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Nanochip could heal injuries or regrow organs with one touch, say researchers

A tiny device that sits on the skin and uses an electric field to reprogramme cells could be a breakthrough in the way we treat injured or ageing tissue<p>A novel device that reprogrammes skin cells could represent a breakthrough in repairing injured or ageing tissue, researchers say.<p>The new …

GOP Centrists, Not Freedom Caucus, Are Blocking Deal To Replace Obamacare

The conventional wisdom—repeated by President Trump—is that the right-wing House Freedom Caucus is singlehandedly blocking Republican attempts to repeal and replace Obamacare. In fact, Freedom Caucus members have been reaching out to the larger bloc of “no” votes—GOP moderates—to find a path …

The Denationalization of American Muslims

For years, Republican leaders treated Frank Gaffney as a pariah. But his dark warnings about Sharia law taking over America found an audience among grassroots conservatives—and now, in the White House.<p>On March 6, the zoning board in Bayonne, New Jersey, turned down a request to convert an old …

Religion

Technology could redefine doctor-patient relationship | Richard Vize

Artificial intelligence is already making inroads into the NHS and could have profound effects on the medical workforce<p>Advances in clinical uses of artificial intelligence (AI) could have two profound effects on the global medical workforce.<p>AI, which mimics cognitive functions such as learning and …

Artificial Intelligence

We Read All 123 Pages of Trumpcare; Here’s What You Need to Know

While Donald Trump presides over this poorly produced reality show that we call a presidency, we must admit that it has been extraordinarily …

The Republican health plan is a huge betrayal of Trump’s campaign promises

And Trump’s voters will pay the highest price.<p>Donald Trump’s embrace of the American Health Care Act, authored by Paul Ryan and other House Republicans seemingly in collaboration with establishment-minded members of his administration, represents a massive betrayal of his own clear and repeated …

If you’re outraged by the father who tried to ‘fix’ his lesbian daughter with corrective rape, then you should be fighting UK immigration laws

This week a father was jailed for 21 years for sexual offences including the long-term sexual abuse of his two daughters. The abuse of his younger …

Trump’s health care bill is the first true test of his powers as salesman-in-chief

US president Donald Trump is in “sell mode,” and plans to throw his full deal-making prowess behind the new healthcare bill designed to replace Obamacare in coming weeks, the White House said this week.<p>“The president is very proud of the product we have produced,” White House press secretary Sean …

Health Care

I'm Pregnant. What Would Happen If I Couldn't Afford Health Care?

On Christmas Day, I found out that I was pregnant. It was the best present I could have hoped for. My husband and I have wanted to start a family for years, and we could not wait to share the news with our loved ones.<p>But my initial exhilaration quickly turned to anxiety. As a physician, I knew many …

Elon Musk says he can fix Australia in 100 days. He might be telling the truth.

“That serious enough for you?”<p>Elon Musk, the eccentric Silicon Valley billionaire who heads such companies as Tesla and SpaceX, has a plan to save Australia.<p>On Thursday, Tesla’s vice president for energy products, Lyndon Rive, told the Australian Financial Review that he would “commit” to …

British backpacker's mysterious final text to mum before vanishing in Thailand after splitting from girlfriend

A British backpacker has vanished in Thailand after sending his mum a mystery text saying: "I'm sorry."<p>Fears are growing for Shane Marsden, 28, who …

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This Is What Happens To Women's Rights When The Far Right Takes Over

Limits on contraception, end of domestic violence protection, and an ongoing push to ban abortion — and that's just the start.

Merkel to Warn Trump That U.S. Tax Changes May Spark Retaliation

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will warn U.S. President Donald Trump that a proposed tax overhaul could spark retaliatory measures, including higher …

Stockpiles of nuclear weapons around the world – in data

North Korea launched four ballistic missiles earlier this week, leading to renewed condemnation from the international community.<p>This latest action by the east Asian nation, which has now carried out dozens of missile launches and five nuclear tests, was described by Japanese prime minister Shinzō …

Syria’s war: Turkey and Russia vow to cooperate

The war in Syria has dominated talks between former foes Turkey and Russia in Moscow on Friday.<p>President Putin expressed some optimism about a peace deal.<p>The two support opposing sides in the war, but helped broker a ceasefire in December and backed two rounds of talks aimed at consolidating the …

Donald Trump's threat to history

Republicans on msnbc<p>What Paul Ryan hasn't gotten right in the Trump era<p>11:37<p>'The fight continues': Ohio Dem on special election<p>07:09<p>Trump's approval …

Donald Trump

Reporting on rampaging migrants and child-killing Germans

A Kosovo migrant reportedly went on an ax rampage in Düsseldorf, following an unrelated killing spree by a young German. When it comes to media …

Imam: There’s an atmosphere of intolerance that says, ‘That’s okay, that’s acceptable now’

The FBI was back for the third time in two weeks, but agents didn’t have much news to offer.<p>They were still looking into the threats that had arrived in the mosque’s voice mail two weeks earlier. And they were still looking into the newer drawing of a pig and a mosque that had come in the mail, a …

Democracy is dying around the world—and the West has only itself to blame

Unless we act fast, the world may have already reached “peak democracy.”<p>After World War II, there were only a few lonely democracies scattered across the West. This began to change dramatically in the 1980s, when most of Latin America joined that exclusive club. But most crucially, in the 1990s, …

Political Science

White Evangelicals Believe They Face More Discrimination Than Muslims

A new study suggests different groups of Americans see their country in radically divergent ways.<p>In February, pollsters at the Public Religion Research Institute asked Americans about their impressions of discrimination in the United States. Two religious groups were included on the list of those …

Religion

The dark psychology of dehumanization, explained

As anti-Muslim rhetoric increases under Trump, more Americans are seeing Muslims as less than human.<p>You can think of human psychology as a series of overlapping mental programs. One program identifies faces as individuals we recognize. Another is working memory, which allows us to make quick …

Conversations With College Students on a Politically Divided Campus

At Central Michigan University, a group of college students from across the political spectrum meets every week to talk through their differences.<p>MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich.—The Civil Discourse Society meets every Tuesday evening at 7p.m. Started last year by a few undergraduates at Central Michigan …

Central Michigan University

What President Trump's Proposed EPA Budget Cuts Mean for Your Health

President Trump’s administration is planning big cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), with the aim of moving the organization away from …

The real causes of the worst drug crisis in US history

An addiction expert explains the root causes of the opioid epidemic.<p>“Superficial” is how Anna Lembke describes the common understanding of the opioid painkiller and heroin epidemic.<p>Lembke, a Stanford psychiatrist focused on addiction care, agrees that the commonly cited causes of the epidemic — …

Transgender Students, For-Profit Colleges And Changes To The SAT

Welcome to our second weekly roundup of notable national education news! (Missed us last week? Find it here.)<p>The biggest ed headline of the week, of course, had to do with:<p><b>Transgender students and Title IX</b><p>In technical terms, the departments of Justice and Education this week rescinded Obama-era …

Education

We Must Hold Chris Brown—and All Our Music Idols—Accountable for Abusing Women

Brown is just the latest in a long line of women-beaters, from John Lennon and Miles Davis to Ozzy Osbourne and James Brown, who have not been …

Mission unaccomplished, 15 years later: The misuse of American military power, the Middle East in chaos

<b>(AP Photo/Krzysztof Zatycki)</b><p>The United States has already lost — its war for the Middle East, that is<p>Danny Sjursen<p>February 25, 2017 10:58am (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on TomDispatch.<p>The United States has already lost — its war for the Middle East, that is. Having taken my own crack at …

Middle East

In a violent turn, black South Africans again blame African immigrants for their difficulties

Pretoria, South Africa<p>South Africa’s capital was gripped by anger on Friday (Feb. 24) as a march against illegal immigration stoked fear, violence and xenophobia.<p>A group calling themselves the Mamelodi Concerned Residents from a township in Pretoria staged a march against what they see as South …

South Africa

War In Europe: Estonia Prepares For Russian Invasion By Building Barracks And Expanded Training Ranges For NATO Troops

Estonia is standing up to Russia by building new military barracks and expanding training ranges in preparation for a massive NATO build-up in the …