Amber Clayton

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Smoking Doesn’t Kill Them: The Strange Science of the Longevity Gene

Why do some cigarette smokers live to old age while others die young? Scientists are getting closer to an answer.<p>It’s a well-established fact that …

Mars: five big mysteries still left to solve on the Red Planet

After Nasa announces there is liquid water on Mars, what other mysterious discoveries can we expect to solve on the Red Planet?<p><b>Following Nasa's announcement of liquid water on Mars</b><b>,</b> we have looked at some of the other theories about what is left to be discovered on the Red Planet.<p>There are several …

How can some stars be older than the universe itself?

The Night Sky, October 2015: the majestic M13 cluster in the constellation of Hercules seems to defy common sense<p>People who glance casually up at the stars seldom think of them as they appear in this picture: vast and tightly packed profusions of red, green, blue, purple and gold.<p>This tremendous …

Mom Uses Selfie To Help Break Down Mental Health Stigma

"Sometimes, folks, we just need help."<p>When mom Erin Jones posted a selfie with her prescriptions for antidepressants and anti-anxiety medication on Facebook, she inspired a social media movement to help break down the taboo surrounding mental illness.<p>On Sept. 2, Jones -- who blogs about being on …

Fighting an 'abyss of helplessness' -- life after Hong Kong's 'Umbrella Movement'

It's been a year since Hong Kong teenager Joshua Wong, along with scores of other pro-democracy protesters, stormed a plaza in front of government headquarters here. A dozen muscular police officers pinned down his spindly frame and hauled him off for two days of detention.<p>The rest quickly became …