Worms can grow the head and brain of another species? Then maybe we can do better at regenerating our own organs and tissues. That's the thrust of a new study by researchers who got flatworms to grow the heads of other flatworm species without any alteration to the worms' DNA,...
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Sometimes, miracles do happen. This is one of those times. Little Paisley Hatfield’s parents noticed something wrong with their baby. When she smiled, one eye stayed open more than the
The brains and bodies of identical twins were compared over ten years. » Continue reading: When These Muscles Are Fitter Your Brain Is Also Fitter
Two important questions: First, how many hundreds of self-help books are written annually? Second, given such output, how much progress have we made as a whole in terms of becoming happier, more productive, and more fulfilled? Isn't it odd? We have so many answers and so many psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, [...]
Have you ever tried to direct your dreams? Think of something wonderful as you are falling asleep to see if it stays in your brain. Well, your brain has different ideas. Sarah Andersen illustrates that terrifically in the latest comic at Sarah’s Scribbles.
Says an addiction to smartphones, tablets and video games is no good for developing brains
You've just filled your belly to the brim. Turn now to some new tomes that will help fill your mind: The Devil's Chessboard By David Talbot "What follows," David Talbot boasts in the prologue to his new book The Devil's Chessboard, "is...Show More Summary
Scientists have begun to identify the symphony of biological triggers that powered the extraordinary expansion of the human brain. The post How Humans Ended Up With Freakishly Huge Brains appeared first on WIRED.
R2-KT is an adorable pink droid who's been around for ten years, created by members of the 501st Legion to memorialize a young girl named Katie Johnson who passed away in 2005 from a brain tumor. You may have seen R2-KT pop up in the Star Wars universe before on The Clone Wars. Show More Summary
From "Santas in the Barn" to "All I Got for Christmas Is Brain Surgery," we've got your seasonal tastes covered
Skunk, a highly potent form of pot, is linked to more damage in the brain’s white matter.
Khloe Kardashian recently transformed her body from plump to powerful, even penning a new book about it, Strong Looks Better Naked. But despite succeeding with that physical transformation, Khloe has suffered through a year of ups and downs, including coping with the severe health crisis of her estranged husband Lamar Odom, to whom she remains... Show More Summary
Whether you like it or not, your December playlist will be filled with holiday songs. In malls, grocery stores, gas stations, big-box retailers, insidious commercials, Grandma's house and looping in your brain, Christmas songs lie in wait to infect the head with holly jolly standards. Whether you...
The Washington Post recounts the case history of a woman who was "diagnosed her with cortical blindness, caused by damage to the visual processing centers in her brain," got used to living as a blind person, but supposedly had "more than 10 wildly different personalities that competed for control of her body."Then, four years into psychotherapy... Show More Summary
A high-fat diet does not only lead to weight gain; a new study finds too much fat in the body may also trigger an autoimmune response that destroys brain cell connections.
As a parent, it’s normal to wonder if you’re doing all you can to help your infant’s learning and development.... The post 5 Ways to Jumpstart Your Infant’s Brain appeared first on Lifehack.
WATCH: Be The Change and Decrease Screen Time "Excessive screen time can damage important areas of the brain. But all is not lost; there is reason for hope. We still can undo most of the damage. Be the change. During this week, discipline your own electronic urges and try to eliminate any unnecessary screen time." […]
Gut microbes release proteins that stop the brain from thinking you're still hungry.