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Cancer Immunotherapy At A Crossroads

It was in 1909 that Nobel Prize-winning German physician Paul Ehrlich proposed the idea that our bodies are fighting constant battles with cancer and that, thankfully, most of the time we win.<p>Ehrlich was a visionary in recognizing the interaction between cancer and the immune system. Specifically, …

Cancer

Scottish police post cheeky note warning men about taking their tops off

Police in Scotland showed a sense of humour while maintaining law and order with a Facebook post jokingly warning men against taking off their tops.<p>Lanarkshire Police Division, in the Central Lowlands of Scotland, joked about worrying reports of men taking their “taps off” [Scottish vernacular] as …

Strangely in sync: Scientists solve 350-year-old pendulum clock mystery

The 350-year-old mystery of why pendulum clocks hanging from the same wall can influence each other and synchronize over time may hold even more secrets than previously thought, researchers say.<p>Solving this mystery could shed light on puzzling aspects of a variety of synchronized behaviors, such as …

Britons working longer hours with no gain in productivity, study finds

Most British workers are spending longer at their workplace for little or no gain in productivity, according to a landmark study being released this week.<p>More than two-thirds of employees say they are working longer hours than two years ago, but only 10% believe they are more productive.<p>The study …

Time Management

Yakuza war engulfs 10 Japan prefectures, official says

A split in Japan’s largest Yakuza syndicate has triggered escalating hostilities among former allies turned rivals. Ten out of 47 prefectures have …

Domino's has built an autonomous pizza delivery robot

For a pizza chain, Domino's actually has a pretty rich history of innovation. It's embraced social media, created a one-click Easy Order button and even built a delivery car that has its own pizza oven. Now it's looking at robots. More specifically: delivery robots. What you see here is DRU …

A radical proposal to fix Vancouver’s real estate crisis: Build high — really, really high

Vancouver architect Richard Henriquez has a solution for Canada’s least affordable city. Get vertical. Build higher, without limits. Ignore the fussy …

Skyscrapers

4 Cheese Zucchini Boats

Throughout my growing-up years, I remember my mom always made zucchini boats. Now as a mom myself, I'm so thankful that my kids enjoy this simple and healthy dish.<p>I decided I wanted to add something extra to my boats this time. Surely there can never be enough cheese in a cheesy dish, right? The …

'MyShake' app, a personal tsunami warning system | Reuters

Berkeley, CA (Reuters) - When an earthquake strikes literally every second counts. That was the case 5 years ago when a magnitude 9 quake unleashed a massive tsunami that devastated Japan.<p>A seismological network kicked into action issuing early warnings, but the massive waves still killed nearly …

Disney and Pixar pretend it's no big deal to be poor - Futurity

Many of the recent blockbuster G-rated movies present a less-than-nuanced view of social class, one that may be harmful to kids, experts say.

Can a probiotic pill fight cavities? - Futurity

Scientists have identified a possible candidate organism for an oral probiotic that would fight cavities and maintain a healthy mouth.

Olympic chiefs give go ahead for 'refugee team' to take part at Rio 2016

A team of up to 10 refugees could take part in the Rio Olympics after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) gave the plan the green light on Wednesday.<p>So far, 43 high-performance athletes, who are also refugees, have been identified as possibly being eligible for the Games which get underway in …

International Olympic Committee

Val.ai watched every movie to figure out which one you want

Alexa is going to the movies. The Finnish folks at Valossa are leveraging the tech behind Amazon's voice assistant to answer your burning cinematic questions with their Val.ai initiative. As the company tells it, Val.ai can identify over a thousand qualities of a movie from any video stream …

Jeremy Corbyn claims City firms treat ordinary workers like 'cash cows'

Jeremy Corbyn is to accuse City firms of treating ordinary workers like a “cash cow” as he calls for more state investment.<p>In a speech to business bosses, the Labour leader will say it was the “extractive” banking industry rather than the government that drove the economy to the “point of collapse” …

Economics

30-Minute Workout You Can Do At Home Every Day

Everybody is busy getting their summer-body ready, but do you have no idea where to start? No worries!With this 30-minute workout, you can break a …

Health

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Prisoner Workout: Bodyweight Workouts | The Art of Manliness

Besides a few brief stints of freedom, notorious British criminal and troublemaker Charles Salvador (better known as Charles Bronson) has been …

The Latest: Norway investigating migrant child abuse cases

GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on the influx of migrants into Europe (all times local):<p>6:40 p.m.<p>Norwegian police say they are investigating several cases …

North Africa

'I'd rather be up here … but only just': Tim Peake posts photos of Britain from space

An aerial photograph of London, depicting the capital’s bright lights beaming into space at midnight is the latest social media offering from British astronaut Major Tim Peake, who blasted into space shortly before Christmas.<p>Since arriving at the International Space Station (ISS) more than six …

Space Exploration