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Otago University seizes and destroys copies of student magazine depicting menstruation

Editor accuses university of ‘censorship’ after staff removes all copies of Critic magazine from campus<p>Staff from New Zealand’s oldest university have conducted a night-time raid to seize and destroy every copy of a student magazine, fearing that an illustration of a person menstruating on the …

Army of Nanorobots Successfully Strangles Cancerous Tumors

Tiny moving robots made of DNA are being used to deliver cancer drugs.<p>Nearly 1.7 million new cases of cancer are detected in the United States each …

Unlearning the myth of American innocence

When she was 30, Suzy Hansen left the US for Istanbul – and began to realise that Americans will never understand their own country until they see it as the rest of the world does<p>My mother recently found piles of my notebooks from when I was a small child that were filled with plans for my future. …

Humanism

Chinese Scientists Teleport First Object from Earth to Space

In a major breakthrough, scientists in China announced yesterday that they have successfully teleported a photon, or light particle, from the ground …

10 Street Artists You Should Know

With unpredictable weather conditions and improvised workspaces, street art isn't that easy to do. In fact, it's extremely difficult, and that's precisely why these street artists deserve so much respect.<p>Over the last couple of years, we've featured many great street artists here at the MET. All of …

Streetwear

The man who helped prevent a nuclear crisis

<b>In 1988 Taiwan was racing to build its first nuclear bomb, but one military scientist put a stop to that when he defected to the United States and exposed those plans. This is the story of a man who insists he had to betray his country in order to save it.</b><p>To this day, critics consider Chang …

China

Never lose your wallet again with this popular $24 Bluetooth tracker

<i>— Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. Our picks and opinions are independent from USA TODAY’s newsroom and any business incentives.</i><p>Whether you’re at the beach or …

The Japanese skill copied by the world

Mindfulness has become trendy around the world in recent years – but in Japan, it’s been ingrained into the culture for centuries.<p>As the sleek shinkansen bullet train glided noiselessly into the station, I watched a strange ritual begin. During the brief stop, the conductor in the last carriage …

Mindfulness

The March for Science was a delightfully nerdy celebration of discontent

The 20 best signs I saw at the March for Science.<p>Thousands of scientists and science enthusiasts braved cold, rainy weather on Saturday to march in Washington, DC, in the name of disciplines they love, the research and discoveries they value, and the policies they oppose. And they came bearing …

A Feminist Painter Explores Conflict with Oils and Spray Paint

Kristen Reichert's paintings embrace conflict and make it their focus—in a stunning way.<p>Though we can often become fixated on the differences that frustrate us—in art, in our relationships—there's power and pleasure in seeing what happens when opposing forces collide. Artist Kristen Reichert revels …

12 Powerful Posters Of Female Scientists That Every Classroom Needs

Move over, Einstein.<p>Can you name five female scientists from history?<p>Maybe you named one, or two. Chances are you remembered Marie Curie, the famed two-time Nobel Laureate whose work led to the discovery of radioactivity. Yet there are hundreds of female scientists whose work has been foundational …

Genetically-modified humans: what is CRISPR and how does it work?

Targeted, genetic modification in humans is no longer in the realm of science fiction. Both the UK and US governments have approved the use of a …

Review: KZ-ATE Hi-Fi Earphones

In a world full of fake news, spin, obfuscation, and brazen lies, where facts are mutable and doubt seeps into the crevices of life like rainwater, …

7 Powerful Phrases to Boost Your Productivity

Actions prove who someone is, words prove who they want to be.<p>As with any growth and expansion, becoming more productive doesn't happen overnight. It takes consistent investment of time and commitment.<p>If you want to take yourself to the next level, you must be more productive.<p>To be more productive …