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Video – First human head-to-body transplant

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Doctors seem to be a step closer to performing a breakthrough surgery: transplanting a human head onto another body. A Russian man with a rare genetic muscle-wasting disorder has volunteered to be the first to try the procedure. “I’m very interested in technology, and anything progressive that might change people’s ...

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Does the Soul Exist?

This article was originally published at The Conversation. The publication contributed the article to Live Science’s Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights. Many people today believe they possess a soul. While conceptions of the soul differ, many would describe it as an “invisible force that appears to animate us.” It’s often ...

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Religious people find it harder to understand the world – study

People with religious beliefs have a poorer grasp of the physical world than their non-believing counterparts, a new study claims. Researchers from the University of Helsinki surveyed 258 people about their beliefs, and whether they thought “there exists an all-powerful, all-knowing, loving God.” Respondents were also asked to complete tasks ...

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People who value time over money are happier, study finds

It’s all about your mentality! Though money – or the lack thereof – is often cited as one of the most stress-inducing aspects of life, a new study has found that those who value time over money are generally happier compared to those who would rather amass more wealth. These ...

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Face It, Your Brain Is a Computer

SCIENCE has a poor track record when it comes to comparing our brains to the technology of the day. Descartes thought that the brain was a kind of hydraulic pump, propelling the spirits of the nervous system through the body. Freud compared the brain to a steam engine. The neuroscientist ...

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Video – Tilt Brush: Painting from a new perspective

https://youtu.be/eT8zOLAjJhs Tilt Brush lets you paint in 3D space with virtual reality. Unleash your creativity with three-dimensional brush strokes, stars, light, and even fire. Your room is your canvas. Your palette is your imagination. The possibilities are endless.

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What is time – and why does it move forward?

Imagine time running backwards. People would grow younger instead of older and, after a long life of gradual rejuvenation – unlearning everything they know – they would end as a twinkle in their parents’ eyes. That’s time as represented in a novel by science fiction writer Philip K Dick but, ...

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What Will It Take for Humans to Colonize the Milky Way?

It’s a common theme in science fiction, but migrating to planets beyond our solar system will be a lot more complicated and difficult than you might imagine The idea that humans will eventually travel to and inhabit other parts of our galaxy was well expressed by the early Russian rocket ...

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Noah’s Ark was a DNA bank? Noah and the Extraterrestrials connection

September, 2000.The Black Sea, Turkey.Marine archaeologist Robert Ballard and his team of underwater scientists discover what appears to be a farmhouse some 330 feet below the surface.Estimates suggest the submerged dwelling to be approximately 7,500 years old.Ballard and other scholars speculated that rising ocean levels could have caused the Mediterranean ...

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Video: Have astronomers discovered an alien megastructure?

Astronomers have spotted an object in space that blocks a surprising amount of sunlight, leading to speculation it could be a massive structure built by aliens. CBS News science contributor Michio Kaku spoke to CBSN about the enormous discovery.

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Video: Micro-satellite to inspect if Americans did land on Moon

Russian engineers, tired of debating whether the US really landed on the moon, have decided to build a satellite to receive footage from there.

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Video: Putting Astronauts on Mars: NASA Lays Out Three-Phase Plan

A Mars exploration plan has been released by NASA, detailing how manned missions will be exploring the red planet in the 2030’s. With an eye towards potentially settling on the surface of Mars, we explore the news and speculation about the future of human space travel in this Lip News ...

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Video: Why are people stupid? A scientific approach

How to avoid being hurt by stupid people, a scientific exploration of human stupidity.

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Video: Doctor in Blockaded Gaza Makes Stethoscope with 3-D Printer

Dr. Tarek Loubani says his stethoscope can be made for just US$2.50 – a fraction of the cost of leading brands. Hospitals in Gaza have been struggling with shortages since Israel imposed a blockade on the Gaza Strip after Hamas took over in 2007. Dr. Loubani explains where he got ...

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