WORLDD.NEWS: Breaking News, World News, US News 08:17, 08/14/2019

Research in astronauts sheds light on rare fainting disorder

An intervention used to treat astronauts has relevance for people on the ground with medical conditions that cause repeated fainting, researchers say....

Research in astronauts sheds light on rare fainting disorder

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Research Sheds Light on Strange Seaway That Once Covered the Sahara The Sahara might seem like one of Earth’s most lifeless regions today, but its fossils show it was once a vast seaway filled giant fish and some of the largest sea snakes the planet has ever seen.Read more......
03:00, 07/09/2019

Chinese fossil sheds light on mysterious Neanderthal kin Nearly 40 years after it was found by a monk in a Chinese cave, a fossilized chunk of jawbone has been revealed as coming from a mysterious relative of the Neanderthals....
15:34, 05/02/2019

DNA from some of the oldest Neanderthal bones sheds new light on ancestry Some of the oldest Neanderthal bones have been DNA tested showing more than 70 differences from the species that died out 80,000 years later. The research suggests that the cavemen migrated eastwards from Europe to Siberia and indicated that their ancestors might be an as-yet-undiscovered group. Sci...
23:00, 06/26/2019

Iran crisis sheds light on murky shipping rules A British-flagged ship owned by a Swedish company was seized by Iran last week. Caught in the middle are 23 seamen who have nothing to do with any of the three countries....
13:17, 07/28/2019

'Spectacular' jawbone discovery sheds light on ancient Denisovans Scientists extract proteins from a molar to shed light on origins of mysterious speciesA human jawbone found in a cave on the Tibetan plateau has revealed new details about the appearance and lifestyle of a mysterious ancient species called Denisovans.The 160,000-year-old fossil, comprising a powerf...
20:51, 05/01/2019

Probe on birth deformities in rural France sheds no light An investigation into why a dozen or so babies born without hands or arms in a handful of rural areas of France since 2000 has so far been unable to determine causes, an interim report published by the Health Ministry showed on Friday....
01:34, 07/13/2019

‘Lolli’ exhibit sheds light on plight of child pornography victims The Canadian Centre for Child Protection is teaming up with the Ontario Provincial Police to showcase the exhibit from July 12th to the 14th at the Stackt Market....
08:00, 07/12/2019

Ranch with my milkshake: Uber Eats sheds light on weirdest delivery requests Uber Eats has collected the most popular and the weirdest delivery requests it received this year. Here are some of the best.        ...
17:17, 06/05/2019

Game of Thrones Director Sheds New Light on Controversial Daenerys Targaryen Scene It's been weeks, and here we are still talking about Game of Thrones and the decisions Daenerys Targaryen (Emilia Clarke) made in the penultimate episode of the fantasy series. In "The......
21:51, 06/19/2019

Revolutionary War diary sheds light on Deborah Sampson, who disguised herself as a man to join the Continental Army A remarkable Revolutionary War diary written by a Massachusetts corporal sheds light on Deborah Sampson, who disguised herself as a man to join the Continental Army....
07:34, 07/05/2019

Astronauts Aren’t Dying From Space Radiation, New Research Suggests Excessive exposure to the Sun’s harmful rays is an occupational hazard endured by astronauts, who run the risk of contracting cancer and heart disease as a result. At least that’s what we thought. New research shows that astronauts aren’t dying prematurely, but scientists caution that long duration ...
07:00, 07/05/2019

Gene-silencing drug for rare hereditary disorder approved for NHS use A therapy that uses RNA interference to treat the rare condition hereditary transthyretin-mediated amyloidosis has been approved for NHS use in England...
15:00, 07/09/2019

Siblings with rare genetic disorder receive new kidneys on same day from same donor A pair of Texas siblings born with a rare genetic disorder got the call they needed recently when they found out a deceased donor could provide them both with life-changing kidneys....
21:34, 05/07/2019

FDA declines to approve Acer Therapeutics' treatment for rare genetic disorder Acer Therapeutics Inc said on Tuesday its treatment for a severe, rare genetic disorder that can cause blood vessels to fatally rupture was declined approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration....
16:00, 06/25/2019

California infant diagnosed with incredibly rare, incurable genetic disorder The parents of a nearly 8-month-old California boy are searching high and low for answers after he became one of an estimated 50 people to ever be diagnosed with a genetic disorder that currently has no treatment or cure....
23:00, 05/06/2019

Girl, 12, with rare disorder creates teddy bears that hide IV bags Going to the hospital can be overwhelming for anyone. Between all of the machines, needles and being in an unfamiliar environment, it can be a scary experience — especially for a child. Ella Casano, a 12-year-old Connecticut girl who regularly receives an IV for a rare autoimmune disorder, recognize...
22:17, 06/18/2019

FDA declines to approve Acer Therapeutics' rare genetic disorder treatment Acer Therapeutics Inc said on Tuesday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration declined to approve its treatment for a severe, rare genetic disorder that can cause blood vessels to fatally rupture, sending its shares plunging as much as 78%....
04:17, 06/26/2019

Black Homebuyer Finds KKK Application in Cop’s Home—Sheds New Light on Shooting Death of Black Man in 2009 Rob Mathis was ready to make an offer on the house—a grand five-bedroom home sitting on 22 acres in the small town of Holton, Michigan. But during a recent tour of the property, a quick rundown of the home’s decor put Mathis and his wife, Reyna on edge: A NASCAR-decorated garage housing two Confeder...
17:23, 08/11/2019

UPDATE 1-FDA declines to approve Acer Therapeutics' treatment for rare genetic disorder Acer Therapeutics Inc said on Tuesday its treatment for a severe, rare genetic disorder that can cause blood vessels to fatally rupture was declined approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration....
16:00, 06/25/2019

UPDATE 5-Novartis $2 mln gene therapy for rare disorder is world's most expensive drug Swiss drugmaker Novartis on Friday won U.S. approval for its gene therapy Zolgensma for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), the leading genetic cause of death in infants, and priced the one-time treatment at a record $2.125 million....
03:34, 05/25/2019

UPDATE 4-Novartis $2 mln gene therapy for rare disorder is world's most expensive drug ZURICH/NEW YORK, May 24 - Swiss drugmaker Novartis on Friday won U.S. approval for its gene therapy Zolgensma for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), the leading genetic cause of death in infants, and priced the one-time treatment at a record $2.125 million....
23:34, 05/24/2019

Connecticut girl, 12, with rare disorder creates teddy bears that hide IV bags Ella Casano, a 12-year-old Connecticut girl who regularly receives an IV for a rare autoimmune disorder, recognized the stress that can come in this environment for a kid and decided to create something that would make it less intimidating....
05:34, 06/18/2019

Philadelphia Eagles Carson Wentz meets fan, 11, with rare genetic disorder: 'you're my hero' Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz took time away from training camp Friday to meet one of his biggest fans in a touching moment that was captured on video....
23:51, 07/27/2019

Novartis $2 million gene therapy for rare disorder is world's most expensive drug ZURICH/NEW YORK - Swiss drugmaker Novartis on Friday won U.S. approval for its gene therapy Zolgensma for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), the leading genetic cause of death in infants, and priced the one-time treatment at a record $2.125 million....
22:51, 05/24/2019

U.S. approves $2 million Novartis gene therapy for rare, deadly muscle disorder ZURICH/NEW YORK - Swiss drugmaker Novartis won U.S. approval for its gene therapy Zolgensma for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), the leading genetic cause of death in infants, and priced the one-time treatment at a record $2.125 million....
21:17, 05/24/2019

UK boy with severe, unexplained bruising diagnosed with rare blood disorder after parents accused of abuse The parents of a now 2-year-old boy in the U.K. claim doctors questioned if they physically abused their son before he was diagnosed with a rare blood disorder that causes him to easily bruise....
23:34, 07/26/2019

Ex-‘Bachelor’ finalist says son’s birthmark mistaken for measles after treatment for rare disorder: 'I cried after that comment' A "Bachelor" finalist whose baby was born with a port wine stain covering half of his face was left in tears when strangers mistook his birthmark for measles....
17:17, 05/13/2019

Nursing student born with massive birthmark caused by rare disorder undergoes life-changing surgery A 37-year-old nursing student from Iran who spent years of her life in and out of doctors’ offices and enduring callous remarks from strangers is rebuilding her life in New York after undergoing life-changing surgery on a birthmark that was taking over her face....
22:17, 05/09/2019

Research shines light on why women more likely to develop Alzheimer's Protein tau may spread more rapidly in female brains than males’, adding to range of factorsThe reason women appear to be at greater risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease than men might be due to a number of genetic, anatomical and even social influences, researchers have suggested.Recent figures s...
23:00, 07/16/2019

Aretha Franklin's rare pancreatic disease inspires new research funding One year after the singer's death, the Boston foundation that supports neuroendocrine tumor research has established the Aretha Franklin Fund.        ...
06:00, 08/17/2019

Rare photos shine light on 'degrading' conditions in Iraqi jails Concerns overcrowding at prisons for Isis suspects could fuel radicalisationPhotos have surfaced of overcrowded and “degrading” conditions in Iraqi detention centres used to hold thousands of men, women and children with suspected links to Islamic State.Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Thursday it h...
06:19, 07/06/2019

Elle Fanning OK after fainting at Cannes dinner CANNES, France (AP) — Elle Fanning says she fainted at a Cannes Film Festival dinner because her dress was too tight. The 21-year-old actress collapsed at the Chopard Trophee dinner Monday evening at Cannes. Fanning later posted a message with a thumbs-up photo on Instagram saying she was “all...
18:00, 05/21/2019

Trump repeatedly interrupted by fainting fans at campaign rally People were falling all over themselves to see President Trump during a campaign rally in Pennsylvania Monday night. At least five people fainted during the 7 p.m. stop in Montoursville, forcing Trump to stray from his remarks to continually call for medical help. “We need a doctor, please,” Trump s...
03:34, 05/21/2019

Egypt Ex-President Mohamed Morsi Dies After Fainting During Court Session Former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi died on Monday in a Cairo hospital after fainting during a session in court, judicial and security sources said....
22:00, 06/17/2019

Rights of light explained: can we prevent neighbours from blocking the light into our home with their extension? Our neighbours want to build an extension but this would mean blocking off the light into our kitchen and home office. What rights do we have and can we object?...
12:51, 06/24/2019

Day-light vs Low-Light Camera Comparison: OnePlus 7 Pro vs iPhone vs Galaxy vs Pixel vs Huawei With the launch of the OnePlus 7 Pro, we can finally call it the end of the first half of the year for flagship smartphones: all the major new phones have arrived and the next big wave of announcements is only coming in the fall. It's time for those long summer days and for all the memories that com...
17:34, 05/28/2019

Bud Light Must Stop Running Ads Saying That Miller Light Contains Corn Syrup, Judge Rules (MILWAUKEE) — A Wisconsin judge has ordered Anheuser-Busch to stop suggesting in advertising that MillerCoors’ light beers contain corn syrup, wading into a fight between two beer giants that are losing market share to small independent brewers. U.S. District Judge William Conley for the...
20:17, 05/25/2019

Bud Light's message about Miller Lite and Coors Light now has limits The company behind Bud Light will not be able to use two TV ads and two billboards regarding its light beer rivals.        ...
23:51, 05/26/2019

Bud Light's Super Bowl message about Miller Lite and Coors Light is now off limits The messaging in a Super Bowl ad that accused the maker of Miller Lite and Coors Light of sweetening those beers with corn syrup is now off limits.        ...
22:34, 05/26/2019

Pokemon GO August 2019 Research Quest Rewards: What are the August Field Research Quests? POKEMON GO Field Research Quests typically rotate every month. Here's everything you need to know, including all the details for the field research quests, tasks and rewards in August 2019....
09:17, 08/02/2019

Dow Sheds 800 in Biggest Drop of Year The Dow industrials posted their largest decline this year and bond markets sent a recession warning signal, highlighting anxiety on Wall Street about the prospects for the decadelong economic expansion....
06:00, 08/15/2019

Crude Oil Sheds 3.2%: Two Ways to Look at What Happened A curious thing happened to crude oil prices on Wednesday (Aug. 8). The market tanked 3.2%, but that's not unusual; the curiosity is in crude's fundamentals, which were said to have sent prices lower....
18:34, 05/01/2019

Siemens, Moving to Avoid GE's Fate, Sheds More Businesses Siemens shares rose sharply, a day after it disclosed plans to spin off its struggling gas and power business—part of a broader shake-up said to have been triggered in part by worry over activist investors....
20:17, 05/08/2019

Canada sheds 'disappointing' 24,200 jobs in July: analysts Canada's economy shed a net 24,200 jobs in July, driven by a decline in wholesale and retail trade, official data showed on Friday, as Canada's job market remained in a holding pattern for the third consecutive month....
17:51, 08/09/2019

China Sheds Millionaires as Slowdown Shaves Fortunes China’s cooling economy shrank the ranks of the country’s millionaires last year, according to a consulting firm report, weighing on the total value of assets held by the rich globally....
16:34, 07/09/2019

NBA draft: Zion Williamson sheds tears after expected happened Zion Williamson knew what was coming. Still, he couldn’t believe it was real. Shortly after being announced as the No. 1 overall pick — of the New Orleans Pelicans — and shaking commissioner Adam Silver’s hand, the Duke superstar became overwhelmed by the moment, and began crying in an e...
08:00, 06/21/2019

Redskins QB Alex Smith sheds bulky brace on injured right leg Redskins quarterback Alex Smith no longer requires the use of an external fixator as he continues his recovery from a right leg compound fracture.       ...
23:51, 07/15/2019

Mum sheds dramatic 24st after making a promise to her late parents A MUM celebrated an impressive weight loss transformation after tweaking her diet and joining the gym. Her success follows a promise made to her parents....
11:17, 07/22/2019

Pokemon GO June 2019 Research Quest Rewards: What are the June 2019 Field Research Quests? POKEMON GO Field Research Quests typically rotate every month. Here's everything you need to know, including all the details for the field research quests, tasks and rewards in June 2019....
09:00, 06/01/2019

Pokemon GO July 2019 Research Quest Rewards: What are the July 2019 Field Research Quests? POKEMON GO Field Research Quests typically rotate every month. Here's everything you need to know, including all the details for the field research quests, tasks and rewards in July 2019....
20:17, 07/01/2019

Teen sheds 10 STONE after finding weight loss inspiration on Instagram THIS teenager was inspired to change her lifestyle when she saw weight loss transformation snaps on Instagram. Here's how the super-slimmer shed 10st....
17:51, 05/21/2019

Instant View: Canada sheds 24,200 jobs in July, jobless rate rises to 5.7% Canada's economy lost a net 24,200 jobs in July, both in full-time and part-time work, Statistics Canada said on Friday. The jobless rate edged up to 5.7%....
17:51, 08/09/2019

HAIM sheds their tops in this Paul Thomas Anderson-directed video for "Summer Girl" As Paul Thomas Anderson continues to bat around ideas with Tiffany Haddish and preserve the next generation of cinephiles, the beloved filmmaker’s been busy palling around with his famous friends. Last month he premiered ANIMA, a short film tied to the release of Thom Yorke’s new solo album, and now...
00:51, 08/01/2019

Tennessee man's finger balloons, pops, sheds skin in gory pics after 'freak' rattlesnake bite A man who was doing work in the woods with his friends said a “freak accident” involving a snake landed him in medical trouble with a massively swollen purple finger....
18:17, 06/04/2019

How To Tell If You Have A Sleep Disorder If you think you might have a sleep disorder, consider how much of your life is altered by poor sleep. If it impacts your ability to participate in school/work you might have a sleep problem...
01:17, 07/15/2019

Pokemon GO May 2019 Research Quests Rewards: What are the May 2019 Field Research Quests? POKEMON GO Field Research Quests typically rotate every month. Here's everything you need to know, including all the details for the field research quests, tasks and rewards....
18:51, 05/01/2019

What to know about executive function disorder Executive function is a broad set of mental skills that are important for achieving goals and interacting with others. People with executive function disorder may find it difficult to organize themselves, focus their attention, and control their emotions and behavior. Learn more here....
23:51, 06/06/2019

N4T Investigators: Lawyer & Disorder TUCSON – The News 4 Tucson Investigators have learned that an Arizona attorney with Tucson connections has been suspended from practicing law. The attorney, Augustine Jimenez III, better known as Augie, has been suspended for 18 months for violating the Arizona Rules of Professional Conduct. “...
12:34, 07/02/2019

Should You Buy Smart Light Bulbs or Smart Light Switches? So you’re finally dipping your toe into the smart home pool, and you’re looking for some gadgets to get you started. Smart lights are one of the most popular devices for beginners, but it’s easy to get overwhelmed with all your options. Before you even decide on a product, though, you have to make a...
04:00, 06/21/2019

A.T. Kearney: Get used to competing in the ‘digital disorder’ era A.T. Kearney said companies should prepare for an age of "digital disorder," characterized by a complex patchwork of policies and regulations.Read More...
20:51, 06/25/2019

Anorexia is a metabolic disorder as well as a psychiatric one An analysis of nearly 17,000 people with anorexia has found that those with the condition may be genetically prone to weight loss and high physical activity...
20:34, 07/15/2019

Packers’ Ted Thompson says he has autonomic disorder GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Packers senior football operations adviser and former general manager Ted Thompson says he has been diagnosed with an autonomic disorder that affects his body’s nerves. Thompson released a statement through the club on Wednesday detailing that his health led him to step ...
20:00, 05/08/2019

If we sent astronauts to Mars right now they’d almost certainly die Mankind seems destined to one day set foot on Mars. NASA and other space agencies around the world are already making big plans for sending humans to the Red Planet, but we’re not nearly ready to actually stick human travelers in a ship and send them on the historic journey. As the European Sp...
18:34, 06/03/2019

‘Gaming Disorder’ Is a Now an Official Medical Condition, According to the WHO Nearly anywhere you go, it’s easy to find children and adults alike transfixed by their phones, and while texting and social media certainly claim a big part of that attention, increasingly it’s gaming that’s drawing us in. At the World Health Organization’s World Health Asse...
12:17, 05/29/2019

Packers' Ted Thompson says he has autonomic disorder Packers senior football operations adviser and former general manager Ted Thompson says he has been diagnosed with an autonomic disorder that affects his body's nerves        ...
19:17, 05/08/2019

NASA will allow private astronauts on the ISS for $11,250-$22,500 a day Enlarge / The forward end of the International Space Station is pictured showing portions of five modules. From right to left is a portion of the U.S. Destiny laboratory module linking forward to the Harmony module. Attached to the port side of Harmony (left foreground) is the Kibo laboratory module...
00:17, 06/08/2019

Next CEO Wolfson says no-deal Brexit would not lead to disorder and chaos - BBC The chief executive of Next Simon Wolfson said a no-deal Brexit would not lead to disorder and chaos as the British government's contingency planning meant the economy was better prepared....
09:51, 08/13/2019

Helping a nine-year-old recover from an eating disorder - podcast We hear about the importance of early intervention in rare cases of pre-teen eating disorders. Plus, calls to ban hands-free phone use while drivingMaggie and her husband James have four daughters. While their oldest, Hattie, was still at primary school, she began severely restricting the amount she...
22:00, 08/14/2019

Former Packers GM Ted Thompson reveals diagnosis of autonomic disorder Ted Thompson, who was inducted into the Packers Hall of Fame on Saturday, released a statement through the Packers addressing his health.        ...
19:17, 05/08/2019

The WHO makes ‘gaming disorder’ official despite industry pushback The World Health Organization (WHO) over the weekend finalized the eleventh revision of its International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems (ICD-11), which now includes “gaming disorder” and “hazardous gaming” as part of its list of behavioral disorders. Naturally, t...
06:00, 05/29/2019

| Australia opener Burns back after fatigue disorder Australia Test opener Joe Burns has been cleared to play again after being diagnosed with a fatigue disorder which threatened his chances of being part of the Ashes series....
09:00, 07/04/2019

Fan disorder delays relegation for 27-time Swiss champion LUCERNE, Switzerland (AP) — Fan disorder forced Grasshoppers’ game to be abandoned Sunday when the 27-time Swiss champion was about 20 minutes from being relegated for the first time since 1949. Grasshoppers trailed 4-0 at Lucerne in a game it had to win to avoid relegation when the referee st...
00:00, 05/13/2019

Feminist cyborg scholar Donna Haraway: ‘The disorder of our era isn’t necessary’ Cyborg Manifesto author and philosopher who explores the nature of reality discusses the science wars and climate activismThe history of philosophy is also a story about real estate.Driving into Santa Cruz to visit Donna Haraway, I can’t help feeling that I was born too late. The metal sculpture of ...
18:00, 06/20/2019

England soccer team embarrassed by fan disorder in Portugal LONDON (AP) — The English Football Association says fans of the country’s national soccer team have again become an “embarrassment” after a night of disorder at the UEFA Nations League tournament in Portugal. The FA condemned the supporters who hurled bottles at locals and clashed ...
12:51, 06/06/2019

U.S. Capsules Unlikely to Launch With Astronauts Before 2020 Plans by the White House and NASA to start using new U.S. space capsules to blast humans into orbit before the end of this year appear to be slipping, according to government and aerospace-industry officials....
09:00, 07/17/2019

American kids would much rather be YouTubers than astronauts Enlarge / A team of 10 designers and LEGO "Master Builders" spent nearly 300 hours designing and building a life-size LEGO model of Aldrin in his iconic pose on the lunar surface. (credit: LEGO) Exactly 50 years ago today, a Saturn V rocket launched from Kennedy Space Center carrying Neil Armstron...
20:34, 07/16/2019

Here’s how astronauts aboard the ISS celebrated the 4th of July Donning a NASA patch and flying to the International Space Station is an incredible honor, but with it comes many sacrifices. Not only do astronauts have to leave their friends and family for extended periods of time, they also miss out on a lot of the things that most of us take for granted. For NA...
04:00, 07/06/2019

World Health Organization classifies ‘gaming disorder’ as an illness The World Health Organization moved forward with a proposal to classify "gaming disorder" as an illness. The game industry opposed the move.Read More...
01:34, 05/26/2019

"Gaming Disorder" Now A Recognized Illness According To World Health Organization The World Health Organization has decided to add gaming disorder to its list of recognized illnesses. The 194 members of the group made the decision today at the 72nd World Health Assembly....
02:34, 05/26/2019

Kyle Richards Opens Up About Her Battle With an Eating Disorder: "I Was Very Self-Conscious" For the first time, Kyle Richards is opening up about her battle with an eating disorder. In a preview of Tuesday, June 11 episode of Bravo's The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills,......
21:00, 06/11/2019

Video game addiction now classified as mental health disorder TUCSON – Whether it is Madden, Mario or Fortnite, it is pretty typical for kids to play some kind of video game. Last week, the World Health Organization (WHO) officially recognized video game addiction as a mental health disorder. WHO recognized gaming disorder as part of its 11th edition of ...
05:34, 06/07/2019

Trump threatens ‘obliteration’ after Iran suggests he has a ‘mental disorder’ Hassan Rouhani and US president traded insults similar to 2017 clashes between US and North Korea while ramping up sanctions The Iranian and US presidents have traded insults, with Hassan Rouhani suggesting that Donald Trump suffered from a “mental disorder” and Trump once more threatening Iran with...
00:17, 06/26/2019

Video game addiction is officially a mental health disorder Experts are finally recognizing what parents of “Fortnight” fans have long feared. The World Health Organization has officially added video game addiction — characterized by “a pattern of persistent or recurrent gaming behavior” that “takes precedence over other life in...
18:00, 05/28/2019

Video game addiction is officially considered a mental disorder, WHO says The World Health Organization, or WHO, made video game addiction an official disorder in which recurrent gaming causes negative consequences.        ...
06:51, 05/29/2019

Drug Shortage Leaves Patients Without Immune-Disorder Treatment A shortage of a versatile medicine used to treat immune disorders and other diseases has forced U.S. hospitals and infusion clinics to suspend treatment for many patients....
17:51, 08/09/2019

Video game addiction is officially considered a mental disorder, says WHO The World Health Organization, or WHO, has made video game addiction an official disorder in which recurrent gaming causes negative consequences.        ...
16:34, 05/28/2019

Kanye West Gets Candid About Bipolar Disorder, the "Stigma of Crazy" Kanye West is speaking out about his mental health journey. The Grammy winner, who was hospitalized back in 2016, opens up about bipolar disorder during a candid new interview on David......
21:34, 05/28/2019

Before developers build cathedrals, teach them to build sheds It‘s a truth universally acknowledged that managing fewer things is easier than managing lots of things. Yet, why do so many of us in tech exalt “scale” as a paramount virtue? The cloud-native arena is a particularly interesting focal point for this exact debate. The cloud-native community is disrup...
12:34, 05/09/2019

How NASA keeps its astronauts safe and sane in space Astronauts endure one of the most dangerous, high stakes, high stress professions on (or off) the planet -- a job matched in isolation, confinement and extremity perhaps only by arctic field scientists and ballistic missile submarine crews. Of course......
18:51, 07/19/2019

Astronauts, not robots, essential to getting answers on the moon The scientific legacy of the Apollo program, including the first manned mission to the moon, is considerable. But there's a lot lunar scientists still aren't sure of -- questions unanswered and models in need of tweaks....
14:34, 06/24/2019

Red wine could protect astronauts flying to Mars A chemical in red wine known as resveratrol could prevent astronauts' muscles becoming weak in the reduced gravity environment on Mars, a new study as found....
15:17, 07/19/2019

Sorry, but NASA probably isn't sending astronauts to the moon in 2024 The Trump administration has set NASA an ambitious goal of returning to the moon, but the agency doesn't have enough money or the right spacecraft to achieve this...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Apollo 11 astronauts returning to launch pad 50 years later This March 30, 1969 photo made available by NASA shows the crew of the Apollo 11, from left, Neil Armstrong, commander; Michael Collins, module pilot; Edwin E. “Buzz” Aldrin, lunar module pilot. Apollo 11 was the first manned mission to the surface of the moon. (NASA via AP) CAPE CANAVER...
16:51, 07/16/2019

Future moon missions probably won't carry astronauts - here's why Unlike the Apollo missions, the new era of moon exploration might be about mining, tourism or art. The reason we pick to return will define the moon's future...
12:34, 07/09/2019

Apollo 11's astronauts snapped photos for science. Then came MTV The Apollo 11 astronauts who made mankind's first visit to the moon 50 years ago were trained in how to take pictures for science. Back on Earth, some of those photos became pop culture touchstones....
13:51, 07/17/2019

Everyone Needs a Good Pillow—Even Astronauts Bound for Mars Sure, long-haul space travel demands a solid vehicle and ample food. But to stay sane during those lonely days, you might just want a good ol' pillow....
16:17, 05/31/2019

With Gerstenmaier gone, decision to fly NASA astronauts may be more contentious Enlarge / NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine listens as Bill Gerstenmaier, then the associate administrator for the Human Exploration and Operations directorate, gives input at the Space Symposium in April. (credit: NASA) William Gerstenmaier may not have been not particularly well-known to the ge...
21:34, 08/06/2019

I Took a Dump the Same Way the Apollo Astronauts Did—and Dear God Was It Awful Ever since human beings have been jamming themselves into little metal canisters and shooting themselves off into space, there has been one thing everyone wants to know: how do you go to the bathroom? Sure, you can read about how it’s done, and for most people that’s enough. But not for me. I wanted...
20:00, 07/24/2019

Women in space: How having more female astronauts benefits us all Getting more women into space is essential if we're ever to run longer missions or even set up colonies off-planet. To do so we need a better understanding of how human bodies will cope in outer space...
19:17, 07/26/2019

Space travel could cripple astronauts with arthritis Space travel could cripple astronauts with arthritis from a young age, research reveals. Even short spells could be harmful because bones and joints interact differently in zero gravity. Previous research showed that living in space leads to other changes in the human body affecting the immune syste...
23:51, 05/23/2019

Astronauts may have vision problems because of liquid in their brains In microgravity, astronauts’ brains fill with fluid and it doesn’t drain for months after they return to Earth, which may be why their vision worsens...
01:34, 05/07/2019

Space mice — NASA's rodent astronauts NASA has sent mice to the ISS to learn more about the effects of microgravity and how humans would fare on long space trips like voyages to Mars. This most recent experiment is far from the first rodent space mission....
16:17, 05/01/2019

Here's how much returning American astronauts to the moon could cost NASA has touted its bold plan to return American astronauts to the moon by 2024 for months. Now we're starting to get an idea of how much it will cost....
01:51, 06/15/2019

New type of artificial gravity could keep astronauts healthy Heading into space means leaving Earth’s gravity behind. Astronauts floating around on the International Space Station might look like they’re having fun in the weightless environment, but a lack of gravity can actually be a serious detriment when it comes to long-term health. Now, researchers from ...
02:34, 07/05/2019

Red wine could help astronauts stay strong on Mars While astronauts floating around in the International Space Station (ISS) would have access to exercise machines to counteract these effects, they would have no such equipment on Mars. The gains they'd have from pumping iron at the Gold’s Gym ISS would be gone fast. However, researchers might have f...
16:34, 07/25/2019

Tech disorder? Smartphones linked to bizarre horn-like skull bumps A bizarre finding by researchers that sounds like something out of a science fiction plot — people growing horn-like structures on their skulls due to smartphone use — may in fact have a simple explanation: bone spurs. The study, which was published last year in the journal Scientific Reports, indee...
01:34, 06/21/2019

The interplay between gender and autism spectrum disorder – Science Weekly podcast The Science Weekly team are taking a bit of a break so we’ll be revisiting some of our favourite shows from the archive. Including this one from 2017, when Nicola Davis looked at why so many women with autism are misdiagnosed and how this issue resonates with broader ideas of neurodiversity. We also...
10:00, 07/26/2019

Woman develops African disorder where people believe genitals are shrinking in world first A WOMAN has been diagnosed with Koro syndrome. The condition, also known as Genital Retraction Syndrome, makes patients think their genitals are shrinking....
16:34, 07/21/2019

Why Kyle Richards Finally Opened Up About Her Eating Disorder: " I Felt Like a Fraud" After nine seasons on The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, Kyle Richards revealed a new aspect of her life: she had an eating disorder while growing up. "It started when I was 17. I......
15:51, 06/12/2019

NHS England, Biogen reach deal on pricey drug for deadly disorder England's National Health Service said it had reached a deal to pay for U.S. drugmaker Biogen Inc's expensive spinal muscle atrophy treatment Spinraza....
01:17, 05/15/2019

Study suggests Alzheimer's is a double-prion disorder, may lead to new treatments Two proteins central to Alzheimer's disease -- amyloid beta and tau -- act as self-propagating prions, with higher levels linked to early-onset forms of the disease in younger people, researchers say....
22:51, 05/02/2019

The Evolution of Online Eating Disorder Communities From Tumblr to Twitter Meme Online eating disorder subculture, pockets of the internet where largely young women and girls share inspiration and information on ED behaviors, has always been a black hole of calorie counting and exercising. Little has fundamentally changed since the days of pro-anorexia Livejournal communities, ...
00:17, 05/17/2019

World Health Organization will no longer categorize transgender as mental disorder The World Health Organization will no longer categorize transgender people as having a mental disorder, according to reports. “Gender Identity Disorder” was removed from the organization’s classification of diseases as of last weekend and will now be referred to as “gender incongruence,” included in...
22:00, 05/30/2019

World Health Organization officially classifies 'gaming disorder' as an illness In June 2018, the World Health Organization (WHO) proposed adding “gaming disorder” to its list of globally recognized diseases, and now the Organization has officially agreed on the addition.The 11th revision of the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Heal...
04:34, 05/28/2019

Astronauts in the Grand Canyon: how Nasa used the west as a moonscape Rare photos capture astronauts in the Apollo program training in the rugged canyons, craters and lava fields of ArizonaOn 20 July 1969, the world paused as an estimated 600 million people watched Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walk on the moon. But few knew they were watching steps those men had lon...
14:51, 07/27/2019

Mickey Kapp, Who Made Mixtapes for Astronauts, Dies at 88 Mr. Kapp, a record producer, became the unofficial music provider to the space-bound after forging an unlikely connection with members of the Mercury 7 crew....
01:34, 07/06/2019

Spacewatch: Nasa wants $1.6bn next year to get astronauts to moon by 2024 The space agency says it intends to send both a woman and a man on Artemis programme’s first missionNasa needs an additional $1.6bn next year if they are to stand any chance of getting humans to the moon again by 2024, as the US president, Donald Trump, has requested.The money would be on top of the...
00:51, 05/17/2019

Red wine compound could help protect astronauts on trip to Mars Resveratrol, a phenol found in red wine, could be used to protect the muscles of astronauts during extended stays in space, like on a mission to Mars....
17:17, 07/18/2019

Here Are the Bad Things NASA Thought Might Happen to the First Astronauts on the Moon Fifty years ago this week, humankind landed on the Moon for the first time. It was one of the most impressive technological feats ever pulled off, filled with peril and uncertainty. Given that, it’s fair to wonder just what exactly NASA scientists were worried could have happened to the astronauts d...
19:34, 07/17/2019

3 astronauts head to Earth from International Space Station A Soyuz spacecraft carrying astronauts from Canada, Russia and the United States has undocked from the International Space Station and is headed back to Earth...
02:17, 06/25/2019

After years of sexism in space we urgently need more female astronauts Getting more women into space is essential if we're ever to run longer missions or even set up colonies off-planet. To do so we need a better understanding of how human bodies will cope in outer space...
17:51, 07/29/2019

Apollo astronauts celebrate 50 years since first moon landing Three astronauts instrumental in the groundbreaking U.S. space program of the 1960s and 70s gathered at the Paris Air Show on Tuesday to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11, the mission that first put a man on the moon....
20:51, 06/18/2019

"Who Knows Better..": Trump Pits NASA Chief Against Apollo 11 Astronauts President Donald Trump welcomed surviving Apollo 11 crew members Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins to the White House Friday, using the occasion to tell his space chief he would prefer to go straight to......
06:51, 07/20/2019

Should we return to the Moon? Apollo astronauts give their thoughts Earlier this year, the Trump administration said America would send a manned mission to the Moon by 2024, a feat that was first achieved 50 years ago tomorrow. But as the date gets closer and political infighting continues to abound, the question begs to be asked — what do the astronauts think?...
22:17, 07/19/2019

Apollo 11: The songs astronauts listen to above Earth may surprise you The 50th anniversary of the moon landing on July 20, 1969 is approaching. Celebrate with this Spotify tracklist.       ...
14:17, 07/15/2019

NASA is going to fire an atomic clock into space so astronauts know where they’re going As NASA and other organizations begin to lay the groundwork for crewed missions to places other than an orbiting space station or even the Moon, they’re beginning to better understand the potential challenges such missions will pose. Keeping a crew alive and well for a long-haul space mission ...
09:17, 06/18/2019

The US wants to send astronauts to the moon’s south pole in 2024 Vice president Mike Pence has announced that NASA’s newest goal is to land astronauts on the south pole of the moon by 2024, in an effort to beat Russia and China...
20:00, 04/28/2019

| Russian, North American astronauts return to earth The first crew to blast off to the International Space Station following a launch accident that deepened doubts over Russia's space programme returned to earth safely....
13:51, 06/25/2019

Rockets, parties, astronauts mark Apollo 11 anniversary across U.S. The 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission -- the first time men walked on the moon -- will be celebrated with events, many in the places that helped make it happen, from Houston to Cape Canaveral, Fla....
16:00, 06/11/2019

Astronauts' playground: the corner of Arizona that stood in for the moon All 24 men who flew to the moon with the Apollo program trained in the rugged canyons, craters and lava fields near FlagstaffOn 20 July 1969, the world paused as an estimated 600 million people watched Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walk on the moon. But few knew they were watching steps those men h...
08:00, 07/19/2019

Here’s the note Queen Elizabeth sent to the Moon with Apollo 11 astronauts Fifty years ago this week, on the eve of the historic Apollo 11 launch, world leaders were invited by NASA to send messages to the Moon. However, based on records at the British National Archives, it appears that the British royals were not enthusiastic about the endeavor right away. According to Th...
06:34, 07/16/2019

Florida panthers suffering from mysterious disorder affecting their ability to walk, officials say An inexplicable crippling disorder appears to be affecting some Florida panthers and bobcats, puzzling wildlife officials who are working to determine what is ailing these endangered animals. ...
20:00, 08/21/2019

UPDATE 1-NHS England, Biogen reach deal on pricey drug for deadly disorder England's National Health Service said it had reached a deal to pay for U.S. drugmaker Biogen Inc's expensive spinal muscle atrophy treatment Spinraza....
03:17, 05/15/2019

The World Health Organization Will Stop Classifying Transgender People as Having a ‘Mental Disorder’ The World Health Organization (WHO) will no longer categorize being transgender as a “mental disorder”, after a major resolution to amend its health guidelines was approved May 25. The United Nations’ health agency approved a resolution to remove “gender identity disorderR...
21:51, 05/28/2019

Florence Welch On Addiction, Eating Disorder Recovery, And Finding True Happiness In Her 30s "I have no idea how much I weigh right now. Five years ago, I could have told you how much in the morning, at night, clothes on, clothes off. To let go of that sometimes feels like a bigger achievement than headlining Glastonbury."...
10:00, 06/30/2019

After an eating disorder and obsessive exercise, swimming with friends taught me plumpness is power I was used to strict fitness regimes, but lazy, pleasure-driven swims helped me to feel more comfortable in my own skinIt was last September, while on a hen weekend in north Wales, that I realised how important swimming had become to me.There was a temporary break in the organised fun and a clutch o...
14:00, 07/15/2019

See Eddie Overcome an Eating Disorder & Gain 38 Pounds of Muscle on Revenge Body! Eddie knew how to be thin. Healthy was a different story. "I feel like eating's a chore. Like, I don't like eating," he told personal trainer and lifestyle coach Ashley......
05:00, 07/22/2019

Mom with sleep disorder claims she once unknowingly purchased a full-sized basketball court A mother of three who said her online shopping habits while sleeping have nearly driven her to a life in debt has finally received a diagnosis for the disorder....
22:51, 05/15/2019

See NASA astronauts test out SpaceX's sleek new spacesuits NASA astronauts tested out SpaceX’s spacesuits as part of a training event in preparation for the highly-anticipated Crew Dragon's launch to the ISS next year.       ...
01:52, 08/13/2019

Watch astronauts reach space on Apollo 11's 50th anniversary Earth is about to mark Apollo 11's 50th anniversary in one of the most fitting ways possible: sending people to space on the same day. NASA's Andrew Morgan (shown at left), Roscosmos' Alexander Skvortsov and the ESA's Luca Parmitano are launching on......
00:17, 07/21/2019

European astronauts plan to take pics of a comet from the dawn of time The European Space Agency (ESA) hopes to photograph a yet-to-be-discovered comet as it approaches Earth's orbit for the first time. To do so, it's developing "Comet Interceptor," a composite made of three individual spacecraft, which will separate to......
22:00, 06/19/2019

Scientists built a new type of artificial gravity that could help keep astronauts healthy Heading into space means leaving Earth’s gravity behind. Astronauts floating around on the International Space Station might look like they’re having fun in the weightless environment, but a lack of gravity can actually be a serious detriment when it comes to long-term health. Now, resea...
13:00, 07/04/2019

Astronauts snap insane photo of volcano eruption from space The powerful eruption of the Raikoke volcano was captured by astronauts on the International Space Station on Saturday. The amazing image, which shows a huge plume of smoke rising up and surrounded by white clouds, was released by NASA Earth Observatory. Several satellites, along with astronauts on ...
23:51, 06/26/2019

Trump, Apollo 11 astronauts discuss merits of going to moon before Mars President Donald Trump praised the 1969 moon-landing mission as "one of the great achievements" in U.S. history in an Oval Office meeting with Apollo 11 astronauts....
00:00, 07/20/2019

Students get out of this world call from NASA astronauts at NYPD headquarters Houston, we are live from Outer Space! The NYPD on Monday became the first law enforcement agency to ever host a conversation with the International Space Station. The NYPD and NASA facilitated a live educational video call between Christina Koch and Nick Hogue –– two astronauts who are currently or...
22:17, 07/08/2019

Trio of astronauts safely arrive at the International Space Station A trio of international space travelers successfully arrived at the International Space Station over the weekend. The arrival of the new crew members brings the current tally of ISS inhabitants back up to six, meaning that the full crew of Expedition 60 can now begin its scientific efforts in earnes...
08:51, 07/23/2019

Astronauts hailed as heroes 50 years after historic moon landing Capping a week of celebrations over the historic Apollo 11 mission, Vice President Mike Pence joined astronaut Buzz Aldrin on Saturday at the launch pad in Florida that sent the moonwalker and his two crew mates to space for humankind's first steps on the lunar surface 50 years ago....
00:51, 07/21/2019

NASA reveals vision to bring astronauts back to the moon NASA has revealed details of its vision for the Artemis Moon Lander that will return US astronauts to the lunar surface by 2024. In a notice posted to the Federal Business Opportunities website, NASA seeks “proposals from industry for the development of integrated human lunar landers and execution o...
01:00, 07/24/2019

Private astronauts could spend a month in space under new NASA plan As part of its new plan to encourage commercial use of the International Space Station , NASA is opening the orbiting facility to up to two private astronauts per year, the agency announced today (June 7)....
06:00, 06/11/2019

NASA chief says returning astronauts to the Moon could cost $30 billion It was always going to be expensive, but NASA's first cost estimate for the agency's push to land humans on the moon by 2024 is finally here — and it's surprisingly cheap....
19:00, 06/17/2019

Russian, US Astronauts Return To Earth From International Space Station The first crew to blast off to the International Space Station following a launch accident that deepened doubts over Russia's space programme returned to earth Tuesday....
06:17, 06/25/2019

The Moon Landing Astronauts Had a Tough Time Back on Earth When Commanders Buzz Aldrin, Neil Armstrong and Michael Collins (yes there was a third guy, look it up!) left Earth, they were engineers, test pilots, and property of the U.S. government. When they returned to Earth, they were heroes, and they were totally unprepared for the stardom that followed....
23:00, 07/21/2019

Lisa Rinna's Daughter Amelia Gray Hamlin Opens Up About Her Eating Disorder Recovery Amelia Gray Hamlin is opening up about her recovery, just over a year after going public with her eating disorder. In late March 2018, the daughter of Lisa Rinna and Harry Hamlin--who was......
21:17, 06/25/2019

Exclusive: Novartis pitches discounts on pricey gene therapy for deadly muscle disorder Novartis AG is offering price discounts in negotiations with U.S. health insurers on its gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), a treatment that could cost more than a million dollars, but the gesture comes with strings attached....
19:51, 05/10/2019

Opinion: Browns' Odell Beckham Jr., sheds signature dreadlocks 'to clean the slate' For a thoughtful man who was initially taken aback by the deal that sent him from New York, OBJ seemed fully at peace as the Browns opened camp.       ...
05:17, 07/26/2019

Opinion: Browns' Odell Beckham Jr., sheds signature look 'to clean the slate' For a thoughtful man who was initially taken aback by the deal that sent him from New York, OBJ seemed fully at peace as the Browns opened camp.       ...
15:34, 07/26/2019

Successful Orion abort test is good news for NASA astronauts NASA is slowly but surely inching its way towards its ultimate goal of being able to launch astronauts from U.S. soil. The agency has contracts with a number of companies — SpaceX, Boeing, Northrop Grumman, and several others — to produce the hardware that will make it possible, but cont...
10:51, 07/03/2019

NASA’s first SpaceX astronauts ready for ‘messy camping trip’ to space HOUSTON – The first U.S. astronauts chosen to fly aboard a SpaceX capsule built for NASA shrugged off a spate of design and test mishaps, saying such setbacks were “part of the process” and the new technology was far more advanced than the space shuttle program that ended eight years ago. Spac...
02:34, 06/07/2019

Apollo 11 astronauts receive buttery tribute at Ohio State Fair You've probably heard the moon described as looking like it's made of cheese, but a team of artists in Ohio took the dairy connection to the next level....
23:51, 07/25/2019

I Wish Lego's Beautifully Detailed Moon Landing Set Also Included More Accurate Looking Astronauts July marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission which successfully landed two astronauts on the moon, and Lego is one of countless companies hoping to cash in on the accomplishment with a new 1,087-piece set that recreates the Lunar Lander with an impressive amount of detailing. But I’m a l...
15:17, 05/30/2019

Will outer space sperm banks make male astronauts irrelevant? In the beginning, there was Adam and Eve. In the new beginning, it may just be astronaut sperm and Eve. Spanish scientists have recently proven that frozen human sperm is viable in zero-gravity environments — as in outer space — creating the possibility of a cosmic sperm bank. The researchers presen...
20:34, 06/24/2019

Astronauts snapped an incredible photo of a volcano erupting in the Pacific Ocean Astronauts who head to the International Space Station get to see things that the rest of us can only imagine. As the orbiting laboratory rapidly orbits Earth, it affords its inhabitants the chance to see all manner of jaw-dropping sights, and on the morning of June 22nd, one of those sights happene...
14:51, 06/27/2019

NASA's first SpaceX astronauts ready for 'messy camping trip' to space The first U.S. astronauts chosen to fly aboard a SpaceX capsule built for NASA shrugged off a spate of design and test mishaps, saying such setbacks were "part of the process" and the new technology was far more advanced than the space shuttle program that ended eight years ago....
15:00, 06/05/2019

NASA astronauts return to Earth after stint at International Space Station Pictures show NASA astronaut Anne McClain being helped from her capsule after safely returning to Earth following a six-month stint on the International Space Station....
13:00, 06/25/2019

Watch scientists 3D-print human skin and bone for Mars astronauts European Space Agency project has produced its first bioprinted skin and bone samples for Mars-bound astronauts.       ...
13:51, 07/10/2019

Gordon Ramsay's garden sheds on hold: Wandsworth council chiefs block plans for luxury guest cabins in celebrity chef's back garden The celebrity chef and wife Tana wanted to splash out £80,000 on a pair of luxury sheds, but the council has informed them that their plans are not acceptable without a tree survey....
07:34, 06/19/2019

A major win for transgender rights: UN health agency drops ‘gender identity disorder’, as official diagnosis “To reflect critical advances in science and medicine”, the World Health Organization, WHO, has removed so-called “gender identity disorder” from its official manual of diagnoses, which is being hailed as a major win for transgender rights....
22:51, 05/30/2019

From Waking Up to Planting a Flag on the Moon, Here’s How the Apollo 11 Astronauts Spent July 20, 1969 The triumph of the astronauts, especially Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins, was more than a victory for the United States, but instead a victorious moment for all mankind and no other moment will seem as big until we reach beyond the moon for other planets, other stars. The following ...
19:00, 07/20/2019

NASA Opens International Space Station to New Commercial Opportunities, Private Astronauts NASA is opening the International Space Station for commercial business so U.S. industry innovation and ingenuity can accelerate a thriving commercial economy in low-Earth orbit....
23:34, 06/07/2019

The Weird Ways NASA Thought Moon Dust Might Kill Apollo Astronauts Prior to the first Moon landing, scientists had good reason to believe the lunar surface was covered in a fine layer of dust. While this might not sound like a big deal, it presented a host of concerns to the Apollo mission planners.Read more......
18:00, 07/18/2019

NASA Astronauts Aboard SpaceX Capsule, Ready For "Messy Space Ride" The first US astronauts chosen to fly aboard a SpaceX capsule built for NASA shrugged off a spate of design and test mishaps, saying such setbacks were "part of the process" and the new technology was......
16:51, 06/05/2019

NASA legend who helped propel astronauts to the Moon dies days after Apollo 11 anniversary Chris Kraft, NASA’s first flight director and a huge driving force behind the mission that eventually sent astronauts to the Moon, died just days after watching the agency he helped build celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 landing and moonwalk. He was 95 years old. Kraft, born in ...
00:34, 07/24/2019

SpaceX failure dims NASA’s hope for a quick U.S. return to launching its own astronauts into space What happened on Saturday during a test of SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft is still under investigation. But a series of setbacks already had forced NASA to purchase two more seats on Russian spacecraft to make sure the U.S. has an American astronaut on board the international space station — the orbitin...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Astronauts arrive at space station aboard Soyuz on 50th anniversary of moon landing NASA astronaut Andrew Morgan, Luca Parmitano of ESA and Alexander Skvortsov of Roscosmos blasted off from Kazakhstan to travel to the International Space Station on the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11....
04:51, 07/21/2019

Astronauts on the International Space Station paid tribute to Star Wars’ Peter Mayhew The death of actor Peter Mayhew last week was sad news for his colleagues, his fans, and, as it turns out, the astronauts currently residing on the International Space Station. These men and women who have dedicated their lives to science and space exploration are, unsurprisingly, big Star Wars fans...
19:51, 05/09/2019

This historic sock mill once fought Nazis and clothed astronauts. It's ready for a new chapter A hosiery mill in Nashville was once the city's biggest business, fighting Nazis and clothing options. Now the site prepares for its next chapter.        ...
15:34, 05/30/2019

Trump Meets Apollo 11 Astronauts Buzz Aldrin, Mike Collins In White House US President Donald Trump welcomed surviving Apollo 11 crew members Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins to the White House on Friday, on the eve of the 50th anniversary of the first Moon landing....
22:00, 07/19/2019

President Trump Meets Apollo 11 Astronauts Ahead of 50th Anniversary of Moon Landing (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump is marking the 50th anniversary of the first human steps on the moon at an Oval Office meeting Friday with former Apollo 11 astronauts. The group includes Buzz Aldrin, Mike Collins and the family of mission commander Neil Armstrong. They are being briefed ...
20:17, 07/19/2019

Meet Poppy Northcutt, the Woman Who Helped Bring the Apollo 11 Astronauts Home Safely The boundary broken by the Apollo 11 astronauts, when they became the first humans to walk on the Moon on July 20, 1969, is one of the most famous in history. But the Apollo program also saw other kinds of boundaries broken back on Earth. For example, Frances “Poppy” Northcutt was the fi...
03:00, 07/09/2019

As it prepares to launch astronauts, Boeing plans to move space headquarters from Arlington to Florida Boeing will move its space headquarters from Arlington, Va., to the Florida Space Coast as it pursues a number of rocket and spacecraft programs, including one that would launch astronauts from American soil for the first time since the space shuttle retired in 2011....
18:51, 06/19/2019

Watch: Astronauts Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins Reunite To Celebrate 50th Anniversary Of Moon Landing Astronauts Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins are reuniting on the 50th anniversary of their historical mission to the moon in 1969 at a celebration at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. They’ll be united at the exact time the and place the Apollo 11 launched at pad 39A. The reunion is...
15:51, 07/16/2019

Apollo 11: Former officer on recovery ship USS Hornet recalls watching astronauts' 'amazing' return with President Nixon On July 24, 1969, Dick Powers was a 23-year-old Navy lieutenant on the Apollo 11 Recovery ship USS Hornet. Picked by the carrier’s captain to serve as the aide to President Nixon, Powers recounts the events of the remarkable day when the Apollo 11 astronauts returned to Earth....
22:34, 07/19/2019

Study study suggests anorexia linked to metabolic disorder Anorexia nervosa, is an eating disorder that causes people to obsess about weight, might be at least partly linked to a metabolic disorder -- and not purely psychiatric as previously thought -- according to new research....
19:34, 07/16/2019

A British judge dismissed 'society’s views' and ordered an abortion for a woman with learning disorder A judge in the United Kingdom authorized doctors to perform the abortion saying she had to act in the woman's "best interests."        ...
23:51, 06/23/2019

Human rights campaigners hail major change by WHO as transgender no longer recognised as 'mental disorder' Human rights campaigners have welcomed a major change to the World Health Organisation's global manual of diagnoses that means transgender health issues will no longer be classified as mental and behavioural disorders....
00:00, 05/30/2019

Land Rover Introduces Range Rover Astronaut Edition Specially Designed For 'Future Astronauts' What looks as a regular Range Rover is actually a bit special and has been designed by the Special Vehicle Operations (SVO) division. It's been finished in a bespoke zero gravity blue paint and the......
22:51, 05/10/2019

Astronauts are 'younger' after returning from orbit, here’s why Astronauts age a bit slower than those of us on Earth due to something called "time dilation" described by Einstein's theory of relativity.        ...
17:51, 05/21/2019

Space Station astronauts honor Peter Mayhew, best known for playing 'Star Wars' Chewbacca Peter Mayhew's family announced on Twitter Thursday that the actor, who played the Wookiee Chewbacca in 'Star Wars,' died Tuesday.        ...
09:51, 05/10/2019

The five: Nasa research probes As Saturn’s moon Titan becomes Nasa’s latest destination, we look at other probes the agency is boldly sending forthAs announced last month, Nasa is sending a drone named the Dragonfly to explore Saturn’s largest moon, Titan. Part of their New Frontiers programme to explore the solar system’s bioche...
08:17, 07/07/2019

Why is Facebook doing robotics research? It’s a bit strange to hear that the world’s leading social network is pursuing research in robotics rather than, say, making search useful, but Facebook is a big organization with many competing priorities. And while these robots aren’t directly going to affect your Facebook exper...
23:00, 05/20/2019

This is the peak age of adventurousness, according to research Embracing new experiences, being spontaneous and showing curiosity about other cultures number among the top signs you’re an adventurous person, according to new research. These signs you’re adventurous come from a survey of 2,000 Americans which found trying new foods and living in the moment...
20:00, 08/08/2019

Samsung kicks off 6G research 5G networks might still only be available in a few countries, but Samsung is already working on 6G.Samsung is a minor, but growing, player in telecoms equipment and hopes demand for 5G kit will see its share of the market rise even further. By the time 6G arrives, it could be an even major competito...
15:17, 06/05/2019

MLB using Atlantic League for research USA TODAY Sport's Gabe Lecques breaks down how the MLB is trying computer generated strike zones in the Atlantic League.       ...
21:51, 08/19/2019

How to read a scientific research paper Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. One of the most important skills any discerning media consumer can have is the ability to comprehend a scientific research paper. Reading a paper won’t imbue you ...
02:17, 06/15/2019

IBM Research launches explainable AI toolkit IBM Research today introduced AI Explainability 360, a toolkit with eight algorithms that can explain their results, plus educational resources.Read More...
16:00, 08/08/2019

Are Sleeping Pills Safe? Here’s What Research Says According to the latest numbers, roughly 9 million Americans — 4% of U.S. adults — use prescription sleep aids, or medications that can help with insomnia and other sleep issues. And now, some of the most popular prescription sleep drugs must carry stronger safety warnings. In April, the...
06:51, 05/08/2019

Huawei's US research arm to lay off hundreds of workers The layoffs come about two months after the U.S. government put Huawei on a trade blacklist, making it illegal for its U.S. subsidiary to transfer sensitive technologies to its parent....
23:51, 07/22/2019

This research is unlocking the next leap in AI (VB Live) The exciting breakthroughs in AI on the edge that are already pushing the boundaries of what’s possible, and helping to shape the future of AI.Read More...
21:00, 05/08/2019

Facebook tries another pay-for-data market research app Facebook is launching a new market research app to gather data from users' phones. The company wants to know which apps users have installed, the amount of time they spend on those apps and users' device and network types. In exchange, users will be......
22:17, 06/11/2019

Megatron partners in marijuana-for-CTE research Former Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson and his business partner, ex-NFL lineman Rob Sims, have partnered with Harvard to research the benefits of medical marijuana for CTE and pain management....
10:34, 08/16/2019

Research indicates the only defense against killer AI is not developing it A recent analysis on the future of warfare indicates that countries that continue to develop AI for military use risk losing control of the battlefield. Those that don’t risk eradication. Whether you’re for or against the AI arms race: it’s happening. Here’s what that means, according to a trio of e...
01:34, 05/21/2019

This Might Be Too Many Light Bars What’s your nighttime visibility like if you put a stack of six windshield-length light bars on your truck? Terrible, apparently, since you won’t be able to see around them. But at least it looks... yeah!...
04:34, 08/07/2019

What to know about red light therapy Among other things, red light therapy can improve acne, speed up wound healing, and reduce inflammation. There is a very low risk of side effects. Learn more here....
02:51, 07/30/2019

New research may explain why evolution made humans 'fat' Scientists compare how fat cell DNA is packaged in humans, chimps, and other primates. The results reveal the role of evolution in human fat metabolism....
22:51, 07/06/2019

Can Anxiety Cause High Blood Pressure? Here’s What the Research Says Anxiety is part of life. You feel it when you’re stuck in traffic, harried at work or worrying about your family and finances. There’s no doubt that feeling anxious can elevate your blood pressure, at least in the short term. “Our mind and our thoughts certainly are connected to ou...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Huawei splits off US research arm, reports Reuters The U.S.-based research arm of China's Huawei Technologies - Futurewei Technologies - has moved to separate its operations from its corporate parent, according to two people familiar with the matter....
04:17, 06/25/2019

Ford opens new research center in Tel Aviv U.S. automaker Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday it opened a research center in Tel Aviv, becoming one of several global automakers beefing up operations in Israel to take advantage of the country's vibrant technology sector....
12:00, 06/12/2019

MIT Scientist's Biotech Research Is Called Into Question MIT researcher Dr. Ram Sasisekharan and his team are defending their computer-assisted research against an accusation that they misled the scientific community about the discovery of drugs for the flu and Zika viruses....
15:51, 05/27/2019

Donate Your Old Android Phone to Help Lemur Research If you have an Android phone you aren’t using anymore, don’t let it collect dust in a drawer. Donate it to the Duke Lemur Center, which will be more than happy to use it to learn more about lemurs’ ability to perceive colors....
18:00, 07/19/2019

Nvidia Research demos "Prescription AR" glasses Nvidia's latest research gives a glimpse into the future of augmented reality wearables, demonstrating how they could be more powerful and practical....
16:51, 07/30/2019

More research monkeys retire when studies finish WESTFIELD, Wis. (AP) — Izzle, Timon, Batman, River and Mars spent years confined to inside of a lab, their lives devoted to being tested for the benefit of human health. But these rhesus macaques have paid their dues and have settled into retirement. The monkeys can now amble around in larger enclos...
09:00, 06/13/2019

Idaho wildfire burns near top U.S. nuclear research lab A wildfire in Idaho has forced one of the United States' top nuclear research labs to cut back personnel Wednesday, as the flames burned near the facility....
20:51, 07/24/2019

India's Ola plans to set up research center in Bay Area India's taxi aggregator Ola said on Thursday it plans to set up its first research center in San Francisco area to push its electric mobility and autonomous vehicles....
21:34, 06/13/2019

How to Research Local Etiquette Before Traveling Overseas When you’re headed overseas, researching tourist scams is important, but you should also make an effort to lookup local social customs—like whether eating with your hands is frowned down upon or the exact firmness needed for an introductory handshake....
16:34, 07/26/2019

Yet More Research Links Appendectomies and Parkinson's Disease New research has found a perplexing, though relatively small link between the devastating neurological illness Parkinson’s disease and having your appendix removed. But it’s still unclear just what exactly this could mean, and it’s definitely not a reason to avoid an appendectomy if you need one. Re...
23:34, 05/09/2019

Don't let animal activists stop needed HIV research At any given moment, millions of doctors and medical researchers across the globe are working toward a singular goal: that no illness should be a death sentence. One large leap was taken toward accomplishing that goal recently. For the second time in history, an HIV patient was cured of the disease....
07:17, 05/09/2019

The Sun Can Spawn Dangerous ‘Superflares,’ New Research Suggests High-energy superflares are typically associated with young, quickly rotating stars, but new evidence suggests mature, plodding stars like our own can still churn out the odd superflare. Read more......
01:17, 06/14/2019

9 research-based strategies to maximize your profits What do Alan Scott, the inventor of Botox, Snuggie-creator Scott Boilen and Alexander Graham Bell have in common? Two things: They are/were all successful businessmen They didn’t particularly care for the product they sold* There’s a persistent myth that in order to be a great salesperson, you have ...
19:00, 06/17/2019

Correction: Missouri Research Complex story COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — In a story June 24 about a new University of Missouri health institute, The Associated Press erroneously reported the projected opening of the center. It is expected to open in 2021, not 2012. A corrected version of the story is below: University of Missouri System touts new hea...
17:00, 06/25/2019

University president apologizes for eugenics research BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The outgoing president of the University of Vermont is apologizing for the school’s involvement in eugenics research in the 1920s and 1930s that helped lead to sterilizations. President Thomas Sullivan released a statement on Friday, calling it “unethical and regre...
23:51, 06/25/2019

Research misconduct claim upheld against former head of UCL lab Reports released after FoI request criticise Prof David Latchman’s ‘recklessness’A lab run by one of Britain’s foremost academics published fraudulent scientific papers for more than a decade, according to investigators.Work at Prof David Latchman’s laboratory at UCL Institute of Child Health came u...
22:34, 07/01/2019

Six suborbital research payloads from MIT fly to space and back Blast off! MIT made its latest foray into research in space on May 2 via six payloads from the Media Lab Space Exploration Initiative, tucked into Blue Origin’s New Shepard reusable space vehicle that took off from a launchpad in West Texas. It was also the first time in the history of the Media ...
02:00, 05/04/2019

Brexit 'may bar UK scientists from €100bn EU research fund' Nobel prize winner warns UK science will suffer unless it can gain access to Horizon EuropeOne of Britain’s leading researchers has warned of a “major blow” to national science if ministers cannot secure access to a massive research programme that is being drawn up by the EU.The Horizon Europe progr...
08:34, 06/03/2019

'War on cancer' metaphors may do harm, research shows Use of military terminology can make people more fearful and fatalistic, say psychologistsThe ubiquitous use of war metaphors when referring to cancer may do more harm than good, according to research into the psychological impact the phrases have on people’s views of the disease.Framing cancer in m...
18:17, 08/10/2019

Huawei lays off two thirds of its US research division The rumors of Huawei laying off a large chunk of its US staff have come to pass. The company is cutting over 600 of the 850 jobs at its Futurewei Technologies research wing in the country in response to the "curtailment of business operations" by th......
19:51, 07/23/2019

Starbucks is speeding up innovation at its Seattle research hub Since launching some six months ago, Starbucks has tested 133 unique projects at the Tryer Center, its innovation hub. More than 1,500 of its workers have come through the center to see what is being worked on or participate themselves....
20:51, 05/02/2019

Climate research on the high, warming seas On a voyage from Antarctica to the German port of Bremerhaven, a team of scientists and students are hoping to gain a better understanding of rising temperatures in the depths of the open ocean....
17:51, 06/28/2019

Confidence in Scientists Has Actually Risen Since 2016 in the U.S., According to New Research It can often feel like trust in science is a casualty of the “fake news” era. Skepticism of well-established concepts like vaccine safety and climate change is widespread today, with consequences including an unprecedented measles outbreak in the U.S. and an ever-warming environment. It ...
17:51, 08/02/2019

Half of H.I.V. Patients Are Women. Most Research Subjects Are Men. Trials of vaccines and treatments have not included enough female participants. Now that scientists are exploring possible cures, the need to enroll women is greater than ever....
09:00, 05/28/2019

Cancer and nutrition research: How best to move it forward In the proceedings of a recent conference about the interplay between nutrition and cancer, specialists note that interdisciplinarity is the way forward....
06:51, 08/02/2019

Department of Agriculture suspends bee population research The US Department of Agriculture has angry beekeepers buzzing after suspending data collection on the insects’ decline. The agency blamed cost cuts, CNN reported Saturday. An annual department survey, inaugurated in 2015, gathers data on the number of honeybees per state, including those lost due to...
10:17, 07/07/2019

‘Sky: Children of the Light’ is finally available on iOS Thatgamecompany's Sky: Children of the Light is finally available on iOS. The title, from the creators of Journey, was announced years ago and has lived in beta limbo for a long time. Last month, Thatgamecompany said Sky would arrive on July 11th, an......
18:00, 07/19/2019

Why Your 'Check Engine' Light Is On You’re driving home from work one day when the check engine light pops on. It comes on without warning and offers no explanation. What do you do?...
00:00, 05/16/2019

A quarter of Europeans lie about their salaries during job interviews, research claims According to a report published Tuesday by Dutch research firm Intelligence Group, a fifth of Europeans have exaggerated their current salary by 10% or more....
16:17, 07/31/2019

Bayer to invest $5.6 billion in weedkiller research to help reputation Germany's Bayer sought to repair its reputation on Friday after damage caused by U.S. litigation over claims its glyphosate pesticide causes cancer, saying it would invest 5 billion euros ($5.6 billion) in weedkiller research....
14:17, 06/14/2019

Schumer blasts USDA for suspending bee population research Sen. Chuck Schumer on Sunday blasted the US Department of Agriculture for suspending data collection of the decline of honeybees — saying the recent decision will sting beekeepers and cost New Yorkers billions. USDA officials blamed cost cuts this month when they announced they’d be scra...
06:17, 07/29/2019

Breakthrough research demonstrates AI can predict a psychotic break A trio of researchers have developed an experimental machine learning method that allows AI to listen for the early whispers of psychotic break that humans can’t hear. The team, consisting of Neguine Rezaii of Harvard Medical School and Emory School of Medicine, and Elaine Walker and Philipp Wolff f...
02:34, 06/14/2019

Bayer to invest 5 billion euros in weedkiller research Bayer, the German crop science and chemicals group reeling from U.S. litigation over claims its glyphosate pesticide causes cancer, said on Friday it would invest 5 billion euros ($5.64 billion) in weedkiller research....
10:17, 06/14/2019

Columbia Threadneedle names senior research director Columbia Threadneedle Investments, the asset management arm of Ameriprise Financial Inc, on Monday named Stuart Jarvis senior research director, to strengthen its global investments solutions team....
21:17, 07/29/2019

Bias Against Female Lab Animals Is Messing Up Scientific Research Gender discrimination in science doesn’t just affect women scientists. It also skews the results of animal research, as a new paper out this week describes. Animals used in experiments are still overwhelmingly male, thanks to outdated stereotypes that hormones like estrogen can distort an experiment...
17:00, 05/31/2019

UPDATE 1-Bayer to invest 5 bln euros in weedkiller research Bayer, the German crop science and chemicals group reeling from U.S. litigation over claims its glyphosate pesticide causes cancer, said on Friday it would invest 5 billion euros ($5.64 billion) in weedkiller research....
09:17, 06/14/2019

Atherosclerosis: Research reveals new mechanism and therapeutic target Scientists reveal how immune cells called neutrophils trigger a previously unknown type of cell death in smooth muscle cells to aggravate atherosclerosis....
23:34, 05/02/2019

Ultra-Quantum Matter research gets $8 million boost MIT professors Senthil Todadri and Xiao-Gang Wen are members of the newly established Simons Collaboration on Ultra-Quantum Matter. The effort, funded by the Simons Foundation, is an $8 million four-year award, renewable for three additional years, and will support theoretical physics research acros...
22:00, 05/29/2019

Spy on your smart home with this open source research tool Researchers at Princeton University have built a web app that lets you (and them) spy on your smart home devices to see what they’re up to. The open source tool, called IoT Inspector, is available for download here. (Currently it’s Mac OS only, with a wait list for Windows or Linux.) In...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Advocating for federal research funding on Capitol Hill In late March, 29 MIT graduate students, postdocs, and undergraduates traveled to Washington to speak with members of Congress about the need for continued federal investment of science and technology R&D in fiscal year 2020 and beyond. The delegation met with 69 offices of the U.S. Senate and Hous...
18:51, 04/28/2019

Ozzy Osbourne is a genetic mutant, DNA research proves In 2010, when scientists at Knome Inc. were looking to study a remarkable human’s DNA, they didn’t ring up Steve Jobs or Beyoncé. Instead, the Cambridge, Mass.-based human genome company reached out to Ozzy Osbourne. They wanted to know what genes had kept the rocker alive through decades of heavy d...
10:02, 08/12/2019

Research reveals how little caffeine it takes to trigger a migraine A study published in the American Journal of Medicine found that it doesn't take a lot of caffeinated coffee, tea, soda or energy drinks to trigger a migraine....
20:51, 08/09/2019

Trump terminates NIH medical research over use of fetal tissue Enlarge / A seal that reads "US Public Health Service" adorns a building on the campus of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. (credit: Getty | Mark Wilson) President Trump personally made the call to impose new restrictions on the use of fetal tissue in medical research, accor...
21:00, 06/06/2019

Lyft exec riffs on ground-breaking research in AI At Transform 2019, Gil Arditi ripped through example after example of recent research that's propelled head-turning advances in AI and machine learning.Read More...
03:17, 08/05/2019

Diplomat with unexplained injury to give brain for research BOSTON (AP) — A U.S. diplomat who suffered headaches and memory loss under mysterious circumstances while stationed in China has pledged to donate his brain for research. Mark Lenzi on Friday joined the several thousand others, including many former NFL players, who previously signed agreements to h...
19:51, 05/10/2019

Sleeping with the TV on may make you gain weight, preliminary research says An NIH study found that women who slept with a television on or a light were more likely to gain at least 11 pounds over about five years.        ...
22:51, 06/10/2019

Insomnia sufferers could benefit from therapy, new research suggests The study, which analyzed 13 trials on around 1,500 adults, found that patients who had undergone four to six sessions of “talking therapy” -- known as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy -- struggled much less with insomnia....
23:17, 07/30/2019

Ford Motor opens research center in Tel Aviv Ford Motor Co on Wednesday opened a research center in Tel Aviv, joining a growing number of major automakers and suppliers setting up shop in the Israeli tech hub as they race to develop self-driving cars....
16:00, 06/12/2019

Research Confirms That ‘Black Don’t Crack’—and the Secret Is in Our Bones Something strange has been happening lately; every time I’m out with my mother, without fail, someone asks in earnest if we are sisters....
20:51, 06/12/2019

Millennials are being left out of the world's middle class, research says Millennials are being squeezed out of the world's middle class as incomes stagnate and costs rise, according to research by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Female authors listed on just 30% of recent UK academic research Progress rate ‘disheartening’, says expert as 2014-17 figure is small improvement on 2006-09Women are listed as authors of just 30% of academic research from British universities, according to a major new ranking of higher education institutions.Although the number of women named as authors is gradu...
20:00, 05/15/2019

Government Should Focus On Agriculture, Shadow Banks, Says SBI Research In its research report, SBI's Economic Research Department said that ideally government should keep the fiscal deficit numbers constant for the next two years...
18:17, 07/02/2019

Risk of nuclear war now highest since WW2, UN arms research chief says The risk of nuclear weapons being used is at its highest since World War Two, a senior U.N. security expert said on Tuesday, calling it an "urgent" issue that the world should take more seriously....
19:00, 05/22/2019

Research: Multicloud deployment becomes new default for enterprise computing A recent TechRepublic Premium poll shows that 69 percent of respondents currently use or plan to use services from multiple cloud vendors in the next 12 months....
00:00, 07/02/2019

Computer Science Research Gender Gap Won’t Close for 100 Years Women and men are forecast to produce a similar volume of medical research by 2048, according to a new study. In computer science, that won’t happen until 2137....
17:34, 06/21/2019

Genetic study takes research on sex differences to new heights Throughout the animal kingdom, males and females frequently exhibit sexual dimorphism: differences in characteristic traits that often make it easy to tell them apart. In mammals, one of the most common sex-biased traits is size, with males typically being larger than females. This is true in humans...
21:34, 07/18/2019

Exclusive: Huawei's U.S. research arm builds separate identity The U.S.-based research arm of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd - Futurewei Technologies Inc - has moved to separate its operations from its corporate parent since the U.S government in May put Huawei on a trade blacklist, according to two people familiar with the matter....
21:17, 06/24/2019

New research on Tunguska finds such events happen less often than we thought Enlarge / The famed Tunguska event of 1908 scorched a five-mile swath of trees and caused many to fall away from the center of the blast in a distinct radial pattern. (credit: Photo12/Universal Images Group via Getty Image) Last month marked the 111th anniversary of the Tunguska event, a blast tha...
15:00, 07/17/2019

For Catherine Drennan, teaching and research are complementary passions Catherine Drennan says nothing in her job thrills her more than the process of discovery. But Drennan, a professor of biology and chemistry, is not referring to her landmark research on protein structures that could play a major role in reducing the world’s waste carbons. “Really the most exciting...
07:17, 06/26/2019

Risk of nuclear war now highest since WW2, U.N. arms research chief says The risk of nuclear weapons being used is at its highest since World War Two, a senior U.N. security expert said on Tuesday, calling it an "urgent" issue that the world should take more seriously....
01:00, 05/22/2019

Research, restoration begins on Rembrandt’s ‘Night Watch’ AMSTERDAM — Researchers and restorers at Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum launched a months-long project Monday, using high-tech imaging technology to throw new light on Rembrandt van Rijn’s iconic “Night Watch.” Working in a specially designed glass chamber, researchers at the museum are undertaking a pains...
04:34, 07/09/2019

Research on children’s health risks in doubt over EPA funds WASHINGTON (AP) — Children’s health researchers say uncertainty about funding from the Environmental Protection Agency is jeopardizing or ending long-running studies about the harm posed by pesticides and other pollution. The EPA and the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences have...
00:34, 05/22/2019

Brexit and diesel fears stall car sales, says new research Exclusive Autocar survey finds sales being delayed by worries over Brexit and diesel As news of yet another monthly fall in new car sales emerged last week, there is strong new evidence that substantial numbers of car buyers are delaying purchases as a direct result of Brexit and confusion over pow...
10:51, 05/16/2019

Texas lawmaker calls vaccine research 'sorcery' A vaccine researcher in Texas tweeted a map this week that showed an upward trend in vaccine exemptions in the Lone Star State. More and more, parents were opting school-age children out of getting vaccinated....
06:34, 05/10/2019

We're hiring a Research Analyst to cover Transportation and Logistics Strelka Institute for Media, Architecture and Design/flickrAt Business Insider Intelligence, we're passionate about making market research that industry leaders use to make strategic decisions. To accomplish that goal, we hire great writers with an unrelenting curiosity to uncover the deeper truths ...
05:51, 06/20/2019

100m bacteria a day keep the doctor away, apple research suggests Study finds organic apples have more diverse and balanced bacterial communityThe impact of an apple a day in keeping the doctor away may be partly down to the beneficial bacteria it carries and their subsequent colonisation of your gut, according to scientists.A study has found that a typical apple ...
06:51, 07/24/2019

Huawei's U.S. research arm slashes jobs as trade ban bites China's Huawei Technologies laid off more than two-thirds of the 850-strong workforce at its Futurewei Technologies research arm in the United States, after being blacklisted by the government....
06:51, 07/23/2019

Research group says America's favorite TV size is now 65 inches More and more Americans are scooping up 65-inch TVs, so much so that they're now apparently the most popular screen size in the country. Market research company TrendForce reckons tumbling prices have led to a shift in the most common screen size: 65......
21:51, 07/05/2019

Nike should've done its research on 'Betsy Ross' flag, says Motus One CEO Nike should've anticipated the controversy surrounding the early American flag on the sneakers it has since pulled, and the decision the company made was smart, said one marketing executive....
18:51, 07/03/2019

U.S. tariffs on China to cost American households: NY Fed research The newest round of U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports will cost the typical American household $831 annually, researchers said on Thursday, as the Trump administration came under growing political pressure over its trade war with China....
01:51, 05/24/2019

Scientists call for better research on planetary internal dynamics A group of scientists have called for more researchers to explore the role a planet's interior dynamics play in producing and maintaining a habitable environment....
18:51, 05/06/2019

US growing largest crop of marijuana for research in 5 years The federal agency said it plans to grow 4,409 pounds this year at the University of Mississippi to explore recent interest in CBD as a potential medicine for a number of medical conditions....
18:51, 07/12/2019

Research: The best way to stop the spread of fake photos is education It can be hard to tell whether a picture is real. Consider, as the participants in our recent research did, these two images and see whether you think neither, either or both of them has been doctored. You might have based your assessment of the images on the visual information alone, or perhaps fac...
19:34, 07/02/2019

Ikea seeking someone to research what makes a happy home Furniture chain Ikea posted an unusual job opening for a "happiness hunter" willing to temporarily live in Denmark and get paid in money and meatballs to study what makes a home happy....
01:34, 06/19/2019

UPDATE 1-Huawei's U.S. research arm sends workers packing Futurewei Technologies Inc, the U.S. research arm of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, began laying off workers on Monday, according to employees including one who spoke to Reuters as he left the company's Silicon Valley campus....
23:51, 07/22/2019

TV Networks Are Light on New Fall Shows Broadcast networks will debut fewer shows next season than in previous years, a sign of how hard it is for new productions to establish themselves in a world where viewers have hundreds of options....
14:17, 05/16/2019

How to create a light and bright home — even without the sun TOWN SQUARE | Play with bright, cheery colors or pastels for throw pillows, accents and artwork. Bright artwork is an easy way to freshen up your walls....
01:34, 08/15/2019

Texas is poised to ban red light cameras Texas is set to become the 11th state in the country to ban the use of red light cameras. The Dallas News reported the state Senate passed a bill that would outlaw the devices designed to catch drivers speeding through red lights by a 23 to eight vot......
01:51, 05/21/2019

How to Pick the Best Light Bulb for Every Room The lighting in a room isn’t just part of the decor; it can affect everything from your sleep schedule to your brain power. So it’s understandable that you want your home, the place you presumably spend a big chunk of your life, to be lit nicely. But there are so many different options to choose fro...
23:34, 06/07/2019

Cyclist killed by car after blowing red light A cyclist was killed just a few blocks from his Brooklyn home when a car slammed into him after he blew a red light, police said Thursday. Kenichi Nakagawa, 22, was riding his bike south on Brooklyn Avenue near the corner of Dean Street in Crown Heights around 5:24 p.m. Saturday when a Toyota Sienna...
20:34, 05/16/2019

For Palestinian Families, ‘No Light at the End of the Tunnel’ The re-election of Benjamin Netanyahu, shortly after he vowed to apply Israeli sovereignty over the West Bank, was the latest blow to Palestinian aspirations for a state....
19:00, 04/28/2019

This $14 Surge Protector Is Also a Night Light This Aukey surge protector orients its four AC outlets and two USB ports to the side, which is great for hiding behind furniture. But it’s also a night light and phone stand, which is sort of contradictory to the furniture thing, but I guess you could use it either way. Get it for $14 with promo cod...
19:17, 05/17/2019

Thatgamecompany’s Sky: Children of the Light launches on iOS Thatgamecompany the award-winning studio behind the memorable PlayStation 3 game Journey, has launched its long-awaited Sky: Children of the Light.Read More...
01:51, 07/19/2019

New research finds that “employees who have a white male advocate often end up with higher pay, and New research finds that “employees who have a white male advocate often end up with higher pay, and most of those employees are white men. Women—particularly black and Hispanic women, are the least likely to have such a lucrative connection.” Meritocracy!...
14:51, 08/10/2019

Trump administration bans medical research using fetal tissue The Trump administration is ending medical research by government scientists using human fetal tissue, a victory for abortion foes and a setback for researchers, who use the tissue while trying to find cures for diseases such as HIV and childhood cancers. Officials said Wednesday that government-fun...
20:00, 06/05/2019

Trump administration moves to end U.S. research using fetal tissue from abortions The Trump administration on Wednesday said it would end scientific research at the National Institutes of Health that relies on fetal tissue from elective abortions, and would accelerate efforts to find alternatives for such research, a move welcomed by anti-abortion groups....
04:00, 06/06/2019

Scientists feel chill of crackdown on fetal tissue research WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists are feeling the chill of the Trump administration’s crackdown on fetal tissue research. Tissue left over from abortions has long been used in lifesaving research. New restrictions are ending such work at the National Institutes of Health. University scientists worr...
16:34, 06/08/2019

Fetal tissue research, an abhorrent and needless use of taxpayer money, is done On Wednesday, the Department of Health and Human Services announced it would end the use of human fetal tissue from elective abortions for medical research. This is yet another victory for the Trump administration in the never-ending battle to protect human life....
05:17, 06/06/2019

Survey says scientists mistrust a large amount of published research More than a third of researchers say they think half or fewer of all published studies are trustworthy, according to a survey of more than 3000 people...
17:00, 08/21/2019

Follow states' lead and block fetal tissue in research The United States is the world leader in most areas of science and medicine, yet our current medical establishment is decades behind in its ineffective and immoral use of aborted fetal tissue for research. It is time for the federal government to stop funding this antiquated research, and for our le...
07:17, 05/30/2019

Spain honors research of plants' role against climate change A Spanish foundation says two prominent biologists working separately on how plants can help fight climate change have won Spain's Princess of Asturias award for scientific research....
15:17, 06/05/2019

Protest in Hungary over govt plan to seize research network BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A few thousand mostly academics and students held a protest march against a plan by Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s government to seize control of the research network of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. Critics say the government plan threatens academic freedom and au...
19:34, 06/02/2019

‘We’re not giving up on this’: AOC touts plan to research medicinal use of magic mushrooms "There are certain schedule-1 drugs that are shown to offer a normal amount of promise to veterans and people with PTSD and also people struggling with depression and opioid addiction," she told a town hall....
04:34, 06/30/2019

Genetic research blames humans for prehistoric bear demise A genetic study has revealed that the extinction of prehistoric cave bears was a result of human encroachment and not climate cooling, as was earlier thought. The gigantic cave bear went extinct about 20,000 years ago....
05:00, 08/17/2019

Spain honors research of plants’ role against climate change MADRID (AP) — A Spanish foundation says two prominent biologists working separately on how plants can help fight climate change have won Spain’s Princess of Asturias award for scientific research. Studies on plant biology by Joanne Chory, a researcher with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute i...
14:51, 06/05/2019

People Who Spend More Time In Nature Are Happier, Research Shows It's been established that people who spend more time in parks and other natural settings tend to report higher levels of health and happiness, but new research shows there's actually a magic number......
09:51, 06/28/2019

Fishing industry given say in federal research on Atlantic seals, fish The work is meant to ensure management decisions for seals and sea lions are made with the best available science, in order to sustain "healthy and productive" ecosystems....
04:34, 08/15/2019

Leidos Inc. awarded $66.7M for Air Force Research Lab C4ISR sensor work Leidos Inc. received a $66.7 million contract with the U.S. Air Force to develop sensors and sensor systems for intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance and battlespace awareness, the Pentagon announced Tuesday....
12:51, 07/04/2019

Trump administration restricts NIH funding for fetal tissue research The Trump administration is notifying the University of California that a federally funded research contract that uses fetuses from elective abortions will not be renewed -- the latest pro-life push by the administration....
20:00, 06/05/2019

Brain signals decoded into written text in breakthrough research Doctors hoped to create a product that could enable people living with paralysis to communicate more easily than existing devices, which pick up eye movements and muscle twitches to control a virtual keyboard....
20:17, 07/31/2019

Do Service Dogs Help Treat PTSD? After Years of Research, the V.A. Still Doesn’t Know The V.A. was mandated to study the use of service dogs as a mental-health treatment for veterans almost a decade ago. But repeated setbacks have held up the results....
12:34, 07/17/2019

U.K. charity warns no-deal Brexit threatens science, research The head of the country’s leading charity funding scientific research wrote that barriers to global collaboration must be minimized in Europe, where Britain’s “closest and most extensive science relationships are.”...
01:17, 07/29/2019

NASA research shows alien life is far less likely than previously thought Scientists just threw a monkey wrench in the search for intelligent extraterrestrial life by redefining what a “habitable planet” is. A team of researchers led by NASA astrobiologist Edward Schwieterman recently published a study indicating that the habitable zone (HZ) for life includes far fewer pl...
02:17, 06/13/2019

Horns Are Growing on Young People's Skulls Due to Phone Use: Research New research in biomechanics suggests that young people are developing hornlike spikes at the back of their skulls - bone spurs caused by the forward tilt of the head....
09:34, 06/21/2019

More research labs are retiring, rather than euthanizing, monkeys when studies finish WESTFIELD, Wis. — Izzle, Timon, Batman, River and Mars spent years confined inside a lab, their lives devoted to being tested for the benefit of human health. But these rhesus macaques have paid their dues and are now living in retirement — in larger enclosures that let them venture outside, e...
23:34, 06/13/2019

Not just balloons: Helium shortage may deflate MRIs, airbags and research The helium shortage is potentially deflating for a range of purposes: airbags, rocket fuel, MRIs, fiber optics, semiconductors, and, yes, balloons.        ...
21:51, 05/13/2019

MOVES-Columbia Threadneedle names senior research director Columbia Threadneedle Investments, the asset management arm of Ameriprise Financial Inc, on Monday named Stuart Jarvis senior research director, to strengthen its global investments solutions team....
22:51, 07/29/2019

Adobe Shows Off First Research for Tools to Detect Manipulated Photos Photoshop has long been one of the primary sources of manipulated photos and imagery, so in an attempt to counter the fake news epidemic, Adobe has also started developing tools that can both detect when an image has been manipulated, and reverse the changes to reveal the original.Read more......
18:17, 06/14/2019

Fire near Idaho’s nuclear research facility prompts evacuation A fast-moving brush fire in eastern Idaho on Tuesday prompted an evacuation of “non-essential employees” from several of the state’s nuclear research facilities....
23:51, 07/23/2019

Seven baby monkeys poisoned at US research center, documents reveal Young primates died after contact with toxic dye‘Invasive and deadly experiments … must end’ say campaignersSeven infant monkeys were accidentally poisoned and died at one of the largest primate research centers in the US, internal documents shared with the Guardian have revealed.The young macaques ...
08:17, 06/16/2019

People Prefer Dogs With Sad Puppy Eyes, Research Shows (NEW YORK) — What’s behind those hard-to-resist puppy dog eyes? New research suggests that over thousands of years of dog domestication, people preferred pups that could pull off that appealing, sad look. And that encouraged the development of the facial muscle that creates it. Today, po...
03:34, 06/18/2019

Anti-Gravity Research May Pave the Way for Warp Speed Travel Researchers at CERN (the European Organisation for Nuclear Research) are looking for experimental confirmation to establish the existence of antigravity. The secrets of antigravity may be unlocked, they believe, by an in-depth study and exploration of the properties of anti-matter and this could he ...
12:17, 07/31/2019

Nick Buoniconti, 78, Dies; All-Pro Linebacker Championed Medical Research He won two Super Bowls with the Dolphins and later fought to find a cure for his son’s paralysis. Struggling with dementia, he donated his brain to science....
23:17, 07/31/2019

McKinsey research finds the world becoming more exposed to China — but not the reverse The findings by McKinsey and Company come amid a year-long tariff fight between the U.S. and China, which has spilled into areas such as technology and security....
08:00, 07/15/2019

Twelve months of birth control pills at once is beneficial, new research says Distributing a year's supply of birth control pills to women up front reduces unintended pregnancies, according to new research.        ...
05:17, 07/09/2019

Staring at seagulls can stop them stealing food, research shows Britain's seaside towns are at war with their seagulls, urging visitors not to feed the birds in an effort to stop them snatching titbits like potato chips from tourists' hands....
19:00, 08/07/2019

SEC says may give firms more time to comply with Europe's research rules The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) could extend a 30-month grace period granted to Wall Street firms to comply with European Union investment rules to unbundle research and other services, commissioner Hester Peirce said on Wednesday....
11:34, 08/07/2019

Crypto Briefing launches Simetri research for cryptocurrency investors  Crypto Briefing, an independent cryptocurrency review and news platform, is launching a subscription service dubbed Simetri for crypto investors.Read More...
15:51, 07/09/2019

What Research Shows About the Alleged Link Between Mental Illness and Gun Violence "Mental illness and hate pulls the trigger, not the gun," President Trump said. But the connection between mental illness and gun violence is less clear....
09:34, 08/06/2019

Intel: New chip materials will enable massive AI research gains Intel VP and CTO of AI products Amir Khosrowshahi and general manager of IoT Jonathan Ballon shared thoughts about AI at VentureBeat's Transform conference.Read More...
00:51, 07/12/2019

Research hope study reveals secret to longer life (KOB) Researchers at the University of New Mexico are working hard to extend human life by studying yeast and roundworms. “We really want to understand the basic biology of aging, and we start by asking about it in simple organisms in the lab, but we care because we want to understand it in hu...
22:17, 08/02/2019

Indians Won't Mind Ads on Netflix, if Given Good Deal, Research Claims One in three Indians won't mind seeing ads as they watch over-the-top (OTT) content streaming platforms like Netflix or Amazon Prime if they get a good deal from the vendors, video Cloud services......
12:51, 06/17/2019

North Carolina Is Eyeing a Hyperloop One System for the Research Triangle North Carolina is the latest state to throw its hat into the Hyperloop One ring. Today, Virgin Hyperloop One announced that North Carolina’s Regional Transportation Alliance (RTA) was launching a pre-feasibility study to connect the cities of Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, and the RDU International A...
05:00, 07/13/2019

Ocasio-Cortez wants to lead the charge for magic mushrooms research AOC is on a new trip: studying—and potentially legalizing—magic mushrooms and other psychedelic drugs for medicinal use. “We need to get drugs and drug use out of criminal consideration and into medical consideration,” Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-Queens/Bronx) told The Post on Saturday, after a...
22:34, 06/08/2019

Trump ending fetal tissue research by federal scientists _____ WASHINGTON — The Trump administration said Wednesday it is ending medical research by government scientists using human fetal tissue, a victory for abortion foes that comes despite impassioned pleas from scientists that some health problems can’t be studied any other way. Research using ...
19:17, 06/09/2019

Lyft Makes Self-Driving Research Public in Bid to Speed Development Lyft is making research data on self-driving technology available to the public in a bid to accelerate the development of robotic cars, which is seen as critical to the ride-hailing giant's future......
15:51, 07/24/2019

Facebook awards grants for social media and elections research Facebook is making good on its promise to better understand the complicated role it plays in global politics. The social media giant announced the first recipients of a grant that will allow researchers access to its privacy-protected data for the st......
23:00, 04/29/2019

New research shows human cells mimic computer chips Living cells are wired like computer chips, using direct signals to instruct them how to function, but they can also change behavior rapidly -- something chips can't do, new research by the University of Edinburgh shows....
06:51, 05/25/2019

Indian Oil Hiring Research Officers: Salary, Benefits, Other Details Here IOCL: Indian Oil is accepting online applications from candidates and last date to apply for the job is May 21, 2019. The pay scale for research officers is between Rs. 60,000-1,80,000 and Rs.......
12:17, 04/29/2019

Study suggests avocados suppress hunger, but can we trust the research? Clinical trial participants were less hungry and more satisfied after breakfast with avocado than a low-fat meal. But the study received industry backing....
13:00, 05/14/2019

Parents turn to Alexa to tell bedtime stories, research suggests More than a quarter of parents are relying on home assistants such as Alexa, apps and voice notes to read their children a bedtime story, research suggests....
18:51, 05/23/2019

New Zealand PM rejects girl’s $3 ‘bribe’ to launch research into dragons New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has reportedly rejected the “bribe” of a young girl who tried to sway the leader into pursuing dragon research....
14:51, 05/14/2019

Facebook Research is developing touchy-feely curious robots As a social media platform with global reach, Facebook leans extensively on its artificial intelligence and machine-learning systems to keep the site online and harmful content off it (at least, some of the time). Following its announcement at the st......
15:17, 05/20/2019

Voters still do not know whether Labour is a Remain or Leave party, research shows EXCLUSIVE: A poll by Ipsos MORI for the Evening Standard reveals half the public think Jeremy Corbyn would keep Britain inside the EU, while 30 per cent think he would quit the bloc....
14:17, 05/20/2019

Alumnus gives MIT $4.5 million to establish the Broderick Fund for Phytocannabinoid Research The following news is adapted from a press release issued in conjunction with Harvard Medical School. Charles R. Broderick, an alumnus of MIT and Harvard University, has made gifts to both alma maters to support fundamental research into the effects of cannabis on the brain and behavior. The gifts...
16:17, 04/30/2019

AmfAR gala near Cannes raises $15 million for AIDS research A signed portrait of Mick Jagger by Andy Warhol, a motorcycle deigned by Lewis Hamilton and a vacation at a private island off Tanzania were some of the items that raised $15 million at the 26th amfAR gala and auction...
22:17, 05/24/2019

Facebook Joins Research on Social Media Impact on Elections Facebook began the research initiative last year after revelations of foreign influence campaigns on the 2016 US election and the Brexit vote in Britain....
10:51, 04/30/2019

Facebook To Fund Research On Social Media Impact On Elections Facebook announced Monday its first research grants to academics studying the impact of social media on elections, part of an effort to prevent manipulation of social platforms....
04:17, 04/30/2019

New Research Shows Why the Sprint/T-Mobile Merger Could Be a Disaster for Your Wallet Despite a lengthy process that started way back in the spring of 2018, today Sprint and T-Mobile agreed to extend the deadline for their proposed merger another two months until June 29th. However, even if the FCC ends up approving the deal, after seeing a new study by mobile data analysts Rewheel, ...
00:17, 04/30/2019

Not just balloons. Helium shortage may deflate MRIs, airbags and research The helium shortage is potentially deflating for a range of purposes: airbags, rocket fuel, MRIs, fiber optics, semiconductors, and, yes, balloons.        ...
04:34, 05/11/2019

Is Science Broken? Major New Report Outlines Problems in Research A new report released this week by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine is weighing in on a contentious debate within the science world: the idea that scientific research is fundamentally flawed, rife with published findings that often can’t be reproduced or replicated by ot...
11:34, 05/08/2019

Right whale population decline linked to ocean warming, research says A report shows that the animal’s food supply shifted, causing them to travel farther for food and moving them closer to shipping lanesThe endangered North Atlantic right whale faces increased odds because its main food supply has shifted due to ocean warming, according to new research. Related: What...
20:51, 05/27/2019

MIT, Blue Origin to cooperate on sending research experiment to the moon MIT and Blue Origin have signed a memorandum outlining plans to pursue mutual interests in space exploration. MIT will develop one or more payload experiments to be launched aboard Blue Origin’s Blue Moon, a flexible lander delivering a wide variety of small, medium, and large payloads to the lunar ...
00:51, 05/11/2019

A Promising Peanut Allergy Treatment May Not Work So Well After All, Research Review Says In a new review published in the Lancet, researchers came to a disappointing conclusion about recent studies on treating peanut allergies. They found that treating children by exposing them to small amounts of peanuts, which has shown success in several studies, is actually associated with an increa...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Cboe Welcomes New Issuer James Investment Research to ETF Marketplace CHICAGO – December 20, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today welcomed new issuer James Investment Research, Inc. to the Cboe ETF Marketplace with the launch of one fund....
18:17, 05/01/2019

New Research Says That Identifying as a ‘Strong Black Woman’ Can Lead to Depression In the last few years at least, there has been some pushback against the prevailing notion of the “strong black woman” as a good thing, as black women themselves have recognized that vulnerability and yes, selfishness, is an important part of a healthy mental make up. Like so many things that have g...
18:00, 05/28/2019

TPD officer struck from behind by vehicle while stopped at red light Tucson Police Dept. says an officer stopped at a red light was hit from behind by another vehicle travelling at high speeds. After colliding with the officer the suspect driving the vehicle fled the scene. Authorities say the patrol car was hit so hard the contents of the trunk were forced into the ...
23:17, 06/09/2019

Edmund interrupted by light in bid to battle through in Paris "British number one Kyle Edmund\u0027s match against France\u0027s Jeremy Chardy was suspended in the fifth set due to bad light on Monday evening at the French Open."...
22:17, 05/27/2019

Alzheimer's: How light therapy could protect the brain A study uncovers the neuron and immune cell changes that explain why light therapy can reduce toxic brain proteins in mouse models of Alzheimer's disease....
22:51, 05/07/2019

Watch: Over 500 Drones Put Up Spectacular Light Show Most of us have seen light and sound shows, but this one was a little different. A video has captured a spectacular light show put on with the help of 526 drones in China....
10:34, 05/29/2019

Light PBOC touch makes once unlikely yuan at 7/$ seem possible As China's yuan slips to historically weak levels against the dollar, the central bank's atypical light touch is spurring speculation that policymakers want to be more judicious in their intervention and have no specific target for the currency....
11:00, 05/24/2019

Contentious Jerusalem cable car gets green light JERUSALEM (AP) — A controversial Israeli plan to build a cable car to Jerusalem’s historic Old City has passed a major hurdle and now only requires government approval. The National Infrastructure Committee on Monday rejected a battery of petitions against the proposed cable car and green lit ...
17:00, 06/03/2019

The best light coverage for summer | Sali Hughes One might as well have some sun protection, moisture and easy, smeary, fast application as well as a sheer, healthy tintI’m asked in summer for light coverage foundation recommendations and I always think a direct answer sells everyone short. Much better, I think, to get more bang for your buck with...
10:17, 08/10/2019

Wrinkles from our cellphones? Blue light may be making us old It’s not just the sun we have to worry about. Turns out, the cellphones we're all carrying could be giving us wrinkles.        ...
18:17, 04/29/2019

Light Up Your Life With These Refurbished Philips Hue Products If you can get over the fact that they’re refurbished (and they’re, uh, light bulbs, so it shouldn’t be too difficult), today Woot has some of terrific Philips Hue deals.Read more......
04:00, 05/11/2019

Uber Gets Sell-Side Green Light The ride-hailing firm has a stamp of approval from nearly every large research group despite the fact that it has yet to prove its business model can turn a profit....
20:00, 06/04/2019

Mysterious light flashes keep happening on the moon Researchers at Julius Maximilian University of Würzburg are using a new telescope in Spain to hopefully find some answers.        ...
00:00, 06/05/2019

Britain's BBC gets green light to enhance iPlayer Britain's media regulator has given the BBC provisional permission to change its popular iPlayer on-demand platform from a 30-day catch-up service to one where programs are available for 12 months or longer....
15:51, 06/12/2019

Why do light-skinned women dominate the pop charts? From K-pop stars to Beyoncé, the issue of colourism remains rife in the music industryIt seems every conversation about colourism in pop music must come back to Beyoncé. So it was when Mathew Knowles, record exec, former Destiny’s Child manager and Beyoncé’s father, appeared on SiriusXM radio to dis...
12:17, 07/13/2019

Traffic light alerts can help us cut down sugary drinks Using traffic light-style warning labels and making healthy alternatives more easily available can reduce the consumption of sugary drinks, a major study said today....
13:34, 06/12/2019

The famous wake-up light is down to its lowest price ever The Philips Wake-Up Light is a more relaxing alternative to an alarm in the morning, and right now it's at its lowest price ever.       ...
02:17, 08/02/2019

| Beckham's MLS team gets green light for temporary hom David Beckham's quest to find a home for his Inter Miami MLS franchise received a boost after a judge approved plans to build a new stadium in neighbouring Fort Lauderdale....
12:00, 05/04/2019

The best thin and light gaming laptops 2019 Welcome to our guide on the best thin and light gaming laptops in 2019. Not too long ago, buying even the best gaming laptop meant having to lug around a big and heavy machine that wasn't much more portable than a desktop PC.However, thanks to modern advancements in technology, which has seen s...
18:17, 05/14/2019

Stand Out of Our Light: politics and the big tech threat Books by James Williams and Carles Boix offer fascinating takes on how we can combat anger and distraction onlineWe’re having problems with the internet and big tech, principally Alphabet (Google/YouTube), Amazon, Apple and Facebook. The government has taken note. Related: 'Facebook is dangerous': t...
15:34, 07/20/2019

A light malfunction couldn’t stop this A’s no-hitter OAKLAND, Calif. — A light malfunction almost stopped Mike Fiers’ night from getting started. A high pitch count nearly prevented him from finishing it. Good thing Fiers was allowed to take the mound and stay there all game because he made history doing it. Fiers overcame the early delay and ma...
13:00, 05/08/2019

Bosch Goes For Platinum-Light Fuel Cells Global automotive supplier Bosch expects platinum to play only a minor role in its new fuel cells, giving precious metal markets scant benefit even as the technology gains momentum for pollution-free......
18:34, 05/13/2019

Synchronous fireflies light up the Smoky Mountains The "Photinus carolinus" firefly is the only species in America that can synchronize their light patterns as part of their annual mating ritual.        ...
02:51, 06/05/2019

Grosjean makes light of pitlane spin Haas driver Romain Grosjean made light of an embarrassing pitlane spin at the British Grand Prix on Friday, saying he and the U.S.-owned team had laughed it off....
08:00, 07/13/2019

Night fishing with light-up lures that can be seen from space In this stunning photo snapped from the International Space Station, green LED fishing lures light up the night in the Gulf of Thailand and the Andaman Sea...
20:17, 04/28/2019

| IOC gives breakdancing green light for Paris 2024 The International Olympic Committee voted to approve the addition of breakdancing, skateboarding, sport climbing and surfing to the Paris 2024 Games....
21:34, 06/25/2019

Politicians and celebrities light up social media after U.S. win American politicians, athletes and celebrities flooded social media on Tuesday to cheer the U.S. soccer team's 2-1 victory over England in their women's World Cup semi-final....
01:00, 07/03/2019

Trump gives Putin light-hearted warning President Donald Trump issued a breezy warning to his Russian counterpart Friday against meddling in US elections, laughing and smiling as he told his counterpart not to interfere....
21:34, 06/28/2019

Fed Minutes to Shed Light on Inflation Outlook The Federal Reserve’s minutes from its May meeting will offer new clues on how officials assessed an unexpected downtick in inflation and views toward lowering interest rates....
14:17, 05/22/2019

Beautiful Pink Rainbows Light Up Sky Over England Pink rainbows were spotted all over the south and west of England on Monday evening. The rare sight lit up the skies as well as social media, where people shared tons of pics of the rainbows....
17:34, 06/26/2019

How ‘Blinded by the Light’ writer got Springsteen’s attention In his 1984 track “No Surrender,” Bruce Springsteen famously wrote, “We learned more from a three-minute record, baby, than we ever learned in school.” Sarfraz Manzoor knows that feeling. Growing up as one of four siblings in the grim, post-industrial British town of Luton (30 miles north of London)...
01:52, 08/13/2019

Watching electrons using extreme ultraviolet light A new technique developed by a team at MIT can map the complete electronic band structure of materials at high resolution. This capability is usually exclusive to large synchrotron facilities, but now it is available as a tabletop laser-based setup at MIT. This technique, which uses extreme ultravio...
20:17, 08/19/2019

Put An Accent Light Anywhere With This Discounted Philips Hue LightStrip The great thing about Philips Hue is that your fancy lighting profiles aren’t limited to standard bulbs; the Hue LighStrip Plus lets you to stick a rope of color-changing, Wi-Fi connected lights anywhere in your house.Read more......
19:34, 05/31/2019

Do blue light glasses actually work? Everything you need to know before you buy a pair With the amount of time we spend on our phones and computers increasing, the blue light emitted has side effects, but these glasses can help.       ...
11:51, 06/21/2019

Mysterious white light spotted on Mars NASA has released a photo taken by its Curiosity rover that shows a mysterious, unexplained white light on Mars. The black-and-white raw image was taken by the rover’s right “navcam” (which acts as sort of an eye) on June 16, 2019, or Sol 2438, and transmitted back to Earth. The na...
12:17, 06/25/2019

Hamilton says Lauda was a 'bright light' in his life Five times Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton hailed Niki Lauda on Tuesday as "a bright light" in his life and said he would not have moved to Mercedes without the late Austrian's involvement....
03:17, 05/22/2019

FCA, Hyundai sales edge up behind light trucks FCA US and Hyundai's June U.S. sales rose on higher light truck volume as Americans continue to snap up pickups, SUVs and crossovers. Volume declined at Toyota and Nissan. Overall U.S. light-vehicle sales are forecast to drop in June as retail and car demand continue to weaken across the industry....
17:00, 07/02/2019

Vaping Could Make It Harder For Your Body to Fight the Flu, Preliminary Research Suggests Anyone who’s regularly smoked knows that colds and flus can hit them harder than they would a non-smoker. But people who vape could be in for the same sort of trouble, according to some new (and very preliminary) research out today. It suggests that e-cigarettes can weaken the body’s ability to fend...
09:17, 05/21/2019

Jimmy Pitaro Says The Research Shows Viewers Like ESPN Best When It's A Bland Paste ESPN president Jimmy Pitaro’s purpose has been clear from the start—he is the massager of the balls, there to soothe the company’s corporate interests, the reactionary to predecessor John Skipper. But with employee Dan Le Batard’s honest and true radio rant two weeks ago about how a “stick to sports...
23:51, 07/29/2019

Chinese computer research body to cut ties with division of U.S.-based IEEE Beijing-based technology research group The China Computer Federation (CCF) is suspending communications with a U.S. based engineers' association in the latest example of fallout from the U.S. embargo on phone maker Huawei Technologies [HWT.UL]....
15:51, 05/30/2019

Huawei employees worked with China’s military on tech research projects A report that Huawei employees worked on research projects alongside Chinese military personnel for at least 10 years can’t be good news for Huawei right now. The company’s ability to conduct business has been seriously hindered this year, as Trump’s recent ban prevents the company...
21:00, 06/27/2019

The $2m drug reveals medical research as a casino culture | Kenan Malik Does Zolgensma, a revolutionary one-off treatment for spinal muscular atrophy, really need to cost so much?How much is a life worth? $2.15m? That’s the staggering price of a drug produced by the pharmaceutical giant Novartis that has just come on the market. Zolgensma is a one-off gene therapy treat...
08:17, 05/26/2019

CNN host says Trump acting like 'toddler' after 'un-American' comments about opposition research CNN host John King had some strong words about President Trump Thursday after he said he would be willing to listen to opposition research from another country without telling the FBI....
00:51, 06/14/2019

Trump Administration Sharply Curtails Fetal Tissue Medical Research The Trump administration will be ending a major university contract involving fetal tissue research and will soon stop such work at the National Institutes of Health....
21:00, 06/05/2019

Sugary drink consumption increases cancer risk, research suggests Though there is no causal link, consuming sugar-based drinks like soda and fruit juice could lead to a higher chance of developing cancer, a new study suggests. Experts suggest a tax hike would help....
05:17, 07/11/2019

Citrus greening research in Florida yields new tool in battle against disease A new machine being developed in Florida might provide another weapon against the spread of citrus greening disease, which has decimated citrus crops worldwide....
20:00, 05/02/2019

Huawei employees worked with China military on research projects: Bloomberg Huawei Technologies Co employees worked on at least 10 research projects with Chinese armed forces personnel over the past decade, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, collaborations the Chinese company said it was not aware of....
05:51, 06/27/2019

Hungary eyes science research as latest target for state control Academy will be managed by nationalist government in unprecedented moveThe Hungarian government is moving to bring the country’s umbrella scientific research organisation under its control, in what scientists in the country and globally say would be an unprecedented assault on academic freedoms.The ...
08:17, 06/13/2019

| China tightens rules on genetic research after designer-baby scandal China has announced regulations to curb the smuggling of human organs and tighten oversight on the use of human genetic materials in research months after a Chinese scientist caused a global outcry by claiming that he gene-edited babies....
06:00, 06/13/2019

Risk of nuclear war now highest since WWII, UN arms research chief warns GENEVA – The risk of nuclear weapons being used is at its highest since World War II, a senior UN security expert said on Tuesday, calling it an “urgent” issue that the world should take more seriously. Renata Dwan, director of the UN Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR), said all state...
16:51, 05/22/2019

Britons increasingly fearful of internet risks, Ofcom research shows Support for regulation grows as 78% express concern over harmful experiencesBritish people are increasingly fearful of the risks posed by the internet, prompting greater support for more regulation following recent headlines about the theft of personal data and abusive online behaviour.Research by t...
04:17, 05/30/2019

Head of Mount Sinai research accused of ‘gaslighting’ female employees The head of a globally recognized research institute at a top Manhattan medical school “gaslit” female underlings to push them out in favor of younger male employees, a new lawsuit charges. Prabhjot Singh, director of the Arnhold Institute for Global Health, which is part of Mount Sinai Health Syste...
02:00, 05/08/2019

Research analyst: Caterpillar's earnings miss adds to market uncertainty Rob Wertheimer, founding partner and director of research for global machinery at Melius Research, joins CNBC's "Squawk Box" team breaks down the impact of Caterpillar's earnings miss and what it means for the U.S. industrial economy....
01:00, 07/25/2019

Coca-Cola Can Terminate Health Research It Funds, Investigation Finds The bounty of research funding provided by companies such as Coca-Cola to universities and elsewhere may come with some major strings attached, according to an investigation out Tuesday. The paper’s authors describe evidence of Coca-Cola crafting research agreements with universities in the U.S. an...
16:34, 05/08/2019

Global solar installations to reach record high this year: research New solar photovoltaic (PV) installations are set to reach a record high this year, driven by improving markets in Europe and the United States and fast growth in India and Vietnam, consultancy Wood Mackenzie said on Thursday....
02:17, 07/25/2019

Disrupted sleep patterns can lead to ‘deviant behaviour’, research suggests Science journalist Linda Geddes calls for more flexi-working to fit in with early risers and night owlsFinally, workers have a new excuse for stealing pens from the office or using someone else’s milk: early risers and night owls are more likely to display “unethical and deviant” behaviour if forced...
20:51, 05/27/2019

Trump’s Misguided Ban on Federal Fetal-Tissue Research Can Only Hurt Science The Trump administration is halting fetal tissue research by government scientists and placing new restrictions on how the National Institutes of Health issues grants to academic researchers. The move is meant to appease the president’s anti-choice political base, but the measures are a serious blow...
01:17, 06/07/2019

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern Returns Girl's 'Dragon Research' Bribe New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has rejected a "bribe" from an 11-year-old girl who wrote asking the government to conduct dragon research, her office confirmed on Tuesday....
11:51, 05/14/2019

Research reveals surprising relationship between climate change and fertility rate Climate change will shape every aspect of human life – often in complex ways. Take the question of deciding how many children to have, for example. A new analysis suggests that climate change could increase fertility rates in tropical countries, in turn magnifying the impacts of climate change on th...
19:17, 05/21/2019

Medical cannabis group EMMAC forms research partnership with Hyris Ltd European medical cannabis company EMMAC announced on Monday a research partnership with UK biotechnology company Hyris Limited to develop a library of genetic profiles of existing cannabis varieties....
14:17, 06/24/2019

A new research paper says that during the Cold War, the looming threat of communism caused capitalis A new research paper says that during the Cold War, the looming threat of communism caused capitalist countries to keep inequality low: “The results suggest, as reinforced by some cases studied, that the spread of communism fostered deals between domestic elites and workers that redistributed the ga...
20:51, 07/26/2019

Diplomat who developed mysterious symptoms in China to donate brain for research A U.S. diplomat who suffered headaches and memory loss under mysterious circumstances while stationed in China has pledged to donate his brain for research....
18:00, 05/10/2019

Democrats slam USDA's relocation of economists as blow to scientific research Democratic senators on Thursday slammed the U.S. Department of Agriculture's plan to relocate hundreds of its economists and other researchers from Washington to the Midwest, saying it will hurt the agency's research capabilities by prompting many to resign....
04:00, 07/19/2019

Research: Climate change helped elephants evolve a large brain Elephants have long captivated our attention, partly because of their sheer size and majesty. But we’re also struck by their complex behavior. In some ways, we’re fascinated because this behavior echoes our most humane feelings. For instance, elephants have repeatedly been observed using tools and g...
13:17, 07/29/2019

Latest fintech industry trends, technologies and research from our ecosystem report This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Business Insider Intelligence In recent years, we've seen a ballooning of activity in fintech — an expansive ...
04:17, 06/08/2019

Fighting for sex helps animals survive habitat loss, new beetle research says Animals around the world are seeing their environments change. Climate change is causing heating and changes to weather patterns, the oceans are becoming more acidic, and previously undisturbed habitats are being altered and degraded by human activities. If we want to understand how these changes wi...
04:17, 08/04/2019

Google is creating a privacy engineering hub and safety research fund in Europe Google plans a Google Safety Engineering Center and an $11.23 million Impact Challenge on Safety fund for organizations working on digital safety.Read More...
18:34, 05/14/2019

Hand dryers are ‘clearly dangerous’ to children’s hearing, a 13-year-old’s research shows Nora Louise Keegan’s published study notes that children are more vulnerable to damage from loud noises than adults, with sudden noises being more harmful than ones that build up over time....
03:00, 07/03/2019

Scientists accuse Hungary of seeking "total political control" over research Hungary's oldest and biggest scientific institute accused the government on Wednesday of trying to take "total political control" of vital research through plans to set up a new state body to oversee funding and work....
14:00, 05/29/2019

Most Supplements and Dietary Changes Do Squat for Your Heart, Large Research Review Finds There are lots of things you can do to keep your heart healthy and hopefully live longer. But a new review suggests that most dietary changes and supplements won’t move the needle much, if at all. Some supplements might even slightly increase your chances of a stroke.Read more......
05:51, 07/10/2019

Ohio boy, 14, donates money from hog auction to children's medical research: 'no kid should have cancer' An Ohio town is praising a young boy after he decided to donate the money he made from auctioning off his 230-pound hog over the weekend to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. ...
02:34, 08/07/2019

The Trump Administration Is Making Lifesaving Fetal Tissue Research Almost Impossible On Wednesday, the Trump administration announced a new curtailing of federal spending on research using fetal tissue, according to the New York Times. The new rules will make it extremely difficult for this research, which many scientists say is vital, to find a way forward. It aims to entirely end ...
10:00, 06/06/2019

Use of male mice skews drug research against women, study finds Male animal bias is unjustified and can lead to drugs that work less well for womenThe male mind is rational and orderly while the female one is complicated and hormonal. It is a stereotype that has skewed decades of neuroscience research towards using almost exclusively male mice and other laborato...
17:51, 05/31/2019

Volkswagen's Research Lab Turned an Old Microbus Into an EV Technology-Crammed Concept Vehicle Volkswagen’s California-based Electronic Research Laboratory has been re-named the Innovation and Engineering Center California (IECC), and has been given an expanded role in the company. So, to celebrate, they did the only rational thing they could do: they took a 1962 Type 2 11-window Microbus and...
19:17, 07/03/2019

Pentagon eyes expanding DARPA future warfare research office The U.S. Department of Defense is close to expanding its legendary future warfare and technology agency DARPA by combining it with the Pentagon office in charge of adapting existing weapons to new uses, people familiar with the plans said....
13:17, 05/24/2019

Mobile VR game gathers ‘1,700 years’ worth of Alzheimer’s research data A virtual reality game and its app predecessor, intended to help detect early signs of Alzheimer’s, have accrued over 1,700 years’ worth of data in the two years it’s been on the market, according to its developers, thanks to its millions of players. Sea Hero Quest was made by game studio Glitchers ...
01:00, 04/30/2019

Hackers hit global telcos in espionage campaign: cyber research firm Hackers have broken into the systems of more than a dozen global telecoms companies and taken large amounts of personal and corporate data, researchers from a cyber security company said on Tuesday, identifying links to previous Chinese cyber-espionage campaigns....
10:17, 06/25/2019

Apple announces developer iPhones with root access for security research For all we’ve made fun of Apple‘s walled garden here, every once in a while, the company opens up just a bit. Case in point: today the company revealed it would be producing a limited amount of iOS ‘Security Research Devices.’ These appear to basically be iPhones with far deeper access than availabl...
02:00, 08/09/2019

Urban Air Mobility, Alternate Propulsion Among NASA Research at Aviation Forum NASA’s cutting-edge aeronautics research will be the focus of agency discussions and demonstrations at this year’s American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) annual Aviation Forum and Exposition, otherwise known as Aviation 2019....
14:34, 06/18/2019

25 Million Android Devices Infected by a New Malware: Check Point Research A new smartphone malware called "Agent Smith" has been discovered that has infected 25 million devices worldwide, including 15 million in India, Check Point Research claims....
15:51, 07/10/2019

Children in Xinjiang housed in mass boarding schools, research claims Children of parents detained in China's vast system of "re-education camps" in the far west region of Xinjiang are being separated from their families and placed in vast purpose-built boarding schools, according to new research....
12:34, 07/05/2019

Brazil space research chief to leave job after Bolsonaro deforestation spat The head of Brazil's space research agency INPE, Ricardo Galvao, is set to leave his job following a public dispute with President Jair Bolsonaro over deforestation statistics, a spokesperson for the science ministry said on Friday....
14:17, 08/03/2019

Startling picture shows research team traversing melted sea ice in Greenland A research team was forced to traverse through melted sea ice as they retrieved their oceanographic moorings and weather station equipment in Greenland....
14:17, 06/18/2019

Scientists warn that 'storm chasers' are hurting research and causing danger The art and science of “storm chasing” was once a niche pastime involving a few meteorologists and researchers with a car, a long-lens camera, and a hypothesis to determine. But a combination of Tinseltown and technology has turned it into something of a mainstream, anyone-can-do craft with deadly c...
05:17, 06/05/2019

Sharp rise in Brazilian deforestation undeniable, says sacked research chief Ricardo Galvao, the sacked head of Brazil’s space research agency, said on Saturday the trend of sharply rising deforestation was undeniable, a day after he was fired following a public spat with President Jair Bolsonaro over data published by the agency....
04:51, 08/04/2019

Ottawa and P.E.I. spending $14.5 million to build climate change research centre Veterans Affairs Minister Lawrence MacAulay said the Canadian Centre for Climate Change and Adaptation will be built in St. Peter's Bay, which is in his riding....
19:17, 07/05/2019

The Alaska Governor’s Proposed Budget Cuts Would Be a Disaster for US Climate Research It’s not just the Alaskan landscape that’s on fire right now. The university system could also go up in smoke if the Governor Mike Dunleavy’s proposed budget cuts go through. That includes crucial research into how the U.S. Arctic is shifting as temperatures rapidly rise.Read more......
00:17, 07/03/2019

Calgary announcement sees feds pledge $24.5M to fund cannabis use research Minister Bill Blair announced funding for Canada-based research into cannabis use, research into the impact of legalized cannabis on public health and public awareness projects....
03:00, 05/23/2019

Navy wants 350 billion social media posts for epic research project The U.S. Navy wants to amass 350 billion social media posts for a massive data archive that will provide new insight into how people communicate online....
23:17, 05/30/2019

2 Britons Killed After Light Planes Collide Mid-Air In France Two British light aircraft collided mid-air after taking off from an airstrip in the southern French Alps on Wednesday, killing two fliers while a third survived the accident, local authorities said....
17:00, 07/24/2019

Natty Light wants to pay interns $40 an hour to drink beer Hold every single frat bro’s beer! Natural Light — or Natty Light — announced Wednesday they’re hunting for summer interns who are up for the task of getting paid to drink (cheap) beer. “We’re looking for a well-rounded, fun human being, who knows how to get things done,” brand manager L...
01:51, 05/11/2019

Summer theater: Fireflies that synchronize light up two U.S. forests Crowds of eco-tourists from around the world will gather in two remote Appalachian forests in Tennessee and Pennsylvania in coming weeks to see spectacular light shows created by a rare species of firefly that can synchronize its flashes....
13:34, 05/24/2019

The best Ultrabooks of 2019: Top thin and light laptops reviewed Although they were originally conceived to compete with the likes of Apple MacBook Air, ultrabooks now stand on their own in the market. These unique, Intel-based laptops that are thin, light and feature long-lasting battery life, something that laptops running on Windows aren't known for.A lot...
14:34, 06/10/2019

Dyson Used a Heat Sink to Build a Light That Can Last for 60 Years Dyson Lightcycle is designed to adjusts its colour temperature and brightness in relation to your local daylight, "providing the right light for the right time of day."...
19:00, 05/08/2019

The best Ultrabooks 2019: top thin and light laptops reviewed The best Ultrabooks aren’t just for getting work done; they’re also a status symbol of sorts. Just think about it: you’re sitting at a coffee shop, where everyone is either using a Chromebook or some big and bulky laptop relic. Then, you whip out an Ultrabook, and its thinner, l...
00:00, 06/20/2019

'Wine Country' serves up light comedy from Amy Poehler There will be wine, laughs and the airing of old grievances in "Wine Country," a light, breezy directorial debut by Amy Poehler, who also produced, worked on the story and co-stars with fellow "Saturday Night Live" alumni. The rudimentary nature of the plot yields a perhaps inevitably episodic feel,...
18:34, 05/07/2019

FIA: Quick French GP F1 start-light procedure was within tolerances The FIA says the quick change of start lights at the French Grand Prix should not have caught Formula 1 drivers by surprise because it was within its permitted tolerances...
05:51, 06/25/2019

Time to Get Roasted With Solimo Light Roast K Cups For Just $.19 a Cup Say what you will about the quality of Keurig coffee, we’re going to happily sip on this offer. Right now, you can get a 100-count box of Amazon’s brand Solimo Light Roast Coffee for only $19 if you clip the $10 coupon. When you do the math, that’s about $.19 per cup of coffee. Much cheaper than sto...
14:51, 05/17/2019

Warning light flashing for Slovakia's auto industry When David landed an assembly line job at Volkswagen's Bratislava factory, his colleagues congratulated him on securing a well-paid position he could ride to retirement....
00:00, 07/06/2019

New LED ‘light show’ panels adorn One Times Square Times Square’s streets and sidewalks are turning uglier — but things are looking better higher up. The bollard-ization of the “bow tie” area that we reported a few weeks ago has claimed another “pedestrian” plaza — the one between West 42nd and 43rd streets, where big chunks are now impassable due t...
00:00, 06/25/2019

Amsterdam mayor considers closing red-light district City’s first female mayor aims to tackle human trafficking, fraud and money launderingAmsterdam’s first female mayor is considering closing down the city’s famous red-light district due to the conditions endured by the sex workers behind its windows.Femke Halsema, a former leader of the national Gre...
13:00, 07/04/2019