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Scientists Identify a "New Type of Depression"

Scientists want to develop new antidepressant drugs.<p>An estimated half of the 322 million people affected by depression don’t appear to benefit from …

Neuroscience

The Effects of Marijuana on Your Body

Marijuana is made from the shredded and dried parts of the cannabis plant, including the flowers, seeds, leaves, and stems. It’s also known as pot, …

Cannabis

Why Do Antibiotics Help With Inflammation?

Inflammation is one of your body’s primary defenses against trauma or foreign invasion. Swelling, redness and other signs of inflammation represent …

New 'Mutant Enzymes' Could Solve Earth's Plastics Problem

Scientists accidentally created an enzyme that can break down plastic. But is it any better than recycling?<p>You might call it a happy accident: As environmentalists urge the world to address the plastic pollution crisis, a team of researchers has unwittingly engineered an enzyme that may, one day, …

Pollution

This Is Why It's So Hard to Maintain Eye Contact While Having a Conversation

It's not just you.<p>Research suggests there's a good scientific reason why some of us struggle to look someone in the eye and hold a conversation with …

Loneliness Can Actually Hurt Your Heart. Here's Why

Research has shown, again and again, that emotional and physical health are inextricably linked. There are significant health benefits associated …

Exame de sangue para câncer encontra oito tipos de tumores

Pesquisa aposta na biopsia líquida para diagnóstico precoce do câncer<p>Um novo exame de sangue para o câncer se mostrou promissor para detectar oito …

16 Optical Illusions Your Brain Will Refuse To See Correctly

"Wait, what?!" –Your brain<p><i>This post was translated from Japanese.</i>

New, 'Exotic State of Matter' Found Far Below Freezing

By creating atoms within atoms, the new research marks an exciting time in quantum physics.<p>Crucial to the properties of matter, atoms are widely known as the building blocks of the universe. Harking back to your grade school science classes, you might remember atoms are made up of positively …

Universe

For The First Time Ever, Astronomers Have Detected Planets Outside Our Galaxy

This is crazy!<p>In an incredible world first, astrophysicists have detected multiple planets in another galaxy, ranging from masses as small as the …

Universe

Antibiotics Might Be Stopping Immune Cells From Working Properly

But it could help us beat antibiotic resistance.<p>As effective as antibiotics often are at helping us fight off infection and the associated bacteria, …

Microbiology

Memories Ripple Through The Different Areas Of Brain During Sleep: Study

The connection between the left side of the brain and the right is crucial for the formation of memories. A study by a team of scientists has shown …

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Study: Climate Change Is Damaging the Health of Millions of People

The evidence is growing harder and harder to ignore—climate change is already having a profound and detrimental impact on public health. Around the …

Alzheimer's Could Actually Start Elsewhere in The Body And Not The Brain, Says Study

Incredibly important.<p>Alzheimer's disease is usually described as a degenerative neurological condition, one that is commonly associated with memory …

Dementia

Why do blood types matter? - Natalie S. Hodge

YouTube

NASA released a new video of Saturn — and the images are stunning

NASA's Cassini spacecraft first began orbiting Saturn in 2004. For the last 13 years, it has seen sights on Saturn that no other spacecraft has shown us. Here are some of the best images from Cassini's mission, so far.<p><i>Video courtesy of NASA.</i><p><b>Follow Tech Insider:</b>On Facebook

USP retira coágulo de artéria no cérebro e devolve movimentos a vítimas de AVC

Pesquisadores da USP em Ribeirão Preto implantam técnica que reduz sequelas do AVC<p>Pesquisadores da Faculdade de Medicina da USP em Ribeirão Preto …

Corpus callosum: Function and disorders

The corpus callosum connects the left side of the brain to the right side, each side being known as a hemisphere. The connection allows information …

University of Chicago

Climate change is causing sea turtle eggs to cook in the sand

The dangerous effects of climate change are no longer a far-off possibility. Just ask the baby sea turtles.<p>From the very second sea turtles are born …

Cientistas observam pela primeira vez estrelas nascendo de buraco negro

Cientistas do Observatório Europeu do Sul (ESO) conseguiram flagrar um novo tipo de formação de <b>estrelas</b>, originadas com material vindo de <b>explosões</b> de</b> …

​16 Natural Ways To Relieve Your Anxiety

Anxiety is uncomfortable: Even if you don’t deal with full-blown panic disorder, your nerves have probably crept up on you at some point—and it’s a pain to deal with. Your palms may get sweaty, your breathing becomes shallow, and your heart starts racing.<p>If these feelings become overwhelming and …

Shallow

Researchers Find a Way to Create Cancer-Fighting Cells

Artificial Thymus<p>Many artificial organs are being developed as an alternative to donated organs, which are only temporary solutions that require the …

Anvisa divulga lista dos vegetais com maior nível de contaminação por agrotóxicos no Brasil

♫”Nem tudo que reluz é ouro, nem tudo que parece é”, esta pode ser nossa frase de apoio a tudo que vem nos afligindo em termos de alimentação segura …

Brain activity can continue for 10 minutes after death - new study

The human brain can continue functioning for more than 10 minutes after the body has died, scientists have discovered.<p>Intensive care doctors reported observing the same kind of brain waves in a patient whose pulse had stopped and whose pupils were unreactive as occurs during deep sleep in healthy …

The Brain

Rules of memory 'beautifully' rewritten

<b>What really happens when we make and store memories has been unravelled in a discovery that surprised even the scientists who made it.</b><p>The US and Japanese team found that the brain "doubles up" by simultaneously making two memories of events.<p>One is for the here-and-now and the other for a lifetime, …

No prizes for guessing why this clip of a girl singing into a well has gone viral

Who needs backing singers when you've got a handy well?<p>Last week, Kansas student Tiffany Day shared a video on Twitter of herself singing into a well …

Viral

Receitas com chocolate: 28 sobremesas fáceis e irresistíveis

Brownie, tortas, mousses, brigadeiros, suflé e até empada de chocolate para matar aquela vontade<p>Para os chocólatras de plantão, dia 26 de março …

What Does The Cerebellum Do? Probably Much More Than We Think

Despite years of research, our understanding of how the brain functions is still patchy — at least compared to other organs in the human body.<p>Take …

Zinc Rich Foods you must consume for better Health

The Zinc is a most important mineral required for healing wounds, maintaining a healthy immune system & mental alertness and also proper growth in …