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Health & Fitness | Sleep

Sleep Statistics - Research & Treatments

Need to know more about Sleep Statistics? Find expert research & treatment advice from the American Sleep Association - Official Site.

Politics | Politics

A ‘very credible’ new study on Seattle’s $15 minimum wage has bad news for liberals

When Seattle officials voted three years ago to incrementally boost the city's minimum wage up to $15 an hour, they'd hoped to improve the lives of low-income workers. Yet according to a major new study that could force economists to reassess past research on the issue, the hike has had the opposite effect.

History | History

Why Colorizing Old Photos Requires a Ton of Research

Artists go out of their way to make the recreations authentic.

Health & Fitness | News Items

The Stem-Cell Revolution Is Coming — Slowly

Where are the miracle treatments we were promised? A Nobel Prize-winning scientist explains.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Stem cell therapy trial for ALS and MS patients at Jerusalem hospital shows stunning results

"It is a matter of definitely less than 10 years, maybe less than five, that we can have this treatment available," professor says.

News | Human Interest Stories

Study ranks suicide rates for dozens of professions. Is your job there?

Researchers found the highest rates in manual laborers who work in isolation and face unsteady employment, but the rate varied enormously between professions.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Study: Engaging With Social Media Can Drain Your Brain

Each decision to retweet or not saps cognitive energy, and it adds up quickly.

News | Health & Wellbeing

Science: Fake Sleep Is Almost as Good as the Real Thing

How you think about a bad night's sleep has a big impact on your performance, research shows.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

There Are 5 Better Ways to Eat, and You Can Start Today

Close your eyes, inhale deeply, and let your senses take over.

News | Health & Wellbeing

How Gut Bacteria Are Shaking Up Cancer Research - Bloomberg Business

Top scientists at Roche Holding AG and AstraZeneca Plc are sizing up potential allies in the fight against cancer: the trillions of bacteria that live in the human body.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Mathematicians shocked to find pattern in "random" prime numbers | New Scientist

Unexpected trends in the last digits of prime numbers mean they are less random than previously thought, much to the surprise of mathematicians

News | In the News

More Support for Early Exposure to Peanuts to Prevent Allergies

Two new studies provide further support that very early exposure to peanuts and some other foods could prevent food allergies.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Polish chemists tried to make kryptonite and failed, but then made a huge discovery

Avert your eyes, Superman, because according to news out of Poland this morning, a team of chemists just got awfully close to actually creating the fictional substance of kryptonite. Don’t sweat too much though, Clark — the scientists were only able t

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

A Radical Reinterpretation of Einstein’s Theory — NOVA Next | PBS

A cadre of physicists working on the theory of shape dynamics could change our understanding of reality.

News | Interesting Links

Scientists Learn How Genes Can Jump Between Species

Scientists have discovered a way by which genes from one species can jump directly into another species—nature’s way of creating genetically modified organisms.

News | Interesting Stories

Frankenvirus emerges from Siberia's frozen wasteland

Scientists said they will reanimate a 30,000-year-old giant virus unearthed in the frozen wastelands of Siberia, and warned climate change may awaken dangerous microscopic pathogens. Reporting this week in the flagship journal of the US N

News | In the News

Gene study confirms low Vitamin D, multiple sclerosis link

A major genetic study Tuesday confirmed a link between low vitamin D and a higher risk of multiple sclerosis, a finding which experts say could lead to better treatment and prevention. Previous observational studies have found an association between a per

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News | In the News

Ringing In Your Ears? Finally, Researchers Finding New Clues About Tinnitus

Tinnitus -- ringing or other noise in the ears -- affects some 50 million Americans, including nearly a million veterans. It's finally starting to get the attention it deserves from researchers, who are gaining new insights into what goes wrong.

News | In the News

What It Takes To Change Your Brain's Patterns After Age 25

Most of our brain's patterns are solidified by our mid-20s, but it's possible to change your brain's pathways and patterns with these methods.

News | In the News

Were We Getting Alzheimer’s Wrong? New Study Could Pave Way To Better Treatment

A large Mayo Clinic study has found that, when it comes to what causes Alzheimer’s Disease, researchers may have been barking up the wrong tree.

News | In the News

Lab progress towards drug for auto-immune disease

Researchers said Monday they had pinpointed two compounds -- one naturally derived from fasting and intensive exercise -- that show promise for combatting arthritis, multiple sclerosis, gout and other auto-immune diseases. The compounds throw a wrench int

News | In the News

First evidence of neuroinflammation in brains of chronic pain patients

A new study from Massachusetts General Hospital investigators has found, for the first time, evidence of neuroinflammation in key regions of the brains of patients with chronic pain. By showing that levels of an inflammation-linked protein are elevated in

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Pulsar Observed Wobbling Out Of Space Time - Vanishing Out Of Our Now

Pulsar Observed Wobbling Out Of Space Time - Vanishing Out Of Our Now - amazing astronomical event witnessed by scientists on Earth...

Science & Technology | Technology

Reading On A Screen Before Bed Might Be Killing You

You've heard that using screens before bedtime can mess with your sleep, but new research suggests the problem is even more serious. Reading from an iPad before bed not only makes it harder to fall asleep, but also impacts how sleepy and alert you...

News | In the News

Is Cancer Risk Mostly Affected By Genes, Lifestyle, Or Just Plain Bad Luck?

Experts say the findings highlight “the importance of secondary prevention, like early detection.”

Business & Finance | Business

Global social media research summary 2014

A compilation of social media statistics for consumer adoption and usageGlobal Web Index has become one of the most reliable sources of social media statistics to compare consumer use and engagemen...

News | In the News

A Lack of Bacteria Can Make You Overweight

Researchers are finding that certain bacteria in the human gastrointestinal tract influence weight and metabolism and are strongly genetic.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Can the wave function of an electron be divided and trapped?

New research by physicists from Brown University puts the profound strangeness of quantum mechanics in a nutshell—or, more accurately, in a helium bubble.

News | In the News

Loud, Startling Noises May Lead to Knee Injuries

Honking horns, sirens and other sudden noises can disrupt circuits in the brain controlling muscles and ligaments that stabilize the knee, causing people to trip and fall, says a study.

News | In the News

Scientists Have Figured Out How Lizards Regrow Their Tails, And That's Good News

When a lizard loses its tail, it grows back. But how? Scientists have taken a big step closer to answering that question by pinpointing the genes responsible for tail regeneration. And the finding may yield important clues about how to regenerate ...