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Newly Identified Gene May Link to Autism and Other Neuro Disorders | GEN

Click Image To Enlarge +<p>Autism is the best known a large group of heritable neuropsychiatric conditions associated with identifiable genetic …

Neuroscience

Spike activity 22-01-2016

Quick links from the past week in mind and brain news:<i>The New Yorker</i> covers the shifting sands of autism in light of recent books that have rethought …

Spanish Language

Italian Soups

These delicious recipes include a Sicilian meatball soup and a Tuscan-kale-and squash minestra.

Cooking

East Coast Blizzard: Ice Danger on Roads as Cities Dig Out From Snow

Millions of Americans endured a slow, slippery return to work Monday as the Eastern Seaboard dug out from a record-setting blizzard that killed at least 41 people.<p>Transit systems and airports were recovering from a weekend of paralysis, but forecasters warned that refreezing of melting snow could …

Weather

Carolina, Denver Reach Super Bowl: Pictures

Carolina Panthers

Massive Space Telescope Is Finally Coming Together

This week, NASA is set to reach a milestone on one of its most ambitious projects. If all goes to plan, workers will finish assembling the huge mirror of the James Webb Space Telescope — an $8 billion successor to the famous Hubble telescope.<p>"So far, everything — knock on wood — is going quite …

Universe

Panthers crush Cardinals to set up Super Bowl with Denver Broncos

Arizona Cardinals 15-49 Carolina Panthers Cam Newton will face Peyton Manning in Super Bowl 50 As it happened: DJ Gallo’s liveblog of the game<p>Cam Newton threw for two touchdowns and ran for two others, and Carolina’s big-play defense stifled the league’s top-ranked offense in a 49-15 romp on Sunday …

NFL

ISIS releases new video of Paris attackers

<b>(CNN) —</b> ISIS has released a gruesome new propaganda video that purports to show final messages from the Paris attackers.<p>The terror group has claimed responsibility for the November attack, which left 130 people dead.<p>The roughly 18-minute tape starts with a montage of various news outlets reporting …

Caliphates

4 No-Bake Birthday Cakes for Hot Summer Days

There's no need to turn the oven on to make these couldn't-be-simpler birthday cakes.<p>Too hot to bake? No problem. Whip up one of these no-bake wonders for birthday boys and girls of all ages. Just don't forget the candles.<p><b>Mud Pie</b> Fill a pre-baked cookie or graham cracker crust with about 2 pints of …

Dessert

10 Organizing "Tricks" That Are Actually Huge Mistakes

Make sure you're not making these blunders.<p>Having "a place for everything and everything in its place" doesn't necessarily mean you're organized — it just means you have enough space to become a borderline hoarder. Before you crown yourself queen of organization, make sure you're not making these …

How to Tell a Great Story

We tell stories to our coworkers and peers all the time — to persuade someone to support our project, to explain to an employee how he might improve, or to inspire a team that is facing challenges. It’s an essential skill, but what makes a compelling story in a business context? And how can you …

The Future of Iced Coffee

At its cafes, Blue Bottle might make one of the best iced-coffee drinks in America. But are artisan businesses doomed to fail when they try going mainstream?<p>I have seen the future of iced coffee.<p>There I was, wandering the grocery-store aisles—when suddenly, next to the kombucha, opposite the …

The death of privacy

Google knows what you're looking for. Facebook knows what you like. Sharing is the norm, and secrecy is out. But what is the psychological and cultural fallout from the end of privacy?<p>We have come to the end of privacy; our private lives, as our grandparents would have recognised them, have been …