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October 13, 2017 11:34 PM Magic mushrooms can 'reset' depressed brain

A hallucinogen found in magic mushrooms can "reset" the brains of people with untreatable depression, raising hopes of a future treatment, scans suggest. The small study gave 19 patients a single dose of the psychedelic ingredient psilocybin. Half of patients ceased to be depressed and experienced changes in their brain activity that lasted about five weeks 159

October 13, 2017 3:40 PM Magic mushrooms might help depression by resetting the brain

Brain connectivity disintegrates while you’re on the drug, then comes together afterward Magic mushrooms might help depressed patients by helping them “reset” their brains, according to a new study that uses brain scans to look at the lasting effects of psychedelics. Scientists at Imperial College London gave psilocybin, the active ingredient in magic 152

October 13, 2017 3:39 PM Magic mushrooms may 'reset' the brains of depressed patients, study shows

The active ingredient in magic mushrooms, psilocybin, may have a 'reset' effect on the brain that helps patients overcome depression, scientists have shown. Many of the study participants voluntarily described a sense of their brains 'rebooting' after just two psilocybin experiences. The psychoactive substance temporarily disintegrates the 'default mode network' 135

October 13, 2017 9:00 AM Magic Mushrooms May Reset the Brains of People with Depression: Study

You have more reasons to add mushrooms in your daily diet now. According to the study published in the Journal Scientific Reports, the active ingredients in magic mushroom, psilocybin may have a reset effect on the brain, which helps patients overcome depression. You have more reasons to add mushrooms in your daily diet now. According to the study published 150

October 13, 2017 5:37 AM All iPhone 2018 Models to Abandon Touch ID Fingerprint Scanner: Ming-Chi Kuo

If you were planning to ditch Apple's iPhone X model in hopes that perhaps next year its successor will have a fingerprint scanner embedded into the display, you're up for some big disappointment. According to a noted analyst at KGI Securities, Apple intends to not include the Touch ID fingerprint scanner in any of the iPhone models it will launch next year. The rationale 62

October 12, 2017 7:51 PM After bitcoin rebounds to record high, reinvigorated investors bet on even bigger gains

Due to disagreements among developers on the best upgrade model for bitcoin, the digital currency is scheduled to split, or fork, as many as two times in November. One upgrade, called SegWit2x, intends to increase bitcoin transactions speeds. The other, Bitcoin Gold, seeks to make the process of "mining" or generating bitcoins less dependent on specialized 154

October 12, 2017 3:17 PM Samsung’s Bixby 2.0 work begins with new boss at helm of Siri rival

Bixby 2.0 could potentially be on its way to the Galaxy S9 and other flagship Samsung phones, as the South Korean tech giant has appointed a new exec to oversee the second-generation virtual assistant. Former vice chief of Samsung Research in America, Chung Eui-suk, is now the head of Samsung’s service intelligence group at its HQ in South Korea, having 63

October 12, 2017 1:22 PM Diverse Board set up to govern Science and Research Commission

The Minister of Higher and Education and Innovation, Dr. Itah Kandjii-Murangi announced the Board of Commissioners at the National Commission on Research Science and Technology (NCRST), on Thursday. The 14 commissioners will serve on the board for a period of four years and was set up as per Section 6 of the Research Science and Technology Act, 2004. The commissioners 386

October 12, 2017 9:43 AM Pangolin trade forces Ghana to look at new wildlife laws

Ghana is facing calls to update its laws on wildlife crime after fears the country has become a transit route for the illegal trade in pangolin scales. More than 31,000 kilograms (68,000 pounds) of scales from the nocturnal mammal have been seized across the world this year, according to the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW). In May and June, two major 191

October 12, 2017 2:33 AM Research to improve mental FIFO workers’ mental health receives grant funding

The announcement was made by Mental Health Minister Roger Cook on Wednesday as part of the 50th annual Mental Health Week to encourage more people to turn their attention to mental health awareness and contribute to the study. “In Western Australia, we have a large population of FIFO workers. The benefits and challenges of a FIFO lifestyle can be different 127