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Memories of fear could be permanently erased, study shows

Research in mice reveals a new approach to wiping memories from the brain, demonstrating that specific memories can be weakened or strengthened<p>The eternal sunshine of a spotless mind has come one step closer, say researchers working on methods to erase memories of fear.<p>The latest study, carried out …

Hawaii to get hydrogen fueling station; Toyota Mirai leases to follow

Tropical islands are some of the best places on earth to pioneer carbon-free energy and zero-emission vehicles.<p>Within the United States, the eight …

The US Is Far More Deeply Involved In Syria Than You Know

The Trump administration has increased its military and political support for Syrian forces as they fight their way into the ISIS-held city of Raqqa. But many fear what will follow when ISIS is eventually ousted.

I Smoke Marijuana To Help Manage My Anxiety And Depression

Call me a stoner. Call me a weed freak. Call me a burnout, a loser, a hippie, a pothead. Call me a deadbeat, irresponsible parent. Call me a drug …

Cannabis

So many in the West are depressed because they're expected not to be

Depression is listed as the leading cause of disability worldwide, a standing to which it has progressed steadily over the past 20 years. Yet …

Psychology

An Incredibly Smart Dog Who Understands Over a Thousand Words in the English Language

An incredibly intelligent border collie named Chaser, who is able to understand and respond to over one thousand words in the English language, …

Pets

New Results Show Low Daily Doses of Cannabis Could Actually Improve Memory

But too bad if you're young.<p>Daily low doses of cannabis have been shown to improve learning and memory performance in old mice, seemingly restoring …

Could Cannabis Help Preserve Brain Function As We Age?

Cannabis fans may be happy to learn the results of a new study out in <i>Nature Medicine</i> this week: Low-dose THC given to aging mice boosted their performance on cognitive tasks. In fact, after treatment with THC, the performance of elderly mice matched that of mice in their prime. Results like these …

Neuroscience

How Cannabis May Reverse Aging Effects On The Brain

As young and carefree as you are now, the truth is that someday you won't be quite so young. Shocking, I know. But as it turns out, the secret to …

Cannabis

Research Shows Cannabis Restores Memory and Could Reverse The Aging Process

Aging and the Brain<p>One of aging’s most obvious signs is a decrease in cognitive function and learning ability. Usually, these issues express …

What Will Humans Look Like 10,000 Years From Now?

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Matan Shelomi.</i><p>All life on earth is constantly evolving: the process doesn't stop. As living …

Michelle Obama: The Historic Legacy of the Nation’s First Black First Lady

For the past two years, Michelle Obama has attended a ceremony in the East Room of White House honoring the country's school counselor of the year as part of her program encouraging students to pursue higher learning. On Friday, she will use the occasion to give her final remarks as first lady of …

Michelle Obama

We Have A Secret Weapon Hidden in the Anti-Gay Church!

Shhhhh. We have a secret weapon. Powerful. Effective. Ready to change the world. And it is hidden right in the middle of the nonaffirming …

Sexuality

Cuddles can’t pay the rent: The high cost of becoming a veterinarian

It’s becoming very expensive to become a vet, and it’s not a lucrative career<p>The increasing cost of higher education and the resultant impact on student debt has received wide attention. Providing free tuition and reducing student debt were among the key proposals of the presidential …