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France says final G20 communique must mention Paris climate change agreement

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 04:17:39 -0400

France will not accept a final G20 communique that does not mention the Paris climate change agreement, said an official at the Elysee office of French President Emmanuel Macron. "I've heard a lot of....
When daylight kills: India's XP children

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 04:15:20 -0400

As the sun sets on the poor Muslim neighbourhood of Jeedimetla in the city of Hyderabad, life begins anew. The faithful wander out to answer the call to prayer and so too do those cursed with Xeroderm....
France says final G20 communique must mention Paris climate change agreement

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 04:09:40 -0400

France will not accept a final G20 communique that does not mention the Paris climate change agreement, said an official at the Elysee office of French President Emmanuel Macron. "I've heard a lot of....
U.S. Companies Find Legal Ways Around Trump’s Huawei Blacklist

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 02:13:49 -0400

(Bloomberg) -- American technology companies have resumed selling certain products to Huawei Technologies Co. after concluding there are legal ways to work with the Chinese telecom giant in spite of i....
How I Found an Audiologist Who Could Hear Me

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 01:27:05 -0400

Melissa Platt discusses how to choose the right audiologist if you have hearing loss.....
NASA to open moon rock samples sealed since Apollo missions

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 01:19:20 -0400

Inside a locked vault at Johnson Space Center is treasure few have seen and fewer have touched. The restricted lab is home to hundreds of pounds of moon rocks collected by Apollo astronauts close to ....
Huawei Blacklist Loopholes Were Made in the U.S.A.

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 00:26:30 -0400

(Bloomberg Opinion) -- American technology products aren’t necessarily American.At least, that’s the conclusion some U.S. executives have come to. That loophole could explain why Micron Technology Inc....
France falls short of its own emission targets: climate council

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 00:10:03 -0400

France is falling way short of its self-set climate targets as carbon emissions from transport and buildings are not dropping as planned and the government will have to triple its efforts to get back ....
U.S. patent agency to review Harvard, MIT's claim to CRISPR technology

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 23:46:04 -0400

The patent office said it would conduct a so-called interference proceeding to determine who first invented CRISPR genome editing in plant and animal cells, a revolutionary, billion-dollar technology.....
Apple buys self-driving car startup Drive.ai

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 21:33:57 -0400

Technology news website The Information reported earlier this month that the iPhone maker was considering acquiring the firm as a move to bring aboard some of its engineering talent to boost Apple's o....
Apple buys self-driving car startup Drive.ai

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 21:33:57 -0400

Technology news website The Information reported earlier this month that the iPhone maker was considering acquiring the firm as a move to bring aboard some of its engineering talent to boost Apple's o....
Watch Out, Russia and China: The Navy Has a New Plan to Kill Your Submarines

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 21:00:00 -0400

Small said the Navy is ultimately looking for a “family of systems.”Should an enemy submarine surface well beyond undersea or surface drone detection range and send intelligence to attack platforms - ....
A Martian methane belch melts away

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 20:05:37 -0400

NASA's Curiosity Rover last week detected the highest ever levels of the colorless, odorless gas over the course of its seven year mission on the Red Planet, raising hopes it could be evidence of the ....
Here’s How Climate Change Is Viewed Around the World

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 20:00:10 -0400

(Bloomberg) -- Wildfires in California and Siberia. Floods wiping out grain harvests in Argentina. Droughts forcing water restrictions in Cape Town and affecting shipping on Germany’s Rhine River.Clim....
Exclusive: Investors with $34 trillion demand urgent climate change action

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 19:09:11 -0400

Investors managing more than $34 trillion in assets, nearly half the world's invested capital, are demanding urgent action from governments on climate change, piling pressure on leaders of the world's....
Exclusive: Investors with $34 trillion demand urgent climate change action

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 19:06:55 -0400

Investors managing more than $34 trillion in assets, nearly half the world's invested capital, are demanding urgent action from governments on climate change, piling pressure on leaders of the world's....
U.S. pork lobby says regulatory changes needed after Trump biotech order

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 19:03:17 -0400

The U.S. pork lobby said on Tuesday that more must be done to simplify regulations for genetically altered livestock, weeks after President Donald Trump signed an executive order to streamline the rev....
Simple prostate cancer test could diagnose five years early and prevent thousands of invasive operations

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 19:01:00 -0400

A simple urine test could detect aggressive prostate cancer five years before treatment is needed and save thousands of men from invasive surgery. Researchers said the simple test could make a “huge d....
Dumping Oil Stocks Proving Hard to Explain for Crude-Rich Norway

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 19:00:00 -0400

(Bloomberg) -- Norway is finding it hard to convince the world that its $1 trillion wealth fund’s divestment from oil stocks has nothing to do with climate change.Even the secretary general of the Uni....
DOD Tech Chief Prepares for `JEDI' Cloud Amid Court Battle

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 18:39:55 -0400

(Bloomberg) -- The Pentagon is preparing for the rollout of its controversial cloud services program even though the requirements of the $10 billion contract are still being challenged in court by Ora....
What You Don't See When My Boyfriend 'Seems OK'

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 18:28:32 -0400

Kristina Marie discusses supporting her boyfriend as he deals with the often unseen effects of a traumatic brain injury.....
Huawei Gets New Pressure From Congress as Trump Prepares to Meet Xi

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 18:21:54 -0400

(Bloomberg) -- U.S. pressure on Huawei Technologies Co. increased as senators voted to cite the Chinese telecommunications gear maker as a security risk ahead of this week’s meeting between President ....
8 Questions About the Climate Crisis for the Democratic Debates

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 18:18:46 -0400

The planetary emergency may get 10 minutes at this week's debates — so let's make it count....
San Francisco Becomes First U.S. City to Pass an E-Cigarette Ban

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 17:52:33 -0400

(Bloomberg) -- Although San Francisco is home to America’s most popular e-cigarette brand, city officials are signaling that they want nothing to do with Juul.The city voted Tuesday to ban sales of e-....
Man With Dementia Remembers Song He Wrote Years Ago in Viral Video

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 17:39:10 -0400

Composer Nick Harvey shared a video of his father, who has dementia, playing a song on the piano he wrote years ago, revealing the power of music for people with dementia.....
How Walking 30 Minutes a Day Can Boost Weight Loss, Improve Digestion, and Help You Live Longer

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 17:37:00 -0400

Science says pounding pavement can do your body wonders.....
Meet The Young Activists Who Are Calling For A Climate-Change Debate

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 17:15:00 -0400

More than 150 young people rallied outside the headquarters of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) on Tuesday with a single demand: Hold a presidential primary debate focused solely on the issue o....
Smoke from US wildfires boosting health risk for millions

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 17:04:40 -0400

Climate change in the Western U.S. means more intense and frequent wildfires churning out waves of smoke that scientists say will sweep across the continent to affect tens of millions of people and ca....
IVF treatment increases risk of breast cancer, major study finds

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 17:00:00 -0400

IVF treatment increases the risk of going on to develop breast cancer, a new study suggests. Data from more than 626,000 women over 21 years found links indicating that women over 40 who undergo the t....
Shopify Tumbles as Euphoria Is Put to the Test

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 16:16:01 -0400

(Bloomberg) -- Shopify Inc.’s biggest drop of 2019 shows the e-commerce stock is testing the limits of what investors are willing to pay for rapid revenue growth.The shares fell 8.9% in New York on Tu....
Measles outbreak in Dutch 'Bible Belt' village with low vaccination levels

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 15:48:16 -0400

Dutch health authorities said Tuesday they are dealing with a measles outbreak in a devout Protestant fishing village where vaccination rates are among the lowest in the country. Nine children and one....
Yes, there's a total solar eclipse coming next week ... in South America

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 15:48:01 -0400

If you've still got leftover solar eclipse fever from 2017, don't fret: There's another one coming next week.....
Myrtle Beach Visitor Discovers Prehistoric Fossil While Hunting for Shark Teeth

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 15:45:25 -0400

You never know what treasures the sea might hold.....
Saudi Arabia must OK nonproliferation standard: U.S. energy secretary

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 15:39:40 -0400

Saudi Arabia must commit to a broad international monitoring program of nuclear power facilities if it develops nuclear power reactors with technology from the United States, U.S. Energy Secretary Ric....
Maxine Waters Wasn't Kidding About Facebook Token Moratorium

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 15:39:11 -0400

(Bloomberg) -- The powerful chairwoman of the House Financial Services Committee is doubling down on her demand that Facebook Inc. hit the pause button on its ambitious cryptocurrency.Representative M....
Saudi Arabia must OK nonproliferation standard - U.S. energy secretary

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 15:23:00 -0400

Saudi Arabia must commit to a broad international monitoring programme of nuclear power facilities if it develops nuclear power reactors with technology from the United States, U.S. Energy Secretary R....
Americans are right to worry more about killer asteroids than sending people to Mars

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 15:20:37 -0400

Going to the moon was an important endeavor, but now, more Americans want NASA to focus on defeating killer asteroids than going back.....
Do You Really Need More Vitamin D?

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 15:17:37 -0400

A ccording to some reports, we’re in the middle of a “pandemic” of vita­min D deficiency, raising the risk of not just bone fractures but also heart disease, type 2 diabetes, depression, and more.......
Do You Really Need More Vitamin D?

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 15:17:37 -0400

A ccording to some reports, we’re in the middle of a “pandemic” of vita­min D deficiency, raising the risk of not just bone fractures but also heart disease, type 2 diabetes, depression, and more.......
Elon Musk bewilders Twitter users with tweet about Mars

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 15:02:30 -0400

The SpaceX CEO, who's known for his Twitter of "complete nonsense," seemingly mistook a blood moon for Mars in a tweet. Read more here. Read more...More about Tech, Twitter, Space, Ma....
If Your Vagina Itches, This Might Be Why

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 14:55:00 -0400

Whether it’s a mosquito bite or an allergic reaction, itching can be annoying… especially when it’s your vulva or vagina that’s itching. While you might jump to “yeast infection ” as the explanation f....
World Headed For ‘Climate Apartheid,’ UN Expert Warns

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 14:49:38 -0400

The climate crisis threatens human rights and could push another 120 million people into poverty by 2030, a U.N. report says.....
Roku Extends Slide as Analysts See Retreat From Red-Hot Run

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 14:43:07 -0400

(Bloomberg) -- Roku Inc. shares fell on Tuesday, with the stock retreating further from record levels in what analysts said was a reaction to the company’s massive year-to-date advance.The stock dropp....
Duane 'Dog' Chapman Just Shared a Photo Update of His Wife Beth Chapman From Her Hospital Bed

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 14:13:47 -0400

Beth's been in a medically-induced coma since Friday.....
Pig Farmers Seek Streamlined Reviews for GMO Pork

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 14:06:39 -0400

(Bloomberg) -- Pork producers are stepping up their campaign to ease regulation of genetically engineered livestock following an executive order President Donald Trump issued earlier this month instru....
Pig Farmers Seek Streamlined Reviews for GMO Pork

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 14:06:39 -0400

(Bloomberg) -- Pork producers are stepping up their campaign to ease regulation of genetically engineered livestock following an executive order President Donald Trump issued earlier this month instru....
Chemical found in soap and toothpaste linked to osteoporosis in women

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 13:56:01 -0400

Women exposed to a chemical used in some toothpastes, soaps and antibacterial products are at higher risk of osteoporosis, a study suggests. Researchers found that women with higher levels of triclosa....
Electrocuted man loses pulse for 20 minutes before 'miraculous' resuscitation

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 13:47:00 -0400

A Michigan man survived with an incredible story to tell after being electrocuted and losing his pulse for 20 minutes before being revived by doctors. Michael Pruitt, 20, of Taylor, Michigan, was ele....
Climate change threatens Acropolis and other ancient Greek monuments

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 13:34:56 -0400

Climate change is threatening ancient Greek monuments, among them the Acropolis, one of the most-visited archaeological sites in the world, scientists said. Air pollution and acid rain are eroding mar....
Check out Buzz Aldrin’s Apollo 11 flight manual before its multimillion-dollar sale

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 13:30:28 -0400

The Apollo 11 Lunar Module Timeline Book that sat between Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin for the moon landing 50 years ago is going up for auction, at a price that's expected to amount to as much ....