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'There is no such thing as past or future': physicist Carlo Rovelli on changing how we think about time

What do we know about time? Language tells us that it “passes”, it moves like a great river, inexorably dragging us with it, and, in the end, washes us up on its shore while it continues, unstoppable. Time flows. It moves ever forwards. Or does it? Poets also tell us that time stumbles or creeps or …

An Easter Glamping Break at Loch Katrine Eco Lodges, Scotland

Where did we go?<p>Loch Katrine Eco Lodges<br>Trossachs Pier, Loch Katrine, Callander, FK17 8HZ<br>Tel: 01877 376315<br>Email: enquiries@lochkatrine.com<br>Prices: From …

Scotland

The brain learns completely differently than we’ve assumed, new learning theory says

(credit: Getty)A revolutionary new theory contradicts a fundamental assumption in neuroscience about how the brain learns. According to researchers …

Machine Learning

13 Places Where You Can See the Bluest Water in the World

1 of 13<p>Egremnoi, Greece<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 13<p>Crater Lake, Oregon<p>3 of 13<p>Con Son, Vietnam<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 13<p>Devil’s Bay, Virgin Gorda, British Virgin …

National Parks

You Can Drink Away Your UTI Pain With These 4 Things, According to Experts

• Popsugar<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Uti<p>Home Remedies For UTI<p>You Can Drink Away Your UTI Pain With These 4 Things, According to Experts<p>Shares<p>A urinary tract …

LSD Brings Your Brain to the Edge of Chaos

This new LSD study is like an acid trip all on its own.<p>One Saturday in 1964, neurologist Oliver Sacks took a bit of amphetamines, LSD, a “touch” of cannabis, faced a white wall in his home, and said “I want to see indigo now—now!”<p>“And then,” he wrote in the New Yorker in 2012, “as if thrown by a …

Consciousness

This Is Exactly What Happens During Your Menstrual Cycle

Your menstrual cycle takes your body on a wild ride, all to achieve a single goal. “The menstrual cycle has one purpose and one purpose only: …

Women's Health

21 Things Gynecologists Want You To Know About Your Period

"Is this normal?!"<p>Then we spoke with board-certified gynecologist Dr. Mary Jane Minkin, clinical professor of obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive science at the Yale School of Medicine to get her expert responses on these questions.<p><b>And here's what she had to say:</b><p>If you have a specific question …

All Your Memories Are Stored by One Weird, Ancient Molecule

We actually borrowed our ability to form memories from viruses.<p>How does memory work? The further we seem to dive in, the more questions we stumble …

Biology

Time for Unrest: Why patients with ME are demanding justice

“I feel <i>seen</i> for the first time!” exalts one viewer. “I feel vindicated. I finally understand what’s wrong with me, I think I’ve had this all my …

Welfare

We Now Have Scientific Evidence For a Colic Treatment That Actually Works

This could mean so much to so many.<p>Each year, hundreds of thousands of babies and their concerned families suffer from colic - a condition diagnosed …

Pregnancy

New medical advances marking the end of a long reign for 'diet wizards'

For many years, the long-term success rates for those who attempt to lose excess body weight have hovered around 5-10 percent.<p>In what other disease …

Fitness

The elephant in the delivery room: How doctor bias hurts black and brown mothers

Why do so many minority women report poor treatment due to ethnicity, cultural background, or language?<p>A friend of mine, who is Mexican-American, had a joyful and uneventful first pregnancy. Until her day of delivery.<p>The process began routinely enough. When she began laboring and her contractions …

Pregnancy

The Must-Read Brain Books Of 2017

The must-read brain books of 2017 featured persuasion, compulsion, popularity, fear, technology, distraction, and the reasons why we’re capable of so much good and so much evil. The eight books on this list all reveal important, timely insights about who we are, what we do and why we do it.<p><b>The Fear</b> …

Books

This 60-Second Breathing Technique Beats Stress, Improves Health and Might Even Cure Your Insomnia | Inc.com

You know that getting a good night's sleep is vitally important for your mental and physical health, mood, and even your brain function. But what if you just can't fall asleep? We all have trouble sleeping at times in our lives, and for some people, it's a constant battle.<p>But there's a simple and …

Yoga

Chernobyl's Animal Mutations Shed Light on the Impact of Nuclear Releases

The Effect of the Chernobyl Nuclear Accident on Wildlife<p>The 1986 Chernobyl accident resulted in one of the highest unintentional releases of …

Everything You Need to Know About Crispr Gene Editing

In the last five years, biology has undergone a seismic shift as researchers around the globe have embraced a revolutionary technology called gene …