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A fascinating study led by scientists at the University of Zurich has uncovered key insights into the mechanisms behind how our brain generates our sense of self. The researchers administered lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) to several participants in order to home in on where in the brain our sense of self is activated and what happens when a powerful psychedelic drug interferes with that pr
A new study from a team at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) is rekindling a debate over the safety of essential oils. The research suggests lavender and tea tree oils contain potential hormone disrupting chemicals and could be responsible for a condition called prepubertal gynecomastia where young boys develop abnormal breast tissue...Continue Reading Study clai
Bottled water is detrimental to the wellbeing of our planet, but could it be having an impact on our wellbeing, too? A new study investigating the presence of microplastics in bottled water has found that 93 percent of those tested contained fluids were indeed contaminated. So what does that mean for those consuming it? The truth is, nobody really knows...Continue Reading WHO launches health
Everybody wants to live longer, and to help turn back the clock scientists are working on drugs, stem cell treatments and caloric restriction. But how well are these efforts paying off? A comprehensive new study from Yale University and the University of Southern California (USC) has found that Americans seem to be aging more slowly now than they were 20 years ago...Continue Reading Comprehen
With the increasing proliferation of smart devices in our homes security researchers are constantly uncovering fundamental vulnerabilities in these off-the-shelf products. A new report from a team at Ben-Gurion University has revealed that many of these devices are remarkably insecure and can be compromised easily in less than 30 minutes...Continue Reading Study warns smart home devices can b
A new study from Yale University has discovered that a certain type of gut bacteria can migrate from the gut to other parts of the body, triggering autoimmune diseases. The research revealed that certain autoimmune conditions, such as autoimmune liver disease and systemic lupus, could potentially be treated with an antibiotic or vaccine that attacks the specific bacteria...Continue Reading Ya
At least half of the oxygen in our atmosphere is created by ocean microbes, which also remove carbon dioxide and form the basis of marine food webs that support global fisheries. Scientists are now attempting to better understand the microorganisms, utilizing a new type of autonomous underwater vehicle...Continue Reading Next-gen autonomous subs set to study microbesCategory: MarineTags:
Side quests can make or break your game. Here, notable devs suggest some games that do side quests notably well, and Chris Avellone offers guidelines on how to design a great side quest. ...
There are quite a few feasibility studies being carried out with regard to potential Hyperloop systems, but another announced today might be of interest to US folks that like the sound of subsonic ground travel, particularly those in Illinois and Ohio. Startup Hyperloop Transportation Technologies has signed an agreement with local authorities to start investigating an interstate system for t
Nearly 20 years past "hack the planet!", the heroic hacker archetype still holds a certain appeal. But how to make it interesting in a game? Devs share their thoughts on 7(ish) games that do it well. ... is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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