Luis Esquivez

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Marie Curie Has Been Declared the Most Influential Woman in History

Albert Einstein first published his theory of special relativity in 1905; his work on general relativity followed in 1915. By 1923, Premier …

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People Have Donated $100,000 to Dig a Useless Hole

Some people have given more than $1,000 each for no reason<p>On Black Friday, while millions of Americans were reaching for their wallets to snatch up …

FAFSA changes: What you need to know to get the most financial aid

If you plan to go to college next year, you need to know about two changes to the nationwide financial aid form.<p>The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is the form that every U.S. college student needs to fill out in order to be eligible for any need-based financial aid. That includes …

Harnessing the Immune System to Fight Cancer

Steve Cara expected to sail through the routine medical tests required to increase his life insurance in October 2014. But the results were devastating. He had lung cancer, at age 53. It had begun to spread, and doctors told him it was inoperable.<p>A few years ago, they would have suggested …

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How to fix common sleep problems with science

There are so many barriers to a good night's sleep these days. Phones, TVs, kids, work — the list goes on and on.<p>We all know we need more sleep. Many Americans don't get the recommended seven to nine hours of shut eye they're supposed to.<p>Sleep can provide incredible health benefits. It can help us …

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We’re fighting cancer with a universal vaccine

How cool would it be to stop cancer dead in its tracks using a vaccine that would work regardless of cancer type? It turns out that humanity is …

Scientists find 'Achilles' heel' of cancer offering hope for most deadly cases

Even tumours which have spread throughout the body could be treated<p>The ‘Achilles’ heel’ of cancer has been discovered by scientists which could lead to treatments for hopeless cases where disease has spread throughout the body.<p>In a finding hailed as ‘groundbreaking,’ researchers found that all …

Under pressure, White House seeks stay of immigration decision

The Obama administration will seek to block a judge’s order barring President Barack Obama from moving forward with executive actions to grant quasi-legal status and work permits to millions of illegal immigrants, the White House announced Friday.<p>With pressure building from immigrant rights …

Trimmigrants: The Young Labor Force Of The Marijuana Harvest

<b>By Olivia Cueva</b><p>Photo: Kym Kemp<p>Humboldt County, California sits along the coast about 200 miles north of San Francisco. It's not just known for fog and giant redwoods. Humboldt is to cannabis cultivation what Napa County is to fine wine; the region is the epicenter for marijuana production in the …

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Days Are Numbered for Nestdrop, LA’s ‘Uber for Weed’

By delivering medical marijuana (as well as alcohol) to customers’ doors, Nestdrop has gained the nickname ‘Uber for weed.’ But with a city lawsuit …