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Extremely Essential Camera Skills by Rob and Lauren Lim

The fastest route to better quality photography isn’t buying a new and expensive camera with all the latest bells and whistles. It’s by mastering the …

“Zombie” Worms Mate Inside Whale Bones

Changing Planet<p><b>In modern pop culture, zombies are everywhere, from TV shows like The Walking Dead to books like World War Z.</b><p>But when it comes to the creepy factor, <i>Osedax</i> worms—nicknamed “zombie worms”—beat out even the goriest movies.<p>A recent study reveals that these faceless, mouthless worms enjoy …

Neonicotinoid pesticides 'damage brains of bees'

<b>Commonly used pesticides are damaging honey bee brains, studies suggest.</b><p>Scientists have found that two types of chemicals called neonicotinoids and coumaphos are interfering with the insect's ability to learn and remember.<p>Experiments revealed that exposure was also lowering brain activity, …

Insects

Allergy drops instead of allergy shots? - Futurity

JOHNS HOPKINS (US) — Liquid drops with small amounts of purified grasses, ragweed, dust mites, …

Eat protein at breakfast to snack less at night - Futurity

U. MISSOURI (US) — One way to reduce cravings for high-fat, high-sugar snacks at night …

Nutrition

Why A Hoosier State Scientist Is Stuck On Oysters

How do oysters attach themselves to rocks? They need a glue, but a glue that can set in a watery environment. In this installment of "Joe's Big Idea," NPR's Joe Palca reports that glue could lead to medical advances.<p>Transcript<p>LINDA WERTHEIMER, HOST:<p>What is the first word that comes to your mind …

Bees May Use Electricity to Communicate

The electric fields that build up on honey bees as they fly, flutter their wings, or rub body parts together may allow the insects to talk to each …

High-fibre diet can cut stroke risk, scientists claim

A diet rich in fibre can cut the risk of stroke, one of the leading causes of death and long-term disability in the developed world, scientists claim.<p>…

Number Of Early Childhood Vaccines Not Linked To Autism

A large new government study should reassure parents who are afraid that kids are getting autism because they receive too many vaccines too early in life.<p>The study, by researchers at the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, found no connection between the number of vaccines a child received …

50 Human Brain Ideas You Really Need to Know

I'm delighted to announce that my first book, <i>50 Human Brain Ideas You Really Need to Know</i>, has been given a publication date and is now available for …

GM potato research raises hope, history and controversy in Ireland

Ewen Mullins is the face of modern Ireland: young, cosmopolitan, highly educated, he is a plant scientist whose work on a genetically modified potato …

SCOTUS Justices Can’t Find Science On Same-Sex Marriage

So we found it for them.<p>In their recent consideration of the legality of same sex marriage, two members of the Supreme Court called into question whether or not the science exists demonstrating that these unions do not harm children. During oral arguments over whether or not to uphold the legality …

Sugar rush spurs plants to grow up - Futurity

U. PENNSYLVANIA (US) — Like animals, plants go through several stages of development before they …

Sugar

Stress events add up to greater stillbirth odds - Futurity

EMORY (US) — Major stress events are linked to an increase in stillbirths among all …

Kinect-powered SimSensi can diagnose depression by tracking body movements and facial expressions

There's no doubt that enterprising hardware enthusiasts are finding uses for Microsoft's Kinect that go far beyond gaming. Take SimSensi, for example — a digital interface that asks questions to help diagnose potentially depressed individuals. SimSensi performs its initial diagnosis not by …

Robotic jellyfish could one day patrol oceans, clean oil spills, and detect pollutants

Researchers are working on a multi-university, nationwide project for the U.S. Navy that one day will put life-like autonomous robot jellyfish in …

Virginia Tech

Something Is Killing Up To Half Of America's Bees

Whatever's killing honeybees is getting worse, but we still don't know what it is.<p>There's some kind of environmental issue/plague/apocalypse killing America's honeybees, but years after it first started happening, scientists are still putting together what it might be. Meanwhile, 2012 was the worst …

Human brain cells found to boost learning ability in mice

A recent study by researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center has revealed new properties of human brain cells known as astrocytes, using them to boost learning ability in mice. Scientists injected the cells — previously seen as relatively unimportant helpers to more central neurons — …

It's a gut reaction: how other people's bacteria can cure us – extract

This is a standard party invitation in most respects: there's a map of the neighbourhood, the address and time, and some friendly encouragement to …