Ashley Johnson

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How to beat anxiety without medication

A few years ago, my father was diagnosed with a fairly common form of prostate cancer. As a result, he needed surgery to get it out of his body before it spread anywhere.<p>When he got out of surgery, we were informed by the doctors that they could not remove the breathing tube at the moment. He’s a …

Inflammation

Take Our 30-Day Yoga Challenge to Get Your Om On

We want you to strike a pose—a yoga pose, that is! These strength and flexibility-focused postures flow into full sequences that even Vinyasa newbies …

Survey: What people in their 30s wish they’d known in their 20s

• Compared to around a decade ago, when you were 20 years old, what do you think you have <i>more of</i> now? (Focus on non-material things, so don’t say something like “more pairs of shoes in my closet”.)<br>• Compared to around a decade ago, what do you think you have <i>less of</i> now? (Again, focus on non-material …

Shoes

7 Ideas in Psychology That Must Die: Scientific Theories That Are Blocking Progress

Over the course of human history our collective knowledge is continuously changing shape and growing. We know more today than we did 100 years ago, …

Why mind-reading is a science, not a magic trick

Electrical activity within the brain means that our thoughts can be read and understood<p>You may believe your thoughts are intangible and inscrutable, but all mental activity is communicated via electrical impulses. As our understanding of the brain improves, we’re increasingly able to decode our …

The Brain

Nasa's New Horizons probe in final countdown to Pluto flyby

Next Tuesday, more than nine years after leaving Earth, Nasa’s probe will make history as the first spacecraft ever to reach the distant dwarf planet<p>Nine years after it left Earth, Nasa’s New Horizons spacecraft will on Tuesday become the first probe to reach Pluto, the mysterious icy world at the …

Space

Some physicists believe we're living in a giant hologram — and it's not that far-fetched

Some physicists actually believe that the universe we live in might be a hologram.<p>The idea isn't that the universe is some sort of fake simulation out of <i>The Matrix,</i> but rather that even though we appear to live in a three-dimensional universe, it might only have two dimensions. It's called the …

Quantum Physics

'If I burn out, I burn out': meet Taylor Wilson, nuclear boy genius

He fused the atom at 14, has advised the US government on counter-terrorism and plans to beat cancer – and he’s still only 21. What scares Taylor Wilson? Asking a girl for her number ...<p>Taylor Wilson has a Geiger counter watch on his wrist, a sleek, sporty-looking thing that sounds an alert in …

Genius

Smoking Pot Interferes With Math Skills, Study Finds

Researchers studying the effects of marijuana faced an obstacle: they couldn't create an exact control group. But a change in drug laws in the Netherlands offered a perfect laboratory.<p>Transcript<p>ARI SHAPIRO, HOST:<p>It can be difficult to study the effects of legalizing marijuana. And now, as many …

Google a step closer to developing machines with human-like intelligence

Algorithms developed by Google designed to encode thoughts, could lead to computers with ‘common sense’ within a decade, says leading AI scientist<p>Computers will have developed “common sense” within a decade and we could be counting them among our friends not long afterwards, one of the world’s …

Artificial Intelligence

How It Works: Project Loon's Global Internet

Google wants to bring 4G signals to even the most remote locales<p>Pervasive as the Internet seems, less than half of the world’s population has access to it, leaving some four billion people unconnected. This spring, engineers at Google’s Project Loon will shift to the next phase in a grand plan to …