Srijan Poudel

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The Extinction Invention

A genetic technology that can kill off mosquito species could eradicate malaria. But is it too risky to ever use?<p>Malaria kills half a million people …

Mosquitoes

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 …

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 …

Mobile-first tutoring service MathCrunch becomes Yup, expands into science

MathCrunch, the mobile-first education startup that helps students find personal tutors, has announced a pivot as it changes its name to Yup and expands beyond math into chemistry and physics.<p>Alongside today’s topic expansion and name change, the company has also revealed that it has added $4 …

Messaging

Science: This Psychological Trick Can Actually Make You Happier

This will work for every human. It doesn't matter what culture you're from.<p><i>What are some brain hacks that a neuroscientist or a psychologist knows that most people don't? originally appeared on Quora -</i> <i>the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique</i> …

Lionel Messi Injury Reports Emerge After Barcelona Loss to Atletico Madrid

Conflicting reports have surfaced over the fitness of Barcelona star Lionel Messi and whether the 28-year-old is carrying an injury.<p>In the wake of the Blaugrana’s UEFA Champions League exit to Atletico Madrid, Cadena COPE radio station said the forward is playing with muscle pain that’s …

Man Reportedly Arrested for Casting Black Magic Spell on Al-Nassr

Al-Nassr supporters have been at a loss to explain their team’s poor recent form in the Saudi Arabian top flight, but they may have found their answer after a man was arrested for putting a black magic spell on the team.<p>As reported by Mahra S. of Emirates 24/7 News, a "sorcerer" was detained at the …