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A Brief History of Psychedelic Psychiatry

Posted by on September 8, 2014 in Medical Advances, Psychology-Psychiatry, Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
A Brief History of Psychedelic Psychiatry

In the 1950s, a group of pioneering psychiatrists showed that hallucinogenic drugs had therapeutic potential, but the research was halted as part of the backlash against the hippy counterculture.

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The First Successful Demonstration Of Brain-To-Brain Communication In Humans

Posted by on September 5, 2014 in Science with 0 Comments
The First Successful Demonstration Of Brain-To-Brain Communication In Humans

For the first time ever, neuroscientists have demonstrated the viability of direct — and completely non-invasive — brain-to-brain communication in humans. Remarkably, the experiment allowed subjects to exchange mentally-conjured words despite being 5,000 miles apart.

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How Caffeine Evolved to Help Plants Survive and Help People Wake Up

Posted by on September 4, 2014 in Nature, Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
How Caffeine Evolved to Help Plants Survive and Help People Wake Up

When coffee leaves die and fall to the ground, they contaminate the soil with caffeine, which makes it difficult for other plants to germinate. Coffee may thus use caffeine to kill off the competition.

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Meet Dreadnoughtus, One Of The Most Enormous Animals Ever

Posted by on September 4, 2014 in Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
Meet Dreadnoughtus, One Of The Most Enormous Animals Ever

Dreadnoughtus, a newly-discovered dinosaur that weighed the same as 12 elephants, is one of the largest – and most complete – fossils of its kind

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The Science of Improving Your Brain’s Creativity

Posted by on September 3, 2014 in Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
The Science of Improving Your Brain’s Creativity

This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Nick spoke about the real definition of creativity, in which consists of ideas that have added values.

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Chimps Outplay Humans in Brain Games

Posted by on September 2, 2014 in Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
Chimps Outplay Humans in Brain Games

We humans assume we are the smartest of all creations But what is smart? Is it just about having ideas, or being good at language and math?

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Quantum Mechanics Reveals How We Are All Truly Connected

Posted by on August 27, 2014 in Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
Quantum Mechanics Reveals How We Are All Truly Connected

We all know, deep down, that we are all connected. But is this notion of being connected only a magical feeling or is it concrete fact? Quantum mechanics or the study of the micro-world states illustrates that what we think of reality, is not so. Our human brains trick us into believing in the idea of separation when in truth, nothing is truly separated —including human beings.

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New Experiment Seeks to Uncover if We Live in a 2D Hologram

Posted by on August 26, 2014 in Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
New Experiment Seeks to Uncover if We Live in a 2D Hologram

A unique experiment at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory called the Holometer has started collecting data that will answer some mind-bending questions about our universe – including whether we live in a hologram.

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Scientists Find Remnants of One of Universe’s Oldest Stars—And It’s Huge

Posted by on August 24, 2014 in Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
Scientists Find Remnants of One of Universe’s Oldest Stars—And It’s Huge

After digging around in the light from an old, orange star, astronomers have found possible remnants of one of the universe’s first stars: a giant that may have been more than 140 times as massive as the sun.
The finding, reported Thursday in the journal Science, marks the first time astronomers have made observations suggesting that such massive stars populated the early universe, despite decades of theories proposing that some of those first stars must have been huge.

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Study Suggests Children With Autism Have Extra Synapses

Posted by on August 21, 2014 in Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
Study Suggests Children With Autism Have Extra Synapses

The study, by researchers at Columbia University Medical Center, suggests those with autism have too many cellular connections in their brains.

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Greatest Era in Human History – George Orwell vs. Michio Kaku

Posted by on August 20, 2014 in Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
Greatest Era in Human History – George Orwell vs. Michio Kaku

Language shouldn’t b subjective to interpretation. Like we are doing right now is not needed, hope this video speaks for it self upon that video that i’m responding to.

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Surprise! Mathematical Model Reveals Unexpected Findings On Happiness

Posted by on August 20, 2014 in Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
Surprise! Mathematical Model Reveals Unexpected Findings On Happiness

Do you remember the last time you were dreading something, only to have it turn out to be a pleasant surprise? Maybe it was a bad summer blockbuster you were forced to watch, or a blind date set up by your parents.

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Hundreds Of Bioterror Lab Mishaps Cloaked In Secrecy

Posted by on August 18, 2014 in Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
Hundreds Of Bioterror Lab Mishaps Cloaked In Secrecy

More than 1,100 laboratory incidents involving potential bioterror germs were reported to federal regulators during 2008 through 2012, reports show. Details of what happened are cloaked in secrecy.

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Four Billion Year-Old Mystery of Last Universal Common Ancestor Solved

Posted by on August 17, 2014 in Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
Four Billion Year-Old Mystery of Last Universal Common Ancestor Solved

All life evolved from a single celled organism known as life’s Last Universal Common Ancestor (LUCA). However, few details are known about what it looked like, how it lived and how it evolved.

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Whales, Dolphins Experience Joy, Squeal with Delight

Posted by on August 14, 2014 in Sci-Tech, Science with 1 Comment
Whales, Dolphins Experience Joy, Squeal with Delight

Dolphins and whales squeal after pleasant moments, researchers noticed long ago, such as receiving a tasty fish treat. A new study supports that these happy sounds are genuine expressions of delight.

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