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Scientists Have Observed Epigenetic Memories Being Passed Down For 14 Generations

The past lives on.<p>The most important set of genetic instructions we all get comes from our DNA, passed down through generations. But the environment …

Protesters in DC confront Honduran president over Berta Cáceres murder

Supporters and family demand independent investigation into activist’s killing after current and former military officers arrested<p>Supporters and family members of Berta Cáceres, the Honduran environmental and indigenous rights activist who was assassinated last year, have confronted the country’s …

Activism

The 25 richest, healthiest, happiest, and most advanced countries in the world

The Legatum Institute, a London based research institute released on Thursday its 10th annual global Prosperity Index, a huge survey that ranks the …

Comment on Medicine Will Advance More in the Next 10 Years Than It Did in the Last 100 by Master Michael

I was born in 1945 between the first atomic bomb and the second atomic bomb blast. I have grown up through the 60’s at San Francisco State U where …

Spirituality

Astronomers believe strange new signals coming from space are probably aliens

A team of scientists have revealed new research that seems to indicate intelligent aliens beyond planet Earth exist and are trying to communicate with others.<p>A paper titled "Discovery of peculiar periodic spectral modulations in a small fraction of solar type stars" doesn't necessarily sound like a …

There’s a new way to take down drones, and it doesn’t involve shotguns

Not a jammer, device lets hackers fly drones and lock out original pilot.<p>The advent of inexpensive consumer drones has generated a novel predicament …

Remote Controls

World facing biggest mass extinction since dinosaurs - with two thirds of animals wiped out in 50 years

The world is facing the biggest extinction since the dinosaurs, with seven in 10 mammals, birds, fish, amphibians and reptiles wiped out in just 50 years, a new report warns.<p>The latest Living Planet report by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) estimates that by …

Biodiversity

Instagram introduces new suicide prevention tools

If a friend is having a hard time or even in danger of hurting themselves, sometimes the first warning signs appear in social media. Instagram can now help you intervene anonymously with some new support options. If you report a post that worries you, your friend will get a message saying, "someone …

This Company Has Acquired the Most Artificial Intelligence Startups

Mergers and acquisitions of artificial intelligence startups have been on the rise since 2011. This company is leading the trend.<p>Large tech companies are snatching up artificial intelligence startups left and right. Who's the biggest eater? Turns out, it's a very familiar name.<p>Google has acquired …

Artificial Intelligence

Super Sweet Potatoes Win World Food Prize

A lack of Vitamin A is one of the world's most crippling deficiencies– these scientists are out to change that, one potato at a time.<p>A crop of …

Canadian researchers reaffirm the benefits of exercise for a healthy brain

It's easy to understand the links between exercise and bodily health. You can see muscles grow, or – if you're a scientist – slice out a tiny sample of muscle and measure the molecular changes triggered by your workout.<p>In contrast, it's not intuitively obvious why or how lifting weights or going …

DeepMind’s differentiable neural computer helps you navigate the subway with its memory

In his best-selling 2011 book <i>Thinking, Fast and Slow</i>, Nobel Prize-winning economist Daniel Kahneman hypothesized that thinking could be broken down into two distinct processes — aptly named fast and slow thought. The former is all about your gut, the initial automatic responses you have to things, …

Andrew Zimmern On His Political Dreams, How Travel Fights Terrorism, And The Death Of Food Trends

We like Andrew Zimmern around these parts. <i>A lot.</i> His approach to life speaks to qualities which we hope to celebrate — curiosity, love for the world, and critical thinking — and his enthusiasm is infectious. Perhaps because he rose to fame well into adulthood, Zimmern has managed to remain humble, …

Why you should throw that to-do list in the bin in the name of mental health

New research has shown that even a brief period of stress can shrink the part of your brain that affects your memory.<p>According to a recent study from …

Major rights groups: Decriminalize use of all illicit drugs

NEW YORK (AP) — As Americans debate the expanding campaign to legalize marijuana, two of the nation's most prominent human rights organizations are …

Human Rights

Love, sex and MDMA: Could the party drug be used for couple's therapy?

Relationship partners who take MDMA together enter a “bubble” where they feel free to express their deepest emotions, and the illicit drug could be …

How to master meal prep like a pro

Sandwiches are the lazy man’s lunch staple, but they’re not exactly nutritious (especially not when you throw a measley slice of American cheese on …

Food

10 Cooking Tips To Make Your Food More Delicious

Charles Crawford<p>Read full profile<p>Lately everyone wants to learn about healthy eating and even sustainable eating, but what about just making your …

Success

Turmeric: How to Get Recommended 1 Teaspoon Daily

Tumeric was once considered merely an addendum spice used with the occasional curry recipe.<p>Today, this trendy spice has garnered the attention of …

Food

You Can Now Stream David Bowie’s Previously Unreleased Album The Gouster

At long last, a special David Bowie album has finally made its way out of the vault and into the spotlight. <i>The Gouster,</i> a previously unreleased Bowie …

David Bowie

Apparently we have more than 5 senses — THREE more, according to science

Growing up, we all learned that our wonderfully complicated human selves are equipped with the ability to hear, smell, taste, feel and touch. …

Top 20+ Smartest People Who Ever Lived

Making a list of the smartest people who ever lived may not be a smart thing to do. After all, intelligence can be measured in a variety of different …

AutoMagisk allows root users to play Pokémon GO or use Android Pay without constantly toggling root on and off

If you've got a rooted Android device and you're a Pokémon master, chances are that you've heard that the 0.37 update to Pokémon GO completely …

For Some Seniors Without Housing, A Parking Lot Is Home

Marge Giaimo makes her way to a picnic table under the shadow of an oak tree. Santa Barbara's trees, like its oceans and mountains, are one thing she says she never tires of here. After losing her senior housing three years ago, this table is where she does her painting these days.<p>"I feel very …

Santa Barbara

Scientists followed 5,000 genius kids for 45 years — here's what they learned about success

Follow thousands of super-bright kids for four and a half decades and you learn a thing or two about how to raise a high-achiever.<p>One of the biggest …

Rolls "Cream de Parisienne" | Recipes, Beautiful, News

Ingredients:<br>For the dough:<br>— 375 g of flour (pre-sifted)<br>— 5 g of dry yeast (15 g or alive)<br>— 75 grams sugar<br>— 1/3 tsp.. salt<br>— 12 g of powdered milk (or …

Mel Gibson’s Girlfriend Rosalind Ross Is Pregnant With Actor’s Ninth Child

Nine kids and counting! <b>Mel Gibson</b>’s girlfriend <b>Rosalind Ross</b> is pregnant with the actor’s ninth child, <i>Us Weekly</i> can confirm.<p>The <i>Braveheart</i> actor, 60, …

Red Carpet

In 20 to 40 years, most Americans won’t have sex to reproduce. Get ready.

For 100 million years, all our ancestors reproduced basically the same way. A male reproductive organ deposited sperm into a female reproduction organ, where it could fertilize eggs — leading to baby ancestral tetrapods, mammals, primates, and eventually humans. The past 60 years have seen this …

Nine dementia symptoms most people ignore

As the number of people suffering from dementia continues to rise - the World Health Organisation estimates 65.7 million patients by 2030 and 115.4 …