‘Medical test led me to ocean plastic patch’

Image copyright Emily Penn Image caption Emily Penn is concerned about the effects of plastic on human health Experienced sailor Emily Penn has set out with an all-female crew to investigate the world’s largest accumulation of marine plastic. Her team will carry out scientific experiments on the “Great Pacific Garbage…

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What happened in the ‘Westworld’ Season 2 finale, according to its creators

We said goodbye to Westworld in the Season 2 finale, but not its many mysteriesImage: hbo Well that Westworld Season 2 finale was certainly… something. But what exactly that “something” is still seems to be a mystery to most. Not everyone was happy with the way the finale played out.…

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Kilauea’s Eruption Has Made So Much Lava That It’s Making New Land Along The Coast

This won’t come as much of a surprise to volcanologists, or anyone living on Hawaii’s Big Island, but it’s something that has nevertheless stirred something within the souls of the general public. So, here it is: Kilauea’s eruption is creating new land along its coastline, thanks to the hard work…

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The best way to save the planet? Drop meat and dairy | George Monbiot

Farming livestock for food threatens all life on earth, and free-range steak is the worst of all, writes Guardian columnist George Monbiot Whether human beings survive this century and the next, whether other lifeforms can live alongside us: more than anything, this depends on the way we eat. We can…

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Doctors Call Off Clinical Trial After Experimental Cancer Treatment Has Tragic Results

A recent clinical trial attempting to rid three patients of an uncommon type of blood cancer has gone tragically wrong. Rather than fighting the cancer that was ravaging their bodies, the experimental immunotherapy had the opposite effect, making the disease worse and killing the patients. The distressing events have been reported…

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Google AI Can Predict When You’ll Die With 95 Percent Accuracy

Google knows a lot about you. A lot more than you’d probably be comfortable with. Their neverending quest for more knowledge has taken a slightly creepy (but medically speaking, quite useful) turn, outlined in a study recently published in npj Digital Medicine. The study involves new Artificial Intelligence (AI) that Google’s Medical…

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This Is Your Brain On Warm Weather

There’s just something about summer. People’s attitudes seem noticeably different with the sunshine. And that isn’t a coincidence: Research shows warmer weather can have a small influence, positively and even occasionally negatively, on your mindset.  We’ve rounded up just a few ways the toastier temperatures of summer can affect your mood.…

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Is ‘Fortnite’ addiction among young children actually a real issue?

Articles about 'Fortnite' addiction have been all over the internet recently.Image: bob al-greene For all its viral coverage, celebrity fans and massive, 125 million person-strong playerbase, Fortnite is not without its issues. Despite being rated 12, the super popular Battle Royale game has recently been shadowed by reports of addiction…

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East Pittsburgh officer charged with criminal homicide in Antwon Rose shooting

(CNN)Prosecutors charged East Pittsburgh police Officer Michael Rosfeld with criminal homicide Wednesday in the shooting death of 17-year-old Antwon Rose II, court records show. First-degree murder carries a maximum sentence of life in prison, third-degree murder a maximum of 40 years and manslaughter a maximum of seven years, the district…

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Malika Haqq Applauds Khlo Kardashian’s ‘Art of Forgiveness’ After Tristan Thompson Cheating Scandal!

Malika Haqq is a true ride or die! We’re sure Khloé Kardashian‘s best friend didn’t love hearing about Tristan Thompson‘s cheating scandal, but she’s standing by the KUWTK star anyway as she tries to work things out with her baby daddy. True friendship!

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One in five British mammals faces extinction

Image copyright PA Image caption The red squirrel has been put on the first “red list” for UK wild mammals The red squirrel, the wildcat, and the grey long-eared bat are all facing severe threats to their survival, according to new research. They are among 12 species that have been…

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