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6 true things about living with an anxiety disorder

You may have seen this piece in today’s The Age, wherein we discover that, unsurprisingly, a large percentage of the population either doesn’t …

Depression

'They can’t keep brushing this under the carpet', says victim of aerotoxic syndrome

Dee Passon, who has campaigned for six years about aerotoxic syndrome, feels vindicated by the Coroner's letter about Richard Westgate's death<p>Ever since Dee Passon’s father took her to watch the planes flying over Gatwick on a Sunday morning when she was five, she dreamt of becoming an air …

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Where the Bible really stands on slavery

<b>(Stocksnapper via Shutterstock)</b><p>Christians would like to believe it’s anathema to their faith. The Good Book tells a slightly different story<p>Valerie Tarico<p>February 15, 2015 1:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Should a person be able to own another person? Today Christians …

Black History

Deconstructing the Bully God — NT Wright

Deconstructing the Bully God — NT Wright<p>February 11, 2015 by Scot McKnight<p>Good God, bad God.<p>That’s the problem with so much Christian theology. A bad …

Revealed: the science behind teenage laziness

They may lie in, act selfishly and take risks, but research by a leading neuroscientist suggests that adolescents may be right when they say nobody understands them<p>Teenagers really get a bad time,’ says Sarah-Jayne Blakemore. ‘It is amazing how it seems to be totally acceptable – even …

How Silicon Valley is trying to cure ageing

Death has always been considered one of life's only real certainties, but now some of the world's top scientists are challenging the assumption<p>Humanity has long been in search of the mythical Fountain of Youth, from Alexander the Great to knights of the Crusades.<p>But now Silicon Valley scientists …

The Coming Boom In Brain Medicines

TONY COLES COULD have had any job he wanted in the drug industry. In five years at the helm of cancer drug developer Onyx Pharmaceuticals he increased its market cap eightfold by purchasing an experimental blood cancer drug for $800 million, developing it into a big seller and flipping the whole …

E.O. Wilson on the meaning of human existence: Warnings about Earth’s future and religious faith.

<i>This article originally appeared in</i> New Scientist.<p><i>Entomologist E. O. Wilson is a professor emeritus at Harvard University and the founder of the E.</i> …

Evidence Of Expanding Universe May Have Been Just Dirt

Support for cosmic inflation just deflated a bit<p>It was a huge win for Big Bang supporters when, in March 2014, a team of astronomers claimed they had found direct evidence to support the concept of cosmic inflation—the super-rapid expansion of the Universe that occurred just fractions of a second …

The Soviet Union Wanted To Use This Bizarre Plane To Hunt American Nuclear Submarines

Throughout the Cold War the Soviet Union and the United States were constantly trying to check each other’s military power. This drive for each …