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A cat book even a dog person can love: 'Close Encounters of the Furred Kind'

I have to get something out of the way before we go any further: I'm a dog person. I might look at cats eating bananas or stuffing themselves into tiny boxes on the Internet, but I like the concept of cats more than the presence of them. And yet, Tom Cox's "Close Encounters of the Furred Kind" is …

Pets

9 Psychology Books Every Leader Should Read

Learning the secrets of the mind will make you a better professional.<p>At the base of it, business success is about people--making the right connections, understanding motivation, guessing what others will do next, and accurately evaluating those you meet. Which is why knowing some basic psychology …

LSD Gets Revival as Scientific Research Turns Psychedelic | The Takeaway

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LSD makes you think like a baby

Researchers at Imperial College London believe that they know what effect LSD has on the human brain. After pumping test subjects full of the stuff and shoving them in an MRI, the team learned that the drug makes our brains behave similarly to that of a baby. In order to understand this, imagine …

25 Movies Every Music Lover Needs To See

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Berkeley Lab captures first high-res 3D images of DNA segments

In a Berkeley Lab-led study, flexible double-helix DNA segments (purple, with green DNA models) connected to gold nanoparticles (yellow) are revealed …

Genetics

Russia is concerned by North Korea's readiness to use nuclear weapons

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia is seriously worried by North Korea's declared readiness to use its nuclear weapons, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Friday.<p>"This raises pretty serious concerns," Peskov told a teleconference with journalists. "We hope that all countries in the region will maintain …

Researchers want to grow human tendons on an incredibly advanced robotic hand

That alone is enough to improve the motion capabilities in prosthetics in a way that has never been seen before. But the researchers plan on taking the project even farther by growing human tendon and tissue on the robot hand.<p>That would mean people could have an <i>entirely new hand</i>, human skin and …

Robotics

A view of the Milky Way like you've never seen before

Here's a view of the Milky Way galaxy like you've never seen before.<p>The Atacama Pathfinder Experiment telescope in Chile (APEX for short) captured this super-panoramic image of our home galaxy, mapping the full view of the galactic plane as seen from the Southern Hemisphere in unprecedented …

Universe

Bees, butterflies and other pollinators face extinction: UN

Many species of wild bees, butterflies and other critters that pollinate plants are shrinking toward extinction, and the world needs to do something …

First animal was likely sea sponge

A new genetic analysis suggests that the first animal to appear on Earth was very likely the simple sea sponge.<p>A new study by a team of MIT …

Lions Escape Kenya's Nairobi National Park, Roam Residential Area

NAIROBI, Kenya — Up to six lions have broken out of a national park near the Kenyan capital and were last seen roaming a residential area, wildlife officials said Friday.<p>The lions were first spotted at 4 a.m. Friday (8 p.m. Thursday ET) near a hospital in the suburb of Langata, and later near …

Wildlife

Isis sending children to die at unprecedented rate, report warns

Analysis of 89 deaths of minors finds 39% drove vehicles laden with explosives, while a third died as foot soldiers<p>Islamic State has been dispatching children and teenagers into battle and sending them as suicide bombers at an unprecedented rate, analysis by US researchers has found.<p>Examining Isis …

Terrorism

People all over the world are using Tinder, Facebook, and Twitter to campaign for Bernie Sanders

More than 400 people — from the US and 14 other countries — have volunteered to campaign on Facebook, Twitter, and Tinder, one of the campaign's leaders Brendan Zerafa tells Tech Insider. It's a global effort to persuade more people to vote for Sanders in the 2016 US Presidential Election.<p>The …

Stunning Photo Reveals Galaxy With Supermassive Black Hole

At the heart of a brilliant elliptical galaxy sits one of the most massive black holes ever discovered.<p>A dramatic new image from the Hubble Space Telescope may offer fresh insight into one of the great mysteries of the universe: black holes.<p>The image shows a bright white orb against a starry black …

Cannabis does not cause anxiety or depression, says study

Cannabis use apparently does not increase the risk of anxiety or depression, according to a new study.<p>Despite long being linked to problems in mental health, the drug may now have been dropped in the clear – with Columbia University finding no connection in a survey of 35,000 American adults.<p>In the …

Depression

The Future of Gravitational Wave Astronomy

<i>Editor’s Note (10/3/17): This year’s Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded to Rainer Weiss, Barry C. Barish and Kip S. Thorne “for decisive</i> …

Was Einstein right? Ripples in space-time may have been found

Are the rumors true? Whispers about a possible detection of actual ripples in space-time have been swirling for weeks, and on Thursday, the world may …

LIGO

#RIPTwitter: Why is everyone hailing the end of the social networking site

Why does everyone seem to be hailing the end of Twitter?<p>There are suggestions the social media network is preparing to undergo a major shake-up.<p>Posts …

Researchers Discover a Natural Food Additive That Blocks Skin Cancer Cells

So much better than sunscreen.<p>Researchers have discovered some rather special properties in the natural food additive, annatto: properties that can …

Genetics rewrites story of fish species trapped in single hole

DNA work shows Devils Hole pupfish might have occasionally mingled with relatives.<p>A tiny fish species that is trapped in a hole in the desert in one …

WTF? Russia bans swearing in jails

In Vladimir Putin's Russia, there will be no swearing in jail.<p>Under a new rule imposed by the country's Justice Ministry, detainees in pretrial …

Men are suffering from a psychological phenomenon that can undermine their success, but they're too ashamed to talk about it

Common symptoms include worrying that your success in life has been the result of some kind of error and thinking that everyone around you is more intelligent than you.<p>For years, the scientific community believed that the phenomenon was largely confined to high-achieving women. But many of those …

English is strangling other languages on the Internet

When it comes to Internet accessibility, having a strong Wi-Fi connection is just the beginning. What's the use of even the fastest internet speeds …

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