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How a rebellious scientist (Lee Jussim) uncovered the left-wing bias of psychology

<b>The Sydney Symposium</b><p>At the back of a small room at Coogee Beach, Sydney, I sat watching as a psychologist I had never heard of paced the room …

Psychology

Scientific community approves human gene editing studies

Human gene editing research is extremely controversial due to numerous ethical, moral and legal reasons that some groups would prefer to see it banned outright. Those who do want it to move forward can breathe easily for now, though, as the leaders of a summit held by the US National Academies of …

Jim Cramer's 38 'Anointed' Stocks to Add to Your 2016 Portfolio

<i>TheStreet's</i> Jim Cramer has a theory on what's ailing the stock market these days.<p>The theory goes that there is a "scarcity" of investable stocks, …

Binge Watching as a Young Adult Linked to Cognitive Impairment: Study

Sitting around watching TV and not doing any physical activity as a young adult may be linked to lower brain functioning even earlier than scientists …

Why Your Workout Should Be More Like a Drinking Game

I've been turning my workouts into a drinking game.<p>I had to.<p>You know how some people (who shall remain nameless) used to play drinking games in college that had all sorts of crazy rules to make them drink? There was Three Man, which for the life of me I cannot remember the rules for...because there …

You Asked: How Much Protein Should I Eat Every Day?

Dieting used to seem simple. If you were slim, you were in “good shape.” If you weren’t, losing a few pounds would benefit your health. But the …

Nutrition

Here's the workout Michael B. Jordan used to get in insane shape for his boxing movie, 'Creed'

But the "Rocky" franchise brought it up another level. The physiques of Carl Weathers as Apollo Creed and Sylvester Stallone as Rocky Balboa (who by the third film looks ridiculously cut) was the inspiration for many during the exercise craze in the late 1970s to early '80s.<p>Now the bar has been …

Phytoplankton go wild, leaving scientists wondering if climate change is the culprit

Scientists have found a sharp increase in the population of a tiny ocean organism: phytoplankton. This is peculiar because, previously, theories …

Jeremy Corbyn: David Cameron has failed to show that bombing Syria would work

Since David Cameron made his case for extending UK bombing to Syria in the House of Commons last week, that case has been coming apart at the seams. No wonder he is trying to hurry the debate through parliament this week.<p>He knows that opposition to his ill-thought-out rush to war is growing. On …

Middle East

Mark Zuckerberg to donate 99pc of Facebook stock to philanthropy

Facebook founder and his wife will give shares worth $45bn to 'advance human potential'<p>Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife have said they plan to donate 99pc of their shares in the social network to philanthropic efforts.<p>The stock, which is worth around $45bn, will be given to causes that …

This Professor Calculated The True Cost of Destroying The Death Star

The Star Wars superweapon is an economic catastrophe as well as a planetary one<p>Everyone, from President Obama down to a lowly moisture farmer on Tatooine can agree that planet-destroying weapons are bad news. Barring a few Imperial hold-outs, it’s clear that not only is the Death Star massively …

Economics

The Inside Story on Wearable Electronics

Göran Gustafsson looks at people and thinks of cars—the ageing models that rolled off assembly lines a few decades ago. Today, says Gustafsson, cars …

Nanotech

What Every Entrepreneur Can Learn From Apple

<i>The Entrepreneur Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Earth's Tropical Rainforests Could Look Completely Different By the End of the Century

In 2005, an intense heatwave struck a mountaintop rainforest in northeast Australia. Accounts of the event were rather apocalyptic: birds dropping …

Black Hole Eats A Star The Size Of Our Sun... And Burps

The belch set out a jet of matter moving at nearly the speed of light.<p>This cosmic giant has no manners.<p>Some 300 million light years away, a supermassive black hole has swallowed a star and burped up a jet of matter at nearly the speed of light, an international team of researchers has found.<p>The …

Black Holes