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Zuckerberg sent ultimatum by UK parliament: show your face or get a formal summons

If Mark Zuckerberg wasn't already worried about facing up to UK politicians, he jolly well should be now.<p>Facebook UK's head of public policy, Rebecca …

Internet

Drinking baking soda could be an inexpensive, safe way to combat autoimmune disease

A daily dose of baking soda may help reduce the destructive inflammation of autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, scientists say.<p>AUGUSTA, …

Antiinflammatory

Implant will show when cancer is present by generating artificial mole on skin

An implant which detects cancer in the body and causes a small artificial mole to appear on the skin as an early warning sign has been developed by scientists.<p>The tiny patch lies under the skin and is made of a network of cells which constantly monitor calcium levels in the body.<p>Cancer causes …

Democratic activist charged with assaulting Zinke staffer

WASHINGTON (AP) — An operative for a political committee that supports Democrats has been charged with assault following a confrontation with a …

U.S. Congress

First light which ever shone in universe picked up by astronomers in 'revolutionary' breakthrough

The first light which ever shone in the universe has been detected by astronomers scouring the skies for the earliest stars.<p>Using a simple radio antenna positioned in the quietest place on Earth - the western Australian desert - scientists picked up a signal of the long-sought ‘cosmic dawn.’<p>The …

50 Things You Should Never, Ever Say to Your Kids

"First, this just isn't true. Second, one of the most damaging things for a child is the un-lived life of a parent. Lastly, this leaves the child …

This Is the Data Snapchat Doesn’t Want You to See

Snapchat keeps its partners, investors, and even employees in the dark about how core features are performing. Now, some of those figures are finally …

James O’Keefe, Practitioner of the Sting, Has an Ally in Trump

WASHINGTON — Days after Donald J. Trump launched his presidential campaign in June 2015, James O’Keefe, the conservative disrupter famous for trying to use secret recordings to embarrass liberals and journalists, visited Trump Tower and gave Mr. Trump a preview of his latest hidden camera video …

Journalism

Groundbreaking New CRISPR Technique Reverses Genetic Disease Symptoms in Mice

All without cutting the DNA!<p>CRISPR-Cas9 technology allows scientists to insert or remove genes by making a cut in a DNA molecule; an ability that has …

9 Things You Should Know About Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

You’ve probably heard of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), the evidence-based psychotherapy treatment method focused on changing negative thoughts …

A former Navy SEAL commander says you can transform your life with 5 simple choices in the next 24 hours

As commander of US Navy SEAL Team 3's "Task Unit Bruiser," the most highly decorated special-operations unit of the Iraq War, Jocko Willink learned what it takes to lead people in incredibly dangerous and complex situations.<p>The mantra that Willink instilled into his men was "Discipline Equals …

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Physicists Just Discovered Such an Explosive Type of Fusion They Almost Hid The Results

"Luckily, it is a one-trick pony."<p>A pair of physicists discovered a new kind of fusion that occurs between quarks – and they were so concerned with …

Introducing ‘dark DNA’ – the phenomenon that could change how we think about evolution

Some animals seem to have missing genes – but the reality is a lot more intriguing.<p>DNA sequencing technology is helping scientists unravel questions …

Genetics

The FDA has labeled ecstasy a "breakthrough therapy" for PTSD

From Illegal Drug to Legal Treatment<p>The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has determined that 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA), also …

The Difference Between Fermentation and Anaerobic Respiration

All living things must have a constant source of energy in order to continue performing even the most basic of life functions. Whether that energy …

Stars Orbiting a Supermassive Black Hole May Have Finally Confirmed General Relativity

Suck it, Newton.<p>If you really, really want to scrutinise the limits of Einstein's general theory of relativity, there's a unique testing ground you …

Google engineer's anti-diversity manifesto sparks outrage

The document, originally posted on an internal network, argues that women make up less of tech's workforce because of biology, not bias.<p>Google employees are reacting with outrage to a manifesto written by a senior engineer that criticizes the company's efforts to improve workforce diversity and its …

Big Bang Confirmed Again, This Time By The Universe's First Atoms

The Big Bang is the leading theory as to where our Universe came from. The Universe was hotter, denser, more uniform, and smaller in the past, and is only as vast as it is today due to the fabric of expanding space. This idea was extremely controversial for many decades, until detailed observations …

Physics

Why To Get Excited About A Black Hole Crash 3 Billion Light Years Away

These events last only tens of milliseconds, but they’re the most powerful phenomena since the Big Bang, and open up an entirely new window on the universe.<p>For the third time in a year and a half, the Advanced Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory has detected gravitational waves. …

The hottest planet ever discovered has an atmosphere as warm as a star’s

The hottest planet ever discovered orbits a massive star so sizzling it burns bluish white. On exoplanet KELT-9b, a gas giant 650 light-years from Earth, temperatures during the day reach 4,300 degrees Celsius, or 7,770 degrees Fahrenheit. That's only about 1,300 degrees Celsius cooler than the …

Universe

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Are Probiotics The New Mood Cure, Or Another Overhyped Supplement?

New research appears to show that taking a specific kind of probiotic can treat both irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) symptoms and depression. These are the sorts of results many have been waiting for, especially those who sell probiotics, to show a more conclusive connection between probiotic …

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

What You Should Know If You Love Someone With High-Functioning Depression

Don't give up on them.<p>Everything feels a lot harder when you’re dealing with high-functioning depression ― including relationships.<p>Experts say the condition often isn’t noticeable to most people, because those who experience it tend to mask it well. This arguably makes the disorder difficult for …

Mental Health

Saudis, UAE pledge $100 million to Ivanka Trump-proposed fund

<b>(CNN) —</b> Just two days into President Donald Trump debut foreign trip, a member of his inner-circle has already reaped benefits to the tune of $100 million.<p>In a sunlit ballroom Sunday morning at the Tuwaiq Palace in Saudi Arabia, Ivanka Trump's proposed Women Entrepreneurs Fund -- a concept she …

Donald Trump

How We Define Distance In An Expanding Universe

Recently the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS) has completed the largest map of the universe thus far. The map focuses on the positions of quasars. These objects are powered by supermassive black holes in the centers of galaxies, and are so bright they can be seen from the farthest regions of the …

Universe

There’s a point at which you know you’re dating a narcissist

There’s a relationship pattern some people will recognize: You meet a new person who comes across as intensely charming. Everyone seems to like them, which makes sense, since they’re fun, attentive, and interesting. But at some point, things shift. What felt like affectionate teasing now has a …

Psychology

Parents 'control' their children in one of 2 ways — and only one leads to happier kids

A study from University College London found that people who perceived their parents as less psychologically controlling and more caring as they were growing up were likely to be happier and more satisfied as adults.<p>On the flip side, the people whose parents applied greater psychological control as …

5 Bad Bed Habits Keeping You From a Happier, Healthier Life

<i>This article originally appeared on ApartmentTherapy.com.</i><p>Not Going to Bed on a Schedule<p>I’ve had tremendous success controlling my sleep with this …

The 5 Most Dangerous Myths About Narcissism (Part 1)

Since publishing my book, <i>Rethinking Narcissism</i>, I've spent a lot of time educating the public through interviews and talks. And I've come to realize that a great many people still believe far too many outdated and dangerous ideas about narcissism. I want to set the record straight about some of the …