Rebecca Fine

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A Scientific Ranking Of The Sexiest Types Of Creativity

What’s hotter, playing in a band or building websites? Science weighs in.<p>We don’t need science to know that creativity is sexy. Mick Jagger’s number proves that point. As do anecdotes from everyone’s lives about far lesser musicians than the Rolling Stones. In one recent study—conducted, of course, …

Blood test could pick up Alzheimer's Disease 10 years before symptoms appear

The test developed by researchers at the National Institute on Aging, distinguishes between patients and healthy elderly with 100 percent accuracy<p>A new blood test for Alzheimer’s could detect the disease as many as 10 years before clinical diagnosis is possible - far sooner than other tests in …

Most cancer types 'just bad luck'

<b>Most types of cancer can be put down to bad luck rather than risk factors such as smoking, a study has suggested.</b><p>A US team were trying to explain why some tissues were millions of times more vulnerable to cancer than others.<p>The results, in the journal Science, showed two thirds of the cancer types …

Stem Cells

Facebook Faces Class Action Lawsuit Over Message Scanning

It’s not as jolly a holiday this year for Facebook, as the social network is facing a class action lawsuit in the US for having scanned users’ private messages without their consent, reports Engadget.<p>Judge Phyllis Hamilton ruled in an Oakland, California court on Tuesday that Facebook must face a …

George RR Martin offers to screen The Interview at his own cinema

George RR Martin,Culture,Books,Film,The Interview,Sony Pictures,Hacking,North Korea,Film industry,Game of Thrones<p>Game of Thrones author volunteers his Jean Cocteau cinema in Santa Fe for a screening, after ‘stunning display of corporate cowardice’ from Sony and cinema chains<p>The bestselling Game of …

Why it’s easier for affluent women to find Mr. Right

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College Application Essays Don’t Matter as Much as You Think

<b>Correction appended, November 14.</b><p>Parents: sit down before you read this. Kids: deep breaths. You know that beautifully crafted, deeply felt, highly …

Trial by Twitter

Deep in the digital diaries of three lovely girls, a fatal disconnect occurred. What their followers had not seen between the lines was the vanishing of morality, reality, and then, Skylar Neese.<p>July 4, 2012, was a scorcher in Star City, West Virginia—a prelude to what would become the hottest …