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Organic milk 'is less healthy than regular milk and could harm child IQ'

The discovery that organic milk has one third less iodine could have serious health implications, say researchers at the University of Reading<p>Organic milk is less healthy than regular milk and could cause unborn babies to have lower IQs, a study suggests.<p>Compared with conventionally-produced milk, …

The Brain

'Nightmare Waiting to Happen': Quake Experts Gathered in Nepal a Week Ago

Nepal's devastating earthquake was the disaster experts knew was coming.<p>Just a week ago, about 50 earthquake and social scientists from around the world came to Kathmandu, Nepal, to figure out how to get that poor, congested, overdeveloped, shoddily built area to prepare better for the big one, a …

Natural Disasters

Cyborg Cockroaches: How They Work

A tiny backpack turns a pest into a rescue robot<p>Disasters can bury survivors in unstable rubble. Finding those victims may one day fall to small robots--but living insects enhanced with electronic parts could do the same job sooner. In 2012, researchers at North Carolina State University steered …

US Capitol Building Locked Down After Man Shoots Himself on Steps Outside | VICE News

A man shot himself Saturday afternoon on the steps of the US Capitol building in Washington, DC, and a suspicious package was found nearby, prompting police to swiftly lock down the surrounding area.<p>Capitol Police said the shooter was wearing a blue backpack and had a sign taped to his hand. The …

North Korea warns it will take 'necessary measures' to get ship back from Mexico

North Korea accused Mexico on Wednesday of illegally detaining one of its ships with some 50 crew and warned it would take “necessary measures” to release the vessel, which United Nations sanctions monitors say belongs to a blacklisted shipping firm.<p>The 6,700-tonne freighter Mu Du Bong, which had …

North Korea

California announces first ever mandatory statewide water restrictions

'This historic drought demands unprecedented action'<p>California's ongoing drought isn't letting up. As a result, Governor Edmund Brown announced today that California will enforce statewide water restrictions for the first time in the state's history. The actions are meant to reduce the state's …

Physicists Figure Out Why Honey Falls In Twists

A delicious physics problem<p>A stream of honey falls onto a freshly baked buttermilk biscuit. Before you devour this breakfast treat, you might notice that the honey you poured formed a wavy pattern on the biscuit's surface, an unintentional decoration for your morning snack.<p>Most people might think …

Lightweight Power Boot Makes You Walk More Efficiently

No batteries required<p>Over the past decade, bionic exoskeletons have been making a bit of a splash in the medical world, promising new and exciting methods for locomotive rehabilitation. But while these mechanical power suits can work small miracles (and look pretty damn cool), there’s still one …

Carnegie Mellon University

ISIS Wants a Truce

In the new edition of its magazine, ISIS floats the idea of a truce. Is the group flagging—or is this just another trick?<p>After months of being …

Teach Your Fish How To Walk

Recreate an ancient evolutionary milestone in your own home<p>Four hundred million years ago, our ancestors crawled out of the sea. Last year, biologist Emily Standen imitated the ancient feat by raising pet store fish on land. A species called the Senegal bichir can breathe moist air through a …

Most Of The Web Is Invisible To Google. Here's What It Contains

A roadmap of the Internet's darkest alleys<p>You thought you knew the Internet. But sites such as Facebook, Amazon, and Instagram are just the surface. There’s a whole other world out there: the Deep Web.<p>It’s a place where online information is password protected, trapped behind paywalls, or requires …

Penguin Random House

The Real Star Wars: Air Force Heads to the Heavens for Weapons Guidance

The success of precision-guided bombs in 1991’s Gulf War was a revelation. The world watched transfixed as U.S. generals briefed before screens …

Top 6 Science Inventions You Probably Haven't Heard Of

<b>High school students from Southeast Asia protect the environment with inventions that challenge the status quo.</b><p>Did you know bamboo can be used to …

Here Are Some Of The Worst Parts Of The DOJ Ferguson Report

The Department of Justice on Wednesday released the much-anticipated report of its investigation into the Ferguson, Missouri, police department. While the DOJ did not charge former police Officer Darren Wilson in connection with the death of Michael Brown, the unarmed black teenager who was shot …

Drones have huge potential for growth and could create 150,000 jobs in the EU by 2050 – but there are serious concerns about safety<p>The drone industry could create 150,000 jobs across the European Union by 2050, but it would take “just one disastrous accident” to destroy public confidence and set …

Drones

Iraqi army and militia begin assault on Isis strongholds north of Baghdad

Iraq’s armed forces, backed by Shia militia, have begun a fresh campaign to wrest control and “liberate” Saddam Hussein’s hometown of Tikrit, now a stronghold of Islamic State (Isis), the country’s prime minister has said.<p>The long-promised battle for Tikrit and the province of Salahuddin, north of …

Middle East

Drone warfare: life on the new frontline

Safely ensconced behind flickering computer screens, military personnel are waging war in lands thousands of miles away. But is there a hidden human cost to remote-controlled combat?<p>Just a three-hour drive from Washington DC on the scenic Virginia coast, Langley Air Force Base is home to one of the …

Military

Obama rejects Keystone XL bill

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Barack Obama, exercising his veto power for the first time in five years, rejected on Tuesday a measure green-lighting the construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline.<p>Obama's signature denying the Keystone bill kicks off what's expected to be a flurry of …

Mitch McConnell

Czech Republic restaurant shooting: multiple deaths reported

A man who complained that he had been bullied and would take revenge opened fire on diners at a pub in a sleepy Czech town, killing eight people before apparently turning the gun on himself.<p>The man burst into the Družba (Best Man) pub in Uherský Brod, southern Moravia, at lunchtime on Tuesday …

Hung Up

New research from UCL brings us closer to finding out what’s behind one of our biggest killers<p>Christopher Devas has Alzheimer’s disease, the most common form of dementia. For his wife, Veronica, this not only means watching Alzheimer’s rob Christopher of his memory and identity, it also means …

Dementia

Hydrogen Highways Are Becoming Realities In California

Fuel cell fill-ups aren't just California dreams anymore<p>In 2003 <i>Popular Science</i> asked readers: "Will most Americans be driving hydrogen-powered cars by 2015?" The results to that poll are lost to time, but we already know the answer, even if 2015 isn't over yet. Unfortunately, the green technology …

Engineers have discovered that these molluscs’ teeth are made of the strongest biological material in the world. But instead of trying to exploit them, we should leave the limpets to cling to their rocky homes<p>Pity the poor limpet. Evolutionary aeons pass it by as it remains clamped tight to the …

Immune System

For Chinese New Year a Celebration of the World’s Largest Sheep

Changing Planet<p><b>The celestial odometer clicks over to a new year on the Chinese calendar today, and it’s a Year of the Sheep. By some interpretations it may also be the Year of the Goat, but for National Geographic it is an opportunity to celebrate argali Ovis ammon polii, the world’s largest …

NASA Wants To Send A Nuclear Submarine To Saturn's Moon Titan

Nothing says "we come in peace" like a military spaceplane delivering a nuclear sub<p>There are places beyond the reach of NASA’s current army of robot space explorers. Impressive and capable as Curiosity and other land rovers are, they’d be pretty useless in the liquid hydrocarbon lakes of Saturn’s …

Scientists Have Figured Out a Way to Convert Solar Energy Into Liquid Fuel

Researchers at Harvard have discovered how to convert solar energy into liquid fuel, potentially accelerating our switch to the alternative-energy …

Mysterious Sea Lion Die-Off Strikes Again on California Coast

Starving young sea lions are washing up on beaches for the third year in a row.<p>SAUSALITO, California—For the third winter in a row, starving sea lion pups are washing ashore on California's beaches. Since January 1, nearly 500 of the tiny animals have been admitted to the state's rehabilitation …

Sea Lions

Mueller possibly was paired with ISIS fighter

<b>(CNN) —</b> Kayla Mueller, an American aid worker and ISIS hostage whose death was confirmed by her family this week, might have been paired with a male ISIS fighter during her captivity, U.S. intelligence and government officials said Wednesday.<p>The officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, cited …

Republican senator criticises 'terrible' FCC plans to regulate web

The US government is on a path to have “virtually unlimited power” to regulate every aspect of the internet, the chairman of the powerful Senate commerce committee said Wednesday.<p>Republican senator John Thune slammed the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) plans to introduce sweeping new …

Net Neutrality

Conservatives want to rewrite the history of the Crusades for modern political ends

At the National Prayer Breakfast, President Obama made a statement that you wouldn’t expect to be controversial: violence in the name of religion is a global problem and it’s bad.<p>He referenced the war in Syria, the killings in Nigeria, anti-Semitism’s resurgence in Europe and religious violence in …

Religion