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Down the Quantum Rabbit Hole

Anesthesiologist Stuart Hameroff believes tiny structures in our cells called microtubules could explain consciousness. Steve Craft<p>Fellow scientists …

Consciousness

The Startling Link Between Sugar and Alzheimer's

A high-carb diet, and the attendant high blood sugar, are associated with cognitive decline.<p>In recent years, Alzheimer’s disease has occasionally been referred to as “type 3” diabetes, though that moniker doesn’t make much sense. After all, though they share a problem with insulin, type 1 diabetes …

Diabetes

What It Feels Like to Die

Death comes for us all here on Earth at a rate of nearly 7,000 people every hour. Yet, despite its inevitability, most of us know very little about …

Stanford University

The idea of creating a new universe in the lab is no joke

Physicists aren’t often reprimanded for using risqué humour in their academic writings, but in 1991 that is exactly what happened to the cosmologist …

7 Books to Level Up Your UX Career

There’s a famous quote from poet and philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche that captures how we humans approach life and legacy: <i>“Many are stubborn in</i> …

UX Design

A video game you've never heard of has turned three teens into multimillionaires — and it's just getting started

About three weeks earlier, Balfanz and his business partner had published a cops-and-robbers video game called "Jailbreak" on Roblox. Although Balfanz and his partner had created Roblox games before, "Jailbreak" was their first overnight success, hitting about 75,000 simultaneous players on the day …

Game Design