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Florida’s floodwater is full of poop bacteria — but a marine biologist says there's a bigger threat

Florida's floodwater is full of bacteria.<p>In the wake of hurricane Irma, more than 28 million gallons of treated and untreated sewage spilled into 22 counties across the state, according to pollution reports filed with the state's Department of Environmental Protection.<p>To put it simply, "the sewage …

Floods

Urban Treehouses in Berlin Equipped with Kitchen and Bath for Long-Term Living

Located in Berlin, this project known as <i>Urban Treehouse</i> showcases a modern design that has the possibility for long-term living. Baumraum is a firm known for this type of elevated architecture, and they created the treehouses as an experimental research project. They're set within a community of …

Breathtaking Frozen Bubbles Look Like Elegant Glass Ornaments

Each winter, when the temperature dips into the negatives, Washington-based photographer Angela Kelly takes advantage of the frigid weather and blows bubbles that freeze and form beautiful patches of ice crystals. The breathtaking results, which she photographs for her series <i>Life in a Bubble</i>, look …

Take A Dip In Hawaii's Crystal Clear Tide Pools

Mother Nature loves a good pool party. And Hawaii, with its plethora of natural tide pools, is happy to oblige.<p>The seascapes and lava rock-lined coasts of the Hawaiian islands provide the perfect conditions for the protected, rocky inlets. We've rounded up 5 of Hawaii's best spots for tide pools -- …

Urban Jewelry: New Lace Street Art by NeSpoon | Colossal

<p>Since we last learned about NeSpoon last year, the Polish street artist has popped up everywhere with new pieces in Perth, Tunisia, Portugal, and …

Gorgeous Glass Vessels Beautifully Engraved with Trees by Kayo Yokoyama

“In Australia, I live among trees; trees are an essential factor for me to fell connected and at home.” Japanese artist Kayo Yokoyama creates beautifully detailed glass sculptures engraved with trees. Like a dentist, she uses hand-held motor drills with small diamond tipped burrs to carve her …

Art

Beautiful Room Partitions Made of All Different Materials

When it comes to large, open rooms or studio apartments, it’s important to know how to divide up the space. From personalized designs to homemade …

Interior Design

Articles about indoor outdoor living spaces southern california on Dwell.com - Dwell

Southern California often conjures up visions of sun, sand, and surf—but for the modernist, it also brings to mind midcentury...<p>You’ve known you were destined to dwell in outer space ever since you first saw The Jetsons.<p>This time of year, we're all gearing up for spring and are eager to freshen up …

Southern California

Oak Pass Residence in Beverly Hills Surrounded by Lush Vegetation

Blending in with the natural surroundings, this modern residence in Beverly Hills USA offers two levels of luxurious living. The <b>Oak Pass Residence</b> by</b> …

Architecture

Astounding Photorealistic Portraits Drawn In Ballpoint Pen

We've previously feature several artists who are masters of photorealism. The art of tricking your vision into think you're staring at a photograph, …

Art

Ability to Delay Gratification Associated With Brain Connectivity

<b>The ability to delay gratification in chimpanzees is linked to how specific structures of the brain are connected and communicate with each other,</b> …

Brazilian Man Plays The Beatles' 'Yesterday' On His Guitar While Undergoing Brain Surgery

An astonishing video shows the moment a Brazilian man started playing “Yesterday” on his guitar while undergoing brain surgery.<p>Anthony Kulkamp Dias, 33, was having a brain tumor removed last week when he started playing the classic Beatles tune, reports The Guardian.<p>Kulkamp, who is said to have …

Medical marijuana ‘free-for-all’ must end, B.C. doctor says

The head of B.C.'s medical association says the federal government is failing Canada's doctors by not providing meaningful guidelines on how to talk to their patients about medical marijuana prescriptions in the absence of reliable clinical studies.<p>Bill Cavers says doctors across Canada are being …

FBI anti-terror official calls on tech firms to 'prevent encryption above all else'

When communication goes through encrypted channels, rather than in public, the FBI has a hard time intercepting it<p>The FBI has again waded into the debate around encryption, with the bureau’s assistant director of counterterrorism telling the US congress that tech companies should “prevent …

China might be building vast database of federal worker info, experts say

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The massive hack that may have stolen the personal information of four million federal employees appears designed to build a vast database in what could be preparation for future attacks by China against the U.S., cybersecurity experts advising the government told CNN Friday …

ASCO '15: Celldex Immunotherapy Maintains Survival Benefit for Recurrent Brain Tumor Patients

CHICAGO (TheStreet) -- An experimental, targeted immunotherapy developed by <b>Celldex Therapeutics</b> (CLDX) continues to delay tumor growth and extend …

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Busy WuXi starts construction on China's largest biologics manufacturing plant | FiercePharma

<i>Wuxi PharmaTech CEO Ge Li</i><p>WuXi Biologics said it has begun construction of a $150 million manufacturing facility for its biologics unit, which it …

Mind Controls Bionic Arm of Paralyzed Patient

Action Points<p>A second patient has now been able to control a robotic arm just by thought alone.<br>• Note that the authors cautioned that neural implants …

10 deadly tech hazards in hospitals

A wide variety of devices, such as lifts, sliding boards, and specially designed chairs, toilets, mattresses, and stretchers can reduce the strain on workers. But these devices carry their own risks in cases of improper use or mechanical failure. Regular maintenance of the equipment, training in …

Medical Technology

What If Everybody Didn't Have to Work to Get Paid?

Advocates say that a guaranteed basic income can lead to more creative, fulfilling work. The question is how to fund it.<p>Scott Santens has been thinking a lot about fish lately. Specifically, he’s been reflecting on the aphorism, “If you give a man a fish, he eats for a day. If you teach a man to …

Basic Income

Overdiagnosis? My Doctor Never Mentioned It, Patients Say

Action Points<p>Overdiagnosis, defined as diagnosis of a disease that will not harm a patient (often a result of undergoing screening), is an …

How you can make life easier for people with schizophrenia

It's Rethink Schizophrenia Awareness Week. Not that many of us will be unaware of schizophrenia. Terrifying reports about "schizophrenic murderers" and their "schizophrenic knife rampages" offer regular reminders that schizophrenia sufferers walk among us, recklessly released "into the community" …

With schizophrenia, my thoughts can be like pieces of a mismatched jigsaw puzzle

I’ve battled what I now know is schizophrenia since my late teens, but it was only 12 months ago that I was formally diagnosed. I’m 42.<p>Schizophrenia is one of the most feared and misunderstood of mental illnesses. It affects around 15 of every 1,000 people, and in Australia the direct costs of the …

Does Color Even Exist?

Color perception is an ancient and active philosophical problem. It’s an instance of the wider category of sensory perception, but since the color …

Consciousness

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Personalize<p>News360 picks what you are interested in and presents it in a beautiful way<p>Stay on top of information<p>Most important news from 100,000+ …

Scholarship Opportunities for Nursing School

Nurses play a critical role in every patient’s life. Individuals encounter nurses from the moment they are born to the moment we take our last …

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