What Is Loneliness Doing to Your Brain?

Today we’re talking about loneliness; not to be confused with introversion, or social anxiety, while those subjects are worthy topics. Loneliness actually has been defined in many ways: “a state of solitude or being alone,” “inability to find meaning in one’s life….” Okay, this is already a downer, so look at a picture of a panda. Aw, it’s cute! Now […]

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How Close Are We to a Complete Map of the Human Brain?

When you think about all the things humans have put their mind to, it’s impressive: we built and landed robots on Mars to learn more about space. We conjured up theories about how the universe works — and then proved them right. We sequenced the human genome to paint a complete picture of our dna. but as for the minds […]

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A Vaping-Related Illness Has Turned Deadly, Here’s What You Need to Know

In recent weeks, reports of a mysterious respiratory illness have taken the U.S. by storm, one that’s sickened at least 380 patients and turned fatal for seven. As health investigators from across the country begin to look into the issue, a common thread seems to be emerging: vaping. But medical studies are still in their preliminary stages, and there remains […]

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