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hi, i am Logan from Bangalore. In 2014, I started contributing to Loganspace Media Group, and life has just gotten better from there. Co-founder of Loganspace.
[Science] YouTube has become such a garbage fire it is time to dump it for good – AI

[Science] YouTube has become such a garbage fire it is time to dump it...

By Annalee Newitz Reuters/Dado Ruvic A FEW years ago, the biggest complaint about YouTube was that if you left it running, you would eventually find yourself watching Psy’s Gangnam Style music video for the 40,000th time. How I long for the days when all we had to worry about was too much bouncy K-pop. Now,…
[Science] Bacteria fly into the Atacama Desert every afternoon on the wind – AI

[Science] Bacteria fly into the Atacama Desert every afternoon on the wind – AI

By Michael Marshall Some microbes manage to live in the inhospitable Atacama desertApexphotos/Getty Every afternoon, microorganisms fly into the Atacama Desert on grains of dust carried by the wind. The wind-driven dust could be how microbes first colonised the desert. If there are microbes alive on Mars, they could be carried around the planet by…
[Science] High blood pressure in your 40s linked to smaller brain size at 70 – AI

[Science] High blood pressure in your 40s linked to smaller brain size at 70...

By Jessica Hamzelou High blood pressure has been linked to brain shrinkage in later lifeasiseeit/Getty People who have high blood pressure in their 40s seem to have smaller brains by the time they get to age 70. The findings provide more evidence that looking after your health can help prevent dementia, says Jonathan Schott at…
[Science] Is air pollution causing mental health conditions like depression? – AI

[Science] Is air pollution causing mental health conditions like depression? – AI

By Adam Vaughan Traffic in Copenhagen, DenmarkBill Bachmann/Alamy Stock Photo A study published today adds to evidence that air pollution may be linked to mental health conditions. But it’s not clear yet how – and if – pollution may be affecting our brains. What has this new study discovered? Analysing data from 151 million people…
[Science] Extinction Rebellion founder calls for mass psychedelic disobedience – AI

[Science] Extinction Rebellion founder calls for mass psychedelic disobedience – AI

By Sam Wong Gail Bradbrook is a co-founder of the Extinction Rebellion environmental movementMark Kerrison / Alamy Stock Photo A co-founder of the Extinction Rebellion environmental movement has called for a mass ingestion of psychedelic substances in protest against the criminalisation of drugs. “I would support a mass civil disobedience where we take medicine to…
[Science] Climate change will drive longer extreme heatwaves in summer – AI

[Science] Climate change will drive longer extreme heatwaves in summer – AI

By Adam Vaughan A heatwave in 2018 left the riverbed of the Rhine in Germany parchedPATRIK STOLLARZ/AFP/Getty Images Summer extremes of heat and rain are likely to last longer in Europe, North America and Asia if the world warms by more than 2°C, with serious effects for agriculture and human health. Climate change is expected…
[Science] The UK has lost its World Health Organization ‘measles-free’ status – AI

[Science] The UK has lost its World Health Organization ‘measles-free’ status – AI

By New Scientist staff and Press Association Vaccination rates have been declining in the UKOwen Humphreys/PA Wire/PA Images Three years after the measles virus was eliminated from the UK, the country has lost its “measles-free” status with the World Health Organization, following 231 confirmed cases of the infection in the first quarter of 2019. The…
[Science] We have spotted 8 more mysterious repeating radio bursts from space – AI

[Science] We have spotted 8 more mysterious repeating radio bursts from space – AI

By Leah Crane The CHIME radio telescope in Canada has been busy…CHIME Collaboration Weird blasts from space called fast radio bursts are some of the most mysterious phenomena in the universe, and now astronomers have spotted eight new and particularly unusual ones, including one that may be the closest we’ve ever seen. Fast radio bursts…
[Science] Wildlife summit to consider global ban on saiga antelope trade – AI

[Science] Wildlife summit to consider global ban on saiga antelope trade – AI

By Adam Vaughan Saiga antelope now live only in Russia, Kazakhstan and MongoliaRostislav Mashin / Alamy The US and Mongolia are backing a ban on the trade of a critically endangered antelope that has seen its numbers on the central Asian steppes devastated by hunting and disease. The saiga antelope (Saiga tatarica) once lived across…
[Science] Super-deep diamonds contain traces of a pristine chunk of early Earth – AI

[Science] Super-deep diamonds contain traces of a pristine chunk of early Earth – AI

By Alice Klein Diamonds may not be forever, but some contain signatures of very, very old rocksAntony BurnhamDiamond from Collier kimberlite A unique haul of diamonds that formed incredibly deep underground has been found in Brazil. What is more, they contain evidence that points to the existence of a pristine piece of original Earth rock…