Sal Piñero

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Marijuana consumers show greater susceptibility to false memories

A new study published in the American journal with the highest impact factor in worldwide, <i>Molecular Psychiatry</i>, reveals that consumers of cannabis …

Neuroscience

SpaceX’s near-miss barge landing is even more dramatic in this alleged GoPro footage

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Headphones

How one company is using artificial intelligence to develop a cure for cancer

Could we be just two or three years away from curing some forms of cancer? Niven Narain, the president of Berg, a small Boston-based biotech firm, …

SpaceX shipment arrives at space station: 1st espresso maker

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The SpaceX supply ship arrived at the International Space Station on Friday, delivering the world's first espresso …

Cyborg Cockroaches: How They Work

A tiny backpack turns a pest into a rescue robot<p>Disasters can bury survivors in unstable rubble. Finding those victims may one day fall to small robots--but living insects enhanced with electronic parts could do the same job sooner. In 2012, researchers at North Carolina State University steered …

The Navy Wants Anti-Drone Lasers On Trucks

GBAD news for drones<p>The Navy is building a system of trucks that will fight drones with lasers, and they’re advertising them with all the thrill and excitement of a second-quarter earnings report. The “Ground-Based Air Defense Directed Energy On-the-Move” weapons program, or GBAD for short, puts a …

A CNN reporter was allegedly barred from a television premiere 'out of respect' for Bill O'Reilly

CNN media reporter Tom Kludt wrote on Twitter that his press pass for for the Monday premiere of National Geographic Channel's "Killing Jesus" was denied "out of respect" for O'Reilly.<p>"Killing Jesus" is based on O'Reilly's bestselling book of the same name.<p>"I was going to attend the red carpet …

Why Ted Cruz is running for president now and 6 other things to know

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz became the first candidate to officially jump into the 2016 presidential race and will likely be one of nearly a dozen candidates vying for the Republican nomination. Here’s some information on the Texan who has served in the Senate since being elected in 2012:<p>Why did Cruz …

British faeces could contain £500 million of gold, silver and platinum

A study by the US Geological Survey found levels of precious metals in faeces was comparable to those found in some commercial mines<p>It is said that one man’s trash is another man’s treasure.<p>And now scientists have found that precious metals like gold, silver and platinum can be extracted from …

Ted Cruz: 'I'm running for president'

<b>Lynchburg, Virginia (CNN) —</b> Sen. Ted Cruz, the conservative firebrand from Texas, became the first Republican to announce his campaign for the presidency, and he spent Monday morning telling a crowd at the largest Christian university in the world to imagine what the country will be like when he …

Republicans

Obama administration reaches goal to provide LTE to 98 percent of Americans

Improving the state of broadband internet in the US has been a part of the President Obama's platform for some time, and now that the presidency is in its later years, the administration wants to take stock of the advancements it has made.<p>In an announcement today, the administration officially …

Hillary Clinton emails show fear of Benghazi blowback

Emails are shedding more light on how Hillary Clinton handled the aftermath of the 2012 attack on the United States’ diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, according to a report Monday from The New York Times.<p>Four senior government officials provided descriptions of some of the most significant …

Cruz launches as unabashed Christian conservative

LYNCHBURG, Va. — Ted Cruz, proclaiming himself a steadfast conservative who would undo much of President Barack Obama’s agenda and stand for Christian ideals, launched his presidential campaign here Monday, becoming the first official candidate of the 2016 presidential election.<p>Speaking at Liberty …

Is There a Better Way to Sterilize Spacecraft?

Earth's microbes are a hardy bunch. They can survive in extreme environments, such as inside hot springs at the bottom of the ocean. Some have even …

CIA director: Iran general 'destabilizing' efforts in Iraq

WASHINGTON (AP) — The leader of Iran's elite Quds Force is contributing to instability in Iraq and complicating the U.S. mission against terrorism …

Why Paralyzed Politics Are Making America More Unequal

The Senate has even more to answer for than we thought<p>One obvious problem for 21st-century America: the seeming zero-sum paralysis of our national-level governing system, illustrated most recently by the spectacle of the Congressional-Executive / Republican-Democratic tussling over the Iran …

How I conquered my anxiety — with a vitamin

Mental Health

Islamic State defaces St George in assault on Christian churches in Iraq

Militants replace cross with black flag and destroy images of England's patron saint<p><b>Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Isil)</b> militants have released new images showing the destruction of Christian churches in the terror sect's strongholds in northern Iraq.<p>The photos depict groups of fanatics …

Obama snuffs stoner dreams of legalization

In an interview with VICE News, Obama says he supports decriminalizing pot but stops short of endorsing legalization.<p>Barack Obama may be the first acknowledged stoner to hold the highest office, but he continues to blunt the hopes of advocates for legalizing pot.<p>Obama’s interview with VICE news – …

Gay groups march at last in Boston St. Patrick's Day parade

BOSTON (AP) — Boston's St. Patrick's Day parade made history Sunday as two gay and lesbian groups marched after decades of opposition that went all …

4 Americans Arrive for Ebola Monitoring in Nebraska

Four Americans who recently returned from Sierra Leone are being monitored for the Ebola virus at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, …

Disease

Solar eclipse: Key facts and figures

Britain will experience its most spectacular solar eclipse for 15 years on Friday March 20, 2015<p><b>What is happening?</b><p>From about 8.30am on Friday March 20, 2015, the Moon will pass in front of the Sun casting darkness across swathes of the Earth's surface, including the British Isles.<p><b>The science bit</b><p>The …

Solar Eclipse

What makes one Earth-like planet more habitable than another?

When it comes to finding the right kind of planet to target in the search for life elsewhere in the universe, the size of the planet matters.<p>All …

Correction: Ferguson officers shot story

CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — In early versions of a March 15 story about a man being charged in the shooting of two police officers in Ferguson, Missouri, The …

NASA’s Dawn spacecraft is already historic, and it’s just getting started

In terms of big unanswered questions in our planet’s history, you don’t get much bigger than “How did life start?” It certainly didn't start without water, and the latest turn in a seven-year NASA mission may bring scientists closer to understanding how that vital subtance, one of the building …

Astronomy

What Scott Walker Says Will Happen If ‘Radical Islamic Terrorism’ Isn’t Completely Stamped Out

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker took a shot at President Barack Obama in front of New Hampshire Republicans on Saturday, saying America needs a president who will speak in far stronger terms about its biggest threat.<p>Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker answers questions at a training workshop for the state …

Iraqi Kurds say ISIS used chemical weapons against troops

Iraqi Kurdish authorities said Saturday that their troops are being attacked by Islamic State fighters using chemical weapons.<p>The Kurdish Regional Security Council released a statement saying it has evidence showing the ISIS fighters used chlorine gas as a chemical weapon against Kurdish military …