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Wanted Mexican drug dealer arrested en route to World Cup game | Reuters

RIO DE JANEIRO/BRASILIA (Reuters) - A suspected Mexican drug trafficker was arrested in Rio de Janeiro on Monday night as he waited to board a plane to Fortaleza where he had tickets for Mexico’s World Cup game against Brazil, police said.<p>They said Jose Diaz Barajas, who is wanted on suspicion of …

Obama to expand marine reserves and crack down on seafood black market

President vows to 'protect our most precious marine landscapes' as Leonardo DiCaprio pledges $7m to 'meaningful' ocean protection<p>Barack Obama used his executive powers as president on Tuesday to create the world's largest marine sanctuary, banning commercial fishing, mining and oil exploration in a …

Liberian official: 7 more deaths linked to Ebola

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Seven people believed to have the Ebola virus have died in recent days in the first deaths reported in the Liberian capital since the outbreak began, a health official said Tuesday.<p>Deputy Health Minister Tolbert Nyenswah told The Associated Press that brings to 16 the …

States Carry Out the First Executions Since Oklahoma's Botched Lethal Injection

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Update<p><b>1:18 a.m.:</b> John Winfield's execution has reportedly been carried out. He was pronounced dead …

The genetics of Mexico recapitulates Native American substructure and affects biomedical traits

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Baby boys and girls receive different nutrients in breast milk

A mother's milk may contain different levels of nutrients depending on the sex of her baby to meet different growth needs<p>I wish I didn't have to rely on Google to help me breastfeed<p>Baby formula should be tailored for boys and girls to reflect the differences in milk that mothers produce depending …

Biomedical Engineer - Fastest-growing jobs - CNNMoney

Demand for biomedical engineers is projected to grow a whopping 62% between 2010 and 2020. What other careers on CNNMoney and PayScale.com's list of America's best jobs will see big opportunities?<p>1. Biomedical Engineer<p>1<p>10-year job growth: 61.7%<br>• Median pay: $87,000<p>See complete data for Biomedical …

'Give up dairy products to beat cancer’

A leading scientist, who has been fighting breast cancer since 1987, says the disease is overwhelmingly linked to animal products<p>In 1993, the breast cancer that had plagued Jane Plant since 1987 returned for the fifth time. It came in the shape of a secondary tumour – a lump in her neck the size of …

What is Heisenberg's Uncertainty Principle?

How the sun shines and why the vacuum of space is not actually empty<p>The uncertainty principle is one of the most famous (and probably misunderstood) ideas in physics. It tells us that there is a fuzziness in nature, a fundamental limit to what we can know about the behaviour of quantum particles …

Time-Lapse Captures The Mundane Beauty Of Ocean Life

We don’t usually think of corals as particularly active creatures. Though they eat, grow, and reproduce like any animal, the marine invertebrates move <i>very</i> slowly. Daniel Stoupin, a photographer and Ph.D. student studying marine biology, shows the livelier side of “slow” marine animals in a stunning …

Time-lapse Photography

Cosmos: how the creator of Family Guy remade Carl Sagan's pivotal TV series

Carl Sagan's 1980s documentary series introduced a generation to astronomy. Seth MacFarlane took the bold move to help remake a show many said could never be recreated<p>"TThis is an extraordinary sentence I am about to utter," says astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson in a voice charged with …

[Video] Visualizing The Hidden Cosmos | The Making Of "Dark Universe"

An in-depth look at how scientists are visualizing dark matter.<p>No matter how hard you squint your eyes, some things will always remain invisible to the naked eye: molecules, for instance, and the atoms that make them up, shall remain remain hidden, fundaments for us to put mathematically-supported …

Dark Matter

Kinect-Equipped Digital Mirror Shows Your Innards

This new installation marries biomedical imaging and Microsoft Kinect technology to show a person’s body–organs and all–as it moves in real time.<p>In the past, we’ve written about the powerful (and potentially embarrassing) accuracy of Microsoft Kinect, but one thing the Kinect couldn’t offer via its …

Augmented Reality

Sleep cycles: Why do some people stay up late and others get up early?

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora.</i><p><b>Answer by Suzanne Sadedin, Ph.D. in zoology from Monash University:</b><p>Advertisement<p>Your sleep cycle is …

Carl Sagan Writes a Letter to 17-Year-Old Neil deGrasse Tyson (1975)

Carl Sagan, the turtleneck-sporting astrophysicist from Cornell, was the greatest communicator of science of his generation. Not only did he publish …

Scientists confirm existence of elusive 117th element

After four years of painstaking research, the discovery of the periodic table's 117th element has been confirmed. Element 117, otherwise known as ununseptium, was originally discovered back in 2010 by a group of American and Russian physicists with the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research (JINR). …

Chemists Expand Nature's Genetic Alphabet

For the first time, scientists have expanded life's genetic alphabet, by inserting two unnatural, man-made "letters" into a bacterium's DNA, and by showing that the cell's machinery can copy them.<p>The advance means that scientists have a new tool for exploring how life encodes information, which …

I had my DNA analyzed, and all I got was this lousy story | Ars Technica

With too much to account for, direct-to-consumer genetics isn't ready for prime time.<p>It’s a situation many have faced before or will in the future: …

Fantastic Fungi: The Startling Visual Diversity of Mushrooms Photographed by Steve Axford | Colossal

<p>To think any one of these lifeforms exists in our galaxy, let alone on our planet, simply boggles the mind. Photographer Steve Axford lives and …

Phineas Gage neuroscience case: True story of famous frontal lobe patient is better than textbook accounts.

1 From a virtuous foreman to a sociopathic drifter<p>On Sept. 13, 1848, at around 4:30 p.m., the time of day when the mind might start wandering, a …

A Jetpack For Divers

Dive in and explore<p>On a windless day on the west shore of Oahu, Hawaii, I strapped a pair of propellers to my legs, walked into the surf, and disappeared beneath the surface. Without a single kick, I was racing over the sand, cutting through the water at an Olympic pace. It felt more like flying …

Scuba Diving

Again? Sun Unleashes Third Big Flare in Two Days

The sun is hitting its stride: It shot off yet another powerful solar flare on Wednesday after producing a pair of major solar storms Tuesday.<p>The X1-class flare reached its peak at 5:06 a.m. ET and came from Region 2087 near the southeastern limb of the sun's disk, the same region of the star that …

Astronomy

Frog's tongue 'can lift three times own body weight'

<b>New research shows that the pulling force of a frog's tongue can be up to three times the animal's own weight.</b><p>Zoologists placed the horned frog, a predator known to swallow whole mice, in front of a glass slide and tempted it with a tasty cricket.<p>Stronger pulling forces were measured when contact …

Zoology