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Scientists just unlocked the catalyst for cancerous relapse

Cancer Relapse<p>New research has shown that cancer cells that survive treatment may effectively wake themselves up and resume growing by tapping into …

Cancer

The KRACK Wi-Fi vulnerability, explained like you're five

Yesterday, we learned about KRACK (or Key Reinstallation Attack) – a security flaw in the WPA2 protocol, which could see an adversary break the encryption between a router and a device, allowing them to intercept and interfere with network traffic. Or, more succinctly, shit’s fucked.<p>But …

Wi-Fi

How Bad Is It Really to Sleep Less Than 7 Hours a Night?

Sleep expert Matthew Walker has a very serious message for Americans. If you’re regularly sleeping less than seven hours a night, says the professor …

Wellness

Why Smartphones Will Become Extinct by 2025

The Apple iPhone 8? Poof. The Samsung Galaxy? You won't need one anymore.<p>The world is changing, and it's all about your voice.<p>In my house, there are voicebots everywhere. In the kitchen, I use Google Home speaker to ask about recipes and the weather. In my office, there's an Amazon Echo connected …

Google Home

A healthy gut means healthy aging

Extremely healthy seniors appear to have the same bacterial composition in their guts as healthy 30-year-olds, shows new research.<p>The new study was …

Microbiome

Carnegie Endowment Says China's Inflation Under Control

Bloomberg Markets<p>October 16th, 2017, 1:55 AM UTC<p>Yukon Huang, senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, discusses inflation in …

China

China September Consumer Price Gains Matched Estimates

Bloomberg Markets<p>October 16th, 2017, 1:51 AM UTC<p>China releases its consumer prices data for September. Bloomberg's Tom Mackenzie reports on …

Bloomberg Markets

Coffee Demand Is Dented by Tepid Global Growth

Daybreak Australia<p>October 15th, 2017, 11:28 PM UTC<p>Andrea Illy, chairman of Illycaffé, discusses the slowdown in coffee consumption. He speaks on …

Economy

Your home could be powered by solar-powered batteries in the near future

Solar power is taking off in a big way as more and more Americans turn to renewable energy sources. However, the tech isn’t without its flaws. One of …

Clean Energy

A Nine-Year Collaboration Has Just Shown How Sugar Influences Cancer Cell Growth

This is huge.<p>There's a long-known relationship between cancer and sugar, but figuring out exactly how it works has proven elusive. Now, thanks to a …

Cancer

Cops in Dubai Are Getting Real, Very Dangerous Looking Hoverbikes

Police in Dubai may soon have access to functional hoverbikes, according to AutoBlog, which reported that Dubai Police had unveiled the new …

United Arab Emirates

Some Vikings Were Likely Muslims, and White Supremacists Hate It

If learning new information offends you so much that you have to write off archaeological evidence as fake news, you might have a problem.

Archaeology

Gulf widens between Washington and UN partners

US President Donald Trump’s decision not to recognize Iran’s compliance with a landmark nuclear deal is set to complicate crucial diplomacy at the …

Iran

What Is Nihilism? History, Profile, Philosophy and Philosophers

The term nihilism comes from the Latin word ‘nihil’ which literally means “nothing.” Many believe that it was originally coined by Russian novelist …

Friedrich Nietzsche

Cyber cold war is just getting started, claims Hillary Clinton

Clinton, promoting memoir addressing her 2016 US election defeat, tells UK audiences that the Kremlin is ‘hacking our unity’ by waging information war<p>Hillary Clinton embarked on a speaking tour of Britain with a message that the Brexit referendum was won on the basis of a big lie and warning that …

Elections

Russia hopes to launch its own digital currency

Russia has been talking openly about the prospect of creating its own cryptocurrency, and it looks like the country might turn those words into action. Local news outlets report that Communications Minister Nikolay Nikiforov has confirmed plans to launch a state-controlled digital currency. Don't …

Cryptocurrency

Do Atheists Believe in Ghosts?

There is a myth that because atheists deny the existence of God, they therefore deny the existence of any soul or spirit.<p>Belief in souls or an …

Atheism

Interparental conflict linked to higher levels of Machiavellianism in boys -- but not girls

Conflict among parents is associated with higher levels of Machiavellianism in boys, according to new psychological research published in <i>Personality</i> …

Machiavellianism

The Case for Letting Fevers Run Their Course

Numerous studies over the past few years have shown that taking fever reducers hurts your body’s ability to recover from an illness.<p>Fever isn’t an illness. It’s the body’s attempt to fight illness. So when we treat fever with antipyretics, like acetaminophen (Tylenol) or ibuprofen, we only handcuff …

Medicine

Need to Deliver Bad News to Employees? Science Says Do This

A new study shows the best approach for sharing bad news<p>It's every leader's or manager's least favorite task: delivering bad news. Maybe your company is closing a facility. Or letting people go. Or you have an employee who isn't getting that coveted promotion, or has been denied an overseas …

Leadership

16 scientific facts that are just too freaky to wrap your head around

Science, more often than not, can answer questions that were previously unknown to us. But sometimes, it can simply blow your mind.<p>People on reddit …

Scientific Research

Amazon can ship you a new house, and it’ll only cost you about $40K

Need a new house? Why not log in to Amazon and click a few buttons? Before you know it, you could be the owner of this 320-square foot pre-fabricated …

Shipping Containers

Want Your Kids to Grow Up Smart, Successful and Sane? Experts Say Don't Do This 1 Thing

And parents are doing it. Oh, are they just.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>When you're a kid, you're trying to make sense of the world and how you might get the most out of it.<p>Once you're on your own, you realize that you have …

Parenting

6 Things You Must Quit Doing Today to Be More Successful

Sometimes quitting is necessary to overall success. Here’s how to know when you should throw in the towel.<p>Most of us grew up hearing the mantra …

Self-improvement

Viruses discovered a century ago may be our best defense against a threat that could kill 10 million people a year by 2050

Antibiotic resistance — the phenomenon in which bacteria stop responding to certain antibiotics — is a growing threat around the world.<p>It's expected to kill 10 million people annually by 2050.<p>And it hasn't been easy to develop new drugs in order to stay ahead of the problem. Many major …

Medicine

Manipulative people brainwash their partners using something called 'perspecticide' — here are the signs it's happening to you

• <b>People in abusive relationships may become victim to something called "perspecticide."</b>• <b><br>It occurs when their abusive partner has made them believe so many things that aren't true, they no longer know what is real.</b>• <b><br>They are effectively a prisoner in their own life, not being allowed to do anything or</b> …

Relationships

Want to Be Insanely Productive Without Working Longer Hours? Spend $100 A Month On This

Not hiring a virtual assistant might be your biggest mistake.<p>You know what I would do if I had a time machine in business?<p>Kick young Tommy's ass and ask him to get organized. Why? Back in the days, I would sort out my emails and arrange my meetings. And, I got more and more frustrated at myself for …

Productivity

How Physicists Smashed the Quantum Light Measurement Limit

How precise can measurements get? Imagine accurately measuring a quartz crystal with merely a few photons. <br>Read More

Quantum Mechanics

Personal genetic testing is here. Do we need it?

NEW YORK: For years, Jody Christ, 62, struggled to control her high cholesterol. Her doctors encouraged her to exercise, change her diet and lose …

Medicine

Chief Medical Officer Warns Of ‘Post-Antibiotic Apocalypse’ And ‘End Of Modern Medicine’

Friday, England’s chief medical officer warned world leaders that the world is headed towards a “post-antibiotic apocalypse” that would mean the “end …

Medicine