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To many people who don't believe in any religion, Buddhism is generally seen as a "good" kind of religion. It doesn't start wars and has powerful things to say about the mind and mental self control. But what does the neuroscience say? In an interview with RedOrbit,...
The most complicated thing in the entire universe is the Human Brain. It is made up numerous neurons - equal to the galaxy’s stars! Science is yet to completely understand the mysteries of the human mind. However, experts are gradually unfolding the mysteries of...
Neuroscience Reveals What Fasting Does To The Brain (And Why Big Pharma and the Food Industry Won’t Study It)
I came across this TEDx talk given my Mark Mattson, the current Chief of the Laboratory of Neuroscience at the National Institute on Aging. It presents some fascinating details about fasting and why it isn’t as popular as it should be. Countless research studies are...
Mind & Brain
Bad things happen to everyone. But how we react to the bad things in life reveals a lot about our brains. It might be obvious, but people who are happier are better able to regulate their emotions when dealing with unpleasant events. How? There are a few theories. One...
Mindfulness has become an all too popular buzzword among CEO's, self-help gurus and religious figureheads. It has become synonymous with something akin to a mental stress ball. Although the terminology is sometimes regurgitated with blatant disregard for the actual...
Scientists, who lack the samples to carry out their research in the fight against mental illnesses, are calling for gifts of nature to mark the spirits. After your death, your brain can still serve science. Problem: Too few people still accept to give their supreme...
Health & Psychology
For a while now there has been a picture circulating on Facebook, Tumblr, Pinterest and other internet sites regarding a genetic mutation called Alexandria’s Genesis.
If you’re plagued by nightmares, don’t worry: scientists are pretty sure they’re actually a key to mental health.
If you want to prepare your home made Viagra, you will need the ingredients that are usually found in every supermarket. These ingredients are incredibly powerful and potent aphrodisiacs. Viagra is a highly effective drug for men, which is useful to increase sexual...
The whales’ deaths are symbolic of humanity’s shocking disregard for marine life. In January, 29 sperm whales were found stranded on shores around the North Sea, an area that is too shallow for the marine wildlife. Only recently were details of the animals’ necropsy...
The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS) has added seven bee species to the endangered species list, a first for bees. Native to Hawaii, these yellow-faced bees are facing extinction due to habitat loss, wildfires and invasive species.
In a new twist to waste-to-fuel technology, scientists at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have developed an electrochemical process that uses tiny spikes of carbon and copper to turn carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas, into ethanol. Their finding, which involves nanofabrication and catalysis science, was serendipitous.
Gravitational waves simply explained.
This theory is based on just one equation (E= ˠ M˳C² )∞ and just two simple postulates.
If you could travel back in time, and you killed your grandfather, would you be killing your future self? What do physics, complexity theory, and computer science have to say about this famous murderous time-travel paradox?
Astronomers find new dwarf planet in our Solar System. A new friend for Pluto. New dwarf planet located in the region of the solar system beyond Neptune known as the Kuiper Belt, discovered.
The first catalogue of more than a billion stars from ESA’s Gaia satellite was published today – the largest all-sky survey of celestial objects to date.
The Hubble Deep Field, explained by the man who made it happen.
SpaceX founder Elon Musk has outlined his highly ambitious vision for manned missions to Mars, which he said could begin as soon as 2022 – three years sooner than his previous estimates.
Documentary about how NASA future aircraft technology will be a revolution in term of efficiency, power, safety.
Close up look and full power test.