Ian Chun Tan

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Ophthalmologists vs. AI: It's a Tie

Artificial intelligence performs just as well as eye docs in diagnosing congenital cataracts Photo: Heydt/VWPics/AP PhotoLast week, we reported on an …

It's Official: A Brand-New Human Organ Has Been Classified

Your body now has an extra organ.<p>Researchers have classified a brand-new organ inside our bodies, one that's been hiding in plain sight in our …

Study shows how Chinese medicine kills cancer cells - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

Researchers at the University of Adelaide have shown how a complex mix of plant compounds derived from ancient clinical practice in China – a …

The SpaceX Explosion Destroyed Facebook's Internet Satellite

Facebook was planning to use the $195 million satellite as part of its plan to provide worldwide internet.<p>The satellite aboard the SpaceX rocket that exploded on the launch pad during a test fire at Cape Canaveral this morning was going to be used by Facebook to provide internet services to large …

Two Chinese retirees win hearts on epic American road trip

BEIJING — Their great American adventure was off to a rough start.<p>In June, Chen Aiwu, 64, and her husband, Wang Dongsheng, 66, landed in Los Angeles. It was nearly midnight. They could barely communicate. And they were faced with a classic holiday conundrum: a rental car up-sell.<p>No, they did not …

50 vegetarian recipes to make your Meatless Monday so delicious

1 /50: Black bean-quinoa wrap<p>1/50 :Black bean-quinoa wrap<p>Share<p>Tweet<p>Pin<p>This vegetarian delight is stuffed with quinoa, black beans and corn.<p>2 /50: …

Neil deGrasse Tyson reveals the biggest mistake politicians make when it comes to science

Science is often the topic of heated debates between politicians, but Neil deGrasse Tyson really dislikes it when politicians do this one thing when …

Neil deGrasse Tyson

65 Useful Thai Phrases You Won’t Find in a Travel Phrasebook

Here are 65 useful Thai phrases that I shared with members of my Facebook Group, Learn Thai with พร, over several weeks.The title is just a tease …

The best idioms from around the world, ranked

<i>The following were sourced from</i> I’m Not Hanging Noodles On Your Ears and Other Intriguing Idioms From Around the World <i>by Jag Bhalla (National Geographic Books, 2009).</i><p>25. Ear-nectar<p>Origin: Indian. Meaning: A sweet noise or sound.<p>24. Can’t stop being the owl.<p>Origin: Italian, French. Meaning: Can’t …

Medical Training: How long does it take to make a doctor?

In 2013 an independent review of medical training, chaired by Prof. Dr David Greenaway, suggested that the length of post-graduate training could be reduced. Today the Royal College of Physicians and the British Medical Association have expressed concerns that this reduction might harm patient …

Graduate School

15 Fresh Juice Recipes to Start Your Day

Gallery15 Fresh Juice Recipes to Start Your Day<p>We adore a freshly squeezed glass of OJ—especially in winter, when citrus is at its peak—but sometimes you want something a little more unusual. Ever tried to juice a kumquat? Or a sweet potato? Curious about how to make good-tasting green juice? <b>Here</b> …

26 Pictures That Will Make You Re-Evaluate Your Entire Existence

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The 5 Steaks You Should Be Grilling Now

<i>Welcome to our new weekly series On the Grill, where our Sunday Dinners columnist Tom Hirschfeld will be showing us how to grill everything from steaks to salads with confidence (and style).</i><p><i>Today: How to grill the perfect steak, soup to nuts: the 5 best steaks to grill, the 5 rules for cooking them</i> …