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Teenager's sickle cell reversed with world-first therapy

<b>A French teenager's sickle cell disease has been reversed using a pioneering treatment to change his DNA.</b><p>The world-first procedure at Necker Children's Hospital in Paris offers hope to millions of people with the blood disorder.<p>Scientists altered the genetic instructions in his bone marrow so it …

Yale University Study Shows Association Between Vaccines and Brain Disorders

A team of researchers from the Yale School of Medicine and Penn State College of Medicine have found a disturbing association between the timing of …

The Brain

Frequent sauna sessions may lower dementia risk

We've already heard that things like special enzymes and fresh produce may help ward off Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia. According …

Alzheimer's Disease

Scientists created a mobile game to help detect the early onset of dementia

In the mobile video game Sea Hero Quest, you play an ocean explorer recovering your aging sailor father’s lost memories. But along the way, you’re also helping advance Alzheimer’s research in the real world.<p>Everything you do becomes a data point for scientists to use later on. You move through …

Alzheimer's Disease

Space 360 Release First Panoramic View Of Earth From ISS In 4K Ultra HD (video)

The Space 360 project has this week released a new video which allows you to enjoy a view of Earth in 4K Ultra HD resolution and in 360 degree …

Researchers identify antibody that kills 98% of HIV strains

Scientists may be getting closer to finding an effective way to prevent transmission of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), the virus that leads …

The Climate Apocalypse Has Already Arrived for People Living in the Arctic

The 60,000 Inuit people living in 53 communities throughout the Arctic are already seeing immediate concerns.<p><i>This post originally appeared on VICE Canada.</i><p>It's pretty easy to get apocalyptic when describing US President-elect Donald Trump's stance on climate change.<p>He has said global warming is a …

I had a health crisis in France. I’m here to tell you that ‘socialized medicine’ is terrific

On Sunday, March 29, 2015, two days after my 54th birthday, I came very close to dying. I was sitting in an armchair in my Paris apartment, reading a newspaper, when I became dizzy. The next thing I knew, my heart was beating violently. When the paramedics arrived, it was racing at 240 beats per …

High-Speed Electrons Have Been Spotted Outside Earth's Magnetic Field, And NASA Can't Explain It

So fast, they break current physics models.<p>In the region of space just outside Earth’s magnetic field, NASA has detected electrons that are being …

Physics

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About 100 million people couldn’t be bothered to vote this year

Roughly 43 percent of eligible voters didn't bother filling out a ballot this year, according to turnout estimates from the U.S. Elections Project. To look at it another way, the people who could have voted but chose not to vastly outnumbered those who cast a vote for Clinton, Trump or a …

Panel: What does the US election result say about misogyny? | Patricia Williams and others

US elections 2016,Hillary Clinton,Donald Trump,US politics,Feminism,Women,US news,World news<p>Faced with the choice between a qualified woman with flaws and a man who had lied, evaded taxes and faced many sexual assault allegations, voters chose the man

Nicholas Stern: cost of global warming ‘is worse than I feared’

Ten years ago the leading economist warned about climate change in a landmark report – he says while there is cause for optimism, the picture is still grim<p>A lot has happened since Nicholas Stern, then a permanent secretary at the Treasury, produced his landmark review of the impact of climate …

Climate Change

A former Tesla executive is behind an algorithm that helps people swap votes in the US election

Marc Baluda almost always votes Republican. This year, however, he’s casting his ballot for Jill Stein.<p>It’s not that Baluda, who is registered as an Independent, personally supports Stein, the Green Party’s nominee for president. In fact, the 44-year-old Bay Area attorney is gunning hard for …

Government

The Truth Behind The Ketogenic Diet

The Ketogenic Diet has risen to fame lately as being an easy to follow, "cure all" diet... but is it just another fad or is there some actual science …

Nutrition

Internet of Things isn’t fun anymore: IoT’s growing faster than the ability to defend it

<b>(iStockphoto/sorsillo)</b><p>The recent DDoS attack was a wake-up call for the IoT, which will get a whole lot bigger this holiday season<p>Larry Greenemeier<p>November 3, 2016 8:53am (UTC)<p><i>This article was originally published by Scientific American.</i><p>With this year’s approaching holiday gift season, the rapidly …

Routers

Study Deep Learning And Artificial Intelligence Online Now

We welcome our new robot overlords.<p>Artificial intelligence is getting faster, smarter, and more common all the time, but how does AI learn how to …

Artificial Intelligence

8 Productivity Hacks for the World's Worst Procrastinators

Finding it hard to stay focused? These strategies will help you get more out of your day.<p>Procrastination can strike virtually anyone in any context. And it can take several forms: You might avoid work entirely, deliberate so much over work decisions that you don't actually get anything done, feel …

Procrastination

Here's how to see the biggest supermoon since 1948

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you look up at the moon in the next day or two, you might notice it looks bigger and brighter than usual.<p>Bigger in fact, than it has appeared at any point in the last 68 years, NASA scientists say.<p>We won't see another supermoon likes this until 2034, so make sure you get a …

Scientists develop drug that 'could cure HIV and Aids'

Scientists have developed a drug they hope could lead to a cure for HIV and Aids.<p>Reseachers in Israel have identified a protein they claim can reduce …

Researchers developed a facial photo-matching game that reverses racial bias in children

In a recent study from Yale University, preschool teachers were found to spend more time watching African-American children, and especially boys, for signs of misbehavior, than they did children of other races.<p>Sadly, this didn’t surprise anyone who knew it to be true from experience.<p>What fewer of …

Psychology

Mapped: The best (and worst) countries for gender equality

There are many reasons why you might feel compelled to visit a country: the culture, cuisine and history are all factors that may play a part in your decision making. But what about the destination’s attitude to gender equality - could that sway you?<p>If so then you may be interested in new research, …

Twitter is mocking Boris Johnson after he compared Brexit to Titanic

LONDON — UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has a bit of reputation for his, er, shall we say unique choices in verbal expression.<p>The British …

The Dark Web isn’t all dark

Researchers who combed through the Dark Web, a portion of the internet masked by anonymizing software, found that a majority of the content there is …

I Got a $600 Brain 'Reboot' and It Changed My World

NAD+ therapy can supposedly increase your energy, focus, and help you detox from alcohol and drugs. I thought I'd see for myself.<p><i>This post originally appeared on VICE UK.</i><p>It's good to be skeptical about wonder drugs, because often there's nothing wonderful about them at all. So when a finance worker …

Time I

LSE foreign academics told they will not be asked to advise UK on Brexit

Experts question legality under anti-discrimination laws as senior politicians criticise move as ‘baffling’<p>Leading foreign academics from the LSE acting as expert advisers to the UK government were told they would not be asked to contribute to government work and analysis on Brexit because they are …

Great Britain