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Scientists Finally Understand the Link Between Depression and Bad Sleep

"Sleep and depression go hand in hand."<p>Approximately 75 percent of people diagnosed with depression say that they suffer from terrible sleep. On the …

Neuroscience

7 Myths About Bipolar Disorder To Stop Believing

When people hear "bipolar disorder," they might picture someone ecstatic one moment, and depressed another. Because mental health is so stigmatized …

Mental Health

'Quadrillion' tons of diamonds discovered deep below Earth's surface

A team of scientists made an enormous discovery when they recently uncovered a "quadrillion" tons of diamonds buried more than 100 miles below Earth's surface, according to a new study.<p>Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Harvard, the Carnegie Institution of Washington …

Earth Science

A team of Toronto researchers examined nearly 300 suicide notes. Here's what they found

Powerlessness, battling with mental illness and self-blame are common themes found in suicide notes, according to a study from Canadian researchers …

Mental Health

Astronomers discover 12 more moons of Jupiter, including an oddity

Our solar system's oldest and biggest planet, Jupiter, has many moons. And astronomers have just announced the discovery of a dozen more.<p>On Tuesday, the International Astronomical Union’s Minor Planet Center published the orbits for 12 newfound Jovian moons — bringing Jupiter's total to 79 moons, …

Astronomy

What Is (And Isn't) Scientific About The Multiverse

The Universe is all there ever was, all there is, and all there will ever be. At least, that’s what we’re told, and that’s what’s implied by the word “Universe” itself. But whatever the true nature of the Universe actually is, our ability to gather information about it is fundamentally limited.<p>It’s …

Dark Matter

Expanding 'dead zone' in Arabian Sea raises climate change fears

ABU DHABI (AFP) -<p>In the waters of the Arabian Sea, a vast "dead zone" the size of Scotland is expanding and scientists say climate change may be to blame.<p>In his lab in Abu Dhabi, Zouhair Lachkar is labouring over a colourful computer model of the Gulf of Oman, showing changing temperatures, sea …

Global Warming

Researchers Find Herpes Viruses In Brains Marked By Alzheimer's Disease

Two common herpes viruses appear to play a role in Alzheimer's disease.<p>The viruses, best known for causing a distinctive skin rash in young children, are abundant in brain tissue from people with Alzheimer's, a team of scientists reports Thursday in <i>Neuron.</i> The team also found evidence that the …

Dementia

Ocean Waves Trap More CO2 Than Previously Thought

A new study has found ocean waves play a greater role in this trapping carbon dioxide than previously thought.<p>The research shows that when waves …

Pope Francis Publicly Condemns the Church's 'Culture of Abuse and Cover-Up'

(VATICAN CITY) — Pope Francis became the first pope to publicly denounce a “culture of abuse and cover-up” in the Catholic Church, saying Thursday he …

This $40 box instantly adds gigabit Ethernet anywhere in your home

If you thought having wired gigabit internet in your home was just a dream, think again. You don’t need to pay some company $1,000 to run Cat6 …

Antidepressants for More Than Depression

We all know that antidepressants are used to treat depression, but did you know they are often prescribed for other ailments as well? They can also …

We Just Found a Genetic Key to Why Humans Have Such Massive Brains

It's a major evolutionary mystery.<p>Human brains are some of the biggest in nature, but it's not altogether clear why that is. A pair of studies are …

4 Reasons Why Introverts Make Great Leaders

Leadership is about solving problems and making decisions. You don't need to be the life of the business party to do either one.<p>Whether in business or in life, we look to our leaders to teach us, guide us, and help us make sense of everything. Therefore, most successful leaders have a strong sense …

The galaxy builders

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'Holy grail of cancer research': doctors positive about early detection blood test

Blood tests called liquid biopsies show signs of finding 10 different types of cancer at an early stage<p>A blood test for 10 different types of cancers could one day help doctors screen for the disease before patients show symptoms, researchers at the world’s largest gathering of oncologists have …

Cancer

"Brain in Butt" Study Points to True Location of Second Nervous System

No, it's not actually in the butt.<p>The brain and spinal cord may control most of the body, but some parts handle themselves just fine without their …

Do Menstrual Cups Work Better Than Tampons? 12 Women Who Use Them Weigh In

Since most of us don't learn about alternatives to pads and tampons until years and years after we start our periods, it's no wonder that folks …

This Was the Most Popular Southern Living Recipe Last Month-Here's Why

Sun-ripened, straight from the patch strawberries were made for springtime desserts. And, when paired with another fruit, they get even better. …

It Takes Seconds for People to Decide These 4 Things About You

While we're taught to believe it's bad to judge others, there are certain subconscious judgments that are unavoidable. Psychologists call it "thin …

Which States Have Legal Weed? The 2018 Guide for All 50 States

Ten more states could legalize it this year.<p>In the eyes of the feds, marijuana is <i>most definitely still illegal</i>, even as an increasing number of …

Large predators once hunted to near-extinction are showing up in unexpected places

Alligators on the beach. Killer whales in rivers. Mountain lions miles from the nearest mountain.<p>In recent years, sightings of large predators in …

Your immune system is in charge of how quickly you age

New research from Stanford just proved a 61-year old hypothesis.<p>We’ve known for years that a person’s environment affects their body and health. On a …

Do Sex Positions Matter When You're Trying To Get Pregnant?

There are countless old-wives' tales about being pregnant, determining the sex of your baby, going through labor, and pretty much every other aspect …

How salad became a major source of food poisoning in the US

The latest E. coli outbreak in romaine lettuce is part of a larger trend.<p>If you’re wondering when you can start eating all the romaine lettuce again without fear, the answer is: now, probably.<p>In their latest update on the countrywide romaine E. coli outbreak, officials at the Centers for Disease …

Environmental Health

Everything created is predicted by nature: A new video explains the physics of flow

Going with the flow isn’t just the cool thing to do. According to a prominent theory of physics, it’s a rule of evolution that dictates the design of all things and ensures individual survival.<p>The Duke University professor responsible for this theory, Adrian Bejan, received the 2018 Franklin …

Physics

Who pays the most tax in Europe?

The average worker in the world's richest countries will pay around a quarter of their salary in tax and social contributions, according to the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development.<p>Taxpayers in Belgium carry the heaviest burden, at 40.5% with Denmark and Germany also over 35%, an …

A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Creation of the World's Largest Bong

When the bong is finished and on display at a new Las Vegas weed museum, it will be 24 feet tall and weigh 800 pounds.<p>If you’ve decided to go about creating the world’s largest bong, Seattle is an obvious fit for a construction site.<p>Work on said bong—which, when completed, will stand 24 feet tall …

Tired Brains See the World in a Very Different Way

Our schedules are literally killing us. We asked neuroscientist Russell Foster what sleeplessness does to your brain, and he offers his personal tips …

The 1 Thing About My Epidural That Should Never Have Been Allowed to Happen

At 8:31 a.m. on a sunny and crisp morning in New York City, our tiny, perfect daughter was born. Our lives were forever changed from the instant all five pounds of her were placed on my sobbing chest. The day that followed was a sleep-deprived whirlwind of excitement, wonder, and love. Fast forward …