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Mammoth With Blood In Carcass May Aid Efforts To Clone Prehistoric Mammal (PHOTOS)

It was a discovery of mammoth proportions.<p>On Wednesday, Russian scientists reported that they had extracted blood from a 10,000-year-old woolly mammoth carcass discovered frozen in the Arctic. The researchers estimated that the prehistoric mammal was about 60 when it died, according to a statement …

Glow-In-The-Dark Piglets Created In China Using Jellyfish DNA

Just in time for Christmas, a team of scientists in China were able to create ten little piglets that glow green under black fluorescent lights, thanks to a technique developed by the University of Hawaii at Manoa School of Medicine.<p>A group of scientists from South China Agricultural University …

Russian and Korean Researchers Will Inject Mammoth DNA Into Elephant Eggs, Resurrecting 10,000-Year-Old Beast

First a plant from the past sprouted new life — now researchers in Russia and South Korea are moving forward with a plan to resurrect the Ice Age woolly mammoth. Scientists in both countries inked a deal Tuesday to share technology and research that could lead to the birth of a mammoth clone, …

Scientists Modify Monkey DNA

Poll Shows We Want Those DNA Breakthroughs But Worry Scientists May Be 'Playing God'

Most Americans are excited about the possibility of scientific breakthroughs brought by DNA research, a new HuffPost/YouGov poll finds. But the poll also shows that many people worry that the research could go too far -- and lead to scientists "playing God."<p>In the new poll, 71 percent of Americans …

A patent on your DNA? What the Supreme Court ruling means for you

Can someone else patent your genes? The Supreme Court is scheduled to rule some time this month on that question – a suit filed against Myriad Genetics for its patent on the BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene mutations, which raise the risk of breast, ovarian and certain other cancers.<p>Opponents of patenting …

Imagine: Canadian dentist hopes to clone John Lennon using tooth DNA

Michael Zuk, who bought the Beatle's molar in 2011, has begun sequencing his DNA as the first step in creating his double<p>A Canadian dentist is hoping to clone John Lennon using DNA from one of the singer's rotten teeth. Michael Zuk, who bought Lennon's molar at a 2011 auction, has begun sequencing …

Inside South Africa's Rhino DNA testing laboratory

South Africa's dedicated rhino DNA testing laboratory is unique in the world for its efforts to protect what is fast becoming one of its most threatened species<p>The <b>University of Pretoria's Veterinary Genetics Laboratory</b>processes forensic samples taken from virtually every wildlife crime scene in the …

Study Tips for Students of Psychology

Psychology classes are sometimes a struggle for students, especially for those with little or no background in the subject. For this reason, it is …

Before You Choose a Psychology Major

Choosing a college major is never easy, so how can you determine if majoring in psychology is the right choice for you. College students face a wide …

Psychology Jobs – Where to Find Them

Searching for your first psychology job can be an exciting experience, but it can also be a bit daunting. Learning where to look for psychology jobs …

Is Casual Sex Leading to Psychological Distress, Anxiety and Depression in Young People? Study Yields Shocking Results

Pre-marital and casual sex have, in many ways, become societal norms. When young people take abstinence pledges, they are seemingly in a minority. As unrestricted sex becomes more prominent or, at the least, more accepted, many argue that its effects are nothing to worry about.<p>“Times have changed” …

The psychology of stress and how teachers can manage it

Marc Smith looks at the main causes of stress in school and what teachers and heads can do to reduce it<p>Despite much discussion concerning the nature of workplace stress, our jobs are getting more and not less stressful. While stress certainly isn't unique to the teaching profession, working in …

Prisoners Gain Psychological Benefits From Yoga

Researchers say prisoners can gain psychological benefits from yoga; improving an inmate’s overall mood and mental well-being, and positively …

Psychology

5 Types of Psychology Degrees

Are you thinking about earning a psychology degree? There are many different degree options to choose from at the undergraduate and graduate levels. …

Guardian Jobs advice on how to use the STAR technique in an interview | Guardian Jobs

Have you ever been caught off guard with a question in an interview? A competency-based question could well have been the culprit. These questions typically require the candidate to demonstrate they have the right skills for a role by using a previous experience which showcases those skills in …

Six Psychological Secrets to Public Speaking

This is a guest post by Bryan Kelly. He lives in Chicago and interviews experts like Michael Hyatt, Chris Brogan, and Jeff Goins about presentation …

Public Speaking

What Can You Do With a Bachelor's in Psychology?

Students who also earn a teaching certificate along with their bachelor's degree in psychology can also become teachers. Some graduates may opt to …

Psychology

Career Options With a Graduate Degree in Psychology

Students who are interested in studying psychology are often advised that earning a graduate degree is a good idea, and in some cases even a basic …

Psychology

What the Psychology of Suicide Prevention Teaches Us About Controlling Our Everyday Worries

<i>“We must gain victory, not by assaulting the walls, but by accepting them,”</i> wrote James Gordon Gilkey in his 1934 guide to how not to worry. <i>“Don’t worry about popular opinion … Don’t worry about the past. Don’t worry about the future. … Don’t worry about anybody getting ahead of you,”</i> F. Scott …

George Clooney hangs a photo of himself as Batman, as a warning

Turtle Meets Dog, Things Get Complicated

We all know about the rivalry between the tortoise and the hare, but what about the tortoise and the dog?<p>Lots of turtles and dogs get along just fine, but not all turtle/dog relationships end happily. This pair seems to be trying to figure it out, but the turtle sure isn't taking that Basset …

Old People Behaving Badly: It’s Taco Bell’s Super Bowl Spot

Old people doing absurdly youthful things. It's a time-honored comedy staple that Taco Bell fully embraces in its 2013 Super Bowl spot—a 60-second …

Taco Bell

Kevin Swanson, Right-Wing Pastor: Gay Couples Should Be Told To Die On Their Wedding Day

Pastor and right-wing radio host Kevin Swanson has some choice words surrounding the closing of an Oregon bakery that rejected a lesbian couple's wedding cake job, and is offering advice for all Christians considering attending same-sex nuptials: hold up a sign informing the happy couple that they …

If children lose contact with nature they won't fight for it

With half of their time spent at screens, the next generation will be poorly equipped to defend the natural world from harm<p>'One woe doth tread upon another's heel, So fast they follow". That radical green pressure group PriceWaterhouseCoopers warns that even if the present rate of global …

E-readers: the best way to get the world's children reading

The work of a group in Ghana shows that e-readers could be a far more practical way to raise literacy levels than paper books<p>In a dusty schoolroom in Kade, a small town 75 miles from Accra, the capital of Ghana, 40-odd children sit on rickety wooden benches, in front of equally rickety desks. Kade …