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Physicists Want to Rebuild Quantum Theory From Scratch

Scientists have been using quantum theory for almost a century now, but embarrassingly they still don’t know what it means. An informal poll taken at …

Top 10 websites for Programmers to learn coding

September 2, 2017<p>In every industry, there are at least a handful of experts considered authorities on the subject. Most have a blog or website, …

Ex neo-Nazi urges parents to talk to kids about Charlottesville

A former neo-Nazi from Vancouver says the violence in Charlottesville, Va., presents an opportunity for parents and educators to become more aware of how easily youth can be lured into a seemingly exciting but potentially deadly world of hate.<p>Tony McAleer, 49, became immersed in white supremacy at …

Joined-up Thinking - Why Machines Will Take-Over the World

<b>It took decades of wrangling, but most of the world's nations finally took the threat of climate change seriously enough to do something about it.</b><p>Climate change deniers still abound, but since about the year 2000 most environmental scientists agree that not acting quickly risks a global catastrophe …

Singularity

Facebook Shut Down An Artificial Intelligence Program That Developed Its Own Language

Facebook might have accidentally gotten a little closer to answering Phillip K. Dick’s 1968 question of whether androids dream of electric sheep. The social media giant just shut down an artificial intelligence program after it developed its own language and researchers were left trying to figure …

Artificial Intelligence

Simcoach Games creates training games that can lead to new careers

Simcoach Games makes training games that show people how to do certain kinds of jobs, and those games can sometimes lead people to adopt new careers. That ability to change lives is why CEO Jessica Trybus and vice president Eben Myers have made more than 150 titles over 12 years.<p>Their company is …

Something Extraordinary Is Happening in the World, And Most People Haven't Noticed

Most of us haven't quite realized there is something extraordinary happening.<p>A few months ago, I freed myself from standard-procedure society. I …

Ancient Civilization

How the brain identifies other people's feelings

One area of the brain appears to be responsible for recognizing facial expressions, a new study finds.<p>Ohio State University researchers monitored the …

Combinations of Gut Bacteria Affects Myelin Content and Brain Function

<b>Specific combinations of gut bacteria produce substances that affect myelin content and cause social avoidance behaviors in mice, according to a</b> …

Neuroscience

Kobushi Shindan: The personality test that you can take just by making a fist

All it takes is the “rock” from rock-paper-scissors to get a read on your opponent.<p>People in Japan have come up with a whole series of ways to read …

The Supreme Awakening: What Did Buddha, Emerson, Einstein and Saint Teresa Have in Common?

<b>Interview with author Craig Pearson</b><p><i>"There are moments when one feels free from one's own identification with human limitations and inadequacies ... Life and death flow into one, and there is neither evolution nor destiny; only being."</i> -- Albert Einstein<p>An ongoing theme in human culture is the …

Anyone who wants to be president needs to understand these 5 maps

Maps shape how we see the world.<p>The world has less than 500,000 kilometers of borders.<p>By comparison, it has 64 million km of highways, 4 million km of railways, 2 million km of pipelines and more than 1 million km of Internet cables ­­all part of a rapidly expanding global infrastructural Matrix.<p>As …

United Kingdom

Improved Brain Mapping Tool 20 Times More Powerful Than Previous Version

<b>Salk Institute scientists have developed a new reagent to map the brain’s complex network of connections that is 20 times more efficient than their</b> …

Neuroscience

Eight technologies that could change healthcare beyond recognition

Smartphones, genome sequencing and wearable technology will bring benefits but also challenges to health and social care<p>1. The smartphone<p>Although not new, the smartphone’s potential is yet to be realised in health and care. Efforts to curate quality apps, for example through an NHS app library, …

Medical Technology

What an Anti-Memory Is and How It Frees Your Mind

Neuroscientists at Oxford just discovered how your brain moves memories into long-term storage. It’s called an anti-memory, and it’s more helpful …

Understanding Consciousness by Altering It

0<p>SHARES<p><i>Our favorite LSD research.</i><p><b>By Kate Wheeling</b><p>Different sections of the brain, both on placebo and under the influence of LSD. (Photo: …

This unusual test reveals how smart you are

Last summer, a couple of researchers ran a funny experiment about honesty. They went to an Israeli shopping mall and recruited people, one-by-one, …

The Biggest Problem In The World Is Our Ability To Convince Ourselves There Are No Problems

Denying, projecting, and cynical reacting are ways that our brains let us keep going on without confronting the disasters facing the planet. We need to stop.<p>You probably think: the great problems before us today are climate change, social fragmentation, economic stagnation, lost generations of …

How The Brain Produces Consciousness in Time Slices

<b>EPFL scientists propose a new way of understanding of how the brain processes unconscious information into our consciousness. According to the model,</b> …

The Magic of Mindfulness

Mindfulness. It's a buzz word right now.<p>Businesses are more conscious of the bottom line results of being more mindful and teaching their people to do so. CEOs are being coached to be more mindful to improve their leadership skills. Students are being taught to be more mindful to perform better in …

Mindfulness

Do We Really Create Our Own Reality?

There’s a school of thought in spiritual circles that ascribes to the idea that everything that happens in our lives—the blissful things, the growth …

How mobile devices are changing healthcare

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/business/1209000/1209284_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1522201001_cff155a0e48a216d203e90f1a46bea43<p><b>Ali Parsa believes the mobile phone might be the most important medical piece of equipment we have and wants to use it to change the face of</b> …

Digital Health

How Mindfulness Improves Your Brain and Relationships

Source: Shutterstock<p><i>Mindfulness</i> is the process of paying attention, in an open, nonjudgmental way, to your experience in the present moment. Dr …

Mindfulness
Economics

5 Effective Study Habits You Should Be Practicing

With exams, quizzes, essays, projects, and myriad deadlines for different things, effective study habits are critical for keeping stress at bay …

Do the Painful Things First

Before I became an entrepreneur, I went to business school. While studying for my MBA, there was one lesson that I learned which has proved to be useful over and over again in my life.<p>I was sitting in a marketing class and we were discussing ways to design a wonderful customer experience. The goal …

Happiness

Here’s How Disease Spreads In A Hospital Ward

Maybe it’s worth splurging on that private hospital room<p>Sometimes, hospitals don’t succeed in making people better. Hundreds of thousands of patients acquire infections in hospitals every year, which has resulted in 75,000 deaths and make diseases more resistant to treatment. Researchers from the …

Physiology

The 12 cognitive biases that prevent you from being rational