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I've taken up genealogy research for both sides of the family, mine and the husband's, pondering the neverending and utterly confusing ways of spelling common names like Isaac, Rebecca, Esther, and Maurice, both populating every branch of the family tree. Show More Summary

Charts Of The Week: 10 Reasons To Be Cautious In This Market

Submitted by Lance Roberts via, Visualizing 10-Reasons For Caution Just recently, David Rosenberg in a recent research note, laid out 10-reasons to be cautious in the market. I thought it would be useful to look...Show More Summary

Do you trust your hard drive indication light?

Researchers in the past have exfiltrated information through air gaps by blinking all sorts of lights from LEDs in keyboards to the main display itself. However, all of these methods all have one problem in common: they are extremely noticeable. Show More Summary

"Nearly 150,000 American teenagers from 13 to 17 years old — or one out of every 137 — would identify as transgender if survey takers asked..."

"... according to an analysis of state and federal data that offers an answer to a question that has long eluded researchers."That mysterious sentence begins a NYT article.What kind of analysis sees the answer to a question that is not...Show More Summary

Study: Smoke Alarm Pitch Too High For Kids

Researchers believe smoke alarms may sound at too high a frequency to wake up children. They are testing a combination of a lower frequency and a female voice. The project is led by Dave Coss, a fire investigator whose local area covers a house where six children died in a fire despite an alarm sounding. Show More Summary

New mechanisms of gene inactivation may prevent aging and cancer

Every cell in our body contains the complete DNA library. So-called methyl groups regulate that in body tissues only the genetic information is expressed that is indeed needed in this tissue. Now, for the first time, researchers verified that a lack of methyl groups in the gene body leads to an incorrect gene activation and, as a consequence, may lead to the emergence of cancer.

Alzheimer's drug prescribed off-label could pose risk for some

Donepezil, a medication that is approved to treat people with Alzheimer's disease, should not be prescribed for people with mild cognitive impairment without a genetic test. Researchers discovered that for people who carry a specific genetic variation -- the K-variant of butyrylcholinesterase, or BChE-K -- donezpezil could accelerate cognitive decline.

Chronic Absenteeism Puts Students at Risk of Failing in School

When Woody Allen famously said that “80% of success is just showing up,” he wasn’t talking about school. But according to some fascinating new research, Woody hit pretty close to the truth. (Actually, the math works out to be a little...Show More Summary

3 Breakout Stocks For March 2017

As March 2017 kicks off InvestingHaven’s research team selected 3 beautiful breakout stocks. Those stocks test a long term resistance level after multiple unsuccessful attempts in the past. If they go higher from that resistance level they break out (in technical terms) from resistance which implies

How proteins find one another

Researchers have been studying two proteins that play a vital role in many bodily processes. Results identify a previously unknown binding element critical to the arrestin -- GPCR interaction.

Fighting malnutrition with education

Malnutrition manifests itself as both over- and under-nutrition, and is currently not diagnosed and treated in time. It leads to serious health problems, including the estimated 60 percent of cardiovascular deaths. Researchers suggest that an accurate training of healthcare professionals may be at the heart of solving this problem.

“How a supplement maker tried to silence a Harvard doctor”

8 hours agoIndustries / Law : Overlawyered

“A Harvard researcher dared to call out potentially dangerous dietary supplements. Then he got taken to court.” [StatNews on suit against Pieter Cohen, which resulted in a defense verdict] Tags: libel slander and defamation, pharmaceuticals,...Show More Summary

Just the Facts Please

(From deep out of the Bunker Archive – understanding fake news 2004) Don’t believe anything you hear and only about half of what you actually see. – My Dad (and other wise people) Wise man, my Dad. I’ve been doing some more research.  I know.  Stop yawning.  I intended to provide you with an extensive […]

Studies show that the cerebellum is crucial to understanding vulnerability to drug addiction

The cerebellum, contrary to what was thought, fulfils functions that go beyond the motor sphere and can be co-responsible for the brain alterations associated with addictive consumption of drugs, research shows. The findings would represent a step forward towards the design of new therapies for the future, say the investigators.

How this tech incubator started by Google is tackling the world's biggest geopolitical issues online

Yasmin Green, the head of research and development at the Alphabet think tank Jigsaw explains how they are battling the world's biggest geopolitical issues online. Follow BI Video: On Twitter Join the conversation about this story »

Is Your Smile Getting You into Trouble?

We tend to believe that a simple smile is enough to grease the social wheels of life. New research shows when suppression may be the better, and kinder, part of valor.

Dangerous antibiotic-resistant infections on the rise for children in the U.S., study finds

12 hours agoHealth : The Checkup

Children with Enterobacteriaceae infections had 20 percent longer hospital stays, researchers found.

Hadron Collider May Have Disproved the Existence of Ghosts

If I understand what you just declared, you just asserted that CERN, the European Centre for Nuclear Research, disproved the existence of ghosts. What did British physicist and professor Brian Cox say to astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson to elicit such a response? Is Tyson right? Is Cox...

Battery Power Gives Boost to Renewables

14 hours agoNews : Truthdig

By Kieran Cooke / Climate News Network Researchers have moved one step closer to the dream of the renewables industry: batteries that can store large amounts of energy cheaply for extended periods of time.

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