Click Here to Read: Here’s What Caused Megafauna Like the Mammoths to Go Extinct By Darren Ankrom on the Vice News Website on July 27, 2015.
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Click Here to Read: NASA Says Data Reveals an Earth-Like Planet, Kepler 452b By Dennis Overbye in The New York Times on July 23, 2015.
An artist’s concept of Kepler 452b orbiting its star, 1,400 light-years from Earth. The planet’s size puts it right on the edge between being rocky like Earth and a gas ball like Neptune. Credit T. Pyle/Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA
Click Here to Read and View: Rise in Autism May Be Due to Semantics, Study Finds by Maggie Fox on NBC News website on the July 22, 2015.
Click Here to Read: Memory Decline More Rapid in Women Than Men by Nicole Blazek on the Psychiatry Advisor website on July 21, 2015.
Click Here to Read and View: Trillion-dollar platinum asteroid passes Earth. See it here by Scott Sutherland on the Weather Channel Website on July 20, 2015.
Click Here to View: Pluto: Love at First Sight By Jason Drakeford, Robin Lindsay and Andrew Blackwell in The New York Times on July 17, 2015.
Click Here to Read: New Horizons spacecraft completes Pluto flyby By Bryan Dyne on the World Socialist Web Site on July 15, 2015.
This photo was taken on 13 July 2015 when the spacecraft was 768,000 kilometers from Pluto’s surface. The heart shape is likely the result of geological activity in Pluto’s history. Credit: NASA/JHUAPL/SwRI
Click Here to Read: ‘Stop Almost All Psychiatric Meds to Prevent Harm,’ Expert Says by Liam Davenport on the MedScape on June 01, 2015.
Click Here to Read: How a Transparent Fish May Help Decode the Brain: An outspoken Harvard neuroscientist is tackling the wondrous challenge of understanding the workings of the brain by Ariel Sabar on the Smithsonian.com website on July 8, 2015.
For the first time, Florian Engert and his team mapped every firing neuron in a living animal. (Richard Schultz)
There’s a single nerve that connects all of your vital organs — and it might just be the future of medicineWednesday, July 8th, 2015
Click Here to Read: There’s a single nerve that connects all of your vital organs — and it might just be the future of medicine by Gaia Vince on the Mosaic on June 1, 2015,
Click Here to Read: New Horizons spacecraft prepares for Pluto flyby By Bryan Dyne on the World Socialist Web Site on July 8, 2015.
Artist’s conception of the New Horizons spacecraft as it encounters Pluto.
Click Here to Read: The Science Times in The New York Times on July 7, 2015.
Click Here to Read and View: Giant earthquakes are shaking Greenland — and scientists just figured out the disturbing reason why By Chris Mooney in the Washington Post on June 25, 2015.
The surface of Helheim Glacier is incredibly rough and large. (Credit: Nick Selmes, Swansea University)
Click Here to Read: Tell It About Your Mother: Can brain-scanning help save Freudian psychoanalysis? By Casey Schwartz in The New York Times on June 24, 2015.
Click Here to Read: Can the Bacteria in Your Gut Explain Your Mood? The rich array of microbiota in our intestines can tell us more than you might think. By Peter Andrew Smith in The New York Times on June 23, 2015.
Click Here to Read: What we learned about Mercury from the Messenger spacecraft By Bryan Dyne on the World Socialist Web Site on June 22, 2015.
Artist depiction of Messenger in orbit around Mercury. Credit: NASA/JHUAPL/CIW
Click Here to Read: What It’s Like as a ‘Girl’ in the Lab By Sarah Clatterbuck Soper in The New York Times on June 18, 2015.
Credit Rebekka Dunlap
Click Here to Read: Traces of Earliest Stars That Enriched Cosmos Are Spied By Dennis Overbye in The New York Times on June 17, 2015.
An artist’s impression of the distant galaxy CR7. Scientists say light from the galaxy has been traveling to us for 12.9 billion years.
M. Kornmesser/European Southern Observatory
“The human brain responds to depression. Patients typically show hyperactivity particularly in the amygdala,the striatum and other limbic regions,” Svenja Taubner (Department of Psychology) explains. Together with colleagues from the universities of Lübeck, Innsbruck, Heidelberg, Ulm, Bremen, Bochum and Delmenhorst,Taubner has been working on a study that investigates the changes that take place in brain functioning. She elaborates further: “Using (more…)
Click Here to Read: Study unites neuroscience and psychology to paint more complete picture of sleep and memory on the Medical Xpress website on June 11, 2015.