Top 20 mvea Highest Rated Reddit Posts of All Time

Bridging the gap between biological systems and machines has come one step closer, with a touch-sensitive artificial nerve. Capable of distinguishing Braille characters and even interfacing with a cockroach leg, the device could have wide-reaching applications in robotics and prosthetic limbs.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : Futurology
Points : 20
Published : 2 hours ago
Comments : 1

Cannabidiol, or CBD, is a marijuana compound linked to a range of potential health benefits but does not get you high. The roughly $1 billion CBD industry is slated to shift into high gear if the federal government approves the first CBD-based drug, an epilepsy medication called Epidiolex.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : EverythingScience
Points : 68
Published : 2 hours ago
Comments : 4

Cannabidiol, or CBD, is a marijuana compound linked to a range of potential health benefits but does not get you high. The roughly $1 billion CBD industry is slated to shift into high gear if the federal government approves the first CBD-based drug, an epilepsy medication called Epidiolex.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : Futurology
Points : 12,059
Published : 2 hours ago
Comments : 530

Scientists to America: Embrace climate action or lose your coastal cities

Author : mvea
Subreddit : environment
Points : 170
Published : 4 hours ago
Comments : 6

Mars will be at its closest point to our planet in 15 years throughout July, making for some prime nighttime viewing. That's because of a phenomenon called perihelic opposition, in which Earth's and Mars' orbits align, bringing the two planets closer together.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : space
Points : 18
Published : 4 hours ago
Comments : 4

“The US Department of Energy projects that we’ll have 404 gigawatts of wind energy capacity across the country by 2050, up from 89 GW today. Since overall electricity demand is expected to hold steady, that would fulfill more than one-third of the country’s needs.”

Author : mvea
Subreddit : technology
Points : 26
Published : 5 hours ago
Comments : 10

“The US Department of Energy projects that we’ll have 404 gigawatts of wind energy capacity across the country by 2050, up from 89 GW today. Since overall electricity demand is expected to hold steady, that would fulfill more than one-third of the country’s needs.”

Author : mvea
Subreddit : Futurology
Points : 21
Published : 5 hours ago
Comments : 4

Facebook’s new AI research is a real eye-opener - AI replaces closed eyes with open ones in a remarkably convincing manner in photos.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : Futurology
Points : 698
Published : 5 hours ago
Comments : 51

Comcast’s offer to buy Fox out from under Disney has MCU fans freaking out about X-Men - Fandom now requires taking sides in corporate mergers

Author : mvea
Subreddit : technology
Points : 48
Published : 6 hours ago
Comments : 27

A boy with severe epilepsy has been given back medicinal cannabis oil that was confiscated from his mother at customs, the UK home secretary has said.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : Health
Points : 482
Published : 6 hours ago
Comments : 18

The most likely cradles for life inside our solar system - Scientists still believe it possible that extraterrestrial life could flourish in our own neighbourhood: Mars, Europa, Enceladus, Titan and Venus.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : Futurology
Points : 321
Published : 6 hours ago
Comments : 19

Scott Walker Finally Gave Foxconn Enough Handouts to Get the Company's US Headquarters in Wisconsin

Author : mvea
Subreddit : technology
Points : 81
Published : 6 hours ago
Comments : 17

Children and adolescents with greater access to fluoridated drinking water were less likely to experience dental caries, finds large new US study. Counties in which over 75% of the population had access to community water fluoridation saw a 30% reduction in dental caries in primary dentition.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : science
Points : 3,001
Published : 6 hours ago
Comments : 524

More than 500,000 years of life expectancy were lost in Ohio during a seven-year period, according to a study conducted by The Ohio Alliance for Innovation in Population Health (OAIPH)

Author : mvea
Subreddit : Health
Points : 19
Published : 6 hours ago
Comments : 0

Scientists identified a new compound called F6 that on testing in-vitro is potent against antibiotic-resistant pathogens such as MRSA, VRSA, and vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus (VRE), with vancomycin considered a drug of last resort. Tests indicate it is also less susceptible to resistance.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : science
Points : 509
Published : 7 hours ago
Comments : 20

Scientists identified a new compound called F6 that on preliminary testing is potent against antibiotic-resistant pathogens such as MRSA, VRSA, and vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus (VRE), with vancomycin considered a drug of last resort. Tests indicate it is also less susceptible to resistance.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : Health
Points : 82
Published : 7 hours ago
Comments : 2

Scientists identified a new compound called F6 that on preliminary testing is potent against antibiotic-resistant pathogens such as MRSA, VRSA, and vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus (VRE), with vancomycin considered a drug of last resort. Tests indicate it is also less susceptible to resistance.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : Futurology
Points : 4,768
Published : 7 hours ago
Comments : 123

A new study of 1,029 university students found those who experienced abuse or neglect as children tended to use social media to forget about personal problems. Childhood maltreatment was linked to attachment anxiety and depressive symptoms, which also predicted more problematic social media use.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : science
Points : 3,382
Published : 7 hours ago
Comments : 80

Where have all our insects gone? An insect Armageddon is under way, say many entomologists, the result of a multiple whammy of environmental impacts: pollution, habitat changes, overuse of pesticides, and global warming.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : EverythingScience
Points : 614
Published : 7 hours ago
Comments : 75

Where have all our insects gone? An insect Armageddon is under way, say many entomologists, the result of a multiple whammy of environmental impacts: pollution, habitat changes, overuse of pesticides, and global warming.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : environment
Points : 42
Published : 7 hours ago
Comments : 1

The EPA might change the way it weighs human health against industry profit

Author : mvea
Subreddit : environment
Points : 20
Published : 17 hours ago
Comments : 1

Australian teens more worried about climate change than adults

Author : mvea
Subreddit : australia
Points : 3,059
Published : 17 hours ago
Comments : 329

The rise of the “Automacene”: How robots will define the next epoch in human history. Forget the Anthropocene — the next epoch in human history will be defined by AI and automation.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : Futurology
Points : 32
Published : 20 hours ago
Comments : 3

More Than 5,000 US Schools Have Solar Power Installations

Author : mvea
Subreddit : technology
Points : 176
Published : 20 hours ago
Comments : 8

More Than 5,000 US Schools Have Solar Power Installations - The total capacity of all the school installations is 910 megawatts, which produces enough electricity each year to power about 190,000 homes. California is the national leader in school solar power.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : Futurology
Points : 62
Published : 20 hours ago
Comments : 7

Net Neutrality: Maps Show Which States Are Fighting the FCC Repeal Some pass laws, others sue.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : technology
Points : 320
Published : 21 hours ago
Comments : 31

Study: Harsh Childhood, Poverty Predict Preference For Authoritarian Leaders

Author : mvea
Subreddit : BasicIncome
Points : 106
Published : 21 hours ago
Comments : 7

Cement is responsible for 7% of global man-made greenhouse emissions, making it the world's second largest industrial source of CO2. But a Canadian startup has invented a new system for making concrete that traps CO2 emissions forever and at the same time reduces the need for cement.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : Futurology
Points : 11,204
Published : 21 hours ago
Comments : 305

Scientists Simulate Universe in Supercomputer - Scientists are applying the laws of physics to a smooth, hot fluid of (simulated) matter, as existed in the infant universe, and seeing the fluid evolve into spiral galaxies and galaxy clusters like those in the cosmos today.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : Futurology
Points : 40
Published : 21 hours ago
Comments : 2

Few early parent education programs available to help dads - Books and programs are available to help new moms before and after their child is born, but the same can’t be said for fathers, a new study found. Despite benefits of father involvement, few perinatal parent programs have included dads.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : science
Points : 279
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 29

The Universe Is Not a Simulation, but We Can Now Simulate It - Scientists are applying the laws of physics to a smooth, hot fluid of (simulated) matter, as existed in the infant universe, and seeing the fluid evolve into spiral galaxies and galaxy clusters like those in the cosmos today.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : space
Points : 1,111
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 170

Fear And Frustration Over EPA Move To Kill Chemical-Disaster Protections

Author : mvea
Subreddit : environment
Points : 105
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 4

Trump’s 2020 campaign is reportedly using former Cambridge Analytica employees to target voters

Author : mvea
Subreddit : technology
Points : 68
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 22

New study found that men often receive a wage boost when they become fathers—even if they’re not necessarily working harder. Findings suggest this is because of an assumption that men are breadwinners, and are therefore more likely to be hardworking and dependable (n=18,730 in 5,020 workplaces).

Author : mvea
Subreddit : science
Points : 221
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 42

New study found that men often receive a wage boost when they become fathers—even if they’re not necessarily working harder. Findings suggest this is because of an assumption that men are breadwinners, and are therefore more likely to be hardworking and dependable (n=18,730 in 5,020 workplaces).

Author : mvea
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 97
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 7

Harvard University discriminates against Asian-American applicants, claims non-profit group suing the institution: “An Asian-American applicant with 25% chance of admission, for example, would have a 35% chance if he were white, 75% if he were Hispanic, and 95% chance if he were African-American.”

Author : mvea
Subreddit : EverythingScience
Points : 952
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 229

By the end of the year, London’s famous Square Mile will source 100% of its electricity needs from renewable energy sources. The City of London will see an increase in solar panels on City Corporation buildings and will also invest in installations such as wind and solar farms.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : Futurology
Points : 263
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 5

Europe's GDPR is Killing Email Marketing, to the Disappointment of No One

Author : mvea
Subreddit : technology
Points : 51,774
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 2294

Google search results in several countries can provide unreliable information based on old, 'weak' scientific studies. Researchers analyzing the top 200 websites in a search for 'vaccines autism' found that 10-24% had a negative stance on vaccines, which can potentially impact on public health.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : Health
Points : 71
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 7

“By the end of the year, London’s famous Square Mile will source 100% of its electricity needs from renewable energy sources, according to the City of London’s governing body.”

Author : mvea
Subreddit : technology
Points : 39
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 10

Feeling, and appearing, more powerful, is associated not with acting based on situational demands, but with authenticity. Being authentic is acting based on one’s feelings, core values, and personal views, and not based on what others expect or what the situation requires, finds a new study (n=715).

Author : mvea
Subreddit : science
Points : 266
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 27

100% renewable energy, no net metering caps and more in Massachusetts Senate bill

Author : mvea
Subreddit : technology
Points : 37
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 1

100% renewable energy, no net metering caps and more in Massachusetts Senate bill

Author : mvea
Subreddit : Futurology
Points : 54
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 1

NIH shuts down controversial $100M drinking study backed by Big Alcohol - Study leaders wooed industry and biased scientific framing to favor daily drinking.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : EverythingScience
Points : 639
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 20

FBI recovers WhatApp, Signal data stored on Michael Cohen’s BlackBerry

Author : mvea
Subreddit : politics
Points : 768
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 68

Elon Musk plans to sell ‘major’ stake in Tesla in ‘about 20 years’ to finance SpaceX’s Mars plans: “Will use that to make life multiplanetary, help education & environment on Earth w my foundation. Just don’t want us to be sad about the future.”

Author : mvea
Subreddit : Futurology
Points : 1,895
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 277

Replacing the NYC Subway System With Autonomous Cars Is a Terrible Idea - The subway may be ailing, but it's too important to give up on now.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : technology
Points : 17
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 4

McDonald's to ditch plastic straws - McDonald's will replace plastic straws with paper ones in all its UK and Ireland restaurants, starting from September.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : Futurology
Points : 322
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 58

Why net neutrality supporters are cringing at the AT&T-Time Warner merger - Here’s why net neutrality supporters say AT&T’s antitrust victory to buy Time Warner could destroy the internet.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : technology
Points : 21
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 4

Ajit Pai Rushes to Aid Sinclair Before Court Can Kill Merger

Author : mvea
Subreddit : technology
Points : 6,337
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 376

Five generations 'before poor reach average pay' - Social mobility is so frozen that it would take five generations for a poorer family in the UK to reach the average income, an OECD report says.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : BasicIncome
Points : 113
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 1

Findings in science, health reporting often overstated on social media – It is not unheard of for researchers and reporters to overstate the findings of a study. 58% of media articles inaccurately reported the question, results, intervention, or population of the academic study.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : EverythingScience
Points : 302
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 4

Rise of the machines: has technology evolved beyond our control? Technology is starting to behave in intelligent and unpredictable ways that even its creators don’t understand.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : Futurology
Points : 15
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 4

Rats with spinal cord injuries have regained the use of their paws after being given a groundbreaking gene therapy that helps to mend damaged nerves in the spine, by producing an enzyme called chondroitinase which breaks down scar tissue, as reported in a new study in the journal Brain.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : Health
Points : 389
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 12

Rats with spinal cord injuries have regained the use of their paws after being given a groundbreaking gene therapy that helps to mend damaged nerves in the spine, by producing an enzyme called chondroitinase which breaks down scar tissue, as reported in a new study in the journal Brain.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : Futurology
Points : 22,605
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 737

Rats with spinal cord injuries have regained the use of their paws after being given a groundbreaking gene therapy that helps to mend damaged nerves in the spine, by producing an enzyme called chondroitinase which breaks down scar tissue, as reported in a new study in the journal Brain.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : science
Points : 22,329
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 489

Net neutrality is central to our freedoms and civil liberties. The effort to block the repeal of rules protecting net neutrality is key to equal access, U of R professor says.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : technology
Points : 31
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 1

“DeepMind has developed a neural network that taught itself to ‘imagine’ a scene from different viewpoints, based on just a single image.“

Author : mvea
Subreddit : technology
Points : 110
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 9

DeepMind has developed a neural network that taught itself to ‘imagine’ a scene from different viewpoints, based on just a single image. The new research has just been published in the journal Science.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : Futurology
Points : 1,432
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 120

Stephen Hawking's voice will be beamed into space as a "message of peace and hope" to the universe as his ashes are laid to rest on Friday. The European Space Agency plans to beam it from its satellite dish in Cebreros, Spain, to the nearest black hole, which is called 1A 0620-00.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : EverythingScience
Points : 409
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 24

Stephen Hawking's voice will be beamed into space as a "message of peace and hope" to the universe as his ashes are laid to rest on Friday. The European Space Agency plans to beam it from its satellite dish in Cebreros, Spain, to the nearest black hole, which is called 1A 0620-00.

Author : mvea
Subreddit : space
Points : 1,930
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 153

Tesla will build the ‘pods’ for the Boring Company’s Loop, says Elon Musk

Author : mvea
Subreddit : elonmusk
Points : 49
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 7

Tesla will build the ‘pods’ for the Boring Company’s Loop, says Elon Musk

Author : mvea
Subreddit : technology
Points : 43
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 64

Tesla will build the ‘pods’ for the Boring Company’s Loop, says Elon Musk

Author : mvea
Subreddit : Futurology
Points : 111
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 66

Researchers developed carbon nanotubes to combat antimicrobial resistance, based on cicada wings which are highly bactericidal. When these come into contact with a bacterial cell, they bend and release elastic energy, killing the bacteria (up to 99.3% of P. aeruginosa and 84.9% of Staph aureus).

Author : mvea
Subreddit : Health
Points : 17
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 1