Scientists can now implant “false memories” into animal brains

(Natural News) The idea of scientists implanting “false” memories might seem like a scene straight out of a science-fiction book. But as it turns out, it isn’t as far-fetched as it seems. In a recent study, neuroscientists at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto succeeded in manipulating mice brains into retaining memories that never happened…

How does the glymphatic system get rid of “trash” in your brain?

(Natural News) In a major breakthrough, researchers from the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) discovered the primary cleansing system responsible for keeping the brain free from toxins and harmful substances. Published in Science Translational Medicine, their findings revealed that this clearing system, dubbed the “glymphatic system,” is most active during sleep. The brain can cleanse itself…

Dangerous “forever chemicals” found in at least 500 drinking water wells across California

(Natural News) Some 500 drinking water wells across California, which serve about nine million residents, are contaminated with toxic substances, dubbed “forever chemicals,” according to a recent report from The Big Wobble. While that figure might appear small, research shows that contaminants in the water can accumulate inside bodies, interrupting important biological processes and triggering the onset…

New York City to allow indoor dining at 25% capacity by Sept. 30

(Natural News) Just over six months after restaurants and bars closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, New York City is set to reopen for indoor dining at a limited capacity, according to a recent report from The Daily Mail. In a press conference on Sept. 9, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that the city’s restaurants can…

Study: The global ocean appears to be absorbing far more carbon dioxide than current climate models predicted

(Natural News) The Earth’s oceans could be soaking up double the amount of carbon dioxide that current climate models have predicted. In a major breakthrough, English and German researchers found a higher net flux of carbon into the oceans than previous estimates after accounting for small differences in surface and near-surface ocean temperatures. The researchers think…

Cannabidiol (CBD) found to alleviate seizures in those with neurodevelopmental conditions: Study

(Natural News) Cannabidiol (CBD) is one of the 113 organic compounds in the Cannabis sativa plant, commonly known as hemp. Previous studies on CBD have focused on its medicinal uses for pain relief, epileptic seizures, insomnia and Parkinson’s disease. But a recent study from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) found that CBD could also benefit children…