Shelia Ware

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Child brides around the world sold off like cattle

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — The 17-year-old beaten to death for refusing to marry a man old enough to be her grandfather. The teen dragged by her family to be raped and forced into marrying an elderly man. They are among 39,000 girls forced into marriage every day around the world, sold like cattle to …

Obama apologizes to California AG for comment on looks

President Obama has apologized to California Attorney General Kamala Harris for commenting Thursday on her looks, an aide said Friday.<p>"He called her (Thursday night) to apologize for the distraction created by his comments," said White House spokesman Jay Carney.<p>"They are old friends and good …

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Three 16-year-old boys are charged in ANOTHER tragic web 'sexual assault' suicide: Teens arrested after girl, 15 killed herself when they 'posted photos of her ordeal online'

By<p>Three 16-year-old boys have been arrested in Northern California on accusations that they sexually battered a 15-year-old girl who hanged herself …

Dove Experiment Aims to Change the Way You See Yourself

Dove posted on Monday a three-minute ad on YouTube that teaches a vital lesson about how we view ourselves compared to how others see us. Trust us, …

Just Seeing Hillary Clinton's Face Improves Women's Public Speaking

A new study finds women give longer and more confident political speeches when they are exposed to images of female role models.<p>What do women in politics need? Strong female role models.<p>A new paper in the May issue of the <i>Journal of Experimental Social Psychology</i> suggests that even just seeing …

Todd Akin says he'd take back rape comments

Republican Todd Akin said he regrets his comments about "legitimate rape," nearly six months after the controversial remarks derailed his bid for the U.S. Senate in Missouri.<p>When asked by KDSK-TV if he would take back his much-derided comments, the former congressman said, "Oh, of course I would. …

Domestic Violence Survivors Who Call the Cops Risk Eviction in Some Places

Pussy Riot Member Denied Parole, Will Remain in Prison Colony

One of the two jailed members of the Russian feminist punk band Pussy Riot was denied early release by a Russian court today, meaning she will …

3D printed 'bionic' ear combines cartilage with an antenna

A strange combination of tissue and electronics could help us repair — or someday even replace — human ears. Researchers led by Michael McAlpine, an assistant engineering professor at Princeton, have created a prototype artificial ear from an antenna and 3D printed cells. McAlpine has worked for …

Common Drug Has The Potential To Slow Aging, Boost Cancer Recovery

Some exciting research from the University of Montreal has found that the drug metformin, commonly prescribed for diabetes and polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), has the potential to slow aging and fight cancer. The study, published in <i>Aging Cell</i>, found that metformin reduces the body’s production of …

in Arts & Entertainment onMar 28, 2013 12:00 pm

Pet cloning is a pretty controversial practice, requiring $50,000 - $150,000, dozens of dogs living in questionable laboratory care, and—some say—the …

Scientists Create 581 Clones From Same Mouse

Scientists in Japan have taken cloning to a whole new level. They haven’t cloned a new species or even come up with a new technique. They have, …

Is it time we got over the taboo against human enhancement?

<i>Slate</i> writer Will Oremus has put together a fairly revealing article about how easy it’s becoming to supercharge our brains, prompting him to wonder …

Obama Launching Massive Initiative To Map The Human Brain

A coalition of scientists, with government funding starting at $100 million in 2014, will map brain circuitry in action.<p>We've been expecting this announcement since February, and today it looks like it's happening: President Obama has announced an ambitious plan to map the circuitry of the human …

New gene therapy births 'designer baby' fears | US & Canada

<b>London, UK</b> - Fertility regulators in the UK have paved the way for the introduction of a radical form of gene therapy in which babies are created using cellular material from three people.<p>The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) advised the government recently that there is no …

3D printer produces synthetic tissue capable of transmitting signals like nerves

Scientists have used a custom-made 3D printer to make a synthetic tissue that could have a variety of applications — including the ability to transmit long-distance electric signals much like nerves. The process, published in <i>Science</i> by an Oxford University team led by Hagan Bayley, prints a network …

'Aggressive' prostate cancer gene find

<b>Men with prostate cancer and an inherited gene mutation have the worst form of the disease, research reveals.</b><p>The BRCA2 gene is linked to hereditary breast cancer, as well as prostate and ovarian cancer.<p>Now scientists say that as well as being more likely to get prostate cancer, men with BRCA2 are …

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Artificially reconnecting damaged tissue could restore movement in paralytics

Paralyzed individuals currently rely on robotic prosthetics to recover their lost movement, but new research shows that natural movement may be able to be restored by reconnecting damaged parts of an individual's nervous system. Researchers in Tokyo, Japan and Seattle, Washington demonstrated that …

Coming Soon to a Body Near You? World’s Smallest Chip to Be Swallowable

The Internet of Things is coming, but chips need to be more efficient, powerful—and even smaller than they are now. In all categories, Freescale …

Mice Skin Cells Transformed Into Brain Cells

Two new studies take a step toward a therapy for multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy and other diseases of the myelin.<p>In what one researcher called "cellular alchemy," two different teams of scientists have reported transforming mouse and rat skin cells into brain cells of the type that's destroyed …

New Study Suggests Autism Could Be Diagnosed At Birth – By Analyzing The Placenta

Scientists have made strides recently in coming up with ways to detect autism earlier in children. But a recent study suggests it might be possible …

Scientists have engineered the world's first glow-in-the dark sheep

Nighttime sheep-herders rejoice, for green-glowing sheep are now a thing. Two questions, though. How? And why?<p><i>Photo courtesy Funcación IRAUy/J.</i> …

My two-week review of Google Glass: it all depends on the price

<b>My two-week review of Google Glass: it all depends on the price</b><p>This week I gave five speeches while wearing it.<br>I passed through airports four times (two more in a couple of hours).<br>I let hundreds of people try my Google Glass.<br>I have barely taken it off since getting it other than to sleep.<p>Here's my review after having Google Glass for two weeks:<p>1. I will never live a day of my life from now on without it (or a competitor). It's that significant. <br>2. The success of this totally depends on price. …