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#TYVOT has hit 1,000 Wattpad views!

Ooooh it is a happy Friday! Today ‘The Young Volcanoes of Tenemere’ hit 1,000 views on Wattpad, just short of its two-year anniversary of being uploaded (25.03.16). 255 more words


Brain disease: do pathological behaviors stem from faulty beliefs?

A promising model for understanding neurological and psychiatric diseases could help provide personalized treatments for patients

— By Emma Duncan

Every second of every waking moment, our… 897 more words


Measles vaccine increases child survival beyond protecting against measles

-By Tanya Petersen

New study shows all-cause mortality is significantly lower when a child’s most recent immunization is a measles vaccine

In the largest study to date on children in a low/middle income country, new research in Ghana finds that the timing of a measles vaccine in an overall vaccination schedule can have a profound impact on child survival rates beyond protecting against measles infection. 627 more words


High levels of microplastics found in Northwest Atlantic fish

New study finds microplastics in the stomachs of 73 percent of mesopelagic fish caught in the Northwest Atlantic — one of the highest levels globally.  671 more words


New path into bipolar disorder comes to light

New research reveals a novel potential drug target for bipolar disorder and offers new insights into the underlying biology of this lifelong and devastating mental illness. 866 more words


Humans will actually react pretty well to news of alien life

Research published in Frontiers in Psychology investigates humanity’s hypothetical reaction to the discovery of extraterrestrial microbial life.

– By Arizona State University

Austin, Texas, Feb. 16, 2018 – As humans reach out technologically to see if there are other life forms in the universe, one important question needs to be answered: When we make contact, how are we going to handle it? 663 more words