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These birth defects might be linked with radiation from the Chernobyl disaster 30 years ago

Physicians in the region have reported a sharp rise in birth defects there since 1986.<p>A 2010 study by the American Academy of Pediatrics found a correlation between the presence of hazardous levels of strontium-90 — a radioactive element produced by nuclear fission — and dramatically high rates of …

Diana's Hummus Is the Greatest Recipe of All Time

Designer Alex Tatusian reminisces on his mother's short-lived hummus business, and what it taught him about cooking for himself.<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they really are the greatest of all time? Well, our Greatest Recipe of All Time series is where we wax</i> …

Typography

We Just Got More Evidence of The Troubling Ways Zika May Affect Pregnant Women

Authorities are investigating a link between Zika and a stillbirth.<p>Scientists are reporting the first case of a baby born dead who had signs of Zika …

Zika Virus

Is this the future of work? Scientists predict which jobs will still be open to humans in 2035

Australian science agency CSIRO says workplaces will be increasingly digitally focused and automated. Who wants to be an ‘online chaperone’?<p>Workers looking for jobs in 2035 might consider retraining as remote-controlled vehicle operators or online chaperones.<p>Those are two of the jobs of the future …

Artificial Intelligence

Japan's population declines for first time since 1920s – official census

Fall of nearly one million in official figures shows that demographic problems will be a reality for country in the future<p>Japan’s population has fallen by nearly one million, according to new statistics – the first decline since official census records began in the 1920s.<p>The country lost 947,345 …

San Francisco

Critics' Choice Awards 2016: See All the Best Beauty Looks Up Close

It's a Sunday night in January, so you know what that means: Awards show time! Up tonight, the 2016 Critics' Choice Awards. One of things we always look forward to with this show is that it's a few rounds into awards season—coming just after People's Choice and the Golden Globes—so, not only do we …

Is bacon dangerous? The science behind food trends

Nutrition,Nutrition,Food science,Diets and dieting,Health & wellbeing,Food & drink,Life and style,Science<p>Is fat really bad for you? Should we consume less salt? And what’s wrong with gluten, anyway? A science writer and a consultant cardiologist separate fact from fiction<p>Have you ever wondered why …

Nutrition

'Anti-malarial mosquitoes' created using controversial genetic technology

Scientists aim to tackle malaria by creating insects unable to spread the parasite, but caution urged over unpredictable ecological consequences<p>Hundreds of genetically modified mosquitoes that are incapable of spreading the malaria parasite to humans have been created in a laboratory as part of a …

Genetics

The Week in Review: Paris Shaken By Terror Attacks

One hundred thirty people were killed and 352 wounded across Paris last week during the largest terror attack in Europe in 10 years.<p>Assailants targeted victims during evening socializing – enjoying dinner, seeing a band and watching a soccer match. The six coordinated strikes were designed for …

Suspected Paris attacks mastermind Abdelhamid Abaaoud: what we know

Belgian national of Moroccan origin has been on the run since police raid on suspected Isis cell in Verviers in January<p>The alleged mastermind of the Paris attacks that killed at least 129 people has been named as the leader of an Islamic State (Isis) cell who was sought by police earlier this year …

Paris Attacks

Life of Paris attacker Omar Ismail Mostefai: from petty crime to radicalisation

Neighbours did not perceive anything odd about him, but, like previous French terrorist killers, he had appeared on a police radicalisation file<p>The beige, two-storey, housing association house in a quiet cul-de-sac in the French cathedral city of Chartres was as unremarkable as Omar Ismail Mostefai …

Terrorism

The 22 unhealthiest, unhappiest, poorest, and most unsafe countries on Earth

Prosperity may mostly be used to talk about money, but the Legatum Institute thinks there is more to it than that.<p>It takes into account 89 different variables, ranging from indicators like a country's unemployment rate to asking citizens about how much political freedom they feel they have.<p>The data …

17 Terribly Weird Alcoholic Beverages You Should Know About

Uh ... bottom's up?<p>Beer? Jägerbombs? Cocktails?! Eh. Those are so last year. Why not give these 17 super bizarre beverages and concoctions a chance. Some may sound appetizing, while others, um ... you'd probably have to be drunk to down.<p>Cheers, daredevil.<p><i>Also on HuffPost:</i><p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>Halloween …

Honda's Clarity Fuel Cell car goes on sale next year: We drive it in Japan - Roadshow

TOKYO -- Honda's been playing with fuel cells in cars for decades now, but finally it's bringing one to the mass market. In the spring of 2016, Honda will begin offering leases for its Clarity Fuel Cell, a comfortable four-door sedan that, if not for the unorthodox styling and a few odd noises, …