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A Neuroscientist Takes Us Inside The Science Of Fear

A Neuroscientist Takes Us Inside The Science Of Fear

mag415 October 31, 2016 0

Fear is far more than just a feeling. The terror we experience when threats are near is part of a larger emotional and physical response humans have evolved to protect us from imminent danger, as New York University

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Stephen Hawking Says Most of Our History Is “The History of Stupidity”

Stephen Hawking Says Most of Our History Is “The History of Stupidity”

mag415 October 21, 2016 0

In a lecture at the University of Cambridge this week, Stephen Hawking made the bold claim that the creation of artificial intelligence will be “either the best, or the worst thing, ever to happen

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We Are Absolutely Living in the Hottest Year Ever Recorded, According to NASA

We Are Absolutely Living in the Hottest Year Ever Recorded, According to NASA

mag415 October 18, 2016 0

Last month “was the warmest September in 136 years of modern record-keeping,” reports NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) This follows a record-setting July and August, which were so hot, they tied each

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Enjoy Earth While It Lasts: Atmospheric Carbon Levels Pass the Point of No Return

Enjoy Earth While It Lasts: Atmospheric Carbon Levels Pass the Point of No Return

mag415 September 29, 2016 0

The bad news: Earth’s climate change problem just passed a point of no return. Atmospheric carbon levels have passed 400 parts per million, and they won’t return to more environment-friendly levels “ever again for the

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Is California Cursed With Drought For the Rest of Time?

Is California Cursed With Drought For the Rest of Time?

mag415 September 19, 2016 0

California has experienced droughts that lasted longer than most human civilizations do, and the next drought could well last longer than any of us are going to be around for. That’s because, according to

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Science Says That These Are The Best Houseplants To Improve Indoor Air Quality

Science Says That These Are The Best Houseplants To Improve Indoor Air Quality

mag415 August 29, 2016 0

If you’re looking to improve the quality of air in your home, potted plants are a good place to start. But not all indoor plants are created equal. A new study has found that

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Your Coffee Habit Could Be Encoded In Your DNA

Your Coffee Habit Could Be Encoded In Your DNA

mag415 August 27, 2016 0

It’s no secret that everybody’s coffee drinking habits are different. Some people can’t seem get to enough (that would be me), while others limit themselves to a single cup a day, or none at

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U.S. Government Approves First Private Moon Landing

U.S. Government Approves First Private Moon Landing

mag415 August 4, 2016 0

The first private mission to the moon has been approved by the U.S. government, but don’t expect to have your moon trip greenlit anytime soon. Moon Express became the first private company to be

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Scientists Have Found A New Way To Stop Skin Damage and Aging From the Sun

Scientists Have Found A New Way To Stop Skin Damage and Aging From the Sun

mag415 August 4, 2016 0

Traditional sunscreen works by reflecting harmful ultraviolet A (UVA) radiation away from your skin, but a new compound does something even better – it guards your skin cells from the effects of the sun from the

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Scientists Think They’ve Found a Hormone That Reverses Cell Aging in Humans

Scientists Think They’ve Found a Hormone That Reverses Cell Aging in Humans

mag415 July 30, 2016 0

A new clinical trial marks the first time the use of hormones has been shown to reverse the ageing effects that happen naturally in human cells. We’ve not quite found a way to live forever,

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