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How Brain Connections Are Destroyed

A tremendous amount of new research indicates that processes that cause inflammation in the body also cause a loss of cognitive ability — that is, …

Neuroscience

Do You Know the Meaning of Om?

Om is a very simple sound with a complex meaning. Om is the whole universe coalesced into a single word, representing the union of mind, body, and …

Yoga

Spectacular First Photo From The TESS Exoplanet Hunter Unveiled By NASA

Snapped after a lunar flyby on May 17, the image reveals 200,000 stars in the Centaurus constellation.<p>NASA’s TESS planet-hunting satellite just …

Astronomy

An Evening with Bruce Pascoe

An evening with Bruce Pascoe (a Bunurong man) will challenge your understanding of the way Aboriginal people lived in pre-colonial Australia.<p>Hear …

Hunter Gatherers

North Pole gets a heat wave

In just the past few days, the temperature at the North Pole has soared to the melting point of 32 degrees, which is about 30-35 degrees (17-19 …

Global Warming

Study upends conventional view of opioid mechanism of action

News Release<p>Thursday, May 10, 2018<p>NIH-funded scientists find new molecular target for developing safer pain medications.<p>A new discovery shows that …

Neuroscience

Cracking the Olfactory Code

The perception of odors remains in many ways a mystery. However, a research team in Nice (southeastern France) has perfected a new protocol for …

Neuroscience

Targeting Receptor Related to Serotonin May Boost Memory Formation

Columbia University researchers reveal targeting a specific serotonin receptor can help to boost memory formation. The study reports targeting 5-HT4 …

Neuroscience

Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Depression Linked to Memory Problems and Brain Aging, on the site Neuroscience News

Summary: A new study reveals older adults with greater symptoms of depression have a smaller brain volume and a 55% greater chance of vascular …

Neuroscience

Two Nova Documentaries Will Explore Humanity's Biggest Questions About the Universe

For centuries, humans have wondered, Are we alone? and What is the universe made of? Scientists will tackle these exact questions in two …

Universe

Voices of residents missing in a time of crisis for public housing

The 30% increase in the number of homeless people between the 2006 and 2016 censuses is likely to continue in the absence of evidence-based public …

New Zealand puts an end to new permits for exploration of deep-sea oil and gas reserves

The New Zealand government’s announcement that it will not issue any new permits for offshore exploration for oil and gas deposits is exciting, and a …

Greens want cannabis to be made legal

The Greens say cannabis should be legalised and sold in plain packaging, with its wholesale distribution monopolised by a new government agency.<p>The …

In ancient Mesopotamia, sex among the gods shook heaven and earth

<i>In our sexual histories series, authors explore changing sexual mores from antiquity to today.</i><p>Sexuality was central to life in ancient Mesopotamia, …

Ancient History

Greens urge Buffett rule to get more tax from high income earners

The Greens tax policy, released on Wednesday, would hit high income earners and target corporate tax avoidance.<p>The Greens plan would bring in “a …

Australia

Melbourne’s 'doughnut city' housed its homeless

<i>This is the fourth article in our series, Cities for Everyone, which explores how members of different communities experience and shape our cities,</i> …

Housing

The Dreamtime, science and narratives of Indigenous Australia

<i>This article is an extract from an essay Owning the science: the power of partnerships in First Things First, the 60th edition of Griffith</i> …

Anthropology

The new 100% recyclable packaging target is no use if our waste isn't actually recycled

Commonwealth, state and territory environment ministers last week agreed on an ambitious target that 100% of Australian packaging be recyclable, …

Sustainability

Scientist’s emotional goodbye with grandson

David Goodall does not have a terminal illness but his quality of life has deteriorated and he has secured a fast-track appointment with assisted …

Australia

Hawaii bans sunscreens deemed harmful to coral reefs

Looking forward to a day exploring coral reefs in Hawaii? Make sure you're wearing the right, non-banned sunscreen.<p>Hawaii has become the first US …

Coral Reefs

Peace signs and protests: Official 2018 NAIDOC poster unveiled

Protests and peace signs feature in this year's official NAIDOC poster. The words “Freedom”, “Equal” and “Justice” stand out from the multicoloured …

Australia

Elon Musk outlined the two critical things threatening humanity

The Threat of Climate Change<p>When people think of Elon Musk, they probably think of someone with a clear vision of the future. If his actions and …

Artificial Intelligence

Earth's Mysterious Hum Recorded Underwater for 1st Time

Far from the blaring cacophony of cities, towns and suburbs, there are far quieter soundtracks to be found — the murmurs of wind rustling grasses, …

Earth just soared past yet another climate change milestone

The Earth's atmosphere is more saturated with greenhouse gases now than at any other time in human history. For the first time on record, the average …

Climate Change