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Artificial intelligence can predict your personality… simply by tracking your eyes

It’s often been said that the eyes are the window to the soul, revealing what we think and how we feel. Now, new research reveals that your eyes may also be an indicator of your personality type, simply by the way they move. |SOURCE| Developed by the University of South Australia in partnership with the University of Stuttgart, Flinders University [...] Read more

Roundworms Just Came Back to Life After 40,000 Years Frozen in Siberian Permafrost

Samples of permafrost sediment frozen for the past 40,000 years were recently thawed to reveal living nematodes. |SOURCE| Within weeks the roundworms began to move and eat, setting a record for the time an animal can survive cryogenic preservation. Aside from revealing new limits of endurance, it just might prove useful when it comes to preserving [...] Read more

The Peculiar Math That Could Underlie the Laws of Nature

New findings are fueling an old suspicion that fundamental particles and forces spring from strange eight-part numbers called “octonions.” Cohl Furey, a mathematical physicist at the University of Cambridge, is finding links between the Standard Model of particle physics and the octonions, numbers whose multiplication rules are encoded in a [...] Read more

The Beginning of Time

|SOURCE| Depending on what you believe, the Universe began with a bang or was summoned into existence by some great force, or perhaps both or neither. But it did have a beginning. How can I be so certain? Well, there are two very convincing arguments that leave little doubt that universe (at least the one we know) must have had a beginning. The [...] Read more

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