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Inspired by nature: the thrilling new science that could transform medicine | Laura Parker

Jeffrey Karp is at the forefront of a new generation of scientists using nature’s blueprints to create breakthrough medical technologies. Can bioinspiration help to solve some of humanity’s most urgent problems?<p>In the summer of 2005, Jeffrey Karp, a bioengineer at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) …

Russia is preparing for nuclear war

Across Russia, 40 million civilians and military personnel just finished up emergency drills aimed at preparing the general population for nuclear or chemical-weapons attacks, The Wall Street Journal's Thomas Grove reports.<p>Video shows Russian civilians practicing along with officials and workers in …

Lessons I Learned From 10 Days of Silence and Meditation

The first time I heard about Vipassana meditation was back in 2014 when my friend and business partner Prean decided to take a break in a hectic …

Lost? 3 Ways To Find Yourself

A wise teacher once told me that the only guarantee in life is that everything will change, and the only permanent relationship you will ever have is with your mind, breath, and body.<p>I was sitting in a large open aired wooden pagoda in the jungles of Sri Lanka, the year after the tsunami. A college …

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What Is Yoga, Really?

Most of us are accustomed to looking outside of ourselves for fulfillment. We are living in a world that conditions us to believe that outer …

Ultimate Guide To Cute Happy Birthday Wishes & Quotes

A birthday is a special occasion for the celebrant because it only comes once a year and during this day, you can show how you care about him/her and …

Court Upholds Federal Ban On Gun Sales To Medical Marijuana Cardholders

A large number of states have legalized marijuana use for medicinal purposes, even as the federal government continues to maintain that pot is as …

Cannabis

Obama: ‘Conservation has been a cornerstone of my presidency’

HONOLULU — Speaking to a group of Pacific island leaders and conservationists at the East-West Center here Wednesday, President Obama said the world needed to intensify its efforts to curb global warming through conservation efforts.<p>“Few people understand, I think, the stakes better than our …

Twelve of the oldest fossils we've discovered so far - Science News - ABC News

Fossils are the hard evidence behind our picture of life on Earth.<p>Knowing when and where the oldest fossils of different species appeared gives …

Natural History Museum

The bombing of Hiroshima created a tragic link between Japan and Africa

The event had been organised by the Congolese Civil Society of South Africa to put a spotlight on the link between Japan and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC): that the uranium used to build the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima came from the Shinkolobwe mine in the province of Katanga.<p>This was …

Young people are leaving the faith. Here's why

Participation in Catholic Education<p>The following shows, by generation, the percentage of U.S. adult Catholics who were never enrolled in Catholic …

Ask Ethan: How Do We Know The Universe Is 13.8 Billion Years Old?

You’ve heard the story before: the Universe began with the Big Bang 13.8 billion years ago, and formed atoms, stars, galaxies, and eventually planets with the right ingredients for life. Looking at distant locations in the Universe is also looking back in time, and somehow, through the power of …

Forget ideology, liberal democracy’s newest threats come from technology and bioscience | John Naughton

A groundbreaking book by historian Yuval Harari claims that artificial intelligence and genetic enhancements will usher in a world of inequality and powerful elites. How real is the threat?<p>The BBC Reith Lectures in 1967 were given by Edmund Leach, a Cambridge social anthropologist. “Men have become …

Atoms

It’s ‘digital heroin’: How screens turn kids into psychotic junkies

Susan* bought her 6-year-old son John an iPad when he was in first grade. “I thought, ‘Why not let him get a jump on things?’ ” she told me during a …

Kids

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Ancient Hand Grenade Found in Israel

The weapon, which could destroy ships, may date back as far as the 11th century.<p>A Crusades-era hand grenade that was retrieved from the sea off the …

10 reasons 2016 is the best time to be alive, according to an economic globalisation expert

Only 4% of Brits and 6% of Americans believe that the world is getting better, according to polling by YouGov.<p>But despite this universal sense of dread, humans are actually more safe, wealthier, healthier, more free, less hungry, and more literate than ever before, Johan Norberg argues in his book …

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How To Accurately Judge Someone’s Intelligence

A psychologist explains why “real life is the ultimate IQ test.”<p>What is the essence of intelligence? Answers vary, but it comes down to how well you adapt to your environment—to the degree of skill and ingenuity you bring to that challenge. And in a world dominated by abstract concepts, complex …

Emotional Intelligence

Why can’t anything travel faster than light? | Cosmos

<b>We all know the number</b> one traffic rule of the universe – nothing can travel faster than the speed of light. And that happens to be 299,792.458 …

Obama administration challenges the money bail system: Can people be kept in jail just because they are poor?

President Obama's civil rights lawyers are seeking a potentially far-reaching ruling to hold that the Constitution forbids the common practice of keeping people in jail prior to a trial, even for minor offenses, just because they are too poor to pay for bail.<p>Every day, about 450,000 people are held …

The “racist” Chinese washing powder ad and the truth about Afrophobia in China

Is Afrophobia really on the rise in China?<p>Roughly two months have passed since the Qiaobi detergent advertisement went viral. The advert, in which a Chinese woman shoves a black man into a washing machine only for him to emerge as a shiny, clean, Asian man, prompted Western media to call it “the …

China

WikiLeaks' Email Exposes Billionaire Globalist Soros as Hillary Clinton's Puppet Master

Washington, D.C. – Contained within WikiLeaks’ recent release of hacked DNC emails is a message from billionaire globalist financier George Soros, to …

NASA’s Juno spacecraft will snap the first up close images of Jupiter on Saturday

But we won't get them until later next week<p>NASA’s Juno spacecraft will get cozy with Jupiter this weekend, as the vehicle makes its closest approach to the gas giant early Saturday morning at 8:51AM ET. Juno, which is in orbit around Jupiter, will come within 2,500 miles of the planet’s clouds — …