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AIDS Virus in Cats Might Help Human Vaccine Effort, Study Hints

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The Government Shutdown Has Halted Obama's $100M BRAIN Initiative

"If this stoppage is protracted, the start of the BRAIN project in 2014 will definitely be at risk."<p>Since April, the neuroscience community has been gearing up for the Brain Research Through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies initiative (BRAIN), the Obama administration's ambitious plan to map …

What's Up With Science's Gender Gap?

Still not sure women face more obstacles than men on the way to a science career? Read Eileen Pollack's story.<p>Now, as ever, it's a tough time to be a lady in science. As <i>Nature</i> wrote in its women in science issue earlier this year: "Despite some progress, women scientists are still paid less, …

Why Depression Ruins Your Memory

It can impede the brain's ability to encode different, but very similar, memories, a process called pattern separation.<p>Depression has been linked to memory impairment, but being depressed doesn't affect all types of memory uniformly. A new study suggests that people with depression can remember the …

How to Be Smart

Intelligence isn't just something you're born with; you can make yourself smarter with a little bit of hard work! To be smart, exercise your brain …

Self-improvement

How to Become an Excellent Student

Being an excellent student has more benefits than just getting good grades. In the short term, it will make you a more appealing college candidate …

Teaching

How to Make a Mind Map

People have been using visual methods of representing, organizing and understanding information since ancient times. In the 1970s, researcher and …

How to Solve Problems Using Mind Maps

If you want to solve a problem, it's a good idea to combine<p>mind mapping and<br>• problem solving tools (like brainstorming, asking questions, drawing a …

Mind Mapping

How To Train Your Brain To See What Others Don't

Charles Darwin had one of the greatest "aha!" moments in all of history when writing his magnum opus <i>On The Origin of Species</i>. After reading a book written 40 years earlier on population growth and resource competition, Darwin immediately saw the connection to the variation among species that he had …

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Study Sees Link Between Mom's Flu, Bipolar Risk for Children

<b>By Steven Reinberg</b><i><br>HealthDay Reporter</i><p>WEDNESDAY, May 8 (HealthDay News) -- Women who come down with the flu during pregnancy may be at increased risk …

Fish Oil Supplements Don't Protect Against Heart Trouble: Study

<b>By Steven Reinberg</b><i><br>HealthDay Reporter</i><p>WEDNESDAY, May 8 (HealthDay News) -- Although previous research has shown that omega-3 fatty acids may help those …

Beautiful Venice, Italy – Travel Photography by Mary Serantoni

Mary Serantoni is a fine art travel photographer who’s originally from Chicago and now lives in Phoenix. Her portfolio focuses mainly on European …

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