February 4, 2013

Researchers Scare 'Fearless' Patients

Mo Costandi, Nature News

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People seem to have more than one way to work themselves into a panic. Contrary to a long-standing assumption of neuroscientists, humans can experience fear even when they lack the brain structure widely regarded as the brain's 'fear centre'.

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TAGGED: Fear, Carbon Dioxide, Amygdala


October 15, 2013
Dry Ice Bombs at LAX
Brian Howard, National Geographic
Although dry ice—frozen carbon dioxide—is often used to ship food products and to dazzle high school chemistry students, it can also be the basis for improvised explosive devices. A number of people have been injured with dry... more ››