Online v. print reading: which one makes us smarter?

“It’s no mystery that publications have been taking a beating as more and more people read their news on the Net. But there’s a catch. The online info may be instant and abundant — and in many cases free — but it may come at a cost, says a new study published in the Journal […]

General Anesthesia: Sleep During Surgery, Wake up in Pain

“Researchers studying the effects of general anesthesia recently made a startling discovery: the drugs used to knock out patients during surgery may lead to increased pain when they wake up. [More]“ “General Anesthesia: Sleep During Surgery, Wake up in Pain [News]”, Scientific American – Official RSS Feed

Controversial New Idea: Nerves Transmit Sound, Not Electricity

Controversial New Idea: Nerves Transmit Sound, Not Electricity “Nerves transmit sound waves through your body, not electrical pulses, according to a controversial new study that tries to explain the longstanding mystery of how anesthetics work.” Ok, this is really radical, but the reason I’m publishing this here is because I have real interest in finding […]

Parasite turns women into ‘sex kittens’

Parasite turns women into ‘sex kittens’ – Yahoo!7 News: A common parasite can increase a women’s attractiveness to the opposite sex but also make men more stupid, an Australian researcher says.” Please ignore the title of this news item and read the full article by following the link. I think I’ll start a vegetarian diet…