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Black Lives Matter, So Do Our Voices

Rashawn Davis | Posted 01.26.2015 | Black Voices
Rashawn Davis

A few weeks ago, former Governor Deval Patrick took his ceremonial "lone walk" out of the Massachusetts State House to cap-off what had been a historic eight years as the first African American governor of a state that is roughly 83 percent white.

The Delights of Our Lives

Miriam Ava | Posted 10.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Miriam Ava

We're swimming, breathing, being in delight. We meet people we admire; we brush space with strangers who grow into friends; we revel in the things...

'Breakthrough' Proton Finding May Help Solve Matter Mystery

natureheader | Elizabeth Gibney | Posted 05.30.2014 | Science

In an attempt to solve the mystery of the Universe’s missing antimatter, physicists have achieved the most precise measurement yet of the proton's i...

BREAKTHROUGH: Einstein's Famous Equation May Soon Come To Life

LiveScience | Charles Q. Choi | Posted 05.21.2014 | Science

Scientists may soon create matter entirely from light, using technology that is already available to complete a quest 80 years in the making. The ex...

The Race to Redefine Calories: Iconoclasts, Start Your Engines!

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

Just as cars can differ dramatically in everything from handling, to torque, to acceleration, to fuel efficiency, so too do our bodies differ in all the nuances of metabolism. Some of us are natively predisposed to be faster, or stronger, or slower, or weaker.

Higgs Discovery May Solve Key Riddle In Cosmology

natureheader | Eugenie Samuel Reich | Posted 10.07.2013 | Science

A key riddle in cosmology may be answered by the 2012 discovery of the Higgs boson — now a leading contender for the 2013 Nobel Prize in Physics on ...

Have Astronomers Found New Form Of Matter?

Space.com | Clara Moskowitz | Posted 06.27.2013 | Science

A rare state of matter dubbed "nuclear pasta" appears to exist only inside ultra-dense objects called neutron stars, astronomers say. There, the nuc...

Scientists Describe Odd Fruit-Shaped Particle

natureheader | Posted 05.09.2013 | Science

Stephen Battersby 08 May 2013 A lopsided atomic nucleus may help to refine nuclear theory. The stubby pear shape, described today in Nature1, may...

Congratulations, You Funded Matter Selling Itself to Medium and You Didn't Make a Dime!

Stephen Robert Morse | Posted 06.26.2013 | Media
Stephen Robert Morse

The founders of Matter have now sold the magazine, but why they've "sold" to online publisher Medium is bonkers, given that Medium seems to have no intention to be a platform for paid for professional content.

Atom Smasher Discovery Suggests Solution To Antimatter Riddle

AP | Posted 04.24.2013 | Science

GENEVA -- Scientists at the world's biggest atom smasher have found further reasons for the apparent lack of antimatter in the universe. A team worki...

Deepak Chopra: Scientific Proof of God?

The Chopra Well | Posted 05.27.2013 | Healthy Living
The Chopra Well

What it comes down to, then, and what science helps us consider, is that there is an omnipotent, omnipresent force in the universe that creates everything we see, touch, taste and experience.

The Origami Cosmic Web of Galaxies

Mark Neyrinck | Posted 01.17.2013 | Science
Mark Neyrinck

In the picture of how the Universe developed, an origami analogy is helpful in understanding the formation of the "cosmic web" arrangement of galaxies.

Intensive Geometry

Carla Leitao | Posted 06.18.2012 | Arts
Carla Leitao

Few would disagree the bare bone common language of design disciplines is Geometry -- a system to help measure, before being tainted by dimension, dis...

Are Physicists Closing In On Elusive 'God Particle?'

AP | By SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 03.07.2012 | Science

WASHINGTON -- More scientists are getting closer in the search for the "God particle" of physics that would help explain the fundamentals of the unive...