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One-Hit Wonders: Fall Hair Trends to Try Now

The real beauty of trends like the Y knot and neon cat eyes? The way they ignite an otherwise neutral face with a single accent, nudging your whole …

Swede Style: Stockholm Spring 2015

Diego Zuko hits the streets in the land of Swedes for all the best looks off the catwalk during Stockholm Fashion Week Spring 2015. Let the fashion marathon begin<p>Diego Zuko hits the streets in the land of Swedes for all the best looks off the catwalk during Stockholm Fashion Week Spring 2015. Let …

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Twenty Years of Alzheimer’s Research May Have Focused on the Wrong Protein

Most researchers think the disease is caused by the build-up of beta amyloid. But over 100 drugs targeting it have failed. Have they been focusing on …

Beyond Death: The Science of the Afterlife

This question is more than a mind-bender. For thousands of years, certain people have claimed to have actually visited the place that, Saint Paul …

Scientific Research

Sleep cycles: Why do some people stay up late and others get up early?

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora.</i><p><b>Answer by Suzanne Sadedin, Ph.D. in zoology from Monash University:</b><p>Advertisement<p>Your sleep cycle is …

Reading the minds of the ‘dead’

Thousands of patients remain trapped in a vegetative state between life and death. Three scientists are working to free them, as Roger Highfield reports.<p>“Imagine you wake up, locked inside a box,” says Adrian Owen. "It's a perfect fit, down to every last one of your fingers and toes. It's a strange …

The Brain

Epigenetics 101: a beginner’s guide to explaining everything

Epigenetics is one of the hottest fields in the life sciences. It’s a phenomenon with wide-ranging, powerful effects on many aspects of biology, and enormous potential in human medicine. As such, its ability to fill in some of the gaps in our scientific knowledge is mentioned everywhere from …

friendship necklace set - DNA and RNA base pairs

Celebrate a friendship with someone with whom you pair well by giving your friend one side of the pair and keeping the other.<p>Genes are written in DNA and RNA molecules using a code of chemical units called bases. These bases form pairs, which is critical to their function. In DNA, A (adenine) pairs …

She Blinded Me with SCIENCE- Tiny Microscope Necklace

Here is a darling little silver laboratory microscope necklace. The smallest and cutest you'll ever see! Perfect for any lover of science, biology, chemistry, students, biologists, chemists, professors and teachers! This whimsical necklace is perfect to give as a gift for someone you love, or as a …

Chemists Expand Nature's Genetic Alphabet

For the first time, scientists have expanded life's genetic alphabet, by inserting two unnatural, man-made "letters" into a bacterium's DNA, and by showing that the cell's machinery can copy them.<p>The advance means that scientists have a new tool for exploring how life encodes information, which …

Fantastic Fungi: The Startling Visual Diversity of Mushrooms Photographed by Steve Axford | Colossal

<p>To think any one of these lifeforms exists in our galaxy, let alone on our planet, simply boggles the mind. Photographer Steve Axford lives and …

I had my DNA analyzed, and all I got was this lousy story

With too much to account for, direct-to-consumer genetics isn't ready for prime time.<p>It’s a situation many have faced before or will in the future: …

Panda accused of faking pregnancy for more buns and bamboo was maligned

Claims that a six-year-old panda faked signs of pregnancy to receive better treatment from her conservation centre carers have been debunked by one of China's leading panda experts.<p>State newswire Xinhua reported on Tuesday that Ai Hin may have deliberately demonstrated signs of pregnancy, including …

Magnetic brain stimulation treatment shown to boost memory

Memory can be boosted by using a magnetic field to stimulate part of the brain, a study has shown. The effect lasts at least 24 hours after the stimulation is given, improving the ability of volunteers to remember words linked to photos of faces.<p>Scientists believe the discovery could lead to new …

Researchers discover microbial life deep beneath Antarctic ice

For the first time, researchers have proven the existence of microorganisms half a mile below the icy surface of Antarctica.<p>“It's the first definitive evidence that there's not only life but active ecosystems underneath the Antarctic ice sheet, something that we have been guessing about for …

The man who grew eyes | Mo Costandi

Photograph: RIKEN CDB<p>Mouse embryonic stem cells organise themselves into layered cerebral cortical tissue when grown in 3D culture. Image: Yoshiki Sasai/ RIKEN …