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Drinking baking soda could be an inexpensive, safe way to combat autoimmune disease

A daily dose of baking soda may help reduce the destructive inflammation of autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, scientists say.<p>AUGUSTA, …

Antiinflammatory

Research shows diabetes drug's promise in zapping prostate cancer

Dr. Lloyd Trotman journeys daily into the inner sanctum of cancer cells.

Cancer

Breakthrough: Researchers fix Alzheimer's gene

Groundbreaking research shows, for the first time, how the most well-known genetic risk factor for Alzheimer's disease causes signs in human brain …

Dementia

Scientists Have Discovered a New Stem Cell That Could Heal Brain Damage

This could be a game-changer.<p>A newly discovered type of stem cell could help brains repair themselves from injury or even debilitating diseases like …

Neuroscience

Trump Staffers Are Freaking Out Even More Than Usual Right Now

Axios editor Mike Allen is a consummate Establishmentarian who has spent his career laboring to win the approval of elites in both parties. …

Donald Trump

Alzheimer’s Preventative May Have Been Discovered: A Daily Dose Of Ibuprofen

Could something as simple as an over-the-counter medication — specifically: ibuprofen — actually be the first effective preventative in the war …

Alzheimer's Disease

Here’s how to use Airtable, the user-friendly spreadsheet app that’s taking Silicon Valley by storm

Everyone in Silicon Valley seems to be talking about Airtable, a user-friendly spreadsheet app that makes it super easy to build custom applications — no coding experience required.<p>Airtable has achieved something of a cult following, especially among developers. Tesla uses Airtable to track …

Apps

In World's First 3-D Printed Home Community, Houses will be Built in a Day for $4000

Tech gets a bad rap for serving developed economies in the interest of money-making. It often takes a few cycles for the technologies that are truly …

3D Printing

The Interstitium, the Largest Organ We Never Knew We Had

The human body was thought to have 79 organs—until researchers stumbled on a strange phenomenon that could turn medicine and what we thought we knew …

Dental Care

Trump Does Trump, and Things Get Worse

It’s one thing to run a privately held company on the fly, trusting the same ‘gut’ that drove you into multiple bankruptcies. Now the president …

Donald Trump

Canada’s 100 best restaurants for a night out according to OpenTable

Looking for a place to eat tonight? Tickle your taste buds at one of these eateries featured on OpenTable’s annual list of the 100 Best Restaurants …

This 3D Printed House Goes Up in a Day for Under $10,000

There aren’t a ton of ways to build a house other than the way houses have always been built, which is to say, by putting up four walls then adding a …

3D Printing

Trump Is Not Testing The Boundaries Of His Power. He's Tearing Them Down.

Last Saturday, in a private meeting with Republican donors who had gathered at his Mar-a-Lago estate, Donald Trump attacked yet again the basic foundations of American democracy. In his freewheeling and unscripted talk, a recording of which was obtained by CNN, Trump eventually focused his comments …

“Homeland” is warning us: The domestic right-wing terror threat is real

The Showtime counterterrorism drama is unfolding its most relevant and necessary story this season<p>Beliefs have consequences. If I believe that I can expect heavenly reward if I martyr myself in the murder of infidels, I’m likelier to fly an airplane into a building. If I suffer from the psychotic …

Political Science

The Curse of 666 Fifth Avenue, the Skyscraper That Could Sink the Kushners

In one of the most reckless deals ever, the family bought a loser. To save it, Jared commissioned a giant phallus—and toed the line with shady …

Could Donald Trump refuse to leave office when his presidency is up?

The US leader’s latest praise for an authoritarian power grab is made scarier by not being an isolated incident.<p>He’s now president for life,” Donald …

The Right Can't Fight the Future

While Trump and his cabinet loot the palace, the GOP has reckoning coming its way.<p>It seems axiomatic that the past and the future cannot exist at the …

The Best Pillows for Side Sleepers

Get the extra support you need.<p>If you’re one of the estimated 70 percent of people who sleep on their sides, you’re likely familiar with the …

Fabrication

20+ must-know HomePod tips [Video]

If you’re an Apple Music subscriber who’s all in on the Apple ecosystem, then the HomePod is a compelling smart speaker. Not only does it sound excellent, but it has Siri built in, which can do things like control your music and control smart home accessories.<p>HomePod isn’t yet as “smart” as Google …

Sale to Scotiabank Marks End of Era for Billionaire Stephen Jarislowsky

Jarislowsky Fraser Ltd.’s proposed sale to Bank of Nova Scotia marks the end of an era for billionaire founder Stephen Jarislowsky, who built his …

Canada

Apple HomePod review: locked in

It sounds amazing. Is that enough?<p>I don’t think I’ve ever described a tech product as “lonely” before, but it’s the word I thought about the most as I was reviewing Apple’s new HomePod.<p>The HomePod, whether Apple likes it or not, is the company’s answer to the wildly popular Amazon Echo and Google …

Tech Trends

One injection could kill cancer

Scientists experimenting with an innovative treatment for cancer have now devised a targeted injection that has already successfully eliminated …

The end of toxic chemo? Blocking vitamin B-2 may stop cancer

New research published in the journal <i>Aging</i> finds a compound that stops cancer cells from spreading by starving them of vitamin B-2. The findings may …

Bottles on a budget: best wine under $10

Master wine columnist Barbara Philip shares her picks and tips for choosing an inexpensive wine<p>After the celebrations of the holiday season, many …

The Best Things to Do in the Languedoc-Roussillon Region of France

Although ever-popular Provence gets all the attention, the neighbouring French region of Languedoc-Roussillon is where the smart money goes to avoid …

France

Why HomePod is actually a steal at $349

Don’t make the mistake of comparing HomePod to rival smart speakers and lamenting its $349 price tag. There are good reasons why the device costs more than three times as much as an Amazon Echo — and yet is still an absolute steal.<p>Apple is keen to point out that HomePod is an awesome music …

Smart Homes

Researchers have discovered a new kind of government spyware for hire

A Lebanese hacking campaign could be part of something much larger<p>There’s a string of spyware campaigns operating out of a government building in Lebanon, according to new research from Lookout Security and the Electronic Frontier Foundation. Dubbed “Dark Caracal,” the new group is linked to …

Spyware

The 10 tech companies that have invested the most money in AI

Of the tech giants, Google is the biggest investor in AI by billions.<p>Building a slide deck, pitch, or presentation? Here are the big takeaways:<p><i>Google</i> …

Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence Is A Game Changer For Personal Devices: Gartner

Emotion artificial intelligence (AI) systems are becoming so sophisticated that Gartner, Inc. predicts that by 2022, personal devices will know more …

Artificial Intelligence