Anika Tabassum

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The Faulty Science of Patriarchy

Recently, the New York times published opinion pieces advocating “redistribution of sex” and lamenting impingement on free speech of misogynists. …

What everyone gets wrong about introverts — including why they are not antisocial or lazy

• <b>Some people think introverts avoid social situations.</b>• <b><br>This isn't actually true; they just need more time to recharge after a lot of social …

Psychology

Scientists Get Their First Look at the Enzyme That Could Help Battle Aging

The enzyme holds clues to a possible cure for aging or potential cancer therapies.<p>Nothing in your body lasts forever. Every single cell in your body will die eventually, and eventually you’ll run out of replacements. When that happens, various parts of your body will stop working correctly, and at …

Stephen Hawking's final research paper has been published, and it's mind-bending

<b>(CNN) —</b> Stephen Hawking may be among the stars now, but he has managed to gift the world one more research paper, published this week in the Journal of High Energy Physics.<p>True to Hawking's oeuvre, the paper tackles the same questions as any other bubbly beach read: Do we live in a multiverse? Did …

Physics

Scientists just discovered a strange new DNA shape lurking in human cells

But what does it do?<p>The discovery of DNA as a double helix is a hallowed story of scientific triumph—the work of four researchers merging together to solve one of science’s biggest mysteries, giving birth to what we know as the field of modern genetics. But decades later, we’re still learning that …

Genetics

New Human Highway 'Organ' Identified

A discovery announced at the end of March 2018 may be seriously changing our understanding of human anatomy.<p>Researchers, including two doctors at …

This Is (Probably) the Only Way Dark Matter Interacts with Ordinary Matter

Dark matter has led scientists on a bit of a wild goose chase lately. New, more accurate measurements of a group of colliding galaxies appear to …

New women-only adventures around the world

<b>Asia, Europe, Latin America and South Africa with Exodus</b><p>100 years after women won the right to vote in Great Britain, the UK-based company Exodus has …

Einstein made his share of errors. Here are three of the biggest

Lucky for us, he was a persistent sort.<p>Even people who know little about Albert Einstein’s work know he was brilliant — so clever that his name is synonymous with genius. Of course, the mind that gave us the theory of general relativity, the 1915 masterwork that sealed Einstein’s scientific …

Physics

New findings paint picture of Neanderthals as artists

<b>(CNN) —</b> Neanderthals may not have been that different from us, after all.<p>New evidence reveals that they created the world's oldest known cave paintings and even wore seashells as body ornaments. Both behaviors suggest that they thought symbolically and had an artistic sensibility like modern …

Humanity

Four Muslim women reveal why they choose to wear - or not wear - the hijab in today's society

February 1st marks annual World Hijab Day (WHD) in recognition of millions of Muslim women who choose to wear the hijab and live a life of …

A 'super blue blood moon' eclipse is coming. Here's how to see it.

It's a "lunar trifecta!"<p>NASA is urging skywatchers to head outside early on Jan. 31 for a look at what the space agency is calling a "lunar trifecta."<p>It's the rare combination of a blue moon (the second full moon in a single calendar month), a supermoon (a moon that's full when it's at its closest …

Super Blue Blood Moon

Spices to Improve Your Health & Lose Weight With ‘Spice Up, Slim Down’ Author, Dr. Melina Jampolis

Dr. Melina Jampolis joined us live with tips and recipes from her new book “Spice Up Slim Down – A Guide to Adding Spice to Your Diet to Improve …

Spices

Move to Stronsay, the Scottish island that's open to all

We have a small, brilliantly equipped and resourced school, fantastic healthcare and a safe, crime-free environment Dianne Riley-Moore, resident<p>It’s not uncommon to hit the new year with an overwhelming desire to quit your job, shed your responsibilities and flee to a tiny, isolated island to begin …

AP Exclusive: US scientists try 1st gene editing in the body

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Scientists for the first time have tried editing a gene inside the body in a bold attempt to permanently change a person's DNA …

Genetics

A Nearby Earth-Size Planet May Have Conditions for Life

There’s a new place to look for life in the universe.<p>Astronomers announced on Wednesday the discovery of an Earth-size planet around a small red star in our corner of the galaxy. The planet could hold liquid water and conditions favorable for life.<p>The star, Ross 128, is not the closest with a …

Universe

A new discovery may allow us to finally make an invisibility cloak

by Science Alert November 8, 2017 Hard Science 9993<p>David Nield<p>The microparticles that leafhopper insects sweat out not only repel water from their …

Stephen Hawking: Humans must leave Earth within 600 years

Leaving Earth<p>Professor Stephen Hawking isn’t afraid to state his opinion bluntly and honestly. He has publicly expressed his fears about the future …

Everything You Need to Know About the Massive Paradise Papers Leak

13.4 million documents were leaked that expose offshore banking activities of more than 120 politicians worldwide.<p>A vast new trove of 13.4 million leaked documents dubbed the Paradise Papers have been published by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) exposing the …

How to Watch the 2017 Orionid Meteor Shower

If you're outside late in the coming days, look up to catch a sky show created by Halley's comet.<p>Night owls, rejoice: From midnight to dawn in the coming days, stargazers with clear skies will be able to see the peak of the 2017 Orionid meteor shower. And thanks to a mostly moonless sky, the …

16 Epic Books That Will Cure Your "Game Of Thrones" Withdrawal Symptoms

Need a fix of intrigue, adult fantasy, sex, and dragons? Here you go.<p><i>We hope you like the books we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a small share of sales from the links on this page.</i>

Quora: How Could We Stop an Asteroid?

<i>Quora Questions are part of a partnership between</i> Newsweek <i>and Quora, through which we'll be posting relevant and interesting answers from Quora</i> …

Test Your Balance With These 5 Moves

Balance is one of those skills that you probably don't think about honing every day, but it's so important for everyday health. It's essential for …

Workouts

Huge Jupiter-like planet discovered by astronomers confounds theory of planetary development

A rare, massive planet that orbits a fast-spinning star has caused scientists to rethink current models of stars and solar systems.<p>The planet HIP …

Tips for flawless skin

While we set about enhancing every other feature of our faces, when it comes to skin our want is, in the main, to simply perfect it. Discoloration under the eyes, around the nose and on the chin? Nope, we don’t want that. Redness on the cheeks and nose? Not on our wishlist either. You get the idea; …