Julian Martinez

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Don’t keep cell phones next to your body, California Health Department warns

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) issued a warning against the hazards of cellphone radiation this week. Yes, the thing we are all addicted to and can’t seem to put down is leaking electromagnetic radiation and now California has some guidance to safeguard the public.<p>The CDPH asks …

UC Berkeley
China

Only 15% of hiring managers would consider hiring an overweight woman

Being overweight can weigh down your career prospects, too, according to new research<p>Overweight women suffer major discrimination in the …

Light Pollution Is Stealing the Night

Back in 1807, London became the first city on the planet to have a street illuminated by gaslight lamps. To the city's residents, it must have seemed …

Climate Change Forces Alps to Use Artificial Snow

The Big Melt<p>By <b>Jeffrey Kluger</b> | Photographs by <b>Marco Zorzanello</b><p>It took a long time for the Earth to create the Alps—a lot longer than it’s taking …

Sea Level

Scientists Have Developed a Baldness Treatment That Helps Grow New Follicles

But there's a catch, of course.<p>There's a plethora of treatments for balding on the market. But what if you could regrow your own hair out of your own …

A Lobster Was Found With a 'Pepsi Logo' on Its Claw and People Are Wondering How it Got There

A lobster has been found off Canada’s New Brunswick with what appears to be a Pepsi logo imprinted on its claw.<p>The crustacean caught the eye of …

New Brunswick

McKinsey: automation may wipe out 1/3 of America’s workforce by 2030

In a new study that is optimistic about automation yet stark in its appraisal of the challenge ahead, McKinsey says massive government intervention …

Economics

Here's Why You Really Shouldn't Clean The Wax From Your Ears

Step away from the Q-tips.<p>Earwax can feel a lot like the stuff inside pimples: It's gross, and cleaning it out feels satisfying. Even watching other …

Your iPhone X may have been made by high schoolers working overtime

Apple has confirmed with <i>Mashable</i> that some high school interns at the iPhone-producing Foxconn plant in China worked overtime to produce iPhones.<p>The …

This Kind of Fat Won’t Make You Gain Weight

Health experts have warned for years that eating too much fat can contribute to calorie overload, overweight and obesity. But not all fats are …

Nutrition

The EPA has approved the release of weaponized mosquitoes in 20 US states

The US Environmental Protection Agency has given its approval for MosquitoMate, a Kentucky-based biotechnology company, to release its bacteria-infected male mosquitoes in several parts of the United States.<p>The EPA approval was first reported by Nature on Monday (Nov. 6), and confirmed by the …

A handful of clinics is embracing a 'party drug' that could be a rapid-fire depression treatment — we got a look inside

After a 45-minute infusion of ketamine, clients at a clinic in San Francisco's Nob Hill neighborhood are not partying.<p>Instead, they're in a state of quiet contemplation — reclining on cushioned chairs, listening to music, or occasionally striking a tranquil yoga pose.<p>These clients are patients at …

Depression

Why Going into Debt Is the Pathway to Financial Health

Being trapped in a cycle of debt is a hindrance to consumers who are woefully behind in saving for retirement, but not paying off a mortgage or …

This artificial intelligence may start tracking you soon

It’s already 1984 in China.<p>For the last year, the people of Hangzhou, China – a city of more than nine million – have had every moment of their lives tracked.<p>“City Brain,” an artificial intelligence system that interlinks with a city’s infrastructure was installed in October 2016, through a …

Artificial Intelligence

Poll: Growing number of Americans support marijuana legalization, including Republicans

A record high number of respondents to a Gallup poll released Wednesday said they support the legalization of marijuana, including more than half of Republicans polled.<p>Overall, 64 percent of those reached by Gallup said they support the legalization of marijuana, up 4 percentage points from October …

Cannabis

Google will pay hackers who find flaws in top Android apps

Google is probably hoping to raise the quality of apps in the Play store by launching a new bug bounty program that's completely separate from its existing one. While its old program focuses on finding flaws in its websites and operating systems, this one will pay hackers when they find …

Apps

Sperm counts in the West plunge by 60% in 40 years as ‘modern life’ damages men’s health

Sperm counts have plunged by nearly 60 per cent in just 40 years among men living in the West, according to a major review of scientific studies that …

Health

Surgery Is One Hell Of A Placebo

The guy’s desperate. The pain in his knee has made it impossible to play basketball or walk down stairs. In search of a cure, he makes a journey to a …

Medicine

Vicente Fox says Mexico, Canada could eclipse U.S. in weed business

Former Mexican President Vicente Fox put domestic cannabis industry leaders on notice Tuesday at a marijuana business conference in Oakland that his …

Cannabis

Why exercising on an empty stomach is the secret to weight loss

You may think you need food to fuel your workouts, but you are wrong.<p>Recently, the advice that suggests loading up on carbohydrates before exercise has been called into question. Yes, consuming carbs before exercise can increase performance in certain fields like sprinting and sports that use power …

Tabby's Star, aka the "Alien-Megastructures" Star, is Active Again

Tabby’s Star has baffled scientists endlessly since it was discovered. It acts like no other star, erratically losing lots of brightness in seemingly …

Universe

Taking ibuprofen for just a week can increase your risk of heart attack by 50%

Taking over-the-counter painkillers such as ibuprofen for just a week can increase the risk of a heart attack by up to 50 per cent, experts warn.<p>The …

Research Shows Cannabis Restores Memory and Could Reverse The Aging Process

Aging and the Brain<p>One of aging’s most obvious signs is a decrease in cognitive function and learning ability. Usually, these issues express …

Atoms

Scientists say the Great Barrier Reef is officially dying

In recent years, things have been overwhelmingly bad for the Great Barrier Reef.<p>Scientists say that one of our world's greatest natural treasures is now truly "terminal." This news comes after sequential, massive bleaching events — which is what happens when ocean temperatures rise beyond levels …

This "Smart Drug" Could Hack Your Brain Chemistry to Increase Your Intelligence

The Science of Nootropics<p>Nootropics, broadly speaking, are substances that can safely enhance cognitive performance. They’re a group of (as yet …

The Brain

Self-healing phone screen can fix itself in 24 hours

The days of scratched and cracked smartphone screens could soon be numbered after researchers created a "stretchy" screen that can repair itself.<p>Researchers at the University of California Riverside have designed a new polymer that can heal itself, opening up the ability to fuse cracks and paper …

Transportation

Jon Sudano, Last Emperor of the Meme, Will Be Singing "All Star" as the World Burns

Behold Evanescence bleeding into Linkin Park, becoming Eminem and then Rick Entire Astley.<p>As humans we have a need to categorise the passing of time. To do so, we separate the millennia of life on earth into eras. There's the Mesozoic Era, where velociraptors stalked their padded feet over Pangaea. …

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