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What Is Consciousness?

INNOVATIONS IN<p>Scientists are beginning to unravel a mystery that has long vexed philosophers.<p>Christof Koch<p>Christof Koch is chief scientist and …

Consciousness

Scientists Have Developed a Brain Implant That Can Boost Memory by 30 Percent | Inc.com

If you want to keep your memory sharp as you age you might want to try meditation, weight lifting, or keeping up your social connections. Or, in the near future, you might also be able to opt for a brain implant.<p>That's the prospect raised by new technology revealed at a recent Society for …

Alzheimer's Disease

Concerns about integrity of public health-care system prompt audits in B.C.

With the blessing of the federal government, British Columbia is putting three health clinics under the financial microscope amid long-standing …

Humans came from distant galaxies, along with everything else in the Milky Way

Humans are formed from matter that flew billions of miles from another galaxy, according to a new study.<p>Much of the stuff around us and spread …

Accepting your darkest emotions is the key to psychological health

Rumi, the 13th-century Sufi poet, famously compared emotions—”a joy, a depression, a meanness”—to “unexpected visitors.” His advice was to let them in laughing, but that’s not what we do. Instead, we pretend not to notice, or even hide. We want to bury resentment and anger, or trade loneliness in …

Psychology

Scientists have found a way to photograph people in 3D through walls using Wi-Fi

This fact is easy to take for granted, yet it's the reason we can surf the web using a wireless router located in another room.<p>But not all of that microwave radiation makes it to (or from) our phones, tablets, and laptops. Routers scatter and bounce their signal off objects, illuminating our homes …

Living animals are ‘cured’ of HIV infection in world first

In a breakthrough described as a ‘major step’ towards a permanent cure for HIV infection, living mice have been ‘cured’ of the virus by gene …

This is what Pangea would look like with our current international borders

240 million years ago, Earth did not have seven continents (or eight if you count Zealandia), but one supercontinent called Pangea, which was …

DNA From Extinct Humans Discovered in Cave Dirt

A group of German scientists have found the DNA of extinct humans — without finding any skeletal remains.<p>The researchers, who are currently …

Human head transplant less than a year away, surgeon says

Sergio Canavero has revealed that the world's first human head transplant will take place within 10 months, and he's already planning his next project.<p>By this time next year, if all goes according to plan, the world's first human head transplant will have taken place, Italian surgeon Sergio …

Physiology

Four climate change myths, debunked | Environment| All topics from climate change to conservation | DW | 21.04.2017

Some people are skeptical that human activity is driving global warming. We take a look at the most common arguments used by climate deniers, and set …

The highest-paying job in every state

Anesthesiologist is the highest-paying job in America, on average — but it's only the top-paying profession in 17 states.<p>We sifted through the US Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates survey to find out who are the highest-earning professionals in each state and …

Ancient stone carvings confirm how comet struck Earth in 10,950BC, sparking the rise of civilisations

Ancient stone carvings confirm that a comet struck the Earth around 11,000BC, a devastating event which wiped out woolly mammoths and sparked the rise of civilisations.<p>Experts at the University of Edinburgh analysed mysterious symbols carved onto stone pillars at Gobekli Tepe in southern Turkey, to …

Archaeology

Here's how many insurers ditched each state's Obamacare exchanges in 2017

The Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare, faces an uncertain future.<p>Despite the failure of the American Health Care Act, the Republican bill which would have repealed and replaced the ACA, President Donald Trump has made moves regarding the administration of the ACA that could …

Stem Cell Research Advancing Rapidly

Stem cells have been touted as treatments for everything from hair loss to heart disease.<p>But are those claims scientifically sound?<p>Research on the …

How Have Democratic Presidents Affected the Economy?

Democratic Presidents' Impact on the U.S. Economy<p>From Woodrow Wilson to Barack Obama<p>Updated October 31, 2017<p>Since World War I, there have been eight …

How artificial life spawned a billion-dollar industry

LONDON (Reuters) - Scientists are getting closer to building life from scratch and technology pioneers are taking notice, with record sums moving into a field that could deliver novel drugs, materials, chemicals and even perfumes.<p>Despite ethical and safety concerns, investors are attracted by …

Genetics

This New Treatment Has Successfully Increased Stamina And Reversed Hair Loss

How to 'retire' old, damaged cells.<p>Researchers have developed a new peptide therapy that reverses some of the symptoms of ageing in mice, including …

Brain Implant Helps Paralyzed Man Feed Himself Again

"It was amazing," the paralyzed patient said. "I couldn't believe I could do it just by thinking about it."<p>A paralyzed man was able to feed himself for the first time in eight years, after doctors implanted sensors in his brain that sent signals to his arm.<p>Bill Kochevar was paralyzed from the …

What Is Internet Marketing? Advice From An Eight-Figure Earner

The allure of so-called internet riches is nothing new. At every bend and turn in a gauntlet of online gurus, you’ll find internet marketers looking to hype up this supposed dream of making money online or earning passive income while kicking up your feet and letting the cash roll in. While …

Marketing

Another shocking statistic about the opioid epidemic

As more people die, the opioid epidemic leaves grandparents suddenly responsible for the grandkids.<p>There are many shocking statistics about the opioid epidemic: In the US, drug overdoses now kill more people than cars or guns, overdoses now kill more people than HIV/AIDS did at its peak, and …

Parallel Universes and the Truth Behind Them

The possibility of there being parallel universes out there like our own is quite high if you think about it. At a fundamental level, the idea of …

Dark Matter

Young blood: Scientists say this protein could be key to reversing aging process

The suggestion that young blood may be the key to reversing some of the negative aspects of aging sounds like the setup to a horror movie. In …

This gene-editing technology has the potential to bring back the woolly mammoth

'CRISPR' is a gene-editing method developed by Dr. Jennifer Doudna at UC Berkeley that could one day cure any genetic disease.

Why Are We Here? Physics Has Answers

IRA: This is Science Friday, I’m Ira Flatow. Why are we here, or rather, how? The answer of course, will depend on whom you ask. A biologist would …

'Three-parent' babies: UK clinic gets OK for groundbreaking technique

<b>(CNN) —</b> UK scientists have been given the go-ahead to carry out a treatment that will make it possible for babies to be made from two women and a man.<p>The UK's fertility regulator, the Human Fertilisation and Embryo Authority, gave the green light to the technique in December -- and has now agreed …

Genetics

This Woman Is Said to Rival Einstein, and She's Only 23

Einstein For Millennials<p>At age 14, Sabrina Pasterski walked onto the MIT campus to request notarization of aircraft worthiness for her single-engine …

Computational method makes gene expression analyses more accurate

A new computational method can improve the accuracy of gene expression analyses, which are increasingly used to diagnose and monitor cancers and are …

DNA acts like electrical wire to replicate itself - Futurity

DNA can act like an electrical wire to transfer electrons quickly across long distances. New research finds an additional use for this trait.

DNA