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Researchers have linked a human brain to the Internet for the first time ever

Brain Meets IoT<p>A team of researchers at Wits University in Johannesburg, South Africa have made a major breakthrough in the field of biomedical …

Machine Learning

The Concept of Schizophrenia Is Coming to an End – Here's Why

"The syndrome is already beginning to breakdown..."<p>The concept of schizophrenia is dying. Harried for decades by psychology, it now appears to have …

Working memory is key to focus, and you can improve it it in 3 simple steps

No matter how hard you try to keep your thoughts in order, ideas continue to bounce wildly around, beating at your limited attention.<p>While working on a project, all of a sudden you start thinking about what you're going to make for dinner or a conversation you had with a friend a few nights ago.<p>The …

5 Ways to Cure Anxiety and Depression Naturally

Anxiety affects 18 percent of Americans. If you’re female, you’re 60 percent more likely to develop an anxiety disorder.<p>Even though younger adults …

Scientists have discovered exactly 237 reasons people have sex

Psychologists Cindy Messon and David Buss didn't think that was very realistic.<p>So they gathered 444 people between 17 and 52 years old and asked them to list as many reasons they could think of why they or people they knew had chosen to have sex.<p>Then Messon and Buss went through the 715 responses, …

Parkinson's Disease Breakthrough Could 'Stop The Condition In Its Tracks'

New research by scientists at the University of Leicester has provided a breakthrough in understanding the origins of Parkinson's disease which could …

Medical Research

Why you should own a cat, according to science

Cats are America's favorite pet in terms of sheer numbers, with an estimated 4 million more furballs than dogs.<p>By households, the edge goes to canines. Some 43 million households own pooches, compared to 36 million for cats.<p>There are several reasons for feline supremacy in raw numbers:<p>They're …

Pets

Science may explain why some people have deeply sensitive personalities

At the age of six, Jack Craven started telling his mother he wanted to die. “God made a mistake when he made me,” he would say. “Why can’t I just die?” His mother, Lori Craven, says she didn’t even know that kids his age could think such things: “Can you imagine your child saying that?”<p>Jack, now …

Autism

Iceland's Been Named The Most Peaceful Place on Earth For 6 Years Running

Pack your bags.<p>If you're after some peace and quiet, you might want to consider moving over to Iceland: a Global Peace Index report has just declared …

Geopolitics

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Science says this is your most important facial feature

What is the key feature that makes a face stand out? While the logical assumption might be your standard nose, eyes, mouth, it's the brows that hold …

Genetic pesticide: Monsanto, startups seek alternatives to manage bugs and weeds

If not treated, the invasive varroa mite will almost certainly show up in a honeybee hive, latching on to the pollinators, feeding off their internal …

Giant Artwork Reflects The Gorgeous Complexity of The Human Brain

The new work at The Franklin Institute may be the most complex and detailed artistic depiction of the brain ever.<p>Your brain has approximately 86 billion neurons joined together through some 100 trillion connections, giving rise to a complex biological machine capable of pulling off amazing feats. …

Cause of depression still eludes us, says neuroscientist

Albert Gjedde, MD, is a neuroscientist and probes people's heads to see how their brains work.<p>He is head of the Department of Neuroscience and …

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Scientists Just Grew Edible Plants in Simulated Mars Soil

Chefs may be able to start drafting a menu for Mars-bound astronauts. A group of Dutch scientists have successfully harvested a crop of edible plants …

What addiction science says about getting - and staying - off opioids

Two insights over the last half-century have transformed scientific understanding of the nature of addiction:<p>Slideshow<p>What addiction science says …

4 Expert-Approved Tips to Help Make Traveling With a Newborn a Breeze

Sure, after reading Brooklyn Decker’s plane story about missing her flight because she needed to breastfeed in an airport bathroom, it can seem like traveling after just having a baby is a total nightmare. Fortunately, this is not the case, even if you’re traveling <i>with</i> your newborn! Whether you’re …

Newest tourist attraction to tap into Christian curiosity

WILLIAMSTOWN, Ky. — In less than two weeks, tourists can board a life-sized recreation of Noah’s Ark, an attraction advertised as the closest to the …

Boston University

Does Your Face Tell Anything About Your Personality?

We're often told to not to judge a book by it's cover. Yet this fascinating scientific evidence links facial features to personality types!

The 20 best countries to live in, according to millennials

Millennials are constantly on the move. According to a TransferWise survey conducted in 2015, more than half (55%) of adults aged 18-34 say they’d …

What it's like to vacation in America's most expensive summer destinations

We've given you a glimpse into the fabulous lives of the super rich, noted some of the outrageous things they can buy with their billions, and taken you on a tour of their lavish homes— but how, and where, do the rich spend their summers?<p>Using Travel Magazine's ranking of the most expensive summer …

Here are the safety tips you need to know if you're planning to travel to Europe

At the end of May, the US State Department issued a continent-wide travel alert for Americans heading to Europe this summer due to the risk of terrorist attacks.<p>While the alert doesn't mean you shouldn't travel to the continent, there are certain safety tips you should keep in mind.<p>"Throughout …

20 Places To Travel That Are Ranked Number One In The World Based on Facts

There are many things in the world we don’t know about. Here are some of the interesting facts with the list of world’s number one places around the …

5 Keys to Finding Your Passion

We long to count.<p>We want to matter to the world. We long to make a difference. We get bored, tired, even depressed by routine and monotony. We’re …

Study Skills

How to Stop Worrying So Much

Do you know what one the most commonly ignored commands in all of Scripture is? “Don’t worry.”<p>Do you know what the most common command in Scripture …

A Guide to Living With Less

Ours is a world of excess. We have hundreds of cable channels. Super-sized meals and buffets abound. We even have stores dedicated to selling things …

Three Scientifically Proven Steps For Talking With Strangers

Behavioral scientists have found that strangers are more open to small talk than you might think.<p>Want to be better at small talk? Of course you do–or you will the next time you find yourself at a dinner party, business meeting, or networking event. You can practice the “art” of small talk, or you …

Psychology

Direct Brain to Brain Telepathy In Humans Is Closer Than You Think

Jason Lazarus June 12, 2016 774<p>Reading minds is wishful thinking, if it were possible then parents would have discovered it a long time ago. …

The daily pain of having extreme perception

When a gentle glow feels like a spotlight and everyday sounds hurt your ears, life can get anxious and painful. But there may be an upside to being a highly sensitive person.<p>At the age of six, Jack Craven started telling his mother he wanted to die. “God made a mistake when he made me,” he would …