Science


'Magic mushroom' psychedelic may ease anxiety, depression 'Magic mushroom' psychedelic may ease anxiety, depression
- December 01, 2016

Magic mushrooms could make people with severe mood disorders feel better for months at a time. Two new studies found that a single dose of psilocybin, the psychedelic compound in magic mushrooms, helped relieve the symptoms of depression and anxiety in cancer patients for at least six months. (more...)
"Magic mushroom" psychedelic may ease depression, anxiety in cancer patients
- December 01, 2016

Researchers from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore and NYU Langone Medical Centre in NY carried out trials on a total of 80 volunteers with cancer who had reported symptoms of depression and anxiety . At the six-and-a-half-month stage, these anti-depressant effects were still noticeable in approximately 80 percent of participants. One woman described her trip as "spectacularly gorgeous" and concluded "there's still beauty in life". (more...)
4G smartphone shipments expected to reach 1.17 billion for 2016 4G smartphone shipments expected to reach 1.17 billion for 2016
- December 01, 2016

According to IDC , worldwide 4G smartphones are expected to show a double-digit uptake at 21.3 percent year-over-year growth for 2016. 4G smartphones accounted for 85% of smartphone shipments in the U.S., Canada, Japan and Western Europe past year. (more...)
Pokémon GO's Nearby Tracking Feature Now Live In The UK Pokémon GO's Nearby Tracking Feature Now Live In The UK
- December 01, 2016

Many players quit playing Pokemon Go after the tracker was disabled and Pokemon Go shut down third party apps that revealed the specific location of Pokemon. Players can tap on individual Pokemon to expand the photo and highlight the PokeStop on their map. The Pokemon Go team has certainly been busy releasing lots of new updates and events lately. (more...)
Gears of War 4 Crossplay PC/XB1 Test Weekend Starts This Friday Gears of War 4 Crossplay PC/XB1 Test Weekend Starts This Friday
- December 01, 2016

With competitive balance at the forefront of the experiment, the Crossplay Versus initiative is created to give cross-play a trial run within a public playlist. The Coalition continues, calling for as many Gears of War 4 players to sign up as possible-with increased win/loss XP for match completion as an incentive. (more...)
HC sets aside Centre's decision to ban 344 fixed FDC medicines HC sets aside Centre's decision to ban 344 fixed FDC medicines
- December 01, 2016

The major brands included in the ban were P&G's cold and cough drug Vicks Action 500 Extra, Pfizer India's Corex, Piramal's Saridon, Reckitt's D Cold Total and Glenmark's Ascoril-C. Before this judgment, the government had moved a petition at the Supreme Court to transfer all FDC-related matters being heard in the country so that they could be clubbed and heard afresh. (more...)
Brazil plane may have run out of fuel before crash
- December 01, 2016

A leaked recording circulating among various press outlets appears to show the pilot speaking to the air traffic controller, telling her that there was a "total electrical failure" and that the plane was "without fuel". "Chapeco is not a big city. We would meet (the players) in the street", said teacher Aline Fonseca, 21. "But that is going to be hard". "The city is devastated". (more...)
Android Nougat is now available to all OnePlus 3 users Android Nougat is now available to all OnePlus 3 users
- December 01, 2016

The Chinese company also said that the first beta builds should hit the OnePlus 3 in November. As for what's new with this version of the beta software, the glaring and most obvious change is that it introduces Android 7.0 Nougat, which in itself introduces some features and changes that are specific to this version of Android, such as the multi-window support. (more...)
Heroes Choose A Team Leader In New Invasion Crossover Clip Heroes Choose A Team Leader In New Invasion Crossover Clip
- December 01, 2016

CW's crossover will start the midseason finale of "Supergirl" and the continuation mostly of the week on " The Flash ", " Arrow ", and "Legends of Tomorrow". They do. Wally helps and also gets hurt. Duh. Barry's first reaction when he saw Aliens was pretty comical. Surprisingly, Wally asks HR to train him and by the episode's end, HR agrees. (more...)
Relief to TN, Puducherry as cyclone Nada weakens; NDRF teams deployed
- December 01, 2016

Following the MET department's forecast, Thursday and Friday were declared as holidays for schools in Chennai , Cuddalore, Kanchipuram, Tiruvallur and Nagapattinam. The cyclone is positioned at 270 km southeast of Puducherry. Marwah also held detailed discussions with Rao in a meeting attended by other senior officials including Revenue Secretary B Chandramohan. (more...)
Drake tops Spotify's 2016 list with 4.7 billion streams Drake tops Spotify's 2016 list with 4.7 billion streams
- December 01, 2016

The news comes days after U.S. pop superstar Taylor Swift was crowned the highest-earning musician of 2016 after making a staggering £170 million. Flume, the most streamed Australian artist, celebrates his ARIAs win last week. The annual list tracks the top artiste, songs, albums and playlists on Spotify . Meanwhile, his ex-girlfriend Rihanna sits at No. 3 on the most-streamed artist list. (more...)
'Ailing' Buzz Aldrin in Emergency Evacuation from South Pole
- December 01, 2016

He is in a stable condition, according to the White Desert tour company, and is being looked after by a doctor. It said he was taken on the first available flight to McMurdo Station, a USA research center on the Antarctic coast. That's not clear either, but the Washington Post notes that the request to the NSF came from a private tourism company in South Africa called the Antarctic Company. (more...)
Whole Foods Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:WFM), CSX Corp. (NASDAQ:CSX)
- December 01, 2016

They now have a United States dollars 31 price target on the stock. The company now has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $30.20. got Downgrade on 4-Nov-16 where investment firm BofA/Merrill Downgrade the stock from Neutral to Underperform. Insider Trading News: Insiders at the company look pessimistic about the outlook as they seem to offload shares while they have -6.02 retreated so far this year. (more...)
Huntington Beach mystery: Where did these jelly-like creatures come from? Huntington Beach mystery: Where did these jelly-like creatures come from?
- December 01, 2016

One person was insistent, presumably jokingly, that they were coyote eggs. Now experts are attempting to identify the creatures, which burrowed into the beach. Claude Panis, who has worked for the lifeguard department for almost 40 years, told the Orange County Register he was unsure what the jelly creatures were; however, he said it was possible they were a lingering effect of last winter's El Niño. (more...)
Mitt Romney Is Gunning For Secretary Of State But Losing Hard-Earned Cred
- December 01, 2016

The two men, along with Republican National Committee Chair Reince Priebus, polished off a dinner of frog legs, scallops, sirloin, lamb chops and chocolate cake at the Jean-Georges restaurant in Trump International Hotel in NY. "I didn't know if you could catch that or not". Under this theory, Romney believes the best way to preserve his vision for the country and its role in the world - and protect those things from potentially harmful decisions by Trump - is to insert himself between the ... (more...)
Private plan to send Moon rover to Apollo 17 site
- December 01, 2016

Then, to be declared a victor, the teams have to complete their missions - using a minimum of 90% private funding - by the end of next year. They plan to send out two probes to the Moon , all in hopes of proving that the Apollo 17 mission was truly successful. (more...)
Nokia Android smartphones officially coming out in early 2017 Nokia Android smartphones officially coming out in early 2017
- December 01, 2016

In May, it formally announced a partnership with Finnish firm HMD Global, which will build new devices under the Nokia brand as part of a ten-year licensing deal. This is revealed in a slide from Nokia's Capital Markets Day 2016 which states that 2017 marks the year "Nokia brand's return to smartphones". Brad Rodrigues, interim president of Nokia Technologies, said . (more...)
Park urges alternative to killing Malibu mountain lion
- December 01, 2016

The National Park Service began studying area mountain lions in 2002 to determine how they survive in the Santa Monicas' highly fragmented urban environment that stretches from Point Mugu in Ventura County on the west to Griffith Park in Los Angeles on the east. (more...)
Euro NCAP: Suzuki Ignis earns 3 & 5 stars (with safety pack) Euro NCAP: Suzuki Ignis earns 3 & 5 stars (with safety pack)
- December 01, 2016

The dual rating of the Euro NCAP is where the safety assessment programme gives two different ratings for the same vehicle. The standard model didn't have any advanced collision avoidance system, and hence earned 25% in the safety assist rankings and 67% in the pedestrian protection. (more...)
Why three-parent babies could be born on Britain's NHS within months
- December 01, 2016

The women would act as guinea pigs and have their experiences written up in scientific journals. It is quite separate from the DNA in the cell nucleus which house the vast majority of an individual's genes. They also collected donor eggs from 11 healthy women, screened to confirm that they did not carry inherited pathogenic mutations in their mtDNA. This was too small an amount to cause any problems. (more...)

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