Jacobi Bazarov

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My parents always said ‘We are Chinese.’ I never understood until now.

Elementary school field trips were a source of anxiety. Of course I loved them; I just hated having to tell my parents about them.<p>Without a doubt my …

Barcode trick forces cancer to gulp drugs - Futurity

Researchers are testing drugs that interact with protein barcodes that sit on the surface of cancer cells, forcing the cells to quickly swallow the …

Call For Robust Privacy Legislation In Wake Of EU Safe Harbor Strike-Down

A group of U.S. and EU digital rights organizations and consumer NGOs — including the EFF, the U.S. Center for Digital Democracy, the European Consumer Organization and Privacy International — have issued a statement calling for a “meaningful legal framework” to protect fundamental privacy rights …

Privacy

US Senate passes controversial CISA bill

The US Senate convened for a vote on the controversial Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (CISA) today as well as five amendments to it. All five amendments, which would have restrained law enforcement from abusing the bill's powers as well as made corporations more accountable for their roles …

Processed meat ranks alongside smoking as major cause of cancer, World Health Organisation says

WHO publishes report listing processed meat as 'carcinogenic to humans' - the highest ranking, shared with alcohol, asbestos, arsenic and cigarettes<p>Bacon, ham and sausages rank alongside cigarettes as a major cause of cancer, the World Health Organisation has said.<p>"For an individual, the risk of …

New York's Attorney General probing state broadband speeds

For an industry obsessed with accuracy, it seems hilarious that the broadband speeds that you pay for are so vague and ill-defined in reality. It's a situation that has angered New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman (pictured), so he's launching a statewide probe into users internet speeds.</i> …

Whether internet porn viewers ‘should expect viewing histories to be made public.’

Now is the moment that bittorrent attorneys joke to themselves, “now is probably a good time to brush up on divorce law.” In short, there have been …

Privacy

Scientists find you can reduce peoples' belief in God by directing magnetic energy into the brain

They found the same results when trying to reduce intolerance towards immigrants<p>Scientists from the University of York have found a way of performing mind control<p>By directing magnetic force towards the posterior medial frontal cortex of the brain, they were able to reduce belief in God and decrease …

Neuroscience

California Enacts New Digital Privacy Laws

A new set of laws is giving Californians the strongest digital privacy rights in the U.S. The Electronic Communication Privacy Act, signed by Governor Jerry Brown late Thursday, bars law enforcement agencies or investigative entities from handing over any sort of digital communications or metadata …

Privacy

NASA Mars rover finds clear evidence for ancient, long-lived lakes

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - Three years after landing in a giant Martian crater, NASA's Curiosity rover has found what scientists call proof that the basin had repeatedly filled with water, bolstering chances for life on Mars, a study published on Thursday showed.<p>The research offered the most …

Mentally ill man jailed over $5 worth of snacks dies in cell after waiting months for mental health care

Jamycheal Mitchell [Facebook]<p>Man, the first few paragraphs of this <i>Washington Post</i> story about a mentally ill man who died in a jail while waiting for …

Mental Health

Pope secretly met Kentucky clerk in gay marriage row

Kim Davis, who went to jail for defying a federal court's orders to issue same-sex marriage licenses says she met briefly with Pope Francis during his historic visit to the US<p>Pope Francis secretly met an American woman who was sent to prison for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex …

Nasa Mars announcement: water found flowing on Red Planet could sustain life

Scientists have found evidence of briny water flowing on Mars during summertime on the Red Planet<p>Water exists in liquid form on the surface of Mars, Nasa scientists have said, making it possible for life to be sustained on the Red Planet.<p>Nasa hailed the “strongest evidence yet” of intermittent …

Geoscience