Jamie Thomas

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Psychedelic Drugs May Help the Brain Repair Itself, Study Finds

In recent years, psychedelic party drugs such as LSD and MDMA have been studied by scientists for their potential ability to treat mental health …

Neuroscience

A debate over plant consciousness is forcing us to confront the limitations of the human mind

The inner life of plants arouses the passions of even the mildest-mannered naturalists. A debate over plant consciousness and intelligence has raged in scientific circles for well over a century—at least since Charles Darwin observed in 1880 that stressed-out flora can’t rest.<p>There’s no doubt that …

Consciousness

Quantum Physics May Be Even Spookier Than You Think

A new experiment hints at surprising hidden mechanics of quantum superpositions

Quantum Physics

The 100 Best Fantasy Novels of All Time - Unbound Worlds

<b>1.</b><p>Dubbed the “Nigerian Harry Potter,” Okorafor’s YA crossover novel of a Nigerian-American girl with albino skin and a deep well of magical talent is …

Books

9 podcasts to listen to if you love 'Black Mirror'

We are in an audio-drama renaissance, and some of the best stories are science-fiction.<p>We're not being spooked by <i>War of the Worlds</i> as we gather …

Metabolic regulation of transcription through compartmentalized NAD+ biosynthesis

Structured Abstract<p>INTRODUCTION<p>Nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD) is an essential small molecule that is involved in a variety of physiological …

Benedict Cumberbatch Will Only Accept Roles In Projects Where His Female Co-Star Is Paid Equally

In an era where the social climate where the landscape for marginalized communities are shifting — in both good and bad ways — Benedict Cumberbatch …

The Creators of Westworld Head to Amazon With New Scifi Series The Peripheral

<i>Westworld</i> creators Lisa Joy and Jonathan Nolan can’t get enough of killer games and multiple timelines. The pair will create a show for Amazon called</i> …

If You Thought Quantum Mechanics Was Weird, Check Out Entangled Time

Where the future influences the past.<p>In the summer of 1935, the physicists Albert Einstein and Erwin Schrödinger engaged in a rich, multifaceted and …

Aly Raisman says blaming leotards for sexual abuse is victim-shaming

Aly Raisman is tired of victim-shaming over clothing choices.<p>The U.S. Olympic gymnast tweeted on Sunday that "Leotards r not the problem," calling …

Helpful Infographics Visualize Complex Branches of Math and Science

Click to enlarge<p>It's often easy to get stuck into a narrow view of what a particular field of study entails, but as Dominic Walliman reveals in his impressive science infographics, there's much more than meets the eye when thinking of particular STEM subjects. Walliman demonstrates the diversity …

These Serums Actually Work, According To Top Dermatologists

Sure, a new pair of shoes or an It bag is nice, but many of us are more wiling to shell out a chunk of our paychecks for quality skin care, all in …

What running the UK's first maternity clinic for rape victims has taught me about violence against women

Two years ago, I decided to start a charity. I didn’t do it for philanthropic reasons or because I wanted to be the next Mother Theresa. It was actually a selfish move - I had no other option, and I did it for my own welfare.<p>I launched My Body Back Project in August 2015 - to run specialist NHS …

Domestic Violence

Watch a Short Adwoa Aboah-Narrated Film About the Female Nipple - PAPER

The female nipple has long been a focus of controversy, and now a short new film directed by Matt Lambert and narrated by Adwoa Aboah, <i>Nipples</i>, seeks to explore why that is.<p>The three-minute film is both an ode to the nipple and a defiant statement about the way social media in particular both …

Brain Imaging Reveals ADHD as a Collection of Different Disorders

<i>Summary: A new study sheds light on ADHD, reporting teens with the disorder fit into one of three specific subgroups with distinct brain impairments</i> …

Williams Sonoma Has A Harry Potter Line So Say Goodbye To Your Galleons

The perfect excuse to bake a treacle tart<p>There’s a ton of awesome Harry Potter-themed merchandise for adults out there, but let’s get real — …

The 5 Best Phone Car Mounts

If you use your phone as a GPS, it's still absolutely essential that you keep your eyes on the road at all times. Leaving your phone in your lap …

Operating Systems

Foodie Friday: Mouthwatering mixed mushroom medley recipe

I am a huge fan of mushrooms of all types, both wild and cultivated, and now is the best time of year to get your hands on them.<p>Today, we’re looking …

Bacteria Use Brainlike Bursts of Electricity to Communicate

<i>From</i> <i>Quanta Magazine</i> <i>(</i><i>find original story here</i><i>).</i><p>Bacteria have an unfortunate—and inaccurate—public image as isolated cells twiddling about on …

This chip beams images onto the brain to help the blind see again

Circumventing your eyes entirely, this chip beams images from the world onto the brain to help restore sight<p>A team of university engineers has turned …

The Brain

Earth - The strange link between the human mind and quantum physics

"I cannot define the real problem, therefore I suspect there's no real problem, but I'm not sure there's no real problem."<p>The American physicist Richard Feynman said this about the notorious puzzles and paradoxes of quantum mechanics, the theory physicists use to describe the tiniest objects in the …

Google’s AI Learned to Be “Highly Aggressive” When Stressed

Another day another disturbing discovery about Artificial Intelligence. This time, Google’s latest machine learning system, DeepMind, has learned to …

Promotion of natural tooth repair by small molecule GSK3 antagonists

Altmetric: 1259<p>Citations: 7<p>More detail<p>Article |<p>Open<p>Vitor C. M. Neves<br>• , Rebecca Babb<br>• , Dhivya Chandrasekaran<br>• & Paul T. Sharpe<p><i>Scientific Reports</i> <b>volume 7</b>, …

Super News

Images: Science Fiction, Graffiti Art, And Comic Books Converge In Rob Shields Art

This is art from Rob Shields who has combined science fiction, graffiti, and comic books into his own world.<p>He is an illustrator, comic artist, and …

24 Adorable Gifts For Couples Who Are Proud Harry Potter Fanatics

I have one (just one!) requirement that my partner in life <i>must</i> meet — otherwise, it's a dealbreaker. Must he be the breadwinner in the family? Of course not. Must he never look at another woman again once he has committed himself to me? He can look as much as we wants! Must he be a Harry Potter …

Harry Potter

Religious thoughts trigger reward systems like love, drugs

<b>(CNN) —</b> Most Americans, about 89%, say they believe in God, and some have felt God's presence while listening to a sermon or sensed time stand still while they were in deep prayer or meditation.<p>Now, a new study shows through functional MRI scans that such religious and spiritual experiences can be …

Social Media Experiment Proves Rape Culture's Point

I decided to run an informal social experiment last Friday. I wrote a post about locker room talk and excusing rape culture on my blog as a way to discuss the difference between sex talk and assault talk and how we as a society are contributing to the prevalence of rape culture when we don't …

More Forgotten Horror Movies You Can Watch on YouTube

More Forgotten Horror Movies You Can Watch on YouTube<p>Updated on November 2, 2016<p>The YouTube terrors keep on comin'!<p>Netflix and Amazon streaming …

How the 'Evil Dead' Franchise Keeps Crawling Out of Its Grave

How Sam Raimi's original no-budget horror movie spawned a multi-faceted and totally groovy cinematic universe.<p>The <i>Evil Dead</i> franchise just keeps on …

Horror