Lianne Grullon

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NASA Has Detected Strange Signals Coming From The Gravitational Wave Source

This could change everything.<p>Less than half a second after the first direct evidence of gravitational waves was recorded on 14 September 2015, a very …

Black Holes

Scientists discover how Chinese medicinal plant makes anti-cancer compound

New research led by Professor Cathie Martin of the John Innes Centre has revealed how a plant used in traditional Chinese medicine produces compounds …

Chinese Academy of Sciences

If You Have This Gene, Don’t Smoke Weed

The genes that predispose pot dependence are also linked to schizophrenia and depression.<p>According to new research, you don’t sit around in …

Cannabis

A New Study Claims People With Higher IQs Don't Require Large Social Circles

Maybe that's why you're such a homebody.<p>While the average person is happier with a large friend circle, new research reveals those with higher IQs are better off with a small one.<p>Evolutionary psychologists Satoshi Kanazawa of the London School of Economics and Norman Li of Singapore Management …

Homo sapiens' sex with extinct species was no one-night stand

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Our species, Homo sapiens, has a more adventurous sexual history than previously realized, and all that bed-hopping long ago has left an indelible mark on the human genome.<p>Scientists said on Friday an analysis of genetic information on about 1,500 people from locations around …

Melanesia

'Resume whitening' doubles callbacks for minority job candidates, study finds

‘Discrimination is still a reality’ says co-author after two-year study reveals a much higher rate of interest in ‘whitened’ names for black and Asian Americans<p>Minority job applicants who resort to “resume whitening” – a practice in which candidates alter any information on their resume that …

Résumés

A $1 billion cyber heist against Bangladesh’s central bank was thwarted by a spelling error

Hackers broke into the Bangladesh central bank’s account at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and succeeded in moving $100 million out of it before a spelling mistake tripped up their efforts.<p>The cyber thieves, using the Bangladesh Bank’s credentials for transferring funds, tried to move another …

Central Banks

This Is the It Bag Everyone Will Be Wearing This Spring

There’s no denying it. Bucket bags and stylish backpacks are fab, but their time in the spotlight is over. The must-have bags are taking a back seat this spring to two new silhouettes that actually aren’t that new at all: the saddle bag and the half moon. In the midst of throwback fever, their …

5 Tips for Tackling Hormonal Acne

We’ve all been there: A huge blemish pops up and lasts for so long that it feels like you’re practically in a relationship. If you find yourself in …

We Put 5 Foundations to the Selfie Test

If you've picked up a foundation at your local beauty megastore lately, chances are, it went through the "selfie test" before landing in your hands. …

Drinking Wine Before Bed Could Help You Lose Weight, Says Science

The best way to fight night cheese pounds? Night wine.<p>File this under <i>too good to be true</i>: Two recent studies suggest that drinking wine could help …

This App Splits The Bill Based On How Privileged You Are

Imagine the amount you paid for things was directly related to your gender, racial, and other social privileges.<p>That’s the idea behind Equipay, an …

Why I Decided to Stop Shampooing My Hair

When I was a kid, I had a DIY hair ruining experience that traumatized me. My hair melted off and it was my own fault for not reading the warning on the perm bottle. Over processing happens to many of us at some point. But it left me feeling very self conscious about the way I looked. At the age of …

5 days of healthy dinners: Chicken paillards, chili, and salads

And so another year begins. Once again we cling to our resolutions to lose weight and get healthy like punch-drunk fighters gripping the rope, but don’t despair. TODAY Food is in your corner so you don’t have to white knuckle it. The month of January is devoted to healthy/detox/clean eating and …

Climate change means days are getting longer, scientists find

Duration of day has lengthened by a millisecond over the past 100 years as water from shrinking glaciers slows Earth’s rotation and shifts position of poles<p>The impact of climate change may appear to be overwhelmingly negative but there is a bright spot for those who struggle to find enough time in …

Global Warming

After the genome, AstraZeneca taps 'secretome' for novel drugs | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - AstraZeneca is diving into the world of proteins secreted by cells - collectively known as the secretome - in the hunt for new drugs and better “cell factories” for making biotech medicines.<p>The logo of AstraZeneca is seen on a medication package in a pharmacy in London April 28, …

Protein

hallucinations Archives

Neuroscience NewsFebruary 27, 2018<p>Researchers investigate the evolutionary development of psilocybin in some mushrooms. They conclude mushrooms may …

Want to be more charismatic? Science finds out how

It doesn't matter how smart you are - as long as you're quick<p>Want people to think you're charismatic? Then think fast - and don't worry too much about accuracy.<p>According to a new study by researchers at the University of Queensland, an ability to think, and act, quickly plays a vital part in …

Charisma

Unhealthy lifestyles of men are written into their sperm, study finds

Scientists at the University of Copenhagen at the sperm of obese and thin men and noticed significant differences in parts of the gene associated with appetite.<p>Pregnant women, and those hoping to conceive, have long been warned to curb drinking and smoking and keep their weight down if they want to …

University of Sheffield