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A day in the life of a med student on an inpatient rotation - Scope

Have you ever wondered exactly what it means when a medical student is “on rotations”? We always claim that we’re busy, but just what is it that we …

Medicine

Why you should sleep in a cool bedroom

<b>Turn down the thermostat, crack a window, and ditch the blankets for some science-backed health benefits.</b><p>On cold winter nights, my husband and I …

If You Make These Tough Choices Every Day You’ll Never Have Regrets in Life

This post is by Elle Kaplan, Founder & CEO, LexionThe post If You Make These Tough Choices Every Day You’ll Never Have Regrets in Life appeared first …

Motivation

Stanford researchers accidentally discover a whole new role for the cerebellum - ExtremeTech

By on March 20, 2017 at 12:00 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>The cerebellum, that weird wrinkly …

The secret to curing cancer could lie in treatments that 'supercharge' immune systems

In September 2012, Adrian Webb's wife spotted that a mole on his back had changed colour. It was a melanoma and it had spread to his lymph nodes. …

Thousands of worlds may lurk beyond Pluto — and a stunning new animation shows the ones we've found

You may be familiar with our solar system's eight planets — Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune. There's also their famous dwarf-planet companion, Pluto.<p>But this icy world may just be an appetizer to what lurks in a region beyond Pluto called the Kuiper Belt.<p>As this …

Astronomy

How to Be Present and Peaceful When You Can't Stop Thinking

<b>“Rather than being your thoughts and emotions, be the awareness behind them.” ~Eckhart Tolle</b><p>When I first started practicing Zen (or presence), I used …

Meditation

The Only 3 Things You Need to Enter the Top 1% in Anything You Do

Life is very different for anyone who is in the top 1%. Whether you are an entrepreneur, actor, athlete, doctor, author or motivational speaker – the …

10 Things Truly Confident People Do Differently

True confidence -- as opposed to the false confidence people project to mask their insecurities -- has a look all its own. One thing is certain: truly confident people always have the upper hand over the doubtful and the skittish because they inspire others and they make things happen.<p><i>"Whether you</i> …

Self-improvement

12 YouTube tutorials you need to watch if you're new to the whole makeup thing

Do you ever wonder what the fuss about Kylie Jenner’s Lip Kit is because you never graduated from Bonne Bell Lip Smackers (RIP)? For makeup newbies, …

Ask Ethan: Is There A Center Of The Universe?

Our Universe began from a Big Bang, but that doesn’t mean we picture it correctly. Most of us think of it as an explosion: where everything started out hot and dense all at once, then expanded and cooled as the different fragments sped away from one another. But as tempting as that picture is, it …

Ohio State University

VIDEO: When Humans Got Cozy, Germs Got Deadly

Humans get along pretty well with most microbes. Which is lucky, because there are a lot more of them in the world than there are of us. We couldn't even live without many of them. But a few hundred have evolved, and are still evolving, to exploit our bodies in ways that can make us really sick. …

Public Health

New Law Lets Dads Veto Abortions

An Arkansas law makes performing the procedure used in 95 percent of second trimesters a felony, with no exception for rape or incest—and allows …

How To Become Bulletproof From Negativity

Even people like Tony Robbins, Oprah, and Nelson Mandela have had to face humungous negative challenges in their life. No one is immune to them. …

Self-help

Reality Is Not What We Can See

Some physicists, mind you, not many of them, are physicist-poets.<p>They see the world or, more adequately, physical reality, as a lyrical narrative written in some hidden code that the human mind can decipher.<p>Carlo Rovelli, the Italian physicist and author, is one of them. Following his best-seller</i> …

Physics

Hydrogen Has Been Turned To Metal, And It’s About To Change The World

Metallic hydrogen is one of the holy grails of modern science. It would essentially be a magic material, creating everything from impossibly fast computers to hovering cars (themselves powered by hydrogen) to batteries that never need charging. It was also supposed to be impossible, as it would …

Hydrogen

A Groundbreaking Gene-Editing Therapy Eliminated Cancer in Two Infants

Two infants diagnosed with an aggressive and previously incurable form of leukemia are now in remission, after British doctors say they cured the …

We Might Finally Know What Triggered Living Cells to Evolve For The First Time

Breaking out from the primordial soup.<p>Modern science has advanced significantly over the last couple of decades. We’ve managed to answer several of …

Biology

How The Anthropic Principle Became The Most Abused Idea In Science

The Universe has the fundamental laws that we observe it to have. Also, we exist, and are made of the things we’re made of, obeying those same fundamental laws. And therefore, we can construct two very simple statements that would be very difficult to argue against:<p>We must be prepared to take …

Physics

Human-Pig Hybrid Created in the Lab—Here Are the Facts

Scientists hope the chimera embryos represent key steps toward life-saving lab-grown organs.<p>In a remarkable—if likely controversial—feat, scientists announced today that they have created the first successful human-animal hybrids. The project proves that human cells can be introduced into a …

Trump's global abortion gag rule goes much further than any previous administration

The policy now affects all global health organizations that receive US government funding.<p>Under President Donald Trump, a decades-old Republican policy on global family planning just got a whole lot more aggressive. Just one day after the largest demonstration for women’s rights in American …

World Health Organization

Enzyme found to limit collateral damage from immune system

When unwanted microbes enter your body, your white blood cells rush to the scene to begin fighting them off. But much like a battalion of soldiers, …

Immune System
Donald Trump

7 Ways to Be Calmer, More Mature… and More Productive

I was recently in a business meeting with two men who disagreed on a plan of action. Is this uncommon in the workplace? Nope. Can it be …

Self-help

The 6 Things You Absolutely Need to Know Before Buying a TV

So you're shopping for a new television. You enter a big box store and find yourself standing in front of a synchronized wall of flashing monitors, a …

Televisions

10 Habits That Will Dramatically Improve Your Life

We have to be very careful in choosing our pursuits, because our habits make us.<p>Co-author of Emotional Intelligence 2.0 and President at TalentSmart<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This article originally published on Jan. 17, 2017.</i><p>In Hans Christian Andersen’s fable <i>The</i> …

Self Control

Sulfuric acid clouds on Venus hide a 'bizarre' anomaly that spans the entire planet

Venus is hiding something very, very big.<p>Every so often, a wave of hot air rises up from the planet's Hell-like surface and stretches across its entire diameter. The stationary gravity wave, as it's called, hovers about 40 miles (65 kilometers) above the surface in the shape of a flattened "V", …

Astronomy

11 hidden WhatsApp features

Popular chat app WhatsApp is full of hidden features. We uncover 11 of them to help you out.<p>Whether you're just starting to use WhatsApp or are a years-long addict, you're probably missing out on a few of these helpful, hidden features.<p>1. Format message text on demand<p>WhatsApp lets you bold, …

Apps

If You Do This, Your Life Will Be Changed in 2017--Guaranteed | Inc.com

If you haven't incorporated meditation into your routine yet, you're not alone. Maybe you've always heard about it but aren't sure where to start. Maybe you've tried it out but felt like you weren't getting a lot out of it. No matter what your experience, it's time to take another look at this …

Meditation