Sean Yazdani

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Phoenix Will Be Almost Unlivable by 2050 Thanks to Climate Change

Phoenix's notoriously unrelenting heat will soon get even worse.<p>Sorry to put such a fine point on this, but even without climate change, Phoenix, Arizona, is already pretty uninhabitable. Don't get me wrong, I spend a fair amount of time there, and I love it—particularly in the fall and winter—but …

Science Explains What Kind of Blood Mosquitos Like Best

They're choosy little bloodsuckers.<p>It if feels mosquitos are ignoring all your friends and making a beeline straight for you, rest assured: You’re …

Bioengineering

Alien planet with Earth's mass discovered ... but it's an 'iceball'

A newfound alien world is quite Earth-like in some ways, but you wouldn't want to live there.<p>The exoplanet, known as OGLE-2016-BLG-1195Lb, is about as massive as Earth and orbits its star at about the same distance Earth circles the sun. But OGLE-2016-BLG-1195Lb's parent star is tiny and dim, …

Almost every speed limit is too low

When lieutenant Gary Megge of the Michigan State Police attends a meeting, he sometimes asks, “How many of you broke the speed limit on your way here?”<p>Hearing his question, you might assume that lieutenant Megge is a particularly zealous police officer. The type of person who walks half a city …

Venom from the funnel web spider could prevent brain damage from strokes after 'world-first discovery'

Venom from the deadly funnel web spider can be used to protect the brain from devastating stroke damage, scientists have found.<p>Australian researchers were sequencing the DNA of the venom when they discovered a compound, which they say could protect brain cells even when injected hours after a …

Medical Research

Sri Lankan church service prints Tupac rap lyrics by accident

<b>(CNN) —</b> Christmas carols aren't supposed to have lyrics like "revenge is like the sweetest joy, next to getting p***y."<p>But that's exactly what churchgoers in Sri Lanka saw in booklets at a carol service on December 11.<p>What they expected was the words to the Hail Mary, a common Christian prayer. …

Sri Lanka