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Your guide to the coolest home decor stores in the country

With Instagram and Pinterest, there’s no shortage of inspiration these days for how we want our home to look. While visions may be aplenty, it’s …

An Explanation of the Differences Between Image File Formats

How JPEGs, PNGs, GIFs, TIFFs etc. work<p>Are you the type of designer who wants to know how your tools work, or are you only concerned with the utility …

Hepatitis C antiviral drugs are effective

The Cochrane analysis casting doubt on this life-saving therapy is flawed and may deter patients from seeking it, say clinicians and scientists<p>We are clinicians and scientists who have studied and treated patients with chronic hepatitis C virus infection over many years and patient groups that …

Medicine

Loneliness is an evolutionary response that's meant to help us, but it backfires in modern society

Feeling lonely can make people more focused on their own needs rather than those of others.<p>Many people feel lonely at times, but for some people it …

A fertility doctor wants to help older women get pregnant using a controversial new technique

The company, Darwin Life, was quietly established last year by John Zhang, also founder of a New York City clinic called New Hope Fertility Center, to deploy a cutting-edge fertility technology called "spindle nuclear transfer."<p>Originally developed as a way to prevent women from passing certain …

Microfluidics for the masses

A new MIT-designed open-source website might well be the Pinterest of microfluidics. The site, Metafluidics.org, is a free repository of designs for …

MIT

Defibrillator drones are four times faster than ambulances

With less than 10 percent of people surviving an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, the time it takes to get a defibrillator to a patient can be the …

How To Desensitize Your Child To A Food Allergy

"Oral immunotherapy" can help you reintroduce foods after an allergy has begun.<p>The news is suddenly full of new recommendations on how to keep your baby allergy free. But what if it is too late to <i>prevent</i> allergies in your household? What if you’ve already seen your little one break out in hives, …

Immunotherapy

The Ethics of Gene Editing

Until recently, the name Jennifer Doudna was not widely known. Among scientists, she was recognized as a prominent biochemist. She ran her own lab, at Yale, then at the University of California, Berkeley. She made important findings, such as elucidating the three-dimensional structure of RNA, a …

Genetics

Is Your Mobile Phone Use Bad for Your Mental Health?

Smartphones, those digital portals of constant information, have become so integrated into most Americans’ lives, they’re like extra—yet …

Psychology

Flatworm Travels to Space With One Head, Comes Back With Two

Researchers have been sending animals to space for decades, and the growing roster includes everything from dogs and monkeys to scorpions and …

Biology

Insomnia Could Be In Your Genes, Says New Study

Sorry sleep😴<p>Contrary to popular belief, it could actually be your genetic makeup that is to blame for insomnia, not just lifestyle factors such as …

This worm grew a second head after a trip to space

There are all kinds of experiments going on aboard the International Space Station, but they all probably don't produce results as strange as this one. An article published today in the journal <i>Regeneration</i> details a recent experiment in which an amputated flatworm grew two heads -- twice.<p>Planarian …

New startup wants to impregnate 40-somethings with perfect people

Darwin Life is a new kind of fertility clinic — one that aims to get women over 40 pregnant with designer babies. The company is the brain-child of Doctor John Zang, a researcher developing controversial methods of fertility that involve replacing some of the chromosomes in a patient’s eggs with …

Noninvasive Deep Brain Stimulation - Has Neuroscience's Holy Grail Been Found?

A high-profile paper in Cell reports on a new brain stimulation method that's got many neuroscientists excited. The new technique, called temporal …

The Brain

New research on multiple personalities is challenging the idea that we have a fixed identity

Until she was 40 years old, Melanie Goodwin had no memory of her life before the age of 16. Then, a family tragedy triggered a cataclysmic psychological change. Suddenly she was aware of other identities inside her, and the barriers between them were crumbling. The different identities belonged to …

Psychology

The human brain sees the world as an 11-dimensional multiverse

New research suggests that the human brain is almost beyond comprehension because it doesn’t process the world in two dimensions or even three. No, …

The Surprising Origins of Life’s Complexity

Scientists are exploring how organisms can evolve elaborate structures without Darwinian selection.<p>Charles Darwin was not yet 30 when he got the …

Brain Cells From Pigs Implanted Into Human Brains to Treat Parkinson's

Neurochemical Reboot<p>New Zealand biotech company Living Cell Technologies has developed a treatment for Parkinson’s disease using choroid plexus cells …

Combining vitamin C with antibiotics destroys cancer stem cells

A combination of vitamin C and antibiotics could be key to killing cancer stem cells, a new study finds, paving the way for a strategy that could …