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“Another nail in the coffin for learning styles” – students did not benefit from studying according to their supposed learning style

<i>By</i> Christian JarrettThe idea that we learn better when taught via our preferred modality or “learning style” – such as visually, orally, or by doing …

Pedagogy

Gray Matters: Too Much Screen Time Damages the Brain

<b>“Taken together, [studies show] internet addiction is associated with structural and functional changes in brain regions involving emotional</b> …

Neuroscience

Seven memory skills that will make you smarter

Learning ability is probably the most important skill you can have.<p>Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of <i>Make It</i> …

The Brain

Here's The Real Reason Cutting Onions Makes You Cry

And also how to stop it.<p>Mark Anthony in Shakespeare's Cleopatra may have referred to "the tears that live in the onion". But why do onions actually …

20 best seafood recipes: part 3

Jordan Bourke and Rejina Pyo’s seafood and spring onion pancake – haemul pa-jeon<p>This dense, savoury pancake makes a fantastic starter or sharing dish with everyone diving in with their chopsticks, mopping up some of the soy dipping sauce along the way. Extremely popular as a snack in Korea, this …

Italian Food

Researchers turn skin cells into motor neurons without using stem cells

Cellular Renovation<p>Why build something from the ground up when one can just renovate an already existing structure? Essentially, that’s what …

17 Quick Snack Ideas For Late-Night Studying

Find your new go-to brain food.

Lemon Spaghetti with Shrimp

Make the shrimp: In a medium saute pan, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat. Season the shrimp with the salt and pepper; add to the preheated …

'Living Drug' That Fights Cancer By Harnessing Immune System Clears Key Hurdle

A new kind of cancer treatment that uses genetically engineered cells from a patient's immune system to attack their cancer easily cleared a crucial hurdle Wednesday.<p>A Food and Drug Administration advisory committee unanimously recommended that the agency approve this "living drug" approach for …

Cancer

10 Hacks to Make The Most Of Your Netflix Experience

Sometimes all you want to do is curl up, relax, and dive into a great Netflix binge. However, there are ways to make Netflix’s already great and …

New antibiotic packs a punch against bacterial resistance

Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have given new superpowers to a lifesaving antibiotic called vancomycin, an advance that could …

Microbiology

Scientists Just Found a New Weapon That Can Combat Cancer: Coffee

A Dose-Dependent Cancer Cure?<p>Researchers from the University of Southampton and the University of Edinburgh have found that it’s possible that the …

Science Explains What Kind of Blood Mosquitos Like Best

They're choosy little bloodsuckers.<p>It if feels mosquitos are ignoring all your friends and making a beeline straight for you, rest assured: You’re …

11 Japanese-Style Desserts You Should Know About

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Dessert

13 Breakfasts that Take Literally 5 Minutes to Make

On weekday mornings, time is of the essence. I've got to get dressed, brush my teeth, maybe work out (<i>maybe</i>), do my makeup, eat breakfast, and …

Our 9 Hottest Recipes on Pinterest in April

This month, SAVEUR's Pinterest users loved our more challenging recipes, from hand-ground masa tamales to from-scratch dolmas<p>This month, our …

Deadly Spider Venom Might Protect Us From Deadly Strokes

Funnel web spiders are a perplexing bunch. The eight-legged Australian creatures can kill with their venom, but are simultaneously required for …

Chinese researchers announce designer baby breakthrough

Science has taken another step toward delivering the perfect newborn – or at least a bouncing baby free of certain genetic defects.<p>Chinese researchers used a genome editing technique called CRISPR to rid normal embryos of hereditary diseases that cause blood disorders and other ailments, according …

"The tip of the iceberg": A look at stem cell science at Stanford - Scope

For outsiders, it's easy to get confused about the status of stem cell science. If you have questions, a recent <i>Stanford Magazine</i> article offers a …

Chinese Scientists Become First to Use CRISPR Gene-Editing on Humans

Chinese scientists are attempting to use CRISPR to develop a new treatment for cancer patients, and the U.S. will soon follow their lead.<p>A team of Chinese scientists from Sichuan University in Chengdu have become the first to inject a person with cells modified with the gene-editing tool …

How to Transform Your Stress Into Insane Productivity, According to Harvard Psychologists

Stress is sometimes unavoidable — here’s how to turn it into your best friend.<p>We know that stress is bad for us, and that it causes everything from …

Want to Dread Mondays Less? Science Says Stop Doing This

Uh oh. It sounds like somebody's got a case of the Mondays.<p>Even if you've spent the weekend relaxing in bed, Mondays always seem to be a bit challenging. What's most surprising is when you've slept in over the weekend with the specific goal to recharge your batteries after a long week and to prep …

Your Brain Has A “Delete” Button–Here’s How To Use It

This is the fascinating way that your brain makes space to build new and stronger connections so you can learn more.<p>There’s an old saying in neuroscience: neurons that fire together wire together. This means the more you run a neuro-circuit in your brain, the stronger that circuit becomes. This is …

Did Einstein Show Asperger's Traits?

Psychological traits of historical figures cast light on current diagnoses.<p>Did Einstein have some traits of Asperger's Syndrome, also viewed as a …

Memories wiped by Alzheimer's could be revived, research suggests

Lost memories could be retrieved by shining a light on damaged brain cells, scientists at MIT find<p>Lost memories banished by Alzheimer's can in theory be rescued by stimulating nerve cells to grow new connections, a study has shown.<p>The proof-of-concept research, conducted in mice, raises the …