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Statins could reduce risk of breast cancer death by 38%, research shows

Statins – drugs that lower cholesterol – could reduce the risk of death from women diagnosed with breast cancer by as much as 38%, a new analysis has found, prompting fresh calls for clinical trials.<p>The new analysis of seven previous observational studies was presented at the American Society of …

Cancer

Scientists may have ‘game changer’ drug to treat Alzheimer’s

An experimental drug could be the secret weapon in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease. The results gathered from a small subject pool have …

10 Majorly Useful Things You Can Do With Tea Bags

Smelly fridge? Greasy pans? Puffy eyes? There's a tea bag for that.<p>Smelly fridge? Greasy pans? Puffy eyes? There's a tea bag for that.

FBI warns of possible pre-Election Day terror attacks

Al-Qaeda may be planning pre-Election Day attacks on Monday in New York, Texas and Virginia.<p>US intelligence officials have alerted joint terrorism task forces of the threat, whose credibility was still being assessed, sources told The Post.<p>Specific sites that may be targeted in the three states …

Opioid crisis in rural areas may be tackled through telemedicine

By Shefali Luthra I Kaiser Health News<p>GILES COUNTY, Va. — Robert Devereaux is a family physician in this southwest corner of Virginia, where problems surrounding prescription opioid use far outstrip the capacity of psychiatrists and addiction specialists to treat them. When he found crushed …

Health Care

Why do we sleep? Scientists uncover how late nights can physically change the brain

We all sleep – some of us less than others – and yet the exact role sleeping plays on our bodies and minds has largely remained elusive.<p>By focusing …

5 best new features in Android 7.0 Nougat

Android 7.0 Nougat is finally here! Well, sort of… Nougat has indeed finally been released to the public, but it’s only available on a handful of …

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg calls Trump a 'faker,' he says she should resign

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's well-known candor was on display in her chambers late Monday, when she declined to retreat from her earlier criticism of Donald Trump and even elaborated on it.<p>"He is a faker," she said of the presumptive Republican presidential …

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Pear-Shaped Nuclei Explain Lack Of Antimatter And Make Time-Travel Impossible

In physics sometimes proving the obvious is more complex than proving the difficult. The obvious, in this case, is why the universe is made of …

Physics

15 Women Tried Samsung's Beauty Filters and This Is What Happened

"This should be illegal. I don't even look like a real person!"<p>Samsung phones come with seriously amazing cameras. The software that runs those cameras is also pretty amazing. Case in point, the Samsung beauty filter, which is sort of like an automatic version of Facetune — allowing you to smooth …

Simplistic Chart Of How Long Different Animals Live

This is a retro chart from Compton's Encyclopedia detailing the average lifespans of a bunch of different animals. I had no idea that carp and swans …

Meteorites

Study finds that “male-dominated” professions are more at risk of being taken over by robots

Women might actually benefit from the accelerated age<p>Peter Cooper<p>April 12, 2016 2:47pm (UTC)<p>Computers are getting faster, our attention span is getting shorter, and time seems to be speeding up - meet the phenomenon known as ‘the great acceleration.’ The rise of automation — basically robots taking …

Judge Rules Docs Taken from Sandy Hook Shooter's House Must Stay Secret

Many of Sandy Hook shooter Adam Lanza's darkest secrets are going to stay secret.<p>A Connecticut judge has overturned a decision by the state's Freedom of Information Commission to release a spiral-bound notebook that the mass murderer called "The Big Book of Granny" and into which he poured his …

Microsoft will allow Xbox gamers to play against PS4 and PC players

Microsoft is announcing a big new feature for Xbox owners today: cross-network play. It's something the software giant has hinted at for years, and now it seems the reality of PS4, Xbox One, and PC players playing the same game together might finally happen. Developers building games for Xbox One …

Rattled Republicans seek a last-ditch strategy to stop Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Staring down the prospect of nominating Donald Trump for president, Republicans spiraled into a chaotic, last-ditch search …

Republicans

Donald Trump lets loose on Cruz and Rubio following disappointing finish in Iowa | Fox News

If you thought Donald Trump's speech after finishing second in the Iowa Caucus was a sign of a humbler, more reserved candidate, think again.<p>After his almost unheard-of 15-hour hiatus from social media and the airwaves, the Donald Trump that the American electorate has grown to either love or hate …

The Messaging App that's the 'Hot New Thing Among Jihadists'

Telegram is a free cloud-based messaging app that claims to be “faster and way more secure” than similar services like WhatsApp, and it has …

Xposed framework now supports Android 6.0 Marshmallow – customize away!

Fans of the Xposed framework have something to celebrate today. After weeks of telling you support for Android 6.0 Marshmallow was getting closer and closer, developer <i>rovo89</i> has finally released version 77, with full Marshmallow compatibility.<p>For those who have no idea what Xposed framework is: …

Android News

iPad Pro diary day 2: The good, the bad & the two issues that concern me most

I posted my first impressions of the iPad Pro yesterday, and having spent much of the past 24 hours mostly using it rather than my MacBook, I now have more of a sense of why Tim Cook thinks it could be a laptop replacement.<p>While most reviewers dismissed that, and I would certainly join them in …

IPad Pro