Amy Sweetland

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Woman receives bionic hand with sense of touch

Fergus Walsh @BBCFergusWalsh on Twitter<p><b>Scientists in Rome have unveiled the first bionic hand with a sense of touch that can be worn outside a laboratory.</b><p>The recipient, Almerina Mascarello, who lost her left hand in an accident nearly a quarter of a century ago, said "it's almost like it's back …

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Nissan's CES concept reads brain waves to 'predict' your moves

Some things automakers show off at CES are pretty straightforward, whether they're new infotainment systems or part of an autonomous driving system. But Nissan will arrive at CES 2018 with a left-field concept that involves hooking a car up to your <i>brain</i>.<p>Nissan calls its concept B2V, short for …

5 Ways Being Single Will Help You Find 'The One'

I used to be a serial dater, much like Kim Kardashian in her pre-Kanye days. It was a constant cycle of dating apps and breakups until one day, …

Relationships

How to tell if your child's educational needs are being met at school

As a new school year begins, your child will most likely have a new teacher. With a new teacher comes a new opportunity for your child to learn the …

7 Simple Rules for Getting Lean in 2017

Seven rules so you can follow through on that resolution.<p>For 2017, over half of Americans will make New Year's resolutions to do things like lose weight, get fit, and eat healthier. But how many actually make it past January 17? The brutal truth is only eight percent will achieve their goals, which …

Posting pictures of your kids on Facebook? Think twice.

You might think it's cute to snap a photo of your toddler running around in a playground or having a temper tantrum, and then posting it on social …

Social Media

23 habits that psychologists have linked with happiness

It's the little things.<p>Some habits just seem to have the power to lift your spirits.<p>Whether it's taking a few minutes to dive deep into your …

What It Feels Like To Have Anxiety And Depression At The Same Time

<i>YourTango writer Rebecca Jane Stokes shares what it feels like to have both anxiety and depression.</i><p>Anxiety and depression are two mental illnesses …

22 signs you might be a narcissist

That's because the traits that make narcissists so difficult to hang out with or date — including a constant need for validation, a willingness to control people, and a ruthlessness in getting their needs met — happen to make them super effective at rising up the ranks.<p>To help you figure out if you …

Psychology

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A single species of gut bacteria can reverse autism-related social behavior in mice - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

HOUSTON – (June 16, 2016) – The absence of one specific species of gut bacteria causes social deficits in mice, researchers at Baylor College of …

8 common traits of highly intelligent people

Some users claim to know from personal experience; others are just taking an educated guess.<p>As it turns out, many users gave answers that researchers would agree with.<p>We pulled eight of the most intriguing Quora responses and explained the science behind them — and let's just say that we feel a lot …

Pakistani social media star's murder: Why we all have blood on our hands

It’s evening on the auspicious occasion of Eid, the annual Muslim festival that ends the month of Ramadan, and eight local women are at my mother’s house in Lucknow, India. The sweet fragrance of Sewai, a traditional dessert, is in the air and there’s only one topic of discussion: daughters.<p>One …

Feminism

Am I a psychopath? You asked Google – here’s the answer | David Shariatmadari

Every day millions of internet users ask Google life’s most difficult questions, big and small. Our writers answer some of the commonest queries<p>Are psychopaths trendy? Does saying “I have psychopathic tendencies” pass the dinner table test? Is this merely the latest debilitating condition to be …