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President Trump Calls Migrant Caravan a 'Disgrace to the Democratic Party'

Sun, 21 Oct 2018 16:59:03 -0400

The caravan crossed over into Mexico last night....
AstraZeneca's Lynparza shown to put brakes on ovarian cancer

Sun, 21 Oct 2018 10:33:36 -0400

An AstraZeneca drug that blocks a cancer cell's ability to repair its genetic code greatly reduced the risk of ovarian cancer worsening in a phase III trial, underpinning its lead against two U.S. riv....
China Is Launching a Fake Moon into the Sky

Sat, 20 Oct 2018 06:00:00 -0400

This is fine.....
Nebraska Public School Cook Fired After Serving Kangaroo Meat to Students

Sun, 21 Oct 2018 10:59:12 -0400

“If a family wants to eat exotic foods, they can do so on their own time – not at school”....
What Made Leonardo da Vinci Such a Great Artist? 'Crossed Eyes' May Have Helped

Sat, 20 Oct 2018 09:22:00 -0400

Leonardo da Vinci may have literally seen the world differently. The famed Renaissance artist may have had an eye condition that helped him better-depict the 3D world on a flat surface when drawing a....
Elizabeth Warren's DNA Test and the Difficult History of Looking for Answers in Blood

Sat, 20 Oct 2018 16:26:10 -0400

By the late 19th century the ideology of biological determinism had made its way into American law, where the politics of blood reigned....
Bye-bye, BepiColombo: Rocket’s red glare kicks off a marathon mission to Mercury

Fri, 19 Oct 2018 22:52:14 -0400

A mission to the planet Mercury got off to a flashy start with tonight’s launch of an Ariane 5 heavy-lift rocket, but there’s a long way to go before the double-barreled BepiColombo probe gets to its ....
'Headless Chicken Monster' Spotted in Southern Ocean For the First Time

Sat, 20 Oct 2018 20:29:38 -0400

A deep-sea swimming cucumber, also known as a “headless chicken monster,” has been captured on camera for the first time in the Southern Ocean off east Antarctica.The Enypniastes eximia, which had pre....
How a team of innovators overcame the odds to create water from thin air

Sun, 21 Oct 2018 07:00:00 -0400

Today, 790 million people — 11 percent of the world's population — live without access to clean water. Two years ago, XPrize, an international nonprofit organization, announced a global competiti....
Roche takes on Loxo, Bayer in gene-defined cancer class

Sun, 21 Oct 2018 05:22:41 -0400

Roche's entrectinib cancer pill was shown to shrink tumors in 57 percent of patients within a group that can only be identified via genetic profiling, as the Swiss drugmaker challenges an alliance of ....
Can Burger King's 'Nightmare King' Really Give You Bad Dreams?

Sat, 20 Oct 2018 09:24:00 -0400

A new, limited-time-only burger at Burger King has a peculiar selling point: It's supposed to give you nightmares. Yes, Burger King's Halloween-themed "Nightmare King" burger is allegedly "clinically....
China-backed hydro dam threatens world's rarest orangutan

Sat, 20 Oct 2018 23:24:10 -0400

A billion-dollar hydroelectric dam development in Indonesia that threatens the habitat of the world's rarest great ape has sparked fresh concerns about the impact of China's globe-spanning infrastruct....
Astronomers spot the youngest known pulsar ever, and boy is it pretty

Sun, 21 Oct 2018 14:01:46 -0400

Many of the objects NASA and other scientific bodies choose to study in space are incredibly old, but that's not the case with Kes 75. Located a mere 19,000 light years from Earth, Kes 75 is a ult....
Defense Department Password Is Cracked in 9 Seconds. So How Safe Are US Weapons?

Sat, 20 Oct 2018 09:28:00 -0400

The weapons systems being developed by the U.S. Department of Defense are vulnerable to cyberattacks, meaning some evildoer with hacking skills could potentially take control of such weapons without b....
Expansive New Study Says Not Exercising Is Worse for Your Health Than Smoking

Sat, 20 Oct 2018 11:26:32 -0400

Dr Wael Jaber, co-author of the study, called the results surprising....
Baby Names Show Enormous Gender Gap

Sat, 20 Oct 2018 09:24:00 -0400

Overwhelmingly, boys get names associated with power, strength and rage, like "Savage" or "Dash." Girls get names associated with joy and beauty, like "Lilac" and "Jubilee." The findings come from a n....
'I'm Over 60, and I Feel Great.' At the Ms. Senior America Pageant, Women's Voices Take the Stage

Sat, 20 Oct 2018 12:05:19 -0400

Amid the sparkle, Ms. Senior Pageant America 2018 gives women at the "age of elegance" a voice.....
Why America Must Build the Space Launch System

Sun, 21 Oct 2018 04:00:00 -0400

SpaceX alone cannot secure U.S. interests in space.....
A New Type of Treatment Shows Promise Against Aggressive Breast Cancer

Sat, 20 Oct 2018 10:30:04 -0400

This study offers encouraging evidence....
Better Buy: CRISPR Therapeutics AG vs. Intellia Therapeutics Inc.

Sun, 21 Oct 2018 06:33:00 -0400

Which stock wins in a matchup between these two gene-editing pioneers?....
A Parasite Spread by Cat Poop Is Infecting (and Probably Killing) Whales in Canada

Sat, 20 Oct 2018 09:21:00 -0400

It's a lot for a cetacean to worry about, and now, according to recent research, whales can add "cat poop" to their list of concerns. In the new study, published online Sept. 27 in the journal Diseas....
Merck KGaA says might strike partnership deal this year

Sun, 21 Oct 2018 15:12:55 -0400

German drugmaker Merck KGaA might agree partnership deals to jointly develop two of its most promising experimental medicines with a rival as early as this year, but more likely in 2019, its drug rese....
Pompeii Graffiti May Rewrite Time Line of Vesuvius Eruption

Sat, 20 Oct 2018 09:20:00 -0400

Graffiti scribbled on the wall of a Pompeii house that was being renovated in A.D. 79 may help solve a long-standing mystery about when Mount Vesuvius erupted that year, burying the Roman settlement i....
Thousands of runners compete in smoggy Delhi half marathon

Sun, 21 Oct 2018 03:36:54 -0400

Thousands of runners brushed off health warnings Sunday to compete in the New Delhi half marathon, even as smog reached unhealthy levels in the world's most polluted major city. More than 34,000 runn....
Physicists Model Electrons in Unprecedented Detail — Spoiler Alert: They're Round

Sat, 20 Oct 2018 09:25:00 -0400

Electrons are extremely round, and some physicists are not pleased about it. A new experiment captured the most detailed view of electrons to date, using lasers to reveal evidence of particles surrou....
An Unknown 'Disease X' Could Become an Epidemic. Can We Find It Before It's Too Late?

Sat, 20 Oct 2018 09:23:00 -0400

BERLIN — Earlier this year, the World Health Organization listed "Disease X" among the diseases most in need of research and development. Experts at the World Health Summit in Berlin this week warned....
Why Haven't We Found Aliens? Because We're Just Not Looking Hard Enough.

Sat, 20 Oct 2018 09:27:00 -0400

Editor's Note: This story was corrected at 5:20 p.m. E.D.T. In reality, programs like the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI) have encountered no noticeable transmissions from another spe....
Amy Schumer Will Refuse Super Bowl Ads in Support of Colin Kaepernick

Sat, 20 Oct 2018 17:12:06 -0400

"I think it would be cool if Maroon 5 backed out of super bowl like Rihanna did"....