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Trump condemns North Korean long-range missile launch

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump condemned North Korea's launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile on Friday.<p>"Threatening the world, these weapons and tests further isolate North Korea, weaken its economy, and deprive its people." Trump said in a written statement. "The United States …

North Korea

The EPA decided not to ban a pesticide that its own scientists have linked to brain damage in kids

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency has rejected a bid by environmental groups to ban a common pesticide used on citrus fruits, apples, cherries and other crops.<p>EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt on Wednesday denied a petition to ban the agricultural pesticide chlorpyrifos, reversing …

Physicists may have just manipulated 'pure nothingness'

Even nothing is something in the quantum world.<p>It's one of those philosophical questions we occasionally ponder: What is nothing? Can nothing be …

A giant wave of store closures is about to hit the US

The industry is heading into 2017 with a glut of store space as shopping continues to shift online and foot traffic to malls declines, according to analysts.<p>"If you are weaker player, it's going to be a very tough 2017 for you," said RJ Hottovy, a consumer equity strategist for Morningstar.<p>He said …

6 Enterprise Tech Predictions for 2017

When 2016 started, out doom and gloom in venture capital and the tech industry was not only predicted, but certainly expected. Despite the cloudy …

7 things health experts said were bad for you in 2016

<i>Every year, scientists gain a little more insight into what's good for us and what we need to stay far, far away from. Here are some of the biggest</i> …

Cognitive Impairment

How Scientists Are Trying to Keep Genetic Engineering From Ruining the World

This week, researchers at UCSF announced they’d uncovered a key to making their genetically-engineered creations a lot less likely to accidentally …

Device can detect 17 diseases by our breath, study says

What if detecting cancer was as easy as breathing in and out? According to a study published last week in <i>American Chemical Society Nano</i>, it pretty much is.<p>Scientist Hossam Haick has been working on his "electronic nose" for years, the Outline reports, and this new study shows the impressive things …

Cancer

How the shock of a lost loved one might cause serious illness

The death of actress Debbie Reynolds Wednesday night, one day after her daughter and fellow actress Carrie Fisher passed away after being stricken …

Mental Health

New test can diagnose cancer and other diseases by "smelling" your breath

<b>An "artificially intelligent nanoarray" can offer a fast and inexpensive diagnosis of 17 diseases, by identifying their unique chemical signatures in</b> …

Cancer

Cure For Cancer Found? Brain Tumors Disappear In Patient Receiving CAR-T Cell Therapy

2016 brought along a bevy of medical research breakthroughs among the international scientific community, from HIV and AIDs prevention to new …

From Psychedelics To Alzheimer's, 2016 Was A Good Year For Brain Science

With a president-elect who has publicly supported the debunked claim that vaccines cause autism, suggested that climate change is a hoax dreamed up by the Chinese, and appointed to his Cabinet a retired neurosurgeon who doesn't buy the theory of evolution, things might look grim for science.<p>Yet …

Neuroscience

The FDA’s Rigged Drug Committees

A case study in how the agency gets the advice it wants to hear.<p>Among the Republican priorities in 2017 should be dismantling a culture of bureaucratic control at the Food and Drug Administration that poisons innovation and costs lives. Here’s an idea: Update part of the approval process that was …

Medicine

'100 Percent Effective': The Remarkable Science Behind the Ebola Vaccine Trials

<i>This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.</i><p>Almost a year after the official end of the Ebola outbreak in …

Power & Politics: Top 5 political issues to watch in 2017

It has been a packed political year that included an unpredictable U.S. election, major pipeline decisions and federal action on key files from …

Tillerson climate-change testimony sought before Trump sworn in

Lawyers for teenagers claiming the U.S. government failed to protect the environment from global warming plan to question under oath President-elect …

Clean Technology

Last supper syndrome: Binge-eating before starting restrictive diet is not the way to start 2017

You’ve probably been there: scouring the kitchen for the last remnants of junk food to scarf down before you finally start the diet tomorrow (even …

What to eat before, during and after a workout

<b>(CNN) —</b> Scientists have long known that what you eat before, during and after you exercise can make or break a workout and possibly affect your fitness results.<p>So what do nutritionists recommend to munch on? It turns out that quality carbohydrates are important pre-workout and lean proteins …

Nutrition

Why people are cutting brand logos off their clothing

There was a time between the 1990s and mid-2000s when dressing head-to-toe in designer clothing emblazoned with logos was a sign of wealth and …

Syndrome Linked To Smoking Weed Spikes In States With Legalized Marijuana

On a recent shift in the ER, after multiple rounds of medicine to control his nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain, a patient explained to me that he had been smoking marijuana daily over the past 5-10 years. He also stated that he would often take hot showers and baths to help control his …

Cannabis

Here’s how police get your private Facebook data

Your Facebook profile is a bounty of valuable information—and the U.S. government knows it.<p>It should come as no surprise, then, that the latest …