This 18-year-old high school senior used popcorn, backyard props, and some slapstick humor to explain, in easy to understand terms, one of the most complex and world-changing scientific theories ever—Albert Einstein’s Theory of Special Relativity. Ryan Chester chuckled when he got the news his video had won the first ever The post Teen Wins $400K
For the first time, scientists have identified the activity of a metabolic enzyme found in the batteries of human skin cells as being key to the declines of aging. A Newcastle University study, published online in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology, has found that the activity of mitochondrial complex II The post Scientists Make Anti-Aging
In a country suffering from a severe water shortage, a new innovation could turn salty seawater into a ready supply for drinking and irrigation. The new filter invented by Egyptian scientists promises to make saltwater drinkable using just half the energy relied upon by current methods. It was created using a The post Breakthrough in Arid
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In a monumental finding that shakes up the world of physics, researchers have detected gravitational waves, which Albert Einstein theorized a century ago. The post Huge Breakthrough: Gravitational Waves Finally Detected, Proving Einstein Was Right appeared first on Good News Network.
A new breakthrough in stem cell therapy has showed great improvement among patients suffering from end-stage heart failure. In a study published by the University of Utah, patients treated with stem cells harvested from their own bone marrow – also known as ixmyelocel-T cell therapy – had experienced 37 percent fewer The post New Stem Cell
In addition to sharing the same facial expressions as humans, horses seem to have the ability to read our emotions. The post Horses Really Know When You’re Happy Or Sad appeared first on Good News Network.
If we trust anyone to tell us why we need to look for intelligent life in the universe, it’s Stephen Hawking. The post Stephen Hawking and Billionaire to Hunt Aliens appeared first on Good News Network.
There is one less thing to sweat about… A smart sweatband gives medical technicians instant information that once required hours of lab work. A small sensor array, that can fit inside a sweatband or the back of a watch, measures changes in a person’s sweat and sends the information to The post Wearable Sweat Sensor
Schools all over Massachusetts are boosting student health and performance with a policy that gives youth an extra hour of sleep. Most Boston schools have a start time of 7:35 a.m., and with the hour of travel time students often need to set aside in the mornings, teens only get an The post High School Implements
Schizophrenia has held many mysteries for the scientific world and how to cure it… up until this most recent breakthrough in genetic study. The post Geneticists Uncover Major Clue To Understanding Schizophrenia appeared first on Good News Network.
A new discovery promises to harness sunlight and air to turn plants into fuel — hundreds of times faster than current methods. You probably learned in school how photosynthesis uses the sun to help plants grow by turning sunlight into chemical energy. Scientists have now discovered what they’re calling “reverse photosynthesis” which The post Scientists Discover ‘Reverse