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The Woman Who Discovered DNA's Double Helix May Get a Much-Deserved Biopic

Rosalind Franklin, the British scientist whose research enabled the discovery of DNA’s double helix, will be getting a biopic if spec script <i>Exposure</i> …

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Syrians who fled war now flee Canada's wildfire

Amid the thousands of people evacuating their homes as a wildfire ravages Fort McMurray, Canada, some know all too well what it is like to run for …

Academic questioned by American Airlines officials for doing math on plane

Technically Incorrect: An Ivy League expert in search theory says the math he was writing may have been mistaken by a passenger for some sort of code, possibly terroristic. Oh, and he has dark skin.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>What …

13 of Audrey Hepburn’s Most Inspiring Quotes

May 4 isn’t just the day that Star Wars “May the fourth be with you” memes flood your newsfeed—it’s also Audrey Hepburn’s birthday. The actress would …

Donald Trump Misunderstands and Misuses 'Rape'

After a presidential candidate has made repeated misogynistic comments, accused his opponent of “playing the woman card” and suggested that women who …

Pregnancy Is the "Silver Lining" of Rape, According to Missouri Republican Tila Hubrecht

To be clear: Rape is a crime, one classified as some grade of felony in Missouri. But according to Republican state Rep. Tila Hubrecht, who's backing …

A cat helped transform how this girl with autism communicates

LONDON — For many children, a family pet represents hours of endless fun and a source of comfort. But, for six-year-old Iris Grace, getting a family …

Autism

Why Your Cat Scratches Everything In Sight

No, she's not preparing to eat you.<p>Don't be offended if your cat scratches your brand-new couch to shreds. She's just following the way of her ancestors.<p>Turns out there are some fascinating reasons behind cats' most irksome and strange behaviors, from purring to kneading to shredding a roll of …