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Five major psychiatric disorders have overlapping patterns of genetic activity, new study shows

By Amy Ellis Nutt<p>, Reporter<p><i>This post has been updated.</i><p>Certain patterns of genetic activity appear to be common among five distinct psychiatric disorders — autism, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression and alcoholism — according to a new study. The paper, appearing in the journal Science, was …

The Brain

Kershaw reflects on WS loss: 'Maybe one of these days I won’t fail'

Clayton Kershaw is arguably the greatest pitcher on the planet, but after losing Game 7 of the World Series to the Houston Astros on Wednesday, the …

FORGET BITCOIN: An $8 trillion bubble in global markets is waiting to pop

For all the hype about bitcoin, far more investors are exposed to an $8 trillion bubble in financial markets.<p>It's all the government and corporate bonds that still have negative yields eight years after the financial crisis, according to Torsten Sløk, the chief international economist at Deutsche …

Markets

NASA Is Running Out of The Most Precious Ingredient Needed For Future Space Missions

Houston, we really do have a problem.<p>Classroom models lie - our Solar System isn't a bunch of bright, closely nestled orbs.<p>Instead, other planets are …

Solar Panels

Bob Corker Says Trump’s Recklessness Threatens ‘World War III’

WASHINGTON — Senator Bob Corker, the Republican chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, charged in an interview on Sunday that President Trump was treating his office like “a reality show,” with reckless threats toward other countries that could set the nation “on the path to World War …

Donald Trump

Polarize and Conquer

AMHERST, Mass. — The president of the United States is now certifiably our “hater in chief.” Lashing out at people is what he seems to do best and enjoy most. Twitter, we now know, is his weapon of choice. He uses it to target people and institutions in the news. Just Thursday, he used Twitter to …

PHOTOS: Best shots of Blue Angels, Fleet Week in San Francisco

Fleet Week, which is more like Fleet Week-and-a-Half, kept doing its spectacular and very loud thing in the skies above San Francisco Bay on Saturday and Sunday.<p>Tens of thousands of people showed up. Some of them sat on their fathers’ shoulders, but most of them settled for a blanket or a bench or …

Nine health benefits of turmeric tea

Turmeric is a popular spice made from the rhizome or root of the <i>Curcuma longa</i> plant.<p>Turmeric is native to Southeast Asia and is a member of the</i> …

Antiinflammatory

A math legend just died. He literally reinvented aspects of modern math.

Not going to class isn't typically something good to boast about. But perhaps the late Vladimir Voevodsky is the exception to the rule.<p>Voevodsky is …

In pictures: Huge earthquake rocks Mexico

Natural Disasters

Elizabeth Warren Destroys Janet Yellen Over JPMorgan's 'Living Will'

WATCH LIVE: Former National Security Adviser Susan Rice to speak at Center for American Progress

The Japanese skill copied by the world

Mindfulness has become trendy around the world in recent years – but in Japan, it’s been ingrained into the culture for centuries.<p>As the sleek shinkansen bullet train glided noiselessly into the station, I watched a strange ritual begin. During the brief stop, the conductor in the last carriage …

Japan

Dover Banksy mural shows star chiselled off EU flag

<b>A mural of a workman removing a star from the EU flag has been confirmed as the work of graffiti artist Banksy.</b><p>The artwork, which is near Dover's ferry terminal, appeared near the A20 in Kent on Sunday morning.<p>The mysterious artist is known for his political pieces. His latest comes as the UK heads …

Streetwear

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As Miami Beach battles rising seas, Dutch water expert offers advice

Henk Ovink, Special Envoy for Water Affairs of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, knows flooding<p>Growing up in the Netherlands, Henk Ovink saw how the country’s problems with water, and its construction of an elaborate system of dykes and flood control systems to hold back the sea, made it an …

Climate change is on pace to kill an ice age remnant

<b>(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)</b><p>The Barnes Ice Cap covers an area about the size of Delaware. It faces certain death<p>Brian Kahn<p>March 23, 2017 8:15am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on Climate Central.<p>Humans are in the process of changing the planet in a way that hasn’t happened in 2.6 million years.<p>For …

Former Russian Lawmaker Is Shot To Death Outside Hotel In Kiev

A former Russian parliamentarian named Denis Voronenkov, who fled Russia last October and has criticized President Vladimir Putin's government, was killed in Kiev on Thursday, in an apparent assassination that Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is reportedly calling "state terrorism."<p>Voronenkov, …

Rhino Walks Up to Cameraman for a Belly Rub

While shooting for a conservation film about rhino poaching in South Africa, cameraman Garth De Bruno Austin was approached by a wild rhino who was …

California is about to explode with a spectacular wildflower display

California's parched, drought-stricken landscape was soaked this winter by ceaseless storms, creating the perfect conditions for a spectacular floral display.<p>In coming weeks, wildflowers will bloom in colorful profusion, carpeting the state's undulating hills and grassy valleys, especially in …

Spectacular snow moon around world

West Palm Beach

Stunning starling murmuration over Cossington

<b>Photographer Bill Newsinger of Leicestershire caught this impressive footage of a starling murmuration last week.</b><p>Enjoy the sight of hundreds of birds performing an aerial stunt near Cossington as they gather over their roosting site in the early evening.<p>It is believed the birds gather in crowds to …

Birds

Revolutionary flapping wind turbine mimics hummingbirds to produce clean energy

A new flapping wind turbine from Tunisia marks a revolutionary breakthrough in the field of mechanics. Until recently, scientists have been limited …

At Least 19 Dead After Tornadoes, Thunderstorms Batter Southeast

A severe storm that brought destructive tornadoes with it killed at least 19 people over the weekend as it moved south from Georgia and Mississippi into the Florida Panhandle.<p>Fifty tornadoes had been reported across the South since Thursday as four separate waves of severe weather wrought havoc, …

Quiz of the week's news

<b>It's the weekly news quiz - have you been paying attention to what's been going on in the world over the past seven days?</b><p>Click to see content: qotw_13_01_17<p>If you missed last week's 7 days quiz, try it here<p><i>Picture credits: Reuters; EPA; PA; iStock; SPL</i><p><i>Join the conversation - find us on</i> Facebook<i>,</i> …

Quizzes

London will remain 'financial lungs' of Europe, says Jes Staley

<b>London can breathe easy - it will continue to be the financial lungs of Europe, according to Barclays chief executive Jes Staley.</b><p>While he admits the bank may have to move some activities to bases in Dublin or Germany, he believes that most of their European banking business can continue to be done …

Jes Staley

Theresa May reaction: What did Davos delegates make of the speech?

<b>At the World Economic Forum in Davos, UK Prime Minister Theresa May's speech has been given top billing.</b><p>She's in the central hall - the largest space available - to accommodate the hundreds of people desperate to glean any further details on how she's going to manage the UK's EU exit.<p>And of course …

Great Britain

Orlando Nightclub Attack Was Deadliest Mass Shooting in U.S. History

Phelan M. Ebenhack—AP<p>Carlo Allegri—Reuters<p>Steve Nesius—Reuters<p>Christopher Morris—VII for TIME<p>David Goldman—AP<p>Christopher Morris—VII for …

WikiLeaks emails: what they revealed about the Clinton campaign's mechanics

Tens of thousands of emails hacked from campaign chairman John Podesta’s account have provided an unprecedented window into a presidential run<p>Anyone who has seen the documentary Weiner may not have been entirely surprised that it was former congressman Anthony Weiner who threw a late spanner in the …

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