Brexit è la fusione di due parole inglesi: Britain e exit, significa quindi uscita della Gran Bretagna. Da dove? Ma dall'Unione Europea, l'organismo sovranazionale di cui fa parte dal 1973. Il governo della Gran Bretagna - o meglio, del Regno Unito - dopo l'ingresso nella Comunità Europea, indisse un referendum, nel 1975, per conoscere il parere dei cittadini. Il 23 giugno 2016, i sudditi di Sua Maestà hanno votato di nuovo per lo stesso motivo.
Under pressure to perform, Silicon Valley champions are taking tiny hits of LSD before heading to work. Are they risking their health or optimising it?
The world of spying may be as old as the ages and MI6 may be one of the most storied intelligence services but, make no mistake, it is in an existential battle. And the reason for that is data.
Brain scans have shown that religious experiences activate the same neural systems as drug taking.
The space, known as the Food Lab, was designed by Danish architects 3XN, and contains an office space with modular furniture, a hydroponic herb garden (nasturtium, lemon verbena, St John's wort, lavender) and seating for staff meals.
Matthieu Ricard, a Buddhist monk who trained as a cellular biologist before he left France to become a student of Buddhism in the Himalayas; Antoine Lutz, a research scientist at the French National Institute of Health and Medical Research; and Richard J. Davidson, director of the Waisman Laboratory for Brain Imaging and Behavior and the Center for Investigating Healthy Minds at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, report on how neuroscience has demonstrated that meditation has tangible and significant benefits for both body and mind.
GCHQ, MI5 and MI6 unlawfully gathered 'Bulk Communications Data' and 'Bulk Personal Datasets'.
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The UK's Information Commissioner is fighting to ensure we keep Europe's data protection laws.
"World Changing Ideas for 2014": Ten problem-solving, planet improving, life-saving advances set to drive progress in the years ahead. "Fossil Hunting in the Milky Way": Astronomers are digging up remnants of small galaxies that our Milky Way shredded and ate long ago. "Pain That Won't Quit": The prospects for treating chronic pain are improving.
"The Black Hole at the Beginning of Time": The big bang - and all that came from it - may just be a holographic mirage from another dimension. "A New Kind of Inheritance": Changes caused by harmful chemicals, stress, and other influences can be passed down to - and may cause disease in - future generations. "Accidental Genius": A blow to the head can sometimes unmask hidden artistic or intellectual gifts. "The Science of Learning": Science students learn less when they are expected to listen passively.
The Best of Car Talk is a radio talk show broadcast weekly throughout the United States and elsewhere. Its subjects are automobiles and repair, and it often takes humorous turns. The hosts of The Best of Car Talk are brothers Tom and Ray Magliozzi.
Following Brexit, the immediate message from the UK's science, technology, and games community was one of trepidation. The real-world impacts are now starting to happen.
Barbara Kantrowitz, senior editor at the Hechinger Report, a nonprofit news organization focused on education journalism, reports on why science students learn less when they are expected to listen passively.
In this issue: "Mind of the Meditator": Neuroscience has demonstrated that meditation has tangible and significant benefits for both body and mind. "Pluto and Beyond": Spacecraft will get an up-close look at comets, asteroids, and dwarf planets from the distant Kuiper belt. "Virus Therapy for Cancer": How viruses could be used to treat cancer. "Impossible Flight": Two young engineers proved that a human-powered helicopter could fly.
Donated to the archives of the US National Churchill Museum in Fulton, Missouri, in the 1980s, and promptly forgotten about until now, was an article entitled: 'Are We Alone in the Universe?'.
Le elezioni presidenziali 2016 in America, le 58esime da quando il mandato presidenziale è quadriennale, hanno eletto il successore del Presidente Barack Obama, giunto alla fine del suo secondo mandato. Nel corso della campagna elettorale, il rappresentante del partito Repubblicano, l'imprenditore Donald Trump di New York, e il suo candidato alla vicepresidenza, il governatore dell'Indiana Mike Pence, hanno sfidato la candidata del partito Democratico.
People will be able to flag posts as fake and fact checking group Correctiv will help to highlight false stories.
The massive Larsen C ice shelf may be vulnerable to disintegration if researchers' predictions are correct, leaving grounded ice beyond at great risk.