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New test for Alzheimer’s disease can directly measure synaptic loss

Yale researchers have tested a new method for directly measuring synaptic loss in individuals with Alzheimer’s disease. The method, which uses PET …

Neuroscience

Alcoholism Can Lead to Trouble Communicating... Even After People Quit Drinking

Researchers say people with alcoholism can have trouble recognizing emotions expressed by others as well as by themselves. The effects can linger for …

Research

8 of the Best Cities For Graffiti That Are Off the Beaten Path

Modern graffiti has come a long way since its emergence in the ’60s and ’70s on the virgin walls of Philadelphia and unadorned train carriages of New …

Hawaiian macaroni salad will have guests saying mahalo

You know how my wife and I celebrated our recent wedding anniversary? We got Hawaiian plate lunch take out. It was all together the tastiest, …

Evil daughter tricked parents into murder

As you drive into the small town where Billy Pain and his fiancee Billie-Jean Hayworth lived, a sign declares it ‘a friendly hometown’.<p>With just …

Scientists are now growing Neanderthal mini brains in the lab

If you want to study a Neanderthal's brain, you would think you're out of luck. Only the bones of our extinct ancestral humans remain, so it's hard for us to grasp how they were wired some 40,000 years ago.<p>The solution: make your own Neanderthal mini brain in a petri dish.<p>That's what Alysson …

New Discovery Points to Life on Earth Nearly 4 Billion Years Ago

Way older than we previously thought!<p>Time to add even more candles to life's birthday cake – around another 150 million of them, to be precise.<p>Rocks …

Nanogenerators could turn our veins into blood flow power plants

Humans have been harnessing the power of flowing water for thousands of years, but scaling the concept down to a size small enough to turn our veins …

Yes, humans are still evolving. Here's how you can tell.

Even more evidence that we’re continuing to change.<p>The nice thing about bacteria is that they multiply really fast. This is inconvenient if they happen to infect, but useful if you want to see how evolution works. Put antibiotics on a Petri dish with enough bacteria, and a few days later you’ll …

Biology

Slow Cooker Thai Beef Curry

<b>The challenge:</b> The flavors are always too bland.<p><b>Our solution:</b> It’s true that the long, slow cooking period mellows flavors. But bold spices, in bold …

Cooking

This sneaky male fish steals eggs to clone itself

Men’s rights have gone too far<p>For the first time, scientists have discovered a fish capable of cloning itself. The trickster in question is a small Portuguese fish that managed to steal an egg to do the deed.<p>While studying the reproductive habits of the <i>Squalius alburnoides,</i> researchers found a …

Awesome Science Posters by Justin VanGenderen

Justin is one of those artists that you should have an eye on, because he'll definitely design something cool! His posters are really dope, and his …

Scientists are using gene editing to try to slow cancer growth

With more research, CRISPR could give us a new cancer treatment.<p>When you think of gene editing technologies like CRISPR, you might imagine editing genes that relate to height, eye color, or our risk of getting certain diseases. But in truth, our DNA and RNA are full of countless proteins whose jobs …

10 Ways Smart People Stay Calm

You can preempt much of your stress with these vital practices.<p>The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. TalentSmart has conducted research with more than a million people, and we’ve found that 90 percent of top performers are skilled …

Mindfulness

Scientists Uncover The First Ever Evidence of The Multiverse

For years, scientists have been baffled by a weird anomaly far away in space: a mysterious “Cold Spot” about 1.8 billion light-years across. It is …

Understanding Your Gaps: Why Some People Succeed and Others Don't

Within each of us are two competing sides, a polarity of character. Only one leads to greatness<p>Do you ever wonder why some people succeed and others don't? We've all seen deserving people who never quite got things off the ground, and others who made it look easy. It doesn't always seem to make …

Leadership

Track By Track: Sad - Super Sounds Ii

There are few labels to emerge in recent years with as much grounding and strategy as Udacha. The Russian based record label has amassed a reputation …

F**k You, Grandma! There’s a New Quilter in Town

Self-taught quilter Ben Venom takes punk imagery (and worn-out t-shirts) to new heights of applique and design.<p>If ever you’ve sewn a patch on a jacket, you’ve done <i>appliqué</i> work. Quilting is a populist art form, requiring no more than fabric, thread, and a vision—but most punk sewers don’t take it …

MIT Invented The Material We’ll Need To Build In Space

It’s ten times stronger than steel but is only 5% as dense, and it could revolutionize architecture on Earth, too.<p>The space elevator–a theoretical mode of transportation where transport modules move up and down a long cable that connects Earth to space–has long been the stuff of futuristic fantasy. …

The Wrong Eating Habits Can Hurt Your Brain, Not Just Your Waistline

Being overweight can raise your blood pressure, cholesterol and risk for developing diabetes. It could be bad for your brain, too.<p>A diet high in saturated fats and sugars, the so-called Western diet, actually affects the parts of the brain that are important to memory and make people more likely to …

Diets

11 Brutal Truths About Emotions That You Really Need to Hear

Make emotions work for you. Instead of against you.<p>Since it was first introduced decades ago, the concept of emotional intelligence has been heralded by many as the secret, intangible key to success. But as this concept has increased in popularity, it's also become widely misunderstood.<p>So, what is …

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The Cloud a music activated visualizing speaker

- a music activated visualizing speaker -<p>The Cloud<p>The Cloud is a motion-triggered lightning & thunder performance, as well as a music-activated …

Lightning

Earth - Autocannibalism is when you eat bits of your own body

Nature is cruel. There is no getting round that. Some creatures inflict all manner of horrible torments on others in order to feed and reproduce, or even just to play.<p>Many species across the animal kingdom are cannibals, eating members of their own species for sustenance or dominance.<p>But there is …

5 Easy Ways To Incorporate Conscious Sexuality Into Your Life

The SFW guide so you can get NSFW later<p>A couple months ago, I traveled to Dorset, England, to participate in a conscious sexuality festival. I had never heard of the term before going. I had no idea what I was getting myself into. All I knew was what I gleaned from the website, which mentioned …

The emotional life of men: 'you'll be right' isn't enough anymore | Louis Hanson

We have grown up into a society in which males fear sharing emotion with one another, and we continue to teach boys that emotion is not okay<p>I love my father. He’s kind and caring.<p>He grew up in a rural family of boys. He learnt from his father, who in turn learnt from his father, that expressing …

Mental Health

'As boys, we are told to be brave': men on masculinity and mental health

New analysis found links between so-called masculine traits and depression and substance use. We asked men about gender stereotypes and mental health<p>Efforts have been made to challenge traditional stereotypes, but there is still pressure on men to be strong, independent, stoical, competitive and …