Monthly Archives: November 2017

How to Be Happy

Posted, but not written by, Louis Sheehan How to Be Happy By Tara Parker-Pope @nytimeswell Save for Later Behavioral scientists have spent a lot of time studying what makes us happy (and what doesn’t). We know happiness can predict health … Continue reading

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Self-driving trucks

charting the route to an autonomous future. By CONOR DOUGHERTYNOV. 13, 2017   Posted, but not written by, Louis Sheehan Trucks will someday drive themselves out of warehouses and cruise down freeways without the aid of humans or even a driver’s … Continue reading

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Why does bright light cause some people to sneeze?

THE SCIENCES Why does bright light cause some people to sneeze? Roberta A. Pagon, a professor of pediatrics at the University of Washington, explains.Reflexive sneezing induced by light, and sunlight in particular, is estimated to occur in 18 to 35 … Continue reading

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Fossil of ‘our earliest ancestors’ found in Dorset

posted but not written by louis sheehan Fossil of ‘our earliest ancestors’ found in Dorset By Helen BriggsBBC News Image copyrightMARK WITTONImage captionThe mammals ventured out at night to hunt insects Fossils of the oldest-known ancestors of most living mammals, … Continue reading

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quarksplosion

posted, but not written by, Louis Sheehan The Subatomic Discovery That Physicists Considered Keeping Secret By Rafi Letzter, Staff Writer | November 2, 2017 01:46pm ET Credit: Shutterstock A pair of physicists announced the discovery of a subatomic event so … Continue reading

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How to Be a Smart Obamacare Shopper

Posted but not written by Lou Sheehan How to Be a Smart Obamacare Shopper By MARGOT SANGER-KATZ and HAEYOUN PARK NOV. 1, 2017 The Trump administration’s actions to scale back Obamacarehave made it harder and more complicated to find the … Continue reading

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Ancient Fossil Offers a New European Ancestor to Giraffes

Posted, but not written by, Louis Sheehan Ancient Fossil Offers a New European Ancestor to Giraffes Trilobites By KAREN WEINTRAUB NOV. 1, 2017 Scientists in Spain discovered fossils of a new species of giraffid, Decennatherium rex, that had two sets … Continue reading

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