Zach Jewett

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Want A Bargain? 3 Cheap Stocks That Are About To Breakout

Once again, the major indices are trading at/near new record highs. As a result, valuations are stretched to the upside. For those of you who like to buy under-valued stocks, here are three shockingly cheap stocks that are about to breakout (in descending order). There are many ways to define …

Investing

Psychedelic Drugs Reshape Cells to "Repair" Neurons in Our Brains

Psychedelics could show the way to a new generation of medicine.<p>Psychedelic drugs like LSD, DMT, and psilocybin (the chemical in magic mushrooms) …

Neuroscience

Watch artificial intelligence project a 3D soccer match on your kitchen table

When the soccer World Cup kicks off this Thursday, imagine watching it as a 3D “hologram” on your kitchen table. That may not be far off thanks to a …

Artificial Intelligence

To hit climate goals, Bill Gates and his billionaire friends are betting on energy storage

The world needs radical new energy technologies to fight climate change. In 2016, Quartz reported that a group of billionaires—including Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, Jack Ma, Mukesh Ambani, and Richard Branson—launched Breakthrough Energy Ventures (BEV) to invest at least $1 billion in creating those …

Clean Energy

Magnetic 'metal seed' that destroys brain tumours in ten minutes invented by British scientists

Deadly brain tumours could be removed in just ten minutes with a groundbreaking new treatment which uses MRI scanners to heat up cancer cells until they die.<p>The new therapy, developed by University College London, involves injecting a tiny magnetic metal ‘seed’ into the bloodstream and directing it …

Cancer

New blood test could be the 'holy grail of cancer research'

A blood test could one day save millions by allowing doctors to screen for cancer before patients show symptoms.<p>The test, called a “liquid biopsy,” screens for 10 types of the disease by detecting trace amounts of DNA released into the bloodstream by cancer cells. So far, it has proven particularly …

Cancer

Scientists transferred memories from one snail to another. Someday, they could do the same in humans.

You may not carry your house on your back or release sulphuric acid, but you’ve got a lot more in common with a sea snail than you may think. …

Biology

Scientists Discover a Hangover Pill That Helps Drunk Mice

Cheers to that.<p>“Civilization begins with distillation,” said William Faulkner, a writer and drinker. Although our thirst for alcohol dates back to …

NASA nuclear reactor could enable ‘unprecedented exploration’ of space

A NASA nuclear reactor known as Kilopower could result in longer, farther, and faster space travel for astronauts after successfully passing “a …

A cancer treatment that one expert called the 'most exciting thing I've seen in my lifetime' just got approved to treat more patients

The FDA just approved a cutting-edge cancer therapy to treat another form of blood cancer.<p>It's the second approval for Kymriah, also known as tisagenlecleucel, this time to treat patients with large B-cell lymphoma, and the first for adult patients. An August approval of Kymriah approved the …

Cannabis Industry Sits on Precipice of Major Expansion

The cannabis industry could be on the precipice of real boom. Not the slow trickle of PIPEs and venture funding rounds investors have seen since 2014 …

Millions more people will use Brave's ad-blocking browser by year-end, startup predicts

Brave Software has 2.2 million people using its ad-blocking web browser and expects it'll roughly double that, or more, by year's end.<p>"User growth remains strong, and we anticipate millions more by the end of 2018," Brave said in a blog post Friday. Roughly three quarters use the browser on mobile …

Digital Advertising

Scientists Get Their First Look at the Enzyme That Could Help Battle Aging

The enzyme holds clues to a possible cure for aging or potential cancer therapies.<p>Nothing in your body lasts forever. Every single cell in your body will die eventually, and eventually you’ll run out of replacements. When that happens, various parts of your body will stop working correctly, and at …

New Human Highway 'Organ' Identified

A discovery announced at the end of March 2018 may be seriously changing our understanding of human anatomy.<p>Researchers, including two doctors at …

Are we on the brink of a stem cell revolution?

It has now been decades since stem cell technology emerged as the next great breakthrough in modern medicine, with the bold potential for one day curing everything from heart disease to cancer. Today, that optimism doesn’t appear to have diminished.<p>It’s easy to recall the excitement. In the late …

Stem Cells

6 Stocks to Buy With Dividends Yielding More Than 6%

A sell-off in the energy sector over this year has pushed these yields above 6%.<p>After steadily rising for quite some time, the stock market got …

3 Dividend Stocks That Should Pay You the Rest of Your Life

These stocks offer both strong dividend policies and the promise of long-term stability.<p>Income investing is harder than it seems. Finding the most …

Amazon May Start a Bidding War With Walmart Over a Huge International Retailer

Amazon may put in a rival bid to acquire Bangalore-based Flipkart Online Services even as the Indian e-commerce market leader is in talks with …

Now, there’s an injectable bandage that stops bleeding, speeds healing

An injectable bandage fabricated from a seaweed-derived gel that is used in cooking can stop bleeding and promote wound healing, according to …

A new Monsanto-backed company is on the verge of producing the first fruit made with a blockbuster gene-editing tool that could revolutionize agriculture

In a move aimed at securing a place in the rapidly evolving food technology scene, the agricultural giant Monsanto has invested $125 million in a gene-editing startup called Pairwise.<p>The alliance could tee up Monsanto, long known for its controversial dealings with farmers and its role in …

Why the Biggest Marijuana Stock Could Also Be the Biggest Bargain

At least using one metric, Canopy Growth looks like the best bargain among the top marijuana stocks.<p>Bigger sometimes can be better.<p><b>Canopy Growth</b> …

An Incredible World Map That Plots the Literal Translation of Every Country Name In the World

The Literal Translation of Country Names is a remarkably researched map created by Neomam for their client Credit Card Compare, which plots the …

How to get ripped like Alicia Vikander did to play Lara Croft in 'Tomb Raider' — which she put on 12 pounds of muscle for

This time the studio is stepping back to present the origin story of Lara Croft, a young woman from a privileged family trying to figure out what to do with her life and eventually finding her calling as a thrill-seeking archaeologist.<p>Oscar winner Alicia Vikander takes on the role and, like Jolie, …

The Princeton Review reveals the best schools in the world for game design

University of Southern California and the Southern Methodist University ranked top for the second year in a row

College & University

The 50 best animated movies of all time, according to critics

But while Disney films rank high (and often) among the most critically acclaimed animated films of all time, the company is sporadically outranked on this list by movies from the likes of Warner Bros. and Studio Ghibli (Hayao Miyazaki's company).<p>To find out which animated films have received the …

Superconducting materials found in meteorites

<b>LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA—</b>Meteorites sometimes contain naturally occurring superconductors, materials that conduct electricity without any resistance, …

Meteorites

ECCC 2018: Kingkiller author Patrick Rothfuss talks his writing inspiration

The extremely legendary Patrick Rothfuss, author of <i>The Kingkiller Chronicles</i>, popped by SYFY WIRE's live stage at Emerald City Comic Con in Seattle, …

Creative Writing

Getting the Inside Dope on Ketamine's Mysterious Ability to Rapidly Relieve Depression

Ketamine has been called the biggest thing to happen to psychiatry in 50 years, due to its uniquely rapid and sustained antidepressant effects. It …

Fall of Troy: the legend and the facts

The legendary ancient city of Troy is very much in the limelight this year: a big budget co-production between the BBC and Netflix: Troy, Fall of a …

Ancient History

Thirteen million degrees of Kevin Bacon: World’s largest family tree shines light on life span, who marries whom

The final result is a single pedigree connecting 13 million relatives mostly of European descent, dating back 11 generations. It includes, among …

Genealogy