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Move over graphene! Gallenene is the latest 2D material on the block

Graphene is a form of carbon made up of 2D planar sheets one atom thick, in which the atoms are arranged in a honeycomb-shaped lattice. It’s one of …

Nutritionists Reveal How Intermittent Fasting Can Help You Gain Muscle and Burn Fat

• Popsugar<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Intermittent Fasting<p>Can Intermittent Fasting Help You Gain Muscle?<p>Nutritionists Reveal How Intermittent Fasting Can Help You …

No, Coffee and Tea Aren't Actually Dehydrating. Here's Why

When you want to quench your thirst, you probably don’t reach for a steaming cup of coffee or tea. But despite what you’ve heard, coffee and …

Can Your Myers-Briggs Type Change? This Is What To Know If You Manage To Test Differently After A Few Years

Figuring yourself out can be more tough than it should be. You know yourself best, but still — sometimes an outsider perspective doesn't hurt. That's …

Improving the Alzheimer's brain with cell therapy

<b>Washington:</b> Transplanting a special type of neuron into the brains of patients diagnosed with Alzheimers could help reverse their memory loss, …

Major depression: Brain tissue reveals sex-specific gene changes

Men and women may each benefit from different treatments for depression. This is the conclusion of a new study published in the journal <i>Biological</i> …

Buddy syndrome: Parents who try to be their children’s best friends are 'doing more harm than good'

Parents who try to be their children’s best friends are doing more harm than good, a leading headmaster has said.<p>Mothers and Fathers are increasingly succumbing to “buddy syndrome”, according to Dr Martin Stephen, the principal of The National Mathematics and Science College.<p>The imposition of clear …

Graphene Hair Dye Is Coming, And It Looks Incredible

The wonder material’s latest trick? Dying hair without damaging it.<p>A research team at Northwestern University has discovered a way to use sheets of graphene to dye hair. Unlike current chemical hair coloring products, the scientists report in the journal <i>Chem</i> that their new dye is nontoxic, …

Hair

'Obesity Paradox' Is a Myth, Researchers Say

The "obesity paradox" that says being overweight helped defend against heart disease has been debunked by British researchers, according to a new …

Signs You Should Watch for In Your Child's Behavior

There are a number of different child behaviors that parents should watch for that may be signs that a child is in distress. Parents who utilize …

Structural Brain Differences for Transgender People

A new study reveals that transgender people have variations in the size or volume of certain brain areas. Researchers at the University of São …

Anti-depressants are guesswork. What does that mean for those suffering from depression?

In her enlightening new book, Blue Dreams, Lauren Slater covers the history of psychotropic drugs.<br>Read More

Eli Lilly

How to calm your mind in minutes using simple breathing technique

We’ve all come to a point during a particularly tough day when we feel as though we’ve reached our breaking point.<p>However, taking a moment out of …

Is a cure for snoring finally getting closer?

The Schnarchmuseum’s unusual collection traces humankind’s millennia-long struggle to cure snoring – a problem that still affects millions. But is science getting closer to solving it?<p>A steel cannonball sits on a shelf above a mannequin head whose mouth is covered in a thick leather muzzle-like …

Sleep

Why sarcasm's days are numbered

When it comes to nuance, the digital space is tougher than it looks.<p>In these uncertain times, the world needs all the sarcasm it can get.<p>Of course, …

7 surprising side effects of insomnia

Other than just feeling horrifically tired all the time.<p>Three years ago, I moved into an awful house share for university and developed insomnia as a result of it. The physical sleeping conditions were your typical brand of 'uni houseshare awful' (walls that blocked no sound, uncomfy bed, curtains …

Find Out What Job Best Matches Your Personality

Feeling the itch to change jobs, or even careers? Before you take the plunge, try this quiz to see which job best fits your personality.<p>Developed in …

2 Great Resources for Science Teachers

Here are two good science websites to use with your students in class. Both of these websites have been featured in Common Sense Education’s ‘Best …

Education Technology

What to Do (and Not Do) When You Feel Insecure

Whatever you call it—self-doubt, insecurity, inadequacy—it’s a universal phenomenon. We can all relate to feeling as insecure as a newly-launched …

Psychotherapy trainees’ experiences of their own mandatory personal therapy raise “serious ethical considerations”

<i>By</i> Christian JarrettMany training programmes for psychotherapists and counsellors include a mandatory personal therapy component – as well as …

Psychotherapy

Britain is slowly acquiring a pro-vax movement

MANY parents may have fond-and-itchy memories of chickenpox parties. At these events infected children played with healthy ones, helping to …

How To Reset Your Body To Burn More Fat

Did you know that our bodies are natural fat-burning machines? It's true. But unfortunately, because of clever marketing and an abundance of …

How to Manage Anxiety Without Dumping It on the People You Love

In my experience, shared neuroses are as good of a bonding agent as shared interests. Some of my favorite relationships have solidified as a result …

Financial Side Effects From A Prescription For Toenail Fungus

When Anne Soloviev went to Braun Dermatology and Skin Cancer Center in Washington, D.C., for her semiannual dermatology checkup in early January, the physician assistant diagnosed fungus in two of her toenails.<p>Soloviev hadn't complained about her toenails or even noticed a problem.<p>But the physician …

Health Care

Collapsed Florida walkway was built using new 'accelerated' bridge technology

The pedestrian walkway that collapsed Thursday in Miami, killing at least six people, was being built using a popular but relatively new bridge technology specifically designed to speed construction while maintaining safety.<p>It took only six hours on Saturday to install the 174-foot pedestrian …

Florida International University

Woman gets pregnant with her own child while carrying surrogate baby

When Jessica Allen delivered twins last year as a surrogate, she was unaware one of the babies was her own biological child.<p>In a personal column, the …

Pregnancy

The Subatomic Discovery That Physicists Considered Keeping Secret

A pair of physicists announced the discovery of a subatomic event so powerful that the researchers wondered if it was too dangerous to make …

Research: Men Get Credit for Voicing Ideas, but Not Problems. Women Don’t Get Credit for Either

Employee voice, or speaking up with information intended to help one’s group, has tons of well-recognized benefits. It can improve performance, help teams come up with creative solutions, and avoid issues that might hold them back. A lot of research suggests that those who speak the most in groups …

Nine ways to make people like you without saying a word

Becoming more likable is easier than you think.<p>There's lots of research on the traits and behaviours that make people likable — that have nothing to …

A Man Failed Paternity Test Because Genetically, He’s 2 Different People

A couple years ago, a couple from Washington had concerns when they found out that their son’s blood type wasn’t a match to either of theirs, …