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Heart Disease Prevention - Why Is Diet Soda Not Healthy?

Overweight people are possible targets for chronic diseases including heart disease, high blood pressure, stroke and Type-2 diabetes. Scientists and researchers are trying for years to find out why and how artificial sweeteners can possibly make people gain weight. Show More Summary

Rä di Martino's first UK solo exhibition opens at Copperfield Gallery

25 minutes agoArts : Artdaily

Italian artist Rä di Martino?s first UK solo exhibition, 'Authentic News of Invisible Things' presents a new body of work inspired by her research into the history of 'dummy tanks'. It is a little known fact that such devices, variously...Show More Summary

KGI: Apple to sell over 71M iPhones in holiday quarter, followed by sub-50M to start 2015

KGI research, one of the few analysts with a respectable record on Apple forecasts, updates its iPhone sales expectation numbers for the holiday quarter and Q1 of 2015. Strong iPhone shipments in 4Q14. We forecast overall iPhone shipments will surge 82% QoQ to 71.5mn units in 4Q14, given robust demand for iPhone 6 and iPhone […]

App Store apps go (RED) to help raise money to fight AIDS

A number of popular App Store apps are updating tonight with product (RED) branding, and adding in-app purchases (IAP) whose proceeds will go to help fund AIDS research. The promotion will last until December 7 and you can find details for each participating app's IAP in their App Store descriptions. Show More Summary

Watch The First-Ever Footage Of A Deep-Sea-Dwelling "Black Seadevil"

4 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Researchers with the Monterey Ray Bay Aquarium Research Institute have acquired footage of Melanocetus (aka "the Black Seadevil"), a species of anglerfish never before filmed alive in its natural, deep-sea habitat. Read more...

New Malware Infecting Telecom, Energy, Airline Industries

A new piece of malware called Regin is spying on people across industries. Why? Researchers aren’t exactly sure

Sleep Deprivation & Your Brain

Via Mic:    click for ginormous graphic   Source & resources: The Journal of Neuroscience, International Scholarly Research Notes, Experimental Brain Research, Psychological Bulletin, UC Berkeley Walker Sleep Lab, PNAS, International...Show More Summary

Create a Culture Office to Promote Connection

            #59 Create a Culture Office to Promote Connection – Research has shown that connection begins to breakdown when the number of individuals in an organization exceeds 150.  Establishing a culture office or center that reports to the CEO and promotes connection is a best practice. For example, Southwest Airlines [...]Show More Summary

“There’s been class warfare going on for the last 20 years, and my class has won”

New research out of Oxfam proves Warren Buffet was right -- and suggests income inequality is only getting worse

Galápagos struggle for survival: Darwin Foundation vs. Santa Cruz Municipality

Darwin Foundation gift shop in Santa Cruz island, Galápagos. Darwin Foundation photo. In the beginning it was just a "little shop around the corner" from the Charles Darwin Scientific Research Station in Santa Cruz island, Galápagos....Show More Summary

What happens when your pregnant sister-in-law is paralyzed in an accident — and has no insurance.

MIT political scientist Andrea Campbell is known for her research on Social Security, Medicare, and other safety-net policies. Yet when Campbell’s pregnant sister-in-law suffered a spinal cord injury, their family’s on-the-ground experience was more bewildering and difficult than Campbell expected. Show More Summary

Weekend Link Love – Edition 323

Research of the Week KStarr was right about “text neck”: looking down at your phone as you text is like hanging a 60 pound kettlebell from your forehead. Full study here. The more choline you eat, the lower your risk of fatty liver disease (at least, if you’re a Chinese woman of normal weight). Yeah, you […]

The Region of Unusual Sea Level Rise East of the Philippines Contributes Only a Little to the Global Rate

Guest Post by Bob Tisdale The region east of the Philippines stands out on satellite-based sea level trend maps.  See Figure 1, which is from the Map of Sea Level Trends webpage from the University of Colorado Sea Level Research Group.  I’ve also shown the coordinates of the region that border it. Figure 1 THE…

Rare Black Seadevil Filmed In Pacific Ocean [Video]

A Black Seadevil was seen by researchers diving within Monterey Canyon in the Pacific Ocean. Better known as a deep-sea anglerfish, the Black Seadevil is an ugly and dangerous-looking fish that lives at a depth of 2,000 feet, or deeper. Show More Summary

Spider Man Gloves are Real, and They're Spectacular

16 hours agoOdd : Neatorama

Researchers at Stanford have developed gloves inspired by the climbing movement of geckos that give users under 200 pounds the ability to climb a smooth, vertical surface. Their research is published in this week's issue of the Journal of the Royal Society Interface. Show More Summary

Re-learning how to read a genome

There are roughly 20,000 genes and thousands of other regulatory 'elements' stored within our DNA. Somehow all of this coded information needs to be read and transcribed into messages that can be used by cells. New research has revealed...Show More Summary

I went undercover to become ‘ex-gay’: Inside the slimy world of conversion therapy

19 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

Conservative Christian ministries believe that homosexuality can be cured through therapy in which gay people can be converted to being straight. Muckracking religious groups like the Family Research Council firmly live by this mantra. Back in September these conservative zealots deemed that...

Do Major Think Tanks Violate US Law?

Prominent American research organizations may have violated the Foreign Agents Registration Act

Watch Jon Stewart tell Nancy Pelosi she must go for doing this

22 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Jon Stewart is a straight shooter. It is likely his research team failed him here. Worse he played into two narratives. The first, Nancy Pelosi comes across like a hypocrite in defending women's rights. The second, Nancy Pelosi usedShow More Summary

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