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India at war and mining accidents

Yasmin Khan explores the impact of World War Two on the British Raj, while Daniel Blackie describes the plight of injured miners in the 19th …

In Touching Video, Artist Marina Abramović & Former Lover Ulay Reunite After 22 Years Apart

In 2010, Serbian artist Marina Abramović had the honor of being the subject of a popular retrospective at New York’s Museum of Modern Art. Throughout …

6 Books You Absolutely Can't Miss This May

Because nothing raises your badassery quotient like reading.<p>Real life proved more thrilling than fiction this month, with six non-fiction books beating out the competition as our top picks for May. From the story of the five men who took the civil rights movement to space to the memoir of a doctor …

26 Books That Will Change The Way You See The World

Reading: It does a mind good.

Scientists might have just come up with a cure for aging

A new class of drugs has been identified that slow the ageing process in mice, alleviating symptoms of frailty and extending a healthy lifespan.<p>If …

Ultrasound Restores Memory To Mice With Alzheimer’s

Fight back the plaque<p>Using ultrasound waves targeted at the brain, a team of Australian researchers has restored memory to mice with Alzheimer’s disease.<p>More than 5 million Americans have Alzheimer’s disease, a degenerative condition that causes memory loss, behavioral changes, confusion, and …

Electroceuticals: the Shocking Future of Brain Zapping

Could electrical currents replace Big Pharma?<p>​It's all in your head—those icky feelings, all that fog—and chemicals just aren't that great at cutting through. That's why scientists are experimenting with changing the brain game by tweaking its circuitry, rather than the chemical processes.<p>It might …

How to Optimize Your Life in Just Four Weeks

What sounds more ridiculous: That I paid $199 to attend a class called "2015: Like a Boss," or that it actually made my life better in a for-real way?<p>Enlightenment can rear its divine head in many ways. In my case, it came in the form of a postcard someone placed on my car windshield in a strip …

The glove that transmits ‘touch’ over the internet

Blind-deaf people are often forced to live in a small and isolated world. But can a new glove open the way for easier communication? Lesley Ogden Evans reports.<p>It’s good to keep in touch – something that Edi Haug and Laura Schwengber know only too well. The pair have been friends since childhood. …

Communication Systems

Meow Mix—Why Scientists Have Created Music for Cats

Most animals don't groove to human beats, but they will respond to music that's tailored to their hearing abilities, ongoing research shows.<p>I once had a friend in an experimental jazz group. When asked what instrument he played, he replied, "It's not that kind of band."<p>That's the vibe behind the …