Andrew Larson

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Consciousness Is Made of Atoms, Too - Facts So Romantic

In his first lecture on physics to freshmen and sophomores at the California Institute of Technology, in 1961-62, Richard Feynman said:<i>If, in some</i> …

This is what taking a 10-day break from exercise actually does to your brain

Most regular exercisers know that a few days off means you start feeling a bit ‘funny’ – but now science has found out why.<p>Brain scientists found …

Why are we now? Researchers suggest life on Earth may be early in cosmic terms

Why are we now? We know that the universe is roughly 14 billion years old, and that someday it is likely to end—perhaps because of a Big Freeze, Big …

Scientists unlock a secret to Latinos' longevity, with hopes of slowing aging for everyone

A new way to measure how humans age suggests that Latino Americans withstand life's wear and tear better than non-Latino whites — and that they may have their Native American ancestors to thank for their longer lives.<p>The findings offer some insight into a long-standing demographic mystery: Despite …

4 Ways Successful People Learn More

Successful people never stop learning.<p>Most people are inherently inquisitive. I spend a lot of time talking with our team about the value of curiosity. But over time, we can become set in our ways. Sometimes it seems easier to shrug off a new concept or task that appears difficult than to invest …

Israeli closures: 'They're pushing us into depression'

After recent attacks, Israel sealed off several towns throughout Hebron - a policy that has drawn widespread criticism.<p><b>Hebron, occupied West Bank -</b> "Don't drive through Younis - they shoot at people there," Um Ahmad said through a bus window to the driver as he left Hebron's central bus …

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Algeria officialdom threatens nation's noisy, tell-all media

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algeria's independent media is noisy, unsparing and often acerbic — and authorities think that's a problem.<p>Algerian officials …