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G7 nations should increase coordination, Macron a 'worthy partner' for Merkel on Russian affairs, Netanyahu must listen to moderates on both s
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, world
“Avoiding the isolation of the United States and solidifying unity is a way to maintain the influence of the Group of Seven major industrialized countries...,” states an editorial. “Since the inauguration of the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump, antiprotectionist wording has disappeared from joint statements at major international conferences attended by the United States. This is a reflection of the thinking of the U.S. administration, which is touting ‘America first’.... As emerging countries are rapidly gaining power, the G-7 nations are required to coordinate more than before in their policies.
Man Bitten on Genitalia by Venomous Spider – TWICE!
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, health
The following material contains mature subject matter. Viewer discretion is advised.
Doctors Exclusive: Natalie Suleman's Mission to Kill The "Octomom" Image
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, health
It’s been 8 years since Octomom made headlines and she’s reemerged with a new mission of killing off her tabloid past. “I never set out to become an Octomom,” Natalie Suleman, formerly known as Nadya, who gave birth to octuplets in 2008, tells The Doctors in an exclusive interview. After her now infamous birth, Natalie turned to exotic dancing and porn as a way to make money feeling as though she had no other options.
The Nightclub for “Hot” People Only?
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, health
Should a nightclub pre-screen its patrons based on their appearance? The Doctors discuss a club that is slated to open in Los Angeles that will base admission on your level of hotness. Greg Hodge, the company’s managing director, joins The Doctors to explain more about the potentially controversial club.
That's no normal runner: Bear crosses through Colorado race
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, odd news
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Some runners didn't expect to see a bear on their Colorado race route.
G7 nations should increase coordination, Macron a 'worthy partner' for Merkel on Russian affairs, Netanyahu must listen to moderates on both s
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, world
“Avoiding the isolation of the United States and solidifying unity is a way to maintain the influence of the Group of Seven major industrialized countries...,” states an editorial. “Since the inauguration of the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump, antiprotectionist wording has disappeared from joint statements at major international conferences attended by the United States. This is a reflection of the thinking of the U.S. administration, which is touting ‘America first’.... As emerging countries are rapidly gaining power, the G-7 nations are required to coordinate more than before in their policies.
Companies are trying to use your DNA and bacteria to give you personalized diet advice — here's what the science says
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
Recently, dieters and investors alike have started betting on companies offering "personalized nutrition": dietary advice supposedly based on our own genes or even the bacteria living in our guts. The pitch from such companies goes something like this: We're all unique, and we know that our genes and bacterial populations have a huge impact on our health — so harnessing that information can give us a tailored guide to healthy eating. "No two humans are alike and no two diets are good for everyone," says Naveen Jain, the founder of a company called Viome, which monitors its clients' microbiomes (specifically, their gut bacteria) and other biomarkers and uses that data to give dietary advice.
This Ancient Maya Pyramid Was Destroyed To Build a Road
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
A construction crew gutted it to use its stone for roadwork. But before the temple at Nohmul met its fate in 2013, it was one of the largest Maya pyramids in Belize.
G7 nations should increase coordination, Macron a 'worthy partner' for Merkel on Russian affairs, Netanyahu must listen to moderates on both s
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, world
“Avoiding the isolation of the United States and solidifying unity is a way to maintain the influence of the Group of Seven major industrialized countries...,” states an editorial. “Since the inauguration of the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump, antiprotectionist wording has disappeared from joint statements at major international conferences attended by the United States. This is a reflection of the thinking of the U.S. administration, which is touting ‘America first’.... As emerging countries are rapidly gaining power, the G-7 nations are required to coordinate more than before in their policies.
Companies are trying to use your DNA to give you personalized diet advice — here's what the science says
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
Recently, dieters and investors alike have started betting on companies offering "personalized nutrition": dietary advice supposedly based on our own genes or even the bacteria living in our guts. The pitch from such companies goes something like this: We're all unique, and we know that our genes and bacterial populations have a huge impact on our health — so harnessing that information can give us a tailored guide to healthy eating. "No two humans are alike and no two diets are good for everyone," says Naveen Jain, the founder of a company called Viome, which monitors its clients' microbiomes (specifically, their gut bacteria) and other biomarkers and uses that data to give dietary advice.
Trump administration takes a 'drastic' step to stop youth climate lawsuit
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
The Trump administration is ramping up efforts to quash a climate change lawsuit brought by 21 young people. Trump's legal team on Friday took an unusual step that shows just how determined the Justice Department is to keep Juliana v. United States from going to trial. Lawyers filed a "writ of mandamus" petition with the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals to review a federal judge's decision from November, which denied the government's motion to dismiss the precedent-setting lawsuit.  SEE ALSO: Hawaii to Trump: Sorry, we're sticking with the Paris Climate Agreement A mandamus is considered a "drastic and extraordinary" remedy reserved for "really extraordinary causes," Justice Anthony Kennedy wrote in the Supreme Court's 2004 majority opinion Cheney v. U.S. The administration essentially wants to leapfrog over a lower court in hopes of finding a more favorable ruling in a higher court. Steam and exhaust rise from a power station in Germany.Image: Lukas Schulze/Getty ImagesThe youth lawsuit uses a novel legal approach that's also being tested in India, the Netherlands, and other countries around the world. Juliana v. United States relies on a version of the public trust doctrine, which holds that the government is responsible for preserving certain natural resources for public use. In this instance, the resource is the country's "life-sustaining climate system," including the "atmosphere, waters, oceans, and biosphere." "The U.S. government is running from some of its youngest constituents, and all we're asking for is a plan to preserve our future," Victoria Barrett, an 18-year-old plaintiff from White Plains, New York, said in a statement provided by Our Children's Trust, the organization behind the lawsuit. To understand why the Trump administration is going to such lengths, let's review some recent history. In 2015, a group of citizens, now ages 9 to 21, filed a lawsuit accusing the federal government and energy companies of failing to rein in greenhouse gas emissions and curb fossil fuel use, despite mounting evidence on human-caused global warming. Plaintiffs claim that failure violates their "constitutional rights to life, liberty, and property."  The Obama administration and industry groups filed motions to dismiss the lawsuit, and in April 2016, U.S. Magistrate Judge Thomas Coffin denied those motions. After reviewing Coffin's decision, U.S. District Court Judge Ann Aiken in Oregon also rejected the motions — setting a landmark precedent for climate issues as legal rights.  "I have no doubt that the right to a climate system capable of sustaining human life is fundamental to a free and ordered society," Aiken said in her Nov. 10, 2016, opinion. In February, after Trump was sworn in, the young plaintiffs filed a legal notice saying they were replacing Obama with Trump as the main defendant. Weeks later, the Trump administration and fossil fuel companies filed separate motions to the District Court seeking review of Aiken's decision to the Ninth Circuit. That was an unexpected step; it's unusual for the government to try to appeal a case to a higher court before a lower court has ruled on the lawsuit. Trump's team also filed a motion to delay trial preparations until after its appeal is considered. That brings us to the present. Demonstrators protest Trump's June 1 decision to exit the Paris Climate Agreement.Image: scott olson/Getty ImagesLast week, the Trump administration filed a notice to the District Court of Oregon, giving the court until June 9 to issue a decision on its appeal to the Ninth Circuit. If the court didn't issue a decision, defendants said they would seek a ruling directly from the Ninth Circuit. On June 8, a day before the so-called deadline, Aiken denied the Trump administration's request, arguing that involving the higher appeals court at this point in the legal proceedings is "not warranted."  The decision was a big blow to Justice Department efforts to avoid going to trial. In response, the administration filed the rare "writ of mandamus" petition asking the Ninth Circuit to review Aiken's decision. Trump at the White House, after announcing his decision to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris Climate Agreement.Image: Chip Somodevilla/Getty ImagesThe petition accuses the Oregon district court of committing "multiple and clear errors of law in refusing to dismiss an action that seeks wholesale changes in federal government policy based on utterly unprecedented legal theories." Douglas Kysar, a law professor at Yale Law School who is not involved in the litigation, called the writ "offensive to Judge Aiken, the entire federal judiciary, and, indeed, to the rule of law itself."  "We should all question why the Trump administration's lawyers are willing to try such a trick rather than forthrightly defend the case," he said in a statement provided by Our Children's Trust. The Ninth Circuit's decision will have important implications for the future of the lawsuit, and whether it goes to trial. If the latter happens, we can already guess what Trump will tweet in response: "See you in court." WATCH: It's official, 2016 was Earth's warmest year on record
Trump Jr. appears to contradict father’s claim he never told Comey he hoped FBI director would end Flynn probe
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, politics
In an appearance on Fox News, the president’s son seems to confirm Comey’s version account of a conversation his dad had with the ex-FBI director about the federal investigation of former national security adviser Michael Flynn.
Trump vs. Comey: Lawmakers turn up heat on president about contradictory claims
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, politics
Trump's statements contradicting Comey's testimony about their conversations put new pressure on the president to offer proof of his charges.
G7 nations should increase coordination, Macron a 'worthy partner' for Merkel on Russian affairs, Netanyahu must listen to moderates on both s
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, world
“Avoiding the isolation of the United States and solidifying unity is a way to maintain the influence of the Group of Seven major industrialized countries...,” states an editorial. “Since the inauguration of the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump, antiprotectionist wording has disappeared from joint statements at major international conferences attended by the United States. This is a reflection of the thinking of the U.S. administration, which is touting ‘America first’.... As emerging countries are rapidly gaining power, the G-7 nations are required to coordinate more than before in their policies.
NASA's New Astronaut Class Is Full Of Talented Women
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
NASA just graduated its newest class of astronauts. 2017's class is full of incredibly talented people with backgrounds ranging from engineering, the Navy, the Marines, to geoscience. Before they can become eligible to go on a mission to the International Space Station, they will report to the Johnson Space Center in Houston in August for a training program that lasts two years.
Trump calls Comey memo leaks ‘cowardly!’
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, politics
The president tweeted that the former FBI director’s disclosure of memos detailing their conversations may be illegal — and more damning than what was in them.
G7 nations should increase coordination, Macron a 'worthy partner' for Merkel on Russian affairs, Netanyahu must listen to moderates on both s
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, world
“Avoiding the isolation of the United States and solidifying unity is a way to maintain the influence of the Group of Seven major industrialized countries...,” states an editorial. “Since the inauguration of the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump, antiprotectionist wording has disappeared from joint statements at major international conferences attended by the United States. This is a reflection of the thinking of the U.S. administration, which is touting ‘America first’.... As emerging countries are rapidly gaining power, the G-7 nations are required to coordinate more than before in their policies.
The story of prisoner 5770102414
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, world
When she was inmate 5770102414 in a Thai prison, Prontip Mankong had ample opportunity for despair. Each night she slept with 70 to 80 other women, mostly drug offenders, on the linoleum floor of her cell. Her sleeping space was just over a foot wide; not enough room to lie on her back, so she slept on her side. For bedding, she had three sackcloths: one for a pillow, one for a blanket, and one to cover the floor. The fluorescent lights stayed on all night. 
How NASA's Satellites Can Help Solve the Middle East Water Crisis
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
For at least six of the past 10 years, Ali Saed, a farmer, grew no crops. The rain in his little corner of northern Iraq was too meager, as was the flow of a nearby irrigation canal. By sizing up satellite images of the surrounding fields, the cousin identified a nearby dip layered with porous rock through which rainwater might once have seeped.
Here's why you should pay close attention to India's space program
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
While India's space agency may not be the first organization you think about when it comes to space travel, there are many reasons we should all be following its progress. The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has been building a space program with a bright future, and it's starting to pay off.  SEE ALSO: India's space agency launches 8 satellites into 2 orbits India stands apart from other big players in space exploration. Unlike the reasons for forming the U.S. and Russian space programs, India's goals for space travel aren't mainly motivated by nationalistic competition. Instead, the ISRO was founded to spur on technological development "while pursuing space science research and planetary exploration," according to the space agency's vision. The ISRO is in the process of building new, more powerful rockets and launching record-numbers of spacecraft to orbit. The space agency also has its eye on far-flung planetary prizes that would propel it into the most elite ranks of space agencies around the world. Here are just a few of the many milestones the ISRO has reached in the past few years:  On Monday, India's space program launched its most powerful rocket yet GSLV Mk III-D1/GSAT-19 Mission Galleryhttps://t.co/Svnu5Qan4l pic.twitter.com/FeMSaLpPc5 — ISRO (@isro) June 5, 2017 The ISRO performed its first test launch of the GSLV Mark III rocket, the most powerful launcher yet built by the space agency.  "This was the first orbital mission of GSLV MkIII which was mainly intended to evaluate the vehicle performance," the ISRO said in a statement.  While this launch was designed to test out the launcher's capability, it also successfully lofted the heaviest satellite yet built in India to orbit.  India has a Mars mission #HappyNewYear, dear earthlings! North pole looks wicked cool here! pic.twitter.com/f2cLXrBSAT — ISRO's Mars Orbiter (@MarsOrbiter) January 1, 2016 The ISRO's Mars mission was a huge milestone for the agency when the probe arrived at the red planet in 2014.  By successfully bringing the Mangalyaan spacecraft into orbit around Mars, the country was propelled into the upper-echelons of space-faring nations around the world.  In total, only spacecraft from four space agencies including India's have successfully orbited Mars. Mangalyaan is still going strong in orbit around the red planet. The probe is gathering data about the planet's thin atmosphere and taking photos of the world's surface in the hopes of learning more about Mars' past.  One of the main goals of the mission is to sniff out any methane that might be lurking in the atmosphere, giving scientists a clue about possible past life on the world. One of India's rockets launched a record number of satellites at once An ISRO rocket launch in February blew a spaceflight record out of the water by launching 104 satellites all at once.  The Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) mission beat the previous record of 37 satellites launched simultaneously by a Russian rocket in 2014.  The February PSLV launch brought 88 small Dove satellites to orbit for the Silicon Valley-based Earth-monitoring company Planet, along with an Earth-gazing satellite for India.  The ISRO is planning its second moon mission Image: nasaIndia wants to launch its second mission to the moon in 2018.  The Chandrayaan 2 lander — named as the predecessor to the Chandrayaan 1 mission in 2008 — is designed to go down to the lunar surface and sample moon dirt. But before any of that, it's possible a private company based in India will actually launch a lander to the moon as part of the Google Lunar X Prize. The X Prize competition will award a $30 million grand prize to the first company to launch a spacecraft, land it on the moon, and perform a series of tasks. The ISRO also wants to land a robot on Mars and fly to Venus According to a report from ScienceInsider, the ISRO is also planning a robotic mission to Mars for sometime in the early 2020s, and a mission to Venus not long after.  The Mars mission will likely focus on building a lander and safely bringing it to the red planet's surface, the report says. Setting a lander down on Mars is a much more complex engineering challenge than getting one into orbit, so scientists will be working toward figuring out how to surmount that challenge for the next few years before launch.  WATCH:
Working Memory: What Is It, Why Is It Important and How Can You Improve It?
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
When you need to remember a phone number, a shopping list or a set of instructions, you rely on what psychologists and neuroscientists refer to as working memory. Researchers believe working memory is central to the functioning of the mind. Given its central role in our mental life, and the fact that we are conscious of at least some of its contents, working memory may become important in our quest to understand consciousness itself.
Obama visits families of the Orlando massacre victims
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, politics
As political leaders bicker over guns and terrorism, President Obama tried to help a distraught community heal during a solemn visit Thursday, June 16, 2016 to Orlando, Fla. Obama planned no major speech or call to action during his trip to a community after the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history, as he has after other tragedies. White House press secretary Josh Earnest said Obama would deal with the ambiguity in the Florida shooting by focusing on the victims.
G7 nations should increase coordination, Macron a 'worthy partner' for Merkel on Russian affairs, Netanyahu must listen to moderates on both s
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, world
“Avoiding the isolation of the United States and solidifying unity is a way to maintain the influence of the Group of Seven major industrialized countries...,” states an editorial. “Since the inauguration of the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump, antiprotectionist wording has disappeared from joint statements at major international conferences attended by the United States. This is a reflection of the thinking of the U.S. administration, which is touting ‘America first’.... As emerging countries are rapidly gaining power, the G-7 nations are required to coordinate more than before in their policies.
New research on the biology behind over
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
Scientists from Queen Mary University of London and Goldsmiths University of London have discovered that using a targeted electric current to suppress a particular region of the brain can help break us out of these states of creative flux. The specific area of the brain is called the left dorsolateral prefrontal cortex, or DLPFC, and it is used for cerebral thinking and higher executive function. In the experiment, subjects show that participants who received the suppression of part of their brains showed a better ability to think outside the box.
6 Amazing NASA Cassini Images
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
The Cassini spacecraft has sent back a ton of images and data to NASA and Earth during its time in the outer solar system. Here’s a look back at some of the most amazing photos.
G7 nations should increase coordination, Macron a 'worthy partner' for Merkel on Russian affairs, Netanyahu must listen to moderates on both s
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, world
“Avoiding the isolation of the United States and solidifying unity is a way to maintain the influence of the Group of Seven major industrialized countries...,” states an editorial. “Since the inauguration of the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump, antiprotectionist wording has disappeared from joint statements at major international conferences attended by the United States. This is a reflection of the thinking of the U.S. administration, which is touting ‘America first’.... As emerging countries are rapidly gaining power, the G-7 nations are required to coordinate more than before in their policies.
G7 nations should increase coordination, Macron a 'worthy partner' for Merkel on Russian affairs, Netanyahu must listen to moderates on both s
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, world
“Avoiding the isolation of the United States and solidifying unity is a way to maintain the influence of the Group of Seven major industrialized countries...,” states an editorial. “Since the inauguration of the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump, antiprotectionist wording has disappeared from joint statements at major international conferences attended by the United States. This is a reflection of the thinking of the U.S. administration, which is touting ‘America first’.... As emerging countries are rapidly gaining power, the G-7 nations are required to coordinate more than before in their policies.
How to Watch NASA Broadcast Russia’s Progress 67 Spacecraft Launching and Docking on the ISS
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
The U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) will provide live video coverage of the launch and docking of a large Russian cargo spacecraft at the International Space Station next week, the agency announced on its website. The spacecraft will carry a delivery of almost three tons of food, fuel and supplies to the station during what NASA says is "one of the busiest times of vehicle traffic in history." The broadcast will begin early in the morning on Wednesday, June 14. Russia’s unpiloted Progress 67 cargo ship will launch from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at around 3:20 p.m. local time and is planned to dock to the aft port of the Zvezda Service Module at 7:42 a.m. on Friday.
Russian scientists develop invisibility cloak for soldiers to hide from enemy radars
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
Scientists from the Saratov State University in Russia have developed a custom-made invisibility cloak for soldiers that will help the camouflage with their background without being detected by radars and radio devices. The cloak is not like the one seen in fictional content like Harry Potter movies but can be a crucial defence technique of the future as enemy troops will not be able to detect soldiers in hiding.
G7 nations should increase coordination, Macron a 'worthy partner' for Merkel on Russian affairs, Netanyahu must listen to moderates on both s
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, world
“Avoiding the isolation of the United States and solidifying unity is a way to maintain the influence of the Group of Seven major industrialized countries...,” states an editorial. “Since the inauguration of the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump, antiprotectionist wording has disappeared from joint statements at major international conferences attended by the United States. This is a reflection of the thinking of the U.S. administration, which is touting ‘America first’.... As emerging countries are rapidly gaining power, the G-7 nations are required to coordinate more than before in their policies.
Nasa unveils six
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
Nasa has unveiled a new Mars rover concept vehicle designed to function "as both a working vehicle and laboratory" for the next generation of space explorers. "It features life support systems, navigation and communication systems, and design and materials that relate to conditions and resources on Mars," Nasa said. Created by Parker Brothers Concepts, the rover — which looks nothing like the actual vehicles that have trundled over Mars' surface, 34 million miles away — will promote Nasa's "summer of Mars" to teach young people about its efforts to land humans on Earth's neighbouring world.
Macron really wants to 'Make Our Planet Great Again' with grants for U.S. scientists
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
French President Emmanuel Macron was actually serious about making our planet great again after President Trump withdrew America from the Paris Climate Agreement last week. SEE ALSO: France helpfully corrects Trump's video on climate change He launched a campaign Thursday to recruit and pay for scientists, researchers, entrepreneurs, businesses, and organizations to tackle climate change in France. A new site with the appropriate URL, makeourplanetgreatagain.fr, is a plea for teachers, researchers, business people, academics, and more to come to France.  Delivering on our promise. https://t.co/WMo5kBKMU1 — Emmanuel Macron (@EmmanuelMacron) June 8, 2017 A quick form on the site asks about experience, motivations, and goals, and ends with a page explaining why you should come to France.  "France is at the forefront of future innovation and industry, notably green tech and green finance that will keep driving growth and meet the targets of the Paris Agreement," the site reads. Once you proudly pledge your commitment to France, an overview of the grant program lays out what's on offer: 1.5 million Euros for a four-year grant for a senior researcher and a team of four. For other groups, like businesses, the site links out to resources and government programs available to make the move. Image: screengrab/makeourplanetgreatagain.frThis effort didn't come out of nowhere. Right after Trump pulled the U.S. out of the policy treaty, Macron urged climate researchers and scientists to "come and work here with us." He said France was the place to "work together on concrete solutions for our climate, our environment." France really wants anyone committed to studying climate change and urges people to follow-through with an application through the site. "I can assure you France will not give up the fight," Macron said in his speech last week.  It seems like he means it. WATCH: A reusable sponge could be the latest solution to effectively clean up oil spills
Russian nanotechnology official arrested for fraud
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
A top official for the Russian government's nanotechnology promotion arm has been detained on fraud charges. The state Investigative Committee announced the arrest of Andrei Gorkov on Saturday. He is the ...
G7 nations should increase coordination, Macron a 'worthy partner' for Merkel on Russian affairs, Netanyahu must listen to moderates on both s
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, world
“Avoiding the isolation of the United States and solidifying unity is a way to maintain the influence of the Group of Seven major industrialized countries...,” states an editorial. “Since the inauguration of the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump, antiprotectionist wording has disappeared from joint statements at major international conferences attended by the United States. This is a reflection of the thinking of the U.S. administration, which is touting ‘America first’.... As emerging countries are rapidly gaining power, the G-7 nations are required to coordinate more than before in their policies.
Ikea sets up house in Mars simulation for small
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
Ikea designers are headed to a Mars-style habitat on Earth for insights on how you can better decorate your cramped living room.
Geese dump droppings on Disneyland guests, hitting 17 people
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, odd news
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Disneyland visitors got more adventure than they bargained for when a flock of geese let go in flight, fouling the guests.
G7 nations should increase coordination, Macron a 'worthy partner' for Merkel on Russian affairs, Netanyahu must listen to moderates on both s
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, world
“Avoiding the isolation of the United States and solidifying unity is a way to maintain the influence of the Group of Seven major industrialized countries...,” states an editorial. “Since the inauguration of the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump, antiprotectionist wording has disappeared from joint statements at major international conferences attended by the United States. This is a reflection of the thinking of the U.S. administration, which is touting ‘America first’.... As emerging countries are rapidly gaining power, the G-7 nations are required to coordinate more than before in their policies.
Autism Risk: Why Are Girls More Protected From Diagnosis?
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
Jennifer and Sarah Ross are 6-year-old twins, but they couldn’t be more different. On a recent morning, the three sat in the playroom at the Seaver Autism Center for Research and Treatment at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City. Halladay Ross, the chief science officer at the Autism Science Foundation, planned to spend the better part of the day at the center with her two daughters.
Democrats ‘haven’t been destroying each other’ in Virginia primary, McAuliffe says. They may be starting.
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, politics
The two Democrats locked in a tight primary contest for governor sprinted around the commonwealth Saturday, hoping to alert enough of their own supporters to the fact that the election will be held Tuesday.
Authorities: Driver flees crash with hydrant stuck to car
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, odd news
PARSIPPANY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey authorities say a driver fled the scene of an accident with a fire hydrant stuck to his car and then tossed it in the trash.
Western Michigan city breaks sand angel world record
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, odd news
LUDINGTON, Mich. (AP) — A western Michigan city has broken a mark set by the Guinness World Records for the most people simultaneously making sand angels at a beach.
G7 nations should increase coordination, Macron a 'worthy partner' for Merkel on Russian affairs, Netanyahu must listen to moderates on both s
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, world
“Avoiding the isolation of the United States and solidifying unity is a way to maintain the influence of the Group of Seven major industrialized countries...,” states an editorial. “Since the inauguration of the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump, antiprotectionist wording has disappeared from joint statements at major international conferences attended by the United States. This is a reflection of the thinking of the U.S. administration, which is touting ‘America first’.... As emerging countries are rapidly gaining power, the G-7 nations are required to coordinate more than before in their policies.
Trappist Solar System Formed As Planets Moved To Warmer Climate
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
The seven Earth-sized planets in the Trappist-1 solar system formed as their pieces moved toward the star and ice melted into water.
University of Queensland to use vibrations instead of electricity in chips for space
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
The vibration-powered chips will enable the creation of nanotechnologies that can be used in areas such as sensing, health, and communications, according to the University of Queensland.
Lawmaker mistakenly hands out document with porn references
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, odd news
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island lawmaker is acknowledging he mistakenly gave his colleagues a handout that showed open web browser tabs referencing pornographic content.
G7 nations should increase coordination, Macron a 'worthy partner' for Merkel on Russian affairs, Netanyahu must listen to moderates on both s
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, world
“Avoiding the isolation of the United States and solidifying unity is a way to maintain the influence of the Group of Seven major industrialized countries...,” states an editorial. “Since the inauguration of the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump, antiprotectionist wording has disappeared from joint statements at major international conferences attended by the United States. This is a reflection of the thinking of the U.S. administration, which is touting ‘America first’.... As emerging countries are rapidly gaining power, the G-7 nations are required to coordinate more than before in their policies.
'Super Corals' on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef May Save it From Climate Change, Scientists Discover
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
Scientists have discovered a population of “super corals” that appear to have become resistant to extreme environmental conditions—being able to survive and thrive in hot, acidic and low-oxygen waters. An international team of researchers first found the super corals during an expedition to a remote lagoon in New Caledonia in 2016. Publishing their findings in the journal Scientific Reports, the team was investigating coral reef health in relating to climate change.
Snake venom improves safety of common heart attack drugs
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
Snake venom could form the basis of new, safer antiplatelet drugs, scientists have announced. Antiplatelet drugs prevent blood cells called platelets from aggregating together and forming blood clots – thereby reducing the risk of heart attack. Scientists are thus attempting to develop safer antiplatelet drugs with limited bleeding side effects.
Ever wanted to live in 2 nations at once? Here's your chance
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, odd news
BEEBE PLAIN, Vt. (AP) — For sale: A 1782 fixer-upper with thick granite walls, 1950s decor, and armed 24-hour security provided by both Canada and the United States of America.
G7 nations should increase coordination, Macron a 'worthy partner' for Merkel on Russian affairs, Netanyahu must listen to moderates on both s
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, world
“Avoiding the isolation of the United States and solidifying unity is a way to maintain the influence of the Group of Seven major industrialized countries...,” states an editorial. “Since the inauguration of the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump, antiprotectionist wording has disappeared from joint statements at major international conferences attended by the United States. This is a reflection of the thinking of the U.S. administration, which is touting ‘America first’.... As emerging countries are rapidly gaining power, the G-7 nations are required to coordinate more than before in their policies.