Wednesday, 19 July 2017

The cosmic dance of three dead stars could break relativity

The cosmic dance of three dead stars could break relativity

Do we have the first hints that Einstein is about to be proven wrong? A stellar system discovered in 2012 looks like the ideal experiment to tell us. By Joshua Sokol.

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Rare Human Syndrome May Explain Why Dogs are So Friendly

Rare Human Syndrome May Explain Why Dogs are So Friendly

(Inside Science) -- When it comes to sheer friendliness, few humans can match the average dog. But people with Williams syndrome may come close, their unusual genetics granting them a puppyish zeal for social interaction. Now, scientists have found that extreme friendliness in both species may share common genetic roots.

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Low-Fat Foods Are Making You Fatter

Low-Fat Foods Are Making You Fatter

Cause the fat is replaced with sugar.

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India is rolling out trains with solar-powered coaches that’ll save thousands of litres of diesel

India is rolling out trains with solar-powered coaches that’ll save thousands of litres of diesel

India's massive railway network is getting serious about its solar experiments.

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The Itch

The Itch

What if you started itching—and couldn’t stop? By Atul Gawande.

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