Junaid Wazir

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Why animals don’t get schizophrenia (and people do)

Research reveals an evolutionary link between the disorder and what makes us human<p>Bret Stetka<p>March 29, 2015 5:00pm (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>Many of us have known a dog on Prozac. We've also witnessed the eye rolls that come with canine psychiatry. Doting pet …

Breastfeeding 'linked to higher IQ'

<b>A long-term study has pointed to a link between breastfeeding and intelligence.</b><p>The research in Brazil traced nearly 3,500 babies, from all walks of life, and found those who had been breastfed for longer went on to score higher on IQ tests as adults.<p>Experts say the results, while not conclusive, …

Public Health

Ancient Teeth Show Humans Moved Into Rainforests Earlier Than Thought

People adapted to living in tropical rainforests thousands of years earlier than previously known, according to scientists who examined 20,000-year-old fossilized human teeth discovered in Sri Lanka. In a study published on Thursday in the journal Science, the scientists examined teeth from 26 …

What 1960s Psychology Got Wrong About The Human Capacity For Evil

Remember Milgram's classic experiment on obedience to authority? Anyone who's taken Psych 101 will recall the infamous 1963 study, in which participants were asked to administer increasingly painful electrical shocks to an innocent person.<p>The experiment, conducted by Yale psychologist Stanley …

Glera: You’ve never heard of this Italian grape, but you’ve tasted it in your Prosecco glass

<i>The Grape Glossary: A guide to hip varietals</i><p>Most likely you've not heard of glera. But unless you've been living with an uncontacted tribe in Brazil for the past 20 years, you've certainly heard of the ultra-fashionable Italian sparkling wine Prosecco. Glera is the Prosecco grape.<p>"Wait a minute," …

Researchers Unlock the Mysteries of Wound Healing

A multidisciplinary research team discovers how cells know to rush to a wound and heal it – opening the door to new treatments for diabetes, heart …

Scientists Call For Moratorium On Human Genetic Experiments

Prominent scientists have called for a temporary halt on research aimed at editing the DNA of human embryos, fearing a real-life Gattaca. "Human beings are not lab rats,” said one.<p>Citing safety fears for babies, genetics researchers on Thursday called for a halt to experiments that would alter the …

Save The Mice! We Can Do Experiments On This Virtual Mouse Instead

Once scientists map how all a mouse brain’s neurons connect to its body, they can make a model for how mice’s bodies will behave–with no real mouse necessary.<p>Over the last century, almost every medical breakthrough has been based on animal research. But mice may soon get a break from the lab. …

The Eden Experiment: Aliens, Archons & the Associative Universe

In the timeless library of human myths and legends, perhaps none are more primal and disturbing than the biblical story of the Fall. …

'Sideways' Alien Earths May Still Be Able to Support Life

An Earth-size waterworld tilted on its side may still be able to support life, if the oceans aren't too shallow, a new study suggests.<p>As long as the …

6 Reasons to Upgrade to RebelMouse from WordPress

The huge gap between current CMS offerings and what the world needed occurred to me during my time as CTO of The Huffington Post. When we were …

Science, Activism And Truth: 'Galileo's Middle Finger' by Alice Dreger

It is fitting that as I was reading Alice Dreger’s new book “Galileo’s Middle Finger,” news reports were full of “Deflategate,” in which the New England Patriots were accused of doctoring footballs, and the travails of NBC anchorman Brian Williams, accused of fabricating past exploits.<p>Lying and …

اقوام متحدہ شام میں ’ناکام‘

عالمی امدادی ادارے کہتے ہيں کہ اقوام متحدہ کی سلامتي کاؤنسل شامی عوام کي اميديں پوری کرنے ميں ناکام رہی ہے۔

نظام شمسی کے چاند پر زندگی کا امکان

نظام شمسي کے سب سے بڑے چاند گینیمیڈ میں نمکین پانی کا سمندر پایا جاتا ہے۔ جس سے سائنس دانوں کو امید پیدا ہوئی ہے کہ شاید وہاں کسی قسم کی زندگی کا امکان ہو۔

وزیرستان:گرینڈ جرگے کا واپسی کا مطالبہ

عمائدين شمالی وزیرستان کے ایک گرینڈ جرگے نےحکومت سے مطالبہ کیا ہے کہ ان کی واپسی کا فوری طور پر اعلان کرے ورنہ وہ تمام متاثرین سميت بذات خود اپنے آبائی علاقوں کي راہ ليں گے۔ حکومت کي جانب سے متعدد بار بے گھر افراد کو پھر سے بسانے کے اعلانات کے باوجود ، ان کے ليے اب بھي مناسب اقدامات نظر نہيں …

پاکستان کا مسلح ڈرون طیارے کا کامیاب تجربہ

<b>پاکستان نے ڈرون ’براق‘ اور لیز گائیڈیڈ میزائل ’برق‘ کا کامیاب تجربہ کیا ہے۔ یہ ڈورن مکمل طور ملکی سطح پر تیار کیا گیا ہے۔</b><p>پاکستان فوج کے شعبہ تعلقاتِ عامہ آئی ایس پی آر کے سربراہ میجر جنرل عاصم باوجود نے ٹوئٹر پر جاری کردہ پیغام میں کامیاب تجربے کا اعلان کرتے ہوئے کہا کہ ڈرون کے ذریعے داغے گئے لیزر …