Mallory Trent

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Just One Dose of This Psychedelic Drug Can Ease Anxiety

Cancer is a brutal disease on both the body and mind. Not only do treatments like chemotherapy take a massive toll, but the emotional side effects …

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Flush, then fill up: Japan taps sewage to fuel hydrogen-powered cars

Does the future of driving start with flushing your toilet?<p>When Mutsuro Yuji, chief of the central sewage plant here in this southern Japanese city, first heard about the idea of making hydrogen from biogas — the combination of methane and carbon dioxide produced by the breakdown of stinky matter — …

Energy

These Paintings Take a Fairytale Turn to a Forest Far, Far Away

Enter Andy Kehoe’s nymphic fantasy world.<p>Weaving dreamy landscapes with nymphic animals tucked away in forests, multi-media artist Andy Kehoe's latest collection of paintings titled <i>Fantastical Romanticism</i> at Jonathan LeVine Gallery spins the <i></i>Romanticism tradition. An image of a dark forest draws the …

This small slice of the night sky contains 48,741 galaxies

This image makes me feel so incredibly small.<p>Each of these 48,741 dots represents a galaxy. Each galaxy is a collection of billions of stars. The stars themselves trap untold planets, asteroids, and possibly even life in their gravitational clutches.<p>But this image, which is just one-twentieth of …

Which Is Worse for the Planet: Beef or Cars?

By Jordyn Cormier<p>Cars are often used as the golden standard of environmental destruction. We know that our driving is hurtful to the environment. …

Scientists extend the lifespan of mice by up to 35 percent

Would you like to live 35 percent longer? Apparently the trick is removing worn-out "senescent' cells that have a degenerative affect on your body. "Cellular senescence is a biological mechanism that functions as an 'emergency brake' used by damaged cells to stop dividing," says Jan van Deursen, …

12 Travel Map Apps That Beat Google Maps Whether or Not You Have WiFi

Chunky GPS units are a thing of the past. These days, everyone is finding their way by using their smartphones. Although we’ll be the first to admit that we love the industry standard, Google Maps (especially with the new pit stop function), there are a few things that GM just can’t account for. …

Gravity doesn’t care about quantum spin

New measurements fail to show connection between gravity and quantum mechanics.<p>Physics, as you may have read before, is based around two wildly …

Quantum Mechanics

An Interview with Artist Daniel Rozin – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

Daniel Rozin is an Associate Art Professor at ITP Tisch School of the Arts, NYU, and as an artist he is perhaps best known for his ongoing series of …

Startups

How We’ll Put a Carbon Nanotube Computer in Your Hand

<b>The silicon semiconductor industry</b> has chugged along for more than 50 years. Like a steamroller, it has trundled over bumps and holes, while defying …

The scientific mystery of a man living with 90% of his brain missing

What we think we know about our brains is nothing compared to what we don’t know. This fact is brought into focus by the medical mystery of a …

Dental Care

Top 10 New Species for 2016

<i>Published July 15, 2016</i><p>For over a hundred years, a type of giant tortoise went undetected on the eastern side of Santa Cruz Island, part of Ecuador’s Galápagos Islands. Many people had spotted these tortoises, but they looked so similar to all the other tortoises that scientists assumed they were …

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The Thing No One Tells You About Relationships

The other day one of my friends asked me why I never write or talk about my marriage publicly.<p>The answer was easy... Because it's SO private!<p>As a coach and teacher, I make a daily to choice to be vulnerable and share a lot of my personal life. But, I've always believed that my husband was an …

Relationships

How to Grow Your Own Organic Produce at Home

And blow your Instagram followers' minds with your home-grown plant porn.<p><b>Your Best Year Ever continues into 2016!</b> <b>Usher in spring all month long with the botanical duo behind enduringly of-the-moment garden company, Sprout Home.</b><p>Before you know it, summer will be here. And for the wellness obsessed, …

Mystical experiences open a 'door of perception' in the brain

For Jordan Grafman, it was just a split-second vision.<p>"About 15 years ago, my mom died," Grafman told Live Science. "I was walking down the street to catch the bus at about 5 a.m., and I looked down the street and saw who I thought was my mom, although my mom had been dead for a week. I looked …

We Are Defining Love the Wrong Way

It is time to change the meaning of the word “love.”<p>The word is mostly used according to the first definition given in the dictionary: “an intense …

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Nature

This New Particle Has Physicists Very Excited—If It's Real

Ralph Claus Grimm<p>Kristen Earle, Gabriel Billings, KC Huang and Justin Sonnenburg<p>Dr. Igor Siwanowicz<p>Daniel H. Miller and Ethan S. Sokol<p>Dr. Giorgio …

Amazing Final Images Of Stars Right Before They Die

The future of our Sun is very clear: someday it will run out of hydrogen in its core, expand into a red giant, where it will fuse helium until it runs out of that. Afterwards, it blows off its outer layers, forming a planetary nebula, while its core contracts down to a white dwarf.<p>This fate, common …

Universe

A Book 'Everyone Says' We Must Read. Especially Now: Viktor Frankl's Man's Search For Meaning

Hitler had already occupied Austria when Viktor Frankl, a young Viennese psychiatrist and writer, learned that the United States had approved his request to immigrate. His parents were overjoyed -- their son would escape the Nazis, go off to America and continue his brilliant work.<p>Frankl was …

12 emerging travel destinations that you have to visit in 2016

2016 is all about emerging destinations. Wilderness, wildlife and culture; these themes will illuminate the year's travel itineraries. Escapism and authenticity are key and nowhere offers them quite like fledgling and far-flung nations. Kyrgyzstan's vast rolling mountains, Iceland's wild natural …

Papua New Guinea

Why asparagus makes pee smell funny, and other amazing facts about everyday foods and spices

By digging deep into the molecular chemistry of everyday foods and spices, Cambridge-based chemistry teacher Andy Brunning has the answers.<p>And you don't have to be a chemistry-expert to understand them.<p>Brunning heads the popular science website Compound Interest and recently published the book "Why …

Asparagus

Close up and personal: Pedro Jarque Krebs's haunting animal portraits - Telegraph

The scientists whose garden unlocked the secret to good health

When Anne Biklé and David Montgomery fed their failing soil with organic matter, they were astonished by the results. Stimulating the microbes that live beneath the surface led the garden to flourish. Then, when Biklé was diagnosed with cancer, the couple had an idea…<p>Juicy is the best word to …

Diets

Alex Bernasconi''s 'Blue Ice' captures Antarctica | CNN Travel

Antarctica

These Are the Most Spectacular Nature Photos of the Year

The winners of Royal Society Publishing’s inaugural photography competition have been announced, and they’re extraordinary.<p>These inspiring nature …

Royal Society