Amber Nicole Ferrell

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Supreme Court Senate math: Meet the key senators to watch

<b>(CNN) —</b> Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell called Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh "an impressive nominee who is extremely well qualified."<p>Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer said he "will oppose Judge Kavanaugh's nomination with everything I have."<p>So, there you go. The battle lines are …

Affordable Care Act

House Republicans urge Trump to replace NIH chief

Forty House Republicans on Monday called on President Trump to replace the current head of the National Institutes of Health with someone who will …

Republicans

Jumping genes: Cross species transfer of genes has driven evolution

Far from just being the product of our parents, scientists have now shown that widespread transfer of genes between species has radically changed the …

Biology

'Forest Bathing' Really May Be Good For Health, Study Finds

‘Forest bathing’ or <i>shinrin yoku</i>—spending time in a forest or other green space to reap the health benefits—has become an increasingly popular activity in recent years, especially in some countries, like Japan, which take it pretty seriously. And with good reason—the practice isn’t some new-age form …

Ecology

This Nightmare Bug Can Kill a Healthy Person in Days, And It Could Emerge as The Next Superbug

Scientists are racing to find a diagnostic test.<p><i>Klebsiella pneumoniae</i> isn't always dangerous. But when it is, it's pure nightmare fuel.<p>Outside of its …

Medicine

How Humans Created the Ultimate Superpests

Bolt your windows all you want—nature’s greatest invader will stop at nothing to enter your home. Even the NYPD is flummoxed in the face of …

University of California

Unique blood and microbiome profiles pave way for test for chronic fatigue syndrome

In the world of medicine there are still many biological mysteries yet to be solved. Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is one of those big unsolved …

Neuroscience

Power of Melatonin

When the lights go out, melatonin ignites your sleep cycle—and moonlights as one of the world's most powerful antioxidants. Now you just need to harness it<p><b>YOU OWN AN ALARM CLOCK, RIGHT? YOU KNOW, THAT THING</b> designed specifically to annoy slumbering human brains into wakefulness? Well, you also own …

Sleep

Quantum dots in brain could treat Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s diseases

Tiny particles called quantum dots reduce symptoms in mice primed to develop a type of Parkinson’s disease, and also block formation of the toxic …

Dementia

Cannabis users exhibit increased brain activity at rest, study finds

New research provides evidence that cannabis users have a “noisier” brain compared to non-users. The study, published in the scientific journal …

Cannabis

Fingerprint of ancient abrupt climate change found in Arctic

A research team led by Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) found the fingerprint of a massive flood of fresh water in the western Arctic, …

Global Warming

The rogue emitters of an ozone-killing chemical have been exposed. How can they be stopped?

A crooked industry in China has been releasing ozone-depleting chemicals into Earth's atmosphere for years. Now, many of the culprits have been …

Pollution

The Most Massive of Dinos Evolved Earlier Than Previously Thought

Dinosaurs include some of the largest, mightiest animals ever to walk the Earth. Every couple of years, it seems, we’re introduced to a new fossil …

Dinosaurs

Eerie Space Sounds Are Coming From a Strange Bond Between Enceladus And Saturn

oooOOOooOOOOooooo<p>Data recorded during Cassini's final months is still giving us gold. New research from the probe's Grand Finale mission has …

Astronomy

Birth of a planet captured for first time as gas giant bigger than Jupiter swirls into existence

Even by astronomical standards it is a discovery that is out of this world.<p>Scientists have for the first time witnessed the birth of a planet, a huge gas giant many times the size of Jupiter, swirling into existence 370 light years from Earth.<p>The theory of how gas planets form from a vortex of …

Astronomy

This Is What Chicken McNuggets Are Made Of, According To McDonald's

It's something you've probably wondered far too often when chowing down on McDonald's Chicken Nuggets -- what are these actually made of? Is there even chicken in here?<p>According to McDonald's, the answer is <i>still</i> yes, as stated in yet another video in the fast-food chain's transparency campaign. In …

Acne Reducing, Scar Fading & Brightening DIY Mask

How to Draw a Dragon Fly in 3D - My tips to draw better

dream is destiny — One happy place in the centre of Florence. Ditta...

"Winter is coming". My second entry for @dinotomic contest. #minioncontest #gameofthrones #nedstark #minions

Batgirl artwork by @artgerm (Stanley Lau)

Berlin street art #berlin #streetart #art

Artist August: Michael Allred [Art Feature]

When I think about what comics looks like, I think of Michael Allred’s art. His work is both fantastical and deeply rooted in the “pop culture” of …

Comics

300 New York City Water Towers to be Transformed into Art by the Likes of Thom Yorke and Jay-Z

1/9<p>Water Tower Project<p>Water tanks on the tops of buildings are a New York City icon, and starting in the spring of 2013, 300 of these tanks will be …

New York City