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Kepler. Sun Emitted Trio of Solar Flares April 2-3. Related multimedia at NASA Goddard's Scientific Visualization Studio Scientists from NASA and three universities have presented new discoveries about the way heat and energy move and manifest in the ionosphere, a region of Earth’s atmosphere that reacts to changes from both space above and Earth below.

Sun Emitted Trio of Solar Flares April 2-3

Far above Earth’s surface, within the tenuous upper atmosphere, is a sea of particles that have been split into positive and negative ions by the sun’s harsh ultraviolet radiation. Called the ionosphere, this is Earth's interface to space, the area where Earth's neutral atmosphere and terrestrial weather give way to the space environment that dominates most of the rest of the universe – an environment that hosts charged particles and a complex system of electric and magnetic fields. The ionosphere is a layer of charged particles in Earth’s atmosphere that extends from about 50 to 360 miles above the surface of Earth. Credits: NASA This phenomenon is called satellite drag. Looking Forward. A Man Was Cured Of HIV In 2008, And Hardly Anyone Knows About It. Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), the cause of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS), has plagued the world for decades.

A Man Was Cured Of HIV In 2008, And Hardly Anyone Knows About It

Since the dawn of the epidemic, it is estimated that around 36 million people have died of HIV. Currently, over 35 million people are infected with the virus. With the majority of infections in the developing world where access to medical care is often limited, and treatments that control rather than cure, HIV represents a global, ongoing problem. However, back in 2008, a man named Timothy Ray Brown, known more famously as “The Berlin Patient”, received a functional cure for HIV. What sets this man apart from others? Lead levels - blood: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia. Blood lead level is a test that measures the amount of lead in the blood.

Lead levels - blood: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia

How the Test is Performed A blood sample is needed. Software Composes Music Inspired by Classic Novels. In the movie Her, an intelligent operating system called Samantha composes a piece of music to describe her romantic relationship with human companion, Theodore Twombly.

Software Composes Music Inspired by Classic Novels

It’s an improbably touching moment, simultaneously demonstrating Samantha’s superhuman abilities and her exquisitely tuned emotional IQ. According to the movie, set in 2025, powerful AIs like Samantha are due in about a decade. That may seem an unlikely outcome given the nearest contemporary analogs. New Theory Explains Mysterious Growth of Metal Strands. (Inside Science) -- They're but a wisp of metal, hardly noticeable to the human eye.

New Theory Explains Mysterious Growth of Metal Strands

Yet they've crippled everything from pacemakers and watches to missile systems and satellites. Although these seemingly innocuous metal strands, which appear in electronics, have been wreaking havoc for more than 60 years, no one knows exactly how they form. But one physicist now says he may have an idea. If he's right, his theory could lead to a better way to prevent such damage, which he says has been estimated to cost billions of dollars. We Went To TechCrunch Disrupt And Asked People How To Fix The Tech Industry. The Gateway to the Underworld: Thor’s Well. Image Credit: Nathaniel Reinhart (Flickr) Located off Cape Perpetua — a typical Pacific Northwest headland off from the coast of central Oregon, Thor’s Well is a beautiful but very dangerous spectacle to behold.

The Gateway to the Underworld: Thor’s Well

Thor’s Well (also known as ‘Spouting Horn’) is a salt water fountain/sink hole, which is operated by the immense currents of the Pacific Ocean. Since the area is shrouded in sharp rocks, getting a picture of this natural beast is difficult, but the results are incredibly beautiful. The Elements of the Periodic Table, Personified as Illustrated Heroes. By Maria Popova An irreverent take on chemistry from Japanese artist Bunpei Yorifuji.

The Elements of the Periodic Table, Personified as Illustrated Heroes

As a lover of children’s books, especially illustrated science-inspired and nonfiction children’s books, I was instantly smitten with Wonderful Life with the Elements: The Periodic Table Personified (public library) by Japanese artist Bunpei Yorifuji, whose ingenious subway etiquette posters you might recall. Lively and irreverent, this comic-inspired take on the Periodic Table gives each of the 118 known elements a distinctive character, with attitude and style reflective of the element’s respective chemical properties, era of discovery, and natural states.

The Origin and Cultural Evolution of Silence. Understanding the Fibonacci Sequence and Golden Ratio. The Fibonacci Sequence The Fibonacci sequence is possibly the most simple recurrence relation occurring in nature.

Understanding the Fibonacci Sequence and Golden Ratio

It is 0,1,1,2,3,5,8,13,21,34,55,89, 144… each number equals the sum of the two numbers before it, and the difference of the two numbers succeeding it. It is an infinite sequence which goes on forever as it develops. The Golden Ratio/Divine Ratio or Golden Mean - Fruit flies show mark of intelligence in thinking before they act. Fruit flies 'think' before they act, a study by researchers from the University of Oxford's Centre for Neural Circuits and Behaviour suggests.

Fruit flies show mark of intelligence in thinking before they act

The neuroscientists showed that fruit flies take longer to make more difficult decisions. In experiments asking fruit flies to distinguish between ever closer concentrations of an odour, the researchers found that the flies don't act instinctively or impulsively. Instead they appear to accumulate information before committing to a choice.

Gathering information before making a decision has been considered a sign of higher intelligence, like that shown by primates and humans. 'Freedom of action from automatic impulses is considered a hallmark of cognition or intelligence,' says Professor Gero Miesenböck, in whose laboratory the new research was performed. Worldtruth. Germany Was Powered by 74% Renewable Energy Last Weekend. In 2011, Germany made headlines when a small agricultural village in the state of Bavaria produced 321% more energy than it needed.

Germany Was Powered by 74% Renewable Energy Last Weekend

Now, Germany is showing that it is still leading the world in renewable energy use with news that renewable energy sources were responsible for 74% of the country’s ENTIRE DEMAND during the middle of a day. Related: German Village Produces 321% More Energy Than It Needs! According to think tank Agora Energiewende, Germany’s renewable usage set a new record on Sunday when wind, solar, biomass, and hydro energy supplied a bulk of the country’s energy. The End of Nation States May Enhance Humanity. Perhaps parallel to the physical enhancement of human ability and longevity through technology, enhancements to civilization must also have cultural and political forms.

By far the most important of these could be the neglect and final dissolution of borders and “nations”. Top 10 Secret Evil Societies. 10. Ordo Templi Orientis Famous Members Aleister Crowley Ordo Templi Orientis is a mystic organization that was started in the early twentieth century. Teen Threatened With Graduation Ban For Yearbook Quote. Before Jessica Lee graduated high school last year, she went out with more street cred than anybody else who has ever made a chemistry joke in school with her yearbook quote.

While her peers were probably quoting Ferris Bueller, Ralph Waldo Emerson, or Gandhi, the piece of advice she wanted to pass along to her classmates came from Christopher George Latore Wallace, better known to the world as The Notorious B.I.G. Worldtruth. Do you have unexplained symptoms that gradually get worse over time? Have you gone to your doctor with no answers, and no results, only to return home feeling defeated and hopeless? 3,200 Year Old Tree Is So Massive It’s Never Been Captured In A Single Image. Until Now. (Distractify) Cloaked in the snows of California’s Sierra Nevada, the 3,200-year-old giant sequoia called the President rises 247 feet.

Two other sequoias have wider trunks, but none has a larger crown, say the scientists who climbed it. The figure at top seems taller than the other climbers because he’s standing forward on one of the great limbs. The trunk is 27 feet wide and the his mighty branches hold 2 billion needles, the most of any tree on the planet. The boring truth of democracy: We all have to get involved. Creator of Facial Recognition Tech Now Warns About Its Use. The Emerging Science of Superspreaders (And How to Tell If You're One Of Them) Diamond Teleporters Herald New Era of Quantum Routing. » The Fascinating Jewish story behind the Star Trek Vulcan Salute. Unidentified Metal Spheres Fall From Sky in China. One of eight objects that fell from the sky in northeastern China May 16 and 17, 2014.

Applied Materials sets cobalt on path to future chips. When a global leader in providing equipment, services and software used for manufacturing semiconductors makes an announcement, industry players sit up and listen, as the technologies are going to impact market activity in devices such as smartphones, flat screen TVs and solar panels. Tuesday's announcement from Applied Materials was big. Dark Geology: The Mechanism of a Mystery - From Quarks to Quasars.

Evolutionary roots of self control: Study of 13 primate species links 'intertemporal choice' to natural selection. A chimpanzee will wait more than two minutes to eat six grapes, but a black lemur would rather eat two grapes now than wait any longer than 15 seconds for a bigger serving. Russian Scientist Photographs the Soul Leaving the Body at Death. Advance brings 'hyperbolic metamaterials' closer to reality. Researchers have taken a step toward practical applications for "hyperbolic metamaterials," ultra-thin crystalline films that could bring optical advances including powerful microscopes, quantum computers and high-performance solar cells. New developments are reminiscent of advances that ushered in silicon chip technology, said Alexandra Boltasseva, a Purdue University associate professor of electrical and computer engineering. A free energy device…that works?! How to See Right through a Liar. The Strange, Secret History of Isaac Newton’s Papers.

SCI.2 : What Are the Odds You'll Be Attacked By A Shark? : Science videos and streams from around the universe. Crowd-Sourced Science Project Discovers How The Eye Perceives Motion. Worldtruth. Worldtruth. 4 Everyday Things That Can Change Your DNA. ‘What could be more interesting than how the mind works?’ General frequency counter. Quantum simulator gives clues about magnetism. Will Elon Musk fund a Nikola Tesla museum? Applied Materials sets cobalt on path to future chips. Tricking the uncertainty principle. New class of industrial polymers discovered. Blue Eyes Originated 10,000 Years Ago in the Black Sea Region. Fast and curious: Electrons hurtle into the interior of a new class of quantum materials. Spiders spin possible solution to 'sticky' problems. The Illusion Of Matter: Our Physical Reality Isn’t Really Physical At All. “Electronic Tattoo” to Track Your Medical Information; is this a prelude to ‘Mark of the Beast’ ?

Magnesium deficiency? Try these 5 foods. Aging Reversed in the Heart, Brain, and Muscles of Mice Thanks to Blood Factor. Russian Scientist Photographs the Soul Leaving the Body at Death. Neurogames are Ready to Take Flight — Expect a Breakout Year Ahead. How Biophotons Show That We Are Made Of Light. What Happens After Death? New Theory Suggests Consciousness Moves To Another Universe.

What is Photon Energy? Worldtruth. Free Energy Suppression. Sand Babel: Solar-Powered Twisting Skyscrapers 3D-Printed with Desert Sands. » Can A $7 Israeli Gadget Change The World. Can Elon Musk and SpaceX Take Space Travel From Evolutionary to Revolutionary. Ask a Physicist Answers. Scientific Study Shows Meditators Collapsing Quantum Systems At A Distance.

A Blow to the Head Turned This Ordinary Guy into a Math Genius. A Blow to the Head Turned This Ordinary Guy into a Math Genius. JEWSNEWS » MUST SHARE VIDEO: What Israel Has Brought To The World. JEWSNEWS » Why French Kids Don’t Have ADHD. Space Station research shows that hardy little space travelers could colonize Mars. Bioengineers Build Circuit Board Modeled On The Human Brain. Semi-synthetic organism: Scientists create first living organism that transmits added letters in DNA 'alphabet'

Oculus envisions virtual reality MMO with 1 billion players. A cyborg sensor that could unlock anesthesia's secrets. IBM's Watson Can Now Argue For You. » Genetically Modified Babies Are Already Becoming A Reality. » More Proof For The Flood That G-d Brought To The World. » The Future Of Transportation Will Blow Your Mind. » Can A $7 Israeli Gadget Change The World. Bike Technology: 5 Innovations That Could Change Bicycling Forever. Rt. 10 Brain Implant Superpowers. Helicopter drone 3d scan. Victims of War in Sudan Aided by 3D Printing. Home Depot, Lowe's and others: Stop selling bee-poisoning neonics. NASA finds hidden water ocean in Saturn moon, may contain alien life. Ground breaking technique offers DNA 'Sat Nav' direct to your ancestor's home 1,000 years ago. Biological Scaffold Kick-starts Muscle Regrowth after Extreme Injuries. Engineers grow functional human cartilage in lab. Stem cell therapy regenerates heart muscle damaged from heart attacks in primates.

Soon Censored? Korean Scientists Successfully Kill Cancer with Magnets. Mother's diet affects the 'silencing' of her child's genes. Study questions Neandertal inferiority to early modern humans. The big bad wolf was right: Among wasps, bigger eyes evolved the better to see social cues.

New material for flat semiconductors. OCULLAR instrument sees ocean color day and night. Harnessing magnetic vortices for making nanoscale antennas. DARPA developing implant to monitor brain in real time. DARPA developing implant to monitor brain in real time. A Chip In The Head: Brain Implants Will Be Connecting People To The Internet By The Year 2020. How To Detect and Deactivate Chip Implants.