Scientists Can Implant Fake Memories in the Brain, Here’s How

Human memory is unreliable enough as it is, but researchers interested in better understanding how and where our memories are stored are developing new ways to manipulate them. The search for memory “engrams,” a collection of identifiable neurons that physically represent a memory, has occupied scientists for over a hundred years. Turns out, memory is […]

These Squishy Batteries Are Made Out of Water, Here’s How They Work

We humans are soft and squishy, and don’t like electricity. Robots are hard and pointy, and they love it. So how do we make a robot that’s soft and squishy like living things, but still gets power? Hydrogels of course. Hard, metal robots are so 20th century. “Soft-robotics” is hip. Just like me. Soft-robotics involves […]

Why Haven’t Hydrogen Vehicles Taken Over the World Yet?

We were expecting hydrogen cars to take over the world years ago, but so far, we’ve got more Prius’ and Teslas. What happened to the fanfare for the car that runs on water, man? It’s been a while since we’ve heard anything about hydrogen cars, seemingly because the market wasn’t ready to look past it’s […]

How These Bacteria Become Electrical Cables That Could Power Our World

It turns out that bacteria may have figured out the whole electricity thing way before we did, you guys. In fact, there are bacteria deep in the ground and under the ocean right now that are acting as living electric cables, and scientists are coming up with all sorts of cool new ways to study […]

Questioning Loyalty Of A Combat Vet: How Did We Get Here? | Morning Joe | MSNBC

WEDNESDAY MORNING, I’M YASMIN VOSSOUGHIAN ALONGSIDE AYMAN VOSSOUGHIAN ALONGSIDE AYMAN MOHYELDIN. MOHYELDIN. “MORNING JOE” STARTS RIGHT NOW. “MORNING JOE” STARTS RIGHT NOW.>>>AND IT SEEMS VERY CLEAR THAT>>>AND IT SEEMS VERY CLEAR THAT HE IS INCREDIBLY CONCERNED ABOUT HE IS INCREDIBLY CONCERNED ABOUT UKRAINIAN DEFENSE. UKRAINIAN DEFENSE. I DON’T KNOW THAT HE’S CONCERNED I DON’T KNOW […]

‘A Cover-Up’: Dems Impeachment Plan Could Go Beyond Ukraine | The Beat With Ari Melber | MSNBC

RULES FOR IMPEACHING TRUMP. THAT’S MY BREAKDOWN LATER THAT’S MY BREAKDOWN LATER TONIGHT. TONIGHT. WE BEGIN NOW WITH BREAKING NEWS WE BEGIN NOW WITH BREAKING NEWS — HOUSE DEMOCRATS ARE CALLING — HOUSE DEMOCRATS ARE CALLING ONE OF THEIR LARGEST AND MOST ONE OF THEIR LARGEST AND MOST SIGNIFICANT WITNESSES YET IN SIGNIFICANT WITNESSES YET […]

Could Zapping Your Brain With Electricity Improve Your Memory?

Do you have memories you wish you could hold onto forever? Do you sometimes feel like they’re getting less vibrant? That’s probably because our working memory starts to decline as soon as our late twenties! Oh my god it’s all downhill from here, isn’t it? But new neuroscience research says that electrical stimulation could drastically […]

How Close Are We to Zero-Emissions Electricity?

We’ve all heard the statements and stats about the ominous timeline our planet is on. To avoid the worst effects of climate change––from natural disasters to mass extinction––we know that we need to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions. And fast. And when we stop literally lighting things on fire to power our world, we can […]

Why Republican Bill Weld Is Challenging Trump in the 2020 Primary | NowThis

Who are you? So, I’m Bill Weld. I’m actually running for the Republican nomination for president against Mr. Trump. I’m the real Republican. I think Donald Trump is the ‘RINO,’ Republican in name only. I was governor of Massachusetts for a couple of terms, spent 7 years under Ronald Reagan in the Justice Department. I’m […]

Which Countries Lack Electricity?

In 2012, the United Nations launched its worldwide effort to fight energy poverty , marking the “International Year of Sustainable Energy for All”. Energy poverty is considered a lack of energy infrastructure and resources. Roughly one in seven people around the world lack access to electricity, almost exclusively in developing countries. Although things are improving, […]