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NASA Probes Witness Magnetic Explosions That Influence Weather In Space

NASA probes were able to detect magnetic explosions that influence space weather. The new discovery may pave the way for better understanding of space weather and prevention of unwanted events.

Space May 13, 2016

New Theory Might Tell Us How Galactic Magnetic Fields Form

Physicists at Princeton may have the answer to how magnetic fields form around stars and galaxies ... and it's totally counter-intuitive.

Space November 12, 2015

Google's Project Ara Phone Falls Apart When Dropped; Release Pushed To 2016

Project Ara's modular smartphone seems ideal: a phone with attachable components, creating the ultimate customized experience. However, there's one problem: it doesn't seem to stay together when it's dropped.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 19, 2015

Polarization Switching In Nanomagnets Could Lead To Better Storage Drives

Researchers have discovered a new way to influence polarization in nanomagnets, opening up potential improvements in computer storage solutions by facilitating switching without external magnetic fields.

August 4, 2015

Lexus Will Unveil Its Hoverboard On August 5th

Eat your heart out, Marty McFly. The hoverboard is real, and we're going to see it for ourselves in just one week. Lexus announced today that its hoverboard will be unveiled on August 5.

July 29, 2015

Coil For Large Hadron Collider Passes Tests

A coil to be used in an upgraded version of the Large Hadron Collider has passed tests and is set to be implemented into the design of the collider by 2025.

Animals June 29, 2015

Rare Earth Magnets Common In Electronics Can Now Be Recycled More Easily

Rare Earth magnets are small, powerful and difficult to recycle. University of Pennsylvania researchers have now found a way of easily reusing the materials, essential for modern electronics.

June 22, 2015

Can Magnets Control Heat And Sound? OSU Researchers Say Yes

Magnets can affect heat and sound, according to a new study. How is this possible?

March 24, 2015

Fruit Flies Demonstrate Flight Tenacity In New Study

Fruit flies have an incredibly fast corrective response time. A recent experiment revealed just how quickly they can recover from intense turbulence.

March 14, 2015

Dolphins are attracted to magnets, because why not?

A study released on Monday, Sept. 29 found that dolphins are attracted to magnets. The study looked at if the animal is magnetosensitive, or able to detect Earth's magnetic field.

Internet Culture October 1, 2014

Dolphins' magnetic 'sixth sense': Smart cetaceans respond to magnetic fields

Dolphins can sense magnetism in objects, study in France finds. A magnetic sense may allow the creatures to navigate through the world's oceans using our planet's magnetic field, researchers say.

Animals September 30, 2014

Scientists can zap the brain into remembering

Scientists have found that using transcranial magnetic stimulation on humans can help improve memory in participants. They aim to stimulate the superficial area of the brain near the hippocampus.

LIFE August 28, 2014

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