Carl Djerassi was 28 and working for a small chemical company in Mexico City in 1951 when he helped make a discovery that changed the world.
Between Throwback Thursday and apps like Timehop, nostalgia definitely factors into how we use technology today. Product Hunt, a discovery website that shows you the newest startups and products, has collected a bunch of websites and apps that will make you want to relive the past. Show More Summary
When battling breast cancer, time is of the essence. That's why the discovery of this new breast cancer detection technique really is that big of a deal.
Dr Danny Zacharias and Dr Craig Evans of Acadia Divinity College have just made a video in reply to the criticisms of mummy mask trashing. It is called 'Craig Evans Leads Scientists to New Discoveries at ADC', and to describe it as bizarre (as did Roberta Mazza) is an understatement. Show More Summary
Some archaeological surprises highlight the list of the week's most intriguing discoveries: Ancient Skull May Be Evolution Milestone : A 55,000-year-old skull found in a cave in Israel is the first solid evidence that our species migrated out of Africa to colonize the rest of the world around 60,000...
The essence of comedy is the incongruous, the discovery of something that doesn’t fit into the world as we know it. The new blog H.P. Lovecat marries two of the biggest memes on the internet: cats and the horror of H.P. Lovecraft. The inherent incongruity of these two things is so delightfully odd that you have to laugh. Show More Summary
Jaguar recently confirmed its first-ever SUV will be called an F-Pace, and this week we saw some pretty revealing spy shots of a prototype for the vehicle. The F-Pace will compete against the likes of the BMW X3 and yet-to-debut Mercedes-Benz GLC, and should be in showrooms sometime next year. McLaren this week confirmed a new model called the...
PHOENIX — The discovery of Russell Wilson, a third-round pick of the Seahawks in 2012 who shed the label of "game manager" about as quickly as his feet move running the zone read with Marshawn Lynch, set an example for what roughly half of the NFL seeks on an annual basis.
Livermore Herald, Volume 7, number 27, July 29, 1880Giants in Muskingum County, Ohio.The mound in which these romarkable discoveries were made was about sixty-four feet long and thirty-five feet wide, top measurement, and gently sloped down to the hill where it was situated. Show More Summary
Penghu 1 is a mandible with an interesting discovery; Taiwanese fishermen dredged up the jawbone off the coast of Penghu … Continue reading ?
[Simone] was trying to reverse-engineer the Bluetooth protocol of his Nike+ Fuelband and made some surprising discoveries. [Simone] found that the authentication system of the Fuelband can be easily bypassed and discovered that someShow More Summary
Most Once Upon a Time fans really want to see Regina find her happy ending, and the discovery of the Author’s library was a big win for the Evil Regal. However, Regina won’t be able to accomplish her goal without a little help. During...Show More Summary
Tom Hanks said, "While I was (in college) I was exposed to this world that I didn't know was possible." College is definitely a time of discovery. We're exposed to new ways of thinking and begin to form our own ideas about the world....Show More Summary
There will be no Nobel prizes after all. Last March, scientists announced they had discovered our first direct evidence of the Big Bang, but that evidence has been slowly crumbling away. The results of a joint analysis released today make it official: It was all just cosmic dust. Read more...
A new analysis has dynamited a much-hyped discovery of “gravitational waves” from the dawn of time. What had seemed to be a major breakthrough in cosmology, one that incited loose talk of Nobel prizes, now appears to have been a case of scientists overinterpreting their data.Read full article >>
There’s bad news for the BICEP2 team: A new analysis reveals that the much-hyped discovery of “gravitational waves” from the big bang does not hold up to closer scrutiny. That’s the result of a joint analysis of data from the ESA’s Planck satellite and BICEP2. The “signal” may have been entirely generated by dust within […]
A new study sets earlier discovery claims into perspective. A previous study claiming the discovery of gravitational waves as cosmic inflation’s fingerprint has most likely been over-interpreted, scientists found in a joint analysisShow More Summary
A DireTube profile of another emerging mathematician: Nineteen years old Addis Ababa university student Nael Hailemariam has been into invention and discovery from early age. He was only eleven when he invented a formula which relates...Show More Summary