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Researchers find "executioner protein" that causes cancer cells to self-destruct without hurting healthy cells

Killing Cancer with Apoptosis<p>Albert Einstein College of Medicine scientists have induced cancer cells to commit suicide with a new compound that …

DJI is running away with the drone market

Better products at lower prices are helping China’s drone giant take control of a fast-growing industry.<p>The nascent drone market is growing. And one company has been rising to the top in many industry categories, with few serious competitors: China’s DJI.<p>Stats for the drone market are somewhat hard …

The Case for Christ: What's the Evidence for a Resurrection?

In 1998, Lee Strobel, a reporter for the Chicago Tribune and a graduate of Yale Law School, published "The Case for Christ: A Journalist's Personal …

Working memory is key to focus, and you can improve it it in 3 simple steps

No matter how hard you try to keep your thoughts in order, ideas continue to bounce wildly around, beating at your limited attention.<p>While working on a project, all of a sudden you start thinking about what you're going to make for dinner or a conversation you had with a friend a few nights ago.<p>The …

The Brain

5 Ways Porn Lies To You

There’s a lot of porn in the world. When I first began to write the articles that would become <i>Sexual Detox</i>, this sin was still lurking in the …

Jetpack pioneer David Mayman's new electric VTOL flying car project

The age of the flying car will soon be upon us. Thanks to a convergence of technology developments – lithium batteries, multirotor drones, electric …

Are We Simulated Beings Living in a Simulated Universe?

Is the universe real? Or are all the stars and planets (including Earth and everything and everyone on it) just simulations in some colossal video game? What sounds like a silly question is actually one that some scientists have begun to take seriously.<p>It’s hard to come up with a way to tell for …

Universe

Why is it wrong for a nurse to offer prayers? | Chibundu Onuzo

Sarah Kuteh was sacked for giving Christian support to her patients. I pray for her. Sometimes it feels like our faith is under attack<p>A few years ago I came upon a woman weeping on a train platform. Through tears and halting words, she told me her boyfriend had broken up with her. It was the latest …

John Glenn, American Hero of the Space Age, Dies at 95

John Glenn, a freckle-faced son of Ohio who was hailed as a national hero and a symbol of the space age as the first American to orbit Earth, then became a national political figure for 24 years in the Senate, died on Thursday in Columbus, Ohio. He was 95.<p>Ohio State University announced his death. …

Space Exploration

This gun sprays stem cells on burn victims to regrow skin without scars

RenovaCare has developed a product that's turning science fiction into science fact.<p>The device is called the SkinGun and it is the result of a decade of regenerative research.<p>It shoots burn victims with their own stem cells, these cells then aid the skin to heal with no scars.<p>It needs further …

Stem Cells

This Tool Can Help You Disappear from the Internet

Between election bile, fake news, and just plain exhaustion, we may be entering a down cycle for social media. If you’re interested in downsizing …

Clinton's FBI investigation: What you need to know

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Hillary Clinton's campaign was jolted when FBI Director James Comey delivered the ultimate October surprise.<p>Eleven days before the 2016 presidential election, Comey announced that the FBI had discovered additional emails and is reviewing them to see whether they are related to …

Government

Forbidden City Brings Archaeology to Life With Virtual Reality

“It’s so stunning,” exclaimed Zhang Ying, a 10-year-old student with big, black virtual-reality glasses wrapped around her small head. “I never thought an exhibition could be this fun.”<p>Ms. Zhang’s unlikely enthusiasm was directed at a new exhibition at Beijing’s Forbidden City that depicts an …

Why Martin Luther was an unsuspecting revolutionary

Martin Luther pinned his famous 95 theses to a Wittenberg church on October 31, 1517. In a world where people paid for forgiveness of sin, his ideas …

UN Rewrites Jewish History, and Jews Look on the Bright Side

A resolution adopted by a United Nations committee that essentially denies any historical Jewish connection to the Temple Mount in Jerusalem received widespread condemnation last week. The absurdity of the resolution, however, may end up giving Israel a rare upper hand at the UN, with even the …

Israel

Is our world a simulation? Why some scientists say it's more likely than not

A swath of technologists and physicists believe that ‘simulation theory’ will be proved, just as it was proved that the Earth was not the center of the universe<p>When Elon Musk isn’t outlining plans to use his massive rocket to leave a decaying Planet Earth and colonize Mars, he sometimes talks about …

Physics

Gadget Thirst Trap: fans for your armpits, a tiny robotic dog, and a wood-fire hot tub

<i>Gadget Thirst Trap rounds up the weirdest gadgets of the week that made us thirsty for more. Be sure to follow The Verge on Snapchat for the video edition.</i><p>Armpit Cooler<p>Yes, this is a fan that you clip to your sleeve, which then promises to keep your armpits dry. Pit stains could be a thing of the …

A 'slow catastrophe' unfolds as the golden age of antibiotics comes to an end

In early April, experts at a military lab outside Washington intensified their search for evidence that a dangerous new biological threat had penetrated the nation's borders.<p>They didn't have to hunt long before they found it.<p>On May 18, a team working at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research …

Microbiology

Who were Goliath's relatives? Archaeologists closer to uncovering secrets of the Philistines

While no giants have been found, archaeologists have uncovered a Philistine cemetery in Israel. Hailed as an exceptional find, the 3,000-year-old …

Israel find may help solve mystery of biblical Philistines

ASHKELON, Israel (AP) — An archaeological discovery announced on Sunday in Israel may help solve an enduring biblical mystery: where did the ancient …

Archaeology

Modern thinkers increasingly confirm a designed universe

The idea that the universe might bear some marks of design has traditionally been denied in academic circles. Evolutionary Biologist Richard Dawkins …

Richard Dawkins

A rare look inside Egypt's Valley of the Kings tombs, where photography is banned

The Valley of the Kings – the burial site of King Tutankhamun – set in the ancient city of Thebes, is one of Egypt's most visited attractions. But while general photography by tourists is banned within the tombs, Czech journalist and photographer, Jakub Kyncl, was granted special permission to …

10 Timeless Habits That Will Change Your Life Right Now

Use these as a template for living an awesome life. The first step is to get intentional about one of them. Then the rest will follow.<p>I've had many low points in life, the lowest stemming from a divorce that led to months of recovery from depression and anxiety.<p>It was also the best thing that ever …

Watch The 3D Animated Version Of The Fabled Solomon's Temple

An almost 3,000-year old grand yet lost temple or a just a figment of religious fable? Solomon’s Temple or the First Jewish Temple has raised debates …

This Is What Actually Happens to Your Body When You Don't Get Enough Sleep

Sleep deprivation messes with you from head to toe—and a third of the population is losing a lot of zzz's.<p>There's no question that sleep deprivation is an American epidemic, with a third of the country getting less shut-eye than the recommended 7 to 9 hours per night, according to recent research …

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Bill Gross Says a $10 Trillion Economic Supernova is Waiting to Explode

“Bond king” Bill Gross did not mince words Thursday when he called out a problem in the credit markets that could have catastrophic consequences.<p>In a …

Down's syndrome 'can be treated with green tea'

A chemical in green tea has been shown to improve cognitive ability in people with Down's syndrome, scientists and doctors said on Tuesday.<p>In a year-long clinical trial, the treatment led to improved scores on memory and behaviour tests, they reported in a study, published in the The Lancet …