Jade Williamson

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How your eyes betray your thoughts

A series of recent studies suggest that eye movements may both reflect and influence the workings of the brain<p>According to the old saying, the eyes are windows into the soul, revealing deep emotions that we might otherwise want to hide. Although modern science precludes the existence of the soul, …

The Brain

US-led coalition to meet on IS as suicide bomb kills 37

The blast, which further slowed an operation to retake the city of Ramadi, came ahead of the Paris talks which will address a string of major battlefield gains by the IS jihadists in Iraq and Syria.<p>On Monday, a suicide bomber blew up his explosives-laden vehicle at a police base in Iraq's …

Middle East

How does a chick breathe in the egg?

… with the aid of a membranous bag called the allantois. And guess what? You once had one too<p>Easter is fast approaching, which probably hasn’t escaped your notice. It certainly hasn’t escaped mine. Having a five-year-old who asks you every day how many more sleeps it will be until the Easter bunny …

Boeing has patented a 'Star Wars'-style force field

It might sound futuristic — and it is. The patent isn't about stopping bullets or lasers or anything like that, though. Instead, it detects explosions near a vehicle, and then quickly heats up the air or water between the vehicle and the blast. The heat creates a plasma shield that is more dense …

Patents

Hero cop in Boston Marathon bombing in coma after being shot in face

A Boston police officer honored for his role in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombing was fighting for his life Saturday, a night after he was shot in the face during a traffic stop that ended when other officers shot and killed his attacker, the city's authorities said.<p>Officer John …

Air Canada flight crashes on runway in Halifax (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Air Canada flight 624 has crashed on a runway at Halifax Stanfield International Airport in Canada, the airline has confirmed. The plane reportedly …

UN says Israel, not Iran, North Korea or Syria worst violator of human rights

What country deserves more condemnation for violating human rights than any other nation on earth? According to the U.N.’s top human rights body, that would be Israel.<p>Last week, Israel was the U.N.’s number one women’s rights violator. This week it is the U.N.’s all-round human rights …