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A Person's Risk For Depression Rises If They're On These Medications: Study

1 in 3 U.S. adults takes a medication that lists depression as a side effect.<p>A new study suggests that you should pay special attention if you’re taking any drugs that list depression as a side effect. <b></b><p>Roughly half of U.S. adults use prescription medication. An estimated 37.2 percent are taking …

Depression

Questionable Tactics

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b>In December 2017, Slate magazine published an astonishing article about the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine Gardasil, revealing how …

Medicine

Clinical management of psoriatic arthritis

Psoriatic arthritis, or the broader term psoriatic disease, refers to an inflammatory disorder that affects multiple organs, including the skin and …

Immunotherapy

Axiom Space Station

The privately funded followup to the ISS, Axiom Space Station will aim to make working in space more commonplace. The Philippe Starck-designed …

Space Exploration

9 common myths about anxiety—and the facts everyone needs to understand instead

If you’ve ever struggled with anxiety (or know someone who has), you’re all too familiar with how impactful and even debilitating the condition can …

Mental Health

A troubling link has been found between a cutting-edge gene-editing technology and cancer — and it's sending biotech stocks tumbling

There could be a big issue with a revolutionary gene-editing tool.<p>CRISPR-Cas9 is a gene-editing tool made up of a group of molecules that can find a specific gene in a cell and alter it. In theory, it's supposed to be able to tackle genetic-based diseases like cystic fibrosis and cancer.<p>However, …

Genetics

9 Easy Hacks That'll Keep Your Produce Fresh Longer

Say goodbye to the produce cemetery in your fridge.

Set up your own private mesh network to communicate [Deals]

There are plenty of times when wireless service providers can come up short. So when traveling with friends to far-flung places, crowded concerts, or even during power outages, it’s nice to know you mesh networks offer a chance to create your own connections.<p>GoTenna Mesh Secure Portable Networks …

Meet the 26-year-old ex-Googler who got $133 million for a cryptocurrency startup that could replace money completely

Today, Nader Al-Naji is the CEO of Basis — a hot cryptocurrency startup, with grand ambitions to replace regular money, and which recently took in a $133 million investment round from firms including GV (formerly Google Ventures and Andreessen Horowitz.<p>The origins of Basis, however, go back to …

Cancer treatment could see people heal themselves, researchers say

Dr. Shashi Gujar describes the new melanoma immunotherapy treatment he's researching with the old adage: give a man a fish and he eats for a day; …

New genetic sleuthing tools helped track down the Golden State Killer suspect

DNA sleuths may have adapted new techniques for identifying John and Jane Does to track down a serial killer suspect.

'The Sandlot' cast reunites for 25th anniversary

Scottie Smalls, Hamilton "Ham" Porter, Michael "Squints" Palledorous, and the rest of "The Sandlot" gang took the field together again Thursday in …

Why You May Want to Avoid These 2 Types of Blood Pressure Meds

Experts urge a change in medication to decrease risk of death.<p>For people with high blood pressure, fluctuating readings are a warning sign that you …

Diabetes

Boeing to reveal mysterious space plane of the future

Boeing is set to release a new plane that the company claims to be “the future of air power.” In a video posted on Twitter, Boeing, one of the …

Aviation

Build a Binary Clock with engineerish

Standard clocks with easily recognisable numbers are so last season. Who wants to save valuable seconds simply telling the time, when a series of …

How to score big at government auctions, on everything from real estate to bugles

Rolex watches seized from drug lords. Homes confiscated from tax cheats. Blackhawk helicopters the military no longer needs. The federal government is auctioning off all this — and more. The "more" often means mundane things like office chairs and shredders and mysterious things like "swamp cooler …

Real Estate

Why you should visit St Helena, home to the 'world's most useless airport'

So you want to go to St Helena.<p>Why? Maybe you want bragging rights about the notorious flight in. Maybe you’re a hiker, keen to walk the island’s …

Travel

This vegetarian sweet potato chili is about to be your new winter comfort food go-to

January is basically a month-long meal-time paradox: Short days and cold weather elicit cravings for comfort food (mac and cheese, anyone?), but …

Skin patch puts the burn on body fat

There are already skin patches that help people quit smoking … could patches that help them lose weight be far behind? Well, thanks to research being …

Elon Musk publishes 15-page manifesto outlining how to get humanity to Mars

The 15-page paper, published in the journal <i>New Space,</i> and available for free until early July, doesn't offer a great deal of new information that …

Voyager Probes Are Still Making Amazing Discoveries

In August 2012, Voyager 1 went where no human-made object has gone before: it crossed the “heliopause,” the outermost edge of the Sun’s heliosphere, …

Watch Chris Hadfield Explain the Sokol Space Suit

In this Canadian Space Agency video, astronaut Chris Hadfield explains the Sokol ("Falcon") suit. It's a Russian design first introduced in 1974, and …

Find out how much longer your SSD will last

If you read Dong Ngo's excellent primer on solid-state drives (SSDs) and how to extend their lifespan, then you might be wondering where you and your SSD stand. As Dong explained, SSDs have a finite number of program/erase cycles. That is, you can write data to and erase data from an SSD only so …

MacBook Pro

Inside the Jet Propulsion Laboratory: NASA's Crazy, Kooky, Legendary Research Facility

At 2:00 a.m. in the blond hills of La Cañada Flintridge, California, one house stands lit among the others—an open eye in a sleeping town. Bryn Oh, the woman who lives in the house, helps her son Devyn, eight, walk his bike to the parking lot of the high school across the street. Devyn, who just …

U.S. Army

Scientists develop drug that 'could cure HIV and Aids'

Scientists have developed a drug they hope could lead to a cure for HIV and Aids.<p>Reseachers in Israel have identified a protein they claim can reduce …

Public Health

Light Bulbs Flash "SOS" in Scary Internet of Things Attack

Hackers used a drone to target a set of Philips light bulbs in an office tower, infecting the bulbs with a virus that let the attackers turn the …

health

5 Coolest Things On Earth This Week

Extra! Extra! Invoking Maxwell’s demon, scientists at a U.S. government lab say the second law of thermodynamics may not always apply. Neutron stars, …

SpaceX's Fueling Process Makes NASA Queasy

On September 1st, 2016, SpaceX experienced a rather public setback when one of their <i>Falcon 9</i> rockets exploded on its launchpad at the Cape Canaveral …

Space Travel