Mikael Ladouceur

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Virtual reality maze 'predicts Alzheimer's disease'

<b>Alzheimer's disease can be detected decades before onset, using a virtual reality test, a study suggests.</b><p>People aged 18 to 30 were asked to navigate through a virtual maze to test the function of certain brain cells.<p>Those with a high genetic risk of Alzheimer's could be identified by their …

Dementia

Infographic: Guide to Day Hiking

<i>Do you know the most important items to carry with you on a day hike? Whether you start with a calm walk or set out to tackle craggy scrambles, make</i> …

Hiking

The Real Reason It Takes So Long To Become A Doctor

<i>Why does it take so many years to become a surgeon or doctor? originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question.</i><p><b>Answer by Patrick Connolly, neurosurgeon, on Quora.</b><p>Before 1910, there weren't really any standards for medical education in the US. Someone could go to school, get a degree, …

Medical School

What Medical Schools Do Today

It seems obvious: medical schools are where you go if you want to become a doctor.<p>But in addition to <i>teaching</i> the next generation of physicians and surgeons, they also do so much more--especially now in the age of Obamacare.<p>Medical schools are hotbeds of scientific <i>discovery</i>. Connected to …

Digital Health

Curiosity Machine- A Great Website to Boost Students Creativity

September , 2015 <i><br>Curiosity Machine</i> is an interesting website that connects scientists and engineers with children inspiring them to be creative …

A Stop-Motion Love Letter to the Power of Curiosity

“The more you know, the more you want to know… the more connections you can make between the different bits of knowledge… the more ideas you have, which is why curiosity is really the wellspring of creativity.”<p><i>“It is in our nature to explore, to reach out into the unknown,”</i> wrote pioneering polar …

Creativity

Letting Curiosity Take Center Stage: #ReflectiveTeacher October 2015

<b>Letting Curiosity Take Center Stage: #ReflectiveTeacher October 2015</b>by <b>Beth Leidolf</b>“The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its …

Pedagogy
Employment

Why curiosity is the secret to scientific breakthroughs

In 1839 a young Frenchman, Alexandre Edmond Becquerel, experimented with electricity in his father’s lab. He was passionate about phenomena of …

Solar Panels

Curiosity Saved The Cat

The darkness grew ever darker, the smell ever meatier and the fear ever scarier as Leif slowly but gradually tip-toed ever further in to the depths of the blackness that lay before him. The absence of light from all around served only to heighten his trepidation and magnify his curiosity.<p>And then …

Bernie Sanders

How Curiosity Makes Us Smarter

What drives us to become more motivated, creative, or intelligent? These questions have plagued philosophers and scientists for thousands of years …

Richard Feynman

The Coolest Sci-Fi, Fantasy Prop Replicas You Can Buy Online

We love our toys, but when they're direct replicas of what's in the movies and shows we love, they're even better. Here are a bunch you can easily …

Replicas

22 Quotes From Albert Einstein to Take You Inside His Mind

Albert Einstein is arguably the most famous physicist of all time. His theory of relativity forever changed the way we perceive the world and opened …

Unsolved Mysteries Of The Wild West

The Wild West Era lasted about 60 years, but it seems like a million stories have been told about the rough riding cowboys, slick shooting …

Pop Culture

Terrifying medieval medical procedures that will make your toes curl

With no general anaesthetic nor an understanding that dirt carries disease, medical procedures and operations in medieval times would have been an …

The amazing science behind fatal snake bites

<b>Snake venom is deadly, with as many as 100,000 people worldwide dying each year from snake bites.</b><p>The World Health Organization has added 'snakebite' to its list of neglected tropical diseases, but what is the real scale of the problem it faces against such a vicious venom?<p>Terrifying toxins<p>Snake …

Zoology

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