Jasmine Jordan

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What causes depression? What we know, don’t know and suspect

The term and even diagnosis of “depression” can have different meanings and consequences. Depression can be a normal mood state, a clinical disorder, …

Stars Orbiting a Supermassive Black Hole May Have Finally Confirmed General Relativity

Suck it, Newton.<p>If you really, really want to scrutinise the limits of Einstein's general theory of relativity, there's a unique testing ground you …

Why NASA is sending bacteria into the sky on balloons during the eclipse

It has to do with life on Mars<p>As the Moon blocks the Sun’s light completely next week in a total solar eclipse, more than 50 high-altitude balloons in over 20 locations across the US will soar up to 100,000 feet in the sky. On board will be Raspberry Pi cameras, weather sensors, and modems to …

North Korea's Kim to Trump: It's your move

<b>Hagatña, Guam (CNN) —</b> North Korea leader Kim Jong Un appears to have backed away from a threat to fire missiles towards the US Pacific territory of Guam, opting instead to wait and see what the "foolish Yankees" do next.<p>State media KCNA said Kim had reviewed a previously announced plan to fire four …

Sleep Biology Discovery Could Lead to New Insomnia Treatments That Don't Target the Brain

<i>Summary: According to researchers, increasing levels of Bmal1 in the skeletal muscles of mice makes the animals resistant to insomnia and sleep</i> …

Neuroscience

Why People Smoke Weed to Treat Depression

Smoking weed to feel less depressed is a well-known phenomenon—but does it actually work?<p>Your typical stoner is a jolly sort. Keanu Reeves' face displays the same flat affect whether he's discovering that he knows kung fu or learning that Morpheus has been kidnapped. The high highs, the low …

The Simulator Training Marines for World War III With Russia

Don’t step on a bomb and don’t give your number to a prostitute. These are just some of the lessons being taught for a potential fight with Moscow’s …