Julian Llorens

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China says U.S. farmers may never regain market share lost in trade war

<i>This story is being published by POLITICO as part of a content partnership with the South China Morning Post. It originally appeared on scmp.com on Aug. 11, 2018</i><p>China can easily find other countries to buy agricultural goods from instead of the U.S., its vice agriculture minister said, warning that …

China

This Ab Workout Is So Much More Effective Than Sit-Ups, Say Harvard Physicians

Crunches and sit-ups have long been staples of a typical abdominal workout. However, physicians at Harvard Medical School say there's a better way to …

Workouts

Novel compounds turn old cells young again in promising new anti-aging research

A new study from researchers at the University of Exeter has shown how three specifically designed compounds can target the mitochondria in older …

Clinical Trials

In 'Everything Trump Touches Dies,' Few Are Spared

Rick Wilson can't sleep at night.<p>The Republican operative isn't known for being a thin-skinned, bring-me-the-smelling-salts, political naif. He has historically been a strategist who conservative candidates would call when campaigns took a turn — when it was time to go negative.<p>He has taken his …

Donald Trump

New class of drug compounds puts cancer in a sleeper hold

Cancer isn't some foreign illness invading your body – it's essentially just regular cells dividing out of control. Current cancer treatments like …

Cancer

Trump’s Offshore-Drilling Plan Is Roiling Coastal Elections

The Trump administration’s proposal to allow offshore oil and gas drilling has met significant opposition from Republican candidates up and down the Eastern Seaboard.<p>Carteret County sits in a region of North Carolina known as the Crystal Coast. It’s celebrated for its charming lighthouses, …

Oil & Gas Industry

What Goes on Outside Trump Rallies Is an American Nightmare

The real action at these events happens away from the stage, where protesters decry Trump and his supporters heap abuse on them.<p>The coral of Tampa's Florida State Fairgrounds entrance arcs against an ominously graying Tuesday evening sky. Everyone waits for Donald Trump outside, even though it …

Protest

Scientists Have Developed A New Anti-Cancer Drug That Sends Cancer Cells Into A Permanent State Of Sleep

A new study shows that this groundbreaking new approach to cancer treatment can put cancer cells to sleep while attacking KAT6A and KAT6B proteins.<p>In …

Cancer Cells

Trump has built a pyramid scheme of public fraud. It's a taxpayer-backed cash grab.

Donald Trump is pulling off a taxpayer-backed cash grab. It's an orchestrated, unprecedented scheme to enrich a president, his family and his friends.<p>Even after warnings that tariffs would wreak havoc on the economy, Donald Trump has staked his presidency on a series of trade wars that are now …

Donald Trump

What Is Saffron, and What Can I Substitute for It?

Saffron has always been one of the world's most expensive spices, treasured for its goldenrod color and rich, distinct flavor.<p>Saffron is cooking’s …

Flavors

How To Make the Ultimate Marinade for Juicy Chicken — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

What if I told you that all the stress of grilling could be removed with one marinade? You'd totally be making that marinade tonight, wouldn't you? …

How to Lose Weight Fast: 3 Simple Steps, Based on Science

There are many ways to lose a lot of weight fast.<p>However, most of them will make you hungry and unsatisfied.<p>If you don’t have iron willpower, then …

Nutrition

A 7th-Grader Built an Underwater Rover to Save Oceans From Microplastics

'She has all of the qualities — all of those essential ingredients — to be a great scientist.'<p>Billions of pieces of plastic pollute the ocean, make …

Tweens

Book-Sized Solar Panels Could Power a Whole Home in New Breakthrough

This scientist's groundbreaking solar technology could change the game for the renewable energy industry.The post Book-Sized Solar Panels Could Power …

Clean Energy

The best travel gadgets and gear

Whether you're heading out on a day trip or embarking on a two-week vacation, having an enjoyable trip is all about the gadgets and accessories you bring with you. We've put together a list of some must-have products, along with a few other travel tips and hacks that should make getting there half …

Gear & Gadgets

House Republicans Deeply Confused About Why Puerto Rico Might Benefit From Wind and Solar Power

In the glory days of the House of Representatives, congressional hearings were a place where ideas were exchanged, where members would call in …

Puerto Rico

Astronauts Explain Why Nobody's Visited The Moon in More Than 45 Years, And The Answer's a Little Depressing

We could do it in 1969, so why not now?<p>Landing 12 people on the Moon remains one of NASA's greatest achievements, if not the greatest.<p>Astronauts …

The One Mistake Nearly Everyone Makes When Pan Searing a Steak

Cooking a restaurant-worthy steak on the stovetop should not be a daunting task. Read through these blunders, resolve to avoid them, and you can …

BBQ

Delicious Shrimp Recipes You Can Make in Under 30 Minutes

1 of 10<p>Chilled Shrimp with Saffron Aïoli<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>Mini Shrimp Rolls<p>3 of 10<p>Southern Shrimp Rolls<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 10<p>Smoked …

How a humble Scottish farmer stood up to Donald Trump who labelled his home 'disgusting' and said he 'lived like a pig'

A humble farmer trumped the now-US President when he refused to sell his home to make way for a golf course.<p>Scots have years-long history of trolling …

This Tiny Fern Is the "Most Economically Important' Fern On Earth

Meet the plant nicknamed 'green manure.'<p>Much like Frodo in <i>The Lord of the Rings</i>, the fern <i>Azolla filiculoides</i> proves that the small can certainly pack …

I was a real Republican, before the 'wingnuts' took over my party

Trump is a danger to our nation and a disgrace to the Republican Party, but GOP leaders have decided they want to keep inflicting him on America.<p>About the same time the Trump administration had perfected its cruelty against families and children, the Hamilton County Republican Party in Cincinnati …

Republicans

‘Anger and Disgust’ as Trump Blows Up NATO Summit

With the U.S. president set to meet Vladimir Putin next, current and former alliance officials wonder how the transatlantic military pact can be …

Researchers discover why the CRISPR gene editing system sometimes fails

The CRISPR gene editing revolution is less than a decade old and scientists are still learning how best to deploy this ground-breaking technique. A …

Trial of anti-ageing drugs that rejuvenate immune system hailed a success

Scientists have hailed the success of a clinical trial which found that experimental anti-ageing drugs may protect older people from potentially fatal respiratory infections by rejuvenating their immune systems.<p>In a trial involving people aged 65 and over, those who received a combination therapy …

Immunotherapy

Rustic Marinara Sauce Recipe

"I've been perfecting this recipe for over 10 years. Melting just a little cheese in the sauce adds great richness without overwhelming the tomatoes. …

Clouds Are No Problem for New Bacteria-Powered Solar Panels

A pretty useful trick.<p>Researchers at the University of British Columbia have developed a new kind of solar cell that can convert sunlight into electricity, but instead of using electronics like most solar cells, this particular invention relies on bacteria.<p>Many bacteria are already capable of …

Clean Energy

Semiconductor quantum transistor opens the door for photon-based computing

Transistors are tiny switches that form the bedrock of modern computing; billions of them route electrical signals around inside a smartphone, for …

The 'Billion Tree Tsunami' is transforming northwestern Pakistan

Once arid hillsides have now become wide swaths of lush green woodland in northwestern Pakistan, where hundreds of millions of trees from 42 …

Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa

Germany's Massive Nuclear Fusion Machine Just Smashed Another Plasma Record

Woohoo!<p>One of the world's leading plasma research facilities just broke a new record, showing we really are getting closer to the wonderful goal of …