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Your Horoscope For This Week — May 25 2014

Big news, stargazers: Venus, keeper of your love and relationships sphere, is on the move this week. After several weeks in passionate, fiery Aries, …

How International Guidelines For Lab Mice May Interfere With Cancer Research

A new study examines the effects of standard lab temperatures on mice used in cancer studies.<p>Given the choice, a mouse wouldn't keep his house at what's considered "room temperature" for people. Mice are smaller. They lose heat faster. They generally like hanging out in places that are about 30 …

6 Action Tips In Attending Meetings with Confidence

Do you find yourself in a meeting where you are a significant attendee because of your role in the team, family or company, but quietly listening and …

How Exercise Makes Your Brain Grow

Research into “neurogenesis”—the ability of certain brain areas to grow new brain cells—has recently taken an exciting turn. Not only has research discovered that we can foster new brain cell growth through exercise, but it may eventually be possible to “bottle” that benefit in prescription …

Brains Sweep Themselves Clean Of Toxins During Sleep

While the brain sleeps, it clears out harmful toxins, a process that may reduce the risk of Alzheimer's, researchers say.<p>During sleep, the flow of cerebrospinal fluid in the brain increases dramatically, washing away harmful waste proteins that build up between brain cells during waking hours, a …

Imaginary friends help kids become better problem solvers, study finds

Play dates with an imaginary friend could help children become better problem solvers down the road. According to <i>The Wall Street Journal,</i> researchers have found that children who keep imaginary friends eventually develop better internalized thinking, which separately has been found to help children …

Scientists Are Bad At Identifying Important Science, Study Finds

'We're all sort of stumbling around in a fog,' one of the study authors says.<p>Maybe you shouldn't put too much stock in what four out of five dentists say? Scientists, even experts in the same field, don't agree on which research studies are the most important, a new study (of course) found. On one …

Miley Cyrus: what women her age think about her

Fleur Simon, 18, London<p>Her fame is really scary – people know who Miley Cyrus is and don't know who the Rolling Stones are. I saw her in a music video the other day and she was wearing white pants and I thought: "she's really pulled herself in there, she's not wearing hold-ups or anything like …

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20 Creative Ways to Make Your Own Pillows

From cool couches to candy cookies, this week is all about movies, vegging out, and getting cozy. How can you properly get all snuggled up without some good looking pillows?<p>Here are 20 DIY pillow projects to add to your homespun home decor to-do list. Stay tuned for our own pillow tricks later this …

10 Surprising Ways to Add Color to Your Home

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14 Apps to Help You Become Way, Way More Stylish

Whether or not you consider yourself a fashionista, you probably know it can be daunting to take on the world of fashion. Today, we’ve rounded up 14 of the best apps and websites to help you take it step-by-step. Plus, it’s almost spring, the perfect time for you to do some self-cleaning to unearth …

How I Taught Steve Jobs To Put Design First

Hartmut Esslinger, founder of frog and creator of Apple’s Snow White design language, recounts convincing Jobs to empower designers.<p><i>The following is an edited excerpt from</i> Keep It Simple: The Early Design Years of Apple <i>by Hartmut Esslinger.</i><p>Editor’s Note<p>12/25/13<p>Happy (almost) New Year! We’re saying …

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Harper raises stakes by threatening to cut Commonwealth funding

Prime Minister Stephen Harper has fired one shot at Sri Lanka and another across the bow of Commonwealth friends, confirming he will boycott next month's leaders' summit and threatening to cut off funding to the organization.<p>Mr. Harper is the only leader in the Commonwealth – the 54-nation …

'Smart Teeth' Could Detect Health Habits

By Charles Choi, Contributing Writer<p>Published: 09/18/2013 08:46 AM EDT on LiveScience<p>Artificial teeth that detect when people chew, drink, speak and cough could help people track exactly how much they eat, along with other aspects of their health, researchers say.<p>In a study, the scientists used …

Giant Gob of Earwax Reveals Blue Whale Secrets

Wildlife<p><b>Two biologists at Baylor University in Texas, Sascha Usenko and Stephen Trumble, and colleagues have dissected a giant gob of earwax from a blue whale to measure pollutants to which the whale was exposed.</b><p>The earwax (known as an earplug) can also be used to measure levels of stress and …

Can a blood test detect autism? Google Ventures is betting it can

As autism grows more prevalent, early detection is crucial<p>The chances a child will receive a diagnosis of autism has increased 72 percent over the last five years, a dramatic rise that has stumped many health care experts. While there is no cure for autism, early detection and treatment in the form …

Why Brain Surgeons Want Help From A Maggot-Like Robot

Brain surgery is a dicey business. Even the most experienced surgeons can damage healthy tissue while trying to root out tumors deep inside the brain.<p>Researchers from the University of Maryland are working on a solution, and it sounds like something out of a sci-fi movie. They're developing a tiny, …

Why You Should Eat Fruit, Not Drink It

Photographed by <b>Christy Kurtz</b>.<p><i>UPDATE: This post was originally published on Oct 6.</i><p>A team of scientists from Britain, Singapore, and the Harvard School …

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Male brain versus female brain: How do they differ?

Chapter 16 of my book, <i>50 Human Brain Ideas You Really Need to Know</i>. Here's the introduction to the book, the chapter about topographic mapping, the chapter about mirror neurons, and my post about the most important idea in neuroscience.<p><b>Summary</b>: Subtle observable differences exist between male and …