Can LSD cure suicide headaches?

Following a clinical study in Berlin, patients with frequent cluster headaches treated with a non-hallucinogenic version of LSD reportedly experienced relief for weeks and even months.

Can neurofeedback help treat PTSD?

Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a common, yet incurable illness plaguing soldiers who have experienced the horrors of combat.

Research says religion helps traumatic brain injury victims

Hardcore non-believers won’t like this one. New research shows that religion has a real world use for traumatic brain injury victims.

Fukushima residents have radioactive urine

There’s some sad news from The Land of the Rising Sun today. Fukushima residents now have radioactive urine.

Is Watson living up to his promises?

IBM held a special keynote event in New York today where it, among other things, discussed the future of Watson.

Analysis: US falls behind in life expectancy

There’s yet more evidence to suggest America is in a downward economic spiral. That’s because a recently released report indicates life expectancy in the US is falling.  

Scientists think ‘Super’ wheat will boost food security

Scientists claim that they’re almost ready to produce “super varieties” of wheat. They say the strains will resist fungus, yield more wheat, and neutralize deadly threats to the food supply.

Spies get new exercise regimen … for their brains

The intelligence community has a new workout regimen from an unlikely source: social science. Yes, intelligence analysts will now have to engage in mental gymnastics.

Neuroscientists find a new way to wipe pain away

Researchers at the Indiana University School of Medicine have discovered a new way to deal with chronic pain. And it’s not medical marijuana.

New research could help ships reduce drag

There is new research related to drag reduction that environmental tech geeks will love. It could help industries like shipping to lessen their energy use and carbon emissions.

Study: Tinted glasses give migraine relief

People who are hung over or suffer from migraines know that wearing tinted lenses not only makes you look cool, it helps ease the pain.

Using red wine to treat concussions in pro boxers

UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers are asking for the help of professional boxers to study a component in red wine.

Bacteria use caffeine as a food source too

There is more proof that all forms of life share certain characteristics with humans. This time it’s our preference for caffeine.

This "electronic nose" sniffs out bedbugs

A former mechanical engineer by the name of Chris Goggin has designed a device capable of detecting bedbugs - which will no doubt bring a huge sigh of relief to those who awake with itchy red spots.

Heredity linked to subjective effects of alcohol

Scientists have known for a long time that people who have a close relative who is an alcoholic have a much better chance of abusing the sauce.

Study: Violence doesn't add to children's enjoyment of TV shows, movies

There is has always been a concern about what will happen to children who are exposed to media violence.

Claim: Area 51 was filled with mock-ups

The enigmatic Area 51 in the Nevada desert is synonymous with clandestine activities, aliens and unexplained events for many UFO enthusiasts.

China is governed by scientists, what about the US?

Did you know that China is governed by scientists? Yes, both the Chinese President and his Premier are engineers. In addition, 8 out of China’s top 9 government officials are scientists.

Scientists see danger if weather satellite program remains unfunded

As America prepares itself for what is predicted to be an active hurricane season, the American Geophysical Union (AGU) is calling on Congress to fund weather satellites.

Binge drinkers have less ability to learn new verbal information

Here’s one for the obvious file: a study of university students has found a link between binge drinking and poorer verbal declarative memory.