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This Is Your Brain on Magic Mushrooms

Brain scans of people injected with psilocybin, the active ingredient in magic mushrooms, explain what happens to connections across the brain when people take psychedelic drugs.<p><b>Brain scans of people under the influence of</b> psilocybin, the hallucinogenic ingredient in magic mushrooms, may help to …

Consciousness

15 best Android tablet games

Tablets seem almost tailor made to play Android games. Their larger screen sizes allow you to enjoy the graphics more. It also lets developers spread out the controls for an easier, better feel. Android tablets aren’t the most popular devices in the world. Many developers are making games that play …

Algal virus found in humans, slows brain activity

It’s not such a stretch to think that humans can catch the Ebola virus from monkeys and the flu virus from pigs. After all, they are all mammals with …

Harvard cracks DNA storage, crams 700 terabytes of data into a single gram - ExtremeTech

By on August 17, 2012 at 10:22 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>A bioengineer and geneticist at …

Archives

Are Efforts at Total Brain Simulation Putting the Cart Before the Horse?

Since it was awarded a one billion euro, decade-long research grant last year, the Human Brain Project has been the center of extreme excitement and …

William Burroughs’s drugs cure inspires Alzheimer’s researcher

Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and motor neurone disease are the perennial neuro-degenerative afflictions which remind an ageing population that the human brain is still the final frontier of modern medicine.<p>Now, more than ever, the conundrum of the brain is a profound and fascinating mystery that is …

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Line Your Glass with a Sheet of Ice

Here’s a new way to keep your mixed drinks really cold- with Iceliners. Instead of making an ice cube that goes inside your glass, this mold makes an …

Pet Collar with a Laser Pointer

I don’t know if this is cruel, genius, awesome, stupid or somehow a combination of all of those at the same time but the Laser Collar Pet Toy is the …

Touch a receipt and you’ll absorb BPA

You may want to think twice about handling a cash register receipt, especially if you’ve just slathered on some hand sanitizer or lotion.<p>Most …

Environmental Health

Milk Grown in a Lab Is Humane and Sustainable. But Can It Catch On?

Would consumers rather get milk from cows or from genetically engineered yeast?<p>The world's first test-tube hamburger has already been synthesized and cooked at a cost of more than $300,000. Now a pair of young bioengineers in Silicon Valley are trying to produce the first glass of artificial milk, …

This is the kind of music you should listen to at work

They say that listening to Mozart makes a person smarter, but it is not only classical music that boosts mental activity.<p>Nine out of 10 workers perform better when listening to music, according to a study that found 88pc of participants produced their most accurate test results and 81pc completed …

7 Habits of Incredibly Happy People

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources and insights to entrepreneurs and business owners. The article below was</i> …

Happiness

Supplements safe after FDA recall? Don't count on it

When the Food & Drug Administration recalls your "all natural" dietary supplement for containing prescription pharmaceuticals, you may think that ensures a rapid restoration of the misbranded product to its wholesome natural state, right?<p>Wrong, says a new study.<p>Several months after supplements were …

Weight Loss

Man In Japan Arrested For 3-D Printing Revolvers

Two years for six shooters.<p>When the first working gun was 3-D printed in the United States, the government responded not through the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms, but instead through the State Department. Guns, it turns out, aren’t terribly hard to get in the United States, so a 3-D …

Guns

Why some ‘green’ buildings have stinky water

Cost and environmental impact are two reasons to install plastic pipes in buildings, but research shows they can put chemicals in drinking water and …

Water

Rubber ducks can kill your sex drive, research finds

Women with highest levels of 'phthalates' - chemicals used to make plastics bendy - far more likely to suffer low libido, study reveals<p>Rubber ducks, shower curtains and fast food could be preventing women becoming mothers because they contain chemicals which damage sex drive, a new study …

Can you solve Martin Gardner’s best mathematical puzzles?

The maestro of recreational maths was born 100 years ago today. Here we celebrate his birthday with eight of his most celebrated puzzles

Who Loves LED Lights? The Nobel Committee -- And Flying Insects

This love affair has the potential to disrupt a number of insect ecosystems.<p>Humans love their LEDs. So much so, they’re winning Nobel Prizes in physics. Given their electrical efficiency and long lifespan, these remarkable light-emitting diodes are being used more and more as primary light sources, …

32 People Share The Funniest Thing They’ve Heard A Kid Say

Found on AskReddit.<p>A few months back my wife showed a picture of herself to our 3-year-old daughter. In the picture my wife is about 7 years old. “Do …

Grapefruit Juice May Be As Effective as Diabetes Drugs

A new mice study suggests that grapefruit juice might be just as effective as the type 2 diabetes drug, metformin, at lowering blood glucose. The …

Diabetes

How the housing market beats up on first-time buyers

First-time buyers are the housing market's pinata.<p>People buying a first home are essential to the real estate market. But when the federal government periodically tries to cool home sales, its go-to strategy is make it tougher for first-timers. We've seen that in the rollback of maximum …

Six tips for bucking the small business failure rate

Starting a company is no walk in the park. Entrepreneurs and small business owners will tell you growing a business requires dedication, hard work and strategic planning to succeed. A recent Industry Canada study concluded that 30 per cent of small businesses won't survive longer than two years, …

Krugmania: As Bitcoin's Price Falls, The NYT Pundit Takes A (Very?) Premature Victory Lap

Paul Krugman, the Nobel Prize-winning economist and <i>New York Times</i> columnist, has been patting himself on the back a lot lately. The departure of Bill Gross from Pimco, Krugman rightly argues, was ultimately about Gross betting spectacularly wrong on the U.S. economy. As Krugman pretty much …

More demand for computer memory could lift Micron shares 50 percent: Barron's | News Home | Reuters

(Reuters) - Shares of Micron Technology Inc could rise another 50 percent on stronger demand for computer memory, Barron’s financial newspaper said in its latest edition.<p>Micron, a maker of dynamic random access memory, or DRAM, has already seen its stock increase more than five-fold to $34 in just …

How to Take Free Courses from Top Universities

You can continue your education with some amazing and free online resources available from top universities. These institutions offer many of their …

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