David Simien

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Here's The New Acting President Of Egypt

Adly Mansour has been named the new leader of Egypt.<p>The 68-year-old judge was called to the position of acting President of Egypt by the military, following the takeover of the government and removal of previous President Mohammed Morsi.<p>Mansour was chosen as he is the Chairman of the Supreme …

Worms regrow their decapitated heads, along with the memories inside

Some memories just won't die — and some can even be transferred to a whole new brain. Researchers at Tufts University have determined that a small, yellow worm known as a planarian, which has long been studied for its regenerative properties, is able to grow back a lot more than just its body …

The age of revolution: 1989-2013, and counting

<b>Opponents of Egypt's President Mohammed Morsi protest in Cairo, July 3, 2013. (AP/Khalil Hamra)</b><p>From the Berlin Wall to Cairo, we live in an era of anti-authoritarian revolution that may transform the world<p>Andrew O'Hehir<p>July 6, 2013 5:00pm (UTC)<p>Whatever you make of the extraordinary turn of events …

Science Confirms The Obvious: Smoking Pot Makes You Less Motivated

The brains of habitual cannabis users have trouble synthesizing dopamine, according to a small study.<p>Does smoking a joint make you feel a little bit lazy? According to new research, when your "Reefer Madness" turns into "Reefer Can't-get-off-the-couch," it could be because the cannabis is …

EU suspects 13 banks of collusion in swaps trading

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Commission says many of the world's largest investment banks appear to have colluded to block attempts by exchanges to trade and offer more transparent prices for financial products known as credit derivatives.<p>The commission, the executive arm of the European Union, …

First-ever human head transplant is now possible, says neuroscientist

<i>Update: New Scientist reported Feb. 25, 2015, that Canavero will announce at a conference in June a project to make the first human head transplant possible by 2017.</i><p>Technical barriers to grafting one person’s head onto another person’s body can now be overcome, says Dr. Sergio Canavero, a member of …

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EU Officials Question Kerry On 'Unacceptable' Spying Claims

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is hearing from European allies who are upset with recent reports that the U.S. has spied on its friends. The European Union's top diplomat asked Kerry about the reports at a security conference Monday. Other officials say the case could derail talks on free trade.<p>…