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Mysterious Orcas Filmed Underwater for First Time

A ship returning from Antarctica has a chance encounter with a rarely seen type of killer whale.<p>Around 6 a.m. one morning last December, an announcement came over the loudspeaker of a ship heading from Antarctica to South America: Everyone was to go up to the deck.<p>The ship's 148 passengers—mostly …

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5 Simple Math Problems No One Can Solve

Easy to understand, supremely difficult to prove.<p>Mathematics can get pretty complicated. Fortunately, not all math problems need to be inscrutable. Here are five current problems in the field of mathematics that anyone can understand, but nobody has been able to solve.

Mathematics

Scientists rehash evidence on sunscreen and skin cancer | Reuters

(Reuters Health) - There isn’t much evidence to conclusively prove that daily sunscreen use can prevent most skin cancers, a research review concludes.<p>Holidaymakers and tourists sunbathe on the beach on a hot summer day in Nice, south eastern France, July 9, 2010. REUTERS/Sebastien Nogier<p>But that …

Marijuana Compound Removes Toxic Alzheimer's Protein From The Brain

This is awesome.<p>An active compound in marijuana called tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) has been found to promote the removal of toxic clumps of amyloid …

Is there a book that can find the answers to life, the universe and everything? Well, probably not! But there are a lot of books out there that can shed some light on our existence, from the smallest atoms to the secrets of the universe. And they can make it fun, too! Here secret site member <b>Secret</b> …

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Scientists found a molecule in space that could help explain the origins of life

What they spotted is called a chiral molecule, and it's the first one ever found in space.<p>Chiral molecules are molecules that come in two different flavors that are chemically the same but structurally are mirror images of each other. Scientists refer to theses molecules as being left-handed or …

Pre and post testing show reversal of memory loss from Alzheimer's disease in 10 patients

Small trial from the Buck Institute and UCLA succeeds using systems approach to memory disorders<p>Results from quantitative MRI and neuropsychological …

Neuroplasticity: The 10 Fundamentals Of Rewiring Your Brain

Neuroplasticity has become a buzzword in psychology and scientific circles, as well as outside of them, promising that you can “re-wire” your brain …

Rewiring the Brain to Create New Senses

How the brain's neuroplasticity lets us substitute one sense for another—and invent new ones.<p>The brain is often compared to a general purpose computing device that processes our reality and stores our memories. But unlike any machine made of silicon, the three pounds of wetware found inside our …

Being bilingual rewires the fundamental structure of your brain

<i>This post has been updated.</i><p>It’s well known that being bilingual has cognitive benefits: switching between two languages has been compared to mental gymnastics. But now, research suggests that mastering two languages can fundamentally alter the structure of your brain, rewiring it to work …

3 Scientifically Proven Ways to Optimize Your Brain

If your meetings are sputtering, rewiring the gray matter may help get employees reconnected.<p>The co-founders of Aditazz, which uses software to design and construct hospitals and other specialized buildings, were beyond frustrated. Zigmund Rubel, an architect, wanted to design buildings in one …

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5 Startups That Promise to Boost Your Brain | Inc.com

For ages people have wanted their brains to work better -- it would be pretty handy to be smarter, have a better memory, and a sharper ability to focus, after all. Consequently, there is no shortage of traditional, low-tech recommendations. Both exercise and naps are touted as cognitive wonder …

It's Time For A Revolution In Brain Awareness

Here's a more-or-less random collection of headlines about neuroscience from the last month alone: "Neuroscience discovers 5 things that will make you happy;" "Now, find your life partner through neuroscience!;" "Creative block? Here's the neuroscience of how to fix that."<p>No other field of …

Your Brain Has A “Delete” Button–Here’s How To Use It

This is the fascinating way that your brain makes space to build new and stronger connections so you can learn more.<p>There’s an old saying in neuroscience: neurons that fire together wire together. This means the more you run a neuro-circuit in your brain, the stronger that circuit becomes. This is …

Researchers identify out of control immune system linked to neurodegenerative diseases

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Resistant neurons point the way to protective factors in ALS

The growth factor IGF-2 can prevent the death of human nerve cells in the incurable disease ALS, according to a new study. The work demonstrates that …

Neuroscience

Galois Theory for Beginners: A Historical Perspective

Table of Contents<p>Galois Theory for Beginners: A Historical Perspective<p>Base Product Code Keyword List: stml; STML; stml/35; STML/35; stml-35; …

Mathematics

A Simple Trick to Develop Fluid Piano Technique - Josh Wright Piano TV

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Here's why a particle that barely exists won this year's Physics Nobel Prize

They're worth it, and the announcement of the 2015 Nobel Prize in Physics recognizes that, following related prizes in 1988, 1995 and 2002. Ironically, these near-undetectable particles can reveal things that cannot be seen any other way.<p>I could begin by telling you that neutrinos are elementary …

Physics

New quantum dot could make quantum communications possible - ExtremeTech

By on September 16, 2015 at 9:58 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>A new form of quantum dot has …

5 TED Talks That Will Help You Understand--and Improve--Your Brain | Inc.com

Without it you couldn’t keep breathing, let alone reading this column. Yet how often do you think about your own brain–how it works, what it needs, and how it could work better? Your brain is both the most important and least understood organ in your whole body. But in these fascinating TED Talks, …

TED Talks

The Easiest Way To Get A Better, Smarter Brain

Extraordinary abilities -- from memory to supercharged creativity -- may be within reach for all of us, says neuroscientist Berit Brogaard, PhD, coauthor of the new book <i>The Superhuman Mind</i>. We asked her to tell us more.<p><b>Q: You say ordinary people possess talents they haven't even tapped into. Can</b> …

Importing Things From the Real World Into the Territory of Mathematics!

The goal is to find some valuable mathematical objects that look like real things such as continents, animals, etc. Such figures may encourage young people's interest in mathematics. Heart curves are some famous examples of such mathematical objects. Here, I want to talk about two approaches. The …

The Art of Math

<b>Learning Outcomes</b><br>Students will be able to<p>create balanced mobiles<br>• use ratio relationships to predict the conditions that will make for a balanced or …

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