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Congress Is Playing Professional Tournament-Level Ping-Pong With This Nation’s Future

It seems like our country is always on the verge of some major catastrophe or another nowadays. From our ballooning national debt, to a failing …

Man Just Wants One Trip To Laundromat Where He Doesn’t Meet Perfect Woman

CHICAGO—Stating that he only wants to wash his clothes and be on his way, local man Eric Snyder told reporters Wednesday that for once he’d like to …

Your Horoscopes — Week Of November 25, 2014

Sagittarius | Nov. 22 to Dec. 21<p>You've decided to pull one last big job and then retire, although it is unclear exactly how this will work for a …

Driving Instructor Has Own Gas Pedal In Case Student Total Pussy

GREENVILLE, SC—Saying that he only uses it as a last resort, local driver’s ed instructor Bill Dennison confirmed Monday that there is an extra gas …

Mellowing Jihadist Not As Enraged By Western Culture As He Used To Be

MIRANSHAH, PAKISTAN—Admitting he has “mellowed out a bit” with age, 54-year-old militant jihadist Adil Jalal Kalmati confided to reporters Wednesday …

The Neuroscience Of Learning: 41 Terms Every Teacher Should Know

<b>The Neuroscience Of Learning: 41 Terms Every Teacher Should Know</b><p>by <b>Judy Willis</b> M.D., M.Ed., radteach.com<p>As education continues to evolve, adding in …

Neuroscience

Half a century of neuroscience

<i>The Lancet</i> has a good retrospective looking back on the last 50 years of neuroscience, which in some ways, was when the field was born.<p>Of course, the …

Revealed: the science behind teenage laziness

They may lie in, act selfishly and take risks, but research by a leading neuroscientist suggests that adolescents may be right when they say nobody understands them<p>Teenagers really get a bad time,’ says Sarah-Jayne Blakemore. ‘It is amazing how it seems to be totally acceptable – even …

Love is like cocaine: The remarkable, terrifying neuroscience of romance

<b>(Myriam Leforestier, Africa Studio via Shutterstock/Salon)</b><p>Yes, you really are addicted to love<p>Berit Brogaard<p>February 14, 2015 4:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “On Romantic Love: Simple Truths about a Complex Emotion.”<p>On popular websites, we read headlines such as “Scientists are finding that love really …

The Coming Boom In Brain Medicines

TONY COLES COULD have had any job he wanted in the drug industry. In five years at the helm of cancer drug developer Onyx Pharmaceuticals he increased its market cap eightfold by purchasing an experimental blood cancer drug for $800 million, developing it into a big seller and flipping the whole …

Heart Nebula

It’s 7,500 light years away, in the Perseus Arm of our Milky Way galaxy, in the direction to the constellation Cassiopeia the Queen.<p>Our friend Justin …

To Keep Bacteria Off Medical Devices, Coat Them In This Slippery Liquid

Back off bacteria, you'll get no traction here<p>With antibiotic resistant microbes on the rise, plenty of researchers are looking into ways of thwarting the stubborn little devils. Scientists are working on everything, from air cocoons and electrical implants, to many other complicated alternatives. …

Medical Technology

Scientists go high and low for data on drought-fighting 'sky rivers'

Finally, it had arrived: the long band of atmospheric water vapor from the tropics that scientists were eager to examine from every conceivable angle.<p>"This is the big blockbuster event," Cmdr. Mark Sweeney said shortly before he guided a federal research plane named Miss Piggy into a puffy, …

Virtual cadavers may help surgeons save limbs and lives

Digital twins, already in use at top clinics and medical schools, could help plan complex operations, surgeon says<p>Soldiers will have full-body scans stored on their medical files to help surgeons rebuild them should they become injured in war, under plans drawn up by US doctors.

Physiology

Top 10 reasons we fall in love

On this Valentine’s Day 2018, what the world of science suggests about the mystery we call love.<p>When I was young, it seemed as if I fell in love a …

Fantastic Physics Valentines You Can Use To Woo

1. Print out double-sided 2. Give to crush 3. Garner endless love<p>I'm sure (P<0.0000003) I would fall for anyone who gave me one of these. The cards above are Valentines from <i>Symmetry</i>, a magazine published by Fermilab and SLAC, two particle-accelerator facilities based in the U.S. My favorite thing …

Kiss for the Camera: Watch What Happens

5 Under-The-Radar Hawaii Sites That Are As Historic As They Are Beautiful

Sure, you know about Pearl Harbor, but you probably don't realize that Hawaii's involvement in World War II extends far beyond the date that lives in infamy.<p>Nestled among the white-sand beaches, ubiquitous rainbows and hallowed surf breaks, Hawaii's WWII landmarks are as scenic as they are historic …

Saltwater

MIT uses patent from 1997 to sue Apple over chips

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology filed a patent lawsuit against Apple and its suppliers this week, claiming that semiconductor wafers found …