Jill Birkinbine

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12 Asian Slow-Cooker Meals to Come Home to Dinner Served

Cooking

‘Heart in a box’ keeps beating until transplanted

Experts say device could increase the pool of eligible heart donors, though ethical concerns remain<p>A device that reanimates organs taken from dead patients has shown promise in heart transplant surgeries, though it's raising some ethical concerns, as well. As <i>MIT Technology Review</i> reports, the …

Medicine

Car-Size Stingray May Be World’s Largest Freshwater Fish

A giant freshwater stingray caught and released in Thailand provides new insight on threatened species.<p>Scientists working in Thailand’s Mae Klong River made a <i>big</i> find last week: an enormous stingray that they think is a contender for the largest freshwater fish ever documented by researchers.<p>The …

Do conservatives die sooner than liberals? New study weighs in

If you're dead serious about politics, consider this: A new paper finds that people with conservative ideologies were more likely to die in the study period than their liberal peers.<p>The findings, published by the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health, offer a new view into the complex …

Anonymous declares war over Charlie Hebdo attack

Anonymous declared war on Islamic extremists Friday and promised to take revenge for the attack on French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.<p>In a video posted on YouTube, the group of hackers said they would track down websites and social media networks linked to terrorists, and take them down.<p>"We, …

Terrorism

Your science questions answered

The big bang and how there was never a centre to the universe, how far human-generated signals travel into space and why some dives into water are so quiet<p><b>Q At the moment of the big bang, all mass was in a single spot and has been expanding outward from there since. Where is the centre of the</b> …