Emma Lawson

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Scientists just discovered a huge cluster of galaxies hidden in Earth’s backyard

A team of astronomers from several corners of the globe just discovered a massive collection of galaxies that they didn’t even know was there. That …

How to Get People to Say Yes to What You Want, According to Science | Inc.com

The ability to persuade others is a valuable skill. It can translate into making a huge sale, convincing people to follow your leadership, getting a raise, or countless other successes in the business realm. In your personal life, it can mean winning over a partner, well-behaved children who do as …

Psychology

Mysterious 'Silkhenge spider' is a master architect

Unidentified species from South America crafts an intricate circular fence with a central tower to protect its young.<p>A little over three years ago, …

Nature

Is middle child syndrome real? Here's what we know.

For years, middle children have been perceived to be the neglected member of their family, unable to earn the same attention from their parents as …

Psychology

This Attractive Personality Trait Will Take You Far in Your Career

While there's no perfect formula when looking for the ideal job candidate, hiring managers certainly look for a few key traits. And according to Lynn …

A Crash Course in Existentialism: A Short Introduction to Jean-Paul Sartre & Finding Meaning in a Meaningless World

Very broadly speaking, all philosophy contains within it dialectical tensions: some ideas seem ennobling and consoling, others unsettling and …

Cancer

Sound used to detect unsound brains

If an athlete receives a concussion, there's no question that they should receive medical attention as soon as possible. What can be harder to tell, …

The Brain

Love Horoscope for Year 2017

<i>Tracy Allen’s love horoscope columns appear regularly online. In addition to astrology, she has a graduate education in counseling psychology and has worked as a psychotherapist. Follow @astrotherapist on Twitter and email tallennyc@gmail.com to schedule a private session.</i><p><b>ARIES</b><p>March 21–April 19<p>The …

Relationships

The Lost Neruda Poems

Magdalena EdwardsDecember 21, 2016Forrest Gander opens his “Prologue” to <i>Then Come Back</i> with an admission: “It’s true, I’ve been caught in print …

Literature

Why gravitational waves truly are the “scientific breakthrough of the year”

True scientific breakthroughs are extremely rare. We had one in 2016.<p>2016 has been a rough year. Yet science in 2016 has remained a source of optimism.<p>To solve a scientific problem, you have to believe it is solvable. That makes scientific discovery inherently optimistic. Discoveries help us …

Physics

Fasting blocks a specific leukemia in mice | Ars Technica

Fasting stops development of early stage leukemia, reverses mid-stage disease.<p>A recent study published in <i>Nature Medicine</i> presents striking evidence …

Immunotherapy

The Secret To Treating Autoimmune Disease May Lie In The Gut

An estimated 50 million Americans ― that’s 20 percent of the general population ― suffer from autoimmune diseases like lupus, multiple sclerosis and rheumatoid arthritis, and many experts say that number is rising at an alarming rate.<p>Autoimmunity occurs when the immune system begins attacking the …

Medical Research

One of Earth's Most Dangerous Supervolcanoes Is Rumbling

Italy's Campi Flegrei may be awakening from a long slumber, scientists warn.<p>A long-quiet yet huge supervolcano that lies under 500,000 people in Italy may be waking up and approaching a "critical state," scientists report this week in the journal <i>Nature Communications</i>.<p>Based on physical measurements …

Eye Contact Can Be Really Intense For Your Brain

If eye contact has always felt a bit overwhelming for you, it’s not all in your head.<p>Maintaining direct eye contact really is strenuous for the brain, according to new research, and it uses up scarce cognitive resources that we need for things like reasoning and verbal processing.<p>There are many …

Humanity

Damn, Daniel, & 13 Other Fashion Memes That Defined 2016

The fashion industry <i>loves</i> to take itself seriously. Sometimes, we're so caught up in our own world that things like samples and trends and designer …

Fashion Industry

The UN Just Gave Scientists the Green Light to Mess With Natural Selection

Of all the potentially apocalyptic technologies scientists have come up with in recent years, the gene drive is easily one of the most terrifying. A …

4 Questions That Will Impress Any Hiring Manager in an Interview

It’s something that gets asked by almost every hiring manager at the tail end of almost any job interview: “Do you have any questions for me?” Shrug …

Pop Culture

Michael Lewis's 3 Rules of Storytelling

“Sometimes the better stories are messier. Don’t be afraid to see the complexity.”<p><b>Michael Lewis</b> is the <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author of multiple …