Denise Cameron

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Patrick Stewart is helping conservationists build a fleet of drones to collect whale snot

So get this: As it turns out, Sir Patrick Stewart (or as you might know him, Captain Jean-Luc Picard of the Starship Enterprise) is good friends with …

Bioinformatics

Chilcot: Iraq inquiry needs 'additional assistance' from Government to complete its work

The Iraq Inquiry will require “additional assistance” from the Government to complete its work, chairman Sir John Chilcot has said.<p>In a letter to …

Civil Service

Africa: Remarks at the 2015 Global Entrepreneurship Summit Youth + Women Event

Remarks at the 2015 Global Entrepreneurship Summit Youth + Women Event<br>RemarksCatherine M. Russell<br>Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues 2015 …

Can Dehydration Affect Our Mood?

The brain shrinkage associated with dehydration may not only play a role in cognitive impairment, but also levels of energy, alertness, and happiness.

Jews stood up to the U.S. government 40 years ago, and should again on Iran

<i>Natan Sharansky, a human rights activist and former political prisoner in the Soviet Union, is chairman of the Jewish Agency for Israel.</i><p>These days, like many Israelis and American Jews, I find myself in a precarious and painful situation. Those of us who believe that the nuclear agreement just …

8 weird things that have happened in July through history

As the seventh month gets under way, we look back at some of the strangest and most surprising things that have happened in July through history…<p><b>1)</b> …

Henry Viii

California Judge Throws Out Lawsuit On Medically Assisted Suicide

Three terminally ill patients lost a court battle in California Friday over whether they should have the right to request and take lethal medication to hasten their deaths.<p>San Diego Superior Court Judge Gregory Pollack said he would dismiss the case, adding that the issues were beyond his role as a …

Is the Dollar About To Collapse?

The internet is rife with musings that the U.S. dollar is about to be replaced as the world’s reserve currency. I have also heard rumblings about its inevitable collapse. Are these mere conspiracy theories or is there hard evidence to support these claims? To add to the confusion, many of those …

Why You Need to Tell Your Fans About Facebook News Feed Changes

Anyone who is active on Facebook knows all too well their News Feed seems to always be changing, and not always for the better. The algorithm that …

A virtuous Viking: the medieval legend of Havelok the Dane

Many regions of England are fascinated by their Viking heritage, and that was as true in the medieval period as it is today. Here, Dr Eleanor Parker …

Curious Why Coffee Gives You the Runs? (You Know You Are)

So this is why you’ve always gotta go when you drink up.<p>We’re constantly talking about how we can’t live without our morning Starbucks. But can we get real for a second? The thing we’re <i>not</i> talking about is how that cup of Joe is giving our intestines a wake-up call as well.<p>Niket Sonpal, M.D., a …

Wellness

China's Wings

• <b>Author:</b> Gregory Crouch<p>From the acclaimed author of <i>Enduring Patagonia</i> comes a dazzling tale of aerial adventure set against the roiling backdrop of war in Asia. The incredible real-life saga of the flying band of brothers who opened the skies over China in the years leading up to World War II—and …

Could You Have Lyme Disease and Not Even Know It?

The scary truth about this sneaky illness.<p>After you get home from a glorious summer hike, you probably do a few things: post photos of the great outdoors to Instagram, take a quick shower, and chow down on some post-workout snacks. But if checking yourself for ticks isn't a part of that routine, …

Disease

AT&T buys DirecTV, now biggest traditional TV provider in US

Minimum wage hikes don't hurt Starbucks

Starbucks just reported a big jump in profits. Its stock is at an all-time high. And it's doing that well in spite of minimum wage hikes across the country.<p>The coffee giant said on Thursday that store operating expenses rose more than 18% from a year ago.<p>One of the main reasons for this increase …

Can US housing industry's comeback endure? The outlook dims

Researchers: Body fat can send signals to brain, affecting stress response

The brain’s effect on other parts of the body has been well established. Now, a group that includes two University of Florida Health researchers has …

Neuroscience

Turkey launches air strikes on PKK targets in Iraq

Second night of air raids launched by Ankara as Turkey goes on the offensive attacking Isil and PKK positions<p>Turkey went on the offensive on Friday night across the Middle East, bombing both Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Isil) and Kurdish positions after a week of violence which threatened …

Hillary Clinton slogs through another email frenzy

<b>(CNN) —</b> It was just another frenzied Friday in Clinton World.<p>Two apparent blockbuster revelations emerged in the email controversy hounding Hillary Clinton's 2016 campaign. But on later inspection, they seemed to be much less damning than they first appeared.<p>The campaign's tortured relations with …

Turkey couples IS bombing runs with striking Kurdish targets

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's sudden willingness to join the fight against the Islamic State group is a sign that it's afraid of losing clout with the U.S., but its second front against Kurdish rebels in Iraq on Saturday could complicate Washington's war.<p>For months, Ankara had been reluctant to …

Court dismisses one felony charge against Rick Perry, lets another proceed

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry won a partial legal victory Friday when a state judicial panel dismissed one of two felony counts accusing the Republican presidential hopeful of abusing his power while in office.<p>The 3rd Court of Appeals in Austin said Perry's 2014 indictment charging him with coercion …

Elections

Fiction Book Review: Miss Emily by Nuala O'Connor. Penguin, $16 trade paper (256p) ISBN 978-0-14-312675-1

Miss Emily<p>Nuala O'Connor. Penguin, $16 trade paper (256p) ISBN 978-0-14-312675-1<p>O'Connor brings one of America's most beloved poets to life in this …

Books

A Balanced Diet Means a Balanced Mind

Recently, the <i>International Society for Nutritional Psychiatry Research</i> completed a study on the research, importance and future of nutritional …

Holistic Medicine