Naya Grier

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Europe Was a Melting Pot From the Start, Ancient DNA Reveals

Genetic analysis of a 37,000-year-old human bone from Russia suggests widespread intermingling during Paleolithic times.<p>Modern Europeans have genetic ties that bind them together much further back in time than once thought, scientists report after analyzing a prehistoric Russian man's DNA.<p>Scraps of …

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How a nutritionist organizes her refrigerator<p>Twins suffering from liver disease, transplant saves one but other dies<p>Children more likely than before …

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Too Many Kids Quit Science Because They Don't Think They're Smart

But praising their intelligence can make them feel even more insecure. A self-esteem expert offers a way out of the conundrum.<p>For most students, science, math, engineering, and technology (STEM) subjects are not intuitive or easy. Learning in general—and STEM in particular—requires repeated trial …

The Diet That Can Save Your Life

What you eat can dramatically affect your chances of developing heart disease, a.k.a. the number-one killer of women in the U.S.<p>When many women think of something that could seriously threaten their health, the bogeyman often starts with a "C": cancer. But if you're going to fear anything, it …

The Supreme Court's Okay for Texas to Enforce a Restrictive Voter-ID Law

One Texas judge says the new law could keep 600,000 mostly black and Latino voters from the polls.<p>In a rare Saturday morning order, the U.S. Supreme Court said it will allow Texas to enforce a voter identification law in next month's midterm elections. The law’s opponents say that it will restrict …

Obama To Ask Congress For Additional Funding To Fight Ebola: Report

President Barack Obama will ask Congress to approve additional funding to combat the growing Ebola outbreak in West Africa, possibly as soon as next week, according to Bloomberg News.<p>It is unclear what amount the president will seek or where the funds would come from. According to Bloomberg, the …

This Woman Sees 100 Times More Colors Than The Average Person

A unique genetic mutation and a well-wired brain mean that Concetta Antico is like no other artist on Earth.<p>When Concetta Antico looks at a leaf, she sees much more than just green. “Around the edge I’ll see orange or red or purple in the shadow; you might see dark green but I’ll see violet, …

Biology

Popular Science's Strange Reporting Of The 1918 Spanish Flu Pandemic

The flu was clearly on our editors' minds, but they seemed to have left the more straightforward reporting to other outlets.<p>_This year marks the centennial of the start of World War I. To honor it, _Popular Science _is combing through our archives to bring you the best of our original war …

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Venomous Slow Loris May Have Evolved To Mimic Cobras

Don't be fooled by those big brown eyes.<p>What’s slow, fuzzy, and deadly like a cobra? The slow loris, of course! Researchers are arguing that these endangered Asian primates evolved to mimic venomous snakes.<p>An article published in the <i>Journal of Venomous Animals and Toxins including Tropical Diseases</i> …

Zoology

Why some teens try drugs but don't get hooked - Futurity

A new study examines why some teens are able to experiment with drugs and alcohol without developing substance abuse problems later in life.

Nobel discovery opens window onto Alzheimer's disease | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - The discovery of cells in the brain that act as the body’s internal global positioning system, which won three scientists the Nobel Prize for medicine on Monday, opens an intriguing new window onto dementia.<p>Professor John O'Keefe poses in his laboratory at University College …

Turn A Shoe Box Into A Phone Projector [Video]

Buy some new crocs, gain a mini movie theater.<p>Don’t watch that YouTube clip on a tiny screen—project it onto the wall instead! The picture may not be movie-theater quality, but it improves if the phone is very bright and the room is very dark.<p>Time: 20 minutes<p>Cost: $2<p>Difficulty: Easy<p>Materials<p>• Shoe …

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