Christina Snyder

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Ancient "Giant Virus" Revived From Siberian Permafrost

Climate change could release more ancient viruses. Is there a risk to humans?<p>Buried deep in the Siberian permafrost and untouched for over 30,000 years, researchers have discovered what is thought to be the newest representative of what are loosely known as "giant viruses."<p>A team led by Jean-Michel …

PTSD Before It Had a Name: Vietnam Vets Sue U.S. Military

Five Vietnam veterans who claim they became afflicted with combat-related anxiety –- decades before PTSD became a common term –- assert in a new, class-action lawsuit that the Pentagon should upgrade the less-than-honorable discharges they and “tens of thousands” of other troops received during …

Vietnam Veterans

Could Cooked Meat Hold A Risk Factor For Dementia And Diabetes?

If the results hold up, they could point the way toward new treatments.<p>Cooking meat may be a risk factor for dementia and diabetes, according to new research. When meat is heated, it can produce advanced glycation end products (AGEs), which form when protein or fat reacts with sugar. The research …

Diabetes

Yanukovych Seen in Moscow as Protesters Seize Government Buildings in Crimea

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Russian newspaper RBK reported on Thursday that ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych was …

Missing Ukrainian President Is Now Wanted for Mass Murder

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Ukraine's interim government has issued an arrest warrant for ousted president Viktor Yanukovych, …

Russia

8 dead as Venezuela turmoil continues, leader asks for Obama's help

CARACAS, Venezuela -- Massive demonstrations by opponents and supporters of President<p>Nicolas Madurowere underway Saturday in central Caracas as the official death toll rose to eight on the 10th day of civil unrest roiling Venezuela.<p>Leading the opposition demonstration in eastern Caracas was Liliana …

Ukraine: Yulia Tymoshenko released as country lurches towards split

Former prime minister's release and Viktor Yanukovych's fall from power leaves country dangerously divided<p>Ukraine's former prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko was freed from custody on Saturday, as President Viktor Yanukovych's fall from power threatened to leave Ukraine dangerously split.<p>Parliament in …

Scientific knowledge is as much about culture as education

One in four Americans doesn’t know that the Earth revolves around the Sun, but this says much more about culture than it does about education<p>A recent US National Science Foundation Study of more than 2,200 randomly sampled American adults suggests that a quarter of Americans do not know that the …

At least 25 killed in Ukraine as president alleges coup attempt

KIEV, Ukraine -- As the death toll in Kiev's violent political<p>confrontationrose dramatically to at least 25 Wednesday, embattled Ukrainian President Victor Yanukovich laid blame for the violence on protest leaders and threatened a tough response.<p>Pointing to continued clashes in Kiev's Independence …

North Korea human rights abuses resemble those of the Nazis, says UN inquiry

Inquiry chairman Michael Kirby writes to Kim Jong-un warning he could face trial at The Hague for crimes against humanity<p>UN's dossier on North Korea's rights abuses – the main points Sketches of prison abuse submitted to UN<p>North Korea's leadership is committing systematic and appalling human rights …

Panel: N. Korea crimes vs. humanity

A U.N. panel has found that crimes against humanity have been committed in North Korea and will call for an international criminal investigation, The Associated Press has learned.<p>The report, to be released Monday, is the most authoritative account yet of rights violations by North Korean …

North Korea Sends Kenneth Bae Back to Labor Camp

An American citizen who has been held in North Korea for 15 months has been returned to a labor camp, the State Department said Friday.<p>Kenneth Bae, who led tour groups in the secretive East Asian nation, was arrested in late 2012 and sentenced to 15 years hard labor for unspecified hostiles acts. …

North Korea

What You Missed While Not Watching the Bill Nye and Ken Ham Creation Debate

<b>-13 minutes.</b> The online countdown clock races toward zero. Dramatic music with a heavy bass line begins to play. Hashtags sprout in Twitterspace: …

Watch The Creationism Vs. Evolution Debate: Ken Ham And Bill Nye

Does it damage children to teach them biblical creationism? What are the costs of denying evolution, one of biology's core tenets?<p>Those questions were asked Tuesday night, in a live debate between best-selling Christian author Ken Ham and Emmy Award-winning educator Bill Nye ("the Science Guy") at …