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Why do cats purr?

These comforting sounds are good for them and for us, too.<p>It's easy to assume that cats purr because they're happy. After all, when your kitty …

Elephants Know How Dangerous We Are From How We Speak

Elephants pay attention when we speak, a new study in Kenya shows.<p>When an elephant killed a Maasai woman collecting firewood near Kenya's Amboseli National Park in 2007, a group of young Maasai men retaliated by spearing one of the animals.<p>"It wasn't the one that had killed the woman, says Graeme …

The Secret To Better Teeth Found In Beer Breweries

On St. Patrick’s Day, millions of people worldwide will raise their beer glasses and offer a cheer to the patron saint of Ireland in hopes of better fortunes in the future. While the majority of toasts will involve personal happiness, friendship and wealth, there is another blessing that could come …

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New drugs may transform Down syndrome

Recent breakthroughs could lead to pharmacological treatments for the chromosomal disorder<p>People born with Down syndrome have always been considered to be incurably developmentally delayed—until now. In the past few years a number of laboratories have uncovered critical drug targets within disabled …

Fear makes noses more sensitive to smells - Futurity

If a smell is associated with a threatening situation, that smell can trigger a fear reaction at the sensory level, even before the brain detects the …

The Brain

Why it's time for brain science to ditch the 'Venus and Mars' cliche

Reports trumpeting basic differences between male and female brains are biological determinism at its most trivial, says the science writer of the year<p>As hardy perennials go, there is little to beat that science hacks' favourite: the hard-wiring of male and female brains. For more than 30 years, I …

What Humans Can Learn From A Simple Kiss

At a basic level, kissing is a biohazard. What is love then, if not the willingness to expose yourself to a host of nasty diseases lurking in your partner's mouth?<p>But could kissing also be a tool with a purpose?<p>Psychology graduate student Rafael Wlodarski, from the University of Oxford, wanted to …

Scientist Related to Killers Learns He Has a Psychopath's Brain

James Fallon admits he has a lot in common with serial killer Ted Bundy and Columbine assassin Eric Harris. He is aggressive, lacks empathy and is a …

Depression: 'Second biggest cause of disability' in world

<b>Depression is the second most common cause of disability worldwide after back pain, according to a review of research.</b><p>The disease must be treated as a global public health priority, experts report in the journal PLOS Medicine.<p>The study compared clinical depression with more than 200 other diseases …

What You Need To Know About Babies, Toddlers And Screen Time

This week, we're exploring the tech frontier through the eyes of our children. So we're starting with the littlest ones — babies. Can certain kinds of screen time help babies learn?<p>To find some answers, I employed the help of my 1-year-old daughter, Eva. She's still a wobbly walker and the sum …

Painkiller in brain buffers social snubs - Futurity

Research shows the brain releases natural painkillers during rejection to ease emotional pain. The discovery …

Pain

Using A Sexy Video Game Avatar Makes Women Objectify Themselves

Playing a video game as a sexy, crop-topped avatar made women more likely to accept rape myths like "most rape victims are promiscuous."<p>When we don a virtual reality avatar, our real-life behavior can change, too. Like, for example, when people embody a tall avatar, they have a tendency to act more …

Right Brain, Left Brain? Scientists Debunk Popular Theory

Maybe you're "right-brained": creative, artistic, an open-minded thinker who perceives things in subjective terms. Or perhaps you're more of a "left-brained" person, where you're analytical, good at tasks that require attention to detail, and more logically minded.<p>It turns out, though, that this …

Schizophrenia Symptoms Linked With Faulty 'Switch' In Brain, Study Finds

By Kate Kelland<p>LONDON, Aug 21 (Reuters) - The delusions and other psychotic symptoms experienced by people with schizophrenia may be caused by a faulty brain "switch" that blurs their ability to distinguish inner thoughts from objective reality, scientists said on Wednesday.<p>In a study published in …

Researchers Successfully Implant Mice With False Memories

So it is possible.<p>Call it cool or just plain creepy: Memory researchers from U.S. and Japan have, for the first time, implanted false memories into a lab animal.<p>The researchers made mice believe that they had once received electrical shocks in their feet while sitting in a certain little chamber, …

Cute! Metallic Polka Dot Shorts

Looking to make a pair of last season’s shorts a little bit more exciting? Try this easy DIY to add metallic polka dots using a pencil eraser. It couldn’t be easier!<p>WHAT YOU’LL NEED<p>Read More<p>solid shorts ( 1 pair )<br>• fabric paint ( 1 bottle )<br>• pencil with eraser<br>• solid shorts ( 1 pair )<br>• fabric paint ( 1 …

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The Dark Side Of The Love Hormone Oxytocin

New research shows oxytocin isn't the anti-anxiety drug we thought it was.<p>Oxytocin, the feel-good bonding hormone released by physical contact with another person, orgasm and childbirth (potentially encouraging monogamy), might have a darker side. The love drug also plays an important role in …

Eat breakfast if you want to reduce your risk of coronary heart disease

Skipping breakfast can raise your chances of developing heart disease, new research suggests.<p>During the 16-year study, 7.3% of participants who …

42 Awesome Rustic Home Office Designs

Rustic style for a home office design is a very original and cozy idea. Natural wooden furniture, checked patterns, real tree branches on the floor …

Grilled Chicken Tacos

4 Servings<p>These chicken tacos are made with thighs, which are more flavorful than chicken breasts; plus, they're less expensive. Put them to work in any fast weeknight preparation, starting with these spiced tacos.<p>July 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 medium onion, cut into wedges, keeping root intact<p>2 garlic …

A Florida Man Woke Up In A Motel Room Speaking Only Swedish. Could It Happen To You?

A cheat sheet for the strange case of Michael Boatwright, the 61-year-old who reportedly forgot his native language.<p>Michael Boatwright, a Florida man found unconscious in a California Motel 6 months ago, woke up in a Palm Springs hospital in February speaking exclusively Swedish. News of …

Seven White Lion Cubs Born in Japan

Seven lion cubs with a rare snow-white coat were born at a zoo in Himeji, Japan. Three lionesses gave birth to the cubs at Himeji Central Park on Jun …

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New Wild Strawberry Species Discovered

It's super-tiny, about the size of your thumbnail.<p>Can I get this job? Researchers have discovered a new species of wild mountain strawberry. It grows in the Cascade Mountains of Oregon, at elevations of 3,000 feet to about 5,000 feet.<p>The U.S. Department of Agriculture has already squirreled away a …

How to Cleanly Remove the Bottom of a Bottle: Product Photography Trick

Having the bottom of a bottle removed by a professional could cost anywhere from 50-60 dollars apiece. This is probably because the process involves …

Photography Tips

To deal with problems, avoid them (for a little while) - Futurity

U. TORONTO (CAN) — The best way to manage stressful problems at work, school, and …

Toronto

Peach, Blueberry + Basil Crisp

Fresh Peach, Blueberry + Basil Crisp.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> June 21, 2013 74<p>This is how I know it’s officially summer.<p>Warm fruit<p>with a crispy topping<p>and melty …

Exercise makes brain more resilient to stress - Futurity

Anxiety is less likely to interfere with the brain activity of mice that exercise regularly, research shows.

The Brain

In Fish Brains, A Clue To Why We Talk With Our Hands

In fish, the part of the brain that controls the pectoral muscles also controls the muscles required for producing sound, researchers have found.<p>We use hand gestures almost without thinking--even while talking on the phone, despite that the person on the other end can't see our wild gesticulations. …