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The strangest experiments in Psychology

After prepping my 18 year old student for his upcoming psychology exam and seeing his surprise at learning about some of the most famous and …

Massive solar explosions could explain an extremely hot mystery

Massive explosions in the sun's atmosphere could help to explain a curious pattern of heat distribution that has puzzled researchers for decades, reports the BBC. The explosions were discovered within a brief five minutes of imagery captured by a NASA camera that's still in development. By …

Tests verify quantum effects in processor

<b>USC (US) —</b> Researchers have verified that quantum effects are indeed at play in the first commercial quantum optimization processor.<p>The team …

Quantum Computing

Neuroscientist thinks human head transplant surgery is finally possible

An Italian neuroscientist believes he’s figured out how to do a full human head transplant. Or body transplant, depending on your perspective. In a recent paper, Dr. Sergio Canavero of the University of Turin explains how the procedure would work, describing how a "clean cut" with an "ultra-sharp …

Human Head Transplants Are Getting Closer To Reality

I want *that* head on *that* body.<p>Complete head transplants are enormously complicated, requiring the reconnecting of literally millions of nerve fibers, not to mention bones and tissue. We're not really sure how any of this will work, but it looks like we're getting closer to a full …

Why learn a foreign language? Benefits of bilingualism

Learning a foreign language is more than just a boost to your CV or handy for travelling. It will make you smarter, more decisive and even better at English, says Anne Merritt.<p>Physiological studies have found that speaking two or more languages is a great asset to the cognitive process. The brains …

6 Unique Ways to Be Successful and Happy

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources, and insights to</i> <i>entrepreneurs and business owners. The article below was</i> …

Not Just Child’s Play: Video Games Could Slow Mental Decline

The quick-thinking skills required in video games may be more helpful than crossword puzzles in slowing or even reversing declines in brain function …

78,000 People Apply for One-Way Trip to Mars

An ambitious project to establish a human colony on Mars has attracted applications from tens of thousands of would-be astronauts, just two weeks …

Your Brain on Laughter

Are they laughing at you or laughing with you? Your brain can tell the difference.<p>Curious about how different types of laughter — mocking, joyful or …

Scientists may have just discovered the oldest dome-headed dinosaur of its kind: http://ti.me/11q2Wdj (Image: Julius Csotonyi / Royal Ontario Museum)

The Biology of Kindness: How It Makes Us Happier and Healthier

There’s a reason why being kind to others is good for you — and it can now be traced to a specific nerve.<p>When it comes to staying healthy, both …

The Humankind is danger: LHC Risks. Interview with Otto Rossler

<b>Otto Eberhard Rössler</b> (born 20 May 1940) is a German biochemist known for his work on chaos theory and the theoretical equation known as the Rössler …

NDE: NINE LINES OF EVIDENCE PRESENTED OF THE AFTERLIFE

<i>Jeffrey Long</i> is a doctor who helps terminal cancer patients deal with their illness, practicing the specialty of radiation oncology (use of radiation …

Margaret Thatcher died: goodbye to evil ?

Margaret Thatcher died and all the television channels, newspapers, blogs etc. are talking about it today, but who was she? Some people think she was …