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30 Former NFL Players Are Donating Their Brains for CTE Research

30 Former NFL Players Are Donating Their Brains for CTE Research

mag813 February 11, 2017 0

Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy, known more commonly as CTE, is a degenerative brain disease commonly found in individuals who have suffered repetitive blows to the head. CTE is most often present in boxers, military veterans

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Science Confirms Plant-Based Protein is the Same as Protein From Meat

Science Confirms Plant-Based Protein is the Same as Protein From Meat

mag813 February 9, 2017 0

No matter what you eat, ensuring that you’re getting enough protein is one of the biggest concerns that many of us have. Not only is it essential for those looking to build muscle, protein

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Do You Get Bored Easily? Here’s Why…

Do You Get Bored Easily? Here’s Why…

mag813 February 9, 2017 0

Although boredom is as familiar a feeling as excitement or fear, science has only begun to understand what makes people bored. Recently, six scientists who emerged after living for a year in isolation on

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A Good Diet Helps People Recover From Depression

A Good Diet Helps People Recover From Depression

mag813 February 7, 2017 0

Crane your head into the diet, health, and fitness aisle of your local Barnes & Noble, and it won’t take long before you come across dieting books that promise to help repair both body and

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Can’t Sleep? A New Study Suggests That A Weekend Of Camping Can Change That

Can’t Sleep? A New Study Suggests That A Weekend Of Camping Can Change That

mag813 February 3, 2017 0

With all the distractions of modern life (Facebook, Netflix), many of us are struggling to fall asleep at night and then find it hard to drag ourselves out of bed in the morning. But

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Here’s Why Synthetic Marijuana Isn’t Safe

Here’s Why Synthetic Marijuana Isn’t Safe

mag813 February 3, 2017 0

Synthetic marijuana compounds, sometimes called K2 or Spice, are actually chemically different from marijuana, and are more dangerous than pot, according to a new review of studies. Synthetic marijuana compounds are linked to a

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Science Explains Peoples’ Obsession With UFOs And ‘Alien Abductions’

Science Explains Peoples’ Obsession With UFOs And ‘Alien Abductions’

mag813 February 2, 2017 0

Accounts of mysterious flashing lights in the sky, spacecrafts and encounters with ‘real’ aliens reflect high levels of public interest in UFOs and the belief that there is “something out there”. However, many psychologists are

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Brain-to-Brain Communication in Humans Could Soon Become a Reality

Brain-to-Brain Communication in Humans Could Soon Become a Reality

mag813 January 31, 2017 0

Imagine living in a world in which verbal communication is no longer required, a society in which telepathy is the norm, where people would be able to “speak” to each other using only their thoughts.

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Our Oldest Ancestor Was Tiny Alien-Like Creature With Huge Mouth

Our Oldest Ancestor Was Tiny Alien-Like Creature With Huge Mouth

mag813 January 31, 2017 0

The way evolution works is that, if you go back far enough, any set of species have a common ancestor. And if you’re willing to go back far enough in time and find a

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Two New Mosquito Species Land in Florida

Two New Mosquito Species Land in Florida

mag813 January 25, 2017 0

One month after being declared Zika-free by the Center for Disease Control, the state of Florida has been recognized as the home of two new mosquito species. Two tropical disease-carrying mosquitoes have been found

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