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All cancer patients should have their DNA tested to save lives, Chief Medical Officer says

Every cancer patient in Britain should undergo DNA gene sequencing to prevent the misery of misdiagnosis, needless hospital visits and ineffective chemotherapy, the Chief Medical Officer has said.<p>In her annual report, Dame Sally Davies, said it was time to end the ‘diagnostic odyssey’ which left …

Cancer

Heartburn drugs tied to increased risk of early death, study says

<b>(CNN) —</b> At prescription strength, proton-pump inhibitors are associated with a potential 25% increased risk of early death from any cause, suggests new research published Monday in the British Medical Journal Open.<p>This study did not examine over-the-counter proton-pump inhibitors or particular …

Biomedicine

'You terrify me': TED speakers duke it out over a plan to release massive amounts of chalk into the atmosphere

On Wednesday morning, computer theorist Danny Hillis got onstage and proposed a series of ideas for what he called a "thermostat to turn down the temperature of the earth."<p>Hillis, the founding partner of tech innovation company Applied Invention, rattled off a number of geoengineering concepts that …

Climate Change

Rubio: ‘We cannot shut down the government right now’

Concerns about what message the United States would be sending the world are a significant reason why Washington should not allow the government to shut down after Friday, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio said Sunday.<p>As part of negotiations between the White House and Congress over how to keep the …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Russia Insists Their Gun-Toting Super Robot Headed For Space Is ‘Not A Terminator’

Seeing as things are going hunky dory in terms of international relations in 2017, how about a cute lil’ confection of a story to bring spirits up even farther? DON’T STOP THINKIN’ ABOUT TOMORROW!<p>Russia, you might be remember these guys, have been perfecting a new piece of technology that’s both …

Homeschooling is the smartest way to teach kids in the 21st century

Alison Davis doesn't see homeschooling as some strange alternative to traditional school.<p>If anything, says the mom from Williamstown, New Jersey, …

China's new missile could threaten an arms war in the Pacific

The missiles can evade US missile defenses and undermine the effectiveness of the carrier strike groups the US operates in the Western Pacific.<p>By deploying them, China could be changing the future military balance in Asia, pulling the centre of power away from Washington and its allies and towards …

Military

Follow These Pro Hacks for the Best Homemade Biscuits Ever—and You Only Need 3 Ingredients

Flaky buttermilk biscuits from scratch are totally worth it.<p>Making buttery, flaky biscuits from scratch sounds like a lot of work. Measuring tons of …

10 Non-Boring Ways To Use Ground Beef For Dinner, TONIGHT

When it comes to dinner during the work week, we want three things: fast, delicious, and easy. Sadly, when it comes to choosing, "delicious" often …

Siberia permafrost: There are over 7,000 methane-filled bubbles 'ready to explode' in the Arctic

There are over 7,000 gas-filled bubbles in remote parts of Siberia that are set to explode, scientists have discovered. Following extensive field …

North Korea releases propaganda video showing US aircraft carrier being blown up

North Korea has released its latest propaganda video showing a US aircraft carrier being blown up as it warned the US against carrying out military action.<p>The clip was released at the weekend when it conducted a ground test of a new type of high-thrust rocket engine that leader Kim Jong-un called a …

Rare 'Super Bloom' Brightens Up Deserts in California

Each spring, wildflowers illuminate the harsh scenery of Southern California's Anza-Borrego Desert State Park. This year, the brief burst of life is …

Anthony Bourdain Reveals His Secret for Making Perfect Scrambled Eggs

It's so much easier than you think.<p>Scrambled eggs might seem like a simple dish, but there's a lot of debate about how to make them the right way.<p>Top chef Anthony Bourdain is here to settle this breakfast dispute, once and for all. In a recent video for Tech Insider, the culinary king shared his …

Bake the perfect blueberry muffin

We’ve all done it: Baked a blueberry muffin that emerged from the oven in a state of utter purple-itude, the berries a wet mass at the bottom of the …

Baking

Taste Beyond The Tongue

A fully loaded guide to the ultimate cooking recipes. Providing quick and easy cooking methods based on the Mediterranean culinary culture, Your Food …

Dessert

An Army Drone Made a Mysterious 633 Mile Journey

How did a RQ-7 Shadow drone travel by itself across three states?<p>On January 31st, U.S. Army soldiers at Fort Huachuca, Arizona launched a RQ-7 "Shadow" drone into the sky. The Army lost control of the drone, which then somehow managed to fly across New Mexico, through Arizona, and finally come to …

Danish demagogue calls for annexation of German region

A leader of Denmark's far-right party has managed to revive a border dispute that dates back to the 19th century. The Danish minority in Germany has …

WTO launches its first and so far only trade pact

A multilateral trade agreement brokered by the World Trade Organization (WTO) has come into force aiming to remove customs bureaucracy. It's the …