Mushtaq Shah

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SI NMNH Centennial -Parícutin: The Birth of a Volcano

Parícutin erupting at night, 1948. Photo by Carl Fries, US Geological Survey; image courtesy of National Museum of Natural History<p>On February 20, …

Geology

The Dark Origins of 11 Classic Nursery Rhymes

In the canon of great horror writing, Stephen King, Edgar Allan Poe, H.P. Lovecraft, Bram Stoker, and Mary Shelley tend to dominate the craft. But …

London Bridge

50 Things to Let Go of Before Your Next Birthday

Let go of what isn’t helping your soul smile and grow. – Life is to be enjoyed, not endured. Follow a path that moves you. You are always free to do …

Black-body radiation

<b>Black-body radiation</b> is the thermal electromagnetic radiation within or surrounding a body in thermodynamic equilibrium with its environment, or …

15 Great Pieces Of Life Advice That Never Get Old

The great benefit of living with, working for, or being related to people who have experienced more of life than you have is picking their brain …

Quora

How To Perform At Your Peak Every Day: 10 Tips For Working Smarter In 2014

<i>This is the first in a two-part story on how to manage your mental energy to do your best work. Click here for the second article, “7 Types of Experience Your Brain Needs To Function At Its Best.”</i><p>It’s a common scenario for many of us.<p>You start the day with an idea of what you want to work on and …

Rosetta spacecraft checks in with Earth

After a 31-month deep sleep, the Rosetta spacecraft has successfully transmitted a signal to Earth.<p>ESA controllers can now prepare the spacecraft for …

Space

7 Ways to Start a Great Day

The first hour of your day can make or break it. Here are seven surefire positive day starters.<p>Some people find mornings filled with optimism, while others would just as soon stay in bed until the clock passes the noon hour. For most, however, the workday beckons and the morning is a mad rush to …

How to be a genius

Want to know how to be a genius? There are five things you can learn from looking at those who are the very best.<p><b>1) Be curious and driven</b><p>For his book</i> …

How Sex Affects Intelligence, and Vice Versa

New research says sexual activity can grow brain cells. Keeping them may be another matter.<p>Forget mindfulness meditation, computerized working-memory training, and learning a musical instrument; all methods recently shown by scientists to increase intelligence. There could be an easier answer. It …

Drink two espressos to enhance long-term memory

Coffee has long been a friend of students working through the night, but it does more than just keep us awake. A study provides the first convincing …

Here's A Horrifying Picture Of What Sleep Loss Will Do To You

If you <i>don't</i> snooze, you lose. Skimping on sleep can wreak havoc from head to toe. In fact, one study published last year showed that just one week of sleeping fewer than six hours a night resulted in changes to more than 700 genes. That's alarming news, considering nearly half of Americans don't …

Why I'm not afraid of dying

For 16 glorious years, I taught 11th-graders at a magnet high school in Miami. For me, teaching wasn't about making a living. It was my life.<p>Nothing made me happier or more content than standing in front of a classroom and sharing the works of writers such as Shakespeare, Chaucer, Jack Kerouac, …

Animal Loses Head But Remembers Everything

When I first saw this," says cell biologist Alejandro Sanchez Alvarado, "it was with total amazement."<p>This is a worm. It's called a planarian. It's about an inch long, and you'll find it gliding along the bottoms of rivers and ponds all over the world. It's very flat, like a moving bit of pasta — …

The Most Fascinating Human Evolution Discoveries of 2013

Sahelanthropus tchadensis had a tiny brain, but one that had nonetheless undergone some reorganization toward the human condition. Image: Didier …

The Safe, Free, Readily Available Therapy for Most Major Diseases

If there were a drug that treated and prevented the chronic diseases that afflict Americans and we didn't give it to everyone, we’d be withholding a …

People’s genes welcome their microbes

BOSTON — Humans may be in charge of which bacteria live in and on them, researchers report. Scientists used to think that what people ate and where …

Microbiology

India's Mars mission enters second stage; outpaces space rival China

India's first mission to Mars left Earth's orbit in the early hours of Sunday, clearing a critical hurdle in its journey to the red planet and …

Mars Mission

Cholesterol 'fuels' breast cancer

<b>A by-product of cholesterol can fuel the deadly growth and spread of breast cancer, according to a group of scientists.</b><p>It raises the prospect that taking cholesterol-lowering drugs called statins could prevent cancer.<p>The work, published in the journal Science, helps explain why obesity is a major …

Cancer

Indian probe begins journey to Mars

<b>India's mission to Mars has embarked on its 300-day journey to the Red Planet.</b><p>Early on Sunday the spacecraft fired its main engine for more than 20 minutes, giving it the correct velocity to leave Earth's orbit.<p>It will now cruise for 680m km (422m miles), setting up an encounter with its target on …

India editor Tarun Tejpal arrested after bail rejected

<b>The editor of a prominent Indian news magazine has been arrested over sexual assault allegations, after a court rejected an extension of his bail.</b><p>The judge declined to extend Tarun Tejpal's earlier "pre-bail" award, which had temporarily lifted the threat of arrest.<p>Mr Tejpal has not been formally …

Hope still for 'dead' Comet Ison

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/science_environment/1032000/1032481_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534574987_9a18caa71c70e32bd9123455d774fbef<p><b>Comet Ison, or some part of it, may have survived its encounter with the Sun, say scientists.</b><p>The giant ball of ice and dust was …

Space

Mercury: A beautiful but poisonous metal

<b>Mercury is the quixotic bad boy of the periodic table - exquisitely beautiful, but deadly. The ancients believed it was the "first matter" from which all other metals were formed. Yet it is now in such disfavour that an international treaty exists to curb its use.</b><p>It is easy to see why mercury holds …

Pollution