Janelle Sy

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The Top 50 Cities To See In Your Lifetime

Buena Vista Images via Getty Images<p>With our ever-expanding bucket lists, it's sometimes easy to lose sight of the essentials. Well, we've gone to the community of travelers at minube.net with a simple goal: find the greatest destinations on Earth. From the great ancient capitals to the modern …

European Travel

'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' Soundtrack Is Streaming On iTunes

The odds are in your favor, "Hunger Games" fans -- the entire soundtrack to the upcoming "Catching Fire" movie is streaming ahead of the film's release.<p>Set to hit stores on Nov. 19, the "Hunger Games: Catching Fire" soundtrack features music from big-name artists such as Christina Aguilera, …

Why I’ll Always Just Want One Girl

My dad says, Zach, you should just go have fun and explore. A lot of guys I know think it’s cool to get with a lot of girls. Chief Keef—one of my …

Play that F**king Little 16th Note - Best of Neuron Culture #5

*Below find #5 in my Best of Neuron Culture Moving Party here at Wired — a run of 10 of my favorite posts from the blog's stay here. Details on my …

New layer of human eye discovered

Scientists have discovered a previously undetected layer in the cornea, the clear window at the front of the human eye.<p>The breakthrough, announced in …

Sideprofile of a phospholipid bilayer membrane with a few anchored proteins, Nuno Moreira

Sideprofile of a phospholipid bilayer membrane with a few anchored proteins, Nuno Moreira.

How Imagination Works

A small new study images the brain's "mental workspace."<p>Look at these shapes for a few seconds. Then close your eyes, and try to imagine how they look. Try to take the mental image of one of them and break the shape into pieces in your mind, or combine it with another shape to make something …

Scientists Discover Brain Activity Beyond A Deep Coma

A new study has found that EEG activity is possible beyond the point normally considered brain death.<p>With the help of one man and 26 cats, scientists from the University of Montreal and the Medical Centre Regina Maria in Romania say they've discovered a new frontier in brain function: activity …

Scientists discover life after brain death

The brain may live on after what's long been considered brain death. New research from the University of Montreal finds that there's a deeper state of coma beyond what doctors have been considering to be the final line. Traditionally, when an EEG recording — a measurement of electrical activity …

Scientists closer to Alzheimer's cure

Scientists said they may have developed a drug that could work against Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and other brain disorders that share a similar mechanism.<p>Still at a very early and experimental stage, the drug blocks disruption of the brain's defence system, something that boosts neurodegenerative …

Scientists grow miniature human brain in a lab

'Cerebral organoids' model development of the mind in human embryo<p>Scientists have long been taunted by the human brain. After all, the very organ that gives us knowledge remains largely unmastered — something President Obama has set to rectify, in part, with an ambitious effort to map the brain. An …

Tiny Lab-Grown Heart Beats On Its Own

Cardiovascular disease is the most common cause of death worldwide, and doctors have struggled to find effective treatments. Heart failure, an …

Matter over mind: scientists begin to observe and manipulate memories

New techniques could help with neurological disease, but how far should they go?<p>If we had the technology to rewire our brains to help remember certain things and forget others, it could help millions of people struggling with neurological conditions, from Alzheimer’s to post-traumatic stress …

How to grow a human heart in three (relatively) easy steps

The day is fast approaching when scientists will finally be able to reconstruct a person's heart from a clump of cells and a simple scaffold. We're …

Worming Our Way Towards New Therapies for Chronic Disease

Over the last five decades, the prevalence of chronic conditions such as ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease, multiple sclerosis and autism spectrum disorders have grown significantly. Public health research has been working fervently to find a way to treat and hopefully cure the ailments. Yet the …

Harvard Stem Cell Institute publishes first clinical trial results

New method for improving cord blood transplant success<p>Starting with a discovery in zebrafish in 2007, Harvard Stem Cell Institute (HSCI) researchers …

Nicotine patches work best for ‘fast metabolizers’

The same gene that controls how quickly smokers process nicotine also predicts how those who try to quit will respond to nicotine replacement therapy.<p>…

Nicotine

Spinal fluid test may predict Alzheimer’s

Tests on brain and spinal fluid could soon mean earlier treatment for Alzheimer’s disease—years before the first symptoms of memory loss, researchers …

Dementia

Whole human brain mapped in 3D

Ten-year 'BigBrain' effort yields 1-trillion-byte atlas of fine-scale cerebral anatomy.<p>An international group of neuroscientists has sliced, imaged …

Human Brain Project: Henry Markram plans to spend €1bn building a perfect model of the human brain

Henry Markram tells how his son's autism fired his ambition to unlock the secrets of consciousness by using 'big data' to trace the electronic signals that zing between neurons<p>In a spartan office looking across Lake Geneva to the French Alps, Henry Markram is searching for a suitably big metaphor …

12 Movies That Are Just As Good As The Books They're Based On

There are dozens of book adaptations coming out this fall, both promising and ridiculous ("12 Years a Slave" and "Adore," respectively. How could they do that to Doris Lessing?).<p>Book lovers may be wary of heading to the theatre unless they've already at least thumbed through the original work, but …

25 Movies From The ’80s That Every Kid Should See

Many of your favorite movies from childhood aren't quite the same when you try to share them with the wired kids of 2013. These classics are the timeless exceptions that hold up nicely.

Movies

Dutch Baby

<i>For this Dutch Baby, or German pancake, milk, eggs, flour, and sugar are mixed in a blender then poured into a sizzling skillet. It’s baked in a hot</i> …

Pancake Recipes | Slideshow | Leite's Culinaria

Ethereally light and slightly sweet, these pancakes are just plain good. And they're good plain, too.<p>Perfect for any lazy morning, these pancakes …