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There's new evidence that Silicon Valley's favorite diet has benefits that go beyond weight loss

Diets that sound too good to be true are often just that. But a plan called intermittent fasting that frees its followers from calorie and carb cutting is quickly gaining traction in Silicon Valley. Scientific research suggests its followers are on to something big.<p>Popularized by Bay Area health …

Holistic Medicine

These are the 10 unhealthiest states in the US

The unhealthiest states in the country all lie in the southeast US.<p>For the 28th year in a row, the United Health Foundation has ranked America's states based on factors including obesity, air pollution, and poverty. Massachusetts made the top of the list as America's healthiest state, while …

Google voice recognition could transcribe doctor visits

Doctors work long hours, and a disturbingly large part of that is documenting patient visits -- one study indicates that they spend 6 hours of an 11-hour day making sure their records are up to snuff. But how do you streamline that work without hiring an army of note takers? Google Brain and …

Google Voice

Asian American doctor says white nationalists refuse her care

Dr. Esther Choo is an Asian American emergency room physician who has practiced medicine for more than a decade. Yet, she says, a few times a year, a …

Rights & Freedoms

White nationalists are flocking to genetic ancestry tests — but many don't like their results

The studio audience whooped and laughed and cheered. And Cobb — who was, in 2013, charged with terrorizing people while trying to create an all-white enclave in North Dakota — reacted like a sore loser in the schoolyard.<p>"Wait a minute, wait a minute, hold on, just wait a minute," he said, trying to …

President Trump backtracks to blame both sides in Charlottesville violence

Trump again blames ‘both sides’ in Charlottesville, says some counterprotesters were ‘very, very violent’

President Trump declared Tuesday that counterprotesters at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville acted violently and should share the blame for the mayhem that left a woman dead and many injured.<p>Speaking at Trump Tower in Manhattan, the president called the events of Saturday at the “Unite …

Rights & Freedoms

You Can Take One of America's Most Breathtaking Train Rides for Only $97

You can travel from Seattle to Los Angeles all for less than $100.<p>If you’ve ever wanted to see the West Coast without the hassle of driving, then we …

Thermomix, the magical German do-it-all kitchen appliance, is here to conquer America

In a fanciful advertisement from 1956, a limber American housewife is spirited to Frigidaire’s “Kitchen of the Future,” where she delightedly pushes buttons, gazes at flickering screens, and twirls a rotating cylindrical fridge. She skips away for an interlude of recreation involving tennis, golf, …

Kitchens

Scientists Have Used Brain Scans To Decode Complex Thoughts

If you could have three superpowers, what would they be? We're willing to bet that one of them is the power to read minds. That possibility may be …

Wife of Princeton researcher held in Iran urges his release

The wife of a Princeton graduate student sentenced to 10 years behind bars in Iran called on authorities there to release him Tuesday, saying the Chinese-American man has been "unjustly imprisoned."<p>Xiyue Wang was arrested nearly a year ago but his confinement only became known Sunday when Iran's …

Middle East

The Science of How Poverty Harms the Brain

The stress of poverty can change the brain in ways that further disadvantage the poor.<p>We already know the poor are getting poorer. The proportion of American adults living in low income families increased from 25 percent in 1971 to 29 percent in 2011. And growing up poor ups the chances that you'll …

The Trump Organization Allegedly Plundered Donations For Kids With Cancer From Eric Trump’s Foundation

Whatever your opinion of Donald Trump, it’s undeniable that he seems to sprint from one mess to another. No sooner has something embarrassing surfaced than something else more embarrassing bubbles up next to it. And, like clockwork, a new Forbes article has appeared to document how the Trump Org …

Donald Trump

Artificial Intelligence: A Free Online Course from MIT

Today we're adding MIT's course on Artificial Intelligence to our ever-growing collection, 1,300 Free Online Courses from Top Universities. That's …

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Silicon Valley’s Quest to Live Forever

Can billions of dollars’ worth of high-tech research succeed in making death optional?<p>On a velvety March evening in Mandeville Canyon, high above the rest of Los Angeles, Norman Lear’s living room was jammed with powerful people eager to learn the secrets of longevity. When the symposium’s first …

“Invest $500,000 and immigrate to the US”: Trump’s latest conflict of interest in China

Donald Trump’s administration has made it harder for foreigners to get US work visas. But the sister of Jared Kushner—Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser—is using her White House connections to lure Chinese investors to help fund a real estate project via a controversial visa program that in …

5 Mobile Applications Every Student Needs

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New stem cell invented that can grow into any tissue in the body, study finds

Salk Institute and Chinese researchers said they have created a new kind of stem cell, one that is more versatile than any other grown in the lab.<p>The …

Stem Cells

Justin Kan’s new startup Atrium is raising $10 million to disrupt the legal industry

Justin Kan wants to change the legal industry, and has gathered a team together to do just that. According to sources his newest startup, called Atrium LTS, is looking to raise $10 million for its initial round of funding.<p>As the eponymous founder of Justin.tv, Kan has had a fair amount of success …

How artificial intelligence is revolutionizing healthcare

There’s currently a shortage of over seven million physicians, nurses and other health workers worldwide, and the gap is widening. Doctors are stretched thin — especially in underserved areas — to respond to the growing needs of the population.<p>Meanwhile, training physicians and health workers is …

Still Using Spreadsheets?

• Bring it all together: Visualize data from any source—including Excel—in one place.<br>• Automate your reporting: Automatically update key metrics to gain …

Analytics

Google’s AutoDraw uses machine learning to help you draw like a pro

Drawing isn’t for everyone. I, for one, am definitely not very good at it. But with AutoDraw, Google is launching a new experiment today that uses machine learning algorithms to match your doodles with professional drawings to make you look like you know what you’re doing.<p>You can use AutoDraw on …

30+ Awesome Artworks You Won’t Believe Were Once Dusty Old Books on a Shelf

It may be wrong to judge a book by its cover, but many artists believe that books actually <i>are</i> more than mere reading material. In this comprehensive collection of art made from books, we explore the myriad of ways that bibliophilic artists inventively transform works of literature into works of art.<p>…

Books

Artificial Intelligence Tech Will Arrive in Three Waves

DARPA: A Track Record of Innovation<p>I’ve done a lot of writing and research recently about the bright future of AI: that it’ll be able to analyze …

Forgot a Login Name or Password? Here’s How to View It on iPhone

Few people know that the passwords you’ve saved in Safari are available to view on your iPhone. Don’t worry about security, your fingerprint (Touch ID) is needed to access the passwords. But if you’ve forgotten your login name or password, this tip makes it easy to find and view them. Here’s how to …

Touch ID

Your child is not your confidant

Many well-meaning parents tend to overshare what’s going on in their personal lives with their kids — whether it’s by telling them about their most recent conflict at work or complaining about issues at home with their partner.<p>But according to psychologists, continuously confiding in your child can …

Parenting

I’m an MIT professor who used math to help treat diabetes

When people ask me why I, an applied mathematician, study diabetes, I tell them that I am motivated for both scientific and human reasons.<p>Type 2 diabetes runs in my family. My grandfather died of complications related to the condition. My mother was diagnosed with the disease when I was 10 years …

Machine Learning

China’s consumers hate Airbnb’s new Chinese name so much that they are brainstorming a new one

Airbnb is now known as something different in China.<p>On Wednesday (March 22) the home-sharing service announced it would be known as “Aibiying,” or 爱彼迎, in China. The Chinese name translates as “welcome each other with love,” a reflection of Airbnb’s mission to bring together people from communities …