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Too Hot to Run Outside? Here Are 7 Treadmill Workouts to Take to Gym

We don't want the heat and humidity to get in the way of a good run. With a treadmill workout, you can beat the rising temperatures and still fit in your weekly mileage. We've rounded up seven of our favorite indoor runs, ranging from 20 minutes to a full hour, to help you stay on track without …

Exercise

Las Vegas Police Release Bodycam Footage From Inside Shooter's Hotel Rooms

Newly released body camera footage from the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department provides a closer look at the tense moments for police during and following the October 2017 mass shooting in which Stephen Paddock opened fire from his hotel room windows, killing 58 people and injuring hundreds …

WATCH: Golden Knights put on surreal pregame show for NHL playoffs and Twitter was baffled

Maybe the people that said Vegas shouldn't have a team were right<p>Quick question, Vegas: Umm...what the hell? Before the Vegas Golden Knights' first …

The Year the Barkley Won

A raw look at the 2018 Barkley Marathons from the perspective of participant Jamil Coury. Nobody finished.<p>Trail Runner Magazine March 29th, 2018<p>The …

The Only Dumbbell Exercises You’ll Ever Need

There are hundreds of ways you can use weights to ramp up your workouts. But many basic moves target just one group of muscles, such as the biceps or …

A Hilarious Short Looks Into Why Any Sane Man Would Commit To Running An Ultramarathon

"I'm signing up to run a hundred mile race." "Why would you do that?" "Because I love suffering and running with your ugly ass."

Your Besotted Brain: A Neuroscience Love Song

Love is complicated, scientifically speaking. There's no single, specific "love chemical" that surges through our bodies when we see our beloved, and we can't point to a specific corner of the brain where love resides.<p>Still, scientists have measured real changes in our bodies when we fall in love: …

Neuroscience

Interleukin-36 cytokines may overcome microbial immune evasion strategies that inhibit interleukin-1 family signaling

New device can heal with a single touch, and even repair brain injuries

A new device developed at The Ohio State University can start healing organs in a "fraction of a second," researchers say.<p>The technology, known as Tissue Nanotransfection (TNT), has the potential to save the lives of car crash victims and even deployed soldiers injured on site. It's a dime-sized …

Cell Biology

Humble lessons from an 11-year-old ultrarunner

Sebastian Salsbury just returned from a trail running camp on Oregon’s Mount Hood.<p>“It was pretty difficult,” he told GrindTV. “I ran half marathons …

4 of Your Summer Pie Problems, Solved!

So many pies, so little time. You’ve completed your weekly farmers’ market run, you have a stash of juicy fruits and berries, and now it’s time to …

21 Of The Healthiest Summer Snack Recipes On Pinterest

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Here's How To Grocery Shop And Make Lunch All Week For $20

Budgeting has never tasted so good.

When scientists saw the mouse heads glowing, they knew the discovery was big

Kari Alitalo had studied lymphatic vessels for more than two decades. So he knew that this network, which carries immune cells throughout the body and removes waste and toxins, didn’t extend into the brain: This had been accepted wisdom for more than 300 years. “Nobody questioned that it stopped at …

Neuroscience

19 One-Pan Recipes That Cut Your Meal-Prep Time in Half

Putting together a week’s worth of food in advance saves time and is pretty much the responsible thing to do. But it can also make for a serious mess …

Healthy Eating

University of Maryland grad student restores movement to mice crippled with multiple sclerosis

Crippled by multiple sclerosis, the lab mice's hind legs and tails were limp with paralysis, but Lisa Tostanoski had an idea about how she could …

5 Things Women's Running Loved This Week

Feetures! High Performance Ultra Light No Show Tab, $12<p>“I’m the sort of runner who prefers to go sockless. Unfortunately, this isn’t great for the …

Companies Plan Tests of “Optogenetic Goggles” to Restore Sight - MIT Technology Review

Two startup companies say they plan to start clinical trials to treat blindness by combining an emerging technology called optogenetics with …

Stanford University

5 Coolest Things On Earth This Week

Scientists bioengineered salmonella that can kill the deadliest brain cancer, observed bacteria in a slime that “communicate with one another like …

Race Through All 8 Harry Potter Movies in This Impressive Supercut

While it’s thrilling to read and watch the <i>Harry Potter</i> story, with a book series that is over 4,200 pages long and movies that clock in at nearly 20 …

For high school football players, just a season of play brings brain changes

Without sustaining a single concussion, a North Carolina high school football team showed worrisome brain changes after a single season of play, a new study has shown.<p>A detailed effort to capture the on-field experiences of 24 high school football players showed that, at the end of a single season …

'Locked-in' ALS patient communicates after receiving brain implant

MONDAY, Nov. 14, 2016 -- A high-tech implant has enabled a paralyzed woman with late-stage ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) to communicate through …

A Personalized Nutrition Company Will Use Your DNA To Tell You What To Eat

Is a diet based on your genome the future of nutrition?<p>Dieting in the United States is a multi-million dollar industry. Over the past few decades, there have been diets that focus on increasing protein, eliminating fats, lowering calories—you name the food group, a diet fad has been centered around …

New Books about Mind Control, Mental Rest and Why We Swear

<b>This Is Your Brain on Parasites: How Tiny Creatures Manipulate Our Behavior and Shape Society</b><br>by Kathleen McAuliffe<br>Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2016 …

How Does Molecular Action In The Brain Make Thoughts?

I start with a remarkable quote:<p>"The passage from the physics of the brain to the corresponding facts of consciousness is unthinkable. Granted that a definite thought, and a definite molecular action in the brain occur simultaneously, we do not possess the intellectual organ, nor apparently any …

Machine Learning Moves the Needle on Neural Science

Data Scientists Decode Human Perceptions from Brain Signals<p><i>This post is by Chirag Dhull, Product Marketing and Hang Zhang, Senior Data Science</i> …

Scientists Make Major Discovery While Studying The Brain On No Sleep

This is WAY more complex than anyone thought.<p>Conventional wisdom suggests that the longer you go without sleep, the more tired you should be. But if you’ve ever pulled an all-nighter, you’ve probably experienced the opposite phenomenon: At 4 a.m., you can barely keep your eyes open. Then, it’s 8 …

'Super agers' offer clue to keeping a sharp memory

<b>Memory loss is not an inevitable part of ageing, say US scientists who are studying a unique group of adults in their 60s and 70s with minds as sharp as people in their 20s.</b><p>These "super agers" performed just as well on memory tests as "youngsters" a third of their age, researchers at Massachusetts …

Are Americans nicer in Spanish? How morality changes in a foreign language

Fascinating ethical shifts come with thinking in a different language<p><i>This article was originally published by Scientific American.</i><p>What defines who we are? Our habits? Our aesthetic tastes? Our memories? If pressed, I would answer that if there is any part of me that sits at my core, that is an …

Alzheimer's: New drug that halts mental decline is 'best news for dementia in 25 years'

The first drug that can prevent Alzheimer’s disease is finally on the horizon after scientists proved they can clear the sticky plaques from the brain which cause dementia and halt mental decline.<p>Hailed as the "best news" in dementia research for 25 years, the breakthrough is said to be a potential …

Dementia