Denis Arunovic

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Researchers identify gatekeeper neurons that control pain and itch

New research provides direct evidence for an influential model of pain first proposed in 1965.<p>During the 1960s, neuroscientists Ronald Melzack and Patrick Wall proposed an influential new theory of pain. At the time, researchers were struggling to explain the phenomenon. Some believed that specific …

Can't Kick a Bad Habit? You're Doing It Wrong

What to do when you just can't quit--no matter how many times you've tried.<p>I had just finished giving a speech on building habits when a woman in the audience exclaimed, "You teach how to create habits, but that's not my problem. I'm fat!" The frustration in her voice echoed throughout the room. …

The World in 2030

Bill Gates predicts we’ll end polio and cut child mortality in half. We asked 15 of the smartest people we know for their most out-there predictions.<p>You don’t generally think of Bill and Melinda Gates as pundits. But with their foundation pouring billions of dollars into global development, in …

Bill Gates

AT&T: We're going to sue the government

The FCC has only just suggested that it will make high-speed Internet a public utility -- yet AT&T is already throwing a punch.<p>AT&T says the Federal Communications Commission will lose a legal battle if it increases Internet regulation the way it proposes to.<p>FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler wants to …

The Polygraph Has Been Lying for 80 Years

Eighty years ago this week, inventor Leonarde Keeler proudly proclaimed his expert testimony before a Wisconsin jury to be “a signal victory for …

Lie Detection

Rise of the robots: how long do we have until they take our jobs?

They have mastered the art of poker, helped write a cookbook and can cope with a basic conversation. The decision by a Japanese bank to staff their frontdesk with a bevy of robots is just the latest in a series of advances and predictions that at times appear to suggest we will all be replaced, …

Artificial Intelligence

Fighting the Caribbean's lionfish invasion

At first it seemed like just another reef dive as I finned past spherical brain corals 6ft in diameter, above great drifts of staghorn coral resembling amber antlers, and in between purple barrel sponges obscured by clouds of red squirrelfish. In the Soufrière Marine Management Area off the …

Skateboarding Makes Afghan Girls Feel Free

How the Skateistan school uses skateboarding as a tool for empowerment in a country worn down by 30 years of conflict and dislocation.<p>Seven years ago, Australian skateboarder Oliver Percovich sparked a commotion on the streets of Kabul and inadvertently started a gender revolution. His board and …

Inside Amazon Prime

In December 2004, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos threw out a challenge to a small group of employees huddled in the boathouse behind his Medina, Wash. home, a …

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