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Mysterious fast radio bursts detected from deep space

Mysterious fast radio bursts detected from deep space


Via: perrie-halpern  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  263 Comments  •  yesterday

Jan. 10, 2019, 4:27 PM EST / Source: Live Science By Brandon Specktor, Live Science Don't look now, but Earth is being bombarded with mysterious, invisible light. Among the typical array of radio...
World's first 'floating tunnel' proposed in Norway

World's first 'floating tunnel' proposed in Norway


Via: perrie-halpern  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  31 Comments  •  2 days ago

By Denise Chow Steep, icy mountains and deep fjords make western Norway famously scenic, but they also make life difficult for motorists. With seven ferries along the way, the almost 700-mile trip...
Providing A Way to Account for the Emotion of Pride.

Providing A Way to Account for the Emotion of Pride.


By: enoch  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  42 Comments  •  3 days ago

Pride is an interesting emotion. If the pride is about self, it is considered a negative feeling. See Moses on it in Numbers 12:3. Abraham view in Genesis 18:27. Saul, First King of Israel in...
After 15 Years, An Eye on Mars Peers No More

After 15 Years, An Eye on Mars Peers No More


Via: johnrussell  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  7 Comments  •  4 days ago

Opportunity, the longest-lived roving robot ever sent to another planet, explored the red plains of Mars for more than 14 years, snapping photos and revealing astonishing glimpses into its distant...
Dr. Doris Wethers, 91, on Front Lines Against Sickle Cell, Dies

Dr. Doris Wethers, 91, on Front Lines Against Sickle Cell, Dies


Via: jasper2529  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  2 Comments  •  6 days ago

Dr. Doris L. Wethers, who broke racial barriers in the medical world before gaining renown for research and advocacy that helped lead to mandatory testing of all newborns for sickle cell anemia,...
A hole opens up under Antarctic glacier — big enough to fit two-thirds of Manhattan

A hole opens up under Antarctic glacier — big enough to fit two-thirds of Manhattan


Via: perrie-halpern  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  100 Comments  •  2 weeks ago

By Denise Chow Scientists have discovered an enormous void under an Antarctic glacier, sparking concern that the ice sheet is melting faster than anyone had realized — and spotlighting the dire...
Sedentary lifestyle could increase risk of colorectal cancer in young women

Sedentary lifestyle could increase risk of colorectal cancer in young women


Via: perrie-halpern  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  4 Comments  •  2 weeks ago

By Shamard Charles, M.D. For the first time, a scientific study has identified sedentary behavior as a potential risk factor to explain the sharp rise in colorectal cancer among those under 50....
Denver voters to weigh decriminalization of magic mushrooms

Denver voters to weigh decriminalization of magic mushrooms


Via: perrie-halpern  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  84 Comments  •  2 weeks ago

By Dennis Romero Denver's mile-high reputation could get another boost after psychedelic drug advocates received the green light Friday to put an initiative before city voters to decriminalize...
Facebook vs. Apple: Tech's biggest cold war heats up — and gets personal

Facebook vs. Apple: Tech's biggest cold war heats up — and gets personal


Via: perrie-halpern  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  6 Comments  •  2 weeks ago

By David Ingram SAN FRANCISCO — Apple CEO Tim Cook has rarely missed an opportunity in the past year to hit Facebook about its privacy issues. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg hasn’t been shy about...
E-cigarettes outperform patches and gums in quit-smoking study

E-cigarettes outperform patches and gums in quit-smoking study


Via: perrie-halpern  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  14 Comments  •  3 weeks ago

A major new study provides the strongest evidence yet that vaping can help smokers quit cigarettes, with e-cigarettes proving nearly twice as effective as nicotine gums and patches. The British...
Some doctors helping anti-vaccine parents get medical exemptions

Some doctors helping anti-vaccine parents get medical exemptions


Via: perrie-halpern  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  21 Comments  •  3 weeks ago

By Lauren Dunn and Linda Carroll Alyssa Hernandez often worries about her 2-year-old son, Noah, when they leave their Sacramento, California home. The little boy, who had a liver transplant when...
Protein shakes don't count: Why older adults should eat real food

Protein shakes don't count: Why older adults should eat real food


Via: perrie-halpern  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  82 Comments  •  4 weeks ago

Older adults need to eat more protein-rich foods when they’re trying to lose weight, dealing with a chronic or acute illness, or facing a hospitalization, according to a growing consensus among...
Growing concern about the soaring cost of insulin

Growing concern about the soaring cost of insulin


Via: perrie-halpern  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  6 Comments  •  4 weeks ago

2019 lunar eclipse: 5 things to know about the 'super blood wolf moon'

2019 lunar eclipse: 5 things to know about the 'super blood wolf moon'


Via: perrie-halpern  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  50 Comments  •  4 weeks ago

By Denise Chow This weekend, a total lunar eclipse will give skywatchers a chance to see the moon turn a dull red as it slips into Earth’s shadow. The eclipse, which will occur overnight on Jan....
Bad Medicine ‘Miracle Man’ wakes up after family removes him from life support

Bad Medicine ‘Miracle Man’ wakes up after family removes him from life support


By: perrie-halpern  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  26 Comments  •  one month ago

By Perrie Halpern Although the news is presenting this as a feel good story about a guy who defied death, it is actually a cautionary tale. The hospital should have been able to tell if he...
Mideast farmers who use pesticides often find no buyers abroad

Mideast farmers who use pesticides often find no buyers abroad


Via: perrie-halpern  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  19 Comments  •  one month ago

By Linda Givetash AL-KARAMEH, Jordan — Farmers in the Middle East and North Africa are facing roadblocks exporting their crop to Western countries because of the pesticides they use. This is...
LET’S DO FOLLOW THE CLIMATE MONEY!

LET’S DO FOLLOW THE CLIMATE MONEY!


Via: donald-trump-fan1  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  7 Comments  •  one month ago

The climate crisis industry incessantly claims that fossil fuel emissions are causing unprecedented temperature, climate and weather changes that pose existential threats to human civilization and...
Her body was moving. Why doctors declared her dead anyway.

Her body was moving. Why doctors declared her dead anyway.


Via: perrie-halpern  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  18 Comments  •  2 months ago

Conjoined Twins Refuse to Be Separated Despite Doctor's Warnings

Conjoined Twins Refuse to Be Separated Despite Doctor's Warnings


Via: buzz-of-the-orient  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  17 Comments  •  2 months ago

Conjoined Twins Refuse to Be Separated Despite Doctor's WarningsPeople, April 22, 2017 When Carmen and Lupita Andrade were born, doctors said they only had three days to live.The conjoined twins,...
 The $35 billion race to cure a silent killer that affects 30 million Americans

The $35 billion race to cure a silent killer that affects 30 million Americans


Via: perrie-halpern  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  11 Comments  •  2 months ago

At the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida, the liver transplant group is busy handling an onslaught of patients who have come from all over the country in hopes of a chance at life. For many, a...
How to fight the urge to hibernate this winter

How to fight the urge to hibernate this winter


Via: perrie-halpern  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  32 Comments  •  2 months ago

By Vivian Manning-Schaffel The days are shorter, the temperature is dropping, and just like so many other animals in the wild kingdom, we humans can easily find ourselves possessed with the urge...
The Untold  Story of Neurosciences Most Famous Brain

The Untold Story of Neurosciences Most Famous Brain


Via: community  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  15 Comments  •  2 months ago

Like most famous patients in the history of neuroscience, Henry Molaison—or HM, as he was known among scientists—was famous because his brain was defective. Unlike the other patients, his case was...
How chicken soup makes you feel better, according to science

How chicken soup makes you feel better, according to science


Via: buzz-of-the-orient  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  10 Comments  •  2 months ago

How chicken soup makes you feel better, according to science Revealed: The secret to chicken soup's medicinal properties. By Brian Nelson, Mother Nature Network, December 26 2018 Chicken...
CDC warns of respiratory virus affecting kids and adults

CDC warns of respiratory virus affecting kids and adults


Via: jasper2529  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  13 Comments  •  2 months ago

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention wants to alert you about a respiratory infection that can affect your children and even some adults.As it gets...
'I'm in your baby's room': Nest cam hacks show risk of internet-connected devices

'I'm in your baby's room': Nest cam hacks show risk of internet-connected devices


Via: perrie-halpern  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  24 Comments  •  2 months ago

By Elizabeth Chuck and Jason Abbruzzese The man’s voice came through the Nest camera of Houston mother Ellen Rigney just before midnight. “I’m going to kidnap your baby. I’m in your baby’s room,”...
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