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Scientists use light to trigger killer instinct in mice

Technique called optogenetics used to pinpoint and take control of brain circuits involved in predatory behaviour<p>It has all the trappings of a classic horror plot: a group of normally timid individuals are transformed by scientists into instinctive killers, programmed to pursue and sink their jaws …

End of fillings in sight as scientists find Alzheimer's drug makes teeth grow back

Fillings could be consigned to history after scientists discovered that a drug already trialled in Alzheimer's patients can encourage tooth regrowth and repair cavities.<p>Researchers at King's College London found that the drug Tideglusib stimulates the stem cells contained in the pulp of teeth so …

Customize page layouts for a catalog-based site in SharePoint

19 minutes to read<p>Contributors<p>Learn how to create and customize category page and catalog-item page layouts for a SharePoint cross-site publishing …

23 habits that psychologists have linked with happiness

It's the little things.<p>Some habits just seem to have the power to lift your spirits.<p>Whether it's taking a few minutes to dive deep into your …

These freaky 'moans' were recorded deep beneath the sea

<b>Scientists say the alien five-part call from the Mariana Trench is similar to the so-called 'Star Wars' sound.</b><p>Reaching staggering depths of 36,000 …

The Must-Read Brain Books Of 2016

The best of the brain books in 2016 featured deception, empathy, placebos, gaming, algorithms, microbes and that little voice in your head. Whether touching on psychology, neuroscience or the mind more broadly construed, the eight books on this list are top reads in a genre always popping with new …

The Best TV Shows Of 2016

<i>Empire</i> has already definitively decreed what we consider the best TV shows ever. But as is tradition, we've also summed up our annual best TV shows …

Einstein Could Easily Think In Four Dimensions, And It's A Skill Most People Can Train

<i>In an online lecture, a professor mentioned that Einstein could draw or imagine a 4-dimensional figure. How can one possibly do that? 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 Alon Amit, BSc in</b> …

7 memory skills that will make you smarter

Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of "Make It Stick: The Science Of Successful Learning."<p>"We need to keep learning and remembering all our lives," they write. "Getting ahead at work takes mastery of job skills and difficult colleagues. ... If you're good at …

Washington University in St. Louis

Nose cells could help repair damaged knee cartilage

In a small trial of 10 patients with damaged knee joints, doctors harvested cells from their noses to engineer new cartilage tissue and transplant it …

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Google CEO Launches New Products With Remarkably Simple Words And Slides

Google chief executive Sundar Pichai is one of the smartest technologists on the planet, but he earns high marks for communicating extremely complex ideas in very simple terms.<p>There’s no question Pichai is whip-smart. He received his bachelor’s degree in metallurgical engineering from the highly …

New test reveals risk of Alzheimer’s disease in just three hours

A cheap blood test which can identify people who are at high risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease in just three hours, has been developed by scientists.<p>People carrying the APOE4 genetic mutation are up to 12 times more likely to develop dementia in later life, making them ideal candidates for …

6 Reasons to Upgrade to RebelMouse from WordPress

The huge gap between current CMS offerings and what the world needed occurred to me during my time as CTO of The Huffington Post. When we were …

Mysterious moons and alien life: the 42 best space movies ever made

Google just threw a wrench into one of Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella's favorite projects

This week, Google announced a free version of Data Studio 360 for "individuals and small teams." It's a little shift that could shake up the market in a big way.<p>"One of the fundamental ideas behind Data Studio is that data should be easily accessible to anyone in an organization. We believe that as …

No laughing matter: documentary on endurance tickling runs into legal issues

Film that explores a competitive league that is said to target young men and bully those who try to leave has survived two lawsuits – and it isn’t even out yet<p>Tickled, an investigative documentary into the strange, litigious world of “competitive endurance tickling”, has proved no laughing matter …

The Call Up Review

One of the stand-out indie sci-fis on recent years was Caradog James’ Raindance Festival hit The Machine – and the creative mind has now taken on a …

Neuroscientists Have Recorded The Brain Activity of a Man at The Exact Moment He 'Saw God'

A serious case of epilepsy gave him a 'religious experience'.<p>Medical case reports are incredible things. Like real-life episodes of <i>House</i>, they offer …

Netflix movies: the 100 best films on Netflix UK

Netflix: Everything coming and going in May

Goosebumps, Bloodlines, American Dad and more<p>In an effort to build up a bigger library of original content, with a large focus on television series, there are fewer films on Netflix than ever before and that's pretty apparent just from glancing at the list of new titles headed to the streaming …

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How to supercharge your brain

A NEUROLOGIST pushing the boundaries of science says simple thought and movement exercises can make your mind more powerful.

Justin Lin and Google premiere Help, a YouTube 360 original film

First in YouTube's Spotlight Series<p>Justin Lin and YouTube have released the first digital live-action short that fully uses Google's 360-degree technology.<p><i>Epic</i>, directed by Lin (<i>Fast and Furious: Tokyo Drift</i>, <i>Star Trek Beyond</i>), puts the viewer in the middle of downtown Los Angeles just as an alien …

How to monitor all 3 credit scores free on iPhone

There are lots of finance apps available for iPhone these days. Some of them make tasks that used to be painfully irritating easier than ever — like monitoring your credit report and viewing your credit scores. Even better, if you have the right combination of finance apps, you can regularly …

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The Science Of Pornography Addiction & What It Can Do To Your Brain

In Brief<p>The Facts:<p>John Ioannidis, an epidemiologist at the Stanford University School of Medicine, published an article titled "Why Most Published …

New Alzheimer’s Treatment Fully Restores Memory Function

Of the mice that received the treatment, 75 percent got their memory function back.<p>Australian researchers have come up with a non-invasive ultrasound …

Why 'Making a Murderer' Is Netflix's Most Significant Show Ever

Netflix is no stranger to successful shows, and many of them have had their moment in the sun at one point or another the past few years. <i>House of Cards, Orange is the New Black, The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Bojack Horseman, Master of None, Daredevil, Jessica Jones</i>. All of these shows have been …

A serial startup employee explains 4 key steps to building a $1 million business in under 48 hours

We were both in hoodies and had a shared penchant for the F-bomb and burritos, all of which led to a caffeine-infused mind meld.<p>It would be the first of many.<p>The matchmaker then introducing us was the prophetic and profane Dave McClure, general partner of 500 Start-ups, which is now headquartered …

The 9 Movies You Must See in January 2016

It's a fallow month for movies, but there are still some gems.<p>Most moviegoers will spend January doing one of two things – catching up with some of December's many award-courting releases, or watching <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> for the seventeenth time. But don't miss the handful of new films well …

Learning About the Gig Economy

Today the freelance economy, also known as the “gig economy,” is thriving. According to the latest study of the modern workplace, at least 1 in 3 Americans is a freelancer. With room for growth, no shortage of opportunities and the ability to decide when, where and how to work, the gig economy …