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Quantum dots made from tea leaves lay waste to lung cancer cells

Full of antioxidants and vitamins, tea is pretty good for you, and green tea extracts have even been used as effective carriers for cancer drugs. New …

Nanotech

Feeling Anxious? This Simple Navy SEAL Trick Calms Your Nervous System in 5 Minutes Flat

If it works in combat, it will work for what you're going through.<p>Mark Divine is a U.S. Navy SEAL and the founder of SEALFIT, a fitness organization for those who want to push themselves to the max.<p>Divine is no stranger to stress and extreme circumstances. And there's one practice he says has risen …

Yoga

The House GOP is in Chaos

If Paul Ryan thought his final months as House Speaker would be easy, he was mistaken.<p>Ryan, who is walking away from Congress when his term ends …

Donald Trump

2018 has been deadlier for schoolchildren than service members

<i>This article has been updated.</i><p>The school shooting near Houston on Friday bolstered a stunning statistic: More people have been killed at schools this year than have been killed while serving in the military.<p>Initial estimates put the number killed at Santa Fe High School at eight. (The death toll …

Guns

The 10 Step Guide to Mastering Machine Learning

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning are transforming the global economy, and companies that are quick to adopt these technologies will …

Machine Learning

Congress releases all 3,000-plus Facebook ads bought by Russians

Wow, the Russians didn't have to spend much to influence the 2016 election.<p>Congress just dropped the Russian trolling motherlode.<p>Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee released on Thursday more than 3,000 Facebook ads from 2015 to late 2017 bought by the Russia-based Internet Research Agency …

Social Media

What Is Consciousness?

INNOVATIONS IN<p>Scientists are beginning to unravel a mystery that has long vexed philosophers.<p>Christof Koch<p>Christof Koch is chief scientist and …

Consciousness

Study: We often accept information as true if it aligns with our worldview

“This involuntary, ‘reflex-like’ tendency to consider things we already believe in as being true, might dampen our ability to think things through in …

Psychology

Your Blood Type Can Seriously Hurt Your Chances of Surviving a Deadly Injury

Which type are you?<p>In the heady chaos of the emergency room, trauma surgeons do everything they can to save lives. But for some patients, their very …

Medicine

Mothering: It's Not About the Chromosomes

Research examines how early trauma affects the brain's response to dangers.<p>New research tracks the effect of early neglect from childhood through …

Chromosomes

9 Ways to Focus a Wandering Mind (Infographic)

Staying focused isn't always easy. Here are some tricks to help.<p>2 min read<p>Whether you’re daydreaming about a tropical beach or envisioning yourself getting a promotion, the mind has a tendency to wander. While at times it might feel difficult to reel it back into reality, it’s important to be able …

University College London

24 life skills every adult should master before turning 30

There’s no handbook for adult life.<p>Somehow you’re just supposed to know that you should have more money coming in than going out and you shouldn’t …

Time Management

No death and an enhanced life: Is the future transhuman?

The 21st-century tech revolution is transforming human lives across the globe<p>The aims of the transhumanist movement are summed up by Mark O’Connell in his book <i>To Be a Machine,</i> which last week won the Wellcome Book prize. “It is their belief that we can and should eradicate ageing as a cause of …

Singularity

At Last! A Vitamin That Can Make Your Blood Vessels Younger

Could an aid in fighting heart disease be waiting on the shelves on your local grocery store?<p>Heart disease in all its forms continues to be the top …

Research

Here Are The Questions Mueller Wants To Ask President Trump

The special counsel has dozens of questions for the president. You can read them all here.<p>WASHINGTON, DC — Special counsel Robert Mueller has a …

Donald Trump

Gas prices are going up — here are some simple ways to save at the pump

The cost of a fill-up keeps going up and that’s putting a squeeze on some family budgets. A simple way to reduce the pain at the pump is to shop around for the best price, something most motorists don’t do, according to a recent survey.<p>Drivers are prone to overpay by at least 20 cents per gallon …

Personal Finance

3 Tiny Body Language Clues You're Not 100 Percent Comfortable Around Your Partner

Sometimes, I think we try to trick ourselves into being comfortable with (or attracted to) someone because they feel so right on paper. I know I'm …

Self-help

Don't Fall for These Classic Scams

Even in an era when a sizable proportion of fraud has migrated online, most con artists ply their trade on the phone, via U.S. mail, and even door to …

Identity Theft

This is the secret to decluttering your inbox for good

Unsubscribe from everything, play with Gmail’s new filing features and try these apps to manage your email.<p>Unsubscribe from out-of-control …

Productivity

The Effects of Unequal School Discipline Strategies

Guest blogger Amanda Ronan writes, "The harsh reality is that certain discipline practices are the reflections of institutionalized racism and …

Education

We are way too optimistic about how long we’ll live

How long do you think you’ll live? The question might be macabre for some, but it’s a vital part of planning for the future. Underestimating your lifespan means you could run out of retirement savings in old age, giving the “golden years” less of a glow. Overestimating it may lead to excessive …

Retirement

George Church, CRISPR Pioneer, Embraces Alternative Tech In Project To Recode A Human Genome

George Church, a Harvard scientist who pioneered the use of the enzyme CRISPR to edit the genes of human cells, will use an alternative, older technology in an effort to recode an entire human genome in hundreds of thousands of locations in order to make it immune to viruses.<p>The news was announced …

Genetics

Can California Employers Still Test for Marijuana?

Recreational marijuana sales in California started in January, causing many employers in the state to re-evaluate their substance-abuse and …

Cannabis

New sensors monitor brain activity and blood flow deeper in the brain with high sensitivity and high speed | Kurzweil

Magnetic calcium-responsive nanoparticles (dark centers are magnetic cores) respond within seconds to calcium ion changes by clustering (Ca+ ions, …

Neuroscience

Bugs 'talk to each other' to dodge antibiotics

Bacteria communicate by sending distress signals to each other, helping them to avoid certain antibiotics.<p>The finding could help researchers come up with new tools in the fight against antibiotic resistance as it shows how bacteria develop protective behaviours against certain drugs.<p>Researchers …

Microbiology

Learn How to Make the Most Out of Microsoft Excel

Even if you believe you're an Excel power user, there are most likely a few tricks and advanced formulas you don’t know yet that can minimize the …

Microsoft Excel

Inside the State Where the GOP’s Authoritarian Streak Has Run Wild

North Carolina's power-grab politics have been replicated all over the country.<p>In December 2016, North Carolina’s Republican-controlled General Assembly convened a special session. The stated purpose was to pass an emergency relief bill in response to Hurricane Matthew’s ravaging of the eastern …

Government

No sign of MH370 found in new scan of Indian Ocean floor

SYDNEY (AP) — A new scan of the Indian Ocean floor for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has searched nearly 80,000 square kilometers (31,000 square miles) since January without finding any sign of the wreckage. But the company looking for the plane, which has been missing for more than four years, said …

Airplanes

A Lost Generation: Growing Up with Autism Before the "Epidemic" | Interactive Autism Network

Jennifer Scriven was <i>that</i> kid, growing up. The butt of jokes, the girl who was tripped in the hallway, bullied on the playground, and, on a good day, …

Autism

How the wealthy use privacy laws to keep out of the news

The Duke of Wellington, hero of the Napoleonic wars, took an unusual approach to his own privacy. When prospective blackmailers were threatening to …

Privacy