Anya Plotnikova

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The Cure for Brain Diseases Is in Your Gut

Researchers are just now starting to link inflammation in your gut with some of the most deadly and debilitating diseases we have.<p>Why are we making …

How Emotional Intelligence Became a Key Leadership Skill

Andrew Nguyen<p>Anyone trying to come up to speed on emotional intelligence would have a pretty easy time of it since the concept is remarkably recent, and its application to business newer still. The term was coined in 1990 in a research paper by two psychology professors, John D. Mayer of UNH and …

study! • How to Study Like a Harvard Student

Taken from Sophia Chua-Rubenfeld, daughter of the Tiger Mother<p>Preliminary Steps<p>1. Choose classes that interest you. That way studying doesn’t feel …

Neurosurgeons successfully implant 3D printed skull

A 22-year-old woman from the Netherlands who suffers from a chronic bone disorder -- which has increased the thickness of her skull from 1.5cm to …

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Can Krill End World Hunger?

The tiny crustaceans are plentiful, nutritious—and a possible fix for world hunger, Anneli Rufus reports.<p>Last month, the U.N. issued an alarming …

The 30 Best TED Talks of All Time That Will Open Your Mind and Inspire You to Take Action

TED Talks

A new understanding of autism

A new study reveals an important connection between dozens of genes that may contribute to autism, a major step toward understanding how brain …

Autism

'Minicomputers' Live Inside the Human Brain

The brain may be an even more powerful computer than before thought — microscopic branches of brain cells that were once thought to basically serve …

Science a step closer to test that can prove you are in love

Researchers say their results shed light on the 'underlying mechanisms of romantic love'<p>It is one of life’s most enduring mysteries. A question that music, poetry, myth and legend has, for thousands of years, tried but failed to answer.<p>However, we may now be a step closer to discovering what love …

FDA Approves First Biosimilar Cancer Drug

It's a bold move toward more affordable medicine<p>The Federal Drug Administration approved the first biosimilar product in the United States on Friday. The drug, Zarxio, is now permitted for use in chemotherapy treatments to help patients' bodies produce white blood cells. Zarxio is the generic …

Future Wimbledon champion? Arsenal kid Romeo Beckham has ‘serious tennis future’

David Beckham’s 12-year-old son Romeo could be a future champion of Wimbledon after stunning his tennis coach.<p>Romeo, who is currently part of …

Tennis

Sea Horses And Neurons Merge In This Clever Graphic Of The Hippocampus

One of 10 award-winning visualizations from the 2015 Vizzies<p>One of the most prominent structures in the brain, the hippocampus plays an important role in acquiring semantic memory, or general knowledge such as bird names, and in holding onto auto­bio­graphical, or episodic, memories. It also looks …

It's Love On The Rocks When Maria Sharapova Meets Baby Seal

While strolling on the beach on Tuesday morning, Maria Sharapova made a new friend. And not just any new friend, it was AN ADORABLE BABY SEAL. I …

Maria Sharapova

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Sleep Walking Neurons

<b>Brain’s GPS never stops working, even during sleep. New findings could help with future navigational problems associated with Alzheimer’s and other</b> …

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Organizing for the week ahead. #momentswithsunday

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The Pain Brain: Hippocampal Atrophy Found in Fibromyalgia

<i>Reprinted with the kind permission of Cort Johnson and</i> <i>Health Rising</i><i>.</i><p><b>The Pain Brain</b><p>Sometimes you’ve got to ask – where is it going to stop with …

7 Things We Can Turn Off and On in the Brain

As much as we’d like to think we’re always in control of our own actions, a lot of human behavior, mood, and habit can be traced to involuntary …

Psychology

Can these neurons 'hide' synapses in the brain? - Futurity

'Cloaking' neurons could be thwarting neuroscientists' efforts to map each and every connection among the millions of neurons in the brain.

Neuroscience