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12 Edible Bugs That Could Help You Survive

In many parts of the world, eating bugs is commonplace. Insects are actually the most abundant protein source on the planet, and many of them boast …

Horrific Details on Syria Chemical Attacks Left Out, for Now, From U.N. Report

At least twice this year, the Syrian military fired Iranian-made artillery shells filled with a chlorine-like substance that oozed poison slowly, giving victims just a few minutes to escape.<p>In another attack, Syrian forces dropped a chemical bomb on the top-floor balcony of an apartment building, …

Middle East

These are the 5 “super skills” you need for jobs of the future

Work is changing, so to stay ahead you’ll need to master these skills that you probably didn’t learn in college.<p>Chances are your job description has changed over the past five years. Or maybe your role didn’t even exist a short time ago. The workplace of today and the future looks quite different …

The Country That Wasn’t Ready to Win the Lottery

In a section of Georgetown called Houston, contractors are building out a new oil industry depot, capable of storing needed equipment, fuel, water, …

Author who studies millionaires: 240 minutes a day separates the rich from everyone else

There are 1,440 minutes in each day. That is the one common denominator we all share. With respect to time, we are all on equal footing. And most …

The New Science of Psychedelics

Recent studies are finding that drugs such as LSD and psilocybin can help to alleviate depression, anxiety and addiction—and may have profound things to teach us about how the mind works<p>To anyone who lived through the 1960s, the proposition that psychedelic drugs might have a positive contribution …

Mental Health

Neuro-Parasites Exerting Mind Control Reveal Nature's 'Imperius Curse'

This is far more horrifying than anything you'd see in the Harry Potter universe.<p>In the ‘Harry Potter’ universe, one of the worst things you can do …

Full version of AutoDesk’s SketchBook app for iOS, Mac, Android & Windows is now FREE

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Today, the folks over at AutoDesk have announced that the full version of its SketchBook app for iOS, Android, Mac and Windows …

Scientists Have Discovered a New Organ in the Human Body. What is the Interstitium?

It’s not a second stomach or a mini-brain. But scientists have discovered an important new organ that may play a critical role in how many tissues …

We Just Found a Game-Changing Weapon Against Drug-Resistant Superbugs

A whole new class of antibiotics.<p>Scientists have identified a new class of antibiotic that could help us fight the scourge of deadly superbugs, …

Harvard scientists uncover an exploitable Achilles' heel common to most bacteria

Bacteria can be hardy little creatures, thanks mostly to their strong cell walls that can protect them against drugs, viruses and other dangers. …

This Cancer 'Vaccine' Cured Tumours in Mice, And Human Trials Have Now Started

Yes!<p>An injectable "vaccine" delivered directly to tumours in mice has been found to eliminate all traces of those tumours, cancer researchers have …

Scientists Create 'Invisibility Cloak' Inspired by Squid Skin

A new invention could help humans hide from infrared cameras.<p>Humans have long sought ways to disguise themselves, and as technology advances, we have to be more and more creative to do so. The newest experiment in invisibility comes from University of California, Irvine where scientists were …

Promising new lung cancer treatment combines two pre-existing drugs

An exciting new study is suggesting that a novel treatment combining two currently available and approved drugs could successfully target nearly 85 …

This 'Injectable Bandage' Made From Seaweed Could Stop Internal Bleeding in Minutes

Science casually saving lives.<p>Scientists have invented an injectable 'bandage' made out of a common food ingredient and nanoparticles. And not only …

A 2nd 'Big Bang' could end our universe in an instant — and it's all because of a tiny particle that controls the laws of physics

Our universe may end the same way it was created: with a big, sudden bang.<p>That's according to new research from a group of Harvard physicists, who found that the destabilization of the Higgs boson — a tiny quantum particle that gives other particles mass — could lead to an explosion of energy that …

Physics

USDA confirms it won't regulate CRISPR gene-edited plants like it does GMOs

A statement issued by the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue last week has clarified that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) currently …

Mini Brains Just Got Creepier—They’re Growing Their Own Veins

The first human brain balls—aka cortical spheroids, aka neural organoids—agglomerated into existence just a few short years ago. In the beginning, …

Four patients test retinal implant that could stop age-related blindness

Some parts of getting older are awesome. Retirement. Early bird specials. Free reign to whine about your various aches and pains.<p>Not so great? Your …

Rainbows are (literally) in the eye of the beholder

Magical phenomena are even cooler when you understand the science behind them.<p>Rainbows are perhaps the closest things we have to real magic. They appear like beautiful, ghostly apparitions in the sky just as the rain clears and the sun peeks out and <i>gosh</i> they make you feel happy, don’t they?<p>Like all …

A Huge Gene Discovery Is Set to Improve The Lives of People With Blood Disorders

CRISPR to the rescue.<p>After 50 years of research, scientists have finally solved the mystery of how the foetal haemoglobin gene gets switched off in …

CDC Finds 'Nightmare Bacteria' Across the U.S. Here's What That Means

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria is a growing public health problem, as infections are becoming less responsive to the drugs used to treat them. Now, a …

An Alarming Number of Clinical Trials Are Greenlit Based on Shockingly Poor Data

Most aren't even published.<p>To make a call on whether the first phase of a clinical trial is to go ahead, a board of experts weighs up the risk and …

McGill University

This Toilet Vaporizes Poop To Solve Sanitation Problems

Designed for places that don’t have indoor plumbing, the change:WATER toilet sucks the water out of waste so it’s more compact, more sanitary, and easier to dispose of.<p>As the classic tech lore goes, some of the industry’s best inventions started out in a garage. Diana Yousef’s currently sits in a …

This New Device Uses Sunlight to Make Safe Drinking Water Even From The Dead Sea

The world needs this.<p>Using an innovative combination of sunshine and hydrogels, a new device just unveiled by scientists is able to produce clean …

Stanford’s rice-sized implant treats diseases by zapping individual nerves

If you ever dreamed of being a real-life cyborg, researchers at Stanford University are ready and willing to help. They developed a new type of tiny …

This Is (Probably) the Only Way Dark Matter Interacts with Ordinary Matter

Dark matter has led scientists on a bit of a wild goose chase lately. New, more accurate measurements of a group of colliding galaxies appear to …

Dark Matter

Humans produce new brain cells throughout their lives, say researchers

Humans continue to produce new neurons in a part of their brain involved in learning, memory and emotion throughout adulthood, scientists have revealed, countering previous theories that production stopped after adolescence. The findings could help in developing treatments for neurological …

Neuroscience

Two men jailed for gang-related human trafficking offences

Fesal Mahamud and Mahad Yusuf trafficked woman who was forced to carry drugs from London to Swansea<p>Two gang members who ran a so-called “county line” drug network have been jailed for human trafficking offences.<p>Mahad Yusuf, 20, and Fesal Mahamud, 19, pleaded guilty in December to trafficking a …

US says it has proof Assad's regime carried out Douma gas attack

White House and state department say with ‘very high confidence’ that government forces were responsible<p>The US has said it has proof that the Syrian regime carried out a chemical weapon attack on the outskirts of Damascus on Saturday, rejecting a Russian claim that it had been staged by British …