Liz Manc

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Texas' Brazos River hits century high, Houston braces for floods

SAN ANTONIO (Reuters) - The Brazos River in Texas surged to its highest level in more than a century in an area outside of Houston on Wednesday after floods killed at least six people, damaged hundreds of buildings and turned roads into lakes over the past week.<p>The National Weather Service (NWS) …

Extreme Weather

2016 May 15 - Milky Way Over Quiver Tree Forest

<b>Milky Way Over Quiver Tree Forest</b> <b><br>Image Credit & Copyright:</b> Florian Breuer<p><b>Explanation:</b> In front of a famous background of stars and galaxies lies some …

What is deja vu? Scientists probe causes behind mystery sensation of familiarity

Most people have experienced the strange, overwhelming feeling of deja vu at some point in their life, scientists say. The expression, which comes …

To Diagnose Autism, We Should Be Watching The Eyes

The eyes have it.<p>Two separate groups of researchers have uncovered similar techniques for figuring out whether children have autism that's quick, …

American Reform rabbis warn of 'alienation' after visit to Jerusalem

Recent gathering of American Reform rabbis in Jerusalem marred by series of comments by Israeli leaders denigrating the group<p>American Reform rabbis who recently met in Jerusalem to celebrate gains by the liberal Jewish movement have left Israel warning of a sense of alienation for diaspora Jews, …

Scientists create first monkeys with autism gene in hope of breakthrough

Researchers hope that genetically creating monkeys with a gene linked to autism will give them a better understanding of the disorder<p>Genetically engineered monkeys with a human autism gene could help researchers learn more about the disorder, a controversial study has claimed.<p>Scientists in China …

Autism

WHO expects Zika virus to spread through Americas, except Canada and Chile

The UN's health agency has warned the Zika virus is likely to spread throughout the Americas - with the exception of Canada and Chile. The virus is …

Antarctic Microbes Hold Clue to Earth's Oxygen

At the bottom of an icy Antarctic lake, a thin, slimy layer of bright green microbes is generating a tiny oasis of oxygen that might give a picture …

Palmyra arch that survived Isis to be replicated in London and New York

Middle East and North Africa,US news,World news,Archaeology,New York,UK news,Syria,London<p>Copies of 15-metre Temple of Bel entrance in Syria to be built in Trafalgar Square and Times Square in ‘gesture of defiance’<p>Replicas of an ancient monument in Palmyra that has apparently survived attempts by …

Archaeology

Gonorrhoea could become untreatable, GPs warned

England's chief medical officer Dame Sally Davies writes to all GPs and pharmacies after rise of drug-resistant strain<p>Gonorrhoea, the sexually transmitted infection, could become untreatable, England's chief medical officer has warned.<p>Dame Sally Davies has reportedly written to all GPs and …

Public Health

Should we eliminate psychopaths from the gene pool?

Psychopaths make up an astounding 1 to 2 percent of the general population and occupy virtually every niche in society. Often ruthless, callous and …

Only Take This Quiz If You're Taylor Swift

Hi, yes. This quiz is *exclusively* for Ms. Swift.

Holocaust survivor reunited after 70 years with Polish 'big sister' who saved him from Nazis

Michael Hochberg, 77, had an emotional reuinion with 86-year-old Krystyna Jakubowska at New York's JFK airport<p>An Israeli man and Polish woman have reunited 70 years after the woman's family hid him from the Nazis, saving his life.<p>Michael Hochberg, 77, lives in Israel, and 86-year-old Krystyna …

The Future of Policing Is Here, and It's Terrifying

Backscatter vans, crowd dispersal microwaves, lasers that make you vomit—welcome to the future of law enforcement, and all the icky questions the technology raises.<p>Last month, the local press in New York confirmed what civil rights advocates had been saying for years: the NYPD has been driving …

Ancient river network discovered buried under Saharan sand

Radar images of the Mauritanian desert have revealed a river stretching for more than 500km and suggest plants and wildlife once thrived there<p>A vast river network that once carried water for hundreds of miles across Western Sahara has been discovered under the parched sands of Mauritania.<p>Radar …

Apple Music App For Android Has Been Released

And it's free<p>The Apple Music Android app release date has finally arrived. The music service meant to compete with Spotify, Tidal, and the growing number of streaming options can finally be had by Android users. Apple rarely brings apps to Google’s rival smartphone OS but, like iTunes’ release on …

Apple Music

Google Maps Adds Offline Support

Now on Android, iOS coming soon<p>For years, Google Maps has been known to lead the digital mapping arena in terms of quality of data and features, both on desktop and mobile. Features like accurate transit directions and schedules, inclusion of local business listings and names on the map, and the …

Concealer 101: How to Color-Correct and Conceal Dark Undereye Circles

Following a night-long Netflix binge, covering up your dark undereye circles can be a losing battle—particularly if you aren't versed in the art of …

More evidence that Jupiter kicked ancient planets out of the solar system

Jupiter, Jupiter, Jupiter. We've got to have a talk.<p>According to a recent study in The Astrophysical Journal, Jupiter probably kicked a ninth planet out of our solar system back in the day.<p>[<i>Mysterious space junk is hurtling towards Earth (and scientists are super excited)</i>]<p>The study attempts to …

Surprise! Science Says Your Cat Wants To Kill You

The ancient Egyptians and everyone on the internet may worship cats, but the feeling is less than mutual. Researchers from the University of Edinburgh worked with the Bronx Zoo on a study comparing the behavioral patterns of house cats with their much larger cousins. By rating them in the “Big …

Pets

Tiny zircons suggest life on Earth started earlier than we thought, UCLA researchers say

Los Angeles may be a city obsessed with youth, but it is also home to the world's largest collection of Hadean zircons — the oldest known material on Earth.<p>Hadean zircons are tiny — about the same width as a strand of hair — but they contain a huge amount of information about the earliest days of …

Earth Science

The US is Finally Heeding Warnings About a Monster Solar Storm

We’re all too familiar with the dangers posed by earthquakes, droughts, and hurricanes. But there’s another natural phenomena that represents a …

Puffins and turtle doves now as endangered as African Elephant

Turtle doves and puffins have been added to the international list of the world's most endangered species<p>Puffins and turtle doves are now as endangered as the African Elephant and have been added to a list of animals most at risk of extinction.<p>The much loved British birds have seen numbers plummet …

Nissan IDS Concept Showcases The Future Of Autonomous Driving

The Nissan IDS Concept unveiled today at the Tokyo Motor Show is the company’s vision of what cars will become in the near future.<p>Central to that vision is autonomous driving, which Nissan says is close to becoming a reality.<p>Its plan is to roll out autonomous technology one piece at a time across …

Nasa images of cosmic catastrophe give glimpse of Earth's ultimate fate

Earth’s final days are in the distant future, but the the death of a far-off solar system revealed in images from Kepler 2 shows how the world might end<p>The destruction of a solar system has been captured for the first time by astronomers who said the violent events provide a grim glimpse of Earth’s …

Why Humanity's Survival May Depend on Colonizing Mars

After decades of space exploration and countless movies on the subject, why exactly does Mars continue to inspire such high levels of cultural and scientific fascination?<p>Both the red planet and NASA are coasting on a wave of newfound popularity, taking center stage in big-budget Hollywood …