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Chinese American astronaut on how his space dream came true and why Asian kids need to project themselves to succeed | Post Magazine | South China Morning Post

<b>Giants steps</b> I was born in 1960 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. My parents were from China but met at university in Taiwan and got married before emigrating …

Different Meditation Practices Reshape Brain in Different Ways

Different types of meditation change the brain in different ways, a new study finds.<p>In one of the largest studies on meditation and the human brain …

Our Kids are More Stressed Than We Realize—Use This Practice to Bring Them Peace

4.3K<p>SHARES<p>According to a 2010 American Psychological Association’s (APA) Stress in America Survey, almost a third of children studied reported that …

Want Better Relationships? Focus on These 6 Things | Inc.com

In my book, Kensho, A Modern Awakening, I interviewed Dr. Marsha Lucas about self-love and she had this to say, "When you have a greater capacity for healthy self-love -- and self-understanding is a necessary ingredient for this -- you have the authentic capacity to love others and to more deeply …

Everyone says time is more valuable than money — but they're missing the most important resource of all

<i>"Money isn't the most important thing in the world. Your time is."</i><p>Parents, teachers, and mentors all around the world have spoken these words to us, in one form of another, throughout our lives. It makes sense, too.<p>Most of us come to realize at some point that money is a means, not an end. It …

How Do We Find Meaning in Life?

Human beings certainly gravitate to religion and it seems we all have an tendency to believe in some sort of karma. Your mind may <i>require</i> meaning. …

This Overlooked Theory Could Be The Missing Piece That Explains How The EM Drive Works

What if it doesn't break the laws of physics?<p>Ever since the EM drive first made headlines, science lovers have puzzled over how the propulsion system …

Physics

The Former EPA Head Hasn’t Given Up Hope On Climate Change. Really.

EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy, on a trip to Alaska in 2013.Bill Roth/Anchorage Daily News<p>Looking for news you can trust?<br>Subscribe to our free …

Does modern neuroscience help us understand behavior?

Two experts argue that the field needs to move beyond its limited roots<p>Lately, some neuroscientists have been struggling with an identity crisis: what do we believe, and what do we want to achieve? Is it enough to study the brain’s machinery, or are we missing its larger design?<p>Scholars have …

Chemistry Glossary Definition of Ion

An ion is defined as an atom or molecule which has gained or lost one or more of its valence electrons, giving it a net positive or negative …

Chemistry

Animated map shows just how far these animals travel to migrate

As far as humans travel, it's nothing compared to some animals. To put just how large this distance is into perspective, we've put together an animation showing these animals and their incredible distances. The following is a transcription.<p>No matter how much traveling you do, these creatures have …

Tesla is working on a new type of larger movable panel roof, applies for a new patent

Between the Model S, Model X, Model 3, and the Roadster, Tesla built several different kinds of movable and non-movable glass roofs.<p>Now the company applied for a patent on a new type of movable panel roof also with fixed glass.<p>Tesla describes the system in the abstract of the patent application …

One hour of exercise can prevent depression, study finds

There’s good news for those of us who find the idea of going to the gym more than once a week insurmountable. A new study found that you don’t need …

Our Ancient Ancestors Were Forced From Africa 60,000 Years Ago by Climate Change

Lots of us complain about the weather—but it's another thing entirely to pick up and relocate because of it. Yet according to a new study published …

The dangers of using 'home remedies' for serious illnesses

In a world where you can fix almost anything with a do-it-yourself video on YouTube, you might think curing your own illness would be a piece of cake.<p>It might be if it weren’t for a couple of (not so small) sticking points.<p>One, the home remedy recommended by your friend — or one of the many …

Can Nerve Implants Help People in Vegetative States?

A nerve implant may have helped a man regain some consciousness after he was in a vegetative state for 15 years. Could the procedure help others?<p>For …

Neurology

Let Neil deGrasse Tyson Blow Your Mind With Facts About the Universe

It’s Friday. So sit back, relax and listen to the beautiful sound of Neil deGrasse Tyson’s voice blowing your mind with facts about the universe.<p>In …

Science Explains Why Chocolate May Be the Key to a More Successful Career | Inc.com

If the tantalizing taste wasn't reason enough for you to go crazy over chocolate, then here is another one. A team of researchers in Rome discovered there is a clear link between ingestion of a pure element (cocoa flavonoids) found in chocolate and cocoa and improved cognitive brain function.<p>The …

Holistic Medicine

Exploring Deep-ocean Trenches

The Deepest Regions on Earth<p>There are places deep beneath the waves of our planet's oceans that are as far away from us on the surface as the upper …

Seafloor

Look Up! Grab Your Binoculars to See a Newfound Comet

A newfound comet is putting on a show in the night sky now, and you should be able to see it with a pair of binoculars.<p>The comet C/2017 O1 ASAS-SN …

There’s a Climate Bomb Under Your Feet

Long before most people ever heard of climate change, scientists divided a patch of Harvard University-owned forest in central Massachusetts into 18 …

Google just revealed how they'll build quantum computers

Next Stop: Quantum Supremacy<p>Quantum computing: it’s the brass ring in the computing world, giving the ability to exponentially outperform and …

CRISPR is on the cusp of eradicating a host of diseases

Using CRISPR<p>The CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing tool has had a busy year. It recently removed genetic disorders from human embryos, targeted the “command …

A New Spin on the Quantum Brain

A new theory explains how fragile quantum states may be able to exist for hours or even days in our warm, wet brain. Experiments should soon test the …

In the Deep, Clues to How Life Makes Light

Bioluminescent organisms have evolved dozens of times over the course of life’s history. Recent studies are narrowing in on the complicated …

Dividing Droplets Could Explain Life’s Origin

Researchers have discovered that simple “chemically active” droplets grow to the size of cells and spontaneously divide, suggesting they might have …

How Viruses May Have Led to Complex Life

Without viruses, we might never have evolved.<p>You wake up one morning achy, with fever, chills, a stuffy nose and a cough. A virus has performed a …

How Life Turns Asymmetric

Scientists are uncovering how our bodies — and everything within them — tell right from left.<p>In 2009, after she was diagnosed with stage 3 breast …

Why Did Life Move to Land? For the View

The ancient creatures who first crawled onto land may have been lured by the informational benefit that comes from seeing through air.

Evolution Runs Faster on Short Timescales

Examine evolution over the course of years or centuries, and you’ll find that it progresses much more quickly than it does over geologic time. Now …