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Scientists discover why Parkinson's sufferers like Robin Williams may suffer hallucinations

Researchers have identified areas of the brain that, when they become disconnected, may contribute to hallucinations associated with Parkinson's …

Scientists are studying chimpanzee food as a way to treat human diseases, including cancer

Accra, Ghana<p>Fancy eating a <i>kroma</i> fruit? How about a prickly <i>badi</i>? Or <i>zoobo</i> leaves?<p>If you are feeling unwell, perhaps you should. These West African plants are part of a ‘jungle pharmacy’ sought out by wild chimpanzees to treat ailments ranging from worm infestations to bacterial infections. And …

Biology

Some Marijuana-Derived Treatments Aim To Soothe Skittish Pets

Along with picnics and barbecues, the Fourth of July brings a less pleasant yearly ritual for many dog lovers: worrying about a family pooch who panics at the sound of firecrackers.<p>Betsy and Andy Firebaugh of Santa Cruz, Calif., have reason for concern. They live on a mountain ridge overlooking the …

Cannabis

The science of milk - Jonathan J. O'Sullivan

Science

How do animals experience pain? - Robyn J. Crook

Pain

What a driverless world could look like

What if traffic flowed through our streets as smoothly and efficiently as blood flows through our veins? Transportation geek Wanis Kabbaj thinks we …

Stop Teaching Programming, Start Teaching Computational Thinking

School administrators and educators are currently zealous about the idea that every student should learn computer science. “Think about the world we live in now,” says New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, “Hundreds of thousands of good jobs will be accessible to those with coding and other essential …

5 Reasons to Teach Mathematical Modeling

When one of my daughters was in high school, a student in her math class stood up in disgust and exclaimed “Why do we have to learn math for 12 years …

How to visualize one part per million - Kim Preshoff + The TED-Ed Community

Education

The coming crisis in antibiotics

Antibiotic drugs save lives. But we simply use them too much — and often for non-lifesaving purposes, like treating the flu and even raising cheaper …

What the people of the Amazon know that you don't

"The greatest and most endangered species in the Amazon rainforest is not the jaguar or the harpy eagle," says Mark Plotkin, "It's the isolated and …

Conservation

Finite : TED Radio Hour : NPR

What's Disappearing From the Amazon — Even Faster Than Wildlife?<p><b>Toggle more options</b><p>Will Our Demand For Food Threaten Our Supply of Water?<p><b>Toggle more options</b><p>How Did A Medical Miracle Turn Into A Global Threat?<p><b>Toggle more options</b><p>♫<p>Limited Resources James Lavino<p>What Can A Small Town In England Teach Us …

What I learned from Nelson Mandela

"In the cathedral of the wild, we get to see the best parts of ourselves reflected back to us." Boyd Varty, a wildlife activist, shares stories of …

The 8 Most Common Veterinary Drug Prescriptions

Recent <b>veterinary drug</b> advances have yielded many new and effective treatments for common dog illnesses and conditions. These vet drug preparations …

Pets

Home | Choices Magazine Online

Articles in this theme:<p>Healthy Competition in the Animal Health Industry<p>Brian L. Buhr, Derald Holtkamp, and Steve Sornsen<p>Modern medicines, veterinary …

Agriculture

Ten questions for work that matters | Seth's Blog

What are you doing that's difficult?<p>What are you doing that people believe only you can do?<p>Who are you connecting?<p>What do people say when they talk …

How Drugs are Developed and Approved

The mission of FDA's Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) is to ensure that drugs marketed in this country are safe and effective. CDER …

Regulation

From an Idea to the Marketplace: The Journey of an Animal Drug through the Approval Process

STARTING POINT: An idea<br>FINISH LINE: An approved animal drug on the market<p>Many of us may not be familiar with the path to the finish line, so let’s …

8 Tips for any Photographer, with any Camera

Photography

INFJ Careers, Jobs, Majors

By Dr. A.J. Drenth<p>The INFJ is skilled with people and enjoys helping others solve their problems. INFJs often take up work in teaching, ministry, and …

INTP Careers, Jobs, Majors

By Dr. A.J. Drenth<p>As is often true for ENTP career-seekers, the road to a satisfying career can be a rough and rocky one for the INTP. INTPs feel …

Profile of a Passion (Not Data) Driven Student

<i>Author's Note: This is the third in a series of posts on passion-driven instruction. You may also want to read When passion drives instruction no child is left behind and Preparing Students for Success by Helping Them Discover and Develop Their Passions.</i><p>While today's data-driven educational system …

If the school won’t customize, take your kid out

<i>This is a guest post by Lisa Nielsen. She’s in charge of technology and teacher training for the New York City public schools, and she is the author</i> …

Notes on a Triangle (1966) by René Jodoin

The ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter is always the same: 3.14159... and on and on (literally!) forever. This irrational number, pi, …

Animated Movies

Wim van Egmond's award-winning microscopic videos

It is surely the stuff of science fiction: An extraordinary being arrives on Earth that can withstand a tortuous array of conditions: boiling, …

School Testing 2016: Same Tests, Different Stakes

It has been a high-stakes year for high-stakes standardized tests.<p>The debate over renewing the big federal education law turned, in part, on whether annual testing would remain a federal mandate. Republicans initially said no, Democrats said yes. Ultimately the overhaul passed with tests still in …

How Houseplants Can Hurt Your Pets | Houseplant Toxicity

Dogs and cats are many things to many people —a best friend, a companion, a family member. And, in the cases of many plants that are growing within …