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Frying vegetables in extra virgin olive oil is healthier than boiling them and prevents cancer, research shows

Vegetables fried in the oil increased in their anti-oxidant capacity and chemicals which prevent long-term diseases<p>Frying vegetables is healthier than boiling them and the way we perceive healthy cooking is about to be majorly re-shaped, a study by a Spanish university has shown.<p>It is often thought …

Scientists May Have Just Discovered The Key To Halting Alzheimer's

Brain inflammation plays a big role in the disease's progression.<p>Curbing brain inflammation may help people treat and prevent Alzheimer's disease, according to a landmark new study.<p>Researchers at the University of Southampton in England conducted a series of experiments showing a chemical that …

Robot Sperm? Yes, This Could Be A Thing

Babies of the future could be created using remotely controlled cyborg sperm robots. Yes, you read that correctly.<p>Researchers from Germany's …

Scientists propose an algorithm to study DNA faster and more accurately

A team of scientists from Germany, USA, and Russia, including Dr. Mark Borodovsky, a Chair of the Department of Bioinformatics at MIPT, have proposed …

Genetics

New study says cocaine turns brain cells into cannibals

Other than turning you into a person whose brain will focus on various schemes to try to score more cocaine, this highly addictive substance will …

Neuroscience

Scientists Are Developing a Needle-Free Anesthetic For Dental Procedures

If you start feeling woozy at the mere mention of needles or dentists, then we’ve got some good news for you: Scientists at the University of São …

Anesthesiology

China vows billions in aid and debt forgiveness

China's president has pledged billions in aid and said Beijing will forgive debts due this year in an effort to help the world's poorest nations.<p>President Xi Jinping made the pledge at a global summit on Saturday with the non-binding goals to be set over the next 15 years.<p>Xi and others spoke as the …

Campaign 2016 and the 420: Marijuana Policy and the Coming of Big Weed

Lambert here: Readers, I’m sorry this is a bit late. My Wifi router has been behaving very badly.<p><b>By Lambert Strether of Corrente.</b><p>Is marijuana[1] a …

Synthetic marijuana market faces smackdown in New York

Calling it "a scourge on our society," authorities in New York City have cracked down on synthetic marijuana, announcing on Wednesday the indictment …

GLOBAL MARKETS-Europe stocks set for worst monthly loss since 2011 on China, Fed concerns

* Europe shares head for worst month in four years<p>* China worries, Fed outlook spook investors<p>* Wall Street set to open lower<p>* Dollar loses ground against euro, yen<p>* Oil drops, heading for fourth straight monthly fall<p>By Nigel Stephenson<p>LONDON, Aug 31 (Reuters) - Stocks in Europe fell on Monday, …

Alcohol sales get higher after weed legalization contrary to industry fears

Alcohol businesses are seeing ‘phenomenal growth’ alongside marijuana industry in Colorado, dispelling concerns that consumers prefer pot over booze<p>Underlying the debate over marijuana legalization has been an equally fierce battle between marijuana and another so-called vice industry: alcohol.<p>As …

US billionaire Paul Allen discovers wreck of Japan's biggest warship Musashi

Microsoft co-founder says his exploration vessel M/Y Octopus found the battleship off the coast of the Philippines<p>Sunk without trace in what some historians consider the greatest naval battle ever fought, the mightiest battleship ever built has been found off the Philippines by one of the world’s …

Fox News doctor’s disgusting marijuana theory: Smoking it leads to “crack babies”

<b>(Fox News)</b><p>Dr. David Samadi is also convinced medical marijuana is the biggest scam he’s ever seen<p>Colin Gorenstein<p>March 2, 2015 2:39pm (UTC)<p>Fox News Medical A-Team member Dr. David Samadi joined the "Fox & Friends" gang Saturday to discuss a recent study in Scientific Reports which found marijuana …

Kim Jong Un reportedly tells North Korean army to 'prepare for war' with US

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un reportedly told the army to prepare for war with the United States and its allies, state media reported Saturday, according to AFP.<p>"The prevailing situation where a great war for national reunification is at hand requires all the KPA (Korean People's Army) units to …

Phone recordings reveal Bill O'Reilly may have lied about witnessing a suicide linked to JFK's assassination

CNN has acquired phone recordings that raise questions about Bill O'Reilly's presence at the suicide of a figure involved in the investigation of JFK's assassination.<p>The suicide reportedly occurred at a house in South Florida in 1977 when O'Reilly was a reporter at WFAA, a television news station …

Meet America’s first drug dealer: Arnold Rothstein’s wild, real-life 1920s “Sopranos” story

<b>(HBO)</b><p>The modern drug war started with Arnold Rothstein, a criminal master so feared he managed to rig the World Series<p>Johann Hari<p>March 1, 2015 9:30pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Chasing the Scream: The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs”<p>As I dug deeper, I realized there was a hole in the story of the …

New York City

Suicide bombers kill 27 in separate bus station attacks in Nigeria

<b>(CNN) —</b> Suicide bombers targeting a bus station in Kano, Nigeria, killed 10 people and left several injured Tuesday, according to the city's police chief, just hours after a similar attack in Yobe state killed 17 people.<p>Two men detonated the explosives concealed under their clothes as soon as they …

County Pols Really Want a Soccer Stadium by Marlins Park

County officials are all gung-ho for David Beckham to build his soccer stadium next to <b>Marlins Park</b>, and have voted to start negotiations with Team Beckham for the site. Hopefully Beckham is up for it too. There's also talk of organizing a Community Redevelopment Agency for the area that could use …

Union oil workers go on strike

Yet another headache for U.S. oil producers: Union officials are calling for a strike.<p>The United Steelworkers union asked union workers at nine U.S. refineries to stop working after a national contract covering dozens of oil facilities expired at midnight Sunday.<p>Negotiations between the union and …

American Express to cut more than 4,000 jobs

(Reuters) - American Express Co will cut more than 4,000 jobs this year, an executive said, after the credit card company also reported higher quarterly expenses and provisions for bad loans.<p>American Express and American Express corporate cards are pictured in Encinitas, California October 17, …

Xiaomi's new phone wants to be an iPhone killer

Xiaomi revealed a slate of new products in Beijing on Thursday, including a flagship smartphone that the Chinese company said would rival Apple's iPhone 6 Plus.<p>The company showed off four major new products to thousands of cheering fans. Top billing was given to the Mi Note, which features a 5.7" …

Xiaomi

Chipotle Takes Pork Off Menu After Animal-Welfare Audit

Consumer<p>Chipotle said it would suspend pork sales at about a third of its U.S. restaurants, following a routine audit that revealed one of its suppliers was not complying with its animal-welfare standards.<p>The inspection of the undisclosed supplier exposed some inconsistencies in protocol, …

An Internet Entrepreneur Sold This San Francisco Apartment For $6 Million — And He's Giving It All Away To Charity

Lokey bought the home for $4.6 million in 2006, but he isn't looking to turn a profit on the sale. A signer of the Giving Pledge, Lokey pledged to donate the money the apartment fetches in an effort to get closer to his goal of donating $1 billion.<p>He first listed the home for $6.25 million in …