Our chronic sleep deficits play a big role in our difficulty focusing on one task. But—and no surprise here—so do our cellphones and constant stream of emails. The word “attention” in psychology is a referring
(CNN) — Science is often considered a male-dominated field. In fact, according to United Nations data, less than 30% of scientific researchers worldwide are women. Studies have shown that women are discouraged
The world’s first genetically edited twins are a year old. We should all have a say in how this life-changing tech is used Two little girls called Lulu and Nana celebrate their first birthday this month.
Neuroscientists may have crossed an “ethical rubicon” by growing lumps of human brain in the lab, and in some cases transplanting the tissue into animals, researchers warn. The creation of mini-brains
There are many factors that influence how long somebody lives. Some, like their genes, are out of their control. Others, like their lifestyle and environment, are a bit easier to alter. A new paper published
(CNN) — New research finds there are significant differences between babies born by cesarean and babies born vaginally when it comes to a newborn's microbiome -- the bacteria that colonize our gut and