Libby Hill

31 Added | 4 Magazines | 27 Likes | 5 Following | 5 Followers | @flbd43cij9ghpb2 | I am a Christian, a high school student, and I aspire to be a pediatric missionary nurse. I love music, cats, reading, science, and anything medical.

CUTENESS EMERGENCY - This Puppy Got Train-Track Braces And We Can't Cope

<b>You know that cute-but-creepy doggy dentures ad?</b><p>This is sort of like that except ONE HUNDRED TIMES CUTER.<p>Wesley the golden retriever puppy doesn't …

Bicycle Washing Machine Will Clean Your Clothes While You Exercise

Laundry workouts might soon be the new fitness trend, thanks to a new invention by a group of students at China’s Dalian National University. They’ve …

Washing Machines

Watch an Adorable Puppy Go Through Guide Dog Training

Professional dog trainer Hana Kim decided to document the challenging and adorable process of turning a puppy into a full-fledged guide dog. Shooting …

Zoology

24 Daily Habits That Will Boost Your Intelligence

Can changing up your daily routine actually enhance your intelligence?<p>The inner workings of the human brain are still one of humanity's great mysteries.<p>As neuroscience has advanced, we've learned that we can train our brains to think more clearly, be more positive, and better express creativity.<p>In …

See Ben Carson's Life in Photos

An early childhood photograph of Ben Carson.<br>Courtesy of Ben Carson Campaign

Cats Aren't Evil: 5 Feline Myths That Just Aren't True

Why do our feline companions get such a bad rap?<p>People like to joke that cats are evil.<p>We get that -- it can be fun to play off the stereotype that cats are aloof, uncaring and downright disdainful. But the way that pop culture sometimes portrays cats has real-life negative consequences for our …

10 Foods That Fight Inflammation

Before we even get into a conversation about anti-inflammatory food, it's important to know when inflammation actually occurs.<p>Inflammation is the …

Wellness

21 Watermelon Sculptures That Are Too Skillfully Crafted to Eat

Artists across the globe have utilized watermelons as an unexpected canvas for their imaginative creations. For centuries, fruit carving has been a respected art in Thailand and was used solely for decorating royal tables. Now, this uncommon skill has been adopted by others who see watermelons as …

Art

Artist Turns Historical Photos into Colorfully Whimsical Composites

In a continuation of her <i>Dancing with Costica</i> series, Australian artist Jane Long has created more imaginatively surreal compositions by digitally restoring, colorizing, and manipulating black-and-white photos captured over 50 years ago. The series came about when Long was looking for a way to brush …

Black & White Photography

A nutritionist explains when it's worth buying organic — and how much more it will cost you

The experience got me thinking about whether or not it's worth it to go the organic route, especially for items where there is a more significant price difference.<p>I decided to consult an expert, and turned to Rania Batayneh, MPH, nutritionist and author of "The One One One Diet."<p>Batayneh told me …

Forestry

Man Appears To Be Walking Through an Incredible 3D Optical Illusion Painted in the Corner of a Room

3D streetpainting artist Leon Keer (previously) created an incredible Trompe-l’œil style 3D optical illusion painting in the corner of a room earlier …

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New study could explain why your dog gets so excited to see you

But new research shows this facial focus isn't limited to primates; man's best friend is wired to recognize faces, too. Dogs have long been known to show a behavioral response to faces, but a recent study discovered that dogs have a specific spot in their brains that reacts to faces.<p>In the study …

Pets

Dogs process faces in specialized brain area, study reveals

Dogs have a specialized region in their brains for processing faces, a new study finds. <i>PeerJ</i> is publishing the research, which provides the first …

Fly brains filter out visual information caused by their own movements, like humans

Our brains are constantly barraged with sensory information, but have an amazing ability to filter out just what they need to understand what’s going …

Hospital prints first 3D heart using multiple imaging techniques

Congenital heart experts from Spectrum Health Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital have successfully integrated two common imaging techniques to produce a …

Molecular spies to fight cancer

Scientists at the Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (HZDR), in cooperation with colleagues at the University of Zurich and the Ruhr-Universität …

Artificial blood vessels become resistant to thrombosis

Scientists from ITMO University developed artificial blood vessels that are not susceptible to blood clot formation. The achievement was made …

Infusion of young blood recharges brains of old mice

Something — or some things — in the blood of young mice has the ability to restore mental capabilities in old mice, a study by Stanford University …

How the immune system can create cancerous DNA mutations when fighting off infection

Chronic inflammation caused by disease or exposure to dangerous chemicals has long been linked to cancer, but exactly how this process takes place …

People with this personality type are more likely to become entrepreneurs — here's why

Science suggests there's one personality type that's more likely to ditch the corporate structure and work for themselves.<p>A new report from Truity Psychometrics, a provider of online personality and career assessments, found in its ranking of the personality types most likely to be self-employed …

Psychology

Man born with "virtually no brain" has advanced math degree

The subject of this paper grew up with a normal cognitive and social life, and didn't discover his hydrocephalus -- which had all but obliterated his …

Cory Doctorow

What Being Broke Does to Your Brain

Recent research suggests that poverty may have a profound effect on the brain. Imaging studies show that the conditions that go hand-in-hand with …

Income Inequality

29 Parents Share The Weirdest Things Their Kids Ever Did

Kids are weird, man.

Scientists find first drug that appears to slow Alzheimer's disease

Solanezumab blocks memory loss in patients with mild version of the disease, making it the first medicine ever to slow pace of damage to patients’ brains<p>Scientists appear to have broken a decades-long deadlock in the battle against Alzheimer’s disease after announcing trial results for the first …

Here's what a psychopath's brain looks like

About one in 100 people is a psychopath, experts estimate. But you can't tell a psychopath just from looking at one.<p>Many psychopaths show a distinctive pattern of brain activity, according to James Fallon, a UC Irvine School of Medicine neuroscientist who accidentally found out he may be one …

Neurology

Do You Have A Mellow Music Brain Or An Intense One?

Cognitive style linked to preference in pop music<p>You truly believe that Kanye is the best musician on the planet. Is it simply a matter of taste, or is something else going on?<p>Although there’s no doubt that music preferences change over time and are shaped by social factors like what our friends …

The Six Weirdest Ancient Roman Ideas About The Human Body

Given our 21st century understanding of medicine, in which scientists can grow or 3D print new organs, the ancient Romans may seem fantastically clueless about human anatomy and disease. But until Anders Vesalius revolutionized the study of anatomy in the 16th century, Western medicine was …

Ancient History

There Is No “Alternative Medicine”

A controversial treatment designed to remove environmental metals from the body might be effective in treating heart disease. Will one renegade doctor persuade the rest of the medical establishment to consider it?<p>“For me, this is the big one.” Gervasio Lamas, the chief of Columbia University’s …