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Parkinson's breakthrough: New disease-causing mechanism found

A new study led by scientists in South Korea and Singapore "overturns three decades of consensus" on what causes Parkinson's disease symptoms.<p>A study …

11 Amazing Feats the Gene-Editing Tool CRISPR Just Made Possible

In 2017, CRISPR has brought unparalleled advancements in genetic engineering.<p>The CRISPR//Cas9 gene editing tool has quickly earned a reputation as a revolutionary technology, and its merits support the clout. This year has, in fact, seen so many CRISPR-related breakthroughs that it’s worthwhile to …

Genetics

How To: Reclaim Old Ring Binders to Corral Crazy Cables

Once upon a time in America, industrious citizens built great castles of commerce atop unstable mountains of paper shored up, more or less effectively, by rooms full of file cabinets and shelves full of ring binders. And though the file cabinet is now believed extinct in the wild, ring binders are …

The 11 best botanical gardens in the United States

Beat the heat in these urban paradises<p>Summer is in full swing, which means there’s no better time to play outdoors. But even diehard city lovers sometimes tire of the incessant urban annoyances in the summer months: the long commutes, the endless pavement, and the oppressive heat.<p>Luckily, nearly …

Patient uses fat stem cells to repair his wrist

<b>(CNN) —</b> Bill Marlette was a long way from home, but he was willing to take the risk, as there were really no other options.<p>He was tired of the daily pain that made even shaking someone's hand almost unbearable.<p>Marlette lost his arm in an accident when he was a teenager, but as an active kid, he …

Stem Cells

These Blackout Shades Will Make You Feel Like You Live in a Penthouse

In New York City or London, no less.<p>Sensitive sleepers know blackout shades are a must. But they're not exactly known for being the prettiest accessory — until now. Ukrainian designers at HoleRoll found a way to combine functionality with fun. Seriously, tell us it wouldn't be totally delightful …

This unique theory suggests that consciousness is a byproduct of entropy

It’s the second law of thermodynamics, one of the essential rules of the physical universe, everything is infused with a particle of chaos, and that …

Scientists have confirmed a brand new phase of matter: time crystals

For months now, there's been speculation that researchers might have finally created time crystals — strange crystals that have an atomic structure that repeats not just in space, but in time, putting them in constant oscillation without energy.<p>Now it's official — researchers have just reported in …

Quantum Physics

How Google's Amazing AI Start-Up 'DeepMind' Is Making Our World A Smarter Place

DeepMind is a British AI startup which was relatively unknown until it was bought by Google for around $600 million in 2014. Since then DeepMind has continued to refine its neural-network driven technology which has broken new frontiers with machine learning, particularly deep learning.<p>Perhaps …

Artificial Intelligence

16 Daily Habits That Will Instantly Make You a Happier Person

Motivation is what gets you started, good habits keep you going<p>If you want to improve your life, and you want to improve it right now!<p>You have to to be to develop good habits.<p>These good habits need to be positive, accumulative and directive.<p>Change rarely comes without extensive effort over time, …

Reality Is Not What We Can See

Some physicists, mind you, not many of them, are physicist-poets.<p>They see the world or, more adequately, physical reality, as a lyrical narrative written in some hidden code that the human mind can decipher.<p>Carlo Rovelli, the Italian physicist and author, is one of them. Following his best-seller</i> …

What to Do When You Feel Stuck in Negative Emotions

We’ve all been there: A strong emotion like anger or fear sucks us in and suddenly we can’t seem to control the things we say or do, hurting …

Self-help

How Isaac Asimov Avoided "Getting Stuck" While Working

When you’ve hit a wall while working on a project, there’s no sense in banging your head against it. Here’s how Isaac Asimov, the prolific science …

Physicists Say They've Manipulated 'Pure Nothingness' And Observed The Fallout

In the quantum vacuum, no one can hear you scream.<p>According to quantum mechanics, a vacuum isn't empty at all. It's actually filled with quantum …

9 Puppy Bowl Pit Bull Pups Wearing Your Fetch Flower Crowns

Had enough Puppy Bowl puppies? That’s a rhetorical question. The answer is obviously “of course not!”<p>Along with taking playful portraits of the Puppy …

How to Get Out of a Funk and Add More Happiness to Your Day

Do you feel like you’ve lost touch with yourself, like you’re stuck in a funk? Like you’re going through the motions, getting things done but …

A Stanford scientist shares a simple way to stick with good habits even when you're feeling lazy

This is kind of silly. Realistically, there will be times — a lot of times — when you're lazy and unmotivated to do anything.<p>The key is to anticipate that laziness and prepare for it.<p>That's according to BJ Fogg, a psychologist and director of the Persuasive Technology Lab at Stanford.<p>If you want to …

Stanford University

The Genius Deck Helps Reset Your Brain When You’re Stuck on a Problem

When you take breaks, you come back to your work with a fresh perspective, and if you’re stuck, that perspective can often help you figure out a …

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13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do

We all reach critical points in our lives where our mental strength is tested. It might be a toxic friend or colleague, a dead-end job, or a struggling relationship. Whatever the challenge, you have to see things through a new lens, and take decisive action if you want to move through it …

Emotional Intelligence

7 memory skills that will make you smarter

Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of "Make It Stick: The Science Of Successful Learning."<p>"We need to keep learning and remembering all our lives," they write. "Getting ahead at work takes mastery of job skills and difficult colleagues. ... If you're good at …

The Brain

This "Just Add Water" Chemistry Kit Can Create On-Demand Drugs And Vaccines

To help save this world and the next<p>As humans explore the furthest edges of our own planet and others, the old ways of developing drugs won't work forever. Spending years creating a drug, testing it, manufacturing massive amounts of it, and then moving the temperature-sensitive medication over …

‘Alien megastructures’ star baffles scientists as new study fails to explain strange behaviour

A star that has such strange characteristics that it made some people think it was proof of intelligent aliens is still baffling scientists.<p>Last …

Research

These adorable amigurumi are the world’s cutest craft project

If there’s one thing <i>Yoshi’s Woolly World</i> taught us, it’s that there’s nothing cuter than seeing your favorite characters in yarn form.<p>The art of …

7 Things to Do During Your Lunch Break (Infographic)

Breaks are important. Learn how to use them wisely.<p>Lunch isn’t just for gobbling down a sandwich and carrying on with your work -- it’s a time to recharge your mind. That’s why it’s important to use your breaks wisely.<p>Start Slideshow<p>Sometimes, we overlook lunch because of the emphasis placed on a …

Time Might Only Exist in Your Head, Say Physicists

Universal time doesn’t add up.<p>Out of all the pressures we face in our everyday lives, there’s no denying that the nature of time has the most …

Origami Bowls

A single sheet of paper can organize your desktop! These folded paper bowls take advantage of cardstock's sturdiness and bright hues to create cute containers to corral your smaller office supplies like paper clips, binder clamps, and push pins.