SCIENCE - TECHNOLOGY - NATURE
THIS IS YOUR BRAIN ON DRUGS (REALLY)
Readers of a certain age will know the reference: This is your brain. This is your brain on drugs.
The simple PSA, put out by the Partnership for a Drug-Free America in 1987, accompanied these words with an image of an egg — first intact, then sizzling on a frying pan.
WHY PEOPLE PERFORM BETTER WHEN THEY ARE BEING WATCHED
Technology may have made working from home easier than ever, but according to a new study, staff who are out of sight may not perform as well as those in the office.
FDA COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS APPROVING MARIJUANA-DERIVED DRUG
"I had seizures for 10 years...[Epidiolex] changed my life."
THESE 'DIRTY' THUNDERSTORMS FILL THE SKY WITH AS MUCH SMOKE AS A VOLCANIC ERUPTION
Wildfires can fuel "dirty" thunderstorms that fill the stratosphere with as much smoke as a volcanic eruption.
That revelation comes from a study on the biggest fire-fueled thunderstorm event on record, which occurred on the night of Aug.
WHO SHOT LEWIS CARROLL’S DODO? FORENSIC SCANS REVEAL MYSTERY DEATH
The world’s most famous dodo, which inspired Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, met an untimely and murderous end, scientists have discovered.
SPACEX JUST LAUNCHED NASA’S EXOPLANET-HUNTING TELESCOPE (GEE I WONDER WHAT THEY’LL FIND)
TESS will focus on nearby planets worthy of further study.
COMMON BRITISH FLOWERS CAN STAY DORMANT UNDERGROUND FOR 20 YEARS
Gardeners puzzled by the sudden emergence of an unusual orchid or despairing that their annuals have vanished should take heart.
'ALICE IN WONDERLAND' DODO WAS MURDERED IN COLD BLOOD
Dodos went extinct more than 300 years ago, but scientists are only now opening up a cold case after learning that one of the birds — the prized dodo specimen that likely inspired author Lewis Carroll to create a dodo character in the 1865 book "Alice in
SYPHILIS GOOGLE SEARCHES HELP PUBLIC HEALTH OFFICIALS PREDICT NEW CASES
Yeah, we know. You were just doing research.
IMPLANT WILL SHOW WHEN CANCER IS PRESENT BY GENERATING ARTIFICIAL MOLE ON SKIN
An implant which detects cancer in the body and causes a small artificial mole to appear on the skin as an early warning sign has been developed by scientists.