Carolanne OBrien

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The New Armor That Lets You Sense Surveillance Cameras

Like a creepy digital tap on the shoulder<p>We pass under surveillance cameras every day, appearing on perhaps hundreds of minutes of film. We rarely notice them. London-based artist James Bridle would like to remind us.<p>Bridle has created a wearable device he calls the “surveillance spaulder.” …

13 Times Scott Disick Showed Off His Money On Instgram

He doesn't call himself Lord Disick for nothing.

The Disneys: Not the happiest family on Earth

On Labor Day 2009, a young woman named Michelle Lund was rushed to an Orange County, Calif. hospital with a brain aneurysm following a night of partying with friends. Within days, as she teetered on the brink of death, the lines had been drawn in a vicious battle over $400 million that has torn one …

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Clear Cranial Implant Lets Doctors See Into The Brain

Some skulls really just need a window view.<p>Researchers from the University of California, Riverside have debuted a new transparent cranial implant that could let doctors peek inside the brain without having to drill a new hole in the skull every time--a technique that could allow for easier …

New Imaging Technique Shows Surgeons Where Tumors End And Brains Begin

A new way to look at brain tissue in real-time could help surgeons know they're removing all the tumor tissue in a patient's brain.<p>Scientists from the Harvard University and the University of Michigan have developed a way to image brain tumors to reveal exactly where the tumor cells end and the …

Strong earthquake in Guatemala injures many, one dead

A 6.6-magnitude earthquake in Guatemala last night caused injuries, in part from collapsing buildings. One woman died of a heart attack during the …

On the hunt for Lake Superior's long-lost freighters

The waters of Lake Superior are believed to hold some 400 shipwrecks — some discovered, some not. While in rare occasions, finding a ship can be as easy as looking through the lake's ice at the right time, others take years of methodical research and exploration. <i>BuzzFeed's</i> Katie Heaney follows …

Alzheimer's Potential Missing Link

Reporting in Neuron, researchers write that a protein called mGlu5 may play a role in nerve cell death in Alzheimer's disease. They found that blocking the protein with an existing drug restored memory in mice. Lead author Stephen Strittmatter discusses what this means for future Alzheimer's …

Cells that fight invaders can turn against us - Futurity

A safety mechanism in the immune system could malfunction in people with autoimmune diseases like …

Gut microbes from slim people could prevent obesity, study finds

Altering the bacteria in your gut could lead to major changes in your weight. A study from Washington University in St. Louis is among the latest looking into the increasingly popular subject of how gut microbes can affect the body at large, and it found that weight gain may be preventable by …

Absurd Creature of the Week: 10-Foot Bobbit Worm Is the Ocean’s Most Disturbing Predator

Author: Matt Simon. Matt Simon Science<p>Date of Publication: 09.06.13.<p>Time of Publication: 9:30 am. 9:30 am<p>If I could go back to my childhood I would …

Snoozing lemurs hint at why we sleep - Futurity

When fat-tailed dwarf lemurs hibernate, they stop regulating their body heat and live in a …