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The Brain Prize: British scientists win 'Nobel Prize of neuroscience' for unlocking secrets of memory

Three British professors have won “the Nobel Prize of neuroscience” for discovering the secrets of how memories are formed in the brain.<p>The victory …

Evolution Explains Why Women Love Rolling Their Eyes So Much

Passive-aggressive eye-rolling isn't just a teen tactic. Evolutionary psychologists say women of all ages engage in this not-so-subtle act of dominance.<p>Over at the <i>New York Times</i>, psychologist Lisa Damour theorized that the eye roll—that singular, cutting gesture of contempt—was the champion and …

Researcher Illegally Shares Millions of Science Papers Free Online to Spread Knowledge

Welcome to the Pirate Bay of science.<p>A researcher in Russia has made more than 48 million journal articles - almost every single peer-reviewed paper …

Charles Bukowski's guide to writing and life

<b>"I am a dangerous man when turned loose with a typewriter," said Charles Bukowski, the author of more than 40 books of poetry, prose and novels, including Ham on Rye and Post Office. Bukowski, who died on March 9, 1994, aged 73, used his poetry and prose to depict the depravity of urban life in</b> …

This Mental Illness Makes Mirrors Lie and Drives Patients to Suicide | VICE News

<b>This story is part of a partnership between</b><b>MedPage Today</b><b>and VICE News.</b><p>If Minnie Iris hadn't gone to her doctor and insisted that she had body dysmorphic disorder, it's possible she wouldn't be alive today.<p>The disorder, a mental illness in which patients become obsessed with perceived flaws in their …

Lemon Juice With Salt Can Stop Migraine Headache Within Minutes

Not long ago, my daily life was in really bad shape. I was sleeping anywhere between 3am to 6am on average, and on the really bad days I wouldn’t …

This computer can tell what people are thinking instantaneously

A new computer program can decode people's thoughts almost in real time, new research shows.<p>Researchers can predict what people are seeing based on …

Addiction changes brain biology in 3 stages, experts say

Experts who research addiction have long argued that it is a disease of the brain. Now, in a new paper, they present a model of addiction, broken down into three key stages, to illustrate how the condition changes human neurobiology.<p>Essentially, each of these three phases affects the brain in a …

Einstein's genius changed science's perception of gravity

Albert Einstein opened humankind’s eyes to the universe.<p>Before Einstein, space seemed featureless and changeless, as Isaac Newton had defined it two …

Revealed: The simple science behind how to spot a liar

A Harvard psychologist explains the tell-tale signs to watch out for if you suspect someone is lying to you<p>A flushed expression, a lack of eye contact and hesitancy are considered tell-tale signs by some for spotting a liar but now an expert has revealed other subtler signs you should watch out for.<p>…

The future of cancer treatment is based on a medical miracle: cancers that melt away on their own

Precision medicine has been sold as customizing treatments for patients, matching drugs to disease-causing genes that just a few thousand or even …

Cancer

14 mobile marketing trends that will dominate in 2016

There's no doubt that mobile marketing is the future; 2015 proved to be the tipping point. But as both brands and technology continue to evolve, what …

Marketing

Physicists Say Cinderella's Glass Heels Would Have Shattered

Science has cautionary advice for fairy godmothers, vampires, and Superman: Ignore the laws of nature at your own peril.<p>We all know the story: The clock strikes midnight and Cinderella, facing an imminent wardrobe malfunction, flees the royal ball, leaving behind a single glass slipper. The prince …

Next time someone says evolution isn't real, show them this video

The 50 best films of 2015 in the UK: No 2 – Bridge of Spies

Continuing our countdown of the best movies released in the UK this year, we salute Steven Spielberg’s ode to the real-life cold war lawyer who defended a Soviet spy<p>Steven Spielberg’s Cold War spy-swap drama Bridge of Spies is a movie of glorious craftsmanship, human sympathy and flair. It’s a …

Scientists Figure Out Why 11 Billion Gallons of Water Disappeared in 90 Minutes

When 11 billion gallons of water drained out of a glacial lake perched atop the Greenland Ice Sheet in less than two hours, scientists were left …

What science doesn’t know about the menopause: what it’s for and how to treat it | Rose George

It is a critical stage of life for half the population, yet women struggling with symptoms are confronted with conflicting advice. Why is so little understood about the menopause?<p>My physio, a young woman called Lucy, was simply making conversation. She wanted to distract me from the serious …

Women's Health

Physics May Explain Mysterious Crop Circles

The giant, and seemingly perfect patterns that mysteriously appear on farmers' fields may be the result of physics, according to Richard Taylor.<p>UFOs …

autism spectrum disorders Archives

Neuroscience NewsMarch 7, 2017<p>Researchers report both people with synaesthesia and those on the autism spectrum share similar heightened sensory …

Hang On! Earth's Surface Moving North

As you read this, the Earth's surface is shifting right underneath you, creeping very slowly toward the North Pole. Scientists say the shift is …

Global Warming

Forget All the Fancy Photo Gear, Here Is What a Truly Minimalistic Photographer Looks Like

As a follow up to my most recent article about making a living using nothing more than an iPhone camera, I wanted to dig a little deeper into my …

Neuroscientists explain why control freaks are ineffective leaders

Whether you're an IT manager locking down access and permissions to IT-business collaboration tools, or a micromanager who forces a process on her employees to get work done, you may be negatively affecting business productivity.<p>Historically, leaders have controlled employees rather than connecting …

Employment

Microsoft's newest app turns anyone into a programmer

As software continues to eat the world, there's more demand than ever for mobile apps in every facet of our lives.<p>But while the consumer app market just keeps growing and growing, the number of business apps just isn't keeping pace. Meanwhile, users are stuck using their old legacy software, tied …

Apps

The Dark Side of Creativity

Few psychological traits are as desirable as creativity — the ability to come up with ideas that are both novel and useful. Yet it is also true that creativity has been associated with a wide range of counterproductive, rarely discussed qualities. Being aware of these tendencies is important for …

How fast your heart beats predicts if you will die early

It’s enough to make your heart beat a little faster. A new study suggests that resting heart rate can be used as a ‘death test’ to predict your chance of keeling over in the next two decades.<p>Although doctors have known for some time that people with low resting heart rates are usually fitter and …

Why Creative People Are More Likely to Be Dishonest

We prize creativity. Being able to produce a novel and useful idea, solution, or product is what fuels innovation and differentiates you from competitors. This helps explain why, in a recent global survey, more than 1,500 corporate and public sector leaders reported that creativity is the most …

Why Aren't Aliens Calling Earth?

<i>This article was originally published on The Conversation. The publication contributed this article to Space.com's</i> Expert Voices: Op-Ed & …

Universe