Zachary Thompson

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Interstellar Travel Won't Look Anything Like The Movie

The astronaut leading humankind's journey to the stars says if we want to get to another Earth, we'll have to expand our thinking.<p>Christopher Nolan's <i>Interstellar</i> imagines a human journey to planets beyond our star. That trip would of course be impossible in today's terms. But there's good news for …

Chocolate component reverses memory loss in older people, claims study

Late night cocoa has never looked so appealing. A component of chocolate has been found to reverse age-related memory loss in healthy adults aged 50-69. The rejuvenating effect can be traced to increased blood flow in a specific region of the brain, say the researchers.<p>This is the first direct link …

TouchPico Turns Any Surface Into A Touch Screen http://www.gadgetify.com/touc...

TouchPico Turns Any Surface Into A Touch Screen http://www.gadgetify.com/touchpico/ This is interesting ... I wonder how well it works :) - Garrys …

Live Well: Run a few minutes a day to live longer but fist bump your friends to avoid germs

Live Well: Every week, The Telegraph rounds up the best of this week's scientific studies and developments which will help you live a happier, healthier, longer life<p>In the next installment of our Live Well series – a summary of health news and advice published in the paper and online – this week we …

Holistic Medicine

NASA tested an impossible space engine and it somehow worked

If the tests of the Cannae Drive technology hold up, a trip to Mars could take weeks instead of months<p>NASA has been testing new space travel technologies throughout its entire history, but the results of its latest experiment may be the most exciting yet — if they hold up. Earlier this week at a …

3 rules to spark learning

It took a life-threatening condition to jolt chemistry teacher Ramsey Musallam out of ten years of "pseudo-teaching" to understand the true role of …

Our Incredible Immune System

The human body is a biological marvel. Tasked to protect it is our immune system, which is responsible for detecting and neutralizing a wide variety …

6 Things Positive, Happy People Believe

<b>“Everyone creates realities based on their own personal beliefs. These beliefs are so powerful that they can create [expansive or entrapping]</b> …

Happiness

Louis Kahn: The Power of Architecture review: monuments were his thing

In one of the more toe-curling moments in cinema, in <i>Indecent Proposal</i>, the architect played by Woody Harrelson stands in front of his rapt, cute students and, as a back-to-front slide of Le Corbusier's Ronchamp chapel flicks by, purports to quote Louis Kahn. "Even a brick," breathes Harrelson, …

Scientists figured out how shrooms open your mind

It’s one thing to say that psychedelic mushrooms "open your mind," but it’s another entirely to demonstrate its dream-like effects in a scientific study. Yet, that’s what one group of researchers appear to have achieved in a study published today in <i>Human Brain Mapping</i>.<p>In the experiment, researchers …