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Researchers Just Linked Chronic Fatigue to Changes in Gut Bacteria

It's not in your head.<p>Researchers have identified biological markers in both gut bacteria and blood that can be used to diagnose chronic fatigue …

Salamander robot can walk, crawl and swim like the real deal

One of the latest robots out of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL) can mimic the way a real salamander moves, whether on land or in the water. The EPFL scientists call it Pleurobot (after the species <i>Pleurodeles waltl</i>) and designed it after studying x-ray videos showing the …

Robotics

Setback for gay community, which argued that penal code undermined their rights by failing to protect sexual preferences<p>India’s supreme court has refused to hear a petition challenging a law criminalising gay sex, in a setback for activists battling in the country’s courts to get the ban overturned.<p>…

LGBTQI

New report says Flint water crisis is not an anomaly, as analysis reveals 5,363 water systems – providing drinking water to 18 million – breached federal laws<p>More than 18 million Americans are served drinking water by providers that have violated federal laws concerning lead in water, with only a …

EPA

Suge Knight is suing Chris Brown over his shooting at a nightclub

Back in 2014, Knight attended a pre-party ahead of MTV's annual Video Music Awards at the famous L.A. Club. Knight survived gunshot wounds to the abdomen, chest, and left arm. Brown was never implicated and no arrests have been made in relation to the shooting. His lawsuit argues that more …

New Google Earth imagery is a mixed bag for Apple fans

Google Earth is even more glorious today after being updated with stunning new imagery from the Landsat 8 satellite. It’s sharper and more detailed then ever before, and your view will no longer be spoiled by cloudy skies.<p>Launched into orbit in 2013, Landsat 8 is the newest sensor in the USGS/NASA …

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One picture can unlock all your apps

What if you never had to remember another password again?<p>That's the promise coming from LogMeOnce, a company that says it can store all your passwords in one secure place and has developed a new feature called PhotoLogin. Just as its name suggests, people's passwords are protected by a picture. If …

Apps

A Silicon Valley Startup Is Building Pizza-Making Robots

Bringing us closer to the Singularity, one slice at a time<p>A Silicon Valley startup is trying to disrupt the made-to-order pizza industry -- an industry I really didn't think needed disrupting -- with pizza-making robots.<p>You can go watch the robots in action over at Bloomberg. The pizzeria, Zume …

Silicon Valley

China Is Another Step Closer to Controversial Cybersecurity Law

China moved closer on Monday to adopting a controversial cybersecurity law, after parliament held a second reading of the draft rules, which carry …

From 'Brexit' To Trump, Nationalist Movements Gain Momentum Around World

When Donald Trump arrived in Scotland Friday morning, hours after the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee was quick to draw parallels between the U.K.'s political earthquake, and his own campaign for president.<p>"People want to take their …

London-based institutions could be stripped of ‘passports’ that allow them to sell services to rest of EU, says François Villeroy de Galhau<p>The European Central Bank has fanned fears that London could lose its status as Europe’s financial capital after warning that the Brexit vote might sever the …

UK Economy

AP Interview: NATO head says Europe safer with Britain in EU

BRUSSELS (AP) — Britain's remaining in the European Union is key for trans-Atlantic security and common efforts to fight violent extremism, the chief …

How Prince George’s Style Became Big Business

Whatever his mum wears sells out in seconds. Is the well-dressed Prince George now creating his own version of the phenomenon that is the Kate Effect?<p>…

Barack Obama warns of climate change threat to US national parks

President Barack Obama said Saturday that climate change is already damaging America's national parks, with rising temperatures causing Yosemite's meadows to dry out and raising the prospect of a glacier preserve without its glaciers someday.<p>"Make no mistake. Climate change is no longer just a …

Thousands turn out for weekend gay pride events

DENVER (AP) — People in wheelchairs, walking on stilts and riding rainbow-decorated motorcycles turned out for gay pride events over the weekend, …

Obama breaks from Yosemite family trip to urge Americans to stop climate change

President Obama on Saturday broke from his family vacation in Yosemite National Park to urge Americans to act on climate change, which he argued is destroying the country’s precious natural resources.<p>“Make no mistake, climate change is no longer a threat, it’s a reality,” the president said in a …

Chicago man shot dead while live streaming on Facebook | Reuters

CHICAGO (Reuters) - A Chicago man was shot and killed while live streaming a video on Facebook, police said on Friday, just days after a double-homicide in France in which the killer later took to Facebook Live to encourage more violence.<p>Antonio Perkins, 28, was found face down on Wednesday night …