Olivia Perrie

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Antimatter changed physics, and the discovery of antimemories could revolutionise neuroscience

The theory of antimemories could help explain many cognitive problems in the brain such as autism and schizophrenia.<p>One of the most intriguing …

Scientists generate a new type of human stem cell that has half a genome

Scientists have succeeded in generating a new type of embryonic stem cell that carries a single copy of the human genome, instead of the two copies …

Scientists Find Cancer's 'Achilles Heel' — Which the Body Could Be Trained to Attack | VICE News

A landmark discovery about the genetic make-up of tumors means scientists believe they have now found a way to get the human immune system to recognize cancer as an enemy and attack it.<p>A team of scientists at University College London (UCL) has found that as tumors develop, they carry "flags" on …

Science Finds An Interesting Link Between Anxiety And Intelligence

People who think too much may have little reason to worry. Recent studies have shown that there is a link between anxiety and intelligence and it is …

Psychology

There’s a New Approach to Fighting Cancer: Keeping Cancer Cells Alive

It’s evolution, people.<p>While conventional cancer chemotherapy involves administering the maximum tolerated dose of medication to the patient in the …

Personal Trainer Gains Five Stone To Help Client Lose Weight - But Is Rapid Weight Change Safe?

A personal trainer has made headlines after gaining five stone (70lbs) in less than four months so that he could lose weight alongside his …

How to turn a fitness goal into a lifetime of good health (fluctuating weight included)

While you’re working on your fitness resolutions, let’s clear up a few misconceptions:<p>●Your weight will fluctuate, even after hitting that feel-good goal. It happens to everyone, even elite athletes.<p>●At some point, you will hit a plateau.<p>●Your running pace will regress after initial gains.<p>●You will …

Fitness

How to Deal With Anxiety, Tragedy or Heartache — 4 Steps From Research

<b>“You don’t remember me, but I was in your experiment a year ago. I just wanted to thank you. It changed my life.”</b><p>James Pennebaker has had a number of …

What Do the Words You Use Say About You?

A lot.<p>Your personality can be determined just by looking at the way you text message. You can make accurate judgments about your favorite author’s …

Yes, The Calorie Is Broken. Here's Why.

Calories consumed minus calories burned: it’s the simple formula for weight loss or gain. Except it often doesn’t work.<p>“For me, a calorie is a unit of measurement that’s a real pain in the rear.”<p>Bo Nash is 38. He lives in Arlington, Texas, where he’s a technology director for a textbook publisher. …

Nutrition

How to Speed Up Metabolism & Melt More Fat In Less Time.

If you are trying to burn fat, without a doubt, the most efficient way to accelerate this process is by changing the metabolism. The faster and more …

The educational strategy that’s turning students into unimaginative robots

Science and math dominate the contemporary educational landscape in the United States. Almost everyone agrees that the country needs to shape workers with the skills to combat global problems like climate change, cancer and ailing infrastructures. There’s just one problem: a single-minded emphasis …

Education

Essence Picks 6 Must-Read Books for Black History Month

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5 Crucial Things to Do if You're Exercising for Weight Loss | Women's Health

If you're logging miles on the treadmill and hours in cycling class in the hopes of torching more calories, that's seriously sucky news.<p>Here's how your body makes up for the major calories you torch at the gym: As you get used to your workouts, you might not burn more calories—even if you're …

Fitness

9 surprising facts that can help you learn anything faster

But some people keep studying — and thinking — the same way all their lives.<p>Thankfully, cognitive science has taken a look at how people actually learn. The results are surprising and super helpful.

15 Ways To Work Out Harder And Actually See Results

For everyone who's ready to take their fitness to the next level.

Exercise

10 Misconceptions About Getting Stronger Trainers Hate

7. Strength training is really complicated<p>On the flipside, strength training doesn’t need to be overly complicated or involve special equipment. …

Muscle

How to Train the Most Attractive Body Parts

In a previous <i>Muscle & Fitness</i> article, women ranked their favorite male body parts. Abs, glutes, shoulders, back, chest, and arms topped the list. …

Exercise

How To Easily Rewire Your Brain For Success With One Simple Action

You know how it goes…you intend to take an action to create an end result that you <i>know</i> would benefit you personally or in business, but you didn’t …

Beating Procrastination: 72 Successful People Reveal their Most Powerful Tips

Why do today what you can put off till tomorrow?<p><i>"This isn't important right now, I will get to it later." "This is too difficult, let's keep it for next week." "I need to be in the right mood." "I work better under pressure."</i><p>It comes in various forms (as above), but it has one name. …

Why sweetener is no substitute for sugar in the brain

Sweetener is unsatisfying compared to sugar because it is calories the body craves not sweetness<p>Sugar cravings can never be satisfied by artifical sweetener, as it is the calorie high, not the sweetness which keeps people coming back for more, scientists at Yale University has found.<p>For decades it …

Chinese scientists created genetically modified monkeys, and it could reveal some fascinating insights about autism

Now, for the first time, a team of scientists in China has created monkeys whose DNA has been genetically altered to make them develop an autism-like disorder.<p>These "transgenic" monkeys could be a good model for studying human brain disorders, since their brain circuitry is much closer to that of …