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Pregnancy linked to long-term changes in mom’s brain

Pregnancy changes nearly everything about an expectant mother’s life. That includes her brain. Pregnancy selectively shrinks gray matter to make a …

Infantile Memory Study Points to Critical Periods in Early-Life Learning for Brain Development

A new study on infantile memory formation in rats points to the importance of critical periods in early-life learning on functional development of the brain. The research, conducted by scientists at New York University’s Center for Neural Science, reveals the significance of learning experiences over the first two to four years of human life; this is when memories are believed to be quickly forgotten—a phenomenon known as infantile amnesia.<p>“What our findings tell us is that children’s brains …

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Cheesy Zucchini Bites

If there is one thing you can count on during the summer, it’s zucchini, and plenty of it!These cheesy little zucchini bites are a great way to put …

The Woman Who Lost Her Sense Of 'Mine'

<i>(Photo: Steven Taylor)</i><p>By Melissa Dahl<p>People get attached to their stuff. Two-year-olds, for instance, have <i>very</i> strong opinions about what's theirs ("MINE!"), and are suspicious about sharing, no matter what nonsense their adult caregivers spew about this caring thing. And although (most) people …

Chinese scientists to trial revolutionary gene-editing technique on cancer patients

A ground-breaking gene-editing technique is to be tested on humans for the first time, with Chinese oncologists trialling the innovation on lung cancer patients.<p>The team from Sichuan University’s West China hospital in Chengdu, China will begin tests in August, the scientific journal Nature …

An elephant comes to the rescue of one of its babies who is being attacked by a pack of hyenas

An elephant comes to the rescue of one of its babies who is being attacked by a pack of hyenas. The elephant is seen charging at the hyenas to ward them off its offspring. These amazing pictures were captured by American photographer Jayesh Mehta in the Savuti region of the Chobe National Park in Botswana. <b>Picture: JAYESH MEHTA / CATERS</b>

The Food Lab: How to Make the Best Potato Hash

More<p>Mexican Food<p><i>Recetas deliciosas</i> to transport your tastebuds south of the border.<p>In my line of work, you end up with lots of leftovers, and lots of leftovers means that I make a lot of hash. I mean, a <i>lot</i> of it. What better way is there to recycle that little hunk of bacon, that half onion, and …

Vegan Meal Plan: A Week of Delicious Breakfasts, Lunches, and Dinners

When Kenji launched this year's Vegan Experience, reader Double_J left a comment requesting a little help mapping out what a week of vegan eating looks like. Well, Double_J, your wish is our command. Below, you'll find a meal plan for each day, including hearty breakfasts, lunches, snacks, and …

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Justiça determina guarda alternada de animal de estimação

Foto: Reprodução<p>O juiz Fernando Henrique Pinto, da 2ª Vara de Família e Sucessões de Jacareí (SP), concedeu liminar para regulamentar a guarda …

Getting Multiple Tattoos Can Strengthen Your Immune System

No pain, no gain.<p>Looking for a solid reason to finally get that Schrodinger's cat tattoo you've always wanted? Well, science has got you covered, …

A Pele da Flor: tatuadora brasileira cobre gratuitamente cicatrizes deixadas pela violência doméstica

As mulheres lutam cada vez mais para que a violência doméstica diminua, principalmente em um país patriarcal como o Brasil. E essa tatuadora de …