Online learning has come a long way in the last few years. There are interactive courses, tons of online tutorials, and one of my personal favorite ways to practice coding: games. While a game alone probably
For as long as sound has existed, music has always been tied to deep emotion in all living beings. It's one of the stimuli that are most likely to evoke a memory or intense reaction, one of the strange
In February, I read Belle Beth Cooper’s Fast Company piece “How I became a morning person, read more books, and learned a language in a year,” which listed the four steps to assuming a new hobby: set goals,
To understand our genetic code more fully, we need to build one to see the role of the genes and how they can change Science can move at a startling pace. In 2003, biologists from the Human Genome Project
Research reveals that sighing is more than a sign of depression or despair: it’s a reflex that happens several times an hour and helps preserve lung function Californian scientists have identified the
As the world's largest technology event, CES 2016, kicks off next week, here are some highlights of the 3-day schedule This week, tech enthusiasts, journalists and consumer giants ranging from Samsung
Low levels of vitamin D are known to be associated with an increased risk of developing MS but it is the first study to show that supplements can help the condition Taking large doses of the recommended
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Researchers found that memory improved by 12 per cent after two weeks of playing Super Mario 3D World Scientists just can't agree whether video games will save you or kill you: some say it makes you distracted
Tests show compound, similar to that found in energy drinks, clears amyloid beta plaques, which build up in the brain in early stages of Alzheimer’s Scientists have discovered a chemical that destroys
Scratches on a 13,000 year old stone reveal for the first time the dome-shaped huts where prehistoric families lived It might look like a small piece of rock with a few mounds casually depicted, but this
Medications designed to mimic the health benefits of exercise could help the disabled or immobile—but they might also keep the rest of us on the couch. In his 1932 novel Brave New World, Aldous Huxley
Validation therapy, a new approach to dementia, suggests you should not force the sufferer to face reality. Fiona Gibson agrees Mum had been invited to a seafarers’ charity coffee morning at a church Leith.
We're not saying they're aliens ... but ... Oh, you know the rest. The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence has been running roughly (figuratively and literally, at times) since Frank Drake launched
The secret of extending life by decades may lie in switching off certain genes, scientists believe, after showing that small genetic tweaks can make organisms live 60 per cent longer. Ten years of research
Salsalate is already used for arthritis but it could bring back memories of people suffering from Alzheimer's disease One of the world’s oldest drugs which was first mentioned by Hippocrates in the 5th
Naledi Fossils Scientists have discovered a new species of human ancestor deep in a South African cave, adding a baffling new branch to the family tree. A trove of bones hidden deep within a South African
How long will recruiters spend on your résumé before deciding to toss it in the recycle bin? Six seconds, says online job search site The Ladders. That’s about 20 to 30 words. So how do you write those
After nine years and three billion miles, here’s what we're learning from it all At 7:50am EDT tomorrow, July 14, New Horizons, the fastest spacecraft ever launched, will perform the first close-encounter
What would it be like to fly a spacecraft into a black hole? Marcus Woo investigates. Something about a black hole just pulls you in. Sure, its gravity is so strong that not even light can elude its grasp.
Formalwear elicits feelings of power, which change some mental processes. Some psychology research in recent years is making an old aphorism look like an incomplete thought: Clothes make the man… Yes?
New research provides direct evidence for an influential model of pain first proposed in 1965. During the 1960s, neuroscientists Ronald Melzack and Patrick Wall proposed an influential new theory of pain.