial Sweeteners Do to Your Body?

From Seeker. Before you put zero-calorie sweeteners in your coffee, find out how these sugar alternatives are actually harming your health. Your Gut Microbes Are Controlling Your Mind, Here’s What You’ll Do For Them – https://youtu.be/0raVj1BA7iU Read More: Artificial sweeteners can still lead to obesity and diabetes, study claims https://chicago.suntimes.com/health/artificial-sweeteners-can-still-lead-to-obesity-and-diabetes-study-claims/ “A new study from the…

How Much Neuroscience Is Actually Allowed In The Courtroom?

From Seeker. “Neurolaw” is becoming increasingly important in the courtroom, but how effective are the current methods of bringing brain science to the bench? Neurolaw: A brief introduction https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4395810/ “Neurolaw, as an interdisciplinary field which links the brain to law, facilitates the pathway to better understanding of human behavior in order to regulate it accurately…

Goodbye Silicon! Your Next Computer Chip Could Be Made of Gallium Oxide

From Seeker. A new material may be coming for ‘Silicon Valley’ as researchers are looking towards gallium oxide to produce faster computer chips than ever before. Moore’s Law Is Ending… So, What’s Next? – https://youtu.be/Vv_2C95cO6s Read More: The dawn of gallium oxide microelectronics https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/02/180206115113.htm “The material’s flexibility for various applications is due to its broad…

How Stress Rewires Your Brain and What You Can Do About It

From Seeker. We lead stressful lives. These brain-boosting tips can help alleviate anxiety and release proteins in the brain that stimulate neuronal growth – literal “creative juices,” you might say. Mindful Meditation: Miracle Cure or Media Hype? – https://youtu.be/3Bz6kr-UFkY Read More Is an immunization for stress on the horizon? https://www.colorado.edu/today/2018/06/06/immunization-stress-horizon “It’s too early to say…

Scientists Can Implant Fake Memories in the Brain, Here’s How

From Seeker. Scientists can now manipulate the memories inside the brains of mice! Here’s how this new discovery can change the way we look at our own brains. Typing vs. Handwriting: Which Is Better for Your Memory? – https://youtu.be/pu0PSZ_EwII Read More: Meet the Two Scientists Who Implanted a False Memory Into a Mouse https://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/meet-two-scientists-who-implanted-false-memory-mouse-180953045/ “Which…

Is Phosphorus the Reason We Haven’t Found Aliens Yet?

From Seeker. Extraterrestrial life in the universe might be rarer than scientists thought; here’s why. NASA’s Crazy Plan to Send a Space Submarine to Titan – https://youtu.be/UYusz-MIJ4c Read More: Paucity of phosphorus hints at precarious path for extraterrestrial life https://phys.org/news/2018-04-paucity-phosphorus-hints-precarious-path.html “Astronomers have just started to pay attention to the cosmic origins of phosphorus and found…

Scientists Just Broke a Quantum Record; What Happens Next?

From Seeker. Scientists managed to quantum entangle trillions of atoms – here’s how. Quantum Teleportation Is Real, Here’s How It Works – https://youtu.be/yb38jozeDOs Read more: Stabilized entanglement of massive mechanical oscillators https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-018-0038-x “Entanglement has a solid theoretical and experimental foundation and is the key resource behind many emerging quantum technologies, including quantum computation, cryptography and…

Here’s What Gender Really Is, According to Science

From Seeker. Gender identity is complicated, but how it works in the brain is even more so. Is Homosexuality in Your Genes? – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nBFUS1s0td0 Read More: Are the Brains of Transgender People Different from Those of Cisgender People? https://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/51914/title/Are-the-Brains-of-Transgender-People-Different-from-Those-of-Cisgender-People-/ “For now, as is the case for many aspects of human experience, the neural mechanisms underlying…

How Does Religion Manifest in Your Brain?

From Seeker. Neurotheologists are discovering new information that suggests that religion and science may have more in common than we think. The Cannibalistic Mating Ritual of the Praying Mantis – https://youtu.be/zUX51Dfhnug Read more: Neurotheology: This Is Your Brain On Religion https://www.npr.org/2010/12/15/132078267/neurotheology-where-religion-and-science-collide “Newberg emphasizes that while neurotheology won’t provide definitive findings about things like the existence…

This Quantum ‘Sixth Sense’ Could Allow Birds to Navigate Earth’s Magnetic Field

From Seeker. How do migrating birds know where to go? New research suggests “spooky action at a distance” might be involved. We’ve Ignored Climate Change For More Than a Century – https://youtu.be/LKhGg0jDZTc Read More: Migratory birds eye-localized magnetoreception for navigation https://phys.org/news/2018-02-migratory-birds-eye-localized-magnetoreception.html “Migratory birds use a magnetic compass in their eye for navigation. The involved sensory…

We’re Using Stem Cells to Reverse Baldness and It’s Actually Working

From Seeker. Researchers have found a new way to grow hair using stem cells, and it’s showing some promise for treating baldness. Ancient Humans & Neanderthals Had Sex, Here’s How It Changed Us Forever – https://youtu.be/ifSv1jXUzn4 Read More: Mesenchymal-epithelial interactions during hair follicle morphogenesis and cycling https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3496047/ “Embryonic hair follicle induction and formation are regulated…

Engineers Created A New Bionic Arm That Can Grow With You

From Seeker. Check out Daniel Melville’s 3D printing business here! https://www.handydans3dprints.com/ How Close Are We to Replacing Humans with Robots? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dA4I3PiDMz4 Subscribe! https://www.youtube.com/user/DNewsChannel Read More: Open Bionics Open Bionics Homepage NHS launches world’s first trial of 3D printed bionic hands for children https://www.independent.co.uk/news/health/nhs-3d-printed-bionic-hands-children-world-first-bristol-tilly-lockey-a7787156.html “The new lightweight design by Open Bionics uses a 3D printer to…

We Can Now 3D Print in Suspended Gravity (And It’s Mesmerizing!)

From Seeker. Rapid liquid printing is faster and better than 3D printing, how does this sci-fi-like method work? Scientists Put the Brain of a Worm Into a Robot… and It MOVED – https://youtu.be/eYS7UIUM_SQ Read More: 3d Printing is Yesterday’s News. Westworld-style Liquid Printing is the Future http://www.wired.co.uk/article/rapid-liquid-printing-mit-steelcase “A new printing method developed by MIT Self-Assembly…