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The World Once Laughed at North Korean Cyberpower. No More.

When North Korean hackers tried to steal $1 billion from the New York Federal Reserve last year, only a spelling error stopped them. They were digitally looting an account of the Bangladesh Central Bank, when bankers grew suspicious about a withdrawal request that had misspelled “foundation” as …

North Korea

Catalyst can split water into atoms for less - Futurity

A new catalyst can split water into hydrogen and oxygen without expensive metals like platinum.

I Have Diabetes. Am I to Blame?

My fingertips are bruised and polka-dotted black because I am, yet again, getting back on track. A three-month bender of unbridled carbohydrate ingestion has left me a skinsack. I am made of headaches, nausea, vomiting and fatigue. After 10, 12 hours of sleep, I still need a nap because I awake …

Diabetes

Obesity and Diabetes Tied to Liver Cancer

A large study has found that body mass index, waist circumference and diabetes are all associated with an increased risk for liver cancer. Liver cancer is the sixth most common cancer, and its incidence has tripled since the mid-1970s in the United States.<p>For the study, in Cancer Research, …

Diabetes

The U.S. Is Now Eating and Wasting Twice as Much Food as It Did in 1975

4,000 calories per person per day is not sustainable.<p>Americans ate an average of 1,999 calories per day in 1975. That’s according to the USDA, which released updated data this month that says we’re now up to 2,481.<p>That increase has come with soaring rates of cardiovascular disease and diabetes, the …

Agriculture

Meet the Greenland Shark. It Could Be the Longest-Living Vertebrate.

The Greenland shark is a ludicrously late bloomer.<p>This lazy-looking, Arctic predator reaches sexual maturity when it’s about 150 years old. Though more than a century of prepubescence might sound bad, there’s a bright side for the sea creature. Once it hits adulthood, it still has another hundred …

Vaccine Rates Are on the Rise in the U.S.

The anti-vaccine movement has always had two things working against it: science is patient and parents, armed with accurate information, make smart …

Florida reports first possible US Zika cases transmitted by mosquitoes

Governor says four people diagnosed with the virus likely contracted it through mosquito bites but said none of the insects have tested positive so far<p>The governor of Florida said on Friday four people in the southern part of the state likely have contracted the Zika virus through local mosquito …

Public Health

Experience: I was swept over a waterfall

I found a big rock and latched on to it like a limpet, blinded by panic but clinging on even as the water rose up to my shoulders, then chin<p>I had been living on the Hawaiian island of Maui for about a year, working as a dive instructor, when friends from the mainland US came to visit last summer: …

Doping at the Olympics

The IOC says 45 additional athletes, including 23 who won medals, were caught doping when samples from the 2008 and 2012 Olympics were retested.<p><b>NEWS BRIEF</b> More athletes who competed in the Olympics in Beijing and London have been caught doping.<p>The International Olympic Committee said Friday 45 …

Beijing