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Vintage Photos Fuse to Create Fantastically Surreal Landscape Collages

California-based collage artist Eugenia Loli fuses vintage photographs to create fantastically surreal compositions. Her colorful scenes often depict people in strange lands that conjure vivid dreams, where outer space is just outside our window and entire cityscapes are at the bottom of a cave. In …

One Exhausted Deer

Chiffon cake arancia e cioccolato

La chiffon cake è una ciambella dalla consistenza indescrivibilmente soffice. Morbido e spugnoso, questo dolce è già la fine del mondo in versione …

Coffee may boost brain's ability to store long-term memories, study claims

A cup or two of coffee could boost the brain's ability to store long-term memories, researchers in the US claim. People who had a shot of caffeine after looking at a series of pictures were better at distinguishing them from similar images in tests the next day, the scientists found.<p>The task gives …

Natural plant compound prevents Alzheimer's disease in mice

Natural plant compound prevents Alzheimer’s disease in mice<p><b>A daily dose of the antioxidant fisetin keeps mice—even those with genetic mutations</b> …

Neuroscience

Mother's Heartwarming Photos of Sons with Farm Animals

Russian photographer and mother of two boys Elena Shumilova captures heartwarming images of her sons interacting with various animals on their farm, including dogs, rabbits, cats, and ducklings. She manages to transport the viewer into a fairy tale-like world with her photos of these little guys …

Problemi di memoria? Bevi un espresso (o due)

L'effetto della caffeina non è una novità per l'80% delle persone che al mattino bevono un t<i>è</i> o un caffé per svegliarsi, ma alla <i>John Hopkins</i> …

Study: Reading a Novel Changes Your Brain

College students experienced heightened connectivity in their left temporal cortexes after reading fiction.<p>Scientists have proven in the past that reading stimulates many different parts of the brain. In a 2006 study, for example, research subjects read the words “perfume” and “coffee,” and the …

Researchers Identify Neural Circuits That Modulate REM Sleep

<b>A team of scientists led by Dr. Antoine Adamantidis, a researcher at the Douglas Mental Health University Institute and an assistant professor at</b> …

A Beautiful Collection of Insects

The USGS Native Bee Inventory and Monitoring Program is program run by biologists with the U.S. Geological Survey in Maryland. Part of their work is to develop identification tools and keys for native bee species by creating accurate and detailed pictures of native bees and the plants and insects …

Expressive Digital Illustrations that Tell Surreal Stories

These surreal scenes by Christian Schloe feature bizarre moments that draw viewers out of a concrete reality and into a dreamy, fictional world. In his work, the digital artist creates expressive visual stories filled with soft color palettes, elegant birds and butterflies, soft flower petals, and …

Digital Art

Cos'è questo cerchio misterioso sul fondo del mare? #Sapevatelo

L'autore di queste "architetture" sul fondo del mare non è un alieno degli abissi, ma il maschio di una specie di pesce palla recentemente scoperta, …

Le inaspettate competenze sociali dei corvi

L'intelligenza della famiglia dei corvidi - un gruppo che comprende il corvo comune, il corvo imperiale, la gazza e la taccola – può rivaleggiare con …

Depressed brains are less 'plastic'

Related Stories<p>Mole-rats varied life boosts the brain, Science Online, 08 Jun 2012<br>• Brain rapidly rewires to help us use tools, Science Online, 30 May …

Depressed? Your "SEEKING" System Might Not Be Working: A Conversation with Neuroscientist Jaak Panksepp

Jaak Panksepp, the inventor of the term "affective neuroscience", is regarded as a radical in his field, with ground-breaking insights into emotional issues ranging from depression to playfulness. What makes him radical? First, his study of animal emotions, and his data-supported assertion that …

Mapping the Brain in Unprecedented Detail

While the federal government begins a major project to map the brain, scientists are unravel more about how the brain is built and how to treat it.<p><b>At Stanford researchers have developed</b> a technique to make the brain see-through, allowing them to trace individual neurons, and their sometimes …

Neuroscience

Neural simulations hint at the origin of brain waves

Computer models of individual neurons are being assembled into neural circuits that produce actual electrical signals akin to brain waves. The …

Researchers Successfully Implant Mice With False Memories

So it is possible.<p>Call it cool or just plain creepy: Memory researchers from U.S. and Japan have, for the first time, implanted false memories into a lab animal.<p>The researchers made mice believe that they had once received electrical shocks in their feet while sitting in a certain little chamber, …

Perché non tutti si ammalano di Alzheimer

Non tutti, fortunatamente, sono colpiti dalla malattia di Alzheimer, nonostante il fatto che gli “ingredienti” necessari al suo sviluppo siano …

The Dark Side Of The Love Hormone Oxytocin

New research shows oxytocin isn't the anti-anxiety drug we thought it was.<p>Oxytocin, the feel-good bonding hormone released by physical contact with another person, orgasm and childbirth (potentially encouraging monogamy), might have a darker side. The love drug also plays an important role in …