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Marijuana Addiction Linked to Genetics

People with certain genetic markers may be at higher risk for marijuana dependence, a new study suggests.<p>Researchers found a link between three …

Walking fish unlike any other on Earth discovered in Thailand

Researchers from the New Jersey Institute of Technology have discovered a strange new species of fish in the caves of Thailand. The blind cavefish, …

Rat study reveals long-term effects of adolescent amphetamine abuse on the brain - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — A study of rats given regular, high doses of amphetamine finds that those exposed to the drug at an age corresponding to human …

Russian Scientists Just Discovered an Ancient Unicorn

In the ’80s, unicorns were everywhere. You’d see them in movies and on t-shirts, and sketches of them covered the Pee-Chee folders of elementary …

This Biodegradable, Algae-Based Water Bottle Breaks Down When It's Empty

You can even eat it if you want.<p>With hundreds of millions of tonnes of plastic being produced globally every year, the race is on to find …

Being a vegetarian could kill you, science warns

Long-term vegetarianism can lead to a genetic mutation that puts people at high risk for colon cancer and heart disease, according to a new …

Personality traits can be revealed by how you move: A pioneering new study has revealed how an individual's movement can give a unique insight into their inherent personality traits

A pioneering new study has revealed how an individual's movement can give a unique insight into their inherent personality traits<p>The ground-breaking …

Data scientists spend lots of time doing stuff they don't enjoy, but they still love their jobs

Data scientists spend a lot of time doing things they don't like, such as sorting out problems with unprocessed information, but they still love …

Implanted Device Fights Plaque Buildup In Brain

It releases antibodies to combat deposits linked to Alzheimer's<p>The outside symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease—memory loss, personality changes, difficulty performing everyday tasks—are often heartbreaking to watch or scary to experience. They are a reflection of what the disease does to the …

'iZombie' recap: 'He Blinded Me...With Science'

There's already a mountain of evidence that Vaughn Du Clark is a hideous, godawful human being and, hence, a fantastic "iZombie" villain.<p>He's greedy, unscrupulous, power-hungry, heartless and violent. And now he's all roided up on his own product, the still-in-test-mode Super Max energy drink, …

Walking

Patent Law Holds Back Science

One of the biggest stories in science right now is the fight over the Crispr patents. Crispr is a gene editing technique that promises to allow …

Intellectual Property

HIV Genes Successfully Edited Out of Immune Cells

Researchers from Temple University have used the CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing tool to clear out the entire HIV-1 genome from a patient’s infected immune …

XKCD is coming to America's science textbooks

Textbook giant Houghton Mifflin Harcourt publishes Randall Munroe's amazing Thing Explainer, and a lucky accident happened when someone in the …

The Easiest Way to Get Smarter, According to Science

Best of all, no tuition, books, or homework required.<p><b>Editor's note:</b> <i>"The First 90 Days" is a series about how to make 2016 a year of breakout growth for your business. Let us know how you're making the first 90 days count by joining the conversation on social media with the hashtag …

Babies see things we can’t: The incredible science behind our evolving vision

<b>(Shutterstock)</b><p>Japanese research indicates 3- and 4-month-old children possess a unique sensitivity to variant information<p>Susana Martinez-Conde<p>February 7, 2016 9:00pm (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>Take a look at the red chips on the two Rubik cubes below. They are …

Pediatrics

Ants don’t make decisions on the move

Ants are hard workers, but they’re not multitaskers: They have to stop to think.<p><i>Temnothorax albipennis</i> worker ants typically need a pit stop to …

Ants

‘The Invaders’ sees dogs as key to modern humans’ success

The Invaders<i><br>Pat Shipman<br>Harvard Univ., $29.95</i><p>Ancient humans drove Neandertals to extinction around 40,000 years ago with the help of dogs soon after …

Humanity

Don’t blame winter for that bleak mood

Winter doesn’t deserve its dour reputation as the season of depression, scientists say.<p>Rates of major depression, a psychiatric condition marked by …

Depression

Turning the volume of gene expression up and down

Gene expression can be turned on and off like a switch, or it can be finely adjusted , as with a volume control knob. Dr Garth Ilsley, research …

Turnbull to give preschoolers AU$8m to build STEM skills

The federal government has allocated AU$8 million of its AU$110 million STEM funding to help children aged three to six gain skills in science, …

New algorithm improves speed, accuracy of pedestrian detection

Electrical engineers have developed a pedestrian detection system that performs in near real-time (two-four frames per second) and with higher …

Sustained aerobic exercise increases adult neurogenesis in the brain

It may be possible to increase the neuron reserve of the hippocampus - and thus improve preconditions for learning - by promoting neurogenesis via …

3 Neuroscience Advances That Could Change Your Life

Juliano Pinto, dressed in the bright green and yellow of his native Brazil, stood on the soccer field of the cavernous stadium, aware that 63,000 …

Neuroscience

Why your muscles get less sore as you stick with your gym routine

BYU research shows unexpected immune system cells may help repair muscles<p>The first time back to the gym after a long break usually results in sore …

2016 February 8 - Light Pillars over Alaska

<b>Light Pillars over Alaska</b> <b><br>Image Credit & Copyright:</b> Allisha Libby<p><b>Explanation:</b> What's happening behind those houses? Pictured here are not auroras but …

Crystals

Meteorite Killed Man at Indian College, Says Chief Minister

By<p>Aditi Malhotra<p>Aditi Malhotra<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@A4iti<p>aditi91<p>Google+<p>aditi.malhotra@wsj.com<p>A man was killed and three others were injured Saturday in what authorities said was a meteorite strike at a college campus in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu.<p>An unidentified object left …

Science has a weird and fascinating theory about male eating habits

Ladies, how many times have we watched, our mouths agape, as our male companions hork down an extra large cheese pizza with a side of garlic knots?</i> …

Indian Scientist: "New NASA Findings Tell That 'True' Black Holes DO NOT Exist"

The conventional astrophysics tells us that black holes are ultra-compact objects that have a gravitational field so powerful that even light can not …

Everyone loves an a**hole: Science explains our attraction to creeps and deviants

Always falling for the wrong guy or gal? New research suggests it may actually be a part of the human condition<p>Karl Gruber<p>November 29, 2015 6:00pm (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>Are you a nice, well-rounded person, yet can’t seem to hit it off with the opposite …

Sea Turtles Wear Swimsuits To Help Researchers

And they look great<p>It's no secret that sea turtles around the world can't stop eating the plastic we keep depositing into the ocean. But a lot of these studies were conducted on turtles after they've washed up on shores, dead.<p>Researchers from the University of Queensland's School of Biological …