Posted: December 31, 2011 Filed under: Biology, chemistry, Medicine, Science | Tags: alcohol, biology, chemistry, hangover, hangover cures, health, medicine, science
No need for home remedies or greasy breakfasts. Scientists know exactly how to stop your head from pounding.
Read more on The Atlantic Wire.
Posted: December 31, 2011 Filed under: Environment, Nature, Outer Space, Science | Tags: aliens, environment, life on mars, mars, mars colonization, outer space, science
Researchers have discovered ice inside lava tubes on Earth that suggest that bacteria could thrive in cold conditions similar to those on Mars.
Read more on MSNBC.
Posted: December 30, 2011 Filed under: Outer Space, physics, Science, Space | Tags: grail spacecraft, gravity, Moon, NASA, outer space, satellite, science
Nasa’s Grail spacecraft, twin satellites designed to uncover data about the Moon’s formation and gravitational field, will go into orbit this weekend.
Read more on BBC News.
Posted: December 22, 2011 Filed under: Digital Realtiy, Education, Environment, Government, Ideas, Science, Technology | Tags: memes
Will the comforts of civilization make humans more domesticated and stupid? Will access to billions of creative ideas on the internet devalue the creation of new ideas?
Mark Pagel, Professor of Evolutionary Biology, Reading University, England and The Santa Fe Institute explores selection pressure on memetics, here.
Posted: December 20, 2011 Filed under: Biology, Digital Realtiy, Nature, Software, Technology, Uncategorized | Tags: substrate independant minds
Whats the latest in neural emulation? How would uploading human minds into computers work? Check this interview with Neuroscientist Randal Koene at Singularity Blog.