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Weed beats depression and benefits mental health as long as you puff it properly, scientists reveal

Today, people around the world will be taking the opportunity to blaze a big one in celebration of 420 Day.<p>So we have some good news for people who …

Cannabis

Google employees want to teach you to code for free with their latest app

A bunch of Google employees participating in the company’s Area 120 internal incubator have launched Grasshopper, a free mobile app for Android and iOS that teaches you the basics of programming.<p>It’s beautifully designed and is suitable for just about anyone who can be trusted to use a phone on …

Apps

One machine to rule them all: A ‘Master Algorithm’ may emerge sooner than you think

It’s excusable if you didn’t notice it when a scientist named Daniel J. Buehrer, a retired professor from the National Chung Cheng University in Taiwan, published a white paper earlier this month proposing a new class of math that could lead to the birth of machine consciousness. Keeping up with …

Artificial Intelligence

A Mysterious Flesh-Eating Ulcer Epidemic Is Spreading in Australia

Scientists don’t know what’s causing it.<p>Parts of Australia have recently been hit by an epidemic of flesh-eating ulcers that scientists can’t figure out how it started or how it spread.<p>Known as Buruli ulcers, the disease first appears as a red, small lump that looks like a pimple or a bug bite. But …

West Africa

Breakthrough treatment could ‘melt away’ cancer

A new cancer treatment can help some lung cancer tumors “[melt] away,” seriously prolonging patients’ lives, according to a series of breakthrough …

Cancer

This dental breakthrough could see an end to fillings

Scientists have developed a method for filling cavities by mimicking nature<p>The sound of the dentist’s drill could be a thing of the past, with news …

Dental Care

Miracle boy, 8, stuns doctors by starting to beat terminal cancer WITHOUT treatment

A miracle eight-year-old boy has stunned doctors by starting to beat terminal cancer - WITHOUT treatment.<p>Little Julian Malankowska's family say they …

Cancer

2018 March 13 - The Complete Galactic Plane: Up and Down

<b>The Complete Galactic Plane: Up and Down</b> <b><br>Image Credit & Copyright:</b> Moophz Himself (Maroun Habib)<p><b>Explanation:</b> Is it possible to capture the entire …

Cosmology

How to lead with influence instead of authority

Clearly, leadership potential exists within each of us. That potential can be triggered by outside events, or it can be learned by exploring …

Leadership

A Dutch 'boy genius' said he could get the ocean to clean itself. Turns out, he's right.

<b>In 2012 — when he was just 18 — Dutch inventor and entrepreneur Boyan Slat gave his first TEDx Talk about cleaning up the ocean .</b><p>In his talk, he laid …

Pollution

Japanese engineer builds giant robot to realize 'Gundam' dream

SHINTO, Japan (Reuters) - Japanese engineer Masaaki Nagumo had always dreamed of suiting up as a robot from "Mobile Suit Gundam", his favorite animation series growing up. Now he has made it a reality by creating a giant humanoid inspired by the science fiction franchise.<p>Developed at Sakakibara …

Robotics

Free Eye-Catching Résumé Templates To Help You Stand Out From The Crowd

Image via Vladyslav Tulinovskyi<br>Competition in the employment market can be tough. Thanks to this list of 17 free résumé templates by Creative Bloq, …

Graphic Design

The Pentagon is getting serious about AI weapons

‘We must see to it that we cannot be surprised,’ says the Pentagon’s top scientist<p>Aerospace engineer Mike Griffin says he is taking the threat of drone swarms — including those that could be driven by artificial intelligence — seriously. So is his employer, the US Department of Defense, as are top …

Artificial Intelligence

This self-sustaining Australian home harvests its own food, energy, and water

Building a self-sustaining home can involve a higher upfront investment, but it usually pays off in the long run thanks to increased efficiency and …

Aquaponics

Drake Equation: Estimating the Odds of Finding E.T.

The Drake Equation is used to estimate the number of communicating civilizations in the cosmos, or more simply put, the odds of finding intelligent …

Exoplanets

Dual attack with two existing drugs destroys lung cancer

Breaking research concludes that the use of two existing drugs could successfully treat certain lung cancers. The study delves deep into the …

Immunotherapy

Newly created compound boosts anti-cancer immunity

Scientists might have found a way to activate the body's "natural killer T cells" in the fight against cancer. The findings might lead to more …

Immunotherapy

Teach Yourself Computer Science Using This Site

Lifehacker has collected a lot of “learn to code” resources that are especially helpful to new learners. But if you’ve already done a little coding …

Computer Science

The Rise of Python: The Must Learn Programming language

Python is one the most popular coding languages today. Python is used to build desktop apps and web apps alike, and it has great tools for data …

Python Programming

Novel silver compounds offer potential cancer treatment breakthrough

The development of chemotherapeutic drugs to treat various cancers has been fraught with challenges. One of the toughest is the acute and long-term …

Cancer

On the Frontiers of Physics, Math and Philosophy

Interview by Richard Marshall.Benjamin H Feintzeig focuses on the conceptual and mathematical foundations of physics, and the broader impacts of …

Quantum Mechanics

In Search of God’s Mathematical Perfect Proofs

Paul Erdős, the famously eccentric, peripatetic and prolific 20th-century mathematician, was fond of the idea that God has a celestial volume …

Mathematics

Cancer: How a novel gel could halt its return

Groundbreaking research has revealed a promising strategy to stop the recurrence of cancer, and it comes in the form of a biodegradable gel.<p>Created …

Cancer

Research team finds new anti-cancer protein

Geneva, March 23 (IANS) led by an Indian-origin researcher, a team has discovered a new anti-cancer protein that not only prevents the uncontrolled …

Cancer

The next recession could be worse than the Great Depression

When will the next recession start?<p>In search of the answer, I kept asking speakers on-stage and off-stage at the Strategic Investment Conference 2018. I also asked really smart people that are well-versed in economics and economic cycles.<p>Their consensus seemed to be 2019 or possibly as late as …

Economics

Make your Android and iOS devices work together

Create harmony between your gadgets.<p>Android and iOS devices require different apps, offer different features, and work best with different brands of computers and smart hardware. All this makes it difficult to use both mobile operating systems together. But that doesn't mean you have to restrict …

Apps

Here is how to delete Facebook

Some of us have been on Facebook for more than a decade, but all good things come to an end. Over the past 18 months, Facebook has been in a downward spiral. The social network is in the eye of a controversy storm, with fake news, Russia’s meddling in the 2016 presidential election, and misuse of …

Social Media

Alphabet's Outline lets you run your own self-hosted VPN for free

Jigsaw, an incubator that’s part of Google’s parent company, Alphabet, has launched Outline, an open-source virtual private network (VPN) that you can host on your own server at no charge.<p>As an initiative from the human-rights-focused Jigsaw, Outline is being billed as a tool to help journalists …

VPNs

What Is Blockchain?

An overview of the technology everyone is talking about.<p>Blockchain might seem like magical fairy dust that companies throw about that suddenly sparks …

No CEO should earn 1,000 times more than a regular employee

For the first time ever, US corporations have begun reporting pay ratio data. And a movement is building to crack down on companies that don’t share the wealth<p>The CEO of Marathon Petroleum, Gary Heminger, took home an astonishing 935 times more pay than his typical employee in 2017. In other words, …

Rhode Island