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Paraplegic Rat Walks Again After Therapy, and Now We Know Why

Using electrochemical stimulation and robot assisted rehabilitation techniques, researchers restore walking ability in a paraplegic rat. The study …

Neuroscience

If You Get the Chills From Music, You May Have a Unique Brain

<i>Summary: Researchers report on why some people experience more intense emotions while listening to music.</i><p>Source: USC.<p><b>Listen to what a USC researcher</b> …

Neuroscience

Elastic implant 'restores movement' in paralysed rats

<b>An elastic implant that moves with the spinal cord can restore the ability to walk in paralysed rats, say scientists.</b><p>Implants are an exciting field of research in spinal cord injury, but rigid designs damage surrounding tissue and ultimately fail.<p>A team at Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne …

Stephen Hawking, science's brightest star, dies aged 76

The physicist and author of A Brief History of Time has died at his home in Cambridge. His children said: ‘We will miss him for ever’<p>Stephen Hawking obituary by Roger Penrose<p>Tributes poured in on Wednesday to Stephen Hawking, the brightest star in the firmament of science, whose insights shaped …

Physics

15 Fantastic Photos of Stunning Staircases

The staircase is a fundamental element for the connection of architectural spaces. But beyond its functional use, in many projects the staircase …

Architecture

Great Pyramid of Giza: Is there an iron throne made of meteorites in newly discovered void?

Professor points to ancient Pyramid Texts to back theory of pharaoh's hidden throne.<p>The announcement last November of the discovery of a mysterious …

It Snowed in the Sahara and the Photos Are Breathtaking

Look, I know we cover a lot of the bad types of weather here. Wildfires, droughts, extreme cold, hurricanes. But allow me to make it up to you with …

The Gaslight Effect: The History of Gaslighting and Its Destructive Power

Your significant other crosses the line in his flirtations with another woman at a dinner party. When you confront him, he asks you to stop being insecure and controlling. After a long argument, you apologize for giving him a hard time.<p>Your boss backed you on a project when you met privately in his …

Science says the happiest couples have 13 characteristics

Romantic relationships are challenging, rewarding, confusing, and exhilarating—sometimes all at the same time.<p>Should you take things slowly at the beginning or dive right in? Can things stay hot in the bedroom even after years of being together? What happens when one of you wants to use a holiday …

Relationships

Ancient Human Remains Document Migration From Asia To America

In Alaska, scientists have uncovered something they say is remarkable: the remains of two infants dating back more than 11,000 years.<p>Their discovery is evidence of the earliest wave of migration into the Americas.<p>"It's incredibly rare," says Ben Potter, an archaeologist at the University of Alaska …

Ice Age

512-Year-Old Shark, Believed To Be Oldest Living Vertebrate, Found In North Atlantic

Researchers have found an ancient shark in the North Atlantic, believed to be 512 years old, which could be the oldest living vertebrate in the …

10 Schools of Philosophy and Why You Should Know Them

There are many famous schools of thought that you have probably heard of, but did you hear the truth or just get a caricature of the idea? <br>Read More

British Philosophy

Lucent

A shining sculpture made of 3,115 lights, the number of visible stars in the Northern Hemisphere.<p><i>Lucent</i>, the mesmerizing sculpture hanging in the …

Want to Boost Memory by 20 Percent? Science Says Do This 1 Simple Activity | Inc.com

If you like to spend your break time with a quick jaunt around the corner to buy a coffee, nobody's judging. But according to science, you might be better off if you took time out of your day to get on a trail and make friends with some trees. That's because time in nature literally changes brain …

The Brain

A Mysterious 3,000-Year-Old Castle Has Been Found Under a Lake in Turkey

Sometimes legends are true.<p>Sunken cities are typically the stuff of legend, but now archaeologists have found the real thing hiding deep within Lake …

Transhumanism And The Future Of Humanity: 7 Ways The World Will Change By 2030

Companies today are strategizing about future investments and technologies such as artificial intelligence, the internet of things, or growth around new business models. While many of these trends will make for solid investments for the next 5-10 years, fewer companies are considering the …

Singularity

There's a Type of Brain Exercise That Could Reduce Dementia Risk by Nearly 30%

But scientists say we need to proceed with caution.<p>Researchers say they have the first scientific evidence that brain training can help ward off …

Dementia

Scientists Will Look For Signs of Life on This Newly Discovered Earth-Size Planet

It's just 11 light-years away!<p>At just 11 light-years from our Solar System, a newly discovered exoplanet is the second-closest we've ever found …

Astronomy

7 Rules to Follow If You Want to Live a Life Without Regrets | Inc.com

What do you think when a plane you're traveling on hits turbulence? Maybe you pray, maybe you mentally recite the excellent safety statistics of flying, or maybe you distract yourself with daydreams. But chances are excellent you don't have the same reaction as author Ryan Holiday.<p>"When I am on a …

Miniature

Harvard scientists think they might have pinpointed the source of human consciousness

Human consciousness has been defined as awareness, sentience, a person's ability to experience and feel, but despite the important role it plays in our lives and making us who we are, we actually know very little about how consciousness works.<p>Scientists currently believe that consciousness is …

In a Historical Agreement, Several Sharks Just Received Major Worldwide Protection

Yes!<p>Three species of sharks and three species of rays will now have extra protection wherever they go, thanks to a conservation agreement signed by …

Plagued by unwanted thoughts? You may be low on hippocampal GABA

Whether they take the form of worries, unpleasant memories or hallucinations, recurrent unwanted thoughts are a key feature of conditions such as …

Neuroscience

Science may have just answered the question of how life began

Research into the conditions under which life originally formed has given scientists a lot of tantalizing clues in recent years, but a new discovery …

The Basis of the Universe May Not Be Energy or Matter but Information

There are lots of theories on what are the basis of the universe is. Some physicists say its subatomic particles. Others believe its energy or even …

8 ways to end bad habits

Bad habits; we all got’em. You know what they are. You know you should stop. But . . . it’s hard. In fact, sometimes you feel downright powerless. …

The 19 Best Foods for Health and Happiness

If a single food was guaranteed to make you instantly slim or happy, or end your allergy woes, stores would have to fight back the feverish shoppers. …

Solar-powered biodome sustains all four seasons at the same time, under one roof

Italian architect Carlo Ratti just unveiled plans for a stunning biodome that recreates all four seasons under one solar-powered roof. The Garden of …

Free on the Internet Archive: 255 issues of Galaxy Magazines, 1950-1976

<i>Galaxy</i> was one of the first pulps to explicitly bill itself as a magazine for "adults," in 1950 under founding editor HL Gold.<p>I grew up on <i>Galaxy</i>, …

5 Zen Principles To Live By: Practical Wisdom That Instantly Improves Your Life

I love practical advice that you can immediately apply to your life. And Zen, a school of Mahayana Buddhism, is full of practical wisdom.<p>When I tell …