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Escape From A Black Hole? Not In This Universe

By definition, black holes are objects that have so much matter concentrated in a single point that nothing — not even light — can escape from within a certain region of space around them. This was a feature of Newtonian gravity; it’s a feature of Einstein’s General Relativity; and when we have a …

12 Things Depressed People Want Their Friends to Know

No. 7 is so important.<p><b>1. If I cancel plans, don't take it personally.</b> Sometimes I'm just too depressed to leave the house. It's not your fault <i>or mine</i>.<p><b>2. Reminding me that the circumstances of my life really aren't that bad doesn't make me feel any better.</b> I know I have a good job and really …

Study identifies how brain connects memories across time

Using a miniature microscope that opens a window into the brain, UCLA neuroscientists have identified in mice how the brain links different memories …

Free will illusory, brain tricks us into thinking choices are conscious – Yale study

Will I drink tea or coffee? Should I take an umbrella with me? What if I buy this now even though pay day's in a week? There are so many choices that …

Scientists Have Published A List Of The 50 Most Misused Phrases In Their Field

The Brain Photo credit: Some terms do not mean what you think they mean. TungCheung/ShutterstockWhen it comes to science, it’s important to be clear. …

Mathematical Ability Revealed in Brain Scans

Albert Einstein once said that his mathematical genius had nothing to do with language: "Words and language, whether written or spoken, do not seem …

The Brain

Chinese Scientists Have Genetically Modified a Human Embryo AGAIN

They were trying to genetically modify embryos to be resistant to HIV.<p>While the debate about the ethics of genetically modifying human embryos rages …

Genetics

This is your brain on LSD, literally

<b>(CNN) —</b> Scientists have for the first time visualized the effects of LSD on the human brain.<p>Using brain scanning and other techniques, researchers at Imperial College London were able to show what happens when someone takes the popular (and illegal) psychedelic, scientific-name Lysergic acid …

Consciousness

Google and Microsoft are making gigantic artificial brains

Computers have long been good at carrying out assigned tasks but terrible at learning things on their own.<p>Thus all the excitement around "neural …

Teenage boys' attitudes to risky sex 'can help predict their what type of father they will be'

Young men less concerned about risky sex are 30 per cent more likely to to live apart from their children, a study has found.<p>Researchers from the …

New Alzheimer’s Treatment Fully Restores Memory Function

Of the mice that received the treatment, 75 percent got their memory function back.<p>Australian researchers have come up with a non-invasive ultrasound …

Dementia

New study lays out a case for recognizing nonsuicidal self-injury disorder

Research

How To Read People’s Minds: Everyday Mind Reading

Is there a psychological explanation for ESP?<p>Although there is no research evidence to support mind reading via extra sensory perception (ESP), there …

Psychologists discovered an absurdly easy way to win an argument

According to a new study, people think that neuroscience — or anything that sounds like neuroscience — is pretty convincing, thanks to the so-called "allure of neuroscience" bias.<p>A team lead by Villanova psychologist Diego Fernandez-Duque presented 294 undergraduates with explanations for behaviors …

5 Freaky Facts About Nightmares

Science demystifies your creepiest nighttime visions.<p>Edgar Allan Poe was known for his bone-chillingly terrifying stories.<p>Many of these tales were influenced by the horrific nightmares that plagued him for most of his life. Poe explored the mysteries of these chilling dreamscapes in poems like …

7 memory skills that will make you smarter

Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of "Make It Stick: The Science Of Successful Learning."<p>"We need to keep learning and remembering all our lives," they write. "Getting ahead at work takes mastery of job skills and difficult colleagues. ... If you're good at …

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Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of it's …

Scientists Discover That There Are Good Touches and Bad Touches

And now, allow scientists to teach you about good touching and bad touching. A study published this week in the journal <i>Proceedings of the National</i> …

Research shows brain waves sync to the music we're listening to

Many of us naturally tap our feet when we want to keep in time with a tricky piece of music. However, researchers at New York University have discovered that this physical technique is but one example of our how our bodies naturally interpret tunes. Deep inside our skulls we have two types of …

The Brain

Emotional support through marital problems frustrates husbands, study finds

You might think that emotional support from a spouse is key when dealing with marital problems, but according to a new study, men do not perceive it …

Researchers make breakthrough into understanding how people behave when they lie

Researchers have developed a clearer understanding of how humans tell lies and how their deceptions can be detected.<p>Dr Chris Street, an investigative …

Hubble Spots Biggest Sample of Faint, Early Galaxies (Photos)

The Hubble Space Telescope has identified the largest known collection of faint galaxies in the early universe.<p>Hubble relied on a massive magnifying …

Universe

4 Books Introverts Wish You Would Read

The latest estimates put the number of people who identify as “introverts” at 50%. That’s an increase of nearly 30% from a few decades ago. Could it …

The Death Scene of Buddha: Back from the dead

Archaeologists have made a peculiar discovery in Khanpur Valley, unearthing the <i>Maha Pari Nirvana</i> or The Death Sceneof Buddha, a unique piece from the …

Archaeology

22 Things That Will Teach You Earth's Entire History In One Day

Grab a nice, warm drink, and curl up with a fluffy blanket — it's time to get your science on!

Avatars -- Are They God in Human Form?

In India when you talk about Krishna or Rama it is understood, you are talking about Avatars, the divine in human form.<p>Hindu belief incorporates the concept of 'avatar'- the descent of divinity into a form. Sri Krishna declares in the Bhagawad Gita that whenever there is an upheaval of …

12 Movies That Are Unmissable For Philosophy Lovers

It isn’t easy to come up with a list of 12 great philosophical films. Such a list could be based on several criteria. Are these the 12 best films …

Literature