Rebecca Ruston

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Laughing all the way ... out of depression

The dentist's office might be the last place you'd look to find a quick cure for an implacable bout of depression. But new research suggests that laughing gas -- the mixture of nitrous oxide and oxygen that eases the pain and anxiety of having dental work -- may help banish treatment-resistant …

Washington University

Mars' own Grand Canyon, Valles Marineris, in this composite image made aboard NASA's Mars Odyssey spacecraft. NASA/Arizona State University/Getty Images

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Decoding Vincent Van Gogh’s Tempestuous, Fragile Mind

Most people are familiar with his many famous paintings. But the real Van Gogh, the manic genius, the tortured artist, is best understood in his …

Mars Curiosity Rover Finds Clues to Genesis of Ancient Lake and Peak

Geological observations from NASA's Curiosity rover have helped scientists come up with a scenario for the creation of a lake that's bigger than Salt Lake and a mountain that's higher than Mount Rainier on ancient Mars.<p>The scenario suggests that water could have filled much of 96-mile-wide …

Time After Time

'Scandal' Star Kerry Washington Starring in 'Unforgettable' Thriller

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Android 5.0 Lollipop running on the Galaxy Note 4

We have seen early Android Lollipop builds running on a number of Samsung flagship devices within the past month or so and <i>SamMobile</i> has now managed to get its hands on a Galaxy Note 4 running the new version of Android.<p>Overall, the Material Design look of the new Touchwiz is pretty much the same as …

Android News

Scientists hail new '3 parent baby' technique

New technique to create '3 parent babies' shows promise, experts say<p>Experts are to investigate a new technique to create “three-parent babies” which could be safer and more effective than current methods being tested in British laboratories.<p>The Government last month asked the fertility regulator to …

Fortune.com

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Enforcing your ‘right to be forgotten’ may get you remembered

Whoever recently succeeded in removing this 2002 <i>New York</i> <i>Times</i> story from his Google.co.uk search results may now need to file a new request with …

Nobel Prize Goes to Inventors of Blue LED: Why It Was Revolutionary

Blue-light innovation paved the way for a transformation in lighting efficiency.<p>The 2014 Nobel Prize in physics went Tuesday to three scientists who gave lighting a makeover by inventing blue LED lights. The award recognizes a seemingly commonplace innovation, but one that has paved the way for a …

Why Saying Is Believing — The Science Of Self-Talk

From the self-affirmations of Stuart Smalley on <i>Saturday Night Live</i> to countless videos on YouTube, saying nice things to your reflection in the mirror is a self-help trope that's been around for decades, and seems most often aimed at women. The practice, we're told, can help us like ourselves and …

Meditation Techniques For People Who Hate Meditation

Don’t have the time or patience for devoting 20 minutes a day to sitting still? You can still meditate with small moments of mindfulness.<p>When actor and comedian Wali Collins was in first grade, his teacher, Miss Dunn, would lead the class in a group meditation–except that none of the 6-year-olds …

Swallowing this needle-studded pill could be good for you

If needles make you all woozy, you'll be particularly interested in a new invention out of MIT and Massachusetts General Hospital. It's a pill-like capsule that you swallow so it can stab into your stomach lining with tiny needles and deliver its payload before being passed out of your digestive …

Sweater Weather Means Pho Weather

Brothy, meaty pho is surprisingly easy to make at home—this recipe is done in 30 minutes.<p>It's officially fall, which means it's officially sweater weather. But being a food publication and all, we're pointedly more interested in the start of pho weather. Autumn is the perfect time to try your hand …

Incredible Close-Up Drone Video of an Erupting Volcano in Iceland

This epic video isn’t a CGI outtake from <i>Lord of the Rings</i>. It’s proof that a guy with a quadcopter managed to get very, very close to an erupting …

Stop What You're Doing and Watch the New Interstellar Trailer

You might be tempted to blacklist any more footage from <i>Interstellar</i> until the movie actually comes out. That's fair. It's the kind of film where the …

Lamborghini's First Hybrid Is a 900-Horsepower Rocket

Lamborghini's rolled into the Paris Motor Show with a new concept. It's called the Asterion LPI 910-4. It has all the superlatives you expect from …

Review: Leica M-P (Typ 240)

Author: Tim Moynihan. Tim Moynihan Gear<p>Date of Publication: 10.02.14.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>Sub Title: Leica's Fancy New M-P Camera May …

Elijah Wood's New Movie Is a Prophetic Thriller About Celebrity Hacking

<i>Open Windows</i> is kind of a weird movie; it's viewed almost entirely through a series of computer windows on a laptop screen. It's also kind of a …

Touch, hear, pal around in a virtual world: Oculus execs discuss the future

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. -- What's next for virtual reality technology?<p>Ask most developers, and they'll mention obvious advancements Oculus could make with its device, such as higher-quality displays. But beyond that, the next big technological breakthrough some are expecting from the company is motion …

Virtual reality is more than just video games for Palmer Luckey (Q&A)

HOLLYWOOD--Palmer Luckey is on top of the world.<p>He just wrapped up the first conference devoted to the virtual reality headset he helped invent and the company he helped found: Oculus VR. Developers traveled here from around the globe in order to meet one another, swap ideas, and demonstrate their …

Price the Device Challenge

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What Happens When We All Live to 100?

If life-expectancy trends continue, that future may be near, transforming society in surprising and far-reaching ways.<p>For millennia, if not for eons—anthropology continuously pushes backward the time of human origin—life expectancy was short. The few people who grew old were assumed, because of …

The coming era of unlimited — and free — clean energy

In the 1980s, leading consultants were skeptical about cellular phones. McKinsey & Co. noted that the handsets were heavy, batteries didn’t last long, coverage was patchy, and the cost per minute was exorbitant. It predicted that in 20 years the total market size would be about 900,000 units and …

The 7 Most Important Fitness Tracker Measurements

How they work and what healthy data looks like<p>In early 2015, Apple will release its first major product since 2010 -- a health tracker dubbed Apple Watch -- that will reportedly log a litany of biometric information using 10 different sensors. The wrist device has the same aesthetic as the Nike …

Fitness Technology

The Biology Of Altruism: Good Deeds May Be Rooted In The Brain

Four years ago, Angela Stimpson agreed to donate a kidney to a complete stranger.<p>"The only thing I knew about my recipient was that she was a female and she lived in Bakersfield, Calif.," Stimpson says.<p>It was a true act of altruism — Stimpson risked pain and suffering to help another. So why did …

Misfit releases lower-priced version of its flagship Shine health wearable

Health wearables company Misfit has released a second fitness- and sleep-monitoring wrist wearable, the “Flash,” a lower-priced version of its flagship Shine health wearable.<p>The new device has the same shape and functionality of the Shine but is housed in a “durable soft touch plastic” instead of …