Phil Apino

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Facing Up to the Facts: New Images Show How Exercise Affects Aging

Perhaps more of us would get off the couch and onto the treadmill if we were faced with images of the difference exercising may make in our …

Science Explains How to Know If Someone Is Flirting With You

Humans are notoriously bad at detecting whether a potential romantic partner is dropping subtle hints of interest. Men overestimate the odds that …

Flirting

Why asparagus makes pee smell funny, and other amazing facts about everyday foods and spices

By digging deep into the molecular chemistry of everyday foods and spices, Cambridge-based chemistry teacher Andy Brunning has the answers.<p>And you don't have to be a chemistry-expert to understand them.<p>Brunning heads the popular science website Compound Interest and recently published the book "Why …

15 Breathtaking Astronomy Images Highlighting the Cosmic Beauty of Our Universe

Since 1995, Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD) has been serving up daily doses of cosmic beauty through breathtaking photos of our fascinating universe. Maintained by Robert Nemiroff (MTU) and Jerry Bonnell (UMCP), two professional astronomers who met at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, the …

Cosmology

Surprise: The Third Most Common Element In The Universe Isn't What You Think

One of the most remarkable facts of existence is that every material we’ve ever touched, seen, or interacted with is made up of the same two things: atomic nuclei, which are positively charged, and electrons, which are negatively charged. The way these atoms interact with each other — the ways they …

Here's How You Can Figure Out if You're Living in a Parallel Universe

Is this real life?<p>Thanks to advances in technology and science, we know a lot more about our Universe today than we did a century ago. But what if …

Physics

Charlie DeGrange, 9, dies of rare, inoperable brain tumor

Nine-year-old Charlie DeGrange died early Sunday morning of a rare and inoperable brain tumor.<p>The former Fresno boy had been in hospice care since …

How taste is perceived in the brain

By manipulating areas of the mouse brain that represent sweet and bitter taste, researchers showed that responses to sweet and bitter tastes are …

β-amyloid Archives

Neuroscience NewsJune 1, 2015<p>A new study reports on a link between lack of restorative sleep and an accumulation of amyloid beta.... Read …

8 Great Philosophical Questions That We'll Never Solve

Philosophy goes where hard science can't, or won't. Philosophers have a license to speculate about everything from metaphysics to morality, and this …

Consciousness