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This revolution in our understanding of depression will be life-transforming

Depression runs in families, we know. But it is only very recently, and after considerable controversy and frustration, that we are beginning to know how and why. The major scientific discoveries reported last week by the Psychiatric Genomics Consortium in <i>Nature Genetics</i> are a hard-won breakthrough …

Genetics

Science Discovered That Banning Small Talk from Your Conversations Makes You Happier (Try Asking These 13 Questions Instead)

It's time to delete questions like 'what do you do?' and 'where do you live?' from your vocabulary forever.<p>Ever walk into a networking event or cocktail party and all you hear is superficial chit-chat? The small talk is deafening and doesn't evolve into anything substantial. You can hardly stand …

Nonprofits

Cancer breakthrough: Novel approach can 'starve' tumors to death

Researchers are now developing a new method of killing cancer more effectively. Their strategy "starves" tumors, depriving them of the main nutrient …

Forget Sunglasses: How to Keep Your Eyes Safe During the Solar Eclipse

Don't damage your eyes — do this.<p>The total solar eclipse is coming, and as the excitement builds, so does the worry that it will leave behind a nation of eye problems.<p>The spectacular sight of the moon covering the sun will be visible across North America for the first time in almost a century on …

University of Washington

Photonic Hypercrystals Are Now a Reality, and Light Will Never Be the Same

Recently theorized and already realized, photonic hypercrystals will further enable technologies from Li-Fi to solar cells Image: National Academy of …

A Doctor Claims to Have Found a Cure for a Deadly Disease That Impacts Millions

The Severity of Sepsis<p>When a doctor comes forward to claim that he or she has found an effective treatment for a leading cause of death in hospitals, …

For the First Time, Researchers Can Genetically Modify Human Embryos

The UK has given researchers at the Francis Crick Institute permission to edit the genes of early-stage human embryos. This is huge news, not only in …

NASA Released Its Software for Free. Here's What You Need to Download.

Who Doesn’t Like Free Stuff?<p>NASA has just released its 2017-2018 software catalog, and everything is available for free download, without any royalty …

Researchers Discover a Totally Unexpected Behaviour of Water Inside Carbon Nanotubes

Water does very strange things in small spaces.<p>We all know that, at sea level, water starts to boil at 100 degrees Celsius (212 degrees Fahrenheit). …

Newly discovered genetic code controls bacterial survival during infections

The genetic code that allows cells to store the information necessary for life is well-known. Four nucleotides, abbreviated A, C, G, and T, spell out …

Genetics

Yale Scientists Used Gene Editing To Correct a Mutation That Causes Anemia

Bad Blood<p>Thalassemia is a genetic disorder that causes anemia in a patient. It occurs in 4.4 out of every 10,000 live births in the world. It is a …

CRISPR-Edited Mouse Genes Help Us Understand How Snakes Lost Their Legs

The disappearance of snakes’ limbs is more than a story of loss—it is a complex history detailed in their DNA. Hoping to understand how and why …

Mathematical analysis reveals architecture of the human genome

Mathematical analysis has led researchers in Japan to a formula that can describe the movement of DNA inside living human cells. Using these …

Genetics

Tracking the World's Emotions, in Real Time

A new app is collecting data to create a snapshot of global mental health.<p>People’s everyday emotions can be tough to pin down, partly because they’re not often given a lot of thought. But a new app is hoping to change that, and produce a snapshot of the whole world’s emotional state in the …

Scientists Have Figured Out How to Help Nerve Fibres Repair Themselves

A whole new way to treat paralysis.<p>Scientists have figured out how to make nerve fibres repair themselves in mice, having identified a gene that …

This hypnotic illusion will make you hallucinate – without taking drugs

Scientists believe they have found a way to induce hallucinations in healthy individuals for the first time and have released a trippy video to prove it.<p>Researchers say the clip will make you hallucinate and hope the 'breakthrough' will lead to new treatments for people with Parkinson’s who may …

Consciousness

Germany to pay convicted gays 30 million euros - media

Germany is to compensate more than 50,000 men who were jailed for their sexual orientation under an old law. Paragraph 175 continued to be applied …

Europe

Energy That's Out of This World: NASA Just Found a Gamma Ray Star System

A Dance Between Two Stars<p>An international team of scientists has found the brightest gamma-ray binary ever seen, and it’s the first to be seen …

New Test Could Detect Cancer 10 Years Before Symptoms Show

Where There’s Smoke…<p>A new test is being developed that could potentially detect cancer earlier than ever before. Not only that, but it may also be …

3tags.org

A 31-year-old who's been traveling the world for 5 years explains how she affords it

She had been living in Tampa, Florida, preparing and saving for open-ended travel for the past two years.<p>During the day, she worked at a foreclosure law firm, and a few nights a week, she moonlighted at bars and promotional events.<p>About five years later, Ragusa has only been back to the US twice.<p>In …

How Lyme disease bacteria spread through the body

Researchers have developed a live-cell-imaging-based system that provides molecular and biomechanical insights into how Lyme disease bacteria latch …

Disease

Genetic Study of More Than 60,000 People Reveals a Surprising Diversity of Mutations

In a great leap forward in the science of genetics, researchers have sequenced the exomes of 60,706 people from around the world. They published …

The future of Mars will be 3D-printed in the Mojave Desert

Growing up in Jakarta’s polluted slums, Vera Mulyani loved building things. As a child, she dreamed of becoming an architect.<p>More than two decades later, Mulyani is a self-proclaimed “Marschitect,” and spends her time brainstorming how human life might be sustained on the red planet. After studying …

Habitats

Genes find their partners without matchmakers - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

A new study provides more evidence that identical sections of DNA can match up with each other without the help of other molecules.<p>DNA molecules in …

New discoveries about photosynthesis may lead to solar cells of the future - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

For the first time, researchers have successfully measured in detail the flow of solar energy, in and between different parts of a photosynthetic …

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Scientists find clue to why mitochondrial DNA comes only from mom

Scientists have found a clue to why one type of DNA is passed down to children by their mothers — but not their fathers.<p>DNA inside energy-producing …