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Alzheimer's Could Actually Start Elsewhere in The Body And Not The Brain, Says Study

Incredibly important.<p>Alzheimer's disease is usually described as a degenerative neurological condition, one that is commonly associated with memory …

Dementia

Tim Cook and Eric Schmidt stripped down to try this new kind of shower head and wound up investing

You might spend $699 on a new iPhone 8, but would you shell out that much for a shower?<p>Nebia, a startup based in San Francisco, wants to disrupt the most intimate part of your morning routine. Its debut product, the Spa Shower System, surrounds users in a warm cloud of mist and uses up to 70% less …

The 12 most important health innovations of the year

Ted Cavanaugh<p>Science<p>One might change the way we treat cancer for good.<p><i>This article is a segment of 2017's Best of What's New list. For the complete tabulation of the year's most transformative products and discoveries, head right this way.</i><p>Aeroform tissue expander system<p>When a woman undergoes breast …

Learn the Basics of Tying Wood Together With These Three Lashings

If you were ever in a Scout troop, you might’ve learned how to tie lashings to build camping gear. If you missed that merit badge, however, these …

Here's a List of The Most Hopeful Alzheimer's Treatments Currently in The Works

After many failures, there's still hope.<p>The search for an Alzheimer's disease treatment has been unsuccessful for the past 14 years.<p>The latest …

Researchers Have Discovered a Previously Unknown Role For The Brain's Hippocampus

Whoa!<p>That sea-horse shaped chunk of grey matter deep inside our skull called the hippocampus has a job on its resume we've never seen before – …

Color-changing tattoos monitor blood glucose at a glance

Tattoos are fast becoming more than just a means of self-expression: soon they could be used for more practical applications, like tracking blood …

Indoors or Out: Tips for Creating a Vertical Garden

Remember when vertical gardens first hit the scene? They were <i>glorious</i>, but they all seemed to require access to a 20-story building, an impossibly …

The FDA just approved a new form of insulin

The product, known as Fiasp, is designed to help diabetics control post-meal spikes in blood sugar. It is already approved in Canada and Europe.<p>Fiasp will have the same list price as NovoLog, Novo's own fast-acting insulin that got approved in 2000. Novo said in a news release that it'll be …

Newly Engineered Antibody Can Fight Back Against 99% of HIV Strains

Experts are getting excited.<p>A new study has produced an antibody that's able to kill off 99 percent of HIV strains. The protein is made up of three …

Scientists remotely hacked a brain, controlling body movements

Imagine someone remotely controlling your brain, forcing your body’s central processing organ to send messages to your muscles that you didn’t …

Everything You Need to Know about Dollar-Denominated Cryptocurrencies | Lawrence H. White

A well-known obstacle to the greater popularity of Bitcoin as a medium of payment is the high volatility of its exchange value. This volatility …

Fighting Depression? Neuroscience Says This May Reduce Symptoms by 40 Percent (in Just 8 Weeks) | Inc.com

Depression is one of the most common mental health disorders in the United States. It affects over 15 million adults annually, or 6-7 percent of the entire adult population. It is so common, in fact, that nearly everyone has either been affected by it personally or is involved in some way with …

The Brain

SpaceX's Saturday rocket launch is a big freaking deal

It's make or break time for SpaceX.<p>The Elon Musk-founded spaceflight company is planning to launch a clutch of communications satellites to orbit …

Space Travel

7 daily habits that can unlock your creativity, according to science

Even if you don't think you're the "creative type," don't assume you can ignore this skillset, or that you can't become creative too.<p>60% of CEOs polled by IBM agreed that creativity was the most important skill to possess in a leadership role, because can help us solve problems and respond to …

Brain Science Has Finally Figured Out How to Help Athletes Train 50 Percent Faster

By targeting specific areas of the brain, this headphone helps athletes pick up training regimens faster.<p>A new headphone is helping athletes train for their sport 50 percent faster.<p>The technology, based on the concept of neuropriming, is already helping the military to train fighter pilots and …

Technical Analysis: Long-Term Bitcoin Price Corrections to Come?

June 18, 2016 · 1:42 pm<p><b>As the bitcoin price rally gets into high gear, technical indicators at the long, mid and short term levels suggest that there</b> …

Blockchain-Powered Trading and Investment Platforms

<b>Blockchain-powered trading</b><p>Coinigy provides a unified, all-encompassing access point for cryptocurrency-related data. With real-time feeds of market …

How to Keep Your Brain Young and Healthy

Learn how mindfulness can protect your brain from aging, make you more productive, and improve your overall happiness.<p>The death of Muhammad Ali is a somber reminder of what can happen when we take our neurological health for granted. A magical and iconic figure, Ali, the most eloquent of pugilists, …

Harvard scientists created a 'bionic leaf' that's better at converting the sun's energy than real plants

Researchers at Harvard University have created a system that allows them to store the energy of the sun, converting solar energy into chemical energy using a hybrid mechanism of inorganic chemistry and living organisms.<p>Comparing their invention with the natural process of photosynthesis, they refer …

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Harvard Scientist Engineers Bacterium That Inhales CO2, Produces Energy -- A 'Bionic Leaf'

The chemist who gave us the artificial leaf has genetically engineered bacteria to absorb hydrogen and carbon dioxide and convert them into alcohol fuel.<p>When Harvard Professor of Energy Daniel G. Nocera announced he was working with bacteria last year, other scientists cautioned it would be …

University of Chicago

Neuroscientists Discover a New Way to Cross the Blood–Brain Barrier

The brain presents a unique challenge for medical treatment: it is locked away behind an impenetrable layer of tightly packed cells. Although the …

Engineers Just Created The Most Efficient Solar Cells Ever

Yes!<p>Australian engineers have taken us closer than ever before to the theoretical limits of sunlight-to-electricity conversion, by building …

These New Earbuds Can Translate Languages For You in Real-Time

The Babel fish is real!<p>As anybody who's ever tried to get by in a foreign country without much grasp of the local language can tell you, oversized …

Language

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 …

Scientists Have Found a Way to Help You Learn New Skills Twice as Fast

Yes please.<p>The key to learning a new motor skill - such as playing the piano or mastering a new sport - isn't necessarily how many hours you spend …

7 Scientifically Proven Ways To Increase Your Influence

7 Scientifically Proven Habits Of Charismatic Leaders

For charismatic leaders, it all comes down to how you make others feel.<p>Some people just seem to have it: The way they communicate energizes others and makes people to want to be around them. They have what’s commonly referred to as charisma.<p>This is no small matter, as any of the U.S. presidential …