It’s 6 on a Wednesday morning, and Kabir Ahmed has snoozed his alarm one too many times. He steps softly, barefoot, around his small, second-story apartment in Jamaica, Queens, creaking through the green
The difference between a good round and a bad one is how well you avoid the three biggest shot-wasters in golf: (1) Penalty strokes when hitting longer clubs; (2) Needing two short-game shots to get the
Google grabbed five major clients for its cloud business. Google announced Wednesday it had recently gained some major customers on its cloud platform: Verizon, Colgate, HSBC and eBay. The message from
Stephen Bannon, President Trump’s chief political strategist and, after Trump, the most powerful man in Washington, once declared proudly: “I am a Leninist.” He was talking to a New York university academic
Trump has tapped Thiel to help unleash the Silicon Valley mindset on the agency. Will it work? Since the election of Donald Trump, there’s been a lot of discussion in medical circles about bringing a Valley
A transplant operation of cartilage from the nose could bring help to people who suffer knee problems
Swiss doctors have reported that cartilage cells harvested from patients’ own noses have been used to successfully produce cartilage transplants for the treatment of the knees of 10 adults with damaged
Whoever coined the phrase “blood is thicker than water” probably wasn’t thinking about chemistry. But in any case, researchers are now reporting a strategy for making titanium surfaces that repel blood.
Checking your blood alcohol content with a breathalyzer while out with some friends might just be a party trick — but if you really wanted to know it to figure out whether or not you should have another
Travelers passing through Tokyo's Narita International Airport have spotted an unusual offering in bathroom stalls: toilet paper for smartphones. The airport's smartphone wipe dispensers, available in
Scientists have figured out how to make scars heal like regular skin. Scars have been a persistent problem for people healing from injuries and surgery for all of human existence. But that might be about
Pam Giordano thinks her dog is quite intelligent, and she has proof: Giorgio, an 11-year-old Havanese, has diplomas stating he has a bachelor’s, master’s and Ph.D. from Yale. The bumper sticker on Ms.
The NHS has disputed claims from the Red Cross that there is a "humanitarian crisis" in its hospitals in England. One of NHS England's specialist medical directors said he thought the service was not that
It’s ten times stronger than steel but is only 5% as dense, and it could revolutionize architecture on Earth, too. The space elevator–a theoretical mode of transportation where transport modules move and
Despite the fact that psychedelic drugs have been used for millennia as medicine in ritualistic ceremonies, there remain many questions in the scientific community about the relationship between their
This is a story about successful kids (especially boys), common sense, and research. Most of us spend hours each day sitting at work. Science says it's killing us, and we have developed all kinds of fads
(CNN) — Peanut allergy affects about 2% of the children in the United States, and those numbers appear to be growing. A serious peanut allergy can lead to anaphylaxis and, rarely, even death, which means
Even with the Republican party backing off a threat to neuter the House Office of Congressional Ethics, it’s instructive to remember why the office exists in the first place. It’s all fairly recent history.