Samuel Ortiz

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Little Foot and Lucy: Two Pre-Human Species Co-Existed, Scientists Say

Science News<p>Scientists say a new dating technique suggests that a human ancestor whose fossils were found in a South African cave lived about 3.7 million years ago. That's roughly the same time frame during which the famous human ancestor called Lucy roamed an area in modern-day Ethiopia, thousands …

Natural History Museum

What’s the most we can remember?

People with extraordinary memory talents suggest that your mind may be capable of retaining more than you think, says Adam Hadhazy.<p>Unlike digital cameras with full memory cards that cannot snap any more pictures, our brains never seem to run out of room. Yet it defies logic that one adult human …

Medieval Potion Kills Superbug MRSA Better Than Antibiotic Vancomycin

Health news<p>An ancient concoction for eye infections seems to really work. The potion, which contains cattle bile, kills the "superbug" methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus or MRSA, researchers at Britain’s University of Nottingham report.<p>In fact, it worked better than the current gold …

Super Bug

11 Reasons Why Travel Makes You a Happier Person

So the next time you find yourself heading out on a shopping spree to lift your mood, why not put that money towards a flight instead? Here are 11 ways in which travel can make you happier:<p>Travel is good for lots of things, but it can also increase mental well-being - and not just in the …

Self-confidence

Spicy, Peanutty Udon with Kale + Chinese Broccoli Salad

<i>Today:</i> <i>Don't give up on dinner tonight. Make a simple yet satisfying meal of umami-packed Udon with a spicy broccoli salad on the side.</i><p>It's been a long day. Your energy is low and your mind begins to wander to that drawer in your kitchen. You know the one: It's filled with takeout menus that …

Recipes

Sleep a lot? You might have a heightened risk of stroke, study says

There's no way to diagnose a stroke before it happens, but researchers say they've identified a clue to help doctors predict who's at risk – the amount of sleep they get at night.<p>Older adults who said they slept more than eight hours were 46% more likely to suffer strokes in the next decade than …