Manlio Sanchez

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Scientists Produce A Stunningly Detailed Map Of The Milky Way

The new map of our home galaxy reveals fine details in the spaces between stars.<p>This spectacular view of the Milky Way reveals a detailed map of hydrogen gas in and around our home galaxy.<p>Improving on earlier maps of its kind, the new atlas ― dubbed HI4PI ― reveals the fine details of the …

5 Technologies For 2031

Look back to the year 2001 and it’s hard to imagine how different the world was. Global Internet penetration was just 5% then, compared to 50% today, and connection speeds were frustratingly slow. Mobile phones were fairly common, but were capable of little more than voice or text. Google was still …

The World's Most Poisonous Creatures Could Get You High and Save Your Life

In her new book, <i>Venomous</i>, molecular biologist Christie Wilcox goes in-depth exploring the culture and history of venom. VICE sat down with her for a chat about her interest in the world's deadliest creatures.<p>A large dose from the dreaded Australian box jelly, a.k.a. <i>Chironex fleckeri</i>, can …

Elon Musk turns 47 today — here's the incredible story of how he went from getting bullied in school to the most interesting man in tech

On Thursday, Musk turns 47 years old, and he's already racked up a long string of victories.<p>As CEO of SpaceX and Tesla, founder of The Boring Company, and cofounder of OpenAI, Musk seems to be everywhere all at once, pushing all kinds of incredible new technologies. He's said he won't be happy …

Iron Man

Microsoft's new online certification program kicks off with data science specialization

Microsoft is launching the pilot of an online certification program, called the "Microsoft Professional Degree", with a data-science-focused …

World going to hell? Here are the Solar System’s five most livable places

Ars provides a guide to the best spots for DIY off-world colonists.<p>In the year 2016 one might be forgiven for thinking the world is going to hell. …

The Ugly Truth About A $15 Minimum Wage

The Service Employees International Union spent 2015 expanding its campaign for a $15 minimum wage to other industries. In recent nationwide protests, the union focused again on its original target: Fast food companies, and McDonald's in particular.<p>I worked for the company for three decades, and …

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To earn more, study medicine or economics, says IFS

<b>If you want to earn a big salary, you would be advised to study medicine or economics, says a report by the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS).</b><p>Just ten years after graduation, male medical students earned a median wage of £55,000, the research found.<p>Female medical students also became the highest …

Neuroimaging Reveals How LSD Affects the Brain

Since its invention some 80 years ago, LSD has been considered one of the most powerful psychedelic drugs, with a mysteriously high ability to expand …

Understanding why some people take their lives – and some don’t | The Star

Arthur Sommer Rotenberg was a doctor in Toronto with a promising career. He had a large, loving family and was both studious and athletic, once …

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Supercar Mad Scientist Christian Von Koenigsegg Explains Why Gravity Doesn't Make Sense

Christian Von Koenigsegg is a lucky man. His unconventional ideas about automotive engineering—pioneering FlexFuel, camless engines and gearless …

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Take a look inside the most powerful physics machine on Earth

They've succeeded more than once already. In 2012, scientists at CERN discovered the Higgs boson, and just last month the organization announced that they'd found a new class of particles known as pentaquarks.<p>The LHC, the largest and most powerful particle accelerator in the world, has made all …

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Long term vegetarian diet changes human DNA raising risk of cancer and heart disease

Long term vegetarianism can lead to genetic mutations which raise the risk of heart disease and cancer, scientists have found.<p>Populations who have had a primarily vegetarian diet for generations were found to be far more likely to carry DNA which makes them susceptible to inflammation.<p>Scientists in …

You (and Almost Everyone You Know) Owe Your Life to This Man.

Curiously Krulwich<p>Temperament matters. Especially when nuclear weapons are involved.<p>Temperament matters.<p>Especially when nuclear weapons are involved and you don’t—you can’t—know what the enemy is up to, and you’re scared. Then it helps (it helps a lot) to be calm.<p>The world owes an enormous debt to …

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Labor Dept. finally closes a loophole favoring union-busters — after 57 years

Explanations abound for the consistent decline of organized labor in the United States, especially in the private sector. But one important factor is the ability of employers to engage in union-busting almost without restriction.<p>Limitations on employers' activities exist, theoretically, but they've …

Don't kill cancer, learn to live with it, say scientists

Managing cancer with low doses of chemotherapy could be more effective than attempting to kill the disease, scientists believe.<p>The controversial approach suggests that cancer patients may have a better chance of survival if they live with their illness long term.<p>"The potential to reduce gruelling …

Obama bans US imports of slave-produced goods

Federal officials are preparing to enforce an 86-year-old ban on importing goods made by children or slaves under new provisions of a law signed by …

Women attracted to dark and brooding men because they want to find a mate

Researchers say women like men with 'Dark Triad' features because of a primitive desire to find a mate who appears mentally strong, confident and physically attractive<p>Women really are drawn to men with the dark, brooding looks that suggest they are mad, bad or dangerous to know, according to new …

Martin Shkreli Hit With $4.6M IRS Tax Lien On Top Of SEC Charges

Martin Shkreli may be able to sail through his prosecution for alleged securities fraud. He may even be able to joke about his recent Senate testimony. But the pharma bad boy is unlikely to walk away from the IRS. It wants its money. The IRS filed a tax lien for $4,628,928 in unpaid taxes, …

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How crowdfunding has made flipping houses a lot easier

David Berneman isn't developing an app. His company isn't venture backed. In fact, his business is about as low-tech as it gets: He buys houses, fixes them up and flips them.<p>But he too is funded by the crowd.<p>Berneman's family business, Golden Bee Properties, borrowed $1 million to buy a West Los …

Gravitational Waves: Ripples in Space-Time Detected For First Time

Science<p>It’s not often that physicists get a standing ovation.<p>But they got one Thursday morning as a team announced they’d detected the collision of two black holes 1.3 billion years ago, the echo riding on gravitational waves across the universe just as Albert Einstein predicted.<p>“Ladies and …

‘Shame on Uber’: hundreds of drivers demand more pay at NYC protest

They're mad as hail, and they're not going to take it anymore<p>Drivers wielding megaphones stood atop giant piles of dirty snow in Queens this morning, railing against Uber's recent decision to cut fares by 15 percent. "Shame on Uber," chanted hundreds of New York City-based drivers, in between the …

Hedge Funders Turn to Hamptons House Flipping as Markets Roil

Call it the Lily Pond Lane band of profit-makers.<p>Just about two and a half hours east of Wall Street, a second act awaits hedge funders who have lost their luster.<p>SAB Capital founder <b>Scott Bommer</b> is the pioneer of the back-to-the-land movement. Just last month, Bommer told investors he would return …

The Legacy Of Marvin Minsky, Who Helped Found Artificial Intelligence

A pioneer of thinking about thinking<p>In 1955, in a small room at Dartmouth University, four scientists proposed that if 10 researchers dedicated a summer to building machines that could learn, they could make a considerable dent in a new field, which they called "artificial intelligence."<p>Marvin …

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Why bingeing on health foods won’t boost your immune system

There are only two ways the human body can deal with the invading pathogens and infections that can cause colds and other illnesses – and neither involves vitamins or ‘superfoods’ that claim to offer protection<p>Walk through the aisles of any health food shop and you’ll see pots of echinacea or zinc …

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Quasar shuts off after running out of food

Quasars are the compact area at the center of large galaxies, usually surrounding a massive black hole.<p>Astronomers with the Sloan Digital Sky Survey …

George Soros Warns of Global Economic Crisis

Billionaire George Soros warned investors on Thursday that the global economy could be facing a crisis.<p>At an economic forum in Sri Lanka, the hedge …

The 25 private colleges where students go on to earn the most money

Sticker prices on private colleges and universities tend to be steeper than public schools.<p>The average cost of tuition and fees for the 2015-16 school year was <b>$32,405</b> at private colleges in the US, while public universities cost an average of <b>$23,893</b>. For state residents at public colleges, average …

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