Angela Pan

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The paradox of popping back in time

Time travel often appears in the movies, but it’s a pity that the science never matches up with the fiction, argues Quentin Cooper.<p>Here we go again. The movie Predestination, released in the UK this week, is the very latest in the long history of time travel films. There’s been more than 100 since …

The best thing the Romans did for Britain was leave, historian claims

On average Britons lived for two years longer after the fall of the Roman Empire<p>The Romans brought aqueducts, wealth, security and hot baths to Britain but the best thing they did for the population was to leave, a historian has suggested.<p>Studies of graves in cemeteries from the 400AD to 650AD show …

Ancient History

Dogs Know What That Smile on Your Face Means

A new study lends further proof that your pet can read your emotions.<p>Whether it's with a sympathetic tilt of the head or the excited sweep of a tail, dogs seem to be saying they can sense exactly what we're feeling.<p>Science is still undecided on the matter, although evidence in favor of the idea is …

Pets

Why child malnutrition treatments fall short - Futurity

Too many children treated for malnutrition relapse in the year after their recovery. Now, researchers say target weights don't go far enough.

Meet the 100 people hoping to live and die on Mars

We're one step closer to finding out who could be the first humans to live on another planet. Mars One, the private organization planning to find and train a group of four astronauts to send on a one-way trip to Mars, has reached the third round of its selection process and has narrowed its …

Your subconscious is smarter than you might think

We feel that we are in control when our brains figure out puzzles or read words, says Tom Stafford, but a new experiment shows just how much work is going on underneath the surface of our conscious minds.<p>It is a common misconception that we know our own minds. As I move around the world, walking …

Consciousness

What Do Animals See in the Mirror?

Asian elephants, magpies, and great apes are among the species that can self-recognize.<p>Reflect on this: What do animals see when they look into a mirror?<p>Our Weird Animal Question of the Week came to us from @iscavenger, who tweeted us after reading our January column "Why Do Dogs Watch—and React …

Animals

This is your brain on mindfulness training - Futurity

Many studies suggest that mindfulness training eases a range of health problems. Now, scientists offer a biological account of how it works.

Mindfulness

Vizzie’ Awards Cross the Line Between Science and Art

Science