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Scientists say this surprising trait could make men more attractive to women

One of the most intriguing pieces of research we came across was a recent small study that found women tend to be more attracted to men who are high in mindfulness, which is the ability to be fully present without judging the difficult thoughts and emotions that arise.<p>For the study, a team of …

New Brain Cell Formation and Long-Term Memory Enhanced by Running

<b>New study in mice in the inaugural issue of Brain Plasticity reports that new brain cell formation is enhanced by running.</b><p>Exercise can enhance the …

Neuroscience

Scientists Analyzed Spiderweb DNA, and the Results Are Super Creepy

Walking into a spiderweb just got creepy. Those sticky strands clinging to your hair and face? They’re smeared with traces of the spider’s last meal, …

Materials science: Share corrosion data

To prevent disasters, Xiaogang Li and colleagues call for open data infrastructures to collate information on materials failures.<p>Subject …

Data Scientists: From Zero to Done, Faster

Stories are legion of the shortage of data scientists, so you can’t blame me for being more than a little surprised when I found out that these wise …

Study Reveals How Cocaine Affects The Brain

A new study into the effects of cocaine has revealed that the drug induces long-lasting remodeling of brain cell connections which alters the brain’s …

Neuroscience

Watch Einstein’s Theory of Relativity explained in a superfun 3-minute cartoon

Today is the 100th anniversary of Albert Einstein’s Theory of Relativity, and what better way to celebrate that iconic moment in history than taking …

'Mouse' Spotted On Mars

First there were the "Clangers," then there were the "Biker Mice From Mars." Now, an amateur astronomer believes he may have spotted evidence of a …

LHC Re-creates First Moments Of The Universe And Sets New Energy Record

Big Bang Theory IRL<p>What was the universe like in the first few moments of its existence? We may not have a time machine to go back and witness that exact moment, but scientists are now able to recreate that brief and momentous time in the lab.<p>Today, the operators of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) …

Physics

Earthquake: 3.0 quake strikes near Borrego Springs, Calif.

A shallow magnitude 3.0 earthquake was reported Wednesday afternoon four miles from Borrego Springs, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 1:14 p.m. at a depth of 1.2 miles.<p>According to the USGS, the epicenter was 27 miles from La Quinta, Calif., 28 miles from …