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Zika is test case for brain organoid mini-reactors

The Zika virus epidemic comes at a time when new stem cell techniques for studying the brain are being refined and tested. On April 22 in <i>Cell</i>, Johns …

Public Health

People with Schizophrenia May Have Been Born with a Different Brain Structure — NOVA Next | PBS

Schizophrenia is a mental illness with murky origins.<p>In 2014, scientists identified 108 locations where the DNA sequence in schizophrenic people …

How The Bacteria In Your Gut Could Be Used To Treat Mental Illness

New research finds that altering gut bacteria in mice changes the way their brains work.<p>The trillions of bacteria living in the human gut influence how our brain functions, our mood and behavior. Scientists have linked imbalances in this community of microbes to a range of psychiatric conditions, …

4 Ways to Get Away With Wearing Denim at the Office

With so much fab denim having debuted this fall, sneaking it into your outfits whenever possible is a must (because why not?). While the office is traditionally a denim-free zone, relaxing dress codes and the emersion of jeans with a more polished edge make it easier to add the tried-and-true …

The Disappearance of Self in Japan

You're drifting in a rowboat on a quiet pond. Another boat bumps against your own and jolts you out of your self-forgetfulness.<p>You stand up in a rage, and start berating the negligent rower in the other boat. Then you notice that it's empty. There's no one to blame (save circumstance or the current …

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The ACT Test for Students

Free online learning and test practice to help you get the best score possible on the ACT test, and well on your way to college and career success.<p>An …

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ACT? SAT? Subject Tests? No Tests? Holy Moly! Who Is Requiring What These Days?

Pretty much, everyone knows what time of year it is by the "back to school" advertisements that are all over the Internet, billboards, newspapers and on TV. As a college admissions counselor and blogger, I know because a slew of rising seniors are suddenly sending me emails about admissions tests.<p>I …

ACT president: ‘Relax. Tests don’t define us, nor do they determine our future.’

ACT President Jon Erickson, who has spent three decades in the testing field, is retiring on Sept. 1 after four years in his position. Erickson, 61, answered questions from The Washington Post as the nonprofit organization based in Iowa prepared to release its annual report this week on college …

S. Korean parents and children only spend 1.5 hours together during the week : National : News : The Hankyoreh

Top headlines in major S. Korean newspapers

SEOUL, Sept. 19 (Yonhap) -- The following are the top headlines in major South Korean newspapers on Sept. 19.<p>Korean-language dailies<p>-- Remains of …

The Surprisingly Effective Skincare Ingredient You Probably Had for Breakfast

Getting caught with egg on your face just took on a whole new meaning: The breakfast food is having a moment by way of a new trend in Korean skincare …

Skin Care

12 Strange Korean beauty products that are surprisingly amazing

Korea is ahead of the curve when it comes to innovative, while admittedly strange, beauty and skincare products. If you've ever lusted over the …

N. Korean woman's family says she was kidnapped abroad

CNN's Will Ripley visits the parents of young North Korean woman suspected of defecting while on assignment abroad but her parents say she was kidnapped.

North Korea

This Korean Dessert Called Hotteok Is the Perfect Food for Fall

September 23 marks the first day of fall. Here in Korea, that means we’re wearing jeans instead of shorts, turning off our A/Cs… and of course, …

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Inside the South Korean Rehab Clinic that Treats Gaming Addicts With a German Sci-Fi Novel

In a country where 14 percent of teens are addicted to electronic media, an emerging rehab industry is finding new ways to reintroduce people to the real world.<p>When Dr. Lee Tae Kyung set out to develop a new program for treating electronic media addiction in South Korea, he wanted to find the …

Korean supplier said to be testing 65-inch Apple iTVs

Will Apple go with OLED for a future TV set? Who knows, but it is testing panels, according to a South Korea-based report.<p>An "unnamed" South Korean display manufacture is making organic light emitting diode (OLED) panel samples for Apple's "iTV," which is "expected be mass-produced next year," …