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Cruise ship nightmare: After measles, norovirus outbreaks, why does anyone still set sail?

Cruise ship nightmare: After measles, norovirus outbreaks, why does anyone still set sail?


Via: tig  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  44 Comments  •  an hour ago

By Tara C. Smith, professor of epidemiology at Kent State University I took my 5-year-old to see the live-action version of "The Lion King" last weekend. While we were waiting for the film to...
Trump talked to colleagues about buying Greenland, reports say

Trump talked to colleagues about buying Greenland, reports say


Via: buzz-of-the-orient  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  13 Comments  •  2 days ago

Trump talked to colleagues about buying Greenland, reports say Rebecca Morin, USA TODAY, Published Aug. 15, 2019 We’ve known for a while that ice sheets in Greenland, in the Antarctic are...
Why Men Like to Date Older Women

Why Men Like to Date Older Women


Via: tig  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  14 Comments  •  one week ago

By:  Wendy L. Patrick, Ph.D. More younger men date and marry older women than we realize. We remember famous Hollywood pairings like Demi Moore and her 16-years-younger husband Aston Kutcher. But...
Federal regulators want more information about chemicals in e-cigarettes

Federal regulators want more information about chemicals in e-cigarettes


Via: tig  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  24 Comments  •  one week ago

By Erika Edwards Federal regulators are asking for public input on chemicals found in electronic cigarettes and e-liquid. On Friday, the Food and Drug Administration announced that the agency is...
 Boom in overdose-reversing drug is tied to fewer opioid deaths

Boom in overdose-reversing drug is tied to fewer opioid deaths


Via: perrie-halpern  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  22 Comments  •  2 weeks ago

By Associated Press Prescriptions of the overdose-reversing drug naloxone are soaring, and experts say that could be a reason overdose deaths have stopped rising for the first time in nearly...
NEW REPORT SAYS NOT TO USE ELECTRIC FANS IN EXTREME HEAT

NEW REPORT SAYS NOT TO USE ELECTRIC FANS IN EXTREME HEAT


Via: buzz-of-the-orient  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  8 Comments  •  2 weeks ago

NEW REPORT SAYS NOT TO USE ELECTRIC FANS IN EXTREME HEAT When temps are dangerously high and humidity is low, fans can actually make a person feel hotter, increasing strain on the heart and...
A VACCINE FOR SKIN CANCER? TEL AVIV RESEARCHERS SAY THEY HAVE DEVELOPED ONE

A VACCINE FOR SKIN CANCER? TEL AVIV RESEARCHERS SAY THEY HAVE DEVELOPED ONE


Via: buzz-of-the-orient  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  4 Comments  •  2 weeks ago

A VACCINE FOR SKIN CANCER? TEL AVIV RESEARCHERS SAY THEY HAVE DEVELOPED ONE So far, the approach has been tested and proven effective in preventing the development of melanoma in mouse models....
Droplets of these simple molecules may have helped kick-start life on Earth

Droplets of these simple molecules may have helped kick-start life on Earth


Via: bob-nelson  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  8 Comments  •  3 weeks ago

T. Jia/ELSI For the origin of life on Earth, ancient puddles or coastlines may have had a major ripple effect. A new study shows that a simple class of molecules called alpha hydroxy acids...
How to Spot Heat Exhaustion Because, Wow, It's Freaking Hot Outside

How to Spot Heat Exhaustion Because, Wow, It's Freaking Hot Outside


Via: karri  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  59 Comments  •  4 weeks ago

How to Spot Heat Exhaustion Because, Wow, It's Freaking Hot Outside Anna Borges 7/12/2019 Heat wave blazes on: 'Too hot for ice cream' Listen, I like summer as much as the next girl, but there...
Logic tells us that antimatter should have annihilated the Universe. So why hasn’t it?

Logic tells us that antimatter should have annihilated the Universe. So why hasn’t it?


Via: bob-nelson  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  3 Comments  •  4 weeks ago

This rapid series of developments unlocked one of the most momentous and enduring conundrums of physics: if particles with opposite electric charges annihilate one another when they meet, why...
Unraveling The Nazi Origins Of The American Space Program

Unraveling The Nazi Origins Of The American Space Program


Via: bob-nelson  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  6 Comments  •  4 weeks ago

Growing number of pregnant women using marijuana

Growing number of pregnant women using marijuana


Via: perrie-halpern  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  37 Comments  •  4 weeks ago

Residential solar is cheap, but can it get cheaper? Paths to $0.05 per kWh

Residential solar is cheap, but can it get cheaper? Paths to $0.05 per kWh


Via: bob-nelson  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  3 Comments  •  one month ago

The price of solar panels has fallen far and fast. But the Energy Department (DOE) wants to bring those costs down even further, especially for residential homes. After all, studies have shown...
Now you see it

Now you see it


Via: bob-nelson  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  2 Comments  •  one month ago

The Book of Days (1864) by the Scottish author Robert Chambers reports a curious legal case: in 1457 in the town of Lavegny, a sow and her piglets were charged and tried for the murder of a...
Gum disease and heart disease: The common thread

Gum disease and heart disease: The common thread


Via: sandy-2021492  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  37 Comments  •  one month ago

People with gum disease (also known as periodontal disease) have two to three times the risk of having a heart attack, stroke, or other serious cardiovascular event. But there may not be a direct...
Why Mexico was pelted with hail on the last day of June

Why Mexico was pelted with hail on the last day of June


Via: perrie-halpern  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  48 Comments  •  one month ago

 Electric air taxis powered by hydrogen promise greater range for intercity commutes

Electric air taxis powered by hydrogen promise greater range for intercity commutes


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

By Tom Metcalfe Your daily commute may be about to take to the skies. More than 100 electric air taxi designs are already in the works for short hops in cities, including the Airbus Vahana, the...
 Can science explain what people see and feel during a near-death experience?

Can science explain what people see and feel during a near-death experience?


Via: perrie-halpern  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  130 Comments  •  2 months ago

By Erika Edwards For hundreds of years, people of all ages, from all over the world, have told similar stories about moments their lives were in real peril: an intense white light, a sense of...
Should police body cameras have facial recognition tech? Axon, the largest U.S. maker of devices, says no

Should police body cameras have facial recognition tech? Axon, the largest U.S. maker of devices, says no


Via: perrie-halpern  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  9 Comments  •  2 months ago

By Jon Schuppe The country's largest maker of police body cameras said Thursday that it would not add a facial recognition feature to its cameras, a move that coincides with growing public...
NASA's Curiosity Mars rover detects 'unusually high' levels of methane

NASA's Curiosity Mars rover detects 'unusually high' levels of methane


Via: perrie-halpern  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  13 Comments  •  2 months ago

By David Freeman In a finding that has renewed talk about the possibility of life on Mars, NASA said Sunday that its Curiosity rover had detected "unusually high" levels of methane on the Red...
The future of A.I. is in the hands of nine companies. It’s time to take it back.

The future of A.I. is in the hands of nine companies. It’s time to take it back.


Via: perrie-halpern  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  7 Comments  •  2 months ago

A Breakthrough in the Mystery of Why Women Get So Many Autoimmune Diseases

A Breakthrough in the Mystery of Why Women Get So Many Autoimmune Diseases


Via: sandy-2021492  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  18 Comments  •  2 months ago

Autoimmune diseases turn people’s own immune systems against their bodies. In the United States alone, women represent 80 percent of all cases of autoimmune disease. Women are 16 times more likely...
NASA Rover on Mars Detects Puff of Gas That Hints at Possibility of Life

NASA Rover on Mars Detects Puff of Gas That Hints at Possibility of Life


Via: bob-nelson  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  2 Comments  •  2 months ago

Mars, it appears, is belching a large amount of a gas that could be a sign of microbes living on the planet today. In a measurement taken on Wednesday, NASA’s Curiosity rover discovered...
Drug to increase women's sex drive wins FDA approval

Drug to increase women's sex drive wins FDA approval


Via: perrie-halpern  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  17 Comments  •  2 months ago

By Erika Edwards For women with low sex drive, the Food and Drug Administration has approved a new EpiPen-like drug that promises to boost libido. AMAG Pharmaceuticals says that the drug,...
Marijuana Study Finds CBD Can Cause Liver Damage

Marijuana Study Finds CBD Can Cause Liver Damage


Via: dean-moriarty  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  23 Comments  •  2 months ago

There is no denying that cannabidiol, more commonly referred to as CBD, is rapidly becoming more popular in the United States than sliced bread. It is a hot trend that got started several years...
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