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Women are better in tech than men, says a report

Think men's brains are better suited for tech jobs? Think again.<p>A report from the Metropolitan Policy Program at the Brookings Institution measured men's and women's digital scores, and found that women had stronger skills than men do.<p>The Brookings report, called "Digitalization and the American …

Brookings Institution

How Hollywood techniques and VR are changing the field of neuroscience

We’re all familiar with the CGI used in big-budget Hollywood movies. When used properly, this technology can help bring even the most fantastical of …

Virtual Reality

Dreyfuss is perfect as amoral, slimy Ponzi schemer in ABC’s ‘Madoff’

’Tis the season of scoundrels on TV. In one week, we’re being treated to the criminal antics of real-life villains OJ Simpson, Bernie Madoff and …

"Darkness cannot drive out darkness;only light can do that.Hate cannot drive out hate;only love can do that." MLK,Jr https://t.co/BSdoHYgnNG

You Can Take this Little Wind and Solar Powered Home Anywhere

If life in a future megacity isn’t for you, your hour of escape is fast approaching. Especially if you don’t mind living alone in a 14 x 7 x 7-foot …

Body bacteria: Can your gut bugs make you smarter?

The bacteria in our guts can influence the working of the mind, says Frank Swain. So could they be upgraded to enhance brainpower?<p>I have some startling news: you are not human. At least, by some counts. While you are indeed made up of billions of human cells working in remarkable concert, these are …

How The Food You Eat Changes Your Genes

Our progress in understanding human genes has been amazing and humbling. About 150 years ago, Gregor Mendel used pea plants to establish some rules …

"From within or from behind, a light shines through us upon things, and makes us aware that we are nothing, but the light is all." ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson #quote

Happy Birthday, Walt Whitman! 19 Of His Greatest Quotes To Inspire You

One of the most influential American poets of all time and the father of free verse, Walt Whitman would have been 196 today.<p>His seminal work <i>Leaves of</i> …

'Cure for terminal cancer' found in game-changing drugs

Immunotherapy, which harnesses the body’s own immune system to destroy deadly tumours, has been hailed as one of the biggest breakthroughs in the treatment of cancer for decades<p>Terminally ill cancer patients have been “effectively cured” by a game-changing new class of drugs.<p>In one trial, more than …

Parents can be 'too nice' to their children, neurologist warns

Psychosomatic conditions like chronic pain, seizures or even paralysis are not only triggered by trauma but also can too much love and attention<p>Parents should not be overly indulgent with their children when they are ill as it sets up a pattern which can lead to psychosomatic conditions in later …

University College London

Magnetic Nanoparticles In The Brain and MRI - Neuroskeptic

By Neuroskeptic | June 4, 2015 4:06 am<p><b>A new paper</b> in the unconventional journal <i>Medical Hypotheses</i> raises concerns that MRI brain scans could be …

Why Collaboration Is Useless for Problem Solving

Or why you might be wasting your time on Slack and Google Docs.<p>Collaboration is basically the grownup word for "playing nice together." That makes it easy to assume that more collaboration has got to be better than less.<p>Unfortunately, collaboration doesn't always work. Sometimes, it actually …

Boston University

Why Startups Love Moleskines

Last summer in Toronto, I found myself at a Demo Day, one of those tech-industry events where eager representatives of a dozen startups bound onto a stage and spend five minutes selling their visions of a utopian future expedited by antibacterial screen wipes that will change the world (something …

Innovation

"We build too many walls and not enough bridges." ~ Isaac Newton - Tower Bridge #London

Why doctors now believe they could all be triggered by one SILENT KILLER 

Furred-up arteries. Diabetes. Eye disease. Dementia. Depression. Why doctors now believe they could all be triggered by one SILENT KILLER<p><b>Sprained</b> …

My Smartphone Gave Me a Painful Neurological Condition

A few months ago I started getting headaches, and they were weird. If a bad hangover headache feels splitting, I’d describe these headaches as …

"The greatest healing therapy is friendship and love." - Hubert H. Humphrey #cancersucks #Prayers4Amy http://t.co/8VRCGWPW9C

US orders ban on 'unsafe' trans-fats

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1174000/1174087_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1532158321_40218fb25b7a86d82c699cc290ec5808<p><b>Trans-fats are unsafe to eat and must be banned from the food supply within three years, US regulators have said.</b><p>The US Food and Drug Administration …

Nutrition

"Paris is always a good idea." ~ Audrey Hepburn (Sabrina)

Don't check your brain at the door...

Your summer reading list: 70+ book picks from TED speakers and attendees

The tables in bookstores can be overwhelming: Every book cover looks appealing, every blurb glows with praise. Sometimes, you just need a …

15 Facts about Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Ni! Ni! Ni! In honor of the 40th anniversary of Monty Python’s quest for the Holy Grail, here are a few facts you may not have known about the …

Manage Your Stress Or It Could Lead To Schizophrenia

We all have to deal with stress from time to time, but more and more research is suggesting we should find ways to manage our stress if we want to …

Parkinson's May Begin in Gut and Spread to the Brain Via the Vagus Nerve

<b>A major epidemiological registry-based study from Aarhus University and Aarhus University Hospital indicates that Parkinson’s disease begins in the</b> …

Neuroscience

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Songs We Love 2015

Project Credits<p>NPR Music: Jacob Ganz and Otis Hart<p>Design and Development: Quoctrung Bui, Danny DeBelius, David Eads, Tyler Fisher, Christopher Groskopf and Becky Lettenberger