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Oldest known case of dandruff found in 125m-year-old dinosaur

The oldest known case of dandruff has been identified in a small feathered dinosaur that roamed the Earth about 125m years ago.<p>Paleontologists found tiny flakes of fossilised skin on a crow-sized microraptor, a meat-eating dinosaur that had wings on all four of its limbs.<p>Tests on two other …

Paleontology

Uber invests millions to build flying taxis in France

Uber wants to build flying taxis in France.<p>The company announced Thursday that it plans to invest €20 million ($23.4 million) in developing an all-electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft in France over the next five years.<p>It will open a new research and development center in Paris, its first …

Flying Car

Researchers think they’ve found the oldest continuous Antarctic ice cores ever

When most of us look at images of Antarctica’s ice, we see a cold, uniform landscape that evokes thoughts of penguins, seals, and an immediate need for hot chocolate. Climate scientists see potential portals into our planet’s past.<p>This week, researchers from the University of Washington and the …

Earth Science

The One Change You Need to Make to Have Your Healthiest Year

What if you could pull up a seat in front of some of the smartest, most plugged-in experts in their fields—doctors, nutritionists, cardiologists, …

Nutrition

Third-hand cigarette smoke is a big problem in non-smoking rooms: study

Most people know about second-hand smoke — the cigarette smoke you inhale when in close proximity to someone who is smoking. Less known is …

Public Health

Spotify stock plunges after reporting earnings for the first time

Spotify shares fell nearly 8 percent in extended trading Wednesday when it reported its first quarterly earnings as a public company and gave a …

Markets

Trillions Upon Trillions of Viruses Fall From the Sky Each Day

High in the Sierra Nevada mountains of Spain, an international team of researchers set out four buckets to gather a shower of viruses falling from the sky.<p>Scientists have surmised there is a stream of viruses circling the planet, above the planet’s weather systems but below the level of airline …

Microbiology

Key moments from Mark Zuckerberg's Senate testimony

Mark Zuckerberg, the co-founder, chairman and CEO of Facebook, appeared before lawmakers for the first time on Tuesday to answer questions about how his social networking juggernaut handles its 2.2 billion users’ private data, as well as the role the company played in Russia’s meddling in the 2016 …

Internet

Unusual forms of 'nightmare' antibiotic-resistant bacteria detected in 27 states

http://ht.cdn.turner.com/cnn/big/health/2016/09/07/embargo-2p-thu-9-8-giant-petri-dish-nccorig.cnn_754948_768x432_1300k.mp4<p><b>(CNN) —</b> More than 200 rare antibiotic-resistant genes were found in "nightmare" bacteria tested in 2017, according to a Vital Signs report released Tuesday by the US Centers …

Microbiology

Detailed list of Nokia 9 features surfaces online, but is it too good to be true?

We’ve been waiting and waiting and waiting for HMD Global to unveil a “true” Nokia-branded Android flagship, but although the 8 Sirocco is certainly …

Want Better Behaved Kids? Tell Them They’re So Loved

<i>Originally published on</i> Mother.ly<p>By Emily Glover<p>When a child is intentionally defying us, as parents our first reaction may be to try to correct the disruptive behavior and hope that will prevent a repeat performance, but it turns out that an extra dose of love might help even more than corrective …

US gets tougher on Russia; new sanctions, accusations

WASHINGTON (AP) — In its toughest challenge to Russia to date, the Trump administration accused Moscow on Thursday of an elaborate plot to penetrate America's electric grid, factories, water supply and even air travel through cyber hacking. The U.S. also hit targeted Russians with sanctions for …

Russia

Einstein made his share of errors. Here are three of the biggest

Even people who know little about Albert Einstein’s work know he was brilliant — so clever that his name is synonymous with genius. Of course, the mind that gave us the theory of general relativity, the 1915 masterwork that sealed Einstein’s scientific reputation, was human. And so Einstein made …

Physics

Startup wants to upload your brain to the cloud, but has to kill you to do it

Nectome offers to preserve grey matter through ‘vitrifixation’ process tested on rabbits – but doesn’t have a method for uploading brains yet<p>A US startup is promising to upload customers’ brains to the cloud using a pioneering technique it has trialled on rabbits.<p>The only catch, according to the …

Rabbits

Graying Americans Will Outnumber Kids by 2035

By 2035, Americans age 65 and older are forecast to outnumber kids for the first time.<p>The U.S. Census Bureau projects that the population of older …

Yelling at Kids can be Just as Harmful as Spanking

There’s been a lot of discussion about the dangers of spanking children over the past few years, but there have been few warnings about the dangers …

Parenting

7 Best Parental Control Devices for Safe Internet Browsing

Protecting your kids on the Internet can be exhausting. Here are seven easy-to-install parental control routers and other devices to put your worries …

30 Old-School Parenting Rules That Still Apply

Tried-and-true childrearing wisdom never goes out of style.<p>We walked to school alone, rode our bikes across town, and knew talking back to our …

This Is How Many Times Most Couples Actually Schedule Sex in 1 Month

Scheduling sex might not seem like a lot of fun, but for busy couples, it's often the only way to make it happen. So what once was an embarrassing admittance is now becoming a normal way to sexually connect, according to results from a survey of 2,000 American adults in relationships.<p>The study, …

7 Yoga Poses to Help Relieve Anxiety

Anxiety is an emotion characterized by an unpleasant state of inner turmoil, often accompanied by nervous behavior, such as pacing back and forth, …

German Pork Chops and Sauerkraut Recipe

"As a soldier during WWII my Dad learned to make this hearty pork dish from a local German woman during the Allied occupation of Germany. I don't …

Researchers Identify Five Different Types of Diabetes, Not Just Type 1 and Type 2

For many years, diabetes cases have largely been classified as either type 1 or type 2. But a new study suggests that there may actually be five …

Age Old Turmeric for the Benefit of All

All over South Asia (especially in Rajasthan) during celebrations, raw turmeric vegetable is traditionally cooked. The bitterness of the turmeric …

The Most Soothing (and Healing) Foods to Eat When You Have a Sore Throat

As someone who loves food a lot, few things are more devastating for me than a sore throat. On top of not being able to taste anything, the pain when …

Is an Anti-Inflammatory Diet the Best for You?

And what exactly is inflammation, anyway?<p>1 of 7<p>An anti-inflammatory diet: Less pain, happy gut, more energy, and more?<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 7<p>What the …

Wellness

6 Foods (and 1 Drink) That Are Linked to Inflammation

Hey, did you know that there are two kinds of inflammation? Acute inflammation is short-term and helps your body heal itself and fight illness (like …

What makes kids picky eaters — and what may help them get over it

Some kids are happy to snack on carrots, raw peppers and hummus, while other kids would be happy to follow a carb-based “white” diet of pasta, rice and bread.<p>Why are some kids so fussy about food? It turns out there a dizzying number of reasons your child may turn up his nose at mealtimes. A 2015 …

Kids

Nest is rejoining Google to better compete with Amazon and Apple

The smart home appliance maker is being folded back into the search giant’s hardware group after three years as an Alphabet subsidiary<p>Smart home appliance maker Nest, which for three years has operated as an Alphabet subsidiary, is rejoining Google to work alongside the search giant’s hardware …

Hidden tunnel could lead to Mayan 'entrance to the underworld'

<b>(CNN) —</b> This month, archaeologists in Mexico will begin excavating a secret tunnel thought to lead beneath a pyramid built by the ancient Maya.<p>The tunnel was sealed off centuries ago by the Maya, but archaeologists plan to clear it in order to reach a hidden "cenote" -- an underwater cavern that …

Archaeology