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The 8 Best Selfie Apps for Android

Selfies are  a great form of expressing self love, and a handy way of taking a picture with someone else if you want to be in it as well. The best Android smartphones now come with features that allow you to take good quality selfies even in insufficient or bad lighting conditions.  However, if you

Cement-free concrete recipe bonds sand using alcohol

Concrete is the most commonly used building material in the world, but unfortunately the cement used to make it carries quite a carbon footprint. Now, scientists at the University of Tokyo have created a cement-free alternative that directly bonds sand particles together using a reaction between alcohol and a catalyst. Continue Reading Category: Materials, Science

First head-to-head trial pits psychedelic therapy against antidepressant

A first-of-its-kind clinical trial has pitted a common antidepressant against psilocybin, the main psychedelic compound found in magic mushrooms. The results, recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine, are decidedly mixed with the primary depression measure revealing no significant difference between the two treatments, but a number of secondary measures notably favoring psilocybin.

Blue Origin rehearses for passengers during latest capsule test flight

Blue Origin came a step closer to crewed flights today as ground personnel stood in for astronauts during the 15th New Shepard suborbital space mission. Before the NS-15 mission lifted off, the “astronauts” carried out preflight capsule procedures and then re-entered after the flight to rehearse post-flight procedures. Continue Reading Category: Space, Science Tags: Blue