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Why crushing bees into soup could actually help them

“Bee soup” sounds like the makings of the most fantastical children’s book ever, right? Turns out the secret to understanding — and maybe even …

Ecology

The Buddhist And The Neuroscientist

In 1992, the neuroscientist Richard Davidson got a challenge from the Dalai Lama. By that point, he’d spent his career asking why people respond to, in his words, “life’s slings and arrows” in different ways. Why are some people more resilient than others in the face of tragedy? And is resilience …

Implantable brain electronics is here | Kurzweil

Mesh electronics being injected through sub-100 micrometer inner diameter glass needle into aqueous solution (credit: Lieber Research Group, Harvard …

Harvard neuroscientist: Meditation not only reduces stress, here’s how it changes your brain

At that point, I was doing my PhD in molecular biology. So I just switched and started doing this research as a post-doc.<p><b>Q: How did you do the</b> …

Newly discovered vessels beneath skull could link brain and immune system

Decades of textbook teaching could be overturned by discovery, which might also explain links between poor health and brain disorders such as Alzheimer’s<p>Scientists have discovered a previously unknown link between the brain and the immune system that could help explain links between poor physical …

Alzheimer's Disease

10 Surprising Facts About How Our Brain Works

By In5D on June 1, 2015 in Health<p>by Belle Beth Cooper, BufferApp<p>One of the things that surprises me time and time again is how we think our brains …

Top 10 Black Plants | Gardening - Birds & Blooms

GAP Photos/Leigh Clapp<p>Zwartkop aeonium<p>(<i>Aeonium arboreum</i>, Zones 9 to 11)<p>It’s hard to find a more dramatic and impressive black plant than this black …

How One Man Made A Field In France Bloom With Wildlife

When it comes to making the world a better place for bees and us, even little things matter—like planting a windowbox of flowering herbs.<p>Insects are not everyone’s cup of tea. But British writer David Goulson considers them among the most fascinating creatures in the world. His new book, <i>A Buzz In</i> …

14 genius Stephen Hawking quotes that will make you question your place in the universe (pictures)

The Most Honest 15 Minutes Of Obama’s Presidency

Addressing Baltimore’s systemic poverty and lack of opportunity, Obama suddenly was the president we’ve needed all along.<p>Suddenly, President Obama …