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Virtual reality helps cure real-life fear of heights, study finds

Virtual reality helps cure real-life fear of heights, study finds

On average, the volunteers had been afraid of heights for 30 years, the team reported in the journal Lancet Psychiatry. After six weeks, those who got no treatment remained just as afraid of heights as they had always been, as measured by a standard questionnaire. But 34 of the 49 volunteers who did the virtual […]

Two sunscreen ingredients you might consider avoiding if you're concerned about the oceans

Two sunscreen ingredients you might consider avoiding if you're concerned about the oceans

Two sunscreen ingredients you might consider avoiding if you’re concerned about the oceans  PhillyVoice.com Global Sunscreen Market Trends, Top Manufactures, Market Demands, Industry Growth Forecast: 2023  mymarketgazette.com Full coverage Source link

Dallas Scientists Find 'Big Bang' of Alzheimer's Disease

Dallas Scientists Find 'Big Bang' of Alzheimer's Disease

Despite billions of dollars spent on clinical trials through the decades, Alzheimer’s disease remains one of the most devastating and baffling diseases in the world, affecting more than 5 million Americans alone. Dallas scientists have made a major breakthrough in the fight. They have discovered a “Big Bang” of Alzheimer’s disease — the point at […]

NASA and Peanuts Worldwide to Collaborate on Deep Space Learning Activities

NASA and Peanuts Worldwide to Collaborate on Deep Space Learning Activities

NASA and Peanuts Worldwide to Collaborate on Deep Space Learning Activities | […]

Switzerland reports increased numbers of tick-borne encephalitis, Lyme disease cases so far in 2018

Switzerland reports increased numbers of tick-borne encephalitis, Lyme disease cases so far in 2018

The Swiss Federal Office of Public Health (FOPH) reported recently on the tick-borne disease situation in the country (computer translated), and the data shows that case numbers of tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) and acute Lyme disease are up during the first half of the year, prompting health officials to talk to the public about  prevention and treatment […]

Higgs boson observed decaying to b quarks

Higgs boson observed decaying to b quarks

Event display for the H→bb decay analysis with the ATLAS detector. Credit: ATLAS Collaboration/CERN On 9 July, at the 2018 International Conference on High Energy Physics (ICHEP) in Seoul (South Korea), the ATLAS experiment reported a preliminary result establishing the observation of the Higgs boson decaying into pairs of b quarks, furthermore at a rate […]

Sex addiction could be treated on NHS after World Health Organization recognition

Sex addiction could be treated on NHS after World Health Organization recognition

Sex addicts may be given treatment on the NHS after global health chiefs formally recognised the addiction as a mental health condition. The World Health Organization (WHO) has said people who suffer from the disorder for at least six months and experience substantial distress should be entitled to medical treatment. Up to four per cent of […]

Made In Space plans to turn asteroids into spaceships using 3D printing technologies

Made In Space plans to turn asteroids into spaceships using 3D printing technologies

Made In Space, the California-based pioneers of off-world 3D printers, plans to use 3D printing to turn asteroids into autonomous spacecrafts that can potentially fly to mining stations in outer space. This plan is part of the Reconstituting Asteroids into Mechanical Automata (RAMA) Project, which is funded by NASA’s Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) program. Through the RAMA […]

Study shows increasing stillbirth risk of moms-to-be who smoke, drink

Study shows increasing stillbirth risk of moms-to-be who smoke, drink

Women who drank alcohol and smoked during pregnancy had an almost three times higher risk of stillbirth compared with women who completely abstained from these behaviours. Experts at Stellenbosch University (SU) involved in a new international study found that the combined effect of drinking and smoking in pregnancy compounded the risk for stillbirth and Sudden […]

Most inner-belt asteroids come from just 5 or 6 planets

Most inner-belt asteroids come from just 5 or 6 planets

Video asteroids University of Florida Posted by Stephenie Livingston-Florida July 8th, 2018 Play Video This color picture is made from images taken by the imaging system on the Galileo spacecraft about 14 minutes before its closest approach to asteroid 243 Ida on August 28, 1993. […]