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This Cyborg Stingray Is Built From Genetically Engineered Solar-Powered Heart Cells

Scientists have built a cyborg stingray that swims around using solar-powered heart cells. From futuristic medical devices to synthetic animals, this …

Babies’ brains are wired to learn multiple languages at once

Any adult who has attempted to learn a foreign language can attest to how difficult and confusing it can be. So when a three-year-old growing up in a bilingual household inserts Spanish words into his English sentences, conventional wisdom assumes that he is confusing the two languages.<p>Research …

Language Learning

10 Proven Ways To Grow Your Brain: Neurogenesis And Neuroplasticity

Scientists once thought the brain stopped developing after the first few years of life. But new research has shown that the brain can form new neural pathways and create neurons even in adulthood (Neuroplasticity and Neurogenesis).<p>Exercise for 30 minutes per day or meditation stimulates the …

The Brain

3 Fun Ways to Learn Chinese This Summer

In my junior year of college I decided to do something drastic - change majors. I originally was an urban studies major, but was having some issues in a tough economic course. I'm a prelaw student, so I took a risk and changed my area of study to Asian studies with a concentration in Mandarin …

Learn 48 Languages Online for Free: Spanish, Chinese, English & More

<i>How to learn languages for free? This collection features lessons in 48 languages, including Spanish</i><i>, French</i><i>, English</i><i>, Mandarin</i><i>, Italian</i><i>, Russian</i> <i>and</i> …

Learn Chinese Tone Pairs: How to Practice and Master Mandarin Tones

Why Chinese Is Easier To Learn Than Spanish Or French

Western businesses have been trying to “get inside” the vast Chinese market since the days of Marco Polo – it’s one of the top prizes of global commerce, and one that continues to inspire a frenzy of maneuvering.<p>There is one powerful step, however, that many Westerners avoid taking: learning …

To keep with the times, Dongdaemun merchants learning Chinese : Business : News : The Hankyoreh

A Basic Meditation to Strengthen Neural Connections

We are all born with a specific set of physical parameters, but if we eat right, take care of ourselves, and work out, we can build muscle, …

Mindfulness

The startup that turned learning languages into a game is trying to disrupt a $5 billion industry

At some point, most nonnative speakers who want to cash in on their English—to go to university abroad or land a job with a multinational corporation—will have to take a test, probably one with a long acronym: the TOEFL, the IELTS, the TOEIC. These grueling exams can cost $200 or more, a small …

Language Learning

How Does a Mathematician's Brain Differ from That of a Mere Mortal?

Alan Turing, Albert Einstein, Stephen Hawking, John Nash—these “beautiful” minds never fail to enchant the public, but they also remain somewhat …

The brain becomes 'unified' when hallucinating on LSD

This is what the human brain looks like when it is under the influence of LSD, researchers at Imperial College London have revealed.<p>In a study, …

MAD Glass Augmented Reality Wearable Smart Glass And Platform (video)

Dragon Creative has taken to Kickstarter to raise the $100,000 AUD it requires to take’s new smart glass and ecosystem into production. MAD Glass as …

How I Taught Myself to Code in Eight Weeks

To a lot of non-developers, learning to code seems like an impossibly daunting task. However, thanks to a number of great resources that have …