Wow, an Anti-Aging breakthrough right after the article on Discover Blogs: Discoblog: "Aging Kazakhstan President Asks His Scientists to Find Fountain of Youth" What good timing!
Article on Phys. Rev. Lett.
An aspect of angular momentum other than quantum spin. I'd love to hear more about this when it hits the news. I'm specifically interested in the impact observation of this angular momentum will have vs. spin's angular momentum, in relation to Heisenberg's Uncertainty Principal and non-locality. Phys Rev. Lett. Articles are normally digested and spat out in layman's terms a few days after they appear in the the website I provided with the link above.
Article on PhysOrg
Depressing, but it's true. It's a sad thing that what sticks in our mind is not necessarily objectively important.
Article on Ars Technica
A new Article on PhysOrg describes the new convergent evolution of a baterium and Toxoplasma gondii. If you haven't read my article on Toxoplasmosis, (caused by said parasite) check out "Half the World's Population is Infected by Cats!"
Is the universe is cyclic, do multiple universes exist, and was our big bang not the only one? Furthermore, was ours not the the first big bang? Scientist Sarah Kavassalis over at The Language of Bad Physics explains a problem right now. Conflicting papers of this specific topic are being released rapidly, sporting different conclutions. The topic in question has huge ramifications on the scientific community. The Physics arXiv Blog covered the subject today in this Post. He seems to be convinced that one side is definitely correct. More significantly, Symmetry Magazine tweeted a link to this Article in Nature, expressing the lack of evidence in place at the moment.
Check out my coverage on this story before it evolved, when it was first breaking news.
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