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How to make a to-do list that actually helps you get everything done

A lot of people start their workday by making a to-do list. Depending on how realistic you are, there are probably anywhere from three to 15 items on your list. If it’s three, you probably end your workday feeling accomplished and energized. If you try to complete 15, you probably wrap up your day …

Time Management

Chronic stress increases level of a protein that decreases availability of mood-regulating chemical - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

They have found elevated levels of transglutaminase 2, or TG2, in the brains of mice experiencing chronic stress – an animal model of depression – as …

Scientists Have Accurately Modelled a Virus Invading a Cell For The First Time

Know your enemy.<p>For the first time, scientists have created an accurate simulation of a virus invading a cell, and say it could lead to anti-viral …

New Research Confirms That Kids Get Their Intelligence From Mom

Science just proved what your mom has been saying all along.<p>When it comes to your IQ, "I got it from my mama" couldn't be more accurate. New research featured in <i>Psychology Spot</i> says people are born with conditioned genes that work differently depending on if they're from your mother or father — and …

Eradicating Infectious Disease: Can We and Should We?

“<i>Eradication of microbial disease is a will-o</i>’<i>-the-wisp; pursuing it leads into a morass of hazy biological concepts and half truths</i>.”<p>These are the …

Excerpt: How trees talk to each other

Excerpt: The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate – Discoveries from a Secret World<p><i>Excerpted from The Hidden Life of Trees:</i> …

In world's languages, scientists discover shared links between sound and meaning

Sifting through two-thirds of the world's languages, scientists have discovered a strange pattern: Words with the same meanings in different languages often seem to share the same sounds — even when those two languages are completely unrelated.<p>The findings, published in Proceedings of the National …

Language

Cone Snail Venom Could Help Create Speedy Diabetes Treatments

A fast-acting insulin sea snails use to stun prey may help people<p>Scientists in Australia and the United States have unlocked the structure of an insulin that cone snails use to stun their prey. Understanding how this sea snail venom works so quickly may inspire faster-acting insulin to treat people …

Biology

Moon's Gravity Linked to Big Earthquakes

Big earthquakes, such as the ones that devastated Chile in 2010 and Japan in 2011, are more likely to occur during full and new moons—the two times …

Nicotine only controls you because you believe in it

In the battle of you versus cigarettes, your brain has more power than you think<p>Nicotine needs you just like you need it. That sweet release of dopamine only happens if you really believe in it.<p>A new study in <i>Frontiers in Psychiatry</i> found that only smokers who thought that their cigarettes contained …

Nicotine

Researchers Find an Exciting Link Between Wine and Alzheimer's Prevention

A recent breakthrough in Alzheimer's research is welcome news for master sommeliers and, well, people who just really like wine. A new study in Frontiers in Human Neuroscience found that sommeliers, i.e., people who have heightened olfactory capabilities, are less likely to develop Alzheimer's and …

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Memory Loss Not Enough to Diagnose Alzheimer's

<i>Summary: Researchers report on the other, often overlooked, symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease.</i><p>Source: Norhtwestern.<p><b>Relying on clinical symptoms of</b> …

Black Lives Matter and America’s long history of resisting civil rights protesters

By Elahe Izadi<p>, Staff writer<p>One year ago this week, protests erupted in Baltimore following the death of Freddie Gray in police custody. After yet another high-profile death of an unarmed black man connected to police, there were riots, peaceful demonstrations and proclamations from activists that …

Study Finds Where You Lost Your Train of Thought

Researchers have found just where you lost your train of thought.<p>They’ve seen what’s happening in the brain at the moment we get startled and lose our train of thought, and they’ve turned up a link between that just-lost thought and one of the classic symptoms of Parkinson’s disease.<p>It might come …

Delving into the bipolar brain - Scope

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, nearly 6 million American adults have bipolar disorder, a psychiatric illness marked by …

19 Pieces Of Non-Human DNA Found In Human Genome

Eight percent of your DNA is alien, in that it’s made up of non-human, viral fragments. In fact, viral fragments are often hiding within the genome …

Genetics

Exercise Slows Brain Aging By 10 Years

We know that exercise is good for the body and the brain. But actually <i>being</i> physically active, at least on a regular basis, isn’t always easy.<p>For …

Have Scientists Cracked the Mystery of the Bermuda Triangle?

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration/CC BY 2.0<p>The Bermuda Triangle, so named in a 1964 story in America's first pulp magazine, the infamous Argosy, has long been controversial. Its existence as a center for sunken ships and downed airplanes has never gained official traction: the U.S. …

Paranormal

Photography tips: How to understand histograms

Histograms can be daunting at first glance. But they're not as confusing as they look – here's our simple tutorial to make them work for you<p>What is a …

The world's most desirable holiday destinations – in pictures

From the summit of Machu Picchu to the open spaces of Mongolia, National Geographic has assembled a selection of the most amazing places from around the globe. What are your unmissable locations? Tell us in the comments below

Machu Picchu

15 maps that will change the way you see the world

Telegraph Travel has mapped the world in many ways – here are some of the most eye-opening.<p>1. Life expectancy<p>This map shows the world according to life expectancy. The results are depressingly unsurprising. Africa is the only continent that contains nations where the average life expectancy is …

Northern lights holiday guide

Photograph: HANDOUT<p>Glacier hiking near Reykjavik, Iceland<p>84<p>image/jpeg<p>http://media.guim.co.uk/58d70030d3b40f6d2be78d1ccc36399d0d901602/0_80_3689_2214/140.jpg<p>140<p>Photograph: Handout<p>The converted oil tank at Skrova island, …

Northern Lights

The most cut-off man on Earth – in pictures

Slava Korotki is a meteorologist who lives in Khodovarikha, northern Russia, on an Arctic outpost that’s an hour away by helicopter from the nearest town. Photographer Evgenia Arbugaeva grew up in the Arctic, and happened upon Slava living in the past. She spent three weeks shooting him as he …

Singaporean workers and firms face challenges from globalisation and technological disruptions: PM Lee

SINGAPORE: Globalisation and technological advances are disrupting industries and displacing workers, and these are challenges that Singapore workers …

Economic Development

Ong Keng Sen 'embarrassed' talking about Singapore in front of international artists

SINGAPORE: Theatre veteran and director of the Singapore International Festival of Arts, Ong Keng Sen has been, and still is deeply involved in the …

Earth Art, The Evolution of Lego, And Other Amazing Images Of The Week

Northern Lights