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Tweeting Oncologist Draws Ire And Admiration For Calling Out Hype

New advances in medicine also tend to come with a hefty dose of hype. Yes, some new cancer drugs in the hot field of precision medicine have worked remarkably well for some patients. But while many patients clamor for them, they aren't currently effective for the vast majority of cancers.<p>This …

University of Chicago

Nathan Myhrvold: ‘Nasa doesn’t want to admit it’s wrong about asteroids’

Any patent holder who enforces their rights gets called a patent troll. Silicon Valley feels very threatened by anything that could challenge its own authority<p>Nathan Myhrvold is the former chief technology officer of Microsoft, founder of the controversial patent asset company Intellectual Ventures …

Intellectual Property

9 Sex Games That Can Help Grow The Passion In Your Relationship

When it comes to romantic relationships, aside from having a strong emotional connection, a physical connection is important, too. If you feel your …

Board Games

Is Melania Trump using fashion to troll her husband?

The internet is arm-deep in jacket-gate. Ever since Melania Trump wore the world’s most inappropriate jacket on her trip to a child detention center on Thursday, theories have been swirling as to the first lady’s motives.<p>Donald Trump, naturally, tweeted his own explanation. Per Trump, Melania’s …

Donald Trump

Adventurous women are getting their vaginas super stoned

More couples are turning to cannabis to boost their sex life … but can your vagina really get high?<p>You’d be forgiven for thinking partners are …

Cannabis

The Mysterious ‘Jumping Gene’ That Appears 500,000 Times in Human DNA

Its segments make up 17 percent of our genome, but scientists are only just starting to understand what it does.<p>For years, Miguel Ramalho-Santos tried to convince researchers in his lab to study a segment of DNA he personally thought was quite extraordinary: LINE1. It’s repeated half a million …

Genetics

'Finding Your Passion' Is an Ineffective Way to Live Your Life, Say Scientists

So much for eat, pray, love.<p>When Steve Jobs delivered his commencement speech to Stanford University’s class of 2005, he instructed them to find …

Psychology

Trump was sustained through 2008 real estate crash by all-cash transactions from Russian oligarchs

McClatchy documents a flurry of all-cash sales that Donald Trump made directly to oligarchs, mobsters, and Putin-allies in Russian and former Soviet …

Donald Trump

Officials quoting a holy text to justify repressive policies is something we who grew up in the Arab world have seen before<p>If there was a dictator’s playbook, the Donald Trump administration would now be on the “Instrumentalise Religion” chapter. Last week, in what sounded like the launch of a US …

Immigration

Without a Doubt, the 9 Best Documentaries on Amazon Prime Will Change Your Life

If you're a regular MyDomaine reader, you've no doubt noticed that I've been watching a lot of documentaries lately. In the past few months, I've …

Love Stories

How Toast Aims To Build The Moët Hennessy Of Cannabis: Colorado Edition

Today’s estimated $75 billion legalized marijuana market enjoyed the highest of times in 2014, two years after recreational weed became legalized in Colorado. Dispensaries opened their doors to the delight of millions of Americans who could finally partake legally in the United States. Growers, …

Cannabis

Sleep Study Suggests Insomniacs Should Find God (or God Stand-Ins)

Who needs Ambien when you have religion?<p>Sleeplessness is a growing problem worldwide that’s been blamed on various factors, such as poor sleep …

National Academy of Sciences

Sarah Sanders, Raj Shah planning to depart the White House

Two of the most visible members of the Trump administration are planning their departures, the latest sign of upheaval in a White House marked by …

Donald Trump

Study finds psychedelics show real promise for treating depression

For decades, advocates of psychedelic drugs have waxed lyrical about the potential benefits of the likes of LSD, DMT and DOI, but there didn’t appear …

Neuroscience

49 Recipes You Can Make in a Loaf Pan

Dig out your loaf pan for one of these delicious recipes. We have meatloaf ideas, quick breads, cakes, candies and more that can be easily whipped up …

Breakfast

Understanding Maslow's Theory of Self-Actualization

Psychologist Abraham Maslow's theory of self-actualization contends that individuals are motivated to fulfill their potential in life. …

Behavioral Sciences

Psychedelic Drugs May Help the Brain Repair Itself, Study Finds

In recent years, psychedelic party drugs such as LSD and MDMA have been studied by scientists for their potential ability to treat mental health …

Neuroscience

Trump punches back at Robert De Niro

<b>Singapore (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump slammed actor Robert De Niro in a series of tweets aboard Air Force One as he returned to the United States from Singapore.<p>After a few tweets boasting about his historic summit with Kim Jong Un, the President reverted to name calling, criticizing the film …

Donald Trump

To have what you want, you must give up what’s holding you back

If you pay attention to your life, you’ll begin to see the patterns.<p>In 2005, the National Science Foundation published an article showing that the …

Motivation

Major research reveals CRISPR gene-editing could increase cancer risk in cells

Two recently published studies are raising new concerns that the breakthrough CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing system could potentially trigger an increased …

Genetics

In Defense of Macrodosing

Cannabis entrepreneurs have a lot of cherries to pop now that marijuana is melding with the mainstream.<p>While veteran stoners could assuredly find a …

Cannabis

Scientists Identify a "New Type of Depression"

Scientists want to develop new antidepressant drugs.<p>An estimated half of the 322 million people affected by depression don’t appear to benefit from …

Neuroscience

'Drink a cold beer and let somebody else figure it out': 22 of Anthony Bourdain’s wisest quotes about travel

Anthony Bourdain first rose to fame with his searingly honest memoir about life as a chef, <i>Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly</i>, but as his career progressed, it became evident that travel was a passion he held just as dear to his heart as food.<p>“If I am an advocate for …

Anthony Bourdain

Dairy Farms Find a Lifeline: Beer

Every day since 1938, farmhands at the 1,000-acre Carter & Stevens Farm, in central Massachusetts, have milked cows in the morning and afternoon. The same family has overseen operations for five generations. A sixth seemed uncertain.<p>“We’re at a historic low nationwide in terms of farmers getting …

Beer

The Effects of Marijuana on Your Body

Marijuana is made from the shredded and dried parts of the cannabis plant, including the flowers, seeds, leaves, and stems. It’s also known as pot, …

Cannabis

A Single Photo Captured President Trump's Approach to the G7 Summit

This is not the first time an image of German Chancellor Angela Merkel literally talking down to an American president has made the rounds …

Donald Trump

Most Americans Who Don’t Use Marijuana Are Worried About Stigmas, Not Health Risks

Most Americans who don't consume cannabis are more worried about stigmas than the potential health risks or legal ramifications surrounding marijuana …

Cannabis

China Is Genetically Engineering Monkeys With Brain Disorders

A visit to a facility in Guangdong province, where researchers are tinkering with monkey brains in order to understand the most severe forms of autism<p>Guoping Feng applied to college the first year that Chinese universities reopened after the Cultural Revolution. It was 1977, and more than a …

Genetics

Suicide rates rise sharply across the United States, new report shows

<i>This post has been updated.</i><p>Suicide rates rose in all but one state between 1999 and 2016, with increases seen across age, gender, race and ethnicity, according to a report released Thursday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In more than half of all deaths in 27 states, the people …

Mental Health

This Is What Happens When You Let Artificial Intelligence Get Artistic

Beauty can be anything, when the eye of the beholder belongs to an A.I. system.<p>Artificial intelligence (A.I.) is being used for everything from facial recognition software to chatbots that interact with a company's potential customers.<p>But what about the artistic side of A.I.?<p>Some researchers want …

Machine Learning