Scientists ♥ Their Emojis, But It’s Complicated

The scientific community has lots of feelings about emoji representation. Geologists are excited about the new rock emoji, for example, but reviews are mixed when it comes to the fly. Emojipedia hide caption toggle caption Emojipedia The scientific community has lots of feelings about emoji …

Medical News Today: Why is it so difficult to make people change their minds?

A new study looks at participants’ brain activity as they compare their own opinions to others’ to find out why it can be so very difficult to change someone’s mind. Share on PinterestWhy can it be so hard for people to change their minds? Whether …

More Teens Than Ever Are Vaping. Here’s What We Know About Their Habits

Three years ago, only about one in ten high school students reported having recently used e-cigarettes. But a study published this week in JAMA shows the proportion of students vaping nicotine has now grown to more than one in four. Loading… Researchers from the Food …

PHOTOS: The Dead Live With Their Loved Ones On This Indonesian Island

Editor’s note: This story contains images that some readers may find disturbing. As a host, 90-year-old Alfrida Lantong is somewhat passive. Lying resolutely on her back and gazing up through a pair of thick, dusty spectacles, she roundly ignores her son’s murmured greeting as he …

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