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Brain Scans Suggest Anxiety Is Hereditary

Susceptibility to stress-related illness and depression could be inherited from your parents, according to a new study.<p>The apple doesn’t fall far …

The Brain

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Everything You Need to Know About Solar Impulse

Solar Impulse/Revillard/Rezo.ch/Reuters<p>Solar Impulse/AFP/Getty Images<p>Jean Revillard—Solar Impulse 2/AP<p>Denis Balibouse—Reuters<p>Laurent Gillieron—Reuters<p>…

Street Style: Tokyo Fashion Week Fall 2014

Japanese Street Fashion

Human Head Transplant Proposed—How Did We Get Here?

Yes, in case you haven’t heard, a doctor in Italy has announced plans to transplant a guy’s head onto a new body two years from now. Sound nuts?<p>Many of the headlines say so. “No, Human Head Transplants Will Not Be Possible by 2017,” said <i>Popular Science</i>. The <i>International Business Times</i> pronounced …

General Hospital

Telesurgery tests highlight the limits of the Internet

Telesurgery has the potential to bring surgeons in contact with patients anywhere, any time. In a remote robotic-assisted surgery, a doctor would be able to guide a mechanical device at a far away location to perform the procedure. The use of robotics in surgeries has been successful, as long as …

Pixelmator integrates with new MacBook’s Force Touch trackpad

The new MacBook has been out for a couple of weeks, and OS X apps are starting to take advantage of its Force Touch trackpad.<p>Pixelmator, a popular photo editor and Photoshop alternative on the Mac, is an early example of how third-party developers are utilizing Force Touch. The app recently added …

Apps

Nepal PM Sushil Koirala faces earthquake victims ire, toll tops 6,000 : World, News

Nepal Prime Minister Sushil Koirala on Wednesday faced earthquake victims' ire over mismanagement in distribution of relief material.

By sea, by air, by rail: How India is pulling off one of its biggest rescue missions abroad

India is in the midst of one of the largest rescue missions from a foreign country.<p>Codenamed Operation Raahat, the mission was launched in the last week of March to bring back Indians from war-torn Yemen. <i>Raahat</i> means relief in Hindi.<p>“We are sparing no effort. The situation is very complex. The …

India

560 dead amid fears of humanitarian collapse in Yemen

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — As tons of desperately needed medical supplies await clearance to be flown into Yemen, aid workers warned Tuesday of an unfolding humanitarian crisis, saying at least 560 people, including dozens of children, have been killed, mostly in a Saudi-led air campaign and battles …

'Everyday disasters' driving flight from Sundarbans

SAGAR ISLAND, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The end for Shibshankar Pal’s hopes of clinging to his home in India’s Sundarban islands came the night of July 14, 2014, when surging seas advanced on the house he had just reconstructed following floods a year earlier.<p>Devotees arrive to celebrate …

Bengal

Hindus should boycott films of 3 Khans, Rahul should marry an Indian girl: Sadhvi Prachi

<b>Dehradun:</b> Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sadhvi Prachi has once again stoked a controversy by saying that Hindus should boycott the three Khans …

India’s Daughter: ‘I made a film on rape in India. Men’s brutal attitudes truly shocked me’

Leslee Udwin spent two years making a documentary on the horrific rape and killing of young medical student Jyoti Singh. And it asks, has the attack really spurred a sea change for gender equality in India?<p>Jyoti Singh, 23, had cause to celebrate. It was no ordinary Sunday. “Happiness was just a few …

India

Scientists recommend 20-minute daily walk to avoid premature death

Research into obesity establishes benefits of engaging in moderate levels of daily exercise<p>Lack of exercise is twice as likely to lead to an early grave as obesity, research has shown.<p>A brisk 20-minute walk each day could be all it takes to avoid dying prematurely, the findings suggest.<p>Scientists …

Biomedicine

The 12 Best New Apps You May Have Missed

Luckily, we've collected the best apps of the past month so you can find something new to try out.<p>From apps that will help you choose your next beer or wine when you grocery shop to a new email app from the Gmail team, you're bound to find something you'll like.

Astronomers solve mystery of the universe’s missing stars

For more than a decade scientists have been at a loss to explain why there are fewer stars than they predicted<p>There are not enough stars in the universe and now astronomers think they know why.<p>Using the Hubble space telescope, they have discovered a distant galaxy in which star formation is itself …

Google Says Inbox May Never Replace Gmail

The Google Inbox team participated in a Reddit Ask Me Anything (AMA) session today, fielding questions from users about its new product and where it’s headed.<p>We don’t know much about Google’s plans for Inbox, but today we’ve discovered that the company isn’t sure it’ll replace Gmail as the default …

Google has a new way to tell if you're human

Are you human? Do you hate reading distorted text? Google has some good news for you.<p>The Internet giant is doing away with the random combinations of blurry letters and numbers that it has used to keep robots from pretending to be human.<p>Why?<p>Because the robots have figured those out. Using …

NYC Xmas Tree Lighting in Pictures

Modi under pressure over minister's tirade against non-Hindus

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Prime Minister Narendra Modi is under growing pressure to sack a minister over a tirade she made against religious minorities, as his outraged opponents disrupted parliament for a second day on Wednesday.<p>Prime Minister Narendra Modi (C) gestures as he arrives to address the …