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Ageing process may be reversible, scientists claim

New form of gene therapy shown to produce rejuvenating effect in mice, although scientists say human clinical applications are decade away<p>Wrinkles, grey hair and niggling aches are normally regarded as an inevitable part of growing older, but now scientists claim that the ageing process may be …

Aging

Breathing In Through The Nose Stimulates Your Brain And Improves Your Memory

'There is a dramatic difference in brain activity during inhalation compared with exhalation.'<p>A deep breath through the nose boosts recall and …

The Brain

25 Best Places to Visit North Carolina Destinations

Let the seasons guide your vacation in North Carolina. Spring is an appealing time to hike the Appalachian Trail or bike at Rocky Knob Mountain Bike …

A Nobel prize-winning physicist identified three simple steps to mastering any subject

I wasn’t always a good learner. I thought learning was all about the hours you put in. Then I discovered something that changed my life.<p>The famous Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman understood the difference between “knowing something” and “knowing the name of something,” and it’s one of …

Self-improvement

Genevieve Bell: ‘Humanity’s greatest fear is about being irrelevant’

The anthropologist explains why being scared about AI has more to do with our fear of each other than killer robots<p>Genevieve Bell is an Australian anthropologist who has been working at tech company Intel for 18 years, where she is currently head of sensing and insights. She has given numerous TED …

Artificial Intelligence

This Tool Can Help You Disappear from the Internet

Between election bile, fake news, and just plain exhaustion, we may be entering a down cycle for social media. If you’re interested in downsizing …

Fake News

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10 Steps to Finding Inner Strength

The two universal laws of impermanence are uncertainty and unpredictability. When life changes unexpectedly, we can often feel off balance, insecure, …

Mindfulness

12 healthy eating habits that work, according to science

But as fun as the diets may seem, it's often difficult to stick with them for more than a few weeks. As a result few people actually see any long-term results.<p>Rather than trying one of those, here are 12 science-backed habits that can help boost your health and may help with weight loss as well.

Weight Loss

How Sunlight Affects Your Mental Health

It’s well known that exposure to natural light affects mood, and that shortened days (whether we’re shortchanged naturally by the change the season …

Mental Health

Scientists discover elixir of youth – for mice – and begin tests on humans

Scientists in the US claim to have discovered a natural compound found in avocado, broccoli and cucumber that has “remarkable anti-ageing effects in …

Anti-aging

Whenever you lie, your brain adjusts to make telling bigger whoppers easier, study finds

Telling small lies causes changes in the brain that lead people down a “slippery slope” towards increasingly large acts of dishonesty, according to a …

Psychiatrists use an old trick to get people to trust them with their secrets — and it works just as well in business

And yet one of the best nuggets in "Friend and Foe," a 2015 book by the psychologists Maurice Schweitzer and Adam Galinsky, debunks that idea, instead suggesting that there's a somewhat scientific formula to gaining people's trust quickly.<p>It's less creepy than it might sound. The key is simply to …

Psychiatry

Blood sugar Managements

The parents of a five-year-old girl claim she has almost been cured of severe epilepsy after being put on a READ MORE<p>Research money from a tobacco …

One of The Physicists Behind The Higgs Boson Has Made an Algorithm to Replace The Pill

It's up to 99.5% effective at stopping pregnancy.<p>One of the physicists who helped find the Higgs boson, Elina Berglund, has spent the past three …

Women's Health

The Australian Watchmaker Using A Subtle Psychology Trick To Sell Less

We want what we can’t have. Not just in love. Or at the nightclub. Or when the new smartphone <i>conveniently</i> sells out on launch day. We want what we can’t have in <i>everything</i>. Our brains are inclined to associate scarcity with perceived value, which means that when a specific item is limited the more …

Marketing

There's No Shame In Needing Medication To Manage Your Mental Illness

<i>Written by</i> Caitlyn Kalustian<p>I have Bipolar 1, the most severe form of bipolar. I was diagnosed almost 10 years ago. It took me about three years to get on the right meds. Throughout those three years, I cycled through episodes of mania and depression. It resulted in three hospitalizations. Once I …

Mental Health

14 psychological tricks to get people to do what you want

1. Use a 'decoy' option to get people to buy your product<p>In his TED Talk, behavioural economist Dan Ariely explains the "decoy effect" using an old</i> …

Psychology

How To Reshape Your Brain and Improve Your Life in Just 5 Minutes a Day

<b>Everyone from Google to the NFL is using this practice, and you should too.</b><p><i>How do you typically start your morning?</i><p>For many of us, starting off on "the right side of the bed" involves almost immediately checking a smartphone or email, and then diving headfirst into a day of hyper-connectedness and …

Mindfulness

Academics Devise New Way to Steal Data from Air-Gapped Computers

Stealing data from air-gapped computers is one of the great exercises in computer security: advanced attackers covet what’s stored on these isolated …

Ben-Gurion University

The longer The Time For Someone to Reply Your Text, The Less They Like You, Explains Psychologist

Imagine you've met someone you really like. You talk to them, you feel there is a connection, you've somehow gotten their number and you've bravely …