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Computational neuroscientists create a virtual brain to find insights into memory deficits in depression

During a depressive episode the ability of the brain to form new brain cells is reduced. Scientists of the Ruhr-Universität Bochum examined how this …

The Brain

Researchers reverse cognitive impairments in mice with dementia

Reversing memory deficits and impairments in spatial learning is a major goal in the field of dementia research. A lack of knowledge about cellular …

Neuroscience

Is Iced Tea Good for You?

Hot days and cool, crisp iced tea seem like a match made in heaven. And plenty of people agree.<p>According to the Tea Association of the USA, Americans …

Nutrition

3 totally healthy desserts you should be eating tonight

Ella Woodward—AKA Deliciously Ella—is a name you might know from Instagram. The healthy London food phenom makes blending smoothies and whipping up …

Healthy Eating

Bourbon-Chile Barbecue Grilled Chicken

This year, we're kicking off grilling season with our recipe for the ultimate barbecue chicken. Chicken is marinated in a homemade bourbon- and Thai …

BBQ

14 Healthy Brunch Recipes That Won’t Ruin Your Diet

Brunch is typically a pretty indulgent affair, but it doesn't have to be. If you're into eating healthy, here are 14 lighter alternatives that won’t …

9 Coffee Cocktails That Are Beyond Perfect for Brunch

Quick poll: How do you take your coffee? If you said, <i>with just a little milk and sugar</i>, you’re not alone. In fact, we used to be like you. Then we …

The Best Things to Put in Bloody Marys

You’ve already mastered the perfect Bloody Mary. Now it’s time to elevate your brunch game. Here, seven things you can put in the classic cocktail to …

Collusion Happened

Despite what the president says, the question is answered.<p>Trump aides colluded with foreign governments.<p>This is a simple, straightforward statement, and by this point, it ought to be an uncontroversial one. There’s ample evidence on many fronts, from legal documents to reliable reporting. This …

Donald Trump

You’ve heard of mindfulness, now meet its young cousin sophrology

‘Warmth spreads across my shoulders. I feel a quiet buzz’<p>In 'the raisin meditation' you spend five minutes studying a raisin with all your senses, then eat it<p>Mindfulness is the tried-and-tested tool of our times for anxiety, depression, chronic pain, addiction and more, but what if it’s not your …

Mindfulness

51 Mother's Day Breakfast & Brunch Recipes For an Easy Gift

From french toast to fail-proof frittatas and all the rosé spritzers in between, we've got you covered.<p><b>Everyone knows that Mother's Day is all about brunch</b>. Oh, right, and showing your mom you really appreciate everything she's done for you. Even after that thing last Thanksgiving. Our favorite way …

Breakfast

The New Science of Psychedelics

Recent studies are finding that drugs such as LSD and psilocybin can help to alleviate depression, anxiety and addiction—and may have profound things to teach us about how the mind works<p>To anyone who lived through the 1960s, the proposition that psychedelic drugs might have a positive contribution …

Consciousness

Seriously: There Are Only 10 Foods That All Nutritionists Recommend

There are so many clashing nutrition philosophies in the world, it can make a person's head explode. I learned this firsthand when I sent my …

Thought-Reading Machines and the Death of Love

Ludwig Wittgenstein once imagined that everyone had a box with something in it called a “beetle.” Denying the possibility of private language, the …

The best books about science from the last 15 years that everyone should read

From discussions of human-machine hybrids to lost civilizations in the Amazon and octopus brains, scientists and writers have produced some amazing works of nonfiction in the past 15 years.<p>If you're in the mood to learn something new, as well as be entertained by riveting storylines, look no …

Singularity

Heart disease risk may show in your earlobes, eyes, fingers

The heart, so integral to life, sits in its protective cage in the chest, going about its work without any external sign to the owner.<p>In the West, where one in four people die of cardiovascular disease, the importance of keeping the heart in good working order is hard to overstate. Sadly, the first …

Lips

The One Anti-Inflammatory Ingredient You Should Add To Your Breakfast To Speed Up Weight Loss

Forget the numbers on the scale for sec and think about how great you’ll feel on the inside – and look on the outside – if you maintain a healthy …

Space-Spotting: How To See Humanity Star and Other Objects in Orbit

Rocket Lab launched a shiny geodesic sphere into orbit just to give us something cool to look at. Here's how to spot it in the sky, and what else you might find.<p>Last weekend, the upstart space company Rocket Lab successfully launched three small commercial satellites from its launchpad in New …

Space Exploration

The US has reached the last stage before collapse

In <i>The History of the Decline and Fall of The Roman Empire</i>, Edward Gibbon luridly evokes the Rome of 408 A.D., when the armies of the Goths prepared to descend upon the city.<p>The marks of imperial decadence appeared not only in grotesque displays of public opulence and waste, but also in the collapse …

I-DEAS

10 Essential Tips to Know Before You Start Holiday Baking

We're in the midst of the most wonderful time of the year: holiday baking season! Whether you're a budding baker taking your baking sheets on their …

Former US security advisor ‘willing to testify against Trump’ after lying to the FBI

Donald Trump’s former national security adviser is reportedly prepared to testify against the president.<p>Michael Flynn may throw Trump under the bus …

Basic Techniques for Pastels

Each of these pastel techniques can be used on their own or combined, to produce a pastel painting. There is no right or wrong way. As with so many …

Graphics

Do schools kill creativity? | Sir Ken Robinson

Africa:How African Elephants' Amazing Sense of Smell Could Save Lives

[The Conversation Africa] For 27 years Angola was gripped by civil war. Half a million human lives were lost and wildlife, too, was decimated to …

Reliving Cassini’s final moments

“Cassini managed to survive for 91 seconds in this epic battle, before tipping over backward during the last 8 seconds and then finally losing radio …

McCain is relishing his role as chief Trump critic

Sen. John McCain tweeted out a New York Times story Sunday morning, in which he was labeled the "unfettered voice against Trumpism." "I'm doing what …

Donald Trump

Why our brain needs sleep, and what happens if we don't get enough of it

• Leonie Kirszenblat, Postdoctoral research fellow, <i>The University of Queensland</i><p>Many of us have experienced the effects of sleep deprivation: feeling …

The Brain

By taking the Buddhism out of the practice, Kabat-Zinn pioneered a meditative approach used all over the world to treat pain and depression. He talks about Trump, ‘McMindfulness’ and how a 10-second vision in 1979 led to a change in the world’s consciousness<p>The police in Cambridge, Massachusetts, …

Mindfulness