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The Latest: Senate sends Facebook CEO letter about gunman

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the massacre at a gay Orlando nightclub (all times local):<p>8 p.m.<p>A new Senate letter says Orlando gunman Omar Mateen made a series of Facebook posts before and during the attack, including blasting the "filthy ways of the West" and blaming the United States for the …

It's the end of the fossil fuel era as we know it

Contrary to what the fossil fuel industry may want you to believe, the transformation of the world's energy supply to clean energy sources is well …

Fossil Fuels

Bird-brained and proud: densely packed neurons give birds intellectual edge

Researchers find songbirds and parrots can have as many, sometimes more, neurons packed into their brains than mammals - even monkeys and apes<p>Some can count, many make tools, and others recognise themselves in the mirror. But how birds pull off such complex feats with so little brain matter has …

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This rapper is trying to get his fellow evangelicals to talk about race. Not everyone is on board.

By Michelle Boorstein<p>Michelle Boorstein<p>Religion reporter<p>Email Bio Follow<p>As his star rises among evangelicals, the Grammy-winning musician faces complex questions of race and faith.<p>As his star rises among evangelicals, the Grammy-winning musician faces complex questions of race and faith.<p>It was just …

Why you can never tell what your friends really think of you

We like to think we can judge how we present ourselves to others – but psychology says we’re wrong.<p>If you’re like most people, you’ve probably got a firm idea about your own personality – whether you’re outgoing or shy, nervous or calm, and so on. But how far do you think other people’s impressions …

Psychology

Scientists accidentally create nanorods that harvest water from the air

Learning from your mistakes is a key life lesson, and it's one that researchers at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) can attest to. After …

Earth - There are microbes that eat and poo nothing but electricity

Some microbes have developed the ultimate stripped-down diet. They do not bother with food or oxygen. All they need to survive is pure electrical energy.<p>They often live in muddy seabeds or along the banks of rivers. Finding them is easy: biologists can coax them out of hiding by sticking an …

Particle Physics

Omar Mateen shooting: Why do Isil target gays and lesbians?

That Isil has claimed credit for the murder of gay men and women who came to dance in an Orlando nightclub should come as no surprise.<p>Gay people living under the terror group's rule are routinely hunted and murdered because of their sexuality.<p>The group’s foot-soldiers in Syria have been filmed …

The World Nears Peak Fossil Fuels for Electricity

The way we get electricity is about to change dramatically, as the era of ever-expanding demand for fossil fuels comes to an end—in less than a …

Fossil Fuels

Five things pediatricians want dads to know about parenting

Pediatricians have a message for fathers: You're more important to your child's health and well-being than you — and we — might have realized.<p>After assessing more than a decade's worth of psychological and sociological research, the American Academy of Pediatrics has issued a new report about …

'Harmful' robot aims to spark AI debate

<b>A robot that can decide whether or not to inflict pain has been built by roboticist and artist Alexander Reben from the University of Berkeley, California.</b><p>The basic machine is capable of pricking a finger but is programmed not to do so every time it can.<p>Mr Reben has nicknamed it "The First Law" …

Learning how to use design thinking to improve the patient experience - Scope

Ask anyone who has experienced the health-care system if something about it could be improved, and there will be no shortage of predictable answers …

Study says a major blood cancer is 11 distinct diseases

<b>One of the main types of blood cancer is not one but 11 distinct diseases, detailed genetic analysis suggests.</b><p>A study in the New England Journal of Medicine found genetic differences explain why some patients respond much better to treatment than others.<p>The researchers say their findings should …

Teach your body to fight off disease

But there are still unknown oddities to the inner workings of humans. And one of those is the unfortunate case of the autoimmune disease, a situation that develops when your immune system doesn't recognize your body's own healthy cells and decides to attack them.<p>One of the body's main lines of …

Google developing ‘kill switch’ to stop robot uprising against humans

The rise of the robots could be a genuine threat to the human race, experts have warned, but Google hope to find a way of stopping rouge Artificial Intelligence (AI) from taking over the world.<p>Developers from the search engine’s artificial intelligence division, DeepMind, have teamed up with Oxford …