Joshua Norena

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Windows Phone 8.1 is dead

Microsoft is officially ending support for its aged mobile OS, Windows Phone 8.1, which means that users will no longer receive updates. It also marks the end of the road for Redmond’s initial foray into phones, and essentially paves the way for Android and iOS to rule the roost.<p>With the death of …

Windows Phone

Evolutionary biologists have been misinterpreting a key point in Darwin’s theory for years

<i>However, Darwin himself proposed an alternative theory. And it's one that I'm very interested in trying to bring back into the sciences.</i><p><i>Darwin proposed that mate choice is really about the aesthetic quality of the experience of the chooser. It's about what the animals themselves think of as</i> …

As drought looms, could this team of scientists prove cloud seeding works?

The Mod Squad.<p><b>THE RESEARCHERS HAD ALREADY DONE FOUR FLIGHTS,</b> earlier in January, before they saw the first hints of what they were looking for. The crew of meteorologists, atmospheric scientists, and students had converged near Idaho’s Snake River Basin, a horseshoe-shaped depression between ranges …

Why It’s No Longer Possible for Any Country to Win a War

The last few decades have been the most peaceful era in human history. For the first time ever, fewer people die today from human violence than from …

Geopolitics

'Wonder Woman' suspended in Tunisia, pulled from film fest in Algeria following ban in Lebanon

“Wonder Woman,” starring Israeli actress Gal Gadot, shattered box office records in the U.S. But the film isn’t getting as warm a reception from some countries due to Gadot’s Israeli heritage.<p>Lebanon became the first country to outright ban the film last week, and now, according to the Jerusalem …

Breast cancer cell growth halted by osteoporosis drug, study shows

A trial in mice has shown that the drug denosumab could become a preventative breast cancer treatment for women with BRCA1 gene mutations<p>Women who have a high risk of breast cancer may benefit from a drug that is already prescribed to treat bone loss in old age, according to scientists in Australia.<p>…

Cancer