James Glazier

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Deadly Cashew Nut Oil Is Poised to Take On Antibiotic-Resistant Superbugs

They're so toxic they can rip your skin apart on contact. But that virulence is what makes them perfect candidates for a new wave of …

Microbiology

We Can Already See The Damage From The Masterpiece Cakeshop Ruling

In recent weeks, a lesbian couple in New York City reported that they were kicked out of an Uber taxi after the driver became disgusted when they kissed (a “peck” as they described it); a hardware store owner in Tennessee who’d put a “No Gays Allowed” sign in his shop window a few years ago was …

LGBTQI

Canada must end its safe third country agreement with the U.S.

<i>Amanda DiPaolo is an associate professor of human rights at St. Thomas University in Frederiction N.B..</i><p>The Trump administration’s decision to separate children from their families seeking asylum along the U.S.-Mexico border shows why it’s necessary that the Trudeau government ends the Safe Third …

Immigration

Israel defends Gaza crackdown as Palestinians bury their dead

<b>Gaza (CNN) —</b> Thousands of Palestinians gathered Tuesday for the grim task of burying the 60 protesters killed by Israeli troops at the Gaza border, as Israel faced international condemnation over the deaths.<p>Funerals took place across Gaza on Tuesday, a day after Israeli troops fired on Palestinians …

Israel

Canada school shooter who killed four sentenced to life in prison

A young man who killed four people and injured seven others in shootings at a school and a home in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan was sentenced on Tuesday to life in prison, with no chance of parole for 10 years.<p>The gunman, who was weeks away from his 18th birthday when he killed two teenage …

Crime

Watch a Democratic candidate buy an assault rifle in under 10 minutes — with no background check

Dan Helmer, who’s running for Congress in Virginia, said the weapon is “functionally similar” to what he used as a soldier in Afghanistan.

Consumer DNA tests can’t tell you much, but they sure can get your relatives arrested

It's time to think about who has your data.<p>The suspected Golden State Killer’s apprehension last week caught a lot of people off guard. Prior to the big reveal that detectives were able to trace the alleged serial rapist and killer through his DNA, many hadn’t seriously considered the ramifications …

Don't Be Afraid of the Multiverse

Rumors of science's demise have been greatly exaggerated.<p>Almost anybody who has ever thought deeply about the universe sooner or later wonders if there is more than one of them. Whether a multiplicity of universes—known as a multiverse—actually exists has been a contentious issue since ancient …

Physics

Michelle Wolf burned Mike Pence at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner

Comedian Michelle Wolf has roasted Vice President Mike Pence at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner.<p>Wolf, 32, attacked Pence at the dinner last …

'Gene map for depression' sparks hopes of new generation of treatments

Scientists have raised hopes for more effective treatments for depression, a condition that affects over 300 million people globally, after mapping out the genetic foundations of the mental disorder in unprecedented detail.<p>In the world’s largest investigation into the impact of DNA on the mental …

Depression

New galactic map shows the positions and brightness of 1.7 billion stars

Get all the details on the Milky Way’s celestial objects<p>This morning, the European Space Agency unveiled a new, highly detailed sky map of the Milky Way Galaxy that showcases the brightness and positions of nearly 1.7 billion stars. It’s the most comprehensive catalog of stars to date, and it …

10 books to read if you love Westworld

Books to Read After Re-Entering <i>Westworld</i>

Tennessee Waffle House shooting suspect may be armed, police say

<b>(CNN) —</b> Police warn that a gunman accused of killing four people early Sunday at a Waffle House near Nashville is on the run and is armed and dangerous.<p>Authorities suspect that 29-year-old Travis Reinking, who recently moved to the Nashville, Tennessee, area, may have two weapons on him -- a rifle …

Crime

Remarkable Evidence That the Bible Is the Word of God

Noted Bible experts say that the historical evidence surrouding the ancient book gives strong reasons to trust its contents. Dr. Jonathan Morrow, who …

Regulators to require inspections after jet engine explosion

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — U.S. airline regulators said Wednesday they will order inspections on engine fan blades like the one that snapped off and triggered a fatal accident on a Southwest Airlines jet.<p>The move by the Federal Aviation Administration comes nearly a year after the engine manufacturer …

AP Exclusive: Morocco World Cup Bid Masks Homosexuality Ban

(AP) -- A FIFA task force arrived in Morocco on Monday to inspect a World Cup bid that obscures one potential impediment to hosting the 2026 soccer …

Newsletter

BOOKS AND ARTS<p>Andrew Jaffe probes Carlo Rovelli’s study arguing that physics deconstructs our sense of time.<p>Andrew Jaffe is a cosmologist and head of …

Quantum Mechanics

The NHS’s new humanist chaplain is a welcome sign of our shifting spirituality | Andrew Brown

Formal religious belief may be falling off, but the need for ritual to mark major life events is still strong<p>The appointment of 28-year-old Lindsay van Dijk as a humanist chaplain at the Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS trust, leading a team of three Christians, is a rather overdue acknowledgment of …

Eight of the worst popes in church history

<b>(CNN) —</b> Billed as a reformer and outsider, Pope Francis was elected five years ago.<p>He took the helm as the Catholic Church wrestled with corruption and the fallout of the child sexual abuse scandal. But this is hardly the first time that the church has been gripped by scandal.<p>Can you imagine a Pope …

Christianity

US Cabinet Members, America’s Least Christian White People, Have a Regular Bible-Study Group

I grew up in a Christian household. Both of my parents were raised Baptist, and they raised me as one, but I wouldn’t quite say that we were …

Where Are All the Atheist Hospitals? Asks Catholic Who Never Did Any Research

Just because we don't slap Christopher Hitchens' name on them doesn't mean atheists don't build or manage hospitals.

Crazy/Stupid Republican of the Day: Ken Weyler- 2018 Update

It was one year ago on this day that “Crazy/Stupid Republican of the Day” had its original profile to discuss <b>Ken Weyler</b>, a member of the New …

This son of prophet Warren Jeffs has 54 brothers and sisters. Yet the former FLDS church member felt alone.

ELDORADO, Texas — Until he was about 10, life had been good to Roy Jeffs, son of the president and prophet of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.<p>Despite not having TV or toys — among the rules his father, Warren Jeffs, put in place after becoming leader — he still had a …

Mormonism

Will We Stop Trump Before It’s Too Late?

On April 28, 1945 — 73 years ago — Italians hung the corpse of their former dictator Benito Mussolini upside down next to a gas station in Milan. Two days later, Adolf Hitler committed suicide in his bunker beneath the streets of war-ravaged Berlin. Fascism, it appeared, was dead.<p>To guard against a …

Political Science

Activist Mommy claims LGBT groups ‘sneak into schools to rape the minds of our children’

A right-wing online campaigner who has a following as the ‘Activist Mommy’ has claimed that LGBT groups are “sneaking into schools” to “rape the …

LGBTQI

What the First Amendment protects — and what it doesn't

The First Amendment is a mere 45 words. But it's still giving lawmakers and judges fits 227 years after its adoption.<p>The government can't establish religion, but federal, state and municipal officials can open meetings with a prayer.<p>The government can't block religious exercise, but it's trying to …

Rights & Freedoms

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

Inside the Alt-Right's Violent Obsession with 'White Sharia War Brides'

Far-right racists view women like me as a key tool in their fight to "continue the white race."<p>I met William Fears in August, at the so-called “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville that ended in Heather Heyer’s death. This was well before the 30-year-old gained a dose of national notoriety as …

The Art of the Dunce: 15 Months Into His Presidency, Trump Can’t Negotiate His Way Out of a Paper Bag

Any sort of policy requires some firsthand mastery of details. Trump, as we know, lacks this. So when he goes into meetings with Democrats and gives away the store, only to backpedal hours later and pretend he didn’t, his weakness as a negotiator is only one part of his vulnerability. The other, …