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Woman Gets Pregnant While Already Pregnant: Rare 'Twin' Case Explained

A California woman became pregnant while she was already pregnant, in an extremely rare case that resulted in her carrying "twins" with two different …

Molecular Biology

Cop recorded punching man had multiple past complaints

EUCLID, Ohio — A white police officer seen on video punching a black man more than a dozen times in a traffic stop has received multiple complaints …

15 Super Simple One-Pot Pastas

You only need one dish to make a game-changing dinner—minimum cleanup, maximum flavor. We combine some of the best dinner flavors—creamy pasta, …

What will happen if you look at the solar eclipse without glasses

In 1962, a teenager in Oregon named Lou Tomososki and a friend both made the mistake of looking directly at a partial solar eclipse without any protective eyewear. Tomososki saw bursts of light, like those from a flashbulb. His vision in his right eye never recovered. “You know how the news people …

Near-Infrared

Neural Temporal Dynamics of Facial Emotion Processing: Age Effects and Relationship to Cognitive Function

Introduction<p>Facial emotion processing is affected by aging (Di Domenico et al., 2015) and clinical conditions (Gur et al., 2007; Weiss et al., 2008; …

Corpus callosum: Function and disorders

The corpus callosum connects the left side of the brain to the right side, each side being known as a hemisphere. The connection allows information …

New Evidence Suggests That Our Solar System Has 10 Planets

by Patrick Caughill June 22, 2017 Hard Science 72826<p>Ten Strong<p>The Solar System hasn’t been the same since Pluto was downgraded from a planet to a …

Universe

Frequent Sexual Activity Predicts Specific Cognitive Abilities in Older Adults | The Journals of Gerontology: Series B

Objectives<p>This study replicates and extends the findings of previous research (Wright, H., & Jenks, R. A. (2016). Sex on the brain! Associations …

Google Scholar

The myth that gender is binary is perpetuated by a flawed education system

High schools all teach the same narrative in sex-ed: Chromosomes determine genitals, which determine sex, which determines gender. Women are XX, and men are XY. One has a penis, the other a vagina. It’s science. Right?<p>But what about people born with congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH), a disorder …

Non-binary

How does the brain respond to a single bout of exercise?

Physical activity is known to be good for our health, but can as little as a single exercise session have positive effects on the brain? New research …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Total solar eclipses are going totally extinct

In 1695, Edmond Halley discovered that eclipses recorded in ancient history did not match calculations for the times or places of those eclipses.<p>Starting with records of eclipses in his day and the observed motion of the moon and sun, he used Isaac Newton's new theory of universal gravitation …

An Example of Cognitive Dissonance

What the heck is “climate denial”? Is that even a thing?<p>I mentioned on Periscope the other day that I created a Sunday comic as a cognitive …

Dilbert

These Six Delicious Party Appetizers Are Perfect For Your Next Get-Together

You'll def be the life of the party.

Is Intelligence Genetic?

A study has found 52 genes responsible for intelligence, raising questions.<p><b>By Raffaele Ferrari, UCL</b><p>Exactly what constitutes intelligence, and to what …

Genetics

Findings suggest early interventions for adolescents brought up in urban areas could be valuable, researchers say<p>Teenagers who live in large cities could be at greater risk of having psychotic experiences, according to research examining the impact of urban life on mental health.<p>The finding ties in …

Mental Health

Why lying is human nature

National Geographic cover story, "Why We Lie ... scheming and dishonesty are part of what makes us human," by Yudhijit Bhattacharjee: "Our capacity …

A physicist answers the grandest question of all: Why are we here?

Physicist Robbert Dijkgraaf, a contributor to the "The Usefulness of Useless Knowledge," explains how the small differences in theories about space and time might explain why life just happened to happen.<p>Below is a transcript of the video:<p><i>Perhaps the most fundamental philosophical question that you</i> …

An Under-Eye Concealer That’ll Make It Look Like You Actually Slept

Plus, it doubles as an eye cream.<p>Big Sean once said “I got money bags under my eyes, cause I ain’t sleep (they all Goyard too, cause I ain't cheap).” Well, I sleep. I’m a regular eight-hour-a-night sleeper, in fact, and yet my purple and puffy under-eye bags are still there every …

Makeup

Here's Stephen Hawking's Epic Response to Criticism on the Origins of the Universe

An Inflated Discussion<p>The players: 36 of the world’s top physicists. The arena: the entire cosmos, sort of. For physicists and cosmologists, the …

Physics

The science behind 'killing' a song when you listen to it too much

One minute a song is catchy as hell and all you can listen to for days on end, then suddenly it stops sounding <i>quite</i> so good. You can't put your …

Human brain in a dish: Stanford-grown cells fuse — and chat

STANFORD — Stanford scientists have grown and assembled parts of a human brain in a dish.<p>Here’s what’s even more remarkable: Their mini-brain forms …

Neuroscience

A neuroscientist reveals why you're so bad at remembering names

We've all been there, you're having a nice conversation with someone you just met and suddenly you realize you've forgotten their name.<p>It's embarrassing, but the good news is there's actually an evolutionary reason behind it. Dr. Dean Buonomano, professor of neurobiology at UCLA, explains why …

Mysterious Moving Rocks in the Desert Stumped Scientists for 70 Years

Death Valley’s ‘sailing stones’ are able to move thanks to unique environmental conditions.<p><b>If you like mysteries, you'll love our podcast Science Solved It. The second season just started.</b> <b>Click here to listen for free</b> <b>.</b><p>Have you ever seen a rock move? I mean move independently—not, like, roll after …

University of California

Want to Be Emotionally Resilient? Science Says Do This

Anyone can do it and it doesn't cost a thing.<p>Do you worry a lot? Sometimes over things you absolutely can't control, so that worrying about them serves no practical purpose? Do you think you worry too much? Do you worry that all this worrying may not be good for you?<p>Most of us do at least some of …

Self-help

Look Up! Jupiter Is Close, Bright, and Showing Its Stripes

Look up tonight and you’ll see a big, bright, beautiful spot of light that looks like it would be perfect for taking you to Neverland. DO NOT FOLLOW …

Astronomy

YouTubers will need at least 10,000 views to make ad money

YouTube has been busy tweaking its service and community lately. It just rolled out a live TV-streaming feature, and recently moved to better identify offensive content to prevent ads from being displayed on those videos. The latest update to its Partner Program slaps a 10,000 channel view minimum …

Next Week's Meal Plan: 5 Veggie-Hearty Meals for the Week Ahead

Do you ever follow a weekend of dining out with a strong craving for vegetables? That's where my head (and stomach) is at this week while meal …

Taste Beyond The Tongue