Andrew Vargas

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TSA and American Airlines test a new screening device for carry-on bags

A new luggage-scanning technology that increases security and speeds the screening lines may be on the way.<p>A computed tomography scanner, also known as a CT scanner, can not only look through your luggage for bombs or weapons but can create a 3-D image of the contents to allow screeners to rotate …

Speeding healing with a dose of a single protein - Scope

I've previously written about how muscle stem cells rev their engines in response to a distant injury, like drag cars at the starting line of a race. …

Depression Is Now the World's Most Widespread Illness

Chances are, you or someone you know has grappled with depression. The global rate of disorder, which the World Health Organization defines as a …

The Largest Dinosaur Footprint Ever Has Been Found in Australia's 'Jurassic Park'

This thing is huge.<p>On a 25 kilometre (15.5 mile) stretch of coastline in Western Australia, there lies a prehistoric treasure trove.<p>Thousands of …

We Were Wrong - The Testes Are Connected to The Immune System

Immunology guides might need a new edition.<p>Some parts of the body – including the tissues of the brain and testes – have long been considered to be …

Prehistoric 'Aspirin' Found in Sick Neanderthal's Teeth

Evidence of pain-killers is just one intriguing detail pulled from a closer look at the DNA in ancient tooth plaque.<p>It’s a good thing that Neanderthals didn’t have tartar-control toothpaste.<p>What looks to us like unsightly buildup has turned out to be a goldmine for microbiologists who study human …

7 psychological phrases to know if you're dating a narcissist

Without the right words, everything can seem confusing, especially if you haven't read about personality disorders before.<p>Psychologists and the online community of survivors of narcissistic relationships use several terms to help make sense of what happened to them, such as why they fell for a …

Sociopathy

Black Holes May Be Way More Murderous Than We Realized

Don’t get me wrong, black holes are cool but they’re also giant voids of terror: These gravitational abysses have been known to snack on stars in …

NASA Just Discovered Seven New Exoplanets... So What?

On Wednesday, the scientists at NASA <i>kind of</i> freaked out. They announced the discovery of some seemingly Earth-like planets outside of our solar system, a group of rocky globes they’re calling ‘TRAPPIST-1.’<p>How far away are these newly-discovered worlds? They’re about 40 light years from Earth. That …

Modern-day mental health: Brain imaging identifies different types of depression

<b>(hikrcn/Shutterstock)</b><p>Biological markers could enable tailored therapies that target individual differences in symptoms<p>Esther Landhuis<p>February 26, 2017 5:59pm (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>For much of her life Anne Dalton battled depression. She seldom spoke with …

Depression

Daniel Dennett: ‘I begrudge every hour I have to spend worrying about politics’

Truth has long been a key concern for the American philosopher. He’s in the UK to discuss his latest book on consciousness, but there’s just no escaping Trump…<p>I meet Daniel Dennett, the great American rationalist, on the day of Donald Trump’s inauguration, as good a day as any to contemplate the …

Flow Sequence of Classic Standing Poses

Downward Facing Dog - Adho Mukha Svanasana<p>Learning to put poses together so that they flow naturally is one of the biggest challenges when you are …