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Here's What Will Happen After a Huge Earthquake Inevitably Hits California

Nobody knows when "The Big One" is going to hit California, but here's how experts think it will play out when it does.<p>California is the land of beaches, mountains, and all the legal marijuana you can stomach. It’s also, inconveniently, a dangerous minefield riddled with nasty fault lines that …

The Y chromosome is disappearing – so what will happen to men?

Studies suggest the Y chromosome is on its way out, so what does that mean for the future of the human race?<p>The Y chromosome may be a symbol of …

Genetics

Study Reveals Why Some People Are More Creative Than Others

Researchers turn to neuroscience to help explain why some people are more creative than others.

Neuroscience

Researchers at Sandia work on new way to image brain

Sandia National Laboratories researchers want to use small magnetic sensors to image the brain in a way that's simpler and less expensive than the …

Cannabis: Brain alterations may explain feelings of alienation

New research has revealed altered brain activity in young adults with cannabis addiction. The findings suggest a mechanism that may explain why the …

There are 3 distinct types of narcissists — here's how to spot them

To be diagnosed with narcissistic personality disorder, someone needs to express five of nine specific traits. People with the disorder are often characterized as having a lack of empathy, a grandiose view of themselves, and a need for admiration.<p>Though many follow similar patterns, such as love …

Psychology

New system in the human brain discovered

Exploring the Human Brain<p>The human brain is a complicated organ that’s difficult to understand, so it’s only natural that we always have more to …

New Theory Cracks Open the Black Box of Deep Neural Networks

Even as machines known as “deep neural networks” have learned to converse, drive cars, beat video games and Go champions, dream, paint pictures and …

Deep Learning

New Zealand's ONLY Mens Lifestyle Magazine

M2 June 2018 - LATEST ISSUE!<p>May 25, 2018<p>Even as I near the end of my 30’s, I don’t think I am particularly old, although there are an office full of …

What the Science of Touch Says About Us

What the new science of touch says about ourselves.<p>On a bitter, soul-shivering, damp, biting gray February day in Cleveland—that is to say, on a February day in Cleveland—a handless man is handling a nonexistent ball. Igor Spetic lost his right hand when his forearm was pulped in an industrial …

The case against sleeping in on weekends

Every week, you're giving yourself jet lag.<p>When you switch from an 11 pm to 6 am sleep schedule on the weekdays to a 2 am to 9 am sleep schedule on the weekends, you are effectively moving over three time zones. Mondays are awful because they are Mondays. But they are also bad because we're forcing …

This trick from a famous physicist can help you learn anything faster

Feynman was not yet the famous physicist he would soon become (as his biographer James Gleick put it, "His Feynman aura...was still strictly local"), so he took his preparation seriously.<p>Feynman drove up to MIT, a campus familiar from his undergraduate years, and a place "where he could be alone." …

Richard Feynman

Your Foul Mouth Proves That You’re Smart, Says Science

Fluent use of profanity can be a sign of an articulate nature and a deep intelligence, say researchers from two separate studies. So, the next time you find yourself unleashing a string of f-bombs next to a set of raised eyebrows, take comfort in knowing mom did not (necessarily) create a …

Stanford psychologist's 18-month study of his own brain reveals new relations between brain and body

<b>View video here.</b><p>December 9, 2015<p>Russell Poldrack scanned his brain to create the most detailed map of brain connectivity ever. In the process, he and …

The Brain

Why asparagus makes pee smell funny, and other amazing facts about everyday foods and spices

By digging deep into the molecular chemistry of everyday foods and spices, Cambridge-based chemistry teacher Andy Brunning has the answers.<p>And you don't have to be a chemistry-expert to understand them.<p>Brunning heads the popular science website Compound Interest and recently published the book " …

Asparagus

Why Creative Geniuses Are Often Neurotic

Sir Isaac Newton formulated the laws of gravity, built telescopes and delved into mathematical theories. He was also prone to bouts of depression and …

Psychology

Scientists find link between people impressed by wise-sounding, 'profound' quotes and low intelligence

A new study has shown that people who believe in psuedo-profound, intellectual-sounding quotes are less intelligent<p>Ever get annoyed by people on social media who share 'profound' quotes, or use meaningless, intelligent-sounding soundbites in arguments?<p>A new study has shown that there is a link …

Data Visualization Shows Gender Discrepancies Among ACT Test Takers, Wins Award

Every dataset has a story to tell, and it’s Dustin Arendt’s job to uncover some of those stories.<p>As a data visualization scientist at Pacific …

Statistical tools for data analysis and visualization

ggplot(): build plots piece by piece<p>As mentioned above, there are two main functions in <b>ggplot2</b> package for generating graphics:<p>The quick and …

Why Creative People Are More Likely to Be Dishonest

We prize creativity. Being able to produce a novel and useful idea, solution, or product is what fuels innovation and differentiates you from competitors. This helps explain why, in a recent global survey, more than 1,500 corporate and public sector leaders reported that creativity is the most …

This Is Your Brain On Neuroscience

It’s the age of what people are calling the “neuro-disciplines.” It all began with a now well-known branch of medicine called neurology, the study of …

Brain Disease

The Neuroscience of Drumming: Researchers Discover the Secrets of Drumming & The Human Brain

An old musician’s joke goes “there are three kinds of drummers in the world—those who can count and those who can’t.” But perhaps there is an even …

Women's Agenda - News for professional women

Latest hits, misses, launches and appointments for women. Stay Smart, Get Savvy. Subscribe to our daily lunchtime update here. Conservative picked. …

Bacteria on the Brain

A brilliant surgeon offered an untested treatment to dying patients. Was it innovation or overreach?<p>As the chairman of the neurosurgery department at the University of California at Davis, Paul Muizelaar saw patients on Wednesdays, at a clinic housed in a former cannery in East Sacramento. Among …

Medicine

There's no such thing as a 'male brain' or 'female brain,' and scientists have the scans to prove it

Do you have a male brain or a female brain? The answer, according to science, is no.<p>If you didn't expect this to be a yes-or-no question, you're not alone. Male brains do seem to be built differently than female brains. An analysis of more than 100 studies found that the volume of a man's brain is …

Los Angeles

Is Sexism All in Your Brain?

A new study says the brains of misogynists are also super-dense in regions that control fear and anger. But there’s a twist.<p>Sexism is deeply …

Genomes project produces first diagnoses of rare diseases

Three men and their families will be eligible for personalised treatment designed to target their genetic defects<p>Three men from two families are the first patients to be diagnosed with rare diseases after volunteering to have their complete genetic codes mapped as part of the groundbreaking 100,000 …

Volunteering

Falling for Zion: Hiking Russell Gulch to the Subway

<i>See all our guide to the world’s best hikes and trails.</i><p>Utah’s Zion National Park is a place of immensity; huge sandstone walls tower far above the valley floor, the sheer magnitude is unreal. Alas, tourists and tour buses are the most common sight to be seen here, yet there are places void of this …

Type creates a series of glasses inspired by typography - The Fox Is Black

As a bespectacled type nerd, I am going absolutely gaga over Type’s new Garamond and Helvetica inspired glasses. Maybe I am geeking out a little too …

Chineasy

Beginning with key Chinese characters—which the book refers to as building blocks—author ShaoLan Hsueh and artist Noma Bar have made a memorable guide, as helpful as it is pretty, to one of the most difficult and oldest languages in the world. "Chineasy" translates the Chinese language into a …