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Eye stroke: Symptoms, risks, and treatment

The eyes, as all the body's organs, depend on the flow of oxygen-rich blood to function.<p>They have nerves and tissues that send signals to the brain …

5 Major Earthquakes In 48 Hours As A Seismologist Warns ‘Catastrophic Mega Earthquakes’ Are Coming » Alex Jones' Infowars: There's a war on for your mind!

<b>Why is the crust of the Earth shaking so violently all of a sudden?</b><p>Over the past 48 hours, there have been five major earthquakes globally, and one …

Having a nice garden could save your life, study suggests

Having a nice garden can save your life, according to a major new study which adds to evidence that living in a natural environment is good for human …

Chelsea Flower Show

Skin Condition Linked to Risk of Aneurysm

The effects of psoriasis go far deeper than the skin: The condition may raise a person's risk of a potentially deadly aneurysm, a new study from …

Gene-edited CRISPR mushroom escapes US regulation

A fungus engineered with the CRISPR–Cas9 technique can be cultivated and sold without further oversight.<p>The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) will …

Genetics

It's Not All Genes: Getting Evolution Right When Explaining Human Behavior

One thing I've always loved about anthropology is its commitment to understanding humans by bringing to bear two divergent perspectives: evolutionary science, aimed at understanding the contribution of biology to our behavior, and field ethnography, a process whereby the anthropologist works to …

Evolution

Scientists Have Published The First Definitive Study of Creepiness

How do you score?<p>There are some things in life that are inherently creepy, like swings that move by themselves in deserted playgrounds, and clowns …

Psychology

Computer Program Reveals Anyone's Ancestry

<i>This Behind the Scenes article was provided to LiveScience in partnership with the National Science Foundation.</i><p>Imagine being adopted, with no …

The Science of Hunger: How to Control It and Fight Cravings

Whether you're trying to lose weight, maintain weight loss or just stay healthy, at some point, you're going to get hungry. But simply eating …

Oklahoma research scientists make discovery that could yield new arthritis therapies

Scientists at the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation have found a novel cellular process that contributes to the development of osteoarthritis. The …

Pain

Science Reveals the Benefits of Prayer

Research continues to discover how prayer helps people<p>Back in 2014 I posted a story that you can see here about the scientifically-tested benefits of …

Psychology

Blueberries, the well-known 'super fruit,' could help fight Alzheimer's

SAN DIEGO, March 13, 2016 --The blueberry, already labeled a 'super fruit' for its power to potentially lower the risk of heart disease and cancer, …

8 Awesome Science Resources That You Can Access For Free Online

Including ALL of Feynman’s lectures.<p>There's nothing worse than wanting to expand your knowledge, satisfy your curiosity, or just confirm some weird …

Princeton University

A scientist calculated the cost of not being a straight man, and she wants a tax cut

Vivienne Ming, a serial entrepreneur, theoretical neuroscientist, and Big Data specialist, likes crunching numbers. For three years, she has …

New scanning technique reveals how concussion damages the brain

Print<p>Related<p>An advanced brain scanning technique has shown for the first time in humans how concussion damages the brain and its wiring, findings …

Why Does a Song Get Stuck in Your Head? Here's What Science Has to Say About Earworms

The fact that Taylor Swift's romantic dramedy of a song, "Wildest Dreams," has been stuck in your head for damn days has nothing to do with whether …

The Brain

How Altruistic is Your Brain?

Many scholars have argued that we humans are a morally flawed species, concerned only about ourselves. Without religious doctrine and strict ethical …

The vital link between your immune system and brain

Michal Schwartz, who pioneered the field of neuroimmunology, makes new links between immune-system health and Alzheimer’s<p>Scientist Michal Schwartz, a …

Immunotherapy

Sky News - First For Breaking News From The UK And Around The World

Top Stories<p>The Latest News from the UK and Around the World | Sky News<p>The latest arrivals come as Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson says the world …

Gavin Williamson

A MIT computer scientist created a Donald Trump Twitter bot — and it's oddly realistic

Donald Trump has mastered the art of the one-liner.<p>The US presidential candidate now has a Twitter bot twin that tries to mimic his signature soundbites.<p>The bot tweets Trump-like statements using an artificial intelligence algorithm based on hours of the candidate's debate speech …

Artificial Intelligence

Dogs Have A Very Special Way Of Seeing Human Faces

Ever wonder if Rover really loves you -- or if he's just in it for the kibbles?<p>Alas, scientists haven't figured out exactly how our dogs <i>feel</i> about us. But a study published this week in the journal PLOS One has yielded fresh insight into how dogs <i>see</i> us. It adds to existing research showing that -- …

Pets

Cancer Breakthrough: Scientists Find 'Achilles Heel' Of Tumours

A breakthrough discovery about cancer tumours could lead to revolutionary "bespoke" treatments for patients, scientists have said.<p>Researchers have …

Cancer

Anti-ageing breakthrough as scientists find enzyme for youthful skin

Finding a way to restore the enzyme ‘mitochondrial complex II’ should reverse the damage caused by ageing, scientists believe<p>Powerful anti-ageing treatments which banish wrinkles for good are a step closer after scientists found the enzyme responsible for youthful skin<p>For the first time, scientists …

The most memorable quotes from the Republican debate in Houston

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> In their final gathering before the Super Tuesday states go to the polls next week, the five remaining Republican presidential candidates gathered in Houston on Thursday for a rollicking debate -- with Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio taking turns trying to derail Donald Trump's …

Republicans

Why 'keyhole' surgery should be more common - Futurity

If US hospitals increased the number of minimally invasive surgeries by 50 percent, they would save $288 million a year. Why don't they?

Can this garlic nutrient keep brains healthy? - Futurity

A nutrient in garlic may offer brain cells protection against aging and disease, according to new research.

Food

Ask Us Anything: How Common Is Scientific Fraud?

Short answer: At least one in 50 scientists is doing something fishy<p>The troubling truth is that scientists who lie to their peers are rarely exposed. A February investigation revealed that most scientific fraud uncovered by inspectors for the Food and Drug Administration never gets identified as …

Science

34 Ingenious Ways To De-Clutter Your Entire Life

Time to get ruthless.

Small Bathroom Ideas: 5 Effective Decluttering Tips for a Tidier Space

(Image credit: Adrienne Breaux)<p>If you always feel like your small bathroom is drowning in toiletries, cleaning supplies and hair products, it's time …

Hair Care

Learn Non-Attachment By Getting Rid of One Small Thing Each Day

Many of us get stressed and can't let go of our problems. Buddhism teaches the concept of "non-attachment" to allow us to move on from what's …