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Pollution linked to one in six deaths

<b>Pollution has been linked to nine million deaths worldwide in 2015, a report in The Lancet has found.</b><p>Almost all of these deaths occurred in low- and middle-income countries, where pollution could account for up to a quarter of deaths. Bangladesh and Somalia were the worst affected.<p>Air pollution had …

Earth’s Magnetic Poles Are Set to Swap Places - And We're Totally Unprepared

When north becomes south.<p>Earth’s magnetic field surrounds our planet like an invisible force field - protecting life from harmful solar radiation by …

Physicists accidentally discover a self-destruct button for the entire universe

It sounds like a plot from a comic book or a sci-fi film, a theory that got a boost when one of the greatest discoveries in physics in the modern …

Physics

Freedom fighter

<b>Sartre: A Philosophical Biography.</b> By Thomas R. Flynn. <i>Cambridge University Press; 436 pages; $39.95 and £30.</i><p><b>Get our daily newsletter</b><p>Upgrade your …

Cambridge University

STD rates reach record high in United States

<b>(CNN) —</b> There were more reported cases of sexually transmitted diseases last year than ever before in the United States, according to the latest STD surveillance report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.<p>The annual report, which was released on Wednesday, showed that the rates of …

Public Health

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Archaeologists find first-ever Philistine cemetery in Israel

A huge Philistine cemetery some 3000-years-old has been found in the Mediterranean seaport of Ashkelon. The manner of the burials proves, for the …

Archaeology

$400 million gift to Ben-Gurion University is largest bequest ever received in Israel

A $400 million gift to Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, earmarked in large part for water research, is the largest-ever bequest in Israel.<p>The …

Ben-Gurion University

The Beauty of Laplace’s Equation, Mathematical Key to … Everything

Physics has its own Rosetta Stones. They’re ciphers, used to translate seemingly disparate regimes of the universe. They tie pure math to any branch …

Influencers, Articles and Conversations

Magnesium, Alternative Medicine and Science

Neil de Grasse Tyson is the quintessential nerd celebrity. He is a brilliant astrophysicist who is comfortable mixing it up with Bill Maher. He always says something that makes me think. Last night, he was discussing the Big Bang with Mr. Maher who was being playfully skeptical of the idea that our …

The world’s first free-form 3-D-printed house is a study in computer-generated curves.

Design consultancy WATG’s Urban Architecture Studio recently won first prize for the Freeform Home Design Challenge, a competition to design the …

Architecture

Has the age of quantum computing arrived?

It’s a mind-bending concept with the potential to change the world, and Canadian tech company D-Wave claims to have cracked the code<p>Ever since Charles Babbage’s conceptual, unrealised Analytical Engine in the 1830s, computer science has been trying very hard to race ahead of its time. Particularly …

Quantum Computing

The Crime-Terror Nexus: Ideology’s Misleading Role in Islamist Terrorist Groups

<b>Challenging Current Convictions about the Crime-Terror Nexus: Ideology’s Misleading Role in the Analysis of Islamist Terrorist Group</b> …

Discrete Diplomacy: Oman and the Iran Nuclear Deal

<b>To find out more about E-IR essay awards, click here.</b><p>—<p>On July 14th, 2015, Iran reached the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPA) with the …

The new oil order

FOR generations, oil and stability have gone hand in hand in Saudi Arabia. The puritanically conservative kingdom has used its oil wealth to buy …

Oil

Stephen Hawking and billionaire investor Yuri Milner want to use the 'Silicon Valley approach to space' to find life beyond our planet

Instead of riding on solar winds, as Kepler envisioned, the solar sails we've used to this point have actually powered by the sunlight itself. The idea behind "Breakthrough Starshot" is that to push the boundaries of space exploration, we need stronger winds and smaller boats.<p>Using advances in …

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US Foreign Policy Towards the Middle East in the 1950s

<b>To what extent did policies pursued in the 1950’s signal the importance of the Middle East to the United States of America?</b><p>I will begin with a brief …

The #1 Way To Have a Happier, Longer Life

Who wants to live a happy, healthy, long life? Yeah, everybody. Turns out an incredible amount of scientific evidence points to one simple …

Happiness

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أصبح الزئبق موجوداً في كل مكان حولنا، فهذا المعدن الثقيل السام لا يوجد فقط في الالكترونيات والبطاريات وأنظمة الصرف الصحي، بل أيضاً في المصابيح …

The Case Against Low-fat Milk Is Stronger Than Ever

For years you've been told to go for skim over full-fat dairy. Even the latest dietary guidelines for Americans urge people to avoid the full fat, …

Nutrition

South Carolina primary: Huge win for Clinton over Sanders

<b>Hillary Clinton has secured a big win over Bernie Sanders in the South Carolina primary, the latest battleground in the race to be Democratic presidential nominee.</b><p>Victory for Mrs Clinton was widely expected but it gives her momentum ahead of the "Super Tuesday" primaries in 11 states next …

If Clinton wins in November, she'll have Sanders to thank

For Bernie Sanders, the Nevada caucuses were tough. Sure, his supporters have much to cheer about. Just a year ago he was an unknown candidate, and …

Republican debate: CNN's Reality Check Team reviews claims

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The Republican candidates for president gathered in Houston on Thursday for their last debate before Super Tuesday, and CNN's Reality Check Team spent the night putting their statements and assertions to the test.<p>The team of reporters, researchers and editors across CNN selected …

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The 10 best websites you've probably never heard of, according to redditors

<b>Reddit is amazing. The site has earned a reputation as an extraordinary place to find content quickly and easily - so what do the users of the go-to</b> …

12 things successful people do right before bed

The last thing you do before bed tends to have a significant impact on your mood and energy level the next day, as it often determines how well and …