As Brains Mature, More Robust Information Networks Boost Self-Control


Sometime between grade school and grad school, the brain’s information highways get remapped in a way that dramatically boosts self-control.

Impulsive children become thoughtful adults only after years of improvements to the brain’s information highways, a team reports in Current …

Top 5 bands to see on this summer’s Vans Warped Tour


Photo courtesy of Vans Warped Tour

The Vans Warped Tour is returning, celebrating its 23rd year bringing together a plethora of musical artists on a U.S. summer tour. The largest traveling and longest running touring festival in the United States, …

Brief relief promised for six Canadians with rare soft-bone disease


Theresa Luckevich, 62, a participant in a clinical trial for the drug Strensiq is now waiting for a free supply of the expensive medicine which helps control her hypophosphatasia condition. (Michelle Siu/The Globe and Mail)

The maker of one of …

Blood Falls, Antarctica: Mystery Solved As Scientists Use An ‘Ice Mole’ To Track How The Crimson Water Escapes


Ever since the Blood Falls in Antarctica were sighted back in 1911, people have wondered about this natural phenomena. But, now, thanks to science, the answer has finally been revealed.

Blood Falls, given its name because of the appearance of …

Stop running from the truth: Justin Trudeau is playing us with his PR stunts


He’s tackled quantum physics, photobombed a beach wedding, posed shirtless for selfies with a family hiking in the woods and, most recently, jogged past a group of Canadian teenagers heading to prom.

And each time, Justin Trudeau’s actions have earned …

‘Pembrokeshire is magically out of sync with modern times’


Something about Pembrokeshire’s location gives it an otherworldly edge. It’s out on the peninsula, the end of the land surrounded by sea, and sometimes as the mist comes in, it feels as though we’re in some primordial soup – …

The Snap: Theresa May – a ‘bloody difficult woman’ to find on the campaign trail


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You might have thought things had been falling to pieces for a while, but today marks the formal dissolution of parliament and the official start of the general election campaign. With local and mayoral elections tomorrow, expect things …

How To Squander A Republican Majority


WASHINGTON, DC – FEBRUARY 05: House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) questions Congressional Budget Office Director Douglas Elmendorf during a hearing in the Cannon House Office Building on Capitol Hill February 5, 2014 in Washington, DC. Committee members questioned …

Arsenal and Tottenham to vie with PSG for Nice’s Jean Michaël Seri


Arsenal and Tottenham have both expressed an interest in signing Ivory Coast international Jean Michaël Seri this summer, although the Premier League clubs will face competition from Paris Saint-Germain and Barcelona for the highly-rated midfielder.

Seri has been outstanding this …

EU Increases ‘Brexit Bill’ Demand to €100 Billion, up from €60 Billion


The European Union (EU) has dramatically increased the size of the “divorce” bill it is demanding the UK pays before leaving the bloc, to 100 billion euros.

The new figure, equivalent £84.5 billion, reflects stricter demands made by Germany and …

John Kerry joked that Harvard University graduates should learn Russian if they want a job in President Trump's White House.
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"He helped me to enjoy life."

The mother of Manchester attack victim Martyn Hett says all her memories of him are of smiling.
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