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Did China discover AMERICA? Ancient Chinese script carved into rocks may prove Asians lived in New World 3,300 years ago

• <b>Author and researcher John Ruskamp claims to have found pictograms from the ancient Chinese Shang Dynasty etched into rocks in America</b>• <b><br>The symbols are</b> …

Questioning Facebook's Internet.org Altruism

Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg's public-spirited effort to bring internet access to the impoverished isn't quite as magnanimous as it might seem.<p>Mark Zuckerberg wants to disrupt internet access in developing countries in a way that only a Silicon Valley billionaire would. Not only does he want …

How ISIS Capitalizes on Lone Wolves to Spread Terror 'At No Cost'

ISIS' claim of responsibility for the shooting in Garland, Texas, was proof of its effectiveness at capitalizing on so-called lone wolf attacks — even when it has no hand in planning or paying for them, experts said Tuesday.<p>ISIS provided no evidence to support its claim after the shooting on Sunday …

Terrorism

NASA Officially Launches Project to Find Alien Life

<b>Washington:</b> The US space agency has launched an ambitious project to hunt for signs of life beyond our solar system.<p>The Nexus for Exoplanet System …

How bullied children face long-term hits to mental health

Children who were often bullied by their peers may experience more anxiety and depression than children who were abused by adults, a finding that …

Mental Health

How Wealth in Childhood Shapes Personality Later in Life

The dynamics of inter-class marriages reveal that money predictably influences the way one goes on to think about with work, emotions, and parenting.<p>Cinderella marries Prince Charming. Aladdin weds Princess Jasmine. In <i>50 Shades of Grey</i>, Ana falls for Christian. From bedtime stories to films, we are …

Go with the Flow

After historic arguments, court to rule on same-sex marriage

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pivotal Justice Anthony Kennedy, whose vote could decide the same-sex marriage issue for the nation, did not tip his hand Tuesday in historic arguments at the Supreme Court. But Kennedy's record on the issue could give encouragement to gay and lesbian couples.<p>As advocates and …

LGBTQI

White America’s racial illiteracy: Why our national conversation is poisoned from the start

The author of “What Does It Mean to Be White?” examines the ways white people implode when they talk about race<p>I am white. I have spent years studying what it means to be white in a society that proclaims race meaningless, yet is deeply divided by race. This is what I have learned: Any white person …

Race & Ethnicity

You Can Realize True Happiness Through Mindfulness Meditation

Many of us spend our whole lives searching for happiness. Sadly, some of us never find it. And others don't find it until later in life. The good …

Middle East

“We should recognize that there are other imperialisms”: A Marxist dissident explains what the left gets wrong about Russia

Socialist activist Ilya Budraitkis tells Salon that it’s time to abandon illusions about Putin’s Russia<p>Russia today is not as depicted on Russia Today, the English-language news network established by the Russian government in 2005 that paints a capitalist state led by a right-wing nationalist in …

Russia

Outbreak of drug-resistant infection could kill 80,000 in UK, report warns

Forecast highlights danger of growth in antimicrobial resistance that could take surgery back to ‘19th-century’ mortality rates<p>As many as 80,000 people could die if there was an outbreak of a drug-resistant infection in Britain, a government forecast has warned.<p>According to the report, about …

Medicine

Amnesty slams Afghanistan's 'failure' to protect women rights defenders | DW | 07.04.2015

"Anti-government groups are targeting prominent and outspoken women's rights advocates [in order to] spread fear among other women's rights activists …

Rights & Freedoms

Heart muscle cells regrown in medical research breakthrough

Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel and Victor Chang Institute in Sydney make discovery which may have major implications for heart attack sufferers<p>Unlike animals such as the salamander and the zebrafish, humans are unable to easily regenerate heart cells, making it difficult to recover from …

Immune System

Success for first non-beating heart transplant in Europe

Surgeons in Cambridge are hailing as a success the first heart transplant operation in Europe to use a non-beating heart.<p>Medical teams at Papworth Hospital spent more than a decade working on procedures to enable the landmark operation before performing the transplant earlier this month.<p>Doctors …

Medicine

Upgrade Your Brain With These Two Tips

Have you ever considered that you can build a better brain for yourself? One that is more resilient and less susceptible to emotional ruts?<p>Research …

Europe

Bacteria Are Already Making the Best HIV Treatment in Nature

With help from bacteria-supplied “cellular scissors,” HIV can be edited out of the human genome.<p>​<p>The promise is of an HIV meta-drug. Not only would it function as a vaccine, but also has a treatment—effective at all stages of the disease—and even just maybe a cure.<p>After three decades in the …

Immunotherapy

Scientists discover how to change human leukemia cells into harmless immune cells

After a chance observation in the lab, researchers found a method that can force dangerous leukemia cells in the lab to mature into harmless immune …

America’s white fragility complex: Why white people get so defensive about their privilege

The author of “What Does It Mean to Be White?” on Black Lives Matter and our biggest misconceptions about racism<p>Stop me if you’ve heard this one.<p>Last year, a white male Princeton undergraduate was asked by a classmate to “check his privilege.” Offended by this suggestion, he shot off a 1,300-word …

Race & Ethnicity

The Diet Which Postpones Brain Aging - PsyBlog

Study finds diet that gives brain fuel to repair age-related damage.<p>A high-fat diet can postpone brain aging in mice, a new study has found, but the …

The Truth About How Your Brain Gets Smarter

“What’s your greatest fear?” I asked Bill Gates one night, over Tom Yum Gai.<p>“Easy—not getting smarter.”<p>Bill then laid out his plan to ensure he’d always be surrounded by super smart people.<p>Maybe he didn’t know about myelin.<p><b>The Smarter Secret</b><p>Let’s assume “smarter” means making better choices, …

14 Things You Didn't Know About Your Brain

Have you ever stopped to think about the way your brain works when you’re, well, not thinking about it? It’s a hard concept to wrap your head around, but we thought we’d do a little exploring to find out what’s going on inside these noggins of ours.<p>We’ve partnered with Cleveland Clinic to bring you …

How Brain Scans Can Diagnose Autism With 97% Accuracy

Right now, diagnosing disorders like autism relies heavily on interviews and behavioral observations. But new research published in <i>PLoS One</i> shows …

Autism

News and Advice | Yahoo Small Business Advisor

Winning businesses over and keeping them engaged isn’t easy when you’re a small- or medium-business (SMB). The business-to-business (B2B) sales …

Small Business

Nurturing The Brain – Part I, Caffeine

Overall, more than 85% of children and adults consume caffeine regularly. But what does it do to the brain?Coffee is one of the most consumed …

Neuroscience

Mindfulness Reduces the Way Stress Affects the Brain

For the last decade numerous studies have shown that mindfulness training can improve a variety of mental and physical health problems.<p>Scientists, …

Evidence at cellular level for connection between childhood adversity and psychiatric disorders

In a new study published online in <i>Biological Psychiatry</i>, researchers from Butler Hospital identify an association between biological changes on the …

Repairing the brain: Why we're living in an age of neuroscience

One of the most extraordinary stories in Norman Doidge's new book, The Brain's Way of Healing, is that of the Broadway singer, Ron Husmann. Husmann …

The Brain