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Is extra calorie info good, bad, or both? - Futurity

Most adults don’t know how many calories they should consume each day to maintain their current weight, but that may not be a bad thing, research …

Ketamine Relieves Depression By Restoring Brain Connections

Scientists say they have figured out how an experimental drug called ketamine is able to relieve major depression in hours instead of weeks.<p>Researchers from Yale and the National Institute of Mental Health say ketamine seems to cause a burst of new connections to form between nerve cells in parts …

Psychiatrists Shift Focus To Drugs, Not Talk Therapy

The American Psychiatric Association defines a psychiatrist as a medical doctor who conducts psychotherapy and prescribes medications and other medical treatments. With recent developments in the pharmaceutical and insurance industries, the definition of the practice appears to be shifting.<p><b>Dr.</b> …

Glutamate and GABA for Psychiatrists

<b>Rapid Dissemination of Information</b><br>Glutamate and GABA are the archetypal ‘fast’ transmitters. If a neuron in the brain ‘wishes’ to communicate rapidly …

Видеолекция про Биткоин

После моей предыдущей лекции многие просили продолжения. Продолжения к сожалению не будет, зато могу порекомендовать к просмотру видеолекцию про …

Scientists discover DNA body clock

A US scientist has discovered an internal body clock based on DNA that measures the biological age of our tissues and organs.<p>The clock shows that while many healthy tissues age at the same rate as the body as a whole, some of them age much faster or slower. The age of diseased organs varied hugely, …

Worms regrow their decapitated heads, along with the memories inside

Some memories just won't die — and some can even be transferred to a whole new brain. Researchers at Tufts University have determined that a small, yellow worm known as a planarian, which has long been studied for its regenerative properties, is able to grow back a lot more than just its body …

Private companies plan to put telescope on the Moon

Soon, when you’re looking up at the moon at night, people could very well be looking back down at you. A partnership between two private companies plans to install a long-range telescope there as early as 2016, perching it atop the rim of a crater three miles above the surface near the moon’s south …

Цикл зрелости технологии (Hype cycle) Gartner — при внедрении новой системы на предприятии

В 1995 году исследовательская компания Gartner предложила hype cycle — кривую зрелости технологии, графически представляющую стадии, через которые …

Sustainable materials sound good

Cellulose fibres covered with magnetic nanoparticles have been used to make ultrathin loudspeakers by researchers in Sweden. The material could …

Glow-In-The-Dark Paths Could Be The Future Of Street Lighting

Particles absorb light during the day, then emit a blue glow at night.<p>Evening visitors to Christ's Pieces park in Cambridge, England are basking in the glow of a whole new type of street light. Starpath, a new type of resurfacing material being tested within the park, absorbs ultraviolet light …

Новости | Компьютерра

Усиленное искусственным интеллектом приложение Google News стало доступно для iPhone и iPad. Google полностью переделал приложение для просмотра …

Synthetic drug found in nature

To read this article log in to your Chemistry World account. Or register now, it's free.<p><b>Registered users can view more of our premium content each</b> …

Ancient Aphrodisiacs and Anti-Aphrodisiacs

<i>“Self-respect … it’s the secret of good sex,”</i> Susan Sontag wrote in her diary. And yet since time immemorial, humans have engaged in all kinds of practices of questionable dignity as we’ve indulged the mesmerism of our own procreation, from the first ejaculation in the fossil record to the cultural …

Сноуден пролил свет на ситуацию со взломом криптографии. Все плохо

Свежая порция секретных документов от Эдварда Сноудена дает понять, каким образом Агентству Национальной Безопасности США удается обходить …

The right to genetic ignorance

THE age of genomic medicine is dawning. Whole-genome sequencing is starting to transform the diagnosis of rare inherited diseases, and within a few …

Did Life on Earth Come From Mars?

Two scientists present new data on great cosmic questions.<p><b>Did life begin on Mars and then travel to Earth for its blossoming?</b><p><b>A long-debated and often-dismissed theory known as "panspermia" got new life in the past week, as two scientists separately proposed that early Earth lacked some chemicals</b> …

Alasdair Taylor on Twitter: "Q: If pharma companies are eliminating chlorinated solvents, should University research labs? #greenchem #realtimechem"

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Daft Punk Attend Monaco Grand Prix to Support Their Own Racecar

Daft Punk made an appearance at the Monaco Grand Prix today to support the Lotus F1 Team racing in a car designed in the duo's image. The British …

Monaco Grand Prix

Japan's Secret WWII Weapon: Balloon Bombs

The Japanese harnessed air currents to create the first intercontinental weapons—balloons.<p><b>Balloon bombs aimed to be the silent assassins of World War II. Hitching a ride on a jet stream, these weapons from Japan could float soundlessly across the Pacific Ocean to their marks in North America.</b><p>Still …

Cells as living calculators

MIT engineers have transformed bacterial cells into living calculators that can compute logarithms, divide, and take square roots, using three or …

Here’s how NYC would look under the skies of other worlds

“I felt that if I could show people what New York City looked like on other planets, I’d give people a sense of how lucky we are to be living on …

Green Dragon Drink: The Chemistry of Nitrous-Powered, Pot-Infused Liquor

How one New York bartender fused alcohol and marijuana forever<p>Behind the bars of some of the nation's finest cocktail joints, there are secrets: secret recipes, secret bottles for friends only. One of these is the Green Dragon drink, a liquor potently infused with marijuana.<p>There've been …

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The pig whisperer at work

'Pig whisperer' Kees Scheepens hypnotizes a piglet in Duelmen, western Germany, in a picture taken on June 22, 2012 and made available today.<p>"Let pigs be pigs", Scheepens advised representatives of the hog industry during a visit to Canada in 2010 in which he advocated a less intensive form of …