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14 weird brain exercises that could actually make you smarter

Giving your brain new experiences will keep it healthier. Try these mini mental workout exercises to prevent memory loss and sharpen your mind.<p>'Neurobic' exercises are like cross-training for your brain<p>Giving your brain new experiences that combine physical senses—vision, smell, touch, taste, and …

The Brain

Luxturna, un traitement contre la cécité vendu... 850.000 dollars aux Etats-Unis

Le Luxturna, un médicament contre la dégénérescence héréditaire de la rétine, pouvant évoluer vers la cécité totale, devient ainsi l'un des …

Why So Many People with Diabetes Stop Taking Metformin

People who take the number one most commonly prescribed drug for diabetes are also the most likely to stop taking their medication.<p>Metformin works by …

Tesla Model 3 : de Los Angeles à New York en 50 heures

La Tesla Model 3 est dorénavant la voiture électrique qui a réalisé la traversée des États-Unis la plus rapide, battant le précédent record – déjà …

The 13 biggest mistakes tourists make when visiting Rome, according to locals

Chances are, if you're traveling to Rome, you're planning to visit popular attractions like the Colosseum, the Vatican, and the Trevi Fountain. While those are great, there are ways to see them without making the same common mistakes many first-timers to Rome make.<p>On a recent Quora thread, Roman …

Italy

Mysterious object from deep space has entered the solar system

It was first seen just a month ago. A tiny blip of light was seen to be moving through the sky by the PanSTARRS1 telescope in Hawaii.<p>The number-crunching which followed was automatic. The results were unusual.<p>This object is in an odd position. It’s moving very fast. And it’s in what appears to be a …

Astronomy

Les ultrasons, un pas de géant pour la neuro-imagerie fonctionnelle chez le bébé

Pour la première fois, des chercheurs français sont parvenus à réaliser une imagerie fonctionnelle permettant de suivre l'activité cérébrale de bébés …

Nobel winners shed light on circadian rhythms

Three American scientists share the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for work that explained how our cells keep track of time.<p>Circadian …

Scientists Somehow Just Discovered a New System of Vessels in Our Brains

It is unclear what they do—but they likely play a central role in aging and disease.<p>You are now among the first people to see the brain’s lymphatic system. The vessels in the photo above transport fluid that is likely crucial to metabolic and inflammatory processes. Until now, no one knew for sure …

Neuroscience

Tongue tie (ankyloglossia): What you need to know

Tongue tie or ankyloglossia is when the strip of skin that connects the tongue to the bottom of the mouth is shorter than usual.<p>Tongue tie is a …

Mattel cancels ‘Aristotle’ smart hub for kids amid concerns about AI parenting and data collection

Mattel’s voice-activated smart hub for kids, Aristotle, first caught our attention at CES this year. Powered by Microsoft’s Cortana, the device …

Scientists Just Discovered Our Moon Once Had an Atmosphere

It would have been a very different place.<p>New research shows that our Moon had an atmosphere 3 to 4 billion years ago.<p>It formed when volcanic …

Seven Body Organs You Can Live Without

The human body is incredibly resilient. When you donate a pint of blood, you lose about 3.5 trillion red blood cells, but your body quickly replaces …

Nobel laureate tells science like it is

Dr. Rainer Weiss debunks the myth of the lone scientist<p>Every year it is an exquisite pleasure to interview a winner of the Nobel Prizes in science, …

Scientists Are Getting Closer to Making Edible Gelatin Robots That Can Function Inside Your Body

In the near future, you may be able to eat a robot that will heal you or provide nutrients.<p>It may sound like science fiction, but researchers are …

9 ways to raise blood pressure

While low blood pressure might seem like a good thing to have, a person's blood pressure can occassionally be too low and cause problems.<p>In some …

Blocking the 'love hormone' may reduce social anxiety

A new study in the journal <i>Biological Psychiatry</i> suggests that inhibiting the hormone oxytocin may help people to recover from unpleasant, stressful, …

Neuroscience

Comment couper des choses avec du papier ?

En images<p>Depuis quelques mois, sur YouTube, la mode est de découper des choses avec du papier. L’idée peut sembler contre-intuitive mais avec un peu …

Mode

BiliScreen, l’application qui détecte le cancer du pancréas dans le blanc de vos yeux

Bien souvent, le cancer du pancréas ne laisse aucune chance aux patients qui sont touchés par cette maladie. Ainsi, selon les données de l’Institut …

IOS

iCloud : des pirates bloquent des iPhone, iPad et Macs et rackettent leurs utilisateurs

<b>Changez au plus vite le mot de passe de votre iCloud ! Des pirates ont profité d’un vol de mots de passe pour bloquer des Macs et racketter leurs</b> …

Il y a 15 ans sortait Firefly, série culte stupidement gâchée par Fox

En cette fin septembre nous fêtons un anniversaire doux-amer : celui de la série culte Firefly.<p>Probablement parmi les séries dont le retour est le …

Cinéma

Delusional Scientists Think Lesbians Exist Only to Turn Men On

Filed Under Science, Biology, Evolution, Relationships & Sex<p>We should be proud of how much we’ve done to call out the deeply androcentric biases in …

Biology

How Wild Monkeys Embraced The Thug Life to Sell Stolen Human Valuables For Food

Those jerks.<p>For years, tourists visiting the picturesque Uluwatu temple in Bali have been warned about a local gang of marauding macaques who …

L'été au Québec : 8 expériences inoubliables

<b>Doté d'une faune unique et d'une végétation incomparable, le Québec réserve de nombreuses surprises, encore plus appréciables durant l'été. La plus</b> …

Etude sur la taille: pourquoi les Américains grandissent moins que les autres

Des centaines de scientifiques ont étudié l'évolution de la taille humaine chez l'adulte sur cent ans. Leurs résultats viennent d'être publiés dans …

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Adventures by Rail: The Most Scenic Train Vacations in North America

Train voyages and vacations have been part of European and U.S. culture as long as there have been tracks on the ground. Millionaires Jay Gould and …

Nintendo réédite sa console rétro Nintendo Classic Mini

Les joueurs nostalgiques des années 1980 vont être aux anges. Nintendo a annoncé jeudi 14 juillet la sortie, le 12 novembre, de la Nintendo Classic …