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Dancing can reverse the signs of aging in the brain

Dancing can reverse the signs of aging in the brain


Via: perrie-halpern  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  51 Comments  •  4 months ago

As we grow older we suffer a decline in mental and physical fitness, which can be made worse by conditions like Alzheimer's disease. A new study, published in the open-access journal   Frontiers...
Elon Musk says his Starship will fly to orbit in six months

Elon Musk says his Starship will fly to orbit in six months


Via: freefaller  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  1 Comments  •  4 months ago

When Elon Musk leads engineering meetings at SpaceX, he says, “the thing I am most impressed with is, what did you undesign?” Which is to say, what complications did engineers remove? How...
Woman Mistakes Wasabi for Avocado and Ends Up in E.R.

Woman Mistakes Wasabi for Avocado and Ends Up in E.R.


Via: buzz-of-the-orient  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  25 Comments  •  4 months ago

Woman Mistakes Wasabi for Avocado and Ends Up in E.R. A big bite gave her "broken heart syndrome," doctors said. BY MARTY MUNSON, MEN'S HEALTH, SEP 25, 2019 Nearly everyone’s...
Football Star Pays For 53 Mammograms To Honor Mom Who Lost The Battle With Breast Cancer

Football Star Pays For 53 Mammograms To Honor Mom Who Lost The Battle With Breast Cancer


Via: loretta-mashkawidee-kemsley  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  1 Comments  •  4 months ago

DeAngelo Williams, Pittsburgh Steelers running back announced recently that his non-profit organization The DeAngelo Williams Foundation will cover the cost of 53 mammograms at hospitals in...
NASA took tree seeds into space nearly 50 years ago. Here's what happened to them.

NASA took tree seeds into space nearly 50 years ago. Here's what happened to them.


Via: perrie-halpern  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  13 Comments  •  4 months ago

Smart TVs, smart-home devices found to be leaking sensitive user data, researchers find

Smart TVs, smart-home devices found to be leaking sensitive user data, researchers find


Via: tig  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  19 Comments  •  4 months ago

By   Jason Abbruzzese Smart-home devices, such as televisions and streaming boxes, are collecting reams of data — including sensitive information such as device locations — that is then being...
Google to change search algorithm to elevate 'original reporting'

Google to change search algorithm to elevate 'original reporting'


Via: tig  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  20 Comments  •  4 months ago

By  CATHERINE THORBECKE In an over-saturated digital news age,   Google   announced new changes to its search algorithm that could elevate more "original reporting." "I see it as...
Green Bank Telescope detects most massive neutron star ever observed

Green Bank Telescope detects most massive neutron star ever observed


Via: sandy-2021492  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  12 Comments  •  4 months ago

A neutron star with 2.17 times the mass of our Sun crammed into a sphere 18.6 miles across has been observed 4,600 light years from Earth by astronomers using the Green Bank Telescope in...
Fisherman gets shock as he reels in 'dinosaur-like' fish with huge eyes

Fisherman gets shock as he reels in 'dinosaur-like' fish with huge eyes


Via: freefaller  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  52 Comments  •  4 months ago

Oscar Lundahl is believed to have nearly jumped out of his boat when he saw on the end of his line the strange-looking species with large, bulbous eyes. It turned out the creature was a ratfish,...
Vapers seek relief from nicotine addiction in — wait for it — cigarettes

Vapers seek relief from nicotine addiction in — wait for it — cigarettes


Via: tig  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  20 Comments  •  4 months ago

By   Ana B. Ibarra, California Healthline Lucas McClain started smoking cigarettes in high school but switched to vaping after he heard e-cigarettes were a safer alternative. His vape of...
Video shows motorist asleep behind wheel of self-driving Tesla

Video shows motorist asleep behind wheel of self-driving Tesla


Via: tig  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  54 Comments  •  4 months ago

By   Kalhan Rosenblatt [ video in seeded article ] A motorist on the Massachusetts Turnpike captured a man asleep behind the wheel of his self-driving Tesla, keeping up with traffic, in the...
U.S. officials worried about Chinese control of American drug supply

U.S. officials worried about Chinese control of American drug supply


Via: tig  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  35 Comments  •  4 months ago

By   Ken Dilanian and Brenda Breslauer Antibiotics, which turn life-threatening infections into minor nuisances, are considered the single biggest advance in modern medicine. But imagine if...
1 to 2 naps a week may help keep your heart healthy, study finds

1 to 2 naps a week may help keep your heart healthy, study finds


Via: tig  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  19 Comments  •  5 months ago

By   Erika Edwards There's new evidence that daytime naps may be linked to a lower risk of heart attack or stroke, but only if they're limited to a few times a week. The research, published...
Mathematicians Solve '42' Problem With Planetary Supercomputer

Mathematicians Solve '42' Problem With Planetary Supercomputer


Via: dave-2693993  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  4 Comments  •  5 months ago

HUMANS Mathematicians Solve '42' Problem With Planetary Supercomputer MICHELLE STARR 9 SEP 2019 Mathematicians have finally figured out the three cubed numbers that...
Strange life-forms found deep in a mine point to vast 'underground Galapagos'

Strange life-forms found deep in a mine point to vast 'underground Galapagos'


Via: tig  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  29 Comments  •  5 months ago

By   Corey S. Powell Something odd is stirring in the depths of Canada's Kidd Mine. The zinc and copper mine, 350 miles northwest of Toronto, is the deepest spot ever explored on land and the...
CDC warns about e-cigarette use after rise in vaping-related deaths

CDC warns about e-cigarette use after rise in vaping-related deaths


Via: tig  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  13 Comments  •  5 months ago

By   Erika Edwards A severe and puzzling lung disease linked to electronic cigarettes and other vaping devices has doctors across the country scrambling to diagnose and care for patients...
This wormlike robot is made to wriggle through the human brain

This wormlike robot is made to wriggle through the human brain


Via: tig  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  26 Comments  •  5 months ago

By   David Freeman Scientists have developed a robotic device that could transform the   treatment for strokes , which each year strike 795,000 Americans and kill 140,000. It’s a...
A 'gay gene'? It's complicated, according to new research on same-sex behavior

A 'gay gene'? It's complicated, according to new research on same-sex behavior


Via: tig  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  454 Comments  •  5 months ago

By Associated Press CHICAGO — The largest study of its kind found new evidence that genes contribute to same-sex sexual behavior, but it echoes research that says there are no specific genes that...
Is Jupiter's moon Europa habitable? NASA advances plan to find out.

Is Jupiter's moon Europa habitable? NASA advances plan to find out.


Via: tig  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  33 Comments  •  5 months ago

By   David Freeman Could life exist on Jupiter's moon Europa? NASA just moved a step closer to answering that longstanding question. The space agency announced Monday that it would   move...
Cyborgs will replace humans and remake the world, James Lovelock says

Cyborgs will replace humans and remake the world, James Lovelock says


Via: tig  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  20 Comments  •  5 months ago

By   Corey S. Powell For tens of thousands of years, humans have reigned as our planet's only intelligent, self-aware species. But the   rise of intelligent machines   means that could change...
Cruise ship nightmare: After measles, norovirus outbreaks, why does anyone still set sail?

Cruise ship nightmare: After measles, norovirus outbreaks, why does anyone still set sail?


Via: tig  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  44 Comments  •  5 months ago

By   Tara C. Smith, professor of epidemiology at Kent State University I took my 5-year-old to see the live-action version of   "The Lion King" last weekend. While we were waiting for the...
Trump talked to colleagues about buying Greenland, reports say

Trump talked to colleagues about buying Greenland, reports say


Via: buzz-of-the-orient  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  13 Comments  •  5 months ago

Trump talked to colleagues about buying Greenland, reports say Rebecca Morin, USA TODAY, Published Aug. 15, 2019 We’ve known for a while that ice sheets in Greenland, in the...
Why Men Like to Date Older Women

Why Men Like to Date Older Women


Via: tig  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  14 Comments  •  6 months ago

By:  Wendy L. Patrick, Ph.D. More younger men date and marry older women than we realize. We remember famous Hollywood pairings like Demi Moore and her 16-years-younger husband Aston...
Federal regulators want more information about chemicals in e-cigarettes

Federal regulators want more information about chemicals in e-cigarettes


Via: tig  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  24 Comments  •  6 months ago

By   Erika Edwards Federal regulators are asking for   public input   on chemicals found in electronic cigarettes and e-liquid. On Friday, the Food and Drug Administration announced that...
 Boom in overdose-reversing drug is tied to fewer opioid deaths

Boom in overdose-reversing drug is tied to fewer opioid deaths


Via: perrie-halpern  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  22 Comments  •  6 months ago

By   Associated Press Prescriptions of the   overdose-reversing drug naloxone   are soaring, and experts say that could be a reason overdose deaths have stopped rising for the first time in...
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