Mohamed Gamal Samak

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Gut bacteria found to have a role in both PTSD and Alzheimer's disease

One of the biggest new areas of medical research in the 21st century is the investigation into the holistic effect of the gut microbiome on the human …

Learn About Blood Type

Our blood is composed of blood cells and an aqueous fluid known as plasma. Human <b>blood type</b> is determined by the presence or absence of certain …

Medical Research

Here's what losing weight does to your body and brain

<i>This video was originally published on October 29, 2017.</i><p><i>Special thanks to John Gunstad, professor with the Department of Psychological Sciences at Kent State University, for speaking with us about his cutting-edge research on how losing weight affects brain function. Following is a transcript of</i> …

Kent State

The scientific reason why you like to work out until it hurts

You’re 30 minutes into your spin class, dripping in sweat, and your heart is racing. Your instructor tells you to add more resistance and go faster. …

Muscle

Your new iPhone doesn’t have an FM tuner—here’s why that’s not good

FCC chairman Ajit Pai demanded that Apple enable FM radio tuners in iPhones. But there’s one significant detail Apple was keeping to itself: …

3 Secrets for Booking a Flight, According to a Pilot

Last week, Chris Manno released “A Pilot’s Guide for Fearful Flyers,” a book wherein he shares his tips for flying, accrued over more than 30 years …

12 Artificial Intelligence Terms You Need to Know

Is artificial intelligence the same thing as machine learning? And what is a neural network? This slideshow explains fundamental AI terminology in …

We’ve Grossly Underestimated How Much Cow Farts Are Contributing to Global Warming

A new NASA-sponsored study shows that global methane emissions produced by livestock are 11 percent higher than estimates made last decade. Because …

Could Blockchain Technology End DDoS Attacks?

A new startup aims to revolutionize the anti-DDoS market using the same technology that enabled Bitcoin to transform online payments.<p>Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks - cyberattacks in which perpetrators render a website or other resource unavailable to its intended users by overloading …

This is the world's largest dark matter detector

To detect dark matter, you’ve got to go big.<p>At 20 metres high and 25 metres wide, the XENON1T chamber is the largest dark matter detector in the …

Tropical forests are now emitting more carbon than oxygen, alarming new study finds

So much of the Earth’s forest has been destroyed that the tropics now emit more carbon than they capture, scientists have found.<p>Tropical forests …

If sound needs air to travel, and there is no air in space, then how are sounds like Saturn's rings recorded?

Because there is no sound in space, what can be heard however, is data represented as sound.<p>CBC Radio ·<p>Saturn's rings (NASA/JPL/Reuters)<p>Listen3:27<p>It …

Scientists Just Made The First Quantum-Encrypted International Video Call

The future is here.<p>President Chunli Bai of the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing had a meeting yesterday with President Anton Zeilinger of the …

Hackers are using a terrifying new method for stealing cash out of ATMs

Hackers have a new hands-off approach to stealing money out of ATMs.<p>A report from Trends Micro says there is a shift in the ATM malware landscape …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

10 critical security skills every IT team needs

As hackers become more sophisticated, and attacks more frequent, it’s no longer a matter of <i>if</i> your organization becomes a target, but <i>when</i>. That …

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No, Your Incognito Browser Isn’t Actually Private. Here's How to Safely Surf the Internet

Because investing in your online privacy has never been more critical.<p>With data breaches like the Equifax hack becoming more common, investing in …

16 psychological tricks to make people like you immediately

Maybe it's their goofy smile; maybe it's their razor-sharp wit; or maybe it's simply that they're easy to be around. You just like them.<p>But scientists generally aren't satisfied with answers like that, and they've spent years trying to pinpoint the exact factors that draw one person to …

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