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Social media linked to rise in mental health disorders in teens, survey finds

Social media linked to rise in mental health disorders in teens, survey finds


Via: perrie-halpern  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  9 Comments  •  yesterday

By Shamard Charles, M.D. Mental health issues have risen significantly over the last decade and the rise of digital media may be one reason why, according to a national survey released Thursday....
Eggs Are Bad Again: Study

Eggs Are Bad Again: Study


Via: buzz-of-the-orient  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  27 Comments  •  2 days ago

Eggs Are Bad Again: Study The research results come after federal dietary guidelines in recent years reversed their warnings about eggs and cholesterol. By Alexa Lardieri, Staff Writer, USnews and...
Cells from a 28,000-year-old woolly mammoth have been 'revived'

Cells from a 28,000-year-old woolly mammoth have been 'revived'


Via: buzz-of-the-orient  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  44 Comments  •  2 days ago

Cells from a 28,000-year-old woolly mammoth have been 'revived' By Bryan Nelson, Mother Nature Network, March 13 2019 The revived cells were retrieved from this mammoth carcass, named 'Yuka.'...
The Darwin Day Lecture 2019, with Richard Dawkins

The Darwin Day Lecture 2019, with Richard Dawkins


Via: dignitatem-societatis  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  228 Comments  •  5 days ago

See also... Richard Dawkins awarded inaugural Humanists UK Darwin Day medal To celebrate Darwin Day on 12 February 2019, Humanists UK hosted its largest annual Darwin Day Lecture to date,...
Physicists reverse time using quantum computer

Physicists reverse time using quantum computer


Via: larry-hampton  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  6 Comments  •  5 days ago

Researchers from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology teamed up with colleagues from the U.S. and Switzerland and returned the state of a quantum computer a fraction of a second into the...
New interactive map shows how light pollution affects your hometown

New interactive map shows how light pollution affects your hometown


Via: perrie-halpern  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  22 Comments  •  6 days ago

By Denise Chow Scientists track pollution in the air as well as in the world’s oceans, lakes and rivers. And now, there's a simple interactive tool that affords a detailed look at pollution of a...
Goodyear unveils flying car tire concept that works on the ground and in the air

Goodyear unveils flying car tire concept that works on the ground and in the air


Via: perrie-halpern  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  13 Comments  •  one week ago

By David Freeman Sensing a possible shift from conventional automobiles to flying cars, one tiremaker has come up with a tire that doubles as a propeller. Goodyear's Aero tire is designed to...
Daylight saving time 2019 starts on Sunday. Here's how to prepare so you're not tired on Monday.

Daylight saving time 2019 starts on Sunday. Here's how to prepare so you're not tired on Monday.


Via: perrie-halpern  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  39 Comments  •  one week ago

*To reduce the effects of DST, try to reset your clock by going to bed and waking up 15-20 minutes earlier starting a few days before the time change. By Nicole Spector This Sunday, we’ll turn...
Why saving Earth from a rogue asteroid might be harder than we thought

Why saving Earth from a rogue asteroid might be harder than we thought


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

By Meghan Bartels, Space.com If humanity ever truly felt our existence threatened by an asteroid, one potential recourse would be to smash the looming space rock into pieces — but new research...
Selma Blair's MS diagnosis reveals battle chronic illness sufferers like me fight to be taken seriously

Selma Blair's MS diagnosis reveals battle chronic illness sufferers like me fight to be taken seriously


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

By Caira Conner The second to last time I saw the actress Selma Blair onscreen was in a 2018 horror film called “Mom and Dad,” a Hulu recommendation based on my questionable taste in gory dark...
Scientists create super-mice that can see in the dark. Here's what that means for humans.

Scientists create super-mice that can see in the dark. Here's what that means for humans.


Via: perrie-halpern  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  19 Comments  •  2 weeks ago

By David Freeman No one is ditching the night-vision goggles just yet, but scientists working in the United States and China have developed a technique that they say could one day give humans the...
‘This Policy Has Led to Reduced Access to Critical Health Services’

‘This Policy Has Led to Reduced Access to Critical Health Services’


Via: don-overton  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  0 Comments  •  2 weeks ago

Janine Jackson: Put in effect in 1984 by Ronald Reagan, the Mexico City Policy prevents foreign organizations that receive US government funding from performing abortions, even if they are using...
Ten creatures threatened by climate change

Ten creatures threatened by climate change


Via: john-russell  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  6 Comments  •  2 weeks ago

Ten creatures threatened by climate change by Sam Smith Earth Action - NASA scientists announced  that 2018 was the fourth hottest year on Earth, exceeded only by 2017, 2016 and 2015. After 140...
As measles cases rise, unvaccinated teens secretly receive shots

As measles cases rise, unvaccinated teens secretly receive shots


Via: perrie-halpern  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  27 Comments  •  3 weeks ago

Revolutionary new 'battery' could let us bottle sunshine

Revolutionary new 'battery' could let us bottle sunshine


Via: hal-a-lujah  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  11 Comments  •  3 weeks ago

A plastic-like material may do for solar power what high-performance electrical batteries have done for iPhones and Tesla cars. Solar energy is clean, abundant, and irritatingly inconvenient: It...
World's largest bee, once feared extinct, rediscovered in Indonesia

World's largest bee, once feared extinct, rediscovered in Indonesia


Via: perrie-halpern  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  47 Comments  •  3 weeks ago

By Phil Helsel The world’s largest bee, last seen by a scientist in 1981, is not extinct after all. A single female was found and documented earlier this year on an Indonesian island, an...
 'Young blood' company Ambrosia halts patient treatments after FDA warning

'Young blood' company Ambrosia halts patient treatments after FDA warning


Via: perrie-halpern  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  11 Comments  •  4 weeks ago

By Shamard Charles, M.D. A company that charged patients thousands of dollars for infusions of blood plasma from younger donors said Tuesday that it had stopped treating patients after the Food...
Mysterious fast radio bursts detected from deep space

Mysterious fast radio bursts detected from deep space


Via: perrie-halpern  •  Health, Science & Technology  •  263 Comments  •  4 weeks ago

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  •  one month 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  •  one month 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  •  one month 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  •  one month 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  •  one month 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  •  one month 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  •  one month 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...
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