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Blood inflammation link with depression could lead to new treatments

The biological and psychological causes of depression are an enduring medical mystery, but a new study claims that inflammation of the blood could be …

Star Facts: The Basics of Star Names and Stellar Evolution

Stars are giant, luminous spheres of plasma. There are billions of them — including our own sun — in the Milky Way Galaxy. And there are billions of …

The infinite, quotable wisdom of Carl Sagan

His quotes and insights are all over the internet, but here’s why you should really care about Carl Sagan.<p>Today, 9 November 2015, a chorus of voices on this pale blue dot we call Earth are paying homage to the late, renowned American scientist, Carl Sagan. It would have been his 81st birthday.<p>Much …

8 Ways to Be Emotionally Strong in Your Relationships

<i>“Nothing can dim the light which shines from within.”<br>― Maya Angelou</i><p>I’ll be the first to admit that I used to be emotionally weak in my relationships …

PTSD: It's Not Just for Veterans

I have PTSD as a result of sexual abuse that was perpetrated on me throughout my childhood. Child sexual abuse and sexual assault are very common crimes, yet they are so stigmatized that they receive very little attention in the media from a mental health perspective.<p>When Post-Traumatic Stress …

Child Abuse

How Video Games Can Help With Depression and Anxiety

Depression and anxiety can be huge obstacles for many of us. Whether you’re struggling with mild depression and/or anxiety, or you feel buried by it, …

Depression

20 Ways To Find Your Soulmate

I used to think it was really dopey.A soulmate? Really??You’d occasionally spot those long-term couples still looking all goggly-eyed at each other …

Master Chief is your dad's old phone and other nerdy Halo 5 design details

343 is clearly putting a tonne of work into making Halo 5: Guardians its own, taking Bungie's fine foundations and extending the story and the game …

Syfy Channel Bringing 4 Awesome Sci-Fi Books to TV Soon

The Syfy Channel has unveiled the launch dates for TV adaptations of two epic science fiction books and greenlit the development of two other new TV …

Here's how the 'Jurassic World' dinosaurs looked in real life

In real life, many of the dinosaurs vary in size and are often covered in feathers, but a few of them actually don't look that different.<p><b>Let's start with Velociraptor, one of the most feared creatures in the "Jurassic Park" universe:</b><p><b>The look of Velociraptors in the film was actually based more off</b> …

Extra-amorous Bond and a freaky Waltz: what we've learned about Spectre

Photograph: Anthony Devlin/PA<p>Bad, he? ... Christoph Waltz films a scene as Franz Oberhauser<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/6/10/1433934990763/4537fd43-8b84-4e71-874a-538fed46c442-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Anthony Devlin/PA<p>Bad, he? ... Christoph Waltz films a scene …