How Geneticists Are Recreating Extinct Smells

What did ancient plants smell like? Scientists are working on a way to find out using genetically modified yeast. What Does Space Smell Like? – Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here – Thanks to our sponsor Kay Jewelers for supporting DNews! – Read More: Fungus Used to Brew Up New Fragrances “Bioengineers at Ginkgo …

What’s It Like To Have Bipolar Disorder?

How do people cope living with bipolar disorder? How Creativity and Mental Illness Are Linked ►►►► Sign Up For The TestTube Newsletter Here ►►►► Read More: Bipolar disorder: New MRI imaging provides new picture, new insight “Using a different type of MRI imaging, researchers have discovered previously unrecognized differences in the brains of patients with …

How Babies Are Smarter Than You Think

A recent study shows that babies can develop logical reasoning before the age of one! Are they smarter than we think? Get 15% off domain names and web hosting when you use coupon code DNEWS at checkout! Should We Make Designer Babies ►►►► Sign Up For The TestTube Newsletter Here ►►►► Read More: Babies have …

Why Grandparents Are Key To Human Survival

Grandparents are great, but they play a bigger role in family support than just spoiling their grandkids! Follow Natalia on Twitter ►►►► The Perks Of Having An Older Population ►►►► Sign Up For The TestTube Newsletter Here ►►►► Read More: Human longevity: The grandmother effect “Why do women live long past the age of child-bearing? …

Do Antidepressants Actually Work? #AskDNews

Depression is a complicated illness and the main form of treatment comes from antidepressants, but how do they work? What Is It Like To Have Bipolar Disorder ►►►► Sign Up For The TestTube Newsletter Here ►►►► Read More: What causes depression? “It’s often said that depression results from a chemical imbalance, but that figure of …

Our Brains Can Store 10x More Than We Thought!

Researchers have just figured out how much storage space we have in our brains. How much is it and how do they know? 3 Ways To Improve Your Memory ►►►► Sign Up For The TestTube Newsletter Here ►►►► Read More: Memory Capacity Of Brain Is 10 Times More than Previously Thought “Salk researchers and collaborators …

Alcohol, Caffeine, & Opioids: What Happens When You’re Hooked?

Withdrawal is a painful experience when someone stops taking a drug. What makes its symptoms so awful? What Makes Heroin So Deadly? ►►►► Sign Up For The TestTube Newsletter Here ►►►► Read More: Key Trigger Of Opioid Withdrawal Symptoms Found “Researchers have discovered an important chemical in the brain’s neuronal machinery that triggers some of …