by Adrianna Nine

They say imitation is the highest form of flattery, but for businesses that sell on Amazon, it can be the difference between success and ruin. …


by Jessica Hall

Again with the accidental discoveries! It’s the third unexpected find within six weeks. This time, the good news was born from debris in a hunk of Dominican amber. The researchers were studying ants from the Miocene period, trapped in a piece of amber. A closer look at…


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Epic and Apple are not on the best of terms after the former sued, claiming the iPhone maker was abusing its monopoly by locking developers into its app platform. The court disagreed, handing Apple a…


by Ryan Whitwam

NASA and Boeing have provided an update on the status of the Starliner spacecraft, which has been on the verge of launching several times now. The vessel was supposed to head off to the International Space Station (ISS) in August, but a last-minute issue with the craft’s…


by Ryan Whitwam

NASA has made a rare change to its spaceflight roster. After initially being slated to go into space aboard the Boeing Starliner, two astronauts have been moved to an upcoming SpaceX Dragon launch. This will get the rookie astronauts into space sooner than if they waited on…


by Ryan Whitwam

A new analysis may have hit on a cause: a first-of-its-kind exoplanet that orbits all three stars in this solar system, according to Bad Astronomy. GW Orionis is what’s known as a hierarchical trinary. That’s the same grouping as the Centauri solar system just next door with…


by Ryan Whitwam

The science of mental health is still in its infancy, given that lobotomy was seen as a viable treatment for many psychological diseases just a few decades ago. We don’t even know why some psychiatric medications work. As our understanding of the brain’s internal processes, it may…


by Jessica Hall

It’s not often that messing around in the lab has produced a fundamental breakthrough, à la Michael Faraday with his magnets and prisms. Even more uncommon is the discovery of the same thing by two research teams at the same time: Newton and Leibniz come to mind…


by Jessica Hall

A new analysis of data from Apple’s joint heart study with Stanford has found that the Apple Watch is capable of detecting more rhythm abnormalities than we thought it could.

The Apple Heart Study was designed to test the Apple Watch’s ability to detect abnormal heart rhythms…


by Jessica Hall

Genetic diseases are a compelling target for viral gene therapy. One condition that scientists are investigating to see if they can treat with gene therapy is a rare genetic disease called Leber congenital amaurosis, or LCA. LCA is a progressive condition that disables critical cells within the…

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