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Diet sodas may be tied to stroke, dementia risk — CNN

Artificially sweetened drinks, such as diet sodas, were associated with a higher risk of stroke and dementia in a study; the findings do not show a …

Scientists convert spinach leaves into human heart tissue — that beats

If an overhyped vegetable existed before marketers coined the term superfood — and long before Oprah Winfrey chatted up acai berries with Dr. Oz — look no further than spinach. (Here’s to Popeye, eating the stuff by the can to inflate his biceps.) Spinach alone, of course, won’t pump anyone up. But …

Oprah Winfrey

Scientists discover how to 'upload knowledge to your brain'

Feeding knowledge directly into your brain, just like in sci-fi classic The Matrix, could soon take as much effort as falling asleep, scientists believe.<p>Researchers claim to have developed a simulator which can feed information directly into a person’s brain and teach them new skills in a shorter …

Kung Fu

Raising the American Weakling - Issue 45: Power

When she was a practicing occupational therapist, Elizabeth Fain started noticing something odd in her clinic: Her patients were weak. More …

Occupational Therapy

Coal fines waste pelletising technology launched

Engineering company <b>CoalTech</b> has launched a proven technology which converts coal fines waste into <b>energy</b> to address the environmental concerns of …

Bag-Like, Big-Mouthed Sea Creature Could Be Earliest Human Ancestor

Researchers have discovered fossilized traces of they believe to be humans’ earliest-known ancestor: a tiny, wriggly, sea-dwelling blob that may have …

XYY Syndrome

Identifying species threat hotspots from global supply chains

Altmetric: 1034<p>Citations: 13<p>More detail<p>Article<p>Daniel Moran<br>• & Keiichiro Kanemoto ORCID: orcid.org/0000-0003-0230-9020<p><i>Nature Ecology & Evolution</i> <b>volume …

Biodiversity

Europe's Forgotten 'Hitler' Killed Over 10 Million Africans -- But the West Erased it From History

Most people have no idea of who is pictured above, but you should. The sight of this man should cause a similar revulsion to that of seeing …

Neuroscience Confirms Your Subconscious Shapes Your Reality

Groundbreaking neuroscience confirms what Sigmund Freud first theorized.<br>Read More

Consciousness

13 Year Old Physicist's New Theory on God

Max Loughan is an inspiring young man with a big vision.<p>As cheesy as this sounds, from day one on this planet, I knew I was put here for a reason. …

Physics

Cognitive bias cheat sheet

Information overload, lack of meaning, the need to act fast, and how to know what needs to be remembered for later.<p>Great, how am I supposed to …

Cognition

The strange tale of an X-rated haunting

In 1960, a Cambridge parapsychologist dressed in a bed-sheet attempted to haunt the audience of an X-rated film. His bizarre experiment accidentally explored the limits of human perception to reveal one of our mind’s strangest quirks.<p>On the 28th May 1960, at precisely 7:40pm, AD Cornell valiantly …

Psychology

Inside the Frozen Zoo That Could Bring Extinct Animals Back to Life

All around us, every day, things are disappearing—birds, butterflies, coral reefs, islands. Places we used to live. Things we used to eat. But what if there was a way to bring some of it back? Well, it turns out there is. A few miles north of San Diego, scientists are gathering up specimens of …

Endangered Species

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Customers

Dietary fibre acts on brain to suppress appetite

Mouse study suggests that brain activity, not gut hormones, accounts for fibre’s weight-control action.<p>A study of mouse metabolism suggests that a …

Neuroscience

Culture and Substance Abuse: Impact of Culture Affects Approach to Treatment

There have been numerous definitions of culture. Dwight Heath1 offers a simple definition: "It [culture] is a system of patterns of belief and …

Why we should trust scientists

Many of the world's biggest problems require asking questions of scientists -- but why should we believe what they say? Historian of science Naomi …

Climate

Aristotle was right about mathematics after all – James Franklin

What is mathematics about? We know what biology is about; it’s about living things. Or more exactly, the living aspects of living things – the motion …

Mathematics

Videos For TOK: Is It Art If The Songs Are Created By Artificial Intelligence

Here are two songs that have been composed by Artificial Intelligence.<p>I’m going to have my Theory of Knowledge students check them out when we study …

Cargo Cults of The South Pacific

<b>Aims:</b><br>(i) To demonstrate an awareness and understanding of different perspectives and be able to relate these to one’s own perspective .<br>(ii) identify …

TOK ESSAY ADVICE

The TOK Essay: Top Tips Created by Lindsay Lyon (2016) TOK Coordinator--American International School of Riyadh

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Cancer 'Visionary' Stanislaw Burzynski Stands Trial for Unprecedented Medical Malfeasance

Tech & Science Cancer Health and Medicine Medical Fraud Oncology<p>When Sandra Cohen was diagnosed with breast cancer, she did whatever she could to …

Why facts don’t matter to Trump’s supporters

How did Donald Trump win the Republican nomination, despite clear evidence that he had misrepresented or falsified key issues throughout the campaign? Social scientists have some intriguing explanations for why people persist in misjudgments despite strong contrary evidence.<p>Trump is a vivid and, to …

Donald Trump

Dunning Kruger nation and the disparagement of expertise

We live in Dunning Kruger nation.What do I mean?A variety of very loud “confident idiots” — anti-vaxxers, homebirth advocates, climate change deniers …

Sacrosanct

Flat-Earthers Have a Wild New Theory About Forests

What it means to believe that “real” trees no longer exist<p>Something tremendous is happening; over the last few weeks, without too many of its globe-headed detractors noticing, a surprisingly vast community on the tattered fringes of intellectual orthodoxy is in turmoil. A bizarre new theory has …

Flat Earth