Earthquake scientists trying to unravel the mysteries of an unfelt, weeks-long seismic phenomenon called episodic tremor and slip have discovered a strange twist. The tremor can suddenly reverse direction and travel back ...
Memory loss is love's great thief. Those who suffer aren't just the ones who can't remember—family, friends and loved ones agonize over how to react when the disorder begins its often inexorable progress.
(PhysOrg.com) -- In the last decade, scientists have recorded regular episodes of tectonic plates slowly, quietly slipping past each other in western Washington and British Columbia over periods of two weeks or more, releasing ...
Experts use different parts of their brains than amateurs, maximizing intuition, goal-seeking and pattern-recognition, said a study out Thursday that examined players of shogi, or Japanese chess.
(PhysOrg.com) -- When it comes to bipolar disorder, a successful diagnosis can be challenging.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists are learning that the dynamic regulation of genes -- as much as the genes themselves -- shapes the fate of organisms. Now the discovery of a new epigenetic mechanism regulating genes in the brain ...
Nearly four percent of adults around the world use cannabis, even though the drug raises many major health concerns, according to a paper published in The Lancet on Friday.
HBO Now, the cable channel's new stand-alone streaming service, is both a blessing and a curse.
"The Force" can now be streamed.
If it seems as if most terrorists are Muslims and almost all immigrant lawbreakers are Latinos, it may be because you're watching national TV news - not because those things are true.