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Why The Newly Proposed Sepsis Treatment Needs More Study

The astronomer Carl Sagan said that extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence. Last week, a physician made the extraordinary claim that he had an effective treatment for sepsis, sometimes known as blood poisoning.<p>Sepsis is a bodywide inflammation, usually triggered by infection, and the …

Simulation suggests 68 percent of the universe may not actually exist

According to the Lambda Cold Dark Matter (Lambda-CDM) model, which is the current accepted standard for how the universe began and evolved, the …

AI can predict depression by looking at MRI scans with 75 percent accuracy

Depression can be a crippling disorder, affecting upward of 15 million American adults and representing the leading cause of disability for people …

Artificial Intelligence

Yes, React is taking over front-end development. The question is why.

Here are a few reasons why React has become so popular so quickly:<p>Working with the DOM API is hard. React basically gives developers the ability to …

Brick midcentury home with original details asks $1.3M

It’s in South Grove Miami<p><i>Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the</i> <i>tipline</i> <i>and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got.</i><p><b>Location:</b> Miami, Florida<p><b>Price:</b> $1,299,000<p>Located in South Grove, Miami, this midcentury modern …

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Happy hours returning once again to Frank Lloyd Wright’s iconic Robie House

Eat, drink, and be merry in one of the most architecturally significant homes in America<p>The Frank Lloyd Wright Trust’s April After Hours program that invites visitors into one of the greatest American homes ever built returns once again next month. From 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. every Friday in April, the …

Frank Lloyd Wright

Fetish for facades: the symmetry of Helsinki's architecture – in pictures

Helsinki photographer Kristo Vedenoja captures the colourful mix of architectural styles in Finland’s capital on Instagram, one square at a time<p>Kristo Vedenoja has lived in Helsinki for most of his life, and loves to walk around the city, camera in hand, capturing the details that catch his eye. A …

Mt. Washington pad with a treehouse feel asks $575K

Skylights, hardwood floors, and lots of space for lounging outdoors<p>This totally renovated house is located up the street from the Southwest Museum and the Gold Line station of the same name.<p>It includes a few skylights, which help bring natural light into the space. Hardwood floors run throughout …

Midcentury hillside pad with tons of potential asks $550K

This house on stilts in Cincinnati, Ohio, could be a killer with the right decor cheme<p><i>Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the</i> <i>tipline</i> <i>and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got.</i><p><b>Location:</b> Cincinnati, Ohio<p><b>Price:</b> …

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The key to curing disease could lie in Iceland's genes

<b>(CNN) —</b> The freezer sits behind a heavy door in the basement of an unassuming building on the campus of the University of Iceland.<p>It feels much colder than it looks; inside, the temperature is minus-15 degrees Fahrenheit, but the air is so dry, you can't see your breath.<p>Stored in that freezer are …

Breast Cancer

Paralysis inspires MS discovery

<b>"I had a dead leg one Sunday morning and it progressed to full paralysis within two hours," says Dr Denise Fitzgerald, from Queen's University Belfast.</b><p>She was only 21 at the time, but the event helped to inspire the fledgling scientist to crack how the brain is repaired.<p>The discovery reported today …

First physiological test for schizophrenia and depression

Researchers have found a new way of using proteins in nerve cells to identify people with depression and schizophrenia. The method, reported in</i> …

Lo Bosworth Opens Up About Battling "Crippling Anxiety and Depression"

Living with depression and anxiety can be an isolating experience, but Lo Bosworth just did something that has the potential to make people struggling feel less alone. <i>The Hills</i> alumna recently revealed her battle with "crippling anxiety and depression."<p>Bosworth opened up in an essay on her website, …

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The growing trend toward open-plan offices exposes employees to colleagues' emphatic typing, snack munching, and booming phone conversations.<p>But this …

Steve King is a virulent racist — why be surprised? He represents the current Republican Party perfectly

<b>(AP/Charlie Neibergall)</b><p>Not every Republican talks openly about “somebody else’s babies,” but hateful sentiments suffuse the entire GOP<p>Chauncey DeVega<p>March 13, 2017 3:58pm (UTC)<p>Rep. Steve King is who the Republican Party actually is in 2017. No additional reminder of its character should be …

A psychology book that argues China is a "nation of infants” has been pulled from store shelves

According to Sigmund Freud, a human being’s psychosexual development has five stages: the oral, the anal, the phallic, the latent, and the genital. During the oral stage spanning from birth until the age of one, an infant satisfies its desires simply by putting all sorts of things into its mouth, …

5 Ways to Stay Motivated at Work When You Feel Underappreciated

Some people are intrinsically motivated and have little difficulty pushing forward with difficult work—regardless of whether or not they get …

What is Object Oriented Programming?

Java is the primary language used to create Android apps. Java, you may have heard, is an ‘object oriented’ programming language. But what precisely does that mean?<p>Before Object Oriented Programming<p>One of the easiest ways to understand what is meant by ‘object oriented’, is to define what it is <i>not</i>. …

Haiti’s New Pathology Lab Accelerates Cancer Diagnosis

Cecille Joan Avila / Partners In HealthProphete Lagrénade, a histopathology technician, holds a tissue sample in the new pathology section of …

PIH’s Emmanuel Kamanzi on Working in Global Health

Photo by Zack DeClerck / Partners In Health <i><br>Emmanuel Kamanzi has worked for Partners In Health for almost a decade in many places and roles. He's</i> …

Bernie Sanders Blasts Trump’s Cabinet of ‘Billionaires and Millionaires’

When our last president-elect who lost the popular vote and dodged Vietnam, George W. Bush, set up his first Cabinet in 2001, the oil heir received …

Middle-class

Arctic heating up at twice as fast as rest of globe

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Arctic is heating up twice as fast as the rest of the world -- triggering a "massive decline in sea ice and snow," according to a new federal report.<p>On Tuesday, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released its 11th annual Arctic Report Card, which compiles data from 61 …

If Genetically Modified Mosquitoes Freaked You Out, You Won't Like What's Coming

Over the past few years, as people have been freaking out about a plan to release genetically modified mosquitoes in the Florida Keys, the company …

Make a Solar Powered Survival Water Filter Out of Two Water Bottles

If you need to filter some water for drinking or cooking, this DIY solution uses the power of the sun.<p>In this video from the MAD Science Hacks …

A Growing Family Makes it Work in a Tiny House

(Image credit: Dwell)<p>I always love a good tiny house story, but all the articles about people living in tiny houses, whether it's a single person or …

An Unbelievably Stylish $70k Tiny House on Wheels

Here's a tiny (and very smart) dwelling that proves that little houses can be just as stylish as big ones. Called the 'Artisan Retreat', this little …

A Boiler Room Turned Perfect, Tiny House

(Image credit: Dezeen)<p>We're big fans of adaptive re-use and also of small spaces, and sometimes, when we're lucky, the stars align and bring us a …

Clever apartment fits everything you need in one cube

Room in a box, redefined<p>In this recent project from playful Moscow architecture firm Ruetemple, the line between architecture and furniture is blurred to impressive effect. The first thing you’ll notice in this revamped 516-square-foot apartment is the cubic central volume, an all-white module that …

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