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14 weird brain exercises that could actually make you smarter

• <b>Giving your brain new experiences that combine physical senses with emotional "sense" is a simple way to keep it healthy.</b>• <b><br>Simple activities like brushing your teeth with your non-dominant hand can make you smarter.</b>• <b><br>These 14 brain exercises will dramatically improve your brain function.</b><p>Giving your …

Memory Loss

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

Researchers say metformin has the lowest adherence rate of any major diabetes drug. However, patients say there are ways to improve that …

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 …

Museums

Mysterious object from deep space has entered the solar system

Are more planets hiding in our solar system?<p>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 …

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 …

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 …

Breast Feeding

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 …

Earth Science

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

Every year it is an exquisite pleasure to interview a winner of the Nobel Prizes in science, and this year was no exception as we spoke with Dr. …

Gravitational Waves

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 …

Nine 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 …

Low Blood Pressure

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, …

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 …

Plastique

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 …

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 …

Delusional Scientists Think Lesbians Exist Only to Turn Men On

We should be proud of how much we’ve done to call out the deeply androcentric biases in science. Male researchers have been criticized for testing …

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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Yahoo fait désormais partie d’Oath

Avant de continuer...<p>Yahoo est maintenant dans la Famille Oath. En raison de la réglementation européenne sur les données, nous (Oath), nos …

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 …