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The Sellside Chimes In On The Crude Crush: "This Will Reverberate For Years"

The sell-side is worried... SocGen's head of oil research Mike Wittner warns "this will reverberate for years"... (via Bloomberg) OPEC decision to keep output target is "unambiguously bearish," "We are entering a new era for oil prices,...Show More Summary

Fragile X study offers hope of new autism treatment

People affected by a common inherited form of autism could be helped by a drug that is being tested as a treatment for cancer. Researchers who have identified a chemical pathway that goes awry in the brains of Fragile X patients sayShow More Summary

Fragile X Study Offers Hope of New Autism Treatment

People affected by a common inherited form of autism could be helped by a drug that is being tested as a treatment for cancer, according to researchers from the University of Edinburgh and McGill University.

Anonymous @YourAnonNews Looking Into Past Of Cop Who Killed Child With Toy Gun

Hactivist group Anonymous is researching information about Timothy Loehmann, the Cleveland cop who killed 12-year-old Tamir Rice who was carrying a BB gun. Anonymous used BeenVerified, an online resource that conducts basic background...Show More Summary

Secondhand Marijuana Smoke May Damage Blood Vessels as Much as Tobacco Smoke

Breathing secondhand marijuana smoke could damage your heart and blood vessels as much as secondhand cigarette smoke, according to preliminary research presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2014. “Most people...Show More Summary

Poor kids who do everything right don’t do better than rich kids who do everything wrong

Not a day seems to go by where we're not reminded that inequality is growing in America. But it's not just outcomes that matter; it's opportunity. Last month, we looked at startling new research that showed that poor kids who do what they need to do -- go to college -- make just about as much money […]

The Black Friday Survival Guide

2 hours agoTechnology : TechCrunch

It wasn’t easy accumulating the research data displayed in the following guide. I saw horrific sights working retail for seven long years in both a big box electronic store and a major shopping center. I saw things that will haunt me the rest of my days. Show More Summary

Inside Vultures' Guts: Poison

Vultures eat all kinds of nasty stuff that humans can't (and wouldn't if we could). But how do they survive living off the rotting flesh of roadkill? Researchers set out to answer that query by examining the guts of 24 turkey vultures and 26 black vultures trapped and killed in...

The Scientifically Proven Way to Break Off the Biggest Wishbone Piece

3 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Challenging a sibling or cousin to a wishbone breaking contest is as much a Thanksgiving tradition as stuffing, pumpkin pie, and awkward family conversations. And thanks to some important research recently conducted by scientists atShow More Summary

OU professor and team discover first evidence of milk consumption in ancient dental plaque

Led by a University of Oklahoma professor, an international team of researchers has discovered the first evidence of milk consumption in the ancient dental calculus--a mineralized dental plaque--of humans in Europe and western Asia. The team found direct evidence of milk consumption preserved in human dental plaque from the Bronze Age to the present day. read more

Millennials may be more egocentric than Gen Xers after all

New research reinforces the perception that American society is becoming progressively more self-involved

Inhibiting IFN-1 to Partially Restore Lost Cognitive Function

4 hours agoHealth / Aging : Fight Aging

Researchers are expanding their exploration of signal molecules in the blood that differ in abundance between old and young individuals. Changing the levels in an old individual can somewhat restore stem cell function and partly turn...Show More Summary

The Most Popular Enterprise Sync and Share Product Might Surprise You

4 hours agoTechnology : TechCrunch

451 Research released a report this week with details on the enterprise sync and share market and what they found may surprise you. It certainly surprised me. That’s because the most popular sync and share tool in the enterprise today is not Box or even Microsoft OneDrive. Show More Summary

Stroke damage mechanism identified

Researchers have discovered a mechanism linked to the brain damage often suffered by stroke victims--and are now searching for drugs to block it. Strokes happen when the blood supply to part of the brain is cut off but much of the harm...Show More Summary

Recycled Blu-ray Discs Can Help Boost Solar Cell Efficiency

It looks like Blu-ray discs are good for more than just entertainment, as a new study shows they can be recycled to improve the performance of solar cells. Research published by Northwestern University in a recent edition of Nature Communications shows that

Congress can block use of federal funds for Obama’s immigration overhaul: memo

5 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

Congress can block President Barack Obama from using federal immigration fees to issue permits for millions of undocumented immigrants to stay and work in the United States, according to a congressional research memo released on Wednesday. The memo from the non-partisan Congressional Research...

3 cups of coffee a day keeps Alzheimer’s away

5 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

As if you weren’t already drinking a lot of coffee, a review of several studies has found drinking three to five cups a day could reduce risk of Alzheimer’s disease by 20 percent. The research was presented at the 2014 Alzheimer Europe Annual Congress, and found that people who drank coffee...

How to Tell If a ‘Fact’ About Millennials Isn’t Actually a Fact

It has become difficult to avoid "research" about so-called millennials. If any of the information sounds dubious, that's because it often is.

E-cigarettes contain up to 10 times carcinogens as regular tobacco: research

6 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

E-cigarettes contain up to 10 times the level of cancer-causing agents in regular tobacco, Japanese scientists said Thursday, the latest blow to an invention once heralded as less harmful than smoking. The electronic devices — increasingly popular around the world, particularly among young...

Strange Case Histories

6 hours agoOdd : Neatorama

The following is an article from The Annals of Improbable Research. An Author's Queryby Harold P. Dowd l, Expectorant Author 2 Centerville, USA I'm plannning to write a book about strange case histories called Strange Case Histories....Show More Summary

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