Emily Poisel

1,843 Added | 2 Magazines | 13 Likes | 7 Following | 3 Followers | @EmilyPoisel2016 | Keep up with Emily Poisel on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Emily Poisel”

Eye expressions offer a glimpse into the evolution of emotion

New research by Adam Anderson, professor of Human Development at Cornell’s College of Human Ecology, reveals how the eyes have come to be viewed as …

Charles Darwin

Ancient DNA showcases a war between our hominid ancestors and viruses - ExtremeTech

By on April 13, 2017 at 11:00 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Viruses reproduce by infiltrating …

Biology

Muons Bring New Physics within Reach

In the search for new physics, experiments based on high-energy collisions inside massive atom smashers are coming up empty-handed. So physicists are …

Ghost in the Machine? Mysterious 'Sterile' Neutrinos May Not Exist

Proposed elusive subatomic particles that only fleetingly interact with matter through gravity may not exist, at least if new data from a nuclear …

Scientists Are Exploring a Link Between Our Minds and the Quantum World

Could Quantum Consciousness Exist?<p>Despite all the research we’ve done, we still know relatively little about how the human brain works, and we know …

Quantum Mechanics

Why Do General Relativity And Quantum Mechanics Need To Be Unified?

<i>Do General Relativity and Quantum Mechanics even need to be unified? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Viktor T. Toth, IT pro, part-time physicist, on Quora:</b><p>Both general relativity and …

Quantum Mechanics

The Next International Science Megaproject

Between 1990 and 2003, the world saw the completion of one of the biggest international scientific collaborations that led to the creation of the The …

Human Genome Project

Where Do You Fall on the Odor Wheel?

Forget the Wheel of Life (and our home-oriented Life Balance Wheel) — or, don't forget them, but after you maximize those wheels' utility, there's a …

Trapped ions and superconductors face off in quantum benchmark

The race to build larger and larger quantum computers is heating up, with several technologies competing for a role in future devices. Each potential …

Quantum Mechanics

Move Over, Spintronics: Here Comes Magnonics to the Rescue of Electronics

New type of logic gate promises to completely replace electricity with magnetic spin waves for computation Photo: Spin+X/Applied Physics LettersAs we …

Nanotech

Giving young blood to older animals raises tantalizing possibilities for people

Dracula may have been on to something. It wasn’t just blood, but the blood of youth that was the secret to staying alive for centuries.<p>The rejuvenating effect of young blood has been demonstrated in strange, draculoid experiments first done 150 years ago. Two genetically compatible animals, one …

Medical Research

String Theory Says We Have at Least 10 Dimensions, but That's Not the Weirdest Thing About It

Quantum physics is weird. As soon as you think you understand it, you find five more reasons you don't. Take this, for example: the Standard Model of …

Physics

Here’s an Evolutionary Explanation for Your Dog’s Guilty Face

You may already be familiar with Dog Shaming, an incredible corner of the internet where pet owners throw shade at their dogs for such offenses as …

Pets
Feminism

Mind Wandering Is More Than Just A Fault In The System

<i>Summary: Researchers report two neural networks broadly overlap in people who intentionally let their minds wander.</i><p>Source: Max Planck Institute.<p><b>In</b> …

Our Puny Human Brains Are Terrible at Thinking About the Future

Our future selves are strangers to us.This isn’t some poetic metaphor; it’s a neurological fact. FMRI studies suggest that when you imagine your …

The Brain

Psychopathic traits linked to witnessing abuse in childhood

Children who witness domestic violence may be more likely to have psychopathic traits in adulthood, according to a new study.<p>In the study, the researchers looked at psychopathic traits among nearly 130 male prisoners and asked the men whether they had witnessed domestic violence in childhood. …

Psychology

Google introduces ‘You should probably just break up’ alert

GOOGLE has introduced a new tool for users who keep doing searches about whether their partner is really 'the one'.

British Humour

Astronomers Found an Enormous Object Orbiting at the Edge of Our Solar System

Didn’t See You There<p>It’s no Planet Nine, but the planetary body astronomers have found at the far edge of our solar system is a notable discovery …

Would You Become a Computer If It Meant You Could Live Forever? | Heleo

“Through technology, we can push beyond the boundaries of our humanity.”<p><b>Mark O’Connell</b> is a Dublin-based writer and author of <i>To Be a Machine:</i> …

This "Smart Drug" Could Hack Your Brain Chemistry to Increase Your Intelligence

The Science of Nootropics<p>Nootropics, broadly speaking, are substances that can safely enhance cognitive performance. They’re a group of (as yet …

Cassini spacecraft finds possibility of alien life, then runs out of fuel

Scientists say discovery of ingredients for life on Saturn’s moon Enceladus is bittersweet as spacecraft prepares to end 20-year mission<p>Could there be life in our own solar system?<p>This is the question posed by the discovery of hydrogen gas erupting in plumes from Saturn’s moon Enceladus, indicating …

A.I. Is Just as Sexist and Racist as We Are, and It's All Our Fault

But maybe this can help us research stereotypes in the future.<p>By on<p>The revolution will not be televised. It'll be sent to your inbox by us.<p>We often …

Specific Brain Region Influences Anxiety and Emotions in Healthy Adults

Emerging research suggests the size of a specific area of the brain appears to influence emotional regulation in healthy people.<p>In a study of healthy …

Psychology

5 things to know about the MOAB

<b>(CNN) —</b> When US forces dropped the military's biggest non-nuclear bomb on Afghanistan, President Donald Trump described it as "another successful job."<p>Better known as the "mother of all bombs," the weapon is officially known as the GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast (MOAB).<p>On Thursday, it was …

Military

The fallen woman: prostitution in literature

The commodification of sex has fascinated writers, playwrights and painters for centuries – but for all the supposed liberation of our times, have attitudes really changed that much?<p>In the past, women whose lives included selling sex were rarely the subjects of their own histories, but were …

9 Signs You’re Dealing With a Sociopath

When you think of a sociopath, you probably picture Christian Bale in <i>American Psycho</i>, or Anthony Hopkins in <i>Silence of the Lambs</i>. But like most mental …

What people with autism want you to know

Like many autistic people, I have complicated feelings about Autism Awareness Month, which rolls around every April. According to the Autism Society, the initiative was created "to promote autism awareness, inclusion and self-determination for all, and assure that each person with [Autism Spectrum …

Autism

Error. Page cannot be displayed. Please contact your service provider for more details. (6)

ISPs