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Three parent babies: women paid £500 to become 'second mothers'

Newcastle University said it was urgently looking for fit, healthy women, aged between 21 and 35, to donate eggs for mitochondrial DNA replacement<p>Newcastle University is offering women £500 to become ‘second mothers’ to three-parent babies.<p>On Tuesday the House of Lords is expected to give the final …

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Recruiting Better Talent With Brain Games And Big Data

The job interview hasn't changed much over the years. There are the resumes, the face-to-face meetings, the callbacks — and the agonizing wait, as employers decide based on a hunch about who's best suited for the job.<p>Some companies are selling the idea that new behavioral science techniques can …

Why smoking pot causes the 'munchies' - Futurity

Knowing how marijuana causes hunger could help cancer patients, who often lose their appetite during chemotherapy.

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Scientists discover black hole so big it contradicts growth theory | Reuters

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Scientists say they have discovered a black hole so big that it challenges the theory about how they grow.<p>An artist's illustration shows a supermassive black hole with millions to billions times the mass of our sun at the center, surrounded by matter flowing onto the black hole …

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How fireworks get their colors

The beautiful colors in fireworks – so good at stirring our emotions – are pure chemistry.<p>Canada Day was Saturday, July 1, 2017, and Tuesday, July 4 …

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What God does to your brain

The controversial science of neurotheology aims to find the answer to an age-old question: why do we believe?<p>When neuroscientist Andrew Newberg scanned the brain of “Kevin”, a staunch <b>atheist,</b> while he was meditating, he made a fascinating discovery. “Compared with the Buddhist monks and Franciscan …

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New Study Uncovers Why Stress Leads To Depression In Some, But Not Others

In response to stress, some people cope easily while others succumb to depression or other mood disorders. While depression can develop from a wide variety of biological and genetic factors, stressful events are often a major trigger. But why does stress make some people develop mood disorders …

Neuroscience

It showed how to make communications faster and take up less space on a hard disk, making the internet possible<p>This equation was published in the 1949 book <i>The Mathematical Theory of Communication</i>, co-written by Claude Shannon and Warren Weaver. An elegant way to work out how efficient a code could …

How To Cure Garlic Breath

Thank you, science.<p>Counter to most vampire lore, there is no magic to the pungent odor of garlic. The stench is the result of four major sulfur-containing compounds, which, when ingested, move into the bloodstream and then out through the lungs and sweat glands. But that doesn’t make it any less …

What animals have taught us - in pictures

First published on Mon 23 Jun 2014 08.30 EDT

What you need to know about 3D-printed organs

Sure, 3D printers that can spit out chocolates, create shoes, handcraft cars and help astronauts sound fun and magical, but a lot of scientists are working to make models that aren't just fun. They're developing 3D printers that can also save and change lives by printing out functional human …

Matter will be created from light within a year, claim scientists

Researchers have worked out how to make matter from pure light and are drawing up plans to demonstrate the feat within the next 12 months.<p>The theory underpinning the idea was first described 80 years ago by two physicists who later worked on the first atomic bomb. At the time they considered the …