Sarah Webb

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Hundreds of civilians killed in US-led air strikes on Isis targets – report

Airwars project details ‘credible reports’ of at least 459 non-combatant deaths, including 100 children, in 52 air strikes<p>The air campaign against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria has killed more than 450 civilians, according to a new report, even though the US-led coalition has so far acknowledged …

Three-parent babies to be born in Britain as MPs say yes to law change

Doctors will be able to use the DNA of a 'second mother' to fix faulty genetic material in babies at risk of mitochondrial diseases like muscular dystrophy<p>Three-parent babies could be born in Britain as early as next year after MPs voted to change the law to allow the controversial IVF …

Why we've all fallen head-over-heels for the 36 questions that promise true love

A simple questionnaire, which claims it can make two strangers fall in love, has taken the world by storm. Claire Cohen explains why we're so drawn to the idea of eliminating risk where our fragile hearts are concerned<p>When <b>Mandy Len Catron</b> fell in love, she probably hoped for a few well wishers – …

Relationships

Are you smarter than a rat?

To replicate the same test in people, Brewer and his colleagues constructed the walls of an eleven-arm radial maze on a basketball court, out of …

How to Deal With Excessively Needy Friends

Whether your friend needs too much attention, money, or a place to stay, you're probably feeling a little drained having to bear the weight of their …

Self-help

What a Little Gunk in Your Veins Does to Your Brain

You know too much plaque can tank your ticker, but your mind isn’t immune either<p>All that sludge shacking up in your blood vessels might not just be hurting your body. Plaque buildup in your arteries, which can lead to heart attack or stroke, may also signal mental danger, according to new research …

9 Very Good Reasons To Let Go Of That Grudge

Humans are a very self-preserving species. When we've been wronged, we want the world to know. We want the responsible party to pay for their indiscretions. We want other humans to be accountable for their hurtful actions. Is that so bad?<p>To put it simply, the answer is yes.<p>The reasons for holding …

6 Lies Your Depression Wants You to Believe (& How to Not Fall Into the Trap)

“The world we have created is a product of our thinking; it cannot be changed without <i>changing</i> our thinking.” – Albert Camus<p>When depression hits, it …

Do Some People Sense the Unseen? (Part 1)

Emily is a travel writer who believes she has a special sensitivity to places that are supposedly haunted. She says she’s been “overly empathetic” …

Psychology

Science Shows That Kindness Heals

A new year always calls for appropriate self-examination and introspection. It allows us to discern what additional self-kindness we can embrace to improve our well-being in the coming year. It turns out that a helpful resolution would also be to extend kindness to others because it actually can …

Humanities and the Science of Learning: Revealing the essence of human thought (1hr)

Professor Laura Ann Petitto, a Cognitive Neuroscientist, is the Co-Principal Investigator, and Science Director, of the National Science Foundation’s …