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20 Photography Magazines You Should Definitely Follow on Instagram

It’s 2017, and Instagram is now 600 million users strong; that’s a lot of new images/videos and stories each day. An effervescent but non curated …

Australia headed for recession next year, Professor Steve Keen says

Australia's credit binge will lead to a bust as soon as next year, with house prices to fall between 40 and 70 per cent and unemployment to rise …

Scientists have found a perfect illustration of how the climate is spiraling ‘out of control’

By Chelsea Harvey<p>Chelsea Harvey<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Several months ago, climate scientist Ed Hawkins made headlines with a stunning animated visualization of the change in global temperature over the past 150 years. At the time, he told The Washington Post that the graphic was an attempt to “communicate …

Carbon Dioxide

How a Guy From a Montana Trailer Park Overturned 150 Years of Biology

Biology textbooks tell us that lichens are alliances between two organisms—a fungus and an alga. They are wrong.<p>In 1995, if you had told Toby Spribille that he’d eventually overthrow a scientific idea that’s been the stuff of textbooks for 150 years, he would have laughed at you. Back then, his …

Biology

A federal safety board just OK’d the first CRISPR trial to genetically alter humans

In the spring of 2015, a group of Chinese scientists modified the DNA of 54 embryos using CRISPR/Cas 9 technology. Twenty-eight of those embryos were successful, but 26 — nearly half of them — failed, setting off a heated debate throughout the scientific community on the ethics of altering human …

When to Replace a Helmet?

When Should I Replace My Helmet?<p>Summary:<p>Did you crash it? Replace immediately.<br>• Did you drop it hard enough to crack the foam? Replace.<br>• Is it from the …

4 Things You Can Do to Improve Your Sexual Satisfaction, According to Science

Has your passion been lacking in the bedroom? Has your once-incredible sex slowly transforms into a soul-crushing chore? Don't worry, there's nothing …

Science just found another good reason to drink six cups of coffee a day

Swilling down six steaming cups of espresso a day doesn’t just bring you incredible good times – it’s good for your health, too.<p>Researchers found …

Anchovies May Be The Secret To Living Past 100

The other secret: Having good genes.<p>Everlasting life might not be found in the waters of the elusive fountain of youth, but rather in the abundant sea just off the Mediterranean coast.<p>Acciaroli, Italy is a small town of about 600 people who smoke, don't jog and are often overweight. But a whopping …

How to Take Professional Looking Photos: Mobile Phone Versus DSLR

Hint: sometimes it is the camera…<p>Last Sunday morning, my son Isaac was sitting at our dining room table eating breakfast with a typical …

Understanding why some people take their lives – and some don’t | The Star

Arthur Sommer Rotenberg was a doctor in Toronto with a promising career. He had a large, loving family and was both studious and athletic, once …

Depression

New Alzheimer’s Treatment Fully Restores Memory Function

Of the mice that received the treatment, 75 percent got their memory function back.<p>Australian researchers have come up with a non-invasive ultrasound …

Autism and vaccines: Why telling every side of a scientific story is rarely fair

Scientists and science communicators alike breathed a collective sigh of relief on March 26 when organizers of the upcoming Tribeca Film Festival …

Film Festivals

Controversial New Push to Tie Microbes to Alzheimer's Disease

<i>Editor's note: Neurobiologist Ruth Itzhaki has been working in this field for 20-to-25 years, so this article was updated to remove an incorrect</i> …

Scientists Have Removed HIV From Human Immune Cells Using a New Gene-Editing Technique

They've managed to shut down HIV replication permanently.<p>Using the much-touted CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing method, scientists have demonstrated how they …

How a Mistranslation Made You Think Your Tongue Had 'Taste Zones'

Oops.<p>As you grow older and reflect on the things you learned in grade school, you slowly come to realise that many common, everyday facts that your …

Scientists may have found molecular gatekeeper of long-term memory

Dialing up the amount of the molecule strengthens recall, fly study suggests.<p>For a long-term memory to form in our noggins, a complex chain of …

Study Explains The Sad Reason Behind The Achievement Gap In Science

If this gap continues, the consequences could be dire.<p>The seeds of the achievement gap in science are planted before a child has ever set foot in an elementary school, according to a new study.<p>The new report out this month looks to explain why white, upper-class eighth-graders tend to perform much …

No, honey, you can’t be anything you want to be. And that’s okay.

By Erica Reischer<p>When my son turned one, friends gifted him with an illustrated Snoopy the Dog book called “You Can Be Anything.” On page after page, this chirpy book shows Snoopy engaged in a variety of impressive professions: Sports Star, Surgeon, Flying Ace, and so on.<p>Dressed in the garb of his …