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Genetic Coda: Why Do Hundreds Of Genes Turn On After Death?

Even after you die, some of your cells keep going. It’s a phenomenon that has many scientists intrigued. One study in particular examined the activity of one thousand genes in mice and zebrafish in the days after death, or the “twilight of death” as the study’s lead author Peter Noble poetically …

Genetics

Trudeau Government Showing 'Totalitarian' Tendencies With Summer Jobs Program: Andrew Bennett

The government says it is not targeting beliefs or values.<p>OTTAWA — Canada's former religious freedom ambassador says the Trudeau government is …

The biggest questions in science

Innovations In |<p>Innovations In home<br>• Features and comment<br>• More from Nature Research<br>• Sponsor<p>In recent centuries we have learned so much about the worlds …

The evolutionary paradox of homosexuality

Being gay no longer holds the stigma it once did, but in evolution, why does a non-reproductive trait persist?<p>In 1913 George Levick, an explorer, …

Earth's Terrifying Magnetic Field Reversal Just Got a New Timeline

Cue a collective sigh of relief.<p>There are easily a dozen ways the age of humans could come to an end. At this point, an antibiotic-resistant plague, …

This poll asked Americans if they believe in God. The answers were fascinating.

20 percent of Christians don’t believe in the God of the Bible — but 17 percent of religious “nones” do.<p>“Do you believe in God?”<p>The question seems simple enough. But a Pew study released this week suggests that belief in God is far more complicated than a binary answer would suggest — and that …

Trump challenges Native Americans’ historical standing

Tribes say they should be exempt from Medicaid work requirements.<p>The Trump administration says Native Americans might need to get a job if they want to keep their health care — a policy that tribal leaders say will threaten access to care and reverse centuries-old protections.<p>Tribal leaders want an …

Health Care

Canada needs to boost its social spending

Whether the description is viewed as a point of pride or of criticism, Canada is often perceived both internally and externally as a relatively …

Canada

What Everyone Gets Wrong About Kushner’s Clearance Fiasco

The president has the power to share whatever information he wants, and that’s why his son-in-law’s predicament matters less than you think.<p>If the flap over Jared Kushner’s access to America’s deepest secrets has made one thing clear, it’s that most people don’t really understand how the clearance …

Donald Trump

Top 10 Signs the U.S. Is the Most Corrupt Nation in the World

Those ratings that castigate Afghanistan and some other poor countries as hopelessly “corrupt” always imply that the United States is not <b></b>corrupt. …

Michio Kaku believes in God, if not that God

It’s been said that string theory physicist Michio Kaku believes in God, but the truth is it depends on what “God” means.<br>Read More

Sadly, Colin Firth’s words on Woody Allen have a power that women’s don’t

“I wouldn’t work with him again.” With just six words, Colin Firth generated scores of headlines, as he responded to a <i>Guardian</i> journalist’s query …

Woody Allen

Is everything you think you know about depression wrong?

In this extract from his new book, Johann Hari, who took antidepressants for 13 years, calls for a new approach<p>In the 1970s, a truth was accidentally discovered about depression – one that was quickly swept aside, because its implications were too inconvenient, and too explosive. American …

Depression

What traditional buildings can teach architects about sustainability

<b>(CNN) —</b> Long before foam insulation and concrete tower blocks, humans were finding ingenious ways to address their needs through architecture. Using local materials and inherited construction techniques, societies have ensured that buildings provide protection and comfort.<p>In Tonga, traditional …

Physicists Demonstrate How to Reverse of the Arrow of Time

One of the more curious challenges in physics is to understand the nature of time. At the microscopic level, the laws of physics are symmetric with …

Here’s How to Shoot Razor-Sharp Photos in Low Light by Using the AF Assist Beam on Your Flash (VIDEO)

How often have you captured what you thought was a great photograph, only to learn later that your “money shot” was soft and destined for the trash? …

Photography

Review: Annie Leibovitz’s MasterClass is a Disappointment

When MasterClass announced <i>Annie Leibovitz Teaches Photography</i>, I was pumped. I’d already taken ​the James Patterson Teaches Writing MasterClass and …

Annie Leibovitz

The teenager inventor who could change the way the world fights climate change

Greenwich, Connecticut<p>Ethan Novek speaks fast and insists on giving you every detail, even in response to simple questions. It can be overwhelming. But it’s worth sticking with him. Novek started winning science fairs in middle school and was awarded his first patent at 16. Now, at 18, he has his …

Carbon Dioxide

Vatican Sees a Way Around Trump on Climate Change, Official Says

The Pope’s leading adviser on climate issues has called for the European Union or China to fill the void left by the U.S. after Donald Trump’s …

What do China’s police collect on citizens in order to predict crime? Everything

When a woman named Wu received a text message from a local fire department about the inhabitants of her home, she was shocked. The department notified Wu that her house, rented out to a couple, had in fact been sublet to many others. Long before she knew it, the details of her house had been input …

Personal Information

Why F/16?

Late-October aspens near Silver Lake, June Lake Loop, Inyo NF, CA, USA. I used f/16 to get everything in focus in this 2008 photograph from the …

Harvard study uncovers why fasting can lead to a longer and healthier life

Intermittent fasting diets are all the rage these days. We are seeing everything from the conservative 5:2 diet to more extreme fasting methods …

Holistic Medicine

Equip your entire kitchen for less than $5K with Thor Kitchen

You may not live in a restaurant (as much as you may want to), but that doesn’t mean you can’t live the restaurant experience every day — at least, …

The war against Pope Francis

His modesty and humility have made him a popular figure around the world. But inside the church, his reforms have infuriated conservatives and sparked a revolt. By Andrew Brown<p>Pope Francis is one of the most hated men in the world today. Those who hate him most are not atheists, or protestants, or …

Religion

Genes for Skin Color Rebut Dated Notions of Race, Researchers Say

For centuries, skin color has held powerful social meaning — a defining characteristic of race, and a starting point for racism.<p>“If you ask somebody on the street, ‘What are the main differences between races?,’ they’re going to say skin color,” said Sarah A. Tishkoff, a geneticist at the …

University of Pennsylvania

This map shows where gun dealers outnumber Starbucks locations across the US

A law enforcement official said on Wednesday that in the past year Paddock bought 33 guns, most of them rifles. Under federal law, gun stores are not required to report multiple rifle purchases to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (unless they are in Arizona, California, New …

Anti-Semitism in the alt-right age: It’s “the bellwether of society”

<b>Toppled and damaged headstones at Mount Carmel Cemetery in Philadelphia, Feb. 27, 2017. (AP/Jacqueline Larma)</b><p>Salon talks to the Midwest Director of the Anti-Defamation League about the emboldening of hate by the right<p>David Masciotra<p>October 7, 2017 3:00pm (UTC)<p>Bob Dylan, in full exercise of his …

Rights & Freedoms

When a Portrait Photographer is Asked to Photograph a Horse…

As a photographer, I’m asked to shoot unusual assignments sometimes, but I’m always up for the challenge! I started getting into photography a few …

Photography

The depressing truth about gun control

Before I started researching gun deaths, gun-control policy used to frustrate me. I wished the National Rifle Association would stop blocking …

Guns