Amy Copeland

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Stress in Early Childhood Could Make The Brain's DNA Remap Itself

Your genes are not written in stone.<p>Our first few years of life play a crucial role in our brain's wiring. New research suggests our experiences …

15 incredible photos taken by the Rosetta spacecraft

You can browse more than 100,000 images from space. Here are our favorite shots.<p><i>This story was originally published on PopPhoto.com.</i><p>The European Space Agency uploaded the final images from the Rosetta mission to comet 67P earlier this week and the results are quite dazzling. Rosetta was the first …

Several loud blasts heard, bright flashes seen in sky above Riyadh: Reuters witness

RIYADH (Reuters) - At least six loud blasts were heard and bright flashes were seen in the sky over Saudi Arabia’s capital Riyadh on Sunday, and puffs of smoke were later visible above the city, a Reuters witness said.<p>There was no immediate comment from Saudi authorities or a Saudi-led coalition …

How Cassini quietly transformed our understanding of the solar system

The last days of Cassini<p>How the spacecraft quietly transformed our understanding of the solar system<p>The last days of Cassini<p>How the spacecraft …

Solar System

In 1973, An Arson Killed 32 People At A Gay Bar. For Years, It Was Forgotten

Decades before the Pulse nightclub shooting in 2016 that claimed 49 lives, another deadly attack on LGBTQ Americans took place.<p>It was 45 years ago this Sunday that one of the worst attacks on the LGBTQ community left 32 people dead.<p>On June 24, 1973, a fire ripped through the Up Stairs Lounge — a …

Childhood trauma can change the way your genes behave and leave you more vulnerable to illness

And it starts happening quickly.<p>In the last two months, the United States government separated over 2,000 children under the age of 18 from their parents after they’d crossed the U.S. southern border. The children, some still infants, were sent to shelters, alone, with their parents detained under …

Immune System

NASA Discovered Why Greenland’s Glaciers Are Melting at Different Speeds

One of the oldest glacier mysteries is solved.<p>The Tracy and Heilprin glaciers have been observed by scientists since 1892, partially due to their …

Dark matter: After looking in space, scientists search underground

Dark matter<p>The underground race to solve the universe's biggest mystery<p>Dark matter<p>The underground race to solve the universe's biggest mystery<p>In the …

Hollister Ranch access agreement is a wipeout and a sellout, hundreds of beach lovers scream

Just in time for the start of summer, a new skirmish in an old fight for beach access has broken out in California, where people don’t let anyone kick sand in their faces without kicking back.<p>Steady as the pounding surf, hundreds of emails have crashed ashore at the California Coastal Commission, …

Ask Ethan: Could The Energy Loss From Radiating Stars Explain Dark Energy?

When it comes to our quest to understand the Universe, there are mysteries out there that no one knows the solution to. Dark matter, dark energy, and cosmic inflation, for example, are all incomplete ideas, where we don’t know which type(s) of particles or fields are responsible for them. It’s even …

Sessions warns against obstructing border police

Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a warning on behalf of the Department of Homeland Security, saying that regardless of what anyone thinks of Trump administration immigration policies, obstructing or abusing border and customs officials will not be tolerated.<p>"Free speech, assembly, and protest …

Donald Trump

Hayabusa 2 arrives at asteroid Ryugu

Japan’s Hayabusa 2 is now just 12 miles (20 km) from Ryugu’s surface. The spacecraft will now begin studying the asteroid to find the best locations …

Quantum physics: The Discovery that scientifically demolished materialism

The quantum model of universe is an attempt to purge the Big Bang of its creationist implications. Supporters of this model base it on the …

Jeanette Epps would have been the first black astronaut to live on the Space Station, but NASA bumped her, and she says they never told her why

Jeanette Epps was preparing for a historic launch to the International Space Station in January when NASA suddenly pulled her off the mission without warning.<p>Epps is still waiting for an explanation, the Houston Chronicle reported.<p>In a January press release, NASA announced that Epps would not be …

Space

Kushner says Trump's 'deal of the century' Mideast peace plan will be unveiled soon

Global Power<p>TEL AVIV — President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser said in an interview published Sunday that the administration will soon present its Israeli-Palestinian peace plan, with or without input from Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.<p>In an interview published in the Arabic …

Mars is coming closer to Earth than it has done for 15 years and we're about to get a great view

We'll be able to see it with the naked eye<p>Sky watchers are in for a treat this summer as Mars is about to become closer to Earth than it has done for …

These Are the Signs of Diabetes in Women

Coming in as the seventh-most deadly disease in the United States, diabetes isn’t something you want to ignore. But according to research conducted …

Rising bedrock below West Antarctica could delay catastrophic ice sheet collapse

The news last week out of Antarctica was sobering. According to a consensus estimate published in Nature, the continent has lost 3 trillion tons of …

Brain Cells Thought to Disappear During Development Were Just Found in Adults

They've been there the whole time.<p>Scientists have thought for decades that one area of the brain simply disappears during human development.<p>Now, …

The Discovery of Charon

Charon, Pluto’s largest moon, photographed by New Horizons spaceprobe in 2015<p>On June 22, 1978, US astronomer James Christie discovered <b>Charon</b>, the …

Student in trouble on Alaska trek finds a husky is her guardian angel

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Her mother was home in Chattanooga, Tennessee, watching on her computer screen late Wednesday night as a GPS tracker beamed a cluster of little dots showing that 21-year-old Amelia Milling could be in a cold river near Anchorage, Alaska.<p>“The feeling was sheer terror,” Sharon …

Anchorage

How long should your runs actually be?

In 30 minutes, you can watch an episode of <i>Broad City</i>, enjoy a meditation session, or indulge in a quickie facial. Turns out, that’s also the amount …

For The First Time Ever, Astronomers Have Observed a Black Hole Ejecting Matter Twice

Wow.<p>Black holes don't just sit there munching away constantly on the space around them. Eventually they run out of nearby matter and go quiet, lying …

After 25 years of being homeless, I learned there’s one simple thing you can do to help | Gregory P Smith

There are as many pathways to homelessness as there are homeless people in the world. For some, it’s a sudden freefall triggered by a lost job, a broken home life or some other seismic personal upheaval. For others the road to sleeping rough winds down a slow, steady and depressing gradient until …

Mental Disorders

11 Supplements To Help You Live Longer

1 of 7<p>pat hastings/getty images<p>Stay stronger, longer<p>The recipe for awesome aging? Healthy whole foods and enough exercise (like adding these 10-minute routines for a stronger, leaner body from <i>Prevention's</i> super-popular Fit in 10 workouts!), of course, but a few strategically selected supplements …

Bossert: Executive order won't 'survive three weeks'

Donald Trump's former homeland security adviser said Sunday that the president's executive order halting family separations would "not survive three weeks" before it is overruled by a court.<p>“The problem with his executive order is, it's in direct contradiction to the standing order and ruling from …

Trump administration releases plan to reunite migrant children with parents

Federal officials released a plan Saturday evening to reunify migrant children with their parents in a mass detention center near Brownsville, Texas.<p>However, it remains unclear how long it will take to bring parents back together with their children. And the statement from to the U.S. Department of …

Three of The World's Greatest Minds Just Published a New Take on The Famous Fermi Paradox

Oof.<p>The Fermi Paradox remains a stumbling block when it comes to the search for extra-terrestrial intelligence (SETI).<p>Named in honor of the famed …

Strawberry Moon 2018: How to Catch This Sweet Event Alongside Rare Saturn Views

Much like its namesake, the event is a real treat.<p>Hot on the heels of the Summer Solstice, June’s waxing moon will reach its full lunar phase in the …

How many words do you need to speak a language?

<b>Learning a new language can be tricky, but how many words do you need to know before you can actually get by in a foreign tongue?</b><p>That was the question posed to BBC Radio 4's More or Less programme by one frustrated listener. Despite learning German for three years, and practising nearly every day, …

Language Learning