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Removing faulty brain cells staves off dementia in mice

Purging “zombie cells” from the brain could stave off the effects of dementia, a groundbreaking study has found.<p>The research in mice is the first to show that so-called senescent cells, which enter a state of suspended animation as the body ages, contribute to neurodegeneration. Flushing out these …

Alzheimer's Disease

8 Blogging Productivity Tips

Dear friend,<p>I think I am currently one of the most productive bloggers on the internet (and the world). I want to share how I do it– and perhaps a …

Productivity

The 3 requirements for achieving huge goals (according to psychology)

According to the “Expectancy Theory of Motivation,” three things must occur for a person to be deeply and fully motivated toward their goals.<p>If you …

Self-improvement

4 secrets to reading body language like an expert

How important is body language?<p>About 55% of what you convey when you speak comes from body language. In fact, when you’re speaking about something …

Faceted Classification

The UK Is Sending Worms to Space for a Very Human Reason

The <i>Caenorhabditis elegans</i> is a very small, transparent roundworm that, when left to its own devices, lives in rotting vegetation. At only one …

Space Station

'Gel-like' see-through fish discovered 7.5km down on Pacific ocean floor

Scientists have discovered three new species of “hardcore” fish living in one of the deepest parts of the ocean, the see-through, scale-free creatures perfectly adapted to conditions that would instantly kill most life on Earth.<p>An international team of researchers used state-of-the-art underwater …

Snailfish

Jeff Bezos announces $2 billion philanthropic effort

Tech & Media<p>Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and his wife MacKenzie on Thursday announced a $2 billion philanthropic effort aimed at helping homeless families and starting preschools in low-income communities.<p>Bezos, believed to be the world's richest man, with a net worth of more than $160 billion, announced …

Jeff Bezos

A pod of beluga whales adopted a lost narwhal, and it's too wholesome

A narwhal has been adopted by a pod of beluga whales in the St. Lawrence River, according to CBC, and please be warned, the wholesomeness of this …

Beluga Whales

California ranks No. 1 in poverty once again. Take one guess why.

California was given a first-place title this week that it surely doesn’t want.<p>It has the highest rate of poverty of any state in the country, …

Poverty Rate

The Last of the Universe’s Ordinary Matter Has Been Found

For decades, astronomers weren’t able to find all of the atomic matter in the universe. A series of recent papers has revealed where it’s been hiding.<p>…

Dark Matter

Experimental cancer vaccine combo has 100% success rate in mice

A promising new cancer vaccine has shown the ability to ward off, and stop the return, of aggressive cancer cells.<p>By adding a molecule called Diprovocim to a vaccine, researchers report being able to draw cancer-fighting cells to tumor sites in mice. It works in conjunction with other …

Immune System

12 lessons you learn or regret forever

Sticking your neck out and taking charge of your career is no trivial matter. Whether that’s switching careers, going back to school, or walking away …

Success

Scientists Trace The Origin of Cystic Fibrosis to a Mysterious Group of Europeans

No one knows how the mutation became so common.<p>Imagine the thrill of discovery when more than 10 years of research on the origin of a common genetic …

Anthropology

The Threat of Tariffs May Work

Love him or hate him, you've got to hand it to Donald Trump. His trade and tariff strategy -- risky as it is -- seems to be working. The master …

Globalization

Scientists Just Found 8,000 New Drug Cocktails For Fighting Antibiotic Resistance

There's a huge catch, though.<p>To help tackle the growing problem of antibiotic resistance, scientists have come up with more than 8,000 new antibiotic …

Microbiology

Common painkiller could increase the risk of stroke and heart attack by 50 percent, new study finds, leading to calls for ban on over-the-counter purchases

An over-the-counter painkiller may increase your risk of heart attack or stroke by 50 percent, a new study has found.<p>The large-scale study of more …

Biomedicine

Scientists reveal technique to make 'unlimited renewable energy' by boosting photosynthesis using a 'dormant' chemical found in algae

Scientists have developed a way to transform sunlight into fuel that could lead to an 'unlimited source of renewable energy'.<p>Researchers from the …

University of Cambridge

Microwave Weapons Are Prime Suspect in Ills of U.S. Embassy Workers

During the Cold War, Washington feared that Moscow was seeking to turn microwave radiation into covert weapons of mind control.<p>More recently, the American military itself sought to develop microwave arms that could invisibly beam painfully loud booms and even spoken words into people’s heads. The …

Microwaves

A Blended Family: Her Mother Was Neanderthal, Her Father Something Else Entirely

In a limestone cave nestled high above the Anuy River in Siberia, scientists have discovered the fossil of an extraordinary human hybrid.<p>The 90,000-year-old bone fragment came from a female whose mother was Neanderthal, according to an analysis of DNA discovered inside it. But her father was not: …

Humanity

4 reasons fulfillment will make you a strong person

I met Oleg when I worked as an undercover FBI agent. Oleg was a Russian diplomat sent to the U.S. to steal propriety technology. My job was to find …

Happiness

This morning routine will make you a millionaire

Life is busy. It can feel impossible to move toward your dreams. If you have a full-time job and kids, it’s even harder.<p>How do you move forward?<p>If …

Creative Work

U.S. court forces Trump administration to reinstate Obama-era chemical safety rule

A federal appeals court on Friday ordered the Trump administration to immediately implement an Obama-era chemical safety rule introduced in response …

Engineers Discover a Glaringly Simple Way to Detect Bombs And Hidden Weapons

How did we not know this already?<p>You probably use Wi-Fi on the regular to connect your smartphone, computer, or other electronic device to the glory …

Why we tend to go big when we undermine our goals

New research clarifies why we tend to really go for it when violating a personal goal, such as saving money or sticking to a diet.<p>When consumers …

Portland far-right rally: police charge counterprotesters with batons drawn

A rally by rightwing group Patriot Prayer in Portland, Oregon, culminated in a police charge on counterprotesters on Saturday, as a demonstration once again brought disorder and violence to the city’s downtown area.<p>Two hours into the rally, police moved towards leftwing counterprotesters with …

Patriot Prayer

5 tips to help improve your life in 2 years

<b>How can I dramatically improve my life in 2 years?</b><p>This is a great question.<p>Most people ask how they can change their lives in a week, month, or …

Self-improvement

8 Essential Landscape Photography Tips

Be an adventurer<p>Landscape photography can be frustrating: weather changes unexpectedly; you can’t lug around gear to accommodate every scenario; and …

This Hospital Superbug Can Now Withstand Hand Sanitizer

At hospitals around the world, staff dutifully slather on hand sanitizer to prevent the spread of infections. But now, at least one type of bacteria …

Canada’s new radio telescope just picked up a strange signal from deep space

Canada’s shiny new radio telescope is up and running, and it just heard something very, very odd coming from deep space.<p>The Canadian Hydrogen …

Tesla Earnings Bombshell Reminds Us That Tesla's a Tech Company

Think Tesla Inc. (TSLA) is a car company? Think again.<p>On Tesla's second-quarter earnings call, the company dropped a bombshell that not enough people …