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Marijuana use linked to greater psychosis risk in teens

Studies have long suggested a link between marijuana use and psychosis. New research sheds further light on this association, after finding that …

There’s now a Game Boy emulator for the Apple Watch

If you’ve ever wanted to play old Game Boy games on a tiny screen with virtually no buttons for controls, you’re in luck. Developer Gabriel …

Apple Watch

2. How Does It All Work So Smoothly?

One thing that astonishes lots of neuroscientists is just how <i>smoothly</i> it all seems to work, given that every one of our thoughts and movements is …

Science Reveals How Your Pet Really Feels About Your Affection

<i>Are there any animals that actually enjoy being hugged by humans? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights</i>.<p><b>Answer by Tirumalai Kamala, Immunologist, Ph.D. Mycobacteriology, on Quora:</b><p>This question could be …

Where Is Love Located in the Brain?

No matter what you've heard, you don't love anything with all of your heart. You love from the depths of your ventral tegmental area, your …

Homo Sapiens 2.0? We need a species-wide conversation about the future of human genetic enhancement

After 4 billion years of evolution by one set of rules, our species is about to begin evolving by another.<p>Overlapping and mutually reinforcing revolutions in genetics, information technology, artificial intelligence, big data analytics, and other fields are providing the tools that will make it …

Genetics

Norovirus gives 699 million people diarrhea every year. No one talks about it.

We may worry about salmonella in our chicken and the chemical additives in our bread.<p>But how often do we fret about the most common cause of food poisoning and serious stomach flu in the US?<p>No, we don't really talk much about norovirus, an extremely contagious bug spread by — prepare yourself — …

Embryo study shows 'life's first steps'

<b>Scientists say a breakthrough in growing embryos will improve fertility treatments and revolutionise knowledge of the earliest steps to human life.</b><p>For the first time, embryos have been grown past the point they would normally implant in the womb.<p>The research, in the UK and US, was halted just …