Katharine Maylone

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As it closes in on Jupiter, NASA's Juno spacecraft faces peril

The day has come. As fireworks mark the Fourth of July, scientists and engineers at the<p>Jet Propulsion Laboratoryhope to celebrate a milestone of their own:NASA’s Juno spacecraft entering orbit around Jupiter.<p>NASA's Juno is within hours of reaching Jovian orbit, said Scott Bolton, Juno's principal …

Earth - How cancer was created by evolution

Will we ever win the "war on cancer"?<p>The latest figures show just how distant a prospect victory is right now. In the US, the lifetime risk of developing cancer is 42% in men and 38% in women, according to the American Cancer Society. The figures are even worse in the UK. According to Cancer …

Black Voters Are More Worried About Gun Violence Than Police Brutality, According to Poll

Of the black voters surveyed in a February poll, 80% said that they considered gun violence to be an "extremely serious" problem, and 69% classified …

The bacteria in your belly can determine what diet will work best for you

<b>And now, researchers at the Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden have come up with a mathematical formula to find the right diet for each individual's microbiome that will help them lose weight and prevent certain diseases.</b><p>Humans need bacteria to live, and we have a lot floating around our …

How 'Human' Is This Newly Discovered Species?

The discovery of a new human-related species, named <i>Homo naledi</i>, has thrown the evolutionary biology world for a loop. The newfound species<i>,</i> uncovered …

Homo naledi: New species of human ancestor discovered in South Africa

<b>Rising Star Cave, South Africa (CNN) —</b> When an amateur caver and university geologist arrived at Lee Berger's house one night in late 2013 with a fragment of a fossil jawbone in hand, they broke out the beers and called National Geographic.<p>Berger, a professor at the University of the Witwatersrand …

Many children hear voices or have visions. Usually there is no cause for concern...<p>Childhood has long been championed as a time for make-believe, but recent research has found that another form of unreality – hallucinations – is more common in children than we previously imagined. For years, kids’ …

Mental Health

The Sweet & Sour Flavor Booster You Need to Try

<i>Every week we get Down & Dirty, in which we break down our favorite unique seasonal fruits, vegetables, and more.</i><p><i>Today: The best dish-brightener around is sweet and sour—and packaged in a pod.</i><p>Along with shelling beans, green beans, chickpeas, and other more surprising members of the family (like …

4 Crazy-Good Kebab Recipes

Summer and skewers go hand-in-hand, so put one of these crowd-pleasing kebab recipes on your next party menu. Food is just more fun when it's served on a stick.<p><b>1. Honey, Lime & Sriracha Chicken Skewers</b><p>These chicken skewers marinated in honey, lime juice and Sriracha are every bit as good as they …

15 of the Best Hairstyles for Hot, Humid Weather

It’s almost summertime, and you know what that means? Yes, yummy food and summer sunnies, but it also means that it’s time to fight the frizz. Humidity and our locks are <i>not</i> besties, so it’s nearly impossible to tame the mane during warmer weather. Instead of curling and blowdrying away, why not …

Hairstyling

Google's Gmail API Officially Gets Push Notification Support

At last year’s Google I/O developer conference, the company launched its official Gmail API. One year later, it’s adding a small but important feature to this API: Push notification support.<p>The inclusion of push notification support means third party developers no longer have to poll Gmail for new …

Google will hold a summit on ubiquitous computing with developers this fall

Google might be fresh off of its massive I/O developers conference, but that doesn't mean there aren't any other events on the horizon. The company has announced that it will be holding a Ubiquitous Computing Summit this fall in San Francisco.<p>That name is a bit vague, but the summit will center …

May 2015

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