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Parasitic worm 'increases women's fertility'

<b>Infection with a species of parasitic worm increases the fertility of women, say scientists.</b><p>A study of 986 indigenous women in Bolivia indicated a lifetime of <i>Ascaris lumbricoides,</i> a type of roundworm, infection led to an extra two children.<p>Researchers, writing in the journal Science, suggest the …

Diet, nutrition essential for mental health

Evidence is rapidly growing showing vital relationships between both diet quality and potential nutritional deficiencies and mental health, a new …

Little Moe Is A Robot That Hunts And Kills Ebola

A San Antonio-based company called Xenex has risen to media prominence recently thanks to their ultraviolet pulse robot called Little Moe. The robot can enter and clean a hospital room in five minutes and destroy the virus by fusing its DNA. You can watch the cute local news piece about the …

Watch What This Make-Believe Girl Means To 1,000 Sexual Predators

Her 11th Birthday Was The First Time She Said She Didn't Want To Live. She Left On His 21st.

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Seeing A Chimpanzee React Much Like I Would Helps Me See Chimps Deserve Rights. Like I Do.

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Something Happened 28 Years Ago, And It's Making Spiderwebs, Birds, And 'Shrooms Go BERSERK

4 Reasons Not to Settle in a Relationship

<i>Settling</i> is an ugly, depressing word. Few people would suggest outright that you should settle for less than you want and deserve in a relationship. …

What Caffeine Actually Does to Your Brain

For all of its wild popularity, caffeine is one seriously misunderstood substance. It's not a simple upper, and it works differently on different …

This Video Shows What Caffeine Does to Your Brain and How Much Is Safe

Caffeine is a fascinating drug, one that many of us enjoy via coffee, tea, and other products. This video from the American Chemical Society is a …

Caffeine: A User’s Guide to Getting Optimally Wired

Caffeine is the most widely used stimulant in the world, but few use it to maximal advantage. Get optimally wired with these tips.<p><b>1) Consume in</b> …

These Maps Show Every Country's Most Valuable Exports

Ever wonder what exports ultimately bring in the most money around the world? For many countries, it’s obviously oil, but for others, commodities …

3D printing teddy bears and other soft things | ZDNet

With the exception of body parts and maybe pizza , most 3D printed items are made of metal or plastic. A new device combines a 3D printer with a …

Teddybears

If A Monster Murdered Your Child, Would You Be Able To Handle It As Compassionately As This Man Did?

The death penalty is the most costly form of punishment we can muster in this country. Millions of taxpayer dollars go to the court process, and more …

If This Happened To People Who Work Regular Jobs, It'd Be Headline News For Months, Maybe Years

Will Stem Cell Burgers Go Mainstream?

Scientists are currently working on developing an alternative to conventional meat. No, this isn’t flavored soy-based tofurkey or anything like that; …

Agriculture

Escape the Guilt Trap

<i>“American novelist and humorist Erma Bombeck, is often quoted on guilt: ‘Guilt is the gift that keeps on giving.’ How right she was. For, when you</i> …

How to Become Who You Want to Be, One Step at a Time

3D printed cast could heal bones 40 per cent faster

Turkish designer creates medical cast using 3D printing which could heal broken bones faster<p>A 3d printed medical cast could help bones to heal up to 40 per cent faster.<p>The black cast, known as the Osteoid, uses an ultrasound system which makes bones heal more quickly.<p>With a lattice pattern, it is …

Industrial Designer

This May Hurt a Bit

After deep reflection, I’ve made the difficult choice not to continue “This May Hurt a Bit” as part of the Scientific American blogs network under …

What Research Tells Us About the Most Successful Relationships

There's no single "formula" to a perfect relationship. However, we've studied an awful lot about what successful couples do. Everyone's relationships …

6 Ways to Diagnose a Relationship That's Unhealthy

<i>Once I ran to you, now I'll run from you</i><i><br>This tainted love you've given,</i><i><br>I give you all a boy could give you</i><i><br>Take my tears a</i><i>nd that's not nearly</i> …

It Doesn’t Hurt to Look, Does It?

The real effect of pornography on relationships.<p>You might think viewing pornography can’t hurt a real-life relationship. Some even claim that erotic …

This Infographic Reveals How to Raise Happy and Healthy Kids

We all want to raise happy and healthy kids, but sometimes it's harder than it sounds. This infographic takes a look at the studies behind what …

Parenting

5 Toxic Beliefs That Will Basically Ruin Your Life

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources, and insights to</i> <i>entrepreneurs and business owners</i>. The article below was …

What Dreams Are Made Of: Understanding Why We Dream (About Sex and Other Things)

By figuring out why we dream, researchers are hoping to nail down what the nightly cavalcade of images and events means.<p>Ever since Sigmund Freud …

Attachment Styles and Close Relationships

Relationships

Dogs' brain scans reveal vocal responses

<b>Devoted dog owners often claim that their pets understand them. A new study suggests they could be right.</b><p>By placing dogs in an MRI scanner, researchers from Hungary found that the canine brain reacts to voices in the same way that the human brain does.<p>Emotionally charged sounds, such as crying or …